[Podcast] The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Networks

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, I was a guest on Manhattan Associates’ Nucleus of Innovation, a retail and supply chain podcast series “where we tackle some of the most important topics in the industry and learn how leaders are managing their supply chain challenges every day.”

Will This COVID-19 Pandemic Change Supply Chains Forever?

Talking Logistics

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Just in Time

Tailwind

Just in Time You pick up the load. ’ A supply chain that ensures that businesses get products to the customers when they want them, where they want them, in good conditions…and on timejust in time.

Arriving Just in Time – Advanced Transportation Logistics Scheduling

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Value in Orchestrating a Scheduled Transportation Plan”. These three headlines from Transport Topics and Food Shippers of America magazine tell the story of one of the most important challenges facing shippers in North America leading into 2018.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supply Chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks just-in-time today announced the appointment of global lean & Just-In-Time expert, Mr. Takao Sakai, to the Executive Advisory Board. His family is responsible for inventing the renowned “Just-In-Time” philosophy that is commonplace across all leading supply chain operations today.

Visibility, Analytics & Intelligence: Get full transparency on your supply chain, not just in times of crisis!

SupplyOn

SupplyOn Analytics links internal and external information – thus ensuring visibility and a robust, crisis-proof supply chain Planning, purchasing, logistics and transport management are traditionally separate processes, typically located in different departments. The suppliers operate in their own systems, as does the transport service provider. What, when, in what quantity and at what time is to be delivered usually remains unclear until goods receipt.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

As the trucking industry experiences rising industry change, just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply chains are starting to feel the effects. In this article, we will take a closer look at these industry challenges and discuss the current and potential impacts on JITS.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper.

Is Your Supply Chain Customer-Centric?

DynaSys

Successful salespeople tend to sign contracts without worrying about the logistical aspects affected by the conditions of the contract, which is a thorn in the foot for logistics who must comply with the terms of the contract. You have probably had a similar experience to this in your company.

Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

This technology will help companies reduce costs in almost all areas of business, improve customer service and help gain a competitive advantage by being adaptable to market changes. In fact, I believe we don’t even know what the full impact of the technology can and will be in the future.

De Bortoli Improves Grape to Glass Traceability with QAD

QAD

Over the years, De Bortoli Wines gained control of its entire supply chain, but in order to harness true competitive value, they needed a solution that would improve their product quality, compliance and traceability. . Just-in-time Scheduling Optimizes the Winemaking Process.

4 Benefits Shippers Realize when Transportation EDI is Utilized in a TMS

Cerasis

As a shipper in today’s growing market, there are many advantages to shifting to the use of transportation EDI with your transportation providers or 3PLs. EDI isn’t a new technology in and of itself. 4 Main Benefits of Transportation EDI Utilized by Shippers within a TMS.

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and more consumers are leveraging online platforms in making purchasing decisions. According to Supply Chain 24/7 , e-commerce is on track to become the dominating force in all sales. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics.

Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations

Cerasis

At the same time, the supply chain is increasingly moving toward just-in-time delivery, meaning logistics companies have less room for error. The post Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Are You Ready to Leverage Parcel to Support Your Transportation Goals?

Talking Logistics

There is no question that Amazon has been blazing the trail in this sector with everybody keenly watching their moves and market experts claiming to predict the next big thing in digital commerce. Retailers, manufacturers and logistics service providers are still trying to figure out the best way to incorporate parcel freight optimization and execution into their enterprise transportation management operations. Technology plays a key role in transforming ideas into actions.

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

Savi

Supply Chain Challenges: Freight Volume Rising, Driver Shortage Growing The shipping industry plays a critical role in world economics. Its immense power stems from its ubiquity–in every sector, you will find shipping and a supply chain.

Why This Holiday Season is Creating Winners and Losers in the Transportation Industry

The Network Effect

There is an excellent piece in today’s WSJ on how retailers’ changing inventory management strategies are affecting the fortunes logistics and transportation companies. Image Credit: Flickr user Queen Bee.

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10.Transportfolio. Transportation is (and always has been) a fundamental issue for fresh produce. So we created the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP). Creating a transportation program for members.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. Sometimes, the containers are small boxes that hold hundreds of screws and sometimes they are custom-made units that transport large doors.

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple

Talking Logistics

Parcel is becoming a more important transportation mode for manufacturers and retailers due to the rapid growth of e-commerce and other factors, which is driving greater demand for parcel solutions and services. What differentiates parcel from the other transportation modes? So now you have multiple carriers involved and rating complexities added in to what is just a standard parcel movement.

How Flexible is Your Logistics Network?

Talking Logistics

It seems ironic that the sophisticated logistics systems that gave rise to just-in-time manufacturing are now being outmoded by the evolution those very systems encouraged: manufacturing on demand. These and other changes demand attention to what we now call the Supply Chain Ecosystem, which stresses the critical importance of maximizing multiple networks in your supply chain. These complex evolutions in manufacturing plague logistics and create inefficiencies.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Have you ever considered changing your traditional mode of transportation? Now is the time to utilize all modes of transportation in the most efficient way possible. Investment in rail infrastructure. The result is faster transit timesIn fact, C.H.

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Why OEMs Partnering With Reputable Suppliers Deliver a Desired Product

Cerasis

Getting a compatible LED lighting product, such as a power supply, is essential in order to extend the life expectancy and the quality of LED light strips. One of the key innovations in LED lighting is the applications within the Internet of Things (IoT).

Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

Cerasis

Transportation is the largest sector of the economy, making up 8.9 percent gross domestic product (GDP), reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. As consumers take to their favorite retailers, also due in part to the strong economy, volume shipped will increase.

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Should You Use Perishable Consolidation?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Perishable consolidation may be one of the best kept secrets when it comes to transporting highly perishable and dated commodities. In fact, most people don’t even realize such a service exists. Do you regularly ship products that are dated commodities or time-sensitive?

Looking Back on a Fulfilling Career in the Transportation Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mark Bogucki, our general manager in Kansas City, recently announced he would retire at the end of 2015. Robinson in September 1979, he has seen tremendous change in the transportation industry. The industry was very regulated in both pricing and entry into the business.

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Reverse logistics is filled with risk, and the rate of reverse logistics in e-commerce is higher than any other channel, reports Business2Community. Using a WMS in reverse logistics can help meet this rise in demand and increase customer satisfaction.

How Lean Warehousing Can Ease Your Carrier Capacity Pain

LeanCor

Just like the popularity of “Smokey and the Bandit”, the desire for today’s workforce to drive a truck has all but faded from our country’s periphery. As a result, it is increasingly difficult to secure capacity in today’s carrier market.

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A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I am the Founder and CEO of Customodal, based in Marshfield, WI, [01:59] Tell us about your background. What was your major in college? I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44]

What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

He just didn’t know which functions were actually considered logistics. We have the same problem in the 3PL business. Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Just-in-Time (JIT).

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Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment The challenges of managing e-commerce fulfillment go back to the need to rapidly scale operations to meet changing demand. Disjointed systems and data silos, creating delays in processing and deficiencies in visibility.

5 Ways an Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategy Can Improve Customer Experience

Cerasis

Up to 62 percent want to purchase online and have the option of returning it in-store, and 47 percent want promotions and coupons available through their smartphone. Approximately 44 percent want to buy online and have the option of picking it up in the store.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supply Chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks just-in-time today announced the appointment of global lean & Just-In-Time expert, Mr. Takao Sakai , to the Executive Advisory Board. His family is responsible for inventing the renowned “Just-In-Time” philosophy that is commonplace across all leading supply chain operations today.

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Don’t Wait for Dwell Time to Delay Your Freight

TMC

Even containers don’t like to wait in line. Dwell time—the amount of time a container remains parked in a marine terminal waiting to be picked up after it’s been offloaded from a vessel—is a drag on supply chain efficiency, especially when it becomes excessive.

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