Archive for April 2019

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Based on the top Talking Logistics posts and videos this quarter, it’s clear that transportation management remains a hot topic of interest — everything from how to navigate the twists and turns of the market to how to leverage transportation management systems (TMS) and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement. Even our most popular post, […]

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[Video] Deliver On Time and In Full with a Retail Consolidation Program

Linus Kalenze, Vice President of North American Surface Transportation, Consolidation at C.H. Robinson, discuses how companies can deliver on time and in full with a retail consolidation program. Podcast version (click to play):

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This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2019)

It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, so I’ll keep it short today. This week’s supply chain and logistics news was dominated by investment news, including Sumeru Equity Partners’ investment in 3Gtms (a Talking Logistics sponsor). As I wrote back in October, when it comes to transportation management systems (TMS), there is always something […]

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Another Way to Transform the Customer Experience

We just finished our conference, Descartes Evolution 2019, where the theme was Transforming the Customer Experience. I reflected on a session where our customer explained how they were transforming the customer experience in a unique way in logistics: by extending the planning horizon. The retailer significantly improved its ability to complete repairs on the first […]

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The Future of Ocean Data Sharing and Visibility

Over the past few years there have been many advancements in freight visibility technology, particularly in trucking. Those advancements are now making their way into other modes of transportation, including ocean transport. What factors are driving this trend? How are these advancements improving the way data is shared in ocean transportation? How are companies leveraging […]

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Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Norwegian aluminum maker Norsk Hydro was the latest company to fall victim to a cyber attack. On March 19 the company “halted some of its production and switched other units to manual operation after hackers blocked its systems with ransomware,” as reported by Reuters. After several weeks of running operations in manual mode, the company […]

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