Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers

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Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers. Carter Express was recognized as one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers of 2018. The post Carter Express Recognized as Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Truckers appeared first on Carter Logistics.

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners. Unfortunately, few shippers make inbound freight a priority, and even fewer consider it a strategic supply chain initiative.

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[PODCAST] How Industrial Companies Can Pivot to Inbound Organizations & Increase Customer Experience


On today’s episode we welcome Todd Hockenberry, Founder and CEO of Top Line Results, an inbound marketing agency. Todd is also author of the new book Inbound Organization: How to Build and Strengthen Your Company’s Future Using Inbound Principles, You may purchase the book by clicking the button to the right below the podcast player. Listen to “How Industrial Companies Can Pivot to Inbound Organizations & Increase Customer Experience” on Spreaker.

[WEBINAR] Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers


Inbound Marketing for Manufacturers *still need link*. Some of the topics we’ll be covering in the webinar include: What is inbound and why does it matter to manufacturers? The importance of leadership to adopting an inbound mindset. Building an inbound strategy.

[e-Book] The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management


How Big Is the Problem Of Inbound Freight Management? Inbound freight management is receiving a lot of attention as businesses continue to look for ways to manage shipping costs. If you’re looking to save costs on shipping, take a look at inbound shipping. Depending on the industry and size of the company, a business can spend more than 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping, according to the Aberdeen Group, a research firm in Boston.

Inbound Freight Optimization

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced SupplierMAX, a comprehensive inbound program designed to help increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations

Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy


Shippers often forget about the possible savings through an effective inbound logistics strategy. In addition, managing vendors and inbound logistics can feel like a lot of work for little gain, yet the possible savings by implementing an inbound logistics program can add up through these key ways. Reducing Costs in Shipping with a Focus on Inbound Logistics Strategy. This is the obvious benefit of having the power to control inbound logistics.

Inbound Parcel Freight: What Are the Top Considerations for a Shipper?


Managing inbound parcel freight has increased in complexity with the global rise of e-commerce. Amazon has mastered inbound parcel freight management as part of its third-party marketplace, and small and mid-sized shippers are struggling to keep up. While part of the larger scheme for global economic growth, inbound parcel freight has become a top priority for shippers. What’s Causing Problems With Inbound Parcel Freight Management?

Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption

Automotive Logistics

The post Inbound supply chains subject to growing disruption appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Interruptions to the smooth flow of parts to assembly plants are becoming more commonplace, according to research from global insurance broker JLT Specialty.

Inbound Logistics Discusses Cost


As if on queue, after I wrote my article about recasting your discussion from "cost" control to "revenue" generation, Inbound Logistics published an article titled: " Keeping an Eye on Cost Management". The article discussed the 80/20 rule where 80% of a network's cost is baked in to the network design and 20% is about execution. I agree. But, again, I must say the article totally misses the point of Customer Centric Supply Chains. You do not design your network to cut costs!

Using Logistics Technology to Execute a Winning Inbound Freight Strategy & Have Compliant Vendors


Most shippers have existing vendor compliance programs in place within their vendor inbound logistics guide. Meanwhile, the importance of vendor compliance has grown more than ever as supply chains expand, explains Lisa Terry of Inbound Logistics, and companies look to trim the fat and optimize workflows to gain a competitive advantage. Fortunately, today’s logistics technology has the power to execute a winning inbound freight strategy and maintain compliance in the following ways.

Penske Logistics Repeats as Top 10 Third-Party Logistics Provider by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics has once again placed inside the top 10 of the Inbound Logistics magazine yearly Top 100 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) Providers listing with an eighth place ranking. We are honored to earn a repeat placement on the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Providers list,” stated Marc Althen, Penske Logistics president. “A Penske Logistics continues to offer solutions to help companies meet these challenges, and more,” explained Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.

[WHITE PAPER] The Guide to Proactive Inbound, Outbound, and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management


In partnership with Pierbridge , whose Transtream technology powers the parcel solution within the Cerasis Rater TMS, we are please to announce the publication of a new white paper titled “The Guide to Proactive Inbound Outbound and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management.” Shippers must not overlook the value of proactive enterprise parcel management, regardless of whether it is inbound freight from vendors, outbound freight to resellers and consumers, or returns from any party.

Top 5 Roadblocks to Effective Inbound Logistics Management


With the added pressure to lower costs to end-users, your customers, it’s no surprise that the need for increased scrutiny and cost reductions among inbound logistics partners, your vendors, has gone rogue. Some cite a lack of visibility or lack of control for reasons to not manage inbound logistics, and while proponents of “increased visibility” argue more information begets more effective inbound logistics strategy, its meaning gets lost in the murky waters of the internet.

Ten Steps to Managing Inbound Freight: A Coordinated Dance between Shippers and Suppliers

Material Handling and Logistics

There is a profound difference between inbound and outbound logistics—inbound deals with the delivery of raw materials or goods coming into a business while outbound logistics refers to goods going out. Consolidate inbound shipments to full truckload whenever possible.

Focus on Customers and Grow Your Business By Becoming an Inbound Organization


The fundamental idea behind being an Inbound Organization is straightforward: everyone in the company must consider how their role influences the customer journey to enhance the customer’s experience. What Inbound Organizations Do. An Inbound Organization understands and thinks about creating a customer experience that covers the entire customer journey from prospect to lead to first purchase through each subsequent interaction. Everyone wants to grow their business right?

Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics

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The post Fueling Transportation Breakthroughs – Inbound Logistics appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. April 29, 2018 | Merrill Douglas.

Inbound Industrial Marketing: Why Manufacturers, Distributors, & B2Bs Should Leverage Content Marketing to Keep Customers


It is the mindset that buyer behavior has not changed and that digital disruption isn’t impacting your inbound industrial marketing the way it is all of the other markets because: No one would trust search to help make these decisions about our products. The information online is all self-serving inbound industrial marketing stuff and no one trusts it. Change Your Inbound Industrial Marketing, Sales, and Service.

7 Easy Steps to Create an Inbound Vendor Routing Guide


An inbound vendor routing guide is comparable the beating heart of your operation. It manages inbound freight, not unlike the incoming blood supply from the lungs, and pumps it out to the remainder of your supply chain. Creating an effective inbound vendor routing guide is not without its share of challenges. Follow these steps, as outlined by Inbound Logistics , to create a working, evolving guide that puts the power of control and visibility in your hands.

Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics

Automotive Logistics

The post Continental extends inbound deal with Kerry Logistics appeared first on Automotive Logistics. Kerry Logistics has secured a four-year extension to its contract with the tyre-making division of tier supplier Continental. The third-party logistics provider’s division in Germany will handle international ocean freight export of tyres and provide logistics services for Continental’s procurement of raw materials to production sites worldwide, mainly from Asia.

Virginia expands capacity with four inbound truck gates

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The Top 6 Reasons to Have a Good Inbound Logistics Program


Most transportation costs in a company arise from inbound logistics cost. If other words, the costs associated with transportation of items from vendors make up the biggest portion of will transportation costs, reports Amy Roach Partridge of Inbound Logistics. Part of the problem lies in misconceptions around inbound logistics, including manual, data-intense processes and added stress. Your Inbound Logistics Program: What's Next?

Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal

Logistics Business Magazine

Bombardier Transportation has awarded DHL Supply Chain a new three-year contract to manage its inbound to manufacturing logistics services. The post Bombardier Awards Three-Year Inbound Logistics Deal appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Penske Logistics Honored as Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics has earned repeat entry onto the Inbound Logistics magazine 2018 Top 100 Trucker list. Nearly 300 carriers submitted information for consideration. “It It is great to once again earn placement on the Top 100 Trucker list,” stated Tom Scollard, vice president of dedicated contract carriage. The listing reinforces our place as a market leader.”. Magazine editors build the ranking to match shippers with the transportation providers that best meet their needs.

Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager

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Bombardier Transport has awarded DHL Supply Chain a three year contract to manage inbound logistics to its train manufacturing site at Derby. The post Bombardier chooses DHL for inbound at Derby – Logistics Manager appeared first on 247 Customs Broker.

[PODCAST] Tips for Shippers to Reduce Missed Pickups & In-Transit Freight Problems


The Cerasis Freight Desk takes care of all of shipper customers’ inbound and outbound routing services. Why it’s vital that shippers have a system in place or processes to effectively manage inbound freight. The Essential Guide to Inbound Freight Management. Freight Inbound Freight Podcast Transportation ManagementHello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

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Put Your Automotive Logistics On The Fast Track To Success

Insight Into Action

In such a process-driven culture, inbound supply chain disruptions of component parts can have huge financial consequences for OEMs and suppliers alike. Crossdocking Warehousing and Distribution 3PL Vendor Managed Inventory Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain

Twinning talent with technology

Automotive Logistics

On the evening before the conference began, 14 awards covering every aspect of inbound, outbound and aftermarket logistics were handed out to carmakers, suppliers and logistics providers who were judged to have shown excellence and innovation.

Ford to end Focus production in Argentina

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story OEM Ford argentina Inbound partsFord plans to stop manufacturing the Focus compact car in Argentina next May as part of an effort to reduce losses from its South American operations.

Automotive sequencing: getting the balance right

Insight Into Action

3PL Automotive Logistics Inbound Supply Chain sequencing automotive sequencing JIT just in time just in sequence OEM Electronic Data Interchange automotive industryWhen people ask me to explain the concept of sequencing in automotive logistics, I remind them of that famous quote by comedy genius Eric Morecambe who said: “I am playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.” I then explain that sequencing is the exact opposite.

Sika sets up plant in Mexico with integrated logistics

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story OEMs Mexico Tier supplier NVH noise abatement integrated logistics inbound supplyGerman components supplier Sika is opening a manufacturing plant in Querétaro, Mexico to supply acoustic treatments and body structural products to carmakers operating in the country.

Counting the cost of the tariffs on trade

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Inbound finished vehicle logistics parts Nafta used cars international trade

Digital lineside technology key to BMW’s 8 Series model

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story IT BMW Digitalisation inbound logistics Lineside logistics assembly technology virtual reality wearables

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Vote for Penske Logistics as Top 3PL

Move Ahead

Inbound Logistics magazine is once again accepting votes for their annual 2018 Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Logistics 3PL 3PL Excellence Awards Inbound Logistics Penske Penske Logistics supply chain top 3PL

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Scania forced to suspend V8 engine supply

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Tier suppliers engines industrial action supply chain Inbound parts scania truckmakerScania has been unable to fulfil customer orders for more than 2,000 trucks with V8 engines because of a strike at an unnamed supplier of cast engine components.

JCB adopts Apex system for better inventory control

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story IT Equipment makers Commercial vehicles Inventory Management warehouse management software Inbound parts JCBConstruction equipment manufacturer JCB has adopted new software to better manage inventory at its main plant in Uttoxeter, UK.

Ford to make second model in Craiova

Automotive Logistics

That has already significantly increased inbound and outbound operations, said Ford’s spokesperson, adding: “With the second vehicle coming now to Craiova, the current limitations of Romanian infrastructure raise a question mark on the overall competitiveness of our Romanian site.”.

Gefco reports gains in automotive beyond core PSA contracts

Automotive Logistics

Last year the company bought rail and compound assets from Rail Trans Auto in Russia to support exports to neighbouring countries, developed inbound logistics services for its customers in Iran and created a strategy for regionally focused fleet operations in the finished vehicle sector.

PSA to move engine production closer to assembly plants

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Regular story Inbound assembly production engines PSA GroupFrench carmaker PSA Group is to reorganise operations across Europe to boost regional competitiveness by improving the performance of its powertrain plants.

Settling into steady growth

Automotive Logistics

News Home Page Intelligence Hero story Inbound Road Rail IT finished vehicle logistics Containers regulation China Trade trailers One Belt One Road software big dataChina has the biggest car market in the world and is expected to make 25.3m vehicles this year. The city of Chengdu has 4.5m