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7 Common Mistakes Everyone Makes in Logistics Management

3GTMS

Logistics management has become a necessity for a business in the modern era. No matter the size and type of business, logistics management holds a key position in almost all business strategies that are made to streamline the supply chain and make shipping operations more efficient. Good and efficient logistics management helps a business from […].

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Winning with Supply Chain Digitalisation

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Winning with Supply Chain Digitalisation. They say the invention of steam machine marked the beginning of the Industrial revolution, Industrial 1.0. Which was followed by Industrial 2.0, with inventions like the “assembly lines”. The third Industrial revolution (Industry 3.0) was the rise computers, the internet and obviously connectivity of Information.

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Retailers Offering 3PL Services: What Is Going On?

Talking Logistics

What is a third-party logistics provider (3PL)? What business are they in? As I’ve commented in the past (see March 2014 post, “3PLs, What Business Are You In?”), the answers to those questions are very different today compared to a decade ago. Today, you have several large retailers — yes, retailers! — who are not. Read more Retailers Offering 3PL Services: What Is Going On?

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How to secure your inventory

IT Supply Chain

By Chris Billinge (pictured). Business Development Director, TFC. The post How to secure your inventory appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Save The Supply Chain Leader From Groupthink

Supply Chain Shaman

Thirty-one months of supply chain disruption. Currently, companies struggle with rolling electric outages in China. Water levels falling in the Rhine, the Loire, and the Colorado River. The winter offers no relief. COVID is far from over and food instability, coupled with drought, is driving migration from Sudan to Europe. The Russian invasion of Ukraine stretches into a much longer war resulting in serious disruptions to the food, automotive, and semi-conductor supply chains.

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Sensemaking in Supply Chains

SCM Research

Something that is long-established in other management disciplines but sadly almost completely neglected in the SCM discipline is research related to sensemaking. In short, sensemaking “involves turning circumstances into a situation that is comprehended explicitly in words and that serves as a springboard into action” (Weick et al., p. 409). Such research is concerned with subjective interpretations rather than objective truth and is therefore better suited to the study of social science phenom

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Ensuring cyber security in digital supply chains

IT Supply Chain

By Vishal Salvi (pictured). Chief Information Security Officer & Head of Cybersecurity Practice, Infosys. The post Ensuring cyber security in digital supply chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Distribution Network Cost- A Mini Case Study

Logistics Bureau

You can access a recorded webinar about Distribution Network Costs on this link: [link]. ?. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: The 7 Principles of Warehouse and Distribution Centre Design. The Long and Short of Designing a Distribution Network. Bottles, Barrels and the Business of Beverage Distribution.

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Seven Things You Most Likely Didn’t Know About Logistics and Distribution

3GTMS

Logistics and distribution are part of a larger industry, also known as the supply chain, that has increased tremendously in the last few decades. These two terms are often misconstrued to denote the same thing. However, each has a distinct meaning and role in the transportation industry. Here are some fascinating things that you most […]. The post Seven Things You Most Likely Didn’t Know About Logistics and Distribution appeared first on 3GTMS.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Editor’s Choice: 10 Reasons to Implement a Cloud Multi-Carrier Parcel Management System

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Logistyx Technologies and looks at cloud multi-carrier parcel management systems. Not too long ago, if you were implementing a multi-carrier parcel management system, you had to buy the software and install it on premise.

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The Haul Story with Tim Henry

The Logistics of Logistics

Tim Henry and Joe Lynch discuss the Haul story. Tim is the Co-founder and CEO of Haul , a digital platform that connects certified and vetted commercial truck drivers with trucking companies looking for qualified drivers. About Tim Henry. Tim Henry is the CEO and Co-founder of Haul, a Bay Area and Denver based digital platform that connects certified and vetted commercial truck drivers with trucking companies to operate their trucks on assignments of various lengths.

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Information Overload: What Does it Mean? How Can You Gain Control?

Talking Logistics

There is little doubt that using analytics for supply chain decision-making helps businesses improve operational, strategic, and tactical efficiency. And supply chain professionals receive massive volumes of internal and external data streams. However, for someone working 60 hours a week and making sure paper goods are on grocery store shelves while putting out numerous “fires” Read more Information Overload: What Does it Mean?

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How to Manage Supplier Risk and Performance in an Uncertain Global Economy

ivalua

Originally published on Risk Management Monitor. Essentially every company that manufactures goods today depends on other companies to supply the raw or value-added materials that go into their finished products. Most companies recognize that good supplier relationships are more than simply arm’s length transactions between opposing parties. A better way of looking at those relationships is as partnerships—albeit ones that require management and alignment of objectives first and foremost, but ul

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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BD Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since COVID hit, supply chain executives have embraced supply chain risk management. Within this discipline, one of the toughest challenges is how to get visibility to problems arising across the extended supply network. Supply Chain Chaos is the New Norm. Becton Dickinson (BD) has been on a journey to improve visibility into their extended supply chain.

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Supply Chain's Moment of Truth Has Arrived! - Supply Chain Game Changer™

Supply Chain Game Changer

As we emerge from the pandemic Supply Chain is facing its moment of truth. Do we go back to old ways or start the Supply Chain Renaissance.?

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 9, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Tomorrow at this time, if all goes well, I will have been cycling for 3+ hours and nearing the 50-mile mark. I will have another 3+ hours and 50 miles to go. Tomorrow is the JDRF Ride at Saratoga Springs, NY. I’m on my way there this morning to meet up with my Logistics Leaders. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 9, 2022).

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Podcast | Five Steps to Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

So you’ve locked in your supply chain plan and network design? Good luck with that. In today’s global supply chains, unpredictability has become — well, predictable.

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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How manufacturers can enable innovation on the factory floor

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

There is a common cliche that necessity is the mother of invention – and by extension, innovation. The past two and half years have certainly brought a variety of challenges and opportunities that have made innovation not just a preference, but essential for manufacturers and distributors to thrive into the future. According to our recent SYSPRO Global Research report , 70% of manufacturers and distributors experienced supply chain disruptions, while 60% of businesses found themselves unab

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5 SEO Strategies B2B Companies Should Be Implementing

IT Supply Chain

By Codrin Arsene (pictured). CMO at Digital Authority Partners. The post 5 SEO Strategies B2B Companies Should Be Implementing appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Making Use of Digital Money!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Bitcoin or Ethereum Digital Currency Right for You? Any cash or transaction that solely exists as electronically stored is referred to as electronic cash or digital money. Virtual currency does not exist in a physical form like paper, cheques, or coins. Instead, it is tracked and transmitted via computerized electrical identifiers.

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Supply Chain Problems Are Getting Worse, Not Better, for U.S. Food Retailers

Supply Chain Brain

A survey from the Food Industry Association found that 70% of retailers said supply chain disruptions are negatively impacting their business, up from 42% the year before.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Challenges to Supply Chain Management

Elementum

Supply chains shift and evolve continually. A best practice supply chain management process today looks very different from even a few short years ago–each of the elements of supply chain management must be agile and adaptable to changing environmental, logistical, and sector-specific conditions. This guide explores some of the biggest challenges supply chain management will face in the year ahead, along with suggestions for suitable solutions.

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GLOBALISATION 2.0: A new approach to global commerce

IT Supply Chain

By Alex Macpherson (pictured). Senior Director, Manhattan Associates UK. The post GLOBALISATION 2.0: A new approach to global commerce appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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5 Actions to Improve the Workflow of Your Fleet!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 5 Insights for Managing Your Fleet Strategy! Many businesses rely on vehicle fleets to deliver their products or services to customers. For this reason, an efficient, well-organized fleet is key to maintaining a good workflow. While there are many things businesses can do to improve the workflow of their vehicle fleets, one of the most important is to have a vehicle tracking system.

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Building Resilience and Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain managers need access to real-time information about all variables in the supply chain, which means they need unprecedented levels of transparency. .

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The Art of Consistent Perfect Order Delivery: Smart Order Fulfillment Through Orchestration

Shippers and logistics service providers are pressured to match the “Amazon effect” for fast and efficient service across multiple B2C, B2B, and D2C channels. Perfect order delivery - on-time and in-full at the lowest possible cost – is critical. However, recent surveys of supply chain stakeholders reveal that many don't have the technology necessary to achieve it.

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How to Do Much More with Your Inventory

John Galt

Supply chain planning platforms with a strong inventory application help you to improve inventory management and gain greater maturity. Find out more.

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The jury is out on whether Liz Truss premiership will ‘deliver’ for business & retail

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T (pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero. The post The jury is out on whether Liz Truss premiership will ‘deliver’ for business & retail appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Obstacles to Multi-Tier Supply Chain Visibility!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Visibility – An Overcomplicated Challenge! A recent Deloitte survey estimated only 15% of CPO’s have visibility beyond their tier one suppliers. I found this striking that there is so little multi-tier Supply Chain visibility. With so many companies feeling the urgency to build resilience and better manage risk, with all the growing pressure to operate sustainability and with greater transparency on how and