Sat.Jan 25, 2020 - Fri.Jan 31, 2020

Digital Air Cargo – A Conceptual and Technological Revolution

Freightos

A key to efficiency and profitability in commerce is the ability to match supply with demand at its optimal, market-based price, and make that pricing available to customers – all in real time. .

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Small Fleets

Routific

Your business is growing. As you’ve expanded, you’ve gone from one or two vehicles to more than five. While adding a few vehicles may not seem like much, whether you realize it or not, your business now operates a fleet.

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Why Final Mile Logistics Matter So Much

Shipchain

Final Mile, also commonly referred to as Last Mile, refers to the very last leg of any shipment’s journey: from the transportation hub to the end-user. A lot of times, this is a customer, and their location is a residential address.

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Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

Cerasis

The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain.

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

RFID: The Key to Improving Visibility

20Cube Logistics

Technology is fast evolving and so is its adoption by vast industries like supply chain where it is been used more creatively and expansively. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is one such innovation which is widely used in Supply Chain and Logistics as it’s efficient and saves time. What’s RFID?

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How To Ship Freight Internationally?

GoShip Blog

It has never been easier to sell and buy things online or ship items internationally. Whether you’re an individual entrepreneur or a small business, you can benefit from the rapid development of cross border e-commerce. Numerous marketplaces made it possible to access customers across the world.

The Wide World of eCommerce Fulfillment

Camelot 3PL Software

The retail landscape has been undergoing a massive transformation for the past decade. Online purchases have hit an all-time, with consumers purchasing $517.36 billion worth of goods and services online with U.S. merchants in 2018. This is a 14.2%

How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics

Cyzerg

The internet is burgeoning with information on the power of B2B digital marketing, but most logistics companies are neglecting to invest in their digital presence.

Sales Literature Distribution: How to Cut Costs & Complexity

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Do your sales people, distributors or agents complain that it’s hard to order sales literature or it takes too long to get it? Are you frustrated by the amount of time and money you spend creating and managing your marketing assets? Marketing Fulfillment

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. What a year this group had. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

Freight Transportation in 2020: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

Talking Logistics

The freight transportation market in 2019 turned out to be very different than the 2018 market. As we begin 2020: Where are we in the truckload market cycle? What will be some of the key factors impacting supply and demand this year?

The Impact of a Potential Epidemic on the Economy and Supply Chain

Kuebix

The coronavirus is dominating news channels worldwide as potential cases are reported in the United States. Health officials are warning against travel to certain areas to minimize exposure and several travel bans are already in place.

By the Numbers: Why Fulfill Orders From a Chicago Fulfillment Center?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When fulfillment professionals say the Windy City blows a lot of other markets away, they’re not exaggerating.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Supply Chain Technology Trends 2020: Is this the Golden Era of Tech Use?

Cerasis

Supply chain technology always evolves, changes to meet the needs of the global supply chain, and offers huge benefits. With the new year, Cerasis always takes a moment to reflect on the state of the industry and the trends shaping it for the remainder of the year.

Jones Logistics Goes Digital, Automates Freight Matching and Booking on Key Lanes

Parade

Hattiesburg, MS // Jones Logistics has announced they have built a custom integration to their existing toolstack which fully automates their carrier sales process.

Super Bowl LIV Will Be a Big Day for Food & Beverage Suppliers

Kuebix

The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday – and like any good holiday celebrated in America, there will be lots of food and drink consumed in households nation-wide! In fact, Super Bowl Sunday is the second-highest food consumption day in the USA, right after Thanksgiving. Americans will spend an average of $81 dollars per […]. The post Super Bowl LIV Will Be a Big Day for Food & Beverage Suppliers appeared first on Kuebix.

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Is Your 3PL in the News? What for?

Kane is Able

Third party logistics companies (3PLs) are often in the news these days – but for reasons quite different than they were 10 years ago. This thought occurred to me while I was skimming recent news items in some of the top logistics industry trade publications.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Factors Affecting Analytical Balances

Quality Scales Unlimited

Updated 2020 January. Analytical balances are the basic tools of quantitative analysis. They are used to accurately weigh samples and precipitates. The balances are able to provide accurate measurements to four decimal places, for example, 0.0001 grams.

The Guide to Writing a Supply Chain Management Plan

Cerasis

Whether you operate in a brick-and-mortar business model or frequently collaborate with international companies, supply management can effectively make or break your company.

Malmö Places Order for Volvo Electric Buses

NGT News

Volvo Buses has signed yet another large order for electrified buses. Nobina, the largest bus transport group in the Nordic region, has placed an order for 60 high-capacity electric buses which will enter service in Malmö, Sweden, next year. “It

Apple Still ‘Old School’ in Procurement and Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

Last week, I came across an article in the Wall Street Journal that highlights an ongoing issue I’ve written about the past few years: suppliers getting bullied by large customers. Would you put up with the Blevinator? Apple still “old school” when it comes to procurement and supplier relationship management. Apple procurement executive Tony Blevins’s. Read more Apple Still ‘Old School’ in Procurement and Supplier Relationship Management.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

Now that the fireworks are over and New Year’s resolutions are set, it’s time to prepare for global shipping in 2020. And that means looking at ongoing trends and changing regulations. One thing’s for sure, freight forwarding never has a dull moment. Recapping 2019’s top global shipping disruptors Before we jump into expectations for this year, let’s set the stage by looking at some of the top events in 2019 that may have affected global […].

Three Logistics Trends to Look Out For in 2020

MTS Logistics

Given the current global consumer climate which has seen customers having higher expectations than ever before, supply chains are coming under immense pressure to deliver exceptional services within a reduced timeframe and at a lower cost.

Supply Chain Technology 2020: What to Expect?

Blue Grace Logistics

Technology has become synonymous with supply chains. It’s not only creating new and innovative products to support global supply chains, but is also rapidly changing how the industry operates.

A look at the Coronavirus and your global supply chain

Logistics Management

Propelled by the Trump Administration Trade Wars, many companies have already left China for other Asian manufacturing locations. But - there are no guarantees that the virus won’t spread to these new locations

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.