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The Logistics of Logistics

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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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Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. They react swiftly to changing business conditions and customer needs. They scale quickly when there’s opportunity for growth.

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.

The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain

Cerasis

New technologies are being developed that will propel warehouse management and shape the supply chain of the future.

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Tackling the Logistics Industry Talent Gap from the Inside Out

Kane is Able

There’s a talent gap in logistics today and companies are dealing with it in different ways. warehouse labor management KANE Company Culture Warehouse Operations Logistics Labor Management

10 Reasons Every Shipper Should Get a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Kuebix

Transportation management systems (TMS) are becoming more widely adopted throughout the industry as these systems become cheaper (or free like Kuebix Free Shipper) and easier to use and implement. But some companies are still on the fence about whether to manage their logistics operations the old-fashioned way with phone calls and spreadsheets or to leverage […]. The post 10 Reasons Every Shipper Should Get a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on Kuebix.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

Today, collaboration is an essential step in the digital transformation of your company, and has become vital if you expect to compete with increasingly more dynamic and connected competitors. Through this transformation, it’s no longer an option to work separate from your collaborators. Instead, a real convergence must be created by merging the processes with increased productivity, agility, efficiency, and a new customer experience in mind.

Why Shipper and Carrier Relationships Will Need to Improve in 2019

Cerasis

Shipper and carrier relationships are subject to many factors, and the slightest change in the market can lead to uncertainty regarding where those relationships stand.

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.

Achieving Energy Savings through a Digital Transformation: The Vopak Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

Vopak, a leading operator of tank terminals, is undergoing a digital transformation. One of their projects occurred at their Savannah terminal. New sensors, machine learning, and optimization drove significant energy savings. The post Achieving Energy Savings through a Digital Transformation: The Vopak Case Study appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain Optimization Digital Transformation Machine Learning optimization

How Brands are Leveraging Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Deliveries to Secure Customer Loyalty

Bringg

Brands which once sold primarily through other channels are embracing D2C (direct to consumer) sales and deliveries in order to own the customer experience and introduce profitable new business models.

Warehouse Labor Management Considerations During a Strong Economy

West Coast and California Logistics

A strong economy means good times for business, right? Generally speaking, the answer is yes, but there are some nasty side effects of economic strength. In the logistics industry, one of these side effects is the difficulty in attracting and retaining talent in a high-employment market.

The Role of Emerging Technologies in Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

When I ask shippers what they look for in a logistics or transportation management partner, technology capabilities — and the data and insights those technologies provide — is always near the top of the list. Of course, the technology landscape is very different today compared to 5-10 years ago, with blockchain, machine learning, real-time freight visibility, and other emerging technologies dominating the headlines.

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.

What Shippers Can Learn From the NEMF Bankruptcy

Cerasis

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.

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.

E-Commerce Speeds Industrial Real Estate Transformation

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehousing is expected to grow by double digits while facilities add more technology

3PLs Focus on Customer Experience to Drive E-Commerce Fulfillment

Morai Logistics

To deliver exceptional E-Commerce fulfillment, third party logistics (3PLs) providers must ensure they have a comprehensive end to end customer experience. In 2018, online sales of physical goods amounted to 504.6 billion US dollars and are projected to surpass 735 billion US dollars in 2023. According to the above statistic, e-commerce sales in the United States are generating incredible success.

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.

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses several factors companies must consider if they are thinking of moving out of China as a manufacturing or sourcing base.

[WHITE PAPER] How Technology in Logistics will Shape Shipping in 2019

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Technology in Logistics will Shape Shipping in 2019” white paper!

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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Emerging Supply Chain Trends For 2019

LandLink

Supply chain protocols worldwide are being transformed. External pressures, technology trends and internal evolution are prompting companies to reevaluate their network to determine how their future supply chain should be structured, both in terms of capacity and capabilities.

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.

Flash sale events! How to win the last mile on days like Valentines or Thanksgiving

Loginext

What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face.

Is blockchain the future for supply chains?

Logistics Management

Amber Road’s white paper, Digital Data & Technology Standards: The Glue That Enables Blockchain for Supply Chain, explores the digitization that must take place for blockchain to reach its full potential

Trending Ways to Win at Freight Claims Management Practices

Cerasis

The right set of freight claims management practices can mean the difference between saving money and unnecessary expenses. Shippers should understand the top trending best practices to succeed in freight claims management to stay competitive throughout 2019.

Palletizing LTL Freight: Everything You Need to Know

GoShip Blog

Providing safe and secure packaging is essential for smooth freight transportation. When shipping with less-than-truckload, packing is even more important because there are multiple shipments combined in a trailer. Preparation simplifies handling, loading and unloading, and prevents cargo damage.

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!