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How 3PLs can help you create a more efficient CPG supply chain

West Coast and California Logistics

For consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies, efficiency is the name of the game. Your online customers expect faster delivery, while your retailer KPIs continue to multiply and grow in importance. Understandably, many CPG companies struggle to keep up with these increasing demands.

What’s New with Parcel Shipping Carriers? More Than You Might Think.

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

It may only be October, but before you know it, holidays will be upon us. You’ll soon be seeing a lot more of all of your favorite parcel shipping carriers.

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Mitigating Logistic Risks from Service Providers

SIPMM Professional Publications

Risk comes in many forms, and the risks faced depend on the nature and complexity of the business. The risks can arise from natural disasters and terrorist activities to finance and technological failures that may disrupt the global supply chain.

What Are The Types of Trailers In Truckload Shipping?

GoShip Blog

If you don’t have a lot of experience with truckload freight shipping , it may be challenging to arrange everything properly. While many shippers are focused on freight rates, they often miss the importance of using the correct equipment.

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.

Warehouse Safety: 10 Tips to Keep Your Employees Safe

Cyzerg

Warehouse safety is one of the biggest concern faced by warehouse managers and their employees. This worry stems from warehouse industry workers sustaining many injuries and fatalities, with an average of 16 fatalities per year (2014-2017).

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Making Mobile Robots More Flexible in the Plant

Material Handling and Logistics

MIT startup brings millimeter-scale location tracking to factories, ports, and other industrial environments

IMO 2020 makes box lines speed up?

Supply Chain and Logistics

Mike King wrote a piece about the risk that the IMO2020 fuel regulations will induce ocean carriers to speed up, thus burning more fuel and causing more emissions.

Managing Logistics Assets in the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

The State of Technology in Controlled Substances and High-Value Supply Chains: Part 2, Pharma

Shipchain

Please enjoy Part 2 of our two-part webinar series focusing on high-value and controlled substances supply chains. This webinar will cover the pharma supply chain. We will delve into understanding the supply chains for any goods or substances that are high-risk and high-security.

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!

Job Quality Will Shift for Warehouse Workers

Material Handling and Logistics

While the UC Berkeley Labor Center report says job loss won't be as dramatic as predicted, some jobs could be de-skilled, some work intensified and managing jobs will differ

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When Supply Chains and Blockchains Become Pervasive

Talking Logistics

Supply chains are fluid and always changing with customer expectations, new product introductions and delivery mode updates.

Key Factors for Purchasing Semiconductor Components

SIPMM Professional Publications

Realistically there is no one factor that weighs over another factor when it comes to purchasing. It is a collective issue that ties together, that leads from one factor to another.

3 Times Social Media Upended the Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Kuebix

Social media has changed every industry and the supply chain hasn’t escaped unscathed. In fact, social media has been behind some of the biggest, and most well-publicized, disruptions in the supply chain over recent years. It’s a question of supply and demand. In the past, forecasters were able to rely on historical data to approximate […]. The post 3 Times Social Media Upended the Food & Beverage Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Showing Children the Value of Trucking

Material Handling and Logistics

A new children's book hopes to shore up the industry's image and hopefully attract future workers

Fleets turn to immigration programs to find truck drivers

Fleet Owner

Visa Solutions is helping to bring an estimated 1,600 drivers to the United States in 2019 from across the globe through federal government programs

Key Issues on the Logistics of Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Growing fuel prices increased wages, and peaking inflation indexes all work in tandem to increase transportation costs daily. Cutting a few corners here and there does not always help in meeting the cost-cutting goals for transportation.

Consumers Aren’t Scared to Spend Money on Halloween

Kuebix

October is nearly over and that means Halloween is approaching, heralding the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Many supply chains have been preparing for months, some starting as early as January to prepare for the busiest shipping time of the year.

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!

When Does OSHA Pay Attorneys’ Fees?

Material Handling and Logistics

Employers can get reimbursed if they are in the right and the agency is wrong

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Hydrogen fuel cells are another power option for the trucks of the future

Fleet Owner

Most often when people talk about future technology for alternative fuel vehicles they are referring to battery electric vehicles. And while I certainly see a place for commercial battery electric vehicles — heck we’ve written several Guidance

Intermodal Freight Transportation for Effective Delivery Services

SIPMM Professional Publications

Intermodal transportation goes back to the 18th century and predates the railways. Some of the earliest containers were those used for shipping coal on the Bridgewater Canal in England in the 1780s.

Digital Marketing in the Shipping Industry

MTS Logistics

With the rapid change driven by technology in the developed world, we see expanding content and increasing speed in the digital age within our lives. As in all areas of life, technology has added marketing to its reservoir and has been able to carry marketing to the digital environment.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Supply Chain Analytics Market to Grow 15.8% Annually Through 2024

Material Handling and Logistics

By 2024 the market could be worth $9.2 billion

Trucking sees challenges as they are: opportunities to improve

Fleet Owner

The other day, a colleague of mine got an email from an industry supplier sharing its ideas on the challenges facing by the trucking industry today. Around the same time the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its Critical Issu

Crucial Factors to Consider for Multimodal Freight Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Multimodal freight transport developed in the transportation sector as an alternative to unimodal transport faced with the challenges brought by the growing global demand for transporting goods.

Optimizing Your Supply Chain Costing

Talking Logistics

Supply chain costing is the collection, expense assignment, and analysis of cost information across all the work activities comprising a supply chain for the purpose of identifying opportunities to obtain a competitive advantage through a combination of reduced costs or improved performance.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.