“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to Sears’ transportation processes and technologies, but also its warehousing processes and technology, which were very outdated and poorly integrated with downstream delivery systems.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. Supply Chain Technology Warehouse wms in the cloud

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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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Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Businesses can easily miss the total value a veteran brings to the fields of logistics, warehousing and maintenance because of the perceived disparity between their military skill sets and how the business operates. Chad Storlie is an adjunct professor of marketing with Creighton University, and the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and Battlefield to Business Success.

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.

Three Cool Technologies

Supply Chain Shaman

I appreciate Carol and Chad’s work in this area. We discussed the use of machine learning with drones for continuous cycle counting in the warehouse. PINC was an early adopter of drone technologies for fleet and yard management and has now moved into the warehouse. The PINC approach uses drones in the warehouse to fly by racks and use machine learning to capture the number of items and condition of the items in the racks. Oh my!

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Warehousing. 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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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

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’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

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. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice.

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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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. 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? Cultivating relations with safe, dependable, drama-free carriers is the key to building and growing a successful brokerage.

12 Tips to Get (and Keep) the BEST Carriers

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett, Owner-Operator, Boblett Brothers Trucking, Lexington, KY: 4. 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? Cultivating relations with safe, dependable, drama-free carriers is the key to building and growing a successful brokerage.

The Ultimate Guide to Beer Profit Margins & More

Unleashed

You may be paying upfront for salespeople, delivery vans, equipment and warehouse. Chad is a university student looking for an interesting beer to try. Chad is more price-sensitive than Joshua.