August, 2020

5 Keys to Direct to Consumer (DTC) Success with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

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7 Statistics that Impact Companies Using eCommerce Fulfillment 3PLs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

A picture can be worth a thousand words. But sometimes numbers tell an even more compelling story.

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Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology


Between companies regularly distributing, manufacturing or using construction products, the construction industry experiences a steady flow of business. One thing all construction companies can agree on is the importance of operating efficiently in order to meet project deadlines.

Manufacturing hits highest level in 12 months, reports ISM

Logistics Management

In its monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, ISM reported that the report’s key metric, the PMI, came in at 54.2 (a a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), for a 1.6% gain over June’s 52.6, with June snapping a three-month stretch of PMI declines.


Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

APL Logistics Develops Solutions to Measure, Manage and Mitigate GHG for Shipping and Logistics

Food Logistics

Using the GHG Protocol, APLL calculates Scope 3, Category 9 emissions for customers across sectors and partners to achieve carbon-neutral shipping and logistics for 100% of supply chain transportation GHG emissions. Sustainability

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Key Considerations for Hotel Procurement Post Covid-19

SIPMM Professional Publications

The hotel industry has specific needs which are different from other industries. There are many considerations and factors that stand out as priorities in order to achieve the consistency, flexibility and quality that guests expect when they are staying in your hotel.In

5 Reasons to Diversify Your Carrier Network Now


[link] Every supply-chain on the planet is clamoring for the best way to future-proof operations against possible disruption. The COVID-19 crisis emphasizes the dramatic problems created with single sourcing strategies.

Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support


Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business.

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Outlook for Warehousing Market Remains Positive

Logistics Management

With the e-commerce boom during the pandemic, there’s very little available warehouse/DC space—consequently, developers continue to build at a bullish pace

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How 3PLs Bring Technology to Infrastructure

Food Logistics

Even the infrastructure in the third-party logistics sector gets a technological makeover. 3PL/4PL

Performance During the Pandemic: A Warehouse and Logistics Update

Logistics Viewpoints

In April I discussed the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on supply chain and fulfillment, and provided a WMS market update in which I predicted a market downturn in 2020 to be followed by a rebound in 2021.

Circular Procurement for Not-For-Profit Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

While the Covid-19 pandemic is reminding us every life-being is interconnected and interdependent, the threat of global climate change is continuing. Some of the not-for-profit sectors, as essential service providers are still running the services during the Circuit Breaker period.

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies


Supply chain leaders have faced significant challenges in the past, and in 2020, the supply chain coronavirus crisis has put a spotlight on the need for supply chain resilience and integration. Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Florida: America’s Superstate for Global Trade and Shipping

MTS Logistics

When MTS Logistics recently announced the launch of our Miami Office , the choice of Florida for our next office to position us as we rapidly grow was a deliberate choice. After all, Florida is a key engine of the U.S. and world economy.

BlueStar’s Leap Forward

Logistics Management

Multinational distribution firm shares how its ERP/WMS integration helped to streamline its quick-turnaround fulfillment process, reduce human touches on every order and create an exceptional workplace for its employees

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SCN Summit’s Presentations on Navigating Business Amid a Pandemic Now On-Demand

Food Logistics

Find out what the supply chain and logistics industry looks like following a global pandemic, and how the recovery process works. SCN Summit

COVID-19 Disrupts an Efficient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a time when Mumbai’s dabbawalas (lunchbox carriers) were known for their efficient supply chain and logistics. But the COVID-19 incursion changed the lives and livelihoods of Mumbai’s dabbawalas.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Circular Procurement for Product Engineering Services Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

Procurement plays a key role in the development of the circular economy in the product engineering service sector. Also procurers can stimulate the market to arrive at a circular supply by specifically asking for circular solutions.

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain


How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple.

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Supply Chain Strategy: 3 Options For Better Management

PLS Logistics

A strategy is a crucial part of any business, and it is even more important when thinking about a complex system like a supply chain. The term ‘strategy’ is often confused with what it’s not, or is considered to be a vaguely-meaning fancy word.

Global Risk Mitigation: Is it time to reshore manufacturing?

Logistics Management

If there’s one lesson to learn, it’s that supply chains must now become more resilient. And as more companies consider reshoring to the United States, there are many things to consider beyond just making the economics work

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Protected: The Future of Pharma and Medical Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era


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Managed Services Clarifies Data In The Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Chemical manufacturers collect and use a lot of data in their supply chain. They deal with data on their products, customers, transportation, storage, operations and more. Acquiring that data is not hard but managing and utilizing that information to be able to analyze your business is the challenge.

Sustainable Procurement and Technology for Circular Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicted that global demand for materials would increase by more than 35 percent over the next 15 years, reaching 100 billion metric tons per year.

Detention and Dwell Times: The Menaces of Supply Chain Efficiency

Blue Grace Logistics

Prolonged dwell times have been an age-old inefficiency that the trucking industry has been trying to curb. Longer dwell times affect the drivers, carriers and shippers alike.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.