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6 Top Warehouse & Contract Logistics Trends to Watch

Now, That's Logistics

Some companies run their own warehouse and DC facilities while others outsource some or all of their warehousing activity to reliable providers like DB Schenker through contract logistics arrangement s.

Fulfillment Facelift: Cosmetic Fulfillment Services

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Cosmetics is big business. Globally, people will spend $12.8 billion in 2022 to look and smell good. Many of those sales are online. That requires a fulfillment operation that can keep up with increasing volumes, but also handle some of the unique storage and shipping requirements of beauty products.

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Editor’s Choice: 8 Supply Chain Planning Challenges Retailers Will Face In 2022 And Tips To Overcome Them

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice.

Winning on LinkedIn with Judi Hays

The Logistics of Logistics

Winning on LinkedIn with Judi Hays. Judi Hays and Joe Lynch discuss winning on LinkedIn. Judi is a LinkedIn strategist who helps busy executives increase online visibility using a proven strategy that converts connections into targeted buyers. About Judi Hays.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

A Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Checklist

Food Logistics

Many shippers are turning to less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping methods as a creative and flexible solution that provides retailers and supply chain operators with an efficient avenue to get their products into the hands of their customers on time. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Mobile Warehouse Robotics Market to Continue Its Explosive Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

Examples of Mobile Warehouse Robotics included in ARC’s Research. I recently completed ARC Advisory Group’s research on the mobile warehouse robotics market. This global market has been growing extremely fast and I forecast it continue growing at a rapid pace.

RESPOST: LTL: Then and Now with David Ross

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL: Then and Now with David Ross. David Ross and Joe Lynch discuss LTL: then and now. David is the Executive Vice President of Roadrunner Freight , a leading less-than-truckload carrier offering high quality and reliable LTL services. About David Ross .

New teu waiting days indicator highlights the severity of global container congestion

Supply Chain and Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel has developed a new measure of container congestion. Its digital platform seaexplorer now features the Global Disruption Index. The index seems to total the cumulative TEU waiting time in days, based on container ship capacity in certain … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains congestion container shipping measuring congestion ocean shipping shipping delays

Outsourced Portfolio Management for LTL, TL and Specialized Services – FreightWaves NOW Interview with Jason Lockard

Blue Grace Logistics

FreightWaves NOW – January 18, 2022. FreightWaves NOW hosts Kaylee Nix and Kevin Hill talk to Jason Lockard , Senior VP of Managed Logistics at BlueGrace, about outsource portfolio management for LTL, TL, and specialized services. To read the entire blog visit BlueGrace Logistics.

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Can you Risk Implementing Enterprise Software from a High Growth Company with Large Losses?

Logistics Viewpoints

Coupa’s Spend Under Management Tops $3 Trillion. When companies consider implementing enterprise software, standard operating procedure would be to look at a public company’s financials before deciding to implement the solution.

REPOST: The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto

The Logistics of Logistics

The Emerge Story with Andrew Leto. Joe Lynch and Andrew Leto discuss Andrews’s entrepreneurial journey and the Emerge story. Joe and Andrew also discuss Andrew’s earlier business ventures, Globaltranz and 10-4 Systems. About Andrew Leto.

Another innovation to move China exports

Supply Chain and Logistics

FedEx Freight has chartered some small ships and arranged with a few shippers to ship full 53-foot containers manufactured in China to the US Port Hueneme, CA. Port Hueneme is a small facility jointly used with the US military. Cargo … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains congestion container shipping FedEx Freight intermodal Port Hueneme ports supply chain disruption

ShipMonk Acquires Ruby Has Fulfillment

Ship Monk

Combined company bolsters enterprise capabilities for e-commerce retailers of all sizes and expands network domestically and internationally.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

This Week in Logistics News (January 15 – 21)

Logistics Viewpoints

There has been a lot of buzz around facial recognition software lately. And this buzz has come down on both side of the issue, from the benefits off facial recognition software to the dangers and privacy concerns.

Thermo King to decarbonize refrigerated fleets by almost 50%

Fleet Owner

By changing over from R-404A refrigerant to the more eco-friendly R-452A in its trucks and trailers, Thermo King estimates an annual reduction of about 650,000 metric tons of CO2e. Emissions & Efficiency

How to Sleep in a Supply Chain Storm

Talking Logistics

In his book “Have a Little Faith,” Mitch Albom shares the following story from a sermon given by Rabbi Albert Lewis in 1975: “A man seeks employment on a farm. He hands his letter of recommendation to his new employer. It reads simply, ‘He sleeps in a storm.’

Future Supply Chain Insights from Pro-to-know, Sheri Hinish

Logistics Bureau

When it comes to educated speculation about the future of supply chains, I can think of nobody better to talk to than Sheri Hinish.

Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

Editor’s Choice: Big and Bulky Delivery Challenges in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from FarEye and examines the challenges around big and bulky deliveries in 2022.

As time goes on, so do supply chain and logistics challenges and issues

Logistics Management

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Kane is Able

Much of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happens post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways. Historically, this final packaging has been handled as a discrete supply chain function.

What Makes a Good Supply Chain Manager?

Logistics Bureau

In this episode, we like to share three things that, we think, a great Supply Chain Manager should possess. Technical Skills. Business Elements. People Skills. Feel free to add your insights in the comments.

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

The One True Software Solution: Growing Your Business With PestPac

WorkWave

Time To Read: 3 minutes. For most pest control business owners, business growth is consistently a top priority when it comes to making business decisions and planning for the future.

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3 Short to Medium-Term Risks for the Supply Chain & Ocean Shipping

MTS Logistics

With the upcoming Chinese New Year, the overall expectation is that ports will have a long-needed breather because there won’t be much cargo moving during this one-week period.

Six Key Considerations for Compressed Natural Gas and Renewable Natural Gas Compressors

NGT News

Whether you are capturing biogas, moving compressed natural gas through a grid, or equipping a fuel station for natural gas vehicles, these six considerations will point you to the system, controls and service that are right for you. Efficiency No leaks.

‘Murder Pete’: The one-of-a-kind 379 of Oklahoma-based Ray Morris

Overdrive Online

The truck earned its name given a quirk of history and the previous owner's passing. Despite that ill-fated past, owner-operator Morris has turned negatives into a positive with the spectacular upgrades, a big hit at GBATS this past Fall. Custom Rigs

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.