Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits.


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BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools. Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse.

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Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained


Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. There are a variety of third-party logistics services available, making it particularly important to choose the right one. TMS Technology.

WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services


As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin. Blog Logistics Transportation

Logistics Software: How to Make Handling Peak Times Easy

Logistics Viewpoints

Transparent data prepared especially for your logistics operation will get you easily through your peaks. The hype usually revolves around just one item and can easily be managed by a modern logistics system. They might also affect the technologies or resources.

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs


FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs. What role do 3PLs play in the greater logistics industry? Logistics and transportation operations are an essential part of the supply chain process. What logistics services and modes do 3PLs offer?

Real-Time Trackers: A Welcome Labor Solution for Logistics

This playbook explains how the right information, accessed at the right time, can help businesses across the industry work smarter (rather than harder), all while overcoming labor challenges.

National Logistics Day™ 2022

Enterra Insights

As the website notes, “National Day Calendar is the premier destination for brands, nonprofits, and corporations to register an official National Day that aligns with their product or service.” ” Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

Logistics Buyers Survey with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

Jim Bierfeldt and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics buyers survey created by Jim and his team at Logistics Marketing Advisors. Jim Bierfeldt is the Founder and President of Logistics Marketing Advisors. About Logistics Marketing Advisors. Logistics Marketing Advisors (LMA).

The Cloud Technology Opportunity for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Supply chain technology is becoming mission-critical for global companies. 86% of logistics service providers (LSPs) said their shippers increased outsourcing this year over last, according to a recent Capgemini survey. This requires IT investment in advanced supply chain technologies. Technologies in areas of Cloud, Supply Chain Visibility, Collaboration and Order Management are among those in high demand. It Takes a Platform.

Logistics servants

Supply Chain Movement

Why do logistics service providers keep moaning about having too much work to do? through online logistics platforms). Logistics capacity. According to his own capacity index, global logistics capacity shrunk by 18% between 2019 and 2021.

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 servants

Supply Chain Movement

Why do logistics service providers keep moaning about having too much work to do? through online logistics platforms). Logistics capacity. According to his own capacity index, global logistics capacity shrunk by 18% between 2019 and 2021.

Solve Driver Shortage with Smart Logistics Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

Increasingly distributed supply chains across the world have made logistics services more important than ever, but this also highlights a crucial issue that continues to grow: resource shortage. 3DEXPERIENCE Automotive Logistics Planning driver shortage logistics planning

Logistics KPIs You Should Be Tracking


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential to maintaining a successful logistics operations. But deciding which logistics KPIs to track isn’t always straightforward. But goals may change over time, so the logistics KPIs you choose to track often are a moving target.

Logility Honored Among Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software and Technology Providers


a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today was announced a winner of Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software & Technology Providers award. Software developments and emerging technologies are what make the world go round.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news: Amazon launches same-day delivery from brick-and-mortar retail brands. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Logistics News

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 8, 2022)

Talking Logistics

Before I disconnect and head to the land of ice, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Tells Suppliers New Fuel and Pickup Fees. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 8, 2022).

What is Reverse Logistics?


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.

This Week in Logistics News (July 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. As part of the Pledge, Amazon is creating a more sustainable delivery fleet, and its work with Rivian is an important part of decarbonizing its last mile logistics as well as accelerating innovation that can help others reach net-zero carbon.

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.”

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals


Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. For any developing business, adopting the widely used and affordable technologies is more economical. Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. The Scandit mobile application software.

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Implementing an Effective Logistics Strategy

Enterra Insights

”[1] He also believes nothing is more important for corporate strategy than a world-class logistics strategy. They have changed the way they see logistics, and no longer view it as just a support process in their organization. Developing an Effective Logistics Strategy.

This Week in Logistics News (July 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

As drones and other advanced technologies become more commonplace, the question becomes, will we enter the world of the Jetsons? And now on to this week’s logistics news. Körber acquires enVista’s omni-channel and global freight audit and payment services.

DTC Logistics Innovation with Rick Watson

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick Watson and Joe Lynch discuss DTC Logistics innovation. Most recently, in partnership with WHP Global, Rick was a critical resource in architecting the WHP+ platform, a new turnkey direct-to-consumer digital ecommerce platform that powers and

Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

Looking Beyond Four Walls With SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics


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 More. Reverse Logistics SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

Most Popular Logistics Stories from 2021

Logistics Viewpoints

While we have published predictions about supply chain technology trends at the beginning of the year in past years. So, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on the top 15 most popular logistics stories from 2021 and see what our readers found to be the most interesting.

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook. Clarendon remains 100% focused on the transportation & logistics industry, broadly defined. Key Takeaways: Logistics Industry Outlook.

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies


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.

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

In response to the growing complexity of the modern global supply chain, logistics service providers are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by new IoT tracking technologies and data analytics.

This Week in Logistics News (July 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

What does this have to do with logistics you ask? And now on to this week’s logistics news: Alphabet’s Wing Develops Fleet of New Drones for More Efficient Package Delivery. I am guessing there is quite a bit of cost-push inflation from logistics. logistics news Logistics News

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Amazon comes to mind for a lot of us when we think about platforms. FedEx’s service, FedEx Advantage, includes BigCommerce.

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SYNOPSlS: Augmentation of the Logistics Workforce

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The challenges of managing Logistics is not a new one, but the complexities and variables inherent in today’s. Adopting leading edge but cost effective and implementable technologies is the order of the day. SYNOPSlS: Augmentation of the Logistics Workforce.

This Week in Logistics News (June 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Logistics hiring slowed in May amid shifts in retail sector. Descartes acquires XPS Technologies. According to the latest reports, the boom in e-commerce demand is abating, as consumers are shifting their spending from goods to services.

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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.