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.

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.

Drone Deliveries of Medicines Begin in the US

Logistics Viewpoints

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

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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.

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.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Your Supply Chain Applications Can’t Handle Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

COVID-19 catalyzed rapidly shifting commerce models that were reshaping how goods and services were procured and delivered. In a matter of weeks, entire countries came to a near standstill as governments issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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.

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.

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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Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role.

Developing Grit with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

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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.

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.

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.

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!