Time Definite Freight & Positive ROI

Blue Grace Logistics

In our March webinar, titled Time Definite Freight and Positive ROI , Brian Blalock, Senior Manager Sourcing Strategy, and Eric Chambers, Vice President, Field Performance at BlueGrace Logistics, discuss the delivery method that is redefining the logistics landscape.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

Cerasis

To find out more information about the examples in this post, please visit Magnatag Visible Systems website. Mieruka : The Four Different Types of Lean Visuals with Examples. Each section will soon provide links to more examples used within Toyota.

The Stay at Home Economy and Its Supply Chain Impacts - Part 1: Definition

10xLogistics

To listen to music, for example, I merely plug into an amp and headphones and through the power of Amazon, Spotify or Pandora I have just about every song ever recorded at my fingertips. I have noticed a bit about my own behavior and started looking to see if it was just me or was it a "trend" (I am not usually "trendy"). The behavior is simple: I just stay at home more and I have made my home a bit of a "Disneyland". Rather than go out for entertainment, I have it brought to me.

The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

What’s the definition of “real-time” visibility and how is it being enabled today, especially when so many supply chain processes still leverage EDI, which is anything but real-time?

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

The Lean Thinker

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. As an alternative, they offer up a definition of coaching by Sir John Whitmore: “unlocking a person’s potential to maximize their own performance. The very definition of kata implies a structure. “No… this is coaching. That means I talk, you listen.”

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A Culture of Service

Trinity Logistics

The true definition of service is putting the needs of others, before the needs of yourself. “Thank you for your service.” The stewardess makes this appreciative statement to each of the uniformed soldiers as they work their way down the aisle.

How a Supply Chain Excellence Strategy Helps Organizations Grow

Morai Logistics

Instead of presenting a single definition to explain supply chain excellence, let’s discuss how supply chains help organizations, like Adidas, succeed. And, as evident from the above example with Adidas, it can also impact organizations of many different sizes. A recent halt in market growth for retail leader Adidas, reminds organizations about the importance to assess their supply chain excellence strategies.

National support now – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part Two

Logistics in War

An acceptable, modern, definition of national support might also be accompanied by clarity with respect to terms such as ‘force scaling’, ‘force expansion’, ‘surety’, ‘preparedness’ and even ‘strategic logistics’. [1] By David Beaumont.

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. The initiative is definitely reshaping supply chains and redrawing trade lanes.

Rapid ‘Tech-Adoption’ for Freight Brokerages: How to Get Your Carrier Sales Reps On Board— Fast!

Parade

Traditionally, freight brokerages have resorted to one of two short-lived strategies: 1) Forcing technology adoption by cutting off access to old technology, for example, and 2) Gamifying rewards and incentives by issuing lunches, gift certificates, etc.

Defining Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

If you do an online search for “digital transformation definition,” you get about 133 million results, including the following examples: Digital transformation is the application of digital technologies to fundamentally impact all aspects of business and society (Source: InfoWorld ). While these definitions are valid, they are also too broad and high level, especially for executives who are trying to grasp where and how to get started or move forward on this journey.

Making Sense of Supply Chain 4.0

Material Handling and Logistics

The trouble with this definition is that it doesn’t explain what exactly changes in supply chain management—that is, what gets “transformed”—when digital technologies are adopted. For example, if yields are down, then more lots are started to get the throughput required.

How to Use ABC Analysis for Inventory Management (and the Added Value of XYZ Analysis)

EazyStock

But first here’s a quick reminder of what ABC classification of inventory is: ABC Analysis Definition. ABC Classification Calculation Example. We’re going to use Frank’s Fasteners business as the example: 1.

How to Use ABC Analysis for Inventory Management (and the Added Value of XYZ Analysis)

EazyStock

But first here’s a quick reminder of what ABC classification of inventory is: ABC Analysis Definition. ABC Classification Calculation Example. We’re going to use Frank’s Fasteners business as the example: 1.

2018 Parcel Oversize Changes: Tightening of the Vise

Talking Logistics

Overall, not only are fees increasing to $80 list for both carriers, but the definitions are tightening, and the minimum billable weight is changing (FDX). For example, if a package qualifies for oversize according to FedEx’s definition, it will receive an $80 charge (list rate).

TIACA and CHAMP Cargosystems Devise Sustainability Program for Air Cargo Sector

Airfreight Logistics

Sustainability is a subject often considered in the development of our IT solutions like CO2 emission calculator solutions, integration, or paper-free solutions for the air cargo business but is definitely not limited to this only.”.

5 Ways How Driver Seat Belt Detection Can Help in Fleet Management

FueLoyal

Here are few examples: small financial bonuses. It is very good to know that these custom approaches are very helpful and bring almost instant improvements so they are definitely worth trying.

Sustainable transport: What are the choices for shippers?

Transporeon

For example, companies can split transportation over two or more different modes. There is no clear scientific definition of how to measure the sustainability of transport. Sustainable transport: What are the choices for shippers? Why is sustainable transport such an important issue?

Limping to war

Logistics in War

Being definitive about threats or objectives certainly helps in answering the question ‘is the military prepared?’ For example, by limiting the issue of equipment or training to components of the force it might be possible to achieve greater things in other areas deemed higher priority.

4 Reasons for Carrying Safety Stock Inventory

EazyStock

They then fall back on trial and error or rule-based approaches to both cycle stock and safety stock inventory such as holding a certain number of weeks of historical average demand – for example, 4 weeks of cycle stock and 2 weeks of safety stock.

Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains

Cerasis

This example generates a huge amount of data that can leverage in the supply chain. While this example may still be a few years off, it is important that you understand how the top emerging trends in automation will shape supply chains and transportation processes in the coming years. The Standard Definition & Components of Automation: Today: There is a standard definition of automation in the supply chain. By definition, robotics are the icons of automation.

Blockchain in Food Safety.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In food, for example, a retailer would know with whom his supplier has had dealings. I would definitely spend few minutes to discover this while buying some products, would you

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Loop : What about we get rid of packages?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

We’ve learned that products are being shipped on pallets at Mercadona , and that for example milk is being sold in cartonboard bottles. Another challenge for food retailer, but that definitely have an impact on our future world

The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

Given the confusion and questions surrounding the digitization of freight, I began our discussion by asking Brian for his definition. Brian also points out that there are different levels of digitization, noting that transportation and warehouse management systems were early examples of automating manual processes.

6 Toyota Experts Share How They Apply Lean Management Principles

Conger

Robert gives three specific examples of how they’ve used Toyota Lean Management in their parts department. We did not measure the productivity gain, but we can very safely assume that we saved each tech 5 minutes (it was definitely more) per parts replenishment visit.".

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7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The definition above is not from any textbook, but is simply one that I’m sure you’ll agree, describes a state of affairs that any corporate leader or business owner would be happy to arrive at. 5 Examples of Supplier Ethics Scandals.

4 Reasons for Carrying Safety Stock Inventory

EazyStock

They then fall back on trial and error or rule-based approaches to both cycle stock and safety stock inventory such as holding a certain number of weeks of historical average demand – for example, 4 weeks of cycle stock and 2 weeks of safety stock.

Top 3 Driver Incentives That Improve Fleet Performance

Bringg

While no company would want their drivers to break the speed limit, they can definitely reward faster operations. For example, drivers can use GPS technology to select the fastest routes, and can be rewarded for their efforts in order to focus their energies on providing a timely service.

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Smart Manufacturing: A Solution to Supply Chain Optimization

Morai Logistics

There are a variety of definitions that have been created to define smart manufacturing, or smart factories as some experts have coined. This digital phenomenon is one of the many examples of how digital maturity extends throughout the entire shipment life cycle. Smart manufacturing is a new advancement in supply chains that will help optimize the customer experience and meet consumer demands.

How to choose right option in Ocean Freight or Sea freight

Jayem Logistics

If it is an LCL load it definitely causes delay because your other shipment shares your container space. One more example is when you buy a product on Amazon, if you select standard shipping you get basic rate. International shipping has only two options: Air freight or ocean freight.

Ethics in Procurement – Simple, but Not Always Easy

Logistics Bureau

For example, how would you deal with the following situations in procurement? Read on for more about these examples in the text that follows. Stolen and black-market supplies are further examples. The aerospace and defense sector is an example.

What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

CH Robinson Logistics

A quick definition of fourth party logistics is below: What is 4PL? Key examples of 3PL: The major functions. Key examples of 3PL: The major functions | Transportfolio. What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business? Transportfolio. Maybe you’re a relatively new business.

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

As one example, Lindbloom highlighted the rise of GPS-enabled mobile devices, which has made shipment tracking more affordable and widespread, and he also highlighted cloud computing and the growing use of APIs for integration.

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10 Steps to Check If Your Business Is Ready For Big Data

Freight Hub

Experts disagree on the definition of Big Data. Instead of trying to pin down Big Data organization into a specific definition, taking a broad view is more effective. Few topics hold the prestige of logisticians like Big Data. The applications of Big Data in business are numerous.

Sustainable Packaging: Making the Last Mile Eco-Friendly

Bringg

Take the example of a crowdsourced Amazon or Walmart delivery provider who drives five miles to deliver a single package to someone’s front door a few hours after it’s been ordered. Consumer activism and demands for fast, on-demand delivery are both on the rise.