Tue.Nov 28, 2023

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Lessons From the First Wave of Warehouse Automation

Supply Chain Brain

There’s likely to be a “second wave” of automating warehouses as retailers adapt to the new world of e-commerce, along with the latest technology. What are the lessons learned?

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Mastering Order Management: Backorders & Out-of-Stock Inventory

Stord

With the right OMS you can easily set up actionable workflows to handle low stock or out-of-stock inventory appropriately for each individual order.

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Biden Administration Holds First Supply Chain Council Meeting

Supply Chain Brain

Biden used the meeting to announce 30 actions that will provide Americans with access to medicine and the economic data needed to track the production and shipment of certain goods.

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From 'Diesel Fool' to 'Highway Preacher': Paul Leger

Overdrive Online

New Brunswick, Canada-headquartered Paul Leger speaks fluent trucker. On the road to his ministry around the Irving Big Stop in Salisbury, he ran U.S. lanes out of Toronto, then no-logbook Maritimes multi-stops before a spiritual transformation.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Tecsys Launches WMS Tool for Healthcare Sector

Supply Chain Brain

The new system will help companies ensure they are compliant with regulations laid out in the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), which was passed into law earlier in November.

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Rolls-Royce to Sell Electric Flight Division

Supply Chain Brain

The British luxury car manufacturer wants to record operating profits between $3.17 billion and $3.55 billion a year, the company said in its plan announced November 28.

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The Big Six in Logistics in 2023

Logistics Bureau

I spoke about the trends we are seeing in Logistics in 2023, and I narrowed it down to the Big Six. These relate to the areas of Logistics that we are being asked to help with the most. As we conduct about 200 Logistics Consulting assignments each year, it’s not a bad indicator of what are seen as the major challenges right now.

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Maritime Emissions Trend Downwards, Report Says

Supply Chain Brain

The report's authors say it not only celebrates the progress made in certain areas but also highlights the ongoing challenges, underscoring the urgency for continued action and innovation.

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Top 5 Best Transportation Management Software In The Market

Loginext

Transportation management systems play a vital role in supply chain management and seamless delivery. Reliability and efficiency are expected from the best transportation management software for seamless movement of freight from source to destination. Get insights into the best transportation management software and the benefits of using LogiNext's Transportation Management System.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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Watch: How to Know If You're Ready to Automate Your Warehouse

Supply Chain Brain

Automating a warehouse can take up to three years, so it’s good to take into account all the many factors involved and how long they will take to implement, says Michael Fiorito, senior sales executive at Exotec.

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Navigating the Produce Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

Navigating the Produce Supply Chain Show Submenu Resources The Logistics Blog® Newsroom Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Indexes Search Search BlueGrace Logistics - November 28, 2023 Consumers are increasingly conscious, and there is a growing demand for fresh, healthy food, making the produce supply chain ane integral components of the global food industry.

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ShipMonk Named BIG 2023 “Company of the Year”

Ship Monk

Did you hear the news? ShipMonk has been named a Business Intelligence Group “Company of the Year” for 2023! The Business Intelligence Group BIG Awards are for entrepreneurs, products, and companies that are leading their respective industries. This is the 4th year in a row ShipMonk has earned this title, and we couldn’t be more honored. BIG was founded with the mission of recognizing exceptional talent and performance in the business world.

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A Guide to Shipping Personal Effects to Ireland in a Shipping Container

I.C.E. Transport

Ireland is renowned for its vibrant culture, varied landscape, and legendary local pubs. It's also a popular destination for expatriates. As the fastest-growing economy in the Eurozone , Ireland pairs its robust, pro-business environment with a harmonious balance between work and life. Whether you're moving for business, pleasure, or a bit of both, shipping your personal effects to Ireland in a shipping container is a detailed task for which you likely have little experience.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Navigating Dimensional Challenges: Tips for Accurate Measurements

GoShip Blog

The accuracy of dimensional measurements is not just a detail—it’s a critical factor that can significantly influence shipping costs. Understanding and accurately calculating cargo dimensions is essential, especially when considering dimensional weight, a standard method carriers use to determine shipping charges. This method finds the actual weight of the shipment and its volume.

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Navigating Returns: Five Strategies for Shippers to Reduce Return to Origin

Locus

Returns is an integral component of logistics and supply chain management. For shippers, effectively managing returns is crucial, as it directly impacts customer satisfaction and a company’s bottom line. In e-commerce, where returns are inherently frequent, developing a streamlined and efficient returns process is vital. What are Returns in logistics?

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U.S. Sales of Toys and Games Down Through 2023

Supply Chain Brain

Toy and game imports have fallen sharply in 2023 while sales at toy stores, department stores and other gift outlets were down in October.

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14 Years of Innovation and Dedication

Logistics Business Magazine

In the world of logistics and supply chain automation, few stories are as compelling as that of Nick Eijkemans, whose remarkable journey with Ancra Systems spans over a decade and a half. With a passion for crafting customer-centric solutions and a commitment to maintaining Ancra Systems’ position in the field of Automatic Loading and Unloading of goods in trailers, his’s story is one of unwavering dedication and technological prowess.

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GEP Outlook Report 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders have faced their share of disruption and economic turmoil these past four years. Whether from geopolitical tensions or the havoc caused by the pandemic and its aftershocks, plenty of challenges remain. Despite this, leaders are seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel — inflation is decreasing, interest rates are leveling off and supply chain volatility is easing.

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marcusevans CPO Summit Returns to Dallas in May 2024

Supply Chain Brain

An invitation-only, premium Summit bringing leading senior procurement executives and innovative suppliers and solution providers together.

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Future-proof Supply Chain Network

Logistics Business Magazine

LGCF, France’s leading wine exporting company, relies on Körber’s Warehouse Management System, Warehouse Control System, voice and gamification solutions to accelerate the performance at 14 logistics sites. Active in 178 countries for a turnover of 1.3 billion euros in 2022, LGCF heads into the comprehensive modernization of its supply chain processes through the implementation of a Warehouse Management System (WMS) for all of its 14 sites and a Warehouse Contol System (WCS) for the automa

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Protecting truck drivers from impaired motorists

Commercial Carrier Journal

Safety is everyone’s concern when it comes to handling impaired drivers.

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China-UK Air Cargo Route Trial

Logistics Business Magazine

Global integrated logistics company A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) has chosen Bournemouth Airport (BOH) as its UK gateway for a trial of a new route from China. Carrier Maersk Air Cargo has started the weekly service from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) in Zhejiang province to Bournemouth using a 45-tonne capacity Boeing 767-300 freighter, working with BOH’s in-house air freight business Cargo First.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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SONAR introduces improved market-level pricing methodology

FreightWaves SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR recently unveiled an update designed to give users new ways to analyze data — especially pricing data. The FreightWaves Trusted Rate Assessment Consortium (TRAC) includes forward-thinking transportation companies that provide daily transaction data to FreightWaves. This data drives SONAR’s spot rate index, the National Truckload Index (NTI).

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November 28, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home November 28, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Right-size Auto Packaging

Logistics Business Magazine

Leading sports fashion retailer, JD, has embarked upon a programme of investment into Sparck Technologies’ advanced right-size auto-boxing systems. After the initial installation of one of Sparck’s CVP Impack systems at the retailer’s Rochdale DC in 2021, the company has now taken delivery of a top of the range CVP Everest, as part of JD’s fully-automated ecommerce DC in Derby.

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How to Slay Holiday Shipping in 2023: Unwrapping Success in the Festive Frenzy

MercuryGate

Unwrap the secrets to slaying holiday shipping in 2023 by downloading our Holiday Shipping "Case Study" Infographic. Learn about critical deadlines, MercuryGate's innovative logistics solutions, and managing post-holiday returns efficiently. The post How to Slay Holiday Shipping in 2023: Unwrapping Success in the Festive Frenzy appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024

Your Roadmap to Smarter Spend Management in 2024 Geopolitical, economic and supply chain challenges will stick around in 2024, but don’t despair. There are strategic opportunities to leverage AI-powered technology and digital toolsets to overcome these hurdles more effectively. GEP experts in nearly two dozen critical categories guide you in the right direction in our annual comprehensive resource — GEP Spend Category Outlook 2024.