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RoRo vs. Container Shipping

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Comparing Container and RoRo Shipping Rates and Times. RoRo vs. container shipping is a huge decision to make regarding the transportation of your car, motorcycle or recreational vehicle.

Key Factors for Effective Warehouse Storage

SIPMM Professional Publications

The warehouse storage system, also referred to as warehouse management system, is a process whereby we make use of warehouse storage equipment and planning the process to help facilitate the process of managing the warehouse storage, organizing and optimizing space for safe storage as well as safe being for logistics workers at the same time. […]. The post Key Factors for Effective Warehouse Storage appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Warehousing

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3PL 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech & Services to Move Shippers Forward

Cerasis

Recently, 3PL Central had the honor of sponsoring the annual state of third-party logistics (3PL) report.

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3 Steps to Better Sales Collateral Management

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Sales collateral has an almost magical ability to multiply and can consume a significant portion of your marketing budget. With winter almost over, it’s not too early to think about “spring-cleaning” your print materials and to implement an ongoing sales collateral management program.

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Using Data and Predictive Analytics to Drive Labor Management Solutions in the Warehouse

Talking Logistics

Data intelligence and predictive analytics are key terms in supply chain management today, but how do you harness these new technologies to deliver business value, especially in labor management?

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Overview of the IMO 2020 Sulfur Cap: 2020 Update

MTS Logistics

What is the IMO Sulfur Cap that went into effect on January 1st, 2020? ?Since Since January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) implemented a sulfur cap, known as IMO 2020, which set a limit concerning higher sulfur contents in fuel oil consumed by ships.

Essential Techniques for Control of Warehouse Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehousing is the act of storing goods that will be sold or distributed later. Warehousing and all that goes along with it is part of a sophisticated industry known as inventory management.

Why diesel prices will go up

Truck News

For most of 2019, I warned (admonitum) of the impending tidal wave of diesel price spikes that would begin with the activation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 rule. Months before the Jan.

How to Create Predictable Service Schedules for Over the Road Transportation

United World Transporation

According to Pro*Act’s The Source , California and Arizona trucks are plentiful and should be that way for the near future, and Washington’s truck supply is steady.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Cycle Counting Process

Cyzerg

The cycle counting process is one of the most tedious warehouse tasks, but is an important process to control for the prevention of potential sale losses. These losses stem from out-of-stock situations, which are brought on by inaccuracies in the inventory.

What Does Great Look Like in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, the mayor at the time, Ed Koch, was famous for always asking “How’m I doin’?” That’s a question that supply chain and logistics professionals ask all the time too.

Kuebix Has Your Truckload Needs Covered

Kuebix

Finding the right truck at the right price has always been a challenge…until now! Kuebix, a Trimble Company has built the largest connected shipping platform in North America.

The Ever-Expanding Role of AI and AR in Food Logistics

Cerasis

The food supply chain is unlike any other. While electronics, automotive, and consumer goods’ supply chains promote their products, the food supply chain represents a basic human necessity–food.

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.

Wavicle Data Solutions Launches ActiveDeliver a Third-Party Food Delivery Analytics Solution

Food Logistics

ActiveDash gives operators at large restaurant groups and quick service restaurants (QSRs) new levels of insight and decision-making control for their third-party or in-house food delivery operations. 3PL/4PL

[Video] The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Bill Alrich, Customer Solutions Representative at Elemica, discusses the value of supply chain quality management in Aerospace & Defense industry.

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Spend Data Analytics for Effective Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

How do analytics support a Procurement Organizations? Let us take a look at the challenges of implementation: data is in multiple system, existing data is not analysed, skill set in an organization is not available, right technology is not available and one-off versus operationalised.

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain.

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.

How to find LTL refrigerated carriers on the West Coast

West Coast and California Logistics

In our last blog post , we examined some of the characteristics you should look for in a refrigerated truck carrier – specifically one that specializes in candy and snack products.

ARC’s Analysis of the Global Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) Market

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group’s framework and process for analyzing the global AS/RS market provides valuable insights into the competitive environment, influential factors, and growth dynamics of this rapidly evolving and expanding market.

Key Indicators to Measure Supply Chain Performance

SIPMM Professional Publications

There is a lot of metrics to keep track in the varies function, but a supply chain should focus the essential or real Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which will display the most important headlines immediately.

[PODCAST] Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics

Cerasis

Listen to “Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics” on Spreaker.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

U.S. rail and intermodal volumes fall for week ending February 15, reports AAR

Logistics Management

Rail carloads—at 227,447—fell 9.1%, and intermodal units—at 251,690—decreased 8

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Track and Trace in the Food Supply Chain: Eggs

Shipchain

Modern-day food supply chains are extremely complex. Especially in today’s age in which recalls are seemingly an everyday occurrence, consumers are wary of what’s on their plate.

Procurement Collaboration for Business Integration

SIPMM Professional Publications

With collaborative procurement, we can find valuable partners within treasury, product development, legal, line-of-business, and suppliers, and extend the value of procurement beyond its four walls.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Cerasis

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain.

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.