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Why Reverse Logistics Are Crucial to Customer Experiences

Cerasis

Reverse logistics refer to the complex processes of returning products and purchases from consumers to retailers and third-party liquidators. Reverse logistics is the opposite of typical order fulfillment, but reverse logistics usually includes increased costs for retailers.

COVID-19 And Peak Shipping Season:  What to Expect

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The latest online shopping news is in, and let’s just say it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. According to Adobe Analytics’ latest Digital Economy Index Report , eCommerce shoppers purchased $82.5

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High-End Perishables Create Added Pressure for 3PLs

Food Logistics

3PLs are responsible for the safe transfer of common goods in the cold chain, but what about the luxury items that require a little more care? 3PL/4PL

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The Value of Parcel and Multi-modal Integration for eCommerce and Direct-to-Consumer Shippers

Talking Logistics

eCommerce and omnichannel shopping are commonplace not only for consumers, but business-to-business buyers as well. This trend has accelerated even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic since online purchases have become a necessity.

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.

The Warehouse of Tomorrow: Sensing and Adapting to Change

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse robotics are truly reshaping the way organizations are handling materials within the four walls of their warehouse.

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How Much Does Freight Shipping Cost?

Freight Center

As a small or medium sized business owner or manager, controlling your company’s freight spend and managing expenses are some of your top priorities. You want to deliver the best product and experience to your customers at the best price for you.

How To Save Money With Fuel Purchase Routing

United World Transporation

According to industry experts, fuel purchases can account for approximately 25% of a trucking company’s operating expenses. The average truck driver travels around 68,000 miles per year and gets an average of 5.29 miles per gallon, which translates to over $37,000 being spent yearly on fuel.

Building a Foundation for Sales Growth with Mike Temple

The Logistics of Logistics

Building a Foundation for Sales Growth with Mike Temple. Mike Temple and Joe Lynch discuss the key elements for building a foundation for sales growth. To enable sales growth, leadership must develop the organization, culture, processes, systems and teams required to support the sales growth.

Canadian ELD compliance date must be extended

Truck News

The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has been involved in consultations with Transport Canada and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) on electronic logging devices (ELDs) for many years and have come out in favor of them on numerous occasions.

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!

Held Hostage by Minimum Order Quantity

Talking Logistics

“It’s hot in here, isn’t it?” I asked my wife. I walked over to the thermostat and although the air conditioning was running, the house temp was over 80 degrees. “I I think something’s wrong with the AC,” I said.

Adopting Digital Payments: 3 Reasons For Supply Chain Companies

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Sydney Wess with Clutch who gives us 3 reasons supply chain companies should be adopting digital payment options. Amid the global COVID-19 crisis, more and more consumers are seeking out methods of contactless, cashless payment.

D.C. Public Works Expands Biodiesel Refuse Truck Fleet

NGT News

The D.C. Department of Public Works (DPW) has increased the number of heavy-duty fleet vehicles capable of running on renewable pure biodiesel (B100) by installing Optimus Technologies’ Vector System onto 17 new refuse trucks.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20 -26)

Logistics Viewpoints

Baseball is back! Well, sort of. After a long series of negotiations, Major League Baseball and its players have finally agreed on a format to begin the 2020 season. The season is set to begin in late July and will be condensed to a 60-game schedule with a number of changes from a normal season.

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.

Supply Chain in High School

Talking Logistics

In March 2011, I wrote a post making the case that, like in baseball, the supply chain and logistics industry needed a farm system to attract and develop the next generation of leaders.

Final Mile Integration: Data Enables Inventory Management & Replenishment

Cerasis

Unlocking cost reductions in logistics implies a direct need to improve warehouse and facility inbound logistics and outbound order fulfillment. Unfortunately, inventory control remains at the fringe of proactive logistics management.

Electric Vehicles Save Motorists Thousands

NGT News

Motorists can save as much as $14,500 on fuel costs over 15 years by driving an electric vehicle (EV) instead of a similar one fueled by gasoline, according to a new analysis conducted by researchers at the U.S.

Shipping Hazmat? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Trinity Logistics

If you play a big role in the transportation and logistics industry, you know that a lot of behind the scenes work has to take place to arrange a shipment.

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!

DHL Supply Chain, Blue Yonder, and Microsoft team up for robotics collaboration

Logistics Management

Reverse Logistics Digital Transformation Arrives Summer 2020

Cerasis

Reverse logistics involves the repair, recycling, reclamation, and reuse of products. While it is a broad catchall term, it is most used to describe returns management processes for modern shippers.

Governor Sisolak Launches the Clean Cars Nevada Initiative

NGT News

Governor Steve Sisolak has launched the Clean Cars Nevada initiative, which will evaluate the adoption of new regulations to provide Nevadans with more choices for low- and zero-emission electric passenger cars and trucks at dealerships throughout the state beginning in 2024.

Souq.com Rebrands in the Midst of a Vibrant Middle East E-commerce Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

The interest in the Middle East e-commerce market continues to run high despite the region representing a small percentage of the overall e-commerce market.

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.

Managed Transportation Experts Speak on Digital Freight

Logistics Viewpoints

With the rise of Uber Freight, digital freight brokerages have gotten a good deal of investor and shipper attention. A digital freight brokerage uses technology to make the process of working with a broker to secure a move more automated and less time consuming.

On-Demand Delivery Platforms: The Renewed Focus on Becoming a Shipper-of-Choice

Cerasis

The rise of the consumer and immense power in the hands of buyers represents a significant change to standard supply chain management. It’s not enough to simply offer a fantastic product.

Carmel Clay Schools Adds Indiana’s First All-Electric School Bus to Fleet

NGT News

Carmel Clay Schools has added the first all-electric school bus to Indiana, as a part of its initiative to move to greener, alternative fuel buses.

Key Findings From This Year’s Best Fleets to Drive For Program

Food Logistics

In an industry that has long held onto its “traditional” ways of managing operations, many fleets in recent years use technology to their advantage. Transportation

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

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