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Maximizing Warehouse Efficiency: Top 5 Strategies for Optimization

Cyzerg

Looking to maximize warehouse efficiency and optimize your operations? Whether you're a small business or a large corporation, maintaining an organized and productive warehouse is essential for success.

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TikToK Launches Logistics Service: Makes Sense?

Talking Logistics

Way back in October 2014, I asked “Do Facebook And Twitter Need A Logistics Strategy?” Here’s what I wrote at the time: Do Facebook and Twitter (as well as Pinterest and others looking to get more involved in e-commerce) need to take the extra step [beyond providing a “Buy” button”] and facilitate order fulfillment and. Read more The post TikToK Launches Logistics Service: Makes Sense?

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Optimizing Chemical Logistics: How Modal Outsourcing Unlocks Efficiency and Sustainability

CLX Logistics

Chemical companies face various logistic challenges in managing their supply chains efficiently and sustainably, especially during economic uncertainty and volatility. As a manufacturer in any industry, your core priority is manufacturing safe solid and liquid chemicals like performance chemicals, peroxide, and so forth—not specializing in transportation.

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Canadian Logistics: Port Issues & Labor Trends

CLX Logistics

Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics Management Podcast | 7/27/23 The Impact of Canadian Port Labor Issues and Rate Environment for Chemical Shippers Featuring Matt Caine VP of Sales & Marketing, CLX Logistics In this episode of the Logistics Management Podcast, Matt Caine of CLX Logistics shares insights on logistics and supply chain management. The discussion covers a range of topics, from the impact of labor disputes in Canada to the fluctuating ocean freight rates and the state of rail service.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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Watch: How AI Has Transformed the Logistics Landscape

Supply Chain Brain

Robotics and artificial intelligence are changing more than the warehouse, says Ray Roberts, enterprise sales executive at Logiwa. An example: Autonomous vehicles are becoming more active in trucking.

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Boosting Warehouse Performance: 5 Strategies for Optimal Efficiency

Cyzerg

Maximizing warehouse performance is essential for any business that relies on storage and logistics. From improved productivity to reduced costs, the benefits of boosting warehouse performance are undeniable.

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New Jersey 3PL Warehouse Advantages: Close to Port, Close to People.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for a New Jersey 3PL warehouse to service Northeast customers, you’re not alone. The Garden State is a mecca for brands that want an economical distribution point for New England and Mid-Atlantic customers.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 19 – 25)

Logistics Viewpoints

Here we are closing out the last full week of August. To me, the end of summer feels like the end of a year (more so than December). It must be due to the school year beginning each September. Afterall, this was the case for the vast majority of my youth. I know it is coming when the nights start to get cooler, the sun sets sooner, and it becomes a lot easier to find shade in the early evening.

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The Importance of Freight Bill Audit with Richard Perry

The Logistics of Logistics

Richard Perry and Joe Lynch and discuss the importance of freight bill audit. Richard is Vice President of Strategic Accounts at Intelligent Audit , a cutting-edge logistics and supply chain technology company, dedicated to revolutionizing how businesses manage their shipping and transportation processes. About Richard Perry Richard Perry is a seasoned logistics and supply chain professional with over 20 years of industry experience and is a dedicated professional with a passion for individual

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Artificial intelligence has quickly become a feature of everyday life: Using face ID to unlock a phone, communicating with online chatbots, and letting “smart” appliances help manage our homes are just a few of the ways that we interact with AI regularly. Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge.

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Guide to Improving Inventory Accuracy and Boosting Efficiency

Cyzerg

Are you struggling with inventory accuracy issues that are eating away at your efficiency and profitability? You are in the right place.

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[Video] Riviana Foods: Using Optimized Load Building to Reduce Transportation Costs and Improve Sustainability

Talking Logistics

Finding available trucking capacity is often a challenge, especially when demand is high. The sad truth, however, is that a lot of capacity gets wasted too. We see this, for example, in the number of empty backhauls that happen every day. There is another form of wasted capacity, however, that many shippers overlook — that. Read more The post [Video] Riviana Foods: Using Optimized Load Building to Reduce Transportation Costs and Improve Sustainability appeared first on Talking Logistics wi

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My Nuggets of Wisdom about the WMS Consulting Market

Logistics Viewpoints

I am adding the finishing touches to ARC Advisory Group’s research on the global WMS consulting market. This research is an update to the report my colleague Steve Banker developed a couple years ago. At that time, Steve also authored an article titled 20 Things to Know about WMS System Integrators. It is a great article and I recommend checking it out.

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The Evolution of Warehousing with Joe Oliaro

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Oliaro and Joe Lynch discuss the evolution of warehousing. Joe Oliaro is the Vice President of Sales and Chief Real Estate Officer at Wagner Logistics , a leading provider of supply chain solutions. About Joe Oliaro Joe Oliaro is the Vice President of Sales and Chief Real Estate Officer at Wagner Logistics. Joe is a force to be reckoned with in the world of logistics and supply chain strategy.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Reduce Deadheading to Increase Sustainability

Trinity Logistics

Motor carriers aren’t the only ones affected by deadheading. While every mile driven takes a toll on the environment, research shows that deadhead miles account for over a third of carbon emissions in trucking. In fact, 36 percent of trucks travel empty in the U.S. every day, averaging roughly 61 billion miles deadheading every year. Simply put, deadheading is an inefficiency problem within the logistics industry, one that we all know we need to improve.

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Owner-operator’s 379 blends hot rod and classic West Coast truck styles

Overdrive Online

The '01 Pete isn't a typical show truck, with flat white paint and other customizations that aren't soon found on award-winning rigs. Jake Bast's vision to blend hot rod flair with 1980s West Coast truck style brought a unique rig to life.

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From Real-Time Visibility to Real-Time Decisions: Data’s Value Is Propagating Across Global Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve said it before (right here in Logistics Viewpoints), but it’s worth repeating: the digital transformation of our complex global supply chains is an ongoing journey. And progress comes in increments both large and small as we build on the breakthroughs and innovations that have come before. Nine years ago, my company FourKites pioneered the market for real-time transportation visibility.

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Lingering Port Congestion with Paul Brashier

The Logistics of Logistics

Paul Brashier and Joe Lynch discuss lingering port congestion and other issues causing shipping delays. Paul Brashier is Vice President Drayage and Intermodal at ITS Logistics , a third party logistics (3PL) company that offers creative supply chain solutions with an asset-lite transportation division that ranks #21 in North America, a top-tier asset-based dedicated fleet, and a Top 12 intermodal and drayage division.

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How to Conduct Workplace Incident Investigations to Create Safer Workplaces

This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of global workplace incident trends, focusing on the top three biases leading to such incidents. It also highlights the significance of CSA Z1005 as a risk management standard and outlines the ROI of thorough incident investigations, covering emergency response to post-incident interviews. Additionally, it introduces an Investigation Evidence Gathering Matrix.

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Improving agility in metal fabrication manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

With the fabricated metal industry receiving government grants and incentives, it now ranks as one of the fastest-changing sectors in the manufacturing marketplace. With the introduction of many of the ‘Industry 4.0’ technologies, manufacturers are building what we are calling ‘Manufacturing Agility’ into their organizations. The key areas of focus include; Investing in new automated and connected manufacturing equipment.

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WorkWave Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Financial Services as Company Closes Out Another Impressive Quarter

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes Joseph Pascaretta joins as COO and Jacob Olins as VP of Financial Services to advance WorkWave’s leadership team HOLMDEL, N.J., August 22, 2023 – WorkWave®, a leading provider of SaaS software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, today announced the appointment of Joseph Pascaretta as Chief Operating Officer and Jacob Olins as Vice President of Financial Services.

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Transform trucking challenges to opportunities

Truck News

Looking around the trucking industry at large, and all the companies within it, it’s easy to see the ‘drivers’ that move us forward – via the economy, supply and demand, […]

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10-4 on D.C.'s return to the National Mall October 12

Overdrive Online

On the Mall for 2023, among the usual visits from and conversations with regulators, legislators and the public, a celebration of operators of all stripes and, new, Kenworth's 100th anniversary.

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7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024

Procurement and supply chain leaders are presented with their fair share of challenges, with a host of tools and strategies to resolve them. That said, what’s the best path forward to leverage this year’s trends? In this recap of a recent GEP-WBR webinar, 7 Leadership Themes for Procurement & Supply Chain Leaders in 2024, GEP’s Pramod Sethumadhavan explores seven vital leadership trends that will help guide procurement and supply chain decision-makers.

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August 23, 2023 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * More Resources Home August 23, 2023 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market. Judah Levine August 23, 2023 Unbox your Freight knowledge.

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How Retail Supply Chains are Evolving in 2023

AIMMS

Improving supply chain resilience is the focus for global retail brands with complex supply chain network design.

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Report: Number of bridges in poor condition declining

Commercial Carrier Journal

More than 222,000 U.S. bridges need major repair work or should be replaced, according analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation 2023 National Bridge Inventory database.

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The best of the best from trucker-songwriter Tony Justice

Overdrive Online

The trucker-songwriter leading light's new record features six new tracks -- five originals plus a fantastic rendition of Jerry Reed's classic "Eastbound and Down" -- and 14 previously released highlights from four records. Track through it all here.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Phase 2 Regulations Expected to Drive Innovation

Food Logistics

Dan Burrows, CEO and founder, TruckLabs, details the challenges behind EPA's Phase 2 regulations alongside its ability to drive innovation and make for more efficient and sustainable cold food chain logistics.

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Next Stop: A Career in Trucking - Part 1

Women in Trucking

The Women In Trucking Foundation scholarship program changes lives. By offering financial support through its scholarship program, the WIT Foundation allows women to overcome financial barriers to access education and training programs, empowering them to pursue successful careers in the trucking industry. Scholarships are awarded in four categories: Leadership, Driving, Safety and Technician.

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The Gap Between Retail Winners and Losers Will Widen This Coming Peak Season

Supply Chain Brain

The winners this season are going to be companies that keep their loyal customers close, and maintain a real focus on customer service. They'll also be deploying AI.