Supply Chain Professionals: Please Offer Your Insights for 2019 3PL Study Survey

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics is once again sponsoring the 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing, and we’re asking supply chain professionals to offer their thoughts as survey participants. The study is a collaboration between Penske, Infosys Consulting , Penn State University and Korn Ferry. Previous studies can be accessed via www.3PLStudy.com.

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Study: threat of job automation may make workers sick

DC Velocity

Ball State University researchers find connection between fear of losing jobs and decreases in physical and mental health. Material Handling

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Study: Shippers see TMS as customer service tool

DC Velocity

ARC says users are finding the software can do more than rate discovery. Technology

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Study: Amazon's FBA Onsite program poses a threat to 3PLs

DC Velocity

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Onsite may also help firm negotiate lower rates with parcel carriers, Armstrong & Associates says. Strategy

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A Case Study in Project Logistics

Talking Logistics

Case Study Past Episode Past Episode - Axit AXIT project logistics Siemens Energy Management

Study: Most populous states have more infrastructure woes

Fleet Owner

Infrastructure in Plains states such as North Dakota, Kansas and South Dakota in better shape than Northeast states such as New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island, according to annual highway study by Reason Foundation

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Study: sleep problems lead to quality-of-life issues

Fleet Owner

Higher rates of depression occur in snoring/sleep apnea sufferers, report finds

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Growing With Hawktree – An Ottawa Logistics Case Study

Ottowa Logistics

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Meeting Fulfillment Demands Following Dragon’s Den – An Ottawa Logistics Case Study

Ottowa Logistics

Case StudiesDragon’s Den is Canada’s favorite reality show in which entrepreneurs pitch their business idea’s in order to secure investment finance from a panel of venture capitalists.

Digital supply chain expectations outpace reality, says new study

247 Customs Broker

The study, “Embracing a digital future: How manufacturers can unlock the transformative benefits of digital supply networks,” reveals a disconnect between executives’ opinions of their DSN efforts and actual implementation. By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor ·. April 10, 2018.

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Helping Hammock Universe Grow Their Business – An Ottawa Logistics Case Study

Ottowa Logistics

Case StudiesWhat happens when your success and growth as a company isn’t scaleable? One of the biggest bottlenecks to continued growth is fulfillment and logistics.

Videos for 2018 Third-Party Logistics Study Now Available

Move Ahead

Here are several videos in support of the 2018 Third-Party Logistics Study, that were filmed at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta during the 2017 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE yearly conference.

US pilots hit out at FAA study into single-pilot cargo aircraft

The LoadStar

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning to conduct studies into the use of single-pilot cargo aircraft. The post US pilots hit out at FAA study into single-pilot cargo aircraft appeared first on The Loadstar.

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Digital supply chain expectations outpace reality, says new study

Logistics Management

More than half of surveyed manufacturers expect digital supply networks will provide benefits, but only 28 percent have started implementing them

Case Study: How Handhelds Make the Mobile Difference

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Case Study: How Handhelds Make the Mobile Difference appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. As one of the largest industrial groups in the Baltic States, UPB is active in precast steel and curtain wall business areas.

Case Study: Cloud-based WMS Works for Media Provider

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Case Study: Cloud-based WMS Works for Media Provider appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Study confirms cleanliness of corrugated shipping containers – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

wide corrugated container cleanliness studies performed in 2014 (initial) and 2016 (annual), the study examined corrugated containers from various manufacturers, at three separate end-user locations, for the presence of two pathogenic indicator organisms: Enterobacteriaceae and thermotolerant coliforms. The 1,000 CFU per swab threshold used in the study was defined by Dr. Keith Warriner, a food science professor at the University of Guelph.

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UPS Global Pulse of the Online Shopper study highlights myriad consumer preferences

247 Customs Broker

Those are some of the key takeaways of the global UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Global Study issued this week by UPS and comScore Inc. Perhaps the most telling statistic included in the study was that in 2017 52% of non-grocery purchases were made online.

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New courier study shows that U.S. Western States have low threshold for late deliveries

247 Customs Broker

They also had the highest expectations gap when looking across all 15 different product categories in the study compared to other regions in the U.S. The post New courier study shows that U.S. By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor ·. April 12, 2018.

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BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

The post BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. A few weeks ago at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference , I had the opportunity to interview William Wehrle, Director of Supply Chain at BASF, and David Bazzetta, Business Advisor – Process Optimization at BASF, about the importance and value of having real-time freight visibility.

Analyzing the 2016 Third-Party Logistics Study

Apparel Logistics

releases the Third-Party Logistics Study and analyzes how the industry is evolving. Discover some of the top four highlight points from this study and what implications they may have for your business Third-party logistics (3PL) companies continue to evolve to meet the needs of their clients. Each year, Datex Corp. Details from the 2016 report reveal a technology-focused environment designed to improve efficiency and lower costs.

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New Prologis study examines “last touch” impact on industrial real estate

247 Customs Broker

Specifically, in studying “waves of change” in supply chains, analysts identify four trends that are having a positive impact on logistics real estate – each of which can help clarify strategies to future-proof real estate operations and investments. The post New Prologis study examines “last touch” impact on industrial real estate appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. New research conducted by San Francisco-based Prologis, Inc.

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AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

The post AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Historically, we talked about warehouses as being manual or highly automated. Manual warehouses are more flexible. Highly automated warehouses have much higher throughput, but their lack of flexibility adds risk. Parts Town has an automation solution called AutoStore that increased throughput but will also flex up to support Parts Town's strong growth.

KANE Study Reveals LTL Transportation a Key Shipper Concern

Kane is Able

To make sense of it all, KANE recently completed a study of 108 companies and found that LTL transportation is not just one of many headaches, it is a top concern. Ask a mid-sized company what their transportation challenges are these days and you might receive a response like “How much time do you have?” From rising costs to changing retailer demands, there is certainly no shortage of issues to go around.

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MHI study highlights technologies driving NextGen supply chains

Logistics Management

A panel of supply chain leaders and technology experts gathered at the MODEX show in Atlanta this week to discuss the findings of the newly released 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report, citing 11 key technologies that are driving next generation supply chains, while also naming top barriers such as cyber-security and framing the business case for the technologies

UPS Global Pulse of the Online Shopper study highlights myriad consumer preferences

Logistics Management

UPS said this study evaluated consumer shopping habits from pre-purchase to post-delivery, with respondents having made a minimum of two online purchases over a three-month timeframe The survey is based on feedback from a comScore survey of more than 18,000 global online shoppers and was issued over the first three quarters of 2017.

Condition Monitoring- A Case Study-Part I

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Here''s presenting the case study of how a seemingly workable condition monitoring exercise can possibly go wrong. Being currently involved in a research project on Asset Management practice in Construction industries, I have been interacting with folks within the industry to understand the peculiarities involved in their Asset Management practices.

Condition Monitoring- A Case Study-Part II

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Detailed inspection revealed scoring of the cylinder piston rods which created an abrasive surface for the seals and naturally wearing them. The equipment was brand new, for the given life of the hydraulic cylinders which runs into years of operations, this early failure of the piston rod was unusual and left the maintenance team baffled. Though late, but when they decided to run through past condition data they found a substantial evidence- A high copper concentration in the hydraulic oil.

New courier study shows that U.S. Western States have low threshold for late deliveries

Logistics Management

Dropoff just released the findings of its annual consumer survey on delivery and retail trends, noting that there’s a huge “expectations gap” between what products consumers want delivered same-day and what products they actually receive same-day

Condition Monitoring- A Case Study-Part II

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Detailed inspection revealed scoring of the cylinder piston rods which created an abrasive surface for the seals thereby naturally wearing them. The equipment was brand new, for the given life of the hydraulic cylinders which runs into years of operations, this early failure of the piston rod was unusual and left the maintenance team baffled. Though late, but when they decided to run through past condition data they found a substantial evidence- A high copper concentration in the hydraulic oil.

New Prologis study examines “last touch” impact on industrial real estate

Logistics Management

New research conducted by San Francisco-based Prologis, Inc. indicates that for logistics real estate, the only constant is change

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Plan and Optimize Each Part of Your Delivery Process

Loginext

There is a way to bridge this gap, between the expectation and outcomes. 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.

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

Loginext

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

3PL Case Study: Maker & Company

Apparel Logistics

Maker & Company is refined, yet irreverent. It nods to the finest menswear traditions, yet unique. The company is pioneering a better type of men’s sportswear, yet it’s doing so through a classic approach to clothes making. It’s for gentlemen, nay, tastemakers who’d rather live a life that’s more than a little bit rugged, yet who care about things like fit, color palettes and design while doing so.

Chooze Shoes: The Apparel Logistics Group Customer Case Study

Apparel Logistics

Chooze Shoes sneers at conventional business wisdom and kicks cynicism in the gut with a (very colorful) size two ballet shoe. Their approach flies in the face of everything you’d normally do to make your business model efficient and in the black.

Recent Supply Chain Case Studies from Logistics Viewpoints

Logistics Viewpoints

What follows are ten supply chain case studies published over the last year in Logistics Viewpoints that provide a practical approach to improving supply chain capabilities. The post Recent Supply Chain Case Studies from Logistics Viewpoints appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

ELD Mandate for Trucking Industry by FMCSA

Loginext

The Phase 2 (Mandatory Implementation) of ELDs began on the 18th of Dec 2017. US Department of Transport is mandating that drivers be on duty for a fixed set of hours (60 hours in 7 days, or 70 hours in 8 days; based on the breaks taken in between).

Report: retailers plan to boost 2018 spending on omnichannel fulfillment, technology

DC Velocity

Auburn study finds retailers face challenges in disruptive technology, efficient urban fulfillment, sustainability, and the role of LSPs. Strategy

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Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt

Talking Logistics

In this post, Rafael Granato from PINC Solutions summarizes a video case study we featured recently on Talking Logistics, part of our “Profiles in Yard Management Excellence” series where we highlight companies (in this case, Carhartt ) that are leading the way in driving continuous improvement and innovation in yard management. Case Study Editor's Pick Andra Gibson Carhartt PINC Solutions Yard Management YMS

Time for technology

DC Velocity

The 15h annual warehouse and DC metrics study shows many companies are trying to make the business case to invest in new supply chain technologies, such as robotics, the Internet of Things, or blockchain.

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