Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

GlobalTranz

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 Maximize Delivery Efficiency and Cut Logistics-Related Costs in 2021 and Beyond

DELMIA Quintiq

In the crowded retail marketplace, customer experience is key, and logistical capabilities are what set the winners apart from the less prepared. Companies that are not able to deliver goods at the right time and place will risk losing their customers to one of many competitors.

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How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

GlobalTranz

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.

How to Use Data to Fuel Your Retail Reverse Logistics Strategy

GlobalTranz

How often do you think about your retail reverse logistics strategy? It’s easy to assume retail reverse logistics is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all retail reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin.

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 Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

The point of the virtual summit was to discuss how streamlining the order-to-fulfillment process achieves perfect delivery, improves customer loyalty, and reduces costs. It is also not uncommon for logistics to be blamed for late deliveries, as it is the end of the process.

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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.

How to prevent labelling errors from damaging manufacturing & logistics processes

IT Supply Chain

The post How to prevent labelling errors from damaging manufacturing & logistics processes appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Josh Roffman (pictured). VP of Product Management, Loftware.

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 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.

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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.

How to optimize inbound and outbound logistics?

Shipsy

But what’s more important is to understand inbound and outbound logistics, which acts as building blocks for the supply chain management. On the other hand, outbound logistics is reverse of the former. Let’s know a bit more about outbound and inbound logistics.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Logistic Challenges: Helpful Lessons from Complex Manufacturing

Arkieva

Today we will discuss a few of the logistics challenges from the perspective of an industry expert with lots of time in the trenches. With all due respect to public health and government experts, their experience cannot match those with substantial time and proven success in these industries.

Golf and How to Avoid Shanking Your Next WMS Project

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since COVID tested the supply chain industry’s ability to deliver under duress, many firms began looking to ramp up their game by installing a new warehouse management system (WMS). As in the game of golf, before you hit the links, you need to assess what’s in your bag.

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

GlobalTranz

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. Logistics Delivery Process

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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 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.

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.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

GlobalTranz

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 Augmented Reality in Logistics

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Mary Byrd who speaks to the ways companies can use augmented reality in logistics. Therefore to attain success, logistics market players need to.read More. Logistics Augmented Reality in Logistics

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

GlobalTranz

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.

What is Reverse Logistics?

GlobalTranz

What is reverse Logistics? Before we dive in the nuances of reverse logistics, otherwise known as return logistics, integration, let's briefly recap what reverse logistics is. Reverse logistics refers to all operations related to the reuse of products and materials.

Switching TMS Providers: How to Know When the Time Is Right

MercuryGate

However, like cable, phone, or internet providers, TMS providers don’t always keep their systems up to date, which will clash with business processes. The post Switching TMS Providers: How to Know When the Time Is Right appeared first on MercuryGate International.

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.

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.

Best Freight Shipping Companies: How to Choose a Logistics Company | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

More companies outsource their logistics operations or even the entire supply chain to logistics companies. Once you’ve decided to use logistics services for your business transportation needs, the next step is to choose a freight shipping company

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

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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.

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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.

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 Pack and Ship for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

As the winter months carry on and the spring harvest season is on the horizon, now is a good time to stay ahead of the game when it comes to temperature-controlled shipping. Let’s go over some tips on how to pack and ship for temperature-controlled shipping.

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 Plan for Shipping Success in 2021

Freight Center

Freight Shipping & Logistics Business Shipping2020 has been a year none of us will ever forget. With all the surprises, curveballs, and challenges we’ve all faced, supply chains of all sizes were tested more than they ever were in recent years.