5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

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Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs). Below are 5 disruptions shaping the digital transformation in distribution and logistics.

Third Party is the Perfect Place for Logistics Professionals

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There has been much discussion on what Logistics is and the emerging role and recognition of the importance of Logistics professionals within organizations. In fact a recent post of mine even asserted that ‘Logistics is the New Black!’

The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?


trillion to $14 trillion by 2022. Fortunately, there are options for companies that have avoided such discussions in the past, such as partnering with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to take advantage of a more robust and focused transportation management system and network. LinkedIn The post The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?

Guest Post by Mike Challman: How to Measure & Improve Freight Management Performance: 6 Critical Key Performance Indicators


This week I’m adding a guest post from Mike Challman, VP, North American Operations for CLX Logistics. Logistics providers often create these intelligent software platforms to enhance supply chain visibility and optimize freight management.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on


by Jeswin Philip The Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI forecasts that the US Food and Beverage industry will experience a 2.9 % CAGR through 2022.

Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains


First, for shipping companies and third-party logistics (3PL) providers, automation provides an opportunity to develop a strategy for each carrier type, mode, capacity and service. Customers who work with logistics providers who automate these processes reap the benefits by being assured their logistics partner is maximizing their capacities and managing costs with technology. Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution.