2020

The Shipper’s Guide to NAFTA 2.0

FLS Transport

Worried about NAFTA 2.0? Don't be. Here is everything cross-border shippers need to know about the new USMCA-CUSMA-TMEC agreement

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Logistics Market Segments - The Niches Have Riches

The Logistics of Logistics

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High-End Perishables Create Added Pressure for 3PLs

Food Logistics

3PLs are responsible for the safe transfer of common goods in the cold chain, but what about the luxury items that require a little more care? 3PL/4PL

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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

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

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

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A Catalyst to Change: Using Commercial Map Intelligence for Business Innovation

Trimble

Demand and expectations are at an all time high for anyone in, or supplying to, the transportation and logistics industry. Fleets are looking to drive efficiency and provide superior customer service. Shippers are trying to manage and gain greater visibility into transportation moves. Technology providers are challenged with delivering innovative, scalable solutions that address the challenges within the commercial vehicle routing workflow.

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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

5 Foundations of a Successful & Profitable Warehouse Operation

Cyzerg

Working with many warehouse managers in the small and mid-size market segment makes it clear that one of the biggest challenges managers face is effectively and efficiently running warehouse operations.

Robots are Shaping the Future of Warehouse Operations

Kuebix

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality and robotics have all become hot topics when it comes to the future of the supply chain. Advanced robotics are already being utilized in warehouses around the world.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

10 Warehouse KPIs that impact freight management

FreightWaves SONAR

The modern supply chain rests on a mountain of shipping data. However, the applications of real-time freight data remain disparate and lack value. It’s only challenging to get a handle on the volume.

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7 Statistics that Impact Companies Using eCommerce Fulfillment 3PLs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A picture can be worth a thousand words. But sometimes numbers tell an even more compelling story.

Ready, Set, Go. Gamification in the Warehouse

Logistics Matter

Employee engagement in warehouse settings has received well-deserved attention in recent months.

What the Trucking Industry Could Look Like in 2021

Shipchain

A Brief Recap on The Trucking Industry’s Recent History. That last few years have been nothing short of eventful for the trucking industry.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Technologies for Maritime Logistics Safety and Security

SIPMM Professional Publications

The landscape of maritime is shifting with the trends that are emerging do so out necessarily.

Building Strategic Partnerships with 3PLs and Carriers with Don Dovgin

The Logistics of Logistics

The post Building Strategic Partnerships with 3PLs and Carriers with Don Dovgin appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

The Key to Innovation is Iterate and Test

The Lean Thinker

Key points from this great TED talk by Joi Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab. You can’t plan the path, you can only set the direction. He talks about the “compass” guiding a project that followed a route which was totally unpredictable.

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Drone Deliveries of Medicines Begin in the US

Logistics Viewpoints

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

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

2019 – The Year of Amazon Air

Logistics Trends and Insights

In what was an overall dismal global air cargo market, I’m declaring 2019 the year of Amazon Air. What a year this group had. Amazon’s air cargo group literally took off as the overall company went from 2-day free delivery for Prime members to next-day free deliveries for its members.

3 Strategies to Improve your Logistics Recruitment Process

Cyzerg

Logistics recruitment is becoming increasingly difficult. You probably don’t know it yet, but you are in the middle of a talent war in logistics and supply chain management. The transportation industry is working with a scarce pool of talent that is educated, qualified, and willing to work.

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Can Help “Future-Proof” Supply Chains

Kuebix

Over the past couple of months, most supply chains have weathered an unexpected storm. Rules and regulations are updated frequently in order for manufacturers, retailers and distributors to continue delivering.

Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

“The addition of 11 Chinese companies to a U.S.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Is It Possible to Achieve Perfect Order Fulfillment? (In a Word, Yes)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you could use only one KPI to guide your fulfillment operations, what would you choose – and why? Here at Amware, we don’t even have to think twice, because we’ve recently begun using and sharing a metric that’s about as close to perfect as you can get.

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast.

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Top 3 Freight Trends Set to Shape the Rest of 2020

Food Logistics

The severity of COVID-19 outbreaks and how consumers respond will tell supply chain managers a lot about what to expect during the balance of the year. Transportation

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Key Focus Areas for Expediting Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Expediting purchases in inbound logistics is normal but it is painful for many companies who use this approach.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!