The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

The Truth About Multi-stop Truckload Shipping

Talking Logistics

If you rely on multi-stop truckload shipping as part of your strategy, you owe it to yourself to learn how to work more effectively with your carriers—which can also improve acceptance levels for these loads and help you better control supply chain costs. Continuous moves are a single load with multiple legs that was part of the procurement event and awarded to a service provider. Robinson logistics multi-stop truckload shipping transportation

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11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

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These giants have deep pockets, capable of offering low-cost, if not free, parcel shipping. However, that does not mean all shippers must face the challenges to ship parcel at their expense. Rather than giving up, shippers need to consider what Amazon and the big box giants have done right and apply these concepts as part of a robust parcel shipping strategy. If shippers charge to ship parcel, customers will simply go to Amazon. Negotiate Shipping Rates Like a Pro.

Reuters Events: Supply Chain in conversation with XPO CIO Mario Harik

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Alex HadwickEditor-in-Chief for Supply Chains, Reuters Events, sat down with the Chief Information Officer of logistics giant XPO, Mario Harik, to see how the company is evolving its technology platform and responding to COVID-19.

3 Best Practices to Improve Your Flatbed Shipping Performance

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Flatbed shipping is an important contributor to the overall economy as several key industries leverage this solution for the movement of their critical freight. When it comes to flatbed shipping, each industry faces unique challenges in seasonality, regulation, competition, and scalability.

E-Commerce Freight Consolidation & Desconsolidation: Understanding the Role of Intermodal Freight Shipping for Successful E-Commerce Logistics

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For shippers, the best way to handle the e-commerce logistics surge lies in e-commerce freight consolidation and deconsolidation. E-Commerce Growth Is Incompatible With Stagnate Freight Shipping Strategies E-commerce growth can boggle the mind. Unfortunately, shippers using traditional freight shipping strategies, including limited use of Intermodal freight shipping, will result in added expenses and delays in moving e-commerce freight. E-Commerce Logistics Freight

Shipping industry hit by multiple cyber attacks

EFT

The shipping industry is facing increased threat from cyber attacks, as it faces the reality of two major attacks in the space of a week. CMA CGM, which is the world’s fourth-largest container shipping company, that access did occur and that there has been a data breach. “We

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

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Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Meanwhile, logistics operations must transport them from the farm to the production facility and beyond. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics. Could Thanksgiving Be Possible Without Logistics? Logistics Supply Chain

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LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

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Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics. For example, a black swan event may include both the physical damage and ongoing disruption caused by a hurricane and subsequent bottlenecks, so shippers that know how to isolate the causes of poor visibility and areas that are likely to contribute to worsening of black swan events can effectively reduce their chances of coming to fruition.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, nothing tests the game strategy and teamwork like a worldwide event. Preparations for this athletic mega event have been at full throttle for a long time. With 32 countries facing off in 64 soccer matches, everything must be perfectly coordinated so as not to mar the magic of the event. Massive sports events, such as the World Cup, involve Herculean tasks that few people see.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Organiser: Clarion Events. Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Events Clarion Events distribution managers event freight transport logistics Multimodal NEC Birmingham procurement directors shipping managers Supply Chain Directors traffic managers

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

4 Quick Tips for Effective Holiday Shipping

Freight Center

The holidays are filled with joy, peace on Earth, awkward family events, lots of eggnog, people shopping for the perfect gifts and retailers shipping their products across the country. Check out these 4 quick tips for effective holiday shipping below!

Digital Ship Announces The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam With A Special Focus On The Digital Supply Chain And Logistics Market

The Logistics of Logistics

Revolutionary concepts plus the evolution and advancement of existing platforms are providing unparalleled growth opportunities for shipping and related transport and supply chain infrastructure. Digital Ship’s 4th Annual Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam will investigate how we can harness all these opportunities and will debate which are going to stick and make a difference. ABOUT DIGITAL SHIP. CONTACT: Cathy Hodge, Event Director, Digital Ship. +

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

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There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented The capabilities of AI are seriously ramping up company efficiencies in the areas of predictive demand and network planning. Logistics

How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

The repercussions for global trade, and shipping in particular, have also been significant. Shipping Impact from COVID-19. Shipping by sea to either the U.S. Starting with the AIDS epidemic in the 80s, we can see the varied impacts each of these events had on markets. There are a variety of ways that a continued pandemic will impact supply chains and shipping. Logistics. The post How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping appeared first on Intelligent Audit.

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

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We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data.

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. From increased affordability and efficiency of the transportation management system (TMS) to the application of Bluetooth technology for superior tracking of product movements, 2016 will be the year in which technology becomes an integral, if not the exclusive, part of the shipping process.

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The Rise of Logistics Technology in E-Commerce

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Logistics technologies are changing how modern retailers operate. Home Depot is revamping their distribution center strategy to include a host of regional centers, and logistics providers stand to reap significant profits from increased collaboration in the marketplace. However, the rise of e-commerce will naturally lead to greater focus on logistics technologies, and you need to understand how this increase the role of logistics technology in e-commerce in the global economy.

This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Simply put, without your support, this audacious dream I had three years ago to form a logistics cycling team to support JDRF wouldn’t have come true. Okay, turning the corner, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays (CNN).

Flash sale events! How to win the last mile on days like Black Friday or Thanksgiving

Loginext

All’s well that end’s well, and that’s why the right logistics technology, especially last mile, is critical for flash events. What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face.

10 Key Logistics & Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Know and Master to Reduce Spend.

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This is comparable to the Holy Trinity of Manufacturing and Shipping discussed earlier this year in previous blog posts. However, 48 to 72 hours would be an ideal lead time, reports Steve Raetz of Logistics Viewpoints. This does not mean shipping a product immediately. According to Logistics Management , the majority of participants in a survey on the most impactful aspect of procurement practices over the next decade identified predictive analytics through Big Data.

Eft by Reuters Events in conversation with Nabil Malouli, VP Global eCommerce, DHL

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In terms of a penetration growth rate, we’re probably seeing that it is one of the fastest, by far in fact, and that's going to change not only how big retailers are playing and how grocery will impact the total logistic volume that is being moved, but also significantly have a change on the consumer mind in regards to expectations of flexibility costs, and also free shipping. What are some key recent developments in the industry? I think this is a unique time.

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. This incident, coupled with multiple smaller events, prompted a call to action to reduce the likelihood of capsizing, spillage, supply chain disruptions, loss of equipment, environmental harm and other safety hazards. . They are also ensuring that a VGM is received from forwarders/NVOCCs and shippers as part of a shipping document.

Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

For an industry that is forever on the move, the world of logistics is in a perennial state of change, facing numerous challenges and vague demands. Adding to this dynamic is the arrival of ‘Uberization’ that is knocking on the doors of logistics, mounting “faster that fast” delivery expectations and reaching a fruition point of determining who would be the survivors. For a logistics player, this is a do-or-die moment. How can an app entirely replace a logistics operator?

Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level

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How technology in logistics grew throughout 2016 is not limited to the technology that delivers products or enables better, faster picking processes. Over the last year, huge strides were made in machine-to-machine connectivity, as foreseen by our predictions, ranging from the greater use of automated identification and data capture (AIDC) and stronger resolve for more omnichannel logistics solutions. Customers Pushed For More OmniChannel Logistics Solutions, and They Got It.

Supply Chain Strategy: Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery

Freight Center

While it is hard to plan for all possible scenarios, one thing we have learned from recent events is that it is extremely important to have plans and a strategy in place to mitigate disruptions to your business and shipping needs. Freight Shipping & Logistics Business Shipping

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

In this article, we’ll look at the ins and outs of pharmaceutical warehousing and tell you what you should look for in a third-party logistics (3PL) provider before entrusting your goods to its warehouse. These mock recalls are “practice runs” for real recall events.

Customer Experience in Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Customer foremost, that is the mission of any logistics company, whether it’s a big, or small. Without a customer, logistics industry can’t work and without logistics in supply chain , a business can’t survive. Both have their own space in the supply chain management, but to retain customers; logistics industry tends to offer the best experience, never like before. Let’s list out the factors that offer customers a fulfilling experience in logistics. .

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Technology and the Changing Nature of Logistics

Enterra Insights

One of the activities within supply chain operations is logistics. The Interlake Mecalux staff explains, “Logistics forms part of the supply chain. … Supply chains are shifting towards a logistics environment that’s faster and more flexible, personalized, accurate, and efficient.” Logistic 4.0 Logistics 4.0 Relying on intelligent logistics. Which specific geographic and logistics factors will affect your supply chain?

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Today I want to discuss inbound logistics requirements. Earlier we discussed the fact that the “procure to pay” business transaction cycle includes transportation events such as tendering, pick up, in transit, dock scheduling and deliver along with full track and trace. Thus similar to EDI, logistics needs to be considered part of the transactional flow, not a separate set of functions to be integrated. Automobile Auto automotive demand-driven logisticsSMMT/Ltd Flickr.

Flash sale events! How to win the last mile on days like Valentines or Thanksgiving

Loginext

All’s well that end’s well, and that’s why the right logistics technology, especially last mile, is critical for flash events. What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face.

Customer Experience in Logistics: 4 Key Areas to Lay the Foundation

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This new-found appreciation for what customers experience in logistics is leading companies to compete for market share through a variety of novel methods. Thus far, the logistics industry lags behind this trend but appears poised to catch up in coming years. Logistics providers can no longer afford to ignore these requirements. To make things more challenging, many of these interactions are in already stressed circumstances such as in the event of a freight claim.

6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends!

Supply Chain Game Changer

2017 was an important year for delivery logistics. From restaurant chains to supermarkets to pharmacies to service providers, the world of logistics is experiencing unprecedented change. These are some of the key industry trends in delivery logistics and supply chain management which will take center stage in the upcoming year: 1. Sharing economy solutions will soon begin disrupting logistics services. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Freight #ECommerce #Business.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

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The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.