Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

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. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. Logistics

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Nine Killer Digital Tools for Logistics Professionals

Freightos

What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. As ships evolve from barges to Maersk EEEs, digital tools for logistics professionals evolve too. These are our top digital tools that make life easier for logistics professionals, from sales teams, operations teams and transportation managers to just about any freight professional.

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New tool for 3PL outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

The new, online tool called Supply Chain Satellite provides objective insights into a company’s logistics procurement strategy and hence supports decision-making related to logistics outsourcing. The global launch of this decision-support tool was held on 17 March during Districon’s Physical Distribution Forum in Utrecht. The Supply Chain Satellite tool uses a four-quadrant model to visualise a company’s position within the strategic landscape.

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Four Technology Tools Impacting Logistics

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: David Broering, SVP, Integrated Solutions, provides insights on commonly referenced technology tools and their application to the rapidly digitizing logistics space. Everything in logistics moves fast in today’s world. Not only do we move faster and do more each day, the pace of innovation around the tools that we use in this industry.

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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.

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

Consider the following elements explains John Richardson of Inbound Logistics, that impact business strategy. Raw material suppliers and logistics. This is actually where the concept of third-party Logistics providers involved. As explained in a previous blog post, continuous improvement in an organization can be achieved through the use of performance measurement tools via big data.

Drones in the Supply Chain: A Game-Changing New Tool

PINC

digital disruption supply chain logistics digital supply chain inventory cycle counting dronesOur CEO, Matt Yearling, was recently interview by Executive Platforms for their Tought Leaders series, to discuss the current and future state of drones in the supply chain.

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FMCG Route to Market Distribution: Free Distributor Assessment Tool

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

To help Producers understand the real state of their Distributors, Enchange has released a free - yes, free - tool to guide an assessment of Distribution networks. While focussed on FMCG the tool is applicable to all sectors using distributors. Download the tool here. The RTM Distributor Evaluation Tool has been designed to guide your evaluation of four key capability areas: Partnership – is the relationship a one way street or do you actually talk to your distributors?

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Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

Supply Chain Collaborator

Here are three reasons why logistics management software like TMS, YMS Freight Audit and others is essential to the survival of business during events like global pandemic. So how does logistics management software prepare shippers to accommodate any business environment – even those that materialize in the wake of unexpected events? The post Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

How Does Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) Impact the FMCG Route to Market?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Route to Market Logistics Service Provider Performance Improvement Supply Chain Traditional Trade Cost Reduction RTM Assessment Tool Supply Chain Analytics Information Retail RTM 20 Steps to RtM Excellence

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

AI-powered tools to assist with their hiring efforts.2 %69 AI-powered tools — but only for. access to tools like chatbots for. use AI-powered tools to expedite. tools to match employers with applicants best. For candidates — Tools like AllyO simplify the. AI tools can automate basic screening. processing tools that make conversing with. AI tools feel like chatting with another human. tools automatically handle tasks like extending.

ShipBob’s New Analytics Tool: How Fast-Growing DTC Brands Use Fulfillment Data

ShipBob

At the same time, you need to keep logistics costs down, offer speedy deliveries, and stay ahead of demand. ShipBob provides the tools to understand SKU velocity, the impact of promotions on stock levels, how to prioritize the replenishment of items, and much more. Logistics costs.

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Top Four Ways to Score Savings Using Freight Optimization Tools

Talking Logistics

Adding a Transportation Management System (TMS) with support for all modes and powerful optimization tools can be a great game plan to help shippers continue to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve service to customers. An optimization tool can help shippers choose the best mode, most economical carrier, rate and route to meet their needs. The tool also allows shippers to save data and results in a single file for future use.

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A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Reverse Logistics Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has initiated a research project to help enterprises design networks for reverse logistics operations that meet their organizational objectives. Featured Strategy Sustainability Dell HP Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation MIT Global SCALE Network recycling computers reverse logistics research sustainable supply chains used electronics disposal

Logistics suppliers

Supply Chain Movement

High-tech companies such as Apple and Cisco have also completely outsourced their manufacturing and logistics activities. Notably, although suppliers are responsible for much of the innovation related to manufacturing and product development, that has not yet become commonplace for logistics due to the relentless price competition. It would seem that logistics service providers are often still hands-on subcontractors rather than being strategic logistics suppliers.

Distribution Network Optimization: Modeling Tools Won’t Give You the Answer

Kane is Able

Supply Chain Challenges Logistics Systems Warehouse Operations 3PL Outsourcing Freight TransportationDistribution network optimization has become a white-hot topic these days as “the Amazon effect” leads businesses to evaluate how quickly they can get products to customers. Warehouse optimization modeling exercises examine the upside of being closer to customers versus the downside of carrying more inventory in more locations.

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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. Continue the discussion by clicking here to learn more about our smart solutions for logistics planning. Consumer Goods Food & Beverage Logistics Planning covid19 DELMIA Quintiq food logistics

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The Current State of E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

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.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. Logistics at Light Speed.

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New Tool Brings Logistics Carbon Emissions into Sharp Focus

Supply Chain @ MIT

Companies can calculate the overall carbon footprint of a logistics operation using readily available estimation tools. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, in collaboration with multinational business group INCLAM, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, have developed a tool that […]. However, to implement meaningful management decisions about cutting CO2 emissions, a more detailed analysis is necessary.

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Seco Tools: Cutting Edge Supply Chain Strategy Takes Shape

Logility

For more than 80 years, Seco Tools has delivered a diverse portfolio of tools and services around the world. Seco Tools manufactures cutting tools made of steel, tungsten carbide and cobalt. The tools are based on industry standards which allows each customer to select their supplier. If a tool cannot be supplied when it is needed it is very easy for the customer to secure a new supplier.

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Supply Chain Scorecards: A Tool for the Times

Inmar

Read about how these flexible, customizable and easily digested assessment tools can help producers truly understand their performance (and that of their vendors) and make enhancements needed to improve a 21 st century supply chain at Inbound Logistics. The post Supply Chain Scorecards: A Tool for the Times appeared first on Inmar.

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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

Supply Chain Media and partners launch new strategy assessment tool

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media, Districon, DSV and Nyenrode Business University have deloped a new strategy assessment tool: Supply Chain Satellite. A group of logistics professionals and academics have combined their specialist experience from various aspects of the logistics outsourcing process to develop a framework for logistics outsourcing. This axis measures to what extent your supply chain and specifically your logistics process adds value to your product.

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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.

Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce

Cerasis

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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Healthcare Logistics

LeanCor

Healthcare Logistics: A Network Design Case Study. 23 million dollars in total healthcare logistics cost savings; how would that make you feel? Constructing a total cost model and performing a Greenfield analysis to identify optimal distribution center locations and transportation network allowed the LeanCor engineers to identify $23M total healthcare logistics cost savings for a healthcare product distributor. Tools and processes to equip your team for tactical execution.

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

Cerasis

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 Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Having a tool for accurate demand forecasting and capacity planning allows companies to be more proactive. Logistics

How to Optimize Reverse Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Optimize Reverse Logistics article and permission to publish here provided by Raanan Cohen at bringg.com. If you think reverse logistics isn’t relevant to your business, think again. How can you optimize reverse logistics? Subscribe Here!

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. The Reiterated Importance of Understanding and Managing KPIs in Business and Logistics Management. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. . What core Logistics KPIs would you track?

New Data Insight and Analysis Tool, BluIQ by BluJay, Provides Real-time, Actionable Data Views into Supply Chain Applications

BluJay Solutions

May 14, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces the launch of BluIQ by BluJay, a data and insight analysis tool that offers real-time, actionable supply chain data in a configurable visual dashboard. BluIQ by BluJay is designed to be a decision-support tool that sits across BluJay’s applications, extracting data from each application via APIs.

Transportation Logistics

LeanCor

6 Solutions for Your International Transportation Logistics Challenges. Other challenges in international transportation logistics can include supply chain velocity, variability, visibility, and complexities in documentation and diverse requirements. Thought leadership and a custom approach to international transportation logistics can help companies overcome these challenges. This enables quick decision making to exceptions in your transportation logistics network.

Understanding E-Commerce Logistics Costs Allows for a Healthy Bottom Line

Cerasis

In addition, poor web design or lag time could dramatically increase e-commerce logistics costs by leading to greater instances of cart abandonment or even lackluster customer support. Lasting success in e-commerce depends on how well an organization manages e-commerce logistics costs.

Lean Logistics

LeanCor

Why is PDCA Important in Lean Logistics? In lean logistics (or any field), PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) allows individuals and teams to thoughtfully review an operation for problems or opportunities, and experiment with ways to improve the situation. But these are output measures that don’t look at what’s really happening with lean logistics processes. Procedures: Standard work in lean logistics for how to report and correct problems and waste.

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