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.

The Definition of Transparency

Blue Grace Logistics

As it is with most problems there is a lack of a clear and concise definition, according to an MIT study which conducted a survey of the apparel industry only to find wildly different results.

New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019]

Conger

For example: LPG forklifts are priced differently than electrics. For example: fork positioners aren’t commonly found used. We’ll include a range of pricing you might find for a used forklift and examples of what used forklifts might go for.

New & Used Forklift Prices: The Definitive Comparison Guide [2019]

Conger

For example: LPG forklifts are priced differently than electrics. For example: fork positioners aren’t commonly found used. We’ll include a range of pricing you might find for a used forklift and examples of what used forklifts might go for.

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.

40 Years, 40 Songs: The Definitive Transportation Playlist

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, Elton John warns us of the frosty dangers of Martian transport and child rearing in “Rocket Man.” First Name Last Name Email Subscribe The post 40 Years, 40 Songs: The Definitive Transportation Playlist appeared first on Dedola Global Logistics.

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?

The PortCast: Tariff Engineering and the Trade War

Dedola Global Logistics

Wade Carlson: Is this like a prime example of what tariff engineering actually is? Bob Silverman: This Ford thing is just another example of that. It was definitely a win-win.

The PortCast E2: Craig Fuller of Freight Waves Pt1

Dedola Global Logistics

I definitely came away from it with some game changing and actionable, which is more important, ideas. Stephen Dedola: That is definitely the feeling I got from it. So it was definitely felt in that sense.

5 Steps to Effective Communication with Chinese Suppliers

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, there is a 16-hour difference between Shanghai and Los Angeles. The import business is definitely challenging, but there are several ways to ease the pain of communicating with your supplier.

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UPS Remains Positive on Asia Opportunities

Logistics Trends and Insights

The time-definite, guaranteed service, UPS Worldwide Express, also expanded its reach into Xi An, China and new provinces in Vietnam, allowing customers to utilize UPS Worldwide Express Freight, guaranteed, door-to-door service for palletized shipments over 70 kilograms.

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.

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).

Evaluating the Role of IoT and Blockchain in Transportation

IoT World Today

While that lack of understanding remains a barrier to adoption of blockchain technology by some companies, another adoption hurdle is rooted in the willingness of companies to participate in more open ecosystems where data generated from one company’s IoT network, for example, could be shared with others in the ecosystem to solve common problems. “I For example, companies in logistics are accustomed to working with various intermediaries to ship and deliver packages.

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Three Reasons to Choose a Full-Service Logistics Provider

Carter Logistics

For example, logistics providers have a much more comprehensive knowledge of the best market price and quality of transportation services than their clients, who may only have time to collect two or three pricing quotes. Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics.

The World's Major Free Trade Zones and Special Economic Zone

ShipLilly

There are many variations to the definition of an exclusive economic zone, but no matter the difference you review, they all have the same established purpose. The United Nations, for example, has defined a special economic zone as an area that provides a regulatory regime for investors and businesses. The African Continental free trade area, known as the AfCFTA, is another example. This is a newer example and was only established this year, 2019.

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.

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.

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.

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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How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

To do this, we have a clear definition of what type of data is attached to your brokerage and what is not. For example, let’s suppose a carrier opens one of our brokerage customer’s emails and clicks on a button related to booking a load opportunity— that engagement data is still attached to our brokerage-customer. For example, let's say that we discover that customers that receive real-time quotes through our platform are seeing increased success.

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.

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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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.

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.

Shipping Hemp: Putting the “High” in Highway

Freight Center

However, state and federal law tend to butt heads on the definition. For example, Idaho law classifies any cannabis plant with THC as marijuana. One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. There are all kinds of fun cargo in niche markets that needs to get hauled. Industrial hemp has all the ingredients of an oddball, polarizing and intriguing product which needs its place on the highways.

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.

Hemp Hauling: A Whole New Adventure

Freight Center

However, state and federal law tend to butt heads on the definition. For example, Idaho law classifies any cannabis plant with THC as marijuana. One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. There are all kinds of fun cargo in niche markets that needs to get hauled. Industrial hemp has all the ingredients of an oddball, polarizing and intriguing product which needs its place on the highways.

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.

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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10 Things to Know about Driver Detention

PINC

Say, for example, a driver is nearing the end of his hours of service (HOS) limit as he pulls his tractor trailer into the yard. after-hours delivery), for example, greatly reduced delays.

Putting the Patient at the Center of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Now, That's Logistics

Through an auditing process, for example, DB Schenker ensures that the transportation providers have the right processes in place and that they can perform the transport within the shipper’s parameters. “If Consider whether ports have sufficient outlets and/or research containers, for example, and ensure that they align with your company’s needs. When the hurricane hit, some were definitely better prepared than others.”.

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.

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?

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.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

While there is no industry-standard definition of “excessive detention,” in Driver Detention Impacts on Safety and Productivity , ATRI says that it’s generally accepted within the trucking industry that any delay over two hours is reasonably defined as excessive.

Import Compliance Basics: 5 Things You Need to Know

Now, That's Logistics

Once you have at least three months’ worth of data from your major brokers (and if you don’t, this is a definite red flag), look at those dashboards and figure out what does and doesn’t look right. For example, you may pick up on some common typos that make their way into the system (i.e.,