Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

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Does Your Apparel Supply Chain Need a Logistics Makeover?

Supply Chain 24/7

Today’s manufacturers face seemingly competing challenges to meet customer expectations for fresh inventory offered via multiple platforms while relying on increasingly global supplier networks

Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF!

Tompkins Blog

The post Tour An Apparel Distribution Center! Blog Event forum Jim Tompkins Logistics SCLF Supply ChainBy Tompkins International Staff Join us at the Tompkins International Supply Chain Leadership Forum 2017 (SCLF). We have another exciting addition to this year’s SCLF being held in Durham, NC May 8th to May 10th: Distribution Center (DC) tour. Beginning at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 8th we will be hosting a tour of Peter. Reserve Your Spot Today For The 2017 SCLF!

Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Gravity Supply Chain

Sourcing: Mitigate risk during periods of supply chain disruption, such as those caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, by using digital technology. . The post Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

Improving Supply Chain ROI in a Tough Tariff Environment

American Global Logistics

These duties would cover $325 billion in goods, hitting the price-sensitive apparel sector particularly hard and taking a significant bite out of business’ bottom […]. Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEU

Competing in a Consumer-Focused Age with an Agile Supply Chain

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEUFrom a new couch to a week’s worth of groceries, shoppers can summon nearly anything to their doorstep, local store or delivery locker with just a few clicks. Some of the most significant consumer changes impacting supply chains include: Shifting demographics.

As Peak Season Looms, Here’s How to Prepare

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEUHalfway through 2019, ocean shipping costs have already inched up for businesses, with many carriers locking in rates $200 to $300 higher per TEU than the 2018 contract season.

American Fox Head relocates logistics hub in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Californian based Fox Head, owner of the action sports apparel and clothing brand Fox, is rapidly expanding its reach in the European market. Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) has recently established a new distribution centre for the company at its Eersel, (Netherlands) Logistics Centre. The Fox brand is the most recognized and best-selling brand of motocross apparel in the world today.

The Clothing Supply Chain – From the High Fashion Runway to Landfill!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to statista.com the global apparel market is expected to be $1.5 Edgexpo.com reports apparel and textile industry waste as follows: Nearly 20% of global waste water is produced by the fashion industry. So are the environmental impacts associated with the production and logistics in the Clothing Supply Chain. Total Secondhand Apparel Market to Double in 5 Years With Resale Sector Driving the Growth 1. clothing #apparel #supplychainmanagement #carbonfootprint.

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The Tariff Takeaway: It’s Time to Stress-Test Your Supply Chain

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEUAfter announcing earlier this month that 10% tariffs would go into effect Sept. 1 on $300 billion in Chinese imports, the U.S. reversed course this week and said duties would be delayed until December on certain products.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

Chinese consumers are buying more of everything – from apparel and white goods to luxury items and homeware – and as they buy more, from more channels, including online, at single brand stores and from large specialty chains, domestic and foreign owned companies have to reassess their supply chain infrastructure in China for both selling and making goods. But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge. Checklist Logistics Challenges in China.

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Honeywell Helps Apparel Logistics Group Triple Daily Output from Its Ecommerce Distribution Center

Supply Chain 24/7

Honeywell Intelligrated’s technology and technical support services will help The Apparel Logistics Group expand its e-commerce parcel shipping capability, increase productivity at the shipping dock, ensure order accuracy and expand its value-added services capacity, which includes returned merchandise management and product customization

Supply Chain and Logistics Resolutions for 2017: 4 Things to STOP Doing This Year

Talking Logistics

Three years ago, I wrote a popular post highlighting “ 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives.” Stop viewing logistics as a cost center. As I highlighted recently in “ Your Supply Chain Strategy is Your Business Plan (Unless It’s Not) ,” the people who really need stop viewing logistics as a cost center are not the people in the front lines of supply chain and logistics (they already know it), but the CEOs and CFOs at manufacturing and retail companies.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! If this sounds like it would be a fun and meaningful personal challenge for you (with the added benefits of meeting other supply chain and logistics professionals and raising money for a good cause), then sign up to join our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure team! Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019?

Honeywell Helps Apparel Logistics Group Triple Daily Output from Its Ecommerce Distribution Center

Supply Chain 24/7

Honeywell Intelligrated’s technology and technical support services will help The Apparel Logistics Group expand its e-commerce parcel shipping capability, increase productivity at the shipping dock, ensure order accuracy and expand its value-added services capacity, which includes returned merchandise management and product customization

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone. JDA is targeting Grocery, Hardline, and Fashion/Apparel retailers with this solution, which will be generally available December 26, 2013.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Pitney Bowes Expands Cross-Border Ecommerce Capabilities with the Acquisition of Borderfree. XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2015 Results. Its customers include retailers, department stores, apparel brands, and lifestyle brands that sell a range of physical goods online. Note: LeanLogistics and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). Some follow-up thoughts based on the comments received: First, from a supply chain and logistics perspective, I believe Walmart continues to innovate and lead the industry in many areas. I know of at least one third-party logistics provider (3PL) working with a large customer that is experimenting with drones for this purpose.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

I’m thinking of sending my representatives in Congress a copy of the book Getting to We , written by my friends Kate Vitasek and Jeanette Nyden — and also inviting them and all members of Congress to participate in my upcoming conversation with Kate and Jeanette on Talking Logistics. While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Robinson and Ryder are Talking Logistics sponsors.

This Week in Logistics News (August 17-21, 2015)

Talking Logistics

One of the emails I did keep and read with interest was the first item in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Infor to Acquire GT Nexus. GEODIS acquires OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) and enhances its Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics offering in the US. OHL specializes in the sectors of apparel, electronics, healthcare, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods. Note: Descartes and GT Nexus are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Reverse Logistics: Who Does it Well?

Logistics Bureau

It would be tempting to think of reverse logistics as forward logistics done backwards. Reverse logistic isn’t simply a reverse gear. Reverse logistics can also have a dramatic effect on steering a company’s fortunes. Reverse logistics is therefore worth doing, and worth doing properly. Looking to real-life examples for inspiration, we can ask, ‘Who does reverse logistics well?’ This also qualifies as reverse logistics.

Holidays Offer Unique Challenges for Cold Chain Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

These, combined with holiday deadlines, present unique challenges for the logistics industry. Food and beverage sales during the holiday season are expected to outpace all other retail categories including apparel, once again. Seasonal impact on shipping and logistics.

Selling Online? What It Means for Your Logistics Network Design

Logistics Bureau

If enterprises are to provide such advantages, their logistics must be organised to match. Ideally, in a clicks and mortar business, logistics activities would be the same between fulfilment of online and physical sales. Return logistics. Omnichannel and Return Logistics.

Women in Supply Chain, 2018: A Conversation With Suzanne Judy

Supply Chain Brain

She joins us on this episode to relate her story of success in two distinct areas normally reserved for men: logistics and I.T. Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Aerospace & Defense Apparel Automotive Chemicals & Energy Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & BeverageSuzanne Judy is senior vice president of information technology with Freight Handlers, Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Rather than producing uniforms, equipment, and apparel, many companies are now producing masks for healthcare professionals as supplies continue to run low. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 4 – 10) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News coronavirus COVID-19 Logistics News

The Future of Logistics Outsourcing

Logistics Bureau

For the future of logistics outsourcing , there are two possibilities: either guess it, or invent it. The choice for any given organisation depends on the strategic importance it attaches to its logistics. However, with the positioning of the supply chain overall as one of the few remaining sources of true competitive advantage, enterprises are likely to be better served by determining their own logistical destiny. Customising logistics outsourcing to each business unit.

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Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. So why am I suggesting that Omni-channel is now emerging to be the top retail logistics challenge being faced today by retailers? Speaker(s): Bill Coxwell, Director, Logistics, VF Corporation.

Connecting the Dots on Amazon's patents in Logistics

Techgistics

I've dug into Amazon's patent filings over the last five years and mined the patent titles for keywords related to inventory and logistics. While many of these technologies may never be deployed, the patents reveal how Amazon thinks about the future of logistics and makes it crystal clear that Amazon views logistics and fulfillment technology as a core competency. Amazon is expected to surpass Macy’s this year to become the largest seller of apparel in America.

Product Tags Guide: The Importance of Product Tagging for Ecommerce & Logistics

ShipBob

For apparel businesses, it might seem easy to keep jeans with jeans and shirts with shirts, but as your business grows, this becomes tougher to track over time — especially if you have a larger SKU count. Another way to make use of product tags for ecommerce is to place a UPC (universal product code) barcode on them, which helps businesses and logistic partners track products.

Impacts of Big Data in Logistics

Abivin

However, the rapidly growing logistics sector can also benefit greatly from this wealth of information in some major areas as follows: 1. It happens very often in apparel stores where certain sizes of an item of clothing might run out due to the product’s popularity. Big Data can definitely play a major role in improving business efficiency by helping logistics managers to accurately forecast demand for each product and plan inventory accordingly.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Top 5 Ways Augmented Reality and Apple ARKit Will Transform Retail and Logistics

FLEXE

For apparel, virtual fitting rooms will make it easier for customers to “try on” clothes from home. With an estimated 30% of online apparel sales returned , being able to “see” how something will fit before buying it will reduce the number of returns and, theoretically, convert more sales while boosting customer satisfaction. . Business use cases also extend to how AR will transform logistics.

The path to recovery from COVID-19 – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The first half of 2020 has been a rollercoaster ride for global and regional e-commerce logistics, setting off supply and demand shocks throughout the industry. How COVID-19 has affected e-commerce logistics. Impaired logistics productivity and effectiveness.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Sept. 22, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Assault on the Apparel Market, Truckload and Intermodal Rates Continue to Fall, XPO Logistics Facing Multiple Union Drives, Telsa Car Hacked on Highway