Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

Cerasis

The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics. Data Reverse Logistics reverse logistics analytics

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

Cerasis

Managing reverse logistics presents new challenges in the post COVID-19 world. Instead of simply managing returns and isolating defects, supply chain executives must now consider how returned products could lead to higher safety risks. And the need for efficient returns continues to grow in tandem. The post How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

West Coast and California Logistics

No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

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How to Optimize Reverse Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Optimize Reverse Logistics article and permission to publish here provided by Raanan Cohen at bringg.com. If you think reverse logistics isn’t relevant to your business, think again.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

How to Prepare for the Future of Retail Logistics

Tecsys

Now is the time to prepare because the future of retail logistics is already here and it’s digital. The post How to Prepare for the Future of Retail Logistics appeared first on Tecsys.

Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Machines that can drive themselves are soon to become a reality in sea, land and air cargo delivery. This technology is set to change the dynamics of how goods are shipped over long distances. The logistics industry will be able to cater to a wider customer base. .

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How To Recruit Talents For Supply Chain Management

PLS Logistics

Logistics and supply chain management isn’t a common choice for a career field, but it can be very rewarding. Sometimes recruiters have to fight against the […]. Career Blog career development career in logistics supply chain supply chain career

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How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

Everyone has experienced this scenario: a great event is planned in advance, a timeline is set with a predetermined flow of the party, from when guests arrive to the food and music, all the way to their departure at the end of the evening. The same goes for many planned and well-organized supply chain processes – they carry with them the threat of unplanned and unintended events, especially when moving product from the point of origin to its final destination.

How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs. Retailers are currently charging customers only 80 percent of the overall delivery costs, which happens to be the most expensive part of the retail supply chain. Supply Chain Dive reports that the last leg of a journey can account for up to 28 percent of a product’s total transportation costs.

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Why You Should Embed Customer Service Metrics in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Founder, sustainSCM and Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success Operations, Helix OpCo

Across industries, 81% of all customers attempt to take care of matters themselves before reaching out to a live representative. When there is so much information in customer feedback, why do supply chain managers leave such expensive insights on the table? Supply chain touches the product from conception until it arrives in the hands of the customer, and sometimes through the recycling process. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success at Helix as she walks through the key questions to connecting the supply chain with the voice of the customer.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

Cerasis

Meanwhile, above-average truckload demand, notes Inbound Logistics, will push available truckload servicers to the tipping points. The post Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders.

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How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

There is only one thing we know for certain: the transportation market will continue to change and transportation professionals will need to respond effectively to whatever changes lie. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with negotiations.com who discusses some useful tips on how companies can negotiate freight rates a bit better. It’s in your best interests to reduce these costs where possible without compromising the value of the.read More. The post 9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Freight Logistics Negotiate Freight Rates

4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them

Cerasis

Jones discusses 4 last-minute issues that can arise during the delivery process and how to handle them. Ecommerce behemoth Amazon’s ever shorter delivery times have created lofty expectations among customers of supply chain and logistics businesses. The post 4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Delivery Process

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How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage. If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. Trucking Logistics.

11 Tips on How to Select a WMS

Veridian Solutions

The use of a warehouse management system (WMS) offers critical benefits to retailers and supply chains. These benefits range from efficient and effective labor management to minimized paperwork. At the same time, the cost to implement a WMS is lower than ever, says Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant. However, not all WMS platforms and vendors are equal, so supply chain leaders should know how to select a WMS without lost time and effort. Remember to Negotiate.

How to Use Augmented Reality in Logistics

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Mary Byrd who speaks to the ways companies can use augmented reality in logistics. The measure of success of every logistics business is its ability to provide timely and proper delivery services that can translate into a positive customer experience. Therefore to attain success, logistics market players need to.read More. Logistics Augmented Reality in Logistics

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How to Reduce Fraud in Logistics

Shipchain

Fraud in logistics is a major problem. So many resources are wasted on trying to negate the issues, and although numerous risk analytics systems have been developed to try to improve the situation, nothing has proven foolproof. Blockchain technology may be the closest thing we have to a solution, and therefore, it has the potential to drastically change the industry as we know it. Fraud in Logistics and Supply Chain s Is Rampant.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

How to Prepare Your Holiday Order Fulfillment Now

Freight Center

Summer is slowly coming to a close, and the holiday season will be here before we know it. This year has been different for many reasons, but the preparation phase when it comes to your holiday shipping plan shouldn’t be different. And now is the perfect time to start.

The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Logistics Network Business Platforms Supply Chain Management Transportation direct-to-consumer

How To Choose Transportation Mode In Logistics

Abivin

Transportation is an integral part of Logistics. A company cannot function well without being able to ship products across the supply chain. It also allows companies to cross geographic lines between where products are produced and where they are consumed. In logistics, transportation can be defined as a function of planning, scheduling and controlling activities related to mode, vendor, and movement of inventory into and out of an organization.

How to Avoid Recalls Due to Product Packaging Errors

Loftware

What's the key to saving money in labeling-related processes? Logistics Regulatory FDA Supply Chain Manufacturing Artwork Management

How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

In a recent interview , Terry Esper, a logistics scholar from The Ohio State University, shares his experience with racism and gives us excellent advice. The world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States. But racism also exists on a smaller, more subtle level. Practice Supply Chain Management

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Shipping Analytics Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Intelligent Audit

According to Industry Week , “The supply chain is a great place to use analytic tools to look for a competitive advantage, because of its complexity and also because of the prominent role supply chain plays in a company’s cost structure and profitability.

WMS and eCommerce: How to Use Supply Chain Technology to a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

eCommerce is growing faster than ever, and everyone is working to find the latest and greatest way to overcome their competitors. The application of supply chain technology is essential to maintaining a competitive advantage in the height of eCommerce growth. Warehouse Managers need to understand the challenges of maintaining a competitive advantage, how technology can help, and a few best practices in leveraging technology.

How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

Cerasis

The use of full truckload shipping is rising in popularity, resulting from its lower cost as compared to less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping. These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. Staying attentive to the market.

How to Leverage Rail/Intermodal…Now and Later

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Brian Zirbes was quoted in Inbound Logistics’ October cover story that discussed COVID-19’s impact on intermodal and rail and how supply chain ties into the larger story. The post How to Leverage Rail/Intermodal…Now and Later appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

With Chinese New Year approaching fast workers will travel throughout the country to return to their families and celebrate the New Year, with all manufacturing shutting down for the duration. companies importing or exporting goods from/to China this can be a considerable challenge. Planning and preparation are key to effectively navigating and managing challenges that could occur during the Chinese New Year,” said Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA. “By

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How to Optimize Supply Chain Monitoring

All Things Supply Chain

The extent to which the supply chain succeeds or fails impacts all other aspects of a business. Disruptions in logistics cause disruptions in inventory management, which affects sales and customer… General Supply Chain Management supply chain management supply chain monitoring

How to Become a Freight Forwarder

Cerasis

Cerasis does work with many freight forwarders who import into the US and need trucks to move from the port inland. We hope this post is helpful for those looking to become a freight forwarder but also for shippers wanting to know how it works. . Becoming a freight forwarder is a great option to join this business. But before we get into the nitty-gritty details of how to become a freight forwarder, let’s take a look at what a freight forwarder actually does.

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Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. Ultimately it comes down to whether shippers want to manage their freight spend in-house or outsource it.

How To Write a Well-Crafted Cover Letter

PLS Logistics

Sending a well-prepared cover letter is one step further to get yourself to the interview. While most companies would ignore an average resume, knowing how to write a cover letter is a chance to get more “in […]. Career Blog caree blog Career cover letter how to write a cover letter logistics careerIf you’re wondering whether you need a cover letter or not, in most cases the answer is yes.

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[e-Book] How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

We release our second e-book today by focusing on strategic logistics and transportation management creates a competitive business advantage for shippers. You can download our first e-Book, "The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries" here. Transportation management is no longer a tactical approach to simply moving freight and doing it at the lowest possible cost.