Sat.Dec 29, 2018 - Fri.Jan 04, 2019

A Fully Transparent & Optimized Supply Chain Requires Better Technology

Bringg

The shift towards customer service and flexible deliveries is impacting the entire retail supply chain, which needs to be redesigned to ensure companies become more efficient while providing an exceptional customer experience.

Why the Food & Beverage Supply Chain Desperately Needs Blockchain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Supply Chain from farm to table continues to increase in complexity with pressures from changing customer interests, regulatory controls, and global competition. Blockchain can aid in assuring a secure way to achieve traceability. The post Why the Food & Beverage Supply Chain Desperately Needs Blockchain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Track and Trace blockchain

New Year’s Resolution: Save Money by Cleaning up Your Marketing Fulfillment Inventory

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

New Year’s Resolution: Save Money by Cleaning up Your Marketing Fulfillment Inventory. Marketing Fulfillment

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love.

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Port of Virginia installs four cranes to handle cargo growth

DC Velocity

Expansion project will boost container capacity 40 percent by 2020. Transportation

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The Key to Marketing Logistics

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In business, you often find yourself pulled in different directions by conflicting demands. Maybe you’re trying to make your messaging more personal while simultaneously reducing print and fulfillment costs.

The Top 10 Podcasts of 2018

Cerasis

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love. That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog.

Slowing economy spells pause for industrial real estate market

DC Velocity

But savvy developers will pursue inland port opportunities and growing demand for urban fulfillment centers, new research shows. Strategy

What are the Most Updated Hours of Service for Commercial Truck Drivers in the United States and Mexico?

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. What are the Most Updated Hours of Service for Commercial Truck Drivers in the United States and Mexico? Legal hour requirements for commercial truck driving have an impact on your supply chain efficiency.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

Achieving global supply chain visibility is a journey that companies have been on for many years, but most haven’t reached that promised land yet. What are the big hurdles companies must overcome to achieve this goal? What are some of the building blocks or foundational capabilities required? How do you translate global supply chain visibility into actual business benefits?

The Top 10 White Papers of 2018

Cerasis

Today, we wrap up our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love. That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog.

CMA CGM expands LNG fleet for cleaner container routes

DC Velocity

French cargo line receives first of four natural gas-powered containerships. Transportation

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Supply Chain Management Basics

Carter Logistics

Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. Supply Chain Management Basics. What is supply chain management?

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

Case Study: Customer-Centric Live Logistics Optimization for Large Online Retailer

Loginext

The client was one of the largest online home goods retailer in North America with more than 60 million active online users, 10 million hosted products, and 20,000 suppliers. LogiNext optimized their entire logistics movement with optimized carrier handling and high customer (delivery) experience.

What to Expect in 2019: MIT Business Experts Weigh In

Material Handling and Logistics

One of the biggest sources of financial uncertainty in 2019 will be international tariff policy and its impact on product demand. The Sloan School of Management at MIT, gathered together a group of experts for their take on what 2019 will look like. Human Capital Management.

Cruise and DoorDash to test autonomous deliveries

DC Velocity

Cruise's self-driving fleet will launch food and grocery delivery with DoorDash in early 2019 in San Francisco, companies say. Transportation

The Top Supply Chain Stories of 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

Looking back at Logistics Viewpoints’ This Week in Logistics News roundups, the top supply chain stories of the year were the following. Trump’s Tariffs Tariffs were imposed on steel and aluminum in March. A trade war was threatened with Canada and Mexico, but a new NAFTA style treaty – more favorable to the US and less favorable to Mexico – was announced in September. The most noteworthy provisions, in terms of protecting US jobs, were […].

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

All About Craigslist Shipping

GoShip Blog

Buying and selling items on online marketplaces like eBay and Craigslist is becoming more and more popular. It is a quick and convenient way to clean out any unnecessary or unwanted items or to buy a variety of items at a lower price than normal.

Government Shutdown: What it Means for Logistics

LandLink

The maturing Government shutdown may soon affect freight operations in the U.S. All positions vital to national security will remain staffed but many are as yet unpaid. Government shutdowns like the one we're experiencing have a significant effect on morale.

Heavy-duty truck orders continued slump in December

DC Velocity

FTR, ACT say pattern was expected after busy summer. Transportation

The LIW articles you should read – a 2018 retrospective

Logistics in War

By David Beaumont. As 2018 draws to a close, a year in which Logistics In War consolidated, it’s a good time to reflect on what were the most popular or relevant articles to the readers. Before I mention the articles, I thought it best to also reflect on the key themes covered on the site this year. In Hoping and planning for the best: understanding war without logistics I outlined three themes for Logistics In War in 2018.

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network. You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

More Good News: Work-related Fatalities Slipped in 2017

Material Handling and Logistics

Trucking and material handling are in the top ranks of fatally dangerous occupations

A challenge to the nation’s truck drivers

Fleet Owner

As we head into the New Year, I am issuing a challenge to each and every truck driver to do what they can to improve the fuel economy of the trucks they drive

In-store traffic is down, but not out

DC Velocity

Retailers benefit from last-minute shopping at brick-and-mortar outlets as traffic increases on select holiday shopping days, survey shows. Omnichannel

Driver turnover story is far from over, but ATA data is encouraging

Logistics Management

While driver turnover and the ongoing driver shortage tend to go hand in hand and, more often than not, with a typically negative connotation, data issued by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) is on the positive side. ATA reported that the turnover rate at large truckload carriers (with more than $30 million in annual revenue) saw an 11% decline in the third quarter, following two quarters of increased turnovers, which has really been the norm for more than a while

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Four Strategies to Help Freight Brokerages Get Paid

Material Handling and Logistics

Freight brokers need to plan ahead, avoid mistakes and consider alternative methods to get paid faster to avoid using up their cash reserves