Product Review : CenterSource Platform

Shipping and Freight Resource

Timber is one of the most popular and commonly shipped forestry products shipped around the world in various forms, using general-purpose ships, specialised log carriers, and also in containers. As part of the Product Reviews I do on this site, here is my review of this Platform.

Making Carrier Relationships More Productive with Noam Frankel

The Logistics of Logistics

Making Carrier Relationships More Productive with Noam Frankel. Noam Frankel and Joe Lynch discuss making carrier relationships more productive. Noam is a transportation industry veteran who has always advocated for building solid relationships between 3PLs, brokers, and carriers.

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How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production

GlobalTranz

The question that seems to get asked more often than not is to talk about how many industrial applications we can name for machine learning. Machine learning is not a device you can plug into a production line and make the production line operate better than it did before.read More. The post How Machine Learning is Transforming Industrial Production appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Plastic firm optimises production

Logistics Business Magazine

Dutch plastic packaging manufacturer Flestic installed SmartMONITOR from WERMA to optimise its production. In addition to bottles, pots and closures, the product range also includes customised plastic packaging. This shortens reaction times, avoids downtimes and increases productivity.

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Straight Talk on 5G for Industrial Applications

Logistics Viewpoints

However, the 5G protocol is slowly evolving to add more features for industrial applications. Like many other large industrial manufacturers, Covestro has been very interested in 5G as a key enabler of the Smart Factory. For industry, 5G is a developing technology.

Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger

WEBCAST | Consumer Products September 13, 2018 | 12 PM EDT Stuart Nussbaum | Partner and Consumer Products Sector Leader, Mazars […]. 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

Technologies for Improving Logistics Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Technologies for Improving Logistics Productivity appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management.

Transportation Benefits Via Smarter Packaging/Product Design (Insights from Indago Members)

Talking Logistics

A big opportunity to reduce the number of trucks required to ship products is by developing smarter packaging (see “Bubble Wrap Loses Its Pop For Logistics Cost Savings”). Read more Transportation Benefits Via Smarter Packaging/Product Design (Insights from Indago Members).

Coronavirus is Disrupting Indian Industry

Logistics Viewpoints

While the impact of coronavirus on Indian industry has so far been moderate, India’s extremely high import dependence on China means there are significant ramifications for Indian industry. The post Coronavirus is Disrupting Indian Industry appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Chart Industries Expands Hydrogen, LNG Business

NGT News

Chart Industries Inc., an independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment, has completed the divestiture of its cryobiological products business – MVE Biological Products – to Cryoport Inc.

March trailer orders stabilize but supply chain issues stunt production

The Supply Chain Journal

The supply of materials is a critical limiter in being able to ramp up production at many plants,” Chris Hammond, executive vice president of sales at Great Dane, told FreightWaves. “I Key products sold out for 2021.

Air Products Acquires Five Hydrogen Plants

NGT News

Air Products, an industrial gas company, has signed agreements with PBF Energy Inc. that include the $530 million purchase of five hydrogen steam methane reformer (SMR) hydrogen production plants and the long-term supply of hydrogen from those already operating plants to PBF refineries.

5 Ways 2020 Has Remade the Luxury Industry

Mazars Ledger

Luxury brands have long been known for their ability to control how their products are presented and sold. However, the… The post 5 Ways 2020 Has Remade the Luxury Industry appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

WorkWave® Announces Unprecedented Transformation of the Pest Control Industry by Integrating Target Specialty Products™ Into WorkWave Marketplace

WorkWave

WorkWave and Target Specialty Products partner in the WorkWave Marketplace to provide significant, direct cost savings and convenience exclusively to its customer base. and Canada, Target Specialty Products has an extensive product catalogue and deep expertise to support service operators.

Editor’s Choice: Machine Learning Will Make Warehouse Managers More Productive

Logistics Viewpoints

These new tools will free time for managers and engineers, making them more productive and their DCs more efficient and effective. New AI/machine learning applications will provide DC managers and industrial engineers with insights to: Dramatically improve workforce planning and management.

Air Products, New Flyer Promote Benefits of Fuel Cell Electric Buses

NGT News

Air Products, an industrial gases company, and New Flyer of America Inc. recently demonstrated the benefits of fuel cell electric buses powered with Air Products’ hydrogen.

Boeing's 737 Production Cut Echoes Throughout Aerospace Industry

Material Handling and Logistics

Boeing’s suppliers cannot dial down production overnight, and changes to aircraft production rates usually take 12-18 months to flow through the supply chain

Why You Should Embed Customer Service Metrics in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Founder, sustainSCM and Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success Operations, Helix OpCo

Across industries, 81% of all customers attempt to take care of matters themselves before reaching out to a live representative. When there is so much information in customer feedback, why do supply chain managers leave such expensive insights on the table? Supply chain touches the product from conception until it arrives in the hands of the customer, and sometimes through the recycling process. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success at Helix as she walks through the key questions to connecting the supply chain with the voice of the customer.

How three Chinese companies cornered global container production

The Supply Chain Journal

Just three Chinese companies account for the majority of production, with Chinese factories now building more than 96% of the world’s dry cargo containers and 100% of the world’s refrigerated containers, according to U.K. I think it’s a new dynamic in our industry.

Boeing, IAI expand production lines for 737, 777 freighter conversions

The Supply Chain Journal

Boeing (NYSE: BA ) and Israel Aerospace Industries are adding production capacity to meet growing demand for conversions of narrow- and wide-body passenger aircraft into freighters.

How to Manage a Product Recall in the Electronics Industry before Your Profits Go Up in Smoke

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The world has seen an explosion of product recalls in recent years. The post How to Manage a Product Recall in the Electronics Industry before Your Profits Go Up in Smoke appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Commentary: What makes Alaska’s oil industry unique?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article showcases the difficulties of arctic oil production andlogistics. Of course there are many others, on the sustainability side, like devastation of the tundra habitat, and … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Production Operations Supply Chains Sustainability arctic environment Oil sustainabilityIt is a very nice summary of the most important long term issues.

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Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

The automotive industry has undergone quite the transformation from the days of Henry Ford and the Model T. There are five factors driving these changes in the industry, according to a PwC study which uses the acronym “easy” to explain what it calls “mobility of the future.”

[Talking Logistics en Español] Taking the First Step in Automating Your Concrete Production

Talking Logistics

Read more [Talking Logistics en Español] Taking the First Step in Automating Your Concrete Production. The post [Talking Logistics en Español] Taking the First Step in Automating Your Concrete Production appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Industry Trends Command Alkon concrete production Latin America process automation

Consumer Products Industry Trends and Cybersecurity Issues Webcast

Mazars Ledger

WEBCAST | Consumer Products, Technology | Manufacturing & Distribution September 14, 2017 | 11 AM EST Stuart Nussbaum | Partner & Consumer… The post Consumer Products Industry Trends and Cybersecurity Issues Webcast appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States.

Breakthroughs could slash emissions from aluminum and steel production

The Supply Chain Journal

of the world’s aluminum, En+ Group is producing aluminum with a purity higher than 99% and with the “lowest carbon footprint” in the industry at its plant in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. The companies plan to increase serial steel production volume over time.

Industrial Automation for the Supply Chain Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

Today’s highly increasing competitiveness over the process industry demands high quality and most consistent products with a competitive price. To address this challenge, many industries considered creating various new product designs and integrated manufacturing techniques in conjuncture with the use of automated machines and devices. The post Industrial Automation for the Supply Chain Industry appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

The Latest on Shipping CBD Oils and Other CBD Products

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

As the Green Rush gains momentum, it’s a good time to be a seller of CBD oil and other hemp-based products, especially since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized industrial hemp on a federal level. However, as companies are ramping up to capitalize on this marketing opportunity, there remain many questions about warehousing and shipping CBD oil and other hemp-based products.

The payment industry’s rebirth

The Supply Chain Journal

The payment industry is experiencing a renaissance – a rebirth,” Stovan Kenderov, chief product officer of Plastiq , told Modern Shipper. “We The explosion of e-commerce in 2020 brought with it immediate problems for businesses that had never sold online before.

Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology

Kuebix

Between companies regularly distributing, manufacturing or using construction products, the construction industry experiences a steady flow of business. The post Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology appeared first on Kuebix.

Philip Morris International’s Pivot to Smoke-Free Products Complicates their Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The Introduction of Smokeless Tobacco Products Complicated Philip Morris’s Supply Chain. The tobacco industry is changing. Traditionally, the industry has been stable.

How to Find Hidden Warehouse Productivity Killers — and Fix Them With Warehouse Automation

Magaya

Warehouse productivity is paramount for sustained market success. Despite best efforts, however, not every operational issue is obvious — and it's these hidden productivity killers that often pose the biggest challenges for completion times and failure rates. Industry

Product Returns: The Hangover Headache of E-Commerce

Talking Logistics

But there’s an equally big story that’s just beginning: dealing with all the product returns. E-commerce consistently generates more returns than brick-and-mortar retail, partly because shoppers often can’t sample online merchandise before buying it and partly due to the widespread practice of online shoppers ordering several versions of a product and returning those that don’t appeal,” states the CBRE press release.