Tue.Sep 12, 2023

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Building a TMS Business Case: 7 “Must Haves”

Logistics Viewpoints

Here are 7 considerations when building a TMS a business case, designed to focus on achieving a cost-effective deployment.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: Role, Components, and Importance

Cyzerg

In today's fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, supply chain management is vital in determining a company's success or failure. By effectively orchestrating the various components of the supply chain, businesses can streamline operations and achieve maximum efficiency. This is where supply chain orchestration comes into play. In this article, we will dive deeper into the power of supply chain orchestration and explore how businesses can leverage it to streamline operations.

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What to do BEFORE Investing in Warehouse Technology

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Quick fixes and miracle cures aren’t just popular with consumers trying to lose weight, grow hair or improve their memory. There’s a similar mindset among some fulfillment operations managers who see warehouse technology as the performance-enhancing panacea to an under-performing warehouse.

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The Keys to Estimating TMS Implementation Duration and Budget

Talking Logistics

When it comes to implementing a transportation management system (TMS), a critical mistake many shippers make is setting the implementation budget and timeline based on a software vendors’ average implementation duration estimates. From there, many shippers will end up compounding the impact of this mistake by moving directly into implementation execution without a well-formed planning.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2023: Saluting & Supporting Heroes Who Keep Freight Moving

MercuryGate

Amid global challenges, including pandemics and intricate supply chain issues, truck drivers’ commitment to their profession remains unwavering. That’s why MercuryGate focuses on empowering the nation’s truck drivers with leading carrier management tools. The post National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2023: Saluting & Supporting Heroes Who Keep Freight Moving appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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Automatic emergency braking mandate: Groups dissect shortcomings

Overdrive Online

Among larger trucking groups, OOIDA, CDL Drivers Unlimited, NASTC and others voiced displeasure with aspects of the proposed automatic emergency braking mandate.

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Celebrating North America’s Truck Drivers, One Delivery at a Time

Blue Grace Logistics

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Show Submenu Resources The Logistics Blog® Newsroom Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Indexes Search Search Raddy Velkov - September 12, 2023 Celebrating North America’s Truck Drivers, One Delivery at a Time As we celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sept. 10-16 , it is crucial to recognize and honor the backbone of our economy – the truck drivers.

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Game planning for a successful sales team

Truck News

You know business is soft when you see carriers playing the sales equivalent of a neutral zone trap. They’re on their heels, protecting existing customers and slashing costs.

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It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

Supply Chain Brain

The ATA invites everyone to join in celebrating truck drivers by sharing a message on social media, tagging ATA and using the hashtags #NTDAW23 and #ThankATrucker.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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Crowdfunding for Ecommerce Brands

Ship Monk

You have a great idea, but no money to fund its development or build a business. You’re too small and your idea is untested, so you can’t attract investors and your uber-supportive friends don’t have any more money than you do. What do you do? You turn to crowdfunding, of course! Crowdfunding has become the go-to solution for small businesses and startups looking for a quick way to launch a product, project or get their business started.

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Kroger and Albertsons Plan to Sell 413 Stores, Kroger Gains Supply Chain Efficiencies

Supply Chain Brain

Kroger said it has achieved “meaningful operational efficiencies” in its supply chain through improved transport capacity utilization and increased productivity in its warehouses and across its network.

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What Is the Ocean Shipping Time From Poland to US?

I.C.E. Transport

Poland has become a popular source of well-made, well-priced goods for US companies. But as you weigh the pros and cons of importing from Poland versus other parts of the world, one crucial consideration is average shipping time from Poland to the US.

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Corporate Investments in Supplier Diversity Remain Strong, Despite Challenges

Supply Chain Brain

Eighty-nine percent of companies expect to maintain or increase support for supplier diversity, according to Supplier.io’s 2023 State of Supplier Diversity Report.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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Pets at Home Line Marking at New DC

Logistics Business Magazine

Pets at Home selected inotec UK for an important contract to complete the line marking, infill walkways and floor painted meeting areas of their new 670,000 sq.ft fulfilment centre in Staffordshire, UK. This is a significant investment for Pets at Home, one of the UK’s leading pet care businesses. Located on a 70 acre site at Stafford North Business Park, this modern, purpose built fulfilment centre centralises distribution for the company by combining three warehouses into one superhub.

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How Prominent Video Game Technology is Changing Industrial Training and Manufacturing

Supply Chain Brain

Managers of manufacturing and training operations will need to see a faster ROI if this technology hopes to become a staple of supply chains.

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Conveying Sustainable Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

Ammeraal Beltech, a leader in conveying sustainable solutions, is proud to introduce the new AMMdurance rPET, a revolutionary conveyor belt produced from recycled PET bottles, that delivers a unique combination of cutting-edge technology and eco-conscious design, ensuring a positive impact on the planet and business. Ammeraal Beltech’s AMMdurance rPET stands out from conventional conveyor belts.

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UPS Chief Says Year One of Pricey New Labor Deal Will Hurt Most

Supply Chain Brain

UPS said in August that the heated discussions caused about 1.2 million packages per day of lost volume — either directly to competitors or new business that didn’t occur.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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EPA urged by members of Congress to finalize 'strongest feasible' GHG regs

Commercial Carrier Journal

A bicameral group of Democrats last week penned a letter to EPA regarding the agency's Phase 3 GHG regulations, and the Clean Freight Coalition responded.

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Watch: Big & Bulky Home Delivery Needs a Major Overhaul

Supply Chain Brain

Shobhit Elhance, vice president of business development at LogiNext, discusses the pain points faced by shippers and carriers in the delivery of big and bulky items.

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