Tue.Jun 08, 2021

How to Achieve a Sustainable Warehouse

Cyzerg

A sustainable warehouse can significantly improve your operational and cost efficiency in the long run through its cost-effective methods.

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Showcase Great Products with Great Fulfillment Packaging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s the first thing customers see when your products arrive at their doorsteps? The fulfillment packaging. Is it unique, or does it stand out in some way? If not, you’re missing an important opportunity to reinforce the value of your brand in your buyers’ minds. Fulfillment Services

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Retailers Embrace Gig Economy Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

The gig economy and its on-demand armies of drivers have moved people and food for years, but many retailers still hesitate to tap into Uber, Postmates and other companies to quickly move orders from stores to local customers’ doorsteps.

Registration Now Open for Trimble’s New Supply Chain in.sights: Virtual Series + Interactive Community Event

Kuebix

The transportation industry is constantly changing and as a result, technology is critical to the efficiency of supply chain operations.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Parade launches Agent Support to provide collaboration on capacity and automation for 3PLs

Parade

This document outlines all the Parade features specifically built to support third-party logistics (3PL) agency models.

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Logistics Evolution In An Increasingly Volatile Post COVID-19 World

Blue Grace Logistics

While the COVID-19 pandemic led to massive repercussions across global supply chains, the logistics industry served as the lynchpin in aiding the economic revival that followed. Trucking has been an important support for confined populations subject to numerous restrictions.

Business success: building relationships with internal, customers, prospects, and partners

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Manufacturing leadership was under tremendous pressure before the pandemic to provide growth and profitability in a highly competitive market. Then the pandemic upended everything, throwing manufacturing and the supply chain into chaos.

Atlantic Logistics Expands HQs

Food Logistics

The expansion will include approximately 4,100 square feet of space with 2,790 square feet of adjacent area planned for new construction completion in December. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Speed limiter debate starts anew with new bill controlling heavy trucks

Logistics Management

The latest issue in trucking is actually a renewal of a 15-year-plus battle against truckers who go too fast. It pits safety advocates and large trucking interests on one side against owner-operators, who would be pinched financially because they are paid by the mile

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

L.I.N.K. | Drivewyze Offers Insight on Driver Safety in Logistics

Food Logistics

Ever wonder how trucking companies handle defensive driving, distracted driving, speeding and other common road problems? Associate editor Brielle Jaekel sits down with a Drivewyze exec to find out. Transportation / Trucking

Executive guide to ERP part 2 – the dimensions of change model

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

My Industrial engineering background taught me how to apply scientific concepts to understand complex systems, designs, and processes. It takes a little stretch of the imagination to apply these concepts to ERP implementations – also a combination of complex systems and processes.

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DataQs: Efforts to make truckers more than just victims of the inspection, crash review process

Overdrive Online

A big sticking point for carriers when it comes to FMCSA's DataQs system has always been the perception, often enough a reality, that the review process is biased against them. Two perspectives here point the way toward potential reform. Regulations

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How Does a Logistics Hub Work?

GoShip Blog

Suppliers and eCommerce managers are all too familiar with coordinating with logistics hubs, yet there is still a lot of ambiguity surrounding these facilities. Find out what exactly occurs in a logistics hub and how they function to optimize your supply chain. What is a Logistics Hub?

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

The long game of sales — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

This podcast is brought to you by Surge Transportation. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today. Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company.

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Why Cloud-Based Logistics Software is a Must-Have for Modern Freight Forwarders

Magaya

Companies are moving to the cloud in record numbers, and for good reason. While the forced pivot to teleworking accelerated the trend in the last year, in reality, it’s been a long time coming.

The car-buying experience — At Your Doorstep

The Supply Chain Journal

Trent Broberg joins host Kaylee Nix on this episode of At Your Doorstep to explain how his company, ACERTUS, is changing the way car buyers are taking possession of their new rides.

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Consumers Energy Launches Program to Help Michigan Businesses Transition to EVs

NGT News

Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, has launched a new program, PowerMIFleet, to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free electric vehicles (EVs).

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Toyota’s supplier relationship success — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is sponsored by AIT. Most automakers rely on “just-in-time” manufacturing to optimize production. That model requires precise coordination throughout every link in the global supply chain. And that’s where AIT Worldwide Logistics comes in.

Renault Group, Plug Power JV Looks to Expand Hydrogen Adoption

NGT News

Renault Group, a French multinational automobile manufacturer, and Plug Power Inc., a company that specializes in turnkey hydrogen and fuel cell solutions, have launched HYVIA.

Service sector tsunami crippling supply chains — Great Quarter, Guys

The Supply Chain Journal

This episode is brought to you by DDC FPO. DDC is a business process outsourcing provider that specializes in freight. Perhaps best known for Freight Billing, DDC also offers Customs Brokerage Processing to help companies clear customs faster. Learn more at ddcfpo.com.

What to Consider in Your TMS RFP

MercuryGate

Transportation management systems (TMS) have been on the market for years. But some shippers have chosen not to implement one, for a variety of reasons. Yet they also come to a point where a TMS becomes more relevant to their business.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Private equity firms take majority stake in Medline

The Supply Chain Journal

This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The news: A group of private equity firms teamed up to take a majority stake in the medical distributor Medline.

Current Impairments: COVID-19 at Yantian Port – Impact on Sea Freight

Forto

Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) in Shenzhen, one of China’s busiest container ports, has imposed strict disinfection and quarantine measures due to COVID-19. Following restricted port operations.

Stakeholders gear up for next round in CN-KCS merger process

The Supply Chain Journal

Shippers groups, Canadian railway CN ( NYSE: CNI ), Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) and Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) have all been weighing in on whether the Surface Transportation Board (STB) should approve CN’s and Kansas City Southern’s (KCS) proposed voting trust.

National diesel average is up for sixth straight week, reports EIA

Logistics Management

For the week of June 7, the national diesel average headed up $0.019 cents, to $3.274 per gallon, topping the weeks ending May 24, May 17, and May 10, at $3.255, $3.253, and $3.249, respectively

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.