How to Optimize Harvest Management

Quality Scales Unlimited

Many improvements have been made over the years to make weighing processes more accurate and efficient. In this article, we will expand on two ways you can apply these advancements to harvest management. Doing this allows you to streamline processes for harvest management.

How to Mitigate Additional Costs in Transportation

Talking Logistics

It’s safe to say that in 2019 shippers will likely be more vigilant and more proactive in looking for opportunities to better manage and control their transportation costs. How can shippers realize them? Mitigating additional costs was the focus, as well as idea velocity — how do we save money now! This has caused conversations across organizational functions to address these issues.”.

Urban Logistics: How to Master the Megacity Challenge

Sabinext

I want to dedicate my first article of the year to take a closer look at the specific consequences of urbanization and how they can be approached. And who are the major players that need to master urbanization logistics issues? The challenge of being too big to fail.

Rapid ‘Tech-Adoption’ for Freight Brokerages: How to Get Your Carrier Sales Reps On Board— Fast!

Parade

I’ve had hands-on experience with the essential activities required to adopt and implement new technology in a company. Therefore, getting them to take time out of their day to adopt new technologies can seem like ‘more work’ than it is worth.

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

Takkyubin: How to speed up the flow of people

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

When you have a very saturated warehouse, with a very high number of movements, all you have to do is find a way to speed up these movements. This service is popularly known as Takkyubin and consists of sending suitcases from one point to another in Japan.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples

Cerasis

Based on their experience, we have found there are some common characteristics of good visuals that make them successful in a lean environment including: They are easy to see : The human form of the HurtSpot safety board is eye catching and makes safety personal.

Disruption in the Freight Brokerage Industry: How to Secure Your Brokerage’s Future

Parade

For example, earlier this year, Redwood Logistics bought Strive Logistics, and combined, they now have over $1 Billion in freight under management. Because digital brokerages collect data that allows them to predict what loads and opportunities truck drivers will accept.

How to create smart garbage?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Internet of things is the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. We all know parking sensors applied on cars, that technology is not new anymore, became cheap and is applied to almost every new car.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we. to make. traits common to them).

How to Build an Effective Logistics Communication Process  

Blue Grace Logistics

An effective communication process ensures that information flows seamlessly between departments and amongst the various teams on time and in a form which will allow them to achieve individual, departmental, and organizational goals and objectives.

How to Run Cables Into An Industrial Computer Enclosure

Cerasis

However, a common question asked by end-users, is ‘how do we power electronics inside a sealed enclosure?’. Instead, most enclosure systems are fitted with cable entry glands that will maintain a seal, while providing a clean, safe entry point for cabling to reach computer equipment.

How to Optimize Your Factory Layout for Industry 4.0

Cerasis

That is because digitization, or the current movement to connect and bring all equipment into modern times, absolutely influences design. Everything from lighting and air quality to efficient design and wayfinding solutions can impact workflow.

How to Get Your Indirect Spend Under Control

Material Handling and Logistics

Having too much of some items can be just as costly to your bottom line as having too little. Though individual items often don’t amount to a huge expense, your total indirect spend and associated costs likely constitute a significant portion of your overhead expenses.

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How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

However, since both concepts have been saddled with a lot of hype, manufacturers have tended to shy away from pursuing these goals. To satisfy this most basic principle of lean, some manufacturers will have to change the way they measure success.

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How to Calculate Freight Shipping Costs

Freight Center

Let’s take a look at the factors, break down how to get a quote and help you calculate the best rate for your shipment. When it comes to freight shipping, there are two basic categories – full truckload (FTL) and less-than-load (LTL). Full truckload shipping is what it sounds like – one shipper rents space in an entire truck to ship their load. Shipment remains in the same truck from point A to point B. Most popular way to ship. Ready to get started?

Demurrage: FAQ’s and How to Avoid it

Dedola Global Logistics

Other than the possibility of not being able to fulfill your orders on time, there is another consequence: Demurrage. The amount of time allotted before demurrage starts will vary from port to port, but some ports charge demurrage after four days. How costly is demurrage ?

8 Common Warehousing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Logistics Bureau

To say there is any one single way in which to manage a warehouse would be folly—much depends on the nature of the supply chain and of the warehouse itself. To help you keep on top of your warehouse management and ensure your storage facilities don’t generate undue supply chain costs, take note of the following eight common warehousing mistakes. 2: Failing to Optimize Picking Paths. 3: Clinging on to Paper Processes. 4: Lack of Attention to Housekeeping.

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. As a result, carriers will have less capacity and availability to handle unexpected surges in demand.

How To Label Your Freight Correctly, The First Time

Blue Grace Logistics

While it sounds like a no-brainer, a lot of cargo damage happens due to incorrect labeling of the packages that are being transported. Labeling is an integral part of cargo packaging and is an essential aspect to ensure that your goods reach the correct destination at the required time.

How to Use ABC Analysis for Inventory Management (and the Added Value of XYZ Analysis)

EazyStock

If you’re wondering what is the best way to manage inventory with hundreds or even thousands of SKUs, you’ve found your answer: ABC analysis (otherwise known as ABC classification ). ABC Classification Calculation Example. How to Put your Data to Good Use.

How to Use ABC Analysis for Inventory Management (and the Added Value of XYZ Analysis)

EazyStock

If you’re wondering what is the best way to manage inventory with hundreds or even thousands of SKUs, you’ve found your answer: ABC analysis (otherwise known as ABC classification ). ABC Classification Calculation Example. How to Put your Data to Good Use.

How to Diversify Your Truckload Carriers & Why You Need to

CH Robinson Logistics

When you’re picking carriers to move your freight, there may seem like an overwhelming number of options. A wide variety of economic, social, political, and environmental factors can influence how you experience available capacity. For example, a large 3PL like C.H.

How to Improve Manufacturing Productivity In Harsh Environments

Cerasis

Remaining competitive in an ever-changing market requires you to constantly improve manufacturing productivity. Here’s how to keep it that way…. So-called ‘best practices’ to improve manufacturing productivity tend to focus on the performance of people.

5 lessons on how to improve local purchases in Bolivia

World Food Programme Logistics

Here is what the World Food Programme (WFP) has discovered through a pilot project to link local smallholder farmers with municipal food-based programmes APHMAU Smallholder association in the process of baking quinoa cookies. continues to be purchased from big food companies.

How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

However, since both concepts have been saddled with a lot of hype, manufacturers have tended to shy away from pursuing these goals. To satisfy this most basic principle of lean, some manufacturers will have to change the way they measure success.

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How to Successfully Implement a Transportation Management System

Talking Logistics

What are the key ingredients to a successful TMS implementation? Those are some of the questions I posed to Geoff Milsom, Senior Director at enVista , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. This is usually a three to six month process and may be part of a larger corporate strategy or transformation process that it has to plug into. Understanding those issues is critical to implementation success.”. What’s the best way to do that?

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How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Cerasis

Today I will discuss how a company can sustain a lean culture once they have implemented lean practices in order to achieve continuous improvement. Your company has started the lean journey, but how do you sustain it? How do we monitor what our customers feel about us?

How to Mitigate Risk in Demand Driven Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

However, there are risks involved in the demand-driven approach and for many companies, their presence creates a reluctance to shift from conventional, but increasingly outmoded forecast-based planning. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” The risks attached to DDSC can be managed and minimized just like any other. “We do not use the forecast to drive our transactions.

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How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Let’s break down everything you need to know ab out packaging your sensitive shipment. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. Hire professionals to package any healthcare shipments that must maintain a specific temperature. The following items are susceptible to freezing: Dyes.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Let’s break down everything you need to know ab out packaging your sensitive shipment. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. Hire professionals to package any healthcare shipments that must maintain a specific temperature. The following items are susceptible to freezing: Dyes.

How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items. Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Let’s break down everything you need to know ab out packaging your sensitive shipment. To start, shipping success begins with choosing the right packaging. Hire professionals to package any healthcare shipments that must maintain a specific temperature. The following items are susceptible to freezing: Dyes.

Five Common Customs Pitfalls — and How to Avoid Them

Talking Logistics

A thorough description of goods is essential in order to determine proper customs classification. This can then be attributed to a customs tariff number. It is sensible for the supplier to include the importer’s item number in its invoice.

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How to Calculate Freight Rates [Infographic]

Freightera

Freight Cost Calculation Used to Be a Pain. Shippers that don’t need to fill a full truck can save big time shipping their freight using the less than a truckload (LTL) service, shipping just a few skids, pallets or crates at a time.