Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

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They are headquartered in Indianapolis in the US and they offer a range of dry van truckload transportation services including long-haul, regional, local […]. Logistics Service Providers Logistics Software Vendors Logistics Technologies Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Transportation Management Systems Lauren Howard, Vice President of Customer Service at Celadon Trucking Services, spoke at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum conference in May.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Early bird registration is already open for 2015’s FTR Transportation Conference, which dubs itself “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year.” The FTR Transportation Conference is a can’t-miss for anyone who’s wondering how to bring their fleet, or freight brokerage, forward into the future. 2015 Surface Transportation Summit Toronto, Ontario, Canada; October 14.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

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It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution. Global Trade Supply Chain Technology Trends This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Warehouse Management Amazon Amazon Flex Cloud Logistics enVista LLamasoft Manhattan Associates Pitney Bowes Trimble Uber UPS

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

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facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. Articles Current Trends in Production Labor Sourcing Director's Blog Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Hot Topics Logistics Outsourcing Production Labor Sourcing SCM Research Transportation Planning Warehouse management

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Blockchain: Reflections on a Webinar

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The case studies focus on cold chain safety/alerting for out-of-condition limits for milk transport in India and the use of blockchain for fresh produce monitoring. The next meeting is on December 4th in Indianapolis. Yesterday, I spoke at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Leaders Forum on innovation. The presentation focused on nine themes. One of the nine was blockchain.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I first wrote about the possibility of drones as a new transportation mode back in February 2013, and during the holiday season last year, Amazon announced its Amazon PrimeAir initiative , which some called a PR stunt, while others — like Google and UPS — saw it as a new competitive threat and opportunity. Yes, there are many hurdles to overcome before drones as a transportation mode becomes a reality, including getting FAA approval.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Is Your Freight Spilling Millions Across the Interstate?

Supply Chain Collaborator

A Brinks armored truck traveling down Interstate 70 outside Indianapolis this week had its rear doors open sending more than $600,000 in twenty-dollar bills exploding across all 8 lanes of rush hour traffic. Although not as dramatic a spectacle, many shippers are wasting similar sums of cash across the nation’s freeways each year by operating with weak and inefficient controls over transportation logistics.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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March Freight Moves Out on a High Note

DAT Solutions

Looks like ELDs are having a renewed impact, on top of growing demand for freight transportation. Memphis to Indianapolis gained 22¢ to $2.58/mile. "March went out like a lion, a whippin' up the water in the bay." I'm a big fan of Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals — well, any musicals, but theirs are classics. That song is from "Carousel" and I started humming it under my breath as I sat down to write about last week's freight market.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

Deadstock – Meaning, Causes, Prevention and Remedies

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Jennifer Rosenberg, president of Indianapolis based Acorn Distributors Inc. Offer free delivery and bear the transport charges yourself to avoid bigger losses. Introduction. Any business that deals with physical goods will encounter something called deadstock. It happens when your inventory doesn’t move for various reasons. Basically, these goods are not saleable and they’re taking up valuable warehouse space. And they’re adding to the holding cost of inventory.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

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Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.” Finally, yet another study was published analyzing different mechanisms to fund highway transportation projects.