Managing the Complexities of Parcel Shipping

BluJay Solutions

In case you weren’t able to listen in, I got together last week for a webcast with Talking Logistics’ Adrian Gonzalez to discuss how to deal with the complexities of parcel shipping as part of a broader supply chain strategy. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

We recently conducted a Locus demo and presentation for 30 supply chain executives with a very large global brand. Very simply, 3PLs cannot find enough warehouse workers to meet their Service Level Agreements (SLAs). faster shipping times), or lowering price points (e.g.,

Weathering the Weather with Drop Shipping

BluJay Solutions

By adopting a drop shipping/direct dispatch approach to order fulfillment. There are a number of benefits to this approach, but two stand out: Minimizing the need for expensive warehouse space. But those who use drop shipping would have no problem filling the sudden demand.

How Drop Shipping Can Boost Your Profits

BluJay Solutions

So how can a drop ship strategy help? First off, it’s important to understand what drop shipping entails. In basic terms it means the products you sell to your customers are shipped to them directly from wholesalers or manufacturers. In essence, the customer places an order with your business and you arrange for the entity that has the product to ship it to the customer’s address. What are some of the benefits to drop shipping? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How Drop Shipping Can Boost Your Profits

BluJay Solutions

So how can a drop ship strategy help? First off, it’s important to understand what drop shipping entails. In basic terms it means the products you sell to your customers are shipped to them directly from wholesalers or manufacturers. In essence, the customer places an order with your business and you arrange for the entity that has the product to ship it to the customer’s address. What are some of the benefits to drop shipping? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How Drop Shipping Can Boost Your Profits

BluJay Solutions

So how can a drop ship strategy help? First off, it’s important to understand what drop shipping entails. In basic terms it means the products you sell to your customers are shipped to them directly from wholesalers or manufacturers. In essence, the customer places an order with your business and you arrange for the entity that has the product to ship it to the customer’s address. What are some of the benefits to drop shipping? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How Drop Shipping Can Boost Your Profits

BluJay Solutions

So how can a drop ship strategy help? First off, it’s important to understand what drop shipping entails. In basic terms it means the products you sell to your customers are shipped to them directly from wholesalers or manufacturers. In essence, the customer places an order with your business and you arrange for the entity that has the product to ship it to the customer’s address. What are some of the benefits to drop shipping? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How Drop Shipping Can Boost Your Profits

BluJay Solutions

So how can a drop ship strategy help? First off, it’s important to understand what drop shipping entails. In basic terms it means the products you sell to your customers are shipped to them directly from wholesalers or manufacturers. In essence, the customer places an order with your business and you arrange for the entity that has the product to ship it to the customer’s address. What are some of the benefits to drop shipping? Contact Us or Request a Demo.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands (WSJ – sub. So if you can provide warehousing, transportation and/or material handling equipment to support disaster relief efforts, I encourage you to contact ALAN.

Inventory and forecast data from retailers: After your product ships (Part 2)

Alloy

It’s a very useful number that can itself signal action needs to be taken, such as if Units on Hand drops to zero, indicating a location is out-of-stock and additional product should be ordered or shipped.

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10 Warehouse Productivity Tips for Reducing Downtime Today!

Arkieva

If you are a warehouse manager, you would know that handling warehouse operations is not an easy task. It is important to constantly implement ways to optimize the processes and improve the operational effectiveness of the warehouse. Plan an Efficient Layout for the Warehouse.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Meanwhile, Cloud Logistics introduced its Same Day TMS program “designed to allow shippers to start shipping – and saving – the day they start the project.” Check out this video for a demo. Check out the website for a demo video.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. The rules are part of the Safety of Life at Sea [SOLAS] regulations intended to ensure vessels are properly balanced before they cast off to prevent containers or even ships from toppling over. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

New SOLAS Container Weight Requirements a Hefty Concern

BluJay Solutions

In just six weeks, new maritime regulations aimed at making cargo ships safer are going to also make major waves for global shippers. The rules are part of the Safety of Life at Sea [SOLAS] regulations intended to ensure vessels are properly balanced before they cast off to prevent containers or even ships from toppling over. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How to Avoid Tunnel Vision when Buying a Parcel Solution

BluJay Solutions

Where a lot of vendors may claim to ‘support’ parcel, do they also support outbound, inbound, drop-shipping and zone-skipping? Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog e-commerce Parcel Shipping Supply Chain SoftwareBuying a parcel solution can be a complicated affair.

How to Avoid Tunnel Vision when Buying a Parcel Solution

BluJay Solutions

Where a lot of vendors may claim to ‘support’ parcel, do they also support outbound, inbound, drop-shipping and zone-skipping? Learn how Kewill’s cloud-based solutions can help you improve your transportation management , customs management , warehouse management , and visibility and collaboration. Contact Us or Request a Demo. Blog e-commerce Parcel Shipping Supply Chain SoftwareBuying a parcel solution can be a complicated affair.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Shipping firm CMA CGM to buy 25 pct stake in Ceva Logistics (Reuters). Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies.

Don’t Waste Your Time Integrating Different Warehouse Software Programs Together

My Office Apps

Don’t Waste Your Time Integrating Different Warehouse Software Programs Together. Some of the business management programs available on the market may only be designed to support one function, such as; Customer Relationship Management, Inventory Control, Manufacturing, Shipping, etc.

5 Transportation Management System Benefits & The Ever Expanding use of a TMS by Shippers

Cerasis

As a result, the use of the TMS is expanding, and it will be one of the greatest technology trends to benefit the shipping industry in 2016. Let's take a look at why it’s expanding and how it will benefit the shipping industry. Want a demo of the Cerasis TMS, we call the Cerasis Rater?

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft Offers Customers Access to FLEXE Marketplace for On-Demand Warehousing Services. Fuel-Cell Maker to Help Amazon Improve Warehouse Efficiency (WSJ – sub. These Giant Drones Could Seriously Disrupt the Shipping Industry (NBC News). My garage door is crumpled.

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Top 5 Practical Freight & Logistics Applications of Blockchain-Based Systems

Shipchain

For example, an e-commerce warehouse using a blockchain-based system like a smart contract could automate payments processing. The system initiates payment when triggers occur, such as releasing of an order to the warehouse floor, packaging the shipment, and scheduling or loading onto a truck for shipping. Freight shipped sooner for shippers and carriers. Find out more about how to apply blockchain in your supply chain by requesting a demo from us today.

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SalesWarp Reveals its New Series 4 with Version 4.1

Saleswarp

Warehouse Management Improvements. Whether you are shipping from one location or multiple locations worldwide, delivery invoices will make fulfillment and customer service a snap for retailers and B2B businesses alike. Warehouse Management Improvements. Get a Demo Today! .

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Understanding the Need for Supply Chain Visibility in Industry 4.0

Bristlecone

Shipping Insight: With access to information about delivery dates and times, and alerts on unanticipated events, you can reroute, re-plan and re-strategize in time to overcome any threats coming your way. They would be happy to set up a demo for you.

Collaboration Across the Supply Chain

TPSynergy

Along with an ASN, shipment tracking services are also provided, from the time it is shipped until it reaches the warehouse. This is in case of a delay in the shipping process either due to the supplier or for external reasons.

Eight Key Takeaways From FreighTech 2018:TLV

Freightos

As Amihai Zeltzer, the Head of Logistics and Industries at Salesforce pointed out, at the end of the day, a customer is interested in shipping or managing his goods.

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Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors

Kinaxis

HP has a printer that can order ink and have it shipped directly to your door automatically. Assess your company’s ability to read, warehouse and act on IoT demand signals.

5 fundamental ways to reduce Last mile Delivery Costs

Abivin

Locate Warehouses in urban areas The third way to reduce last mile cost is placing warehouses in urban areas, near end-user places. Depending on your business, there are different types of warehouse: sun warehouse, x-dock.

E-Commerce Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them

Saleswarp

Your store is backed up with orders that haven’t even been processed for shipping and you’re not so sure how much products you have in stock, in fact, you haven’t seen an updated view in weeks! Warehouse Chaos. Learn how to master e-commerce with a demo today!

EDI: A Key IngrEDIent in the Food Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

EDI is transfer of data between computer systems via standardized messaging formats for things such as purchase orders, invoices and shipping documents. In short, an EDI approach can reduce costs for warehousing, staff and utilities. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

5 best software every logistics manager needs

Abivin

Freight forwarders, warehouse operators, fleet operators and integrated logistics companies are fragmented and poorly integrated, which results in duplication of efforts, drives higher costs and extends lead times.”[3]. Everything goes digital nowadays and logistics management is no exception.

Technology’s Role in Improving the Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

There is an emphasis on breaking down the barriers that isolate the departmental silos in order to create one converged supply chain across procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, transportation and support. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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A Baker’s Dozen of Killer Blog Posts

BluJay Solutions

Weathering the Weather with Drop Shipping. By adopting a drop shipping/direct dispatch approach to order fulfillment. Enabling Cloud Technology for Drop Shipping Success. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

How Are You Analyzing and Adjusting to the Mobile Shopper?

Birst Supply Chain

If Marketing and Merchandising are measured on revenue, but do not have accurate information of the replenishment cycle, a promotion may be run where the revenue goal is met at the expense of Supply Chain increasing costs for expedited shipping and overtime charges. Watch Birst Retail demo.

Five Lucky E-Commerce Strategies

Saleswarp

Shipping is the easiest way to set yourself apart from other retailers, whether you offer same day pick-up in store, free, or next day shipping. Blog Customer Management Inventory Management Omnichannel Commerce Order Management Product Management Warehouse Management

The Danger of Turning a Blind Eye to Visibility

BluJay Solutions

Supply chain execution convergence is a two-stage process in which a business eliminates that “silo thinking” to get its various supply chain operations – procurement, shipping, warehousing, transportation – fully synchronized and in-tune with one another. Contact Us or Request a Demo.

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What does the Future of Transport Management Systems Look Like? A Look To 2018 and Beyond

Cerasis

While this is still true today, the latest TMS applications aim to offer comprehensive solutions to deal with the complexities of global shipping business as well as third party logistics. In fact, many experts firmly believe that the future of shipping and 3PL lies in TMS.

Supply Chain Talk: 4 Effective Strategies for Creating a Robust Scheduling Process

Arkieva

Some forecasts are more reliable than others; orders may be on credit hold, you may be a sole supplier for some products, orders may need to meet a ship date, and orders may need to fulfill replenishments at a warehouse, and so on.