May, 2021

Cannabis Transportation Has Surprising Requirements for 3PLs

Food Logistics

As cannabis demand skyrockets, 3PLs looking to transport these goods need to arm themselves with more than just knowledge on regulations. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Do You Want to Sell on Amazon.com? Their Cyber Bots Demand Strong Fulfillment Performance

Logistics Viewpoints

NBG Home Uses a Software Solution from CommerceIQ. Indirect sales, brand owner sales through sites like Walmart.com or Amazon, are an increasingly large portion of sales for many companies. In 2020, ecommerce sales accounted for 14 percent of total retail sales in the US.

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The Changing Face of DRTV Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Ron Popeil and his Pocket Fisherman. Billy Mays and OxiClean. Phil Swift and Flex Seal. These were all pioneers in an industry known as Direct Response TV advertising.

How IT Help Desk Outsourcing Can Improve Your Business Productivity

Cyzerg

IT help desk outsourcing is one of the ways that can improve your business’ productivity.

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.

The Blurred Lines Between Retail and DTC with Guy Courtin

The Logistics of Logistics

The Blurred Lines Between Retail and DTC with Guy Courtin. Guy Courtin and Joe Lynch discuss the blurred lines between retail and DTC. Guy Courtin is Vice President and Industry Principal of Retail at Tecsys, a global provider of supply chain solutions that equip the borderless enterprise for growth.

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Overcoming Canal Crises

Marina Mayer

How supply chain visibility helps today’s ocean carriers forecast—and prepare for—future disruptions

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

How to Identify Unexpected Fulfillment Costs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Predicting costs is an essential part of any business function. For fulfillment, however, predicting costs can be tricky because of the large number of variables involved. Fulfillment Services

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How Shippers Can Unlock True Supply Chain Visibility

Kuebix

Consumers have grown to expect quick shipping and frequent status updates with every order they place. Shippers are scrambling to keep up with these new standards while strengthening their logistics operations.

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 New Logistics Workforce with Mike Temple

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Logistics Workforce with Mike Temple. Mike Temple and Joe Lynch talk about the new logistics workforce. Logistics company owners often engage with Mike to help them build a foundation that will jumpstart growth and position the company for long-term success. About Mike Temple.

‘Ice Road Truckers’ star Lisa Kelly still tackles Alaska’s challenging Haul Road

Overdrive Online

Kelly runs between Fairbanks and the oil fields around Prudhoe Bay on Alaska’s northern shore. She still gets "Ice Road Truckers" fan mail. Overdrive Extra

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Acquisitions and Partnerships Become Major Strategies for 3PLs

Food Logistics

With significant increase in number of orders and the need to deliver them fast and securely, 3PL market players have adopted two major strategies -- acquisition and partnership. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1].

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.

Understanding Parcel Carriers: Which One is Right for You?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

All e-retailers rely on the major parcel carriers to handle critical “last mile” delivery of packages to the customer’s doorstep. While most fulfillment operations use all the big parcel carriers to some degree, most favor one specific carrier that best suits the needs of their operation.

Overcoming Challenges in the Supply Chain with Technology

Kuebix

The first half of this year has been filled with a number of challenges and new opportunities for supply chains. The pandemic has changed the volume and pace at which consumers are purchasing products.

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd

The Logistics of Logistics

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd. Andy Lloyd and Joe Lynch discuss the future of 3rd party fulfillment. Andy Lloyd is the Chief Executive Officer of 3PL Central , a company that specializes in cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) solutions. About Andy Lloyd.

5 Ways a 3PL Provider Can Transform Your Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

It’s easy to overlook the role that 3PL providers play in the overall global economy and, at the same time, enable your business to operate and compete. That was never more clear than during the past 14 months of the pandemic as goods continued moving to the right place at the right time.

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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.

Hillebrand Acquires Alcoholic Beverage Logistics Provider to Implement B2C Channel

Food Logistics

VignoblExport’s strong market reputation, large customer base and unique service capabilities will strengthen Hillebrand’s current offering and allow it to service end-consumers directly. Transportation / Last-Mile

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human.

Warehouse Safety Tips and Strategies for Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Even in the safest fulfillment center operations, managers and associates can benefit from regular warehouse safety tips. There’s a lot of hustle and bustle in eCommerce fulfillment centers as order fulfillment associates strive to get orders picked, packed, and out the door.

A New Era for Fast Food Restaurants & Supply Chains

Kuebix

The meaning behind the term “fast food restaurant” is just as it sounds – restaurants that prepare food quickly and easily for customers, often in a drive-thru layout, fall under this category. Common examples include McDonald’s, Burger King and Wendy’s.

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.

Everything to Everyone with JD Redmon

The Logistics of Logistics

The post Everything to Everyone with JD Redmon appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

2021 Heart and Sole 5K Raises over $55,000

Trinity Logistics

The Trinity Foundation held its 11 th annual Heart and Sole 5K this past Easter weekend. Since its inception in 2010, the Heart and Sole 5K has benefited cardiac rehabilitation efforts for our local hospital, TidalHealth.

Transportation and Technology: How to Crack the “Cost of Goods Sold” Conundrum

Food Logistics

In order to truly optimize cost of goods sold operations, businesses must begin to include transportation under their COGS umbrella. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Editor’s Choice: Air Freight Forwarders Must Increase Air Cargo Visibility

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. Today’s article is from Blume Global and highlights why air freight forwarders must help industry increase air cargo visibility.

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.

The Importance of Fulfillment Warehouse Customer Service

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When choosing a third-party logistics (3PL) partner to handle your order fulfillment, you probably consider factors like the company’s experience, technology, warehouse capacity and locations. But do you give any thought to its fulfillment warehouse customer service? Fulfillment Services

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Inventory Optimisation: How Much Stock is Right for Your Company?

Logistics Bureau

Among the universal challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has imposed upon the supply chain management profession is the question of inventory, specifically, “how much is enough?”.

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada

The Logistics of Logistics

The Hole in the Supply Chain with Deema Adada. Deema Adada and Joe Lynch talk about the hole in the supply chain.