A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018


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Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. University Courses. 1) Course in E Logistics and Supply Chain Management by National University.

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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. Create Online Training Courses for your Unique Learning Needs At UL, adult learning experts can review an organization’s current training matrix and competency plans to identify gaps in learning solutions where off-the-shelf or custom training can close those gaps.

Can Cargo Transport Capacity in the Danube River Be Increased?

MTS Logistics

The Erie Canal project is a great example in this regard that made New York the Empire State by reaching Midwest’s Belt regions. Logistic pathways have played a crucial role in improving economic activity along them.

The Cancer of Fear

The Lean Thinker

This, of course, gets reflected in the conversations throughout the organization. I am sitting in on a daily production status meeting. The site has been in trouble meeting its schedule, and the division president is on the call.

Sustainable thinking

247 Customs Broker

Of course, nothing could be further from the truth. And the latest example of activity in the supply chain comes from Walmart, owner of Asda, which has joined forces with HSBC to […]. [og_img] Anybody watching the demonstration in London over Easter might be forgiven for thinking the rest of the world is ignoring sustainability issues. The post Sustainable thinking appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

HBR: Managers Think They’re Good At Coaching. They’re Not.

The Lean Thinker

” None of this, of course, had anything to do with what had triggered the tirade. example may have been a somewhat extreme case, a recent HBR article by Julia Milner and Trenton Milner titled Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. This, of course, is consistent with the message that we Kata Geeks are sending with Mike Rother’s Coaching Kata. As the organization matures, of course, that structure can shift. “No… this is coaching.

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KataCon4–Notes along the way: Part 2

The Lean Thinker

Of course, had we done this correctly we would have gone back in time to the previous KataCon, gotten the profiles from the attendees lists, interviewed people, and put together profiles for “typical” people who attend.

Surviving in the U.S. Transportation Market

Now, That's Logistics

That’s always been the case, of course, between the U.S. Of course, you then have congestion and other topics that come into play. As an example, a customer may say, look, I’ll accept a 48-hour delivery instead of 24 hours, but I really expect that 48-hour delivery to work.

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020


Our customer ELIX Polymers, for instance, uses S&OP Navigator to quickly simulate the impact of any problem on their volume and EBITDA and decide on the best course of action. 2020 seemed a world away just a few years ago and yet, here we are. This promises to be a very eventful year.

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Talking Logistics

For example, 47 percent of Above Average Performers reported having real-time visibility to inventory at stores while only 21 percent of Average or Below Performers reported having the same.

The underestimation of the influence of the supply chain on customer experience

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For example, especially online shops often outsource logistics to 3PLs. Of course, the details of the interaction depend on the business model of the retailer: For example, clients who order perfumes online attach more importance to an elegant packaging than those who buy washing machines.

Trucking Regulation Tweaks for 2020


It is important to understand government regulations add significantly to the cost of operations which, of course, is reflected in the rates. For example, a truck driver has 660 minutes (11 hours) of legal driving time during his or her 14-hour “on duty” time.

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Product placement in supermarkets – or: „eye level is buy level“

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Doing the research for an Unit Load analysis for products in supermarkets for the logistics course, I came over a really interested, related topic: the product placement in supermarkets. For example, there is baked goods area, bathroom area or a sweets area.

Sales & Operations Planning Is Changing At An Accelerated Pace


A great example of this is one of our customers, a Europ ean chemical company with $300M in annual revenue who is growing fast and was ready to move from spreadsheets to something more robust.

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.

2020 Supply Chain Management Trends


One notable example is Amazon, who uses AI to track customers’ purchasing habits and to use that information to make recommendations for other products. For example, governments are opening access to export tools and guidance. Intro to 2020 Supply Chain Management Trends.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. Change, of course, is inevitable and good supply chains are built to withstand, as much as one can, economic and political impacts such as tariffs.

If There’s a Manufacturing Skills Gap, How Do We Close It? 4 Ways to Combat the Gap


Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills should be more heavily included into the educational courses of today’s students. Specifically, more manufacturers should offer training courses focused on STEM education to workers in lower-paying, less-intense positions. In other words, companies must move away from the exclusive HR- and OSHA-based training programs and include courses on STEM. For example, parents may say, “You could become a lawyer or doctor.”

[VIDEO] It takes a Village to Create a Future with STEM education & [BONUS] Robotics/Automation Video


They often shy away from STEM education courses and technical education. The use of video testimonials would show kids a real-life example of a pier that chose a manufacturing career. Not so long ago, this phrase became synonymous with our young people. “The

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Can a Carrier Survive Without Amazon as a Customer?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Of course, there are differences between Japan and the U.S. For example, providing technology such as PackageRoute or Road Warrior to improve route optimization. Maybe FedEx is on to something when it announced it was dropping Amazon as an Express and Ground customer.

Reviving a community of learning

UL EHS- Sustainability

We still process information through stories and examples and learn best through a continuum of relatable experiences. Community learning should not be applied for every corporate learning course, but it can be a great fit for onboarding and professional development topics.

An App for Food Transparency

UL EHS- Sustainability

Of course, the whole thing is data rich, giving brands crucial information about their customers at point of consumption. Changing how consumers engage and interact with the food and drink they consume is seen as a big part of the sustainable supply chain conundrum.

Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

For example, a retailer may be relying on six-month old shipment charts with average transit times to decide when to reorder stock. Other examples include resolving issues around transshipment problems and accurately scheduling labor.”. He gives the example of a container that is supposed to arrive at Long Beach but actually arrives at Los Angeles.

Everything is Green

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For example the food production should be sustainable, plastics bags are banned from some stores in order to reduce waste and cars should have lower or even no (electric cars) emissions in order to be attractive to most customers. In our society today, environmental awareness plays a big role.

How to Use Machine Learning to Boost S&OP

Talking Logistics

In today’s post, I’ll share some concrete examples of machine learning applications used today in the context of S&OP. The first example is to use machine learning for improving the results of your promotions and improving sales. Take the Coca Cola company, for example. The second example is to use machine learning to greatly improve forecast accuracy. Apart from the two example described, there are other applications where we use machine learning to boost sales.

How Shippers and Small Businesses Can Support Green Shipping

GoShip Blog

Of course, a complete change of packing materials can take time and investments. Here are some examples of how can you increase the involvement across your business: sorting and recycling waste. Customer demands are nothing new to small businesses and companies.

Food Recalls: What Makes Romaine Lettuce So Special?


For example, what is it about romaine lettuce that makes it so susceptible to bacterial contamination? Of course, the majority of us don’t cook lettuce, which helps clarify why it is so often wrapped up in food recalls.

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

UL EHS- Sustainability

Of course, producing agricultural commodities that are bought and traded globally is hugely important to growing economies in places through the Tropics. But the fact that the area cultivated for soy production in Brazil grew 25 times between 1961 and 2016, for example, is having a big impact.

The Online Retail Landscape in 2019: A Review of the Highs and Lows

Logistics Bureau

For example, the seemingly unstoppable Amazon surprised pundits by reporting lower year-on-year profits in the third quarter of 2019. . For example, general merchandise retailer Target, and consumer electronics giant Best Buy have been enjoying gains in online sales in 2019.

Is Machine Learning Going to Revolutionize S&OP?

Talking Logistics

For example, you probably heard about how a machine learning algorithm allowed the machine to beat the best humans in Go or in Poker in the past year. What are concrete examples of machine learning intervention in S&OP? Take IBM’s Watson for example.

Location, Location, Location

Now, That's Logistics

Walmart for example—the world’s largest company by revenue (approx. The new mega-ships mentioned at the outset, for example, can cause mega congestion.Automation was supposed to mitigate this. Additional language available.

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

Logistics Bureau

A prime example of this kind of manipulation (and really, it is manipulation), is when performance issues arise which results in shipments being delayed. . Don’t get me wrong here; off-the-shelf KPIs can serve a useful purpose, for example, when used for external benchmarking exercises.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Of course, there can be no stronger motivation than legislation, but money comes a very close second, and the potential cost savings offered by the circular supply chain are substantial. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

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Coronavirus and the Trade War: A Perfect Storm Argument for SMB Supply Chain Diversification


The US-China trade war is another troubling example of how unexpected disruption can impact global trade and SMBs’ ability to compete. . The coronavirus outbreak has the whole global community concerned and hoping for the swift containment of this humanitarian crisis. .

Is it Time for B2B Freight Providers to Learn From B2C?

Logistics Bureau

For example, some consumers will want to save money above all else, either generally or in a specific shopping scenario. . Let’s take the example of a company that allocates fixed delivery days to specific geographical areas.

US Manufacturers are Not Reshoring

Material Handling and Logistics

Companies must weigh the risk and, if indeed, impose the longevity of tariffs on goods from low-cost countries and determine if the United States is even the logical location to move manufacturing capabilities if, for example, China is no longer economical," said Johan Gott, A.T.

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