November, 2021

How Remote Managed IT Services Can Help You Build a Scalable Business

Cyzerg

Remote-managed IT services are becoming a necessity rather than a luxury. The reason is that the competition in the industry has gone up in recent years due to the increase in warehouses leveraging technology in their operations.

Why Your Supply Chain Needs a Dynamic Cost Model

Logistics Matter

The last 18 months have seen the freight market at its most turbulent in living memory. Rates and schedules, capacity and conditions have all been changing on a seemingly daily basis, forcing shippers to become more flexible and agile.

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OMS and WMS Integration for eCommerce

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As online businesses grow in size and sophistication, they require two essential systems: an order management system (OMS) to manage front-end order processing and a warehouse management system (WMS) to manage back-end order fulfillment.

The New World Of Warehousing with Matt Fain

The Logistics of Logistics

The New World Of Warehousing with Matt Fain. Matt Fain and Joe Lynch discuss the new world of warehousing. Matt is the Co-Founder and CEO of popcapacity , which is dedicated to simplifying the process for sourcing warehouse space. About Matt Fain.

3 Ways End-to-End Visibility Helps Minimize the Risks of Ocean Freight

Download this playbook to learn how end-to-end visibility helps to mitigate risk associated with the ocean freight market.

Preparing for Chinese New Year 2022

Now, That's Logistics

After dealing with one supply chain, shipping and logistics challenges after another throughout 2021, a lot of companies may be looking forward to a more predictable, manageable shipping environment in 2022.

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Cracking the Code for AI in the DC

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s a new reason to optimize DC operations, and it’s bigger than the old reasons of productivity and efficiency gains.

Uganda: Solving the Global Supply Chain and Labor Constraints

Logistics Matter

Having recently returned from Uganda, had the pleasure of being introduced by Bernard Munyanziza of Nzuzi Hospitality to Emmanuel Obua of Apogee Logistics.

Consider regional carriers when weighing your parcel delivery options

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If the combination of holiday demand, higher rates and volume caps has you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS and the USPS, maybe it’s time to consider adding some regional carriers to your parcel delivery options. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain: Cash or Trash with Seth Page. Seth Page and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain: cash or trash. Seth is the COO of ThroughPut.ai , an artificial intelligence (AI) supply chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks in real-time.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

New Shared E-Fulfillment Center is Made-to-Order for Canada’s Growing E-commerce Sector

Now, That's Logistics

Retail ecommerce increased by 75% in 2020 in Canada and is on track to expand by another 12% in 2021, according to eMarketer. This year, ecommerce will account for 13.4% of the country’s retail sales—up from just 6.9% in 2019, before the pandemic shifted consumer behavior over to buying more online.

L.I.N.K. | Spirit Hub Founder, CEO Answers Alcohol E-Commerce Questions

Food Logistics

Managing editor Brielle Jaekel asks Michael Weiss, CEO of Spirit Hub, questions pertaining to online sales of alcohol and how it works. Software & Technology

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GXO Logistics Tips the Scales with Technology Investments

Logistics Viewpoints

GXO Logistics recently briefed Logistics Viewpoints ( ARC ) on its recent operating progress and its formula for success. I was familiar with GXO as the former logistics segment of XPO and knew about select examples of its warehouse automation investments.

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Open Letter to the Industry: Invest in the Future

Logistics Matter

I firmly believe we need to invest in the future, however, challenging that may be for a logistics service provider. When I say “invest in the future”, the first thing you would think of might be the environment and the future of our planet.

4 Silver Linings of the Chaotic Ocean Freight Market

Speaker: Peter Tirschwell, Chris Stauber, Sarah Barnes Humphrey, and Audrey Ross

Join this webinar exploring the silver linings that have emerged from the chaotic ocean freight market. The discussion will highlight solutions that prioritize digitization and build a more efficient international supply chain. Jan 25 at 10am CT.

How Outsourced Order Fulfillment Is Like Supermarket Shopping

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Are you an efficient shopper? Do to go to the supermarket with a list and get everything you need, including some sale items? Or, do you stroll down each aisle picking up items you think you need and wind up with a hefty bill, but not all the ingredients you need to make dinner?

Freight-Tech Meets Fin-Tech with Victor Ofstein

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight-Tech Meets Fin-Tech with Victor Ofstein. Joe Lynch and Victor Ofstein discuss freight-tech meets fin-tech. Victor is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at Melio where he brings Melio’s seamless online payments to the logistics and transportation industry. About Victor Ofstein.

Berthing challenge for new transpac carriers arriving on the west coast

Supply Chain and Logistics

It seems that ocean carriers that own or have an interest in port terminals are getting preferentially served by those terminals. It’s what we would expect. But nowadays, it may mean months of delay for other ships, such as chartered … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping delays ocean shipping ports preference unloading order

If soaring fuel prices weren't enough. 'diesel shortage' shuts truck stops across the country

Overdrive Online

The newest shortage impacting the U.S. economy is diesel fuel, as major chain truck stops across the country have in spots begun limiting the number of gallons a hauler can purchase. Meantime, continuing soaring prices hurt some owner-ops' bottom lines. Business

The Smart Data Revolution: How AB InBev Drives Efficiency with Visibility Data

Speaker: AB InBev and FourKites

Register for our upcoming webinar to learn how leveraging the right data to make quick, well-informed decisions is the key to success in supply chain & logistics. Join FourKites and AB InBev to learn what’s possible with a data-driven supply chain strategy & real-time transportation visibility.

This Week in Logistics News (November 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a lot of anticipation around electric vehicle start-up Rivian going public. On the second day of trading, the company’s shares spiked, surpassing both Ford and General Motors by market cap. While it is still well below the market cap of Tesla, Rivian’s valuation topped $100 billion.

Innovations in Transportation: Securing High-Value Cargo During Road Transport

Logistics Matter

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of high-value cargo is a trailer filled with iPhones or laptops. The problem for criminals with these shipments is that these devices are registered and can be tracked.

Video: Amware automates fulfillment to help 32 Degrees scale

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

High growth is an exciting part of any company’s journey. It’s also a challenging one. To shed light on how a 3PL fulfillment provider can scale to support your company’s growth, we’ve created a new video featuring Amware customer, 32 Degrees. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Outsourcing

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Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers

The Logistics of Logistics

Original article: Warner’s Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers. In light of the global environment in the past year and a half, we listed the top transportation & logistics influencers. The road hasn’t been easy for the transportation and logistics industries.

Modernizing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Speaker: Nimesh Patel, Gregory Demitrack, and Sarah Barnes Humphrey

Register for our upcoming webinar to better understand the state of the pharmaceutical supply chain. FourKites partnered with Accenture to survey supply chain executives working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, cell and gene therapy, medtech, and other related industries.

Port congestion cascades into intra-Asia services, disrupting container traffic

Supply Chain and Logistics

A sign of the disruption of container shipping processes is the dumping of cargo in Singapore. This article discusses some of the issues in East Asian ports. While there’s hope that ocean carriers will divert ships there, we don’t know … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains container shipping delays diversions port operations ports supply chains

Creating a Culture of Teamwork

Trinity Logistics

Why is creating a culture of teamwork so crucial to a third-party logistics company? Well, because our Team Members are our assets! Our Team Members are the ones representing our company every day by living our mission, purpose, and vision.

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Trane Technologies Embraces a Digital Twin to Optimize Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Trane Technologies Facility in Columbia, SC. Tom France, the vice president of distribution at Trane Technologies, gave an entertaining presentation in early October of this year at a FourKites online conference.

Global Agenda Driving Advances in More Environmentally Aware, Sustainable Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

Over the last two centuries, the worldwide economy has experienced prolonged & sustained growth. Over the same period, this process of economic growth has been accompanied by?even even faster growth in global commerce.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.