How to Create Your Five Year Plan

PLS Logistics

Creating a detailed outline of what you want to achieve will make this an easier feat and bring you […]. Career Blog career development career goals career growth how to tips and tricksWhy have a Five year plan? Planning five years ahead can seem like an overwhelming task.

How To Write a Well-Crafted Cover Letter

PLS Logistics

Sending a well-prepared cover letter is one step further to get yourself to the interview. While most companies would ignore an average resume, knowing how to write a cover letter is a chance to get more “in […].

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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 to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

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. . How to get started.

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.

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 Choose a Warehouse Racking System?

Cyzerg

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive markets, proper inventory management is paramount to streamline warehouse operations. 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 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.

6 Primary Warehouse Processes & How to Optimize Them

Cyzerg

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

We are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series. This role allowed Leslie to collaborate with accounting, operations and value-added departments; immersing her in all areas of the business. I love the staff I get to manage.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

We are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series. This role allowed Leslie to collaborate with accounting, operations and value-added departments; immersing her in all areas of the business. I love the staff I get to manage.

Sales Literature Distribution: How to Cut Costs & Complexity

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Do your sales people, distributors or agents complain that it’s hard to order sales literature or it takes too long to get it? Are you frustrated by the amount of time and money you spend creating and managing your marketing assets? Marketing Fulfillment

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Sauvette Sumler

3PL Insights

This leadership position involved responsibilities such as training others how to inspect electrical components for quality—making sure there were no scratches, and so on—as well as making sure headphones moved down the line smoothly. How to Promote from Within

How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. The post How to Save Money Through WMS Automation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

How to Boost WMS Productivity Right Now

Cerasis

There are countless ways to improve performance and reap higher profitability in your organization. Such measures include investing in a warehouse management system (WMS) and using labor management to improve WMS productivity.

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

How To Build a Better Fulfillment Outsourcing Relationship

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Even though most companies invest considerable time and money into finding the right 3PL fulfillment partner , many forget that it’s equally important to put comparable sweat equity into being the right kind of 3PL partner, too.

How to stop tail spend

Fleet Owner

The more suppliers you have with small dollar spend amounts, the longer your tail spend

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

3PL & Tax Money Matters: How to Double Your Business by Not Overlooking This 3rd Way

Cerasis

Just last week, I was invited to speak at the National Conference of one of the leading transportation associations. In one session, we focused on how to legally cut your income tax bill by thousands, and also how to get the best settlement from the IRS if you owe them a, uh, boat-load of money! (It’s It’s funny – no matter what group I’m speaking to, one of the hot topics is always “What do I do if I get audited?”. Tough crowd”, I thought to myself.

How to Solve the Last Mile Problem

Material Handling and Logistics

By improving performance in increasing automation, managing data and building flexibility into their networks, e-commerce companies will be able to better manage inventory and increase the efficiency of their last-mile delivery networks

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How to Buy a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Kuebix

Manually trying to lower freight spend can be challenging, not to mention extremely time-consuming. The post How to Buy a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on Kuebix.

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How To Reduce Soft Costs in Shipping

Dedola Global Logistics

Archives When it comes to choosing the right international freight forwarder for your shipping needs, cost plays a factor in your decision. Hard costs are tangible resources that are easy to calculate. Soft costs may include having to constantly follow up on shipping updates.

Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Speaker: Achinta Mitra, Founder and President, Tiecas Inc.

It's the plight of an industrial marketer: over the course of a 12-18 month long buying cycle, you make contact with a whole host of influencers who read your content, who may or may not actually work in purchasing. By the time the RFQ comes in, the original project might be completely different. and your initial point of contact may be long gone! Meanwhile, the purchase somehow takes place, and Sales claims all the glory. How is a marketer supposed to make the business case for better content marketing? Join Achinta Mitra, Founder and President of Tiecas, Inc, as he explains how, despite the long, grueling buying cycle, you can prove the ROI of your content marketing. and win (or keep!) buy-in from your higher-ups.

How to ace the roadside inspection

Fleet Owner

Law enforcement and industry officials said there are steps fleets and drivers can take to ensure a smooth inspection

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How to Ensure a Connected Retail Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Reusable packaging solutions can add value to different areas of the supply chain while pushing the company forward

How to manage the weight adjustment process.

Freightquote

Learn how to manage the weight adjustment process and avoid overage charges Freight shipping adjustments can happen.

How to manage the weight adjustment process.

Freightquote

Learn how to manage the weight adjustment process and avoid overage charges Freight shipping adjustments can happen.

How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

Here’s How to Keep Snow and Ice Off Trucks

Cerasis

If you’re a trucker who often works in cold environments, you know how difficult operations are in those conditions. To make matters worse, the snow and ice that pile up on your rig pose an immense danger to the cars behind and around you.

How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The post How to Maintain the Supply Chain in the COVID-19 Crisis appeared first on SYSPRO US. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020.

How to make the most of BOPIS

DC Velocity

Locker vendor offers tips for boosting "buy online, pick up in store" sales. Strategy

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How To Ship Freight Internationally?

GoShip Blog

It has never been easier to sell and buy things online or ship items internationally. Numerous marketplaces made it possible to access customers across the world. For example, shipping to Canada can be a great start for U.S. How does international shipping work?

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible?

COVID-19: How to stay safe

World Food Programme Logistics

Here is some basic information on what COVID-19 is and how we can protect ourselves. The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was discovered in 2019 and is linked to the same family of viruses as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and some types of common cold. When and how to use a mask?