October, 2021

Warehouse Packing Station: 5 Factors to Consider to Avoid Bottlenecks

Cyzerg

A warehouse packing station is one of the most heavily trafficked areas in a storage facility, and it could easily lead to a bottleneck if there is improper planning. A bottleneck in your warehouse packing station can slow down your operations, impede your deliveries, and cause profit loss.

The Next 6 Months for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

Back in May, I predicted that, after the sudden shock of 2020, 2021 would be the year when significant supply chain change would kick in. Whilst we are going through a clear turning point, no one could have predicted how severe the volatility of the market would be.

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6 Traits of Highly Effective Fulfillment Services Providers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you think one fulfillment 3PL is as good as the next, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise when your fulfillment services provider fails you. Not all order fulfillment partners have the same capabilities or operate according to industry best practices.

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Different and Better with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Different and Better with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss different and better. Nick is the Co-founder of Kinetic , a company that helps freight tech companies increase sales, generate more effective marketing and drive long-term adoption of their product. About Nick Dangles.

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Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Maersk’s forwarder move could be abuse of its dominant position, says Clecat

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently I’m not the only one who thinks Maersk is staking out a monopoly position, discriminating against forwarders. I think Maersk and others are in danger of killing off forwarders, and also customers. Larger customers will look at private transport. … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy bookings container shipping economics freight forwarders ocean shipping technology

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Plant Optimization: Every Material Producers' Goal

Matthew Hennessy

Do you operate one plant or hundreds? Do you rely on pickups or do you take control of material delivery? Regardless, you probably care deeply about having a streamlined operation and you seek the information to monitor and optimize your plant performance. You also likely have realized there is not an obvious or singular way to achieve this today. The goal of this article is to help guide your approach to realizing efficiencies and attaining plant optimization

Innovations and Start-ups: Drones & Robots, Autonomous Driving, and Crypto ATMs in Retail

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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Optimizing eCommerce Shipping Costs to Minimize Cart Abandonment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In online retail, it’s common knowledge that high eCommerce shipping costs or long delivery times cause most online shoppers to abandon their digital shopping carts and seek better deals elsewhere. Most online buyers expect delivery within two days, and they expect that service to be free.

The ROAR Logistics Story with Robert Rich

The Logistics of Logistics

The ROAR Logistics Story with Robert Rich. Bob Rich and Joe Lynch discuss the ROAR Logistics story. Bob is the Founder and President of ROAR Logistics , a based logistics company that delivers world-class service by rail, ocean, air or road. About Bob Rich.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Trucking key issues in 2021

Supply Chain and Logistics

One of my favorite sources for information about trucking and truck drivers is ATRI, the American Transportation Research Institute. It’s a nonprofit with board members from every aspect of the trucking industry.

Warehouse Labor Woes Are Worse than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse Labor Woes are Worse than Ever. On the surface, the jobs report in the US looked positive. Unemployment had fallen to 4.8 percent. But more people left the job force than joined it.

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Supply Chain Group Promotes From Within

Food Logistics

Brielle Jaekel, Food Logistics' associate editor, was promoted to managing editor. Professional Development

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5 Ways to Succeed at Reverse Logistics

Logistics Matter

Delivering items to a customer is one thing — but returning and replacing them can be another entirely.

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.

Outsourcing Fulfillment Services: Why Customer Service is Critical

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When outsourcing fulfillment services, you want your partner to be an extension of your own team. Is that your experience? Is your provider’s customer service team available to address your issues and answer your questions – fast? Ideally, the answer should always be ‘yes.’

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford

The Logistics of Logistics

The Great Logistics Industry Consolidation with Chris Wofford. Chris Wofford and Joe Lynch discuss the great logistics industry consolidation.

Why Planning and Forecasting are More Important Than Ever

Now, That's Logistics

When sales forecasts are accurate, companies know they’ll have enough product supply to meet customer demand for those goods. And even if there’s an imbalance, good forecasts allow organizations to course-correct before a real problem emerges.

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Warehouse Technology Implementations – The critical link between conceptual and realized productivity. Who’s doing your heavy lifting?

Logistics Viewpoints

Time and again I write about the business value of warehouse technologies – WMS, warehouse automation, and robotics. I also discuss business processes that these technologies support.

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.

Real cause of UK driver shortage is an obscure UK tax law

Supply Chain and Logistics

The author of this piece contends that a UK tax law called IR35 is responsible for at least part of the driver shortage. In the past, UK drivers were allowed to choose whether to be classified as contractors or employees. … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking contractors driver shortage employees labor relations trucking

How Changes in the Customer Journey Impact Your Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

The Does Logistics Matter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter van den Broecke, Managing Director Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany at Manhattan Associates. Regular listeners to the show will recognize Pieter from an earlier episode.

Pay attention to 2021 holiday shipping cut-off dates

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Peak season is upon us, and eTailers and their customers are looking forward to the holiday shopping season. There’s another thing, however, that eTailers should have in their sights: the holiday shipping season, including the cut-off dates of the major parcel carriers.

The Dark Funnel with Tom Augenthaler

The Logistics of Logistics

The Dark Funnel with Tom Augenthaler. Tom Augenthaler and Joe Lynch discuss the dark funnel. As the founder of an influencer marketing company, Tom helps companies tell stories that make the customer the hero.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

Data-Driven Solution Helps 3PLs Uncover Available Truckload Capacity

Food Logistics

Through the new Cooperative solution, 3PLs can gain real-time insight into terminating capacity and capacity that was previously hidden, cover more loads cost efficiently and automate processes. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Toilet Paper Shortages, Empty Shelves, and Panic Buying: Just How Bad Did the Grocery Supply Chain Perform in 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Dramtatically Reduced Service in Grocery Stores Since Pandemic was Declared. To say that the pandemic made 2020 a very challenging year would be a gross understatement.

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Shippers Find New Supply-Chain Hurdles at Alternate Ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows that it isn’t so easy to divert containers from LA/LongBeach to other ports. The smaller ports don’t have the infrastructure to handle the added containers efficiently. They may not even be able to get drivers to move … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Chassis container shipping containers intermodal ports supply chains transportation

Innovations and Start-ups: Self-driving Trucks, Drones, and Robots

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.