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 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 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 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. In January 2020, Renee was promoted due to her “wealth of knowledge regarding customers’ operational needs.” Renee welcomes and appreciates her team’s input – no idea is too small when it comes to bettering operations or fulfilling a customer’s needs.

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 Promote from Within: Featuring Manuel Torres

3PL Insights

In 2013, he was promoted to floor supervisor and oversaw the “tire dock” at our Fort Street warehouse. Two years later, Manuel was given the opportunity to oversee Fanuc’s inventory and became Evans’ inventory control specialist. How does he measure success?

How to Ship Heavy Haul & Oversize Loads

Freightera

Easy Guide to Shipping Heavy Haul & Oversize Loads. It pays off to get informed and prepare well. That’s why we’ve created a short guide to make oversize load shipping easier and less stressful. Sometimes, they’re also referred to as ‘’superloads.’’

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 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.

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.

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.

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 […]. Career Blog caree blog Career cover letter how to write a cover letter logistics careerIf you’re wondering whether you need a cover letter or not, in most cases the answer is yes.

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. . 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.

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. The irony is that logistics is the perfect industry in which digital marketing (done right) can grow your business, for 2 reasons: Business

Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. This technology is set to change the dynamics of how goods are shipped over long distances. The logistics industry will be able to cater to a wider customer base. .

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.

How to Increase Engagement and Efficiency in the Warehouse? Game On!

Logistics Matter

Last week I had the pleasure of talking to Pieter Van den Broecke, the Managing Director of Manhattan Associates for the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in the run up to Exchange Connect, the company’s first ever entirely digital European event.

How to Avoid Billing Adjustments

Freight Center

Before we get into the details of how to avoid billing adjustments, let’s discuss how they happen, who issues them and why. If there’s one area where things can go awry quickly for shippers, it’s billing adjustments.

How to Ship: Your First Few Days of Shipping

247 Customs Broker

That means more people are selling online, and therefore many people are learning how… The post How to Ship: Your First Few Days of Shipping appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Automation getting started in shipping how to ship Logistics shipping shipping software Shipping Tips ShippingEasy customs broker customs clearance freight imports logisticsEven before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, e-commerce was on the upswing.

6 Primary Warehouse Processes & How to Optimize Them

Cyzerg

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 Become A Freight Agent

Trinity Logistics

So you want to become a freight agent? How do you get started? What can you do to be successful in your new venture? Because of the reputation that the Authorized Agent Program at Trinity Logistics has, we are often asked how to get started in the industry.

How to Prepare Your Holiday Order Fulfillment Now

Freight Center

Summer is slowly coming to a close, and the holiday season will be here before we know it. This year has been different for many reasons, but the preparation phase when it comes to your holiday shipping plan shouldn’t be different. And now is the perfect time to start.

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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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

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. Ultimately it comes down to whether shippers want to manage their freight spend in-house or outsource it.

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 Choose the Right 3PL Software

Food Logistics

One of the most important tools available to any 3PL is logistics software. 3PL/4PL

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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 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 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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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 Use Augmented Reality in Logistics

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Mary Byrd who speaks to the ways companies can use augmented reality in logistics. The measure of success of every logistics business is its ability to provide timely and proper delivery services that can translate into a positive customer experience. Therefore to attain success, logistics market players need to.read More.

How to export from Singapore?

Globalior

All goods exported from Singapore are free of any GST (Goods and Service Tax) and have no duty applied to them. It is important to check if your goods have restrictions imposed upon them by Singapore’s Competent Authorities. The post How to export from Singapore?

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.