How working with our remarkable customer, Lufthansa Cargo, got us named to the 2015 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes, though, we are lucky enough to get to share these customer stories – this is the case with Lufthansa Cargo. The project was so successful that Lufthansa Cargo wanted to share their supply chain success story.

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

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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. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

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

6 River Systems

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? As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York.

What are 1PL, 2PL, 3PL, 4PL, and 5PL?

Abivin

1PL: 1st Party Logistics Image Source First-party logistics service provider is a firm or an individual that needs to have cargo, freight, goods, products or merchandise transported from point A to point B.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations.

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Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019

Shipchain

The More Than Shipping blog is a comprehensive resource for shipping trends, supply chain planning, project and specialized cargo and more. Its topics include upcoming supply chain conferences, warehouse technology innovation, logistics insights, and transportation cost control. The blog reports on recent changes to policies, best practices in supply chain management, whitepapers detailing procurement through reverse logistics and much more.

Blockchain in freight forwarding – Is it the next big thing?

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain involves procurement, creating orders, packing, shipping and distribution of goods, etc., Each time cargo is shipped, the transaction is documented, creating a permanent history of the shipment from order to delivery.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. By Ali Hasan Raza.

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

When someone selects an item, the display calculates the most efficient path through the warehouse, guides that person to the package, scans it as ‘picked’ into the Warehouse Management System, and immediately directs the picker to the next closest package.

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Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. It systematically limits access from the warehouse locations to minimize cost while maximizing on the availability of highly profitable items. Most logistics prefer integrating the use of this app to automate procurement and replenish other processes to raise the profit margins.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

warehouses) being built across the U.S. … E-commerce users typically need two to three times the amount of warehouse and distribution space that traditional users do.” ” Burnson goes to note that e-commerce is having an impact on air freight hubs, maritime cargo, middlemen, and intermodal operations. Re-orienting the company to embrace omnichannel retailing requires integration with IT, sales and marketing, and procurement as well as transportation.”[7]

What are the Supply Chain Impacts of Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. It expands the company’s distribution network, adding 440 refrigerated warehouses within 10 miles of 80 percent of the population. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post provided by [link].

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

Talking Logistics

Full block train, single or multiple containers, LCL shipments and oversized cargo are available options. The key takeaway here is that companies need to take a holistic and integrated approach to how they procure, plan, and execute their transportation operations.

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

Cerasis

It is also defined as the procurement, maintenance, distribution, and replacement of personnel and material. Examples of this fundamental progress include the invention of the sea cargo container and the creation of novel service systems during the 20th century. Some of the most common parts of the supply chain that can be improved by outsourcing include raw material processing, manufacturing, assembly, support operations, warehouse storage, distribution and transportation.

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

Cerasis

For ‘advanced’ Western companies, who are called data warehouses , considerable resources are invested in creating and maintaining them at the proper level. At large airports and seaports there are warehouses that can be used if necessary.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. We are a marketplace for warehousing services. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped.

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

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

Although supply chain operations still involve procurement, manufacturing, and logistics, emerging technologies are dramatically affecting how these processes are implemented. Beadle reports, “By 2021, one in 10 warehouse workers in established economies will be replaced by autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). AMRs offer innovative, intelligent platforms to replace the ‘dumb’ automated guide vehicles used in warehouses and factories since the 1950s.”

Is It Time to Bring Your TMS Back to the Future?

BluJay Solutions

Today’s supply chains are growing increasingly complex as companies expand their geographic footprint, procuring and selling goods all around the globe. Remember the 1980s? If you lived through them, the answer is probably “how could I forget?” It was an interesting time.

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Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

The growth of cargo moving through America’s ocean ports has increased significantly over the last two decades. Cargo carried by ships must be loaded and unloaded quickly with minimal dwell time in the port.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

LevaData to Transform Strategic Sourcing for Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders. TSA reviewing cargo screening, concerned about terror vulnerabilities (CNN).

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). Conceptually, other retailers could store goods in Amazon’s warehouses, then have Amazon manage the entire delivery operation. It’s warm outside.