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Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?

Descartes

Given the current capacity crunch, and the huge amounts of investment capital pouring into transportation and logistics technology, there is tremendous discussion on how technology innovation will impact the industry and, more specifically, 3PLs. What will be the impact of digital freight on freight brokers? Not only would receiving be streamlined, but companies would also have much greater visibility into real-time inventory, and barcodes were going to die.

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Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Despite past lessons from 2003’s SARS outbreak and 2011’s Fukushima tsunami about the hidden weaknesses in their supply chains, companies are challenged to manage logistics concerns stemming from sourcing strategies and risk management. Here are three lessons that the logistics industry can take away from the ongoing pandemic: Lesson one: Evaluate your supply chain design. Freight and Transportation Services Transportation Market Global shipping International shipping

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10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

Automated storage and retrieval systems can, for example, increase picking accuracy while yielding better inventory control. Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003. According to the U.S.

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The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

Transport links that ran like clockwork suddenly melted away, most notably air freight, and products were stranded in overstretched ports. An agile approach to inventory. A large part of this is “Really looking deeply at our planning and inventory management.”

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The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. The LCC is now of course a standard logistics practice today. Louis, with dramatic results in both lowering inventories while increasing in-stock at retail. First Thoughts.

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