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Industry View: How to Adopt the ‘Triple A’ Approach

Logistics Business Magazine

Of all the unknowns surrounding Covid-19 one thing is certain, its effects and legacy have changed the way people work, live and play, says SnapFulfil UK & Europe CEO, Tony Dobson.

Strategic risks and the vulnerability of the munitions supply-chain

Logistics in War

By Mike Lima. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to global supply chains. The pandemic has shown us the fragility of commercial supply chains; it gives us a reason to think about what a disruption to supply chains might have for the outcomes of military operations.

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Preparing to Reopen Your Small Business? Here’s How to Start Shipping Again


Preparing to reopen your small business? Follow this three-step guide on how to resume shipping and logistics during the coronavirus pandemic

Last Mile Customer Experience Grows to Become King of Final Mile


Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) shipping experiences play out within the final mile. Today’s customers of both types want real-time access to shipment information and expect automated alerts when things go wrong.

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.

3 Critical Supply Chain Risk Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking


Supply chain risk comes in many forms. Now more than ever, it's critical for organizations to identify and reduce these risk factors, while maturing their ability to react to changing dynamics. This flexibility requires visibility, capability and resilience.

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If You are a Distributor, Do You Look Like This?

Logistics Viewpoints

As more of the economy comes back online, distribution-oriented companies find their business in one of the following situations: volumes are up but costs have risen faster or, volumes are down considerably, and they don’t appear to be coming back any time soon.

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Applico. Amazon comes to mind for a lot of us when we think about platforms.

Emotional Intelligence in Sales with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Emotional Intelligence in Sales with Ann Holm. Ann Holm and Joe Lynch discuss emotional intelligence in sales. Ann reviews the basics of emotional intelligence and how to apply it to sales. About Ann Holm. Ann C.

Seven Essential Requirements For Nutraceutical Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Some companies think they face unusually rigorous fulfillment challenges. Others, like nutraceutical firms, truly do. As evidence, consider these seven essential ingredients that we often see in most nutraceutical fulfillment RFPs – along with our take on why. Fulfillment Services


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!

The Arguments For and Against Supply Chain Redundancies


Nowadays, all supply chains face a plethora of potential threats, from piracy, to natural disasters, to accidents, to fraud, and so on. And with everything going on with COVID-19, we can safely add a global pandemic to that list. .

Investments in Supply Chain Operating Networks Continue

Talking Logistics

Four years ago tomorrow, I wrote about how investments in Supply Chain Operating Networks (SCON) were rising.

A CEO’s Take on Transportation and Coronavirus

Logistics Viewpoints

Transportation and coronavirus have been getting a lot of attention lately. The global supply chain is becoming more complex due to increased regulations, trade wars, cross-border commerce, and most recently, the impact of coronavirus.

The Changing Face of Brick-and-Mortar Last Mile


Fulfilling orders continues to grow more complex as demand for e-commerce swells, creating renewed stress and calls for more brick-and-mortar last mile fulfillment. According to TechCrunch, “U.S.

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.

Blink Charging Enters Joint Venture Agreement with Envoy Technologies

NGT News

Blink Charging Co., an owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, has entered a joint venture agreement with Envoy Technologies Inc., a provider of shared on-demand, community-based EVs.

Making A Difference: Transportation Insight

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is part of our “Making a Difference: Supply Chains for a Better Tomorrow” series that focuses on the supply chain capabilities that will separate the leaders from the laggards in the years to come.

Supporting Supply Chain Agility: Simple Concepts, Complex Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain control towers have come of age. The concepts that allow modern control towers to support agility are easy to describe. The technology that empowers these concepts are quite complex.

How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working


Knowing that your distribution fulfillment strategy is working gives you a better insight into how your business is performing. This is important for reducing order fulfillment errors, improving your inventory management and remaining competitive.

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!

7 Signs the Future of Freight Trucking is Electric

Freight Center

With all the distractions going on, you can’t blame yourself if you’ve missed the signs that future-focused technologies are progressing. In freight trucking, one of the most significant technologies being developed, tested and put on the road today is the heavy-duty electric truck.

Logistics Labor 2020: Filling the void

Logistics Management

As the business world shakes off the impacts of COVID-19 and executes plans for the future, the logistics sector is providing new opportunities for displaced workers from other industries. For logistics managers, now is the time to find talent that wasn’t accessible in the tight labor market

Shipping Solutions for Small Business


Are you suffering supply chain disruption? Any increase in demand can be disastrous without frameworks. Learn how our small business shipping can help you

Last Mile Strategic Value: How a TMS Empowers Last Mile Success


The face of shipping continues to change as e-commerce logistics grow more aligned with what customers want. It’s difficult to imagine modern retail or any supply chain without the last mile, but its costs continue to result in higher freight spend and delays.

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.

Digital Advancements in the Logistics Industry

MTS Logistics

As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to put downward pressure on the shipping industry, organizations have an obligation to operate more efficiently and profitably. They must do so all while catering to customer demands which have become increasingly more and more sophisticated.

Parcel experts weigh in on FedEx & UPS so far throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Logistics Management

Nothing has been predictable or consistent in the parcel shipping industry in 2020. The onset of COVID-19 decimated shipping volumes in March and the beginning of April, as businesses sent employees home and shuttered facilities.

Highway bill’s hot topics: Expanding truck parking, probing lease-purchases, limiting unpaid detention

Overdrive Online

The Invest in America Act provides a peek into where lawmakers might steer regulatory policies in its next long-term highway bill. On the table? Money for expanding parking, a rule to limit unpaid detention time and the revival of public CSA scores. Featured Slider

Tips for Transporting & Disposing Medical Waste


Medical waste is a growing issue for many hospitals and medical waste producers, which may sometimes struggle to keep up with sudden growth in produced medical waste.

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.