September, 2021

How to Use Warehouse Labels Effectively


Warehouse labels can help you streamline operations and increase overall productivity if they are used effectively. Storage facilities tend to be of considerable size, and stock items can be challenging to find if there are no labels to guide employees to their whereabouts.

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How Sustainability Will Increase Profitability

Logistics Matter

Sustainability is gaining more and more attention in supply chain and logistics. Many consumers already take action in their own homes, preferring sustainable options rather than harming the environment. This is a deliberate choice because the more sustainable option often used to be more expensive.


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California Port Congestion Woes Continue as Peak Season Hits

West Coast and California Logistics

When shipping freight into California, or anywhere in the U.S. for that matter, you may feel that you’re leaping over one hurdle after another to deliver your goods to market. The current California port congestion crisis is one of the biggest hurdles right now.

The Habits of Successful Freight Agents

Trinity Logistics

When it comes to planning for success, taking that first step is always the hardest. This is where building habits come into play. Building habits of growth and success into your day will position your business to see results.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie

The Logistics of Logistics

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie. Ellen Voie and Joe Lynch discuss the Women in Trucking story.

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The Cold Chain is a Top Opportunity for Third-Party Logistics Providers

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid Vaccine Issues Put an Increased Foucs on Cold Chain Logistics . Covid has led supply chain management issues to be more discussed than ever before.

Innovations and Start-ups: Drones, Google Your Digital Twin, and Sustainability

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s 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.

Certain Trucking Segments Ready to Go Electric

Food Logistics

If trucks became all electric, then about 100 million metric tons of CO2 would be saved from going into the atmosphere. Transportation / Trucking

Power cuts hit China factories and give container shipping another shock

Supply Chain and Logistics

What else could go wrong for supply chains? Now government-imposed power cuts are threatening factory output in China. The cuts in power generation are due to the Chinese government’s desire to keep emissions down to their target. By Martina Li … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Sustainability emissions supply chain disruption sustainability

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.

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic. Maggie Petrovic and Joe Lynch discuss the freight RFP process is broken – let’s fix it. Maggie is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Emerge , a company that is Reinventing Freight Procurement.

Outsourced Fulfillment: Do You Need an On-Site Fulfillment Representative?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re new to using outsourced fulfillment services, you might hesitate to turn over complete control of your fulfillment operation without some guaranteed supervision.

Mobile Warehouse Robotics: Flexible Automation Enables Resilient Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month, I wrote an article about the diverse range of mobile warehouse robotics solutions available in the market today. Although the solutions vary greatly, they’re alike in the ability to offer greater flexibility than many of the traditional automation alternatives.

Google’s Wing Drones make 100,000+ deliveries

Logistics Matter

Many of the innovations Google’s parent company Alphabet is developing have far-reaching implications for logistics. Next to technologies like self-driving vehicles, they are also working on drones that can be used for last-mile delivery.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Combat Reduced Shipping Margins Caused by Freight Volatility

Food Logistics

Business intelligence and efficient communication across vendors and internal departments can help facilitate adjustments to reduce margin erosion. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Shippers face tough choices in the US trucking market as costs escalate

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s a good time for larger shippers to consider a dedicated fleet, according to this consultant. The driver shortage and inability for carriers and 3PLs to offer good schedules are making it hard to book a good service. It certainly … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking dedicated fleet driver shortage innovation Strategy trucking

The STORD Story with Sean Henry

The Logistics of Logistics

The STORD Story with Sean Henry. Sean Henry and Joe Lynch discuss the STORD story. Sean is the Founder and CEO of STORD , the leading Cloud Supply Chain that enables companies to compete and grow with world-class logistics. About Sean Henry.

VIDEO: Can low-cost fulfillment automation deliver a solid ROI?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Every fulfillment company wants to reduce costs. One of the most talked about ways to accomplish this is with fulfillment automation in the warehouse. While this may sound good, many companies are wary of the hefty price tag that accompanies many types of automation. Fulfillment Services

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4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Digital Transformation in Last Mile Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

Before digital transformation revolutionized last mile delivery in grocery retail, one of my favorite activities was going to the supermarket with my family.

Is This the Truck of the Future?

Logistics Matter

If you look at the total greenhouse emissions worldwide, then transportation accounts for about 12 percent. Divided by subsector, road transportation is responsible for 75% of those CO2 emissions. No wonder there is a big focus on creating more sustainable modes of transportation.

The Cost of Using the Wrong Mode When Capacity is Tight

Blue Grace Logistics

Consumer buying behavior has tightened capacity in all modes of transportation. Going into peak shipping season, choosing the right mode for every shipment becomes paramount. What This Blog Is About: Shipper’s top concerns for their supply chain.

Freightos launches guaranteed container capacity service

Supply Chain and Logistics

3PLs such as ocean freight brokers can rise to the challenge of messed up supply chains. This one, Freightos, is introducing a service that guarantees placement of a container on a specific vessel with a known departure date. How much … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains 3PLs container shipping freight brokers intermodal supply chains

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process

The Logistics of Logistics

Rethinking the Freight RFP Process. Once a year, shippers and carriers begin the arduous freight RFP process, when shippers send out request for pricing (or proposal) for contract rates to their list of trucking companies.

10 Questions a Product Fulfillment House Should Ask When Quoting Your Business.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Whether you’re outsourcing fulfillment for the first time or looking for a new 3PL, expect a lot of questions when you talk to prospective partners. As the saying goes, the devil is in the details.

Warehouse Robotics: A Diverse Set of Flexible Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

I am currently updating ARC’s research on the global mobile warehouse robotics market. I transitioned my efforts to this research effort after publishing ARC’s study on the global WMS market earlier this summer.

New Podcast Episode – Technological Innovations in Secure Transportation

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Stefan van Doorslaer, Group CEO at Ahlers.

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.