Tue.May 11, 2021

Unified Flow: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

The retail landscape keeps evolving; e-commerce has been on the rise for years, but the past year has sent it into orbit and retailers are feeling the effects of this growth on their supply chains.

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.


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Protecting the World’s Vaccine Supply Chains from Cyberattacks

Now, That's Logistics

With the world in the midst of a massive COVID-19 vaccine rollout, security experts are keeping a close eye on any “bad actors” who threaten the manufacture and/or distribution of these critical formulas.

Happening Now: LTL prices continue to rise

West Coast and California Logistics

If you have priced LTL transportation for your products in recent months, chances are that you’ve seen prices rise. A lot. Happening Now

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The airfreight market is so saturated that companies without precommitments, or the stomach to pay premiums, are having difficulty finding aircraft to move their goods.

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The Daily Dash: Colonial Pipeline shutdown special

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the latest coverage of the cyberattack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, along with more industry news. The High Five.

Chevron, Clean Energy Expand RNG Fueling Network at California Ports

NGT News

Chevron Corp. says its wholly owned subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Chevron), is investing an additional $20 million in the Adopt-a-Port initiative with Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a California-based provider of renewable natural gas (RNG).

Soaking rain for truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

When it rains it pours, especially in the South on many spring days. Lately, it’s been the Deep South and Gulf Coast getting drenched, resulting in flash flooding and water rescues in Birmingham, Alabama, last week. Related: Flood threat not drying up across Deep South.

The Importance of Real-Time Traffic Data


With the increase in online orders from consumers and the corresponding supply chain pressure put upon suppliers, our roads have never been busier with the transportation, collection, and delivery of products and services.

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A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Canadian Pacific, CN continue to lobby for merger support

The Supply Chain Journal

Rivals Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and CN ( NYSE: CNI ) are still at work seeking to convince the Surface Transportation Board (STB), industry stakeholders and Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) shareholders which Canadian railway is the best company suited to merge with Kansas City Southern (KCS).

EIA reports national diesel average, for week of May 10, is up for the second straight week

Logistics Management

Rising 4.4 cents, the national average came in at $3.186 per gallon, following a 1.8-cent increase, to $3.142, for the week of May 3.


Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The airfreight market is so saturated that companies without precommitments, or the stomach to pay premiums, are having difficulty finding aircraft to move their goods.

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Q&A: Rick Watson, Founder and CEO of RMW Commerce Consulting

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Rick Watson, Founder and CEO of New York-based RMW Commerce Consulting.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Advantages of Freight Consolidation for Small Businesses

Freight Center

Small business operators everywhere are always looking for ways to save money, stay within budget and improve customer satisfaction. One way to save dollars on shipping is by incorporating freight consolidation into your shipping strategy. Freight consolidation provides you and your business with more flexibility, which makes freight shipping easier. But what exactly is freight consolidation and the advantages of freight consolidation for small businesses? Let’s dive right in.

Get a Grip on Your Customer Service Performance with Delivery Route Planning Software


The post Get a Grip on Your Customer Service Performance with Delivery Route Planning Software appeared first on Paragon Routing


Prepare for sticker shock in the warehouse market

Truck News

It’s hard to be profitable in trucking without strategically located facilities. Several large players recently told me they consider themselves to be in the real estate business, not the trucking business. That’s how important dirt is to our sector!

Rainbow containers, a symbol of diversity and #InclusionAlltheway

Shipping and Freight Resource

A rainbow means many things to many people. A Rainbow is said to be a promise of better times to come, a motivation to continue and endure through dark times, a symbol for good luck and fortune and even a hiding place for pots of gold.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Against the odds: Sparkling Mærsk on a roll – ‘we are doing it for you’

The LoadStar

Most supply chain actors prefer not to disclose the relationships they enjoy with major clients, the shippers; while others conveniently play that card to their advantage when the time is right, and it’s in the public interest to understand how global logistics is changing, stress-testing supply chain effectiveness worldwide.

Zencargo raises £30m in investor funding

Logistics Business Magazine

Zencargo , the London-based digital freight forwarder enabling organisations to make smarter decisions through a real-time overview of their supply chain, has raised £30m in Series B financing, led by Digital+ Partners, and with participation from existing investors including HV Capital.

Global semiconductor shortage can be explained by the ‘bullwhip effect’

The LoadStar

New packaging regs require greater efficiency

Logistics Business Magazine

The cardboard supply market is under stress, and forthcoming changes to the regime around packaging and waste will have further impacts.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Global Ship Lease – Q1 21 numbers

The LoadStar

PRESS RELEASE . Global Ship Lease Reports Results for the First Quarter of 2021. Declares Dividend of $0.25 per Common Share. May 10, 2021 08:00 ET | Source: Global Ship Lease Inc. LONDON, May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global Ship Lease, Inc.

GBRf signs first rail contract with Maersk

Logistics Business Magazine

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has announced a two-year deal with A.P. Moller-Maersk representing the first rail collaboration between the two companies. The service will operate from Felixstowe to Newell & Wright in Tinsley, and will consist of daily trains, five times a week.

Another ‘synergic’ deal for sennder as it acquires Dutch forwarder Cars&Cargo

The LoadStar

Sennder, the digital road freight forwarder which last year bought the European arm of Uber Freight, has now acquired Dutch forwarder Cars&Cargo. Cars&Cargo operates in France and the Benelux and has 240 chartered vehicles, which will now be available on sennder’s digital platform.

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Daily Infographic: Defy Slow Recruiting Processes With Tenstreet’s Xchange

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here. FreightWaves Infographics Infographics Delivery drivers Freight FreightWaves Freightwaves Infographics hiring Infographic logistics Tenstreet xChange

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.