Supplier-Managed Inventory for Central Kitchen Operation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Every successful food business operates with an effective inventory management system, which is the core of Supply Chain Excellence. The post Supplier-Managed Inventory for Central Kitchen Operation appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process


Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology. Warehouse OperationsWhen optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case.

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Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process


This blog takes you through some of the warehouse operations that have a direct impact on the shipping process as well as some of the best practices to optimize it. Warehouse Operations warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency warehouse processes shipping processShipping is the final warehouse process, and one of the most important ones, for that matter.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Put-Away Process


Although often ignored by many warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations, the put-away process is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. Warehouse Operations put-away processThe initial placement of goods has a direct impact on all subsequent warehouse processes, especially the picking process. If goods are not stored in the most appropriate location, there is an increase in traveling time and the time it takes to pick and pack goods.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Adding digital functionality will increase customer satisfaction, streamline operations and improve efficiencies. Today, many companies have invested heavily in process automation and standardization to drive savings, improve efficiencies and enable control over internal operations.

Hapag-Lloyd and ONE set to operate joint feeder services round the world

The LoadStar

Hapag Lloyd and it’s the Alliance partner Ocean Network Express (ONE) have agreed to operate feeder services around the world together. The post Hapag-Lloyd and ONE set to operate joint feeder services round the world appeared first on The Loadstar.

How Energy Efficiency Impacts Your Operations’ Bottom Line

Material Handling and Logistics

Advances in lift truck technology and design will bring new ways to reduce costs, improve accuracy and streamline operations

Eco-Logistics Hub to Improve Operational Efficiencies in North Vietnam


Moreover, logistics companies are unable to maximize their operational efficiencies since inland trucking is the only option, with a maximum of one container per trip, per day being achieved. Traffic Congestion at Hai Phong.

Study: operational costs of trucking climbed 6 percent in 2017

DC Velocity

Increase caused by rise in fuel prices, maintenance on more complex vehicles, higher driver wages, ATRI says. Transportation

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Warehouse Life Hacks: Promoting Teamwork & Improving Operations


In this blog, Tom shares with us 4 Life hacks for promoting teamwork and improving operations. 4 Hacks to Improve Your Warehouse Operations. At times, many warehouse operations may seem to be painstaking and extraordinarily difficult.

Turkish Cargo Awarded Authorized Economic Operator Certification

Airfreight Logistics

One of the world’s fastest growing Air Cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo were recently awarded the “Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)” certification. The AEO certificate allows companies to trade operations in a more timely and cost-effective manner on the international stage.

Operation Stack becomes Operation Brock in M20 truck queueing rethink

The LoadStar

He added: “The temporary solution for Operation Stack is a good compromise for operators. The post Operation Stack becomes Operation Brock in M20 truck queueing rethink appeared first on The Loadstar. There will be changes in the way trucks queue on the M20 next year.

Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Fleet Operators

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing is offering some tips and resources to help truck fleet operators prepare for a storm and provides resources in the event you need assistance after the storm.

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10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations


But what are some ways organizations can streamline operations for improved results overall? The following is our top 10 list of ways warehouses can drive more efficient and productive warehouse operations: Consider Automation. Since labor tends to be the largest cost factor in warehousing and order picking operations, it’s critical for organizations to understand production rates. Manufacturing Warehouse warehouse operations According to the U.S.

KPIs for Warehouse Fulfillment Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

eCommerce companies will invest huge amounts of time crafting performance metrics for fulfillment operations, but spend very little time actively monitoring and managing these key performance indicators (KPIs). In our latest free eBook, we cover 10 tips for setting objectives and measuring performance in fulfillment operations. Here’s an irony for you.

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UPS opens up new Atlanta-based ‘super hub’ operating facility

Logistics Management

Global transportation and logistics services provider UPS announced this week that it has officially opened up its second-largest United States-based, and fourth largest global network package operating facility

Bee Sweet Citrus juices up its packing operations

DC Velocity

As business blossomed, the California citrus packer began experiencing bottlenecks in its packing operations. A sophisticated automated palletizing system cleared the jam. Material Handling

Louis Vuitton Hackathon: 48 Hours to Unlock Operational Excellence


Bringg team sharing insights on achieving operational excellence. Earlier this month, Louis Vuitton invited Bringg to participate in a 2-day hackathon hosted at their Europa warehouse. As the world’s biggest luxury retail brand, their customers expect the best service with no compromise.

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey


The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This year the trend continues, as 83% of the surveyed group reports as MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) carriers. Distribution distribution operations

So you think you can operate a crane?

DC Velocity

Hiab invites crane operators to compete in the World Crane Championship. Material Handling

UPS Strengthens Operations Across the Asian Region

Airfreight Logistics

The post UPS Strengthens Operations Across the Asian Region appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Two new UK air cargo operations take to the skies

The LoadStar

Turkish Cargo has launched freighter operations to Stansted with an A330 widebody freighter, three times a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, offering five different routes to the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Two new cargo services are to launch in the UK.

High-Speed Door for Sensitive Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

The new LiteSpeed Washdown High Performance Door by Rite-Hite is designed for easy cleaning in sensitive operations

Vertical carousel revitalizes healthcare retailer's fulfillment operation

DC Velocity

As sales boomed, Danish e-tailer Med24 faced a storage-space crunch. Installing vertical carousels changed all that. Lift Trucks

Operation Safe Driver Week Begins July 15

Move Ahead

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week will run from July 15 to 21 in an effort to reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by vehicle crashes on the road. Visit the CVSA’s website for more information about this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week.

Fetch Robotics adds two models for material handling operations

DC Velocity

CartConnect and RollerTop robots can be integrated into any warehouse workflow, Fetch says. Material Handling

Ocean Network Express (ONE) Officially Commences Operations

Logistics Manager

We must mix operational excellence and service together. The post Ocean Network Express (ONE) Officially Commences Operations appeared first on Logistics Manager.

CEVA Logistics to Operate Distribution Center for Honeywell Aerospace Trading

Airfreight Logistics

Global logistics and supply chain company, CEVA Logistics has been appointed by Honeywell Aerospace Trading (HAT) to operate the first distribution center in the Asia Pacific region. This new facility will be an extra operation.

Gebrüder Weiss expands Romanian operations

Automotive Logistics

The post Gebrüder Weiss expands Romanian operations appeared first on Automotive Logistics. German logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss has enlarged its base in Sibiu, Romania, to include a logistics terminal with cross-docking hub.

OSHA Proposes Rule on Crane Operator Certification

Material Handling and Logistics

After eight years in development, the new rule would remove certification-by-capacity restrictions

Emirates SkyCargo Celebrates 2 Years of Freighter Operations in Oslo

Airfreight Logistics

The world’s second largest cargo airline, Emirates SkyCargo recently celebrated reaching a new milestone as they have completed two years of operating their Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo in Norway.

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 Focuses on Operator Training

Material Handling and Logistics

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 raises awareness of warehousing best practices

Louis Vuitton Hackathon: 48 Hours to Unlock Operational Excellence


Bringg team sharing insights on achieving operational excellence. Earlier this month, Louis Vuitton invited Bringg to participate in a 2-day hackathon hosted at their Europa warehouse. As the world’s biggest luxury retail brand, their customers expect the best service with no compromise.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Optimize Manufacturing Operations with these 5 Golden Manufacturing Metrics


In order to optimize manufacturing operations, or really just about anything, you need to have at your fingertips the best and most accurate manufacturing metrics around. The 5 "Golden Metrics" to Know in order to Drastically Improve Manufacturing Operations.

Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence


We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? An Example of Matching Systems with People for Sustained Manufacturing Operations Excellence. Manufacturing manufacturing operations excellence

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Descartes’ exec highlights impact of ELD mandate on shipper operations

Logistics Management

With the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate now having been in effect for the better part of a year, there have since been various impacts from the mandate on shippers supply chain and logistics strategies, as well as having an effect on emerging time constraints on shipping lanes rather than a loss of truck drivers

How Slotting Optimization Software Increases Labor Efficiency & Lowers Operating Costs


However, slotting optimization software is poised to meet these demands by increasing labor efficiency and lowering operating costs in several key ways. Automation in Slotting Optimization Decreases Operating Costs.

Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Devon Energy generates huge volumes of data. The company’s real-time data system monitors 6.5 million data points from multiple sites, with more than 10,000 updates per second. Devon Energy has worked to change real-time visibility into actionable insights for better truck scheduling.

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Volga-Dnepr Appoint New Executive President, Charter Cargo Operations

Airfreight Logistics

As part of its air charter business leadership strategy, Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Mr. Konstantin Vekshin as Executive President, Charter Cargo Operations (CCO) for Volga-Dnepr Airlines, effective from August 15, 2018. Konstantin Vekshin.

Air Europa launches dedicated cargo operation

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The airline said that it will “directly manage a network of air cargo terminals and handling agents through the bases it operates from”. Air Europa operates a fleet of Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ aircraft, Airbus A330s, B737-800s and Embraer 195s.