May, 2022

5 Signs That You Need a New Fulfillment Partner

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When online sales grow to the point where E-retail companies need to rely on an outside fulfillment partner, some, unfortunately, wind up committed to a substandard or incompatible service provider.

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Reimagining Logistics: Focusing on What’s Ahead, Not What Happened

Logistics Viewpoints

A great deal already has been written about the impact of the pandemic, fully socializing jargon such as “new normal,” “next normal,” “unprecedented disruption,” etc. Changes in our lives, economies and supply chains are ubiquitous and well embedded now.

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Executing at the Speed of Your Customer

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.

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Beyond the Data with William Sandoval

The Logistics of Logistics

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval. William Sandoval and Joe Lynch discuss beyond the data. William is the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at PowerFleet Inc. , a wireless IoT company that provides solutions to the industrial, logistics and vehicle markets.

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Surprise Surplus Capacity? Making Sense of the 2022 Refrigerated Capacity Market

Food Logistics

By remaining agile and keenly tuned into developments in the refrigerated food supply chain, shippers can both successfully navigate immediate capacity challenges and build a more sophisticated infrastructure. Transportation / Cold Chain

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Pick to Light Video Illustrates Advantages of this Picking Method

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The accompanying pick to light video shows just how the technology works to increase productivity and order accuracy in a fulfillment warehouse.

This Week in Logistics News (May 21 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

I was fortunate enough to spend the beginning of this week at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum user conference. It was great to be back in person at a conference, seeing people face to face.

DRONAMICS is the First Cargo Drone Company Certified for Cross-EU Operations

Logistics Matter

DRONAMICS is the first cargo airline to obtain an EU Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC). The LUC is the highest authorisation currently achievable for European drone operations. The license is the first one issued in Europe for cargo drone operations.

Lou Gehrig Day with Larry Cepuran

The Logistics of Logistics

Lou Gehrig Day with Larry Cepuran. Larry Cepuran and Joe Lynch talk about Lou Gehrig Day and ALS, which stands for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Larry Cepuran is a friend of Joe’s who has been diagnosed with ALS, which is sometimes referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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.

3PLs' Role in Getting Fresh Produce Farm to Fork

Food Logistics

The value of a third-party cannot be overlooked when getting fresh products to market, particularly in times of limited capacity and excess product. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Freight Transport Services: LTL and TL Explained

Freightquote

Learn the difference between LTL, TL, and how these freight transport services can benefit your business with better rates, shipping options, and speed

Multi-Channel Fulfillment Case Study: Slumberkins

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re a fast-growing online business with fulfillment challenges, you might be interested in this short, multi-channel fulfillment case study. Slumberkins® patented cuddly creatures and accompanying story books teach positive social-emotional learning skills to children.

How Unified Are Your Logistics Processes?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a guest blog post by Adrian Gonzalez published by Manhattan Associates. The post highlights results from a survey conducted recently with members of Indago’s supply chain research community on unified transportation and distribution management.

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Innovations & Start-ups: Autonomous Trucking, Robots, AI, and more…

Logistics Matter

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

Digitizing Check Calls with Trey Griggs and Ryan Rogers

The Logistics of Logistics

Digitizing Check Calls with Trey Griggs and Ryan Rogers. Trey Griggs , Ryan Rogers and Joe Lynch discuss digitizing check calls.

L.I.N.K. | Fleets Need Intelligent Route Optimization to Keep Up

Food Logistics

As demand continues to increase in the logistics sector, while a labor shortage and other major supply chain disruptions occur, fleets turn to intelligent ways to optimization their route planning. Transportation / Trucking

Roadcheck 2022 focuses on wheel ends

Fleet Owner

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance blitz runs May 17-19. Find out how to avoid the most frequent violations on the road. Safety / Roadside Inspections

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Video: Is Pick to Light Technology Right for Your Fulfillment Operation?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In the fulfillment warehouse, pick to light technology is a tool that more companies are relying on to improve throughput, order accuracy and order quality. It also enables companies to simplify the training process and get associates into action quicker.

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Better Ways to Address Trade-Offs with Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Malcolm McLean, a trucker from North Carolina, was tired of waiting. He had a load full of cotton bales, and while idling away hours at a shipyard watching stevedores load other cargo onto ships he dreamed up containers that transformed global supply chains.

Using a Digital Twin to Increase Your Supply Chain Resilience

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. Returning guest on this episode is Miguel van Asch, Head of Data and Analytics at Ahlers.

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata

The Logistics of Logistics

The FarEye Story With Kushal Nahata. Kushal Nahata and Joe Lynch discuss the FarEye story. Kushal is the CEO and Co-founder of FarEye, a company that enables enterprises to deliver at reduced cost with a superior customer experience. About Kushal Nahata.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Supply Chain’s Most Profitable Four-Letter Word: Data

Talking Logistics

Today, supply chain and logistics professionals are awash in all kinds of data. So, why do some companies seem to be drowning in it, while others find a way to convert it into business value? One area in particular where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement.

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7 actions to manage maintenance and repair cost increases

Fleet Owner

Fleets that act today will be better positioned to adjust and mitigate equipment price spikes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Having It Your Way with Custom Packaging Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Your eCommerce customers may not have the intended experience without a custom packaging fulfillment solution. To drive repeat business in online retail, it helps to have a bit of a “wow factor” during the customer unboxing experience.

Your Guide to Distributed Order Management

Logistics Viewpoints

E-commerce continues to grow, and as a result, customer expectations are changing. The customer does not expect a similar experience across channels. Instead, they are seeking out a brand experience that allows them to interact through multiple channels during the shopping journey.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Six Myths About Growing Your Business in China

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. For this episode I had the pleasure to speak to Elena Robakidze, Business Development Manager at Ahlers.

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The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh

The Logistics of Logistics

The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh. Brian Aoaeh and Joe Lynch discuss the REFASHIOND Ventures story. Brian is the a Cofounder and General Partner of REFASHIOND Ventures , an emerging venture capital fund manager that invests in early stage supply chain technology. About Brian Aoaeh .

Profiles in Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: GEODIS & Tive

Talking Logistics

Supply chain visibility has been top-of-mind for logistics professionals for at least two decades, yet it remains a work-in-progress for many companies.