This Week in Logistics News (May 27-31, 2013)

Talking Logistics

The company has achieved 34 consecutive quarters of profitability, and it has more than 146,000 parties connected to its Logistics Technology Platform exchanging more than 4.5 Under CI Capital Partners, Transplace made several acquisitions to grow its business and service footprint, including Celtic International, SCO Logistics, and Torus Freight Systems (now Transplace Canada). Note: Descartes and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies. . The introduction of digitized trucking marks the beginning of a new era and is set to turn the logistics value chain upside down. . Digitized trucking is driving the global logistics industry on the route to a better future and changing the logistics value chain. By 2025, 63.5

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Six Ways Warehouse Inventory Management Software Optimizes Efficiency

IQMS

between 2017 and 2025 with the global market reaching $4.6B by the end of 2025. . For any company to grow, they have to excel in every aspect of Supply Chain Management from planning, logistics, fulfillment, optimization, including warehouse performance. Following are the six ways a warehouse and inventory software system improves distribution, logistics, and supply chain centers today: Improving Inventory Management Accuracy and Visibility.

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

Kinaxis

Big business are jumping on the bandwagon too – utilizing collaborative distribution, reverse logistics and cooperative sourcing to lower costs, improve efficiency and better optimize their supply chain. WEF notes 2025 as the year the sharing economy will reach its tipping point into the mainstream market, but I’d lean toward seeing this impact your supply chain a whole lot sooner as the number of new startups in this space continues skyrocketing. by Alexa Cheater Meet the Jetsons!

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

by the end of 2025. By implementing key performance metrics and tracking performance over time using the WMS capabilities, inventory management can be easily improved over a period of time. WMS helps gain insights from a series of key metrics including orders per hour picked, lines per hour picked and fulfilled, items per hour, cost per hour, and cost as a % of sales. Easy-to-follow metrics. Streamlining warehouse and logistics.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management

ThroughPut

by the end of 2025. By implementing key performance metrics and tracking performance over time using the WMS capabilities, inventory management can be easily improved over a period of time. WMS helps gain insights from a series of key metrics including orders per hour picked, lines per hour picked and fulfilled, items per hour, cost per hour, and cost as a % of sales. Easy-to-follow metrics. Streamlining warehouse and logistics.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

An example is the work on Performance Based Logistics (PBL). Safe and secure and the redesign of the supply chain to protect the consumer is a part of the 2016 Supply Chain Insights Global Summit focused on Imaging Supply Chain 2025. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. The city of Philadelphia is eerily quiet this morning.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score. So the CSR score too is more of a popularity contest than a consistent metric.

Walmart Says It Can Reduce Emissions in China by 50 Million Tons

Material Handling and Logistics

Last week the company announced that it will take out 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030 which is equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households. Through Project Gigaton, Walmart aims to work with its suppliers to reduce emissions in its global value chain by one billion metric tons – a gigaton – by 2030, equal to the emissions from more than 211 million average passenger vehicles in a year.

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New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to an IMO air pollution and energy efficiency study , over 570,000 premature deaths will be prevented between 2020 and 2025 by the introduction of these tighter sulphur oxide emission guidelines. million metric tons annually. It’s also important to work closely with a third party logistics provider (3PL) like C.H. Robinson that offers a global suite of services with experts who are ready and able to solve your logistics problems.