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Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. This technology is set to change the dynamics of how goods are shipped over long distances. Cargo Ships. In warehouses too, the self-driven concept will be utilized.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage. If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. Warehousing eats up about 25% and transportation 60%.

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How To Find a Great Freight Forwarder

The Logistics of Logistics

I often hear from novice shippers: “How can I find a great freight forwarder?”. Here are nine items to look for when searching for the best freight forwarder for your company: Research, Research, Research. Before seeking out a great freight forwarder, it would make sense for a shipper to understand what a freight forwarder does. Some logistics companies only offer LTL shipping. Check for references to gage the reputation of the freight forwarder. Warehousing.

How to find a great freight forwarder

The Logistics of Logistics

I often hear from novice shippers: “How can I find a great freight forwarder?”. Here are nine items to look for when searching for the best freight forwarder for your company: Research, Research, Research. Before seeking out a great freight forwarder, it would make sense for a shipper to understand what a freight forwarder does. Some logistics companies only offer LTL shipping. Check for references to gage the reputation of the freight forwarder. Warehousing.

How To Find a Great Freight Forwarder

The Logistics of Logistics

I often hear from novice shippers: “How can I find a great freight forwarder?”. Here are nine items to look for when searching for the best freight forwarder for your company: Research, Research, Research. Before seeking out a great freight forwarder, it would make sense for a shipper to understand what a freight forwarder does. Some logistics companies only offer LTL shipping. Check for references to gage the reputation of the freight forwarder. Warehousing.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. Due to the rapid change in global business environment, managers find it difficult to gain the edge over competitors. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations. Keep it Simple : It’s important to not over complicate things.

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50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies. Not only does warehouse optimization result in a healthier bottom line, but it also improves key warehouse metrics like accurate orders and on-time delivery. Implementing the right technologies, such as collaborative mobile robots , can help to optimize resource management and improve productivity.

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

Cerasis

There are exemptions to liability within the Carmack Amendment , and even when everything is correct on paper and goes smoothly at the place of origin, Mother Nature may have other plans. Shippers need a way to mitigate risk of full truckload shipping , regardless of what promises a driver makes in casual conversation. Therefore, shippers should review existing policy or contract liability and opt for additional cargo insurance to reduce risk, depending on freight fragility.

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24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear that effective supply chain management is crucial to the success of a business. Moreover, it’s vital to the health of the global economy. The pandemic crisis had global ramifications felt throughout the entire supply chain, from raw materials to finished products, and for many companies, building the resiliency needed to weather such storms has become the #1 challenge of supply chain management. How to solve it?

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

According to the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), companies spent $1.64 trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% to $493.7 to $1.04

[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. Air and sea cargo industries generate $62 Billion each. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 , focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain.

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

In global supply chain , most companies try to take an advantage of low-cost country sourcing to drive material costs down. The complexity of this practice is how to divide the responsibilities of each trading partner effectively. In 1936, the first revision of Incoterms or International Commercial Terms was released to help trading partners to determine costs, risks and responsibilities in international trade transactions. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

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EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2019- Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on the 13th June 2019, focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain. The conference is free-to-attend but places are limited.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. companies should be looking to partner with more stable countries where tariff changes aren’t expected. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” goods is more complex than it used to be. companies to do business in their lands.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. companies should be looking to partner with more stable countries where tariff changes aren’t expected. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Marks and Spencer announced as guest speaker of EV Cargo’s packaging conference

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Technology, one of the UK’s leading providers of supply chain management software, is pleased to announce the EV Cargo Packaging Conference on Thursday 5th September 2019 at the Palletforce Hub of Innovation in Burton-on-Trent. The conference will focus on the following areas: Efficient Packaging: Using the right outer carton for the product sounds simple, but there are so many challenges to truly achieving this.

2018 D3: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

It was a packed couple of days with a lot of great speakers brought together for a common interest: how to solve the retail supply chain challenge. New technologies, changing buying behaviors, and market saturation have put retail to the test. As supply chain and logistics become increasingly important for eCommerce success, retailers and brands are turning to new B2B solutions to meet demands and thrive. Keep it to yourself. How can you keep up?

7 Ways to Overcome Yard Management Challenges

Cerasis

Poor planning on the part of warehouse managers can lead to extensive demurrage or detention charges, irritability and anger among truck drivers and employees, and excessive gait, congestion, reports PINC.com. Meanwhile, warehouse managers struggle with maintaining visibility and control over trucks, personnel, and assets in their yards. But, warehouse managers can overcome these challenges by taking these seven steps. . Take Steps to Improve Yard Management Now.

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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. ”[2] In pursuit of perfection, logisticians are turning to technology to achieve excellence.

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. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. And we might be happy to pay for it.

Solving the Retail Supply Chain Challenge: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

It was a packed couple of days with a lot of great speakers brought together by a common denominator: how to solve the retail supply chain challenge. New technologies, changing buying behaviors, and market saturation have put retail to the test. As supply chain and logistics become increasingly important for eCommerce success, retailers and brands are turning to new B2B solutions to meet demands and thrive. Keep it to yourself. How can you keep up?

The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business

Cerasis

In this blog, they discuss everything you need to know about a 3PL business. Third party logistics (3PL) is the function by where the owner of goods outsources numerous components of the supply chain to a 3PL company that can perform the management function of the clients’ customs, inbound freight, distribution, warehousing, order fulfilment and outbound freight to the client’s customers. These services include: Warehousing. 3PL Logistics 3pl logistics

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What the “New Normal” in Shipping, Logistics, and Transportation May Look Like

Shipchain

Seemingly everything has been shaken up by COVID-19, and the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry is no different. All modes of travel were booming, whether it be for cargo, work, or tourism. Now, all of those norms are long gone, and it has left the shipping, logistics, and transportation industry wondering what lies ahead once COVID-19 begins to decline. So how might the industry look in the wake of COVID-19?

This Week in Logistics News (March 13-17, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Last year I organized our first Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure cycling team (LL4T1DCure) to raise money for JDRF , the leading non-profit organization focused on T1D research. Thanks to the generous support of sponsors and many individual contributors, we raised over $43,000 for the cause! We’re back at it again this year, and I am happy to report that BluJay Solutions , C.H. Billion Bid to Lead Self-Driving Car Market (NYT).

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. With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? These 36 innovative companies have figured out how to hack their operations, gaining some financial or media recognition for their methods. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics.

The Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. As the Covid-19 Coronavirus has wreaked havoc with everyone’s lives all over the world there is great hope for a vaccine to allow us to get back to normal. Then you have to manufacture, transport and distribute it.

The Logistics Linchpin with Andrew Clark

Aborn and Co.

In this episode, Consulting Logistics host, Kyle MacNaught, will chat with Andrew Clark, founder of Logistics Help. Andrew is on a mission to help small to mid-size enterprises implement high-performance tactics and technology to their supply chain, so they can scale up without stress. Andrew is passionate about logistics and how getting this element right in business can help elevate them to the next level. Logistics Help Website.

How to Choose the Best Trucking Service?

20Cube Logistics

When you start with the research, you will find that there are many aspects to look at with respect to trucking carriers and services. However, in order to find out the ideal trucking company, you need to look beyond that. When you have to deliver some product and need a trucking cargo service, it is important to consider the time. It is also important to check the equipment and the manpower of the particular service provider.

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Necessary Steps for Smarter Logistics Planning Optimization. Increase Efficiency and Profits

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's is blog is from Nicole Lewis who shows us the steps for smarter logistics planning optimization. Ironically, the main problem of today's domestic logistics planning optimization is not in a lack of information about ‘advanced’ tools, lack of appropriate equipment and information technologies, and not even that not all managers are in principle aware of the existence of any management mechanism. External logistics services. This also needs to be learned.

Forklift Safety Tips!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Katie Hentshel at Equipment Depot. A forklift is an essential piece of equipment in any warehouse, distribution center or factory. Without it, it would be nearly impossible to efficiently move heavy objects in these environments. Operators need to be capable and well-trained in order to do their jobs effectively and efficiently.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. Whether it’s preventing out-of-stocks of critical household items or making sure the kids are delivered on time in full to wherever they need to be, she keeps our supply chain running as efficiently as possible — while doing her day job too! Happy Mother’s Day to all moms, for everything you do. But it’s no joke, it’s true.

Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Automotive Logistics Group Publisher, Louis Yiakoumi, about the hot topics in this industry. In Part II he will cover what automotive companies are doing to overcome those challenges. SCN: What are companies doing to overcome the key challenges facing the automotive industry? Yiakoumi: Carmakers are beginning to look at total costs. Now the carmakers are trying to look at total costs.

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

Companies are now looking to the cloud, big data, blockchain, and other solutions to manage their end-to-end supply chains. By providing an added layer of real-time data and enhanced recognition capabilities to managers and workers, augmented reality could be one of the most valuable supply chain tools of all. Warehouses are facing unprecedented labor shortages, and for a few companies robots are picking up some of the slack. How's that for optimization?

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

in the fourth quarter of 2015 according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late February. trade deficit increased 2.23% in January to $45.7 to $176.5 to $222.1 Consumer Confidence: The Consumer Confidence Index decreased to 92.2 It is designed to gauge the financial health, spending power, and confidence of the average U.S. in January to 123.2 from the previous month to 1.055 and decreased 2.6% to 52.8%.

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