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3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell. Joe Lynch and Steve Elwell discuss 3 emerging supply chain trends. Steve helps businesses manage challenges through improvements to leadership, liquidity, sales, and costs. About Steve Elwell.

Warehouse Packing Station: 5 Factors to Consider to Avoid Bottlenecks

Cyzerg

A warehouse packing station is one of the most heavily trafficked areas in a storage facility, and it could easily lead to a bottleneck if there is improper planning. A bottleneck in your warehouse packing station can slow down your operations, impede your deliveries, and cause profit loss.

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6 Traits of Highly Effective Fulfillment Services Providers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you think one fulfillment 3PL is as good as the next, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when your fulfillment services provider fails you. Not all order fulfillment partners have the same capabilities or operate according to industry best practices.

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Innovations and Start-ups: Frictionless Shopping, Drones & Robots, and More…

Logistics Matter

TTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

US Coast Guard boards MSC ship in ongoing California pipeline spill probe

Supply Chain and Logistics

It is possible that anchor dragging by a ship months ago was responsible for the pipeline spill off Huntingdon Beach CA that appeared just recently. While it wasn’t a large spill, the sensitive nature of the area requires a full … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Sustainability environment ocean shipping Oil oil spills sustainability

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L.I.N.K. | Continue to Invest in Yourself

Food Logistics

Vice president of customer experience of U.S. Xpress, Julie Van De Kamp comes on the podcast and explains why it is so important to keep investing in yourself to grow your skills in the supply chain. Professional Development

Using Digitalization to Navigate Supply Chain Disruption

Now, That's Logistics

Retailers like H&M can’t meet demand because of delivery delays, Nike cut its sales forecasts after COVID-19 triggered factory closures and Bed Bath & Beyond has faced ongoing shipping challenges.

Freight flow imbalance is the real capacity issue

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Truckstop.com 7 Day Van Rate Per Mile Los Angeles to Dallas and Dallas to Los Angeles SONAR : TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL, TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX. The biggest reason for the current truckload capacity shortage is the exacerbation of the majority of goods moving from west to east.

Does Your Freight Agent Program Keep You Competitive?

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics takes pride in being a leading name among independent freight agents. We have many benefits to offer through our freight agent program, but the one we’d like to talk about today is education.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

How Australian manufacturers can achieve the net-zero deadline

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Most manufacturing companies are working on what a low carbon future means for their business with the urgency to cut global CO2 emissions in half by 2030 and strive for a net-zero by 2050. We know that the manufacturing industry is the engine of economic growth and social impact.

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Outsourced equipment acquisition/maintenance for zero-debt operation -- STS Delivery Service's leasing model

Overdrive Online

“The last few years we’ve been growing like weeds,” STS Delivery Service owner Brian Sullivan said, with full-service leasing for equipment management outsourcing. Leasing also has enabled the company to operate with zero debt. Small Fleet Champ

The Log Book: Maersk drops container fees to $1 for COVID supplies

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Maersk moves seven containers of medical supplies to India for $1 a pop; Razor’s new landing gear helps a veteran monument replica move across the U.S.;

Increasing Grocer Efficiency Through Fleet Operations

Food Logistics

If you’re looking to grow and scale your food and beverage fleets, here's why connecting your commercial fleet can make a difference. Transportation / Fleet Management

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

[WHITE PAPER] Peak Season Forecast: Another truckload capacity crunch

FreightWaves SONAR

In this report, we discuss our outlook for the fall peak season for rail intermodal (p. 3-6), maritime (p. 6-8) and truckload (p. 9-12). Intermodal volume typically peaks in October and subsequently declines in November and December.

What to Expect for Holiday Shopping Amid the Shipping Crisis

MTS Logistics

With just about two months left to go before Christmas, the time to ship goods from one side of the global economy to the other is about to expire. That’s because China-to-U.S. transit times for ocean freight reached 70+ days door-to-door in September and October.

Top 8 Reasons Dump Truck Dispatchers are Burning Out

Trux

You’ve no doubt already felt the impact of the skilled labor shortage this season. All across the country, fleet owners and material producers--any business with a truck dispatcher at its center of operations--are holding their collective breath hoping their truck dispatcher simply holds on.

Culver CityBus Orders Zero-emission Electric Transit Buses from NFI’s New Flyer

NGT News

New Flyer of America Inc., a NFI Group Inc. subsidiary, has received an order from the Culver City Transportation Department (Culver CityBus) for six zero-emission battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG 40-foot transit buses. Culver CityBus provides public transit in Culver City, Calif.,

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

FMCSA nominee promises “closer eye” on unsafe truckers

Logistics Management

The nation’s top trucking regulator-to-be told lawmakers she is committed to taking concrete steps to reduce deaths and injuries from large-truck crashes.

3 Key Takeaways from our S&OP Maturity Research

AIMMS

The post 3 Key Takeaways from our S&OP Maturity Research appeared first on AIMMS

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Music, Barbecues, Wi-Fi: Managing Morale for Those Idled at Sea

Supply Chain Brain

With many of the world’s 400,000 merchant mariners still struggling to take time off and go home, seafarer fatigue remains a problem heading into the second holiday season of the pandemic

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Stellantis, LG Energy Join Forces to Produce Lithium-Ion Batteries in North America

NGT News

Stellantis N.V. and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America.

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Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

The 7Cs of Home Delivery – Building Confidence to Better Serve Your Brand and Consumers

Paragon

The post The 7Cs of Home Delivery – Building Confidence to Better Serve Your Brand and Consumers appeared first on Paragon Routing. Customer Service Home Delivery

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How Career ExpressWay can help you pay for young talent

Truck News

With supply chains under so much duress, the need for workers in trucking and logistics has never been more urgent. Our industry is essential to Canada’s economic recovery, and there’s no doubt that we need to attract younger workers to help us keep up.

Just-in-Time Economy Becoming a Problem for Europe, Lagarde Says

Supply Chain Brain

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde warned that the globalized nature of the euro area’s economy makes it highly vulnerable to systemic shocks from supply chain disruptions

Prologis publishes Q3 activity report

Logistics Business Magazine

Prologis Europe has published a report on its Q3 2021 activity, showing operating performance highlights and insights into select milestones and achievements.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.