Make Your Route Optimization Strategy 10X More Efficient

Routific

Route OptimizationThis article was original posted by Jason Green, CEO and Principal Product Manager at Greenlight, SmartRoute. Republished with permission.

Optimizing your truckload shipping strategy for the back to school season

Freightquote

The back to school season is a great reminder to optimize your truckload shipping strategy. Let’s dive into how to boost your current process for your best back to school season yet

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Mojo Demo: Optimize Your Transportation Strategy

MercuryGate

The post Mojo Demo: Optimize Your Transportation Strategy appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Webinars

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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

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

How a freight audit can help to optimize your LTL shipping strategy.

Freightquote

Learn how undergoing a freight audit can help you identify savings opportunities and optimize your LTL shipping strategy

Optimizing your truckload shipping strategy for the back to school season

Freightquote

The back to school season is a great reminder to optimize your truckload shipping strategy. Let’s dive into how to boost your current process for your best back to school season yet

[PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies

Cerasis

Listen to “A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Considerations in Facility Strategy – Location Matters

Blue Horseshoe Solutions

At ProMat 2019, Chris Elliott, consulting manager at Blue Horseshoe, shared his presentation What Supply Chain Optimization Software Isn’t Able to Tell You – Considerations in Facility Strategy, Location, Design, and Layout. Learning Strategy Supply Chain

4 Ways to Optimize Your Shipping Network Strategy

Cerasis

One such area that offers the greatest opportunity is shipping network optimization. The question is, how can a company optimize its shipping network? Optimal shipping networks are not “one size fits all.” ” Depending on industry, an optimal shipping network might include the ability to reach all states in two days, while for other industries they might be a pure margins game.

Inventory Optimization is the Lynchpin to Omnichannel Success

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers should look for a demand forecasting and inventory optimization solution that understands digital demand is now being fulfilled through physical stores and can account for channel demand patterns and emerging omni-fulfillment strategies. The post Inventory Optimization is the Lynchpin to Omnichannel Success appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Success in omnichannel commerce requires solutions designed for the way customers shop today.

Protect Your Bottom Line With a Smart Supply Chain Design Strategy

Talking Logistics

Many of the world’s most successful food and beverage companies are turning to supply chain design to gain a complete end-to-end view of their supply chain networks to uncover inefficiencies and optimize for significant improvement in cost, service, and risk.

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.

10 Strategies to Reduce CPG Logistics Costs

Kane is Able

Or, are you exploring logistics strategies that alter current processes and the way you work with retail customers? Following are 7 strategies for CPG manufacturers to consider. Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies face a constant battle for market share and retail shelf space.

6 Cost Reduction Benefits From Optimized Transportation Management

Cerasis

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.

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 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.

Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation

Talking Logistics

The second question we get is what strategies can we implement to lower our transportation costs. Data-driven Optimization. I asked Michael about the impact omnichannel fulfillment is having on transportation strategies. “A A lot of our customers are only scratching the surface of transportation strategies,” notes Michael. The post Optimize Your Freight Spend Without Negotiation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to tell if it’s time to upgrade your truckload shipping strategy.

Freightquote

Optimizing your truckload shipping strategy will help you prepare for potential shifts in what the market demands. Learn more about what your strategy can do for you, and what signs point to an upgrade

E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Challenges to Consider for Perfect Implementation

Cerasis

The path to perfect implementation of a new e-commerce shipping strategy is not always clear, and it comes with several challenges that can undermine the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of e-commerce.

How Slotting Optimization Technology Fosters Strategic Improvement for Distribution Centers

Cerasis

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.

How to tell if it’s time to upgrade your truckload shipping strategy.

Freightquote

Optimizing your truckload shipping strategy will help you prepare for potential shifts in what the market demands. Learn more about what your strategy can do for you, and what signs point to an upgrade

Reshoring Optimism, But Not Much Else

Cerasis

Reshoring Optimism Abound, However, Let’s Look at the Data Now. To recoup lost manufacturing strength, America needs a strong manufacturing strategy to boost research and development, encourage innovation, and ensure the United States remains a leader in advanced, emerging industries.

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

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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Cloud Logistics: A Supply Chain Optimization Tool

Morai Logistics

In addition to improving our every day lives, it also enables industries to advance and optimize communications, operations, production and servicing. Optimize warehouse operations. Push out efficient fulfillment strategies. Therefore, the end goal is to optimize the supply chain to create solutions that help meet increased consumer demand. Thus, integrating cloud logistics is also an optimal cost savings tools.

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

Cerasis

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

Conquering peak season: 5 tips to optimize holiday order fulfillment

247 Customs Broker

This is a contributed op-ed by, Johannes Panzer, head of product strategy, e-commerce at Descartes. The holiday season is just around the corner, bringing with… The post Conquering peak season: 5 tips to optimize holiday order fulfillment appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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? Those breadcrumbs—or demand signals in inventory terms—can lead the way to stronger forecasts and a better pooled inventory strategy.

Strategies for Embracing the Internet of Things

Supply Chain Brain

SC Planning & Optimization Supply Chain Visibility Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain ManagementA fair number of companies are leaning toward the latter view. While they might embrace the underlying concept of the IoT, they’re dubious about their ability to manage the resulting flood of data in a meaningful way. How, for example, can they distinguish between information that’s relevant to the organization, and that which is useless?

Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

West Coast and California Logistics

For many companies, these combined facts make logistics strategy simple: place a DC in California close to the arriving port and the West Coast distribution riddle is solved. California. A very big state with a very big population. In fact, it’s the largest consumer market in the U.S.

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.

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. Diversifying a supply chain portfolio is a strategy that many industries use to accomplish the following objectives: Decrease costs. Let’s look at the top solutions that help optimize cold chains.

[WEBINAR] 5 Parcel Shipping Trends to Optimize Shipping & Reduce Costs

Cerasis

Cerasis invites you to register for the “5 Parcel Shipping Trends to Optimize Shipping & Reduce Costs” Webinar on May 23rd, 2018 a 10 AM CST. Please register for 5 Parcel Shipping Trends to Optimize Shipping & Reduce Costs on May 23 , 2018 10:00 AM CDT by clicking the button below. 5 Parcel Shipping Trends to Optimize Shipping & Reduce Costs.

Optimizing Long-Haul, Temperature-Controlled LTL Shipments

West Coast and California Logistics

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). For shippers feeling this pinch, a pool distribution strategy may be a lower-risk, lower-cost alternative There is currently no solid national solution for long-haul, temperature-controlled LTL shipments between 55 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

Develop a comprehensive truckload strategy so you’re prepared to handle just about anything. Building the right truckload strategy for your business. The key to a great truckload strategy is aligning capacity communities with attribute segments of your freight portfolio.

How to Kickstart a Successful Facebook and Instagram Advertising Strategy For Your Local Service Business

WorkWave

By pairing a solid organic social content strategy with a full-funnel social advertising strategy, you will gain much greater value and be able to tie efforts to actual ROI. Once you are set up you can jump into your strategy and execution. Time To Read: 12 minutes.

How Mitigation Strategies Help Global Retailers Offset Supply Chain Shortages

Morai Logistics

Organizations within the retail industry should implement mitigation strategies into their supply chain to offset potential risks such as supply shortages. By using a tactic that involves support from a variety of modes of transportation, supply chains are able to offer optimized solutions. However, the switch to airfreight made by Adidas is a mitigation strategy used to offset supply shortages. Therefore, creating appropriate mitigation strategies should be a top priority.