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3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone. Joe Lynch and Jeremy Thone discuss the 3PL basics: the 11 transportation services provided by 3rd party logistics providers. About Jeremy Thone.

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Retail Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era

Shipchain

Retail supply chains have been put through the wringer. Routes have been disrupted, warehouses, physical stores, and corporate headquarters have been shut down (or at least temporarily closed), and the workforce has been hit by a pandemic like none of us have ever seen in our lifetimes.

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Who Ships the Most Pumpkins?

Freight Center

Anyone who loves all things “pumpkin” knows the importance of this seasonal produce. This time each year, the pumpkin emerges as cultural king.

The Perils of Weekly Toyota Kata Coaching

The Lean Thinker

Outside of the actual operation, the default meeting schedule for most organizations is weekly. This is OK when everyone understands what is expected and the default thinking and behavior is working for you.

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

What Supply Chains Should Expect from Amazon Prime Day this Fall

Kuebix

Amazon Prime Day is approaching quickly with a start date of October 13, 2020. While Amazon typically holds this digital shopping ‘holiday’ in July, supply chain disruptions brought on by Covid-19 led to a postponement of the event.

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Common Mistakes for Warehousing and Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehousing and transportation have never been more complicated. The digitalization of warehouses, rising customer expectations for delivery and customer service, and market competition put pressure on overall operations.

Trinity Logistics Makes Top Workplace for Women List

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce that we have earned recognition as a Top Workplace for Women by Women In Trucking (WIT) for a second year.

Twin Rivers Unified School District Converts Buses to Renewable Diesel

NGT News

The Twin Rivers Unified School District (USD) near Sacramento, Calif., has converted 75 diesel-powered school buses to buses that run on renewable diesel fuel provided by Neste, a company that creates sustainable solutions for transport, business and consumer needs.

International Shipping: Requirements of Documents

20Cube Logistics

International movement of consignment defines two activities: Import and Export. In both these activities, many documents change hands forming a long chain of exchange.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Main Considerations for Sustainable Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Sustainability is one of the most important trends of our time that is set to dominate business discussions and decisions making for a long-term basis. From this point of view, a new competitive tool called sustainability emerged.

It is a Myth that the US is Building More but Smaller Warehouses

Logistics Viewpoints

It is widely said that there is a the trend toward more warehouses being built, and a trend toward smaller warehouses being built in urban areas. This is being driven, by the rapid ecommerce growth rate and increased competition among retailers to get their goods to consumers more quickly.

Parade now utilizes DAT RateView

Parade

San Francisco, CA June 11, 2020 — Parade and DAT Solutions have partnered to integrate key products and features from DAT into the market leading capacity management platform.

[Video] COVID-19 is Making Real-Time Freight Visibility Mission Critical

Talking Logistics

Mark Christos, Vice President of Transportation for Matson Logistics, and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools, discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has made real-time freight visibility a mission critical capability for shippers, carriers, and brokers.

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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.

Key Performance Indicators for Warehousing Performance

SIPMM Professional Publications

Fundamentally, setting up and operating a warehouse might not be a difficult task but operate the warehouse at an optimal level of efficiency and effectiveness will not be as simple as it may be.

Tech Integration Keeps Shippers in Step with Customers

Logistics Viewpoints

The exponential growth of e-commerce in 2020 has brought peak-like levels of order volume for many retailers since as early as March.

The Future of Inventory Management

Logistics Management

RTLS technology combined with the continued evolution of WMS user interfaces promises to take inventory management to a new level by allowing improved visibility and control.

Automating Back Office Processes to Add Brand Value

Cerasis

The transportation industry is always looking for new ways to lower costs and save time. There are many areas in which shippers can do so. New systems and advances make connecting with drivers and carriers easier. Analytics unlock the doors to new ways to utilize equipment, and lower freight spend.

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!

Overcoming Key Challenges in Supplier Development

SIPMM Professional Publications

Supplier development is a long-term collaborative effort between suppliers and the buying organization to generate new competencies in suppliers. Both parties can gain benefits from this development program but there are also many challenges faced by the buyer.

A Beginner’s Guide to Omni-Channel Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

Omni-channel retailing is arguably the hottest trend in supply chain management right now. With e-commerce continuing to grow, there is more focus on Web commerce than brick and mortar.

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Moore On Pricing: The business case for transportation management

Logistics Management

Make the business case for transportation management

Nacelle Solutions Completes Two Wisconsin RNG Facilities

NGT News

Nacelle Solutions says two renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities in Wisconsin – S&S Jerseyland Dairy in Sturgeon Bay and Dallmann East River Dairy in Brillion – have been completed and recently begun operations.

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!

Key Technologies for Agile Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Agile Procurement is to purchase a solution according to the needs and wants of the customer (made changes throughout the process) instead of following on a product specification being established in the beginning of a project.

Q4 2020: What to Expect

Ship Monk

Ladies and gents, it’s here. What’s here? The most wonderful time of the year! Except this year, things are looking a little different.

How to Ship a Pallet

Freight Center

If you’re running a small business or a large corporation and you have products to ship, then pallets will be your best friends. That’s because pallets make it easier for you to ship and can help support and protect your cargo when used properly.

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REG Plans Expansion of Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant

NGT News

Renewable Energy Group Inc. REG), a company that specializes in transforming renewable resources into clean fuels, says it plans to undertake a capacity expansion of its Geismar, La., biorefinery by 250 million gallons annually to 340 million gallons per year.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.