Thu.Jun 30, 2022

Parcel Dimensioner: 8 Factors to Consider Before Adopting One


Parcel dimensioners have revolutionized measurements in the warehouse industry. A parcel dimensioning system can calculate weight, measure dimensions, and capture images of parcels more accurately and quickly than any manual process.

Video: Custom Packaging Puts Smiles Inside the Box

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amazon is famous for putting its trademark 'smile' on the outside of its boxes. But we think it's more important to put a smile inside the box with custom packaging, done right. Fulfillment Services

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Beginning of the end for carriers’ bull run

Supply Chain and Logistics

Drewry’s Weekly Feature Articles are usually full of good information, though at an aggregate level. This week’s issue is notable for its information on when the congestion and high ocean prices will end. This graph shows that high volume ports … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains blanking congestion delays Drewrys ocean freight rates port congestion supply chains

7 Essential Logistics Metrics: Key Performance Indicator (KPIs)

West Coast and California Logistics

Your customers are more data-driven than ever, and your success or failure in the eyes of those customers is partly determined through logistics metrics that measure your performance.

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Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Holiday Supply Chains: Are you prepared?

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve only just entered the second half of the year and people haven’t even taken their summer vacations yet, so why are we talking about holiday supply chains now? Last year, retailers started encouraging holiday shoppers to shop early.

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How Do Bulk Freight 3PLs Apply Trucking Fuel Surcharges?

Bulk Connection

As 2022 kicks into summer mode, fuel costs in the US continue to increase and gas pumps all across the country are showing prices that were previously unthinkable.

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Why It’s Important to Improve Supply Chain Visibility And Minimize Dwell Time for Truckers

United World Transporation

Regardless of your position within the trucking or overall shipping industry — supply chain visibility is the crucial component that determines efficiency. Without point-to-point tracking information, truck drivers are lost to dwell time.

Supreme Court will not hear trucking's AB 5 case, law will take effect for industry

Overdrive Online

With the Court denying the California Trucking Association's request for review of the case, AB 5 and the ABC test for determining independent contractor status will become law in California, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2020. Regulations

Supreme Court will not hear trucking's AB 5 case, law will take effect for industry

Commercial Carrier Journal

With the Court denying the California Trucking Association's request for review of the case, AB 5 and the ABC test for determining independent contractor status will become law in California, retroactive to Jan. 1, 2020

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

How MercuryGate helps Customers Manage Trucking Capacity


Global supply chains have been disrupted in unprecedented ways over the past two years. The challenges extend across the end-to-end domestic transportation network.

Cold Chain Logistics: What You Need To Know

FW Logsitcs

The distances between supplier and receiver puts perishable goods at risk of damage if the temperatures aren’t controlled properly. This is why many businesses are choosing to implement cold chain logistic solutions as part of their transport process. What Is Cold Chain Distribution?

The Weekly Freight Report for June 30th, 2022

FLS Transport

The Top Headlines in Freight, Transportation, & Logistics from FLS Transport. The FLS Weekly Freight Report covers the week’s top news in logistics, transportation, shipping, and freight.

Solar panel logistics: tariffs waived for 24 months

Kanban Logistics

Months of uncertainty about solar panel logistics in the US came to an end recently as the US government declared a 24-month tariff exemption for solar panels imported from Southeast Asian countries.

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Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

AV Leaders Urge Officials to Allow Self-Driving Trucks in California

IoT World Today

A group of major players in the self-driving tech industry has written an open letter to California governor Gavin Newsom urging him to allow autonomous trucks to operate in the state.

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Recorded workplace conversations can breach trust

Truck News

Unhappy workers sometimes record a workplace conversation to prove they are being mistreated, harassed, or face discrimination. And in Canada, recorded conversations don’t violate the Criminal Code if they have the consent of one of the parties involved.

Wayfair to Use Self-Driving Trucks to Deliver Goods

IoT World Today

Waymo is set to deliver home furnishing goods for Wayfair with its autonomous trucks. The deliveries will take place as part of a pilot being conducted by Waymo and J.B. Hunt Transport Services along the I-45 corridor between Houston and Dallas in Texas. Wayfair is one of J.B.

Emerson actuators offer superior features

Logistics Business Magazine

Emerson has launched its new AVENTICS Series Servo Profile Advanced (SPRA) Electric Actuators, a line of precise and highly repeatable rod-style cylinders. While only one electric actuator screw type is typically available in the market, the SPRA actuators offer three screw technologies.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Ultimate Guide to eCommerce Packing Slips

Ship Monk

So your sister’s birthday party is tonight and the presents that you paid overnight shipping for just arrived at your door.

NORD technology optimises TCO

Logistics Business Magazine

In customer projects, NORD Drivesystems always aims to reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the customer as much as possible. TCO includes all costs associated with the purchase, operation and recycling of a drive system.

Hyster fine-tunes trucks to meet industry challenges

Logistics Business Magazine

Businesses can now easily fine-tune a forklift to match their specific industry and application needs with the new scalable Hyster A Series lift truck series.

GateHouse and leogistics form visibility collaboration

Logistics Business Magazine

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.