Wed.Jan 09, 2019

Logistics provider lists top supply chain trends for 2019

DC Velocity

Robotics, digital transportation solutions are among the key technologies that will shape the supply chain landscape this year, DHL leaders say. Transportation

The Wind(y City) at Your Back: Ten Reasons Why A Chicago Fulfillment Center Makes Sense

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s often referred to as Second City. But when it comes to transportation and fulfillment, there are many reasons why Chicago is second-to-none.

Creating Resistance As You Go (Don’t)

The Lean Thinker

The role of “change agent” is actually a role of leadership. Leading change is difficult work that involves changes in the norms, routines, working relationships, behavior within and between groups.

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Best Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2019

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics Viewpoints has assembled the following list of conferences that my ARC supply chain colleagues and I consider to be the premier industry conferences scheduled for 2019. The include logistics industry association events and supply chain software conferences. The post Best Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2019 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership conferences events trade shows

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Banyan and Pierbridge partner on parcel shipping management

DC Velocity

Linking API and TMS platforms helps 3PLs cut costs, firms say. Technology

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Amazon’s Freight (Train) Is Coming

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This article is from Steve Bettwy , Vice President – Quality and Business Continuity, Operational Excellence, and Continuous Improvement at Direct Supply. I hope we can agree that Amazon will disrupt an industry if it wants to. Bibliophiles everywhere can still hardly say “Amazon” without snarling, and Amazon’s effect on retail, grocery delivery, and even cloud computing is nothing short of transformative.

Port of New York and New Jersey says rail facility will cut truck congestion

DC Velocity

Port Jersey rail facility will handle 900,000 rail lifts a year, replacing 1.5 million truck trips. Transportation

What is Freight Insurance and Why Do I Need It?

GoShip Blog

If you have ever shipped goods, you must have heard about cases of freight loss or damage due to many different circumstances. With services like GoShip.com , shipping items is a safe and smooth process, but there are things that nobody can predict: natural disasters, hard weather conditions, etc.

Trade group boasts ambitious retail-focused policy agenda for 2019

DC Velocity

Privacy issues, trade concerns and infrastructure improvements top retail industry's policy to-do list in the new congressional session, trade association leaders say. Strategy

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

Excess Inventory? No Problem. You Have Trailers In the Yard.­­

Talking Logistics

With the national warehouse vacancy rate hovering at record lows and warehouses bloated with inventory pulled in from China during 2018 to get ahead of impending tariffs, companies can combine flexible storage options with advanced technology to create an end-to-end supply chain solution that works.

Amazon Delivery: Should Shipping and Fulfillment Businesses Be Worried?

Supply Chain Brain

It seems that every year we can expect Amazon to test a new delivery service

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A Look At Some Logistics Trends For 2019

LandLink

As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. After reviewing several industry sources most Logistics professionals are in agreement with all of these trends.

DHL Supply Chain takes a long look at key 2019 supply chain trends

Logistics Management

DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, this week unveiled a publication highlighting what it views as the key trends impacting supply chain management

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Drugs, trucking, the law and your rights

Fleet Owner

What rights to drivers have if you're prescribed opioids or are a recovering drug addict

A Look at Transportation Regulations in 2019

Kuebix

Many changes in transportation regulations are coming this year that we’d like to make sure you are aware of. The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, which made it illegal for truck drivers to only use paper-logging books to record hours at work and mileage is now over a year old, but groups are still petitioning […]. The post A Look at Transportation Regulations in 2019 appeared first on Kuebix.

Kenworth, Toyota team on hydrogen fuel cell project

Fleet Owner

LAS VEGAS. Kenworth Truck Co. has joined with Toyota Motor North America to develop 10 electric hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks. The first of these zero-emission vehicles, a Kenworth T680, was displayed at the 2019 CES show. Officials with both

U.S. Manufacturing Hits the Pause Button

Logistics Trends and Insights

ISM’s December data indicates a slow-down in U.S. manufacturing activity. Month-to-month results found an 11 point decline in new orders. Read more and what we expect in our latest Forbes contribution. manufacturing

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Peterbilt adds another truck to its growing electric lineup

Fleet Owner

LAS VEGAS. Peterbilt Motors Co. gave attendees of the 2019 CES show the first look at the all-electric 220EV truck. The medium-duty model joins the previously announced 520EV and 579EV, which are all part of Peterbilt’s plan to have more than 30 elec

2019 Transportation Management Systems (TMS) Market Update: Keeping pace with the times

Logistics Management

The transportation management systems market is growing right along with the number of challenges that shippers face in today’s hectic freight transportation environment

Big trucks acting like smaller ones

Fleet Owner

In today's heavy trucks, the order of the day is to help businesses who use these vehicles do their jobs better—whether that means making trucks easier for drivers to operate, easier to spec, easier to connect, or other advantages

Questions on stowage as enquiries begin into how MSC Zoe spilled 281 boxes

The LoadStar

Local authorities and residents in The Netherlands remain to be put at ease by Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) promise to pay for the clean-up on Dutch island and mainland coasts affected after 281 containers fell off the MSC Zoe.

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

The road to regulation and collaboration

Fleet Owner

We don’t know which technologies will help the industry meet tomorrow’s low NOx rules and what bumps we may face in implementing them

Disruption from Brexit and trade wars could mean uplift for air freight

The LoadStar

The global air freight market is likely to benefit from a no-deal Brexit and from potential crises around the world this year.

Class 8 orders: December dips, but 2018 sets new record

Fleet Owner

14-year-old annual Class 8 order record shattered in 2018 but will that many trucks be built in 2019

Port of Ramsgate/Seaborne Freight ferry service ‘won’t be fit for purpose’

The LoadStar

A deal between Ramsgate port and prospective cross-channel ferry operator Seaborne Freight is expected to be confirmed “imminently”, the operator told The Loadstar yesterday. Seaborne services are slated to provide additional cross-Channel capacity and an alternative to Dover, which may witness major congestion in the event of a no-deal Brexit. But a former seafarer, with 45 years’ experience, 25 of them on Dover-Calais ferries, told The Loadstar he did not see how the.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.