It’s Time to Squeeze the Efficiency from Logistics with TMS

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per year on average through 2023, according to the organization’s just-released Freight Transportation Forecast, 2017-2028.” The low-hanging fruit has all been harvested by shippers using TMS and other logistics IT solutions increase efficiency and save costs in transportation.

The Reshoring Initiative: 3 Reasons Why American Retailers Are Reshoring U.S. Manufacturing Jobs


When Walmart announced its commitment to increase its American-made purchases by $50 billion annually by 2023 , resulting publicity gave a big PR boost not only to the Reshoring Initiative but to Walmart as well. After decades of jobs moving overseas, the tide has turned in favor of reshoring , reports the Reshoring Initiative in its latest annual report. Together reshoring and related foreign direct investment by companies returning to the U.S.

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Is the Retail Apocalypse Just Around the Corner?

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and Adidas AG shoes will move to more automated factories by 2023 due to a “buy now/wear now” shopping environment forced by the shift to e-commerce, per forecasts by Morgan Stanley. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: There are differing opinions on the future of retail; omni-channel still has some bugs to work out; and a southeastern U.S. grocery delivery service has big plans for the future.

The Story of China's Corny Love Affair


is set to provide it—up to 22 million metric tons per year by 2023. You’ve probably heard about America’s love affair with corn. We’re the number one producer of the agricultural hero, whose versatile structure goes into everything from ketchup, to coca-cola, to your car’s fuel.

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‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app


And with those words Harold Wicks kicked his 2023 Peterbuilt into gear and drove quickly to pick up his load ahead of the four other big rigs trying to catch up with him. “Look… I just found a Load over by the hockey arena!”. That’s the third load I found this week!’ said Wicks with great enthusiasm. It wasn’t a real load though – it was something quite new to the world of trucking.