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How to Ship Clothes: Best Shipping Practices Ahead of The Busiest Retail Season

MTS Logistics

With this year’s peak retail season now in full swing and with online shopping expected to continue to grow by an additional 29.6%

What is Contract Warehousing and When is Your Operation Ready for it?

West Coast and California Logistics

When your business is growing, shared warehousing with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) enables you to scale your warehousing investment to match your order volumes. Need more or less space? You can add or remove it based on your needs.

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Top 24 Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking

Cyzerg

Warehouse management encompasses its own world of complex tasks, and that’s why today there are dozens of warehouse technologies designed specifically to make these tasks easier and more efficient.

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Why Freight Shippers Should Strive for Driver-Friendly Facilities

Bulk Connection

A little kindness goes a long way. It’s a true statement no matter the situation, including the hustle and bustle of bulk transportation.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

It’s time to start looking ahead again. Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets.

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Control Tower: Simplifying Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

The logistics industry spans across the globe and the process is quite complex, making it difficult to track the status of the shipments.

Keeping Your Supply Chain Ahead of Winter Weather This Holiday Season

Kuebix

It’s the holiday season and the skies aren’t hesitating to remind us that things are about to get very, very cold! Supply chains everywhere are getting ready for the impact. A winter outlook published by The Weather Company has mixed reviews.

Finding And Vetting The Best Fulfillment Companies: 6 Helpful Do’s And Don’ts

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The right fulfillment partner can be a powerful ally in a business’s quest to become bigger, better, and more profitable – particularly as online sales and customer expectations grow. But how do you even begin to find that partner in a field that’s chock-full of possibilities?

Freight Exception Management: How Prioritized Exception Automation Increases Efficiency

Cerasis

The logistics industry sways to meet demand and adjust to fluctuations. Such fluctuations range from weather to limited capacity, and shippers need to keep the influences in mind when tendering freight and planning routes or loads.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

Talking Logistics

The holidays are about many things, including gathering with family and friends for holiday meals. Since produce and fresh ingredients are typically key for holiday meals, safely transporting these temperature-sensitive items, delivering them on time and in full, and keeping them freshly stocked on store shelves is vitally important for food retailers. This, combined with. Read more Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

5 Best Practices for Analytical Balances

Quality Scales Unlimited

Analytical balances are very sensitive. Their accuracy can be affected by several factors including the environment in which they are installed and how they are handled. Five Best Practices for Using Analytical Balances. Proper Calibration.

Is there light at the end of the U.S.-China tariff tunnel?

Logistics Management

The U.S.-China China "trade war" may be averted, with a limited trade agreement between the U.S. and China having been reached

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Do you have a Model Year 2012 Engine? Learn what you need to comply in California

United World Transporation

It’s that time of year again – time to start getting ready for upcoming CARB (California Air Resources Board) TRU Regulation deadline. Below, a review of each of the regulation, along with the important deadlines for carriers to mark in their calendars. What are TRU’s.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

How to Prepare for Christmas Shipping Season 2019

GoShip Blog

Each year, winter marks the most exciting shopping season for customers and the busiest time for retailers and e-commerce companies. Last year’s overall retail sales reached $998.32 billion and are expected to grow by 3.9%.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Putaway Process

Cyzerg

The putaway process is often ignored by warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations but is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. The initial placement of goods has a direct impact on all subsequent warehouse processes, especially the picking process.

Why Logistics Companies are Upgrading to Mobile Payments with Robin Gregg

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:49] Please tell us about you and your company. I’m Robin Gregg, CEO of RoadSync. We are a payments company located in Atlanta, Georgia. Our goal is to make payments faster and simpler for the logistics industry. I grew up in West Virginia and went to Washington and Lee University.

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How to Personalize Marketing Materials

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Here’s a disturbing statistic. According to research done by Sirius Decisions, somewhere between 60 and 70 percent of a typical company’s marketing collateral is never used by their sales people. Yikes! That’s a lot of wasted budget!

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Truckload giant Celadon Group to shut down

Fleet Owner

This is believed to be the largest truckload bankruptcy filing in history.

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U.S. Launches Forced Labor Enforcement Initiative

Material Handling and Logistics

Widening scope also seen in ban of Chinese products over mistreatment of Uyghur minority

4 Pillars to Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain with Yatish Desai

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:41] Tell us a little bit about where you’re from and what you do. I’m Yatish Desai, managing director with KPMG. I’ve been with them for ten years. I’m also the US leader for their transportation, logistics, and distribution service offering.

[PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech

Cerasis

Listen to “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Technology” on Spreaker.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

TMS and/or Parcel? Finding the Perfect Package

Talking Logistics

What would a forest with one billion trees look like? That’s approximately how many trees it would take to create the cardboard for the estimated 165 billion packages shipped in the U.S. each year, according to rough calculations as reported by Fast Company. That is a lot of parcels.

FTR: November Class 8 orders disappoint with 17,300 units

Fleet Owner

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for November dropped to a disappointing 17,300 units—down 21% from October. This was the lowest November total since 2015, and was 39% lower than the same month a year ago, FTR maintained

N.J. Demands $650 Million from Uber

Material Handling and Logistics

Says drivers are employees, not contractors, and assesses back-due unemployment contributions

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Driver health and safety are linked

Truck News

At Healthy Trucker, we’ve been repeating the phrase, “A healthier driver is a safer driver,” since we set out to improve the health of the industry over six years ago. Every driver out there wants to be among the best … Health & Safety Transportation driver health Newsletter

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.