Cyzerg

Closing the IT-Gap: Cost-Effective Ways to Manage Logistics Technology

Cyzerg

In the logistics and supply chain industry, customers are demanding more technological capabilities from their service providers.

Study 305

3 Cloud Solutions Efficient Logistics Businesses are Using

Cyzerg

Cloud computing has created a new technological revolution that has opened unprecedented opportunities for small- and mid-size businesses.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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

Is a Cloud Logistics Technology Solution Right for Your Business?

Cyzerg

Much has been said about cloud-logistics technology solutions—more specifically, all the benefits that businesses can reap by using the cloud. But how can you know if cloud computing is right for your logistics business? Well, it depends!

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process

Cyzerg

Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult. You probably don’t know it yet, but you are in the middle of a talent war in logistics and supply chain management. The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work.

What is Staff Augmentation? Easy to Understand Meaning

Cyzerg

Staff augmentation is a good solution for companies to reduce operating costs while maintaining productivity as much as possible. But before taking advantage of this service, you need to understand the definition of staff augmentation and its respective pros and cons. Information Technology

4 Cloud-Logistics Technology Solutions Cutting Costs for SMBs

Cyzerg

A common issue for small and midsize logistics businesses is finding a way to remain cost competitive without sacrificing service quality. Although it's easier said than done, we often see that part of the answer lies in workforce productivity and technology. In fact, we've noticed that companies leveraging cloud logistics technology solutions are able to reduce operating costs while increasing the level of service they provide. Information Technology

Top 24 Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking

Cyzerg

Warehouse management encompasses its own world of complex tasks, and that’s why today there are dozens of warehouse technologies designed specifically to make these tasks easier and more efficient.

Blog 327

5 Common Logistics Technology Issues & Their Real Causes

Cyzerg

Logistics technology issues too often bring businesses to a halt. In a study by Compuware , almost half of respondents (48%) reported that technology problems happen anywhere from a few times a week to every day.

Study 307

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.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Receiving Process

Cyzerg

It’s not uncommon to see small and mid-size warehouses struggle with operational inefficiencies. In meeting with many warehouse managers and carefully analyzing their warehouse operations, one common problem that surfaces is a lack of standard processes and specialization within the warehouse. To address this, we’ve decided to write about the standard processes that should exist in a warehouse. These are: receiving , put-away , storage , pick & packing, and shipping.

Should You Adopt Predictive Analytics in Warehouse Management?

Cyzerg

A gamut of challenges such as omnichannel sales, seasonal demand fluctuation, overstocking, out-of-stock situations, back orders, order returns, and the constant striving for ever-shorter lead times create pressure for better warehouse process and operations management.

Logistics Sales: Must Have Tools To Manage, Track, and Grow Sales

Cyzerg

Sales, operations, and marketing represent a true challenge for many small- and mid-size logistics companies, but also a huge opportunity. Not many businesses are dedicating the necessary time and resources to it.

Tools 311

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.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Putaway Process

Cyzerg

The putaway process is often ignored by warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations but is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. The initial placement of goods has a direct impact on all subsequent warehouse processes, especially the picking process.

Warehouse Organization Ideas to Help You Increase Efficiency

Cyzerg

Think about what happens if a warehouse lacks organization. Employees are running around frantically searching for items, and nothing happens on time. Managing a warehouse isn’t just about storing as much as possible.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Cycle Counting Process

Cyzerg

The cycle counting process is one of the most tedious warehouse tasks, but is an important process to control for the prevention of potential sale losses. These losses stem from out-of-stock situations, which are brought on by inaccuracies in the inventory.

A Complete Guide to All Types of Warehouses (Part 1)

Cyzerg

With an increase in the demand for different types of warehouses, it's crucial that businesses choose one that best fits their requirements and operations. But what exactly are the factors that lead companies to pick one type of warehouse over another?

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!

Warehouse Inventory Management Techniques to Increase Productivity

Cyzerg

Warehouse inventory optimization is a concern for every warehouse. Businesses wish to achieve a perfect balance between understocking and overstocking in order to maximize profits without negatively impacting customer satisfaction levels.

Warehouse Technology: 7 Important Technologies in 2020

Cyzerg

Warehouse technology is an effective, sustainable, and cost-efficient solution to addressing the challenges of the warehouse.

Pick and Pack Process: Challenges and Optimization

Cyzerg

The pick and pack process is one of the crucial warehouse processes that can affect your perfect order rate. Failing to optimize it will lead to delayed order fulfillment and, eventually, reduced customer satisfaction. So, in this article, we will be discussing the definition of the pick and pack process, the challenges associated with it, and some ways to optimize the process. Warehouse Operations

Guide to a Successful Wireless Warehouse Implementation

Cyzerg

As the pressure to move cargo more quickly and with minimal errors increases, having a reliable wireless network is necessary. Cyzerg estimates that 7 out of 10 warehouses of small and mid-size businesses are experiencing issues with their wireless warehouse networks.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

A Complete Guide to All Types of Warehouses (Part 2)

Cyzerg

In the first part of our guide to all types of warehouses, we highlighted the reasons behind the need for various types of warehouses, their purposes, and their benefits.

Cross-Docking Services: Pros & Cons

Cyzerg

Cross-docking services can let you ship goods faster and reduce warehousing costs. This is because cross-docking involves delivering products from manufacturers directly to the destination with little to no storage time. Moreover, this service reduces the chances of product damage and loss of inventory, as it involves minimal handling of goods. Warehouse Operations

Managed IT Services: Objective Look at Its Pros and Cons

Cyzerg

Managed IT service can support your business by delivering significant cost savings and value. However, before contacting a company that provides managed IT services, it is important to determine if it’s beneficial for your business since every solution has its pros and cons. To help you answer this inquiry, we will provide an objective look at the pros and cons of managed IT services. But first, what is managed IT services? Information Technology

170
170

Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations I: Introduction

Cyzerg

First, I’d like to give you some quick perspective on the viewpoint from which this blog series (Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations) will be written: I’ve been involved in IT operations management for over 11 years, nine of them leading enterprise-grade technical operations across small and mid-sized businesses, with larger operations in manufacturing and e-commerce. Information Technology

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!

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Receiving Process

Cyzerg

It’s not uncommon to see small and mid-size warehouses struggle with operational inefficiencies. In meeting with many warehouse managers and carefully analyzing their warehouse operations , one common problem that surfaces is a lack of standard processes and specialization within the warehouse.

Loading Dock: 4 Best Practices to Optimize Efficiency & Safety

Cyzerg

Loading docks can significantly influence the productivity and efficiency of your whole warehouse. For example, slow unloading can become a bottleneck to how much goods are handled in the subsequent processes , while slow loading can lead to an overflow of goods in the staging area. Additionally, loading docks are filled with potential danger, so proper safety procedures must be in place.

Choosing a Warehouse Location: 7 Critical Criteria to Consider

Cyzerg

Choosing the right warehouse location can make all the difference in how effective, efficient, and profitable a company is. Leasing or purchasing a warehouse is a major decision, and a wisely located warehouse can significantly enhance a company's ability to compete and effectively serve customers.

Warehouse Technology: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Cyzerg

“Alexa, please automate my warehouse.”. How convenient would it be if it were that simple to automate the warehouse? But in order to achieve a similar future, the warehouse needs a brain to process all the information it receives and automatically execute actions to address an array of scenarios.

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.