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3PL Best Practices for Cold Chain and COVID-19

Food Logistics

When choosing a third party to ship your food products, it takes more than just a company that has a refrigerated truck. 3PL/4PL

Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

Trinity Logistics

Tanker endorsement is one of those regulations that often get some buzz in the trucking industry for CDL holders. What is it? Why is it needed? When did this become enforced?

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How the Three M’s Can Help You Cut Down on Supply Chain Cost

Blue Grace Logistics

As the global supply chain settles into the COVID19 technology driven and customer-centric decade, there’s no time to pause and reflect on what has happened. Now, more than ever is a time for action.

Lean on Freight Brokers to Navigate LTL Pricing

Bulk Connection

When you have freight that needs to be transported in a dry van trailer – but not enough freight to fill that trailer – you’ll likely need to rely on Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipments. With the LTL model, your freight takes up space on a truck alongside the freight of other LTL shippers.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

What port logistics services can a 3PL provide?

West Coast and California Logistics

When you’re importing products into the U.S., there’s a lot that needs to happen before your items hit store shelves or a customer’s doorstep. And it often starts with port logistics services such as those provided by a third-party logistics (3PL) company.

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Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology.

The Latest Look at CBD Distribution and Fulfillment Requirements

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Great news: CBD oil stays fresh for a year or longer. Not-so-great news: CBD information doesn’t.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks.

Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

“The addition of 11 Chinese companies to a U.S.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Modern WMS: The Nerve Center for A Differentiated Customer Experience

Logistics Viewpoints

Modern WMS is essential, as warehouses are becoming critical nerve centers to deliver a differentiated customer experience across product availability, buying avenues, and speed of delivery without adding cost.

The Basics of Subscription Box Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Of all the emerging trends in online shopping, one of the hottest is subscription box services. According to Fuel, A McKinsey Company , the subscription box industry is now worth about $10 billion and is still growing.

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

Cerasis

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher.

Supply Chain Certifications: Are They Worth It?

Talking Logistics

There are various supply chain and logistics certifications that industry professionals can pursue from APICS, ISM, CSCMP, and other organizations. Is getting a certification important for career advancement, especially for new supply chain professionals? Which certification would you recommend?

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Dow’s Artificial Intelligence Journey in International Trade

Logistics Viewpoints

Dow Chemical is in the midst of a digital transformation. They have set up to test out new and emerging technologies. They have had success in developing valuable intellectual property based on artificial intelligence in the area of trade classifications.

Tanker Endorsement Regulations: Are You Driving Illegally?

Trinity Logistics

Tanker endorsement is one of those regulations that often get some buzz in the trucking industry for CDL holders. What is it? Why is it needed? When did this become enforced?

Key Drivers for Social Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The key drivers of sustainable procurement were found to be, social and environmental factors into thought along with financial factors in making procurement decision. The three proportions of sustainability: environmental superiority; social impartiality; and economic success.

Food Logistics Editors Talk Airline Freight with Laura Kvistad of Unisys | L.I.N.K. Live

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna visit with Laura Kvistad, senior marketing of communications from Unisys, to discuss airline freight in the supply chain. Transportation

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

Cerasis

The modern supply chain is built on the premise of applied data and strategic performance measurement.

Editor’s Pick: Refreshing Grocery in the Wake of COVID-19

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Mitigating Global Sourcing Risks in a Pandemic

SIPMM Professional Publications

Businesses dependent on global sourcing are facing hard choices in during period of pandemic such as the current Covid-19 situations with the supply chain disruptions.

Cold Chain Logistics Providers Promote New Hires

Food Logistics

A variety of companies in the cold chain transportation sector have hired new individuals. 3PL/4PL

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

5 Facts Affecting Telematics in 2020 | Fast Freight Five Video

Cerasis

[link] Telematics allows carriers, drivers, and shippers to gain more visibility in freight in transit. As e-commerce swells, the value of telematics grows as well. Across all modes, the value of global telematics will grow at 20.7% CAGR through 2024. Unfortunately, big risks remain.

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Technology for Authorized Agents

Trinity Logistics

Have you been wanting to up the ante with your customers by offering them the best services you can? Are you not wanting to add any extra fees on the necessary technology?

Procurement Techniques for Metallurgical Products

SIPMM Professional Publications

One of the important processes in the manufacturing plant is procurement which is also a control mechanism of the flow of materials into the from the vendor or supplier.

LMI Reports Reveals Uptick in Logistics Recovery During Reopenings

Food Logistics

With many COVID-19 regulations easing, the Logistics Manager's Index shows signs of recovery. 3PL/4PL

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!