Mon.Dec 17, 2018

Above the Fold: How Will Same-Day Delivery Market Shake Out?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Above the Fold is a new segment on Talking Logistics where we spend a couple of minutes discussing a headline or two from last week’s supply chain and logistics news and raise a question for you to answer. Today’s segment is on same-day delivery.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global. Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

If consumers ever think about supply chains and how the items they desire manage to find their way into their homes, they likely picture fleets of trucks, trains, airplanes, and cargo ships — the logistics part of supply chains. That’s because the most personal contact consumers have with the supply chain is when a package is delivered to their doorstep. That’s why so-called “last mile” logistics receive so much attention.

2019 planning workshops: building customer trust through transparency


Set your transparency strategy and start your new year off right with a workshop hosted by Provenance.

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!

The 2018 FL100+

BluJay Solutions

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B2B Collaboration, Peak Season and Beyond


For global manufacturers, shippers, and distributors, peak season is the pinnacle end-result of intense production levels, rapid-fire orders, and fast-paced distribution.

The year’s biggest hits: Top 10 FLEXE blogs of 2018


2018 was another year of massive growth and disruption for the retail and supply chain industries. Below are key learnings from the top 10 FLEXE blogs this year. It’s clear that the world is changing.

Less Than Truckload Service: Shipping LTL in the Age of Social Media to Protect Brand Value and Build Lasting Client Relationships


E-commerce comes with stark challenges. Implementing an e-commerce shipping strategy may lead to problems with visibility, channel isolation, delays in fulfillment, poor returns management, international trade issues and more.

Efficient Customer Order Routing


Efficient Customer Order Routing Moving past short-sighted customer ordering routing decisions Overview Efficient and reliable routing of customer orders is critical in today’s retailing environment.

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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.

Labeling Should Scale Alongside Growing Companies


Expansion today means raching every corner of the globe. Labeling Manufacturing

How Technology Empowers Freight Brokers to Work Smarter, Not Harder to Drive Profitability

Talking Logistics

‘Tis the (Return) Season Part 1: What You Need to Know to Reduce Returns’ Frequency in E-Commerce

Veridian Solutions

E-commerce carries a higher rate of returns than brick-and-mortar stores. Depending on the source, brick-and-mortar retailers have an average return rate of approximately 10 percent, notes Shopify. E-Commerce returns can be as high as 50 percent, depending on the period analyzed. Unfortunately, returns represent an added cost of operating in modernity, and retailers fall victim to a misconception that they have few options to reduce returns’ frequency in e-commerce.

6 ways truckers can lower their 2018 tax bill

DAT Solutions

The year is coming to an end, so the clock is ticking on a few things you can do to take advantage of the new tax laws and pay less in 2018. There are several ways carriers and owner-operators can lower the amount they owe to Uncle Sam, but below are the six things you can get started today.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

‘Tis the (Return) Season Part 2: How to Manage Holiday Retail Returns’ Burdens

Veridian Solutions

Attempting to manage holiday retail returns is a complex task. With higher-than-average returns’ rates, holiday returns can turn the most stable of supply chains into a logistics nightmare. However, retailers that understand the issues that contribute to higher-than-average return rates during the season and follow a few best practices can successfully reduce their costs.

Reefer freight sizzles in South Texas

DAT Solutions

Demand for fresh produce remains strong, even though most fall crops have already been harvested in the U.S. and spring is still a few months away.

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5 Mind blowing books you might give to yourself this Christmas

The Supply Chainer Report

We live in a world of words. Spending most of the time on meetings, calls and presentations – When was the last time you contemplated the content of your desk and shelves?

The Effects of Using the Weighted Average Cost Method


The weighted average cost method is an accounting approach to inventory valuation, it is used to determine the cost of goods sold (COGS) and the ending inventory stock. Weighted average accounting assumes that all units are valued at a weighted average cost per unit, and it applies this calculated average to the COGS in addition to the units held in ending inventory.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Cluster Analysis for Smart Decision-Making

Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Imagine you are the owner of a modest grocery store in your neighborhood. You know most of your customers in person and you do a pretty […]. The post Cluster Analysis for Smart Decision-Making appeared first on Solvoyo. Data Science

Top 5 Pharmaceutical – Chemical Machines in November 2018

Exapro Hub

Ready for our last Top 5 of machines in November 2018? This will be about a very specific category: Pharmaceutical and Chemical machines. Many visitors and potential buyers have shown their interest in several machines but only 5 […]. The post Top 5 Pharmaceutical – Chemical Machines in November 2018 appeared first on Exapro Hub. Exapro Machinery