Fri.Sep 29, 2023

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This Week in Logistics News (September 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

The holiday rush is coming, and Amazon announced that it will start its holiday promotional season early with the second annual Prime Big Deal Days sales extravaganza kicking off Tuesday, October 10. Not surprisingly, other retailers followed suit with their own online deal days / weeks, including Walmart, Target, and Best Buy. As shipping costs, and capacity constraints for home delivery during the week leading up to Christmas, more and more retailers are looking to drive consumers to the store

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 29, 2023)

Talking Logistics

Having to spend two extra nights in Barcelona (paid for by the airline, along with meals) because your flight home gets canceled doesn’t sound too bad. Unless you haven’t been feeling well all week and you were really looking forward to getting home. In that case, two extra nights feel like an eternity. I made. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 29, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.


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Re-Engage in Your Freight Agent Business

Trinity Logistics

Find your Purpose to re-engage in your Freight Agent business. Then seek out Trinity Logistics to help you live your Purpose and grow to your fullest potential. We recently held our Virtual Freight Agent Conference and had the pleasure of hosting Ken Coleman of the Ramsey Group as our featured keynote speaker. He customized his presentation specifically toward Trinity’s Freight Agents with great tips for small business owners on how to “Re-Engage In Your Freight Agent Business”.

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Why is freight data a powerful weapon in the era of COVID-19?

FreightWaves SONAR

The COVID-19 crisis unveiled major issues within global supply chains and, as we have seen with SONAR freight data, volatility in the market. As core sections of economies around the globe shut down, manufacturers and vendors found themselves in a precarious position. A lack of raw materials and products from suppliers created supply chain disruptions.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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The Latest Shipping Container Shortage: Reasons and Effects

MTS Logistics

The container equipment shortage, which we started to feel as of last month, has been felt more intensely lately. The return to normal trade routes after the Covid pandemic has been hampered by various factors, including human and environmental challenges, leading to occasional inefficiencies in shipping operations. This situation has resulted in congestion at channel entries and ports.

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Illegal incorporated driver model a stain on our industry

Truck News

Underneath the surface of the transportation industry is a movement of drivers and carriers that are embracing an incorporation model, sometimes referred to as Driver Inc.

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UAW Expanding Strikes Against Big Three Automakers

Supply Chain Brain

The strike will likely extend to GM's Lansing, Michigan plant as well as Ford's Chicago, Illinois assembly facility, bringing the number of picketers up to 25,000 people.

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Canada must act now to be leader in the hydrogen economy

Truck News

In early September I had the opportunity to travel to Munich as part of a House of Journalists expedition to cover the IAA Mobility show and related press conferences.

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Airbus to Equip Ro-Ro Vessel with Wind-Power Technology

Supply Chain Brain

Fitting the eSAILs on the Ville de Bordeaux supports Airbus’ commitment to halve CO 2 emissions from its maritime operations by 2030, compared to a 2015 baseline.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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5 Tips to Enhance Your Own Distribution Center

3PL Links

5 Tips to Enhance Your Own Distribution Center | Image source: Pexels The dynamism of activities is typically cited as a distinction when discussing the significance of logistics for a business. Distribution centers (DCs) become a crucial part of a company in this situation since they allow for strategic management of the flow of commodities while also enabling other logistical operations to move more quickly.

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On plugs, tanks, and bottlenecks

Truck News

I’ve enjoyed some valuable truck seat time in recent weeks but generated few – and sometimes no – emissions.

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Gripping Innovation Transforms Robotic Piece Picking

Logistics Business Magazine

Movu Robotics, one of the leader suppliers for designing, developing, and implementing innovative and easier warehouse automation solutions, announces the launch of the innovative Movu eligo robot picking arm A fully integrated robotic bin picking solution developed in close collaboration with Righthand Robotics , Movu eligo can automatically piece pick from a single SKU source bin and place the individual items into multiple mixed SKU destination bins.

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