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U.S. E-commerce Logistics Report: Overcoming Barriers and Seizing Opportunities

Talking Logistics

The United States has established itself as an unrivaled leader in the North American e-commerce logistics market. This success is primarily driven by its cutting-edge technologies and robust infrastructure. Online sales in the country have experienced remarkable growth over the past decade, registering an impressive annual increase of 13% to 18%. This remarkable trajectory is.

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Improving Supply Chain Flexibility: Introducing the Tactical Planning Module in SC Navigator

AIMMS

Optimize inventory, resources, and customer fulfillment in your supply chain network with AIMMS SC Navigator's new module Tactical Planning.

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Three Critical Steps Toward Mastering Total Inventory Optimization in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Just months after snarled supply chains led to widespread inventory shortages, the proverbial pendulum has decidedly shifted to the other side.

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The Evolution of the Food & Beverage Value Chain: Driven By Consumers

QAD

Updated: February 15, 2024 Published: March 25, 2021 If I think back to my childhood days and recall the shopping experience for food & beverage products, my first thoughts are about local grocery stores and smaller neighborhood specialty shops. The massive “big box” all-in-one stores did not exist. There was no online shopping, and the grocery stores of the day were not much bigger than most standalone pharmacy chain stores are today.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Staff Shortages Remain Top Challenge for Supply Chain in 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Respondents expressed optimism in the economy, and more than 50% say they’ve seen a “greater focus and understanding of supply chains” from those in the C-Suite.

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Practicing Green Logistics in Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

The push for supply chain sustainability comes with many built-in benefits, including lower costs, increased efficiency and stronger customer loyalty.

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Major Trends in Yard & Dock Management for 2024

C3 Solutions

In 2024, the yard and dock management landscape is undergoing a transformative shift, driven by stakeholders grappling with the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly evolving market. Businesses now realize the significant return on investment these areas offer, a realization spurred by the advancements in technology and a deeper understanding of supply chain dynamics.

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How to Equip Your Office if Your Employees Love Coffee

IT Supply Chain

By Mike Bronson (pictured) Content Writer The post How to Equip Your Office if Your Employees Love Coffee appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Stord Expands Software Capabilities with Inventory Planning Solution for Omnichannel Brands

Stord

New Offering Utilizes Proprietary Data Models to Optimize Inventory Management ATLANTA, February 15, 2024 – Stord, a leader in high-volume fulfillment services and supply chain technology for omnichannel mid-market and enterprise brands, announces its Inventory Planning capability for omnichannel businesses to optimize their inventory levels with unprecedented accuracy and intelligence.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Log-hub Update Includes 3D Maps for Supply Chain Visualization

Supply Chain Brain

Log-hub said that its 3D maps offering will provide users with increased efficiency and more strategic insights into how companies navigate global supply chain networks.

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Supercharge Your Supply Chain by Mastering 3PL Partnership

Loginext

This blog discusses the importance of benchmarking 3PL partners to optimize transactional costs in the supply chain. It also discusses the key factors to consider when negotiating contracts and rate agreements with 3PLs. The post Supercharge Your Supply Chain by Mastering 3PL Partnership appeared first on loginextsolutions.com.

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Inside Johnson & Johnson’s Supply Chain Operations

RFgen

Johnson & Johnson is a long-established leader in the healthcare sector. Founded in 1886 with just 14 employees, it now provides global solutions for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer goods. Today, Johnson & Johnson operates over 250 companies that employ more than 152,000 people worldwide, generating an annual revenue in excess of $21.3B.

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Global Supply Chain Management: Best Practices and Trends

HICX Solutions

As an increasing number of organizations engage with vendors on a global level to fulfill their supply chains, the need for supply chain robustness has never been so critical. It ensures businesses can maintain performance and avoid potential disruptions as and when they occur, resulting in securing their reputations and avoiding losses in revenue. This has been acutely highlighted since the turn of the decade due to global events.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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10 Advantages of Outsourcing Supply Chain Management Process — Focusing on Your Core Business

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Modern supply chains have evolved into intricate networks that demand efficiency and optimization. According to a Deloitte study , businesses with highly efficient supply chains experience greater revenues, faster cash-to-cash cycles, and lower supply chain costs. One effective strategy gaining prominence is outsourcing supply chain management to third-party logistics (3PL) companies , allowing businesses to delegate tasks and enhance overall efficiency.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for February 15, 2024

Supply Chain Digest

Chinese Demographic Woes. US Manufacturing down Slightly in January. Chicago Suburb Bans New DCs.

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National Random Acts of Kindness Day 2024

Enterra Insights

Some people might think that National Random Acts of Kindness Day was started to counter the nastiness that now characterizes politics in America. They would be incorrect. According to the staff at There is a Day for That , “Random Act of Kindness Day was first established in 1995 by the nonprofit Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. It originated in Denver, Colorado, and in 2004, spread to New Zealand.

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Maersk: Red Sea Diversions Could Extend into Second Half of 2024

Supply Chain Brain

Maersk said that it has added about 6% more vessel capacity to its schedule to keep the flow of trade moving, further adding to the company’s operational costs.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Supply Chain Risk Management in 2024

American Global Logistics

By taking a proactive approach to supply chain risk management, your business can protect itself from disruptions and maintain its competitive edge. The shipping environment is prone to disruptions. Disruptions in transportation infrastructure and evolving consumer demands pose additional challenges that require proactive management. A robust supply chain risk management plan is essential.

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China-U.S. Average Container Leasing Rates Up Threefold Since November

Supply Chain Brain

An industry expert from a Californian freight forwarding company said they anticipate organizations will have to deal with equipment shortages due to vessels being rerouted away from the Red Sea.

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Not predictive

Supply Chain Movement

At the beginning of every year, it rains predictions by economists, analysts and consultants. What will inflation do this year? And how will the global economy develop? The experts all like to make predictions to give readers and listeners some certainty and direction, especially in these uncertain times. Port economist Bart Kuipers, affiliated with Erasmus University Rotterdam, predicts that things don’t look good for the European economy, as Rotterdam’s throughput of containers, ore and coal h

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Podcast | Can Mexico Live Up to Its Potential as a Nearshoring Hub?

Supply Chain Brain

As manufacturers look to shift production to North American, Mexico appears to hold all the cards. But is there a joker or two in the deck?

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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General Motors, Panasonic Sign Investment Deals with Canadian Graphite Producer

Supply Chain Brain

GM and Panasonic have each committed to purchase 18,000 metric tons of active anode material annually over a period of six to seven years, Nouveau Monde Graphite said.

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Oil Demand Growth Slowing as Non-OPEC Supply Increases

Supply Chain Brain

The IEA said that it anticipates oil demand will peak by 2030 as the world attempts to transition to cleaner energy sources. OPEC says it will peak after 2044.

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Biden Administration Pledges Almost $1B to Improve 114 U.S. Airports

Supply Chain Brain

Most of the funding will be used to refurbish airports, make facilities more sustainable, provide more airport access to smaller communities, improve passenger experiences or build new terminals.