Amazon’s Freight (Train) Is Coming


Shipping Costs Are A Thorn In Amazon’s Side At its core, Amazon is a logistics company. Amazon is not “most businesses… ” The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?. Amazon Has Been Investing In This For Years For years, Amazon has been building its fleet of semi-trucks and aircraft – large vehicles that feed the distribution centers at the heart of its logistics network. Logistics Supply Chain

The Future of Logistics: Training a Smart Workforce

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Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Nowadays, to succeed in business, it is not enough to use marketing approaches; it is required to apply modern efficient methods of management to stream processes, such as logistics. Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare. But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Learning & Leadership Campbells Soup supply chain training

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

logistics information. Yes I do Well, I was hoping for more training. Well, I was hoping for more training. 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.

Lean Six Sigma Training


A Unique Training Regimen. Lean Six Sigma Training focuses on the improvement of the quality of numerous process outputs. Lean Six Sigma Training also helps instill a very lean problem solving culture. Lean Six Stigma Training utilizes a hands-on approach. This training program is also being used to transfer knowledge. These results include reduced supply chain and logistics costs. The Lean Six Sigma Training approach is very popular.

Unilever launches new sustainable logistics train initiative

Supply Chain Movement

Unilever announced Green Express, a new initiative to drive more sustainable logistics in Europe. The Green Express train made its first ice cream delivery last week. As of Friday 5 July, a dedicated line will transport Algida ice creams from the Unilever factory in Caivano, near Naples, 700km to the logistics hub in Parma. Train as game-changer. By 2020, CO2 emissions from Unilever’s global logistics network will be at or below 2010 levels.

Training for the Next Triathlon. Insights for You?

Supply Chain Shaman

This landed me in an intense discussion with my trainer and my doctor about blood flow into the brain through endurance training, and how that might reduce the risk of me getting Alzheimer’s. I started training six hours a week and lost 37 pounds. So, with the death of my mom, and the discussions with my physician about fighting the probability of getting Alzheimer’s, I started training with a new vengeance over the holidays. I have never been an athlete.

Organization-Wide Lean Training: Big Effort for Big Results


As lean training service providers, we are often approached by clients with common scenarios such as: Significant pressures on cost and margin exist. And as practitioners and operators ourselves, we can testify to organization-wide lean training, or lean transformation, as a solution. When you decide to embark on organization-wide lean training, you need to begin with purpose. About LeanCor Training and Education.

Modern Supply Chain Training: How Educational Opportunities Have Shifted


According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, supply chain management and logistics is one of the most coveted bachelor's degrees by employers. In 2016, the University of Washington launched a Master of Supply Chain Management degree at their Foster School of Business, and UW Civil and Environmental engineering department began a partially online master’s degree program in Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend # 5: Quality Management Deepens and Extends Itself to Automotive Logistics. What other trends do you see transforming logistics in 2014?

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5 Steps to a Successful Warehouse and Logistics Training Process

Logistics Bureau

So you want to create a more organised and effective warehouse and logistics training program to boost supply chain performance. The good news is that it’s not that hard to do, provided you set aside a realistic budget and ensure that training and education are not the first things you target for cost cuts when […]. Logistics Warehouse logistics warehouse warehouse and logistics training

Supply Chain Conferences Complement Logistics Job Training and Education

Inbound Logistics

The optimal way to understand the intricacies of today's supply chain environment is to participate in an educationally focused transportation conference

How Machine Learning is Transforming Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Derek recently authored an article on Logistics Viewpoints describing recent advancements in logistics predictability through the application of machine learning. Finally, what other notable trends are you seeing in the logistics space? Other Notable Logistics Trends.

2021 Logistics Outlook: LTL Industry Trends


Carriers are tackling the driver shortage with job training programs that target younger truck drivers and transitioning dock workers to straight truck drivers at age 18 since a CDL is not required. Blog Logistics Best Practices LTL Trends White Papers

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Supply chain leaders have to train supply chains to be more flexible


For example, in “The development of the e-commerce and direct-to-consumer markets, what's happened in the last six months was what might not have happened in three-to-five years otherwise,” noted Robert Walpole, Vice President, Cargo Operations & Logistics for Delta Air Lines. “So,

Supply Chain Training: Why it’s Not Just for Logistics Practitioners

Logistics Bureau

If so, you probably have a number of functional departments, some of which are made up of logistics practitioners and some which perform the other vital functions of your enterprise. Articles Training & Education Supply Chain School supply chain trainingAre you running a medium to large organisation that relies on supply chain management to service your customers?

[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service


The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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Outbound Logistics


Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. This is what keeps lean logistics practitioners busy – day in and day out! That means that the outbound logistics of these products need to be quick and agile and free of many storage points and handoffs. How much does this method of outbound logistics cost, you ask?

The Right Talent – Recruiting, Training, and Retaining with Ryan Schreiber

The Logistics of Logistics

The post The Right Talent – Recruiting, Training, and Retaining with Ryan Schreiber appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness


. 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.

Searching for Sustainability: Balancing Economics and Environmental Objectives in Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The vital role of logistics and its decarbonisation in the fight against climate change is undisputed. Yet there are still concerns that environmental improvements might impair the economic efficiency of logistics. Distinguishing the sustainable logistics leaders.

5 Steps for Finding and Training Your Warehouse Workers


Take the guess work out of training by providing clear results. To ensure clients are receiving the proper, undamaged product in the appropriate time, a business must employ and train efficient warehouse staff. A quick and productive training program is the goal.

Virtual Reality Truck Driver Training Is the Real Deal

Freight Center

Few things in the shipping industry are as critical as good truck driver training. Many types of training have been implemented over the years, with varying results. Now, virtual reality (VR) truck driver training is gaining traction and with good reason. Logistics

BrownFlynn and EcoVadis Launch First U.S. EcoVadis Supplier Training


BrownFlynn is EcoVadis’ first Official Consulting & Training Partner in the United States. with nationwide professional development and executive training programs. training partner with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in 2009. This combination of expertise was recently brought together at Montclair State University, host of the first combined training of the EcoVadis Official Training and Consulting Partner Program in the US. “As

Lean Logistics


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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The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics


There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented The capabilities of AI are seriously ramping up company efficiencies in the areas of predictive demand and network planning. Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. So, with darts in hand, here are my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016: The Transportation Management System (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped as Software-as-a-Self-Service solutions emerge. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Logistics Business


One of the very prominent business services is logistics. If you are the owner of a logistics business or in the role of a logistics business manager then make sure to read on as this article will give you the best insights to optimize your business to make the most out it. A logistics operation manager should be able to devise a proper flowchart for the whole operation. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Logistics

Third Party Logistics


Logistics can be quite complicated and there are many potential failure modes between the order and delivery. Without an effective third party logistics provider in place, the system can break down and the inbound part or outbound final product won’t arrive in time. Many third party logistics providers claim to be lean through their marketing messaging and sales proposals. But we like to educate our customers on how lean logistics processes work rather than hide them.

Logistics Cost Reduction: 6 Focuses to Create More Profit


This is the first of a two-part series where I will curate and cull information from my 4 decades of experience in logistics cost reduction at various positions in the supply chain. According to the CSCMP's "State of Logistics" Report from 2015, logistics costs now make up over 8% of the GDP. Any percentage less for your business with logistics costs as a percent of your revenue, goes straight to the bottom line. . Logistics Cost Reduction by Focusing on Safety.

Raising Productivity in Logistics Operations: The BHAG Approach

Logistics Bureau

The Key to it all: Training. Often companies will make their supply chain managers responsible for overseeing the productivity drive without providing enough training or putting sufficient motivators in place. Articles Logistics Operation Trends bhag difot logistics operation

Logistics Warehousing


Logistics warehousing should be considered only as one part of the total supply chain logistics strategy. And since logistics strategy is, essentially, inventory strategy, the total logistics network must be designed around the speed and flow of that inventory. A logistics warehousing strategy should be lean, and should focus on the movement of the product, rather than old stop-and-go storage methods.

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way


Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. Let's take a look at what logistics technology trends will become the dominant factors of the logistics industry for 2016. The Transportation Management System, a Long Time Logistics Technology, Becomes More Prevalent, Yet Affordable. Logistics Technology Trends logistics technology

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FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers


But fortunately, the FMCSA just awarded $1 million in grants to help “train and place veterans in careers as commercial truck and bus drivers,” as part of a larger series of programs to help veterans transition into civilian life. That veterans often have a tough time finding a new job after leaving the military is ironic considering the high-quality training men and women in uniform receive while serving.