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


For example, Tesla plans to build a fleet of 500 autonomous trucks, says Kirsten Korosec of Fortune. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

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

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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.

The PortCast E2: Craig Fuller of Freight Waves Pt1

Dedola Global Logistics

So from your website, and I went into your about, because of course that’s where the keeper of all information about all companies nowadays is, but I’ll give you what I pulled it as being kind of like, let’s say the core idea of what FreightWaves is.

5 Steps to Effective Communication with Chinese Suppliers

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, there is a 16-hour difference between Shanghai and Los Angeles. Of course, there are limitations as to what you should accept, but you should still expect and be able to tolerate minor delays and price adjustments.

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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 – Logistics Manager Magazine

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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 – Logistics Manager Magazine 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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The Importer’s Guide to Navigating Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather

Dedola Global Logistics

The Atlantic twitter posted a gif of cargo ships diverting course to avoid Hurricane Irma on its way toward Florida. The effect of hurricanes, floods, wildfires and other natural disasters on supply chains worldwide is growing year over year.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Isn’t Going Away Any Time Soon

Blue Grace Logistics

Of course, whenever new tech starts to hit the market, there is speculation as to what it means for the already existing framework of our reality. For example, the autonomous drive feature could take over for highway driving but for rural or city driving, it would be under human control.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

Of course, it is helpful to have some statistics on hand to validate the statement above. Walmart may be the most famous example of a company that has succeeded primarily because of a well-developed and aligned supply chain strategy. 5 Examples of Supplier Ethics Scandals.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management


She gives an example: Amazon’s ability to deliver packages to a person’s door in under two hours. General Electric , for example, has started integrating AI into its locomotives to enhance safety and speed. Analysts predict that by 2020, 75% of new cars will feature IoT connectivity.

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.”

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.

[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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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.

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.

Pricing Guide for Pest Control Business Owners


For example, maybe you can consider tiered rates, with something along the lines of: Less than 2,500 square feet costs X 2,500 – 5,000 square feet costs Y 5,000+ square feet costs Z. For example, things like termite treatment and bat infestations will require you to survey the area before deciding the best course of action. For example, if you live in a cold environment, rodents will look to come inside during the winter. Time To Read: 5 minutes.

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.

Key Factors to Consider When Planning and Designing Warehouses

Logistics Bureau

Of course, it would be possible to write an entire book on this particular subject, so for the sake of keeping this article relatively brief, I’ll stick to a short explanation of crucial factors to consider when planning a warehouse network (even if it is a network of one).

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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.

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.

Dealing with the Climate in Your Thailand Warehouse Design

Logistics Bureau

For example, while not unique to this country, issues such as heat and high humidity must be allowed for in many aspects supply chain operation in Thailand, warehouse design included. Of course much depends upon where your warehouses are situated, but certainly, in and around Bangkok and along the coast , where the majority of industrial sites are to be found, heat and humidity can have quite an impact on workforce efficiency and productivity.

Blockchain Technology is Set to Transform the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Bitcoin as an Example of Blockchain. The brief description of blockchain above may seem a bit abstract, so let’s look closer at the real-life example of Bitcoin. However, it also happens to be the most well-known example. It is also just one particular example.

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.