North Carolina named best state for business – Logistics a big reason

Kanban Logistics

Business Facilities magazine has named North Carolina its “2020 State of the Year.” In this article, we’ll examine the reasons why the Tar Heel state is considered the best state for business, while looking at the role that logistics plays in this designation.

U.S. business logistics costs fall 4% in pandemic year of ‘chaos,’ new study finds

Logistics Management

business costs, buffeted by a COVID-decimated year of “chaos” worldwide in 2020, fell 4% to $1.56 of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), nearly an all-time low, according to a new authoritative report on the logistics sector trillion. That amounted to 7.4%

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Georgia's Ports Remain Open for Business – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Georgia’s ports remain open for business. The GPA would like to… The post Georgia's Ports Remain Open for BusinessLogistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

WMS at Heart of Expanding Business – Logistics Business® Magazine

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29th October 2020 Workplace solutions leader Resource Furniture Services (RFS) has signed a fully bundled, five year contract for SnapFulfil’s advanced cloud-based warehouse management system… The post WMS at Heart of Expanding BusinessLogistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Inventory Management SaaS Software WMS TMS SCM WMS customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Protect your people, protect your business – Logistics Manager Magazine

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In the fast-paced world of business, the focus is often on growing the organisation. Yet protecting the business, its people and its assets should not… The post Protect your people, protect your businessLogistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Corporate Insight customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

APM Terminals MedPort Tangier Opens for Business – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

APM Terminals MedPort Tangier Opens for Business Morocco is quickly becoming one of the most important transshipment locations in the world as a result… The post APM Terminals MedPort Tangier Opens for BusinessLogistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Engelstoft Ports and Terminals TangerMed Port customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

To Outsource or Not to Outsource Your Business Logistics – What should you do?

ShipLilly

As a new business, you might wrestle with the decision of whether or not you should outsource your fulfillment. If you are shipping, your business takes on the burden of known and predictable costs. No matter your business your job should be focused on creating and marketing products, selling what it is you have to offer, and you should let someone else focus on labor-management and fulfillment.

BMTP Embraces Team Player Spirit for their Expanding Business – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Amidst the waves of constant swirling changes throughout the industry over the past few decades, BMTP port has continued growing, steadily evolving with top quality… The post BMTP Embraces Team Player Spirit for their Expanding BusinessLogistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL BMTP Feature Featured Features Magazine Archive Software customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Amazon offers employees $10,000 to start delivery businesses  – Logistics Manager Magazine

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Amazon is offering employees $10,000 funding to start a small business owning and operating a package delivery company in the US. The scheme, part of… The post Amazon offers employees $10,000 to start delivery businessesLogistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3rd Party Logistics Amazon News Professional development Retail customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Suttons Tankers to Buy DHL's UK Bulk Chemical Business – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

1st April 2019 Suttons Tankers has agreed a deal to acquire DHL Supply Chain’s UK bulk commodity chemical business. The post Suttons Tankers to Buy DHL's UK Bulk Chemical BusinessLogistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

FreightVana comes out of stealth mode

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightVana’s website touts its team’s more than 200 years of transportation and logistics experience to emphasize its freight-centric worldview and its experience in understanding the incentives and pain points that every party to a freight transaction deals with.

Big Tech executives find new frontier in FreightTech

The Supply Chain Journal

My eyes have been opened to how much commerce takes place in the US and how important logistics is to the entire underpinning of the US economy. That is the very definition of the business we’re building is one that reduces waste in every aspect of the transportation ecosystem.

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Logistics Business: How to make a successful business

LoGo

And that made then more demanding, which increased competitiveness in all sectors, including the logistics business. O post Logistics Business: How to make a successful business apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Branding Logistics amazon logistics business business logistics system logistics definition business what is logistics in businessIn the last years, the market has changed all around the world.

Logistics Planning Around The Delta Variant

LandLink

Intermodal Freight Logistics Business Logistics NewsWe’re all painfully aware that the last 18 months have been devastating to the U.S. economy. But things are looking up. We have several vaccines, hospitalizations are trending down as are Covid deaths.

Supply chain logistics for a freight forwarder business

LoGo

Do you know what supply chain logistics means? O post Supply chain logistics for a freight forwarder business apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Sem categoria business logistics supply chain logistics and supply chain management supply chain and logistic supply chain logistics

C.H. Robinson still charging ahead after 654% growth in renewables business

The Supply Chain Journal

But it only hints at the complex logistics involved in ensuring every part of the turbine reaches the construction site, and the appropriate number of workers arrive at the site each day. Third-party logistics company C.H.

You Want To Be A Supplier For Whole Foods, Right?

Blue Grace Logistics

As Amazon conducted more business, it also had to increase its operating costs to keep pace with the influx of new orders. While brick and mortar stores haven’t died out completely, the pandemic hasn’t done them any favors.

Walmart+ vs. Amazon Prime: How Different Are They?

Blue Grace Logistics

Walmart went in the opposite direction, taking a ‘build it, and they will come’ approach, building stores in rural areas and locating them close enough together to allow for shared warehousing and logistical resources. An ethos of sales is to make it easy for customers to do business with you.

The Fifty Shapes of Amazon Logistics

Blue Grace Logistics

Companies like WholeFoods and Amazon are changing up their logistics goals in a big way, something that is likely to ripple through other similar industries. Amazon Tips its Hand to Logistics. So what happens when the e-commerce giant turns its eye towards logistics?

Amazon’s Next Frontier: The Food and Grocery Business

Blue Grace Logistics

Now, it has set its sight on the grocery business. Unlike its other ventures, the retail giant’s foray into the food and grocery business has not been profitable — at least not yet. For the uninitiated, Amazon is not new to the food business. Business opportunities.

Technology Is Reshaping Logistics

LandLink

During this decade, e-commerce and IoT have irreversibly altered every aspect of logistics management. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field.

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Retailers Are Feeling The Pain In The Profit Line For Free Return Policy

LandLink

Returns can be a disease, aggressively attacking profit margins, gutting conversion rates, and ultimately threatening your business. In response, businesses are adding workers, increasing warehouse space, and establishing separate departments to handle reverse logistics.

Warehouses Are Experiencing a Metamorphosis In Operational Procedures

LandLink

Logistics managers don’t have the time to sift through reams of data to find what they’re looking for. Logistics Business Logistics News Industry TrendsWarehouses and distribution centers around the world are coping with massive change and investment to stay competitive.

How Cloud-Based Tech Is Changing The Fleet Management Landscape

Loginext

As technology becomes deeply ingrained in the business operations, cloud-based tools lead the charge toward a new and improved fleet management landscape. From automation to IoT to in-fleet GPS tools, technology is the secret sauce to help fleet managers achieve goals across their organization.

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Leveraging Digital Applications To Open New Markets

LandLink

Digitalization is about leveraging technology to create, enable or transform a business process. Speed is king in today's logistics world in all facets of execution. All technologies aside, there is still a strong personal aspect to our business in terms of negotiating contracts, customer service and the commitment of everyone in the organization to be mistake free. New technology, new market entrants, new customer expectations, and new business models.

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

Business continuity is core to an energy customer’s experience. Also, make sure that you, your suppliers, and your provider all share escalation contacts to save precious time when you’re trying to solve logistics issues. Business Logistics Over the Road energy industry Flatbed Flatbed Market planned outages Transportation TruckingWhen the lights are on, people don’t think about power generation.

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

Business continuity is core to an energy customer’s experience. Also, make sure that you, your suppliers, and your provider all share escalation contacts to save precious time when you’re trying to solve logistics issues. Business Logistics Over the Road energy industry Flatbed Flatbed Market planned outages Transportation TruckingWhen the lights are on, people don’t think about power generation.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

900,000 homes and businesses are experiencing power outages in Florida and Georgia. Business Logistics Market Update Florida Panhandle Hurricane Michael Market update Transportation UpdateCurrent as of October 11, 2018. Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle yesterday as a Category 4 storm and continues to move across Georgia and into the Carolina’s. The region is experiencing extensive flooding from storm surges and rainfall.

Retailers Look to Technology to Attract Shoppers Back to the Mall

LandLink

Logistics Business Logistics News TechnologyBrick and mortar mall retailers may not be dead, but many are on life support. The challenge is how to attract shoppers back to malls when online shopping and home delivery is so effortless. What is going to motivate these shoppers to return to the traditional mode of shopping? Here are some ways retailers are trying to reinvent the shopping experience and lure back their customers.

Level 5 and Beyond Autonomy in Transportation is Around the Corner

LandLink

Transportation News Logistics Business Logistics News TechnologyOk, I'll bite. What is level 5? Ford announced it’s skipping over Level 3 and will put a fleet of Level 4 autonomous vehicles on the road in 2021. Mobileye and Delphi promised Level 4/5 self-drivers by 2019. There's little reason to define levels prior to this point so let's explore what level 3, 4, and 5 autonomous vehicles are.

Some Supply Chain Predictions For 2018

LandLink

With advanced hardware, software and connectivity becoming accessible and cost effective on a global scale, we’re experiencing an innovation shift from desiring “better gadgets” to discovering entire new business categories built around technology. Transportation News Logistics Business Logistics News Technology

LTL Market in High Gear Early 2018

LandLink

It is a generally unanimous feeling among Logistics market analysts that the current environment of consistently steady industrial and retail demand, the tightening of overall trucking capacity throughout the industry, and LTL’s special operational niche all are factors in creating the perfect storm of premium price points and strong demand. Third Party Logistics Logistics Business Logistics News

Logistics Evolution: Some Interesting Trends

LandLink

The exponential growth of e-commerce is fueling significant changes in Logistics from order fulfillment to packaging protocol, line haul and final mile delivery. To be prepared for what is to come, logistics managers need to think in terms of systems that they can leverage today to make processes more efficient, while also anticipating the longer-term developments that will reshape tomorrow’s possibilities. It's an exciting, yet challenging, time to be in the logistics business.

LTL Rates Expected to Rise More Than 5% This Year

LandLink

Transportation News Reducing Freight Rates Logistics Business Logistics NewsWell, it is finally here. The day truckers will be able to get the rates they need without the haggling, so shippers need to be prepared. The trifecta of tightening capacity, increased demand and the ongoing surge on e-commerce deliveries has come in and it will pay big benefits for the trucking industry. Adding to the issue further is the increased cost of trucking equipment.

Streamline Your Supply Chain with a Network Analysis

CH Robinson Logistics

The dynamic global marketplace, ever-changing landscape of the transportation industry, and shifting business goals provide the right environment for complexity to thrive. That’s where working with a third party logistics provider (3PL) with knowledgeable supply chain engineers comes into play. Many businesses are typically looking for a transportation spend reduction or total revenue solution. Business Logistics Supply Chain Business Intelligence Network Analysis