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The Critical Role of Your Fulfillment Center Customer Service Representative

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When online shoppers click the order button on your website, they expect to get their selections quickly and in perfect condition. Making that happen is the job of your 3PL provider. While the company’s warehouse staff actually picks, packs and ships your products, your fulfillment center customer service representative (CSR) contributes to a positive buying experience through the support he or she gives you. Fulfillment Operations

3PL vs. 4PL vs. 5PL—Here’s the Difference

Food Logistics

Food Logistics breaks down the difference between 3PLs, 4PLs and 5PLs and why these partnerships matter, especially in a time of crisis. 3PL/4PL

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What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic?

Logistics Viewpoints

Ecommerce sales have boomed during the pandemic. Young technologies that support last mile deliveries are getting increased attention. Which of these technologies have the most potential post-Coronavirus? The post What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Robotics last mile logistics

Key Considerations for Effective Cargo Consolidation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Companies of any size can use consolidation service, but it is particularly useful for organizations with lean supply chains or business that operate in just in time (JIT) environments. Cargo Consolidation significantly keeps transportation costs down while developing long term collaboration with partner carriers. These allow the control of customer shipment seamless end to end. […].

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

The time for FET on trucks has come and gone

Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking already funds the account disproportionately compared to their four-wheeling cousins

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An Overview of Each Generation’s Impact on the World and Global Transportation

MTS Logistics

We live in an era where national cultures, economies, borders, and political polarization have all disappeared. Liberal tendencies have gained power in almost every field, technology has developed at an unbelievable pace, and a large part of social life has been determined by global processes. Huge developments in technology and communication have brought countries closer in many areas from economy to politics.

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak

The Logistics of Logistics

Dynamic Pricing is Transforming Logistics with Zeke Ziliak . Zeke Ziliak and Joe Lynch discuss how dynamic pricing is transforming logistics. As Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Industries at PROS, Zeke and his team help transportation and logistics companies align supply, demand, and pricing decisions to realize additional revenue and profit. . About Zeke Ziliak. Zeke Ziliak is the Global Vice President, Transportation & Logistics Industries at PROS.

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Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations I: Introduction

Cyzerg

First, I’d like to give you some quick perspective on the viewpoint from which this blog series (Reactive vs. Proactive IT Operations) will be written: I’ve been involved in IT operations management for over 11 years, nine of them leading enterprise-grade technical operations across small and mid-sized businesses, with larger operations in manufacturing and e-commerce. Information Technology

Polybag Packaging Can Drive Six-Figure Savings Versus Shipping Boxes

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for more economical shipping options, don’t be afraid to think outside the box. More accurately, don’t be afraid to think beyond it – because in many cases the key to significant eCommerce fulfillment savings may not require the use of an actual box at all. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment Operations

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post by Jackson Wood from Descartes‘ blog discusses 3 key steps to consider to increase the resilience of your export.

LTL Basics with Doug Sartain

The Logistics of Logistics

The post LTL Basics with Doug Sartain appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

5 Innovative Strategies for Logistics Companies to Pave the Way to the New Normal

Food Logistics

To embrace the upside of this New Normal, businesses must address the short term and innovate for the long-term. 3PL/4PL

Selling B2B During a Pandemic

Carter Logistics

Covid-19 has changed not only our industry, but every industry across the globe. We sat down for a Q&A with Ted Bowley, our Sales Manager for the Southeast region, to talk about how he is coping with the pandemic and how it has changed his B2B selling approach. How are you staying relevant and in touch with current customers? I’ve kept the mindset that I am here to help our customers find solutions, especially in the midst of this uncertainty. Obviously, face-to-face meetings are out.

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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.

A Look Ahead to UPS’ Second Quarter Earnings – Air Volumes

Logistics Trends and Insights

UPS announces its much anticipated second-quarter earnings on July 30th. Ground volumes will likely be strong with much of it still B2C related as many consumers remained home. However, profitability will be interesting to watch as costs will surely be high to ensure the safety of employees and the management of delays in last-mile deliveries.

REPOST: Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller. Craig Fuller and Joe Lynch discuss why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of trucking. Craig and his company, FreightWaves is one of the reasons, Chattanooga is called the Silicon Valley of Trucking. About Craig Fuller. Craig Fuller is CEO and Founder of FreightWaves, the only freight-focused organization that delivers a complete and comprehensive view of the freight and logistics market.

4 Key Insights from the G2 Grid Report for Warehouse Management

Magaya

The newly-released Summer 2020 Grid® Report for Warehouse Management by G2.com, Inc. is a must-read resource for anyone shopping around for the best WMS software on the market.

Midwest City Adds CNG Waste Collection Truck to Fleet

NGT News

Midwest City, Okla., has added a new waste collection truck powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to its fleet. A grant from the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) assisted with the cost of outfitting the new truck with the CNG system and tanks. CNG benefits us in that it is a lower-cost fuel and […]. The post Midwest City Adds CNG Waste Collection Truck to Fleet appeared first on NGT News.

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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!

Can Walmart Find Profitable Success in Canada?

Logistics Trends and Insights

A busy week for Walmart as it announced a number of initiatives in its quest to grow its omni/e-commerce presence. But its biggest announcement was its investment plans for Canada. While Walmart has not achieved the success internationally as it has domestically, Canada is one of its top three largest markets along with Mexico and the U.K. Canada’s net sales increased 7.6% during its quarter earning March 31 while gross profit and operating income declined.

Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. The ability for organizations to respond to these challenges will determine the strategies required to maintain profitable performance in 2021. Although some businesses relying on high contact and large crowds will succumb to bankruptcy, others have. Read more Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations.

Are Chinese Citrus Imports a Major Threat to Florida’s Agricultural Community?

Blue Grace Logistics

The recent federal decision to authorize the import of certain citrus fruits from China has garnered significant attention since its announcement in April. More so in an ongoing pandemic situation across the world, this came as a major shock to the indigenous farmers and authorities in Florida.

GNA: $1 Billion Invested in California’s Renewable Gas Supply

NGT News

Clean technology consulting firm and producers of the annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), has authored a new study to determine California’s future in-state renewable natural gas (RNG) supply, which was unknown until this point. The study, An Assessment: California’s In-State RNG Supply for Transportation: 2020-2024, provides industry stakeholders and […].

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Sustainable Procurement for Green Building

SIPMM Professional Publications

Having sustainable procurement in building industry as the acquisition of product or services which can minimize or provide positive environmental impact throughout the factoring of environmental concerns into major purchasing strategies, policies, directives and practices. Sustainable procurement is the integration of requirements, specifications and criteria that are friendly to the environment. A quieter part of […].

Sorry, I Was On Mute

Talking Logistics

[silence]. Oh, sorry, I was on mute. It happens at least once a week: someone on a Zoom call forgets that they’re on mute. They start talking, but nobody can hear them. “I I think you’re on mute,” another participant will say. Oh, yes, sorry, I was on mute. I’ve been on mute. Read more Sorry, I Was On Mute. The post Sorry, I Was On Mute appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex. shopping for 2 weeks at a time instead of 1) and purchasing products such as toilet paper, paper towels and disinfectant wipes in bulk. Practicing new skills […]. The post Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix.

The time is right to rethink border processes

Truck News

These are strange days along the 49th parallel. Non-essential travel has been restricted since March 21 in a bid to limit exposure to Covid-19. Four reviews later, the restrictions are now extending into August, as public health officials monitor U.S. struggles to flatten the proverbial curve. We’ll likely see some form of restricted border activity […]. Regulations Transportation Covid-19 free trade Newsletter

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!