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Logistics Experts Wanted with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

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Why Marketing Fulfillment Matters: 8 Marketers Share Their Insights

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Successful marketing is a bit of a balancing act. The best strategies are built on the right mix of media, messages, timing and budget, with enough flexibility to nimbly respond to changing conditions. But don’t overlook the importance of good execution.

Bullish on Teamwork: Why Integrate Fulfillment and Shipping Services?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If the only thing it took to win an NBA title was having one of the world’s most dominant players, the 1984-1990 Chicago Bulls should have been a slam-dunk. After all, they had Michael Jordan.

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

Talking Logistics

From truer visibility to more flexible routing capabilities, modern transportation management systems (TMS) continue evolving to keep up with industry realities. A TMS for Freight brokerage is no exception.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

What Shippers Can Learn From the NEMF Bankruptcy


New England Motor Freight (NEMF), the 19th-largest LTL carrier in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy on February 11. The filing opens Pandora’s Box to LTL carriers. NEMF cited the “severe driver shortage,” as a primary driving force in the filing, but according to William B.

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Supply Chain Mistakes & Best Practices Crossing the Canadian Border

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. Supply Chain Mistakes & Best Practices Crossing the Canadian Border. In global supply chain management that spans across North America, shipments and carriers constantly have to cross borders in and out of multiple ports.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

Talking Logistics

It was school vacation week, which means I got more skiing than work done these past few days.

Trends Affecting Successful Inbound Freight Management in 2019


Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide, automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more.

Overweight Container Logistics at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

Shipping containers across the ocean to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is a big job with a big impact on your company’s supply chain. It can also come with a big price tag, especially when you’re dealing with overweight containers.

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Exposing the Myth of Blockchain: Why the Hype Is Holding You Back

Supply Chain Brain

In a recent report, the World Economic Forum offered some grounding advice: “For any organization, blockchain technology should not be a goal in itself, but a tool deployed to achieve specific purposes ”

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Ten Keys to Creating Fulfillment Warehouse KPIs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you outsource product fulfillment to a third-party logistics company (3PL), you place your trust a nd your customers’ satisfaction in its hands.

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Unleashing Agility in Late-Stage Customization

Talking Logistics

Jason Tham, CEO at Nulogy , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When you talk to your customers, what are the main challenges CPG brands are facing today? What are the new rules for success in the industry?

Top 4 Reasons Effectively Implementing Supply Chain Technology Creates a Competitive Advantage


Increasing the technologies deployed in your supply chain might be a goal for your organization. Meanwhile, executives that have spent time in the industry can be fearful of how upgrading systems can impact investment strategy and other business goals.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Where Will Artificial Intelligence Take Supply Chains in 2019?

Morai Logistics

This year, artificial intelligence (AI) remains one of the top advancements in supply chains and an integral solution toward improving efficiency. Artificial intelligence generated major buzz as a revolutionary technology for supply chains in 2018. Early last year, Morai Logistics discussed how AI improved transparency with customers, in addition to optimizing transport management systems. In fact, the success of the market in 2018 generated ‘ USD 730.6 billion ’.

Turning Beer into Fuel

Material Handling and Logistics

Each week the brewer transports 75,000 liters of alcohol from the creation of its range of no ABV beers to a biofuel producer

Logistics Logo: The way to have the best one in the market


Your logistics company’s logo is an essential part of your brand identity. Let’s put it this way: a logo is the face of a company.

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Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: For additional insights and advice on this topic, watch the recent Talking Logistics episode featuring Chad Andrews discussing this topic with Adrian Gonzalez. Omni-channel retailers and manufacturers/distributors require agility to compete and thrive in an industry that is ever-changing due in large part to the Amazon Effect.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

More Shippers Turn to White Glove & Final Mile Services Management in E-Commerce


White-glove and final mile services refer to the services provided by a shipper or carrier that go beyond the traditional drop-off for delivery. As a result, white glove logistics are typically reserved for high-quality purchases and those requiring extensive setup and delivery. Imagine furniture, items too big to fit in a regular pallet within More.

The Big Retailers Relying On Technology


A new generation of shopping options through e-Commerce and m-Commerce (mobile commerce) has made supply chain management a vital area of concern for many businesses.

5 Steps To Get the Best LTL Shipping Rates

GoShip Blog

If you are shipping goods across the country, you probably look for the lowest freight shipping rates. While many online shipping services offer free quote comparison, it can be tricky to choose the best one for your needs.

As the Global Market Outlook Grows Darker, Manufacturing Embraces Tech Solutions

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our latest Forbes contribution discusses manufacturers’ and logistics providers’ increasing use of 3D-printing and the benefits of the service. 3D Printing Logistics manufacturing

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

Preparing Now for the 2019 Peak Season in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Even though the peak season in transportation recently ended, it’s never too early to start preparing for the next one. What did we learn from the 2018 peak season that we can apply in our planning for 2019? What actions should companies take now to start preparing? How can technology help in the preparation process? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Sam Ralat, Sr. Director of Carrier Innovation at project44 , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. 2018 lessons learned.

[PODCAST] How Final Mile Logistics & White Glove Services are Impacting Shipping


Listen to “How Final Mile Logistics & White Glove Services are Impacting Shipping” on Spreaker. Final Mile & White Glove Resources The Ultimate Guide to Final Mile & White Glove Logistics Download E-Book What Are the Trends in Final Mile Logistics? Read the Article Cerasis Final Mile & White Glove Solutions Learn More Hello More.

Now shadow transport secretary demands answers on bid for Manston Airport

The LoadStar

Shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald has questioned transport secretary Chris Grayling’s decision to initially support a US developer’s application to acquire Manston Airport.

Blockchain Proof of Concepts Highlight Supply Chain Use Cases

Logistics Viewpoints

Many proof-of-concept trials are demonstrating potential business benefits for the participants. ARC has examined 24 pilot programs in the aerospace, automotive, chemical, food & beverage, logistics, mining, oil & gas, pharmaceutical and power industries. By examining these PoCs, the primary goal in terms of business value could be determined for each one. The post Blockchain Proof of Concepts Highlight Supply Chain Use Cases appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!