How to ship lithium batteries by air—in 2022 and beyond

LabelMaster

Since 2016, when the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) implemented drastically more restrictive global regulations on shipping lithium batteries by air, shippers have adapted and done their best to comply.

How to Use Warehouse Labels Effectively

Cyzerg

Storage facilities tend to be of considerable size, and stock items can be challenging to find if there are no labels to guide employees to their whereabouts. Without these labels, it would be nearly impossible to find any item in a storage facility efficiently.

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Trade Facilitation: How to Enter New Markets

Logistics Matter

Expanding your business by entering new markets can be challenging, especially when that new market involves a new country. Each country has its own rules, regulations, and procedures for doing business. Local knowledge is essential, but companies often don’t have that knowledge.

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How to Achieve a Sustainable Warehouse

Cyzerg

This is becoming more important to achieve due to the exponential increase in global energy consumption , which increases the price of electricity and affects operational efficiency.

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What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

How to be a successful freight broker: 3 tips for driving value through bundling

FreightWaves SONAR

For those who are seeking how to be a successful freight broker, they should first look at how they can make themselves stand out. Differentiation for freight brokers is often difficult to achieve. It’s difficult to stand out from the competition.

4 Last-Mile Delivery Challenges and How To Solve Them

Logistics Matter

Same-day or next-day deliveries are commonplace these days, but they are still the logistical nightmares they used to be for businesses. Sellers today are inundated with greater expectations of their buyers, compelled to find ways to overcome last-mile delivery challenges.

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How to Mitigate Disruptions in Your Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

Complete supply chains came to a standstill, and others faced delays they had never experienced before. If there is one thing we have seen in the past eighteen months, it is that unexpected disruptions in the supply chain can have enormous consequences.

How to Grow a Trucking Company with Brian Fielkow

The Logistics of Logistics

How to Grow a Trucking Company with Brian Fielkow. Brian Fielkow and Joe Lynch discuss how to grow a trucking company. Brian has maintained focus on people, fleet, technology and innovation to provide an excellent client experience.

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How to control fleet maintenance costs

Fleet Owner

Since 2012, American Transportation Research Institute reports that maintenance and repair costs represent between 8% to 10% of a fleet’s average marginal cost. Find out what fleets can do to manage those costs. Operations / Maintenance

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How to Improve Snowplow Operations with Fleet Management Solutions

Brian Dziuk

Learn how to optimize snowplow operations with GPS tracking solutions like Rastrac Snow and ice create hazardous driving conditions for motorists.

How to Personalize Marketing Materials

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

According to research done by Sirius Decisions, somewhere between 60 and 70 percent of a typical company’s marketing collateral is never used by their sales people. There’s no effort to personalize the marketing materials. Here’s a disturbing statistic.

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How to Improve Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Here are the 9 easiest, fastest, and most effective ways to boost your Supply Chain performance. Watch this: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: KPIs for Your Warehouse: How to Choose and Use Them.

Warehouse Picking Carts: How to Pick the Right One for Your Warehouse

Cyzerg

The right kind of warehouse picking cart can help you expedite picking, stocking, and transporting various warehouse items. This is important since order picking can deplete excessive resources if not used with the most efficient picking cart for your operations.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Warehouse Receiving Metrics You Must Track and How to Optimize Them

Cyzerg

Warehouse receiving metrics must be tracked to improve the operations of warehouses and distribution centers, specifically in the receiving area. It is essential to be aware of these metrics to discover any lapses that impede productivity and efficiency.

What Is Virtual Learning and How to Benefit from It?

Shippeo

Virtual learning is the process of using technology to deliver educational material. The post What Is Virtual Learning and How to Benefit from It? It takes different forms and shapes, and relies heavily on modern e-learning tools that keep the learner engaged.

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How to Prevent Theft in the Warehouse

Cyzerg

This article can act as your guide on how to prevent theft in your warehouse. We will be discussing the reasons for theft, the indicators to know it is happening, and some practices to combat it. Theft is not a new problem for the warehouse. Its negative implications not only places you, your staff, and your expensive goods in danger, but it also exposes security loopholes that endangers the reputation of your warehouse.

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How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics

Cyzerg

The internet is burgeoning with information on the power of B2B digital marketing, but most logistics companies are neglecting to invest in their digital presence.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Literature Distribution: How to Ensure Compliant Pharmaceutical Marketing

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

We’re all familiar with the expression “rules are made to be broken” – and maybe there are times when it’s okay to at least bend the rules a little. But, when it comes to pharmaceutical marketing, your best move is to stay compliant.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Renee Baker

3PL Insights

Throughout her career at Evans, Renee has worked in almost every operation—from a CSR in the office to a helping hand on the warehouse floor to even a truck dispatcher when needed. When it comes to her current role as Operations Manager, Renee likes the teaching aspect most of all.

How to choose your ERP implementation methodology

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

In the post-COVID world you have decided to be proactive and look at changing the business to operate successfully in the new normal. But hold up just a second – once your company has selected an ERP system you don’t just install it and expect everything to work out.

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How to better understand Generation Z

Fleet Owner

To attract those born in this generation, firms need to dive into how Gen Zers operate, how they make decisions, and what motivates them to stay with a company. Check out the following tools to begin that research. Operations / Staff Management

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How to Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

The point of the virtual summit was to discuss how streamlining the order-to-fulfillment process achieves perfect delivery, improves customer loyalty, and reduces costs. It is also not uncommon for logistics to be blamed for late deliveries, as it is the end of the process.

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How to Become a Preferred Shipper

Blue Grace Logistics

To be a preferred shipper, shippers will have to ensure the shipment and shipper characteristics are aligned to a driver’s interests, while hoping the shipment receiver also maintains the status quo. What’s in this article: How to become a shipper of choice.

How to Combat Rising Parcel Shipping Rates

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

According to a recent Wall Street Journal story on parcel shipping rates, the big U.S. parcel carriers, especially UPS and FedEx, are firmly in the driver’s seat on pricing and, “have started hitting some large shippers with price increases in the double-digit percent range.”.

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How to Become a Freight Forwarder

GlobalTranz

Cerasis does work with many freight forwarders who import into the US and need trucks to move from the port inland. We hope this post is helpful for those looking to become a freight forwarder but also for shippers wanting to know how it works. . Becoming a freight forwarder is a great option to join this business. But before we get into the nitty-gritty details of how to become a freight forwarder, let’s take a look at what a freight forwarder actually does.

Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

This eBook takes a look at three headache-free strategies you can employ today to accelerate selling the right way. Read on to learn how to adopt specific workflows and approaches that append your existing processes to deliver value to your prospects and internal counterparts.

How to Reduce Transportation Costs

Trinity Logistics

To make a profit, you need to get your customers the right product at the right time, and for the best cost. With costs rising recently, it’s easy to see why the challenge for many companies has been to reduce their transportation costs.

How to Choose a Warehouse Racking System?

Cyzerg

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive markets, proper inventory management is paramount to streamline warehouse operations. So, in this article, we’ll discuss what a warehouse racking system is, the factors to consider while selecting a suitable racking system, and the different types of racking systems. It is one of the many challenges faced by warehouse professionals, but it can be eased by selecting the right warehouse racking system.

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How to Ship Fireworks

Freight Center

Fireworks shipping season is upon us, and now is the perfect time to get all the answers you need to fully optimize your fireworks shipping strategy. Here’s how to ship fireworks like a true pro—safely and securely. Business is booming!

How to Ship Perishable Food

Freight Center

Small to medium-sized business owners that ship perishable food or other temperature-sensitive products have a unique challenge on their hands—making sure their cargo stays safe and at the right temperature during transit.

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The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.