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5 Ways Supply Chains Can Flourish in an Inflationary World


Article by: Nari Viswanathan 
Source:
Supply Chain 24/7

Supply chain and procurement professionals are being called to manage their organizations' value chains in highly challenging macroeconomic conditions, it is important to have visibility into inflation indices like the consumer price index and producer price index inflation.

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National Motor Freight Classification Changes Take Effect on 8/13/22


Important changes to the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) will take place on 8/13/22.As a best practice, shippers should be aware of these revisions and act accordingly when preparing LTL freight or work with organizations like BTX Global Logistics to correctly comply with the new requirements.

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New Lithium Battery Air Shipping Regulations Take Effect 4/1/22


Source: Hazmat University, Bureau of Dangerous Goods 
If it feels like “new year, another new lithium battery rule," that’s because it is.  As lithium battery technology changes and more is learned from battery incidents, the regulations are bound to change to keep battery shipments safe during transport. 

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Think Ahead: Tips to Prepare for the 2022 International Roadcheck

Source: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced this year’s International Roadcheck dates as May 17-19 with a focus on wheel ends.

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Tips to Prepare for the 2021 International Roadcheck

Article by: Catharine Conway
Source: American Trucker

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What Freight Carriers Should Know About Biden’s Transportation Review

Article by: John Gallagher
Source: FreightWaves

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Harbor Truckers Dispute Millions of Detention, Demurrage Charges as Fees Surpass $200

Article by: S.L. Fuller
Source: Supply Chain Dive

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5 Predictions for Retail Supply Chains in 2021

Article by: Andrew Cox
Source: FreightWaves

Rather than recapping 2020, I’d rather look onward. There have been a ton of retail supply chain changes this past year. Some will last, others will not. Let’s collectively lick our wounds and look forward. Here’s 5 predictions for the retail supply chain in 2021.

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Cross-Border Logistics Trends to Expect in 2021

Article by: Deepak Chhugani
Source: Material Handling & Logistics

The transportation and logistics industry faced plenty of changes this past year due to new customs/border regulations as well as a pandemic. Following are some observations for 2021 that will be critical to manufacturers, shippers and customers moving into the new year.

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Pfizer's Ultra-Cold Vaccine, a 'Very Complex' Distribution Plan

Article by: Elizabeth Cohen, John Bonifield and Sierra Jenkins, CNN
Source: CNN

Pfizer's vaccine needs to be stored at about minus 75 degrees Celsius, which is about 50 degrees colder than any vaccine currently used in the United States. Doctors' offices, pharmacies and state labs don't have freezers that go nearly that low.

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