Sat.Mar 14, 2020 - Fri.Mar 20, 2020

How the Coronavirus Could Impact the U.S. Truckload Market: 2 Scenarios from Coyote’s CSO

Coyote

Insight on how the COVID-19 is affecting the U.S. truckload market in the short-term, and how it could impact the market throughout 2020

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Pick and Pack Process: Challenges and Optimization

Cyzerg

The pick and pack process is one of the crucial warehouse processes that can affect your perfect order rate. Failing to optimize it will lead to delayed order fulfillment and, eventually, reduced customer satisfaction.

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In the Covid-19 fight, truck drivers are on the front lines. As always.

Truck News

It didn’t take long for the panic buying to begin. Oh, I had heard the stories about people hoarding toilet paper as news of the Covid-19 outbreak emerged. I simply laughed off such buying sprees. There was already a new package of rolls tucked into a closet at home.

Study Unveils How D2C Upstarts are Transforming CPG Industry

Food Logistics

More than $5.5 billion was invested into CPG brands from 2015-2019, the study says. 3PL/4PL

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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.

Warehouse Slotting: Low-Hanging Fruit for Labor Savings

Kane is Able

After inventory costs, labor is your biggest cost bucket in the warehouse. If you can increase efficiency on the warehouse floor, it’s realistic to drive labor costs down up to 20% – even without automation. That money drops straight to the bottom line.

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The Digitization of Customer Order Channels

Talking Logistics

If you’re a supplier, nothing makes you happier than receiving a customer order—and the more orders you get, the better. However, there are many different ways for customers to transmit those orders, from highly automated approaches to manual entry. What challenges does this create for suppliers?

Simon Sinek – Remote Teaming Tips

The Lean Thinker

How Remote Teams Can Connect Meaningfully – Simon Sinek – March 20, 2020. We are all being pushed into the zone beyond our knowledge base right now – having to rapidly adapt and adjust to different ways of working together.

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How Logistics Companies are Responding to COVID-19 Crisis

Food Logistics

Customers have taken a number of steps to ensure that the consumer pipeline for goods is filled and customer satisfaction is protected as much as possible. Transportation

Eliminate Marketing Collateral Chaos with Custom Kitting

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you were interviewing for a new job, you would dress appropriately – in effect, “package” yourself – in order to make a favorable first impression on your potential new boss. Marketing collateral is often your company’s first tangible contact with prospective customers.

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!

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin . Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. But among Covid-19 fears, what the remainder of the year will look like remains unknown.

Top Transportation Management System (TMS) 2020 Trends

Cerasis

Throughout recent years, Cerasis has covered the expected trends for the use and implementation of a transportation management system (TMS), as well as the shipping industry top predictions.

[Editor’s Pick] Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

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.

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

Shipchain

It all began in late December 2019 when the World Health Organization was informed of several cases of severe pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The strain was subsequently named Coronavirus (COVID-19), and since then, it has spread like wildfire across the world.

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.

Prologis report examines impact of coronavirus on logistics real estate

Logistics Management

The wide-ranging report provides myriad takeaways of the current situation, with a working thesis that coronavirus presents risks to economic growth that would likewise affect real estate in the near term, coupled with significant disruptions, to a magnitude, or levels, that are clearly unknown

Major Considerations for Chemical Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

While the use of various chemicals in experimental research is essential, it is also important to safely store and maintain them as a part of the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program.

Force Majeure in the Time of Coronavirus

Talking Logistics

“Love in the Time of Cholera” is one of my favorite books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Force Majeure in the Time of Coronavirus” is still being written, but even though it won’t be as entertaining as Marquez’s book, it will be an important read for supply chain and logistics professionals.

How UWT is Responding to COVID-19

United World Transporation

As we manage the uncertainty that the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is causing in nearly all areas of our lives, the globe is facing unprecedented challenges.

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!

FreightCenter Takes Care of You During COVID-19

Freight Center

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Coronavirus is Disrupting Indian Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

While the impact of coronavirus on Indian industry has so far been moderate, India’s extremely high import dependence on China means there are significant ramifications for Indian industry.

‘We drive on’: A week in the pandemic, from truck stops, picks and drops, to home

Overdrive Online

Long Haul Paul Marhoefer on trucking through a national emergency over the spread of the new coronavirus: "For now, at least, in the words of Bill Weaver, 'we drive on.' A veteran trucker. gave a simple piece of practical advice -- well worthy of print, I'd say: 'Carry your own pen.'".

Europe Increasingly Turns to CNG, LNG

NGT News

The Natural & Bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) has released statistics and numbers about gas vehicle registrations and fueling station development in 2019.

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.

[Video] Competing On Carrier Experience

Talking Logistics

Ben Schuchart, VP of Operations at Schneider Transportation Management, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss what it means to compete on carrier experience and how technology enables it.

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The Ongoing Impact of Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Coronavirus continues to impact the world, stunting supply chains and the global economy.

What Can Freight Forwarding Learn from Airbnb? – A guest post from Container xChange

Freightos

Would you ever google “accommodation Barcelona” or ask strangers on Facebook for a place to stay ahead of a weekend getaway? Of course, you wouldn’t because it would be hard to trust the results or advice from strangers. Airbnb exists for precisely this reason.

Top Warehouse KPIs to Succeed in 2020

Cerasis

Key performance indicators (KPIs) provide an invaluable way to judge the efficacy of operations, determine opportunities for improvement, improve customer experiences, and better manage supply chain functions, including warehouse management.

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.