Top 10 Benefits of Third-Party Warehousing Solutions

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Why switch to a third-party like BR Williams for your warehousing solutions ? Juggling warehousing and fulfillment alongside all the other work you need to run your business can be overwhelming. Here are the top 10 benefits of third-party warehousing: 1.

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5 Warehouse Performance Management Tips

The Logistics of Logistics

5 Warehouse Performance Management Tips. Consider setting a quality control at the following stages of production: - when receiving and throughout warehouse process. - Inventory counts are also an excellent security measure for your warehouse. Great warehouse performance is essentially a shared goal between the warehouse manager and their personnel. One idea is to invite an independent party into your warehouse to observe the warehouse floor.

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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. If you’re a warehouse manager, failing to control these risks can lead to high employee turnover, decreased productivity, legal issues, and, at worst, injury or fatality. The Importance of Warehouse Safety.

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The United Nations of Warehousing

BluJay Solutions

Despite the after-effects of the global economic downturn still being felt, Logistics Services Providers (LSPs) throughout Europe and in many parts of Asia and the US are struggling to find skilled workers for their warehouses. However many are now realizing that if they opt for alternative language settings to better suit their temporary workforce, they can make following warehouse processes much, much easier and reduce queries and errors.

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

The digitization of freight is one topic that has generated a lot of industry buzz and animated discussion over the past couple of years, but also a lot of confusion and questions. What exactly is freight digitization? Defining the digitization of freight. Given the confusion and questions surrounding the digitization of freight, I began our discussion by asking Brian for his definition. Is Blockchain part of freight digitization?

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The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Bringing Freight Online In The Carrier Space. Carriers literally do the heavy lifting in international freight. Customer management can be expensive and hands-on, especially in an error-prone industry like freight.

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50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. If you are a regular reader (or heck even if you are not) what you will see from our blog is a focus on education.

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7 Ways to Overcome Yard Management Challenges

Cerasis

Poor planning on the part of warehouse managers can lead to extensive demurrage or detention charges, irritability and anger among truck drivers and employees, and excessive gait, congestion, reports PINC.com. Meanwhile, warehouse managers struggle with maintaining visibility and control over trucks, personnel, and assets in their yards. But, warehouse managers can overcome these challenges by taking these seven steps. . Coordinate Yard Management and Warehouse Systems.

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Discovering the Power of Distributed Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Suffice it to say, distributed fulfillment is growing daily in importance for supporting New Retail with a unichannel logistics methodology which is about much more than simply distributing warehouses. Definitions Education Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation New Ideas Retail Retail E-Commerce Third Party LogisticsThe future of fulfillment is fast approaching and it’s now all about mastering something called Distributed Logistics!

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Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

There are many trade associations and organizations that represent carriers, but what about about freight brokers and 3PLs? TIA members also include freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers, and warehousing. TIA members who are new to the industry find value in the sample contracts, educational webinars, and the Certified Transportation Broker program.

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Achieving the Integrated Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

These partners are executives, managers, co-workers, suppliers, customers, carriers, 3PLs, warehouses, government agencies, financial institutions, etc. Cash Supply Chain Definitions Education Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology Inventory New Ideas News & Info Professional Communications Security Supply Chain Management Supply Chain RiskGuest post from Ned Blinick of 3rdwave.

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[WHITE PAPER] How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Surface Mode Shippers Can Get Ready to Compete in E-Commerce Logistics” white paper! This is a must read for shippers who are looking to move more modes of freight, including LTL, Parcel, Full Truckload, and Last mile in the e-commerce channel. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management White Papers Surface Mode Shippers

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Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

As many online sellers seek to expand their assortment and cover more product categories in their online offerings they shift to an “endless aisle” model where products are listed on their site and kept in inventory at the original vendor’s warehouse. When it comes to a specific product each retailer may stock the same item in several different warehouses and the vendor in their warehouse as well.

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Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

This is good news for worker, especially those on the low end of the education spectrum, and the growth of new jobs will require in most cases a high-school diploma. Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. Many other jobs such as Material Handler, pickers, and other general warehouse position are bretween $12,00-$14,000, with fork life operators making up to $16 range.

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21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

Statista found that 73 percent of buyers and users of freight transportation and logistics services say the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on their logistics and supply chain operations. The number and locations of required warehouses, distributors, etc. Warehouse Operations

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The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business

Cerasis

Third party logistics (3PL) is the function by where the owner of goods outsources numerous components of the supply chain to a 3PL company that can perform the management function of the clients’ customs, inbound freight, distribution, warehousing, order fulfilment and outbound freight to the client’s customers. These types of services include distribution and transportation management, public warehousing, contract warehousing and freight consolidation.

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How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

It touches many departments, from production, procurement, shipping, accounting, and finance to marketing, warehousing, research and development, and sales. Another option is to work in a warehouse, or in transport, or maybe in customer service where you are dealing with people all the time.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

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Distribution Management: Top 6 Factors That Influence Distribution Management Strategy

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Distribution management includes forecasting, transportation, warehousing, and delivery within the larger universe of logistics and supply chain management. Warehouse inventory management systems (WMS). Click here for warehousing and distribution options available to you.

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BR Williams Celebrates Logistics 10th Anniversary and 100 Years of Service

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

BR Williams, 62-year-old family-owned trucking, warehouse, and logistics company celebrates logistics 10th anniversary and 100 years of service experience.

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Supply Chain Career Changes – How to Get In, Get On, and Get What You Want

Logistics Bureau

The variety of functions involved – product design, procurement, warehousing, production, transport, distribution, sales, for instance – encourages demand for new employees and multiplies possibilities for moving around inside too. One person’s supply chain career might be focused on the specific area of freight forwarding, for example, whereas another person’s might encompass end-to-end operational management from raw materials management to customer invoicing.

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50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

” — William Verdini, associate professor and chairman of the Supply Chain Management Department at Arizona State University’s Carey School of Business, as quoted in The Importance of Education in Supply Chain Management , Reliable Plant; Twitter: @NoriaCorp. “As for your internal systems, real-time inventory management helps you manage your fulfillment warehouses. Think about how your warehouse might look in 2030. Warehouse Operations

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3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

Warehousing 3.) Lean ensures that your satellite office in Colombia is staffed with highly educated, English speaking professionals trained in your company’s processes and systems. Warehousing 4.) Warehousing Services. Freight Payment / Claims Auditing.

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Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks, Drones and Ships

Freightos

This was driven by growing Internet access and customer education, while mobile devices are enabling purchases anywhere, anytime (1/3 of Black Friday’s sales were made on mobile devices this year). Helping foreign sellers gain access to global markets appears to be at least one of the factors in Amazon registering as an international freight forwarder late last year, while also indicating that it views logistics companies as potential competition. Freight Insights LogTech

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Supply Chain Leaders Insights in Melbourne and Sydney This October

Logistics Bureau

Unlike many events with an educational flavour, Supply Chain Leaders Insights doesn’t deliver canned theoretical presentations that you could find online with a little research. This is education you really can take away and use. GPSM: Freight forwarding. SmartFreight: Freight solutions provider. Paperless Warehouse: WMS and TMS solution provider. Geodis: Logistics service provider (contract logistics and freight forwarding).

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Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Some people have University degrees and some people have high school education. These jobs could involve working in a Warehouse, Distribution Centre, Manufacturing operation, or in an Office environment, or all of the above. They will need to be able to make holistic, educated high level decisions in real time. Freight and Logistics Human Resources Inventory Management Procurement Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Management jobs LogisticsSubscribe Here! Email Address.

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25 Years in Mexico: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While there are growing shortages of logistics capacity, qualified personnel, and warehousing at the border, Mexico’s future looks bright. Mexico’s educated workforce, infrastructure, and business climate all make it an attractive business location. The trust they have in us to work with them on their challenges and help them control their freight has made us what we are today. Freight Services Mexico North American Border Crossing Cross-Border Cross-Border Shipping

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This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

Talking Logistics

HighJump Software Enhances HighJump Warehouse Advantage Express Offering to Meet Increased Demand in SMB Marketplace. ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. Meanwhile, HighJump Software announced that it has updated HighJump Warehouse Advantage Express, its warehouse management system (WMS) specifically designed for small and mid-sized wholesale distribution operations. But it’s an educated guess nonetheless.

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9 Steps to Establish the Lean Supply Chain: A System of Interconnected & Interdependent Partners

Cerasis

Top management knows that lean can add value , but many still haven’t moved past the initial education stage into full-scale lean supply chain implementation. Kanban Pull systems reduce wasteful complexity in planning and overproduction that can occur with computer-based software programs such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) which creates a Push system with too much wasteful inventory going into the warehouse. At times, 8-10% of freight bills you receive are incorrect.

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Are We Facing the End of Supply Chain Management?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Automation has eliminated a number of blue-collar supply chain jobs in warehouses and distribution centres, and driverless trucks stand to transform the logistics field, eliminating the need for millions of truck drivers. People need to re-skill, up-skill, and educational institutions need to make sure that they’re training people with skills for the future and not the past. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Worst Forklift Accident Ever and Forklift Safety! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide! I was able to drive the truck and load and unload pallets from trucks and into and out of warehouse storage locations. This is the busiest time of the year in warehouses all over the world as companies look to ship all possible goods out of their warehouses and to their customers. And with speed, amongst other factors, the risk of accidents in these fast paced warehouses is bigger than ever. Subscribe Here!

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How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At TOPBOTS, an online, educational resource for all things AI, writer Mariya Yao calls the process “turning supply chain logistics into automated trading.” Rather, DHL predicts a world in which manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, and deliveries become increasingly efficient, productive, and profitable. Manage Warehouses. Tim Young of Vero Solutions shares another way AI and the IoT Could transform transportation management in his infographic looking at warehouses.

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Product Packaging Ideas to Reduce Costs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It can eliminate the need for a larger workplace, warehouse or storage facility. Post a product using a variety of materials to enable your business to make educated packaging decisions. Environment Finance Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Cost Reduction Packaging SustainabilitySubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. How Eco-Friendly Packaging is Impacting Sustainability!

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North Carolina named best state for business – Logistics a big reason

Kanban Logistics

According to BF Editor in Chief Jack Rogers, “North Carolina is leveraging its advantages—including a prime logistics location, a steadily expanding skilled workforce and impressive higher education resources—to seal the deal on one big project after another.”.

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