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Understanding Millennials and Other Warehouse Labor Challenges

West Coast and California Logistics

Warehouse labor is hard to come by. With national unemployment the lowest it’s been in 50 years, there are simply more jobs than there are people to fill those jobs. There is no easy remedy for attracting and retaining warehouse talent in this economy, but there are ways to adapt.

The Lease Versus Own Dilemma: What’s Right for Your Operation?

Food Logistics

Start with stepwise decision-making, advise the experts

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To protect and preserve: How packaging can help prevent food loss and waste

World Food Programme Logistics

An interview with the WFP Food Safety & Quality Unit’s packaging expert A packaging engineer? Hardly the first professional profile that springs to mind when you think of humanitarian work. Yet for an organization like the World Food Programme (WFP)?—?which

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How to Choose a Warehouse Racking System?

Cyzerg

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive markets, proper inventory management is paramount to streamline warehouse operations. It is one of the many challenges faced by warehouse professionals, but it can be eased by selecting the right warehouse racking system.

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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.

The Hidden Solution to Most Supply Chain Problems with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:37] Please tell us a little about you and your company. I’m Ron Crabtree, CEO and Founder of MetaOps, Inc. We are located in Metro Detroit. We specialize in providing interim and contract to hire talent at the highest level.

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How a Transportation Management System (TMS) Can Benefit a Business of Any Size

Kuebix

A Transportation Management System (TMS) helps companies streamline their logistics processes so that they are as efficient and connected as possible.

Economic Forecast for Trucking: Gloomy with a Chance of Recession

Material Handling and Logistics

An economic storm is brewing over the trucking industry. Here’s what you need to know to weather it

Marijuana impairment lingers longer than intoxication

Fleet Owner

Cannabis has different effects than alcohol and while more U.S. residents are gaining the legal right to light up, trucking wants the focus to be on safety

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

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!

5 Tips to Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Business Scalability

Cerasis

There will always be opportunities for improvement within the supply chain. The best-laid plans for success require a well-oiled machine, comprised of all systems of record, your workers, truck drivers, and other business to business partners.

Keep Child Labor Out of Your Kid’s Halloween Candy

Material Handling and Logistics

When rated on human rights efforts in cocoa supply chains, a number of well-known brands did not receive passing grades

When trucker fatigue turns fatal, what can we do?

Fleet Owner

Falling asleep at the wheel in a semi should not happen in the 21st century, and there are plenty of actions fleets can do to avoid blood on their hands

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Key Considerations for Reverse Logistics Operations

SIPMM Professional Publications

Reverse logistics is the set of activities that is conducted after the sale of a product to recapture value and end the product’s life cycle. It typically involves returning a product to the manufacturer or forwarding it on for servicing, refurbishment or recycling.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

6 Produce Shipping Challenges and How Trinity Can Solve Them

Trinity Logistics

Produce shipping can be challenging. When selecting a transportation provider, it is important that they have the capabilit ies to e nsure your products reach their destination on time.

Value Is Always Fundamentally Determined by the End User

Material Handling and Logistics

Precision delivery is a differentiating component of value

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Trucking is vital – no matter the type

Fleet Owner

Lately much of the work we’ve been doing has been focused on regional haul, especially with all the effort involved in getting Run on Less Regional up and running. We have all learned a lot about the regional haul segment of the trucking industry pr

Key Techniques to Improve Warehouse Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehouse productivity is a number of measurements that management will analyze to monitor the performance of their warehouse operations. The basis of many of the measures used in warehouse productivity is based on how much it costs to perform an operation.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

5 Things Food and Beverage Companies Should Look

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American Railroads Are in a Recession With No End in Sight

Material Handling and Logistics

The rail downturn underscores the damage from the U.S.-China China trade war, which is making shippers more cautious and crimping freight -- validating earlier warnings from railroad executives

Arguments over driver shortage, compensation are actually pretty similar

Fleet Owner

ATRI's annual survey of industry challenges shows just how many individual issues are intertwined

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Fuel Fact Check: Consider More Than Just Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

NGT News

Fuel Fact Check: School busesClaim: Greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions are the only set of emissions to worry about. According to the U.S.

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Key Indicators for Measuring Procurement Performance

SIPMM Professional Publications

Measuring procurement performance is an important role in an organization especially in supply chain during an economic downturn.

Trailer Pest Contamination: A Driver’s Guide to What it is and Ways to Prevent it

United World Transporation

As part of the produce trucking industry, we are closely connected to agriculture. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection , agriculture is the largest industry and job sector in the US, citing more than $1 Trillion in economic activity annually.

Smart tips for preventing breakdowns

Fleet Owner

American Truck Business Services (ATBS) is in the business of helping truckers operate profitably. It recently came out with some tips to help prevent truck breakdowns. The tips are common sense things that fleets and owner-operators can do to ensure

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Groups Push for Stronger Electric Truck Standard in California

NGT News

As the California Air Resources Board (CARB) considers the nation’s first electric truck manufacturing standard, more than 8,000 residents are asking the state to do more to cut heavy-duty truck pollution, according to environmental, community and labor groups.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.