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Global Logistics Show 2020

GLOBAL LOGISTICS SHOW 2020

February 20-22, 2020
GLS is the premier meeting place for the India's Logistics and Supply Chain Sector. In its 4 edition, it brings together 5000 professionals involved in the handling, moving and transportation of goods throughout the supply chain. GLS is a proven platform for Intralogistics industry to do busines...

2020 Louisiana Transportation Conference

2020 LOUISIANA TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE

March 01-04, 2020
The LTC is held on a biennial basis to promote technology transfer and interchange of ideas among the transportation community’s public and private sectors relative to policy, practice, and problems. The conference provides for technology transfer and interchange of ideas between the public an...

Supply Chain Insights Live Europe

SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS LIVE EUROPE

March 03-05, 2020
Why attend Supply Chain Insights Live EU 2020? We live in times of hyper-competition, with consumer demands leading us toward a Personalised, Automated and Local supply chain, that is synchronised agile and responsive. SCILEU19 is designed to help you find the answers you need to move your projects ...

LogiMAT 2020

LOGIMAT 2020

March 10-12, 2020
LogiMAT, the International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management, sets new standards as the biggest annual intralogistics exhibition in Europe. This is the leading international trade fair that provides a comprehensive market overview and competent knowledge-transfer.

Support Ships

SUPPORT SHIPS

February 18-20, 2020
Support Ships is dedicated forum for the naval support and logistics community. It will provide a unique opportunity to examine the generation, deployment and sustainment of new platforms.

Cargo Logistics Canada 2020

CARGO LOGISTICS CANADA 2020

February 04-05, 2020
Join the Future at the 7th Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference. Held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, Cargo Logistics Canada is North America’s most dynamic and comprehensive multimodal supply chain event of its kind. This is the platform for logistics industry professionals t...

Supply Chain Finance Summit 2020

SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE SUMMIT 2020

January 30-31, 2020
The fifth annual Supply Chain Finance Summit (SCF) on 30 & 31 January 2020 is a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends, ideas and developments transforming working capital and supply chain management, as well as a chance to network with leaders in the industry. This in-depth event tr...

Transforming Transportation

TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION

January 16-17, 2020
Transforming Transportation is the annual conference co-hosted by the World Bank and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. The theme for Transforming Transportation 2020 will be “Connecting People for Sustainable Growth." In 2019, more than 1,100 participants joined us at the World Bank...

 

Webinars

FEB 25, 2020 | 3:30 PM
WHY SURFACE TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES USE DRONES
Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), or drones, have broad applications. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, February 25, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that explores UAS applications for surface transportation agencies. The webinar will address how UASs can be implemented within state departm...
FEB 25, 2020
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT -- WHAT’S NEXT FOR CHEMICALS?
Chemicals companies have long struggled with their industry’s unique requirements related to hazardous materials, batch scheduling, trace-ability, supply chain visibility, and establishing and running an efficient sales, inventory, and operations planning (SI&OP) process. As time...
FEB 26, 2020 | 10:00 AM
RPA FOR LOGISTICS: ACHIEVING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH AI
Much of the conversation about digital transformation in logistics focuses on how technologies like IoT and blockchain can create new opportunities and advantages through improved data-gathering from networks. It’s easy to see why: with better data comes better insight and—in t...
FEB 26, 2020 | 11:00 PM
WERE YOU READY FOR THE TARIFFS?
How end-to-end financial models can guide real-time supply chain decisions to increase profit, optimize working capital and minimize total cost How did companies deal with the recent tariff increases? A recent Reuters article highlights the results of a global survey done by DHL. Two hundr...
FEB 27, 2020 | 10:00 AM
SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE: PROTECTING PRODUCTS AND PATIENTS THROUGH AN INTELLIGENT SUPPLY CHAIN
Product counterfeiting and diversion are among the biggest threats facing both pharmaceutical brands and patient safety today. This highly lucrative crime, which is estimated to be worth more than $200bn in annual sales, is being targeted by criminals who are becoming more efficient at sub...
FEB 27, 2020 | 1:00 PM
SELECTING A 3RD PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDER – A STEP BY STEP APPROACH FOR SHIPPERS AND SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS
When it comes to 3PL, the best method to maintain/monitor a transparent and strong relationship is to mutually set up a win-win service level agreement (SLA) with agreed upon key performance indicators (KPIs). This document has to be reviewed frequently, quarterly at minimum, and monthly t...

INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS WEBINAR
You thought reaching agreement on an international sales contract was hard. But now you have to move the goods from one country to another before you get paid. And you have to do it within the terms of the sales agreement and without incurring a lot of unexpected expenses. This webinar is ...
IGNITING SUSTAINABILITY CHANGE THROUGH INTEL'S SUPPLY CHAIN
In this on-demand recording of a March 2018 webinar, learn how companies are undertaking the daunting challenge of driving improved sustainability within their supply chains. Intel has been on the journey transforming its supply chain into a global model for responsible sourcing practices ...
LEVERAGING 3PLS FOR FUTURE SHIPPER GAINS
The inexorable force of digitization is reshaping the 3PL marketplace, with new alliances and partnerships reflecting that trend as never before. Warehousing and freight brokerages, meanwhile, are sectors of constant reinvention. Armstrong & Associates research indicates that one other...
READY FOR 2019? HARNESS THE POWER OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Your ERP, supply chain, MES and quality systems gather and store hundreds or thousands of data points every day. For companies using standalone, legacy and homegrown systems, it’s difficult to get a cohesive picture of supply chain performance. Manufacturers tell us one of the greate...
HOW TO MEASURE SUPPLY CHAIN PERFORMANCE USING KPI TIER-BASED THRESHOLDS
Are you looking to fine-tune, completely overhaul, or perhaps simply begin setting up effective supply chain performance KPIs and monitoring processes? Join Arkieva Dashboarding Expert and Senior Supply Chain Consultant, Justin Evilsizor during this interactive webinar session focused on h...
GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION AND TRADE COMPLIANCE - 2 SIDES OF THE SAME COIN
Why enterprise (ERP) solutions are poorly designed to effectively manage global trade. How integrating information flows between internal departments, external actors and transportation and trade compliance provides exceptional operating efficiencies. How accounts and products can be centr...

RESOURCES

Logistics can be a tough business. In a world where your Amazon orders arrive the same or next day, customers are demanding more from all their suppliers. That leaves businesses struggling to keep up ...

Barcodes are important for any business selling physical goods. They are used in brick-and-mortar stores as part of the purchase and returns process, in warehouses to track inventory and packages, by ...

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain. Adoption rates for new services and c...

With 2020 well underway, it’s a great time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (A...

The manufacturing industry has a strong heritage of adopting game-changing technologies to deliver higher quality products more efficiently. With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industr...

Like it has for many industries, technology is changing the game for the automotive sector – and the effects are now being felt down companies’ supply chains. As the intense focus on auton...

Fixed assets, comprised of high value, long-term use inventory, can cost $260,000 per hour in unplanned production downtime if mismanaged. Common enterprise asset management challenges include inaccur...

Recently, 3PL Central had the honor of sponsoring the annual state of third-party logistics (3PL) report. The report identified key trends and movements within the industry, and the top 3PL 2020 trend...

Supply Chains carry risks, both minor and major. A major risk to supply chains could be the current Coronavirus outbreak. This is due to uncertainty about its duration and the long term impact on econ...