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Comprehensive Tech Solutions Drive Efficiency in Dredge Logistics

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The latest episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, dives deep into the complexities of dredge logistics with Toni Careccio, the Chief Customer Officer at PortPro. This discussion couldn’t be more timely in a world where supply chain efficiency is paramount. With many dredge companies still relying on outdated methods such as paper…

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Global Collaboration Drives Sustainable Maritime ESG Practices

Amidst the vast expanse of the maritime industry, a new wave is cresting—the wave of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) imperatives. From reducing carbon footprints to fostering social equity, maritime entities are grappling with the complexities of sustainability like never before. As the global focus sharpens on ESG practices, the maritime sector finds itself…

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Forum Mobility Leads Sustainable Supply Chain Revolution with Zero-Emission Vehicles Subscription Model

As Earth Day shines a spotlight on environmental stewardship, the conversation around sustainability has extended its roots deep into the veins of the global supply chain. With stringent regulations coming into effect in California, mandating the transition to zero-emission vehicles for port entry, the race to adapt has been catalyzed. This push towards sustainability,…

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Navigating the Complex Waters of Supply Chain Fees: Comprehensive Insights into Demurrage and Detention in International Trade

In an era where global supply chains face unprecedented challenges—from pandemic-induced disruptions to escalating international trade tensions—the nuances of logistics operations, such as demurrage and detention fees, are gaining significant attention. These fees are intended to streamline port operations but often result in substantial financial burdens for businesses, highlighting a critical area of the…

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Revolutionizing Trade Shows: Manifest is Shaping the Future of the Logistics Sector with Innovation and Inclusivity

Gone are the days when trade shows were merely physical marketplaces for businesses to showcase their products and services. Today, they are evolving into dynamic platforms where innovation, technology, and networking converge to shape the future of industries. This shift is nowhere more evident than in the logistics sector, which is at the forefront…

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Critical Crossroads: Baltimore Bridge Incident Magnifies Maritime Supply Chain Vulnerabilities, Calls for Immediate Overhaul

The recent incident involving the vessel DALI crashing into a bridge in Baltimore has thrust maritime supply chain issues into the spotlight. As global trade continues to intensify, the capacity and safety of maritime infrastructure are under scrutiny. This accident not only highlights the immediate logistical nightmares created by such disruptions but also raises…

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Revolutionize Truck Driver Engagement in Logistics: Integrate Texting and Social Media for Stronger Relationships and Increased Efficiency

The logistics and supply chain sector is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by the need for more efficient communication channels between companies and frontline workers, particularly truck drivers. This shift is not just about adopting new technologies; it’s about finding practical solutions that cater to the real-world usage habits of these critical players What…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing Smart Cities Experts Talk
Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Efficiency, Well-being, Environment are the Three Pillars of the New Logistics Paradigm
March 20, 2024

The world of logistics and supply chain management, often hidden in plain sight, is a colossal industry that intricately weaves through the fabric of our daily lives. Despite its monumental impact on the global economy, it quietly powers forward, unseen and uncelebrated. As we stand at the cusp of a technological renaissance, the logistics…

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Hammer Down with Nada Jiddou: How Clarience Technologies is Revolutionizing Transportation Safety and Telematics
March 14, 2024

In an era where technology is rapidly transforming industries, the transportation and logistics sector stands at a pivotal point. With advancements in connectivity, electrification, and autonomous technology, companies are redefining how goods and people move. One such company at the forefront of this revolution is Clarience Technologies, which has evolved from its roots in…

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Navigating Career Transitions: From Education to Entrepreneurship in the Trucking Industry with Trey Griggs
March 7, 2024

The trucking industry faces both challenges and opportunities. Still, the story of transitioning from education to entrepreneurship within this sector highlights a unique journey of growth and innovation. Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, examines this fascinating intersection, featuring Trey Griggs, the Founder & CEO of BETA Consulting Group. This episode explores Griggs’ remarkable…

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Technology’s Dominance in the Freight and Logistics Industry Continues to Evolve as Market Demands Fresh Innovation
February 20, 2024

Within the dynamic realm of freight and logistics, staying ahead of the curve is imperative. As industry players grapple with technological advancements, insights from seasoned experts like Eric Johnson, Director at S&P Global, shed light on the evolving landscape. For a recent episode of “Hammer Down,” host Mike Bush welcomed Johnson, who shared his…

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Carrier Assure’s Innovative Scoring System Removes the Fleet Reliability Gamble
February 13, 2024

Navigating the complexities of fleet reliability and safety in the trucking industry poses a significant challenge, especially given that small fleets operate 90% of trucks on the road. This critical issue is at the heart of a recent episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, featuring an innovative approach by Carrier Assure to…

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InCharge Energy Builds Connection and Team Strength Through Hiking
February 9, 2024

The InCharge Energy team, led by SVP of Operations and Richmond native Van Wilkins, embarked on a three-mile team-building hike through Richmond, Virginia, exploring historical sites. In this special segment, a brief look into the hike included the Potterfield Memorial Bridge, with members from finance, marketing, engineering, field service, and programs departments all participating…

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EV Drivers Need to Be InControl in Preparation for Cold Weather
February 7, 2024

As electric vehicle (EV) owners prepare for winter, how can they ensure their vehicles remain fully charged and ready to face cold weather conditions without constant supervision?  Russell Schmidt, Vice President of Digital Products at InCharge Energy, offers some clarity into how their proprietary charge management software, InControl, not only addresses range anxiety in…

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Safety Concerns and a New Federal Law are Challenges Set to Drastically Impact Rideshare and Gig Economy Industries
January 30, 2024

The bustling world of rideshare and gig economy, such as Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash, has allowed convenience to hit the roads. However, safety has emerged as a growing concern. Late last year, a DoorDash driver in Washington D.C., narrowly escaped death after being shot in the back. And it was not an isolated incident…

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Overcoming Fragmentation Challenges: The Next Big Leap in Logistics
January 18, 2024

Logistics stands at a pivotal crossroads, grappling with the challenges of fragmentation and the urgent need for technological integration. In an industry where efficient movement of goods underpins global economies, innovative trucking and supply chain management solutions are not just desirable – they are essential. This episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush,…

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