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How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics

Cyzerg

The internet is burgeoning with information on the power of B2B digital marketing, but most logistics companies are neglecting to invest in their digital presence.

The Future of Ocean Data Sharing and Visibility

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years there have been many advancements in freight visibility technology, particularly in trucking. Those advancements are now making their way into other modes of transportation, including ocean transport. What factors are driving this trend? How are these advancements improving the way data is shared in ocean transportation? How are companies leveraging enhanced visibility to deliver business benefits?

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Livestock hauling: Caring for cargo

247 Customs Broker

Pig hauler Pamela Cox drives this 2016 Peterbilt 389, named “Pinkie” because of its exterior and breast cancer awareness decals. She pulls a 2018 Wilson livestock trailer. One trucking niche that’s been in the news since the onset of the electronic logging device mandate has been livestock hauling. Because of the sensitivity of their freight, […]. The post Livestock hauling: Caring for cargo appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Understanding the Buying Process with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:09] 01:09] Tell us about your background. I grew up in Southern Michigan about 1 hour from Detroit, Michigan. I graduated from Albion College (MI) with a degree in economics. Then, I got an MBA from Wayne State. [01:40]

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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.

6 Significant Effects of E-Commerce in the Warehouse Industry

Cyzerg

In today’s e-commerce era, the demand for a convenient online shopping experience has made the role of warehouses and distribution centers highly critical and complex. Warehouses face an imperative to improve processes and reduce costs to meet customer demands brought by e-commerce.

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Digital Technology for Effective Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

When it comes to warehouse management, constant evaluation and adoption of crucial technologies are critical to improve profitability and stay competitive.

A Look at Some of the Biggest Trends in Shipping and Logistics

Shipchain

Nowadays, evolving technology can dramatically change the way society functions. I can still remember my very first cellphone. The most high-tech things it could do were make phone calls and send text messages, all hand-crafted in T9 of course.

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Another Way to Transform the Customer Experience

Talking Logistics

We just finished our conference, Descartes Evolution 2019, where the theme was Transforming the Customer Experience. I reflected on a session where our customer explained how they were transforming the customer experience in a unique way in logistics: by extending the planning horizon.

Spring Clean Your Fulfillment Services Program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Spring is a time of renewal; a time to start fresh. While you’re spring cleaning, keep in mind that this is also a great time for you and your fulfillment services company to take stock of your marketing and sales collateral. Marketing Fulfillment fulfillment operations

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.

Autonomous Devices for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Today we live in an era where technology is changing at a faster rate. New technologies and tools are coming up to meet our needs.

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

The term ‘Transportation Management System’ or TMS has become more common in the supply chain industry as companies turn to technology to stay competitive in a changing marketplace. Technology has revolutionized everything from how we watch TV, to how we buy our groceries, and even how we meet each other. It’s unsurprising, therefore, that a […]. The post What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)? appeared first on Kuebix.

Nikola unveils new models, says industry ready for shift to zero emissions

Fleet Owner

Nikola Motor Co. on April 16 unveiled its updated hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric Class 8 models for the North American and European markets. During an evening event in Scottsdale, AZ, CEO Trevor Milton said the Nikola Two will be read

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Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Talking Logistics

Norwegian aluminum maker Norsk Hydro was the latest company to fall victim to a cyber attack. On March 19 the company “halted some of its production and switched other units to manual operation after hackers blocked its systems with ransomware,” as reported by Reuters.

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.

5 Essential Technologies for Inventory Control in a Warehouse Contract

SIPMM Professional Publications

Many of the challenges that businesses face, such as running out of stock, or having excess stock (which translates to tied-up funds), or having obsolete stock or spoilage are as a result of poor inventory management.

Hyper-localization: How to Overcome the Challenge of Meeting Local Market Needs

Material Handling and Logistics

With customer behavior changing more frequently,retailers are adapting their supply chains to increase engagement with their always-on customers

Everyday is Earth Day in trucking these days

Fleet Owner

While Earth Day is just once a year, trucks operate 365 days a year and each day reminds us of how much has been done to make all kinds of energy, including diesel fuel, clean

How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI

Cerasis

A key issue that comes to the forefront of any discussion on handling e-commerce demand will always involve warehouse management system (WMS) or other supply chain system upgrades.

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.

Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Cognitive Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Data analytics is the process of examining data sets in order to draw conclusions about the information they contain, increasingly with the aid of specialized systems and software.

Can Supply Chains Prepare for a Recession?

Material Handling and Logistics

"Good times are dangerous: Business managers are under constant pressure to bend the rules, be flexible and agree to policies during good times that will cause great pain and suffering when the economy goes south,” according to a study from MIT Center for Logistics

What are our options for solving infrastructure crisis?

Fleet Owner

While increasing fuel taxes or increasing tolls are not favored topics, there are not many alternatives

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High-Tech Inbound Freight Management: Managing a Cybersecurity Crisis

Cerasis

Cybersecurity is not a new topic in today’s world of supply chain management, but shippers often overlook the cybersecurity issues that exist with high-tech inbound freight management.

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.

New Technologies that will Impact Future Supply Chains

SIPMM Professional Publications

Technology has changed business for the better – it has allowed for more connectivity between employees and employers, made more information available, allowed for more streamlined storage of files, and increased analytical power of data.

Shareholder Value is Inextricably Linked to Supply Chain Performance

Material Handling and Logistics

"Supply chain integration is an increasingly essential component of shareholder value, and to achieve that, supply chain leaders need to speak the language of the Board of Directors and the executive suite,” said Paul Dittmann of the University of Tennessee

Sleep apnea and safe driving

Fleet Owner

A Q&A with Truckers & Turnover Project leader Stephen Burks

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How Exception Automation and TMS Streamlines the Dock

Cerasis

When a process occurs that does not fall within the rules and workflows within a TMS, the process is known as an exception. Unfortunately, the increasing complexity of supply chains and inbound freight management will likely continue to force exceptions in established workflows.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.