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A Focus on Health and Safety in the Warehousing Environment

Now, That's Logistics

Busy places where employees are constantly in motion, picking and packing shipments, driving forklifts, and interacting with one another, warehouses and distribution centers must take special care to ensure that their employees, business partners, and customers stay healthy and safe.

Truckload Freight Procurement: 5 Ways to Build Meaningful Density in Your Carrier Network

MercuryGate

There was a time when the capacity crunch dominated the headlines in 2018. Then, in […]. The post Truckload Freight Procurement: 5 Ways to Build Meaningful Density in Your Carrier Network appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Automation Carriers Partners

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Shipping Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Key Reminders

GoShip Blog

The holiday season is just around the corner, traditionally starting with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you have ever made it through the holiday season as a small business, you know the rules. The earlier you start preparing your strategy, the more successful your company’s efforts are.

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Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss vaccinating the supply chain. Andrew is the Chief Commercial Officer at BoxLock , a company that facilitates secure vaccine transfer for biotechs, manufacturers, labs, hospitals, and clinics. About Andrew Kelley.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Understanding Fulfillment Services Contracts

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you outsource fulfillment services to a third-party logistics provider (3PL), you’ll sign a fulfillment services contract. These contracts are designed to protect the interests of both parties.

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Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense?

Logistics Viewpoints

In supply chain management, it is widely accepted that holding enough finished goods inventory to fulfill every order is just too costly. Ipsen, a global bio-pharmaceutical company , disproves that. The post Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

From Heartbreak To This

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the future — I don’t know how far, maybe 10 years, 20 years, 30 years from now — there will be something great in the world, something that will bring great benefits to humanity, and we’ll look back and say, “If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic and everything the world went through. Read more From Heartbreak To This.

How to Achieve 2-day Ground Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

With the holidays upon us, eCommerce companies are battling for the minds and wallets of a consumer base that’s larger than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among the weaponry these combatants are using are claims of fast shipping, typically 2-day ground shipping.

The Turkey Day Supply Chain in 2020

Kuebix

The holiday season during Covid-19 means smaller gatherings and changes to long-standing traditions for many families. Healthcare professionals are recommending everyone stays home and stays safe for Thanksgiving this year.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

The Complexity of Cold Chain Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Compared to classic logistics with normal temperatures, cold chain logistics are challenging, expensive and complex at the same time. It is one of the most difficult types of logistics in the supply chain industry.

Perfect Storm of Supply Chain Disruption Underscores Importance of Spot Market Utilization

Talking Logistics

Are we in a perfect storm of supply chain disruption?

5 reasons why real-time freight data is for freight market decisions

FreightWaves SONAR

Successful supply chain management depends on the ability to collect data and apply it accordingly. That is an essential capability for all shippers and brokers alike. And major companies have taken notice.

2021 crystal ball for trucking: shippers get ready to pay more, maybe much more

Logistics Management

Unusual and unpredictable freight patterns, rebuilding supply chains with new inventory, an influx of owner-operators into the market and the worsening driver shortage for company fleets are causing trucking experts to expect a “very strong” market for industry profitability in 2021.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

The Complexity of Cold Chain Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Compared to classic logistics with normal temperatures, cold chain logistics are challenging, expensive and complex at the same time. It is one of the most difficult types of logistics in the supply chain industry.

Reducing Supply Chain Complexity (Reining In the Endless Aisle)

Talking Logistics

“Complexity is really a killer,” said Roberto Isaias, Mattel’s chief supply-chain officer, as quoted in a January 2, 2020 Wall Street Journal article by Paul Ziobro.

Sun Tran Adds CNG Buses into its Fixed-Route Service

NGT News

Sun Tran, the public transit system serving the city of Tucson, Ariz., has introduced 15 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses into its fixed-route service. The 40-ft.

NRF issues 2020 holiday sales forecast projections

Logistics Management

The National Retail Federation is calling for an expected 3.6%-to-5.2% annual gain, to between $755.3 billion and $766.7 billion in total sales. In 2019, total U.S. holiday retail sales saw a 4% annual gain, to $729.1 billion, with holiday sales seeing an average annual gain of 3.5%

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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.

Does Perfect Customer Service Make Sense?

Logistics Viewpoints

In supply chain management, it is widely accepted that holding enough finished goods inventory to fulfill every order is just too costly. The thinking goes that at some point, improving service levels means you are not adding inventory in a linear manner but rather exponentially.

[Video] Holistic Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

CSCMP EDGE 2020 session with Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics and Pervinder Johar from Blume Global discussing holistic transportation management. The post [Video] Holistic Transportation Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Top Quarterly Blogs: Construction and Manufacturing Industry

Trinity Logistics

Our quarterly industry focus was on the construction and manufacturing industry. We researched your current challenges in logistics and found solutions. Out of all the blogs posted, these four were our most read. If you missed out on reading any of them, simply click on the links below!

Echo Global Logistics CEO Waggoner assesses market conditions, with an eye on the future

Logistics Management

Logistics Management Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Chicago-based Echo Global Logistics about various topics, including: capacity and rates, Peak Season, the election, and logistics technology, among others

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.

How can National Postal Networks win on deliveries

Loginext

Covid has accelerated the need for delivery tracking and visibility by several years. National Posts and Postal networks have their work cut out to up the game and adopt technology. Read out LogiNext is helping National Posts across the globe.

Panic Buying Returns on Covid Jump

Supply Chain Brain

We’re out of toilet paper again

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Former Swift CEO: The driver shortage is back — but this time it’s different

Commercial Carrier Journal

The OTR truckload driver count is at an eight-year low. Traditional solutions to solving the driver shortage aren't working. It's time for all carriers to start investing and innovating in new solutions.

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4 Freight Broker Resources That Add More Freight Capacity to Secure Loads for Customers

FreightWaves SONAR

Successful freight brokerages combine networking and business skills to add capacity through carrier sourcing to secure more customers’ loads. Since they act as both carriers and shipper-like entities, the right blend of freight broker resources is essential to maximizing value.

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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!