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How to Get Your Forklift License: The Ultimate Guide [New in 2020]

Conger

If you’re looking to get your forklift license, now is a great time. . According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, companies are expected to hire an additional 32,600 equipment operators by 2028. . What do I need to study? How do I get certified? When to use a spotter.

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

GlobalTranz

We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Become a Freight Broker: Your Ultimate Guide

GlobalTranz

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now. an increasingly stable and growing industry , and increasing demand for new brokers, you have all the external conditions to become a successful freight broker. You can read our step-by-step guide below or jump straight to the infographic. What you need to know before you become a freight broker.

Are your L&D programs reaping the outcomes you need?

UL EHS- Sustainability

But the most successful learning and development teams also understand how to measure the success of each training course and react accordingly. But when organizations are unsure of the root cause of an operational issue, assigning employee training can offer dramatic insight and measurable data leading to enhanced performance, improved production and even internal cost savings. The real cause typically reveals itself quickly when you go directly to the source.

Getting started with AI in Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

We are pleased to have Jonah McIntire, Managing Director of TNX, as our guest author again. Artificial intelligence has the potential to cut costs, improve performance, and accelerate competitive strength. This article is meant to provide three concrete suggestions for logistics leaders to get started with AI. Suggestion #1: Know Where to Try AI. So your goal is to bring in AI on a single decision-point of an existing workflow.

Supply Chain Cost Reduction Opportunities

Triskele Logistics

How can you reduce your supply chain costs? Read on to find out more. Supply Chain costs contribute significantly to your cost of goods sold. Whether you are managing them yourself, or have outsourced the management of your supply chain, it's a really good exercise to understand how it all works. Here's a roadmap you can follow to identify your supply chain and then reduce your costs. How many? How much are you paying in accessorial charges?

Vendor Managed Inventory Model for Supply Chain Cost Reductions

GlobalTranz

As a supply chain expert and value creation supply chain consultant myself, I believe I have identified some core areas that will lead to desired supply chain cost reductions that are both sustainable and realized quickly. However, all are well worth employing to seek that holy grail of pushing out waste, inefficiency, and most importantly resources (time and money) out of your supply chain. Take a proactive approach to collaborate with your Suppliers. What is Value Analysis?

Cost To Serve – A Smarter Way to Improved Supply Chain Profitability

Logistics Bureau

Even if you simplify your product range and your upstream suppliers, you still have to deal with the ramifications of diverse customers, their expectations, their location and the logistics needed to meet their requirements. The challenge is to measure profitability to the right level of detail in order to see what works and what could be improved. Too little detail won’t give you the information you need to take action.

The realities of logistics and strategic leadership: lessons from the ADF’s senior-most logisticians

Logistics in War

Through the course of 2017, and because of my academic research, I have been extremely fortunate to interview a range of senior military officers and public servants. These officials were responsible for key decisions with respect to the transformation of logistics as it applied to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Department of Defence during a period of major transformation lasting twenty years. This is often the case with respect to logistics.

The realities of logistics and strategic leadership: lessons from the ADF’s senior-most logisticians

Logistics in War

Through researching the way in which the ADF has prepared and mobilised its logistics capabilities at the strategic level, I have been extremely fortunate to interview a range of senior military officers and public servants. These officials were responsible for key decisions with respect to the transformation of logistics as it applied to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Department of Defence during a period of major transformation lasting twenty years.

Condition Monitoring- A Case Study-Part II

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Though late, but when they decided to run through past condition data they found a substantial evidence- A high copper concentration in the hydraulic oil. The oil sampling results had been showing increased copper levels but neither the field engineer who were reporting the data nor the bosses sitting in the head office caught the spike. Actually, the goals were never associated to do a proactive monitoring but some reporting which they themselves were not sure about.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

GlobalTranz

We started the series first by " 9 Key Topics to Understand to Frame A Shipper’s Mind for Effective KPI Management with a 3PL." We then followed that with the wildly popular " 7 Strategic Performance Business Practices with 3PL KPIs and 4 KPI Problems to Solve " and shared how to use the S.M.A.R.T. technique to better achieve desired outcomes. . To swiftly and efficiently integrate Maytag operations.

Condition Monitoring- A Case Study-Part II

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Though late, but when they decided to run through past condition data they found a substantial evidence- A high copper concentration in the hydraulic oil. The oil sampling results had been showing increased copper levels but neither the field engineer who were reporting the data nor the bosses sitting in the head office caught the spike. Actually, the goals were never associated to do a proactive monitoring but some reporting which they themselves were not sure about.

Supply Chain & Logistics Education: Ask the Professors

The Logistics Academy

Faculty members from some of the leading logistics education programs share their thoughts on how higher education is preparing tomorrow’s professionals for the challenges ahead. Q: What are the latest trends in logistics education, and how does your program address them? Gerard Burke, Georgia Southern University: A continuing trend is the challenge to attract students to pursue a career often perceived as humdrum. This gives students a chance to network.

A hard look at software risks

Automotive Logistics

Few people realise how much software runs today’s cars, observes Les Hatton, emeritus professor of forensic software engineering at Kingston University, UK. “We As vehicles become smarter and more connected, embedded software is likely to draw the eye of ‘digital vandals’ and extortionists. How a major supplier tackles security. In 2012, Continental established a Security & Privacy Competence Centre to take charge of this task, headed by Stefan Römmele (pictured).