The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. Coast Guard officials stated that they intend to conduct such an assessment in the future, but did not provide details to show how it would address cybersecurity. The post The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. Read on to learn more about the top revenue-earning 3PL warehousing companies in 2020.

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A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. With this trend looking to continue into the next couple of years, it’s time to examine the state of the industry, especially when it comes to safety with all of these new employees entering the field. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

According to the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), companies spent $1.64 trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% Warehouse Efficiency

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. From greater flexibility and scalability to productivity gains, a faster ROI compared to other automation solutions and better resource management, warehouse robots are changing the face of warehousing. Read on to find out what our panel had to say about the impact of warehouse robots on industry employment. Warehouse robots are the future, plain and simple.

Dynamic Warehousing Quarterly Report

FLEXE

This is the first report in a quarterly series that will highlight trends and insights in the dynamic warehousing market. It marks the first time dynamic warehousing has been analyzed in detail and serves to establish benchmarks for future reports and analyses. Dynamic warehousing is a relatively new business model that’s been gradually taking hold in the supply chain and logistics industries over the last 18 to 24 months.

What Is a Retail Warehouse and What are the Benefits?

Veridian Solutions

The idea of a retail warehouse stems from the gradual decline of available warehouse space in the United States. According to the Wall Street Journal , retailers across the country are experiencing a shortage of available warehouse capacity. Little to No Warehouse Vacancies Present Major Problems for Growing Companies. Retail Warehouses Are Converted CRE Space to Meet E-Commerce Demand. Benefits of a Retail Warehouse for E-Commerce Fulfillment.

4 Biggest Numbers in Warehousing

FLEXE

In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0 we discuss the 4 biggest numbers in warehousing, from vacancy rates to new construction build rates these numbers impact all of us in supply chain & logistics. We have the numbers that explain why today on Logistics 2.0. Welcome to Logistics 2.0. In it, we’re gonna summarize some key statistics from the logistics industry that we feel are illustrative of major trends happening in the market today.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4 Biggest Numbers in Warehousing

FLEXE

<p>In this weeks episode of <a href="[link] target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Logistics 2.0</a> </a> we discuss the 4 biggest numbers in warehousing, from vacancy rates to new construction build rates these numbers impact all of us in supply chain & logistics. We have the numbers that explain why today on Logistics 2.0.</p>

Dynamic Warehousing Quarterly Pricing Report

FLEXE

<p>This is the first report in a quarterly series that will highlight trends and insights in the dynamic warehousing market. It marks the first time dynamic warehousing has been analyzed in detail and serves to establish benchmarks for future reports and analyses. Dynamic warehousing is a relatively new business model that’s been gradually taking hold in the supply chain and logistics industries over the last</p> <p>18 to 24 months.

The Greater Boston Warehouse Robotics Cluster

Logistics Viewpoints

Boston in known as The Hub - but it has really become the hub of warehouse robotics in the United States. MassRobotics and Humatics hosted The 2020 Logistics and Warehousing Executive Briefing. The post The Greater Boston Warehouse Robotics Cluster appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Robotics Warehouse Automation Warehousing robotics warehouse automation

A bigger boom in warehousing on the way? Part 1: Current demand and COVID-19

EFT

Within this, however, warehousing has seen little let up in the demand for space, with a number of critical macro-trends being accelerated by the advent of coronavirus. Already, before this crisis warehousing was seeing a considerable period of sustained growth, as both mega-tenants, such as Amazon, as well as smaller businesses, sought space closer to consumers and growth markets. Actually, most of the deals that have happened for new warehouse space this year have been long-term.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

So what does this mean to the logistics companies in these regions? This means more air and sea freight on Europe-North America lanes, cross border feeds from Mexico and Canada, and increases in domestic North American transportation and warehousing for imported products. Transloading at the ports and trucking will continue to face high demand, making it even harder to move products through United States ports. Logistics logisticsepSos.de/Flickr. Flickr.

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. Interest Rates : The Federal Reserve in the United States is expected to raise interest rates this week , the first increase since cutting the rate to near zero following the Great Recession in 2008. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

5 Best Logistics Books for Beginners

Supply Chain Opz

Are you a beginner and you want to learn about each logistics function? We will show you 5 logistics books that will help you learn faster than any other books. Why is Logistics a Good Career? In the United States, the median wages for a Logistics Manager is around $90,000 annually. So, the career in logistics management can be very lucrative if you have a career plan and keep on developing yourself. Journal of Business Logistics, 38(1), 35-54.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

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Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong. ABF Logistics Acquires Smart Lines Transportation Group. With PMA and ILWU turning to federal mediation, eventual outcome is far from certain (Logistics Management). One day, we’ll drop the omni-channel term and just call it retailing again, but in the meantime, expect plenty of news from supply chain and logistics software vendors next week promoting their omni-channel solutions.

22 warehouse professionals share the most common mistakes made with warehouse safety (and how to avoid them)

6 River Systems

warehousing and storage industry employs just under 1.2 With a warehouse injury rate of 5 out of every 100 workers, 5% of those employees will suffer an injury each year, or nearly 60,000 workers. David Bakke David Bakke is a Warehouse Manager at National Air Warehouse.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

E-commerce continues to see substantial growth year-over-year, being the force driving the industrial and logistics industry. According to the “Industrial and Logistics: 2020 Real Estate Market Outlook” from CBRE, there is higher-than-average lease renewal rate in areas of low vacancy.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

These changes, of course, can profoundly affect entire industries such as logistics. The SIP for robotics in logistics is now. Although many of the data points mentioned below are from the United States, these 8 Factors are relevant to the supply chain globally. Amazon’s delivery network is a logistics marvel that allows rom 2017.for the delivery of virtually any consumer good to the doorstep in a matter of days or even hours. Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics.

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

Cerasis

With an ever-increasing pool of third-party logistics (3PL) providers to outsource shipping needs to, understanding how to select the best 3PL is the difference between reaching your existing customers and gaining a new market share. Many different factors have been previously discussed on specific details of selecting a 3PL , but have you truly learned how to identify the top-notch 3rd Party Logistics Companies from the fly-by-night, intermediary 3rd Party Logistics Companies?

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). UPS Brings Technology and Logistics Expertise to Study of Drone Use in Humanitarian Response. Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the United States. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. According to an article in Forbes, February 2014, superior customs clearance, warehousing, and transportation capabilities can be huge competitive advantages and drivers of brand strength in China. But the logistics infrastructure is a major challenge. Checklist Logistics Challenges in China.

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Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

These changes, of course, can profoundly affect entire industries such as logistics. The SIP for robotics in logistics is now. Although many of the data points mentioned below are from the United States, these 8 Factors are relevant to the supply chain globally. Amazon’s delivery network is a logistics marvel that allows rom 2017.for the delivery of virtually any consumer good to the doorstep in a matter of days or even hours. Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

These changes, of course, can profoundly affect entire industries such as logistics. The SIP for robotics in logistics is now. Although many of the data points mentioned below are from the United States, these 8 Factors are relevant to the supply chain globally. Amazon’s delivery network is a logistics marvel that allows rom 2017.for the delivery of virtually any consumer good to the doorstep in a matter of days or even hours. Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics.

This Week in Logistics News (February 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Expands Last Mile Services with Acquisition of UX Specialized Logistics. The situation at the West Coast ports took a turn for the worse this week, with the Pacific Maritime Association announcing yesterday that the ports will stop loading and unloading vessels from Thursday morning through next Monday unless a contract settlement is reached with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (work will still continue in the dockyards, rail yards and terminal gates).

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This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. In 3PL news, XPO Logistics announced that it has acquired Optima Service Solutions, LLC, “a leading non-asset provider of last-mile logistics services for major retailers and manufacturers in the United States” for $26.6 This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.

This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. DOT Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress (Logistics Management). Execution-aware planning that eliminates silos to proactively understand and plan against downstream constraints such as carrier capacity and warehouse throughput to eliminate bottlenecks and excess labor costs. . Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the company’s global logistics and supply chain management operation, reported revenue of $406.4

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

Recent studies have shown that transportation is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. The realities of today’s complex global marketplace make fulfilling sustainability objectives anything but simple as companies navigate fulfillment, transportation and logistics challenges. Other dimensions include 3D load building, dynamic order splitting, and integrated dock scheduling with the warehouse.

The Complete Logistics Picture: The Role of Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics. In fact, the top carriers actively invested in parcel in reverse logistics to offer more options to shippers, such as the $1.4 What Does Parcel Have to Do With Reverse Logistics?

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

I use this example to illustrate the challenges (or, perhaps, the futility) of making supply chain and logistics predictions. In the case of oil, for example, the rise of shale oil production, especially in the United States, has significantly increased supply, which has put downward pressure on prices and has stirred up the debate again about “peak oil” predictions. For related commentary, see: In Logistics, Somebody Has to Own the Assets.

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Agriculture, Logistics, and Advance Technologies

Enterra Insights

According to the latest report from the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, by 2050 over two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population will live in cities. Logistics Role in the Food Supply Chain. Global sourcing makes year-round availability of fresh produce possible with supply chain and cold chain logistics.”[4]. Logistics obviously is the major player during the “in transit” phase of the food supply chain.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Holy See (Vatican City State). Micronesia, Federated States of. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States.

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Pokemon Go is coming to a warehouse near you!

Techgistics

Augmented reality requires that warehouse workers are equipped with small glasses, like Google Glass, where a user will see a “digital pick-list” in their field of vision. While picking offers the most benefits, some additional use cases inside the warehouse include: Route Optimization - The glasses can display the most optimal travel route inside the warehouse, like a GPS, to travel from one location to the next to reduce total travel time.

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. As I said a couple of months ago, Amazon is placing bets on multiple models, including building out its own delivery fleet , experimenting with drones , and partnering with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to deliver groceries. Note: enVista, Transplace, and UltraShipTMS are Talking Logistics sponsors.