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Key Factors to Consider for a Smart Warehouse

SIPMM Professional Publications

Technology has affected every aspect of the business world. In the modern fast-paced technological world, various smart items have been developed and are being relied on for daily operations.

How To Build a Better Fulfillment Outsourcing Relationship

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When my kids were young, I read numerous books that ended with some variation of the line: “And they lived happily ever after.”. Wouldn’t it be great if the story of all fulfillment outsourcing projects could be just as positive? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

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The State of Intermodal Transportation: Still a game changer?

Logistics Management

Volumes are declining due to various economic and market pressures—some out of the control of carriers and service providers. Today, the jury is still out on whether intermodal is in a temporary lull or if the bloom is off the rose on a longer-term basis

What Is Your Target Story?

The Lean Thinker

One of the artifacts of Extreme Programming as practiced by Menlo Innovations is the Story Card. In the purest sense, a story card represents one unit of work that must be done by the developers to advance the work on the software project.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Trucking wants to take marijuana head-on

Fleet Owner

More Americans have access to legal weed than ever before. ATA wants to stress highway safety and the need for a federal policy on this emerging issue

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Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success


Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. However, many leaders approach automation with a poor understanding of its capabilities, not to mention potential risks during implementation.

Autonomous Vehicles Catering to Food

Food Logistics

The food and beverage industry is serving its markets with a variety of autonomous vehicles

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

Key Considerations for Warehouse Storage

SIPMM Professional Publications

There are thousands of warehouses across the nation and each one can offer you different services and storage needs depending on the type of goods you import or sell.Some of the biggest warehouses are able to provide every type of specialist storage available, while others will focus on just one or two. Ambient Storage Ambient […]. The post Key Considerations for Warehouse Storage appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Publication Warehousing

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Creating a Digital Twin of Your Fleet is Closer than You Think

Talking Logistics

Digital twin, the creation of a virtual, but dynamic, representation of your operations is a powerful approach to better understand how it works today or could work in the future.

Why Final Mile Collaboration Yields Better Results


As explained by Supply Chain 24/7, consumers’ expectations for faster fulfillment continue to grow, and millennials specifically are willing to pay up to 30% more to get products faster. Unfortunately, this demands a seamless, efficient supply chain process.

As fleets transition to ELDs, malfunctions, personal conveyance come into focus

Fleet Owner

The December deadline to phase out AOBRDs comes with 'collateral consequences '


Preparing Your Warehouse for Expedited Deliveries

Material Handling and Logistics

As Amazon, Walmart, Target and other retailers continue to reduce delivery times, customers are pushing competitors to keep pace


5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Crucial Technologies for Warehouse Efficiency

SIPMM Professional Publications

Warehouse are getting busier by the day as e-commerce companies gain traction in new and emerging markets.

Extending the Value Proposition for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Logistics service providers (LSPs) are experiencing their most vibrant and challenging era. A multitude of venture capitalist-backed innovators beckon logistics executives with the promise of digital transformation, as consumer-led expectations of speed and cost spread through all businesses.

Fewer trucks meant higher rates in September

Fleet Owner

Volumes decline from August peaks; weather plays a role

LTL Freight Shipments Are on the Rise…And Here’s Why


Regardless of the current political climate, e-commerce expansion continues, and the global supply chain has grown more interdependent than ever.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Retail Fulfillment Solution

Material Handling and Logistics

Dematic has introduced its Micro-Fulfillment solution to help retailers address increased consumer demand for rapid online order fulfillment in a small footprint

The Food Supply Chain is at Risk

Logistics Viewpoints

The global food supply chain is complex, vast, and vital to human existence. For that reason, when there are disruptions to the food supply chain, it makes major headlines.

Big Mack attack: OEM unloads a ton of good news

Fleet Owner

A roundup of Mack Trucks’ recent flurry of announcements from Oct.

[PODCAST] The Value of True Partnerships In Freight Management


Listen to “The Value of True Partnerships In Freight Management” on Spreaker.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Retail Imports to See Surge Ahead of December Tariffs

Material Handling and Logistics

“This is the last chance to bring merchandise into the country before virtually everything the United States imports from China comes under tariffs,” said Jonathan Gold of NRF


Top 30 Ocean Carriers: Complex scenario undermines confidence

Logistics Management

Forecasted disrupters such as Brexit and the U.S.-China China trade war are putting more pressure than ever on ocean cargo carriers. Add in the complexity of IMO 2020 and an early start to the Lunar New Year and the complexity multiplies

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Industry trends to watch

Fleet Owner

The trucking industry is always evolving. Sometimes the evolution is spurred on by internal developments and other times it’s external forces that bring about change. Speaking at a recent NationaLease meeting, Rob Garcia, senior vice president of su

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How to avoid unexpected freight accessorials in shipping.


Unexpected freight accessorial charges are commonplace in LTL shipping, but they can be avoided. Learn more about freight accessorials, as well as what you need to know to make sure you are not charged unexpectedly

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.