2022

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval

The Logistics of Logistics

Beyond the Data with William Sandoval. William Sandoval and Joe Lynch discuss beyond the data. William is the Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy at PowerFleet Inc. , a wireless IoT company that provides solutions to the industrial, logistics and vehicle markets.

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Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions Starts with New Sources for Logistics Racking and Shelving

Logistics Matter

Demand for warehouse facilities in urban areas has increased as e-commerce giants launch same-day delivery services. This eventually fueled the industrial racking systems’ demand in North America.

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7 Benefits of a Pallet Dimensioner to Increase Warehouse Efficiency 

Cyzerg

If you are still measuring weights and dimensions by hand, a pallet dimensioner can speed up your dimensioning process and improve your warehouse efficiency.

Pick to Light Video Illustrates Advantages of this Picking Method

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The accompanying pick to light video shows just how the technology works to increase productivity and order accuracy in a fulfillment warehouse.

Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

2021 vessel reliability recorded at its lowest ever

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ocean carriers are running a business in which their reliability of completing voyages planned in advance ranges around 30% to 40%. The highest reported here, by Sea-Intelligence Maritime Analysis, is Maersk at 46%.

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Leading to Learn: Ask More, Tell Less

The Lean Thinker

A few years ago I was working with a company that was ramping up a complex highly-automated production process. A group of technicians had an idea for an improvement. The nature of what they were trying to improve, or their idea is irrelevant here.

Visibility, Driver Shortage Are Key Words for Today’s 3PLs

Food Logistics

Driver solutions are an important part of the 3PL industry today, as the driver shortage and demand for the cold chain grow at the same time. Is visibility the key to this industry? Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Exploring emissions through other cultures

Fleet Owner

Norway is a shining example of emissions reductions, with 99% of the its power being renewable. With boots-on-the-ground experience, industry leaders can learn from other countries' successes. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

Keep Drivers Safe While Giving Shippers Real-Time Visibility

Talking Logistics

Where’s my truck or shipment? When will it arrive? Is the truck available? Answering these questions has traditionally involved making time-consuming “check calls” to carriers and drivers which are annoying and potentially a safety risk. Are you still operating that way?

How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

Freight Transport Services: LTL and TL Explained

Freightquote

Learn the difference between LTL, TL, and how these freight transport services can benefit your business with better rates, shipping options, and speed

The ShipBob Story with Dhruv Saxena

The Logistics of Logistics

Dhruv Saxena and Joe Lynch discuss the ShipBob story. Dhruv is the CEO and Co-Founder of ShipBob , the leading global omni fulfillment platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to provide them access to best-in-class supply chain and fulfillment capabilities. About Dhruv Saxena.

The Benefits of a Digital Twin

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Miguel van Asch, Head of Data and Analytics at Ahlers. In this episode, Miguel and I talk about the power of data.

How Warehouse Layout Optimization Helps Improve Warehouse Efficiency

Cyzerg

When it comes to warehouse businesses, speed and accuracy are a few critical factors for long-term success. That is why a well-executed warehouse layout optimization helps you effectively organize your inventory, process your orders, and streamline your operations. Warehouse Operations

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Will the 24-Hour, Automated Fulfillment Center Become the Norm?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The 24-hour automated fulfillment center arose out of necessity to satisfy consumer appetites for fast delivery via standard shipping. For years, 3–4 days was an acceptable delivery time. That has shrunk to 2 days.

Pasha Hawaii teams with Costco on chartering spree

Supply Chain and Logistics

Costco is another firm that has decided to figure out how to move its imports without help from the ocean shipping alliances. It is working with Pasha Hawaii to charter box ships. according to the article, Costco is now in … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains chartering congestion container shipping Costco intermodal

Walgreens’ Digital Commerce Evolution: Microservices to the Rescue

Logistics Viewpoints

Brian Amend, Senior Director of Supply Chain Systems at Walgreens. You hear the term “digital transformation” everywhere. That means different things to different people.

Why Are You Asking Questions?

The Lean Thinker

When someone brings a problem to a leader, it is typical for the leader to begin asking questions. The intent of those questions can make a world of difference. Diagnostic Questions. In what I would contend is the more typical case, the questions are diagnostic.

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

Nominations Open for Food Logistics' Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award

Food Logistics

This award recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

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Roadcheck 2022 focuses on wheel ends

Fleet Owner

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance blitz runs May 17-19. Find out how to avoid the most frequent violations on the road. Safety / Roadside Inspections

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How Unified Are Your Logistics Processes?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a guest blog post by Adrian Gonzalez published by Manhattan Associates. The post highlights results from a survey conducted recently with members of Indago’s supply chain research community on unified transportation and distribution management.

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Top 2022 Ocean Shipping Trends and How to Navigate them

Now, That's Logistics

The port congestion, container shortage and transportation delays that emerged in 2021 followed shippers right into 2022 and have shown no immediate signs of stopping.

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Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli

The Logistics of Logistics

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli. Paula Natoli and Joe Lynch discuss the Google Cloud supply chain and the solutions they provide to their logistics and supply chain customers. About Paula Natoli .

Supply Chains Have Key Role to Play in Global Vaccine Equity Conversation…

Logistics Matter

As we have witnessed over the last two years, when functioning correctly, global supply chains broaden access to critical medicines for billions around the world.

Parcel Dimensioner: 8 Factors to Consider Before Adopting One

Cyzerg

Parcel dimensioners have revolutionized measurements in the warehouse industry. A parcel dimensioning system can calculate weight, measure dimensions, and capture images of parcels more accurately and quickly than any manual process.

Keys to Creating Fulfillment Metrics

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When you outsource product fulfillment to a third-party logistics company (3PL), you place your trust and your customers' satisfaction in its hands. Yet it's shocking how many Etailers have no well-developed order fulfillment metrics to monitor performance. Warehouse KPI

Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.