July, 2020

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

Cerasis

Supply chains face an ongoing crisis with the threat of rising demands across consumers and business-to-business purchasers. Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. As companies look for ways to meet the rising demand, it is easy to abandon sustainability goals and focus solely on getting things accomplished.read More. The post Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

10 Tips to Reduce eCommerce Fulfillment Center Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

COVID-19 has triggered an increase in online orders. Most are predicting that the increase in B2C fulfillment will sustain, even as retail stores emerge from hibernation. Operationally, it requires far more manpower to pick and pack individual orders than it does to ship out pallets of goods to retailers. As a result, businesses are seeing a marked increase in eCommerce fulfillment center costs – and a profit-driven need to rein in labor costs, already their largest warehouse expense.

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5 Innovative Strategies for Logistics Companies to Pave the Way to the New Normal

Food Logistics

To embrace the upside of this New Normal, businesses must address the short term and innovate for the long-term. 3PL/4PL

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology.

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.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks.

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Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

“The addition of 11 Chinese companies to a U.S.

The Latest Look at CBD Distribution and Fulfillment Requirements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Great news: CBD oil stays fresh for a year or longer. Not-so-great news: CBD information doesn’t.

3PL Best Practices for Cold Chain and COVID-19

Food Logistics

When choosing a third party to ship your food products, it takes more than just a company that has a refrigerated truck. 3PL/4PL

Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations I: Introduction

Cyzerg

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.

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak

The Logistics of Logistics

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak . Zeke Ziliak and Joe Lynch discuss how dynamic pricing is transforming logistics.

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Modern WMS: The Nerve Center for A Differentiated Customer Experience

Logistics Viewpoints

Modern WMS is essential, as warehouses are becoming critical nerve centers to deliver a differentiated customer experience across product availability, buying avenues, and speed of delivery without adding cost.

‘Data sharing is nice, but cooperation is key’ to ending congestion

Supply Chain and Logistics

The speaker, Stefan Pieters of Jan de Rijk, was speaking of the relation between road hauliers and airport stakeholders. I believe most hauliers at ports, warehouses, inland terminals, and any cargo transfer points would be saying the same thing. And … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Strategy Supply Chains Trucking cooperation supply chains trucking

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The Critical Role of Your Fulfillment Center Customer Service Representative

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When online shoppers click the order button on your website, they expect to get their selections quickly and in perfect condition. Making that happen is the job of your 3PL provider.

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.

3PL vs. 4PL vs. 5PL—Here’s the Difference

Food Logistics

Food Logistics breaks down the difference between 3PLs, 4PLs and 5PLs and why these partnerships matter, especially in a time of crisis. 3PL/4PL

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Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Receiving Process

Cyzerg

It’s not uncommon to see small and mid-size warehouses struggle with operational inefficiencies. In meeting with many warehouse managers and carefully analyzing their warehouse operations, one common problem that surfaces is a lack of standard processes and specialization within the warehouse. To address this, we’ve decided to write about the standard processes that should exist in a warehouse. These are: receiving , put-away , storage , pick & packing, and shipping.

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkhanis. Ketan Karkhanis and Joe Lynch discuss logistics collaboration and the friction that limits productivity for shippers, 3PLs, brokers, and trucking companies. About Ketan Karkhanis. Ketan Karkhanis is the Chief Product Officer at Turvo, the first real-time collaborative logistics platform that uses artificial intelligence to perfect the science of movement.

Investing in Warehouse Automation? Who Isn’t.

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse automation is becoming an increasingly desirable option for fufifllment operations. And investments in these technologies are top of mind for today's logistics executives.Our research indicates that both well-established technologies and emerging technologies are currently being considered to varying degrees. More specifically, practitioners. The post Investing in Warehouse Automation? Who Isn’t. appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

Trinity Logistics

Tanker endorsement is one of those regulations that often get some buzz in the trucking industry for CDL holders. What is it? Why is it needed? When did this become enforced?

Polybag Packaging Can Drive Six-Figure Savings Versus Shipping Boxes

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for more economical shipping options, don’t be afraid to think outside the box. More accurately, don’t be afraid to think beyond it – because in many cases the key to significant eCommerce fulfillment savings may not require the use of an actual box at all.

Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Managed IT Services: Objective Look at Its Pros and Cons

Cyzerg

Managed IT service can support your business by delivering significant cost savings and value. However, before contacting a company that provides managed IT services, it is important to determine if it’s beneficial for your business since every solution has its pros and cons. To help you answer this inquiry, we will provide an objective look at the pros and cons of managed IT services. But first, what is managed IT services? Information Technology

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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.

LTL Basics with Doug Sartain

The Logistics of Logistics

The post LTL Basics with Doug Sartain appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Dow’s Artificial Intelligence Journey in International Trade

Logistics Viewpoints

Dow Chemical is in the midst of a digital transformation. They have set up to test out new and emerging technologies. They have had success in developing valuable intellectual property based on artificial intelligence in the area of trade classifications.

Selling B2B During a Pandemic

Carter Logistics

Covid-19 has changed not only our industry, but every industry across the globe. We sat down for a Q&A with Ted Bowley, our Sales Manager for the Southeast region, to talk about how he is coping with the pandemic and how it has changed his B2B selling approach.

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The Basics of Subscription Box Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Of all the emerging trends in online shopping, one of the hottest is subscription box services. According to Fuel, A McKinsey Company , the subscription box industry is now worth about $10 billion and is still growing.

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!