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Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Rider: Kelly McCauslin (BluJay Solutions)

Editor’s Note: November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Since 2016, our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Cure cycling team has raised over $253,000 for JDRF to help “accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.” JDRF is also one of the charities that our Indago supply chain research community supports. […]

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Supply Chain Election Issues (Insights from Indago Members)

The United States will hold elections tomorrow for President and members of Congress. Regardless of who wins, which issue/policy related to supply chain management should the government focus on improving first? We asked our Indago members that question last week, and by a wide margin, “Transportation Infrastructure” topped the list. Source: Indago (n = 17) […]

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Video Profiles in Route Optimization Excellence – Smith Brothers Farms

James Kostoroski, Director of Logistics at Smith Brothers Farms, in this latest Talking Logistics installment of “Profiles in Route Optimization Excellence” where we highlight companies that are leading the way in driving continuous improvement and innovation in route optimization. Podcast version (click to play): Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 30, 2020)

The bikes have been taken out of the garage and put in the basement to make room for my car.This can only mean one thing: it’s the first snowfall of the year. Tomorrow is Halloween. Or has it been Halloween all year? We “fall back” an hour on Sunday. We have an election on Tuesday. […]

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Secret Weapon: How TMS Tackles Supply Chain Disruption

During a year when supply chain disruption is hitting manufacturers, distributors, and retailers from all angles, TMS is helping to level the playing field and ease the challenges that organizations across all industries are dealing with. Coming into 2020, it looked as if it would be “business as usual” for most industries, with a slight […]

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Why Freight Brokers Must Stay the Course on Digital Transformation

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” That saying is especially true this year with what companies across all industries, including freight brokers, are experiencing during the pandemic. What are the leaders in the industry doing? Are they hitting the pause button on their digital transformation efforts or accelerating them? What are they […]

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Collaborative Shipping (Insights from Indago Members)

One way to improve capacity utilization of trailers and carriers in transportation is via Collaborative Shipping — for example, where one or more shippers co-load freight on a trailer or where freight lanes are matched to create reliable and consistent continuous move routes. Are you currently participating in a collaborative shipping program (e.g. co-loading with […]

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Weather Related Service Update: Zeta

Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by late Wednesday. Meanwhile, areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will continue from the southern Rockies into the southern High Plains. Farther west, critical fire weather conditions are expected to persist over parts of […]

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 23, 2020)

Learning and keeping a pulse on what’s happening in the industry is more important than ever. I’ll be participating in three upcoming webcasts focused on emerging supply chain and logistics trends and technologies: Register today and join the conversation! If you’re interested in having me speak at an upcoming virtual conference, webcast, or private customer […]

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Holistic Transportation Management: A Look Forward

The transportation market, and its supporting technology, have changed dramatically over the 20+ years that I’ve been an industry analyst. The challenges transportation executives face today, as well as their needs and requirements, are very different than they were 20 years ago — and they will undoubtedly continue to change in the years ahead. The […]

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