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Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares

The Logistics of Logistics

Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares. Eric Ristow , Luis Pajares , and Joe Lynch discuss reimagining the food supply chain.

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Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s no secret that parcel shipping represents the largest part of eCommerce and direct selling companies’ fulfillment cost, possibly as much as 75%. And thanks to parcel carriers annual rate increases, that price tag is getting higher all the time. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

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Do You Want Visibility or Transparency?

Logistics Viewpoints

Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, the VIce President of Industry Outreach at Kinaxis. Do you want visibility or transparency? Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, posed that provocative question to supply chain professionals on her LinkedIn feed.

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Food Packaging for Logistic Distribution

SIPMM Professional Publications

By ensuring for the quality of a product is not affected, it is essential to adopt high-profile distribution logistics, considering that typically we not deal only with our product, but with aspects related to it.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Taking a Fresh Look at Compliance Screening

Talking Logistics

One of the few good things about the Covid-19 pandemic is that it has forced companies to carefully evaluate all aspects of their supply chain processes and capabilities. One area that may have been overlooked in the past is compliance screening. What is compliance screening?

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Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation

Logistics Viewpoints

No question – logistics challenges have increased since the rise of e-commerce and the number of products on the market started to multiply. For this reason, supply chain solutions have become an integral part of business strategies to cope with these ever-increasing complexities.

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Evaluating Lean Performance for Reverse Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

Reverse Logistics is a money-burning business. A weak reverse logistics process brings the worst to the company. In recent years, many businesses have started to venture into this field when they realized its potential of helping them achieve business sustainability.

[Video] Spot Market Automation in TMS

Talking Logistics

Anthony Vitiello, Head of Sales at UltraShipTMS, a PCS Company, discusses how transportation management systems evolving to help shippers find capacity quickly, efficiently, and at a fair price via the spot market.

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Shifts in Consumer Trends and the Future of Retailers

Blue Grace Logistics

Consumer behavior during the global pandemic of 2020 is proving difficult to absorb for many businesses. Fraught with the risk of infection, restricted business hours, and massive unemployment, the average shopper has reallocated their purchasing power online.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Order Fulfillment Upheaval: Understanding the Rapidly Changing Fulfillment Environment

Logistics Viewpoints

Merchandise fulfillment variability has been on the rise for a number of years, due in large part to the growth of e-commerce. But all bets were off in 2020 as variability went off the charts.

Logistics Recovery Plan due to Covid-19 Pandemic

SIPMM Professional Publications

The emergence of Covid-19 has made a huge impact to human and worldwide economics, bringing not only serious unforeseen negative impacts but also the forces to a change towards a “new normal”. The loss and fallout from the pandemic are increasingly clear, while its ending is not within sight.

EPA: Funding Available to Promote Diesel-Reducing Projects

NGT News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says grant funding is available to promote projects that reduce emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines.

Gartner Research presents ten vaccine distribution questions for supply chain leaders

Logistics Management

The research firm offers up 10 questions help focus strategic decision making related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

U.S., EU Battle Over Aircraft Subsidies, While Wine Industry Pays the Price

Supply Chain Brain

In the battle between the U.S. and European Union over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers, wine producers and importers have become collateral damage

3 Tips For Shipping Strategy Success In 2021

GoShip Blog

COVID-19 and the subsequent economic fallout was a trying time for both businesses and supply chains in 2020. And while uncertainty still hangs over many businesses, others are adopting new practices to shore up their shipping strategies in a post-COVID marketplace.

U.S. Files Civil Lawsuit Against Toyota for Clean Air Act Violations

NGT News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice say the U.S. has filed and simultaneously settled a civil lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp., Toyota Motor North America Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc.


Ocean Freight 101

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Ocean freight remains the most cost-effective way to move large amounts of property and goods around the world for private individuals, businesses, and governments alike.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

How to Build an ROI Case for a New Warehouse Management System


Warehouses are a vital part of so many enterprises and play an important role in the economy as a whole. Equipped with the right tools and technologies, warehouse operations can be an important driver of profits and revenue over time.

Importer of Record


What does it mean to be an importer of record? An importer of record is the entity that Customs will hold responsible for a shipment as it undergoes import clearance. This party can be the consignee, the owner, a forwarder or some other party with a vested interest in the shipment.

GM Looks to Canada to Expand Electric Vehicle Production

NGT News

The Different Ways to Transport Vehicles

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Shipping a vehicle is a great way to move it from its point of origin to a destination securely and with less wear and tear. While transporting vehicles is popular for cars that are condition-sensitive, such as classic or collectors’ vehicles, it can be a necessity for your everyday needs as well.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

What is FreightWaves SONAR shipping lane acuity

FreightWaves SONAR

Successful freight management hinges on effective procurement and insight into current market conditions. As the industry settles following the biggest peak season in history, now is the time when shippers will start rethinking their annual contracts.

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Cold Chain Transportation in the Time of COVID-19 Vaccine: How a TMS Aids in Finding Capacity


With 2020 fading and 2021 looming ahead, times continue changing for the better. A COVID-19 […]. The post Cold Chain Transportation in the Time of COVID-19 Vaccine: How a TMS Aids in Finding Capacity appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Pharma & Life Sciences TMS Selection

Electric Last Mile Relocates Global Headquarters to Michigan

NGT News

Electric Last Mile Inc. ELMS), a commercial electric vehicle (EV) solutions company, has established its new global headquarters, which will also house the company’s tech hub, innovation prototype lab and customer center.

8 Shipping Faux Pas to Avoid in 2021

Freight Center

The New Year has finally arrived, and we certainly learned a lot from the challenges of last year. Don’t let the supply chain and business shipping issues you had in 2020 weigh you down in 2021.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!