Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Hub Group sees long-term growth potential for intermodal

The Supply Chain Journal

Government regulations such as drug and alcohol testing and electronic logs that restrict how many hours a driver can drive per day limit the number of truck drivers that a company can utilize, Hub Group ( NASDAQ: HUBG ) CEO Dave Yeager said. Hub Group sees brisk intermodal demand in 2021.

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ENERGY Transportation Group ranks among Canada’s top growing companies

The Supply Chain Journal

ENERGY Transportation Group has been named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies , according to the recently released annual list from The Globe and Mail. This year ENERGY Transportation Group is No.

Mullen Group acquires US 3PL QuadExpress for $40M

The Supply Chain Journal

Mullen Group has acquired Chicago-area 3PL QuadExpress for $40 million in a deal that gives one of Canada’s largest trucking and logistics companies its first U.S.-based

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Mullen Group buys Manitoba carrier as acquisition run continues

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian trucking and logistics firm Mullen Group ( TSX:MTL ) has added another acquisition to its belt, buying Manitoba carrier and brokerage R.S. Canada News Trucking Canadian trucking companies Mergers and acquisitions Mullen Group

2021 Shipper of Choice profile: Samsung Group

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the top 25 Shippers of Choice for 2021 is … Samsung Group , which ranked 22nd. About Samsung Group. Nomination notes for Samsung Group.

SOLOCHAIN - Generix Group WMS

Supply Chain Brain

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday , ENERGY Transportation Group, an asset-based third-party logistics firm headquartered in Montreal, announced the opening of its brokerage division in Chattanooga, Tennessee, furthering its penetration into the North American transportation ecosystem.

Design Group – Strong through the pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

Whether it’s Christmas cards, decorative candles or wall decorations - when it comes to artistically designed gifts or their packaging, it’s hard for customers in the USA, Europe or Australia to avoid products of the Design Group

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Hub Group expects intermodal growth to support company investments

The Supply Chain Journal

Hub Group ( NASDAQ: HUBG ) expects intermodal growth to persist in 2021, and the company sees itself working well with its partners to take advantage of growth opportunities. These factors also will support Hub Group’s investments in intermodal, he said.

Short squeeze? Workhorse Group stock again a retail trader plaything

The Supply Chain Journal

Until a reversal on Friday, the share price of Workhorse Group ( NASDAQ: WKHS ) had been skyrocketing, adding 59% to its value in the past two months. Postal Service UPS Workhorse Group

Mullen Group gets lift from freight market, acquisitions in Q2

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian trucking and logistics company Mullen Group ( TSX:MTL ) reported a double-digit jump in revenue in the second quarter Wednesday as it reaped the benefits of a strong freight market and acquisitions. . The strength came from Mullen Group’s LTL and logistics and warehousing segments.

EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing Industry Veteran, Paul Martyn, joins EC Sourcing Group’s Leadership Team. EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team: Procurement and strategic sourcing technology company, EC Sourcing Group, welcomes industry veteran, Paul Martyn, to its executive leadership team.

Recession or No Recession, Scenario Planning Is Key to a Successful Recovery

Many US manufacturers are feeling the effects of an economic slowdown. Having the right plan can translate into millions of dollars in profit and an increase in EBITDA by 5-10%. Here are four actions you can take now to rapidly and profitably respond.

Workhorse Group latest electric truck maker under SEC scrutiny

The Supply Chain Journal

Troubled electric delivery van manufacturer Workhorse Group is the subject of a Securities and Exchange Commission probe, the latest electric truck company drawing scrutiny over short seller allegations of shady business practices.

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS), Supply and Distribution Group Launches Global Logistics Service Provider Benchmarking Index

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

According to Mr. Kendrick Ng, of the LSCMS Supply and Distribution group, “It is a crowded and convoluted playing field and there are seldom unbiased or uninfluenced qualitative and quantitative data to manage these perceptions – real or otherwise.

Design Group: Strong Through the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

One of these companies was IG Design Group Companies that implemented supply chain management software prior to the Corona crisis, benefited immensely from the optimized, digital processes during these turbulent times.

Lazarus Hacking Group Targeting The Supply Chain

IT Supply Chain

The post Lazarus Hacking Group Targeting The Supply Chain appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Erich Kron (pictured). Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4. Industry Talk

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

Canada’s Mullen Group dips toe into truck sales with Bandstra acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian trucking and logistics giant Mullen Group ( TSX:MTL ) has acquired British Columbia-based Bandstra Group of Companies in a deal that adds a trucking operation and — intriguingly — a Volvo and Mack truck dealership with three locations.

Lazarus Hacking Group Targeting The Supply Chain

IT Supply Chain

The post Lazarus Hacking Group Targeting The Supply Chain appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Erich Kron (pictured). Security Awareness Advocate, KnowBe4. Industry Talk

Werner acquires regional carriers in $142M deal with ECM Transport Group

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) announced Thursday after the market close that it had acquired an 80% equity stake in ECM Transport Group for $142.4

Activist investor group takes aim at DoorDash CEO Tony Xu

The Supply Chain Journal

CtW Investment Group has written a letter to DoorDash ( NYSE: DASH ) shareholders asking them to reject the reelection of Tony Xu to the DoorDash board of directors.

Failure to launch: Workhorse Group ousts CEO as production delays escalate

The Supply Chain Journal

Quarter after quarter of missed production targets finally caught up with Workhorse Group CEO Duane Hughes, ousted Thursday at the electric delivery van maker and replaced by auto industry veteran Rick Dauch. Postal Service Workhorse Group

Volvo Group posts solid Q2 results despite losing month of production

The Supply Chain Journal

Volvo Group lost about a month of truck production in Q2 because of the semiconductor shortage. Business Company earnings News Top Stories Trucking Mack Trucks semiconductor shortage strikes UD Trucks United Auto Workers Volvo Group Volvo Trucks North America

ICON 2022 Kickoff: Special Interest Group Meetings

BlueYonder

Whether attending in Orlando, Florida, or from the comfort of home, eventgoers will hear about the latest innovations from Blue Yonder’s experts, customers and partners during compelling keynotes, interactive track sessions and community-building Special Interest Group meetings.

Physician Group Saves $50,000 the First Month with Hybrent

Hybrent

The Situation Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI) is one of the largest private, multi-specialty physician groups in Iowa, with locations in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo. PCI considered hiring a full-time employee dedicated solely to supply chain activities.

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Hub Group expects intermodal growth to support company investments

The Supply Chain Journal

Hub Group ( NASDAQ: HUBG ) expects intermodal growth to persist in 2021, and the company sees itself working well with its partners to take advantage of growth opportunities. These factors also will support Hub Group’s investments in intermodal, he said.

2021 Shipper of Choice Profile: Shaw Industries Group Inc.

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition, Shaw will broaden its supply sourcing base to lessen its reliance on a small group of countries, he said. “We

Prophet 21 User Group Webinar: Inventory Planning Processes

The Smart Software

The post Prophet 21 User Group Webinar: Inventory Planning Processes appeared first on Smart Software. Smart Software is pleased to introduce our new webinar, offered exclusively for Prophet21 users.

Hub Group centralizes intermodal business under Paperiello’s direction

The Supply Chain Journal

Diversified transport provider Hub Group Inc. Since Yeager was promoted in 2019, the unit has been operated by a group of executives, the person said. Intermodal Logistics/Supply Chains Rail Trucking HUB Group

Medical Manufacturing Under Pressure: How Encompass Group Is Responding to COVID-19

Demand Solutions

When COVID-19 first broke out, Demand Solutions customer Encompass Group decided not to sit on the sidelines. Encompass Group is on a mission to ensure every patient, resident, caregiver, and family member feels safe and comfortable in today’s healthcare environment.

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Pandemic forces air cargo group to postpone September conference

The Supply Chain Journal

We are confident that the revised dates will provide sufficient additional time for greater numbers of people to be vaccinated and address the current rise in infections,” the groups said. The robust recovery of U.S.

ITF Group offers Pop-up Fulfillment Pod solution for small shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis-based ITF Group, a tailored-solutions 3PL with its own assets and warehouses that was featured on a recent episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Consumer packaged goods ITF Group Pop-up Fulfillment Pod retail sales What the Truck According to April data from the U.S.