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

Talking Logistics

The journey to become “the UPS of Big Box” involves not only enhancements to Sears’ transportation processes and technologies, but also its warehousing processes and technology, which were very outdated and poorly integrated with downstream delivery systems. In the video clip below, Chad Murphy, VP of Professional Services at Descartes, shared with me some best practices he’s seeing from other customers in the realm of omni-channel fulfillment and same-day delivery.

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The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud

Cerasis

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. The post The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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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. Technology Warehouse Management

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Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At the end of every fully funded Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign, there will be a warehouse full of product that needs to get into the hands of your backers. If you’re like a lot of small business startups, however, you might have forgotten to figure in fulfillment costs, including shipping and warehouse storage fees. A crowdfunding fulfillment provider can track and warehouse your products once they arrive from the manufacturer. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. A dropship program ultimately involves many functional groups with the company, including procurement, merchandising, transportation, operations, customer experience, information systems/technology, finance, e-commerce, and possibly others. Chad Andrews is Senior Solutions Architect at enVista.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. Transportation. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Below are three tips from each participant: Pete Emahiser, CEO, Tadmore Transportation, Toledo, OH: 1. Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Use your TMS - Check your Transportation Management Software lane history to see who you’ve loaded in the past on the same lane with the same equipment type and call them first. 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

Below are three tips from each participant: Pete Emahiser, CEO, Tadmore Transportation, Toledo, OH: 1. Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. Use your TMS - Check your Transportation Management Software lane history to see who you’ve loaded in the past on the same lane with the same equipment type and call them first. Finding a truck might not be so hard in the current market, but how do you recruit and retain the BEST carriers?