Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL).

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5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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Manufacturing and Logistics: Manufacturers Look towards Logistics Efficiency to Stay Competitive

Cerasis

A traditional viewpoint of manufacturers reveals many flaws in the efficiencies of standard shipping, transportation, and other logistics processes. Inherently, manufacturing and logistics go hand in hand. Where and Why Is the Logistics Industry Growing?

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 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

Quintiq

Finding logistics people to follow on Twitter is easy. Simply key in “logistics” and voila: You’re given a long list of individuals whose profiles contain these words. Morai Logistics. Logistics Viewpoints. Their daily coverage of the logistics world is quite extensive.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters).

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

It has been further spurred by the trend of nearshoring over the last decade, as American companies have relocated their manufacturing facilities to Mexico to take advantage of a skilled workforce, improving infrastructure, and proximity to the United States.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “ The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management ” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. In this infographic you will learn, for example, that the global market value for logistics has surpassed $4trillion. You will also learn: Interesting global logistics facts.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans.

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Blockchain Technology in Logistics: What Are the Implementation Challenges?

Cerasis

The logistics industry involves many parties: manufacturers, customers, suppliers, auditors, etc. It allows customers to track the product and trace the whole chain of product manufacturing. At the same time, this technology helps decrease the amount of fraud and cargo theft. Conclusion The shipping and logistics industry is searching for new technologies in order to improve the existing processes, cut costs and increase the transparency of the supply chain.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

Gartner also believes that IoT will have an enormous impact on how the supply chain operates and with the information available to supply chain and manufacturing leaders. The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft.

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.

Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transplace

Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staff normally assigned to cargo release functions have been re-assigned to support the Border Patrol (approximately 750 officers). The post Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17th, 2019

Transplace

CPG Success – Top-Shelf Solutions : To succeed in a challenging omni-channel marketplace, successful CPG businesses are reaching for efficient manufacturing operations and new supply chain and transportation models. The firm recorded a total of 592 cargo thefts in the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). project44 and GateHouse Logistics Announce Exclusive Partnership.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Global manufacturers have found ways in which to flex their supply chains to utilize lower cost sea freight rather than more expensive air cargo. Even higher value producers, such as consumer electronics companies, have adopted sea freight strategies, although air cargo uplift is often employed to meet the global demands of new product releases. The post Logistics Trends Part 2 appeared first on Kewill Inc. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud: A Manufacturing-Centric Supply Chain Operating Network.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. req’d) Walmart taking over operations at Inland distribution centers [operated by Schneider Logistics] (The Press-Enterprise). Stating the Obvious: Amazon Competes in Transportation and Logistics Services.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

Also in terms of changing patterns of goods flows, it seems that manufacturing and retailing is making a return from globalization to regionalization of supply chains. This involves repatriating manufacturing from remote locations such as China to regions closer to the end consumer market.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

Supply Chains Rock

Using GPS to track cargo containers. Many months ago I blogged about some new services that were being created to help shippers track cargo using wireless technologies. 4 comments: logistics malaysia. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

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[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Practical Applications: Using AI Technologies to Maximize & Compliment Logistics Resources. Hong Kong: Logistics. However, the application of AI technologies to logistics is not limited to resource optimizing and scheduling, Dr Chun said.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

Transplace

factories rose in January from a two-year low as measures of new orders and production snapped back following steep declines the prior month, indicating a more stable outlook for manufacturing at the start of 2019. Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3 rd , 2019.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. The Ultimate Logistics Startup List.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Managing logistics operations for a global supply chain is challenging. Trying to manage a global supply chain without knowing exactly where cargo is located, its condition, who has custody of it, or when events occur, is experiencing the supply chain – not managing it. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring.

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

The delivery was organized by the Academic Consortium to Combat Ebola in Liberia (ACCEL), a network of academic centers with technical expertise in emergency medicine and logistics systems. The Lab is part of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Global Logistics—August 2015

Inbound Logistics

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This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” He spent ten years working in manufacturing businesses, beginning his career as an apprentice.

Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic)

Zipline Logistics

Ohio is home to more than a dozen intermodal railroad terminals, over 5,000 miles of rail lines, four dedicated air cargo terminals, roughly 760 warehouse […]. The post Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic) appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

IoT enabled Supply Chain Visibility: The Holy Grail of Supply Chain Managers

Global Trade Management

Written by: Stefan Reidy End-to-end supply chain visibility empowers supply chain and logistics managers to make educated decisions. The traditional supply chain visibility concept is milestone-based, resulting in logistics blind spots for the shippers.