2021

The Perfect Partner for the Owner-Operator with Mandy Morrow

The Logistics of Logistics

The Perfect Partner for the Owner-Operator with Mandy Morrow. Mandy Morrow and Joe Lynch discuss the perfect partner for the owner-operator.

The Power of IoT to Get Better Visibility Over Shipments

Logistics Matter

Visibility over shipments is the hot supply chain topic these days. Corporations are eager to know where their shipments are at all. Consumer expectations for rapid and low-cost business in a global and highly competitive environment prompt shippers to provide better and faster services.

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Warehouse Technology: 7 Important Technologies in 2021

Cyzerg

Warehouse technology is an effective, sustainable, and cost-efficient solution to addressing the challenges of the warehouse.

Save Money With Better Print Management

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

On average, print comprises 25% to 30% of a company’s marketing budget. If you could reduce that percentage and still get the results you need, you would do it – right? Good news! You can – through better print management. Here are three areas you need to focus on.

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Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

“A3” is an Obligation for the Coach

The Lean Thinker

In Western business it is pretty typical for someone to be assigned to come up with a proposed solution to a problem, and then seek approval for that solution. In some companies that consider themselves more forward thinking, they might even say something like “bring me an A3.”

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Predictability in a Time of Uncertainty: Machine Learning in Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Many organizations faced the most disruptive year in their history as they dealt with the consequences of the pandemic.

When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Talking Logistics

As we begin 2021, the parcel market is very different than it was a year ago. Simply put, the surging growth of e-commerce, driven in large part by the pandemic, has created a capacity crunch in the market. How should shippers respond?

No More Air Transport for USPS 1st – Class Mail?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Understanding USPS’s services, how the quasi-government agency works, and its data reports and perhaps doesn’t report is difficult.

Since ELD mandate, hours violation likelihood has shifted west on the map

Overdrive Online

With news today of the hours-of-service-related focus on the planned Roadcheck event – this year set for May 4-6, a month sooner than past traditional month of June – keep in mind these states for especially close hours enforcement. CSA's Data Trail

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

International transport costs: Why and how to measure them?

Supply Chain and Logistics

A nice article from Jan Hoffman of the IAME. Clearly it’s important to measure the costs, and how to do it is a big problem, given the fractionated international transport market. COVID-19 changes make it even more problematic, and then … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains international trade ocean shipping transportation

Nicole Glenn and the Candor Expedite Story

The Logistics of Logistics

Nicole Glenn and the Candor Expedite Story. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss Nicole’s story and the story of her company, Candor Expedite. Nicole is the Founder and CEO of Candor Expedite. About Nicole Glenn.

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The Need For Speed Key to Omnichannel Success in 2021

Logistics Matter

2020 was a year that moved the world more towards digitalization than ever before. Ecommerce boomed and shifted the focus of retail businesses to online fulfilment, and with this shift towards digital commerce also came a shift in consumer demands.

How IT Support Companies Can Help Boost Your Net Income

Cyzerg

Hiring IT support companies is a great way to shift your IT from an expense center into a profit and business center for your company. Particularly now, IT is essential for most businesses to compete, and it should help you boost your net income and not drain valuable resources.

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How Does Your Inventory Optimization Process Compare to Peers?

The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your inventory optimization process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

Tips for Managing Performance Metrics for Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In today’s hotly competitive eCommerce environment, it’s easy to assume that more is always better. But that’s not necessarily true for eCommerce fulfillment KPIs, especially if you’ve just started working with a new 3PL or have added a fulfillment operation. Warehouse KPI

Toyota Kata: When to Switch Obstacles

The Lean Thinker

Sometimes the situation arises where the learner has been beating her head against an obstacle with little or no luck overcoming it. The question comes up: When is it OK to give up and switch to something else. The answer is, of course, a little situational. Consultant speak: It depends…).

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Key Considerations for Co-Warehousing Spaces

SIPMM Professional Publications

The types of warehouses in Singapore are industrial buildings classified as B1 for clean and light industrial usage, B2 industrial buildings for general and special industries, Jurong Town Corporation type of flatted factories, ready-built spaces, business parks, and the former industrial properties which is the Housing Development Board.

How Machine Learning is Transforming Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group engaged in an informative discussion with Derek Gittoes, VP Supply Chain Management Product Strategy at Oracle , as part of ARC’s Digital Supply Chain Forum.

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Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

The Reality of Last Mile Delivery Challenges

Talking Logistics

The end-to-end supply chain encompasses many logistics functions, but the rise of e-commerce, especially over the past year due to the pandemic, has put an intense spotlight on last mile delivery. What makes last mile delivery so challenging? How has the pandemic transformed this process?

Amazon’s SFP requirements could mean the end of the program

Logistics Trends and Insights

On Feb 1, Amazon’s one-day and two-day delivery requirements went into effect for sellers selling via Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) service, which allows shippers to deliver directly to domestic Prime customers from their own warehouse.

Trucking was ‘a hard life,’ as personal closeups show in 1970s documentary

Overdrive Online

A nationwide tour opened doors of truckers' homes for documentary filmmakers to get an intimate look at the business and family lives of owner-operators in the pre-deregulation era. Trucking History

Port of LA will pay container terminals for efficiency gains

Supply Chain and Logistics

One way to improve throughput is to offer performance rewards to the players. The Port of LA will reward Terminal Operators for each fast turn around of a truck. It is an interesting attempt to help truckers out. Quicker turns … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Ports Production Operations Supply Chains Trucking container shipping port management ports trucking

GEP Outlook 2021 Report

It’s 2021, and many enterprises are still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of last year. Get a leg up with the GEP Outlook 2021 Report, featuring eight critical leadership themes that will help you navigate uncertainty and thrive in the new normal.

The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer

The Logistics of Logistics

The 5 APIs of the Apocalypse with Jeremy Bodenhamer. Jeremy Bodenhamer and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 APIs of the Apocalypse. Jeremy defines APIs and why they are such a powerful force in ecommerce.

Innovations and Start-ups: Zero-Emission Trucking, Drones, and Technological Disruption

Logistics Matter

Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below.

The Logistics of Valentine’s Day at Home

Kuebix

Valentine’s Day is all about spreading love to those closest to us and is the second highest ranking holiday in terms of expected spending. Traditional celebrations include pink and red greeting cards, roses, chocolates and candlelight dinners.

Order Fulfillment: Commodity or Competitive Advantage?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your company sells its products online, there’s an important question that you need to ask yourself: can customers buy your products – or very similar products – from other eTailers? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you need to look for ways to get a leg up on those competitors. Fulfillment Services

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.