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Cracking the Code for AI in the DC

Logistics Viewpoints

There’s a new reason to optimize DC operations, and it’s bigger than the old reasons of productivity and efficiency gains. More and more companies are realizing that investing in their DCs and powering them with modern and sophisticated technologies like AI can lead to competitive advantages for the overall company.

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Continuous Warehouse Optimization and The DC Technology Gap

Logistics Viewpoints

For companies across industries, transforming existing DCs and narrowing this technology gap is key to competitive advantage in a changing economy. Any company shipping physical products today – whether to consumers or to other businesses – needs to meet higher service expectations, including faster order turnaround in the DC.

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Peak Shipping Season Update: What’s Driving Change in the Industry?

GlobalTranz

The long and unpredictable peak shipping season continues to challenge supply chains. A 2021 Peak Shipping Season survey conducted by Edelman Intelligence found hiring to be a strong concern among supply chain decision makers with 90% having a strong need to increase hiring to account for peak season and beyond. Higher freight volumes.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

GlobalTranz

When you are prepared, typically, you have contingency, which also means you can absorb any issues that could possibly drive up costs in your logistics department. . shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year.

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Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

So, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on the top 15 most popular logistics stories from 2021 and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. It was good mix of topics and authors, including a good number from our Logistics Viewpoints sponsors. So let’s take a look now at the 15 most popular logistics stories.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

GlobalTranz

When you are prepared, typically, you have contingency which also means you can absorb any issues that could possibly drive up costs in your logistics department. . shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year.

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E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Challenges to Consider for Perfect Implementation

GlobalTranz

The path to perfect implementation of a new e-commerce shipping strategy is not always clear, and it comes with several challenges that can undermine the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of e-commerce. International trade and customs issues reports Toby Gooley of DC Velocity. Channel-specific processes. Troublesome returns management.