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.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Nominations Open for Food Logistics' Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award

Food Logistics

This award recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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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. ,

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

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

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.

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

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

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.

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

The SEC Climate-Related Disclosures Rule: Another Supply Chain Challenge

Talking Logistics

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

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

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

Supply Chain Impacts from Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Logistics Viewpoints

I believe many of us are spending an abundance of time reading about the Russia-Ukraine war. It is certainly worthy of our concerns as individuals. But the topic is also of significance to supply chain practitioners.

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.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

How to appeal to a changing truck driver demographic

Fleet Owner

Fleet executives who understand how demographics are changing will be better equipped to recruit and manage a younger generation of drivers. Operations / Drivers

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Is Taking More Direct Control of Your Supply Chain Becoming More Important?

Talking Logistics

As I highlighted in a November 2021 post titled “Taking More Direct Control Of Your Supply Chain,” over the past few years, there have been several examples of companies retaining or taking more direct control of their supply chain and logistics operations.

Shell Rotella SuperRigs heading to Branson

Overdrive Online

The 40th Shell Rotella SuperRigs working truck show will be held in Branson, Missouri, in June. Custom Rigs

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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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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.

Why NPS Matters with Ian Aguilar

The Logistics of Logistics

Why NPS Matters with Ian Aguilar. Ian Aguilar and Joe Lynch discuss why NPS matters. Ian is the Founder of UrgencySelling, where he helps logistics and transportation companies to rapidly improve sales while reducing the cost of customer acquisition. About Ian Aguilar.

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Act now to mitigate rising fuel prices

Fleet Owner

It's not too late to start taking steps to improve your fleet’s fuel economy and freight efficiency. Perspectives