Thu.Dec 03, 2020

How RPA Is Helping to Streamline Major Shopping Changes During Peak Season 2020

MercuryGate

The holiday season is, without a doubt, the busiest time for the industry as the […]. The post How RPA Is Helping to Streamline Major Shopping Changes During Peak Season 2020 appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Automation Peak Season

5 Success Factors in Effective Omnichannel Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

This year with the global pandemic, Black Friday was different from before. Luckily, we did not have to set up our camping tents in front of our favorite stores, but just logged in to their mobile apps. Online shopping has been on a steady rise since 2010.

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How High Is Your Control Tower?

Talking Logistics

The recent disruptions worldwide have exposed how important end-to-end visibility and control are to building the resiliency required to survive and thrive in changing conditions.

5 Success Factors in Effective Omnichannel Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

This year with the global pandemic, Black Friday was different from before. Luckily, we did not have to set up our camping tents in front of our favorite stores, but just logged in to their mobile apps. Online shopping has been on a steady rise since 2010.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

5 More 2021 Trends in the Supply Chain to Start Thinking About Now

Cerasis

The saying goes- the only thing staying the same is that everything keeps changing. And the statement becomes especially true with supply chain management. It’s crucial to track the 2021 trends in the supply chain needed for success.

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Mission of the Century: LogiNext Mile to enable the Covid Vaccine Supply Chain

Loginext

LogiNext announces the launch of world's first complete covid vaccine supply chain distribution platform. Enabled for the needs of the pandemic, this SaaS platform can be used by healthcare and government organisations to distribute the vaccine effectively.

Old Dominion Freight Line reports solid fourth quarter update

Logistics Management

ODFL reported that revenue per day increased 6.3% annually, driven by a 5.2% gain in daily LTL tonnage, as well as LTL revenue per hundredweight heading up

What Shipping Analytics Tools Should Freight Market Participants Have in Their Freight Stack?

FreightWaves SONAR

How does your company define success in the supply chain? For shippers, success depends on end-to-end network improvements, according to McKinsey & Company. Shipping analytics tools shine a light on the value of informed freight management.

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Small Business Shipping During the Holidays with a 3PL

Freight Center

The holidays are a hectic time for everyone, especially for small business shippers and supply chain managers. Not only do you need the right shipping solutions, but you need them at the best rates and on a deadline.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Zaro Transportation Leverages SONAR to Augment Its Rate Model and Manages Freight Better

FreightWaves SONAR

View the Full Case Study. Zaro Transportation is a Laredo, Texas-based transportation company that provides door-to-door freight services and coverage throughout Mexico and the United States, crossing through the port of Laredo and Nuevo Laredo.

6 tasks to assess 2020 and set biz priorities for 2021

Overdrive Online

If you're among owner-ops wondering whether the stress of this year has been worth the money, identify your business and personal priorities and set your plan in place. The post 6 tasks to assess 2020 and set biz priorities for 2021 first appeared on Overdrive.

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Volga-Dnepr AN-124s could be back in the air before the end of the year

The LoadStar

Volga-Dnepr Group could see its AN-124s back in the air earlier than expected, following “very good dialogue” with Ukrainian engine manufacturer Motor Sich.

Phihong Unveils New Level 3 Wall Mount DC Charger

NGT News

Phihong, a global supplier of OEM power solutions, has released its new Level 3 DW Series 30 kW Wall Mount DC Fast Charger as an easy-to-install, customizable solution for commercial fleet management, highway service stations and parking garage applications – as well as EV infrastructure operators.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Watch: Is Amazon Facing ‘Shipaggeddon’ This Holiday Season?

Supply Chain Brain

Will Amazon’s supply chain break down during peak season

Arcola Energy Introduces A-Drive Fuel Cell Powertrain Platform

NGT News

Arcola Energy, a company that specializes in hydrogen and fuel cell systems, has developed a proprietary hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) powertrain platform – designed for vehicle applications requiring high-duty cycle capabilities and fast refueling.

Technology's Role in Delivering a Vaccine Across the Globe

Supply Chain Brain

Supply-chain technologies — including artificial intelligence — can help distribute a COVID-19 vaccine more quickly, and to more people

UK logistics sector may be down, but it’s certainly not out, suggests survey – The Loadstar

247 Customs Broker

By Alex Lennane 23/11/2020 The UK logistics industry is beset with pessimism, according to a new survey showing the confidence index at 47.1 – its lowest… The post UK logistics sector may be down, but it’s certainly not out, suggests survey – The Loadstar appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

ISM reports ongoing growth for services-based economy in November

Logistics Management

The reading for the report’s key indicator—the Services PMI (formerly the Non-Manufacturing PMI)—was 55.9 (a a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth is occurring), which was essentially flat with October’s 56.6, difference

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Global Oil and Gas Logistics Market Latest Innovations and Trends 2020-2026 : ASCO, CEVA Logistics, CH Robinson, Expeditors International of Washington – The Courier

247 Customs Broker

Australian shipping operations – ‘they’ve never been in a worse state’

The LoadStar

The ongoing “disarray” in Australia’s container supply chains will mean empty shelves for some retailers at Christmas.

FANUC AMERICA AND PLUS ONE ROBOTICS DELIVER AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR FULFILLMENT

247 Customs Broker

ROCHESTER HILLS, MI – (Dec. 2, 2020) – FANUC America, the leading supplier of CNCs, robotics, and ROBOMACHINEs, and Plus One Robotics, a leader in… The post FANUC AMERICA AND PLUS ONE ROBOTICS DELIVER AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR FULFILLMENT appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

ZH: Stock valuations surpass 1929 levels

The LoadStar

ZERO HEDGE writes: As DB’s Jim Reid wrote in his Wednesday chart of the day, “one chart that I’ve used in various forms ever since I read “Irrational Exuberance” by Robert J. Shiller back in March 2000 is the S&P 500 CAPE ratio of the S&P 500.

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The 6 Essential Elements of a Successful B2B eCommerce Website

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

When your customers need a ride, they turn to Uber. When they’re hungry, they turn to DoorDash. When they want to buy the latest gadget, they turn to Amazon. Online habits like these have set a new level of expectation for the service your customers receive, even in a business setting.

Attitude, Optimism, and Resilience

FLS Transport

Every month our CEO, John Leach, shares a note with the FLS team about what he sees and hears in the market. This month’s message was too good to not share with our customers, carriers, and friends. What I’ve Seen and Heard – from the desk of John Leach.

Understanding permit requirements for OOG cargo

I.C.E. Transport

Out of gauge cargo – cargo that doesn’t fit in a standard shipping container – poses extra risks on the road. That’s why state DOTs regulate OOG cargo and require truckers who transport it to get special permits.

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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!