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5 Ways to Succeed at Reverse Logistics

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Delivering items to a customer is one thing — but returning and replacing them can be another entirely.

Innovations and Start-ups: Drones, Google Your Digital Twin, and Sustainability

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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Uganda Industry and Intralogistics: Poised for Growth

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Recently, manufacturing journalist and founder of the Manufacturing Media Consortium, Thomas R. Cutler met with Benita Bageire in Entebbe to discuss Uganda and Africa’s economic potential. Cutler noted, “It is a dynamic time for Uganda’s role in manufacturing and global intralogistics.”

How Sustainability Will Increase Profitability

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Sustainability is gaining more and more attention in supply chain and logistics. Many consumers already take action in their own homes, preferring sustainable options rather than harming the environment. This is a deliberate choice because the more sustainable option often used to be more expensive.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Google’s Wing Drones make 100,000+ deliveries

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Many of the innovations Google’s parent company Alphabet is developing have far-reaching implications for logistics. Next to technologies like self-driving vehicles, they are also working on drones that can be used for last-mile delivery.

Is This the Truck of the Future?

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If you look at the total greenhouse emissions worldwide, then transportation accounts for about 12 percent. Divided by subsector, road transportation is responsible for 75% of those CO2 emissions. No wonder there is a big focus on creating more sustainable modes of transportation.

How Can AR Improve Warehouse Management?

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Effective warehouse management relies on various systems to reduce errors, boost efficiency and avoid downtime. Most of today’s advanced warehouses feature broad assortments of cutting-edge technology.

How to Mitigate Disruptions in Your Supply Chain

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If there is one thing we have seen in the past eighteen months, it is that unexpected disruptions in the supply chain can have enormous consequences. Complete supply chains came to a standstill, and others faced delays they had never experienced before.

LogisticsMatter Welcomes Zencargo as New Sponsor

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I’m pleased to announce that Zencargo has decided to become a sponsor of LogisticsMatter. I’m grateful for their support, as it is not easy to maintain an independent logistics platform without contributions from sponsors. Zencargo.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Innovations and Start-ups: Frictionless Shopping, Drones & Robots, and More…

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TTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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New Podcast Episode – Technological Innovations in Secure Transportation

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The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Stefan van Doorslaer, Group CEO at Ahlers.

Trends in Last-Mile Delivery. What’s in Store for 2022

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The pandemic has created a massive shift in consumer buying behaviour. Stores were closed, and people were restricted in their movements and confined in their homes. This caused many to switch to buying things online. Online retailers saw new customers that had never shopped before.

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New Podcast Episode: Hyper-Automation in Logistics

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The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Steven Schouten, Business Development & Sales Intelligent Automation at Visma Connect.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Innovations and Start-ups: Self-driving Trucks, Drones, and Robots

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Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

America’s Warehouse Shortage Causes Rents to Soar

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Historic levels of online spending, an import surge and growing business investment in safety stock may be behind a growing warehouse shortage in the U.S. Over the past few months, rents have begun to soar as part of a bidding war between major retailers and manufacturers.

Trade Facilitation: How to Enter New Markets

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Expanding your business by entering new markets can be challenging, especially when that new market involves a new country. Each country has its own rules, regulations, and procedures for doing business. Local knowledge is essential, but companies often don’t have that knowledge.

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Doing Business in Russia and Other Emerging Markets

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The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Johan Elzes, Business Unit Director and Russia Advisor at Ahlers.

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4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

China and Its Current Supply Chain Challenges

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Supply chains all over the world have been shaken up more than once in the past eighteen months. The global pandemic has left its mark, and the ripples caused by it have still not evened out. On top of that came the disruption caused by the blockage of the Suez Canal in March of this […].

4 Last-Mile Delivery Challenges and How To Solve Them

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Same-day or next-day deliveries are commonplace these days, but they are still the logistical nightmares they used to be for businesses. Sellers today are inundated with greater expectations of their buyers, compelled to find ways to overcome last-mile delivery challenges.

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Manhattan Momentum: Unified Supply Chain, Robots, Mars Explorations and Omnichannel Trends

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At Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Connect 2021 event last month, the company made a potentially game-changing announcement, introducing its new Manhattan Active Transportation Management Solution.

Talking Logistics Matter – A Conversation with Industry Analyst Adrian Gonzalez

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When I started LogisticsMatter in 2010 there were only a few blogs sharing logistics knowledge. One of them was the Logistics Viewpoint blog, which was started by Adrian Gonzalez when he worked at ARC, and I was an avid reader of his blogs, and I still am.

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Most Important ProMatDX Innovation

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April 12 -15 ProMatDX, the largest material handling event, will take place virtually. It will feature dozens of AGV vendors.

Mining Industry on an Upswing – More Than Project Logistics Needed to Make a Difference

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The mining industry is booming, especially in the Russia and CIS regions. Russia and the CIS countries are very rich in minerals and other resources. The focus on carbon footprints has had a positive effect on the mining industry in these regions.

The Power of IoT to Get Better Visibility Over Shipments

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Visibility over shipments is the hot supply chain topic these days. Corporations are eager to know where their shipments are at all. Consumer expectations for rapid and low-cost business in a global and highly competitive environment prompt shippers to provide better and faster services.

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

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The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast.

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Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

How Fleet Managers Can Save Money

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Managing a business’s fleet is no small expense. Yahoo reports that the global fleet management market is expected to be worth USD 55 billion (EUR 43 billion) by 2026.

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New Podcast Episode: Cargoloop, the Hyperloop for Freight

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The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Rik Roeske and Edwin Wenink of Hardt Hyperloop.

B2B eCommerce Technology Supports the Link Between Food Manufacturing, Distribution, and Logistics

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Once packaged food leaves the plant floor, the chain of custody must be tracked and monitored both for safety concerns and order delivery expectations. Orders placed in the morning are expected that afternoon. B2B eCommerce technology excels in keeping the chain monitored and efficient.

270,000 New Robots Working in Logistics This Year

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The IFR, the International Federation of Robotics has published their World Robotics Report 2020. The report gives an overview of the use of robots in different industries, applications, and regions. A total of 2,7 million robots are deployed in factories and warehouses worldwide.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.