Thu.Jul 11, 2019

How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

What’s the Big Hype About Amazon? Amazon is an e-commerce company that has become one of the Big Four technology companies alongside major businesses such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

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Fleets with family-leave policies attract more drivers

Fleet Owner

“Women aren’t asking for exceptional treatment. They want pay and benefits that meet their needs

Five Best Procurement Practices for FMCG Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

As competition intensifies in the fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) sector, procurement department plays a critical role to manage order planning with budget allocation, budget planning and cost savings, and to ensure delivery on time.

How the power of location intelligence delivers value to fleet

Fleet Owner

Three examples of how location intelligence can help you improve business processes and make more informed decisions

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.

Essential Strategies for Alignment of Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Today, companies are increasingly recognizing the importance of sustainable procurement.

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The Essential Strategies for a Successful Procurement Negotiation

SIPMM Professional Publications

In today’s hyper-connected and increasingly competitive market, the ability to negotiate effectively is more highly valued than ever before. Negotiator plays an important role in every successful organization.

How the power of location intelligence delivers value to fleet owners

Fleet Owner

Three examples of how location intelligence can help you improve business processes and make more informed decisions

Trucking Brokerage Meets Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Management

We have so far seen three waves of technology making an impact on people and processes in logistics execution

3 Statistics Showing Truck Driving is a Wise Career Choice

United World Transporation

Being a professional truck driver comes with a stigma: that truck driving is not a wise or good long-term career choice. Long hours, weeks away from home, financial stresses, regulatory worries and the threat of automation are all major barriers to entry.

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.

Use of Temporary Labor for Warehouse Staffing

Kane is Able

If you were contracting for home renovation work, you might deal with a single general contractor to coordinate the project.

Retailers Still Stocking Up Ahead of Possible Tariffs, But More Slowly

Material Handling and Logistics

“Retailers still want to protect their customers against potential price increases that would come with any additional tariffs, but with the latest proposed tariffs on hold for now and warehouses bulging, there’s only so much they can do,” said Jonathan Gold of NRF

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Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Logistics Management

Download this whitepaper to understand the unique risks associated with Supply Chain Management with the cloud

[WHITE PAPER] How to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI

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 to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI” white paper! This is a must read for shippers.read More. The post [WHITE PAPER] How to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

2019 State of Logistics: Less-than-truckload LTL

Logistics Management

Rates up as carrier costs “go through the roof

3 benefits of ELDs beyond compliance

Fleet Owner

Squeeze more juice out of your ELDs

State of Logistics in 2019: What’s next?

Logistics Management

Tight capacity, high rates, rapid e-commerce growth and a booming economy fueled an 11.45% rise in U.S. logistics costs over the course of 2018. However, new freight management innovations abound, and now nimbleness and efficiency are keys to good service as we roll through 2019

TecNiq introduces T15 low-profile LED vehicle lighting

Fleet Owner

TecNiq, a supplier of LED lighting for OEMs and the aftermarket, recently introduced the T15 low-profile stop/tail/turn/reverse light. The new T15 is available as an upgrade for companies or fleets looking at TecNiq’s T10 product line. The T15 adds

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.

Weathering the Trade Policy Storm: Trade Content is Key

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chains are running at full steam as the economy is booming in parts of the world, while in other parts of the world, economies are taking a hit from obstacles that hinder open commerce and trade.

Finding the Right Fit for New Technologies and Automation in your Warehouse/DC

Logistics Management

In this white paper, Canon Solutions explores the challenges companies face when automating, explain why there’s no need to rip-and-replace existing systems

Logistics 101: What Are The Most Common Shipping Terms?

ShipLilly

Anyone involved in the shipping industry, and especially ocean freight shipping, is going to face a long list of Industry terms.

Spot rates start July with a bang

Fleet Owner

National average spot van and refrigerated freight rates shot higher last week as shippers looked for carriers to move freight during a holiday-shortened week, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest network of load boards. Load-po

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.

Life After FBA: Amazon Seller Fulfillment of Your Prime Orders

West Coast and California Logistics

If you’re selling online, chances are you’re selling on Amazon. And, if you’re selling on Amazon, you want to be Prime-certified to reach Amazon’s 100+ million Prime customers. These ‘frequent flyers’ spend an average of 1,400 per year [i] on the site.

June POLA and POLB volumes impress to varying degrees

Logistics Management

Total POLA volume––at 764,777 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)––headed up 5.76% compared to June 2018, marking the highest-volume June in the 112 years of POLA operations. For fiscal year 2018-2019, total POLA volume rose 5.65% to 9,688,252 TEU

Regaining Lost Customers in the Digital Age 

Blue Grace Logistics

Let’s be honest, there are few things that feel more rewarding than securing a new customer. It’s incredibly important for business growth and development and at the end of the day, more customers mean more money.

GlobalTranz introduces a new digital freight matching offering, GTZamp

Logistics Management

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based

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.