November, 2020

What Shippers and Carriers Need to Know About the Evolution of Last Mile Logistics

Coyote

As last mile logistics evolve, here are the industry trends shippers and carriers need to know to optimize their supply chains

10 Multimodal Metrics to Track for Transportation and Shipping

Cerasis

Complexity and precision data within the transportation and shipping industry require refinement in measuring and recording metrics. That is where multimodal metrics that leverage transportation data can make all the difference.

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How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

West Coast and California Logistics

No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

(Don’t) Give Them A Break:  Avoiding Parcel Shipping Damage

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It’s time to share a breaking story about parcel delivery. And we mean that literally. According to various studies, anywhere from 7% to 11% of customers’ online orders arrive broken or damaged – a scenario that’s even more likely if products are large (when delivery damages climb to 21 %).

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

Logistics Matter

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic.

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How Managed IT Support Services Improves Business Efficiency & Profits

Cyzerg

Managed IT support services can help you relieve various business challenges, such as increasing efficiency and profitability, while allowing you to scale and minimize human resource challenges.

Megatrends in Warehousing and Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehousing megatrends are primarily driven by the long-term, sustained, global growth of e-commerce. Today's customer experience depends on warehouse activity more than ever before. But these warehouses must fulfill more orders of smaller handling units, at higher costs with more required tasks.

From Heartbreak To This

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the future — I don’t know how far, maybe 10 years, 20 years, 30 years from now — there will be something great in the world, something that will bring great benefits to humanity, and we’ll look back and say, “If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic and everything the world went through. Read more From Heartbreak To This.

Understanding Fulfillment Services Contracts

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you outsource fulfillment services to a third-party logistics provider (3PL), you’ll sign a fulfillment services contract. These contracts are designed to protect the interests of both parties.

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.

Robots to the Rescue

Logistics Matter

COVID-19 has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and with this, the use of robotics has expanded beyond the walls of warehouses and distribution centres (DCs).

Developing the Perfect Quote with Zeke Ziliak

The Logistics of Logistics

Developing the Perfect Quote with Zeke Ziliak. Zeke Ziliak and Joe Lynch discuss developing the perfect quote.

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How Drones Will Affect the Logistics Industry in the Next 5 Years

Cyzerg

Are drones the future of freight technology? Companies like Amazon and Matternet seem to think so. It’s an interesting time to analyze the potential influence of drones on the future of the logistics industry. Skepticism about the feasibility and legality of incorporating drones in logistics business models is common and understandable.

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

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.

Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

The global manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and the regulatory requirements of countries have always made pharmaceutical supply chains a challenge.

How to Achieve 2-day Ground Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the holidays upon us, eCommerce companies are battling for the minds and wallets of a consumer base that’s larger than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among the weaponry these combatants are using are claims of fast shipping, typically 2-day ground shipping.

Walk This Way! Transporting a Complete Building

Logistics Matter

In the history of logistics great feats have been accomplished. The weirdest shaped cargo has been transported to the most unlikely places.

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss how will you compete with Amazon. Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in the logistics and transportation space who has successfully launched and grown multiple companies.

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.

Trends in the Supply Chain and Their Impact on the Transportation Management System Market

Kuebix

This year has reminded everyone to expect the unexpected – even in the supply chain which is one of the most unflappable industries out there! Covid-19 has disrupted the logistics operations of companies throughout the U.S.

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Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense?

Logistics Viewpoints

In supply chain management, it is widely accepted that holding enough finished goods inventory to fulfill every order is just too costly. Ipsen, a global bio-pharmaceutical company , disproves that. The post Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

The Importance of Digital Transformation for Logistics Service Providers and Carriers

Talking Logistics

If there is a silver lining to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s that the pandemic has raised the general public’s awareness of the critical role of supply chain management. It has also underscored the importance of digital transformation, especially for logistics service providers and carriers.

Calculating Your Fulfillment Cost Per Order: 4 Key Suggestions

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A couple of years ago, Internet users were radically divided over the contents of a four-second audio clip and whether the sound it made was “ Laurel” or “Yanny.” (Go Go ahead and try it. We’ll wait.). So who was right?

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.

5 Effective Ways to Reduce Your Container Shipping Cost From China

Logistics Matter

The FCL container shipping cost is a big expense when you import from China especially it continues to increase when affected by COV-19. Importers always expect their shipments to be delivered at affordable rates. Here you can consider these 5 ways to lower the costs.

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Discussing the FreightTech 25 with Andrew Cox

The Logistics of Logistics

Discussing the FreightTech 25 with Andrew Cox. Andrew Cox and Joe Lynch discuss the FreightTech 25, which is a list of 25 freight technology companies that have been recognized by FreightWaves as the most innovative.

Importance of Logistics in Construction Projects

Trinity Logistics

By definition, logistics is the management of the transportation of materials or equipment from where they are to where they need to be. For everyone, materials or equipment need to arrive on time and with no damage, and this lies especially true for those coordinating construction projects.

The 2020 Thanksgiving Logistics Shake-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Even though this year will be very different than other years, the Thanksgiving logistics headaches will continue. The turkey supply chain remains a complex balancing act between supply and demand, especially at the fresh turkey level.

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!