August, 2020

Closing the IT-Gap: Cost-Effective Ways to Manage Logistics Technology

Cyzerg

In the logistics and supply chain industry, customers are demanding more technological capabilities from their service providers.

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7 Statistics that Impact Companies Using eCommerce Fulfillment 3PLs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A picture can be worth a thousand words. But sometimes numbers tell an even more compelling story.

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Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple.

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ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran

The Logistics of Logistics

ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran. Larry Cepuran and Joe Lynch discuss how ALS sucks and there is still no cure and few treatments for this awful disease. Larry Cepuran is a friend of Joe’s who has been diagnosed with ALS, which is sometimes referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

How A High-Tech Manufacturer Navigated The Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

A Hi-Tech Company’s Control Tower Helped It Better Manage Air Cargo During the Worst Days of the Pandemic In 2014, one of the world’s largest high-tech manufacturers started thinking about a digital transformation that would help them better serve their customers while also generating operational efficiencies.

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4 Cloud-Logistics Technology Solutions Cutting Costs for SMBs

Cyzerg

A common issue for small and midsize logistics businesses is finding a way to remain cost competitive without sacrificing service quality. Although it's easier said than done, we often see that part of the answer lies in workforce productivity and technology.

Literature Distribution: How to Ensure Compliant Pharmaceutical Marketing

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

We’re all familiar with the expression “rules are made to be broken” – and maybe there are times when it’s okay to at least bend the rules a little. But, when it comes to pharmaceutical marketing, your best move is to stay compliant.

Flexible Food Distribution and Restaurant Business Models

Kuebix

Covid-19 has left restaurants and food distribution companies scrambling to stay afloat. Many are straying away from their traditional business models to keep their companies from going under.

REPOST: A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins

The Logistics of Logistics

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Performance During the Pandemic: A Warehouse and Logistics Update

Logistics Viewpoints

In April I discussed the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on supply chain and fulfillment, and provided a WMS market update in which I predicted a market downturn in 2020 to be followed by a rebound in 2021.

Free Delivery Gets More Expensive

Talking Logistics

Nothing in life is free — and this includes free shipping, which has become an albatross around the necks of most retailers and parcel carriers. That was true in June 2017 when I wrote those words in Free Shipping Is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks), and it remains true today.

3 Cloud Solutions Efficient Logistics Businesses are Using

Cyzerg

Cloud computing has created a new technological revolution that has opened unprecedented opportunities for small- and mid-size businesses.

The Cost of Adding a Warehouse Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

So you’re thinking about adding a warehouse fulfillment center to your distribution network. While there are plenty of good reasons to do so, locating inventory closer to your customers probably tops the list.

How Does Your Inventory Optimization Process Compare to Peers?

The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your inventory optimization process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Complete Supply Chain Visibility with Trimble Visibility in Kuebix TMS

Kuebix

Supply chain visibility is the ability to view each aspect of the supply chain in detail as moves are being planned, alerts are sent and real-time adjustments are made.

5 Keys to Direct to Consumer (DTC) Success with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

The post 5 Keys to Direct to Consumer (DTC) Success with AJ Khanijow appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Drone Deliveries of Medicines Begin in the US

Logistics Viewpoints

Wake Forest Baptist Health has begun drone deliveries of medicines and blood.

Delivery Robots: Out of the Trash Heap of Ideas?

Talking Logistics

Will delivery robots, designed to travel on sidewalks, gain traction or will they ultimately end up in the trash heap of ideas? I asked that question back in March 2019, soon after FedEx introduced its FedEx SameDay Bot. That was back in pre-pandemic days, which seems like a lifetime ago.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Is a Cloud Logistics Technology Solution Right for Your Business?

Cyzerg

Much has been said about cloud-logistics technology solutions—more specifically, all the benefits that businesses can reap by using the cloud. But how can you know if cloud computing is right for your logistics business? Well, it depends!

How to Combat Rising Parcel Shipping Rates

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

According to a recent Wall Street Journal story on parcel shipping rates, the big U.S. parcel carriers, especially UPS and FedEx, are firmly in the driver’s seat on pricing and, “have started hitting some large shippers with price increases in the double-digit percent range.”.

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How Digital Agility Can Help Prepare Your Supply Chain for Anything

Kuebix

Businesses’ ability to successfully navigate unexpected events is a large part of an overall successful supply chain. Many companies have found ways to mitigate the effects of events like hurricanes and blizzards.

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss the the ecommerce lifecycle. As the founder of an ecommerce fulfillment company, AJ works closely with ecommerce companies and is an expert in ecommerce fulfillment. About AJ Khanijow.

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

It’s 2021, and many enterprises are still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of last year. Get a leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report, featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal.

COVID-19 Disrupts an Efficient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a time when Mumbai’s dabbawalas (lunchbox carriers) were known for their efficient supply chain and logistics. But the COVID-19 incursion changed the lives and livelihoods of Mumbai’s dabbawalas.

CSCMP Edge 2020 Goes Virtual with Interactive Experience

Food Logistics

Enter the code SUPPLY at time of registration to receive $40 off your registration fee. Warehousing

What is Staff Augmentation? Easy to Understand Meaning

Cyzerg

Staff augmentation is a good solution for companies to reduce operating costs while maintaining productivity as much as possible. But before taking advantage of this service, you need to understand the definition of staff augmentation and its respective pros and cons. Information Technology

A comprehensive guide to order fulfillment services

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for a provider of order fulfillment services for your eCommerce operation, the search can seem a bit daunting – especially if you’ve been going it alone up to this point.

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.