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Is It Possible to Achieve Perfect Order Fulfillment? (In a Word, Yes)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you could use only one KPI to guide your fulfillment operations, what would you choose – and why? Here at Amware, we don’t even have to think twice, because we’ve recently begun using and sharing a metric that’s about as close to perfect as you can get.

Building the Business Case for TMS Integration Amid Uncertainty


Building a winning business case for an advanced transportation management system (TMS) is not a small task. A successful business case allows companies to market themselves to various carriers, improve customer service, and lower freight spend.

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Technologies for Improving Logistics Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

Why Food Manufacturers Need to Choose A 3PL Provider Who Adapts to Change

Trinity Logistics

Food manufacturers have to stay on top of changes, so they don’t fall behind or lose loyal customers. Consumer trends and interests often change, or other market disruptions come out of nowhere. Consumers today care more about health, fast shipping, and the environment.

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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!

Post Covid-19 Fulfillment Channels – Predicting Tomorrow’s New Normal

Logistics Viewpoints

The Covid-19 pandemic s causing a massive increase in e-grocery and consumer good demand, paired with home delivery or pick-up at store. This rapid increase is overwhelming the direct-to-consumer channel capacities of many retailers including Amazon.

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Warehouse Technology: 7 Important Technologies in 2020


Warehouse technology is an effective, sustainable, and cost-efficient solution to addressing the challenges of the warehouse.

How to Properly Manage Your Warehouse Overflow


If your company has reached full storage capacity in its warehouses, it likely translates to a hit in terms of productivity.

The New Reality of Logistics Sales and Marketing with Brian Everett

The Logistics of Logistics

The post The New Reality of Logistics Sales and Marketing with Brian Everett appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Will COVID-19 Lead to More U.S. Manufacturing?

Talking Logistics

Will the COVID-19 crisis lead more companies to manufacture and source their products and materials from the United States instead of China and other countries? I’ve been getting asked that question a lot these days.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Foodservice Distributors Need Help Too

Food Logistics

The foodservice industry's inclusion in one of Congress’ relief packages will allow us to stand ready, when this current crisis passes, to refill the pantries, freezers and refrigerators of America’s favorite restaurants. Transportation

Technologies for Global Logistics Services

SIPMM Professional Publications

Logistics assume a gigantic job in the smooth activities of a business. In any case, at scale, it is amazingly hard to run an immaculate Logistics division because of the sheer number of factors and requests that such a logistics would be dependent upon.

The Right Talent – Recruiting, Training, and Retaining with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

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The Power of Dynamic Routing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Talking Logistics

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we learn new ways that our customers are using logistics solutions to help them adapt to highly changing business conditions. Route planning is one of those areas that is adapting.

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.

Lasting benefits will emerge in the Covid-19 fight

Truck News

March felt like it had 120 days. Most Canadians passed the time social distancing while stressing about health, family and finances. Truckers, meanwhile, have been out there on the front lines. Fleets are in high gear finding ways to protect drivers and move freight.

Canada Implements Tax Write-Offs, Incentives for EV Purchases

NGT News

To encourage more sales, the Canadian government has implemented tax write-offs and purchase incentives to prospective buyers of electric vehicles (EVs) and EV chargers. The Canadian government remains firm in its goal of decarbonizing the transportation sector by encouraging sales of EVs.

Essential Logistical Process for Cold Chain Operations

SIPMM Professional Publications

Although globalisation significantly reduces the vastness between various regions worldwide, the physical division of these same regions is still a prominent reality.

The Great Lockdown: Will You Keep Bullying or Help Your Suppliers?

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, I’ve written a lot about supplier relationship management. Most of my posts have focused on how many companies (particularly the “800-lb Gorillas” in each industry) still bully their suppliers, shifting as much risk and cost onto them as possible.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

WorkWave Isn’t Quarantining Our Culture of Continuous Learning


Time To Read: 3 minutes. With almost 300 employees working from home, WorkWave joins the world-wide pursuit of flattening the curve. WorkWave has been operating as a fully remote company for the last five weeks.

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EPA: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sink Over the Last Decade

NGT News

Since 2005, national greenhouse gas (GHS) emissions have fallen by 10%, and power sector emissions have fallen by 27% – even as our economy grew by 25%, according to the 2020 edition of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual report on nationwide GHG emissions.

Truckers Keep Goods Moving

Freight Center

We are seeing the term “essential worker” a lot these days. And right now, we can’t say thank you enough to the people in the different careers and roles, namely the medical industry, first responders and those who are keeping our stores stocked with food.

ISM survey takes an updated look at the impact of COVID-19 on supply chains

Logistics Management

A little more than one month after the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) conducted a member survey focused on how their businesses and supply chains are dealing with coronavirus, or COVID-19, as it continues to wreak havoc on their supply chain operations, the organization a new survey this wee

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

What are the Differences Between a Master and House Bill of Lading?

MTS Logistics

What is a Bill of Lading (BOL)? A Bill of Lading (BOL) is one of the most important documents in the shipping process. To ship any goods, a Bill of Lading is required and acts as a receipt and a contract.

ABB Supplies Volvo LIGHTS Project with High-Voltage Chargers

NGT News

ABB, a company that specializes in industrial technology and electrification, says it will be supplying high voltage-capable chargers for the Volvo LIGHTS project.

Technologies for Warehouse Automation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehouses are playing an important role in the flow and delivery of the products from the manufacturers to the end-users. Operating a warehouse at the maximum efficiency is a challenge for a warehouse owner as the activities of the warehouse are complicated processes.

The real work for supply chain managers will begin when the crisis is over

Logistics Management

According to Jacob Shapiro, a geopolitical analyst, 90 percent of the businesses with a direct impact to their supply chains as a result of COVID-19 are based in the U.S. At the same time, China enjoys a dominant position, and in some sectors a monopoly, on supply in those global supply chains

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!