2021

Uganda Industry and Intralogistics: Poised for Growth

Logistics Matter

Recently, manufacturing journalist and founder of the Manufacturing Media Consortium, Thomas R. Cutler met with Benita Bageire in Entebbe to discuss Uganda and Africa’s economic potential. Cutler noted, “It is a dynamic time for Uganda’s role in manufacturing and global intralogistics.”

Effective Training for Warehouse Workers to Improve Productivity

Cyzerg

Training for warehouse workers should include more than just the necessary skills to operate particular machinery or implement a procedure. The curriculum should also be designed to inspire employees and help them understand that their efforts contribute and are necessary to the company's success.

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The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic

The Logistics of Logistics

The Freight RFP Process is Broken – Let’s Fix It with Maggie Petrovic. Maggie Petrovic and Joe Lynch discuss the freight RFP process is broken – let’s fix it. Maggie is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Emerge , a company that is Reinventing Freight Procurement.

Overcoming Canal Crises

Marina Mayer

How supply chain visibility helps today’s ocean carriers forecast—and prepare for—future disruptions

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.

Getting more than just fulfillment from your fulfillment house

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for a fulfillment house to provide pick, pack and ship services for your eCommerce orders, there are plenty of 3PL companies to choose from.

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Takt Time: How Slow Can You Go?

The Lean Thinker

A long, long time ago – in the days when computer programs were coded as holes in punch cards – I was in ROTC* in college. Twice a year we had a “PT” (Physical Training, I think) test that consisted of measured performance on five “events.”

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5 Ways Generation Z Can Benefit from M-Learning

Shippeo

If you have stumbled upon this article, there’s a big chance you’re reading it from your mobile phone. Whether it’s ordering food or watching cat videos, people use their mobile phones for absolutely anything these days. According to Statista, there are over 3.8

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A new path forward in supply chain technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain is an industry slow to change. Large shippers still use Excel spreadsheets to plan their operations, and even the most beneficial logistics technology is sometimes looked at warily. If it isn’t broken, these stakeholders reason, there’s nothing to fix.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Procurement for the Hotel Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

With the 4.0 digital era industry now, digital and AI are interconnected. AI is cutting down repeated tasks by simulating human intelligence in machines.

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.

How to Improve Snowplow Operations with Fleet Management Solutions

Brian Dziuk

Snow and ice create hazardous driving conditions for motorists. Learn how to optimize snowplow operations with GPS tracking solutions like Rastrac

New Podcast Episode: Hyper-Automation in Logistics

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Steven Schouten, Business Development & Sales Intelligent Automation at Visma Connect.

How IT Help Desk Outsourcing Can Improve Your Business Productivity

Cyzerg

IT help desk outsourcing is one of the ways that can improve your business’ productivity.

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie

The Logistics of Logistics

The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie. Ellen Voie and Joe Lynch discuss the Women in Trucking story.

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.

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

Guidelines on Pick and Pack Fulfillment Productivity Standards

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Fast-paced warehouse functions such as pick and pack fulfillment need clear standards to ensure the job gets done in the best possible way.

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

Applying the Improvement Kata to the Process of Leadership

The Lean Thinker

Whether you are a line leader or an internal or external consultant, if you are reading this you are likely working to shift the culture of your organization.

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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.

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.

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

MassRobotics announced (May 18th) the release of what it claimed to be the “ World’s First Open Source Autonomous Mobile Robot Interoperability Standards.”

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?

Southern California: more records broken as vessels at-anchor reaches triple figures

Supply Chain and Logistics

Triple figures is worth reporting, even though we’ve been hearing aboutthis problem for a long time now. And it seems no one will put up the money to do something about it. Opening terminals to 24 hour operation would clearly … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Shipping Supply Chains collaboration container shipping labor relations port governance port management ports supply chain disruption

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.

How Can AR Improve Warehouse Management?

Logistics Matter

Effective warehouse management relies on various systems to reduce errors, boost efficiency and avoid downtime. Most of today’s advanced warehouses feature broad assortments of cutting-edge technology.

Warehouse Picking Carts: How to Pick the Right One for Your Warehouse

Cyzerg

The right kind of warehouse picking cart can help you expedite picking, stocking, and transporting various warehouse items. This is important since order picking can deplete excessive resources if not used with the most efficient picking cart for your operations.

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace

The Logistics of Logistics

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace. Max Versace and Joe Lynch talk about transforming the supply chain using AI. Max focuses on making AI more useful in real-world applications, especially in the manufacturing supply chain and industrial industry. About Max Versace.

Give it Up for the Truck Drivers

Food Logistics

While today's truck drivers may not wear capes, they still possess superhero qualities in that they’re agile, resilient and powerful in their own ways. Transportation / Trucking

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.