Descartes’ Second Annual Ecommerce Supply Chain & Logistics Benchmark Survey

Descartes

Descartes is pleased to announce the launch of our Second Annual E-commerce Supply Chain & Logistics Benchmark Survey. The goal of the study is to tap businesses insight on the issues, strategies, and tactics that matter most in this dynamic industry

How a Site Survey Benefits You

AB&R

What is a site survey? The site survey is the first step in our Solutions Process. Our site surveys are more than us walking around your facility, we’re on a mission. Site surveys are beneficial because they provide the following: Our engineers do the heavy lifting.

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Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. This survey continues to point towards the success 3PLs are having for their clients. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. The annual surveys, which this year included the CEOs of 30 of the world's largest 3PLs, found that more than 80 percent of the companies surveyed were profitable in 2014.

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What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Transplace

We Surveyed the Transplace Network. Last week, we surveyed Transplace’s network of customers of $9+ billion of freight under management to reveal the impacts of the pandemic. Of those surveyed: 81% use Transplace’s Transportation Management System (TMS).

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

2 “Korn Ferry Global Survey: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Reshaping the Role of the Recruiter.” 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.

Survey: How E-Commerce Trends Impact Final Mile

Cerasis

E-commerce shows excellent promise and growth, and its impact will resound throughout the logistics industry. Unfortunately, the rate of growth remains inconsistent with the growth of logistics, and it rests on a tipping point. E-Commerce Logistics Final Mile Trends final mile

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Survey: How to benefit from electronic invoicing

SupplyOn

A scientific survey details the positive effects of electronic invoicing for the invoice’s issuer and the recipient Despite all the buzz over catchwords like Industry 4.0, To gain a clearer picture on the real effects of e-invoicing, we conducted a scientific survey. The majority of the participants was handling invoice creation or processing in the accounting, procurement and logistics departments.

Shoppers Have Answers to Retailers’ Problems: Findings from the 2018 Global Consumer Survey

Supply Chain Nation

This year, the annual JDA Consumer Survey went global. Produced in partnership with Centiro, and conducted by strategic insight agency Opinium, the 2018 survey captured insights from 12,000 shoppers worldwide.

Show Me the Money: MH&L’s 2018 Salary Survey

Material Handling & Logistics

Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $93,697. The single biggest challenge facing the industry is lack of qualified workers in all aspects of logistics.”

In House Logistics vs. Outsourced Logistics: Big & Small Brands Alike are Targeting 3PL Services

Cerasis

Outsourcing in the supply chain of logistics teams may sound farfetched. Yet in outsourced logistics simply refers to hiring a third-party logistics service, 3PL, to handle the logistics services. Rechannels Logistics.

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Buyers Comment on Marketing and Selling Logistics Services

Cerasis

I often talk to logistics companies wondering what are the best strategies to get the attention of potential buyers of their services. So, some years back I decided to regularly survey logistics buyers on how to best get and keep their attention. 3PL Logistics

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness

Cerasis

. 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.

Are You a Buyer of Logistics Services? Take the 3PL Survey

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Our friend, Jim Bierfeldt with LogisticsMarketing.com , came up with a 3PL Survey for buyers of logistics services. Take the survey below. Over the past few years, we have surveyed about 350 different buyers of logistics services.

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Reducing Survey Fatigue with Smart & Scalable Supply Chain CSR Solutions

EcoVadis

In the recently released EcoVadis/HEC Sustainable Procurement Barometer , 97% of organizations surveyed consider sustainable procurement important or critically important. In other words, the survey is either incomplete or asking for unnecessary information.

The results are in for the Quintiq Road Logistics Survey 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

Quintiq’s first annual road logistics survey aims to discover the primary drivers of change in the road logistics business in 2015. This year’s survey asked business leaders where they are focusing their efforts and attention, and what tools they are using to effect change.

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Shoppers Have Answers to Retailers’ Problems: Findings from the 2018 Global Consumer Survey

Supply Chain Nation

This year, the annual JDA Consumer Survey went global. Produced in partnership with Centiro, and conducted by strategic insight agency Opinium, the 2018 survey captured insights from 12,000 shoppers worldwide. Shopping in-store remains the most popular experience in the majority of countries we surveyed, with the exception of China where online shopping via computer or mobile is the preferred option.

MH&L's 2017 Salary Survey: By the Numbers

Material Handling & Logistics

Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $97,526. read more. Global Supply Chain Labor Management

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.

Eighth UPS Pain in the Chain Survey Snapshot

Supply Chain 24/7

Healthcare logistics decision makers have improved their success levels in addressing issues across the supply chain in the past year, and they continue to struggle with managing logistics, warehousing, and transportation costs

Meeting the Outsourcing Challenge

OneSCM

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.

Survey Sheds Light On Delivery Promise Gap: Supply Chain DIVE Insights

FLEXE

FLEXE recently conducted the 2017 eCommerce Business Fulfillment and Logistics Survey to 100+ eCommerce companies. The findings of the survey suggest there’s a pretty big “delivery promise gap” between what retailers offer and what customers want.

The Future of Logistics: Are 3PL Companies Ready to Adopt these 4 Emerging Technologies?

Cerasis

This first post is part one of a two-part series on the future of logistics. In the least, 3PLs must understand these emerging technologies so that one day they may integrate into logistics service providers ‘ company practices to better serve customers.

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New Survey Reveals Levels of Outsourcing in Supply Chain Expected to Grow by Over 40%

Arkieva

The survey of over 100 manufacturing companies included a wide variety of industries including chemical, consumer packaged goods of which 42% were large businesses with annual revenues greater than 1 billion in sales.

47% of supply chain executives still rely on Excel says survey

EFT

A survey of supply chain executives found that 63% identify supply chain planning and forecasting as a priority area and 44% plan to upgrade or implement an advanced analytics solution within the next two years.

Logistics Management

LeanCor

The Key to Customer Satisfaction in Lean Logistics Management. However, this really got me thinking about on-time performance and standards in logistics management– I wouldn’t be a true lean logistics professional if it didn’t. Lean and six sigma teach us these terms as the basis for achieving high quality service to our customers in logistics management. Be very honest and think critically when setting your metrics in logistics management.

Brief Survey: Delivering Supply Chain Know-How That Matters to YOU

BluJay Solutions

Today we’re issuing a brief survey that will help us deliver information on your industry’s biggest trends and tips that will help you do your job better. Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

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What are the top challenges for today’s logistics providers?

The Network Effect

Today’s logistics customers demand flexibility and visibility. Read the whole survey here ). . The chart below shows the results of a 2014 survey that asked where companies are operating today and where they expect to operate in 5 years. Logistics logistics

Redefining Logistics Management in a Digital World

Talking Logistics

According to the 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report , released in April 2017, 80 percent of executives surveyed believe that digital supply chain will be the predominant model within five years. Is blockchain the next big thing for logistics?

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Visibility

Talking Logistics

In fact, two-thirds of the companies surveyed characterized their omni-channel fulfillment performance (relative to peers in their industry) as average or below, with 30 percent characterizing it as below average.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG). Manufacturers’ and logistics providers’ supply chains are critical to meeting the customer promise of fast and accurate shipping.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG). Manufacturers’ and logistics providers’ supply chains are critical to meeting the customer promise of fast and accurate shipping.

Mitigating Logistics Risk Through Blockchain

Shipchain

Logistics will always contain risks, but the use of blockchain in supply chain management can go a long way in prevention and mitigation. Let’s look at the problem of risk management in logistics and how traceability through blockchain reduces those risks.

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey

Cerasis

The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This year the trend continues, as 83% of the surveyed group reports as MRO (maintenance, repair, and operations) carriers.

New Survey Shows Many Organizations in a Holding Pattern With VMI Program Implementation

E2open

New Survey Shows Many Organizations in a Holding Pattern With VMI Program Implementation. However, a new survey from Gatepoint Research and E2open finds that legacy systems are proving to be a barrier not only to successful VMI, but also to actual program implementation. In fact, less than one-third (28 percent) of survey respondents said their organization currently employs VMI. This survey is a continuation of several years of ongoing research by our company.

Share Your View! Take the Distributed Logistics Survey and Learn More!

Supply Chain Network

Interested in learning about and sharing your views on how Distributed Logistics can assist you in driving increased sales, reducing last mile transportation costs, improving sustainability AND dramatically improving Customer Experience?