23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

2018 D3: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

FLEXE Co-founder and CEO, Karl Siebrecht, gave a presentation on how you can “Future-Proof Your Warehousing.” So, back to future-proofing your warehousing. Warehouses wherever, that I can tap into at any time. These are all operating warehouses.

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Solving the Retail Supply Chain Challenge: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

FLEXE Co-founder and CEO, Karl Siebrecht, gave a presentation on how you can “Future-Proof Your Warehousing.” So, back to future-proofing your warehousing. Well, there’s this inconvenient truth: you can’t be fast or cheap without a broadly distributed warehouse network.

New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops

Savi

As needed goods and equipment were rushed to support the active conflict, 40,000 containers began to stack up in ports and warehouse yards because there wasn’t a system to identify what goods were inside and direct them to the required destination. As a result, needed supplies can be quickly located in theater , accurate and appropriate inventory levels can be maintained, and logisticians can ensure warfighters have the right parts, at the right time, in the right places.

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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. Commodities such as produce, electronics, mail and military FAK require updates as often as hourly. Warehouse Operations

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms. This involved procurement, maintenance, and transportation of military facilities, services, materials, and personnel. The objective now was to fulfill orders, smooth distribution of products, storage, and warehousing.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms. This involved procurement, maintenance, and transportation of military facilities, services, materials, and personnel. The objective now was to fulfill orders, smooth distribution of products, storage, and warehousing.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

Rebecca’s strong dedication to her job and helping customers comes directly from her military background. Being in the military also formed Rebecca’s passion for exercising and running. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve?

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

Rebecca’s strong dedication to her job and helping customers comes directly from her military background. Being in the military also formed Rebecca’s passion for exercising and running. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve?

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

What is a warehouse? And what is a warehouse management system? It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

Drones in Distribution: Thinking Inside the Box

Logistics Bureau

There are a few hurdles to be overcome before drones in distribution become a widespread commercial reality, not least of them being the safety aspect and risk of conflict with general aviation users—in other words, pilots of private, military and commercial aircraft.

Eliminate Supply Chain Waste with New Technologies: Our Top Picks

AFFLINK

Along the same lines we have drones , which are essentially a version of the unmanned aerial vehicles that the United States military has been using for many years. But drones can help with other tasks, too - like managing the security of a warehouse or other large environments.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

When it is not in motion, it is classified as inventory. But this took time – we had to “defrag” our supply chain, and eventually I learned we had 59 days of inventory.

Supply Chain’s Must Adapt Before Global Conditions Change

Enterra Insights

VUCA is a term first used in the military that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. How it will self-manage customer inventories. … It provides a clear view of inventory and supply chain activity, and ultimately, it helps create responsive supply chains.” It automatically puts orders through to your hierarchy of backup suppliers and to dispatch, and to your network of warehouses.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Operations Research began when scientists demonstrated the value of analytics in the study of military logistics problems in the 1940s as a result of the complex requirements of World War II. History of Supply Chain Management.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Operations Research began when scientists demonstrated the value of analytics in the study of military logistics problems in the 1940s as a result of the complex requirements of World War II. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces. Robotics is a big field covering everything from physical robots in a warehouse to back office robotic process automation. Some of these disruptive technologies include Uber’s self-driving truck, Amazon’s drone delivery within 30 minutes or less, and various robotic tasks that are currently replacing mundane tasks at assembly lines, warehouses, and industrial farming environments.

7 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Bureau

It’s been less than a decade since big-budget, rugged mobile devices began to penetrate the warehouse and transport operations of large enterprises. Yes… It’s that time of year again.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has served in the armed forces knows the military loves its acronyms. For years the military has used the acronym VUCA to describe what, in wartime, is often referred to as the fog of war. Evaluate inventory policy, sourcing modifications, and commercial terms.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

ATA has an ongoing program to recruit military veterans with heavy-duty driving experience. Warehousing is one link in the supply chain that needs to take a more active role in embracing technological innovation, according to the researchers.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

North Korea : The more missiles North Korea launches and tests, the greater the risk for military conflict — or worse. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right.

A Lockout Looms for the ILWU: Why it Might Happen, and What it Means for the Nation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Both the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been extremely vocal on their positions, yet no deal is in sight. A Lockout Looms for the ILWU: Why it Might Happen, and What it Means for the Nation. The situation at the U.S.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines

Vinculum

The Philippines, an archipelagic nation doused by national debt, military coups and national disasters through the 80s and 90s, has bounced back stoically as one of Asia’s evolving markets.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

TOMPKINS: Sellers today find e-commerce inventory allocation and replenishment to be challenging. WILL: Drone development over the past several years has resulted in a variety of applications and more recently use in the inventory and tracking of items in warehouses.

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I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Like oil prices, interest rates impact supply chain policies and decisions, especially with regards to inventory.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Warehouse Rental Prices (WSJ-sub. Manhattan Associates: New Inventory and Fulfillment Capabilities Give Store Associates More Time to Deliver a Fulfilling Experience. I’m at Heathrow airport waiting to board my flight back to Boston, which is delayed by over an hour so far.