“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?” The slides below from CEO Ed Ryan’s keynote presentation highlight the current scope of Descartes’ solution footprint, which includes both software applications and its Global Logistics Network (GLN) — an example of what I call a Supply Chain Operating Network.

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Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit. Logistics is an all-encompassing term that encompasses the purchase, movement, storage and planning of items that a company or organization needs to complete its mission.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Warehousing. Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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The Year in Logistics: Most Popular Articles from 2020

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s the last few weeks of the year which means it is time to look back at the year in logistics. And 2020 was certainly quite the year in logistics. So, without further ado, here are the most popular logistics articles from 2020.

The Ultimate Guide to Pick and Pack Methods!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Your eCommerce sales channels are integrated with your warehouse systems. When one of your customers places an order, the software at your fulfillment warehouse generates a packing slip. A warehouse worker takes the packing slip and picks the items for the order from the warehouse shelves. You move around the warehouse, picking the items for the order off the shelves. Each batch of orders is for items that are in the same area of the warehouse.

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. Use of load optimization for shipments, shipping, and managing reverse logistics. Technology Warehouse Management

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

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. This can also affect their warehouse management system (WMS) and drive changes in that application. This would drive different flows within the warehouse management system (WMS) and operations within the four walls. Chad Andrews is Senior Solutions Architect at enVista.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

The Essential Guide to HighJump Elevate 2020

Veridian Solutions

Chad Collins, CEO of Software of Körber Logistics Systems. Chad Collins will officially launch Elevate 2020 on the mainstage with an address to the 700+ attendees of the conference. The conference will include an in-depth discussion panel titled, “The Rise of Warehouse Robotics” where HighJump CTO Sean Elliot will introduce the moderator, Dr. Andreas Bahke, Chief Digital Officer, Körber Logistics Systems, who will hold a lively conversation with panelists: Melonee Wise , CEO.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Meet carriers face to face - Des Moines Truck Brokers has a nearby warehouse and carriers are encouraged to stop in the office to meet the team. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Justin Frees, Executive VP of Carrier Development, Arrive Logistics, Austin, TX: 7. Meet carriers face to face - Des Moines Truck Brokers has a nearby warehouse and carriers are encouraged to stop in the office to meet the team. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?