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Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

Logistics professionals could adopt that statement as their motto. Half-a-decade ago, Apptricity analysts wrote, “In the world of supply chain and logistics management, perfection remains an elusive goal. ”[1] Between then and now, logistics has become a focal point in today’s e-commerce environment; but, the perfect order remains the elusive ideal. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. The Logistics mobile app.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

How to Mitigate Risk of Full Truckload Shipping: Freight/Cargo Insurance!

Cerasis

The Problem: Full Truckload Carries Less Risk, So Shippers Forgo Cargo Insurance Risk exists in all transportation modes, and failure to consider risk in full truckload shipping is a poor strategy that will result in loses. As explained by Lisa Terry via Inbound Logistics , transportation liability grew more complex with economic growth and an increasing number of contracted drivers and carriers. This includes purchasing freight or cargo insurance.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Note: Grand Junction, Kewill, and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

Ocean carrier overcapacity was generating cripplingly low prices that challenged the viability of their basic business model, global trade was growing, and with it, market competition, and the full scope of Amazon and Alibaba’s approach towards logistics was starting to become apparent.

Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding

NC State SCRC

Today’s guest blog is from John Stuart of the International Logistics Center. He shares some interesting information about freight forwarding, that anyone in logistics should be aware of. Freight forwarding companies, like the International Logistics Centre, coordinate the shipment of goods from one destination to another using a range of carriers, including air freight , ocean freight , road fright and, in some cases, railway freight.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

However, commonly used KPIs used by supply chain executives are usually focused on logistics performance (e.g., It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition.

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Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

This includes how they must be classified, packed, marked, labelled and documented – as well as the dangerous goods training which must be completed by the people packing and sending them.

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Incoterms is the important elements for logistics and supply chain management but its not very widely discussed in both academic and trade publication. You have to include a shipping document and damage report or survey port for an insurance claim adjuster as well. NAVIGATE. Basics.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

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New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. In addition to streamlining your ocean shipments, Kewill Global Forwarding can also help companies: Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities. Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. In addition to streamlining your ocean shipments, Kewill Global Forwarding can also help companies: Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities. Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal.

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Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Benefits of ACE

BluJay Solutions

Alongside the introduction of mandatory e-Manifests submitted in advance to enable the pre-processing of cargo, ACE is promising faster processing and early indications are that it delivering on its promise. . . The Simplified Entry pilot scheme already in place for air cargo was recently extended to ocean and rail cargo, with supporting documentation for all modes now permitted to be submitted electronically via EDI or email.

Adding Value to Your Supply Chain: Seven Cardinal Sins to Avoid

Material Handling & Logistics

From the product to its condition and even documentation, the demand for excellence involving all parts of the process has intensified. Managing the logistics of empty containers is challenging due to numerous persons being involved, import-export economies, seasonality and container types.

Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service

BluJay Solutions

The tight integration between our products will allow companies to simplify and streamline their ocean shipments, which will lower operational costs and guarantee that their cargo gets to where it needs to go on time.”. Lean on technology, whether via the booking portals or systems offered by logistics providers, to help the submission process.”. Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities.

Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service

BluJay Solutions

The tight integration between our products will allow companies to simplify and streamline their ocean shipments, which will lower operational costs and guarantee that their cargo gets to where it needs to go on time.”. Lean on technology, whether via the booking portals or systems offered by logistics providers, to help the submission process.”. Lower costs by automating processes and reporting/documentation capabilities.

Countdown to ACE. What do U.S. Customs changes mean for customs brokers and the supply chain as a whole?

BluJay Solutions

Because the Customs broker responsible for filing the necessary documentation is ultimately responsible for its accuracy, and for hassle such as delays that may result from inaccuracies.

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What is Supply Chain Technology and Why is it Important?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Overall, the supply chain technology you choose should make logistics simpler for you—whether you’re a supply chain manager, dock worker, or vice president—while also enhancing the shipping experience for your customers. What is Supply Chain Technology and Why is it Important? Robinson.

This Week in Logistics News (December 4-8, 2017)

Talking Logistics

So, without further delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: UPS, Overwhelmed by Online Orders, Warns of Delivery Delays (WSJ – sub. JDA and SATO Partner to Deliver the Future of Warehouse Management.

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

I was tempted to title today’s post “This Week in Trump News,” considering all of the actions he took this week that have supply chain and logistics implications. I also considered this title: “Another Week of Amazon News (plus Other Stuff That Happened in Logistics).”.