TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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TMS Study 2015

The Logistics of Logistics

The smart folks at TMS software research firm Software Advice have published an insightful new transportation management software study titled Transportation Management Software – Small Business BuyerView. Common TMS functions include: route planning and optimization, load optimization, execution, freight audit and payment, yard management, advanced shipping, order visibility, and carrier management. How Was the TMS Study Conducted? TMS Study – Key Findings.

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Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study

Talking Logistics

warehouse, and the company now receives over 300 containers annually and ships over $75 million in products annually. For example, “many of our Direct-to-Consumer [drop ship] customers want everything branded as if the order is coming from them even though it’s coming from our facility,” explained Gemereth. “So, The post Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. In order to accelerate the learning, this article has gathered 20+ most sought-after supply chain case studies, analyzed/categorized them by industry and the findings are presented. This section features the supply chain case studies of H&M, Benetton, Zara and Adidas. The last supply chain case study in the fashion retailing industry is Adidas.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

The good news is that the team was aware of the results and feel that they have righted the ship in 2014. Over the course of the last two years, we at Supply Chain Insight s have worked on a methodology to gauge supply chain improvement. We named it the Supply Chain Index. We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During During the last two months, we have been interviewing supply chain leaders to get their views on the methodology.

Case Study-AO.com: retailing that delivers

BluJay Solutions

In order to expand its supply chain operations and support the delivery of its vast and growing product range, AO.com agreed to drop-shipping arrangements with BluJay. The post Case Study-AO.com: retailing that delivers appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. White goods and technology retailer AO.com has logistics front and centre of what it does: its delivery capability is built not just for its own operation but also set up for third parties.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. A Case Study. This case study will show you the analysis of Apple Supply Chain core processes, challenging issues and complexities of its operations. Information about Apple Supply Chain is a bit here, there and everywhere, its kinda tough to find the actual case study. To the best of my knowledge, many business schools still use the case study " Apple Computers Supplier Hubs: A Tale of Three Cities " from Stanford University (1996). A Case Study.

Case Study: Top Ten Retailer Gets $31 Mil Annual ROI From Returns SaaS and Consolidation

Supply Chain Brain

The results were reduced costs of monthly store labor and transportation, consolidated vendor returns, and improved shipping, inventory, and data visibility

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The OEM turned over management of one of the most critical, high-volume segments of its reverse logistics program—the processor business—saving the manufacturer millions of dollars each year; reducing excess inventory; increasing same-day, on-time ship rates; and improving customer satisfaction. Improved on-time, same day ship rates from 84 percent to 99 percent. The post A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Capgemini’s 2012 3PL Study Provides Great Insights

The Logistics of Logistics

The brilliant minds at Capgemini ( [link] ) have released their 2012 3PL study. The study is very comprehensive and used academic rigor to ensure valid results. For the study, 1561 shippers and 697 3PL executives were surveyed. This post can’t possibly do justice to the 52 page report, so please check out the complete 3PL study at [link]. Cultural differences, laws and regulations make shipping to and from these markets difficult.

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. The Shipping Container: Before 1956. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”.

Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple

Talking Logistics

One of the things you often hear about parcel shipping is the importance of carrier compliance, but what does that mean exactly, and how do shippers stay in compliance? So, how are leading companies leveraging parcel solutions to manage the complexities of parcel shipping? The post Parcel Shipping: It’s Anything But Simple appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Five Shipping Tips for Small Business

SupplyPike

If you’re a product-based business, as it grows, so do your shipping needs. That’s why we’ve compiled five shipping tips to help you make the most of your time and money when it comes to shipping product. Study up on how rates are calculated. Freight shipping rates are calculated based on a number of factors including: the commodity being shipped, . Always check shipping schedules.

Redesign to Improve Value: A Case Study of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

In the recent study of the Voice of the Supply Chain Leader , we find that the gaps are large, and growing. In prestige beauty and nutritional supplements, the cost to ship the product is minuscule. Our factory is efficient; yet, it costs us more to manufacture the product in Vietnam because of a lack of local raw materials – compared to manufacturing it in the US, shipping it, and paying duties on a landed basis.

Unlocking the Value of Global Supply Chain: the Case Studies

Supply Chain Opz

In order to control its supply chain, they use a central warehouse to Germany to receive and ship products to local distribution centers in different countries. Global supply chain is a very challenging subject in supply chain management because it involves different customer''s requirement, more complex operations/collaboration and unforeseen risks. Then this article will show you 6 basic strategies that many world''s leading companies use to capture the value in globalization.

Ware2Go, Google Fast-Free Shipping Offers Aim at Conversion Lift

Multichannel Merchant

Ware2Go, a UPS-owned company that provides fulfillment on demand through partnership with warehouse owners, through an integration with Google Shopping lets merchants offer free shipping early in the search and discovery process on Google, aimed at increasing conversion.

Eastern Propane Delivers Faster, Better Field Service [Video Case Study]

DSI

Delivery ship confirmations, inventory transfers, time and attendance, pre- and post-truck inspections—those are all things that we can do in the office using JDE, that we’ve now pushed it out so that it takes place in our trucks real time and gets updated in our back office real time.”. Watch our video case study to learn more about the challenges Eastern Propane solved with DSI, including firsthand perspective from Eastern Propane leadership and field technicians. Watch Video.

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today.

Vizion’s Quality Data Enables Smarter Container Tracking

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity partners with Vizion to help businesses make data-driven decisions, increase shipping reliability, reduce risks, and supply chain disruptions.

BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility

Talking Logistics

It allows us to analyze the in and out times at our shipping locations as well as our customer locations. The post BASF Video Case Study: The Value of Real-Time Freight Visibility appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Misclassified: Risks Of Shipping Blindly In An E-Commerce World

BluJay Solutions

But what does shipping internationally entail? Knowing your responsibilities as an importer and the associated penalties for noncompliance can prevent you and your company from becoming the next featured case study for CBP Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Office (FP&F).

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Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Generac’s director of logistics, and his team, to develop a comprehensive solution that would seamlessly integrate the company’s trucking, ocean shipping, air, customs, and port services. You can learn more about how Generac worked through the growing pains of becoming an international company in a case study, “ Generac meets rapid growth with global supply chain visibility. ”. How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio.

Transportation Management Case Study: Medical Supply Company Decreases Freight Claims Percentage, Improves Visibility, & Reduces Costs

GlobalTranz

In a first of several case studies to come out from Cerasis regarding how our solutions aid shippers in managing transportation more effectively thru our transportation technology and managed services, learn how a Medical Supply Company switched providers and increased overall results. Armed with the easy-to-use Cerasis Rater, RehabMart developed a winning freight strategy, streamlining shipping, visibility, access and claims in one swoop.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

MIT Supply Chain

Caterpillar is the subject of one of three case studies that show how supply chain management can support both environmental and financial goals. Here are three case studies that offer clear, irrefutable evidence that sustainability and profitability can be compatible in the supply chain domain. When combined, the streamlined shipping and packaging efforts could reduce Caterpillar’s overall carbon emissions by 340-730 tonnes of CO 2 per year.

DB Schenker Boosts Customer Satisfaction with Logistyx Shipping Solution

Logistyx

DB Schenker Enhances Customer Satsifaction with Logistyx Shipping Solution DB Schenker is a leading global logistics provider that supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Case Studies

FreightWaves Classics: Federal Maritime Commission is regulatory watchdog for maritime trade

The Supply Chain Journal

The Commission works “to ensure that neither the activities of liner shipping groups nor foreign government laws or regulations impose unfair costs on American exporters, or on American consumers of imported goods.”. exports and space on its ships grew quickly. An early container ship.

Case Study: People and Processes Drive Supply Chain Improvements at Honeywell

TMC

Shipping guidelines and lead time: One of the first priorities was to synchronize our logistics team to a more efficient shipping process that included new lead time rules for initial booking requests and arranging transportation. Adherence to these guidelines resulted in reductions in same-day shipping and detention costs. Reformat and reorganize SAP data to flag incorrect order information such as bad dates, shipping condition, order quantity, and more.

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store. Two-day shipping standards for packages is impacting consumer expectations of large format deliveries. A recent study from The American Transportation Research Institute showed that many companies are trying to move fulfillment closer to their customers.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night

FLEXE

Get the PDF of Lull’s case study >> Challenges to Order Fulfillment. Limited Shipping: Dropshipping wasn’t designed for order fulfillment, which impacted Lull’s delivery promise, as well as everyday operations. Not only was dropshipping a suboptimal process for Lull, having only one location meant shipping times were longer and costs were higher. With FLEXE, they have also reduced shipping costs. Lull uses FLEXE for order fulfillment to their customers.

FreightWaves Flashback: How much bigger will box ships get?

The Supply Chain Journal

How much bigger will box ships get? Each week, FreightWaves explores the archives of American Shipper’s nearly 70-year-old collection of shipping and maritime publications to showcase interesting freight stories of long ago. The first ship in the series is due to be delivered this fall.

[Infographic] 21st Third Party Logistics Study Shows Increased Use of 3PLs & Shippers

GlobalTranz

At the close of 2016, the 21 st Annual Third-Party Logistics Study found the overall use of third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) is increasing, but the types of logistics services utilized indicate the industry is entering a shift in how it operates. Since you, as a shipper, rely on having the most accurate information available and applicable to your operation, understanding the trends identified in the third party logistics study can help your business grow throughout 2017.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

New study reveals the impact of evolving consumer buying behaviours on global supply chains

EFT

The study suggests that the retailers and manufacturers that have adopted a high degree of electronic collaboration have benefited most from dropshipping. Retailers gain increased visibility into the manufacturers' behaviours which in turn increases the retailers' confidence that products ordered are acknowledged and shipped within the promised time frames.

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store. Two-day shipping standards for packages is impacting consumer expectations of large format deliveries. A recent study from The American Transportation Research Institute showed that many companies are trying to move fulfillment closer to their customers.