September, 2019

What Truck Driver Shortage?

Logistics Viewpoints

Tips to Improve Final Mile Delivery Strategies

Cerasis

The final mile delivery market will climb to more than $55 billion by 2025, says MarketWatch, and if shippers wish to remain in front of consumers, they must enhance their use of final mile delivery strategies.

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How to define a target market for logistics company

LoGo

Every company needs to know their public, their necessities, pains, and wishes. In the logistics business, it wouldn’t be different. But how to do this?

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Detention time continues to be a drag on drivers

Fleet Owner

Detention frequency and length have increased over the past four years, with negative impacts on driver productivity, regulatory compliance and compensation, according to new ATRI study

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How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Wave Picking – What You Need to Know

Cyzerg

Wave picking streamlines one of the most complicated warehouse activities, the order picking process.

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Survey Reveals Many Warehouse Networks Cannot Meet eCommerce Expectations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Internet Retailer just published a research report whose title posed an important question for any online seller: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough? Interestingly, many of the 100 mid-sized e-retailers who responded to the survey don’t think so.

The Cancer of Fear

The Lean Thinker

I am sitting in on a daily production status meeting. The site has been in trouble meeting its schedule, and the division president is on the call. The fact that a shipment of material hadn’t been loaded onto the truck to an outside process is brought up.

Getting Started with Data Analytics: Five Questions You Need to Ask

Material Handling and Logistics

With the right strategy, data analytics can provide valuable visibility into your warehousing operations

Navistar sets new course for expansion with customers as guiding light

Fleet Owner

Navistar ends the decade very differently than it began: with happy customers, fortified partnerships and a time-tested manufacturing plan

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Politics and Autonomous Trucks

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous trucks will be technologically feasible for operation on the interstate in three years? Will they be on the road? The politics are difficult. There are trade-offs involving safety, jobs, and consumer prices.

Converting More Leads to Loads with John Simpson

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:33] Please introduce you and your company. . My name is John Simpson. I’m the director of sales at Covideo. We’re an email, texting, video platform for salespeople. The company is based in Indianapolis. [01:14] 01:14] Tell us a little bit about yourself.

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“Are Your Order Fulfillment Services Good Enough?” Apparently not, Says New Internet Retailer Study

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When it comes to figuring out how your fulfillment performance stacks up, it’s tempting to compare yourself to industry giants.

Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes

Talking Logistics

There have been many ways that companies have attempted to exchange data and information with their trading partners over the years. One more recent method is through online customer portals. While these portals are meant to replace the manual processing of faxes and emails, they create their own integration challenges. What are some of those. Read more Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Will Taxing Robots Slow Automation?

Material Handling and Logistics

Is automation the solution to the workforce shortage, or is exacerbating the problem

California port trucking company replaces diesel fleet with CNG trucks

Fleet Owner

Total Transportation Systems Inc. acquires 40 near-zero-emissions Volvo and Freightliner trucks spec’d with Cummins natural gas engines for ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

FedEx – Despite the Lipstick Attempt, A Disappointing Earnings Report

Logistics Trends and Insights

Increase Your RFP Win Rate by Fixing the Bid and Tender Process with John Golob

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:52] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. I am a John Golob, Founder and CMO of Winmore. We are based in San Francisco.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

9 Steps to Create a Final Mile Program from Scratch

Cerasis

New technologies and services continue to reshape the landscape of logistics, and as explained by Retail Dive, such services range from disruptors within the industry to a renewed focus on developing a successful final mile program.

Don’t Wait to Start a Supply Chain Digitization Practice

Talking Logistics

Digitization is not the future of effective supply chain management; it is the present. Organizations that are slow-walking the adoption of a digitization initiative are risking their competitive advantage and leaving significant money on the table across every link in the supply chain.

Companies Still Behind on Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Fear of change and data challenges are roadblocks to companies adopting a digital strategy

Thermo King looks to expand use of electric, solar power  

Fleet Owner

The subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand Inc. continues to work with a variety of original equipment manufacturers to forge “new ground and relationships” and stay ahead of the technology adoption curve

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Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

How to Choose the Right TMS for Your Company

Kuebix

Choosing the right transportation management system for your company can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be difficult.

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5 Reasons Why 5G Adds Value to Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

5G connectivity will shape tomorrow’s fulfillment operations - nullifying latency, extending the cloud's reach, enabling real-time inventory status updates, supporting real-time analytics and more. It will provide at least ten times faster data transfer compared to 4G cellular networks.

China’s Road Freight Market – Still Growing as Technology Takes Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

For the first half of 2019, China’s road freight market in terms of volume increased 5.8% YoY to 22.6 billion tonnes according to government data. In comparison to the U.S.

The Value of End-to-End Freight Visibility for 3PLs and Customers

Talking Logistics

There has always been a great need for end-to-end freight visibility, but as customer expectations for delivery performance have become more stringent, it is becoming a “must have” capability, especially for third-party logistics providers (3PLs). How are 3PLs responding to this trend? What are the main challenges involved and how is technology helping? What are. Read more The Value of End-to-End Freight Visibility for 3PLs and Customers.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.