Best Lawn Care Tools List: 15 Essential Landscaping Tools for Your Crew

WorkWave

A lawn care and landscaping business requires a fairly substantial investment in landscaping tools and gear to get started. Whether you’re brand new to lawn care services or an experienced vet, you probably have questions about the best lawn care tools. Time To Read: 6 minutes.

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Time Management Tips for Truckers

United World Transporation

For example, if you have two pickups and are going south, it makes sense to make the first pick the shed that is the farthest north on the route. There are various trucking focused apps that help with route optimization ( Trucker Tools.

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7 Tips: A Guide to Mastering Procurement

Material Handling and Logistics

For example, procurement can collaborate with suppliers to develop new services to not only retain strategic customers, but grow market share while creating significant upsell opportunities.

6 Important Tips For Effective Logistics Management

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Robert Everett who gives us some fantastic tips for effective logistics management. There are various factors involved in effective logistics management, for example, automation and perfect coordination.

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5 Quick Freight Saving Tips for Shippers

Cerasis

Quick 5 Freight Saving Tips for Regular Shippers anyone Can Implement. Freight Saving Tip #1: Do Your Research. Freight Saving Tip #2: Consider Consolidation Shipments. Freight Saving Tip #3: Consider the Freight Mode. Freight Saving Tip #4: Plan in Advance.

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5 Tips for Marketing to Women

Women in Trucking

When recruiting, for example, consider the aspects of driving that appeal most to women as well as areas of concern. Social media can be a powerful tool when marketing to women. For example, 74 percent of women use Facebook, according to a 2018 Pew Research Study.

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How to Start a Small Business: 15 Tips and Important Steps

WorkWave

Below is a list of 15 tips to keep in mind when starting a business. There are quite a few online tools, like the SBA , that will allow a potential business owner to gauge their business viability. Time To Read: 5 minutes.

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7 Tips for Training New Maids & House Cleaning Employees

WorkWave

Here are seven tips for training new maids and house cleaning employees. Showing up to the job in uniform and with all the necessary tools and equipment (plus backups as necessary.). You need software tools to streamline client invoicing and billing , track employee scheduling and maid training, and follow up with clients after completing jobs. Make sure each staff member understands how to use email building and other tools. Use Positive Reinforcement Training Tools.

Robotics at a tipping point

247 Customs Broker

In all three examples, technologies that we take for granted today were, in reality, fairly slow to become part of what Jim Rice at MIT calls “the dominant design” – just another tool in the tool kit. “There’s something happening here, What it is ain’t exactly clear”….Stephen

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Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Many governments, for example, are making formerly hard-to-access export tools and guidance available to all via resource sections of their various agencies’ websites. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

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9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management

Cerasis

The following tips will give you a few ideas you can use in your efforts, so you can get things rolling: Designing a flawless business plan. There are plenty of mobile apps capable of helping you with freight management in the long run, becoming an invaluable tool to help with your business analysis. You can find GPS tracking , confirmation apps and delivery logs, but there are even more specific apps that track a number of other options, such as fuel efficiency, for example.

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What is Storytelling with Data and How Can You Master it? Get Tips from Cole Nussbaumer Knafflic

AIMMS

Color, when used sparingly and intentionally is one of your most powerful tools for drawing your audience’s attention to where you want them to pay it. What are some tips to consider when using different graph types (when should you use bar or line graphs, for example )?

Can Advanced Analytics Put a Pin in OTIF?

Blue Grace Logistics

Shippers need better tools at their disposal to keep things running smoothly, and that’s where data analytics comes into play. Langley sites dynamic pricing in freight for an example.

The State of Your Supply Chain Affects the Level of Your Inventory 

Blue Grace Logistics

For example, the shortage of raw material at the factory will affect production. For example, this article cites how Apple understood the importance of supply chain management as early as 1997 and with proper supply chain planning, the company successfully managed to beat the competition.

An Optimistic Outlook for the LTL Market

Blue Grace Logistics

In addition, it is introducing technology that will allow consumers manage retail home deliveries with advanced, online tools. As an example, YRC was able to get some concessions from the Teamsters to allow them to raise pay above the contract level in certain markets.

What is Transportation Management Workflow and How Does It Work

Blue Grace Logistics

Transportation Management Workflow may be defined as a supply chain workflow that connects and links the various parties involved along the chain from, for example, the seller’s warehouse to the buyer’s warehouse.

How to Build an Effective Logistics Communication Process  

Blue Grace Logistics

For example, the sales department needs logistics data to analyze orders that have been shipped, customer service needs information to update shipment status, and the accounts section requires the data to cross-check transporter invoices.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing an Internal Audit of Your Supply Chain 

Blue Grace Logistics

This is especially important when trying to maintain retail compliance, for example, with increasing customer demands like On Time; In Full (OTIF) or Must Arrive By Date (MABD).

8 Ways to Make Your Fulfillment Center Run More Efficiently

EazyStock

Once you know what’s in your inventory, make sure you don’t let it slide back into chaos by investing in an inventory management tool. A WMS is a critical tool for optimizing any warehouse operating at scale. Give your employees the tools to succeed.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 4 Forklifts and Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

Cerasis

Forklifts are great tools for businesses that need them. Forklifts and Lifting Equipment Safety Tip#1: Inspection After Collisions. Forklifts and Lifting Equipment Safety Tip#2: Normal Service Intervals.

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Supply Chain Management Trends 2019

EazyStock

A real-life example of digital twin technology can already be seen in some modern cars. Through advanced manipulation and presentation, data is simplified to present clear results and provide access to sophisticated tools, allowing users to confidently make day-to-day decisions.

What to do After You’ve Been in a Crash

United World Transporation

There are six steps to follow immediately after a crash, along with some useful collision reporting tips for the days following: Step One – Contact. A diagram is another useful tool that are included in most collision reports. Some Tips for the Days Following.

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Key Approaches to Pest Control Sales in 2019

WorkWave

Throughout the conversation you’ll want to offer up advice and useful tips that you can share to gain more credibility and show value upfront. From proposals to online sales, PestPac features the sales tools you need to close more sales this year. Time To Read: 3 minutes.

5 More Common Sense, Yet Often Forgotten Basics for Less Than Truckload Shipping

Cerasis

A few months ago we wrote a tongue in cheek post about 5 Upfront Tips you can do to save on less than truckload shipping (a capitalization of Less than truckload). A carrier isn’t going to remove charges because of a holiday for example. #3:

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What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

CH Robinson Logistics

Key examples of 3PL: The major functions. Key examples of 3PL: The major functions | Transportfolio. Tools like electronic data interchange (EDI), application programming interface (API), and cloud-based systems are the most popular tools trusted by 3PLs.

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Supply Chain Managers May Expect More “Digitization” in Ocean Cargo Arena

The Logistics Academy

Cloud-based analytical tools that leverage sophisticated monitoring and A.I. He adds that the industry has “reached a tipping point” in the global shipping industry when information technology is now the primary means for CEOs and their companies to achieve and increase long-term profitability. “We For years, CargoSmart has helped the industry to connect digitally and adopt tools to help them grow their businesses in the digital economy,” he says.

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Mike Rother: The Toyota Kata Practice Guide

The Lean Thinker

On the one hand, the practice has become more sophisticated as people explore and learn application in contexts other than the original industrial examples. That book provides working examples of vertical linkage between organizational strategy and shop floor improvement efforts.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

Having a tool for accurate demand forecasting and capacity planning allows companies to be more proactive. For example, DHL analyzes 58 different parameters of internal data to create a machine learning model for air freight.

How to Start a Pest Control Business

WorkWave

For example, the colors of your company uniforms should match the colors used on your website and trucks. Check out The Guide to Hiring and Retaining Pest Control Technicians for many helpful tips. Also called Business Management Software or Client Relationship Management Software, you’ll need a comprehensive tool to help you track client and business information. Additionally, pest control software also provides several tools specific to the pest control business.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide for Managers & Executives to Know

Cerasis

Use Cherry’s Warehouse Safety Guide to help build out your safety program, identify safety risks, check OSHA regulations , and get tips to maximize the safety of your warehouse. Human-caused events like fire, gas explosions and even terrorist events are examples of emergencies.

Ultimate Guide To Planning a Social Media Content and Engagement Strategy For Your Field Service Business

WorkWave

For example, if you are an HVAC business, how can you make your content more conversational than the average HVAC advertisements and standard recommendations that users typically see? For example, let’s say the goal is to attract new business and generate leads, the strategy will be the “how.” We will explore tips for organic strategy in this blog. A useful tool to use for planning ahead to make sure all of your posts go live is a content calendar.

6 Toyota Experts Share How They Apply Lean Management Principles

Conger

Robert gives three specific examples of how they’ve used Toyota Lean Management in their parts department. Because the separators were movable this shelf quickly became a visual management tool. Recommended Reading: 17 Practical Warehouse Organization Tips.

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5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

Read our insider tips to get the best rate for your shipment. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. For example, stacking and shrink wrapping 10 similar-sized boxes onto a single pallet (rather than shipping them individually) has great benefits. For example, we recently spoke with a new customer who came to FreightCenter after their current carrier paid them only $200 when a shipment valued at $10,000 was damaged during transit.

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5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

Read our insider tips to get the best rate for your shipment. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. For example, stacking and shrink wrapping 10 similar-sized boxes onto a single pallet (rather than shipping them individually) has great benefits. For example, we recently spoke with a new customer who came to FreightCenter after their current carrier paid them only $200 when a shipment valued at $10,000 was damaged during transit.

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5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

Read our insider tips to get the best rate for your shipment. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. For example, stacking and shrink wrapping 10 similar-sized boxes onto a single pallet (rather than shipping them individually) has great benefits. For example, we recently spoke with a new customer who came to FreightCenter after their current carrier paid them only $200 when a shipment valued at $10,000 was damaged during transit.

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E-commerce: Selling Multichannel As A Profitable Option For Your Online Business

Freight Hub

If you’re looking for an easy way to sell your products on Amazon and wonder how it works and what the best Amazon seller tools are, strap in and find out. Simply let Amazon do the main marketing work by promoting Prime Day for example. To help you succeed in selling on the Amazon marketplace and start earning money, we’ve gathered seven of the best tips for you: 1 More is more. Tools like Google AdWords and paid search promotions on Amazon will help your products stand out.

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

We encourage our audience to visit The Catavolt Blog for more relevant posts about mobility in manufacturing for best practices, tips, and great industry insights. Author Malcolm Gladwell defined a “tipping point” as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.”