Software & Tech
Cyberattacks, Port Strikes, Leadership Transitions Ranked Top 10 Disruptions in 2022
Some of the Top 10 disruptions for 2022 include factory fires, mergers and acquisition, leadership transitions, cyberattacks, recalls, port disruption and more.
January 18, 2023
Cargo Theft Remains Top Concern in Supply Chain Space
January 16, 2023
3 Technology Innovations Driving Warehouse Safety in 2023 and Beyond
January 15, 2023
Four Ways to Improve Warehouse Operations with Video and Analytics
December 30, 2022
5 Ways to Improve the Industrial Industry’s Labor Shortage
December 29, 2022
Protecting Against Climate Risks During Peak Season
December 3, 2022
Software & Technology
Top Tech Startup Award: AI-Powered Automation Takes Over
From AI and robotics to fulfillment execution and real-time visibility, many of today's tech startups are poised to disrupt the supply chain space in a big way.
December 14, 2022
Supply Chain Network to Moderate Discussion on Humanitarian Logistics at Manifest
This panel will talk about the state of procurement, how to support humanitarian logistical needs and more.
January 6, 2023
Warehouse Automation: What to Expect in 2023
Industry experts expect to see an increase in adoption over the next 5 years, driven by several trends, including an ongoing labor shortage, a more integrated warehouse and the introduction of better and more affordable solutions.
January 3, 2023
Rail & Intermodal
Industry Leaders Urge Congress to Take Action to Prevent “Paralyzing” Rail Strike
The national rail strike, which could happen as early as Dec. 5, could threaten the nation’s coal shipments, supply of drinking water and shut down passenger rail.
November 21, 2022
Suicide Prevention and Mental Wellness in the Workplace
For many companies, safety is often thought of in terms of the physical instead of being seen as both physical and psychological.
November 27, 2022
How to Protect Logistics Facilities from Flies
Flies are never the problem, they are the symptom of a problem. It is important to maintain a fly prevention plan that will ensure the safety of your employees, products, customers and reputation.
November 18, 2022
ISN Launches App to Promote Safer and More Sustainable Worksites
Empower mobile app allows workers to access, understand and proactively meet safety and compliance requirements from anywhere.
November 16, 2022
Kiosk for Supply Chain TMS Keeps Drivers In-Cab to Improve Safety
The IntelliTrans mobile app delivers driver’s GPS coordinates to confirm they are on-site, enables drivers to review and acknowledge gate agreements, safety requirements, shipment details and other information and e-sign.
November 16, 2022
How To Improve Shift Work Conditions In Supply Chain
In the supply chain industry, whether we tackle transportation, distribution, manufacturing or product sourcing, shift work is not optional but necessary.
November 2, 2022
How VR is Changing Supply Chain Training
VR training can help supply chain organizations accelerate their growth by allowing them to hire and retain the right employees for the job more effectively.
October 25, 2022
How AI-Powered Video Cameras Can Improve Supply Chains
AI-powered video cameras allow organizations to do more with what they already have by reducing product shrinkage, preventing theft, decreasing detention time, helping to minimize workplace injury and allowing you to focus on employee productivity.
October 18, 2022
Material Handling Equipment
Toyota Material Handling Launches Operator Awareness Tech
The Toyota-designed operator assist technologies work both passively and actively to enhance operability, productivity and situational awareness.
Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.
October 18, 2022
Proactive Driver Coaching Builds Safe Habits on the Road
Preventative artificial intelligence technology automatically detects risky driving behaviors, such as using a cell phone or not wearing a seatbelt.
October 12, 2022
Sustainability Accelerates as Companies Build on Risk Mitigation and Resilience
Companies of all sizes around the world have improved their sustainability performance over the past five years with more than 65% achieving a good or advanced performance level.
October 7, 2022
Ocean Ports & Carriers
Why West Coast Port Workers are Fighting for Less Automation and More Pay
When it comes to the contention between management and port workers, addressing the fears regarding job loss is the real supply chain disruption for which we have to find a solution.
October 3, 2022
Road Weather Technology Ensures Driver Safety
There is no way to hold off severe weather, so the next best thing managers can do is implement end-to-end solutions to track fleets and road conditions and monitor and anticipate weather impacts on operational plans.
September 30, 2022
More Than Half of U.S. Frontline Workers Ready to Walk
Four in 10 (40%) U.S. workers said they’d like to see greater investment by their employer in technology to improve processes, efficiency and safety.
September 29, 2022
Modernizing Processes Will Reduce Burden on Supply Chain Workforce
Automation can be particularly helpful for supply chain professionals, who worked around-the-clock during the first year of the pandemic to secure necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).
Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX)
September 23, 2022
Sourcing & Procurement
Expectations for Contractor Outsourcing Increases
Amid increasingly globalized economies and supply chains, organizations are becoming more reliant than ever on contractors with specialized skill sets.
September 13, 2022
Rail Shutdown Could Slow, Halt Shipments in Every Market
This shutdown could slow or completely halt shipments in every market, including food, agriculture, automotive, electronics, ingredients, chemicals, UPS packages and more.
Association of American Railroads (AAR)
September 13, 2022
Third-Party Risk Management Application Helps Extend ESG Values
Aravo announces the Aravo for ESG ready-to-use application suite that enables organizations to assess, manage and monitor their third parties’ environmental, social and governance practices.
Aravo Solutions Inc.
September 8, 2022
Sourcing & Procurement
Will Amazon’s New Warehouse Union Spark a Trend?
What started as an employee being fired over protests concerning the company’s subpar Covid-19 safety precautions ended after eleven months of gathering momentum to start the first union at one of the world’s largest companies.
August 18, 2022
AI Dashcam Boosts Driver Safety
Audible alerts detect unsafe driving, including signs of tiredness, distraction and phone usage and then tells drivers to take corrective action.
August 4, 2022
The Warehouse Injury Epidemic: Using Data to Diagnose the Problem
Over $250B is spent on workplace injuries every year in the US. The total global cost of illnesses, injuries, and deaths amount to 3.94% of the global GDP ($2.99 trillion). This is no small problem, it’s a workplace epidemic.
July 8, 2022
Tragedy Hits Jordan’s Aqaba Port
The need for safety in ports is top of mind, as an accident causes a gas leak and at least 12 deaths.
June 28, 2022
Inauro Investment Helps SafetyCulture Improve Workplace Operations
By linking data from sensors, devices and other digital systems used within an organization, Inauro provides teams with a single source of data, streamlining workflows and enabling faster decision making.
June 15, 2022
Why Future-Proofing the Supply Chain Starts with Partnerships
Planning for unexpected supply chain challenges requires a considerable amount of forethought. Brands need to prioritize changes that maximize their chances of weathering supply chain woes. Let’s take a look at three changes brands can make this year.
Digital River Inc.
May 12, 2022
3 Ways AI Is the Future of Warehouse Cleaning
To remain profitable and effective, warehouses must look for efficiencies elsewhere. Many are finding solutions through an unexpected team player: cleaning robots.
May 6, 2022
Supply Chain Jobs: Human Rights & Evolving Global Supply Chains
To understand what’s at stake, it is important to understand the risks of not getting it right.
May 5, 2022
First-Year Workplace Injuries Led to 6 Million Lost Workdays
Among all worker injuries over the same period, construction workers on average missed the most workdays (98) due to an injury, followed by employees in transportation (88) and those in services (69).
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
May 2, 2022
L.I.N.K. | 67% of Frontline Workers Feel They Aren’t Heard
Listen to the latest podcast episode, where an executive from SafetyCulture gives us insight into the world's new focus on safety today in the supply chain.
April 12, 2022
Safety & Security
The Importance of a Secure Loading Dock Environment
The loading dock is an influential piece of every company transporting goods to consumers, distributors or end users that connects the inside workings of a facility to the outside world.
Kirk Key Interlock
April 4, 2022
World’s Smartest Autonomous Forklift Improves Warehouse Safety
OTTO Lifter is a smart autonomous forklift that drives nimbly in crowded and dynamic environments and improves safety in warehouses and facilities.
March 24, 2022