Sat.Aug 22, 2020 - Fri.Aug 28, 2020

The Cost of Adding a Warehouse Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

So you’re thinking about adding a warehouse fulfillment center to your distribution network. While there are plenty of good reasons to do so, locating inventory closer to your customers probably tops the list.

Compliance in the Cold Chain—Complicated but Imperative

Food Logistics

The safe handling of food in third-party logistics is an integral part of the operation. Today, 3PLs are using innovative technologies to do so. 3PL/4PL

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Experts Warn 2020 will be The Worst Hurricane Season In Years: Is Your Company Ready to Weather the Storm?

Blue Grace Logistics

Every company has contingency plans for when things don’t go as expected. Whether it’s a backup supplier in the case of a material shortage; or a different carrier for when capacity gets tight. However, when the weather picks up, is your supply chain ready to weather the storm?

ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran

The Logistics of Logistics

ALS Sucks with Larry Cepuran. Larry Cepuran and Joe Lynch discuss how ALS sucks and there is still no cure and few treatments for this awful disease. Larry Cepuran is a friend of Joe’s who has been diagnosed with ALS, which is sometimes referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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.

3 Cloud Solutions Efficient Logistics Businesses are Using

Cyzerg

Cloud computing has created a new technological revolution that has opened unprecedented opportunities for small- and mid-size businesses.

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Truckers seek $1.8B from ocean carriers for alleged chassis overcharges

Supply Chain and Logistics

Once again intermodal container chassis become a bone of contention.Ocean carriers brought this on themselves by trying to escape liability for accidents caused by defective chassis. They created a system in which they could retain shadow control over chassis availability … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains Trucking chassis pools intermodal ocean shipping trucking

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss the the ecommerce lifecycle. As the founder of an ecommerce fulfillment company, AJ works closely with ecommerce companies and is an expert in ecommerce fulfillment. About AJ Khanijow.

Drone Deliveries of Medicines Begin in the US

Logistics Viewpoints

Wake Forest Baptist Health has begun drone deliveries of medicines and blood.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 28, 2020)

Talking Logistics

On this Friday morning, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Laura. Our friends at the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) are tracking the situation and stand ready to help as needs arise.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Customer Testimonial: Freightquote + Anthem Brewing

Freightquote

Small businesses rely on us for simple and fast freight shipping processes. Discover why Anthem Brewing uses Freightquote for all their shipping needs

The Logistics of Building a Brand with Chip Humitz

The Logistics of Logistics

The Logistics of Building a Brand with Chip Humitz. Joe Lynch and Chip Humitz discuss the logistics of brand building. As a top marketing and branding strategist, Chip explains the key elements of brand building and how it relates to the transportation and logistics space. About Chip Humitz.

This Week in Logistics News (August 22 – 28)

Logistics Viewpoints

I woke up yesterday morning and brought the trash outside as usual, and something occurred for the first time in months – I felt cold. Not to mention that the morning dew had not burned off and the shadows from the trees covered much more ground than I recently noticed.

TMS: Everybody’s Favorite New Partner

Talking Logistics

Transportation management systems (TMS) have never been more popular — not among shippers, but among other technology vendors and logistics service providers. Yesterday, for example, C.H.

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.

Transport Intelligence sees ocean cargo rate rebound

Logistics Management

Maritime industry analysts for the London-based Transport Intelligence (Ti) note that ocean cargo carriers may finally be seeing some brighter days ahead

Top Trends Driving Interest in New Peak Technologies

Cerasis

The need to better understand the effect of peak season on supply chain processes and technology remains paramount for freight management parties and resellers. As the world prepares for the upcoming peak season, uncertainty remains the one constant.

Shipping In The Time of Covid-19

United World Transporation

Produce shipping has always had a lot of variables to tend with, in the best of times. Traditionally, the summer months bring in some added considerations.

ComEd Commits to Electrifying Fleet

NGT News

ComEd has committed to transitioning more of its fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) to help electrify the Illinois transportation sector.

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!

Anheuser-Busch takes steps to shift more than 180 trucks to renewable natural gas

Logistics Management

With a sharp focus on its ongoing commitment to reducing carbon emissions and the reduction of carbon emissions, St. Louis, Mo.-based

What Are Omnichannel Reverse Logistics? | Talking Freight VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] In this episode, we will be discussing omnichannel reverse logistics and what it actually is. So, Let’s Talk – Omnichannel Reverse Logistics In the omnichannel world, keeping track of the various forms of logistics is complicated at best.

4 Advantages of Full Truckload Freight Shipping

Freight Center

If you’re are a small to medium-sized business owner or manager who is short on time and looking for ways to decrease your freight spend, make your customers happy, reduce transit times and improve your overall shipping strategy – we’ve got the solution!

Maximizing Last Mile Deliveries

Logistics Viewpoints

One of the most difficult and expensive aspects of the supply chain is last mile and home delivery. However, from a customer experience standpoint, it is also the most memorable and possibly important. Home delivery has become an increasingly hot topic as a result, and last week, I spoke on a panel about last mile logistics as part of the Reuters Events Retail Supply Chain Virtual USA conference. You can listen to the recording here. […].

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.

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West Coast and California Logistics

With its huge and growing population, California often serves as a key location for a company’s overall distribution operations. It’s usually Southern California – with its bright lights and huge ports – that people consider to be the region’s logistics hub.

Automation in Logistics: Using RPA to Handle More Freight Quotes in Anticipation of Peak Season

Cerasis

The ability to flex supply chain operations to manage increased demand is essential in the modern supply chain. As the demand for more e-commerce purchases grows, that volume will inevitably contribute to an increased volume of returns.

What to Look for in Food Logistics Companies

Kane is Able

If you manage distribution for a food manufacturer, distributor or retailer, you’re concerned not only with shipping accurate, on-time orders, but also with cold chain management, regulatory compliance, food safety, and other specialized logistics challenges.

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Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Start the Robotics Revolution?

MTS Logistics

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been truly unprecedented. The sheer human toll is truly unthinkable, with millions infected worldwide and hundreds of thousands losing their lives.

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!