March, 2022

Custom Fulfillment at Scale

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

D2C merchants will break the bank to create programs that connect customers with their brands and build loyalty. Then they’ll ship products out using uninspired packaging in plain brown boxes to create a totally generic, totally forgettable brand experience. What a disconnect!

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How Do Regional Parcel Carriers Fit Into Your Parcel Delivery Strategy?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the continuing rise in eCommerce sales, parcel shipping cost and capacity constraints have become big headaches for online sellers. Skyrocketing rates and volume caps may have you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS, and USPS – sometimes referred to as the “Big Three” in fulfillment circles.

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Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently changed continents and realized that my favorite hair styler wouldn’t work in the U.S., so I went online to order it.

The Mary Kay Supply Chain with Michael Ringsdorf

The Logistics of Logistics

The Mary Kay Supply Chain with Michael Ringsdorf. Michael Ringsdorf and Joe Lynch discuss the Mary Kay supply chain.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions Starts with New Sources for Logistics Racking and Shelving

Logistics Matter

Demand for warehouse facilities in urban areas has increased as e-commerce giants launch same-day delivery services. This eventually fueled the industrial racking systems’ demand in North America.

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Top 2022 Ocean Shipping Trends and How to Navigate them

Now, That's Logistics

The port congestion, container shortage and transportation delays that emerged in 2021 followed shippers right into 2022 and have shown no immediate signs of stopping.

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Omnichannel Fulfillment Services: Key to Success

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Industry buzzwords come and go, but one phrase that has stuck – and is pushing shippers to rethink their fulfillment strategies – is “omnichannel.”

The New Significance of a Logistics Strategy: Role, Success factors, and Integration

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics strategy as an enabler of new business models. Today, successful companies are those who can make a great idea come true and create an organization to support its implementation.

Visibility 2.0: Accelerating the Customer Experience with Ron Richardson

The Logistics of Logistics

Visibility 2.0: Accelerating the Customer Experience with Ron Richardson. Ron Richardson and Joe Lynch discuss Visibility 2.0: accelerating the customer experience. Ron is the Chief Revenue Officer at Turvo Inc. ,

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Supply Chains Have Key Role to Play in Global Vaccine Equity Conversation…

Logistics Matter

As we have witnessed over the last two years, when functioning correctly, global supply chains broaden access to critical medicines for billions around the world.

Russian Invasion Creates Ripple Effect Through Supply Chains

Food Logistics

Despite how and when the Russia/Ukraine War ends, the impacts are already being felt by many supply chains, leading to production stoppages, port closures and other bottlenecks sure to create additional supply chain disruptions for months to come. Transportation

Tai TMS Leverages Industry Expertise to Provide Brokerages with the Opportunity to Scale Growth

Parade

We love to shine a spotlight on transportation and logistics companies that are making waves with new technology, bringing the supply chain into the future, and helping companies meet their goals. Today, we’re handing out a round of applause for the folks at Tai TMS, one of our TMS partners.

Warehouse Picking Strategies: PROs and CONs of Various Options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Warehouse picking involves retrieving items from a shelf or bin and moving them to a packing area before shipment. Choosing the right method for your business can easily drive a 6-figure annual labor savings. Fulfillment Operations

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

A Deeper Look into Time Slot Management

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on the benefits of time slot management. In that article, I highlighted the importance of the network effect on time slot management and related technologies, as well as the main benefits of a time slot management application.

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The Ukraine Logistics Coalition with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ukraine Logistics Coalition with Ben Gordon. The situation in the Ukraine grows more desperate every minute and the need for humanitarian aid is enormous and growing. People who work in logistics and supply chain are in a unique position to help the people of the Ukraine.

Awesome LEGO Warehouse Needs Your Votes to Get it Produced!

Logistics Matter

My passion for logistics didn’t reveal itself until I visited a warehouse during a Logistics Management course when I studied Business Administration at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. That and my reading of Eliyahu Goldratt’s book The Goal sealed it for me.

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What’s the Difference Between FTL and LTL Logistics?

Food Logistics

Changing needs in the logistics space generates new questions for shippers, like whether they should use LTL or FTL freight services. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Can trucking’s labor force keep up with this economy?

Fleet Owner

Concerns over driver shortages have been around longer than the interstate highways. With the labor pool shrinking, retention will be the key for carriers to keep up with U.S. consumers.

CBD Product Distribution:  Amware Helps PureKana Build Scalable Fulfillment Solution

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

PureKana is a wellness company that markets a variety of hemp-derived CBD products. At a time when the company was growing fast and even assuming order fulfillment responsibility for acquired companies, its fulfillment services partner struggled to provide the needed support. Fulfillment Outsourcin

MODEX 2022 – Back in Action and in Person (finally)

Logistics Viewpoints

MODEX 2022 kicked-off on Monday and I spent the full-day Tuesday on the floor. Needless to say, it was liberating to be back at a trade show in person – my first since March 2020.

Sell Different with Lee Salz

The Logistics of Logistics

Sell Different with Lee Salz. Lee Salz and Joe Lynch discuss Sell Different. Lee is the Founder and CEO of Sales Architects , a company that helps its clients hire the right sales people, effectively onboard them, and align their sales activities with business objectives. About Lee Salz.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Great Working from Home Concept: the Container Office!

Logistics Matter

If the COVID pandemic has done one thing, it has changed how we look at working from home. In most countries, COVID is under control and offices are open for business again. What I’m hearing around me is that many people don’t want to go back to the office full time.

Google Making Inroads Into Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

I’ve made many supply chain and logistics predictions over the years, and have been wrong many times, including this prediction from December 2014: Google will acquire a logistics service provider (3PL) and/or a logistics software vendor.

AI Empowers the Supply Chain to Solve Global Challenges

Material Handling and Logistics

Getting the most out of AI-based supply chain solutions requires taking organizational steps to capture the full value from the technology. Technology & Automation

Video: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware, in conjunction with Internet Retailer (Digital Commerce 360), posed this question and others to 100 companies who ship 3,000 or more packages monthly. Fulfillment Operations

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The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.