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New UK deepsea box port would be one of world’s largest tidal-powered schemes

Supply Chain and Logistics

Deep sea box ports are a good idea. They don’t take up valuable land space, and they don’t pollute regions where people live. They’re cheaper to build, and can be connected by rail and truck to land. My colleague Alf … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping container shipping green ports intermodal offshore ports port management ports

Beating the Odds: 12 Years an Entrepreneur

Talking Logistics

As of 2021, 20% of small businesses failed in their first year, 50% within five years, and 65% within 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Twelve years ago, on the Monday after Thanksgiving, I left the comfort of a relatively secure job and paycheck to launch Adelante.

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A Better Way to Think About Integrated Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Paul Delbar from OMP has a different take on what integrated planning means. OMP provides supply chain planning (SCP) solutions. Mr. Delbar has a succinct way of describing difficult concepts. Resilience is About Planning for Agility.

Maintenance costs up? Your fleet needs smarter parts purchasing

Fleet Owner

Small and mid-sized fleets don’t have the negotiating power of the larger fleets but that doesn’t mean they can’t find ways to reduce parts costs. Here are some tips on where to find savings. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

The Trinity Foundation: Trinity’s Non-Profit Organization

Trinity Logistics

One of the unique aspects of Trinity Logistics is our value of servant leadership. We believe it’s not just about what you accomplish, but who you lift up, who you make better, and how you give back.

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Penske, Daimler Truck Deliver New Freightliner eCascadias Semi-Trucks

NGT News

Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has commemorated the delivery of two battery electric production model Freightliner eCascadia semi-trucks.

What components make up a quality maintenance program?

Fleet Owner

Here are four elements that fleets can focus on to ensure their vehicles will operate more efficiently and be on the road longer. Each one helps the other bolster a maintenance program that delivers more. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Rail strike would 'immediately disrupt' fuel supply

Commercial Carrier Journal

A prolonged railroad shutdown will disrupt the availability of ethanol, an essential component of gasoline and diesel exhaust fluid. Economic trends

Why Unemployment in the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Will Increase in 2023

MTS Logistics

After a super busy, problematic, high-priced, and painful two years in the supply chain and logistics world, things are now moving in the opposite direction.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Fusion Fuel, Electus Development Supports Hydrogen Fuel for Class 8 Trucks

NGT News

Fusion Fuel and Electus Energy have entered into an exclusive joint venture agreement to develop a large-scale green hydrogen project in Bakersfield, Calif.

Top 2023 Writing Retreats from All Over the World

Shippeo

Every writer’s dream is to be able to enjoy some quiet time so they can focus and get creative. But with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this is pretty hard to do. That is what makes writing retreats a great opportunity for writers to get their much-needed focus time.

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U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are down, for week ending November 19, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 235,887—fell 0.6% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers—at 255,907—fell 5.6% compared to the same week a year ago

Strategies To Enhance Supply Chain Agility For 2023

Loginext

This article highlights the importance of supply chain agility for eCommerce businesses. It focuses on the key areas to improve supply chain agility and the strategies that can be used to enhance it.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Tesla’s Full Self Driving Software Now Open to All

IoT World Today

Tesla is extending access to its Full Self Driving (FSD) beta software to any owner who wants it. .

Watch: Using Sensors to Achieve In-Transit Visibility of Railcar Shipments

Supply Chain Brain

Roambee Corp. was a finalist in the 2022 Supply Chain Innovator of the Year Award competition sponsored by SupplyChainBrain and CSCMP

Status quo period for holdout rail labor unions is set to end on December 9, says NCCC

Logistics Management

Black Friday returns up 60%

Logistics Business Magazine

Following the Black Friday weekend, retail returns specialist ZigZag Global’s proprietary data has revealed interesting consumer trends.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Supermarket Chain Unveils Trackable Smart Food Bins 

IoT World Today

Australian supermarket chain Coles has made its first foray into digitalization, with the introduction of asset tracking devices for 4,500 smart food bins moving poultry between farms and distribution centers. .

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Rolls-Royce Tests a Jet Engine Running on Hydrogen

Supply Chain Brain

The plan is for hydrogen power to play a major role in allowing the aviation industry to continue growing, while cutting climate change emissions dramatically

New app aims to help drivers with sleep apnea stay safe behind the wheel

Logistics Management

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a respiratory disorder characterized by a reduction or cessation of breathing during sleep, affects as many as half of the nation’s 3.5 million long-haul truck drivers. But it’s a problem that potentially affects all highway users.

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Smooth docking at Evri superhub

Logistics Business Magazine

As one of the UK’s largest delivery companies, Evri sorts and delivers millions of parcels every day. With ambitions of adding greater capacity to its nationwide network and strengthening its regional operations, the company – formerly known as Hermes – committed to creating a third superhub.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Pittsburgh Airport, Ottonomy Testing Delivery Robots 

IoT World Today

Ottonomy is collaborating with Pittsburgh International Airport for a pilot project offering passengers access to Ottonomy’s delivery robot, “Ottobot.”. The project will take place at the airport’s xBridge Innovation Center, which has become a proof-of-concept and pilot site for new technologies.

Guarding Against Climate-Change Disruptions With Digitization

Supply Chain Brain

Over the course of the past two years, most challenges to the global economy have been blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic. And while it’s been the root of many problems that continue to affect the world at large, the less-considered culprit is climate change

Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck Commemorate Delivery of Freightliner eCascadias

Penske Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) commemorated the delivery of two battery electric production model Freightliner eCascadia semi-trucks.

Inventory – the Next Normal

Logistics Business Magazine

A new survey suggests that a single view of inventory is becoming increasingly important in retail logistics. At its 2022 ‘European Exchange’ customer conference – this year staged in Berlin – supply chain software leader Manhattan Associates Inc.

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Three Strategies for Re-engaging Your Frontline Workforce

Supply Chain Brain

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that we need to be adaptable, flexible and ready for change. Each of these traits is vital to the success of any business — especially for those focusing on employee engagement

Looking to the Military Model to Improve Commercial Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Military operations have always had an urgency to their supply-line management, something that has not always been present in commerce

Watch: Are We Finally Returning to the Office?

Supply Chain Brain

James Bailey, professor and Stacy and Jonathan Hochberg Fellow of Leadership Development at the George Washington School of Business, discusses whether employees who have been working remotely since the pandemic are returning to the office, and how employers need to adjust to the shift