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

GlobalTranz

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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Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

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.

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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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.

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

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?

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

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.

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.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

L.I.N.K. Live | Food Logistics Editors Talk Truck Driver Shortage

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna sit down with Rebecca Brewster, president and COO of American Transportation Research Institute, to discuss driver shortage, results from ATRI’s annual driver report, the future of trucking and transportation and more. Transportation / Trucking

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.

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.

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?

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

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.

Former Swift CEO: The driver shortage is back — but this time it’s different

Commercial Carrier Journal

The OTR truckload driver count is at an eight-year low. Traditional solutions to solving the driver shortage aren't working. It's time for all carriers to start investing and innovating in new solutions.

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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.

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.