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50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers. Warehouse Operation

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes. Road freight represents a major part of most Logistics Services Providers’ (LSPs') strategies. Regardless of the importance of other modalities to global logistics, it is almost impossible for the supply chain to keep moving, either domestically or internationally, without using the road network. Green logistics; traffic congestion will certainly not have been resigned to history.

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5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

BlueYonder

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. Digitalization is transforming every aspect of business across all industries, particularly impacting the distribution and logistics industries. Source: Grainger Q1 2017 Earnings Call ).

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Cloud technology allows organizations to combine all supply chain and logistics information into a single, central solution. Should supply chain delays occur, companies can more easily identify the source of bottlenecks and take action to improve processes. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers , AI’s potential contribution to the global economy by 2030 is $15.7 Robotics enabled with AI and ML augment the work of humans in warehouses and distribution centers.

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

BlueYonder

New practices have been proven by leading distribution and logistics providers that can reduce payroll costs by at least 5 percent, while increasing productivity and improving employee retention (source: JDA Value Engineering). This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

BlueYonder

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. Digitalization is transforming every aspect of business across all industries, particularly impacting the distribution and logistics industries. Source: Grainger Q1 2017 Earnings Call ).

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation. Source ID. Source ID.

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

BlueYonder

New practices have been proven by leading distribution and logistics providers that can reduce payroll costs by at least 5 percent, while increasing productivity and improving employee retention (source: JDA Value Engineering). This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. Failure to plan for this eventual inevitability would be a mistake for players in the logistics industry. Limitations aside; autonomous robots are already bringing innovation to the supply chain and delivering significant value, chiefly because they can help: • Improve speed and accuracy of routine operations, particularly in warehousing and manufacturing. • Smart Glasses in the Warehouse.

Importance of Technology on India’s Supply Chain Management

20Cube Logistics

Around 14 percent of GDP spent on logistics sector annually in India as compared to only around 5 percent of GDP in the developed countries logistics sector. According to an ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) study, the logistics sector in India is poised to grow at 16 percent YoY CAGR. Source: World Bank Logistics Performance Index 2018 ). Digital Logistics Technology

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Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. In the traditional supply chain world, the processes of sell, deliver, make, source, and plan are separate and distinct. The focus of APICS is manufacturing, CSCMP’s foundation is in logistics, and ISM serves the procurement organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors

Kinaxis

Assess your company’s ability to read, warehouse and act on IoT demand signals. Key points: Explore crowd sourced delivery capabilities, they’re expanding nationally at a rapid pace. These driverless, flying taxis are part of Dubai’s plan to have self-driving vehicles (of all kinds) account for a quarter of journeys made in Dubai by 2030. Recognize drones have the potential to redefine the cost of last-mile logistics.

The need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

The need to know

EFT

France considers moratorium on new e-commerce warehouses, says minister. Apple to remove Carbon from supply chain, products by 2030. Softbank pulls investment from Credit Suisse supply chain funds: sources. RLS Logistics Announces Nationwide Expansion Plan.

Trends 2021: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

”[3] Mariia Deresh, a content provider at PLS Logistics Services, adds, “After the pandemic hit, everyone is talking about building resilience … but behind resilience, there is supply chain visibility. Hamilton writes, “Another notable trend in supply chain management is the advancement of green logistics. ” Durbha adds, “In 2020, we have seen a number of companies pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. In fact, BMW has adopted any number of digital production technologies, such as data analytics, smart logistics and 3D printing. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. In particular, the company has been criticized for its long-time practice of using local water sources for its products. In any event, Coke has turned to technology to speed its supply chain and logistics processes, such as its use of AGVs throughout its factories and loading docks.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. While traditional supply chain processes evolved from functional excellence definitions for source, make and deliver from the inside-out; to make the digital pivot and become more market-driven, companies need to define new supply chain processes outside-in. Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This waste can keep manufacturers far away from achieving operational targets and deeply impact their logistics management system and supply chain management strategy. It helps in processing all customer requirements, purchase orders, supplier contracts, maintaining inventory levels, and balancing demand- sales- distribution- warehousing functions. Logistics and delivery coordination. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is Supply Chain Optimization?

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This waste can keep manufacturers far away from achieving operational targets and deeply impact their logistics and supply chain management strategy. It helps in processing all customer requirements, purchase orders, supplier contracts, maintaining inventory levels and balancing demand- sales- distribution- warehousing functions. Logistics and delivery coordination. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is supply chain optimization?

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

In parallel, three more raised their hands to speak on robotic automation in their warehouses focused on the redefinition of channel fulfillment. Meanwhile, warehouse robotics is staging a market shift. There is no logical connection between inventory strategy and logistics optimization or the multiplicity of rules—allocation, ATP, inventory matching, routing—and planning engines. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. May was a conference month.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

The below summary of my presentation will provide Supply Chain Executives and leaders within the Logistics field with a case for increasing a company’s profile and profitability by focussing on sustainability. Meaning that our operational performance is where it needs to be, that we are in control of cost, that we are customer focussed, that we set up a lean organizations, that we source globally, that we constantly evaluate and optimize our footprint, manufacturing depth etc.

Supply chain sustainability focus: Gustaf Asp, Managing Director, Treadler on circular economies

EFT

That idea – to open up H&M’s global supply chain expertise as a business-to-business service and allow partners to work across product development sourcing, production and logistics in a sustainable manner. Where can supply chain and logistics leaders make the biggest impact on sustainability? H&M Group uses ships and trains to transport over 90% of products from the suppliers to warehouses. Treadler is a bold new idea backed by the H&M Group.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

export growth between now and 2030. Overseas labor and production costs of similar goods exported from the United States are increasing, making exported goods more affordable compared to offshore sourcing streams. Global Forwarding Global Transportation Logistics Exports Shipping SOLASOutlook on U.S. Exports – Forecasting the “perfect storm” or something else? Transportfolio. Many of us are familiar with the term “perfect storm.”