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Driverless Transport? Don't Take Your Hands Off the Wheel Just Yet
Jitendra Malik, a researcher in computer vision for three decades, doesn't own a Tesla, but he has advice for people who do. "Knowing what I know about computer vision, I... »

Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification Navigating the Roadblocks of Personnel Misclassification
Over the last few decades, international trade has exploded, driven in large part by tremendous improvements in efficiency and transportation cost reductions related to the... »

Walmart Acquisition of Jet.com Lesson for Distributors Competing Against Amazon
In August, Walmart announced that it would acquire Jet.com for $3.3bn. The merger may put Walmart in a better position to go up against e-tailing behemoth Amazon, and... »

Videos
The New Age of Supply Chain Technology
Experts discuss the cutting-edge innovations that are transforming multiple aspects of the global supply chain, affecting both planning and execution. A SupplyChainBrain... »

Transportation Procurement: Problems & Predictions
Shanon, Vice President, Product Management, MercuryGate, details how the automated freight-bid process benefits carriers and shippers -- and why it's not always about the... »

How Green Freight Policy Benefits Your Company
Achieving a sustainable freight transportation system requires data capture, appropriate metrics and 'smart' analysis, says Elena Craft, EDF senior scientist. [Run Time... »

Editors' Blog
The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy
Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better.

Fast and Free: Can Smaller Online Retailers Meet Consumers' Delivery Demands?
Amazon.com can meet e-commerce shoppers' demand for both fast and free delivery. But what about its smaller rivals?

In E-Commerce, Who Pays for 'Free' Shipping?
In the world of e-commerce, "free" shipping isn't really free. The question is, who pays for it?

Webinars
Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn how Woodgrain Millwork utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its... »

Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers Designing a Transportation Network to Support Your Supply Chain: Balancing the Shift in Power Between Shippers and Carriers
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR When it comes to moving goods, having an optimized transportation network can be a competitive advantage for your supply chain. The transportation... »

  News
Actively Operating Shipyards Decline Greatly Around the World
The Korea Offshore and Shipbuilding Association has released numbers confirming the expectations of many analysts: the number of actively operating shipyards around the world... »

Retail Group Wants U.S. Government to Help Solve Problems in Wake of Hanjin Bankruptcy
The recent bankruptcy of South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is causing "widespread disruptions" to supply chains across the country, according to the National Retail... »

Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels
Hanjin Shipping has to return chartered-in ships to owners and to sell as much of its own fleet as it can, a South Korean bankruptcy judge said Monday.

White Papers
Leveraging Lean Six Sigma Tools in LMS Implementations
Implementing a Labor Management System (LMS) is an important step toward improving labor productivity and reducing costs. However, leveraging Lean Six Sigma tools during an... »

Supply Chain Disruptions and Risk Still Looming: How to Create a More Resilient Supply Chain
Manufacturers today must make sourcing decisions in an environment where they donít know all of the factors. Globalized sourcing operations increase the likelihood of risk or... »

Going to the Source: Supplier Relationship Micro Management
Across the world, sourcing, supply chain, and global trade executives are under intense pressure to streamline their processes in order to stay ahead of the competition and... »

Podcasts
Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada
The boom in e-commerce is a global phenomenon, but each country has its own unique requirements for ensuring the smooth flow of shipments to the buyer.

When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks? When Will We See Self-Driving Trucks?
The age of the driverless commercial truck is coming. It's just a question of when.

How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation How Radically New Materials Will Impact Transportation
Up in the sky - it's a solar-powered plane! But what does it mean for the sustainability of the commercial transportation sector?

Supplier Case Studies
Diversified Services Provider Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint
Challenge: Our client, a family of distinct but related businesses involved in a variety of services such as recycling, material handling, and equipment sales, found that 95... »

How to Reduce LTL Freight Costs and Improve Service
Challenge: Dock scheduling, warehouse management, visibility and reporting. Client warehouse and co-packing facilities created disruptions thus increasing costs. Shipment... »

Eyefreight SaaS TMS Improves Freight Management Efficiency
Challenge: One of the world's largest steel manufacturers seeks to improve the efficiency of its logistics function. The manufacturer faces two key challenges: 1.) An overall... »

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