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Flexible Warehousing Solutions: A Public Goods Case Study

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Since the arrival of the COVD-19 pandemic, “flexibility” has become a way of life. From parents adapting to their children’s virtual classrooms to business owners navigating operational and staffing challenges, the ebbs and flows of life are now much more drastic than they were pre-pandemic.

Cloud Computing Confusion? Here’s a Quick Guide to the Cloud

Cyzerg

Although the term cloud computing has recently spread like wildfire, many people are still left wondering, what really is the cloud? Here’s a quick breakdown of common cloud terminology to help you better understand how your logistics business might use the cloud. Information Technology

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Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez

The Logistics of Logistics

Every Salesperson’s Secret Weapon with Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez and Joe Lynch discuss every salesperson’s secret weapon. Jamin is an accomplished 3 rd party logistics sales leader and coach. About Jamin Alvidrez. Jamin Alvidrez has worked in logistics and transportation for the past 16+ years.

How to Increase Engagement and Efficiency in the Warehouse? Game On!

Logistics Matter

Last week I had the pleasure of talking to Pieter Van den Broecke, the Managing Director of Manhattan Associates for the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in the run up to Exchange Connect, the company’s first ever entirely digital European event.

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.

UK government looks to blame predicted Brexit chaos on logistics sector

Supply Chain and Logistics

Brexit is coming, and it’s clear that the government, which has been pushing Brexit along, has chosen not to invest or prioritize systems for logistics. The logistics community will be forced into dealing with a tangle of poorly understood rules … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Brexit information systems international trade

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What lessons can logistics and supply chain companies learn from the COVID-19 crisis?

Magaya

COVID-19 is giving us a masterclass in what it takes to survive, recover from, and thrive after a major crisis

The Shipper’s Guide to NAFTA 2.0

FLS Transport

Worried about NAFTA 2.0? Don't be. Here is everything cross-border shippers need to know about the new USMCA-CUSMA-TMEC agreement

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China Tariffs: A Lawsuit + WTO Ruling

Talking Logistics

If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic, the trade war with China (along with Brexit) would still be dominating the global trade headlines.

UPDATE – Felixstowe issues apology and rescinds container ban

Supply Chain and Logistics

Well, the media storm over the ban on receiving empty containers at Felixstowe got their attention at the port. Our earlier post on this subject explained the problem. The apologies were for “inconvenience”, “our service standards are not currently where … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Big Data intermodal transport port management ports Software supply chain disruption trucking

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.

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

Cerasis

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI

Logistics Viewpoints

My first introduction to Kindred AI occurred at the Manhattan Associates booth at Promat 2019. There I learned about the company’s partnerships with automation vendors and the forthcoming Manhattan Automation Network certification.

How a Freight Service Provider Can Add Expertise to Your SMB

Freightquote

Does your shipping department need some wisdom? Learn why working with the right freight service provider can help your SMB improve shipping and logistics overnight

Current Trends in the Transportation Market and How to Respond

Talking Logistics

A song lyric from one of my favorite bands, Oingo Boingo, goes, “We close our eyes and the world has turned around again.” Those words certainly could apply to the transportation market, especially this year. What is the current state of the market? How might it change in the weeks and months ahead?

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!

2M restores transpacific capacity, pleads for return of empty containers

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ocean carriers are suddenly waking up to the fact that supply chain disruptions for their customers are bad for relations. Now they’ve decided that they blanked too many voyages. And thehoarding of containers by customers who usethem to store goods … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains blankings Chassis containers intermodal ocean shipping supply chains

How to File a Freight Claim

Freight Center

Shipping freight can be complex and challenging at times. There are so many pieces to the puzzle, and as an individual shipper or business shipper, you want your shipment to arrive at its destination without any issues.

COVID and Warehousing: Social Distancing and Contact Tracing Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Industrial setting must be kept safe during the Pandemic. Warehouses that use RF guns and warehouse management systems have solutions that enforce social distancing and contact tracing.

LTL Market Update, Summer 2020: What it Means for Your Small Business

Freightquote

Read a summary of the LTL Market Update. We share real-world tips on how to stay ahead of disruptions caused by the coronavirus and the reopening of businesses

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Please Allow 4-6 Weeks for Delivery

Talking Logistics

During my vacation last month, I picked out an old book to read again: Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. The book was published in 1997 and it was made into a movie too.

Chaos at port of Felixstowe – carriers refuse return of empty boxes

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s typical of IT projects to ber late or never get finished. Here we seem to have an example that is severely impacting everyone else in the supply chain. Here at Felixstowe, you can’t return empty containers. You have to … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Big Data intermodal transport ports Software trucking

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

Cerasis

The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before. This year, 2020, is shaping up to be the most challenging year yet with the global pandemic in full force and the delays following for most of this year.

Warehousing 101: Why is Task Interleaving a Best Practice?

Logistics Viewpoints

Task interleaving is a best practice in a warehouse. Task interleaving allows work to be done more efficiently. A warehouse management system can save companies in many ways. Task interleaving is just one good example. The post Warehousing 101: Why is Task Interleaving a Best Practice?

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

CSCMP EDGE session highlights benefits of transportation partnerships amid COVID-19 pandemic

Logistics Management

Given the challenges and complexities that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought about in freight transportation and supply chain sectors, it goes without saying that things are different these days, to be sure.

Incorporating fruits and veggies on the road

Truck News

You’ve heard it since you were a kid: “Eat more vegetables and fruit!” Now, how often do you think you hit the recommended amount of fruits and veggies, which is 7-10 servings per day? For most of you, it’s probably not very often, if ever.

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Maersk joins CP Rail inland with new transload facility

Supply Chain and Logistics

Maersk is in the forefront of expanding their supply chain control into the hinterland. The Port of Vancouver is in a very closed in space, a bit like San Francisco, with little room to expand facilities. Maersk has finally grasped … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Strategy Supply Chains cooperation inland warehouses intermodal transport transloading

Why Peak Season 2020 Is a Novel Opportunity | Talking Freight VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] Let’s Talk – 2020 Peak Season Every summer and early fall, shippers and carriers around the globe begin to prepare for the peak shopping and shipping seasons. In the past, the approach was simple.

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.