5 Challenges Logistics Managers Face Every Day

PLS Logistics

In present day global economics, logistics plays a key role in facilitating trade and, by extension, ensuring the success of business operations. Logistics managers have seen increasing challenges to create and keep efficient and effective logistics and supply chain methods. Here we discuss five of the biggest logistics challenges faced on a daily basis.

This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Shifting gears, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office (WSJ – sub. Nestlé and XPO Logistics Build a Digital Warehouse of the Future in the UK.

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Space Logistics and Supply Chain.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

Assuming current trends hold, and NAFTA remains largely intact, here are five things to consider when managing cross-border logistics between the United States and Mexico: 1. Mexico Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. ability to harness this data and efficiently execute global logistics remains challenging. logistics has remained elusive. in logistics planning: more analysts spending more of their days manually. Predictive Logistics is.

Why is Logistics Management Important?

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Logistics Supply Chain Visibility TMS

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. And we continue to receive great feedback from supply chain and logistics professionals like you, so thank you for your comments.

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Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

I wrote the following: These new services…like UberRUSH make it clear that Uber is building the foundation for a much bigger and broader business down the road — a business centered on logistics services…If you’re a logistics service provider, it would be foolish and dangerous to take Uber (and others like them) for granted. Shyp and UberRUSH are just the latest reminders that disrupting the logistics industry ain’t easy. Defining Success in Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Home Depot Sets $1.2 Capstone Logistics acquires LoadDelivered, Logistical Labs (CCJ). This Week in News AI Amazon Capstone Logistics Depeche Mode drones Home Depot J.B.

Offer 2-Day Shipping to Your Customers by Distributing Your Inventory

creation and maintenance of a supply chain/logistics. soon disappear when it becomes apparent that logistics is unable to. There are multiple tools that can help with marketing and sales, but creating a supply chain/logistics network is a totally different.

Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

For an industry that is forever on the move, the world of logistics is in a perennial state of change, facing numerous challenges and vague demands. For a logistics player, this is a do-or-die moment. How can an app entirely replace a logistics operator?

Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Talking Logistics

All who think about logistics understand there is no such thing as free delivery but the customer-facing message is there will be no charge for delivery if they meet certain criteria such as: amount of purchase; type of delivery (e.g.

Gamifying Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Just for Fun Gamification logistics productivityOur supply chain applications have made giant strides forward in usability in the last several years.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Supply chain and logistics people spend. Today when supply chain and logistics teams are tasked. A Blueprint For Supply Chain Transformation The Data First Approach Introduction Over the past few decades, supply chains have evolved from a sub-function.

Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon

Talking Logistics

For a long time, C-level executives viewed supply chain management, especially the logistics function, as a cost center. Going from a “logistics as a cost center” perspective to a “logistics as a competitive weapon” one is not a quick and easy transformation.

This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

” I look forward to seeing these robots in action and learning more about this technology, which is becoming increasingly important as e-commerce continues to grow rapidly and labor availability and costs become more challenging, especially for logistics service providers.

This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: U.S. BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced the release of BluJay Global Trade Network version 18.2, My voice is a little sore this morning.

Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

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Robinson in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “So, I think the types of skills that will be needed in logistics will continue to change and evolve, but I do not think the human factor will ever go away,” said Linbloom. “It

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

ClearMet al | Solving the Data Problem in Supply Chain Transformation ClearMetal is a predictive logistics company that uses AI to enable supply. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the.

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

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Okay, moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Target Tests Retail ‘Flow Center’ for Faster, Nimbler Distribution (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Introduces TMS Made Easy Along with the Latest Zero-Downtime Upgrade.

The importance of reverse logistics in your supply chain network

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Iman Niroomand Reverse logistics is defined as the process of moving goods beyond their typical final destination for things like re-use, capturing value, or proper disposal. Reverse logistics has become even more important with the arrival of the e-commerce era.

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Very often it comes from a logistics services provider, one equipped with end-to-end solutions designed to meet your needs while you concentrate your time, energy and investment in your core business. The Broader Value Proposition of a Logistics Center of Excellence.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2018)

Talking Logistics

Thanks to all of you — our readers, social media followers, and sponsors — we’re having another great year so far here at Talking Logistics (over 209K followers on LinkedIn) and we have many more great episodes, posts, and other content planned for the weeks and months ahead. Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty. The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Again and again, the quality of supply chain and logistics. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. This isn’t. breaking news, but it is new for the industry.

Outbound Logistics

LeanCor

Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. This is what keeps lean logistics practitioners busy – day in and day out!

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics.

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Lean Inbound Logistics: The Key to an Advanced Supply Chain

LeanCor

Lean Logistics supply chain advancement supply chain insights inbound logisticsIn this comprehensive white paper, LeanCor CEO Robert Martichenko shares 10 proven insights from his early days supporting Toyota that have paved the way for today’s advanced supply chains.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 4-8, 2018)

Talking Logistics

— Now, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters: 260,000 UPS workers ready to strike for better contract (CBS News). The post This Week in Logistics News (June 4-8, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (April 23-27, 2018)

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We have eight riders confirmed so far for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team — the most ever! Okay, moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery.

[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Technology has always played a critical part within logistics.

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The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Understanding last mile logistics is only half the battle. Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Logistics

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

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Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 Last Mile Logistics

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