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Looking for a Fulfillment Company in Dallas? Good Choice!

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The Dallas Fort-Worth region is the 4th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and is home to over 7.5 million people. Its size and location have distinct advantages, particularly in the realm of eCommerce fulfillment.

Trends in Last-Mile Delivery. What’s in Store for 2022

Logistics Matter

The pandemic has created a massive shift in consumer buying behaviour. Stores were closed, and people were restricted in their movements and confined in their homes. This caused many to switch to buying things online. Online retailers saw new customers that had never shopped before.

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What is the Key to Managing 3PL Procurement Today?

Food Logistics

The gaps in the supply chain can be solved with focus on partner relationships and investing in technology. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

The Warehousing Crisis with Chuck Coxhead

The Logistics of Logistics

The Warehousing Crisis with Chuck Coxhead. Chuck Coxhead and Joe Lynch discuss the warehousing crisis.

Minimizing Retail Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Izaac Moran, Customer Success Manager, FourKites; Glenn Koepke, SVP of Customer Success, FourKites; and featuring interviews with supply chain experts from Dollar Tree and Best Buy

Register for our upcoming webinar to see how savvy retailers including Dollar Tree and Best Buy are leveraging real-time visibility across their end-to-end supply chains in creative ways to drive agility and thrive in today’s unpredictable environment.

Outsourcing Fulfillment Services: Why Customer Service is Critical

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When outsourcing fulfillment services, you want your partner to be an extension of your own team. Is that your experience? Is your provider’s customer service team available to address your issues and answer your questions – fast? Ideally, the answer should always be ‘yes.’

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Plant Optimization: Every Material Producers' Goal

Matthew Hennessy

Do you operate one plant or hundreds? Do you rely on pickups or do you take control of material delivery? Regardless, you probably care deeply about having a streamlined operation and you seek the information to monitor and optimize your plant performance. You also likely have realized there is not an obvious or singular way to achieve this today. The goal of this article is to help guide your approach to realizing efficiencies and attaining plant optimization

The Unsung Hero of Logistics with Jeff Booth

The Logistics of Logistics

The Unsung Hero of Logistics with Jeff Booth. Jeff Booth and Joe Lynch discuss the unsung hero of logistics. Jeff is the General Manager of Opendock , a leading software provider for dock scheduling for warehouses that helps provide visibility into truck arrivals. About Jeff Booth.

Using Advanced Order Fulfillment Metrics to Improve Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Every hour counts in eCommerce orders, making it essential to leverage order fulfillment metrics to streamline the fulfillment process. Order fulfillment service providers typically leverage a broad range of technologies that allow them to gather various data.

Why Planning and Forecasting are More Important Than Ever

Now, That's Logistics

When sales forecasts are accurate, companies know they’ll have enough product supply to meet customer demand for those goods. And even if there’s an imbalance, good forecasts allow organizations to course-correct before a real problem emerges.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Home Delivery: What Can We Learn from Europe?

Logistics Viewpoints

Home delivery strategy, tactics and performance is one of the most hotly-debated areas of logistics. The pandemic has increased the importance of home delivery, but also decreased the quality of home delivery performance.

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Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer

The Logistics of Logistics

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer. Tim Riesterer and Joe Lynch discuss better customer conversations. Tim is the Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions , a company that helps other companies to improve their conversations with prospects and customers to win more business.

Felixstowe congestion could lead to $2bn of stranded imports

Supply Chain and Logistics

Container shipping is all messed up in the UK. A recent report claims that shippers cannot get their container cargo delivered on time. And the reason is not the driver shortage, or is it? Apparently there is also a shortage … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping containers driver shortage intermodal ocean shipping ports trucking

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Data-Driven Solution Helps 3PLs Uncover Available Truckload Capacity

Food Logistics

Through the new Cooperative solution, 3PLs can gain real-time insight into terminating capacity and capacity that was previously hidden, cover more loads cost efficiently and automate processes. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Beyond Trade Compliance

Logistics Viewpoints

Jackson Wood, director of industry strategy for global trade intelligence at Descartes. I’m kicking off some research and writing on global trade compliance. During this research, I’ll be talking to many of the solution providers in this market.

Intermodal haulers fight off a 'system collapse' at ports as Biden pushes for more productivity

Overdrive Online

The supply chain strain and skyrocketing freight rates at the ports are creating money-making opportunities for some while leaving others out in the cold. In this series, Intermodal operators/owners paint a picture of a "perfect storm" hitting the ports. Business

Amazon blinks as transport costs surge and pushes use of collection points

Supply Chain and Logistics

The last mile is problematic for customer delivery. Amazon’s enthusiasm for ever faster delivery is causing some pain for the company. Maybe it’s the driver shortage? The Amazon lockers, or collection points, are one way of reducing pain. The customer … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking Amazon last mile package delivery

Top 30 Ocean Carriers 2021: Pricing heads up as shippers fight for space

Logistics Management

Shippers relying on maritime operators to get their goods to market have been slammed in recent months. Meanwhile container carriers are looking at 50%-plus percentage gains in revenue

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

I just read an interesting article about Chris Johnson, former top sales executive at Apple and CEO of JC Penney. It seems that Mr. Johnson is on a quest to “remake the retail world” as he takes his new company public.

Missouri-based Hoewing Trucking expands dump business with farm work to spur growth

Overdrive Online

After growing at one time to as many as 12 dump trucks and a half-dozen owner-operators, owner Scott Hoewing decided to scale back on the dump trucks due to the up-and-down nature of construction and add some road tractors for farm work. Small Fleet Champ

President Biden challenges private sector to tackle supply chain logjams

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently the main action so far is to jawbone LA and Long Beach to open for more hours. The Executive Directors of the ports are in line with this. But port governance gives them little actual power to open the … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains collaboration container shipping labor relations longer hours ports supply chains

President Biden invites shipper input for supply chain task force as woes persist

Logistics Management

Ocean ships backed up by the dozens at both East and West Coast ports. Railroad delays worsening in the critical hub of Chicago. Truckers short of drivers and perplexed by uneven orders that make long-term planning nearly impossible.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

ThroughPut Taps AI to Mitigate Logistics Disruptions

Food Logistics

Congestion and disruptions at ports and in all forms of logistics transportation are rampant. ThroughPut's new offering targets those looking to solve these issues. Software & Technology / AI/AR

Supply Chain Trends in 2021

Logistics Bureau

What are the things in Supply Chain that companies are working on? What are the updates? Here’s what we found looking at 100+ client engagements during 2021 so far. Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

OECD says shipping freight rates are driving G20 inflation

Supply Chain and Logistics

In case we didn’t notice it, shipping freight rate increases are the source of significant inflation throughout the 20 most developed countries. If you are complaining about inflation, point here. The firms involved are passing the price rises on to … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping delays port management supply chains

The perils of precision scheduled railroading

The Supply Chain Journal

Although almost all of the Class I railroads have been deploying precision scheduled railroading (PSR), an operational model that seeks to streamline operations, for several years already, a number of issues keep the debate over its value alive.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.