Sat.Dec 07, 2019 - Fri.Dec 13, 2019

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Putaway Process


The putaway process is often ignored by warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations but is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. The initial placement of goods has a direct impact on all subsequent warehouse processes, especially the picking process.

Why Logistics Companies are Upgrading to Mobile Payments with Robin Gregg

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:49] Please tell us about you and your company. I’m Robin Gregg, CEO of RoadSync. We are a payments company located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our goal is to make payments faster and simpler for the logistics industry. I grew up in West Virginia and went to Washington and Lee University.

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Finding And Vetting The Best Fulfillment Companies: 6 Helpful Do’s And Don’ts

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The right fulfillment partner can be a powerful ally in a business’s quest to become bigger, better, and more profitable – particularly as online sales and customer expectations grow. But how do you even begin to find that partner in a field that’s chock-full of possibilities?

TMS and/or Parcel? Finding the Perfect Package

Talking Logistics

What would a forest with one billion trees look like? That’s approximately how many trees it would take to create the cardboard for the estimated 165 billion packages shipped in the U.S. each year, according to rough calculations as reported by Fast Company. That is a lot of parcels.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Top 24 Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking


Warehouse management encompasses its own world of complex tasks, and that’s why today there are dozens of warehouse technologies designed specifically to make these tasks easier and more efficient.

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Could drones rescue the ailing air cargo industry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our contribution to Air Cargo World – It seems hardly a week goes by without news of another drone delivery trial. While these stories are fascinating, they are also polarizing, often pitting analysts against one another in terms of the viability of drones in last-mile deliveries.

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Freight Exception Management: How Prioritized Exception Automation Increases Efficiency


The logistics industry sways to meet demand and adjust to fluctuations. Such fluctuations range from weather to limited capacity, and shippers need to keep the influences in mind when tendering freight and planning routes or loads.

Fix Your Freight Company Challenges with John Cole

Logistics Bureau

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Cobots Expanding Their Reach in Robot Market

Material Handling and Logistics

The use of cobots in logistics and other non-industrial sectors will increase

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

Ten years of service with more to come

Fleet Owner

It’s hard to believe that it has been 10 years since a charrette hosted by the Rocky Mountain Institute led to the formation of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE). Speaking at our 10th anniversary celebration at NACV, Don Baldw

[PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech


Listen to “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Technology” on Spreaker.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

It’s time to start looking ahead again. Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets.

AGV Tugger with Kitting Cart

Material Handling and Logistics

Creform Corp. has developed a compact Tite-Space BST AGV with kitting cart that provides the ability to present a specific kit of parts in order to increase production and process efficiencies

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Pickups go farther, use less fuel with diesel engines

Fleet Owner

New diesel-powered pickup trucks can get 33% better mpg and drive 30% longer versus gas, a new report found

Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

Talking Logistics

The holidays are about many things, including gathering with family and friends for holiday meals. Since produce and fresh ingredients are typically key for holiday meals, safely transporting these temperature-sensitive items, delivering them on time and in full, and keeping them freshly stocked on store shelves is vitally important for food retailers. This, combined with. Read more Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

Cenergy Solutions Debuts ANG, Biogas Transportation and Storage Pods

NGT News

Cenergy Solutions is offering 8-foot and 10-foot adsorbent natural gas and biogas transportation and storage pods, designed to give fleet operators and refueling sites flexibility in moving and storing fuel.

N.J. Demands $650 Million from Uber

Material Handling and Logistics

Says drivers are employees, not contractors, and assesses back-due unemployment contributions


Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Yokohama optimizes tires for regional-haul trailers

Fleet Owner

SANTA ANA, CA—To meet the growing demands of regional-haul fleets, Yokohama Tire released the 114R Ultrawide Base tire for drop deck, closed axle and spread axle trailers. It is available in size 445/50R22.5 now, with 455/50/22.5 available in Q1 2020

How to Ship Clothes: Best Shipping Practices Ahead of The Busiest Retail Season

MTS Logistics

With this year’s peak retail season now in full swing and with online shopping expected to continue to grow by an additional 29.6%

Xebec Buys CDA Systems LLC, Expanding Support in Bay Area

NGT News

Xebec Adsorption Inc. says its Xebec Holding USA Inc. subsidiary has acquired CDA Systems LLC, a distributor and service provider of oil-free air compressors, air dryers and filtration systems.

Women with Drive: The journey continues

Truck News

On Dec. 3 in Ottawa, Trucking HR Canada, along with partners from across the country, wrapped up our Women with Drive Hits the Road tour.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

Setting Career Goals for the New Year

PLS Logistics

The new year is the perfect time to take a step back, evaluate your performance over the past twelve months, and set fresh career goals to focus on. Why should you set career goals? Setting professional goals is important because it creates a clear career path and is a key step to success.

Retail Imports Surged in November Ahead of December Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

Even though growth has slowed, low unemployment and higher wages have helped bolster purchases and, thereby, imports for consumer goods

Valvoline launches its first hybrid-specific motor oil

Fleet Owner

Extending its commitment to develop products and services for vehicles of the future, Valvoline created full synthetic motor oil specifically formulated for hybrid electric vehicles

Volvo Trucks Looking at Electrification for Construction, Distribution Fleets

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution, joining the existing commercialization of Volvo electric trucks for urban transport.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.