What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Transplace

We Surveyed the Transplace Network. Last week, we surveyed Transplace’s network of customers of $9+ billion of freight under management to reveal the impacts of the pandemic. Of those surveyed: 81% use Transplace’s Transportation Management System (TMS).

Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

As reported last month by Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal , “A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory.

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Fast, Free Shipping: The Cornerstone Of Customer Delivery Expectations

Convey

Using SurveyMonkey, we surveyed 2,000 shoppers […]. The post Fast, Free Shipping: The Cornerstone Of Customer Delivery Expectations appeared first on Convey. [This blog is part of a four-part series.

CEO Survey Says Revenues are Growing. Profitability….Not So Much

Supply Chain Nation

According to the latest annual CEO survey conducted by PwC on behalf of JDA Software ( Global Retail & Consumer Goods CEO Survey: The Omni-Channel Fulfillment Imperative ), CEOs expressed confidence in revenue growth in 2015 compared to last year.

Survey Sheds Light On Delivery Promise Gap: Supply Chain DIVE Insights

FLEXE

FLEXE recently conducted the 2017 eCommerce Business Fulfillment and Logistics Survey to 100+ eCommerce companies. The findings of the survey suggest there’s a pretty big “delivery promise gap” between what retailers offer and what customers want.

Meeting the Outsourcing Challenge

OneSCM

A survey of manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, and outsourced manufacturing and logistics services providers. The results of our survey, shown below, are the top reasons companies outsource manufacturing and logistics.

Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection. A few days ago, the world’s seventh largest container shipping company by volume, Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy protection.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

During the Executive Exchange, JDA and KPMG released an exclusive preview of the findings from the new survey, Digital Supply Chain in Retail & Manufacturing: A State of the Industry Benchmark , conducted by Incisiv.

Warehouse Management Trends 2020: The Role of Warehouse Prowess on Efficient Shipping

Cerasis

Consider these additional data points from the “Warehouse and Distribution Center Operations Survey” “Capital expenditure (capex) plans remained healthy. The state of warehouse management continues to evolve.

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New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

During the Executive Exchange, JDA and KPMG released an exclusive preview of the findings from the new survey, Digital Supply Chain in Retail & Manufacturing: A State of the Industry Benchmark , conducted by Incisiv.

Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Instead, thanks to the strongest truckload shipping market since deregulation in 1980, the ELD mandate’s effect on the market is playing out in other ways. The dire predictions of a year ago were based on traditional truckload shipping market fundamentals, with the usual peaks and lulls.

Beware the Ship-From-Store Spin Cycle

Supply Chain Network

Seems like every so often there’s a new trend that takes the retail and e-commerce world by storm and the latest of these seems to be Ship-From -Store. An omni-channel nirvana being pumped by systems companies, and falsely supported by ill conceived surveys of analysts alike, the best thing since sliced bread this year is apparently Ship-From-Store. On the surface Ship-From-Store sounds like a great idea. Still think Ship-From-Store is a good idea?

Survey Sheds Light On Delivery Promise Gap: Supply Chain DIVE Insights

FLEXE

<p>FLEXE recently conducted the 2017 eCommerce Business Fulfillment and Logistics Survey to 100+ eCommerce companies. We wanted to understand how delivery promise impacts sales. </p>

How to Improve Your Shipping Performance

Softeon

In survey after survey, consumers say that their experience with shipping is a key factor in their shopping satisfaction. A majority want detailed information at every point of the shipping process. They are more likely to buy a product when shipping costs are low and shipping speed is fast. Nearly half of all online shoppers say that they have abandoned shopping carts when shipping speeds were too slow. Work with multiple shipping services.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

How they are treated at shippers’ facilities was ranked #1 by more than 80% of drivers in a survey by Ventura Foods to determine the most critical factors in keeping drivers on the job. Understand the full range of shipping alternatives your carriers can offer. The post How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry.

Warehouse Audit and Survey

The Lean Supply Chain

If it takes a week or more for inbound shipments to move from the receiving dock to warehouse shelves (which it many times does…) and then out to the shipping door, you’re robbing other departments (R&D, Marketing, even IT) of capital that could make them more effective. Chuck Intrieri.

Parcel Shipping Best Practices for Companies Preparing for the 2019 Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

This year, the National Retail Federation (NRF)’s annual shopper survey revealed that more than half of consumers said they would shop online. […]. The post Parcel Shipping Best Practices for Companies Preparing for the 2019 Holiday Shopping Season appeared first on Kuebix.

Inside the Voice of the Store Manager Survey Results: Successful Retailers Find Ways to Fulfill Customer Expectations

Supply Chain Nation

The second annual JDA Voice of the Store Manager Survey revealed that instead of shutting doors, successful retailers are evolving the store into a place to solve customer problems, relying on the speed and convenience of in-store fulfillment to compete in today’s unified commerce environment.

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

Lucas

WERC’s Annual DC Measures Survey is a great tool for benchmarking your distribution center and warehouse operations, but it’s also a valuable resource for identifying trends across the industry. According to that survey, DCs are finding it harder than ever to hire enough workers.

Analyzing the Impact of the ELD Mandate on Truckload Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Instead, thanks to the strongest truckload shipping market since deregulation in 1980, the ELD mandate’s effect on the market is playing out in other ways. The dire predictions of a year ago were based on traditional truckload shipping market fundamentals, with the usual peaks and lulls.

5 Retail Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2020

Supply Chain Nation

That’s why JDA recently surveyed more than 1,000 consumers to understand their perceptions and preferences around the biggest trends in retail. The survey revealed the following five trends to look out for heading into the new year: Growing trade war concerns.

Shipping Costs and Complexities Grow for CPG Companies

Logistyx

Rising Freight Costs and Growing Supply Chain Complexity Hit CPG Companies Hard by Paula Heikell Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are facing an uphill battle to control costs and keep their customers happy, based on a recent survey published by the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

3 Important Freight Shipping Issues You Need to Know

Freight Center

Now, we’re counting down the remaining 3 important freight shipping issues you need to know as we move into the next decade. In recent years, the freight industry has seen an increase in shipping and the number of trucks on the road. Based on survey data, the ATRI recommends to “[i]dentify strategic locations on the National Freight Network for new or expanded parking ….” The driver shortage was the top freight shipping industry concern for the third year in a row.

Inside the Voice of the Store Manager Survey Results: Successful Retailers Find Ways to Fulfill Customer Expectations

Supply Chain Nation

The second annual JDA Voice of the Store Manager Survey revealed that instead of shutting doors, successful retailers are evolving the store into a place to solve customer problems, relying on the speed and convenience of in-store fulfillment to compete in today’s unified commerce environment. Forty-four percent of respondents said their stores offer buy online ship from store services.

5 Retail Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2020

Supply Chain Nation

That’s why JDA recently surveyed more than 1,000 consumers to understand their perceptions and preferences around the biggest trends in retail. The survey revealed the following five trends to look out for heading into the new year: Growing trade war concerns.

5 Retail Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2020

Supply Chain Nation

That’s why JDA recently surveyed more than 1,000 consumers to understand their perceptions and preferences around the biggest trends in retail. The survey revealed the following five trends to look out for heading into the new year: Growing trade war concerns.

Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

Cerasis

And, investment statistics reveal an increasing trend for more technology to enable multi-modal shipping and the application of big data analytics to increase scalability, flexibility, and demand-driven management decisions. According to a 2017 survey of supply.read More.

9 Steps to Create a Seamless Customer Shipping Experience!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This has created a demand for same-day and express shipping to deliver goods as fast as they are ordered. What it takes to achieve a seamless customer shipping experience overall can be a bit more complicated. Steps to a Seamless Customer Shipping Experience. Subscribe Here!

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: Top 10 Freight Industry Issues

Freight Center

Every year, it seems like the freight shipping industry changes. As a shipper or small business owner, you might wonder what freight industry issues could affect your shipping demands. The American Transportation Research Institute’s “Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry — 2019 ” is a 30-page report based on responses from 2,119 industry stakeholders to its annual survey. 2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: Top 10 Freight Industry Issues from FreightCenter.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

A new Bloomberg Business Week Research Services survey and report makes it clear that innovative supply chain tools are widely acknowledged to be crucial to meeting corporate goals now and in the future as supply chains grow more complex, customers become more demanding and globalization accelerates. In fact, the Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services survey found that the tools required for real-time supply chain management are on a fast track to adoption within the next two years.

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: More Capacity Could Heat Competition

Freight Center

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook. Freight Shipping Factors Changing. We’ve been pointing to a number of issues that have elevated freight shipping rates over the last few years. Number one among them has been a lack of freight shipping capacity caused by a lack of vehicles, a shortage of drivers and the use of Electronic Logging Devices that restrict how many hours and miles a driver can work each week. Blog Freight Shipping LTL Shipping Truckload Shipping

Part 1: Delivery Promise Gap – The Distance between What Retailers Offer and Customers Expect

FLEXE

Why, then, is it difficult to offer fast, affordable shipping? Earlier this year, we surveyed 100+ eCommerce retailers on shopping cart abandonment, delivery promise, and logistics. Industry data shows customers value free shipping.

Two-day Shipping Has Helped Double Warehouse Land Prices

Supply Chain Nation

Two-day Shipping Has Helped Double Warehouse Land Prices. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 190,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 165,000 to 225,000.

The Challenge of Profitable Shipping in an OmniChannel World

Logistics Viewpoints

The need to provide online customers with transparency to shipping costs is well known. According to KISSmetrics, unexpected shipping costs account for nearly one-third of all abandoned shopping carts. Guest Commentary Logistics Trends Transportation Transportation Management Systems omni-channel fulfillment shipping

Supply Chain Survey Underscores the Benefit of TMS Solutions

Supply Chain Collaborator

These probing questions and more were part of the North American Supply Chain Survey to which more than 2,200 shippers responded. The North American Supply Chain Survey, produced by Averitt Express yielded the following interesting data points.