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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

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Trimble Acquires Brazil-Based Veltec to Expand its Global Portfolio of Transportation Solutions. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). So if you can provide warehousing, transportation and/or material handling equipment to support disaster relief efforts, I encourage you to contact ALAN. And this week ShippingEasy announced its integration “with Amazon Alexa to ship with your voice!”

TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

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The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. A whopping 87% of respondents believe next-gen tech will have transformative effect on transportation operations.

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Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

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This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Managing inventory is one of the most crucial aspects of supply chain optimization as it affects several other parts of your supply chain, including procurement, order fulfilment and production planning. Transportation planning. Needed to automate the procurement order processes.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Managing inventory is one of the most crucial aspects of supply chain optimization as it affects several other parts of your supply chain, including procurement, order fulfillment, and production capacity planning. Transportation planning. Needed to automate the procurement order processes.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Manufacturers can gather valuable granular data such as the time an item spent in storage, at what temperature, how long it took to sell, the length of time between purchase and fulfillment and how long it spent in transport. Thanks to the ability to track the location of items in real-time during shipping, companies can deliver excellent customer service by providing customers with accurate delivery estimates and real-time location information. are transported by truck.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

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Implement supply chain actions, including with internal procurement teams, with suppliers and through broader collaboration, and develop measurable targets for these efforts. “A 3PL can provide a range of fulfillment services, from setup, to shipping, to customer service. If you are a retailer that sells various types of goods, cross docking can use ‘consolidation’ which would take small shipments and compile them into one large transport.