Boosting Efficiency and Reducing Costs with Route Optimization


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

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics


While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. Siloed Data Must Be United for True Supply Chain Inventory Optimization. Inventory Optimization Creates a Competitive Advantage. Since optimized Inventory allows warehouse managers to connect all operations, it builds competitive advantage.

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How Last Mile Delivery Optimization Can Boost Customer Satisfaction


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.

Top Four Ways to Score Savings Using Freight Optimization Tools

Talking Logistics

Adding a Transportation Management System (TMS) with support for all modes and powerful optimization tools can be a great game plan to help shippers continue to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve service to customers. First Four” Plays to Optimize Your Supply Chains.

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

Continuous Pool Optimization: Putting Creativity to Work in Transportation

Talking Logistics

What is continuous pool optimization? From a technology standpoint, what innovations make continuous pool optimization possible today? . What benefits are companies achieving by using continuous pool optimization?

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?”

10 Advantages of Slotting Optimization in Warehouses


For your company, this means you need to make sure every space in your warehouse is maximized for efficiency and optimization. In fact, slotting optimization in warehouses can lead to the following benefits for your company. Increased Picking Productivity With Slotting 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?

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


Our job at Cerasis is to optimize transportation management for these manufacturing shippers so that in turn, they can focus on their own core, the process of manufacturing. Infographic: Connecting the Dots to Optimize Manufacturing and Business Performance.

6 Cost Reduction Benefits From Optimized Transportation Management


With a proactive plan towards an eye on optimized transportation management that is well executed can make the difference between excellent customer service, and customers looking elsewhere for their needs. The Process Can be Cross Optimized for Maximum Efficiency.

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.

Sealed Air, Cubiscan team up to optimize packaging

DC Velocity

Sales and marketing agreement aims to expand market reach and provide customers with better omnichannel packaging and shipping solutions, companies say. Material Handling

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 Picking Process


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

[PODCAST] Increasing Parcel Volumes Requiring Shippers to Implement Technology for Parcel Freight Optimization Yielding Reduced Costs


The post [PODCAST] Increasing Parcel Volumes Requiring Shippers to Implement Technology for Parcel Freight Optimization Yielding Reduced Costs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

How to Optimize Your Factory Layout for Industry 4.0


That’s why many buildings and properties employ cooling towers to keep airflow optimal within. Optimizing floor layout during the design phase is vital to ensuring worker safety and improving conditions within a plant. The post How to Optimize Your Factory Layout for Industry 4.0

Transportation Network Optimization

Logistics Management

Streamlining Your Freight with an Integrated Transportation Network

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. 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.

Jan de Rijk implements Transmetrics’ predictive assets optimization software

Fleet Owner

The Dutch logistics service provider aims to use the software to optimize assets strategy, improve operational efficiency

The Top Three Benefits of Optimizing Shipping Performance


This approach to optimizing shipping performance is educational because of how it illuminates potential weaknesses and offers advice for making positive changes. Wrapping Up The Benefits of Optimizing Shipping Performance.

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. 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.

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


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.

How Slotting Optimization Technology Fosters Strategic Improvement for Distribution Centers


So, distribution center managers who leverage strategic slotting optimization technology could cut picking costs by up to 50 percent. However, the true benefits of slotting optimization technology go back to the development of strategic improvements in distribution centers in these key ways.

Feature Snapshot! App-Driven Last Mile Delivery Optimization


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.

Optimizing the Last Mile

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.

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

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.

Reshoring Optimism, But Not Much Else


Reshoring Optimism Abound, However, Let’s Look at the Data Now. Twitter The post Reshoring Optimism, But Not Much Else appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog which tackles the hard numbers behind reshoring.

Heather Tomley: Finding optimal clean air solutions

Fleet Owner

The Port of Long Beach director of environmental planning is moving toward a zero-emissions future

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.

4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing Your Supply Chain

Morai Logistics

Industry experts believe that an optimized end-to-end supply chain that is executed using a customer-centric model, can help address these challenges. It further outlines how these distribution networks can optimize their processes to deliver efficiently and effectively. How to Create an Optimized Supply Chain. The post 4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing Your Supply Chain appeared first on Morai Logistics Inc.

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.

[WHITE PAPER] How to Optimize Full Truckload Shipping Through Technology & Best Practices


Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How to Optimize Full Truckload Shipping Through Technology & Best Practices” white paper! This is a must read for those are looking to reduce Full Truckload costs and optimize full truckload shipping in order to do more with less. Freight Full Truckload Logistics White Papers Optimizing full truckload

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. Slotting Optimization Software Enables Cross-Training of Employees for Better Throughput.

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.

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains


That being said, there are a few different ways that big data can be used to help optimize supply chains for a wide range of companies. So much money can be lost or expended with scheduling and planning and with big data you can truly optimize this process.

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BlackBerry targets broad fleet asset tracking, optimization for Radar system

Fleet Owner

By increasing utilization, Radar can also help retain drivers, company says