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Warehouse Operations: Definition, Functions, Optimization Strategies

Cyzerg

Efficient warehouse operations are vital for businesses to stay competitive. The key to success lies in streamlining these operations to maximize efficiency. From inventory management to order fulfillment, every aspect of the warehouse must be optimized for smooth and seamless processes.

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The 3 Pillars of Freight Operations with Robert Bain

The Logistics of Logistics

Robert Bain and Joe Lynch discuss the 3 pillars of freight operations. Headquartered in Chicago and with operations/availability nationwide, CDL 1000 has been trusted to handle drayage, OTR, intermodal, and transloading for 17 of the top 20 US importers and 9 of the top 10 freight forwarders.

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Smarter Fleet Operations with Kayne Grau

The Logistics of Logistics

Kayne Grau and Joe Lynch discuss smarter fleet operations. As CEO, he is responsible for evolving the product suite, enhancing deployment and customer success, and optimizing company operations. Their focus is on translating data into actionable insights that improve operations, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

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Insights on Fulfillment and Operations Management

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

On a recent episode of the Unboxing Fulfillment Podcast , host Harry Drajpuch chatted with supply chain veteran, Jim Tompkins, on a range of issues related to fulfillment and operations management. Here are a few of the notable fulfillment and operations insights from the episode, with commentary.

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Next-Generation Fulfillment Strategies and Operating Models: A Strategic Playbook

Faced with many fulfillment constraints and older operating models that can’t keep up, companies must look to the future. Download this GEP playbook to learn more about the next generation of fulfillment strategies and operating models.

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8 Crucial Warehouse Metrics to Track to Optimize Your Operations

Cyzerg

Whether you are a small business or a large enterprise, knowing which metrics to measure can make a significant difference in your warehouse operations. Tracking and analyzing the right data can provide invaluable insights into improving efficiency, reducing costs, and maximizing customer satisfaction.

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Taming the Supply Chain Beast: Tech Solutions for Smoother Operations with Kendra Phillips

The Logistics of Logistics

This includes everything from Aurora’s digital platform to its physical operations such as terminals and command center sites. Prior to CTO, she was Group Director of Southeast Operations for Dedicated Transportation Solutions for Ryder System, Inc. responsible for a $175M P&L and over 1,200 employees.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? The paper highlights real-world examples and use cases that demonstrate generative AI's transformative effects on operational efficiency, risk management, and cost reduction.

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Navigating Uncertainty: How Technology Helps Fleets Thrive in Challenging Times

Amid business competition, regulatory developments, environmental concerns, and myriad other challenges, motor carriers must continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Change is a constant in the transportation industry.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Transportation Industry

Forward-looking businesses are also using AI to transform their operations and gain a competitive edge. Among them are businesses in the transportation and logistics industry.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

This GEP-sponsored white paper — Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need to Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability — delves into the shifting dynamics of direct materials sourcing, addressing challenges and advocating for a strategic reassessment to drive operational enhancements and elevate job satisfaction in this evolving landscape. (..)

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Five Best Practices for Balancing Costs, Risks, and Sustainability

In the face of volatile macroeconomic conditions and other complex challenges, supply chain and procurement pros must strike a tough balance between seemingly contradictory demands: boosting performance and sustaining and extending business operations, all while meeting customers’ needs.

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5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Sales and operations planning (S&OP). Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE). Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases. Supply Chain Network Design. Inventory optimization. Warehouse optimization.

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Don't Let Outsourcing Break Your Supply Chain

Businesses have been outsourcing operations since the late 1980s in a bid to tap into a global marketplace and combat rising costs. Outsourcing was a cornerstone for businesses to scale effectively, launch new products seamlessly, and manage operations efficiently.

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Driving Effective Collaboration With Your Supply Chain Partners

Supply chain ecosystems today are still operating without the capabilities to effectively orchestrate and collaborate with their external trading partners – and in doing so, are exposing their fragility and inefficiency.