This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Truckers applaud move to revert to pre-2013 Hours of Service regulations (Logistics Management). billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters). E-Commerce Fueled Logistics Hiring in November (WSJ – sub. DAT’s Accelerated Freight Matching Launches with New Load Board App for Carriers and Paperless Onboarding Service for Brokers.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

And it is when that shipment does not arrive in its best condition that shippers experience the reverse logistics process. Reverse logistics is the invariable result of unintended consequences, which are typically referred to as “over, short and damaged” (OS&D). It can also represent a significant supply chain cost, as there tends to be disorganization around managing reverse logistics that is more challenging than conventional “forward” logistics management.

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Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”?

Freightos

Uber Freight: Another “Uber-for-Trucking”? After news broke last month that Uber was unleashing a trucking offering, it came as no surprise when it launched Uber Freight , an online trucking marketplace for US LTL. There are two stages to this logistics play: Leveraging load-matching technology to connect carriers with customers. Load-matching technology (even the Uber For Freight model) isn’t new. Technology, Infrastructure: Make Freight Great Again.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . Increases in volumes started climbing this week steadily but still down 10-15% year-over-year according to Freight Waves’ Sonar indexes. . Northeast Logistics .

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. The current driver shortage, which the American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimates to be over 50,000 drivers, and the competitive freight market have served to boost driver pay, benefits, and bonuses over the past year. Freight rates have leveled off (and even retreated, in some cases). logistics supply chain transportation

Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve the Shipper / Carrier Experience with Erik Malin

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to his time at AFN, Erik was the Executive Vice President of CarrierDirect, a boutique strategy consulting firm and advised companies such as Werner Enterprises, Worldwide Express, and BlueGrace Logistics. Erik has been a guest speaker for multiple companies and conferences, including the Denver Transportation Club, Landstar and most recently the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta. What made you pursue a career in logistics? download the audio file. [00:21]

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Additionally, according to Freight Waves, “outbound tender rejections have increased week-over-week for the first time since the OTRI peaked at 19.25% on March 28.”. Regional Logistics Market Updates. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Given that the study was funded by an Atlanta-based group, the results are hardly authoritative (for instance, a number of major cities, such as Boston, Charlotte, Denver, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, are not included in the study), but they do offer an interesting view on the supply chain capabilities of seven major regions. number of flights, road congestion, distance to ocean ports); and in the presence of top 100 logistics IT providers.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Super Bowl of Manufacturing: Wash. vs. Mass.

Cerasis

Last year’s blowout victory for the Seahawks over the Denver Broncos was the biggest television event to ever air in the U.S. appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Super Bowl XLIX takes place Sunday between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, but you probably knew that already. with an average audience of 111.5 million viewers — making three of the last four Super Bowls the new ratings record holder.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). China’s logistics sector grows steadily in 2015 (Xinhua). DAT Launches Streamlined TMS for New Freight Brokers. One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016 was that drones would have a breakout year — not in delivering packages to consumers, but in yard and warehouse management.