Sat.Apr 20, 2019 - Fri.Apr 26, 2019

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Your eCommerce Delivery Costs (Don’t Let These Mistakes Happen to You)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

“ Going above and beyond” is usually considered to be a good thing. But not when it comes to your eCommerce delivery expenses. That’s why this week’s post is dedicated to some of the most common ways that eTailers can rack up bigger packaging and parcel delivery costs without even trying.

Damaged Freight: Are you covered?

Freightquote

Freight insurance helps to ease the burden of accidents and natural occurrences that can impact goods. Let’s take a closer look at who is covered, when to take responsibility and more

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Supply Chain Management failures: the Bullwhip effect

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The supply chain management has been achieving meaningful importance nowadays due to the increase of trade globally, a fact that complicates every stage of the supply chain in every company.

Fostering E-commerce Growth with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:27] 01:27] Tell us about your background. I grew up in Buffalo and studied political science at a school just outside of Rochester.

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.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors should consider capitalizing on process automation. Robotics Process Automation or RPA are being introduced for warehouse modernization. RPA is a software technology that allows the business to automate low-level tasks in the future, as technology improves.

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FMCSA’s new requirements for entry-level driver training

Fleet Owner

The new rules in CDL schools will go into effect by February 7, 2020

A Look at Global Risks to Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

"Increased exposure to labor exploitation, terrorism, corruption and natural disasters must be a consideration for companies making changes to their supply chain, and best practices must be maintained in order to prevent threats to business continuity," says BSI

Blockchain for Visibility in the Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Growing world populations are expected to reach 10billion by the year 2050. With this, we are also expected to demand on the food supply chain to evolve and become more efficient, more accurate and more reliable.

5 Use Cases of Blockchain for Inbound Logistics Management

Cerasis

Blockchain technology represents one of the most significant advantages that supply chain leaders can utilize to improve logistics and reduce freight spend.

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.

Which zero-emissions tech will win trucking?

Fleet Owner

Putting aside the timetable, the scenario for a transition to zero-emissions, or ZE, trucks has started to become clear over the last few years. The challenge for fleets will be to choose the right one for their particular operation

Logistics Can Be Key to State Growth

Material Handling and Logistics

Georgia is responsible for providing an infrastructure that is expected to handle more than $900 billion of cargo annually

Key Digital Technologies for a Smart Warehouse

SIPMM Professional Publications

A smart warehouse is the culmination of warehouse automation. In other words, automating various components of your warehousing operations. Like a smart home, a smart warehouse is enabled with several automated and interconnected technologies.

How Shippers and Small Businesses Can Support Green Shipping

GoShip Blog

Customer demands are nothing new to small businesses and companies. Today, being a successful company means a little more than just providing good products and fast shipping. Eventually, people become interested not only in what you do but also in who you are.

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.

Let’s talk trailers and efficiency

Fleet Owner

Better trailers will lead to improved freight efficiency for the tractor-trailer combination and that’s good for all of us

Should You Put a Rock-Climbing Wall in Your Next DC?

Material Handling and Logistics

Human-centered design can help with recruitment and retention challenges

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Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Crowdsourcing apps, same-day delivery, and ecommerce trends continue to impact last mile delivery expectations. With this ever-changing landscape, cost-effective management of the last mile has become a challenge that needs a broader view. Last mile home deliveries were once considered special handling services because they were infrequent and required special considerations to deliver a product to a consumer’s home. But not anymore.

5 Reasons That 3PL Companies are Looking for Blockchain Technology Partners

Shipchain

Shippers have traditionally turned to third-party logistics providers (3PL) to augment their logistics strategies. However, recent developments in the supply chain and globalization of the supply chain have triggered a surge of value-added services.

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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.

Ready or not, zero-emission trucks are the future

Fleet Owner

One way or another, ZE is going to be part of trucking’s future, as regulatory and social pressures mount around the world to eliminate mobile sources of greenhouse gases and air-borne health hazards

Zero-Emission Trucking Moves Forward

Material Handling and Logistics

Toyota and Kenworth will deploy a total of 10 trucks as part of the Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities Project (ZANZEFF), hauling cargo received at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, throughout the LA Basin

This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Have you seen the video of the chimpanzee using Instagram? Here it is in case you missed it: Here's a video of a Chimpanzee using Instagram. It's eye-opening. link] pic.twitter.com/d9AjhfPNN1 — Daniel Sinclair (@_DanielSinclair) April 25, 2019.

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5 Things to Look for in a Food Warehousing Provider

West Coast and California Logistics

When you entrust your food and confectionery products to a food warehousing provider, you’re relying on that company to be much more than a provider of space. You’re really relying on them to be a partner that will work to protect the integrity of your products through every step of the supply chain.

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.

Kenworth, Toyota present electric fuel cell truck to UPS

Fleet Owner

LOS ANGELES – Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor North America used Earth Day to present its first new, jointly developed hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy-duty truck to UPS Inc. The presentation of the Kenworth T680 took place during a special gat

Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs of 2019

Material Handling and Logistics

Our annual look at the most dangerous occupations in the U.S., as measured by fatal work injury rate

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Talking Logistics

Based on the top Talking Logistics posts and videos this quarter, it’s clear that transportation management remains a hot topic of interest — everything from how to navigate the twists and turns of the market to how to leverage transportation management systems (TMS) and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement. Even our most popular post, which dealt with excess inventory and yard management, had a transportation bent to it.

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Disruption in the Freight Brokerage Industry: How to Secure Your Brokerage’s Future

Parade

Freight brokerages and logistics companies with capital are aggressively purchasing other companies with technology assets— this behavior has been accelerating, with a different acquisition or merger taking place every two weeks.

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.