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“95 Thesis” on Kaizen Events and TPS

The Lean Thinker

Kaizen Events. Kaizen events (or whatever we want to call the traditional week-long activity): Can be a useful tool when used in the context of an overall plan. This is independent of whether it is done in a week-long intense event or not. Classes and Courses ?

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Our PestPac Bootcamp Presenters are Excited for User Conference and You Should Be Too!

WorkWave

Based on last year’s success, one of the many educational events at the conference is the PestPac Bootcamp. In order to ensure that attendees get the most out of Bootcamp, WorkWave has appointed its leading WorkWave PestPac experts to drive this year’s courses. The post Our PestPac Bootcamp Presenters are Excited for User Conference and You Should Be Too! Time To Read: 3 minutes.

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Bosch Goes All in on Sensors at CES 2023

IoT World Today

It makes many other things, of course, but at CES the company’s top executives made it clear that sensors are, by far, Bosch’s current thing. Bosch is about sensors.

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Hall of Fame vs. Hall of “Great”

Carter Logistics

The cast, consisting of Dan Patrick and his four “Danettes,” talk about the daily happenings and events encompassing the world of sports. Throughout the course of a show, they often pose questions and present different scenarios for further discussion and debate.

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Cultivate a Stickier Customer Base Using WMS Add-On Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

The answer, of course, is yes. 3PLs can quickly assess client-level profitability via accurate cost-to-serve metrics and analytics on demand while creating a verifiable audit trail of events and charges that reduce potential credit settlements and contribute to customer satisfaction.

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Top Take Aways from Oracle CloudWorld

Logistics Viewpoints

What follows are my top take aways from the event. 1-800-Flowers gave a presentation in which they talked about implementing Oracle warehouse management and transportation management systems in the Cloud. And the user presentations echoed this. Oracle also, of course, has big global integrators. Larry Ellison on Stage at Oracle CloudWorld. Last week in Las Vegas, Oracle had its first in person CloudWorld in three years.

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Autoliv’s Supply Chain Risk Management Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

The main take aways from the presentation earlier this year were the following: The auto industry has made supply chain risk management a priority since the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. Then of course, our own team needs constant training because our initiative is evolving over time.

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Why Containerised Freight Shipping is Daunting for SMEs

Logistics Bureau

However, freight shipping is the one activity that presents significant barriers to overseas-market entry, as you may have discovered if your business is starting to look across international borders for its next step in expansion.

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Supply Chain Management:Infosys Team at IBM Pulse 2013

Infosys Supply Chain Management

News & Events. |. Last year, I covered the event live with daily blogs, but this time my whole schedule was so packed that I hardly had any time to write. Hence summarizing the whole event in one blog. Due to some unavoidable circumstances, our marketing team was not present at the booth, hence we ourselves -Aditya, Kiran, Dheeraj and I, setup the booth with all the banners, posters etc and it came out pretty well. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

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5 Analytic Shipping Data Insights for Shippers From SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR

Of course, there’s another advantage. The answer lies in how shippers present the information to carriers – indicating how carriers can benefit from tapping backhaul opportunities in in-demand markets.

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Sales and Operations Planning: The Interpersonal Element

Logistics Bureau

The need for any S&OP process to have an executive sponsor who actively participates in the process, albeit only by exercising final approval over plans and, of course, making any decisions that call for executive authority, cannot be overstated.

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How IoT Brings Railway Efficiency to Dutch Rail Network

IoT World Today

IoT World is North America’s largest IoT event where strategists, technologists and implementers connect, putting IoT, AI, 5G and edge into action across industry verticals. The Netherlands is a small, but bustling, country — humming with activity.

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Profitably Delivering eCommerce with Consumer-Centric Priorities

Logistics Viewpoints

Capacity can be easily ramped up or down due to product seasonality, holidays and of course global events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Five Forces Reshaping Logistics as We Know it.

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Focus on people drives success for Utz Group

Logistics Business Magazine

Aged 19, he is working in the toolroom and completing his course through day release at West Nottinghamshire College. Taking place over two days at Europa-Park, Germany’s largest theme park, the event culminated in a huge gala dinner party with live music, entertainment and presentations.

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WOF Expo 2021 enjoys successful staging

Logistics Business Magazine

The event was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic and the auspices of the Bratislava self-governing region. If you did not have the opportunity to participate in person, the hybrid event offered flexibility in the form of live streaming.

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Carrying the Cure: The Logistics Of The COVID-19 Vaccine

Blue Grace Logistics

Of course, this also increases costs by needing to pay a two-driver team for every shipment. Unforeseen events have already taken place, like the Wisconsin pharmacist who allegedly ruined a shipment of vaccines under his care.

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Resilience Equals Performance in Supply Chain – How to Improve It

Logistics Bureau

Of course, the criticality of such elements is the same now as it always was. If the COVID-19 crisis taught us anything, it’s that a single, cataclysmic event can bring industry and commerce to a near-standstill.

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Shopping Carts vs. Marketplaces: Which Do You Choose?

Ship Monk

Before we name-drop, allow us to present you with an analogy. Of course, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. In an unprecedented turn of events, it looks like both shopping carts and marketplaces are leaving the ring as winners. Ding ding ding!

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How can you be more involved in Women In Trucking?

Women in Trucking

The entire event is focused on empowering, educating (60+ educational tracks) and providing networking opportunities for women (and men!) Companies can support the event and meet drivers by participating as a sponsor. These webinars are free to both members and potential members, and the presenters are offering their expertise for your benefit. We are providing the first course in the program, The History of WIT, to you absolutely free as part of your membership benefits.

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Forklift Operator of the Year Goes Virtual

Logistics Business Magazine

The Forklift Operator of the Year award, delivered in partnership with UniCarriers, will be filmed and made available to watch via You Tube and social media to ensure those across the sector still have the opportunity to support their friends, family and colleagues and be part of the event.

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STILL welcomes 64 new apprentices and students

Logistics Business Magazine

For the first time, STILL is also supporting the dual course of study in ‘Computer Engineering & IT Engineering’ The STILL training team welcomes new recruits to the company with the traditional Welcome Day at the Hamburg head office and via video streaming to all branches.

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Demand forecasting challenges – how to deal with fluctuating demand

EazyStock

Customer behavior continues to be erratic as buying habits reflect current events and news stories rather than actual needs. As a first step, if you have access to historical data, look for a sales period with similar trends and market dynamics as the present day (if possible).

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

Conger

Of course not. With lots of options and aggressive marketing for online certification courses, you've probably had this question cross your mind. Now that we have that out of the way, let's talk about what you can expect from online courses.

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AI in Inventory Management

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Following an interesting course about Inventory Management, we received this phrase in a conclusion e-mail, that made me think. The most talkative example here (of course…) the giant of retail Amazon. Demand Forecasting for Inventory Management: Automating the movements inside your warehouse will give you more information about the present activity of your inventory; but the greatest challenge of this century is to be able to predict the future.

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Post-COVID Ecommerce is Booming, But Logistics Issues Abound

Logistics Bureau

The first steps, of course, are to understand the challenges you face, prioritise them for action, and consider the resources and help you need to meet and overcome them. There are, of course, several ways to achieve a logistics knowledge infusion.

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How Will Ocean and Air Market Conditions Affect Your Shipping Decisions?

CH Robinson Logistics

Of course, fast-changing consumer behaviors, port congestion, and continued uncertainty around the impact of COVID-19 continue to bring changes to the market as well. Monitor global events. Global transportation—like many industries—has faced unparalleled disruptions over the past year.

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What Shippers Need to Know About LTL Embargoes on States

Blue Grace Logistics

When these events occur, carriers may simply refuse to accept freight from their shippers, and that’s especially true when capacity tightens during any peak or quasi-peak, such as the produce season. . Few topics carry the weight and stress of freight embargoes, particularly LTL embargoes.

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Peak Season 2021: What to Do Now to Secure the Supply Chain

Forto

Major calendar events are – quite literally – casting their shadows ahead for the supply chain: Golden Week in China, Black Friday and Cyber Monday on November 26 and 29, and of course Christmas holidays and also Chinese New Year are already just a few logistics steps away.

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11 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs

Logistics Bureau

Of course, contacting the customers is the right thing to do, but when it is the shipper and not the customer, who initiates a change in the delivery schedule, there is no way it should be recorded as “on-time delivery.” Golden Rule #6: Choose the Right Method of Presentation.

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Seafarers – We Need You, We Hear You, We Support You!

Shipping and Freight Resource

However, at present, many of them have completed their contracts but aren’t able to get home due to port closures, unavailability of flights, restricted crew changes, and a host of other obstacles. Image: Mission to Seafarers.

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Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Of course additional funding and attention can improve the capability and capacity of any military force to sustain itself in peace and on operations. Part Two offered examples where militaries get it right, and a number of examples where events did not transpire as well as they might. Eccles argued that ‘no problem presents more difficulty than trying to determine in advance the most efficient balance of logistics resources and combat forces that will be needed for any campaign’.

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For Your Supply Chain KPIs to be Meaningful, Apply Some Golden Rules

Logistics Bureau

Of course, contacting the customers is the right thing to do, but when it is the shipper, and not the customer, who initiates a change in the delivery schedule, there is no way it should be recorded as “on-time delivery”. Furthermore, you should present them in the right language for each stakeholder group and using the most appropriate instrument. Golden Rule #6: Choose the Right Method of Presentation. Take care to present KPIs in a way that engages stakeholders.

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Customer remains focal point for the future of intralogistics

Logistics Business Magazine

In the run-up to the recent LogiMAT event, Bernard Biolchini ( pictured ), Executive Vice President EMEA at Dematic , one of the world’s leading manufacturers of integrated automation technology , software and services for supply chain optimization, spoke about the new era.

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Freightera’s Hypergrowth Celebration 2017

Freightera

Yes, we’ve completed our second annual Freightera shareholders event! Good food and wine made it even better, of course. Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt delivered his presentation that included an annual report and Freightera growth and expansion plans, to much applause. Here are just a few of highlights from Eric’s presentation. Eric Beckwitt also presented Freightera’s green future of freight vision at the United Nations Climate Conference COP 22 at Marrakech.

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CMA CGM Receive Lloyd’s List Environment Award

Logistics Manager

One of the world’s leading shipping groups, CMA CGM were recently presented with the Environment Award at the prestigious Lloyd’s List Global Awards. The event was held in London UK by the maritime industry’s leading publication. In 2017 the group had already reduced by 10% and are well on course to achieve their goal.

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Dates Revealed for Linde’s Third Own-Brand Intralogistics Trade Fair

Logistics Business Magazine

The event will take place from June 4-15 in Mannheim, Germany, and offers the motto: “Simplexity. Over the course of eleven days and within an area of 13,000 sq m, experts will be able to ascertain how intralogistics processes can be made safer, faster and more efficient from the immediate present to beyond 2020. Linde Material Handling has announced the third edition of its own-brand intralogistics trade fair, ‘World of Material Handling (WoMH).

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Meet the 2022 WorkWave Beyond Service User Conference Sponsors!

WorkWave

The WorkWave team is growing, so it’s only appropriate that the 2022 Beyond Service User Conference be our biggest and best event ever! Presenting Sponsors. Time To Read: 6 minutes.