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E-Commerce Sales Continue to Grow, Changing Trucking Operations

Penske Move Ahead

Consumers are continuing to turn online for purchases, and speed is a critical factor in helping retailers capture e-commerce market share.

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3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process

Cyzerg

Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult. You probably don’t know it yet, but you are in the middle of a talent war in logistics and supply chain management. The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work.

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Final Mile Trends to Watch in 2020

Cerasis

While companies devoted vast resources to the use of technology since the rise of the internet, the final mile continues to be a tech-lacking aspect of supply chain management.

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Air freight rates out of China are declining – but slowly

The LoadStar

Air freight rates out of China have continued to fall, although not at the pace they rose. New figures for the past week from the TAC Index and Freight Investor Services (FIS) show China to Europe down $0.59, while China to the US is down $0.23.

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.

Logistics Market Segments ? The Niches Have Riches

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Market Segments – The Niches Have Riches. One of the best ways to grow your sales is by specializing in a specific logistics market segment. Ideally, you already have some customers in a specific logistics market segment that you would like to develop – so picking is easy.

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Mistake Proofing ? Getting People?s Attention

The Lean Thinker

Besides being a great source of schadenfreude, Jürgen Henn’s website, 11foot8.com offers some great insight in the difficulty of effective mistake-proofing. Background.

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Why TMS is Critical for Chemical Companies

Talking Logistics

Why is transportation management more critical than ever for chemical companies? That was one of the key questions Cindi Hane (Vice President, Product Management & General Manager, Elemica Eyefreight) and I addressed in a recent webcast produced by Chemical Week.

Stop Toiling in Obscurity with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

Stop Toiling in Obscurity with Ann Holm. The post Stop Toiling in Obscurity with Ann Holm appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Brazil’s May soybean exports jump 33% in month

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ever since we wrote a paper about exporting soybeans, I’ve been following the contretemps between Brazil and the US regarding soybean exports. China is the largest importer of soybeans from these two countries. Since one is Northern and one is … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains agriculture soybeans

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!

More About Mistake-Proofing

The Lean Thinker

After yesterday’s post about trucks crashing into the famous 11foot8 bridge and mistake proofing, I got the feeling I should drive home my key point that the problem isn’t with the driver, it is with the environment.

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Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is part of our “Making a Difference: Supply Chains for a Better Tomorrow” series that focuses on the supply chain capabilities that will separate the leaders from the laggards in the years to come.

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill. Kevin Hill and Joe Lynch discuss why the niches have riches, which refers to the advantage of specializing and owning a niche.

Top time sucks in ocean shipping

Supply Chain and Logistics

A former VP of Hanjin (currently with K&N) complains quite rightly about two time-wasters in the ocean shipping business– RFQs and bunker surcharges. They overcomplicate the process and add layers of obscurity to straightforward shipping deals. And they confuse customers. … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains contracts ocean shipping

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.

3PLs for Functional Beverages Grow During Global Health Crisis

Food Logistics

3PLs will remain an integral part of the distribution process for functional beverage brands looking to scale and get closer to their customers. 3PL/4PL

Is it the Right Time to Invest in a TMS?

Kuebix

It might seem counter-intuitive to spend money during the present climate, but the companies that invest in technology now are going to have a competitive edge tomorrow when the economy recovers.

Editor’s Pick: Impact of COVID-19 on Waste Management Industry

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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What Are Your Risks of Getting Infected by COVID? If Infected, How Likely Are You to Die?

Logistics Viewpoints

Every few weeks I read a particularly well written and researched article on COVID. An article from the BBC – called Coronavirus: How scared should we be? – is the most insightful from the last month or so.

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!

How to Choose the Right 3PL Software

Food Logistics

One of the most important tools available to any 3PL is logistics software. 3PL/4PL

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What Omnichannel Supply Chain Analytics Should I Know?

Cerasis

In the omnichannel world, supply chain leaders need to understand every process and activity. Unfortunately, omnichannel also means more data in every aspect of your operation. Omnichannel supply chain analytics provide the level of insight needed to succeed in the omnichannel-driven world.

[Video] Freight Lane Matching and Collaboration

Talking Logistics

Mark Hackl, Managing Director of Lanehub at Transplace, discusses freight lane matching and collaborative shipping. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Freight Lane Matching and Collaboration appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

SwRI Engineers Develop Clean Diesel Engine Technology

NGT News

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) engineers have developed clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NOx) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption.

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.

Romark Logistics

Food Logistics

As a "Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider" and "Top Green Provider" Romark Logistics is a pioneer within the industry with more than 60 years experience. Romark provides customers best-in-class, third-party logistics to support all facets of the supply chain. 3PL/4PL

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4 Tips for Managing Your Ecommerce Orders for Multichannel Marketplaces

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Alexa Lemzy from TextMagic who gives us 4 helpful tips for managing your ecommerce orders for multichannel marketplaces. Online sales are an increasingly important part of any business, with the global online marketplace estimated to include 2.14

CBRE report says supply chain restructuring could lead to increased industrial real estate demand

Logistics Management

The CBRE report, entitled “Distribution Hubs Will Benefit from Increased Business Inventories & Supply Chain Restructuring,” said there could be a need for an additional 400 million-to-500 million square feet of industrial real estate space.

Manhattan Associates WMS Goes Cloud-Native

Logistics Viewpoints

Manhattan Associated unveiled its latest WMS, Manhattan Active Warehouse Management.

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.