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White Glove Logistics and Their Role in Building Better Experiences

Cerasis

The changing shape of the final mile continues to make waves as retailers and shippers look for ways to set their companies apart from competitors and keep customers returning.

Logistics must digitise quickly to meet the demands of a post-Covid economy

The LoadStar

DP World is accelerating its digital logistics programmes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Following the widespread disruption since January, the terminal operator warned last week that the rush to diversify and shorten supply chains posed a new set of risks to cargo owners.

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What Does FOB Mean In Freight Shipping?

PLS Logistics

There are many confusing terms in freight shipping, regardless if you are an experienced shipper or new to the business. It is important to be aware of the true meaning of freight terms to properly use them when trouble comes up.

How Has COVID-19 Impacted eCommerce?

Freight Center

Many small to medium sized businesses offer their products online to their customers. While eCommerce has been around for some time now, the effects of COVID-19 on the global economy and supply chains will most likely change the way commerce is conducted.

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.

Pandemic leading us into a whole new world

Truck News

Against all odds, I’m actually starting to feel hopeful three months after this damned pandemic forced us into lockdown. It’s not that I think we’ll be back to what we thought of as “normal” any time soon. We won’t get back there.

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Five Payment Methods in International Trade for Exports and Imports

MTS Logistics

In order to become successful in today’s global marketplace, exporters should provide their customers with appealing sales terms supported by suitable payment methods. The ultimate goal is getting paid in full and on-time for each export sale.

What is Logistics Automation & Why Will Automation Grow in Value?

MercuryGate

Logistics automation stands out as one of the greatest opportunities for advancement in modern supply-chain management. Automation provides a means for organizations to dramatically scale operations, reduce inefficiencies, and optimize all available resources.

New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish

The Logistics of Logistics

The post New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

6 Benefits of Outsourcing Literature Distribution

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your house needed a new roof, would you replace it yourself? I’m guessing you wouldn’t – because you’re a marketer, not a roofing expert. So why are you still handling your company’s literature distribution in-house? Marketing/Sales Literature Fulfillment

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!

Fewer trans-Pacific cuts signal 3Q demand on the mend?

Supply Chain and Logistics

It seems that forecasts must be less gloomy on trans-Pacific routes. Liner alliances are calling for fewer blanked voyages. That’s good news for shippers; but maybe it’s early to believe some won’t be re-canceled. Sending mixed signals of high volatility … Continue reading →

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Industry Experts Discuss Food and Beverage Supply Chain Threats in Upcoming SCN Summit

Food Logistics

SCN Summit is a premier virtual event educating logistics professionals on critical issues impacting the supply chain industry. Risk/Compliance

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5 Challenges to Expanding into Latin America with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

The post 5 Challenges to Expanding into Latin America with Demo Perez appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

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Exit Strategy: Why Companies Look for New eCommerce Fulfillment Partners

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Have you moved lately? Join the club. More than 30 million Americans change residences every year. eRetailers don’t change eCommerce fulfillment partners quite so often, but many such relationships are surprisingly short-lived. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Services

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.

Sales Folks Are Costing Your Company Money!

Talking Logistics

The market reset that has emanated from COVID-19 has caused many companies to look for new ways to improve their profitability. Increasing sales has been “king,” but the cost to serve customers has been elevated as companies try to boost their margins.

Canada has a role in the push for hydrogen fuel cells

Truck News

The promise of hydrogen as a vehicle fuel has been discussed for decades. But a series of corporate announcements and public policy initiatives appear ready to give this power source the boost that it needs to become viable.

Logistics M&A Activity Picks Up

Logistics Trends and Insights

Uncertain times breeds opportunities and within just the past month or so we have seen a number of logistics acquisitions take place. While none can be viewed as “the big one”, many demonstrate shifts in strategies as companies prepare for changes in the market.

Cloud-Native WMS: Key Characteristics and Considerations

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumer and enterprise software has gone through a significant evolution over the last five years. Consumers have reached a point where software as a service (SaaS) has become an imperceptible norm.

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!

3 Things CPGs Need to Know About COVID-19 Customers and Supply Chain

Food Logistics

To address the shift, CPG brands will need to adapt their products and processes at every point in the supply chain. 3PL/4PL

Smart Last Mile Tech That’s Upending Waste

Cerasis

Delivery efficiency remains a top of mind concept for supply chain leaders. Within the final mile, efficiency takes on a new role and expectation. The final mile is traditionally marred by excess costs, poor visibility, and limited ability to intervene when problems arise. Meanwhile.,

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Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

What is Inventory Management and Why is it Important? Inventory management refers to the process of ordering, storing and using a company’s goods or materials. Successfully managing inventory allows businesses to meet the demand level of their consumers with an appropriate amount of supply.

Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

What is so special about October 23, 2005? That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era.

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.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

Why Supply Chain Complexity Isn’t a Bad Thing

Logistics Viewpoints

When I started my career the term “supply chain” was just emerging. Most professionals I interacted with during my early days in this industry were still referring to “materials management” and “procurement” when they spoke of what we call “supply chain” today.

Five tips to becoming a successful dispatcher

Truck News

I thought I would give some time to dispatchers, that group of individuals who are either the most loved or most despised individuals in most trucking companies. I have been a dispatcher.

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E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

Cerasis

E-commerce will continue to grow significantly through 2020 and beyond. As evidenced by the most recent peak shipping season, the need for effective, high-quality logistics and warehouse management has never been higher. The demands for faster, more affordable processes are growing in stride.

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.