May, 2021

Unified Flow: The Benefits of a Holistic Approach to Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

The retail landscape keeps evolving; e-commerce has been on the rise for years, but the past year has sent it into orbit and retailers are feeling the effects of this growth on their supply chains.

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

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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.

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.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

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.

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New Podcast Episode: Hyper-Automation in Logistics

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Steven Schouten, Business Development & Sales Intelligent Automation at Visma Connect.

Hours regs waived for certain fuel haulers in wake of Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

Overdrive Online

FMCSA is easing regs for fuel haulers in the Southeast and the East Coast due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown caused by a cyberattack. Also: Mack recall affects some refuse models; new Love's in Tennessee; educating the next generation of diesel techs. Regulations

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Mars, AB InBev, and the Art of Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability and the concept of “going green” continues to drive a lot of operational initiatives and innovations as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

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.

Leverage SAP IBP to Drive Planning Transformation

Today, traditional SAP IBP deployments are not enough. You need to assure you are leveraging its maximum potential to truly transform planning. And to reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and advance digitalization to gain competitive advantage.

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

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

Everything You Need to Know About Logistics Procurement

Logistics Matter

The way shippers are buying is rapidly changing due to the intense dynamics in logistics and the ongoing challenges of globalisation of logistics in general. Sourcing events tend to occur more often and logistics procurement is becoming more digital.

'Bandit,' an unlikely hit of a trucker outfoxing a bumbling sheriff, endures as cult favorite

Overdrive Online

As the movie debuted, the May 1977 Overdrive highlighted the magazine’s involvement in 'Smokey and the Bandit,' notably the inclusion of a truck race banner bearing its name. Trucking History

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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].

The Best Void Fill Packaging Solutions for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Void fill packaging (also called box filler or dunnage) fills empty space in shipped parcels to keep products from moving around inside the box during transit.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Logistics and AGVs: Ready for Primetime Beyond a Proof of Concept

Logistics Matter

Logistics companies must enhance eCommerce throughput with robotics. When COVID struck, global populations locked down, and brick-and-mortar stores closed, consumers became increasingly reliant on digital retailers.

‘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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Asian Paints Supply Chain: Adaptive and Resilient

Logistics Viewpoints

Two adjectives that often describe the most successful supply chains are adaptive and resilient. An adaptive supply chain is one that is able to respond quickly to changes and disruption, and the ensuing changes to demand. A resilient supply chain is able to recover quickly from these disruptions.

The Challenge of Multi-Channel Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your business isn’t already selling through multiple channels, you’re probably considering it. With good reason, given that 85% of American shoppers purchase through a minimum of two channels.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Driver Retention: 4 Ways Brokers Can Do More

Food Logistics

At the end of the day, logistics is a people business. Driver retention is a people problem and requires a people solution, and brokers can be a part of that solution. Transportation / Trucking

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.

Industry Leading 3PL Provider Partners with Atlanta-Based Restorative Justice Program to Reduce Recidivism Rates

Blue Grace Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics has pledged Silver-level patronage to RED and professional development modules for graduates.

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Trucking all in the family: Generations of owners leave lasting legacies in Overdrive

Overdrive Online

How a trucking culture was built and maintained through the years with family, past and present. Meet Eddie Karwaski of Pennsylvania, Carl Nyhof of Wisconsin, Carl Rhodes of West Virginia, and others who learned from family, hereditary or not. Channel 19

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.