Using Blockchain Technology to Improve Efficiency

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Companies like Penske Logistics are learning more about a potential solution that could increase supply chain efficiency and track inventory. It’s called blockchain technology, and some experts say it is a game changer for the supply chain. What is Blockchain?

Volvo says it exceeds energy efficiency expectations

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Volvo Group North America announced it has met its energy efficiency goals in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge. As part of the initiative launched in 2011, companies can set their own goals and report prog

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When it comes to fuel efficiency, maintenance matters

Fleet Owner

Good fuel economy starts with a good preventive maintenance program. At least that is what Jerry Mead, executive director of innovation at Phillips Industries and former executive at US Xpress, said when speaking at NACFE forum sponsored by Flow Belo

Moving toward freight ton efficiency together

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Last week I presented our Run on Less findings to the government industry meeting of the 21st Century Truck Partnership. I first worked with this group back in 2007, when I represented Navistar and helped construct some of the early documentation th

Boosting Efficiency and Reducing Costs with Route Optimization

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Optimization is doing more with less while sustaining (or bettering) the efficiency of operations.

Working together to achieve and validate freight ton efficiency

Fleet Owner

If you were at TMC last week you saw a pretty cool looking truck in the Shell Lubricants booth. Christened the Starship Project, the truck is a joint initiative between Shell and AirFlow Truck Company. Shell officials say the truck was designed to di

Create a More Efficient Warehouse with an Apparel 3PL Provider

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An efficient warehouse helps you meet client and customer expectations and minimize your operating costs. When your warehouse operates efficiently, your products are more likely to be packed accurately and shipped on time.

The importance of efficient warehousing to meet omnichannel expectations

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With internet retailing rapidly expanding and placing increasing pressure on retailers, warehousing and distribution centres need to optimise the efficiency of their processes to respond quickly and flexibly to peaks and troughs in demand.

No matter how you measure it, we all want more efficient vehicles

Fleet Owner

Freight efficiency is measured in different ways: MileA rose by any other name would smell as sweet. That’s a famous line from Romeo and Juliet, for those of us who didn’t know. I think that sentiment can be applied to the trucking industry as well.

DOE targets 'drastically' more efficient freight, people transport

Fleet Owner

Through its 21st Century Truck Partnership, the U.S. of Energy is looking to drive research and bring innovation — particularly for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles — that will make more mobility available at lower cost

New CMA CGM flagship so efficient it can save $20,000 every sailing day

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The post New CMA CGM flagship so efficient it can save $20,000 every sailing day appeared first on The Loadstar.

Eco-Logistics Hub to Improve Operational Efficiencies in North Vietnam

Damco

Moreover, logistics companies are unable to maximize their operational efficiencies since inland trucking is the only option, with a maximum of one container per trip, per day being achieved. Traffic Congestion at Hai Phong.

The Key Processes of Warehouse Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Since 2003, the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC) has surveyed hundreds of logistics professionals each year to determine the key metrics for measuring the efficiency and performance of distribution centers (DCs).

Lower container dwell time points to efficiency at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach

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Dwell time, measured by the number of days containers are on a terminal after being off loaded from a ship, is viewed as a key benchmark of a terminal’s efficiency. The post Lower container dwell time points to efficiency at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run.

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Balancing Your Inventory with Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Use these tips to accurately and efficiently manage your inventory Balancing inventory can be tricky; too much or too little can cost you in the long run.

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US Beverage Giant Wins on Cost and Efficiency with DocStar AP Automation

Logistics Business Magazine

After fully integrating DocStar AP Automation with its MS Dynamics GP platform, Crescent Crown now has insight into every invoice and check in the system and has dramatically improved efficiency through workflow automation.

Simple Measurements - Levers for Operational Efficiency Gains

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Posted by Abhay Dhall, Associate Consultant (Manufacturing Vertical), Infosys Limited The world of manufacturing is perpetually concerned with improving operational and manufacturing efficiency of a plant. Improving efficiency at every step is important and it is imperative that we look at both upstream and downstream and find ways to improve efficiency in each step.

Waiting in the wings: The next generation of freight efficiency junkies

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I can rest easy now. The future of trucking technology is in good hands. Last week I was in Sonoma, California at the Shell Make the Future California and Eco-marathon Americas event. It was a four-day festival featuring discussions on the global ene

Warehouse Mobile Solutions: A Path to Operational Efficiency

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In the recent 2017 Promat , show mobile technology took the spotlight once again. This isn’t surprising considering the opportunities that this technology brings to an industry that is always on the move. For companies that have adopted some form of mobile technology, the good news is you’re one step ahead considering that most of the industry is lagging in the adoption of this technology. As an adopter, you’ve established a clear competitive advantage over those that have fallen behind.

Clean-cut Customs Clearance: Import Efficiency for High Value Cargo

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When it comes to high value cargo, it’s not just short lead times that are threatened if customs clearance stalls your supply chain. With Brexit looming, there’s considerable concern about increased cost and delays for imports and exports. Plus, your secure logistics – strengthened for high value goods – face fresh challenges, as the forward and reverse freight flow of goods is choked by checks. Warehousing and Distribution 3PL high value cargo secure logistics Customs Clearance

Lower container dwell time points to efficiency at Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach

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Container dwell time at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach improved in February despite historic volumes at both ports for the month of February

Industry Experts Discuss Technology Trends & Solutions for Efficient Ecommerce Logistics – Supply Chain 24/7

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To respond, logistics managers now need to think in terms of systems that they can leverage today to make processes more efficient, while also keeping an eye on longer-term developments that will reshape tomorrow’s possibilities. Another variant is truck “ platooning ” where a group of trucks drives in tight formation with a human driver in the lead truck, followed by driverless trucks that follow with minimal spacing to improve fuel efficiency.

How Do You Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies in Fleets?

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Keith Shipp, president and CEO of PLM, dives into the details to answer this all-important question

TQL Launches New Tool to Improve Carrier Efficiencies

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Drivers and dispatchers can automate several key hauling steps with the newly launched TQL Carrier Dashboard mobile app and web portal

Supply Chain Management:Increase in Operational Efficiency.

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« Challenges Faced By E-Retailers in India | Main | Best practices for defining Asset Register » Increase in Operational Efficiency through Voice Technology. The voice system does not require an operator to even carry a bar code scanner and thus increases efficiency and speed in stock management. Also, since an operator with a headset enabled uses two hands as against a barcode scanner user using just one hand, voice technology users become more efficient.

Autonomous Vehicles – Impending Reality?

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainAutonomous Vehicles, Impending Reality?

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process

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How efficiently the goods are picked, greatly depends on the put-away process while delivering them in good condition depends on the packing process. As we can see, not only should the shipping process be executed in a proper way, but also efficiently to avoid inefficiencies. Warehouse Operations warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency warehouse processes shipping processShipping is the final warehouse process, and one of the most important ones, for that matter.

Lean Warehouse Management and Why You Need It

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With the growth of the global supply chain, warehouses are constantly under pressure for better, faster, more efficient performance. Warehouse Operations Warehouse warehouse technology modern warehouse warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiencyAs this pressure grows, the role of lean warehouse management becomes increasingly relevant. However, since lean is relatively new to the warehousing industry, not many of us may be acquainted with it yet.

Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing

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With the advent of always-on e-commerce, the demand for faster responses, and the ability to manage larger number of SKUs with fewer errors, warehouses need to upscale and be at par with the standard of an intelligent, efficient, and automated warehouse. warehouse manager warehouse technology modern warehouse warehouse automation warehouse digitalization warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency

Top 24 Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking

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Warehouse Operations warehouse manager warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency lean warehouse warehouse management warehouse kpiWarehouse management is a task in its own right. However, today, there are a dozen of warehouse technologies that are making this task easy. But, there is one aspect, which, if ignored, can render all the technological advancement useless – performance measurement.

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Product Readiness for International Exports

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainProduct Readiness for International Exports - Read on to find out more.

Apparel IT Outsourcing: Logistics Made Easy and Efficient

Apparel Logistics

Apparel supply chain management without cutting edge information technology is like fighting with one hand tied behind your back, racing Talladega with one flat tire, swimming the 100-meter butterfly in a burqa… you get the point. It might sound like a fun challenge, but it probably won't be friendly to the bottom line. Simply put, apparel information technology outsourcing can give you a distinct technical advantage over your competitors

Supply Chain Cost Reduction Opportunities

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainHow can you reduce your supply chain costs? Read on to find out more.

Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking

Cyzerg

Warehouse Operations warehouse manager warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency lean warehouse warehouse management warehouse kpiWarehouse management is a task in its own right. However, today, there are a dozen of warehouse technologies that are making this task easy. But, there is one aspect, which, if ignored, can render all the technological advancement useless – performance measurement.

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What is a Shared Distribution Strategy?

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainSo what is a Shared Distribution Strategy, and how can it help my organization to overcome Supply Chain Challenges?

Why Speed to Market & Supply Chain Efficiency Matter in Fashion Logistics

Apparel Logistics

” Or you can invest in the kind of equipment, market intelligence and supply chain efficiency needed for today’s attention deficit generation. Take the hippest, most well-conceived outfit you can design, put it in front of the perfect target market, start reaping enormous profits. and the outfit will still fade out of style within a year or two. This gives you two choices: You can hold onto garments for 25 years until they become "vintage.”

Impact of IoT on Supply Chains

Triskele Logistics

With the new and evolving technological changes, IoT will continue to have a large impact on supply chain by enabling faster, safer, cheaper and more efficient ways of transporting goods from start to finish. Efficient Supply ChainImpact of IoT on Supply Chains.

The Big Picture: Global Supply Chain Visibility & High Value Cargo

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3PL Shipment Visibility high value cargo secure logistics safe secure logistics tracking Global Supply Chain Critical Path Management International Supply Chain Management Operational EfficiencyHigh value goods often require international movements, so it’s vital that your global supply chain is fully aligned and secure – from beginning to end.

New year. New talent. Same formula for high-efficiency apparel supply chain management.

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Here at The Apparel Logistics Group , we’ve never been shy about what we think is our biggest strength: Our heart and soul. Our heroes. Our determined, innovative, supracali-ultra-duper-fantastic people. No really, there just aren’t enough superlatives in ten Merriam-Websters to say enough about our employees. So say hello to the newest member of our unmatched apparel supply chain management team: Juree Kim, our fantastic new Senior Manager of Strategic Client Solutions