Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage

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Transportation capacity problems have been a volatile issue over the past twenty years or so. The American Transportation Research Institute has already identified a problematic decline in trucking capacity over recent years. 2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) FTR’s Director of Transportation Analysis, Johnathan Starks warns that that the problem can be expected to intensify later this year if the economy strengthens.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

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This regulation will see the largest reduction in the Sulphur content of the transportation fuel under taken at any time in the history. m/m in 2020 was taken way back in 2008 and it got ratified in 2016 in the 17th session of MEPC meeting. Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. Subscribe Here!

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50 warehouse automation stats you should know

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General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are 18,182 private warehousing establishments as of 2018, up from 15,203 in 2008. in Q1 2017, the lowest since 2008.”

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

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Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. Most people thought of transportation as a part of their overhead.” While reliable service and low prices are still important, these metrics have become prerequisites for commercial success. One reason is the increased focus on cost control in the aftermath of the financial meltdown of 2008. “We

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

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Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Software?

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I am speaking this morning at the Terra Technology conference and doing a book signing of my new book, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. This includes LogicNet Plus, the Inventory and Product Flow Analyst and the Transportation Analyst products, as well as the related technology and support team. ILOG was then purchased by IBM for $340 million in 2008. It is morning in Orlando. The sun is rising.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

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LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

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Ocean shipping , an efficient and cost-effective means for transporting international goods, accounts for more than 80% of global trade. Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Ocean Shipping

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

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Other indicators included data pulled from the Federal Reserve economic database, the Producer Price Index, the Purchasing Managers Index, as well as internal metrics such as the size of the company’s own sales force. This is a radical representation, as it requires thinking that the key performance metric in this case is agility and responsiveness to customer and technological change.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle

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We may also choose to fly material instead of using slower transportation like rail or truck. In her excellent book ‘Supply Chain Metrics that Matter’ (Cecere, L.M., Supply Chain Metrics that Matter, John Wiley & Sons, 2015), Lora Cecere shows how we can reveal the ‘best-practice-frontier’ using so-called ‘orbit charts’. It took a hit from 2007 to 2008, most probably because of the financial crisis and it never recovered.

Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard?

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Transportation management system (TMS) technology helps companies to manage a host of performance metrics – including working capital. The link between freight transportation and this financial metric might not be obvious, but working capital is a key measure of a company’s efficiency and a number of the logistics metrics that are monitored by TMS solutions impact its performance. High-value metric. Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard? Connect.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

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Demand planning is the most critical process in the CPG industry, since it drives all downstream processes (raw material/finished goods inventory planning, procurement planning, capacity planning, manpower planning, transportation planning, etc.) In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

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in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). Department of Transportation has taken the first step to address obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in truck drivers.

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Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

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Some of those are Cognos, iLog, SPSS, Core Metrics, Emptoris, Vivisimo and many others, as world is moving from reactive to proactive. IBM already has multiple use cases configured for this offering - Water, Transportation, Public Safety and City Planning & Operations. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

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We spoke to many sustainability and business domain experts who have wide expertise working within asset intensive organizations like Power Generation, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications and Transportation. As our main focus was towards asset intensive organizations, we looked more into Oil & Gas, Utilities and Manufacturing and Transportation industries. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). . MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). . MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

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While the rest of the world was deep in a recession in 2008, and manufacturers were struggling with payroll decisions and layoffs, Hadoop innovation was in full swing. In the recession of 2008, it took the average consumer products company three-to-five months to sense the recession and redefine product plans. Is this a sign of a looming recession or a transportation opportunity? The elephants are coming! They will soon change your supply chain.