Tue.Feb 18, 2020

3 Steps to Better Sales Collateral Management

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Sales collateral has an almost magical ability to multiply and can consume a significant portion of your marketing budget. With winter almost over, it’s not too early to think about “spring-cleaning” your print materials and to implement an ongoing sales collateral management program.


Using Data and Predictive Analytics to Drive Labor Management Solutions in the Warehouse

Talking Logistics

Data intelligence and predictive analytics are key terms in supply chain management today, but how do you harness these new technologies to deliver business value, especially in labor management?

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Kuebix Has Your Truckload Needs Covered


Finding the right truck at the right price has always been a challenge…until now! Kuebix, a Trimble Company has built the largest connected shipping platform in North America.

Essential Criteria to Evaluate Construction Supplier

SIPMM Professional Publications

In the construction industry, ‘supplier’ is a very general term which refers to organisations contracted as part of the delivery of a built asset.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

The Corporate Commitment to Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin. Delta Air Lines on Friday become another in a long line of companies publicly committing to the fight against climate change. While the $1 billion commitment makes Delta the first global airline to make such a pact, these types of sustainability promises have become a dime a dozen.

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[PODCAST] Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics


Listen to “Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics” on Spreaker.

Key Factors for Effective Warehouse Storage

SIPMM Professional Publications

The warehouse storage system, also referred to as warehouse management system, is a process whereby we make use of warehouse storage equipment and planning the process to help facilitate the process of managing the warehouse storage, organizing and optimizing space for safe storage as well as safe being for logistics workers at the same time. […]. The post Key Factors for Effective Warehouse Storage appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Warehousing

How Fleets Can Use Technology to Solve any Truck Driver Shortage


Let’s face it, most of us are sick of hearing about the truck driver shortage (and many argue in the industry that the truck driver shortage is a myth…and any google search on “truck driver shortage myth” will give you years and years of this debate).

Survey: 82% of Brands Need to Improve their Customer’s Last-Mile Experience

Food Logistics

Meanwhile, 35% of respondents raise reducing logistics costs as their biggest last-mile challenge. 3PL/4PL

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

January truck tonnage readings post modest gains, reports ATA

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for January—at 117.4 2015=100)—saw a 0.1%

How to Find the Right Economic Order Quantity


What is Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)? Economic order quantity (EOQ) concerns the most cost-efficient method of ordering stock. The objective is to find the order quantity that minimizes the total inventory holding costs and ordering costs.

FTR reports gains for most recent edition of Trucking Conditions Index

Logistics Management

For December, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI headed up to 3.02, spurred on by gains in freight demand and spot rates. This topped recent readings of -1.58

FreightCenter Employees Donate to Australia Relief Effort

Freight Center

The infamous Australia wildfires have caused great devastation to the country’s terrain and wildlife. There’s been countless lives impacted, properties destroyed and approximately 480 million animals killed since the fires started in September 2019.


5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How To Manage Your Inbound Freight Shipments

GoShip Blog

The role of high-performing and high-level shipping services is growing. Retailers and small businesses have to keep up with the increasing competition, and at the same time provide quality products and services to their customers.

What Is Route Optimization Software and the Benefits?


Route optimization software enables shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers (LSPs) to understand operations, reduce inefficiencies, and gain additional ROI when the capability is embedded within a transportation management system or platform (TMS or TMP).

FreightCenter Employees Donate to Australia Relief Effort

Freight Center

The infamous Australia wildfires have caused great devastation to the country’s terrain and wildlife. There’s been countless lives impacted, properties destroyed and approximately 480 million animals killed since the fires started in September 2019.

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Purchasing Tips with Trent Morris – What People Get Wrong

Logistics Bureau

What people get wrong? They always focus on price. Tip: Understand what the requirements of the business are. Focus on the things that are important to the company. Quality. Collaboration. Compliance.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Trucking Regulation Tweaks for 2020


The federal government has proposed long-awaited changes to the hours-of-service rules that would increase truck drivers’ flexibility while on duty.

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A catch-22 in over-the-road access to help

Overdrive Online

Owner-operator, truckers' chaplain and life coach Clifford Petersen encountered this situation when he tried to refer an over-the-road hauler he was counseling to a licensed practitioner -- it seemed next-to-impossible to find one who could offer teletherapy to local haulers when they were over the road, outside the state. Uncategorized health mental-health telemedicine teletherapy

ICAO Predicts Significant Impact due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Airfreight Logistics

On February 7, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) conducted an in-depth analysis of the impact of novel coronavirus on the air transport industry at its 219th Session of the Council.

Advance notification of cargo rollover – Reality or Myth?

Shipping and Freight Resource

Cargo rollover happens for a variety of reasons, at various stages and various places. Cargo rollover can cause significant delays and result in potentially crippling operations.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Volga-Dnepr Group Operates “Sterilized” Charter Flights to China

Airfreight Logistics

Volga-Dnepr Group continues to operate charter flights into China despite the current disruption to the air freight market. Flown commodities include essential items in response to the Coronavirus outbreak such as masks, sanitizer gels, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment.

Receiving cash-assistance: through the eyes of beneficiaries

World Food Programme Logistics

What is it like being on the receiving end of cash? In the eastern town of Kebribayah, Ethiopia, we spoke to three Somali refugee women at a distribution center to find out how they use their cash-assistance and what difference it makes to their lives.

With the promise of faster speed, inventory moves closer to consumers

247 Customs Broker

The promise of one- and same-day shipping has forced companies to rethink a classic academic problem in the world of supply chain: Where does a… The post With the promise of faster speed, inventory moves closer to consumers appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Refugees in remote camp in Kenya are hooking up with the Gig Economy

World Food Programme Logistics

Working for multinationals from their refuge in Dadaab Mohidin Muktar, one of the successful ‘freelancers’ in Dadaab performing online jobs for companies all over the world. Photo: WFP/Martin Karimi Mohidin Muktar cuts an image of a man who is firmly in control of his life.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.