Industry maintains strong economic outlook

DC Velocity

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

Manufacturing maintains momentum in February, says ISM

Logistics Management

In its Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM noted that the PMI, the report’s key metric, came in at 60.8 in February (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth). This topped January’s 59.1 reading by 1.7%, and it represents the 18th consecutive month of PMI growth

Fleet Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Fleet’s Efficiency and Minimize Downtime

Cerasis

Twitter The post Fleet Maintenance: How to Maintain Your Fleet’s Efficiency and Minimize Downtime appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Commercial trucks lead a taxing existence. Whatever the job demands, there’s no respite — it’s back to the road.

Construction spending maintains year-over-year gains through October

Fleet Owner

Construction spending edged lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure p

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

You’ll learn about the implementation of Esker’s AI-driven solution along with some of the biggest benefits achieved, including their: Ability to scale with 35% growth while maintaining business continuity. The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization.

Eight Ways to Maintain the Effectiveness of a Truck Scale In between Calibration

Quality Scales Unlimited

The post Eight Ways to Maintain the Effectiveness of a Truck Scale In between Calibration appeared first on Quality Scales Unlimited. Truck scales are important components in several industries. Scale calibration and maintenance helps cut down repair costs and prolong the life of the scale.

Manufacturing maintains momentum in February, says ISM

247 Customs Broker

The post Manufacturing maintains momentum in February, says ISM appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity had another strong month in February. In its Manufacturing Report on Business, the ISM noted that the PMI, the report’s key metric, came in at 60.8 in February (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth). This topped January’s 59.1

Conversions will maintain LATAM Cargo capacity after sale of freighters

The LoadStar

The post Conversions will maintain LATAM Cargo capacity after sale of freighters appeared first on The Loadstar. LATAM has sold its last two B777 freighters to Atlas Air, but their departure will not leave a gap. The ACMI provider will deploy them through its Southern Air subsidiary for DHL.

How to Maintain a Strong Relationship with Your 3PL

Apparel Logistics

Third party logistics (3PL) are hard enough without the added stress of maintaining relationships. You have to ensure that your 3PL is accurately handling your business the way you prefer, not just offering out-of-a-can vending services. To help you ensure that you’re getting the best possible service, we’d like to give you tips to help you forge the bonds you need to get the job done with your 3PL

Delta Cargo introduces cold-chain containers for pharma shipments

DC Velocity

Units maintain constant temperatures for trans-Atlantic routes. Transportation

Inventory Control Techniques for Effective Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Inventory control is also important to maintaining the right balance of stock in your warehouse. Warehousing is the act of storing goods that will be sold or distributed later.

New Technologies for Cold Chain Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

Cold chain logistics refers to the maintaining precise temperature bands that store and transport pharmaceutical drugs and perishable food products.

21st Century Sales Skills

The Logistics of Logistics

In addition to being a certified Master practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, she offers the Type Coach online assessment, with a focus on personality as it relates to the process of generating leads, closing and maintaining sales accounts.

Just Do It

The Logistics of Logistics

In addition to being a certified Master practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, she offers the Type Coach online assessment, with a focus on personality as it relates to the process of generating leads, closing and maintaining sales accounts.

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Five Techniques for Managing Inventory in the Precision Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

Maintaining safety stock is an essential part of capturing opportunistic sales, retaining business and making customers satisfied for businesses. Precision manufacturers require precise, fact-based intelligence to avoid costly delays and downtime.

Cost Reduction Strategy through Supplier-Managed Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Extensive information sharing is required so that supplier can maintain a high degree of visibility of its goods at the customer’s location. Supplier-Managed Inventory (SMI) is the process whereby a supplier plans, manages and replenish inventory for a customer.

Effective Techniques for Inventory Stock Control

SIPMM Professional Publications

Maintaining safety stock is an essential part of capturing opportunistic sales, retaining business and making customers satisfied. This article highlights five key techniques for effective inventory stock control of an organisation.

Digital Ship Announces The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam With A Special Focus On The Digital Supply Chain And Logistics Market

The Logistics of Logistics

It is widely anticipated that blockchain is the key to transforming the maritime industry by reducing the complexity of maritime transactions and maintaining security. PRESS RELEASE 15.06.2017. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Digitalisation is re-shaping the world and creating increased opportunity for development and innovation.

Upskill says smart glass software now supports document views

DC Velocity

Mixed reality platform built on Microsoft Hololens product enables hands-free reading of PDF files while maintaining equipment. Technology

Don’t leave technicians out of fuel efficiency equation

Fleet Owner

There is strong evidence that properly maintained trucks will enjoy improved fuel economy

Diagnostic solution for packaging systems

DC Velocity

Schneider Packaging Equipment has introduced Intelligent Illumination, an end-of-line packaging system designed to change the way operators maintain their machines.

Supply Chain Management:One Place for all Types of Business.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In todays Contract Management world Organizations are looking to have one system which can maintain contracts for both Buy side business and Sell side business, a single repository which meets all business and compliance requirements relevant to the Contract. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare.

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index for December highest since 2016

Fleet Owner

After a short weakening period in this first quarter of 2019, the SCI is expected to maintain the December level through the balance of the year

Asset Management Considerations for Carriers

Logistics Viewpoints

This often means that trucks, tractors, trailers, vans, and other equipment must be spec’d and maintained differently, depending on application, which poses unique challenges for enterprise asset management (EAM) and other asset management systems. The asset management needs for carriers can be both varied and complex. And these needs can differ depending on the type of carrier. Local and regional delivery companies’ requirements can be very different from that of over-the-road equipment.

About those driver qualification files

Fleet Owner

The way you maintain those files can be an advantage if you are ever singled out for a compliance audit

Ryder looks to disrupt e-commerce delivery

Fleet Owner

Ryder says its proposed solution would allow manufacturers of small to large parcel goods to gain more control over product selection, inventory management, pricing strategy, and customer service, all while maintaining critical speed to market

How Yusen Logistics’ European Control Tower can revitalise your healthcare operation

Insight Into Action

However, maintaining control of your logistics can be difficult to manage - especially as your supply chain grows bringing additional stakeholders, procedures, routes and end destinations to an already complex and intricate process.

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WMS and eCommerce: How to Use Supply Chain Technology to a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

The application of supply chain technology is essential to maintaining a competitive advantage in the height of eCommerce growth. Challenges of Maintaining Competitive Advantage in Today’s World Maintaining a competitive advantage in the world of eCommerce can be almost impossible.

All or nothing attitude discourages adoption

Fleet Owner

Advocating change with an all-or-nothing approach likely inhibits discussion with fleets that have to work through the real-world challenges and still stay in business and maintain profitability

Mixed-Demand: Meeting Same-Day Expectations Profitably in the Last Mile.

WorkWave

This approach creates an exact balance of on-demand and pre-planned orders that fulfill consumer needs while allowing delivery companies to maintain profitability. Time To Read: 1 minute A discussion on how companies can build a profitable and sustainable delivery model based on Mixed-Demand. Resource

December non-manufacturing output drops but shows growth for all of 2018

Logistics Management

Non-manufacturing activity in December finished 2018 with a decrease compared to November, while still maintaining a prolonged stretch of growth, according to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) today

Steps for Manufacturing Shippers to Adjust to Market Growth

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s important to effectively adapting to changing market conditions in order to maintain […]. October 5th was National Manufacturing Day. This yearly celebration of modern manufacturing strives to address common misperceptions about the industry and give manufacturers a day to showcase what they do and examine some of the most important aspects of their world. But taking time to focus on what’s going on in the world of manufacturing is more than just a fun celebration.

Transpacific Stabilization Agreement carriers announce September 1 rate hike

3PL Wire

Citing higher costs associated with equipment, inland transport, and other cargo handling services, carriers see higher baseline rates heading into 2015 as essential to maintaining adequate service levels. Member container shipping companies in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced an across the board general rate increase (GRI) of $600 per FEU to all destinations.

Using Data to Establish Accurate Pricing and Operational Efficiencies

LandLink

The right pricing strategy is a critical component that companies can’t afford to overlook and is one of the most important aspects of maintaining profitability.

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Making the Case for Comprehensive Aftermarket Services

Material Handling and Logistics

Maintaining a forklift fleet shouldn’t be a juggling act, but without the right balance of equipment uptime, output, safety, and maintenance, that’s exactly what it can turn into