Sat.Jul 04, 2020 - Fri.Jul 10, 2020

Lean on a 3PL to avoid warehouse staffing challenges

Kanban Logistics

For many shippers and manufacturers, warehouse staffing has long been a major supply chain challenge. This challenge has been complicated even further by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it may also be a challenge that you no longer need to deal with.

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How Corona has Changed Shopping Behaviour

Freight Hub

As a result of the corona pandemic, consumers are increasingly shopping online and want to continue to do so. Retailers who do not set up an online offering now won’t be able to compete in the future. Competition in e-commerce is becoming tougher, so new ways of marketing are necessary.

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What are non tariff barriers?

Globalior

Non tariff barrier definition A non tariff barrier is used to control and restrict specific cross border trade activities without the imposition of import duty. Trade activities affected by non tariff barriers can include import and export of goods, trade in services and investments.

How Does the Shipping of Automotive Parts Work?

GoShip Blog

Whether you are a car owner, a seller or buyer of equipment, or an auto business owner, you know that shipping in this industry can be tough. Automotive parts are items of different size, shape, weight, and cost. They require very careful handling.

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Disruption: COVID-19 vs. Regular Supply Chain Disturbances

Morai Logistics

Supply chains are experiencing significant disruption as a result of COVID-19, but how does this disruption compare with others? . If these last few months have shown anything, it’s that COVID-19 has not been a regular disruption for supply chains.

How Much of Your Budget for Print Marketing Materials is Wasted?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Most companies are wasting a good portion of what they spend on print marketing materials. In one survey, marketers reported spending an average of 20% of their budget on print materials. They also admitted that 25% of their marketing literature is never used.

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What Are Omnichannel Reverse Logistics?

Cerasis

In the omnichannel world, keeping track of the various forms of logistics is complicated at best. Omnichannel implies a need for seamless shopping experience across online and physical interactions, and that functionality must transcend all devices, browsers, and other options for shopping.

What Does FreightWaves Do with Dooner

The Logistics of Logistics

What Does FreightWaves Do with Dooner. Tim Dooner and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, What does FreightWaves do. FreightWaves is a freight industry leader in data and analytics, logistics industry news and commentary.

7 Reasons to Use a Los Angeles Warehouse for West Coast Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Mention the term “West Coast fulfillment” and the name Los Angeles won’t be far behind – and understandably so. Now the country’s second-largest city, it features an outstanding combination of eCommerce advantages, not to mention some close-to-perfect weather.

Two Important Questions for Transportation Executives

Talking Logistics

For many companies, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their transportation operations has been one of two extremes: a large (unexpected) surge in shipments and capacity demand or a huge (unexpected) decrease in both.

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

Cerasis

As customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. It’s the same story; customers want more and more. And, it’s time for businesses to really consider the facts.

Investing in Warehouse Automation? Who Isn’t.

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse automation is becoming an increasingly desirable option for fufifllment operations.

SCN Summit’s Supply Chain Threats Presentations Now On-Demand

Food Logistics

From widespread pandemics to Mother Nature to everything in between, these industry experts detail how companies can protect their supply chains from the unknown—and the unpredictable. Risk/Compliance

What to Keep in Mind When Managing a Chemical Supply Chain

Kuebix

The chemical industry faces a unique set of challenges regarding safety in their logistics operations. The transportation of chemicals requires next-level care and expertise as it deals with sensitive and potentially dangerous materials.

DOE Selects Projects to Accelerate Adoption of Biofuels

NGT News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected seven projects – totaling $1.94 million – to conduct research and development to accelerate the adoption of performance-advantaged biofuel blendstocks.

Understanding the Role of Analytics in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Analytics can be used to improve operations throughout the entire supply chain, but the role of analytics is often applied to warehouse operations and forward logistics. In other words, analytics are associated with today’s warehouses and supply chains in the direction of a supplier to customer.

Medtronic’s Digital Twin Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

Medtronic MDT has been engaged in a digital transformation. This includes building out a digital twin of their end-to-end supply chain to make it easier for people to make better and faster supply chain decisions.

SCN Summit -- Navigating Business Amid COVID-19

Food Logistics

Find out how the supply chain and logistics industry navigates business and operations during a global pandemic in our next Supply Chain Network (SCN) Summit series, scheduled for July 28. Warehousing

Chesapeake Utilities, CleanBay Renewables Partner to Produce RNG

NGT News

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. has entered a new partnership with CleanBay Renewables Inc.,

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

Cerasis

Supply chains face an ongoing crisis with the threat of rising demands across consumers and business-to-business purchasers. Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics.

LeanCor Leaders Featured as Top 10 Women in Logistics

Learncor

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[Video] Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

The current COVID-19 pandemic is creating many supply chain challenges for companies and organizations around the world, but it’s also serving as a catalyst for change and innovation.

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Chevron Partners with Clean Energy to Distribute RNG

NGT News

Chevron says it is partnering with California natural gas retailer Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Adopt-a-Port, an initiative that provides truck operators serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with cleaner, carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG) to reduce emissions.

5 Things You Should Consider before Writing a Supply Chain Policy

Cerasis

A supply chain can make or break your business. In eCommerce, for example, slow delivery of products is one of the most important growth barriers that often lead to being outcompeted.

Trucking innovations range from the crude to the sophisticated

Truck News

Old-timers and students of trucking in the trenches will know about ‘prairie cruise control’ but newbies and those who hail from foreign parts likely won’t. It’s an interesting one, a simple if somewhat dangerous example of ingenuity of a sort that could be seen all over the place 40 years ago.

Why Cargo Monitoring Is Critical in a Time of Crisis and Beyond

Supply Chain Brain

As businesses reel from COVID-19, cargo thieves and cybercriminals are exploiting the chaos

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Port of Long Beach reports disappointing container throughput numbers

Logistics Management

The COVID-19 pandemic continued to drive down demand for goods in the second quarter of 2020, leading to an increase in canceled sailings and a decline in cargo containers shipped through the Port of Long Beach in June

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UGI Energy Services Acquires RNG Company

NGT News

UGI Corp., a distributor and marketer of energy products and services, says its subsidiary, UGI Energy Services LLC, has acquired GHI Energy LLC, a Houston-based renewable natural gas company.

How Chargebacks in the Retail Industry Work and What Can You Do About Them?

West Coast and California Logistics

All major retailers issue chargeback penalties for non-compliant shipments from their suppliers. The specific penalties are explicitly laid out in each retailer’s routing guide and range from, in our experience, about 1% to 5% of a supplier’s gross invoice amount.

Getting to Know Bulk Connection: Freight Agents

Bulk Connection

In our ongoing feature, we will periodically profile the men and women who make Bulk Connection a trusted freight partner. In this article, Charles Kilzer, Director of Business Development, talks about Bulk Connection’s freight agents and how they add value for our customers.

2020 State of Logistics: Third Party Logistics (3PL)

Logistics Management

Third Party Logistics providers turn to more automation post-pandemic