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Editor’s Choice: 5 Steps to Creating a Profitable Same-Day Fulfilment

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Wayne Snyder at Blue Yonder, and looks at the intricacies of the ever-growing same-day delivery market.

[Video] Going Beyond The TMS Status Quo

Talking Logistics

There is so much about supply chain and logistics today that is so different from 10-20 years ago. So, it makes sense that the status quo with regards to transportation management systems needs to change too. What does that mean exactly? Why is it important to go beyond the status quo?

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Watch: Will the Retail Labor Shortage Ever End?

Supply Chain Brain

The number-one labor challenge for supply chains today is worker availability at the retail level, says Pete Blair, vice president of marketing with Berkshire Grey

Your Guide to a Successful 3PL Implementation Strategy


When it comes to choosing a new third-party logistics (3PL) partner , one of the most common concerns we hear about is change management.

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Gartner on Choosing the Right Supply Chain Visibility Platform for Your Business

Supply Chain Visibility is critical to success in today’s market, but how do you ensure that you choose the right platform? Gartner rates 11 visibility platforms on 100+ capabilities to help you make the best decision for your business. Download the report!

Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022 Highlights


The 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium is back to its pre-pandemic glory, if the crowds and session lineup were any indication.

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Saving the Smart City Future

Enterra Insights

Most people recognize that humanity has been too wasteful when it comes to natural resources and too cavalier when it comes to protecting the planet. We are now beginning to pay a price for our excesses.

Disruption Denied: How Next-Generation Logistics Create A Resilient Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

When it comes to efficiency, today’s global supply chain has never been better. In the last 20 years, the size of the container ship has doubled – and the largest ships sailing today can haul 24,000 containers (TEU) — equal to the capacity of a freight train 44 miles long.

Inventory is Everything with Jeff Flowers

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff Flowers and Joe Lynch discuss why inventory is everything. Jeff Flowers is the Chief Operating Officer of OneRail , a final mile delivery orchestration platform providing real-time visibility, actionable data, and data-driven optimization capabilities for its enterprise clients.

Gordon Food Services Conquers the Last Mile

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the last couple of years, as the Covid pandemic has changed the way consumers interact and shop with retailers, brands, and consumer goods companies, last mile delivery has become increasingly important.

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How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.

The Metaverse is No Game for Retailers

Enterra Insights

According to tech futurist and metaverse expert Cathy Hackl ( @CathyHackl ), “No official definition yet exists for the metaverse, but companies can’t afford to wait until one does or the metaverse fully evolves to start experimenting and investing in it.”[1]

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Manhattan Momentum 2022: Assemble Agents of Change

Talking Logistics

As an engineer by training, I’ve come across many mathematical formulas, but I hadn’t seen this one until a couple of weeks ago when I attended Manhattan Associates’s Momentum 2022 conference: D x V x F > R = ? Where: D: Signifies the degree of dissatisfaction with the current situation.

DTC Logistics Innovation with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss DTC Logistics innovation. Rick founded RMW Commerce Consulting , a boutique ecommerce consultancy that supports investors and management teams incubating and growing digital businesses online – both direct-to-consumer and B2B. About Rick Watson.

Zero Sum: How Walmart Transportation is Working to Reduce Emissions Now and in the Future

Logistics Viewpoints

At Logistics Viewpoints, we have written about how companies are looking to reduce carbon emissions, especially when it comes to transportation. More and more global companies are pledging to make their supply chains and their operations net-zero or carbon neutral.

Using Technology & Strategy to Build a More Resilient Supply Chain

Speaker: Tom Coughlin, President at Coughlin Associates, Inc.

The pandemic has made companies acutely aware of the interdependence of supply chains, with reliance on multiple suppliers to produce crucial components of finished products. One of the consequences will be the growth of more local content in products, and that will require the use of new technologies. In this webinar, learn how to navigate the ways technology working with humans will transform the way products are made and distributed.

Mitigating Risks and Future-proofing the Supply Chain


This content is part of the latest WBR Report: As the world has been readjusting to the ripple effects caused by the pandemic in the past two years, successful enterprises have developed contingency plans to protect their supply networks from future shocks to the supply chain.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 17, 2022)

Talking Logistics

I have a case (and several shoe boxes) filled with music cassettes from my high school and college days. There’s one cassette in particular that ranks among the most listened to in my collection: Midnight Oil’s Diesel and Dust album from 1987.

ASOS & Boohoo feeling the effects of low consumer confidence, what can be done?

IT Supply Chain

By Brian Atkinson (pictured). Vice President & general Manager, Five9 EMEA. The post ASOS & Boohoo feeling the effects of low consumer confidence, what can be done? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

This Week in Logistics News (June 11 – 17)

Logistics Viewpoints

This Sunday is Father’s Day, and consumers across the country are apparently ready to celebrate. According to the annual consumer survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics, approximately 76 percent of US adults are expected to celebrate Father’s Day.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Supply Chain Innovation + Automation: How Körber is Positioning Procurement for the Future


Learn how Körber leveraged Ivalua’s software tools to automate and streamline tactical activities while keeping strategy front and center. Session REPLAY. The global supply chain is undergoing an incredible transformation that will change the way we do business.

Drone Delivery: A 9+ Year Gestation for Amazon Prime Air

Talking Logistics

I believe we’re witnessing the birth of a new transportation mode, one that will take many years to develop and mature (but will probably happen sooner than we think), and one that will make our current discussions about driverless cars and same-day delivery sound silly in retrospect.

6 Jobs You Can Get With a Cybersecurity Degree

IT Supply Chain

By Gabe Nelson (pictured). Content Specialist. The post 6 Jobs You Can Get With a Cybersecurity Degree appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Everything You Need to Know About the Infant Formula Supply Chain Shortage

All Things Supply Chain

The continuing effects of the global coronavirus pandemic are being felt in unexpected ways. Across the United States right now, desperate parents are coping with a nationwide baby formula shortage.…

Gartner's Market Guide for Data Analytics and Intelligence Platforms in Supply Chain

The data analytics and intelligence markets are evolving, and supply chain leaders are struggling to keep up. This research offers an overview of the market conditions and provides a list of representative vendors with platform-based solutions for supply chain.

Catch Your Market With These Effective Brochure Design Tips!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Offline Marketing in the Modern Age! When it comes to marketing your business, brochures are a great way to get the word out.

How business intelligence can boost customer centricity


Globally, the use of data is growing — and in the past two years, the pandemic has been the main driver behind worldwide data growth, including increased internet access and a new way of working.

Why supplier visibility is critical for responsible labour

IT Supply Chain

By Alex Saric (pictured). Smart Procurement Expert at Ivalua. The post Why supplier visibility is critical for responsible labour appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

9 Supply Chain Influencers you should follow on social media

All Things Supply Chain

In the world of supply chain, turning to social media to keep up to date on the latest trends has become more common over time, as followers want to see… General influencers LinkedIn social media supply chain Twitter

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.