Boosting Efficiency and Reducing Costs with Route Optimization

Loginext

Optimization is doing more with less while sustaining (or bettering) the efficiency of operations.

How Last Mile Delivery Optimization Can Boost Customer Satisfaction

Loginext

Proper logistics movement optimization is key, not just to ensure quick and on-time deliveries, but also to boost customer satisfaction and retention. Companies can compete by making a better product. But it’s no longer enough. The company also must create a great delivery experience for the customer.

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Optimize Fulfillment and Delivery

Material Handling and Logistics

of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud (FIC) to optimize fulfillment and delivery GrandCanals has launched version 4.0

Plan and Optimize Each Part of Your Delivery Process

Loginext

And it is ‘tech-backed optimization’. Cloud-based optimization of resources, routes, and deliveries is the best way to ensure that your company not just matches industry benchmarks, but also breaks and resets them continually.

Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation

Talking Logistics

Data-driven Optimization. The post Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Companies across all industries are dealing with rising transportation costs and a key question many CEOs, CFOs, and supply chain executives are asking is, “What can we do to better manage and control our freight spend in today’s market?”

How Optimized Logistics Can Help You Grow Apparel Sales

Apparel Logistics

Make sure you're optimizing your logistics to offer the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. Logistics management is about more than efficiency and cost management. Enhanced logistics strategies can provide the key to increasing your apparel company's sales.

Optimizing the Last Mile

Material Handling and Logistics

CarPal Fleet is a smart, cloud-based SaaS platform that digitizes last-mile processes

Pharmaceutical Markets Rely on Optimized Cold Chains

Morai Logistics

Transference requires optimal cooling solutions to ensure medical products are moved safely throughout the shipment lifecycle. It also aims to uncover optimal solutions that have been set in place by pharmaceutical supply chains to help mobilize this market. Let’s look at the top solutions that help optimize cold chains. The post Pharmaceutical Markets Rely on Optimized Cold Chains appeared first on Morai Logistics Inc.

Feature Snapshot! App-Driven Last Mile Delivery Optimization

Loginext

Enterprise mobility solutions are unlocking a new phase of benefits with respect to resource movement efficiency. With multiple industries and markets getting more and more focused on consumerism while finding new and better ways to satisfying the increasing global retail and e-commerce demand.

Inbound Freight Optimization

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced SupplierMAX, a comprehensive inbound program designed to help increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations

White paper: Route Optimization Explained

Fleet Owner

Putting a commercial vehicle and driver on the road can be expensive. As a fleet owner, you know how important it is to run your fleet as efficiently as possible by maximizing utilization and minimizing miles

Driving Down Supply Chain Costs with Mode Optimization

Blue Grace Logistics

The term “optimization” is thrown around often in the logistics landscape. It’s true, optimization is an indispensable part of a well-run business model. Identifying consolidation opportunities is the key to the cost-reducing aspect of optimizations.

Optimizing Your 3PL Plans for the Future

Logistics Management

This webcast explores the gains to be made by properly leveraging 3PLs for optimized service and demonstrates how shippers can measure ROI and plan for the future

MORE THAN JUST CONNECTING DOTS ON THE MAP : Route optimization driving businesses to success

InstaVans

1 This is why route optimization techniques on a digital platform need to be honed for any business and this is possible only through a technology-forward approach. Can they ensure optimal capacity usage for their cargo? Vehicle space optimization.

Supply Chain Control Towers: Visibility, Collaboration, and Optimization

Talking Logistics

Optimization : “It also has to support optimization, which facilitates decision making. If you add end-to-end visibility, collaboration, and optimization, in our view, you have a true supply chain control tower platform that enables supply chain orchestration,” added Verwijmeren. “It’s The post Supply Chain Control Towers: Visibility, Collaboration, and Optimization appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Stop Thinking Micro: Maximize Your Savings with Macro-Optimization

Talking Logistics

Supply chain management software offers a lot of optimization opportunities, but most of those cost savings are realized through micro-optimization. What is the difference between micro-optimization and macro-optimization? What’s required to enable macro-optimization?

More than a TMS: Optimizing with Visibility-Driven Workflows

Logistics Viewpoints

The post More than a TMS: Optimizing with Visibility-Driven Workflows appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. When we think about visibility and tracking in our daily lives, our consumer mindset probably turns on and we think of online ordering. We’re concerned with questions like, “Where’s my stuff?” or “What time can I expect my order to be delivered?” In a B2C environment, visibility is about tracking. But in B2B, it’s so much more.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

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

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Shipping Process

Cyzerg

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. Shipping is the final warehouse process, and one of the most important ones, for that matter. While customer experience greatly depends on the shipping process, the process itself depends on the previous processes to varied extent.

Adopt the “Optimization Lifestyle”: Overcoming Inefficient Decision Making

Talking Logistics

Optimization is a hot topic that is impacting many industries and geographies, and for good reason. Optimization engines are a very efficient and consistent methodology for improving decision making and achieving cost and quality differentiation for your product. Many industries have realized the importance of utilizing optimization engines in their logistics departments. One of the biggest decisions a business can make is deciding how it will make its decisions.

Mexico conference: Uncertainty well-balanced with optimism

Automotive Logistics

That confidence is being fed by optimism about the next generation of engineering and logistics talent and the transformation of the supply chain through digital technology. The post Mexico conference: Uncertainty well-balanced with optimism appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Three ways to optimize your company's cash flow

Fleet Owner

Optimizing financial processes can free up cash flow that can then be used to expand products and services offered and allow the company to invest in growth drivers

MarineTraffic, NAPA join forces on fleet optimization

247 Customs Broker

MarineTraffic, NAPA join forces on fleet optimization.

The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

In such a scenario, what is the optimal way to load these trailers and route the deliveries? They might not realize it, but what they’re really saying is that they need optimization. Other leaders in the industry use optimization software from leading third-party vendors.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Put-Away Process

Cyzerg

Although often ignored by many warehouse managers when optimizing warehouse operations, the put-away process is a critical step to increasing warehouse efficiency. In this article, we will review some of the most common best practices and technologies that every warehouse manager must keep in mind to optimize the put-away process and increase warehouse efficiency.

Using Big Data to Optimize the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

Make sure you're optimizing the information available to you for better supply chain management. Big data supplies businesses with an abundance of information that can help apparel retailers make smart decisions.

Leveraging Technology to Optimize Your Transportation Business

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Leveraging Technology to Optimize Your Transportation Business appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. The transportation industry is currently facing a number of daunting challenges. New government policies and regulations and a worsening driver shortage are forcing transportation specialists to reevaluate and change their business practices. Thankfully, there are a number of new technologies available to help the industry get back on the right track.

Making the Case for LTL Shipment Lifecyle Optimization

247 Customs Broker

By putting time and effort into less-than-truckload shipment lifecycle optimization, and by applying the right technology to the task, companies can effectively reduce their freight spend, improve end-to-end supply chain visibility, streamline their logistics functions, and save valuable time.

Optimize Your Supply Chain by Integrating Labeling with SAP

Logistics Management

Today’s Supply Chains are evolving and becoming more complex year after year – making your labeling processes more and more difficult

Optimizing Long-Haul, Temperature-Controlled LTL Shipments

West Coast and California Logistics

There is currently no solid national solution for long-haul, temperature-controlled LTL shipments between 55 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Consequently, candy manufacturers and other shippers with this temperature requirement use a multi-stop truckload solution to move goods to retailers in different regions. This strategy poses increasing problems as TL capacity tightens and as retailers levy tougher penalties for shipments that don’t hit requested arrival dates (RADs).

What’s Going on in the Field? Be on Top of Ground-Level Realities

Loginext

LogiNext’s field workforce optimization is machine learning-enabled planning engine which pulls in all the constraints such as preferred time slot visits, avoiding repeat visits, avoiding overlap or mirroring, and also to optimize the service time or time spent at each outlet.

Improving and Optimizing Your 3PL Relationships

Apparel Logistics

Instead, you need to take a long-term approach to improving and optimizing your 3PL relationship. Finding the right third-party logistics (3PL) provider is an important part of making sure your organization can operate efficiently.

3 Ways the Internet of Things (IoT) Will Optimize Third-Party Logistics Providers

Morai Logistics

The integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) can help third party logistic providers (3PLS) optimize their services to improve operations, transparency and the customer journey. However, there are three ways that IoT technology will help 3PLs optimize supply chains for their customers. The post 3 Ways the Internet of Things (IoT) Will Optimize Third-Party Logistics Providers appeared first on Morai Logistics Inc.

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Putting Continuous Pool Optimization to Work in the Supply Chain

247 Customs Broker

Download this new whitepaper and learn more about the key issues that shippers and 3PLs are grappling with in the multichannel distribution environment and how continuous pool optimization can help them work better, smarter and faster while more efficiently meeting their customers’ needs.

Drone Use for Facility and Last-Mile Optimization

Triskele Logistics

Competition between businesses and within supply chains require companies to explore and adopt innovative technology to strategically enhance their position within the market. Drones are one such technology that can give businesses a competitive edge. Supply Chain Technology

Are You Still Using Static Route Planning for Field Agent Management? Let’s Go Dynamic!

Loginext

Most of Fortune 500 companies are maximizing the value of their active field agents using intelligent planning and optimization. Static planning is a function of yesteryear. Wake up to new-age dynamic route planning for your field agent management.

Making the Case for LTL Shipment Lifecyle Optimization

Logistics Management

Taking the calculation, complexity, and cost out of LTL shipping

Editor’s Pick: The Ideal Inventory Optimization Approach for Omni-channel Retailers

Talking Logistics

In this post, Scott Fenwick, Manhattan Associates ’ senior director of product management, describes how to take inventory optimization in an omni-channel environment to the next level. What do superconsumers have to do with inventory optimization? Editor's Pick Retail Trends Supply Chain & Logistics Trends inventory optimization Manhattan Associates omni-channel Retail Superconsumer

How to Derive Optimal Value from a Supply Chain Control Tower

Logistics Management

This tech brief looks at the major forces influencing the supply chain today, and what a control tower needs to meet the demands of today’s fast moving global supply chains

Rethinking Your Distribution Network Optimization – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

Distribution Network Optimization. Whether you are a small business owner or a corporate logistics manager, it’s crucial to stay attuned to the most innovative ways to optimize your distribution network. Whatever the motivation, reassessing your distribution network optimization is an absolute necessity. Distribution Network Optimization Is More Relevant Than Ever. Without a doubt, an optimized distribution network will. April 19, 2018 ·. By Sean Henry.