Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations


The post Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Final Mile Logistics Peak Season Supply Chain same day delivery

Meeting the Outsourcing Challenge


A survey of manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, and outsourced manufacturing and logistics services providers. For over two decades, outsourcing of both manufacturing and logistics has been increasing at a pace more than double the growth in the overall economy. Similarly, the outsourcing of logistics to third party grew at 9.4% Figure 2 – Third-Party Logistics Growth – 1996 – 2014 (9.4%


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4 Tips to Meet Consumers’ Growing Fulfillment Demands

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Their demands translate to shrinking delivery timeframes, splitting inventory in multiple facilities, or relying on a third-party logistics company like BR Williams to provide fulfillment services. Partner With a Third-party Logistics (3PL) Provider.

Enterprise Labeling is Essential for Meeting High Traceability Standards


Counterfeiting Regulatory Retail Manufacturing Labeling Transportation & Logistics Logistics Track & Traceability Standardization Barcode Labeling GS1Traceability around the world can help supply chains improve.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Candidates search for job openings where they meet the basic. Meet Tim, a young college graduate with. expected to scan hundreds of applications, searching for the select few that meet. logistics information. to meet you on Monday. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4.

Why OmniChannel Solutions are Needed in Shipping & Logistics to Meet Consumer Demand


When the Internet first arrived, the idea of waiting for an extended period to receive a product was great, asserts Gordon Hellberg of Material Handling and Logistics. However, Amazon is shaking up the mix by seeking to make today’s e-commerce practices obsolete, and shipping and logistics providers need to understand why. As companies take steps to achieve lower rates, by utilizing third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), the competition will further increase.

Meeting Our Customers Where They Are

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And our goal is to always deliver innovative solutions to meet our customers’ needs. We’re meeting customers where they are – allowing them to work within their native platforms while making the process of getting market quotes and booking loads virtually instantaneous. Our work at C.H.

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect


Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. As companies look for ways to meet the rising demand, it is easy to abandon sustainability goals and focus solely on getting things accomplished.read More. The post Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain reverse logistics technology

How Logistics is Adapting to Meet Evolving Customer Expectations

Supply Chain Link

Today, when individuals place an order online, they typically expect to receive the product almost immediately. This may seem like nothing new and comes from the traditional expectation of exchanging money for goods or services. However, the trend of customers expecting near immediate results is something much more recent altogether. With the rise of companies. Read More. Supply Chain

Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry


Collaborative logistics is the future (and the now) of successful, risk-managed logistics and supply chain management. There is no greater demand than what market forces, competitors, and Black Swan supply chain events 3PLs and freight brokers have to meet the challenges shippers face. The post Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Collaborative Logistics

Meeting Demand During the Holidays


As spending on the holidays continues to grow , retailers and logistics operators have to take special measures to meet the demand. With so many opportunities for customers to shop, the biggest problem brands encounter is predicting and meeting customer demand. Retail and logistics companies must ensure that products are manufactured and shipped in sufficient quantities so that stock is on the shelves when customers want it.

Running 24/7 to Meet Medical Industry Demands


Through proactive business continuity planning, real-time monitoring, and its DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system, Eldon James is running production 24/7 to meet its medical industry customers’ increased demand in the wake of COVID-19. Using their DELMIAworks manufacturing execution functionality, engineering is able to connect with production remotely, and quality control can monitor output and logistics to know immediately when the product is available and ready to ship.

Smarter tech I.T. must meet the needs of a new world

BluJay Solutions

Warehouse and Logistics News rounds up some of the latest releases from supply chain leaders, including BluJay’s version 21.0 of its transportation, distribution and compliance software applications. Read the full story here. In The News Warehouse and Logistcs News

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need


The post Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need appeared first on AIMMS - Supply Chain Management, Analytics, and Optimization Blog. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. North Star Alliance , for instance, uses optimization to find optimal locations for its mobile HIV-AIDS clinics in Africa.

Digital Farming: The MacDonalds meet the Jetsons

Enterra Insights

This information can have a wide range of end uses: farm management, farm advice, input supplies, risk assessment, planning for logistics and handling and assessment for drought relief.” When (if ever) most people think about agriculture, Old MacDonald’s farm or Grant Wood’s America Gothic are more likely images to come to mind than the Jetsons. But farming is moving into the Digital Age.

Three New Challenges All Organizations Need to Meet

The Network Effect

Logistics – Integrated distribution and fulfillment, localized inventory, and high velocity final delivery. Designing ones’ supply chain to meet all four of these topics is required to truly be omnichannel. You are encouraged to not only view the video, but respond to the video by upgrading your supply chain to meet the requirements of Crossborder Commerce, Customer Centricity, and Omnichannel.

Meet Your Match

Inbound Logistics

3PLs and tech providers can empower ethical supply chains, winter warehouse tips, what is most important to carriers when working with shippers, Fleet Advantage 2018 benchmarking survey reveals fleet operators pulse about rising fuel and maintenance and electric trucks, female high school students, findings from 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study, Forrester forecasts that companies will spend $434.9

How Logistics Must Change to Meet Holiday Retail Needs

Material Handling & Logistics

Expectations surrounding e-commerce sales have changed and are now part of the logistic equation. read more. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry


Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. Unfortunately, stress in the industry translates into higher logistics cost, so logistics consolidation will become more commonplace throughout the year, resulting in these additional trends. As a result of logistics consolidation.

What Does a Modern Day Logistics Provider Look Like?


A modern logistics provider must have the technologies and processes in place to enable faster, more affordable shipping. They must continuously evolve capabilities to meet rising demand, and as explained by Global Response 3PL, they must avoid all forms of supply chain disruption. The post What Does a Modern Day Logistics Provider Look Like? Logistics logistics provider

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The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy


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

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. Planning and optimization software, powered by mathematical optimization, can perform calculations based on all available data sources to generate optimal plans It will help your planners manage existing resources and constraints to meet your business goals.

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Transitioning Your Logistics Operations to Meet the Needs of Millennials

Tompkins Blog

Millennials are a dynamic rapidly growing segment of the workforce. Blog Consumer Products Retail Supply Chain Planning

Renovotec expands to meet growing demand for its managed print service

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Renovotec, the UK-based rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies, is expanding to meet escalating demand for its ‘Renovotec Managed Print’ service by opening a 50% larger service centre in Wellingborough, Northants. Renovotec Managed Print is the only service of its kind in the supply chain manufacturing and logistics industries says Renovotec

Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations


Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations. These new expectations have shaped the inner workings of the logistics industry, especially in terms of the level of customer service needed to stay competitive in today’s market. This is the topic that I recently had the opportunity to discuss with Adrian Gonzalez on an episode of Talking Logistics. How the Right 3PL Can Help You Meet the Needs of Your End Customer.

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving


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. Meanwhile, logistics operations must transport them from the farm to the production facility and beyond. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics. Could Thanksgiving Be Possible Without Logistics? Logistics Supply Chain

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The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics


Reverse logistics is filled with risk, and the rate of reverse logistics in e-commerce is higher than any other channel, reports Business2Community. Among e-commerce sales, up to 30 percent will be returned to the shipper, which reflects a huge demand for effective returns management and reverse-logistics process standardization. Using a WMS in reverse logistics can help meet this rise in demand and increase customer satisfaction. Reverse Logistics Warehouse

The Complexity of Cold Chain Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Compared to classic logistics with normal temperatures, cold chain logistics are challenging, expensive and complex at the same time. It is one of the most difficult types of logistics in the supply chain industry.

Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce


With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. This fact explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. .

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SCRC Meeting: Closing the Gap Between Marketing and Procurement


Our upcoming SCRC meeting on April 25 will explore a topic that has been top of mind for me and several other people for some time. To give you a clue as to what this is about, consider the typical sessions you see at, for instance, the ISM meeting, that I plan on attending this year. Our upcoming SCRC meeting will capture insights from multiple individuals who will share perspectives on this subject. Brian Carrier, UPS Global Logistics.

Overcoming the Warehouse Talent Crisis to Meet Peak Season Demand

Veridian Solutions

As explained by Gary Forger of Logistics Management , labor remains a top concern for supply chain leaders, and the severity of the problem is not expected to change until 2030 or later. Labor management traditionally focused on keeping employees on the right path, but modern labor-management must evolve to alleviate labor pressures, reports Michael Levans of Logistics Management. Meet Peak Season Demand With Plenty of Workers.

Throw Back Thursday: Remembering ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ from Kinexions


Today I’d like to share the interview on ‘Meeting Customer Demand in a Complex Industry’ at Kinexions. In this video hear, Gary Dietz, Manager, Global Logistics and Supply Integrated Supply Chain and Logistics, Kennametal, as he discusses the challenges his company faces in gaining full visibility of supply and demand, and in dealing with increasing supply chain volatility. by Melissa Clow Kinexions is in 26 days!

Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?


Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics. The simplest way to think of procurement logistics is the procurement of materials needed to manufacture products. According to DHL , procurement logistics includes obtaining the following necessities: Raw materials. Where Do Logistics Providers Come Into Play With Procurement Logistics?

The Current State of E-Commerce Logistics


As recently as 2016, the state of e-commerce logistics triggered a rush to expand warehousing. Shippers that take the time to understand the current state of e-commerce logistics in 2018 can learn from the mistakes of the past, devise a top-notch solution for today’s needs, and put several best practices into place to promote efficacy in e-commerce logistics. Meanwhile, the costs of operating within the state of e-commerce logistics surpassed $117.2

Brains Meet Brawn in Retail & Supply Chain


Going forward, with the broad footprint of supply chain capabilities of JDA and 4,000 global customers across manufacturing, logistics, retail and more, expanding the usage of Blue Yonder’s technology across JDA’s portfolio will enable JDA to deliver to its customers the next generation, autonomous supply chain at both scale and speed. The changing supply chain landscape.