June, 2022

7 Essential Logistics Metrics: Key Performance Indicator (KPIs)

West Coast and California Logistics

Your customers are more data-driven than ever, and your success or failure in the eyes of those customers is partly determined through logistics metrics that measure your performance.

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Why Freight Tech Fails with Mike Wolf

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike Wolf and Joe Lynch discuss why freight tech fails. Mike is a Client Engagement Director at JBF Consulting , a supply chain execution strategy and systems integrator for logistics-intensive companies of every size and any industry. About Mike Wolf.

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Video: What are 3 ways to cut parcel costs today?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Parcel costs eat up about two thirds of an eTailer's spending. It's no surprise then that companies are looking for ways to reduce their parcel spend. But it's not easy. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

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7 Benefits of a Pallet Dimensioner to Increase Warehouse Efficiency 

Cyzerg

If you are still measuring weights and dimensions by hand, a pallet dimensioner can speed up your dimensioning process and improve your warehouse efficiency.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Walgreens’ Digital Commerce Evolution: Microservices to the Rescue

Logistics Viewpoints

Brian Amend, Senior Director of Supply Chain Systems at Walgreens. You hear the term “digital transformation” everywhere. That means different things to different people.

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Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability

Talking Logistics

There is a rising trend towards incorporating sustainability in supply chains growth strategies, particularly as economies transition towards a post-pandemic outlook.

The ShipBob Story with Dhruv Saxena

The Logistics of Logistics

Dhruv Saxena and Joe Lynch discuss the ShipBob story. Dhruv is the CEO and Co-Founder of ShipBob , the leading global omni fulfillment platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to provide them access to best-in-class supply chain and fulfillment capabilities. About Dhruv Saxena.

Keys to Creating Fulfillment Metrics

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you outsource product fulfillment to a third-party logistics company (3PL), you place your trust and your customers' satisfaction in its hands. Yet it's shocking how many Etailers have no well-developed order fulfillment metrics to monitor performance. Warehouse KPI

Parcel Dimensioner: 8 Factors to Consider Before Adopting One

Cyzerg

Parcel dimensioners have revolutionized measurements in the warehouse industry. A parcel dimensioning system can calculate weight, measure dimensions, and capture images of parcels more accurately and quickly than any manual process.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Editor’s Choice: 5 Steps to Creating a Profitable Same-Day Fulfilment

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Wayne Snyder at Blue Yonder, and looks at the intricacies of the ever-growing same-day delivery market.

Federal Gas Tax Holiday vs. the Highway Trust Fund. What’s Next?

Food Logistics

President Biden is calling on Congress to make sure that the gas tax holiday has no negative effect on the Highway Trust Fund. But, critics feel otherwise. Let's discuss. Transportation / Trucking

Keep Drivers Safe While Giving Shippers Real-Time Visibility

Talking Logistics

Where’s my truck or shipment? When will it arrive? Is the truck available? Answering these questions has traditionally involved making time-consuming “check calls” to carriers and drivers which are annoying and potentially a safety risk. Are you still operating that way?

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Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli

The Logistics of Logistics

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli. Paula Natoli and Joe Lynch discuss the Google Cloud supply chain and the solutions they provide to their logistics and supply chain customers. About Paula Natoli .

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Video: Custom Packaging Puts Smiles Inside the Box

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amazon is famous for putting its trademark 'smile' on the outside of its boxes. But we think it's more important to put a smile inside the box with custom packaging, done right. Fulfillment Services

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How Fully Managed IT Solutions Can Improve Operational Efficiency and Uptimes

Cyzerg

Are you still depending on hiring an in-house IT team to maintain IT operations? Fully managed IT solutions can eliminate the need for an in-house IT team. Hiring an in-house IT is extremely expensive and time-consuming to manage in an evolving industry.

Understanding Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. As I have written about before, supply chain sustainability , or the notion of going green, is a hot topic as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

Supply Chain and Logistics

Truck tonnage saw a slight increase in May, according to the latest American Trucking Associations (ATA) survey of its members. This index is considered quite reliable. Its base year is 2015, so a value of 117.1

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Why Driver Satisfaction Matters in Last-Mile Delivery

Talking Logistics

Creating a superior customer experience has become a significant competitive differentiator across many industries. Yet, many companies overlook a critical contributor to customer experience — their delivery drivers.

Is Your TMS Enough with Derek Doddridge

The Logistics of Logistics

Derek Doddridge and Joe Lynch discuss is your TMS enough. Derek is the Vice President of Enterprise Sales for Emerge , one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S. and is transforming the $800 billion transportation and logistics industry with its digital freight marketplace platform.

Case Study: Scaling Fulfillment to Support Hyper-Growth

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Scaling order fulfillment operations is tough enough. But when your multi-channel brand is experiencing 4X growth, it's essential to have a buttoned-up back-end operation so you don’t disappoint customers. Multi Channel Fulfillment Fulfillment Services Direct response fulfillment

Exploring emissions through other cultures

Fleet Owner

Norway is a shining example of emissions reductions, with 99% of the its power being renewable. With boots-on-the-ground experience, industry leaders can learn from other countries' successes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

Why Supply Chain Convergence is Critical to Greater Agility and Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Having an effective supply chain practice has always been a difficult balancing act, even in relatively stable times. Many factors need to align for an organization to be able to source materials, produce a product and put it in the hands of customers.

FreightTech investment: With the cheap money gone, what happens now?

Supply Chain and Logistics

How do innovations get to logistics and supply chain firms? Here is the current state of the situation. We went through a period of high venture capitalist (VC) interest in Supply Chain and Logistics startups.

Disruption Denied: How Next-Generation Logistics Create A Resilient Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

When it comes to efficiency, today’s global supply chain has never been better. In the last 20 years, the size of the container ship has doubled – and the largest ships sailing today can haul 24,000 containers (TEU) — equal to the capacity of a freight train 44 miles long.

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The CTO Perspective with Mario Paluzzi

The Logistics of Logistics

The CTO Perspective with Mario Paluzzi. Mario Paluzzi and Joe Lynch discuss the CTO perspective. Mario is the Chief Technical Officer at Reliance Partners , a commercial insurance agency specializing in risk management solutions for the transportation and logistics space. About Mario Paluzzi.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

How to Achieve 2-day Fulfillment for eCommerce Orders

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the post-Covid rise in online shopping, e-retailers are battling for the minds and wallets of a larger-than-ever market. Chief among the weapons these combatants are using are claims of fast shipping, typically 2-day fulfillment or less from order to delivery.

CARB showcases zero-emission vehicles

Fleet Owner

The event in Fontana let operators drive the latest in zero-emission technology. The vehicles were made possible by the government agency's voucher initiative. Emissions & Efficiency

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Logistics Software: How to Make Handling Peak Times Easy

Logistics Viewpoints

Transparent data prepared especially for your logistics operation will get you easily through your peaks. Peaks are all so different. During the summer months, in one sector the demand for sun cream explodes while in another, it’s the demand for mineral water.