A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

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On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year. For members of the CSCMP , the cost of the report is free, but it stands out at $295.00 Some of the key points within the State of Logistics Report include the cost of logistics in the US, managing capacity, and addressing the trucker shortage. Growth in Logistics.

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Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

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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. The post Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Key Performance Indicators Reverse Logistics reverse logistics KPIs

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Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration

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Managing reverse logistics can be challenging. Unfortunately, the rate of returns and demand for reverse logistics are increasing. As reported by Supply Chain Dive, the Reverse Logistics Association estimated “more than $550 billion worth of returns move through the economy per.read More. The post Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics managing reverse logistics

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

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2015 was a different year for the logistics industry. The prices of fuel continued to drop, and growth in the logistics industry slowed to a painstaking crawl of less than So, let’s take a closer look at what findings were released within the 2016 State of Logistics (SOL) report and how they impact current and future logistics processes. The logistics industry had become accustomed to a steady compounded annual growth rate ( CAGR ) of approximately 4.6

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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.

Talking Logistics: PINC and project44 Partnership Commentary

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And yet, according to Logistics Management ’s most recent Technology Usage Study, only 8% of companies are currently using a yard management system (YMS). We explore this topic in more detail in the upcoming research report, so stay tuned. By Adrian Gonzalez.

Logistics Performance Index 2014

SCM Research

Today, the World Bank has released its Logistics Performance Index 2014. The report is titled “Connecting to Compete 2014: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” The index, which is based on survey data collected from more than 1,000 logistics managers, allows a comparison of 160 countries in terms of trade dimensions, such as infrastructure quality, customs performance and timeliness of shipments.

2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

Supply Chain Nation

There’s no better time to be in the logistics service provider (LSP) industry than right now. This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Game Changing Technologies for the Logistics Industry. Respondents reported that blockchain (52.79 percent) were the top game-changing technologies currently within the logistics industry. Logistics Providers Struggle with Digital Transformation.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

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Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce LogisticsE-commerce is in the middle of a boom.

2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

While 2016 was a year of opportunity, 2017 is setting up to be a defining year for shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs). This year’s EFT 2017 Global Logistics Report also shows that the industry seems to be reaching the consensus that the tech-driven LSPs are the future of business. percent reported it being commoditization. This suggests that logistics businesses are diversifying their new business acquisitions across several different areas.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

are often left out of the process, at best receive lagging reports on. logistics information. 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. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their.

Logistics Technology Report

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Teaser / Précis: Innovation and technology have been two significant topics that have dominated logistics over the past 5 years. We’ve seen the introduction of disruptive, innovative logistics start-ups as well as global technology businesses getting more heavily involved in logistics. External URL: [link] Channels: Technology Supply Chain Logistics Report Image

2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

While 2016 was a year of opportunity, 2017 is setting up to be a defining year for shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs). This year’s EFT 2017 Global Logistics Report also shows that the industry seems to be reaching the consensus that the tech-driven LSPs are the future of business. percent reported it being commoditization. This suggests that logistics businesses are diversifying their new business acquisitions across several different areas.

Logistics Trend Radar 2014

SCM Research

DHL has now published the 2014 edition of its Logistics Trends Radar. and make room for new pricing models” These trends provide flags for the logistics world of the future. Practice Logistics Report Supply Chain Management Trend Trend research helps academics and managers to discover topics that are interesting and important alike.

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Supply Chain Visibility in a Time of Crisis: What the 2020 Visibility Report Tells Us

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Answers to this question is in the 2020 Supply Chain Visibility Report based on research by Reuters Events and eyefortransport (eft), sponsored by Blue Yonder. COVID-19 Supply Chain EFT Report supply chain planning visibility

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

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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.

Watch: A New Report on Supply-Chain Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

A discussion about the findings from a new study by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics What makes a supply chain resilient?

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The World’s Oldest Supply Chain Analyst Report

Talking Logistics

Construction workers in the Seaport District found what experts believe is the world’s oldest supply chain analyst report. The author is unknown, but based on a preliminary translation, the report’s subject matter is very familiar to supply chain professionals today. What does the report say? Simply stated, when it comes to supply chain and logistics processes, leading companies are recognizing that the best platform moving forward is a Supply Chain Operating Network (SCON).

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The Current State of E-Commerce Logistics

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As recently as 2016, the state of e-commerce logistics triggered a rush to expand warehousing. Challenges in Today’s State of E-Commerce Logistics The challenges of today’s e-commerce strategies were formed when supply chain leaders believed the only solution to e-commerce was expansion.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

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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

Investing in innovation key to surviving future pandemic, report shows

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A new report is highlighting that manufacturers need to move away from underinvestment and lack of adaptability, and towards thinking and acting quickly in building new business models and new ways of working that help them deliver during these difficult times.

Investing in innovation key to surviving future pandemic, report shows

EFT

A new report is highlighting that manufacturers need to move away from underinvestment and lack of adaptability, and towards thinking and acting quickly in building new business models and new ways of working that help them deliver during these difficult times.

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting

Transplace

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting . For example, the Journal of Commerce recently reported, “as of April 1, 2018 shippers sending truckloads to one retailer have to deliver on the scheduled arrival date at least 85% of the time or face a penalty based on the value of the products shipped. To help meet the increasing demands from retailers put on today’s CPG shippers, Transplace has created The Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report.

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.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

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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. LTL gets even trickier according to a report by C.H. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. Logistics

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits

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Consider the many shippers who have outsourced transportation management and other logistics functions to third-party logistics (3PL) providers the past few years. According to a recent report from Evan Armstrong of Armstrong & Associates, the 3pl industry is expected to see even more growth in the coming years than it saw from 2010-2013. third party logistics industry was at a healthy 4.5

Reducing Wasted Logistics Road Miles: A New Report from IGD

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ECR UK’s Reducing Wasted Miles program has been developed by food and grocery training and research charity IGD, to provoke dialogue and change within the industry and provide insight into how businesses can work together to deliver more efficient transport and logistics networks. Read more to learn the big five solutions identified by ECR UK that help businesses develop their transport and logistics strategies in the next 10 years. Click here for the report. Normal. false.

BluJay Solutions Report Highlights Changing Consumer Expectations and Delivery Preferences

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 26 August 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a global provider of supply chain applications, networks and data solutions, today launched a new report ‘The Delivery Experience,’ which surveyed more than 7,000 consumers across APAC, including Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The report provides several key takeaways: The changing profile of the online shopper. View the full report here.

Unlocking the Value in Blockchain for Logistics

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The value in blockchain for logistics is about more than just retaining information. Blockchain technology builds value in the supply chain through better transparency and process standardization, but it holds additional value through new logistics services and business models.

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

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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?

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EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

2016 looks to be a year of great opportunity for logistics service providers (LSPs). As the EFT research report shows, both LSPs and their customers have an accelerating interest in innovation, technology, eCommerce and talent management. In addition to the maturation of cutting-edge technologies, major shifts in supply chain verticals create significant opportunity for innovative logistics providers. 2016 is going to be an exciting year in logistics services.

Lockdowns put e-commerce on steroids finds report

EFT

Furthermore, looking at value, consumers reported increasing the proportion of their online grocery shopping by 95% during the Covid-19 crisis, nearly doubling their online spend.

Report: North American RTLS in Yard Management Customer Value Leadership Award

PINC

PINC Solutions has a wide range of customers from manufacturers, retailers, distributors and carriers to 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) organizations and it has visibly improved the operational efficiency of its clients’ yards. Deploying such a compact system enables the logistics department to optimize supply chain processes in an efficient manner. The post Report: North American RTLS in Yard Management Customer Value Leadership Award appeared first on PINC

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This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

Talking Logistics

A beautiful woman passed away this morning, my wife’s aunt who we all loved, so I will be brief with my comments about this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Logistics in Transition: U.S. Business Logistics Costs Slow Considerably with 2.6% Triumph Business Capital Provides Instant Cash Funding Via AscendTMS™ Logistics Software. Cass Freight Index Report – May 2016. business logistics costs rose to $1.48

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness

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. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Robert Everett who gives us some fantastic tips for managing logistics effectiveness. In this article, I propose to have a look at several logistic skills that, besides the specific knowledge in this area, will help to maximize the logistics effectiveness. It is when an employee can honestly share his real views and thoughts regarding the problem or operational issue with all the performers involved in the logistics process.