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Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. Logistics

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A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work. Subscribe Here!

Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

Now, the trend is to use this technology commercially; for the logistics industry, there are many potential use cases in a warehouse. And speaking of commercial AR solutions, Google Glass is not the only AR tool coming to market.

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50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Most warehouses are on an ongoing mission to maximize productivity by optimizing workflows, automating processes and reducing waste (both time and resources). More than 50% of your warehouse labor is in pick and pack, so start there. Cross-train your warehouse workforce.

Top 10 Features of an Autonomous Warehouse

3PL Insights

It’s said that an autonomous warehouse functions much like the way autonomous vehicles navigate the road. Robots move on their own throughout a warehouse, maneuvering around obstacles—they stop for human workers, pick up crates, and move them from one location to the next, moving through a packing system that may see very human hands. These robots fulfill the picking and packing at Amazon warehouses, continuing to refine Amazon’s process. Supply Chain Warehousing

Lean Logistics

LeanCor

Why is PDCA Important in Lean Logistics? In lean logistics (or any field), PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) allows individuals and teams to thoughtfully review an operation for problems or opportunities, and experiment with ways to improve the situation. Warehousing Logistics.

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Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

Logistics professionals could adopt that statement as their motto. Half-a-decade ago, Apptricity analysts wrote, “In the world of supply chain and logistics management, perfection remains an elusive goal. ”[1] Between then and now, logistics has become a focal point in today’s e-commerce environment; but, the perfect order remains the elusive ideal. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

A Recommended Approach to Warehouse Layout and Operational Design

Logistics Bureau

Is your warehouse full of pallets sitting on the aisle instead of up in the racks? Is your warehouse operation inefficient? Does your warehouse storage and layout design desperately need optimisation? Perhaps it’s Time to Review Your Warehouse Design.

This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

Talking Logistics

As reported by The Loadstar this week, “Blockchain logistics start-up OpenPort has notified shareholders it is out of funds and intends to proceed with liquidation.” In the meantime, here’s the rest of this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: U.S.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

Logistics services providers are adapting too. In Warehousing, process adjustments are increasingly influenced by e-commerce and the need for flexibility to fulfill customer demand for choice in terms of product and delivery timescale and location.

Employing this S.M.A.R.T. Technique with a Logistics Company to Create Total Stakeholder Satisfaction

Cerasis

Today we continue our series on successfully working with a logistics company, often called a third party logistics company by focusing on how to properly understand the success of the engagement by knowing all the key performance indicators that a shipper could put in place. We will then finalize the series on logistics key performance indicator success management with practical techniques to carry through the academic subjects we've covered thus far. .

13 Amazing Logistics & Supply Chain Mobile Applications

EazyStock

To stay ahead, tech-smart operations, savvy professionals are using logistics and supply chain mobile applications as must-have tools for operational excellence. Using every tool available to you will allow for improvement in supply chain functionality, productivity, and profitability.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). The post This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Volumes go up but Supply Chain to Stumble at Last Mile at Peak?

BluJay Solutions

So is it likely that the supply chain, having successfully planned and coordinated its sourcing and logistics strategies to ensure that goods arrive in good time to stock warehouses and shelves in anticipation of the predicted strongest peak period in years, will stumble at the last mile?

Logistics 2.0: Tech Spotlight: Cargomatic

FLEXE

In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0, we are introducing a new segment called “Tech Spotlight” The Tech Spotlight will be focused on innovative companies & products in the logistics, warehousing & supply chain management industries. The post Logistics 2.0:

Supply Chain Risk Blog Series#2: The Impact of Complexity & Role of Contingency Planning

BluJay Solutions

Where a supply chain is very simple – goods are made in a factory, warehoused very locally and transported to a customer down the road – maintaining visibility and control over the goods is easy and the risk is relatively small. What kind of tools can help in the risk mitigation process? Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

Kewill Named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year

BluJay Solutions

Inbound Logistics recognizes Kewill’s innovative transportation and compliance solutions. April 19, 2016 – Manchester, UK and Chelmsford, MA, USA – Kewill , a leading provider of innovative software for supply chain execution, has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for the eighth consecutive year. To view the full Top 100 Logistics Providers List visit: [link]. About Inbound Logistics.

Retailers Raise Stakes for Black Friday – Will the Last Mile Prove the Real Gamble?

BluJay Solutions

via a local store) and that documentation is clear and user-friendly. . Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

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. You move around the warehouse, picking the items for the order off the shelves.

25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. Warehousing. Warehouse Operations

Reverse Supply Chains: Best Practices for Better Asset Recovery

Cerasis

As most warehouse strategies are formed to combat issues of product shortage or provide important accounting data regarding a product, technology has been created to help reverse supply chains and drive larger recovery by serving the business needs for selling surplus.

Amazon Gets Serious About China with Supply Chain Investment

BluJay Solutions

Under the new agreement, Amazon will build a major presence in the Shanghai FTZ which will incorporate a logistics center and the extensive warehousing that will be required if it is to replicate the mega regional distribution center model it has implemented to such great success in the U.S.

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Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The overall impact of mobile has been well documented in the press. Inventory management and replenishment as well as reverse logistics can now be managed by mobile as well as payments. In 2013, UPS became the first logistics provider to offer 3D printing services at select UPS Stores.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

Ocean carrier overcapacity was generating cripplingly low prices that challenged the viability of their basic business model, global trade was growing, and with it, market competition, and the full scope of Amazon and Alibaba’s approach towards logistics was starting to become apparent.

Logistics 2.0: Tech Spotlight: Cargomatic

FLEXE

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Holiday Sales Lead to Further Omni-Channel Growth. But can the Supply Chain Keep Pace?

BluJay Solutions

2011 saw a well-documented series of fulfillment issues from U.S. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges - to read our hints and tips on avoiding the logistics nightmares we will no doubt begin to read about shortly. Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges.

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7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing

Cerasis

Value-added services have also taken on a technology-like role as more companies want to use a comprehensive transportation management system (TMS) to thorough document and optimize their processes. Furthermore, this can be a tool of forging new relationships as well. Effective distribution management is not simply knowing where a product is in a warehouse and sending it out. Distribution E-Commerce Logistics Logistics Supply Chain Technology distribution technology

What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Whatever the reason, if you’re searching for a third party logistics provider (3PL) for the first time, you’ll want to have a keen understanding of what they are and how they work before choosing one to help with your logistics challenges. Freight Services Logistics Supply Chain 3PL

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Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

For companies focused on continuous improvement, MDI is the springboard to answering how processes can be improved, and LSS provides the tools to implement these improvements. He then led the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) in Iraq and Kuwait.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

Five Things to Consider When Selecting Multi-Carrier Shipping Software

Accelogix

A customer wants it, and you gain a sense of accomplishment when your warehousing role is complete and you have efficiently moved the product to fulfill your customer’s demand. You will need a transportation solution that understands common carrier shipping rules and regulations, whether your goods travel by road, boat or airplane (or some combination of all three) and can issue all of the proper documentation necessary to ship successfully.

Full Truckload Technology: The Various Technology Involved in Full Truckload Freight Shipping Management

Cerasis

The most recent report on adoption rates of TMS is from 2015, with only 35 percent of shippers actively using a TMS, asserts Bridget McCrea of Logistics Management. The Solution: Use Technologies That Adapt to Freight Management Needs As explained by Zipline Logistics , technologies used to improve full truckload freight shipping management must center on advanced, intuitive technologies.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

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CO2 Emissions Reporting Moves Back Up the Supply Chain Agenda

BluJay Solutions

However the ability to impact this relies on their outsourced logistics partners being able to reliably collate and report the relevant information so that they can analyse and present the level of impact that their business is having in this space.