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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

To coordinate, contracts can be made with direct links in the supply chain, but how can organizations coordinate with the suppliers’ suppliers or the customerscustomers? Work with your broker to see if you can get priority on unloading the ship and inland transport.

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Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

DELMIA Quintiq

Massive ships. While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. Shipping lines alliances.

Addressing a Legal Threat to Local Delivery Operations (The FedEx Ground Case on Driver Classification)

Talking Logistics

After taking a closer look at most local delivery operations, including the vast majority of the local delivery and courier industry, it’s readily apparent that drivers are essentially employees because their companies don’t (1) offer them the freedom to accept other work during the day, and (2) they dictate the end-customer experience drivers must provide. While nothing stops a driver from working for both services, the companies actively discourage the practice.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have


Introduction Third-party logistics provider (3PL) is a company that provides outsourced logistics services to other organizations. In the past years, activities of logistics have increased and particularly outsourcing services to 3PL providers. 2014).

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Advance Auto Parts @AdvanceAuto The auto parts industry is driven by speed, as independent garages can’t afford to wait for parts they need to repair their customers’ vehicles. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S.

Ways to think about Last Mile Delivery


Speed and ease has largely been innovated by Amazon, who has been able to drastically change consumer expectations because of their focus on a customer-centric retail supply chain. Amazon Flex operates similar to on-demand ride-hailing service Uber.