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Logistics Manager Analysis: Big Sheds Reach New Heights

247 Customs Broker

Lockdown created seismic shifts in consumer behaviour, and the early evidence is that traditional buying patterns will not return. As a result, the demand for… The post Logistics Manager Analysis: Big Sheds Reach New Heights appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Integrated Logistics Practices for Dangerous Goods

SIPMM Professional Publications

Dangerous Goods (DG), as its names indicate, will result in severe consequences if handled incorrectly. Dangerous goods may pose a potential hazard to the safety and health to humans and the surrounding environment.

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Guide to Reducing Carbon Footprint in Logistics

Trinity Logistics

Guest Author: Betty White. Environmental concerns are likely on everyone’s mind. Addressing global warming and reducing one’s carbon footprint are now primary concerns for many industries. The logistics industry, in particular, has a unique position in this context. A brief word on the environment.

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Eliminating Detention and Delighting Drivers with Erik Malin

The Logistics of Logistics

Eliminating Detention and Delighting Drivers with Erik Malin. Erik Malin and Joe Lynch discuss eliminating detention and delighting drivers. Detention and dwell time is upsetting and expensive.

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

3PL Kitting Services: Should they be a Marathon or Sprint?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Who’s the world’s fastest runner? If you answered Usain Bolt, you’re right. After all, he’s dominated the 100-meter sprint since 2008.

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Air, Land, or Sea: Which Freight Option Is Right for Me?

Ship Monk

It's freight time! Out of air, land, and sea freight, which freight option is best for your business? Click here for a short and sweet breakdown

Becoming More Confident on the Phone with Chris Jolly

The Logistics of Logistics

Becoming More Confident on the Phone with Chris Jolly. Chris Jolly and Joe Lynch discuss what it takes to become more confident on the phone. Chris is an experienced freight sales coach and consultant who helps transportation and logistics professionals grow their sales. About Chris Jolly.

Printed Materials: ‘Old-School’ Marketing is New Again

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Mark Twain once said “the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” That’s true when it comes to using printed materials in marketing, as well. Print is not only still alive, it’s thriving. That’s because it performs extremely well against digital media in a number of key ways.

Digital Technologies for Supplier Innovation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Supplier innovation is one part of procurement’s managing supplier strategy. Procurement can use new digital technologies and systematic approaches to make a success of supplier innovation which is digitally manage a more complex supply chain and accelerate the performance of the strategic supplier.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Parcel Rates and Cost Impact in Q4 and 2021

Talking Logistics

COVID-19 created an entirely new small package shipping environment, especially when it comes to the hidden costs that come with annual increases in parcel rates. Not long ago parcel carriers were transporting 20-25% of their deliveries to residential addresses.

What is SONAR with Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

What is SONAR with Adam Robinson. Adam Robinson and Joe Lynch answer the question, what is SONAR. As the Vice President, Product Marketing SONAR at FreightWaves , Adam is the perfect person to explain SONAR. About Adam Robinson.

Battle of the shipping modes: Why shared truckload is better for shippers and carriers

Flock Freight

This article compares shared truckload (STL) service to that of less-than truckload and full truckload, explaining how STL benefits shippers, carriers, and the environment more than any other shipping mode

Real-Time Location System for Distribution Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

The Real-Time Location System (RTLS) incorporates technology that identifies and tracks the geographic location of objects and humans in real-time. Generally, RTLS is placed within a building or facility area.

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.

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. The current COVID-19 pandemic is further magnifying those challenges.

Felixstowe revamps VBS to stop ‘haulier abuse’

Supply Chain and Logistics

Here is an example of the adversarial approach to overbooking. Felixstowe has had serious problems handling cargo over the last several months. Port management is blaming it on everyone but themselves. Ocean carriers are avoiding the port or canceling visits, … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains bookings container shipping information systems intermodal ocean shipping ports trucking

5 B Corps with sustainable supply chains

Flock Freight

Find out which practices five well-known B Corps are using to achieve supply chain sustainability in this article

Big Data Analytics for the Healthcare Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The future of big data is unshakable and clear. Technologies like Internet-of-Things, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and more are making their ways into our daily lives.

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.

Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

The Oracle Live: Cloud Applications event highlighted the supply chain function due in part to the extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. A key premise, global supply chains have depended on a certain level of predictability that is no longer available.

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Can green shipping scheme learn to ‘herd cats’?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article provides a valuable perspective on sustainability. There seems to be, despite all odds, a rising tide of concern about the environment and sustainability behavior for maritime firms. Investors and insurers are starting to pay close attention to how … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Sustainability environment Investing reporting sustainability

Editor’s Pick: 9 Ways to Save Money on Truckload Shipping

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

The Implications of Covid-19 on Logistics Transportation

SIPMM Professional Publications

The impact of covid-19 has been largely felt across different sectors and not evenly spread. In fact the effect has been heterogeneous. The Covid-19 pandemic has infected millions of people around the globe and spread with alarming speed and bringing economic activity to a near-standstill.

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.

Hexion is Blazing New Trails to Improved Profitability by Optimizing Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies have a sales & operations planning process. If S&OP could be adhered to, it would maximize profitability. But it can't. Hexion is implementing a sale & operations EXECUTION process to improve agility while preserving profitability.

Truckers counter ocean carrier effort to dismiss chassis complaint

Supply Chain and Logistics

It goes on and on. Truckers at ports are constantly being rattled by individual contract specifications that are probable violations of law. Chassis, as usual, are one of the flash points. There’s always something new to write about when we … Continue reading → Ports Service Management Supply Chains Trucking Chassis legal action Logistics ports service trucking

Best Practices to Automate Freight Auditing and Settlement


Freight auditing can save a company a lot of money, especially when they automate freight auditing. There are many ways companies can make the switch to automate freight auditing. Actively auditing invoices and expenditures can identify excess costs that businesses may be at risk of losing.

Crucial Factors for Last Mile Delivery of the Corporate Gifts Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

The corporate gift industry has a specific needs which are different from a lot of industries. It’s main practise is creating a touchpoint with client, employees or any target audiences through the use of a gift.

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!