Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics

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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.

When to Outsource Reverse Logistics

GlobalTranz

Reverse logistics are a major hurdle to efficiency and profitability in modern supply chains. As a result, supply chain executives need to find a way to handle the reverse logistics problem. Reverse Logistics outsource reverse logistics

Racing With the Machine: Is your Supply Chain role in peril?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the next big thing in innovation and digital strategy, so is the robotic takeover we have long feared here already? Join RPA expert, Serene Keng and globally renowned logistics expert, Professor Richard Wilding, OBE who will discuss the recent whitepaper released by Automation Anywhere on Robotic Process Automation and how jobs in the Supply Chain workforce will be affected.

The 2021 Holiday Logistics Guide

Logistics Viewpoints

As such, retailers and logistics providers are gearing up for the annual holiday logistics crunch. As we’ve done in years past, let’s check in to see how some of the largest logistics providers and retailers are handling the holiday logistics rush.

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. To find the right logistics transportation services partner for your unique business needs, shippers should consider these five crucial characteristics. .

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

GlobalTranz

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher. The post 5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers

The Logistics of Logistics

Original article: Warner’s Top Transportation & Logistics Influencers. In light of the global environment in the past year and a half, we listed the top transportation & logistics influencers. The road hasn’t been easy for the transportation and logistics industries.

3 Logistics Outsourcing Mistakes

Logistics Bureau

There are many common mistakes made in Logistics Outsourcing. Often companies rush into Logistics Outsourcing without doing all the homework. 10 Common Pitfalls to Avoid in Logistics Outsourcing.

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.

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies

GlobalTranz

Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations. The post Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Technology reverse logistics strategies

Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network

The Network Effect

The post Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics autonomous energy internet logistics supply chain transportation

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

GlobalTranz

As reported by Trimble, a well-thought-out strategy for tracking performance through reverse logistics KPIs allows organizations to reduce administrative costs, shorten cycle times, reduce TCO, increase customer service, and derive more value from returns management.

Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration

GlobalTranz

Managing reverse logistics can be challenging. Unfortunately, the rate of returns and demand for reverse logistics are increasing. The post Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. The post Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain reverse logistics technology

Inspiring innovation in the Logistics industry: Asyad

Logistics Middle East

The challenge highlights AI, cyber security, robotics, logistics, smart mobility, and drones. The post Inspiring innovation in the Logistics industry: Asyad appeared first on Logistics Middle East.

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

This Week in Logistics News (November 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Next week, I will be releasing my annual holiday logistics guide , as I have done for 2020 , 2019 , 2018 , 2017 , 2016 , 2015 , and 2014. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 6 – 12) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

Logistics of a Company: Supplier Diversity to Survive Peak Season

GlobalTranz

The logistics of a company can connect.read More. The post Logistics of a Company: Supplier Diversity to Survive Peak Season appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Peak Season logistics of a company

Looking Beyond Four Walls With SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

GlobalTranz

Meanwhile, the massive surge in demand continues to push forward another aspect of logistics—reverse logistics. Reverse logistics costs further contribute to higher total cost of ownership within the supply chain and.read More. Reverse Logistics SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

GlobalTranz

As customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. The global reverse logistics market is forecast to hit US$603.90 Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Trends

Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

This episode features Greg Ackner, VP at Capital Logistics, Jay Gustafson, SVP of Marketplace Solutions at Echo Global Logistics, Read more Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes.

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The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

Three Logistics Imperatives for Managing Uncertainty in 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

After experiencing an incredibly challenging two years in the global logistics industry, I think we can let go of any expectation that the supply chain landscape will ever return to “normal.”

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

GlobalTranz

Managing reverse logistics presents new challenges in the post COVID-19 world. The post How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Reverse Logistics reverse logistics automation

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. Event Logistics Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Webinar White Paper DELMIA logistics Reuters webinar

Understanding the Role of Analytics in Reverse Logistics

GlobalTranz

Analytics can be used to improve operations throughout the entire supply chain, but the role of analytics is often applied to warehouse operations and forward logistics. However, reverse logistics can benefit from analytics as well.read More.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

5 Tips to Increase Shareholder Support for Automation in Logistics

GlobalTranz

E-commerce logistics continues to push the limits of today’s supply chains. And according to McKinsey & Company, “for all the excitement, most logistics companies have not yet taken the plunge. Automation shareholder support for automation in logistics

Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry

GlobalTranz

Collaborative logistics is the future (and the now) of successful, risk-managed logistics and supply chain management. The post Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Planning Food Logistics Efficiently in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

It is critical for retailers to quickly respond to these sudden changes, but many struggle with this because their planners still rely on spreadsheets and legacy tools to plan their logistics operations.

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The Opportunity Cost of Logistics Technology Inaction

C3 Solutions

To stay competitive in today's ever-changing global markets, shipping companies and transportation service providers incorporate logistics technology into their existing supply chain management systems.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Transport and Logistics

A 3000 word comprehensive introduction to the transport and logistics industries, including the impact of COVID-19. Written for the ICC by Sonja Chapman, Associate Professor at the Fashion Institute for Technology.