October, 2021

Outsourcing Fulfillment Services: Why Customer Service is Critical

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When outsourcing fulfillment services, you want your partner to be an extension of your own team. Is that your experience? Is your provider’s customer service team available to address your issues and answer your questions – fast? Ideally, the answer should always be ‘yes.’

3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell

The Logistics of Logistics

3 Emerging Supply Chain Trends with Steve Elwell. Joe Lynch and Steve Elwell discuss 3 emerging supply chain trends. Steve helps businesses manage challenges through improvements to leadership, liquidity, sales, and costs. About Steve Elwell.

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Warehouse Packing Station: 5 Factors to Consider to Avoid Bottlenecks

Cyzerg

A warehouse packing station is one of the most heavily trafficked areas in a storage facility, and it could easily lead to a bottleneck if there is improper planning. A bottleneck in your warehouse packing station can slow down your operations, impede your deliveries, and cause profit loss.

LogisticsMatter Welcomes Zencargo as New Sponsor

Logistics Matter

I’m pleased to announce that Zencargo has decided to become a sponsor of LogisticsMatter. I’m grateful for their support, as it is not easy to maintain an independent logistics platform without contributions from sponsors. Zencargo.

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

Toilet Paper Shortages, Empty Shelves, and Panic Buying: Just How Bad Did the Grocery Supply Chain Perform in 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Dramtatically Reduced Service in Grocery Stores Since Pandemic was Declared. To say that the pandemic made 2020 a very challenging year would be a gross understatement.

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Using Advanced Order Fulfillment Metrics to Improve Operations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Every hour counts in eCommerce orders, making it essential to leverage order fulfillment metrics to streamline the fulfillment process. Order fulfillment service providers typically leverage a broad range of technologies that allow them to gather various data.

The Warehousing Crisis with Chuck Coxhead

The Logistics of Logistics

The Warehousing Crisis with Chuck Coxhead. Chuck Coxhead and Joe Lynch discuss the warehousing crisis.

Felixstowe congestion could lead to $2bn of stranded imports

Supply Chain and Logistics

Container shipping is all messed up in the UK. A recent report claims that shippers cannot get their container cargo delivered on time. And the reason is not the driver shortage, or is it? Apparently there is also a shortage … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping containers driver shortage intermodal ocean shipping ports trucking

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Innovations and Start-ups: Self-driving Trucks, Drones, and Robots

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

The Rise of Supply Chain n.0 – 5 Ways to Thrive on Change

Ready to learn how to thrive on change? In this eBook, our experts share the 5 key steps to executing Supply Chain n.0 strategies that thrive on change.

Three Logistics Imperatives for Managing Uncertainty in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

After experiencing an incredibly challenging two years in the global logistics industry, I think we can let go of any expectation that the supply chain landscape will ever return to “normal.”

What is the Key to Managing 3PL Procurement Today?

Food Logistics

The gaps in the supply chain can be solved with focus on partner relationships and investing in technology. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Looking for a Fulfillment Company in Dallas? Good Choice!

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The Dallas Fort-Worth region is the 4th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and is home to over 7.5 million people. Its size and location have distinct advantages, particularly in the realm of eCommerce fulfillment.

The Unsung Hero of Logistics with Jeff Booth

The Logistics of Logistics

The Unsung Hero of Logistics with Jeff Booth. Jeff Booth and Joe Lynch discuss the unsung hero of logistics. Jeff is the General Manager of Opendock , a leading software provider for dock scheduling for warehouses that helps provide visibility into truck arrivals. About Jeff Booth.

SAP S/4HANA: 4 Tips to Get You Started on the Right Path

With SAP S/4HANA at the core of your digital transformation, you can empower your supply chain with intelligent process automation, unprecedented visibility, actionable insights and real-time collaboration.

Plant Optimization: Every Material Producers' Goal

Matthew Hennessy

Do you operate one plant or hundreds? Do you rely on pickups or do you take control of material delivery? Regardless, you probably care deeply about having a streamlined operation and you seek the information to monitor and optimize your plant performance. You also likely have realized there is not an obvious or singular way to achieve this today. The goal of this article is to help guide your approach to realizing efficiencies and attaining plant optimization

Trends in Last-Mile Delivery. What’s in Store for 2022

Logistics Matter

The pandemic has created a massive shift in consumer buying behaviour. Stores were closed, and people were restricted in their movements and confined in their homes. This caused many to switch to buying things online. Online retailers saw new customers that had never shopped before.

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Amazon blinks as transport costs surge and pushes use of collection points

Supply Chain and Logistics

The last mile is problematic for customer delivery. Amazon’s enthusiasm for ever faster delivery is causing some pain for the company. Maybe it’s the driver shortage? The Amazon lockers, or collection points, are one way of reducing pain. The customer … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking Amazon last mile package delivery

Data-Driven Solution Helps 3PLs Uncover Available Truckload Capacity

Food Logistics

Through the new Cooperative solution, 3PLs can gain real-time insight into terminating capacity and capacity that was previously hidden, cover more loads cost efficiently and automate processes. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Foothill Transit Orders 20 New Flyer Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Electric Buses

NGT News

NFI Group Inc.’s s New Flyer of America Inc. subsidiary has received a new contract from Foothill Transit for 20 zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. This order is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds.

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer

The Logistics of Logistics

Better Customer Conversations with Tim Riesterer. Tim Riesterer and Joe Lynch discuss better customer conversations. Tim is the Chief Strategy Officer at Corporate Visions , a company that helps other companies to improve their conversations with prospects and customers to win more business.

Home Delivery: What Can We Learn from Europe?

Logistics Viewpoints

Home delivery strategy, tactics and performance is one of the most hotly-debated areas of logistics. The pandemic has increased the importance of home delivery, but also decreased the quality of home delivery performance.

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Innovations and Start-ups: Frictionless Shopping, Drones & Robots, and More…

Logistics Matter

TTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics: that is what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

President Biden challenges private sector to tackle supply chain logjams

Supply Chain and Logistics

Apparently the main action so far is to jawbone LA and Long Beach to open for more hours. The Executive Directors of the ports are in line with this. But port governance gives them little actual power to open the … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains collaboration container shipping labor relations longer hours ports supply chains

5 Benefits of Fusing 3PLs and Lean Manufacturing

Food Logistics

Manufacturers who implement these five key principles associated with lean manufacturing have a competitive edge, with increased productivity, reduced costs and continuous improvement. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Why Planning and Forecasting are More Important Than Ever

Now, That's Logistics

When sales forecasts are accurate, companies know they’ll have enough product supply to meet customer demand for those goods. And even if there’s an imbalance, good forecasts allow organizations to course-correct before a real problem emerges.

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The Ware2Go Story with Steve Denton

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ware2Go Story with Steve Denton. Steve Denton and Joe Lynch discuss the Ware2Go story.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.