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Top Ways to Reduce Warehouse Picking Error Rates

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When it comes to warehouse picking error rates, most fulfillment centers operate within a 1-3% margin of error. A warehouse with a 97% picking accuracy rate operates on the lowest end of the scale in terms of acceptable performance. Modern eCommerce businesses should expect at least 99.5%

What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022

The Logistics of Logistics

What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022. WRITTEN BY STEFANY MARTIN / POSTED ON JUNE 9, 2022. Original Article: What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022.

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FreightTech investment: With the cheap money gone, what happens now?

Supply Chain and Logistics

How do innovations get to logistics and supply chain firms? Here is the current state of the situation. We went through a period of high venture capitalist (VC) interest in Supply Chain and Logistics startups.

Supply Chain & Retail Trends and Their Impact on the Warehouse

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Karin Hoogvliet, Client Executive at NYCE.LOGIC. In this episode, Karin and I talk about the latest retail supply chains and what they mean for warehousing operations.

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Exploring emissions through other cultures

Fleet Owner

Norway is a shining example of emissions reductions, with 99% of the its power being renewable. With boots-on-the-ground experience, industry leaders can learn from other countries' successes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

Supply Chain and Logistics

Truck tonnage saw a slight increase in May, according to the latest American Trucking Associations (ATA) survey of its members. This index is considered quite reliable. Its base year is 2015, so a value of 117.1

Innovations & Start-ups: Drones, Robots, Boring Stuff, and More…

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I periodically bring you an overview of the news on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay updated with the latest news and the best background stories.

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Keep Drivers Safe While Giving Shippers Real-Time Visibility

Talking Logistics

Where’s my truck or shipment? When will it arrive? Is the truck available? Answering these questions has traditionally involved making time-consuming “check calls” to carriers and drivers which are annoying and potentially a safety risk. Are you still operating that way?

NEW Webinar: 7 Uncommon Keys to WMS Project Success

The Logistics of Logistics

NEW Webinar: 7 Uncommon Keys to WMS Project Success. Thursday, July 21st 2022 l 11:30 AM EST. WMS projects can be challenging from start to finish. Achieving success requires process discipline and focus, and appropriate levels of effort, staffing and more.

6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

Why are WMS Sales so Persistent? Here is How I Learned of WMS’ Ongoing Importance

Logistics Viewpoints

Its All About the Details. I am currently finishing up this year’s version of ARC Advisory Group’s annual WMS market research study. It struck me as I reviewed past growth rates how persistent WMS sales growth has been.

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CARB showcases zero-emission vehicles

Fleet Owner

The event in Fontana let operators drive the latest in zero-emission technology. The vehicles were made possible by the government agency's voucher initiative. Emissions & Efficiency

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Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability

Talking Logistics

There is a rising trend towards incorporating sustainability in supply chains growth strategies, particularly as economies transition towards a post-pandemic outlook.

The Axle Payments Story with Shawn Vo

The Logistics of Logistics

Shawn Vo and Joe Lynch discuss the Axle Payments story. Shawn is Co-Founder & CTO at Axle , a payments automation and financing platform for freight and logistics. About Shawn Vo.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

The VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

Logistics Viewpoints

VF Corporation is Building a Highly Automated DC on the West Coast. Anytime you have a chance to talk to an executive vice president in charge of the global supply chain of a nearly $12 billion corporation, you know you will learn some things.

Battle Motors accelerates EV expansion

Fleet Owner

The electric truck manufacturer announced it was on track to almost double the size of its New Philadelphia, Ohio, factory by the end of 2023. Equipment

Nation's truck stops say there's no DEF shortage

Commercial Carrier Journal

Truck stops say there is no shortage of DEF, despite reports that railway constraints and Russia's invasion of Ukraine have made distribution problematic. Regulations

The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes

The Logistics of Logistics

Gordon Downes and Joe Lynch discuss the NYSHEX story. Gordon is the Co-founder and CEO at NYSHEX , a company that exists to help restore trust and reliability to global trade so everybody wins. About Gordon Downes.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Driving Growth Through Increased Efficiency in the Last-Mile

Logistics Viewpoints

As retailers across the U.S. struggle with disrupted supply chains and volatile economic markets, returning a profit has become more challenging. Retail executives are prioritizing investment in technology that can increase supply chain efficiency and their profits.

Used truck sales slower in May, ACT reports

Fleet Owner

Truckers and fleets buy fewer used trucks as freight growth slows. ACT predicts declines in freight volume and used truck sales. Equipment

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 24, 2022)

Talking Logistics

‘Tis the season for graduations. My oldest daughter graduated from college last month. My youngest daughter will graduate from 8th grade this morning, which means I better get going.

Supply Chain Brain Webinar

The Logistics of Logistics

Topic: Prepping for Peak: How to Level-up your CX Strategy this holiday season. Description: . The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Convoy survey: Trucking divided on sustainability, climate change

Supply Chain and Logistics

Small and mid-size trucking operators have mixed views on sustainability, especially on the viability of electric vehicles (EVs). There seems to be some split between younger operators and older ones, with the younger ones much more attuned to an acceptance … Continue reading → Logistics Sustainability Trucking driver economics electric vehicles emissions survey sustainability trucking trucking cost

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Truckload, reefer volumes slip in May, DAT reports

Fleet Owner

Spot van rate also hit a 22-month low, according to freight and analytics firm’s latest report.

There’s No Supply Chain Visibility Silver Bullet

Talking Logistics

Silver bullet (noun): a simple and seemingly magical solution to a complicated problem. In my 23 years as an industry analyst, there is probably no topic that has been written about and talked about more than supply chain visibility. I’ve certainly done my fair share of commenting on the topic.

FOSC: Collaboration drives last-mile success

The Logistics of Logistics

FOSC: Collaboration drives last-mile success. Executives from FRONTDoor Collective, OneRail explain what makes the final mile work. Original Article: FOSC: Collaboration drives last-mile success. With all the disruptions in the supply chain since 2020, the last mile has been in a constant state of flux. However, even as retailers scramble to meet e-commerce consumer demands, and providers lean into the latest trends to get those packages to front doors, there is plenty going on behind the scenes.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

A potential economic recession and the supply chain bullwhip are colliding

Supply Chain and Logistics

Freightwaves’s SONAR app has a lot of excellent data that it makes readily available. This post by the CEO shows some clear trends in freight, particularly ocean freight. One of the interesting graphs shows that recently the number of containers … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains analytics economics ocean shipping recession technology visibility

Saving with tire section repairs

Fleet Owner

In these times of much higher prices, more rubber must be rescued instead of thrown away. Know the degrees of tire punctures and when sections must be replaced and how that's done. FleetOwner Magazine

Why are WMS Sales so Persistent? Here is How I Learned of WMS’ Ongoing Importance

Logistics Viewpoints

Its All About the Details. I am currently finishing up this year’s version of ARC Advisory Group’s annual WMS market research study. It struck me as I reviewed past growth rates how persistent WMS sales growth has been.

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