Thu.Feb 07, 2019

Is Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Paying Off?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Performance matters. In track, a split-second can make the difference between finishing first and coming in second. In football, the precision with which the quarterback throws can make the difference between a touchdown and an incomplete pass.

Do More Shipping with Less Work

Shipchain

Shippers everywhere face an uncertain future. The constant threat of a trade war and increasing consumer demands have pushed existing operations to their breaking points.

Green Purchasing Power: Sustainability is Major Factor

Material Handling and Logistics

Suppliers reported emissions reductions of 633 million metric tons of carbon dioxide leading to collective cost savings of $19.3 billion

A look at Ford's 2020 F-Series Super Duty trucks

Fleet Owner

Check out the new 2020 Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350 and F-450 pickup trucks

How does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

How Integrating Your ERP With Your TMS Will Make Life Easier

Kuebix

Hardly anyone will deny that technology is the future. For companies with supply chains, this means utilizing some combination of a transportation management system (TMS), enterprise resource planning system (ERP), yard management system (YMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) just to keep up with the competition! That’s a lot of different technology to manage, especially […]. The post How Integrating Your ERP With Your TMS Will Make Life Easier appeared first on Kuebix.

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Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

If you could tell a warehouse manager back in 1980 that someday robots would be working alongside humans in the racks, or that individual items could be tracked and traced in real time, they would have laughed it off as science fiction. Every day, innovations that weren’t even conceivable a decade ago are used without a second thought. It’s a humbling thought and one that raises some incredible questions about the technology that awaits the industry in the years ahead.

Bosch: Why AI and IoT Demand a New Problem-Solving Approach

IoT World Today

In the center of Bosch’s CES booth was the prototype of an autonomous electric shuttle with a slew of surprising features. Riders can open the door of the vehicle using a smartphone app known as Perfectly Keyless.

Blockchain and Supply Chains: Unleashing the Potential

Supply Chain Brain

Dealing with data can often come with expensive reconciliation or negative impact on customer fulfillment. Blockchain technology can help

Day 2 at the RLA Conference

Logistics Management

It’s moving slow, but Big Data, AI and machine learning are beginning to impact reverse logistics

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.

The Shift toward a Demand-Chain Model

Morai Logistics

Experts say demand-chain models are an effective solution for supply chains to meet the increased need for immediacy and improve the customer experience. Today, consumers crave instant gratification when searching for products and services online. They want access to information and results in an immediate time frame, and this transcends throughout the buying funnel. It especially includes delivery.

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BlueGrace Logistics Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Epic Employee Party

Blue Grace Logistics

One of Florida’s fastest growing companies will host Tampa’s biggest party of the year, featuring multi-platinum recording artist Flo Rida and a unique invitation for the public to support the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

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TMS Visibility? INCONCEIVABLE!

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation management systems (TMS) have been around for a good 25-30 years, but they’ve struggled with visibility for most of that lifetime. Sure, the TMS industry has long talked about the visibility of their systems. But it’s only been in the last two or three years that we’ve seen measurable leaps forward in visibility capabilities. Like the Princess Bride scene where one character questions another’s constant use of the word “inconceivable,” the term “visibility” is […].

Shutdown Seen Causing E-Verify Delays

Material Handling and Logistics

Employers were required to continue processing Forms I-9 during shutdown

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

Forecasting Airfreight Growth and Demand with IATA’s Glyn Hughes

Airfreight Logistics

Air transport is widely recognized as a key contributor to economic development, and as such the success of the airfreight industry is directly correlated to the overall rising levels of prosperity for countries around the globe.

The Future of AI and Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

In a world of big data and bigger customer expectations, the future of supply chain management rests in the predictive and prescriptive power of artificial intelligence

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WorkWave Route Manager’s New Look Comes with Powerful Precision and Control

WorkWave

Time To Read: 2 minutes Route planners need accuracy whether they are communicating internally, making adjustments, or confirming delivery times with customers. It helps build trust and fosters a great company culture.

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Delivering a smarter factory

Automotive Logistics

Magna Steyr’s vehicle assembly plant in the Austrian city of Graz is not a typical automotive factory; the site, which in 2018 brought its cumulative total production tally to 3.5m vehicles, produces vehicles under contract for OEMs such as Daimler, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover.

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.

Revenue Recognition Series: Complex Areas under ASC 606

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

WEBCAST | Accounting March 5, 2019 | 12 PM EST Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP […]. The post Revenue Recognition Series: Complex Areas under ASC 606 appeared first on The Ledger.

[WHITE PAPER] How Effective Operations Management & Technology will Enhance Shipping in 2019

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Effective Operations Management & Technology will Enhance Shipping in 2019” white paper! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the left.

Revenue Recognition Series: Identifying Performance Obligations under ASC 606

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

WEBCAST | Accounting March 5, 2019 | 12 PM EST Mike Crown | Quality and Risk Management Director, Mazars USA LLP […]. The post Revenue Recognition Series: Identifying Performance Obligations under ASC 606 appeared first on The Ledger.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes see slight annual gains for week ending February 2

Logistics Management

Rail carloads, at 1,238,487, were up 1.7%, or 21,054 carloads, annually, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 1,316,168, rose 0.5%, or 6,008 units

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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.

Don’t count truck platooning out just yet

Commercial Carrier Journal

I’ve long felt like a successful platoon is hindered by two major problems that largely are out of its control

Americans for Modern Transportation makes renewed case for increasing twin-trailer size to 33 feet

Logistics Management

In advance of today’s House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s (T&I) first full committee hearing of the 116th Congress, which is addressing the current state of United States transportation infrastructure, the Washington, D.C.-based based Americans for Modern Transportation (AMT) wrote a letter to the committee’s leadership calling for Congress to increase the national twin-trailer standard as a “common sense” approach to augment the current state of U.S.

A statement on the WFP-Palantir partnership

World Food Programme Logistics

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Panalpina says its chief shareholder will not sign off on offer to be acquired by DSV

Logistics Management

While the outcome had been predicted in industry circles, the verdict that Basel, Switzerland-based global 3PL and airfreight forwarder Panalpina will not be acquired by Hedehusene, Denmark-based global 3PL DSV is now official

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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.