April, 2021

The Value of Scalable Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A successful ad campaign and a couple of good PR placements cause a hockey stick rise in demand and revenue. Life is good. But then a cell phone rings at the quarterly “we hit our numbers” meeting and the CFO suddenly trades his champagne glass for a cup of coffee. It’s the warehouse.

How Track-and-Trace Capabilities Solve Food Logistics Challenges

Food Logistics

The pandemic triggered an accelerated pace of digital transformation throughout the industry. But, as the pandemic wanes, the need for digitization will continue in order for companies to remain competitive. Transportation / WMS/TMS

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History suggests sleep apnea's path to regulation in trucking

Overdrive Online

Observers, fleets say taking control of your own risk now, if you're an owner-operator, or assisting your drivers to do so if you're a small fleet, might go a long way toward heading off such regulation if/when it comes. Regulations

Customer Experience: How We Feel vs. How We Think?

Carter Logistics

Written by John Willman. During a routine doctor’s visit, I was alerted to an insurance issue with my policy. I was being advised that although my physician was an “in-network” provider according to my insurance, the clinic where I had my exams was considered “out of network”.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Top 5 Trending Topics in Cold Chain

Trinity Logistics

If you haven’t already noticed, cold chain logistics is currently a hot topic. The demand for fresh products and quality supply chain processes are at an all-time Recognizing these trends and taking action will help you fulfill your customer’s needs.

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LTL Freight: How has tight capacity, truckload rates and parcel modes impacted LTL?

FreightWaves SONAR

Truckload rates have a significant impact on the industry, whether intermodal or single-lane shipping modes get utilized. Full truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) are popular methods that shippers use to move goods and products from one point to another.

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Business Intelligence: Bringing Your Operations To The Next Level

Blue Grace Logistics

Logistics and the global supply chain drive the world as we know it today. Everyday tasks such as going to the grocery store to pick up ingredients for dinner to online shopping all rely on the supply chain operating smoothly and efficiently.

Crucial Mistakes for Warehouse Optimisation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Many aspects of the use of time, space, and resources are taken into consideration when designing modern logistic warehouses and distribution centers, making processes more effective through careful planning to increase customer satisfaction and experience.

Importers lost their pricing power. How should they adapt?

The Supply Chain Journal

The good news for U.S. importers: Demand for consumer goods continues to boom. The bad news: Shipments from Asia face massive delays and even when cargo finally arrives, it costs so much to transport that profit margins are slashed.

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.

4 Last-Mile Delivery Challenges and How To Solve Them

Logistics Matter

Same-day or next-day deliveries are commonplace these days, but they are still the logistical nightmares they used to be for businesses. Sellers today are inundated with greater expectations of their buyers, compelled to find ways to overcome last-mile delivery challenges.

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Optimizing eCommerce Order Fulfillment to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Cyzerg

eCommerce order fulfillment has become more relevant today since an ever-increasing number of people are now opting to make their purchases online. However, this has proven to be a challenge for businesses and warehouse managers since consumers expect fast delivery times and low shipping costs.

5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Trends Shaping Logistics with Ben Gordon. Ben Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss 5 trends shaping logistics and supply chain. In the interview, Ben reviews and discussed trends and interesting companies in ecommerce, final mile, cold chain, reverse logistics, and fulfillment. About Ben Gordon.

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Integrating CRM and Fulfillment Systems: Interview with Konnektive’s Matt Martorano

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Following is a Q&A with Matt Martorano, founder and CEO of Amware partner Konnektive CRM and Checkout Champ. We talked to Matt about how CRM systems and order fulfillment operations integrate to delivery are a great customer experience. Fulfillment Operations

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.

Driving Sustainability in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The global pandemic has created a watershed moment for global supply chains. As we adjust and respond to this “new normal”, one important area is the effect of these shifts on the environment. From that perspective some changes have been clearly positive (e.g.

Respect, Standards and Jidoka

The Lean Thinker

Many years ago I wrote an article for SME called The Essence of Jidoka. In that article I described a four step process designed to drive improve productivity and drive continuous improvement.

New Podcast Episode: Digitization in Logistics and the Procurement of Freight

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter Kinds, Founder and CEO of Freightender. Because Pieter is based in Spain, and I operate from Rotterdam, we talked via a video connection.

How Warehouse Ventilation Can Increase Productivity

Cyzerg

To ensure that your warehouse is operating at its optimal best, warehouse ventilation is one factor that you should focus on improving. A warehouse without proper ventilation could lead to uncomfortable employees and even unhealthy working conditions, leading to a lower productivity rate.

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.

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss the increasing freight tech table stakes. Nick explains the technologies that 3PLs and brokers need today to be competitive.

Understanding FedEx Shipping Zones for B2C Shipments

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re running an online or omnichannel retail business, your customers expect free and fast shipping – and you probably want to give it to them so you can compete with other online sellers. But figuring out how to fulfill orders affordably can also get confusing, time-consuming, and expensive.

Building Profitability with Agility while Digitally Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies were in the midst of digitally transforming their supply chain when the Convid-19 pandemic hits. During that time, with great volatility, many companies struggled to keep pace with increasing customer expectations around delivery on-time.

Will Supply Chain Technology Help Shippers When Next Crisis Happens?

Talking Logistics

The Suez Canal Blockage of 2021 has cleared, and cargo is again flowing through that crucial gateway from Asia to Europe.

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!

New Podcast Episode: Digitization in Logistics and the Procurement of Freight

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Pieter Kinds, Founder and CEO of Freightender. Because Pieter is based in Spain, and I operate from Rotterdam, we talked via a video connection.

Optimizing eCommerce Order Fulfillment to Boost Customer Satisfaction

Cyzerg

eCommerce order fulfillment has become more relevant today since an ever-increasing number of people are now opting to make their purchases online. However, this has proven to be a challenge for businesses and warehouse managers since consumers expect fast delivery times and low shipping costs.

Becoming More Influential with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Becoming More Influential with Ann Holm. Ann Holm and Joe Lynch talk about becoming more influential. In the podcast interview, executive coach, Ann Holm shares easy to use strategies for increasing your influence. About Ann Holm. Ann C.

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Do You Really Need Two-Day Delivery for Your Online Orders?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

There’s a perception among eCommerce companies that today’s customers won’t settle for anything less than two-day delivery for online orders. But is that actually true? Maybe not. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment Operations

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.