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What Your CFO Needs to Know About Accruals, IoT, and More Listener Mail

What Your CFO Needs to Know About Accruals, IoT, and More Listener Mail

March 25, 2019

This week the mic is pointed at you, the listeners, as we open up another mail bag filled with your questions. This week you'll learn why your CFO needs to be on top of freight accruals, how IoT is changing supply chains, and what a supply chain benchmark is.

All answers are transcribed below:

What the F is a supply chain benchmark?

What your CFO needs to know about freight accruals 

How IoT is changing supply chains

 

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Supply Chain Education on a Global SCALE with Manish Patwal

Supply Chain Education on a Global SCALE with Manish Patwal

March 18, 2019

Supply chain education has gone global! Listen in this week as Manish Patwal - a graduate student from MIT's Global SCALE Network and engineer at john Deere India joins us. We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA. Work/life at John Deere in a developing nation...and the brutality of Boston winters. 

 

 

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If These Docks Could Talk with Mark LeGrand of Dock411

If These Docks Could Talk with Mark LeGrand of Dock411

March 11, 2019

We rate every thing these days: the food we eat, the purchases we make, the rideshare that drive us, and nearly every other service we receive. If you have an opinion, there's an app for that. And with 95% of consumers reading reviews before they make a purchase, negative reviews torpedo products and tank businesses. 

This week, Mark LeGrand joins Tim on the show to discuss Dock411's revolutionary app that gives a voice to the voiceless: truckers. Dock411 allows truckers to post reviews of shippers' docks and share critical time saving info in real time. Find out why this game changing app could cost bad shippers big bucks. Stick around for some easy tips on your road to raising your review rankings and becoming a shipper of choice!

 

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Carrier Bankruptcy and Route Guide Discipline with Jill Clifford, President at Aborn & Co.

Carrier Bankruptcy and Route Guide Discipline with Jill Clifford, President at Aborn & Co.

March 4, 2019

New England Motor Freight's abrupt bankruptcy shocked the shipping world. This week, Aborn & Co.'s president, Jill Clifford joins the show to share with shippers her survival tips on what to do when your carrier goes down. Later, we discuss one of the fundamental cornerstones of freight optimization - route guide discipline. This can't miss episode will save you time, money, and heartache next time a situation like this arises. 

RIP - NEMF. You will be missed.

 

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Logistics Tech Truth + Rumors with Adam Erickson at Hulft

Logistics Tech Truth + Rumors with Adam Erickson at Hulft

February 25, 2019

AI, AR, Blockchain, IoT, RPA, VR, etc etc etc. There's a lot of new tech entering the supply chain but what, if any of it actually has any value to YOU and more importantly, your customers? This week, Adam Erickson from Hulft joins Tim on the show as they tackle logistics tech's truth and rumors, growing up American in Japan, Fast & The Furious: Tokyo Drift, and so much more.

 

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Freight’s Future with Craig Fuller CEO/Founder of FreightWaves

Freight’s Future with Craig Fuller CEO/Founder of FreightWaves

February 18, 2019

FreightWaves CEO/Founder Craig Fuller joins us on Consulting Logistics to talk about the Freight Futures Roadshow, modernizing logistics news, becoming the Bloomberg of freight, the direction of our industry...and maybe a little bit about Trading Places.

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Empowered by Incoterms, LTL Audits, Clean Data, and More Listener Mail

Empowered by Incoterms, LTL Audits, Clean Data, and More Listener Mail

February 11, 2019

It’s the first listener mailbag of 2019 and we’ve got some outstanding questions this week. We’ll be talking about ways in which Incoterms can empower your supply chain, the components of an LTL freight quote, and the advantages of clean data. But first, it’s the industry news as we cover topics including Uber Freight allowing truckers to rate shippers, SMC Jump Start 2019, Embark & Amazon’s autonomous truck spy photo, and more.

Time stamps (each link leads to the transcribed answer)

00:52 The industry news
08:48 Q1 How can incoterms empower your supply chain 
13:44 Q2 How to audit an LTL freight bill
21:55 Q3 What are the advantages of clean data?

 

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SCU30: Supply Chain Under 30 w/ Daniel Knauer of Emerson Cargo Solutions

SCU30: Supply Chain Under 30 w/ Daniel Knauer of Emerson Cargo Solutions

February 5, 2019

It's a brand new #SCU30 episode where we invite some of the youngest and brightest minds on the air to tell their story their way.

This week we're featuring 2016 East Carolina University graduate / Emerson Cargo Solutions regional sales manager Daniel Knauer. 

Daniel joins us three years into his career to discuss life after university, adapting to new supply chain solutions and roles, the power of relocation for employment, pedaling a pub crawl, and the struggles of being a Browns fan!

Tune in now to hear from the future leaders of the supply chain today!

 

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Cradle to the Shark Tank w/ Melissa Gersin Founder of Tranquilo, Inc.

Cradle to the Shark Tank w/ Melissa Gersin Founder of Tranquilo, Inc.

January 28, 2019

Melissa Gersin, founder of Tranquilo, Inc. and inventor of the baby soothing Tranquilo mat, joins us on the show to discuss launching and designing a product, winning at MassChallenge, getting an investment on ABC's Shark Tank, and the challenges of navigating the retail and ecom world's in the age of Amazonification. 

Don't miss this highly accessible episode that is certain to inspire the dreamer in you.

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The Brains Behind The Bots w/ Herbet ten Have CEO of Fizyr

The Brains Behind The Bots w/ Herbet ten Have CEO of Fizyr

January 21, 2019

One of the greatest issues robots face when it comes to parcel picking is their ability to handle and differentiate SKUs. This week, Herbert ten Have joins us on the show to talk about Fizyr's deep learning and vision guided robotics which are rising to the occasion to meet that challenge. 

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