What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

UK retailers gather in London for annual Unified Retail Planning seminar

RELEX Solutions

Haylea Smith and Jag Banwait from the UK’s leading newsagent WHSmith talked about the growing importance of food in their offering, with chilled items now being sold in 241 of its stores, particularly targeting people wanting affordable meals on-the-go, often at transport hubs or visiting hospitals. The post UK retailers gather in London for annual Unified Retail Planning seminar appeared first on RELEX Solutions.

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Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. The roundtable discussions during the seminar confirmed that it’s a familiar problem.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

3rd Annual Transportation Management Benchmark: Where Does Your Company Stand?

Descartes

Three years ago, we started the Transportation Management Benchmark Survey because we were seeing some companies be incredibly successful in transportation management and positively impact their company’s performance while others just struggled to get value.

Transportation Sales: Finding Right Thinking Guys

The Logistics of Logistics

One of the keys to being successful in transportation sales is finding the right kind of customers. Most transportation companies don’t do a great job on this step. I help transportation and logistics companies get more sales by targeting right thinking guys.

June 12 Is the Date for Final U.S. ACAS Regulatory Enforcement

Descartes

Attend the Definitive ACAS Web Seminar or View the Recording A joint U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) program, Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) require data to be submitted to U.S. Customs Border Protection (CBP) any time before cargo is loaded at a foreign airport. ACAS will come into force on June 12th, 2019 after a 12 months grace period.

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Quintiq World Tour: How NTV overcame complexity in passenger rail planning

Quintiq

This year’s Quintiq World Tour kicks off in Rome with a half-day seminar for rail executives. Participate in an engaging planning challenge with Bernd Horsman, Business Consultant of Rail and Public Transport at Quintiq. Transport & Logistics

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Transportation Sales: Finding Right Thinking Guys

The Logistics of Logistics

One of the keys to being successful in transportation sales is finding the right kind of customers. Most transportation companies don’t do a great job on this step. The most popular ways are blog posts, magazine articles, white papers, ebooks, webinars, seminars, speaking engagements and videos. I help transportation and logistics companies get more sales by targeting right thinking guys. Click the link to register for my next transportation sales webinar series.

Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!

Transplace

You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!

4 Tips To Cut Costs In A Warehouse

Cerasis

Cross training and productivity seminars should be offered to current workers to further increase efficiency. The post 4 Tips To Cut Costs In A Warehouse appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Maximizing profits is the main point of running a business.

A supply chain ‘prenup’

Supply Chain Movement

I posed that question while leading a seminar a couple of years ago. Conversely, shippers should ask themselves whether it actually makes sense to outsource their logistics (inbound transport, warehousing or outbound transport).

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. The post The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Early bird registration is already open for 2015’s FTR Transportation Conference, which dubs itself “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year.”

Four Parts of Blockchain

PLS Logistics

Recently, Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) had their first meeting in Atlanta, GA. They conducted an informational seminar to help other understand blockchain. Blockchain has been a very popular subject over the past few months. It's no simple topic though, even broken down it is still a complicated technical system. News Technology blockchain

5 Questions You Should Ask About Customs Compliance

CH Robinson Transportfolio

are provided free or at a reduced rate and are used in the production of goods that are subsequently imported into the United States, the value of the assist, plus the transportation to get it to production, must be added to the total entered value.

Logy Conference 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The seminar is a popular and anticipated international event that has a lot to offer to all actors involved in management of business, SCM, sourcing, intralogistics and material handling, transport and logistics. The seminar gathers together almost 800 participants every year.

Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Or, attend one of our upcoming seminars on customs and trade compliance. Global Forwarding Global Trade Resources Transportation Policy UncategorizedTrade Acronyms as a Second Language | Transportfolio.

Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

3-9% reduction in transportation costs as a percentage of sales (overhead costs and profitability). In a recent web seminar entitled S&OP: From Volume to Value she asks, “How do supply chain leaders transition from a cost-based agenda to drive value?”

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This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

Who's Looking Out For the Interests of Freight Brokers?

DAT Solutions

Editor’s note: This is a guest blog post by Tom Malloy, director of sales and membership for the Transportation Intermediaries Association. There's just one organization that exclusively represents the third-party logistics industry: the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).

China Logistics stretched by exponential growth in e-Commerce

EFT

Image: Column 3PL/Logistics Freight Transport General Supply Chain Technology/IT Hi-Tech/Electronics Asian e-commerce China e-commerce Mark Millar People & Placements

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CSR: Small Is Beautiful

EcoVadis

Human Resources: workstation design, team building during annual seminars, annual progress interviews, training plans, company insurance, donations, anti-discrimination practices workshops, mindfulness training.

CSR: Does Size Really Matter?

EcoVadis

Human Resources: workstation design, team building during annual seminars, annual progress interviews, training plans, company insurance, donations, anti-discrimination practices workshops, mindfulness training.

Top Ten Tips to Boost Supply Chain Performance to Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’ll also be providing some step by step guides and tools on these at our Free Seminars Series in February and March, but more on that later. Transport Service Selection. Here are my top 10 tips to boost your Supply Chain performance towards Best in Class.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

ProMat is a four-day event that brings together 950 exhibitors, thousands of solution providers and over 100 seminars. LogiChem is one of the top networking events for supply chain, logistics and transportation management executives within the chemical manufacturing industry.

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Refunds from Customs? Now, There’s a Change You Can Get Behind

CH Robinson Transportfolio

One way to stay compliant with customs regulations around the world is to attend one of our fast-paced, engaging Trade Compliance and Policy Seminars this year. You can get the agenda for the seminars and register here. You’ve paid your import duties.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Leibman is a partner at the law firm McCarter & English , where he focuses on the supply chain management, transportation and logistical needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, carriers and third-party logistics providers.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

He gives seminars globally, evangelizing the Toyota-Way of product development, product development organizations, and talent management. ELI enables process improvement experts and operations managers to reduce cycle times and operational unpredictability across some of the most advanced process industries, including automotive, manufacturing, oil & gas, transportation & aviation, chemical processing, and energy. MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018.

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more.

The Acme Experience: Ignore Trade Compliance at Your Own Risk

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Acme’s story began when its vice president of logistics, Donna Smith, attended one of our seminars on trade compliance and policy. Smith returned to Acme and reviewed some of the things she had learned at the seminar. How can you know what you don’t know about trade regulations?

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management, omnichannel best practices , and much more. The conference brings together supply chain solution providers, up to 950 of them, and offers 100+ show floor seminars to enhance operations.

50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Offer cross training and provide continual training seminars on new procedures to improve productivity.” “On average, 60% of your warehouse workers’ (or picking-robots’) time is spent on transporting themselves around the warehouse.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

Transportation Planner: A job in transportation planning will see you working closely with logistics managers and, if you work for a logistics provider, with warehouse staff and truck drivers.

Common Supply Chain Mistakes to Avoid

Logistics Bureau

At our seminars I often share case studies demonstrating the impact of not getting this right. The prices your company is paying for freight transportation. Are You Suffering Too?