Mon.Oct 26, 2020

5 Tips for Improving Your Inventory Management in 2021

ShipLilly

Inventory management remains one of the most important ways in which you can transform your e-commerce business into a profitable and successful enterprise.

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena. Robert Cadena and Joe Lynch provide an introduction to 3rd party logistics. 3rd party logistics services include 5 major categories: 1.) Transportation 2.) Warehousing 3.) Logistics 4.) Technology and 5.) Special Services.

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Collaborative Shipping (Insights from Indago Members)

Talking Logistics

One way to improve capacity utilization of trailers and carriers in transportation is via Collaborative Shipping — for example, where one or more shippers co-load freight on a trailer or where freight lanes are matched to create reliable and consistent continuous move routes.

Navigating Unprecedented Times with Command and Control Centers

Logistics Viewpoints

Global supply chains have changed more in the last six months than they have in the last six years. Never has the need to respond with agility been more clear. Control towers are a key tool to achieve agility. New solutions are available.

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Traditional Vs Digital Freight Forwarders – What would you prefer?

20Cube Logistics

Digital transformation is the need of the hour. Not a single person today moves without a mobile device, all the transactions are done while on go.

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Time for Manufacturers to Throw Out Old Ideas About Inventory Management

Supply Chain Brain

Innovative supply-chain strategies that seemed so perfectly attuned to current purchasing patterns have turned out to carry a lot more risk than their creators could ever have imagined

Growing a fleet? Don’t forget this basic rule

Overdrive Online

Being mindful of driver needs is a two-way street. What benefits the drivers also benefits the fleet by helping it attract and hold onto the best. The post Growing a fleet? Don’t forget this basic rule first appeared on Overdrive

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Thomas Kipp is new COO as Aramex rolls out CargoWise forwarding platform

The LoadStar

Logistics specialist Aramex has appointed Thomas Kipp as its new chief operating officer (COO).

How COOs can Contribute to Software Selection and Deployment

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The COO is at the center of business. While the role of the COO differs from organization to organization, it is the COO in conjunction with the Executive team that drive and build the necessary foundations, structures, processes, and strategies for an organization to be successful.

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.

Importers angry as UK box ports buckle under ‘abnormal demand’

The LoadStar

DP World’s London Gateway and Southampton container hubs are experiencing terminal congestion that threatens to further stymie the supply of holiday season products to the market.

6 Steps to Viable Supply Chain Reality

Logistics Bureau

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way to approach performance improvement.

US trucking will remain volatile into 2021, but rates may have peaked

The LoadStar

US shippers will continue to face a challenging trucking market for much of the coming year, but at least the relentless rise in pricing should come to an end.

Brexit, Covid and Climate Are Colluding to Raise U.K. Food Prices

Supply Chain Brain

Supermarket prices in Britain could start increasing in coming months as food supplies get pummeled by a triple whammy of Brexit, COVID-19 and weather-struck harvests

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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.

This bill is hard to predict, easy to ignore, but always comes due

Overdrive Online

If you let taxes be a psychological manipulator, they'll interfere with logical decision-making in your business. The post This bill is hard to predict, easy to ignore, but always comes due first appeared on Overdrive. Uncategorized business equipment strategy taxes

All-In U.S. Push for Vaccine Means Covid Could Linger

Supply Chain Brain

Any shortfalls in the vaccine program could mean the country will struggle with the virus well into 2023

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6 Steps to Sustainable Supply Chain Reality

Logistics Bureau

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way to approach performance improvement.

The Future of Enterprise Mobility

Supply Chain Brain

A Virtual Panel Conversation with Barcoding, Zebra, Ivanti Wavelink, & SOTI

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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.

6 Steps Your Business Can Take to Achieve a Sustainable Supply Chain

247 Customs Broker

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way… The post 6 Steps Your Business Can Take to Achieve a Sustainable Supply Chain appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Watch: How COVID-19 Will Change Vaccine and Drug Distribution

Supply Chain Brain

Robert Eubanks, director of healthcare and life sciences with West Monroe, discuses the changes in how vaccines and drug therapies are developed and distributed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Unlike restrictive Calif. law, feds’ rule on owner-operators allows them ‘to work the way they want’

247 Customs Broker

The notice of proposed rulemaking, available for public comment here until midnight tonight, Oct. 26, sets a five-point test for determining whether a worker should be… The post Unlike restrictive Calif.

Gaining Control in a Turbulent World: The Case for Supply Chain Control Towers

Supply Chain Brain

In this White Paper, leading business transformation expert Sean Culey describes how companies need to develop more aligned and innovative business practices supported by cross-process tools that provide insight and understanding across the Value Chain

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.

On site, without being there

247 Customs Broker

26th October 2020 Machine malfunctions and standstills that are not eliminated as fast as possible may become expensive for manufacturing companies. BEUMER Group developed their… The post On site, without being there appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Struggling airline Biman faces more financial troubles over unpaid fuel bills

The LoadStar

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is facing another financial setback following huge losses after suspending flights during the pandemic. The national flag-carrier owes $250m to the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) in outstanding fuel bills – and the BPC wants payment.

Volvo Selects Michelin for Record-breaking Road Tests

247 Customs Broker

23rd October 2020 Michelin says tyres from its X Line Energy range – designed for fleets seeking the lowest possible carbon footprint – were fitted… The post Volvo Selects Michelin for Record-breaking Road Tests appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Pharma must engage with supply chain players for a successful vaccine roll-out

The LoadStar

As the air cargo industry gears up for Covid-19 vaccine distribution, there are concerns that the pharma sector is not fully engaging with its supply chain partners – and that airports must be central to any plans. “We

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!