How to Efficiently Ship During the Holiday Season

GoShip Blog

It is a smart idea for companies to hire additional staff, if needed, during the holiday season to help improve efficiency. Some companies, like Walmart, apart from hiring seasonal workforce offer extra hours for current employees to increase operations efficiency.

A 20% more efficient diesel?

Fleet Owner

Canadian startup energy firm Enezol has developed an alternative diesel fuel it says is over 20% more efficient than traditional diesel. The key to the new fuel is a different refining process, according to the company. This process, which Enezol c

Truck Platooning: A Driving Force to Efficiency

Morai Logistics

Experts on transportation supply chain and logistics say that truck platooning may help drive efficiency in today’s demanding market. The industry is looking for ways to address efficiency, in a time where driver shortages continue to fall. It has gained considerable attention in the industry as a solution to efficiency. Therefore, it makes sense that the industry is investing in ways to improve efficiency.

Warehouse Mobile Solutions: A Path to Operational Efficiency


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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

that is both delightful and efficient. efficient process for everyone involved. efficiencies through automation and optimize talent. delightful and efficient for recruiters, HR leadership and candidates alike? mission — to make recruiting delightful and efficient for.

A Quick Guide to Make Picking & Packaging More Efficient


Warehouses are an integral part of most industries – but order fulfillment can take a lot longer than is strictly necessary if your picking and packaging processes aren’t as efficient as they could be. If you’re trying to make your process more efficient, here is a quick guide to help you improve the picking and packaging stages of order fulfillment. Identify Bottlenecks Bottlenecks in your process can compromise efficiency and productivity.

5 Common Warehouse Management Mistakes You May be Making


warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency warehouse management warehouse processes top management mistakes common management mistakesManaging a warehouse isn’t a piece of pie. It takes meticulous planning, execution, and monitoring to stay on the right track.

Boosting fuel efficiency

Fleet Owner

Not long ago, getting over 10 mpg was a pipe dream in trucking. Now, in some ways, it’s the norm—with even better results to come

[WEBINAR] Download the Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping Webinar Recording & Presentation


Cerasis put on a 75-minute webinar entitled, The "Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping" Webinar on October 5th, at 10:00 AM CST. Below you can fill out the form which will grant you access to download the "Major Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping" presentation, to include a transcript and a live recording playback. Download the Efficient LTL Shipping Webinar Webinar Replay, Transcript, and Presentation by Filling out the Form Below.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

In many cases, devising ways to become energy-efficient involves activities that benefit the environment and simultaneously cut costs. Whether you replace light bulbs or have fuel-efficient trucks, the ROI happens quickly.”.

How Energy Efficiency Impacts Your Operations’ Bottom Line

Material Handling and Logistics

Advances in lift truck technology and design will bring new ways to reduce costs, improve accuracy and streamline operations

Shipping Efficiently Through the Port of Prince Rupert

Triskele Logistics

Efficient Supply ChainCanada has two major west coast ports that are connected to the North American railway system. The Port of Vancouver is one of the largest ports in North America with twenty-seven different terminals and move just about everything that can be imported and exported into and out of North America.

Power Your Business with the Enhanced Industry Energy Efficiency Package

The Logistics Academy

The Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced the enhancement of the Industry Energy Efficiency (IEE) package at the Singapore International Energy Week on 30 October 2018.

Capacity Planning and Auto Allocation! Increase Logistics Management Efficiency Now!


On-demand and preferred slot delivery (or pick-up) is made more efficient with the use of an auto-allocation engine. Under-utilized capacity carries a clear cost which adds to the cost-per-unit carried by the resource.

Lean Warehouse Management and Why You Need It


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.

Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient

Talking Logistics

For brokers in particular, who are facing margin compression and increased competition from digital freight startups, the ability to have forward visibility to capacity and book loads faster and more efficiently will be critical for success moving forward. Margin compression is not going away, so you have to counteract it by becoming more efficient. The post Real-time Capacity Matching: Making Brokers More Efficient appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Boosting Efficiency and Reducing Costs with Route Optimization


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

e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency: 3 Strategies to Employ & 3 Benefits Gained


billion to Wal-Mart , e-commerce stores are once again in the limelight as is e-commerce logistics efficiency. That's why the smaller e-commerce companies and shippers who want to go online with products, need to focus on e-commerce logistics efficiency. Focus on e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency to Compete with the Giants. The shipping cost and e-commerce logistics efficiency can make or break an e-store. 3 Strategies for e-Commerce Logistics Efficiency.

Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing


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

Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency


Controlling inventory flow is a top priority among warehouse managers, and gaining control over inventory drives warehouse efficiency. As a result, warehouse managers must implement waveless picking strategies, such as order streaming, to gain control over inventory flow and push warehouse efficiency forward. Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The post Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Tips To Control Apparel Inventory And Warehouse Efficiency

Apparel Logistics

Warehouse efficiency relies on effective inventory control, accurate forecasting, and end-to-end product tracking to make sure your deliveries are made on time with a minimal investment of effort and money.

[e-Book] 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping


Download the 8 Big Factors to Consider for Efficient LTL Shipping e-Book! If you are a shipper who regularly ships via the over-the-road mode of Less Than Truckload , also known as LTL, you understand there are a lot of moving parts to have efficient LTL Shipping. Efficient means executing a program that allows you to achieve maximum outcomes all while not using too many resources, too much time, or spending too much money.

Top 24 Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking


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.

Orbcomm says data analytics product can boost transportation efficiency

DC Velocity

Cloud-based analytics platform to provide descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive results, firm says. Technology

Targeting Workplace Efficiency & the 3 Steps to Reduce Waste


Patrick gives us some insight into workplace efficiency and how to reduce waste. . Targeting Workplace Efficiency and Reducing Waste . Lean manufacturing surrounds two factors: workplace efficiency and wasteful processes. Any cuts made serve to engage more efficient channels of task accomplishment. . Human resources may be lacking worplace efficiency, resulting in a major productivity decline.

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How Slotting Optimization Software Increases Labor Efficiency & Lowers Operating Costs


However, slotting optimization software is poised to meet these demands by increasing labor efficiency and lowering operating costs in several key ways. Unfortunately, not handling this process efficiently and with an eye on optimization will eat away at profit margins.

Trucking's dispatching evolution: Analytics now drive efficiency

Fleet Owner

"It used to be a roll of quarters and a fax machine. Now it’s the click of a button. We can kind of see into the future a little bit. We can plan. We can coordinate. We can coach our drivers to optimize their days

Create a More Efficient Warehouse with an Apparel 3PL Provider

Apparel Logistics

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.

Ford's Ranger is most fuel-efficient gas-powered midsize pickup

Fleet Owner

The new 2019 Ford Ranger has claimed the highest fuel efficiency ratings of gasoline-powered midsize pickups sold in the U.S. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the truck's fuel economy at 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined i

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process


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.

Eco-Logistics Hub to Improve Operational Efficiencies in North Vietnam


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.

SuperTruck II Program Aims to Improve Efficiency

Material Handling and Logistics

The goal for the SuperTruck program include the demonstration of greater than 100% improvement in freight efficiency over 2009 equivalent product, and a 55% engine increase in brake thermal efficiency performance

How to Improve Your Shops Manufacturing Production Efficiency


In many cases, the efficiency of your shop hinges on your production machinery. There's a lot to keep in check when trying to strengthen your shop's manufacturing production efficiency, but the payoff will be well worth it in the end. How to Improve Your Shops Manufacturing Production Efficiency. Improving Energy Efficiency. Use a variable speed drive, or VSD, to achieve greater efficiency. An Efficient Shop Is a Productive Shop.

Gaining Supply Chain Efficiency By Implementing Artificial Intelligence


Artificial intelligence will change the way you think about your supply chain and supply chain efficiency. Increased Supply Chain Efficiency Means Maintenance Made Easy Maintaining your equipment requires regular repairs and upkeep. AI can solve these inaccuracies, making your facility more efficient. Keep Track of Suppliers To ease your job and improve supply chain efficiency, you need constant communications with your suppliers.

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).

Lithium Werks and Exro Technologies team up on battery efficiency

DC Velocity

Collaboration could create better lithium-ion batteries for material handling industry and other sectors, firms say. Material Handling

5 Tips for a Fast and Efficient Freight Claim Experience

PLS Logistics

However, this does not mean that understanding the process of freight claims isn’t imperative to running an efficient business. Here are 5 tips to make sure that your freight claim experience is as fast and efficient as possible: Claims carrier BOL Transporation transportation topics liability freight damage Truck Drivers Truckers ltl shipping freight claims

Warehouse KPIs You Must Be Tracking


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.

Fuel efficiency starts before a vehicle is spec’d

Fleet Owner

Fuel efficiency actually starts with the truck makers and other manufacturers because they are the ones who decide what products are available to be spec’d

Increasing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Mexico’s Transportation and Logistics

Now, That's Logistics

To help support this growth, DB Schenker is continually improving its services, increasing customer satisfaction, assuring cargo security, and promoting an efficient transportation system that supports Mexico’s competitiveness in a global economy. Additional language available.

Smart Sensors and the IIoT Improve Manufacturing Efficiency


as well as the Industrial Internet of Things , manufacturers are using technology to enhance their operations in ways they never before thought possible to get manufacturing efficiency. A System of Smart Labels and Sensors To Enhance Manufacturing Efficiency. Manufacturers are already using smart labels and the IIoT to perform predictive analytics on their production machinery to increase their manufacturing efficiency.

Using Blockchain Technology to Improve Efficiency

Move Ahead

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?

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


The following is our top 10 list of ways warehouses can drive more efficient and productive warehouse operations: Consider Automation. As noted in an Occupational Health & Safety article , solutions such as pallet racking can lead to safer working conditions as well as increased efficiency in the warehouse. Doing so increases ergonomic benefits and drives greater efficiency and productivity in everyday work. According to the U.S.