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Best B2B sales strategies for logistics business

LoGo

Sales b2b (business-to-business) means any sale established between companies, that is, business to business. This expression is widely used in the market to distinguish it from the B2C (business-to-consumer) sales in which the trade is made between the company and the final consumer.

Autonomous Boats Can Target and Latch Onto Each Other

Material Handling and Logistics

Fleet of “roboats” could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s many canals

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How the logistic saved a city?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In this post I’m going to talk about one of the most important and complex triumphs of logistics and how it meant the survival of a city. The Berlin blockade was one of the most important events after the Second World War.

3PLs and Where Their Future Success Lies

Morai Logistics

3PLs have become a dominant force in handling the logistics and supply chain networks of large companies around the world, but where are 3PLs headed next? According to Allied Market Research the 3PL market was valued at $869 billion in 2017. Furthermore, it will come close to doubling that by 2025. In roughly a 40-year span it has gone from being a insignificant industry in the 1970’s to becoming a ubiquitous presence vis-a-vie the supply chain process.

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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.

How to Select a 3PL with Joe Lynch and Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

. Understand the 3PL Business Models – Asset based, Non-asset based, Asset light. Asset based 3PLs own physical assets like trucks, planes, warehouses, etc. Pros: Since they own their assets, these 3PLs are able to use their own equipment to service customers. Truck availability is not a problem.

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Checking for vitals: Inside the Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp supply chain breach

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently, healthcare is among the worst industries in terms of breaches of data security. And this is despite the dramatic increase of attention the HIPAA law has focused on their behavior with data. In this case it was two diagnostic laboratories, … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Supply Chains cybersecurity healthcare technology

Fueling better driver recruitment

Fleet Owner

Propane vehicles can help stretch fleet budgets to accommodate rising personnel costs

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The State of Technology in Food Supply Chains 2019: Produce

Shipchain

full-webinar-technology-in-food-supply-chain. Please enjoy this informative webinar on technology and it’s role in food supply chains. We will explore current issues and opportunities in the industry and how technology can be utilized to enhance current supply chain operations.

Is it Time To Upgrade to A Cloud-Based Transportation Management System (TMS)?

Kuebix

Many companies are still using the transportation management system (TMS) they installed 15 or even 20 years ago! Technology has changed and improved significantly over that time.

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.

Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain. One of the keys to success, in any business, is having satisfied customers that turn into repeat customers.

Michelin, GM to launch airless tires for passenger vehicles by 2024

Fleet Owner

Companies to start real-world testing on a test fleet of Bolt EV vehicles in Michigan

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The danger of a $2 trillion infrastructure promise

Supply Chain and Logistics

Shalini Vajjhala has written a good article about the issues with current ways of thinking about infrastructure planning and the money spent. She points out the game-theoretic nature of decision making the way things work now. Local and regional transportation … Continue reading → Logistics Strategy Supply Chains economics infrastructure innovation transportation

Potential Supply Chain Impacts of 2019 Hurricane Season

Material Handling and Logistics

Despite the difficulty of predicting exactly when and where storms will hit, businesses can take short- and long-term precautionary measures to mitigate the impact

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

BlueGrace Logistics donates $65k to Humane Society of Tampa Bay

Blue Grace Logistics

BlueGrace Logistics announced Monday morning that, in addition to the $5,000 raised in their annual “Cats vs Dogs” food drive this spring, they will make a donation of $60,000 to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

Industry braces for Trump tariffs on Mexico

Fleet Owner

Tariffs could hurt freight transportation companies since Mexico is one of the United States’ biggest trading partners. Supply chains could be adversely affected, especially ones like the automotive industry, which utilizes parts that cross borders often

Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority

Cerasis

Omnichannel retail is the new “Gold Standard” for the industry. On the surface, an omnichannel approach gives consumers the ability to blend their online and physical experience into one. For supply chains, the impact of omnichannel is more significant.

Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial

AIMMS

When it comes to intelligence in decision making, it’s our differences in experiences and attitudes that make our businesses evolve in a diverse manner. There are often many ways to solve a problem. The path we take can be an expression of our human creativity.

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Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

Automation is Enabling Elastic Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

To serve the ever-changing eCommerce market, GreyOrange is helping to build automated flexible warehouses

Cummins, Isuzu in power-source partnership agreement

Fleet Owner

Cummins Inc. and Isuzu Motors Limited have taken another step forward in their partnership by entering into the Isuzu Cummins Powertrain Partnership agreement. The agreement, announced May 31, formalizes a business structure for the two companies to

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New USMCA deal favors U.S. with Canadian oil

Truck News

Think before you speak and read it before you sign it. These will be my words of advice to the thundering herd of currently employed and pensioned politicians as they scamper back to their ridings waving their… “remember me?” signs! … Sustainability Newsletter

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Survey: Most U.S. Consumers Support Current Fuel Economy Standards

NGT News

A new survey from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) shows that a significant majority (78%) of Americans support the nation’s current fuel economy standards.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Safety Precautions for Reducing Forklift Accidents

Material Handling and Logistics

Forklift safety needs to be a top priority for the material handling industry

Some tools to help fix the technician shortage

Fleet Owner

Industry needs to focus on parents and influences of “peripheral” students — those kids 13-18 years old who are drawn to hands-on, do-it-yourself, mechanically minded activities

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Robotic Process Automation Can Be Used to Automate Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks. RPA can be used to improve legacy supply chain software. Ryder is using it to reduce the work required to produce quality transportation plans.

Tennessee Schools Win Funding for Alt-Fuel Buses

NGT News

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced more than $8.85 million in grant funding to support school bus replacements across the state.

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.