Fri.Jan 11, 2019

What Are Dark Warehouses and What Do I Need to Know?

Cerasis

Demand to increase efficiency in warehouse management is at an all-time high. Warehouse managers also face challenges with finding and retaining the right talent, as well as added pressure from customers and shareholders alike.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes!

Eradicating Modern-Day Slavery in Supply Chains

APICS

Here in the States, today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day — a time when we recommit ourselves to ending modern-day slavery and exploitation. Although regulations on human trafficking are tightening, millions of people continue to suffer in every region of the world

Forget Christmas: why we’re planning for a non-stop peak

BluJay Solutions

The evolving retail cycle is producing new seasonal peaks with new and countless sales events across the retail calendar.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

While 75% of manufacturing companies have a program to promote cybersecurity awareness, only 37% believe that their programs are very to completely effective.

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Global Volatility & AI: How It Will Affect Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

For procurement, uncertainty meets technology, most notably artificial intelligence, this year. Be prepared so you can reap the benefits. Geopolitical and market events promise to make 2019 a challenging year for supply chain and procurement teams, one full of both increased risks and opportunity.

Mobile Technology in Education: Is the Devil in the Screen rather than the Details?

Enterra Insights

Two recently published articles by Nellie Bowles ( @NellieBowles ) discussing the benefits and drawbacks of putting technologies into the hands of children are likely to add fuel to the debate about the role of technology in education. If you’re like me, you might find this debate surprising.

Pharmaceuticals in Reverse Supply Chain Now Hazardous Waste

Material Handling & Logistics

EPA final rules on pharmaceutical returns impose heavy burdens on healthcare providers and distributors.

KANE 2018 – Year in Review

Consumer Goods Logistics

As a new year begins, we wanted to reflect briefly on the year just passed. Here's a look back on some of the prominent accomplishments at Kane Is Able in 2018. KANE News and Awards

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How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Brilliant Logistics Life Hack for Transportation Planners in 2019

Supply Chain Collaborator

The following logistics life hack, specifically directed at transportation managers, presses an existing TMS element into service in an unexpected, unorthodox way and promises to save shippers significantly on freight costs by providing an innovative way to validate rates in a volatile environment. You’ll be shocked you hadn’t thought of it yourself! Did you ever use an item in a manner it was definitely never intended to be used, to achieve a goal nobody’d ever associate with that item?