August, 2022

8 Types of Warehouse Automation to Increase Productivity


From robots to automated processes, different types of warehouse automation based on various technologies can help you increase productivity by leaps and bounds.

Connecting The Digital Dots with Blythe Brumleve

The Logistics of Logistics

Blythe Brumleve and Joe Lynch discuss connecting the digital dots. Blythe is the Founder of Digital Dispatch and the Host of Cyberly, an influential podcast on the Freightwaves platform. About Blythe Brumleve.


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Listening to the Voice of the Warehouse Worker –5 Factors Impacting Employee Attraction and Retention

Logistics Viewpoints

As a pioneer in warehouse technology and the development of solutions that empower warehouse workers, Lucas Systems recently commissioned a research study and developed the first Voice of the Warehouse Worker Insights.

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How Much Inventory Should I Have In My Fulfillment Warehouse?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Inventory management has changed substantially in the last few years. Most fulfillment professionals spent years learning about lean inventory strategies, only to find those methods ineffective when the supply chain turned volatile during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

From Woes to Wins: Trucking Industry Drives Forward Despite Driver Shortage

Food Logistics

The transportation industry has experienced its fair share of ups and downs the past couple of years. Industry experts outlines the wins and woes. Transportation / Trucking

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The Race for Last Mile Drones

Logistics Viewpoints

One of the most difficult and expensive aspects of the supply chain is last mile and home delivery. However, from a customer experience standpoint, it is also the most memorable and possibly important.

Bridging Today’s Clean-Diesel Technology into Tomorrow’s Alternate Energies

Food Logistics

Brian Antonellis, SVP, fleet operations for Fleet Advantage, details the importance of fusing today’s and tomorrow’s technologies. Transportation / Trucking

The Post-Pandemic Supply Chain with Peter Tirschwell

The Logistics of Logistics

Peter Tirschwell and Joe Lynch discuss the post-pandemic supply chain.

Reshoring: “The Beginning of De-globalization” or More of the Same?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Dion Rabouin in the Wall Street Journal last week, “top executives at large U.S. companies are increasingly talking up bringing workforces and supply chains back home — known as ‘re-shoring’ — during second quarter earnings calls.

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.

The Latest Look at CBD Distribution and Fulfillment Requirements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Great news: CBD oil stays fresh for a year or longer. Not-so-great news: CBD information doesn’t. As federal and state authorities continue to refine their regulatory stance on a wide variety of industrial hemp issues, the latest advice can lose its accuracy in a matter of months.

7 Warehouse Automation Benefits to Maximize Your Efficiency 


Warehouse automation benefits companies by providing them with a competitive edge in the industry. Without it, keeping your warehouse running efficiently at optimized productivity levels is hard because of various challenges.

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. My colleagues and I often have the opportunity to discuss initiatives such as this with company executives.

Tips to prepare for Brake Safety Week 2022

Fleet Owner

This week, Aug. 21-27, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will inspect vehicles across the continent. Bendix shares what to expect and how to prepare. Equipment

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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.

Walmart Transportation with Doug Estrada

The Logistics of Logistics

Doug Estrada and Joe Lynch discuss Walmart transportation. Doug is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart , the largest retailer in the world. About Doug Estrada. Douglas Estrada is a Senior Director of Supply Chain at Walmart Stores Inc. A graduate of Doane University in Crete, NE.

A Supply Chain Executive Asks: Is Supply Chain Technology Making a Difference?

Talking Logistics

Kevin O’Meara, Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain at Shaw Industries, posted the following question on Twitter last Friday: “Have the billions of dollars invested in supply chain technology really made a significant difference in the outcomes?

Advantages of a Phoenix Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Need to reach customers in the Southwest and West Coast? Consider a Phoenix fulfillment center.

Rapidly plunging Rhine remains supply chain problem

Supply Chain and Logistics

Low water levels in the Rhine River severely impact barge and shipping traffic. The Rhine is one of the most important inland shipping routes in Europe.

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.

Don’t Fear What is Outside Your Box – It Can’t Bite You!

Logistics Viewpoints

The only way to drive business is to embrace change; in today’s uncertain world, this is more valid than ever. Still, we can see that it is hard for many companies to go outside of their box and challenge the status quo.

Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award: E-Commerce Boom Calls for Rise in Outsourcing of Services

Food Logistics

This year’s winners are in position to answer the call for that increased demand in outsourcing of services. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

The Fulfillment IQ Story with Ninaad Acharya

The Logistics of Logistics

Ninaad Acharya and Joe Lynch discuss the Fulfillment IQ story. Ninaad is the Co-founder and CEO of Fulfillment IQ , a transformational supply chain solutions provider for companies that dare to disrupt. About Ninaad Acharya.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Autonomous Procurement

Talking Logistics

How can companies unlock new value in transportation management? By becoming more data driven in their decision making. That is the focus of a multi-part video seminar we are producing in partnership with Transporeon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on data-driven decision making.

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.

Amware CEO appears on 'Get Down to Business' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on the Get Down to Business with Shalom Klein radio show to discuss the importance of "everything that happens after the click" in eCommerce. Fulfillment Operations

Kern County Board greenlights 3 million TEU Mojave Inland Port

Supply Chain and Logistics

The LA and Long Beach Ports have gone ahead by obtaining approval from Kern County Supervisors for a large inland port in Mojave CA.

Can Improving Forecast Accuracy Address Our Demand Planning Woes?

Logistics Viewpoints

If “the forecast is always wrong,” is improving forecast accuracy even the solution to our demand planning woes? In times that continue to defy our ability to predict them, the words of famous statistician George Box have never been more right: “All models are wrong, but some are useful.”

Trucking Industry is Cyclical in Nature, Plan for Long Term

Food Logistics

Guillermo Garcia, CEO and co-founder of SmartHop, explains the cyclical nature of the trucking industry and why it’s important to stay positive and plan for the future. Transportation / Trucking

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.

REPOST: Understanding Uber Freight with Raj Subbiah

The Logistics of Logistics

Raj Subbiah and Joe Lynch discuss understanding Uber Freight. Raj is Head of Product for Uber Freight , a logistics platform built on the power of Uber with the goal to reshape global logistics and deliver reliability, flexibility and transparency for shippers and carriers. About Raj Subbiah.

Overcoming Tight Capacity: The Growth of LTL and Shipment Collaboration

Talking Logistics

Volatility is the new normal in the transportation industry, with consumer behavior and market conditions (read: inflation, fuel prices). Shippers and carriers are regularly challenged to accommodate the impact, from tight capacity to delays and high costs.

Can You Do Custom Order Fulfillment at Scale?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

B2C brands will break the bank on marketing and merchandising programs to attract and convert customers. But then they’ll cheap out on the packaging and create a totally forgettable brand experience for customers when they receive the product