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Rethinking Fulfillment with Guy Courtin

The Logistics of Logistics

Rethinking Fulfillment with Guy Courtin. Guy Courtin and Joe Lynch discuss rethinking fulfillment in an era of explosive growth in ecommerce and fulfillment services.

How to Reduce Fulfillment Center Costs Without Major Automation

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

There once as a young fulfillment professional - let’s call her Leah - who decided her current warehousing job wasn’t making her happy. So she found another one instead. No big deal, right?

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Pick-by-Vision for 3PLs with Multi-shift Picks Provides Rapid ROI

Logistics Matter

Pick-by-vision is simplifying the complex and diverse world of third-party logistics (3PL). The outdated use of pick-to-light and voice picking have given way to the affordable, efficacious, and efficiency of pick-by-vision.

NTT DATA Saved $125 Million With SAP Ariba

Logistics Viewpoints

Jeff Tramel, the Vice President of Global Procurement, at NTT DATA Services. SAP recently announced that NTT DATA Services, a global digital business and IT services company, had achieved $125 million in value based on a digital transformation of their procurement function.

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Transportation Procurement: Finding an Alternative

Talking Logistics

Many companies are getting ready for (or perhaps have already completed) their annual transportation procurement engagement. But has the time come to transform the transportation procurement process?

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New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights.

Tips to Better Manage Sales Collateral Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Print materials represent a sizeable portion of your marketing budget. Obviously, you want to get the best possible return for those expenditures. But, inefficient sales collateral fulfillment could be sabotaging your efforts.

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Inoculating 2021 E-Commerce with Fulfillment Best Practices

Logistics Viewpoints

All around, 2020 lessons learned are fueling improvements in this new year. Record-setting speed of medical innovation delivered multiple COVID-19 vaccines in less than a year. Schools that sat dormant for nine-months are better equipped to safely welcome students back for in-person learning.

[Video] How Small Freight Brokers Can Level the Playing Field

Talking Logistics

Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, on how small freight brokers can leverage the playing field by leveraging technology. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] How Small Freight Brokers Can Level the Playing Field appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano

The Logistics of Logistics

Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano. Alfonso Quijano and Joe Lynch discuss leveraging automation to build a competitive advantage. The automation that Alfonso discussed is robotic process automation (RPA).

Transformation of Pharmacies Continue with More Last-Mile Delivery Options

Logistics Trends and Insights

Haven, the nonprofit joint venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, or JPMorgan Chase and formed to lower healthcare costs, announced it would disband operations in February.

Key Difference Between Carrier Liability and Freight Insurance

Freight Center

Often people believe (incorrectly) that liability coverage and freight insurance are so similar that they could be twins. In reality, they’re more like family members, related but very different. Freight Insurance Freight Preparation

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Market Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

What’s Ahead for Airfreight in 2021?

Now, That's Logistics

With demand for airfreight capacity on track to return to 2019 levels at some point in 2021, the industry is bracing itself for a massive, worldwide vaccine distribution program while also preparing to manage the uptick in business as economies worldwide shake off the impacts of the global pandemic.

The More Things Change in Supply Chain, The More They Stay the Same

Talking Logistics

In December 2019, I made some predictions for 2020. However, instead of making predictions like “Walmart Will Buy FedEx to Compete with Amazon” or “The Consolidation of Digital Freight Brokers Begins,” I made some totally predictable predictions.

Buttigieg sees infrastructure opportunity in first 100 days

Logistics Management

New Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, sensing a historic opportunity in the first 100 days of the Biden administration, is hoping the time is finally right for a “big, bold” infrastructure package perhaps as large as $1 trillion

How to Ship Perishable Food

Freight Center

Small to medium-sized business owners that ship perishable food or other temperature-sensitive products have a unique challenge on their hands—making sure their cargo stays safe and at the right temperature during transit.

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

The Transportation Execution and Visibility Heats Up

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently completed my latest study on the transportation execution and visibility solutions market. Transportation execution allow shippers to connect to multiple carriers and then tender, track, and pay in the system.

SONAR Indices & Insights: Stay ahead of a truck driver shortage using these truck driver indices in SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR

In this edition of “SONAR Indices & Insights,” the SONAR team showcases several truck driver indices full of transportation data to aid carriers in staying ahead of any potential truck driver shortage within SONAR, the freight forecasting platform from FreightWaves.

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Explained: the Digital Freight Brokerage Tech Stack

Parade

The rise of new natively-digital freight brokers like Uber Freight and Convoy has disrupted freight and ignited an urgency for traditional freight brokerages to transform digitally.

ShipMonk Survival Guide: What Every ShipMonker Needs to Succeed

Ship Monk

Here at ShipMonk, we talk the talk and walk the walk.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Negotiating Essential Clauses for Purchase Contracts

SIPMM Professional Publications

Contract negotiation does not necessarily equate to getting the cheapest price.It can also be in terms of quality or service etc.

NTT DATA Saved $125 Million With SAP Ariba

Logistics Viewpoints

Jeff Tramel, the Vice President of Global Procurement, at NTT DATA Services. SAP recently announced that NTT DATA Services, a global digital business and IT services company, had achieved $125 million in value based on a digital transformation of their procurement function.

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Wine & Spirits: 6 tips to Reduce Product Damage in the Warehouse

Kane is Able

Billions of dollars of product are lost each year to product and packaging damage in the grocery industry.

A giant step for a space-based supply chain

Logistics Management

NASA chooses SpaceX as its first vendor for the deep space commercial supply chain

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!