Blockchain Basics Webinar

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By attending the webinar, participants will: Learn – in real world examples – what a Blockchain is, how it works, and which business processes are already benefitting from the technology. The post Blockchain Basics Webinar appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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

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To find out more information about the examples in this post, please visit Magnatag Visible Systems website. Mieruka : The Four Different Types of Lean Visuals with Examples. Each section will soon provide links to more examples used within Toyota.

Lose Your Why, Lose Your Way with Mike Temple

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They have collaborated on numerous articles, webinars, and research. Steve Jobs and Apple as an example of a purpose driven organization. More examples of purpose driven organizations. 15:36 –A specific example of purpose in the logistics industry. Download the audio file.

The Importance of Retail Compliance in Today’s Market

Blue Grace Logistics

We covered these and many more topics in a recent webinar including: Weekly Product Planning. Here are some of the key highlights from our webinar that can really have an impact on your business. One of the key points that the webinar focuses on is visibility.

Controlling Costs and Preventing Accessorial Loss

Blue Grace Logistics

In our webinar, we covered the basics and most common questions of accessorial charges which include: . We gave a few examples above, but those are by no means the only accessorial charges that you could be stuck paying. Consider reweigh charges for example.

Driving Down Supply Chain Costs with Mode Optimization

Blue Grace Logistics

Our Webinar discusses the typical LTL network and differentiates between less than truckload (LTL) and full truckload and the factors companies should consider when deciding which alternative is best for a particular shipment.

Editor’s Pick: How the Best Transportation Operations Build Loyal and Happy Customers

Talking Logistics

In a recent webinar hosted by DC Velocity and CSCMP , Target’s Director of Logistics, Joe Delussey, sat down with project44’s Senior Vice President, Jason Duboe, to discuss how the best transportation operations build loyal and happy customers. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

[Infographic] The North American Trucking Industry: Facts and Figures on Freight Movement

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For example, the top 5 border crossings are Laredo, Detroit, Buffalo, Port Huron, and Otay Mesa. The North American Trucking Industry: Facts and Figures on Freight Movement is an infographic developed by TruckFreighter.com.

Delivery: A New Moment of Truth

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: The following is an excerpt of what I presented recently in a webinar organized by Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) focused on “ Delivery – The Moment of Truth.” I encourage you to watch the archive of the webinar for the full presentation, including the content presented by Brian Hodgson from Descartes. I’ll give you a quick personal example. For the rest of my comments and Brian Hodgson’s presentation, watch the webinar archive.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management

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She gives an example: Amazon’s ability to deliver packages to a person’s door in under two hours. General Electric , for example, has started integrating AI into its locomotives to enhance safety and speed. Analysts predict that by 2020, 75% of new cars will feature IoT connectivity.

[Infographic] Omnichannel Focus: The Growth Of Online Retail & eCommerce

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For example, even since 2014 online retail sales have seen good improvement. We’ve all read about the growth of online retail as shippers look towards the omnichannel delivery of products to customers in order to stay competitive. But the rate at which it continues to grow is interesting.

IoT, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing… The Game is Changing

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Michelin, for example, is helping truck fleet managers reduce fuel consumption and costs through their new hybrid product. Another interesting example is Apple’s HealthKit which enables health and fitness applications to work together, bringing the company into a healthcare data ecosystem.

Parcel Dimensional Weight and Package Density: Breaking Down These Parcel Shipment Rules

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For example, a package with an actual weight of 11 pounds and a parcel dimensional weight of 20 pounds will be shipped using the 20-pound weight. For example, a cylinder with a diameter of 10 inches would replace both the width and height in the equation. Consider this example.

Blockchain for Logistics: Preparing for the Opportunities

Talking Logistics

For example, in less-than-truckload (LTL) rating workflows, companies oftentimes will use third-party rating bureaus because they might not trust that carriers are applying the right discount or rate to a shipment. Another example Jason offered is in tracking shipments.

This Week in Logistics News (September 24-28, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Home Depot was one of the examples I cited. Coincidently, I participated in a webinar yesterday organized by Descartes (a Talking Logistics sponsor) on how “ Delivery is the New Moment of Truth.”

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Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

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a pair of jeans that didn’t come from a sweatshop, for example. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing. Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. A manufacturer in China doesn’t read the specs on an order. A supplier in Mexico mixes up two similar parts.

What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

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For example, does location A offer more benefits than location B. In this example, location A is located outside of shopping center with few restaurants. For example, an analysis of fuel efficiency may require information on road conditions, tire pressure and octane ratings.

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[Infographic] Opportunities for Women Abound in Skilled Trades

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For example, the below infographic from TWS shows that administrative assistants tend to earn $20,020 less a year than electricians.

Reducing Parcel Transportation Costs Thru Parcel Audits

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Parcel Audits Identify Much More Than Just Billing Problems The previous example focused solely the finances of billing problems, but parcel audits can identify other issues that adversely affect a business. For example, an audit of 50 invoices identifies a 10-percent markup on freight rate for 10 percent of invoices. Considering the aforementioned example, manual in-house audits, as explained by PNG Logistics , are counterproductive and take more time to conduct than their savings.

The Digital Supply Chain Demands the Use of Smart Supply Chain Technologies

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For example, companies needing to know their average fuel costs should also know the miles driven per vehicle, the weight of each load, the average cost of fuel per gallon, the speed driven, the number of trucks on the road, traffic patterns and idle time, reports Supply Chain Digital. For example, smart technologies can be leveraged to reduce wait times and delays for fleet drivers.

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

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For example, after 100,000 miles, you may need extensive servicing of the hydraulics on the lift. For example, reflective tape may be laid down over tapes off sections that are secured with safety bollards.

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Return Merchandise Authorization: What is RMA and Common RMA Policy Attributes

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Let’s take a look into how RMAs function and some common examples of RMA policy. For example, a business may sell 1,000 items online or for remanufacturing companies who have core returns, and 25 percent of such items are sent it for returns due to a manufacturing defect.

Robots in Manufacturing: Creating More Efficient Operations & The Future of Manufacturing Jobs

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For example, Ford employs approximately 200,000 workers, one-third of its 1970 payroll, yet it pushes out more vehicles than ever before. example. For example, Google Voice and Siri are both automated, robotic systems. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

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For example, more manufacturers are likely to begin the process of outsourcing services and transportation to 3PLs. Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018.

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Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

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In another example, Hong Kong began switching conventional traffic lighting to more energy efficient LED traffic lighting. As explained in the aforementioned examples, money is one of the most common perceived obstacles to sustainability.

IoT Inspired Smart Warehouses Are Reinventing Inventory Management

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For example, auto-lighting LEDs, RFID, and handheld scanners can help pickers ensure the right item is picked every time. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing. Everything is connected to the internet, including consumer and industrial devices and systems.

6 Benefits of Transportation Consolidation Programs & How They Reduce Freight Spend

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For example, less-than-truckload shipments result in higher fuel costs to a shipper due to inefficient fuel usage while driving and frequent stops. An Example. For example, shipper A figures out their current processes are resulting in higher freight spend across the entire company.

[Infographic] The State of Supply Chains: The Supply Chain Has Gone Digital

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For example, an optimized supply chain is good, but it opens more opportunities for errors. For example, new hires are likely to pick up tablet-based systems more easily since they have been using them recreationally for some time.

Lost Warehouse Inventory? What to Do and When to Write It Off

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For example, when a forward pick location has less physical than systemic inventory, the WMS may not trigger a replenishment that is required to fulfill orders, resulting in shorted picks. Inventory thresholds include an allowed variance amount for inventory discrepancies; common examples include a percentage of units, quantity of units, and dollar amount.

Manufacturing Mobility Movement: The 5 Pillars & Why Executives Must Pay Attention

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No, imagine this example applied to 10 different warehouses or ordering centers. Expand the example by saying each employee uses an average of 30 pages per day in work, not counting the larger order sheets for hundreds of unique specifications on customized products.

[Infographic] Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain

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One example of the competitive advantage gained with cloud involves analytics across the many data silos that make up today’s enterprise Big Data environments.

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9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management

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For example, a decreased revenue yield per mile may suggest poor fuel-burn within a given fleet. For example, when figured over the course of years, a company may find savings by allowing truckers to receive compensation for hotel stays that are along the predetermined route.

Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains

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This example generates a huge amount of data that can leverage in the supply chain. While this example may still be a few years off, it is important that you understand how the top emerging trends in automation will shape supply chains and transportation processes in the coming years. For example, additive manufacturing might involve the use of 3D printers to create replacement parts at the store for consumers.

8 Essential Steps to Selecting a TMS Solution and How to Get Started?

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For example, do you need less-than-truckload (LTL), small package, full truckload (FT) or freight consolidation? For example, the system may follow a hierarchy-based system of analyzing possible carriers and routes against imminent risks, creating a more optimizing carrier-shipper route.

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6 Important Tips For Effective Logistics Management

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There are various factors involved in effective logistics management, for example, automation and perfect coordination. For example, business process software can be integrated that provides timely updates regarding the movement of goods.

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