Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017 - DAT Freight Talk Blog

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The ELD mandate, rising freight rates, and the impact of multiple hurricanes on the supply chain were among the topics readers were most interested in last year. Below is a list of the top 10 blog posts of 2017, from the DAT Freight Talk Blog. 2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over - A collapse of oil prices in late 2014 led to an 18-month downturn, but by January, DAT's Industry Pricing Analyst announced that the freight recession was over.

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Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Driving Successful Digital Supply Chain Transformation


This impact on supply chain management is particularly great. Supply chain operations need to be able to serve customers in a dramatically different way; they also need to be agile enough to continue adapting to the evolving consumer preferences that will inevitably occur. One of the ways this is happening is through digital supply chains. The Importance of a Digital Supply Chain. Unlock the full potential of your digital supply chain.

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Why Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In truth, many aspects of everyday life are made possible through the supply chain industry, with trucking alone responsible for 70% of America’s freight volume by weight. Freight markets analyst Chad Prevost explains that this nascent technology will more likely make truck drivers’ lives easier and safer instead of replacing them altogether. Check out Truck Drivers – Unsung Heroes of the Supply Chain! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pick and Pack Methods!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Chad Rubin, Skubana co-founder and CEO, shared his wisdom on how to find the best pick and pack software solution for your business. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Distribution ECommerce Fulfillment logistics management Warehouse ManagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

You supply the list of backers, and your crowdfunding fulfillment warehouse will match them with their chosen rewards, and then pack and ship your products. Just take the story of The AirHook, invented by Craig Rabin in his basement, Chad was astonished when his innovative airline cup took off on KickStarter faster than the jet planes his products were designed to be used on! Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

The need to supply retailers or deliver packages to residences won’t go away simply because planners want to fill cities with generous numbers of auto-free streets and/or with greenways reserved for pedestrians and bicycles. “While pie-in-the-sky dreams of utopian smart cities fill the media waves,” writes Chad Prevost ( @ChadPrevost ), “[what does a smart city] mean for commercial transportation and the supply chain?”[3]

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Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: For additional insights and advice on this topic, watch the recent Talking Logistics episode featuring Chad Andrews discussing this topic with Adrian Gonzalez. Before getting started, a retailer needs to evaluate the capabilities of its supply chain systems as well as its organizational capabilities. As with retailers, manufacturers and distributors must evaluate both their supply chain systems and their internal organizational capabilities.

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The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud

Veridian Solutions

Cloud-based technologies are among the latest innovations impacting supply chain and warehouse management. The concept of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform allows users to tap into the enterprise-level software at a fraction of the cost of developing and maintaining systems in-house, reports Chad Collins of Supply and Demand Chain Executive.

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