Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Our latest “Featuring” series article covers the topic of Warehouse and Distribution Centre order fulfillment. So take some time and check out our very best Warehouse and Distribution Centre fulfillment articles!

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Humanless Warehousing: Tips for a Robot-Driven Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Dave Joseph at veridian.info. Mujin, a Tokyo-based company, has developed and deployed the first fully automated, humanless warehousing robotic systems, reports CNBC. Unfortunately, significant challenges continue to plague the idea of humanless warehousing, yet the benefits of automation and robotics must not be ignored.

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50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 50 Most Read Articles of All Time From the Cerasis Blog. 10 Factors Which Determine LTL Freight Rates.

Top Logistics Articles of 2015

Cerasis

We continue our top articles from each of our main 5 categories today by covering the top 10 logistics articles that were the most viewed in 2015. We write to five main categories on the Cerasis blog: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Each of these five include several sub categories for more specific articles, such as the TMS category under Transportation Management. Top Logistics Articles of 2015.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . Top 10 Supply Chain Articles from 2015. The following 10 supply chain articles are listed in order from the 10th most read blog post to the top most read post. Read the full article here. .

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

It goes without saying that warehouses need to find ways to prioritize workplace safety for the health and productivity of the workforce. The following is our top 10 list of ways warehouses can drive more efficient and productive warehouse operations: Consider Automation. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. According to the U.S.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Articles of 2019

PINC

Matt Yearling’s articles ranked on both Logistics Viewpoints’ and Talking Logistics’ most-read article lists for 2019. . Here’s a synopsis of his most-read articles for the year and the evergreen insights that he shared with readers: Excess Inventory?

Technology Is The Key To Supply Chain Orchestration

Gravity Supply Chain

It’s not just the supply chain! Entire logistics networks, manufacturing bases, and workers face a multitude of unprecedented disruption challenges.

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The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Bringing Freight Online In The Carrier Space. Carriers literally do the heavy lifting in international freight. Customer management can be expensive and hands-on, especially in an error-prone industry like freight.

The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Bringing Freight Online In The Carrier Space. Carriers literally do the heavy lifting in international freight. Customer management can be expensive and hands-on, especially in an error-prone industry like freight.

Warehouse Management Analytics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Warehouse Fulfillment – Move The Material To The People, Not The Other Way Around! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at cerasis.com. The right application of warehouse management analytics can enable significant growth for companies, forced to focus on smaller package sizes, not the pallets and cases of the past. Benefits of Warehouse Management Analytics. The post Warehouse Management Analytics!

o9 Solutions and FourKites partner to bring unprecedented connectivity between freight visibility and planning Control Towers

o9 Solutions

This article has also been published on Business Wire The partnership combines o9’s industry-leading integrated business planning platform with FourKites’ Visibility Cloud to provide end-to-end visibility to freight tracking.

5 Warehouse Performance Management Tips

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Warehouse Performance Management Tips. Consider setting a quality control at the following stages of production: - when receiving and throughout warehouse process. - Inventory counts are also an excellent security measure for your warehouse. Great warehouse performance is essentially a shared goal between the warehouse manager and their personnel. One idea is to invite an independent party into your warehouse to observe the warehouse floor.

How Shipping Software Innovation Led a Technology Company Into Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article and permission to publish here provided by FreightPOP.com. Our CEO Kurt Johnson explains, “Our customers want one login for all logistics management, including inbound and outbound freight across parcel, LTL, FTL, ocean, and international air. Subscribe Here!

Your Essential Warehouse Cleaning Checklist! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide! Article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by David Smith at cleaningservicesgroup.co.uk. Maintaining a high standard of warehouse cleanliness is about more than just creating a more pleasant and attractive workplace. Warehouses can be hectic environments at the best of times, so sometimes it can be hard to find time for cleaning. Get Your Free Warehouse Cleaning Checklist. Subscribe Here!

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. According to an article published in FreightWaves , “ Tender volumes are racing to the upside and are tracking positive year-over-year in May, albeit off of a depressed 2019 comparison. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

6 Tips for Improving Warehouse and Distribution Center Efficiency

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article created for Supply Chain Game Changer by David Madden at [link]. . Things can always be faster when you work in a warehouse or distribution center. If you want to keep your customers satisfied, you need to keep things moving in your warehouse or distribution center. Keep Your Warehouse Organized. Nothing stymies operational efficiency like a poorly-organized warehouse. Today’s warehouses are much larger than they were in the past.

Logistics in the Golden Age of E-Commerce!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! Golden Age article and permission to publish here provided by John Howard of couponlawn.com. FedEx Fulfillment offers a wide range of excellent services such as packaging, reverse logistics, transportation, and warehousing.

Supply Chain Management Success – What You Need To Know But No One Told You

Gravity Supply Chain

Articles inventory retail #retailers Gravity Technology disruption supplychain visibility logistics performance #automation #realtime #management #cargo #shipment #transportation purchase tracking container freight solution platform order track operations global industry automating manufacturers service providers cloudbased trace carrier shipper data warehousingHow can end-to-end visibility and container tracking prevent supply chain disruptions?

Surviving Disruptions – an opportunity for supply chains to thrive with people and technology – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The short-term strategy to build resilience, is to focus on three major elements, essential to keep freight moving. . Boost agility in logistics: multimodal solutions to combat increased freight costs and limited capacity. The advent of new technologies like data analytic tool, robots in warehouses, AI to track fulfilment and inventory, use of drones and driverless delivery vehicles and more are prime examples of how the supply chain landscape is changing. .

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Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Smart use of Blockchain : Use of blockchain allows organisation to become more compliant, transparent and create traction in new types of services, such as mobile freight brokerage systems, smart contracts to replace service agreements. Develop methodologies to measure risk for each supply chain node, warehouse, factory, supplier, geography, or transportation node. Let me end this article with a lovely quote from a visionary leader!! Article July 2020

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. Many other jobs such as Material Handler, pickers, and other general warehouse position are bretween $12,00-$14,000, with fork life operators making up to $16 range. Once we hire them, keeping them in the warehouse is a whole other issue! A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at cerasis.com. Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business. We all knew they were working on it but this past week we saw such a deluge of articles on how Amazon may/may not take over the digital freight brokerage market just like we see with every other market that Amazon touches. The article continues, describing the service as the following: It allows shippers to get instant quotes on the packages they want to ship between warehouses.

8 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Fulfillment Efficiency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article and permission to publish here provided by Christina Morrison. Hiring a warehouse layout optimization specialist is the best way to go about this if you think that your facility needs a pretty massive overhaul. Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! The post 8 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Fulfillment Efficiency! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes!

What’s the Difference Between Fulfillment and Replenishment?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Aside from the demand planning, customer order management, and supplier order management activities associated with Fulfillment most people traditionally think of Fulfillment in the context of the Warehouse or Distribution Centre. In a Warehouse all of the activities involved in sending INITIAL orders to Customers or Channels are considered Fulfillment. We cover World Class Fulfillment speed and efficiency principles in our article “ From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes !”

Do You Know When it’s Time for a Freight Review?

Logistics Bureau

Choosing freight carriers is not the easiest of tasks, so it’s understandable why companies often overlook the need for a freight review , even when such an undertaking is long overdue. Read and Heed the Signs that Freight Review is Due. But how do you know when it’s the right time to conduct a freight review? You’ve lost touch with (or have never really explored) developments in the freight service market. Changes in freight-rate structure.

Logistics Cost Reduction: 6 Focuses to Create More Profit

Cerasis

Ensure that your warehouse operation is safe. Analyze labor reduction for any warehousing operation. There are Labor Management Software systems that can help manage work in the warehouse. Incentive programs for warehousing employees do work. Try warehouse mobility in your four walls. Productivity increases from wearable voice command tools can increase factory warehouse efficiencies up to 30 percent, according to an article in Supply Chain Management Review.

7 Reasons to Consider a Cloud Based WMS (Warehouse Management System)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Dave Joseph at [link]. The decision to invest in a cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) is often the result of sub-par systems in operation within the exclusive supply chain. Although cybersecurity may not seem like a significant issue for the modern warehouse, cybersecurity is critical to guaranteeing customer support in building brand value. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

There are many trade associations and organizations that represent carriers, but what about about freight brokers and 3PLs? TIA members also include freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers, and warehousing. Topics include Carrier Selection, Cargo Claims, Combating Fraud, Government Freight, and more.

Insight on how 3PL handles eCommerce Returns for B2B and B2C Retail Brands

Vinculum

It refers to any service contract that includes inventory storage and management,picking and packing, freight forwarding,shipping, distribution, customs brokerage, contract management, IT solutions, cross-docking etc. Many times, the articles must be cleaned, re-tagged and re-bagged.

Build It and They Will Come…Maybe

Logistics Trends and Insights

A single online platform to manage transportation, rates, routes, payment, insurance, and documentation continues to be the mantra for 3PLs, freight forwarders, and other providers.

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How High Driver Turnover in Less Than Truckload Carriers Impacts Shippers’ Freight Spend

Cerasis

Understanding industrywide turnover rates for trucking is essential to reducing freight spend for shippers. How to Reduce Impact of High Driver Turnover for Less Than Truckload Carriers While freight rate hikes are expected in the coming year, the best way to address driver turnover is through changing how drivers are perceived. Shippers that want to create positive relationships with drivers, and therefore carriers, should follow these tips: Make freight attractive.

Rise of the Warehouse Robots!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article provided by Mike Futch of Tompkins International at [link]. This article focuses on the robots that assist with the picking and sorting of items that go into a unique order. The future of the warehouse is happening now with robotics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

In this article, we’ll examine the business and logistics characteristics of the state and explore the advantages your operation can enjoy by locating your distribution centers in North Carolina. Whether a company requires inbound logistics services or more standard warehousing and distribution services, there are major advantages to basing distribution center operations in North Carolina. Quicker transportation times result in lower freight costs.