June, 2021

How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

Pandemic effects on global shipping — both negative and positive — are far from over. Worldwide cases have begun rising again over the past week, fueled by more contagious strains, including the Delta variant.

Facing Cold Chain Challenges

Trinity Logistics

Interruptions to the cold chain create problems such as spoilage, changes in the appearance, taste, or smell of a product, growth of harmful bacteria, or lost potency. Preventing any interruption of the cold chain is one of the main responsibilities of a logistics manager.

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What food logistics services does a 3PL provide?

West Coast and California Logistics

Food companies looking to optimize their supply chains can do well to entrust operations to a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that specializes in food logistics services.

Driver compensation, Part 2: Time-based pay could improve fairness, reduce detention

Overdrive Online

Hourly pay is spreading throughout trucking, even to long-haul fleets. The trend has potential to reduce detention or lead to a more just level of compensation for it. Business

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Temperature Controlled: The Key To Shipping Fresh Produce

Freightquote

Learn how temperature-controlled shipping keeps temperature sensitive and perishable goods fresh and saves small business owners money

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China and Its Current Supply Chain Challenges

Logistics Matter

Supply chains all over the world have been shaken up more than once in the past eighteen months. The global pandemic has left its mark, and the ripples caused by it have still not evened out. On top of that came the disruption caused by the blockage of the Suez Canal in March of this […].

How to Achieve a Sustainable Warehouse

Cyzerg

A sustainable warehouse can significantly improve your operational and cost efficiency in the long run through its cost-effective methods.

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Showcase Great Products with Great Fulfillment Packaging

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What’s the first thing customers see when your products arrive at their doorsteps? The fulfillment packaging. Is it unique, or does it stand out in some way? If not, you’re missing an important opportunity to reinforce the value of your brand in your buyers’ minds. Fulfillment Services

You’re Not Tied to a Desk, Why Should Your Software Be?

Envase Technologies

Business isn’t just done behind a desk or behind the wheel. Cloud-based Transportation Management Systems give power and flexibility to work wherever you are

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Applying the Improvement Kata to the Process of Leadership

The Lean Thinker

Whether you are a line leader or an internal or external consultant, if you are reading this you are likely working to shift the culture of your organization.

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The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan

The Logistics of Logistics

The Psychology of Logistics Sales with Dan Deigan. Dan Deigan and Joe Lynch talk about the psychology of logistics sales. Dan is the founder High-Performance Logistics Sales a company that helps sales reps increase their sales. About Dan Deigan.

Manhattan Momentum: Unified Supply Chain, Robots, Mars Explorations and Omnichannel Trends

Logistics Matter

At Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Connect 2021 event last month, the company made a potentially game-changing announcement, introducing its new Manhattan Active Transportation Management Solution.

Warehouse Conveyor Systems: Choosing the Right One for Your Facility

Cyzerg

Warehouse conveyor systems are one of the solutions that can help a warehouse run on time and minimize accidents. This is because they can speed up the transportation of items within the warehouse and lessen the risks from handling heavy units.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

eCommerce Companies: Are You Tracking the Right Fulfillment Metrics?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your online store is pulling in a ton of sales. Great! But are you getting your orders where they need to go quickly, accurately and cost-effectively? Is your fulfillment program enhancing or dragging down customer satisfaction and company profitability? Warehouse KPI

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

MassRobotics announced (May 18th) the release of what it claimed to be the “ World’s First Open Source Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standards.”

Shippers, brokers square off over ocean carrier tariff prices

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows the extreme confusion generated by the extra charges and rapidly fluctuating shipping rates with ocean carriers. Everyone is annoyed to say the least. The essence of contracting is being disrupted by these surcharges. Brokers are caught in … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping brokers ocean shipping regulation

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends. Mike is a Partner and Strategy Practice Lead at JBF Consulting a company that integrates a supply chain execution strategy and systems for logistics-intensive companies. About Mike Mulqueen.

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4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Registration Now Open for Trimble’s New Supply Chain in.sights: Virtual Series + Interactive Community Event

Kuebix

The transportation industry is constantly changing and as a result, technology is critical to the efficiency of supply chain operations.

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Using Advanced Technology to Prevent Cargo Theft

Now, That's Logistics

Cargo theft is on the rise, and the thieves aren’t just interested in high-value goods anymore. According to USA Today , cargo thefts of paper goods, personal protective equipment (PPE), and food increased last year as the black market for such items flourished during COVID-19.

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What Level of Automated eCommerce Fulfillment Makes Sense?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

An ongoing logistics labor shortage and a year of pandemic-related supply chain disruptions have left many retail and eCommerce businesses wishing for more automated eCommerce fulfillment.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Tips for Shippers to Mitigate Cyber Attacks

Logistics Viewpoints

Cyberattacks seem to be growing in prevalence and severity, particularly those around the major supply chains in the US, including both the fuel supply chain and the food supply chain.

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Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Unintended consequences -UK customs and Brexit

Supply Chain and Logistics

Today’s news brings more info on unintended consequences of Brexit. I submit this could be fairly serious in thelong run, and make customs essentially unenforceable from EU to the UK. Apparently it takes customs a long time to process the … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains Brexit customs ocean shipping supply chains

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti. Jason Giulietti and Joe Lynch discuss Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True.

How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity

Kuebix

Making sure that you are getting the best rate for your freight in an environment that demands fast shipping and detailed communication with customers is not an easy task. Shippers are struggling to keep operational costs down while improving efficiencies throughout their supply chains.

5 Things to Know About Expanding into Latin America

Now, That's Logistics

A region made up of over 30 countries, each of which has its own unique culture, customs, dialects, federal regulations, currency, tariffs, and customer preferences, Latin America or “LATAM” presents new opportunities for shippers to expand their cross-border operations and serve a broader audience of global buyers.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.