Eliminating Detention and Delighting Drivers with Erik Malin

The Logistics of Logistics

Eliminating Detention and Delighting Drivers with Erik Malin. Erik Malin and Joe Lynch discuss eliminating detention and delighting drivers. Detention and dwell time is upsetting and expensive. Baton has developed an innovative solution to eliminate detention and dwell time.

Transportation Strategies for Continued Success

Logistics Viewpoints

A TMS offers optimization capabilities across multiple modes to improve service levels and reduce freight spend. Below are some transportation strategies for success for suppliers of TMS, TES, and MTS. Transportation strategies come in all shapes and sizes.


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Robotic lift trucks can cut operating expenses up to 70%

Logistics Management

This white paper examines the ways in which warehouses can not only justify an investment in robotic lift trucks through speedy ROI – but achieve meaningful savings

How carriers can regain lost revenue from accessorial expenses

The Supply Chain Journal

Accessorial expenses, which often are not collected from shippers, can represent an enormous revenue leak to carriers. Given the potential amount of revenue forgone, why do carriers struggle to bill for accessorial expenses? By Larry Kerr, president of EBE Technologies.

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Logistics carbon footprint reduction best practices

FreightWaves SONAR

This becomes especially significant for the carbon footprint of companies in transportation, logistics and supply chains, including the added expenses associated with reefer during the warmer months. Trains transport multiple units simultaneously, reducing the amount of fuel needed.

4 new technologies that reduce traceability costs and manual labor expenses

Logistics Management

Learn how these 4 new technologies will be used in warehouse, distribution, and logistics companies to track products and parcels while reducing traceability costs and manual labor expenses

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised. On the other hand, if you told me your company hasn’t been able to sustain any progress in supply chain cost reduction, I wouldn’t be surprised at all. This operation was proving too costly and too slow, so the company launched an initiative to achieve a 10% supply chain cost reduction within four years.

How to reduce costs on the most expensive areas of your fleet

Fleet Owner

Even with more than 60,000 jobs to fill and a driver shortage expected to double in the next decade, expenses keep going up: from anIt might keep the economy running, but trucking has never been the most cost-effective industry in which to operate.

Private fleets are an expensive response to ongoing volatility

The Supply Chain Journal

Also in July 2020, the Food and Drug Administration announced the New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint , adding goals for food suppliers and manufacturers to improve their tech-enabled traceability, response times to outbreaks and reduction in food contamination.

Secure Your Supply Chain: How to Build Resiliency for the Future

Speaker: Bart Huthwaite, Principal, RSM, Operations and Supply Chain

In this webinar, Bart Huthwaite will explore best practices in building and improving supply chain resilience for a successful and productive future.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree. Joe Lynch and Ron Crabtree discuss sourcing strategy: effective vs efficient. Key Takeaways – Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient. Learn More About Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient.

Creating a Successful Small Business Shipping Strategy

GoShip Blog

A shipping strategy is not as high of a priority for small business owners as it should be. Shipping for small businesses is not limited to just cutting costs , either. How do you create a small business shipping strategy?

USPS says higher labor, freight expenses cut into parcel margins in fiscal second quarter

DC Velocity

USPS paid more for parcel labor, truck shipping in quarter. Transportation

Inventory Replenishment Strategies that Increase Profits


Inventory Replenishment Strategies to Boost Profitability. To overcome all these inventory management risks, you need a toolbox of effective inventory replenishment strategies. 5 Inventory Replenishment Strategies to Increase Profits. What is Inventory Replenishment?

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

4 Key Strategies of a Solid Reverse Logistics Plan


Thankfully some strategies can be used to mitigate the cost. This is a fiscally sound strategy that cuts down on reverse logistics costs for organizations. Businesses can still be grown with a low baseline as long as the cost for returns is reduced.

Zero Sum: How Walmart Transportation is Working to Reduce Emissions Now and in the Future

Logistics Viewpoints

At Logistics Viewpoints, we have written about how companies are looking to reduce carbon emissions, especially when it comes to transportation. Today I’m excited to share more about our zero-emissions transportation strategy and announce a series of collaborations and pilots.

Colombo port congestion brings extra expense for Bangladeshi shippers

The LoadStar

The moves comes amid acute congestion at the hubs, linked to pandemic-related reduced numbers of port workers, Feeder vessels calling at Colombo are facing waits of up to five days and, in Singapore, more than two days to get a berth.

Logistics and the strangling of strategy

Logistics in War

However, the impact of logistics on strategy is just as significant and ultimately more profound. Logistic systems and supply chains, and the concepts that drive their formation, are as influential on strategy at least as much, if not more, than strategy should be in determining them. Clausewitz, although not overwhelmingly interested in issues of ‘paper war’, knew the irrevocable relationship logistics had with strategy and tactics. By David Beaumont.

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

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

The New Significance of a Logistics Strategy: Role, Success factors, and Integration

Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics strategy as an enabler of new business models. A logistics strategy provides the competitive edge. There are clear advantages to be gained from giving a logistics strategy top priority. Top three success factors for your logistics strategy.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy


However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). A reverse logistics strategy provides a path for removing the existing equipment to make way for the next era of equipment in the case of end of life products or new upgrdes. In a sense, reverse logistics could be considered the “greenest” part of any business logistics strategy. Reduced Risks to the Business.

5 Simple Tips to Help You Reduce Your Freight Forwarding Expenses

United World Transporation

In the freight and shipping industry, freight forwarding and costs are inevitably part of a company’s expenses. In this guide, we are going to look at five simple ways that you can reduce your freight forwarding expenses. Evidently, having a solid, transparent solution as well as cutting down costs, will surely enhance the growth of your company, as well as maintaining your customers’ expectations.

Detention is Now a Major Expense Line Item


DOT has concluded that time spent detained at shipper or receiver facilities cuts truck driver pay by between $1.1 In one of the first reports dealing with detention the U.S. billion and $1.3 billion annually. An underlying concern is also the effect on driver safety. An extra 15 minutes spent detained beyond the standard two-hour window causes industry crash risk to climb 6.2 percent, the DOT has estimated. That’s an average of about 6,500 additional crashes annually, the report notes.

Reshoring – The Future of Supply Chains

Speaker: Rosemary Coates - Board Member & Founder at Reshoring Institute, Best-selling Author, Host of the Frictionless Supply Chain podcast

In this webinar, Reshoring Institute founder Rosemary Coates will teach you about the top supply chain trends going into 2023 and how your business can take steps to prevent disruptions.

New Titans Look to Old Technology to Reduce Carbon Footprint

MTS Logistics

Maersk, Mitsui, Cargill, and others are doing their part to achieve the industry goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 50% before the year 2050, following a 2008 pledge. Longer than two football fields, the vessel is thought to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30%.

Q&A: Delta Air Lines VP talks cargo-led strategy

The Supply Chain Journal

Stabilizing the airline after the travel business evaporated last year required management to raise money in debt and capital markets, slash payrolls, and reduce expenses to the bare minimum. That is not a link that has been used in our fleet acquisition strategy before.

[WHITE PAPER] Falling freight demand shapes 2022 outlook

FreightWaves SONAR

Rising insurance, maintenance and fuel expenses are squeezing carriers’ margins in the face of falling revenue, which foreshadows a bleak near-term future for the market. View the Full White Paper.

Dodging accessorial charges key to effective parcel-spending strategy

The Supply Chain Journal

Shippers have complained for years that the carriers’ contract language governing accessorials is tantamount to playing against the house, and that frequent and random changes in requirements and costs make it hard to plan shipping expenses.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

is broken and expensive. choose to extend a job offer to Tim as soon as he completes the in-person interview, eliminating downtime he would otherwise spend waiting to hear back from the. status updates and guidance from his friendly AI recruiting assistant, eliminating the.

Omni-Channel Strategy and Intermodal Transport in Globalized Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Omni-channel strategies prove to be an effective method for meeting on-demand delivery for consumers and providing efficient solutions for shippers. Research presented supports an industry shift from traditional to Omni-channel strategy, finding that it enables third party logistic (3PL) providers to offer all distribution initiatives. Omni-Channel Strategy. Harsh weather seasons and a reduction in drivers can cause inefficient deliveries and poor customer service.

The 3 Pillars of Supply Chain Management (And Why Their Alignment Matters)

Logistics Bureau

Our three pillars (or fundamentals) of great supply chain management excellence are strategy, service, and cost. Aligning strategy, service, and financial factors in your supply chain operation is essential to support your company’s overall business strategy , mission, and objectives.

Report Reflects Good News on CO2 Reduction Efforts


Industry leaders in ocean shipping are looking for ways to reduce the global footprint per container. In the interim, there have been other significant steps to reduce omissions that are already having a big impact. The strategy for a 50% reduction by the year 2050 was unveiled in 2018.

6 Ways Your Business Can Cut Commercial Waste Management Costs

Compactor Management Company

To become sustainable and green, many commercial businesses are implementing waste reduction and management tactics throughout all levels of the company and across properties. There are a variety of ways to implement waste reduction tactics in a commercial setting.

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How to Use Data to Fuel Your Retail Reverse Logistics Strategy


How often do you think about your retail reverse logistics strategy? Instead of being relegated to the margins, executives must rethink their strategy and consider how a data-driven reverse supply chain can add more value and improve profit margins.

Omnichannel Strategies Are Crucial For Retail And Shippers

Blue Grace Logistics

Over the last decade, ever since social media and the IoT became common-place mediums, there has been a change in marketing tools and strategies. A more streamlined communication is provided by omnichannel strategies. In-store visits were drastically reduced during the pandemic.

Reducing Freight Strategies for your Apparel Business Intelligently

Apparel Logistics

Freight costs are some of the most significant expenses that all apparel brands incur. Consider the following strategies to reduce your freight costs without compromising the customer service for which you're known. Accordingly, it makes sense to analyze shipping fees when you're tightening your clothing business budget. Negotiate Lower Freight Rates. A conversation with your transport providers is the most obvious place to start trimming your freight costs.

4 Tips To Cut Costs In A Warehouse


But, with a well-planned strategy, you too can reduce expenses in your workplace. Still, some losses are a predictable expense and you can’t entirely eliminate them. Reduce Labor Costs Most of your operating budget will go towards labor. Either you reduce pay or find a way to increase work efficiency. Take advantage of this as it is the ultimate way to reduce the cost of labor. Get better insulation on your walls to reduce heat loss.

5 Unique Strategies to Recapture Peak Season Expenses | FAST FREIGHT FIVE – VIDEO


Fortunately, shippers can apply these five strategies to recapture peak.read More. The post 5 Unique Strategies to Recapture Peak Season Expenses | FAST FREIGHT FIVE – VIDEO appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.