6 Significant Effects of E-Commerce in the Warehouse Industry


In today’s e-commerce era, the demand for a convenient online shopping experience has made the role of warehouses and distribution centers highly critical and complex. Warehouses face an imperative to improve processes and reduce costs to meet customer demands brought by e-commerce.

Will the Freight Industry Move to a Discounted Pricing Model Like the Stock Brokerage Industry?

The Logistics of Logistics

To answer that question, let’s examine some of the similarities between the two industries. Back in the 70’s and 80’s full-service stock brokerages dominated the industry. The industry leaders, like Merrill Lynch, E.F

3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry

Now, That's Logistics

By optimizing workflows and order picking/packing accuracy; improving inventory management; and better utilizing human labor, technology is literally reshaping the logistics industry. The post 3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry appeared first on Now That's Logistics.

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2019 U.S. Water Industry Outlook: A Summary

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Introduction Seven years ago, we launched the Mazars Water Industry Outlook with the aim of playing our part in leading […]. Water Industry Outlook: A Summary appeared first on The Ledger.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

help it tune for the specific use case and industry. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019


Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019. Three months into 2019, the industry has already experienced a number of developments impacting shippers and carriers alike. Our quarterly industry report is your one-stop-shop. Interested in expanding your industry horizons?

RFID Enables Industrie 4.0

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the interest subsided until the 2010’s, when RFID technology was reignited by the fervor of Industrie 4.0 The post RFID Enables Industrie 4.0 Walmart that was pursuing RFID as an evolutionary step to manage inventory throughout the entire supply chain. and the rise of IIoT in manufacturing. . appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace


Delivery Drones? Industrial Paper Airplanes!

Logistics Matter

Industrial Paper Airplanes! Who didn’t fold paper airplanes as a kid? I sure did. Threw them out my bedroom window, until the neighbors complained about all the paper in their backyard… Is it a bird? Is it a drone? No, it’s a… Otherlab has taken this childhood pastime and formed it into a very clever low-cost highly efficient delivery system. Where until now […]. The post Delivery Drones? appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation


Industry players have already begun experimenting with technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence. While automation in the supply chain is still in an early-adoption phase, the impact that it could have on the industry is significant. Industry Supply Chain

Four Requirements for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative


Whether you call it Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Smart Manufacturing, there’s no denying that manufacturing is evolving at a pace never seen before. The post Four Requirements for a Successful Industry 4.0 All Industries ManufacturingWe are living in the dawn of a new era. With the dawn comes illumination, but not necessarily clarity. The breakneck speed with which companies are figuring out […].

Why Industry 4.0 is the New Financial Paradigm


Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0-driven Realities To my mind, there are two […]. The post Why Industry 4.0 All Industries ManufacturingIt’s a fascinating time to be in finance, especially for those of us who enjoy a challenge, change, and personal growth. For those who don’t, the way ahead could be tough. becomes the prevailing paradigm for manufacturing, finance, new technologies, collaborations and new ways of thinking need to be embraced.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints. Hence following so-called industry trends may not always yield targeted results.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry


The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements.

Tendering Techniques for the Hotel Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Tendering Techniques for the Hotel Industry appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Purchasing refers to the process of ordering and receiving goods and services. It is a part of the bigger procurement process.

Labor Shortage Hurts Logistics Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehouse growth driven by e-commerce is running smack into the reality of nearly full employment

Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

Logistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows. Strategy

Hyliion wunderkind CEO electrifying industry

Fleet Owner

Company’s Class 8 vehicle hybridization solution powering into trucking’s forefront

Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Precision manufacturers require precise, fact-based intelligence to avoid costly delays and downtime.

Power Your Business with the Enhanced Industry Energy Efficiency Package

The Logistics Academy

The Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing announced the enhancement of the Industry Energy Efficiency (IEE) package at the Singapore International Energy Week on 30 October 2018. Industry News Industry Trends Singapore Logistics Uncategorized

Accuracy of Industrial Weighing Scales

Quality Scales Unlimited

Industrial scales such as platform scales, weighbridges, bench scales and counting scales are classified into four accuracy classes namely – I, II, III and IV based on the permissible errors for measurement. Inaccurate weight measurements could lead to a faulty end result.

Employee Misclassification in The Trucking Industry

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Articles Articles 2018 INDUSTRY M&D Watch M&D Watch September 2018 Manufacturing and Distribution The Ledger The Ledger 2018 September/October Transportation Year 2018 employee classification Transportation and Logistics trucking worker classifications

What is Industry 4.0?: Digitizing Logistics and Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has initiated a lucrative transition for transportation supply chains. Research on future trends of supply chain management found that over the next five years about 80% believe ‘ digital supply chain ’ will be the leading industry model and 72% of global companies will invest over US$900 billion each year on digitization. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain and Logistics. Industry 4.0

INTTRA urges industry-led standards for containers and logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics

Lee Hong Liang has written an interesting article about the call for standards in maritime documentation. To my view, it’s no doubt needed badly, and has been for years. The desires of maritime operators to work as local optimizers has hurt … Continue reading → Logistics Production Operations Shipping Supply Chains standards technology

Industrial Tractor-Trailer System

Material Handling and Logistics

Air Technical Industries (ATI) has introduced the Tug Master, a tow truck and cart transport system designed to streamline product flow through facilities

E-Commerce Speeds Industrial Real Estate Transformation

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehousing is expected to grow by double digits while facilities add more technology

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. The process industry has been burdened by effects from global economic strength, tariffs and trade balances, and infrastructure bottlenecks.

Isuzu crafts beer truck for booming industry

Fleet Owner

The company worked with a craft brewer to develop a truck that can be used for deliveries and at live events to promote the brew

Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Consumer Products Events Featured Events Manufacturing and Distribution Webcasts Year 2018 annual consumer products industry trends benchmarking study Consumer Products Industry Trends Data analytics leon zerbib Mazars Webcast retail stuart nussbaum

Six Procurement Best Practices for the Construction Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

As competition intensifies in the construction market, procurement department plays a critical role in the construction industry, as it has to manage the project execution and closure in time.

Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018


Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018. 2019 is in full swing, and there are plenty of key transportation trends and industry conditions to explore in the new year. The post Quarterly Industry Report: Q4 of 2018 appeared first on. Business - Transportation Industry News Transportation Management 2018 capacity diesel economy fuel industry intermodal LTL market quarterly industry report rates report retail stats tonnage transportation trends trucking truckload

How An Industrial Computer Workstation Can Improve Industrial Supply Chains


A lot hinges on your industrial supply chain operating smoothly, not least the survival of your business. How then can the humble Industrial Computer Workstation serve to safeguard your supply chain? Then came the Industrial Computer Workstation….

Transportation-industry economist launches website

DC Velocity

Truckstop.com's chief economist, Noël Perry, says Transport Futures site will offer insight and data for transport decision makers. Strategy

Fragmentation in the 3PL Industry

Apparel Logistics

In most industries, there are brands or companies that are viewed as the clear leaders. However, in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the state of the industry is fragmented. The Industry Is Worth Billions.

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Automotive industry condemns tariff ‘secrecy’

Automotive Logistics

A number of associations representing the automotive industry have complained that failure to disclose the figures is fuelling uncertainty, threatening businesses and jobs. Open markets and integrated supply chains provide a proven framework for economic growth and jobs in our industry.”.

Myth Busting 5 Myths Regarding Industrial Facilities


Computers are costing jobs in industrial facilities… Desktop computers can’t be used in industrial settings. These are just two of the myths associated with industrial computing. Myth #1 - Industrial Computing is Costing Jobs. Myth #3 - Industrial Facilities Are Expensive.