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Inventory to ensure deliveries through supply chains INVENTORY TO ENSURE DELIVERIES THROUGH SUPPLY CHAINS

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Aug 14, 2019

Increasing numbers of stock keeping units, extended and variable lead times and shorter planning horizons are challenges for planners. Variability was discussed in the previous blogpost, identifying actions that could be taken to limit variability. One action is to manage the allocation of finite ca...

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Do nothing to create shipping efficiencies, and Cost of Delivery will automatically increase DO NOTHING TO CREATE SHIPPING EFFICIENCIES, AND COST OF DELIVERY WILL AUTOMATICALLY INCREASE

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Aug 14, 2019

Companies increasingly focus cost-cutting efforts on Cost of Distribution, and it’s paying off by quickly reducing net landed cost of goods and improving profitability. Net landed cost of goods, the total cost associated with getting goods into customers’ hands, consists of cost of distr...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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What is logistics? Supply Chain Basics WHAT IS LOGISTICS? SUPPLY CHAIN BASICS

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Aug 13, 2019

In today’s episode, we are going to discuss “WHAT IS LOGISTICS?” I know many of you have heard about logistics, or even have some idea about what it is, mostly that it relates to the military, at least that’s what I did way back when I first heard of it. And we are all partia...

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How to Promote a Local Presence While Shipping Internationally HOW TO PROMOTE A LOCAL PRESENCE WHILE SHIPPING INTERNATIONALLY

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Aug 13, 2019

As a business owner or manager, it’s only natural for you to think about international expansion. After all, taking a business to international markets means you’ll be able to tap into a larger potential target market, and this can lead to increased profits. However, setting up a busines...

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The Human Rights Debacle — How the Logistics Industry Can Stay Mindful THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEBACLE — HOW THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY CAN STAY MINDFUL

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Aug 13, 2019

In 2011, the UN Human Rights Council developed the first international corporate guidelines for respecting human rights. These guidelines state governments enact laws to prevent employers from taking advantage of workers. On the flip side, companies should refrain from impacting human rights, even w...

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How AI can make supply chains more sustainable HOW AI CAN MAKE SUPPLY CHAINS MORE SUSTAINABLE

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Aug 12, 2019

The way in which companies organise logistics today is not sustainable. Supply chains are not always the most environmentally friendly and it is impossible for organisations to sustain a balancing act of the best possible speed, flexibility, cost and carbon footprint when it comes to the shipping an...

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Freight forwarder consolidation continues FREIGHT FORWARDER CONSOLIDATION CONTINUES

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Aug 12, 2019

Are rumors of yet more consolidation in the Freight Forwarding sector finally dying down? Not by a longshot, says Nick Bailey, head of research for the London-based consultancy Transport Intelligence (Ti). He’s also the primary author of “The Global Freight Forwarding Report 2019,”...

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HCC Logistics Center of Excellence HCC LOGISTICS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

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Aug 09, 2019

The Logistics Center of Excellence prepares professionals who are fully knowledgeable in the logistics industry, in accordance with high standards set by industry professionals to work with shippers, carriers, warehouse, distribution, and supply chain positions.

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Hiring the Best: Hands on leadership in Supply Chain HIRING THE BEST: HANDS ON LEADERSHIP IN SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 09, 2019

Sometimes, all the cookies you can eat is incentive enough. However, Karen also loves the "hands on leadership" in her career as well. Mondelēz International was born in 2012, but you can trace the products we make today back to the 18th century. Join more than 80,000 employees across...

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Distributed Ledger Technology in the Supply Chain DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 09, 2019

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is expected to become a vital part of the infrastructure that will help to digitise and improve efficiency in global supply chains. But where is DLT being adopted and what is the current adoption in industry? This report aims to shed light on these questions, focu...

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Why sustainable product engineering is key to your supply chain WHY SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT ENGINEERING IS KEY TO YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 09, 2019

SAP Digital Supply Chain software helps companies to integrate the phases - design, plan, manufacture, deliver, and operate. When producing individualized products, the design phase is specifically important as key design decisions impact the sustainable footprint not only during the production of t...

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E-Commerce and Warehousing: Areas of Focus to Prepare for Fulfillment E-COMMERCE AND WAREHOUSING: AREAS OF FOCUS TO PREPARE FOR FULFILLMENT

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Aug 09, 2019

As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant, shippers tend to focus on short-term needs and ignore the space requirements for efficient fulfillment. When upgrading or building new spaces, the primary areas of focus are often broken into broad categories, such as labor, consumers, and locati...

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5 Tips to Improve Your Visual Content for Supply Chain Marketers 5 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR VISUAL CONTENT FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MARKETERS

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Aug 07, 2019

As digital natives flood the purchasing landscape, visual presentation is critical. Our infographic offers tips to improve your visual content to resonate with today’s buyers. Visual content can be more easily digestible and compelling than purely text-based content. Optimize your visual conte...

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Variability in supply chains adds to uncertainty VARIABILITY IN SUPPLY CHAINS ADDS TO UNCERTAINTY

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Aug 07, 2019

Variability is always present as a natural part of any process and describes the random disruptions that may occur as a process or event is undertaken. In supply chains, Variability is the term associated with the difference between actual and planned lead times, which are not static. Variability ex...

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Spotlight on Triadic Distribution Centres Making Triadic, Dyadic and Monadic Sense of your Warehouse SPOTLIGHT ON TRIADIC DISTRIBUTION CENTRES MAKING TRIADIC, DYADIC AND MONADIC SENSE OF YOUR WAREHOUSE

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Aug 06, 2019

It’s a warehouse that is broken up into three sections.  Simple enough! What about multiple zones within the same warehouse, or, conjoined facilities, which are split into three sections? These may be triadic as well, but not always.   Now this is getting complicated. Stay with ...

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How will emerging technologies impact the supply chain? HOW WILL EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IMPACT THE SUPPLY CHAIN?

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Aug 06, 2019

Supply chain technology has evolved at an incredible pace throughout the years and will only continue to evolve. Advancements in this space are revolutionising the way people work and are also helping to drive businesses forward and remain competitive. Over the next few years, we will see advancemen...

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R2 Logistics Transportation Management System Benefits R2 LOGISTICS TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BENEFITS

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Aug 06, 2019

R2 Logistics' VP of Supply Chain Solutions, Frank Dreischarf, discusses what separates the R2 TMS apart from other transportation management systems.

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AI and the World of Logistics — Transformation of the Supply Chain AI AND THE WORLD OF LOGISTICS — TRANSFORMATION OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 06, 2019

The world of logistics as we know is rapidly changing. Transformation is happening right before our eyes and we have a lot of factors to blame for this constant march of progress. The Internet of things started a revolution. Machine learning, blockchain, and artificial intelligence shortly followed,...

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RETAIL DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS RETAIL DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS

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Aug 05, 2019

With over 2 million systems installed in facilities around the world and over thirty seven years of experience, Cognex is focused on industrial machine vision and image-based barcode reading technology. Deployed by the world’s top manufacturers, suppliers and machine builders, Cognex products ...

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The Amazing Back-to-School Supply Chain THE AMAZING BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 05, 2019

The minute we’ve all finally settled into the slower pace of the summer months, the signs go up: Back to School! Whether you have children who are getting ready to go back or whether you are thinking wistfully of your own school days, the back-to-school supply chain is an amazing feat that aff...

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What is first-party logistics? How does it work? WHAT IS FIRST-PARTY LOGISTICS? HOW DOES IT WORK?

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Aug 05, 2019

The first party logistics sector is growing by leaps and bounds around the world. India is no exception. In fact, the country spends about 14 percent of its GDP on logistics and related activities. This is much higher than the 8-9 percent of GDP allocated by most other developing countries as well a...

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Automation in the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Scalability AUTOMATION IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND ITS IMPACT ON SCALABILITY

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Aug 05, 2019

Automation is coming of age in the supply chain. Where supply chain leaders once viewed automation capabilities as science fiction fantasy, automation’s real-world applications are becoming evident. As explained by David Welch of Supply Chain 24/7, part of the reason for interest in automation...

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Blockchain Meets Supply Chain BLOCKCHAIN MEETS SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 05, 2019

In this episode we are joined by Chris Jones from Research Blocks. Research Blocks is a blockchain supply-chain software development startup. Learn more about this innovative company as well as investment opportunities.

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What Is the Right Pick and Pack Methods for Your Warehouse? WHAT IS THE RIGHT PICK AND PACK METHODS FOR YOUR WAREHOUSE?

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Aug 02, 2019

The warehouse is one of the most rapidly evolving aspects of modern business, especially in the growing ecommerce market. The biggest warehouses are adopting drones and robotics to help or replace humans, while even the smallest are picking up the software to help increase accuracy levels. Changes a...

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Can we manage the manufacturing supply chain better? CAN WE MANAGE THE MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAIN BETTER?

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Aug 02, 2019

Today’s supply chains are vast and wide-ranging. But that scale also makes them fertile ground for risk: concerns over fraud, contamination, insecure production sites and unknown product sources trouble both customers and clients. These are all factors that make transparency both more vital an...

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The AI skills gap in the logistics sector THE AI SKILLS GAP IN THE LOGISTICS SECTOR

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Aug 02, 2019

What makes a great customer experience in retail? Choice of product is up there. So too is availability. But what about delivery and logistics? Making sure that the supply chain is working and that purchases get to buyers in good time and good condition. Increasingly, that last piece of the process ...

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The Benefits of Building a Resilient Supply Chain THE BENEFITS OF BUILDING A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

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Aug 02, 2019

Like your business, your supply chain is a vast and complex network. Businesses need to source product from suppliers, who may also source materials and components from their own suppliers, and so on. If one part of this network faces a problem, it makes every part vulnerable. Having a deeper unders...

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Supply Chain Management Has Changed the World Economy SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT HAS CHANGED THE WORLD ECONOMY

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Aug 02, 2019

I’m making a bold assertion: global supply chain management practices are single-handedly holding down inflation across the globe. Economists have been asking for a while now why inflation stubbornly remains below “ideal” levels, despite uses of various policy levers. There is some...

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Product Platforms to simplify planning of supply chains PRODUCT PLATFORMS TO SIMPLIFY PLANNING OF SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 31, 2019

The less complicated it is to plan your supply chains, the more likely there will be believable plans and achievable outcomes. But the scope of international trade and the reach of organisations into countries for sales and supply means that complexity in planning is not only present, but can easily...

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GEFCO - creating a new benchmark in supply chain solutions GEFCO - CREATING A NEW BENCHMARK IN SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS

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Jul 31, 2019

At the end of 2018, GEFCO UK were approached by four T1 suppliers on behalf of a large OEM client for the production of their new light commercial vehicle. Working within a 6-month time scale a solution was required which would streamline the storage, sub-assembly and sequencing of parts including l...

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5 ways blockchain can improve your supply chain 5 WAYS BLOCKCHAIN CAN IMPROVE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 31, 2019

With the blockchain between you and suppliers, you have the ability to track and trace the sourcing of materials and the production of parts within your supply chain via time-stamped and geo-tagged transactions added to an immutable ledger.

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Practical advice for automating a supply chain tech stack PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR AUTOMATING A SUPPLY CHAIN TECH STACK

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Jul 31, 2019

Times they are indeed a-changin’, especially around transport & logistics fleet management. Technology is disrupting the supply chain industry at a rapid pace and has taken many by surprise. During this decade, e-commerce and IoT have irreversibly altered every aspect of fleet management. ...

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Here HERE'S HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS ADVANCES SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Jul 31, 2019

The internet of things (IoT) is no longer a term that only tech-minded experts know. Worldwide spending on IoT is constantly growing, and is forecast to reach $745bn this year, an annual increase of almost $100bn. The vast majority of that spend is by businesses looking to improve operational effici...

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The Supply Chain is Your Oyster THE SUPPLY CHAIN IS YOUR OYSTER

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Jul 30, 2019

If someone had asked me just over a year ago which industries I would consider working in, the supply chain industry wouldn’t have even made it to the bottom of the list. Admittedly, before I began researching and writing for the All Things Supply Chain blog, the topic rarely crossed my mind. ...

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Trends & Challenges Shaping the Transportation Industry TRENDS & CHALLENGES SHAPING THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

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Jul 30, 2019

Managing the transportation process at any organization – no matter the size can be complex and challenging. Here, we take a look at some of the key issues transportation leaders are facing, and how they’re using innovative technology and processes to find the solutions they need to succ...

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Futuristic Transportation We’ll See In Our Lifetime FUTURISTIC TRANSPORTATION WE’LL SEE IN OUR LIFETIME

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Jul 30, 2019

The world is continuing to evolve around us. As recently as a couple of decades ago, concepts like having the internet in every home and the 3D printers would have been confined to the realms of science fiction alone. Things have changed rapidly in that time. Perhaps most interesting of all are the ...

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Shipping Hazardous Materials: All You Need To Know SHIPPING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 30, 2019

Hazardous materials are essential supplies for our everyday life. From cosmetics and household goods to chemicals, oil, and batteries, the hazmat category is a separate segment of freight which requires strict regulatory compliance and safety measures. Shipping hazardous materials is a complicated a...

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Blockchain: The new frontier for supply chain risk management BLOCKCHAIN: THE NEW FRONTIER FOR SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT

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Jul 30, 2019

Thanks to blockchain technologies, supply chain teams can now track the safety and traceability of products and data across the entire supply chain in ways—and at speeds—once unimaginable. That is the impetus behind a new blockchain pilot project currently being explored by the U.S. Food...

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Artificial Intelligence in Logistics 2019 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LOGISTICS 2019

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Jul 29, 2019

The world of technology is growing at a massive rate and the entire urban populace seems to be energizing with it. Each business sector around the globe has implemented advanced technologies in each strategy they use, in their business model. Thus the dominance of the technological hyperspace leaves...

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Freight Forwarders in Germany FREIGHT FORWARDERS IN GERMANY

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Jul 29, 2019

On this new series, Guilherme Luz visits freight forwarders to know more about the logistics market and supply chain around the world. In this first episode, Mr. G. goes to Germany to talk with Sebastian Lauer, from Global Cargo Service.

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The Advantages Of A Greener Supply Chain THE ADVANTAGES OF A GREENER SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 29, 2019

Huawei has invested a lot of human and financial resources in making the ICT industry greener. One of the key strengths of Huawei’s Green Supply Chain is that it incorporates environmental protection requirements into the entire supply chain, from customers all the way to suppliers.

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2019 Peak Shipping Season 2019 PEAK SHIPPING SEASON

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Jul 29, 2019

As the 2019 holiday shipping season approaches, U.S. importers have begun reviewing the market conditions that will heavily impact supply chain costs for the second half of the year. The following infographic is a snapshot of peak freight trends that international shippers should pay attention to in...

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CYBERSECURITY AND THE THREAT TO LOGISTICS CYBERSECURITY AND THE THREAT TO LOGISTICS

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Jul 29, 2019

For many people working in transport and logistics, 2017 was a year of reckoning with a new era of cyberthreat. In a year that began with allegations that state sponsored hacking was used to influence the US Presidential Election, followed hotly by two of history’s most devastating ransomware ...

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SUPPLY CHAIN 4.0 SUPPLY CHAIN 4.0

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Jul 28, 2019

Germany’s initiative for the digitalization of manufacturing is called industries 4.0; in France, it’s called industries du Futur; in the United States, it’s called the Industrial Internet or the Internet of Things. The terms may differ, but it’s about using digital tools to ...

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Connecting a global automotive supply chain CONNECTING A GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 26, 2019

Today’s automotive supply chains aren’t regional. They’re global. That’s why more automotive companies are turning to supply chain planning platforms that combine all of their operations in one place. Dave Thomas, the former director of global capacity planning at Ford Motor ...

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Is Virgin Hyperloop One going to change the supply chain game? IS VIRGIN HYPERLOOP ONE GOING TO CHANGE THE SUPPLY CHAIN GAME?

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Jul 26, 2019

Welcome to Part Two of Supply Chain Digital’s exploration of hyperloops, the potentially-revolutionary system of overground transport that’s rapidly making its way towards adoption. This article follows up from our previous piece, which, as well as giving a quick history of hyperloops an...

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Big Ideas in Supply Chain: A practical approach to the digital supply chain BIG IDEAS IN SUPPLY CHAIN: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 26, 2019

Today’s life sciences supply chains are global and complex, but pharmaceutical companies using RapidResponse are getting accurate, on demand reports about what is happening across their supply chains. Atul Tandon, former SVP Global Supply Chain Management at Mylan, describes how he made inform...

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Benefits of a Centralized Transportation Management Strategy BENEFITS OF A CENTRALIZED TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

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Jul 26, 2019

Managing complex logistics networks poses large organizations a significant challenge. Most transportation footprints span various geographies across the US. This makes daily tendering and dispatching, carrier management, billing, compliance, and other factors that contribute to the health of a netw...

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Inventory Management Mistakes: What Supply Chain Leaders and Managers Need to Know INVENTORY MANAGEMENT MISTAKES: WHAT SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS AND MANAGERS NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 26, 2019

Inventory management mistakes constitute a significant cost contributor in today’s supply chains. According to Rod Daugherty of Manufacturing.net, the costliest problem is due in large part to poor inventory visibility and planning. More than 60 percent of wholesalers routinely keep more than ...

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Ocean Freight Industry Needs to Test Low Sulfur Fuels Now OCEAN FREIGHT INDUSTRY NEEDS TO TEST LOW SULFUR FUELS NOW

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Jul 25, 2019

Less than half a year away from the IMO 2020 cleaner fuel mandate, the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners put out a media release raising safety concerns around the implementation of the upcoming global sulfur limit on fuel. I have to admit that as I’ve considered the challenge ...

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A blockchain-based protocol stack for global commerce and supply chains A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED PROTOCOL STACK FOR GLOBAL COMMERCE AND SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 25, 2019

A supply chain is everything that produces, moves, stores, and reports on a product or service in commerce. on a product or service in commerce. Supply chain management is the science of managing commerce. Sweetbridge is a blockchain-based protocol stack that enables highly efficient supply chains a...

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Prologis: the supply chain case for investing in the future of rail freight PROLOGIS: THE SUPPLY CHAIN CASE FOR INVESTING IN THE FUTURE OF RAIL FREIGHT

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Jul 24, 2019

With increasing pressure on businesses to demonstrate their environmental credentials, and the need to move goods faster and further than ever before, the world of logistics is constantly looking for ways to evolve. As always, thinking outside the box will be crucial perhaps a solution to freight&rs...

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How Does a Transportation Management System Streamline Freight Claims? HOW DOES A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STREAMLINE FREIGHT CLAIMS?

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Jul 24, 2019

Freight claims processes derive from a mountain of risks to cargo. Today, transportation and logistics companies face considerable uncertainty when moving freight. Driver speed, carelessness, outside influences, and everyday activities put freight at risk. Of course, the cost of these risks is not t...

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Making the connections in supply chains more effective MAKING THE CONNECTIONS IN SUPPLY CHAINS MORE EFFECTIVE

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Jul 24, 2019

The goal for professionals is to make Supply Chains more effective. However, the more typical focus for many years has been on making the functional silos within supply chains more efficient. That is improving the transactional processes within their silos. The silo approach emphasises the implement...

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New model coming for logistics systems NEW MODEL COMING FOR LOGISTICS SYSTEMS

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Jul 23, 2019

The eco-system of logistics is about to be remodeled, with digitization, digitalization and new human expectations being the main drivers. We have seen it happen in many industries during the past decades. Music, hotel and travel are all examples of industries where the power has shifted from the se...

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Blockchain remains priority for supply chain managers BLOCKCHAIN REMAINS PRIORITY FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGERS

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Jul 23, 2019

Richard Howells, vice president of solutions management and digital supply chain for SAP, is among the leaders who sees a potential for blockchain. "Blockchain, along with other technologies such as IoT, predictive analytics, and machine learning, has the potential to manage assets from the des...

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How agile is your supply chain in the wake of trade developments? HOW AGILE IS YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE WAKE OF TRADE DEVELOPMENTS?

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Jul 23, 2019

What are the key takeaways when it comes to the agility of your supply chain? Explore the critical issues as PwC's professionals discuss and recap the Global Trade Services webcast. Various areas of your supply chain can be impacted when there is trade-related disruption. Having an agile ap...

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How Drones Could Change The Shipping Industry HOW DRONES COULD CHANGE THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY

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Jul 23, 2019

Today, container ships transport more than 90% of all goods in the world, but it can take over a month for those goods to sail from Beijing to New York. Cargo drones could be the disruption needed in a global supply chain that has been largely unchanged since the 1950s.

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Is Freight Digitalization Still An Existential Threat? IS FREIGHT DIGITALIZATION STILL AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT?

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Jul 23, 2019

This year alone, Maersk has accelerated its direct-to-shipper strategy, digital forwarders have raised massive rounds, and platforms for forwarders and carriers big and small have continued to pop up almost daily, at least that’s how it seems. Logistics professionals have adapted incredibly we...

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Consumer Packaged Goods: How Does CPG Shipping Work? CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS: HOW DOES CPG SHIPPING WORK?

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Jul 23, 2019

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) are a large part of the retail industry. These products support our daily lives, and proper transportation strategy is crucial for CPG companies to have goods delivered on-time. Shippers struggle with numerous challenges to meet the retailers’ compliances and ofte...

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Aliaxis Modernises Order Fulfilment & Logistical Processes with Voice & ePod Solution ALIAXIS MODERNISES ORDER FULFILMENT & LOGISTICAL PROCESSES WITH VOICE & EPOD SOLUTION

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Jul 22, 2019

Aliaxis Modernises its Order Fulfilment & Logistical Processes Thanks to End-to-End Voice & ePod Software Solution from BEC and Honeywell. A global leader in the production and distribution of advanced plastic piping systems, Aliaxis is an international group of businesses dedicated to ...

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More than just transport and logistics MORE THAN JUST TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS

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Jul 22, 2019

Bring people together, create jobs, contribute to the well-being of populations, support local development, promote entrepreneurship, protect the environment, long-term commitment: We do more than just transport and logistics.

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To keep your supply chain in good condition TO KEEP YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN IN GOOD CONDITION

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Jul 22, 2019

The supply chain is defined as a congregation of all the resources of an organization. Including its members, activities, and technology that operates solely for the purpose of creating and selling a particular product. One crucial factor in maintaining a healthy supply chain is through the integrat...

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Block chain in Pharma supply chain BLOCK CHAIN IN PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 22, 2019

The life sciences supply chain has struggled with balancing risk, costs, and integrity in the collaborative aspect of its ecosystem. This imbalance can become more acute with the advent of personalized medicine as the supply chain is transitioning from one supply chain being executed hundred times t...

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What Are the KPIs of a Transportation Management System WHAT ARE THE KPIS OF A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 22, 2019

Key performance indicators (KPIs) refer to the targeted goals that rely on metrics to provide a snapshot of the health of your operation. They connect data and metrics with an evaluation of whether your operation performs as expected and what strengths or weaknesses may exist. Supply chain leaders n...

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Supply Chain and Logistics at a Glance SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS AT A GLANCE

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Jul 21, 2019

Logistics Education And Pathways (LEAP): Supply Chain Management Principles. Supply Chain Fundamentals: Customer Service Operations. Logistics Education And Pathways (LEAP): Demand Planning. GTPE served 587 adult learners with professional education in Supply Chain and Logistics.

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COULD BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTIONIZE PARCEL SHIPPING? COULD BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTIONIZE PARCEL SHIPPING?

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Jul 20, 2019

Could blockchain revolutionize parcel shipping? Although more commonly associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, in the last 18 months or so, blockchain’s potential for trade and transportation has been much discussed. In this white paper we examine how global companies like Precision Sof...

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Why Should You Care About NMFC Changes When Shipping LTL? WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT NMFC CHANGES WHEN SHIPPING LTL?

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Jul 19, 2019

The April 2019 round of NMFC changes shook up LTL shipping practices for nutritional beverage manufacturers around the country. Nutritional supplement drinks and whey protein were targeted for reclassification in the update. These items previously shipped at class 60 but the update created a seconda...

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Managing Supply Chains in a Digital World MANAGING SUPPLY CHAINS IN A DIGITAL WORLD

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Jul 19, 2019

Leading Digital Business Transformation and Innovation Programme: Managing Supply Chains in a Digital World Digitization and the ability to capture data in real-time have changed the nature of supply chain networks significantly. This course on Digital Supply Chains through 5 modules will focus on t...

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Multi-Client Warehousing: The Difference between Dedicated & Shared Warehousing MULTI-CLIENT WAREHOUSING: THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DEDICATED & SHARED WAREHOUSING

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Jul 19, 2019

Every business works in a unique way; some benefit from contract warehousing, while others seek multi-client (shared) warehousing solutions to fulfill their requirements. Multi-client warehousing allows you to share the space with other customers and offers a flexible, affordable method to store you...

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A Million Miles and Counting: Cummins X15 at Mesilla Valley Transportation A MILLION MILES AND COUNTING: CUMMINS X15 AT MESILLA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION

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Jul 18, 2019

Cummins X15 Efficiency Series engine is designed to offer best-in-class reliability.  Drivers at Mesilla Valley Trucking ran a truck with an X15 field test engine and reached a million miles at the beginning of 2019, with nothing but preventative maintenance and calibration updates made to the ...

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More Than Logistics MORE THAN LOGISTICS

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Jul 18, 2019

There’s a reason customers rely on us to manage more and more of their supply chain. At ArcBest, we build relationships where the focus is always on you and finding ways to solve your logistics challenges. We combine owned assets with an extensive transportation network to give you dynamic opt...

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How The Shipping Industry Can Be Steered Clear From Pollution HOW THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY CAN BE STEERED CLEAR FROM POLLUTION

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Jul 18, 2019

It is a known fact that the global economy is greatly influenced by the shipping industry because of the fact that 90% of trading is carried over the oceanic routes. Over the years, the vast world of shipping has been imbibing the newer concepts of technology. While this has contributed a lot in imp...

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Logistics opportunities created by the Asia Pacific retail revolution LOGISTICS OPPORTUNITIES CREATED BY THE ASIA PACIFIC RETAIL REVOLUTION

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Jul 18, 2019

From click-and-collect to same-day delivery options, Asia Pacific retailers have an evolving set of supply chain, warehousing and delivery needs. Industrial investors see an upside to this omni-channel transformation. Consumers expect fast delivery and convenient collection points, and brands are re...

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Drone Automation For Warehouse DRONE AUTOMATION FOR WAREHOUSE

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Jul 18, 2019

The digital transformation of warehouses driven by safety, cost and revenue benefits is underway across the world. Technologies such as IoT, AI and drones are augmenting the business value created by adoption of RFID, robots and real-time analytics. UAVs have started playing a central role in the in...

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LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES

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Jul 17, 2019

First Party Logistics Model The Logistics Enterprise does not outsource transport and logistics activities to third. The Logistics Enterprise hires a Transporter or o Carrier her transporting the shipment. Third Party Logistios Model The Logistics Enterprise able sub-seets our or ouisources packagin...

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Augmented Intelligence for Logistics Planning AUGMENTED INTELLIGENCE FOR LOGISTICS PLANNING

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Jul 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already a widespread term in logistics, thanks to the implementation of exciting AI technologies like automated warehouses by Amazon, autonomous trucks by Einride, drone deliveries by Zipline, last-mile delivery robots by Starship, and more. These are the types of tec...

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COLD CHAIN SHIPPING COLD CHAIN SHIPPING

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Jul 17, 2019

There are many things to consider when shipping temperaturesensitive products, including regulatory standards, labeling requirements, and even selecting the right mode of transportation. Successful cold chain management requires an understanding of the many different interconnected systems and decis...

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How Digital Is Changing Supply Chains HOW DIGITAL IS CHANGING SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 17, 2019

Digital is disrupting traditional models and reshaping entire industries. The seven trends transforming supply chains. Localization Companies source and produce products in specific geographies to meet local demands. Sustainability Companies consider the environmental impact of manufacturing and sup...

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Get Lean and Stop Wasting Your Transportation and Supply Chain Dollars GET LEAN AND STOP WASTING YOUR TRANSPORTATION AND SUPPLY CHAIN DOLLARS

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Jul 17, 2019

Through one of the president organizations I belong to, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at “Lean” and learning from great groups like the Lean Enterprise Institute. If you know anything about Lean operating principles, then you know the value and benefits your company experiences ...

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How digital should be your supply chain skills? HOW DIGITAL SHOULD BE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN SKILLS?

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Jul 17, 2019

The previous blogpost discussed the appropriate opportunity to invest in ‘new’ technologies for supply chains. But what skills are needed to buy, implement and use the technologies? A recent paper titled 21st Century Procurement Skills strongly emphases digital skills, but is this the co...

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3 Principles Motivating Supply Chain Innovation 3 PRINCIPLES MOTIVATING SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION

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Jul 17, 2019

Supply chain transformation is having more than just a moment. An acceleration in new technologies, strategic choices, and even basic ways of thinking about the movement of goods from source to user is creating a completely new environment for shippers to navigate. While the list of new innovations ...

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How Is Direct-to-Consumer Shipping Changing? HOW IS DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER SHIPPING CHANGING?

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Jul 17, 2019

Technology has changed the business world as we know it in many ways. One noticeable transformation is the way consumers shop, not just in terms of buying goods but also the research process, order fulfillment and continued support and that’s changing direct-to-consumer shipping. Most purchase...

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Supply Chain Briefing: Seven Ways Machine Learning Improves Efficiency SUPPLY CHAIN BRIEFING: SEVEN WAYS MACHINE LEARNING IMPROVES EFFICIENCY

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Jul 17, 2019

In our weekly Supply Chain Briefing series, we discuss how technology is transforming the various stages of the retail supply chain, including product design, demand forecasting, manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, last-mile delivery and sales. This report discusses machine learning, a branch of ...

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Six Ways the Supply Chain Benefits From the IoT SIX WAYS THE SUPPLY CHAIN BENEFITS FROM THE IOT

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Jul 17, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we look at everything from cooking and storing food in the home to tracking products as they move from the factory to store shelves. The logistics industry is just the latest in a long line of sectors adopting this new connected technology. How is the...

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CUT TRANSPORTATION COSTS CUT TRANSPORTATION COSTS

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Jul 17, 2019

The supply chain is a complex and costly industry, making it difficult but important to focus on the areas within the supply chain where improvements can be made, and costs can be cut. With careful planning and strategic thinking, organizations can both elevate their supply chain performance and str...

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Supply Chain In The 21st Century: How To Adapt When Technology Is Always Changing SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE 21ST CENTURY: HOW TO ADAPT WHEN TECHNOLOGY IS ALWAYS CHANGING

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Jul 17, 2019

Consumers have become accustomed to ordering nearly any product or service online, and the growth of e-commerce continues to impact all markets. In 2018, consumers spent $517.36 billion online with US merchants – up 14.2% from 2017. Now more than ever, organizations are focusing on optimizing ...

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What does achieving ISO 14001 mean in the world of logistics? WHAT DOES ACHIEVING ISO 14001 MEAN IN THE WORLD OF LOGISTICS?

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Jul 16, 2019

ISO14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing environmental performance requirements. The words you have just read are an official descriptio...

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How can smart containers help shipping companies? HOW CAN SMART CONTAINERS HELP SHIPPING COMPANIES?

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Jul 16, 2019

According to the above report: Danish shipping major A.P. Moller Maersk has decided to join its counterparts CMA CGM and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) as a key shareholder and customer of Traxens, a provider of container tracking solutions. Here I’m going to share some ideas regardi...

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Oil and Gas Safety: 3 Practices for Safe Transportation OIL AND GAS SAFETY: 3 PRACTICES FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION

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Jul 16, 2019

The oil and gas industry essentially involves exploring, utilizing and transporting hazardous materials. Therefore, oil and gas safety compliance and risk management are crucial in such a complex sector. Unfortunately, disruptions and breakdowns in oil and gas supply chain lead to devastating conseq...

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The Digital Supply Chain Twin – An Emerging Trend to Reveal Interconnected Insights THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN TWIN – AN EMERGING TREND TO REVEAL INTERCONNECTED INSIGHTS

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Jul 16, 2019

There is no single formula for supply chain digitization, and you may be like many companies who are either exploring or actively implementing any combination of the trends we outlined in our previous blog. In its recently published report, The 2019 Top Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore, Ga...

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9 Steps to Onboarding a Transportation Management System 9 STEPS TO ONBOARDING A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 16, 2019

Deciding to implement a Transportation Management System (TMS) will significantly augment your team’s ability to respond to changes within the supply chain, secure additional trucking capacity, and overcome everyday challenges. Unfortunately, onboarding a TMS can be among the most significant ...

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Digitising the supply chain DIGITISING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 16, 2019

The automotive industry is being transformed by new vehicle technology, but operational processes are also undergoing profound changes driven by unprecedented levels of data. The automotive industry is undergoing a fundamental change in the way it does business, as global supply chains are tested to...

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CTI Logistics + Linde: Together for the Long Haul CTI LOGISTICS + LINDE: TOGETHER FOR THE LONG HAUL

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Jul 16, 2019

The ongoing shared experience and success of CTI Logistics and Linde Material Handling is a classic example of how reputation backed by performance and innovation builds business relationships. Established in Perth in 1974, CTI Logistics’ continual growth has been turbocharged over the la...

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Prepare Your Supply Chain to Overcome Capacity Challenges PREPARE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN TO OVERCOME CAPACITY CHALLENGES

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Jul 16, 2019

Increased demand and customer expectations continue to put pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without comprising their bottom line. This was especially difficult in 2018 as capacity constraints caused freight rates to skyrocket. While conditions have certainly improved over the last...

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Supply Chain Disruption SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION

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Jul 16, 2019

AXA XL, the P&C and specialty risk division of AXA, is known for solving complex risks. For mid-sized companies, multinationals and even some inspirational individuals we don’t just provide re/insurance, we reinvent it.

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Digital Logistics – Bringing Intelligent Supply to Industry DIGITAL LOGISTICS – BRINGING INTELLIGENT SUPPLY TO INDUSTRY

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Jul 16, 2019

The digital age, changing customer expectations, new manufacturing methods. Challenges in the supply chain. An intelligent solution with predictive intelligence, analytics and real-time visibility. Make better strategic choices that drive competitiveness, growth and efficiencies by turning data into...

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Supply Chain Management in the Cloud SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IN THE CLOUD

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Jul 16, 2019

For as long as organizations have worked together to move products or services from supplier to customer, sensitive business data has flowed up and down the supply chain. Today this information may be transmitted via email, eCommerce platform, application program interfaces or through direct access ...

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Looking for a New Logistics Provider? First Things First LOOKING FOR A NEW LOGISTICS PROVIDER? FIRST THINGS FIRST

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Jul 16, 2019

The competitive e-commerce landscape calls for strategic partnerships between growing businesses and logistics providers that put their customers first. As e-commerce causes structural changes across the shipping and logistics space, it can be challenging for business owners to find a logistics prov...

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Logistics spend management LOGISTICS SPEND MANAGEMENT

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Jul 15, 2019

Because transportation operates in the chaos of the real world, it’s subject to more unpredictability than other business processes. Carriers must operate in the realm of ocean storms, blizzards, and other natural hazards, along with operational errors or mechanical or infrastructure failures....

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Build Intelligent Supply Chain in The New BUILD INTELLIGENT SUPPLY CHAIN IN THE NEW

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Jul 15, 2019

Watch Sameer Amte, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, talk about how Accenture is working with clients to break down supply chain silos and create intelligent supply chains. We have been alerted to the existence of fraudulent messages asking job seekers to set up payment to cover various co...

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WHAT SHIPPING METHOD IS BEST FOR CARGO AND FREIGHT? WHAT SHIPPING METHOD IS BEST FOR CARGO AND FREIGHT?

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Jul 15, 2019

Moving cargo and freight can be accomplished via a number of ways. Before choosing what is best for your freight and cargo shipping, consider several different factors.  Determine your freight dimensions or width and length, in addition to freight weight, storage needs, delivery requirements an...

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5 Transportation Management System Questions to Ask Upon Evaluation 5 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM QUESTIONS TO ASK UPON EVALUATION

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Jul 15, 2019

At present, only 35% of shippers are using transportation management systems, so choosing the right system positions you to be a market leader & gain a competitive advantage. That why today we’ll give you the 5 Transportation Management System Questions to Ask Upon Evaluation.

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10 Steps to Integrate a Transportation Management System to Other Supply Chain Systems 10 STEPS TO INTEGRATE A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO OTHER SUPPLY CHAIN SYSTEMS

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Jul 15, 2019

After selection and reviewing the expectations during integration, the process of actual integration begins. Unfortunately, attempting to integrate a TMS with other supply chain systems may come with significant challenges, and it’s best you take the planning of integration seriously, even if ...

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We Need Technology to Combat Labor Abuses in Supply Chains WE NEED TECHNOLOGY TO COMBAT LABOR ABUSES IN SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 15, 2019

Factory audits alone are not sufficient to prevent labor abuses in global supply chains. Technology must also be applied to the problem. That’s the conclusion of a recent report by Deloitte LLP’s Monitor Institute, a consulting team that works with private companies and other organizatio...

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management Course at NADIA Training Institute LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT COURSE AT NADIA TRAINING INSTITUTE

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Jul 15, 2019

At NADIA Training Institute we love getting feedback from our students!  It makes us feel great knowing we are making such an amazing impact on our student's lives. Here's one of our student who was able to decide his career path from the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Course at ...

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Does blockchain hold the key to a new age of supply chain transparency and trust? DOES BLOCKCHAIN HOLD THE KEY TO A NEW AGE OF SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY AND TRUST?

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Jul 15, 2019

Saving costs, improving traceability and transparency are key drivers of blockchain investments. Most blockchain deployments are still in the experimentation stage. Consumer Products tops the list of the industries with one-sixth moving beyond Proofs Of Concept. Blockchain in supply chain: where sho...

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Supply Chain Whitepaper SUPPLY CHAIN WHITEPAPER

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Jul 15, 2019

Safe, quality products earn the trust of the consumer. This trust is easily lost in the event of product recall due to contamination. Many issues contributing to food recalls are a result of supply chain controls that have failed, with effective supply chain management being a common issue in the in...

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7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019: What’s changed? 7 CHALLENGES FACING SUPPLY CHAIN LEADERS IN 2019: WHAT’S CHANGED?

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Jul 15, 2019

At the beginning of the year, we asked several of our top leaders to identify and discuss the biggest challenges facing supply chain leaders in 2019. Since we’ve made it halfway through the year, we decided to revisit these issues to see what, if anything, has changed and what you should do ab...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete spend-to-revenue analysis to justify their investmen...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Anaplan Navigator - Supply Chain Fundamentals ANAPLAN NAVIGATOR - SUPPLY CHAIN FUNDAMENTALS

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Jul 12, 2019

Anaplan’s supply chain fundamentals eliminate uncertainty by providing all inputs to the supply demand, and S&OP process. It combines the efforts of marketing, sales, and new product introduction to drive collaboration across the enterprise and with customers to arrive at a proactively des...

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Optimizing Warehouse Operations Ahead of Peak Season OPTIMIZING WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS AHEAD OF PEAK SEASON

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Jul 12, 2019

Summer is officially here, and for many people, that means planning trips to the beach or backyard cookouts. For those running an e-commerce business, however, it means preparing for the next peak season, whether it’s Back-to-School, Halloween or the holiday shopping season. Warehouses and ful...

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State of Logistics in 2019: What’s next? STATE OF LOGISTICS IN 2019: WHAT’S NEXT?

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Jul 12, 2019

Experiencing the most challenging year in over a generation, shippers managed to adapt to a quickly changing transportation landscape through innovation, increased technology adoption and improved partnerships in a year of rapidly rising rates and constricted capacity. Riding a booming economy, U.S....

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How can truckload and LTL carriers maximize ‘good freight’ with a simple costing solution? HOW CAN TRUCKLOAD AND LTL CARRIERS MAXIMIZE ‘GOOD FREIGHT’ WITH A SIMPLE COSTING SOLUTION?

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Jul 11, 2019

Truckload and LTL carriers throughout the supply chain know that every load and shipment is unique. SMC³, the leading provider of data, technology and education as an integrated solution to the freight transportation community, took its cue from these carriers when creating the Cost Intelligenc...

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Tariff Volatility Requires Action TARIFF VOLATILITY REQUIRES ACTION

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Jul 11, 2019

Volatility is deeply disliked by business leaders. Many manufacturers and distributors face the volatility caused by unpredictable tariffs on Chinese imports and warn of a potential calamity should the Administration’s trade war be expanded.

The uncertainty and exploding costs b...

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AI, Advanced Analytics and Digital Twin Among Leading Supply Chain Tech Trends AI, ADVANCED ANALYTICS AND DIGITAL TWIN AMONG LEADING SUPPLY CHAIN TECH TRENDS

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Jul 10, 2019

A sea of innovative technology has surfaced over the last few years, bringing the potential to make a strategic impact on supply chains and operations. Separating the signal from the noise is no small task and many of these new technologies require a hefty investment of time, money and resources. De...

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SF Techlogis App B2B Online Logistic Platform SF TECHLOGIS APP B2B ONLINE LOGISTIC PLATFORM

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Jul 10, 2019

SF Techlogis is a technology-driven company focusing on next-generation services and new delivery concept. We are building the first ever logistic gateway for business in Malaysia with the aim of connecting customers and carriers by using one unified platform to bridge the information gap, improve e...

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Unleash the power of connected logistics UNLEASH THE POWER OF CONNECTED LOGISTICS

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Jul 10, 2019

5G and IoT in logistics are bringing end-to-end, uninterrupted visibility of goods optimizing the supply chain in ways you’d have never thought possible. We make it easy with our advanced technologies and global partnership ecosystem.

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Investment in new technologies for your Supply Chains INVESTMENT IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 10, 2019

Articles, conferences, workshops and subjects in degree programmes continue to promote investment in technologies that are considered ‘new’. But when are these technologies right for your organisation to implement? Overall control is provided through a Supervisory Control and Data Acquis...

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The E-commerce Effect: The Modern Supply Chain Disruptor THE E-COMMERCE EFFECT: THE MODERN SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTOR

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Jul 10, 2019

E-commerce has become the biggest supply chain disruptor in the 21st century. Whether your organization sells, buys, manufactures or delivers physical products, e-commerce has dramatically changed the way you do business in the past 25 years. And now, as we reach what looks like peak e-commerce, the...

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Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics INTERESTING FACTS & FINANCIAL BREAKDOWN OF THE GLOBAL LOGISTICS

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Jul 10, 2019

Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. Today, we bring you y...

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Specialization is Supply Chain’s Best Friend SPECIALIZATION IS SUPPLY CHAIN’S BEST FRIEND

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Jul 10, 2019

Trade between nations is front-and-center in today’s political, economic, and business media outlets. Reports and debates continue to examine the impact of free trade agreements and the imposition of tariffs. But sometimes I get tired of the headlines, and I want to obtain a greater depth of u...

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5 Effective Ways to Handle the Complexity of a Supply Chain 5 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HANDLE THE COMPLEXITY OF A SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 09, 2019

How Wellbeing Impacts Workforce Productivity As the global consumer market expands and the needs of modern customers and vendors evolve, supply chain management will inevitably rise in complexity. In fact, this is happening right now, and suppliers are struggling to keep up with the ever-changing in...

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Lead Logistics Provider Capabilities Will Require Customized Innovation LEAD LOGISTICS PROVIDER CAPABILITIES WILL REQUIRE CUSTOMIZED INNOVATION

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Jul 09, 2019

With the onset of cloud computing, automation, and machine learning, organizations are integrating their global supply chains, they are finding themselves with more transactional data than they could have ever imagined. The question of how to convert this data to strategic advantage is one that cons...

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Logistics of the Future: Best Supply Chain Visibility Startups LOGISTICS OF THE FUTURE: BEST SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY STARTUPS

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Jul 08, 2019

The logistics world of today is multi-tiered, multi-faceted, multi-supplier and collaborative. Components, parts, and elements can be spread over many thousands of kilometers, and at times it can be difficult to simply track where everything is. More than frustrating, this fragmentation leads to maj...

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6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond 6 LOGISTICS INDUSTRY TRENDS SET TO TRANSFORM 2016 & BEYOND

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Jul 08, 2019

We have discussed how manufacturers are changing the landscape through surprising, innovative trends.  Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result–the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers (3PLs), logistics ...

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Digitalise your logistics operations with micro apps DIGITALISE YOUR LOGISTICS OPERATIONS WITH MICRO APPS

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Jul 08, 2019

Logistics service providers (LSPs) can transform their business operations down to the last man by investing in digital technologies with micro apps, says Jinen Dedhia, co-founder and managing director of DronaHQ, a Digital Enablement Platform. India's logistics industry is expected to reach $21...

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Supply Chain Resource Cooperative: Celebrating 20 Years of Impact and Innovation SUPPLY CHAIN RESOURCE COOPERATIVE: CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF IMPACT AND INNOVATION

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Jul 08, 2019

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) at NC State is celebrating 20 years of impact and innovation in the field of supply chain management. For the last two decades, nearly 3,000 students and over 280 corporate partners have joined forces through the SCRC to find solutions to more than 7...

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The State of Supply Chain’s Role and Responsibilities THE STATE OF SUPPLY CHAIN’S ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Jul 08, 2019

As global supply chains become more extended and interconnected, the need for effective vendor risk management is growing exponentially. While a high percentage of supply chain leaders rank safety compliance as a top priority within their own organizations, a smaller number of companies are paying a...

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A decade in logistics: before and after A DECADE IN LOGISTICS: BEFORE AND AFTER

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Jul 08, 2019

As technology begins to take centerstage in global logistics, Nishith Rastogi, chief executive officer and founder of Locus.sh, reflects on the fascinating trends that will define logistics as much more than a support function. In earlier days, logistics was only thought of as a function restricted ...

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Logistics future powered by technology LOGISTICS FUTURE POWERED BY TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 08, 2019

Overall, the advent of technology forces is leading to a culture of decision making based on data and not gut-feel. The gains in both quality and performance as delivered in a technology-powered logistics value chain is realised by both buyers and providers, writes Ruchi Dogra. Today, it is not one ...

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New technologies for warehouse logistics @Hypermotion NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR WAREHOUSE LOGISTICS @HYPERMOTION

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Jul 08, 2019

New technologies for storage and warehouse logistics.

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5 LTL Carrier Scorecard Metrics Shippers Should Track 5 LTL CARRIER SCORECARD METRICS SHIPPERS SHOULD TRACK

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Jul 08, 2019

Maintaining the best possible LTL carrier roster for your shipping needs requires vigilance and the tracking of specific measures across their performance. If you do not know how well your carrier performs you cannot determine if you are actually seeing a positive return on investment. That why toda...

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Unmanned Package Delivery Market: The Future of Transportation & Logistics UNMANNED PACKAGE DELIVERY MARKET: THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

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Jul 08, 2019

Of late, the global market for unmanned package delivery has been registering a significant upsurge in its valuation and size. The increasing trend of automation has been the key factor behind the growth of this market. With the advancements in technology and rising uptake of drones, this market is ...

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Artficial Intelligence in Logistics: Global Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts up to 2023 ARTFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LOGISTICS: GLOBAL DRIVERS, RESTRAINTS, OPPORTUNITIES, TRENDS, AND FORECASTS UP TO 2023

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Jul 08, 2019

The logistics vertical is undergoing a fundamental transformation with the increase in the amount of data and the number of devices utilized,  reduction in costs to maintain the competitiveness, and urge to maintain the required stock levels, (staged and in-transit) to ensure on time delivery a...

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THE RISE OF DIGITAL TWINS IN LOGISTICS THE RISE OF DIGITAL TWINS IN LOGISTICS

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Jul 08, 2019

A digital twin is a unique, virtual representation of a physical thing that monitors and simulates both the physical state and behaviour of the thing. The digital copy is continually connected to the physical object(s) and updates itself to reflect real-world changes. Applied to products, machines a...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre-qualified, early-stage opportunities? How can sal...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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Transforming Logistics Together TRANSFORMING LOGISTICS TOGETHER

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Jul 05, 2019

Van den Bosch belongs to the top 10 of European bulk transport companies. As a specialist in intermodal transport, Van den Bosch takes care of the worldwide supply chain activities for customers in the food and chemical industries.

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FEATURES TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A TRANSPORTATION EXECUTION SOLUTION FEATURES TO LOOK FOR WHEN CHOOSING A TRANSPORTATION EXECUTION SOLUTION

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Jul 05, 2019

Global shipment visibility: Track any shipment, anywhere. Post-dock visibility from carrier pick up to final delivery. Proactive exception alerts. Chain of custody controls. Proof-of-delivery capture. Supports domestic and international shipping. Multilingual, multi-currency and multi-date capabilit...

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Top 10 Imports For Indonesia to U.S. Shipping TOP 10 IMPORTS FOR INDONESIA TO U.S. SHIPPING

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Jul 05, 2019

Indonesia has the fourth-largest labor force in the world, allowing the country to manufacture a wide variety of goods and products for distribution globally. Top exports of Indonesia range from clothing and furniture to mineral fuels and rubber. Indonesia has a thriving agricultural industry that e...

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FEASIBILITY STUDY AT PORT OF HOUSTON FEASIBILITY STUDY AT PORT OF HOUSTON

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Jul 05, 2019

The Houston Shipping Channel forms a part of the Port of Houston and is one of the busiest shipping channels in the world. The channel was made by dredging the Buffalo Bayou and Galveston Bay to deepen the naturally occurring waterway. The 25-mile long port serves the area of Houston, Texas and the ...

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Logistics is Amazon’s New Business? LOGISTICS IS AMAZON’S NEW BUSINESS?

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Jul 05, 2019

Amazon, the E-commerce giant, has been working diligently on vertical integration. That the company wants to become its own logistic firm, is no longer a hidden fact anymore. In the U.S., it is already sending nearly half of its shipments — 47.6% itself.  On the other hand, USPS, UPS, and...

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Expertise in Solar Logistics EXPERTISE IN SOLAR LOGISTICS

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Jul 04, 2019

A pioneering logistics partner for the solar companies, Allcargo Logistics’ expertise and experience has helped to scale the volumes of solar cargo imported and moved across the country, emerging as the preferred partner for the leading solar companies.

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Blockchain: Potential unlocked? BLOCKCHAIN: POTENTIAL UNLOCKED?

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Jul 04, 2019

Vehicle-makers, tier supplies and logistics providers are progressing with digital ledger technology that provides greater visibility and control over complex supply chains. If 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami taught vehicle-makers anything, it was that they had far too little visibility in thei...

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Logistics 4.0: How smart technologies are lifting logistics to another level LOGISTICS 4.0: HOW SMART TECHNOLOGIES ARE LIFTING LOGISTICS TO ANOTHER LEVEL

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Jul 04, 2019

In recent years, Logistics 4.0 technologies have emerged as increasingly important tools in the automotive logistics sector, with a growing number of OEMs, tier suppliers and logistics providers exploring the potential benefits of their deployment: improved operational efficiency, accuracy and visib...

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Fourth of July and the Supply Chain 2019 FOURTH OF JULY AND THE SUPPLY CHAIN 2019

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Jul 03, 2019

As Americans get ready to celebrate the nation’s 243rd Independence Day, the National Retail Federation is making its annual list of projections for spending. Holidays have a big impact on the supply chain, and the Fourth of July is no exception.

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Bolloré Logistics BOLLORÉ LOGISTICS' HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERTISE BY DAN CARTER

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Jul 03, 2019

Dan is visiting our control tower in India to learn more about the challenges of delivering Pharmaceutical goods on time, safely. Reach all your healthcare suppliers and customers through a single connection. Ensure patient safety and reduce costs with Pagero Health Solutions. Contact us! Free ...

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Supply chain professionals view changing supply chains SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS VIEW CHANGING SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 03, 2019

The nature of international trade is that we often do not know where components of an item are made. It can mean that the most recent invoice containing increased prices, sent from a US based supplier to a US based customer, is the first signal that components in the purchased item are made in China...

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Transforming Supply Chain Through Digital Network Platforms TRANSFORMING SUPPLY CHAIN THROUGH DIGITAL NETWORK PLATFORMS

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Jul 03, 2019

For all stakeholders in traditional supply-chain ecosystems, and specifically in life-science supply chains, enormous digitally enabled breakthrough opportunities lie ahead. All companies today are looking to transform the capabilities of their supply chains to holistically improve business performa...

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How Predictive Analytics is Transforming Logistics and Supply Chain HOW PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IS TRANSFORMING LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jul 03, 2019

In an industry where time and resources can make or break a company’s bottom line, predictive analytics is no longer just a helpful bonus feature to have in logistics; it’s a necessity. The modern logistics market is more demanding than ever before: businesses across the supply chain are...

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Financial Implications to Consider When Importing Goods FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN IMPORTING GOODS

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Jul 03, 2019

The United States imported over $3 trillion worth of goods in 2018 alone. Hundreds of thousands of businesses depend on foreign suppliers and producers because imports are often cheaper and domestic alternatives may not be available. If your business is planning to start importing soon, you’re...

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Taking Charge of Your Freight Fate TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR FREIGHT FATE

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Jul 03, 2019

Changes in the way carriers determine freight costs are directly related to the need to get as many packages as possible on each truck. That’s why shippers should focus on right-sizing packaging instead of haggling with carriers for lower fees.

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Making Space for Intermodal MAKING SPACE FOR INTERMODAL

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Jul 03, 2019

Intermodal volumes grew by 5.6% in the United States in 2018, the most robust increase in the field in the past five years, according to the Intermodal Association of North America. In the face of tight truck capacity, the appeal of intermodal continues to grow for many shippers.

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BY 2024, ASIA PACIFIC BARGE TRANSPORTATION MARKET SHIPMENTS WILL BE 5.5 BILLION TONS BY 2024, ASIA PACIFIC BARGE TRANSPORTATION MARKET SHIPMENTS WILL BE 5.5 BILLION TONS

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Jul 03, 2019

Asia Pacific barge transportation market shipments will be 5.5 billion tons by 2024. Another factor that will add to the growth of the APAC barge transportation industry is the availability of huge waterways in addition to the escalating vessel freight traffic, especially alongside the coastal areas...

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Transforming Your Supply Chain Through Digital Network Platforms TRANSFORMING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN THROUGH DIGITAL NETWORK PLATFORMS

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Jul 03, 2019

For all stakeholders in traditional supply-chain ecosystems, and specifically in life-science supply chains, enormous digitally enabled breakthrough opportunities lie ahead. All companies today are looking to transform the capabilities of their supply chains to holistically improve business performa...

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Magnify Business Outcome: Building a Big Data Analytics Warehouse MAGNIFY BUSINESS OUTCOME: BUILDING A BIG DATA ANALYTICS WAREHOUSE

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Jul 02, 2019

According to a Gartner survey, only 15 percent of enterprises have matured their big data projects from proof of concept to production. Enterprises struggle to realize the business value from big data analytics warehouse solutions because they lack the skills to effectively use the open source ecosy...

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8 innovations that are transforming supply chains 8 INNOVATIONS THAT ARE TRANSFORMING SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jul 02, 2019

The supply chain is a complex, multi-faceted process encompassing everything from warehouse fulfillment to logistics. With many companies continuing to work towards supply chain optimization, the industry is ripe for innovation. As new technologies emerge that hold promise for streamlining fulfillme...

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THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS TAKES FLIGHT THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS TAKES FLIGHT

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Jul 02, 2019

Small, nimble and autonomous, a different kind of aircraft has taken to the skies in greater numbers over the last few years: drones.More groups, businesses and industries are learning to harness this technology’s ever-growing potential as it becomes more accessible, with logistics companies s...

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Tips to Find The Right Trucking Company for YOU TIPS TO FIND THE RIGHT TRUCKING COMPANY FOR YOU

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Jul 02, 2019

Finding the right trucking company for YOU is not always easy. Every company has their own pros and cons, you just have to find the right mix that fits you. Professional Driver, Charles Rogers, gives his own tips on finding the right company!

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Haulage Companies And Courier Companies – What’s The Difference? HAULAGE COMPANIES AND COURIER COMPANIES – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Jul 02, 2019

In an age of speed, efficient transportation of goods and services over short and long distances cannot be overemphasised. It is important to realise, however, that different products have specific transportation media that are best for them. While this is somewhat no news, there is much confusion a...

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Achieving Transportation and Logistics Success in the On-demand Age ACHIEVING TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS SUCCESS IN THE ON-DEMAND AGE

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Jul 02, 2019

With heightened consumer demand for rapid delivery of items such as clothing, technology and even food products showing no sign of slowing, companies and their transportation partners are under immense pressure to produce, manage, fulfill and distribute an unprecedented amount of consumer goods, whi...

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Robo-Taxi – The Future of Transportation ROBO-TAXI – THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION

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Jul 02, 2019

A minimum human intervention or complete self-driving taxi is termed as a robo-taxi. Inclination toward autonomous vehicles is a major factor fueling the development of robo-taxi. Change in auto industry trends, such as autonomous driving, vehicle connectivity, powertrain electrification, and shared...

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Four Steps to Tackle Supply Chain Sustainability FOUR STEPS TO TACKLE SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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Jul 02, 2019

Ten years ago, the word sustainability was a whisper when it came to business practices. Now, no matter what industry you are in, sustainability is a focus, not an option.Not only have environmental regulations tightened up, consumers expect sustainable practices from the businesses they patronize. ...

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12 CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY STATISTICS THE SUPPLY CHAIN SHOULD SEE 12 CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY STATISTICS THE SUPPLY CHAIN SHOULD SEE

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Jul 01, 2019

Your customers use vendor content in their purchasing decisions, and you need a strategy to reach them or your competitors will. 96% of B2B buyers say content that speaks directly to their company is the single-most influential aspect of a vendor’s website.

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The 5 R THE 5 R'S OF REVERSE LOGISTICS

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Jul 01, 2019

When it comes to maintaining loyalty helping customers ship products back to you can matter as much as getting the products to them in the first place. It's a growing component of the high tech market, and customers want it to be easy. Making returns hassle-free can boost customer loyalty and ma...

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Are drones really the future of delivery? ARE DRONES REALLY THE FUTURE OF DELIVERY?

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Jul 01, 2019

In today’s on-demand economy, consumers have come to expect rapid delivery times. Drone technology represents one way e-commerce businesses can accelerate delivery times. Unlike delivery trucks, drones can travel “as the crow flies” – skipping over traffic congestion and comp...

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Logistics Experimenting with Electrification and Autonomy LOGISTICS EXPERIMENTING WITH ELECTRIFICATION AND AUTONOMY

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Jul 01, 2019

Logistics companies in Europe are doing some interesting, innovative pilot tests involving electrification and autonomy.

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SCM Technology and Systems - Quiet Logistics Virtual Field Trip SCM TECHNOLOGY AND SYSTEMS - QUIET LOGISTICS VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP

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Jul 01, 2019

MITx MicroMasters course lead David Correll and director Eva Ponce visited with CEO of Quiet, Bruce Welty. The full field trip is available in Supply Chain Technology and Systems

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A Next Generation Tool That Transforms Supply Chain Decision Making A NEXT GENERATION TOOL THAT TRANSFORMS SUPPLY CHAIN DECISION MAKING

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Jul 01, 2019

Overall supply chain and logistics tech spending will rise to $87.8 billion over the next three years. Thats according to new research from Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC and American Global Logistics (AGL). The study shows that U.S. companies will spend more than $2.5 billion in disruptive lo...

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TRANSPORT LOGISTICS TRANSPORT LOGISTICS

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Jun 30, 2019

The petroleum industry is separated into three major operations: upstream, midstream and downstream activities. The upstream operation, also known as the exploration and production (E&P) sector, covers the exploration, production and transportation of gas and crude oil from the oil fields to pro...

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Disruptive Technology Supply Chain DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jun 30, 2019

Fully Integrated Digital Supply Chain End to End Transparent, Strategic End to End Planning Big SCM Thinking Expertise Technological Change Expertise Leadership Holistic Global Leadership Business proses, best Practices Transformation.

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Priorities for Supply Chain Management PRIORITIES FOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Jun 30, 2019

In early 2015, APQC fielded a survey focused on determining current supply chain management priorities and trends. What percentage of organizations have placed each of the following as a priority for their organizations in the next 3 years? 52% 50% capture supply chain performance through bench...

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The Logistics of Bulk Chemical Transportation THE LOGISTICS OF BULK CHEMICAL TRANSPORTATION

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Jun 30, 2019

The supplier determines how much and what type of chemical should be trasnsported to the buyer. The chemicals are then pumped into the truck’s tanks, where they are tracked to make sure they are delivered on time. The tanks must be cleaned to prepare for each delivery.

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Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain Management EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Jun 30, 2019

Bringing technology into supply chain management has ensured some important advantages including reduced operational cost and errors, improved efficiency, and increased customer satisfaction due to these changes. Computerized supply chain management has allowed for improved visibility and tracking, ...

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Finite State Supply Chain Assessment FINITE STATE SUPPLY CHAIN ASSESSMENT

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Jun 30, 2019

5G promises to usher in the next generation of consumer, enterprise, and industrial technology. Among the other profound benefits it offers the global economy, 5G will realize the vision and potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). Advancements in 5G technology are expected to enable exponential g...

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Project freight: Managing a multitude of shipments PROJECT FREIGHT: MANAGING A MULTITUDE OF SHIPMENTS

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Jun 30, 2019

Sorting out the logistics of just a single shipment can be a serious challenge. When you have multiple shipments to arrange all at once, it may be time to call in a full team of experts. Project freight services from a reliable freight service provider can take the stress out of managing product rol...

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How to go big in logistics sector HOW TO GO BIG IN LOGISTICS SECTOR

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Jun 29, 2019

What does it take to be a successful venture in road logistics while also being relevant to the consumers? In this episode of IndianOil Award for Excellence in Road Logistics, watch the leaders of Exim Logistics and Mahindra and Mahindra Financial services give a glimpse of the strategic and smart c...

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Outsourcing Logistics and Supply Chain Can Help Boost Profits For Start-up and SMEs OUTSOURCING LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN CAN HELP BOOST PROFITS FOR START-UP AND SMES

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Jun 29, 2019

While the significance of logistics in the success of a business cannot be undermined, for most SMEs and bootstrap start-ups, logistics demands a heavy investment of monetary and human resources. On the other hand, a competitive marketplace driven by innovation and customer centricity, demands that ...

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How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon HOW TO DEVELOP A SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY LIKE AMAZON

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Jun 28, 2019

Amazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world. And whats not to love? From fast, affordable shipping to great customer service, consumers can find pretty much anything they need on Amazon.The company has become one of the fastest growing in hi...

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The 5 Tenets of Fleet Wellness THE 5 TENETS OF FLEET WELLNESS

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Jun 28, 2019

Fleet wellness measures performance against benchmarks and industry best practices including cost savings, cash flow, tax, operational efficiencies, administration, driver safety, and reliability. Use this infographic to discover the 5 tenets of fleet wellness.

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5 Areas of Focus in a Long Term Logistics Strategy that a TMS Can Solve 5 AREAS OF FOCUS IN A LONG TERM LOGISTICS STRATEGY THAT A TMS CAN SOLVE

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Jun 28, 2019

Logistics and transportation managers are tasked with making the movement of freight between trade partners easier, cheaper, and more efficient. Often these managers turn to Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the smooth and efficient operations of their supply chains for decades. Having evol...

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Three Advancements in Smart Logistics Worth Watching THREE ADVANCEMENTS IN SMART LOGISTICS WORTH WATCHING

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Jun 28, 2019

Since the early 2000s, logistics, freight and delivery companies have been outfitting their fleets with GPS systems to monitor the location, movement and status of their vehicles. But for many companies, GPS tracking is where the technological aspect of logistics begins and ends. They are investing ...

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The Need For Travel Medical Insurance THE NEED FOR TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE

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Jun 28, 2019

While traveling in a foreign land, you may encounter a sudden sickness or accident generating huge amounts of medical expenses. Travel medical insurance provides you protection against any such contingency and ensures that your trip is safe. However, travel medical insurance differs from standard tr...

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Improving Your Manufacturing Operations Using Warehouse Automation IMPROVING YOUR MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS USING WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION

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Jun 27, 2019

Today’s guest blog is written by Ian Todd, Director of Automated Parking Systems for Westfalia Technologies, Inc. Ian is an expert on warehouse automation, and shares his insights on how you need to get started in thinking about technology and robotics in your warehouse or manufacturing operat...

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Why you need Freight Insurance WHY YOU NEED FREIGHT INSURANCE

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Jun 27, 2019

If you think you’re fully covered for freight loss or damage under carrier limits of liability, think again. View this infographic to learn why Unishippers recommends insurance from UPS Capital to protect your important shipments.

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5 Freezones in the UAE for Trading, Logistics, Shipping, and Warehousing Business 5 FREEZONES IN THE UAE FOR TRADING, LOGISTICS, SHIPPING, AND WAREHOUSING BUSINESS

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Jun 27, 2019

5 Freezones in the UAE for Trading, Logistics, Shipping, and Warehousing Business

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To Cope With High Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Importers Need to Act Now TO COPE WITH HIGH TARIFFS ON CHINESE GOODS, IMPORTERS NEED TO ACT NOW

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Jun 27, 2019

As the trade war between the U.S. and China heats up, its becoming clear that the dispute wont end in a quick resolution. Nevertheless, importers must take action now, to protect themselves from the disruption thats sure to result.In the immediate future, importers are facing tariffs on goods from C...

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Challenges when buying and selling Logistics Services CHALLENGES WHEN BUYING AND SELLING LOGISTICS SERVICES

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Jun 26, 2019

Logistics Services occur through interactions between a buying organisation and the contracted Logistics Services Provider. But, how will the parties work together in delivering an outsourced service for the client’s customers. The previous post discussed steps that a shipper should complete b...

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Impact Of Emerging Technologies On Logistics Software Solutions IMPACT OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ON LOGISTICS SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

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Jun 26, 2019

Logistics companies are going through unprecedented change as digital transformation grows at a phenomenal pace and customer expectations continue to evolve. Emerging technologies and solutions are taking logistics software solutions to greater level and redefining the industry in unimaginable ways....

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Gaining Shipper of Choice Using a Transportation Management System GAINING SHIPPER OF CHOICE USING A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jun 26, 2019

The age of technology advances more daily, and everyone is looking for the most prominent and best way to control costs and offer better customer service. For shippers, process improvement to reduce delays is the key. Reducing delays also provides other advantages, including increased eligibility to...

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Supply Management vs. Supply Chain Management SUPPLY MANAGEMENT VS. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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Jun 26, 2019

In their efforts to stay current on the latest information, industrial professionals can sometimes find the frequently used terminology confusing, especially because many related phrases within the industrial vocabulary are often used interchangeably. In many cases, the correct message is lost in tr...

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Improving Supply Chain Safety IMPROVING SUPPLY CHAIN SAFETY

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Jun 26, 2019

Safety has always been a top priority for distribution and manufacturing companies, but improvements can always be implemented. As June is National Safety Orbis offers some times on how to evaluate the safety of supply chains.

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The Future of the Digital Supply Chain: IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Predictive Analytics, and More THE FUTURE OF THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN: IOT, BIG DATA, BLOCKCHAIN, PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS, AND MORE

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Jun 25, 2019

Understanding the future of the digital supply chain is essential to success. We must embrace the possibilities of Big Data, the Internet of things, blockchain technology, predictive analytics, and the growing unrest that these things bring to the industry. Let’s take a closer look at how thes...

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Logistics Challenges Facing E-Commerce in Africa LOGISTICS CHALLENGES FACING E-COMMERCE IN AFRICA

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Jun 25, 2019

According to Euromonitor, the worlds fastest-growing economies by 2030 will be in Africa. This consequently makes the continent the next big e-commerce market.And as this positive narrative continues to place Africa as a top investment destination, the need for advanced logistics systems has become ...

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TRADE WARS AND TARIFFS SHOW THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A DIVERSIFIED SUPPLY CHAIN IN LOGISTICS TRADE WARS AND TARIFFS SHOW THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A DIVERSIFIED SUPPLY CHAIN IN LOGISTICS

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Jun 24, 2019

Tariffs are a big wake up call for many, but especially for importers that have no other supplier choice than China. Some importers are at a point where they are suspending their imports until the U.S.-China trade war comes to a long-term resolution. In addition to tariffs, anti-dumping policies for...

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5 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Your Supply Chain Data 5 TIPS FOR ACHIEVING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN DATA

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Jun 24, 2019

In a recent study, MIT found that companies that focus on these 5 key initiatives to improve their supply chain data can have a big impact on their bottom line.Learn the 5 tips for achieving the most out of your supply chain data in today's "Fast Freight Five."

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Understanding the Impact of Tariffs: ‘Ifs’ and ‘Hows’ UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF TARIFFS: ‘IFS’ AND ‘HOWS’

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Jun 24, 2019

Tariffs are taxes levied by one country or trading bloc (such as the European Union) on specific categories of goods from another country or trading bloc. From a cost management perspective, they effectively make it more expensive to buy certain goods from specific countries. Tariffs are typically u...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show: “Here’s exactly why you need to choo...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see every day as an agency.

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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What You Should Expect From Your Freight Agent Program WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT FROM YOUR FREIGHT AGENT PROGRAM

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Jun 23, 2019

We suspect you’re looking to accomplish a few things by joining a 3PL’s Freight Agent Program. It could be you need mentorship to grow your business to the next step. Maybe you need software that simplifies your daily tasks or cost savings on load boards, insurance, and GPS tracking feat...

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How mobility solutions are changing the dynamics of logistic & supply chain industry HOW MOBILITY SOLUTIONS ARE CHANGING THE DYNAMICS OF LOGISTIC & SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY

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Jun 23, 2019

The survival of the logistics industry over the past few years is all thanks to the technology that it leverages and thereby evolving with time. Timely investments in technology and putting it to best use through supply chain management are strategically imperative to growth.The growing complexities...

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AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF A FIRST-TIME TMS BUYER AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF A FIRST-TIME TMS BUYER

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Jun 22, 2019

Transportation management system (TMS) boasts one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain management software: an average of about 7.5 percent in freight savings according to recent research by ARC Advisory Group. But a TMS is also notoriously thorny to implement, thanks in large part to the gap t...

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Innovation and Technology in Global Supply Chains INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jun 21, 2019

Please join us on June 21st for a public event on the role of innovation and new technologies in global supply chains. Global supply chains are critical to development. Over the past few years, there have been major changes in how goods are produced and delivered, led by the growing role of technolo...

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DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS FACILITIES DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS FACILITIES

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Jun 21, 2019

The Kentucky industry reports provide a list of facilities (with 10 or more employees) normally associated with Cabinet programs. Most information is taken directly from surveys completed by each facility or from phone or personal contact with the facility. Survey information is collected on an annu...

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TMS Software Study: 1/4 of Shippers Still Using Manual Methods, Want Route Optimization TMS SOFTWARE STUDY: 1/4 OF SHIPPERS STILL USING MANUAL METHODS, WANT ROUTE OPTIMIZATION

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Jun 21, 2019

Every year, Software Advice speaks with thousands of prospective buyers looking for the right transportation management software (TMS software) for their companies. Most are from small businesses (those with annual revenue of $100 million or less), which means these conversations give Software Advic...

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DP World: Controlling fast logistics DP WORLD: CONTROLLING FAST LOGISTICS

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Jun 21, 2019

Automotive has been an important but relatively small part of DP Worlds cargo mix in Europe, including container and multimodal flows through terminals like Southampton in the UK, Le Havre, France and Antwerp, Belgium.However, DP Worlds recent investments have expanded its role and potential in the ...

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Cracking the CRACKING THE 'LAST MILE' SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGE

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Jun 21, 2019

As Amazon rewrites the rules of retail, retailers are struggling to adapt and stay relevant. And it’s only getting harder to compete as the online retail giant continues to up the ante  most recently introducing one-day free shipping to Amazon Prime customers. Instead of forging new and u...

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WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION TRENDS WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION TRENDS

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Jun 20, 2019

Digital transformation is changing the face of modern warehousing. Data runs like a river in the digital supply chain, and forward-leaning manufacturers and distributors will have to channel that data to meet rapidly changing buyer expectations.

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Autonomous Drones for Warehouse Management AUTONOMOUS DRONES FOR WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

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Jun 20, 2019

Will Stavanja, Founder, Wilstair, LLC shares insights on drone automation for inventory management in warehouses. FlytBase and Wilstair have partnered to help supply chain & logistics companies deploy autonomous drone fleets across their warehouses. Drones are creating immediate business value f...

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Transforming Trade - Blockchain in the global supply chain TRANSFORMING TRADE - BLOCKCHAIN IN THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jun 20, 2019

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise trade. Today we completed a trade transaction across two independently built blockchain platforms - merging the financial with the physical logistics of trade.

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Daher - Logistics & Services DAHER - LOGISTICS & SERVICES

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Jun 20, 2019

Based on its dual expertise in industry and logistics, Daher optimizes and secures the supply chain for factories and its customers’ large projects.

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4 transformational trucking technology trends 4 TRANSFORMATIONAL TRUCKING TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

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Jun 20, 2019

Fleets need to continue to keep up-to-date on developments in these areas so they will be able to determine when the time is right to embrace new technologies in order to maximize their impact on fleet operations. There is so much going on in the trucking industry from a technology standpoint &mdash...

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Your real requirements when buying Logistics Services YOUR REAL REQUIREMENTS WHEN BUYING LOGISTICS SERVICES

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Jun 19, 2019

Providing Logistics services for shippers is now an established feature of business in many countries. The question to be asked by the Procurement function at a shipper is ‘what outcomes are required from outsourced logistics services?’ The outcomes will differ, depending on the type and...

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How to be a successful freight broker HOW TO BE A SUCCESSFUL FREIGHT BROKER

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Jun 19, 2019

About 70% of all the freight in the U.S. IS transported by trucks, and the trucking industry is expected to grow by about 21% within the next decade. This creates many opportunities for those freight brokers who have the right approach.

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The importance of warehousing to your business THE IMPORTANCE OF WAREHOUSING TO YOUR BUSINESS

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Jun 19, 2019

Warehouse /DC management is essential to any logistics operation. There are warehousing elements that play a substantial role in making sure the entire supply chain functions efficiently.

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DHL Supply Chain Robotic Process Automation RPA DHL SUPPLY CHAIN ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION RPA

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Jun 19, 2019

Robots are being used to automate manual and tedious tasks, freeing employees to provide greater knowledge to the production process.RPA is not just being used in our warehouses, but also for our Transportation Solutions.RPA is being used for processes such as sending transaction-related emails, inv...

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How an ABC Analysis Can Help Your Supply Chain HOW AN ABC ANALYSIS CAN HELP YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jun 19, 2019

If you are in the logistics industry, you're most likely familiar with "just in time" and "just in case" inventory control. But, how do you know which is right for your company? Performing an "ABC Analysis" of your products will help you establish the best solution ...

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Why I.T. Systems Are Key for Global Supply Chain Evolution WHY I.T. SYSTEMS ARE KEY FOR GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN EVOLUTION

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Jun 19, 2019

The source of many issues in supply chain and logistics management often can be traced to underperforming, overburdened information technology systems.In fact, degraded I.T. system performance is just as much of a threat as cyberattacks, trade flow and climate change, which were recently cited by Re...

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Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION: DELIVERING THE GOODS IN A REAL-TIME ECONOMY

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Jun 19, 2019

In 2019 State of Third-Party Logistics Report, 3PL cites five new opportunities for leveraging digital transformation technologies that rapidly are moving the logistics and distribution sector into what is broadly known as Industry 4.0. These include the expansion of warehouses while coping with lab...

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 19, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-operated store network operates and providing goods ar...

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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World PPG ADVANCES SUSTAINABILITY TO PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD

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Jun 19, 2019

PPG embedded additional sustainable practices into its operations, introduced new sustainably advantaged products for customers, achieved a record low in injury cases across the company, advanced its global community engagement initiatives, and further advanced its diversity and inclusion efforts.

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PPG: Industries and Families PPG: INDUSTRIES AND FAMILIES

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Jun 19, 2019

All the ways PPG protects and beautifies the world. PPG is committed to using resources efficiently and driving sustainability throughout its entire value chain to preserve and protect the environment in which the company operates.

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Paintmaker PPG’s Digital Transformation Ripples Around The World PAINTMAKER PPG’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RIPPLES AROUND THE WORLD

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Jun 19, 2019

PPG has seen many changes over its 135-year history. Originally a glass manufacturer, PPG transitioned the core of its business to paints and specialty coatings that are used on everything from driverless cars to the posts on NHL goals. But the latest change may be the most drastic. PPG has undergon...

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How Evolving Consumer Behavior impacts Global Supply Chains HOW EVOLVING CONSUMER BEHAVIOR IMPACTS GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jun 18, 2019

The impact of evolving consumer shopping behaviors on retailers and manufacturers is the focus of a new supply chain study by DiCentral, a B2B integration services provider, along with the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University. The study, Supply Chain Collaboration in Transformative ...

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These Data Mining Techniques Will Make The Most of Data Warehousing THESE DATA MINING TECHNIQUES WILL MAKE THE MOST OF DATA WAREHOUSING

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Jun 18, 2019

Data Warehousing means a warehouse of data where it can be stored for analysis. It includes the process of data collection from various databases to one specific place to acquire efficient access. It involves the process of joining data from different resources and structuring it in such a way that ...

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What is Blockchain? WHAT IS BLOCKCHAIN?

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Jun 18, 2019

After a recent presentation at our Supply Chain Leaders Academy, I thought I'd better ask?What is Blockchain and how can we use it?  Can it Benefit the Supply Chain?

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How The Volatile Trucking Industry Is Impacting Your Supply Chain HOW THE VOLATILE TRUCKING INDUSTRY IS IMPACTING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

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Jun 18, 2019

While these factors disrupted the transportation market that year, and companies of all kinds began outpouring cash just to get their shipments moved, some would argue the tighter capacity and inflated rates that resulted were all business as usual for the trucking industry.

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How Food Producers Are Responding to a Delivery-Oriented World HOW FOOD PRODUCERS ARE RESPONDING TO A DELIVERY-ORIENTED WORLD

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Jun 18, 2019

Consumer demand for ease and efficiency is affecting all types of companies and industries. In the age of Amazon.com and ultra-fast delivery, food is one of the categories that’s most impacted by the trend.While restaurants are struggling to keep up (and make a profit) from third-party deliver...

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Transport Logistic 2019 TRANSPORT LOGISTIC 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

New partners, new features, new experiences - these moments were cargo.one highlights at Transport Logistic | Air Cargo Europe 2019.Thanks to everyone who made this exhibition unique to us.

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INSIGHTS ON AIR FREIGHT AND COST CALCULATIONS IN 2019 INSIGHTS ON AIR FREIGHT AND COST CALCULATIONS IN 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

Everyone knows that air shipments are much more expensive than shipping via sea or truck, but sometimes, urgent cargo requires a shorter transit time, leaving no other alternatives than shipping by air. In those cases, it is useful to know how airlines build their transportation costs, to make an ap...

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Top 5 Surface Transportation Metrics to Know TOP 5 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION METRICS TO KNOW

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Jun 17, 2019

Using the correct set of metrics can lead a shipper to realize if they have the proper balance between service and cost. Using the correct transportation performance metrics will not only let you know your current performance but will also lead you to change processes to become more efficient.Transp...

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Logistics heading to personalisation in digital era LOGISTICS HEADING TO PERSONALISATION IN DIGITAL ERA

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Jun 17, 2019

The biggest trend in logistics right now is arguably not artificial intelligence, blockchain or even visibility, it hyper-personalization – which is ushering in a new era of delivery once only accessible to big global companies and corporates. For Asia legions of entrepreneurs and small busine...

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Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need A Cloud-Based WMS FIVE REASONS WHY 3PL WAREHOUSES NEED A CLOUD-BASED WMS

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Jun 15, 2019

The 3PL warehousing industry is one of the fastest growing and lucrative sectors of the global economy. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the logistics industry is being inundated with a wave of new, relatively untested software products that promote themselves as cheaper alternatives to...

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The Use of AMRs in Warehousing THE USE OF AMRS IN WAREHOUSING

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Jun 15, 2019

As modern warehouses, distribution facilities and E-commerce facilities grow in demand, many industry challenges, both old and new, are becoming more apparent. Labor issues continue to be a growing concern, volume demand is continuing to rise, and consumers are looking for their products sooner rath...

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The Essence of Fleet Management and the Role of Software THE ESSENCE OF FLEET MANAGEMENT AND THE ROLE OF SOFTWARE

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Jun 15, 2019

Proper fleet management is necessary to maintain the successful operation of a company’s assets. Mobile assets are the lifeblood for countless industries, and productivity is reliant on the healthy functioning of such assets. That’s why the responsibilities of fleet managers encompass a ...

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Warehousing & Distribution WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION

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Jun 14, 2019

At Fry-Wagner, we understand the critical role that your supply chain plays in the success of your business. It is our mission to make the warehousing and distribution process efficient and easy, so you can continue to grow your business.

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5 Shipper Demands Shaping the TMS Landscape 5 SHIPPER DEMANDS SHAPING THE TMS LANDSCAPE

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Jun 14, 2019

Characterized as one of the fastest growing enterprise application markets by ARC Advisory Group, the transportation management systems (TMS) sector has been growing at a double-digit rate over the last couple of years—and isn’t showing signs of letting up anytime soon.

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New ways to manage the shipper-carrier relationship NEW WAYS TO MANAGE THE SHIPPER-CARRIER RELATIONSHIP

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Jun 14, 2019

The transformation to dynamic and collaborative freight management taking place today did not all begin overnight, of course. Thanks in large part to technology, carriers and shippers are putting aside their traditional across-the-table negotiations in favor of addressing common problems together. T...

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Logistics Market to Witness Double Digit CAGR by 2024 LOGISTICS MARKET TO WITNESS DOUBLE DIGIT CAGR BY 2024

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Jun 14, 2019

The Logistics Market: Global Industry Size, Share and Trends Analysis and Forecast, 2015-2021 report serves with all-inclusive, highly-effective, and thoroughly analyzed information in a well-organized manner, based on actual facts, about the Logistics Market.

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The 7 Cs of Digital Supply Chain with S/4HANA THE 7 CS OF DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN WITH S/4HANA

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Jun 13, 2019

Successful Supply Chain operations rely on speed, this doesn’t come from a single technology, but a group of imperatives from S/4HANA. The 7 Cs video lays out how systems need to be Connected, Capable, Collaborative, Cyberaware, Complete, Compliant and Cognitive.

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What It Takes To Be Or Work With A 3pl That Handles Perishable Freight WHAT IT TAKES TO BE OR WORK WITH A 3PL THAT HANDLES PERISHABLE FREIGHT

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Jun 13, 2019

In a world that is becoming more globalized by the second, the literal array of products being shipped in 2019 is extremely diverse. One diverse segment is the perishables industry, which distributes goods that naturally deteriorate due to time or environmental conditions. This is an understandably ...

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Intermodal Transportation INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION

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Jun 12, 2019

Intermodal, as you may already know, refers to moving cargo using two or more carriers or modes of transportation. What you might not know, however, is that intermodal could be the answer for problems that shippers like you face, such as driver shortages, heightened government oversight, and shrinki...

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New knowledge and skills for people in Supply Chains NEW KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS FOR PEOPLE IN SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jun 12, 2019

Changes to global and regional supply chains are currently occurring through actions by national governments rather than market forces. This could influence how supply chain professionals approach their understanding of an organisation’s extended supply chains and decisions to modify or change...

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3PL Central Small Parcel Shipping For 3PLs 3PL CENTRAL SMALL PARCEL SHIPPING FOR 3PLS

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Jun 12, 2019

Every 3PL warehouse is looking to increase packing and shipping efficiency – especially with the rise of ecommerce and omnichannel fulfillment. Our Cloud-Based WMS offers small parcel shipping solutions SmartPack and SmartParcel to take advantage of the best handsfree picking, packing and ship...

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DHL Fulfillment DHL FULFILLMENT

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Jun 11, 2019

The logistic-solution, for your successful e-commerce business. DHL is your professional logistics partner for warehousing, pick an pack, fast shipping as well as returns management.

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Smart Logistics: Catalysts Changing the Logistics Sector SMART LOGISTICS: CATALYSTS CHANGING THE LOGISTICS SECTOR

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Jun 11, 2019

The logistics industry is watching closely as United States and China negotiate to resolve their trade war amidst the threat of higher tariffs starting March 1. At stake is $635 billion in annual trade – China exports $505 billion and imports $130 billion with the US. These negotiations have r...

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2019 Fleet Management Benchmark Survey 2019 FLEET MANAGEMENT BENCHMARK SURVEY

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Jun 11, 2019

The role of the fleet continues to evolve as market conditions and technology change at exponential rates. To stay competitive in today’s dynamic market, fleet professionals are being challenged to demonstrate how the fleet creates value for the organization.

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The Rise of Collaborative Robots THE RISE OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS

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Jun 11, 2019

As the fourth industrial revolution, known by some as Industry 4.0, continues to transform the supply chain, companies must aim to increase productivity and improve estate utilization by integrating robotics and automation, without deliberately neglecting employees.MIT Researchers found that robot-h...

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Don’t Sacrifice Security for Fast Shipping DON’T SACRIFICE SECURITY FOR FAST SHIPPING

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Jun 11, 2019

In the online retail industry, mega-sellers like Amazon and Walmart set the standard for what consumers expect in terms of service, ease of use, fulfillment, shipping and more.Amazon recently announced free one-day shipping for Prime members, with the service already rolling out on select products. ...

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5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019 5 LOGISTICS TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2019

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Jun 11, 2019

The logistics industry is under continuous transformation. From the past couple of years, we are constantly experiencing development in the industry, all thanks to the introduction of logistics trends to watch that we’ve read about ad nauseum such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics...

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Palletizing-Depalletizing Robotics PALLETIZING-DEPALLETIZING ROBOTICS

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Jun 10, 2019

Palletizing and depalletizing functions in a distribution center (DC) have evolved along a continuum from manual to fully robotic operation. Two major trends are directly impacting the palletizing and depalletizing functions in modern DCs: the proliferation of SKUs and the shortage of qualified, rel...

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5 Tips to Mitigate Concealed Damage Claims 5 TIPS TO MITIGATE CONCEALED DAMAGE CLAIMS

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Jun 10, 2019

In regards to concealed damage claims, shippers must know that they ARE THE MOST DIFFICULT type of freight claim to have a positive resolution. At Cerasis we fight for our customer's on concealed damage claims tooth and nail, and the carrier has to fight for their team as well. And at the end of...

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Does Blockchain Have Limitations? DOES BLOCKCHAIN HAVE LIMITATIONS?

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Jun 10, 2019

Blockchain refers to a distributed ledger technology that restricts post-data entry changes and ensures a network of trust and valid data, reports Steve Banker via Logistics Viewpoints. Such technology runs on multiple nodes (transactions), which give supply chains access to like information and ena...

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Unified Transport & Logistics Solution for Freight Forwarders UNIFIED TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS SOLUTION FOR FREIGHT FORWARDERS

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Jun 09, 2019

Our Control Tower for Freight forwarders helps you manage operations with the ease of mobile, the security of blockchain, and the scalability of Salesforce. Give your customers a seamless shipper experience with Neurored

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A Quick Guide To Cold Chain Logistics A QUICK GUIDE TO COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS

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Jun 09, 2019

Cold Chain logistics specializes in the storage, preservation and transportation of cargo that is sensitive to atmospheric conditions and needs to maintain a certain temperature.Cold Chain is imperative for many pharmaceutical products. as spoiled medicine can have serious consequences on the health...

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OMNICHANNEL RETAILERS DELIVERING FROM THE ENDLESS AISLE OMNICHANNEL RETAILERS DELIVERING FROM THE ENDLESS AISLE

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Jun 08, 2019

Omnichannel retail strategies emerged as a response to the growing market share of eCommerce giants. Retailers started realizing they didn’t have a “retail problem” (the retail industry continues to grow), they had a real estate problem. What to do with all of these brick-andmortar...

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How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Are Revolutionizing Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING ARE REVOLUTIONIZING LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAIN AND TRANSPORTATION

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Jun 08, 2019

Improved performance is of prime concern for any business or enterprise. Together, AI/Machine learning technologies are viewed as the most impactful technology given its wide applicability and promise of addressing complex business problems across the value chain. Logistics, initially, was one aspec...

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Smart Trucks: The Connected Fleet Of Today  And Tomorrow SMART TRUCKS: THE CONNECTED FLEET OF TODAY AND TOMORROW

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Jun 07, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of everyday objects that connect over the web through embedded devices. Let’s look at how the industry is being reshaped as more and more of these devices are being found in trucks and delivery vehicles.

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The State of Transportation Management Systems THE STATE OF TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

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Jun 07, 2019

A Transportation Management System is a vital tool for shipping professionals. It helps to coordinate all of the available data points in a transport network, including rates, route options, warehouse supply, and distribution. Transportation management systems present this information in a clean, ea...

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The Future of Freight Futures in Transportation THE FUTURE OF FREIGHT FUTURES IN TRANSPORTATION

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Jun 07, 2019

Jason Doris and Elliot Brazil from the AM Transport team decided to put their thoughts on the freight futures market in a video. Concerns over the low volumes of trades happening have sparked great discussions internally. If you're not familiar with this tool or idea check out the video and see ...

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Modernize the supply chain with smart, connected analytics MODERNIZE THE SUPPLY CHAIN WITH SMART, CONNECTED ANALYTICS

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Jun 07, 2019

Modern supply chain analytics will facilitate collaboration beyond the four walls of the business and across the entire ecosystem of customers, partners and suppliers. Automated advanced analytics, to anticipate trends and make recommendations, is needed to support decision making, and shared visibi...

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transport logistic | Battle at the Ramp TRANSPORT LOGISTIC | BATTLE AT THE RAMP

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Jun 07, 2019

Almost 258 million transport operations with about 3 billion tons freight weight a year on German motorways. The logistics behind this is highly complex and leads to massive time pressure and arguments for the drivers and workers for their daily loading and unloading.

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The Importance Of Packaging In International Logistics THE IMPORTANCE OF PACKAGING IN INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS

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Jun 07, 2019

If you are a producer that wants to take advantage of the robust global economy, there are a range of processes that you must have in place. Most producers look to experts to help them out. Many producers will hire logistics experts and outsource export tasks, but they overlook one very critical asp...

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How is the largest cargo aircraft in the world used? HOW IS THE LARGEST CARGO AIRCRAFT IN THE WORLD USED?

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Jun 07, 2019

Imagining the largest cargo aircraft in the world almost seems impossible. Even the regular iterations of these planes seem unimaginably huge, but it’s the Antonov An-225 that truly shatters expectations beyond comprehension. There’s only one that’s fully operational in the world, ...

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What does next-generation connectivity mean for transport and mobility? WHAT DOES NEXT-GENERATION CONNECTIVITY MEAN FOR TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY?

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Jun 07, 2019

Next-generation connectivity is enabling the extension of digital technology into more and more aspects of the real world. The tools for this are technological developments like full-fibre broadband, 5G and the decreasing costs of satellite technology. All of these mean much quicker connectivity bet...

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Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority RETAIL WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION IS FINALLY TOP-PRIORITY

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Jun 07, 2019

Retail warehouse automation should be the standard, but it is the exception for many retailers that have not yet implemented automated technologies. Traditional warehouses needed to perform customary fulfillment and e-commerce fulfillment in tandem. History shows warehouses that typically increase a...

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Commitment to Safe Logistics COMMITMENT TO SAFE LOGISTICS

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Jun 06, 2019

Whether they’re delivering products via the world’s oceans, driving them from town to town, or storing them in a warehouse for last-mile deliveries, today’s logistics and transportation companies are focusing on their commitment to safe logistics and the factors behind their supply...

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4 Shipping Methods without Containers 4 SHIPPING METHODS WITHOUT CONTAINERS

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Jun 06, 2019

When people think of shipping goods throughout the global market, the first visual that comes to mind is a typical shipping container loaded onto a large container ship making its way across the ocean. However, there are many alternative shipping methods used when importing that suit the needs of a ...

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TOTAL MATERIAL HANDLING FLEET OPTIMIZATION TOTAL MATERIAL HANDLING FLEET OPTIMIZATION

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Jun 06, 2019

NO ONE OPERATING A LIFT TRUCK or other material handling vehicle would operate the equipment with unnecessary obstructions blocking their view of the routes to take down aisles or when moving into a dock area. Visibility for safe navigation when it comes to the actual operation of material handling ...

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Changing Perceptions: Attracting Young Talent Into Logistics CHANGING PERCEPTIONS: ATTRACTING YOUNG TALENT INTO LOGISTICS

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Jun 06, 2019

The logistics sector is facing a multitude of challenges amidst a rapidly changing landscape – and it could substantially impact your bottom line. This paper explores the detail and provides actionable insight for protecting your business interests and keeping the thriving UK economy on track....

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The State of Transportation Management Systems, Current Trends, & Key Benefits of a TMS THE STATE OF TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, CURRENT TRENDS, & KEY BENEFITS OF A TMS

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Jun 06, 2019

Supply chain management is a complex, ever-changing process. The actions of yesterday do not necessarily reflect the best practices of tomorrow, and few technologies exhibit this paradigm aside from a transportation management system (TMS). Freight costs are rising faster than ever, and the demand f...

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DELIVERING INNOVATION WITH EXTREME LOGISTICS POWERED BY IoT AND AI DELIVERING INNOVATION WITH EXTREME LOGISTICS POWERED BY IOT AND AI

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Jun 05, 2019

Logistics can be referred to as the backbone for the success of any business. And logistics management plays an important role in an organization for meeting the consumer demands by planning, control, and implementation for effective and efficient movement and storage of the goods from their point o...

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The Digital Supply Chain with Mathew Smith THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MATHEW SMITH

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Jun 05, 2019

We now have this ability to measure our delivery time proactively and communicate if there are any challenges by making use of digital tools. Listen to this interview with Mathew Smith and gain insights as he talks about Customer Communication as well as Internal Communication in managing Digital Su...

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Five Proven Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Profitability FIVE PROVEN WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WAREHOUSE PROFITABILITY

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Jun 05, 2019

As the global economy grows ever more connected, opportunities for fast-acting warehouses, 3PLs, and distribution centers continue to expand. These opportunities for increased profitability also bring new challenges to our industry. Everything from growing customer expectations to fiercer levels of ...

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The Digital Supply Chain with Mathew Smith THE DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAIN WITH MATHEW SMITH

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Jun 05, 2019

Mathew Smith talks about the Digital Supply Chain!

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Trends in TMS (Transportation Management System) TRENDS IN TMS (TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM)

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Jun 05, 2019

Differences exist between high-quality and delay-ridden shippers. These differences may revolve around multiple factors, but one thing is becoming more apparent. Those that utilize a transportation management system (TMS) reap steep benefits. Shippers are capable of navigating complex freight rates,...

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3 ways to improve work in the warehouse 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE WORK IN THE WAREHOUSE

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Jun 04, 2019

3 ways to improve work in the warehouse.

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Transport and logistics trends to watch out for in 2019 TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

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Jun 04, 2019

Despite speculation about a potential slowdown in the global economy, over 80% of businesses felt confident about their stability into the future. More than half of those were “rather positive” about the future with over 60% stating that they are actively investing in efficiency initiati...

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The Current State of TMS (Transportation Management Systems) THE CURRENT STATE OF TMS (TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS)

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Jun 04, 2019

The current state of TMS (Transportation Management Systems) reflects the ongoing need for a shipper to control freight spend and reduce delays. As Walmart and Amazon work to increase customer service through low-cost, faster delivery, shippers must take note of the market and embrace its full poten...

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Fleet Maintenance Solutions to Improve Your Fleet FLEET MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE YOUR FLEET

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Jun 03, 2019

In this white paper, we discuss five fleet maintenance solutions you can implement in order to increase productivity, reduce downtime and manage your fleet more efficiently.

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Shipping Container Facts SHIPPING CONTAINER FACTS

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Jun 03, 2019

The Shipping Container is a remarkable peace of engineering. Check out the following infographic for some facts you didn’t know about containers

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From Drones to Blockchain – Cutting-edge Tech is Molding the Future of Supply Chains FROM DRONES TO BLOCKCHAIN – CUTTING-EDGE TECH IS MOLDING THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jun 03, 2019

Efficient transport of goods to factories and customers forms the backbone of the global economy. But as supply chains become increasingly international and shoppers demand faster deliveries, moving products across the world becomes more complex. To cope with new challenges and maintain the same lev...

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Symbia Logistics SYMBIA LOGISTICS

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Jun 03, 2019

Symbia Logistics is a third-generation supply chain management company. Symbia is growing substantially. Starting as a three facility operation, Symbia Logistics is now operating with multiple facilities across the United States and Canada.

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Blockchain and Sustainability: Making the World More Eco-Friendly, One Business at a Time BLOCKCHAIN AND SUSTAINABILITY: MAKING THE WORLD MORE ECO-FRIENDLY, ONE BUSINESS AT A TIME

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Jun 03, 2019

We’ve discussed the impacts that blockchain will have on supply chain and logistics day in and day out. It’s poised to revolutionize the industry. But let’s take a step back and analyze blockchain’s bigger picture impact and what global adoption could mean for the green movem...

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5 Factors that Determine an LTL Rate 5 FACTORS THAT DETERMINE AN LTL RATE

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Jun 03, 2019

The cost of LTL shipping is increasing, if not remaining the same. Some shippers may still this rise in rates as unjustified, and history would suggest the same. Rather than blindly paying these fees, you need to know what affects LTL shipping rates and how you can leverage this information to secur...

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What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers? WHAT IS A TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM & 6 WAYS A TMS OPTIMIZES SHIPPERS?

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Jun 03, 2019

Supply chain management is a complex, ever-changing process. The actions of yesterday do not necessarily reflect the best practices of tomorrow. Amazon and Walmart continue to encroach on small businesses, and the ability to gain insight into freight spend has never been more critical. With all the ...

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Potsdam-based supply chain visibility platform Synfioo raises €2.5 million POTSDAM-BASED SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY PLATFORM SYNFIOO RAISES €2.5 MILLION

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Jun 03, 2019

Potsdam-based startup Synfioo is tackling the difficulties of non-transparent supply chains, by displaying real-time information for rail, air, and road transport to all companies involved on its cloud-based platform. The platform includes an algorithm that calculates possible sources of disruption ...

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Energy efficiency overhaul for logistics centre ENERGY EFFICIENCY OVERHAUL FOR LOGISTICS CENTRE

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Jun 03, 2019

Best cases in energy efficiency: A complete energy overhaul for GCT logistics centre. Heavy-duty geothermal heat pumps cut energy costs by 20 pct and CO2 emissions by as much as 60 pct.

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How connecting the supply chain improves business performance HOW CONNECTING THE SUPPLY CHAIN IMPROVES BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

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Jun 02, 2019

Better decisions are key to better business performance. Though the challenges facing supply chain leaders have stayed very similar over the past few decades, decisions around those challenges have become much more important. The supply chain affects a signiicant portion of the income statement, and...

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Blockchain BLOCKCHAIN'S POTENTIAL ROLE IN TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

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Jun 02, 2019

JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms, discusses blockchain and its potential role in transportation management.

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Automation and real time visibility for transportation and logistics AUTOMATION AND REAL TIME VISIBILITY FOR TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

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Jun 01, 2019

Transportation organizations often struggle with the integration of information between internal systems, processes and partner portals. Legacy systems and EDI cannot keep pace with today's market dynamics. This infographic illustrates the current challenges and areas for improvement of the orga...

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How can you better manage your reverse supply chain? HOW CAN YOU BETTER MANAGE YOUR REVERSE SUPPLY CHAIN?

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May 31, 2019

By accurately accessing the true cost of returns and finding new methods to effectively manage the reverse logistics process, retailers can improve their profitability and enhance customer relationships.

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Digitizing Freight Logistics DIGITIZING FREIGHT LOGISTICS

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May 31, 2019

Logistics and transportation today is built upon a universe of antiquated supply chain assets, in which eye-watering sums of capital now find their home. The investment plans for these assets were approved long ago, in a world far different than that in which we currently live. This is still the cas...

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Five Simple Rules to Follow when Automating your Warehouse FIVE SIMPLE RULES TO FOLLOW WHEN AUTOMATING YOUR WAREHOUSE

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May 31, 2019

One indisputable fact exists for most manufacturers and distributors: Warehouse automation stands as one of the last areas where long-term costs can be significantly reduced. Given this fact, the decision to implement an Automated Storage/Retrieval System (AS/RS) should be an easy one to reach. Yet,...

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Common Incoterms Mistakes To Avoid When Shipping COMMON INCOTERMS MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN SHIPPING

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May 31, 2019

Incoterms guide international commercial law – and help make shipments more smooth on the global market. But, too often, mistakes occur that can delay shipments and cause unnecessary financial losses. Here are some common Incoterms mistakes to avoid.

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2019 State of the Third-Party Logistics Industry Report 2019 STATE OF THE THIRD-PARTY LOGISTICS INDUSTRY REPORT

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May 31, 2019

The world of 3PL warehousing is quickly evolving. What was required for your 3PL customers last year may not be what they need this year. How does the supply chain and logistics industry meet these new complex challenges headon while keeping up with customer needs, maintaining efficient operations, ...

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Effective Inbound Logistics: A Combination of Automation and Managed Services EFFECTIVE INBOUND LOGISTICS: A COMBINATION OF AUTOMATION AND MANAGED SERVICES

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May 31, 2019

This is our last video in our all things inbound freight management Talking Freight Series. We will wrap strategy, services, and technology all together today to talk about how a combo of all three is what leads to effective inbound logistics.

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Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation ROBOTICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, AND WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SET TO TAKE CENTER STAGE IN WAREHOUSE AUTOMATION

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May 31, 2019

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. While Amazon leads the way, other companies, including carriers such as FedEx and DHL, are testing and developing robotic-based systems to speed operations. Unfortunat...

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Anaplan for Supply Chain ANAPLAN FOR SUPPLY CHAIN

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May 31, 2019

The supply chain of yesterday was linear, sequential, and static – now, it’s dynamic, multi-directional, and constantly changing. But far too often, supply chain leaders make decisions in a data vacuum. Anaplan for Supply Chain takes a holistic approach to supply chain management by enab...

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Concept Infographics Equipment Warehous CONCEPT INFOGRAPHICS EQUIPMENT WAREHOUS

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May 31, 2019

These reusable containers are used to optimize space on pallets and in trucks, trailers, and warehouses for shipping, distribution, order picking and storage of materials. Containers are offered with attached lids, and can be nested.

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Warehouseconstruction WAREHOUSECONSTRUCTION

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May 31, 2019

It is a fact that supply chain losses of agro-commodities are the highest among that of all produced commodities. The only solution to curtail supply chain losses of agro-commodities is its quality storage. While considering the supply chain efficiency of farm produce, the vital link thatrequires sp...

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Supply Chain Fundamentals SUPPLY CHAIN FUNDAMENTALS

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May 30, 2019

So many people are focused these days on the new emerging technologies and systems and some of the businesses are ready to embrace them but here’s a tip: Don’t forget the fundamentals! A number of businesses that I come across day-to-day still have big gaps in all of these fundamentals. ...

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How to Select the Right Pallet Rack for your Warehouse HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT PALLET RACK FOR YOUR WAREHOUSE

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May 30, 2019

Warehouse management is an industry that is growing every year. As this continues to occur, the daily demands of the workforce inside the warehouse increase as well. Supplies and inventory are two of these factors that increase consistently. As these numbers begin to rise, you will need a method of ...

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Bitmax Inks Asset Management, Supply Chain Deal with Distribution Solutions BITMAX INKS ASSET MANAGEMENT, SUPPLY CHAIN DEAL WITH DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS

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May 30, 2019

Digital media management and licensing company Bitmax has inked a multi-year deal to provide content management and digital supply chain services to Distribution Solutions, a division of indie film label distributor Alliance Entertainment. The deal calls for Bitmax to support an arrange of services,...

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Optimize Your Supply Chain EDI w/ Celerant & SPS Commerce OPTIMIZE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN EDI W/ CELERANT & SPS COMMERCE

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May 30, 2019

Stratus Retail is a powerful retail system that integrates with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) by SPS Commerce. This integration allows small to mid-market retailers to maximize and expand vendor relationships by managing their entire fulfillment onboarding and drop shipping process. The integrat...

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Logistics Management System LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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May 30, 2019

Today, logistics is very important to career field as in the absence of planning the plan execution, many problems like food shortage would arise in the world. Many logistics firms are hiring managers in order to stay updated with the latest technology. So, if you are looking for a change in your lo...

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Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Astonishing Growth: AmeriCold Logistics, Nichirei Logistics Group TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED SUPPLY CHAIN ASTONISHING GROWTH: AMERICOLD LOGISTICS, NICHIREI LOGISTICS GROUP

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May 30, 2019

The latest market report by a Reports monitors with the title ‘Global Temperature Controlled Supply Chain Market size (in 2018) and CAGR between 2019 and 2025.’ The new report on the worldwide Temperature Controlled Supply Chain market is committed to fulfilling the necessities of the cl...

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Supply Chain Management Data: Here’s How Big Data Makes the Supply Chain More Efficient SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT DATA: HERE’S HOW BIG DATA MAKES THE SUPPLY CHAIN MORE EFFICIENT

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May 29, 2019

It’s clear and has been for a while that big data and advanced analytics technologies are transforming a lot of day-to-day operations. In entertainment, it can suggest new movies and content. In health care, it’s helping professionals discover new treatments or care solutions, and in man...

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Supply Chain Overview Spend Analysis SUPPLY CHAIN OVERVIEW SPEND ANALYSIS

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May 29, 2019

Unilever identifies Strategic Suppliers as those that represent a significant proportion of our spend or volume. Suppliers with spend over a defined threshold value, where there is a unique dependency, where the supplier cannot be easily replaced and they represent a high risk on external indices. N...

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Alke ALKE' ECO FRIENDLY LOGISTICS

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May 29, 2019

Alke' electric delivery vehicles are silent, extremely easy to move around and with a big load volume suitable for logistics and last mile delivery companies.

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TPS Global Logistics - Award winning multi-modal freight forwarding solutions TPS GLOBAL LOGISTICS - AWARD WINNING MULTI-MODAL FREIGHT FORWARDING SOLUTIONS

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May 29, 2019

We are a leading logistics service provider for e-commerce, time critical, hazardous and high value cargo industries. Meet the team and learn more about our freight services.

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Warehouses spring up near Poznan WAREHOUSES SPRING UP NEAR POZNAN

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May 28, 2019

As part of the expansion of the largest logistics centre of Raben Group, a modern warehouse with the capacity of 21 thousand m2 was built in Robakowo near Poznań. After the investment, the Logistics Centre in Gądki has 120,000 m2 of warehouse capacity and the possibility of storing 185 thousand pall...

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A Look Inside the Global Shipping Programme Warehouse | eBay for business A LOOK INSIDE THE GLOBAL SHIPPING PROGRAMME WAREHOUSE | EBAY FOR BUSINESS

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May 28, 2019

There are potentially millions of buyers around the world looking for something exactly like what you have to sell. We make it easy to reach a global audience and post your sold items overseas. In fact, with the Global Shipping Programme (GSP) international postage is just as simple as selling to so...

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Empowering global supply chain with innovative technologies EMPOWERING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN WITH INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

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May 27, 2019

For more than two decades, we have worked with shipping lines, terminals and logistics providers to optimize their business operations and processes though modern, integrated platforms. We lead the way in automation, communication and collaborative tools that improve customers’ overall efficie...

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5 Ways Technology Improves Inbound Freight Management 5 WAYS TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES INBOUND FREIGHT MANAGEMENT

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May 24, 2019

Last week we took a dive into automation to improve inbound logistics management and today will go even further, but going into the technology used to manage inbound freight & have more compliant vendors. So Let’s talk 5 Ways Inbound Logistics Technology aids in better management.

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Business & Logistics Infographic BUSINESS & LOGISTICS INFOGRAPHIC

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May 24, 2019

Business & Logistics Infographic Elements Infographic Elements – process infographics, workflow diagrams, timeline infographics, steps and options, chart, process etc.

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A Smart Warehouse Enhances the Supply Chain A SMART WAREHOUSE ENHANCES THE SUPPLY CHAIN

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May 24, 2019

Warehouse logistics problems are becoming a thing of the past, thanks to smart technology. Just as digital thermostats and security systems have reoriented life at home, and wearables have transformed healthcare, these technologies have great potential to improve the storage and delivery of goods. A...

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Improving Inbound Freight Management: How Data-Driven Processes Bring Efficiencies & Reduce Costs IMPROVING INBOUND FREIGHT MANAGEMENT: HOW DATA-DRIVEN PROCESSES BRING EFFICIENCIES & REDUCE COSTS

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May 23, 2019

Shippers may work with countless vendors in today’s world, and in the age of e-commerce, it is possible for shippers to work vendors and suppliers from across the globe. Unfortunately, managing this complex vendor network and controlling inbound freight costs is difficult at best, and the use ...

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A TMS Is Now A Critical Tool In Inventory And Fulfillment Management A TMS IS NOW A CRITICAL TOOL IN INVENTORY AND FULFILLMENT MANAGEMENT

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May 23, 2019

Proper warehouse management is critical to inventory flow, but it doesn't start at the warehouse, it starts at order and continues through delivery, which brings into play a transportation management system (TMS).

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5 Ways to Improve Workflow & Cut Costs in the Warehouse 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE WORKFLOW & CUT COSTS IN THE WAREHOUSE

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May 23, 2019

Warehouse managers are experiencing more pressure than ever to control and cut costs in the warehouse and accurately fill orders to stay competitive. Booming e-commerce and consumer demand call for faster production, which creates more opportunities for hazards and costly inefficiencies. Increasing ...

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Reaching up for additional space REACHING UP FOR ADDITIONAL SPACE

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May 23, 2019

The continued shift towards online retail – which reached its highest level ever of 21.5% in November 2018  – is driving unprecedented demand for warehouse space. But with costs also rising, moving to new space is not always an option. Add in the shift towards 24x7 operations and th...

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AI Augmenting Transportation AI AUGMENTING TRANSPORTATION

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May 23, 2019

AI is already playing a big role in transportation. From autonomous train systems and cargo ships, to traffic light management, airport face scanning, or intelligent travel booking AI is helping to make transportation as a whole more efficient. In this infographic from Cognilytica we explore 8 ways ...

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Enabling Data-Driven Logistics with Snowflake ENABLING DATA-DRIVEN LOGISTICS WITH SNOWFLAKE

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May 22, 2019

Redwood Logistics, a transportation and logistics business, chose Snowflake for massive concurrency, high compute, and overall cost. Snowflake allows Redwood Logistics to iterate more value to their customers, rather than spending time thinking about infrastructure and data.

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How do you define regional haul? HOW DO YOU DEFINE REGIONAL HAUL?

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May 22, 2019

There are some common themes about regional haul but just as many disagreements about how fleets and drivers see regional haul.

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16 reasons your trucking business won’t sell 16 REASONS YOUR TRUCKING BUSINESS WON’T SELL

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May 21, 2019

Across the U.S., merger-and-acquisition activity is affecting the trucking competitive landscape in profound ways. Whether you are interested in selling or not, you are probably receiving knocks on the door. No matter the stage of your company’s life cycle, it is important for you to understan...

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The Four Ways 3PLs Can Profit From The Drop Shipping Revolution THE FOUR WAYS 3PLS CAN PROFIT FROM THE DROP SHIPPING REVOLUTION

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May 20, 2019

Driven by the still-surging $1.6 trillion-dollar e-Commerce marketplace1 , the worldwide demand for drop ship fulfillment is skyrocketing. Indeed, it is estimated that as much as 33% of all e-Commerce shipments are now being fulfilled via some form of drop shipping arrangement2 .

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Automation Drives the Next Generation of 3PL Fulfillment AUTOMATION DRIVES THE NEXT GENERATION OF 3PL FULFILLMENT

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May 20, 2019

The unrelenting growth of e-commerce is fundamentally changing the third-party logistics (3PL) industry. To stay competitive and meet increasing consumer expectations for on-time and accurate deliveries, many retailers are tapping 3PL providers to augment their order fulfillment capabilities.

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Truckers stand to benefit from blockchain TRUCKERS STAND TO BENEFIT FROM BLOCKCHAIN

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May 20, 2019

While discussion surrounding blockchain technology often focuses on the secure tracking of goods and financial transactions, proponents see truck drivers also reaping benefits. These benefits can start even before a driver is behind the wheel

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Optimizing Labor Management to Improve Warehouse Operations OPTIMIZING LABOR MANAGEMENT TO IMPROVE WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS

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May 20, 2019

Take a moment to think about your top issues in warehousing. Available slots, cycle times, labor costs, supplier relationship management, transportation management, and dock management are only a few of the everyday challenges supply chain leaders face in managing warehouses. Unfortunately, the topi...

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5 Steps for Supply Chain Digitization 5 STEPS FOR SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITIZATION

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May 20, 2019

Digital supply chains aim to minimize waste and bring greater profits while being a truly efficient system. For a truly successful transformation of the existing system into a digital one, the development of an orderly process to implement and integrate the necessary technologies is key. Today we&rs...

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DHL Auto-Mobility Battery Logistics DHL AUTO-MOBILITY BATTERY LOGISTICS

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May 17, 2019

DHL supports the car makers’ supply chain to fill their auto-mobility ambition with end-to-end battery logistics solutions through a global network and local expertise.

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Smart Port And Smart Container Make Supply Chain More Efficient SMART PORT AND SMART CONTAINER MAKE SUPPLY CHAIN MORE EFFICIENT

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May 17, 2019

Data and digitisation now form an integral part of modern supply chains. This is also the case in the container industry. Whether we are talking about optimising transport planning, customs declarations or chain cooperation - with the aim of increasing reliability in the chain, both concepts have ra...

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20 shipping acronyms all shippers should know 20 SHIPPING ACRONYMS ALL SHIPPERS SHOULD KNOW

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May 17, 2019

International ocean freight is filled with many such technical terms that easily confuse the occasional and not to mention new importers and exporters unfamiliar with the ins-and-outs of this complex industry.From required documents and shipment types to international regulations and customs procedu...

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5 Must-Have Automation Features in a TMS 5 MUST-HAVE AUTOMATION FEATURES IN A TMS

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May 17, 2019

We continue our all things inbound freight management today by pivoting away from strategy, crucial considerations to execute the strategy & have sound fundamentals, and a few tips to reduce overall costs. The next natural step is to talk about technology.

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How fleets are using blockchain HOW FLEETS ARE USING BLOCKCHAIN

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May 16, 2019

Companies are finding ways to use blockchain to ensure that food is safe and to promote more efficient and secure trade.

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Five Practices Damaging Operational Performance in Today’s Supply Chain FIVE PRACTICES DAMAGING OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN TODAY’S SUPPLY CHAIN

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May 16, 2019

Logistics organizations of all sizes are facing lower profits, higher customer expectations, and increased volatility. To enhance their profitability and competitive advantage, they are seeking new and innovative ways to trim costs, be more efficient, and boost customer satisfaction. Five common pra...

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5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains 5 IMPACTS OF AUTONOMOUS TRUCKING ON SUPPLY CHAINS

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May 16, 2019

The flying car of the future might still be out of reach, but autonomous trucking is moving quickly into view for many businesses. Trucks manned by technology, with no human drivers, are currently being tested around the globe.Companies have a vested interest in exploring how an autonomous fleet can...

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Need Labor for the Distribution Center? NEED LABOR FOR THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER?

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May 15, 2019

The rapid growth of eCommerce coupled with low unemployment has put pressure on the supply chain and logistics, particularly in the distribution center where labor continues to be a critical component of the business for many retail, wholesale and manufacturing firms. Distribution center managers ar...

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Winning the Battle for Warehouse Talent WINNING THE BATTLE FOR WAREHOUSE TALENT

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May 15, 2019

The demand for warehouse workers is in an unprecedented upward trend, and as more consumers embrace online shopping, this is only set to accelerate. In fact, warehouses and distribution centers in the United States will need an additional 452,000 workers by the end of 2019, according to a report by ...

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Warehousing & Distribution Best Practices: New Technologies & Automation Finding The Right Fit WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION BEST PRACTICES: NEW TECHNOLOGIES & AUTOMATION FINDING THE RIGHT FIT

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May 15, 2019

As Automation Continues To Proliferate in the warehouse, companies across all industries are asking themselves what technology they really need, how much to invest in it, and what to expect in return. Driven by the booming e-commerce sector, the need for omni-channel thinking, a tight labor market, ...

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Remodeling your logistics partnerships with technology investments REMODELING YOUR LOGISTICS PARTNERSHIPS WITH TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS

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May 15, 2019

Check out the latest Global Customer Report 2019 infographic packed full of digestible stats and figures on the latest applications of supply chain digital technologies and those which are on the cusp of game changing modern logistics relationships.

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Supply Chain & Management Education Programs SUPPLY CHAIN & MANAGEMENT EDUCATION PROGRAMS

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May 14, 2019

It's valuable to try some 'left field' education sometimes to stretch you, challenge you, and give you a different perspective. Don't just think about the technical aspects of your role and career! What non-technical education have you undertaken? How did it benefit you

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Top 10 Tips To Improve Warehouse Security TOP 10 TIPS TO IMPROVE WAREHOUSE SECURITY

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May 14, 2019

Warehouses across the globe face wide ranging risks such as theft, pilferage, burglary, accidental fire, arson, natural calamities, and damage caused by improper handling of goods. If these risks are left unchecked, it can prove costly for the entity operating the facility. Warehousing is an importa...

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TGW Residual Solution TGW RESIDUAL SOLUTION

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May 14, 2019

TGW's Residual Solution uses state-of-the-art technologies that greatly reduces or eliminates the need for manual picking.

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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Amazon is testing robots that box up your orders AMAZON IS TESTING ROBOTS THAT BOX UP YOUR ORDERS

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May 13, 2019

The machines could eventually replace more than 1,300 humans.

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Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies TOP 5 WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES

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May 13, 2019

New technologies are being developed that will propel warehouse management and shape the supply chain of the future. From the dramatic changes possible through the cloud to the applications of Big Data, you need to know the top warehouse management technologies that will shape your future. Today we&...

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Shipping Containers: How Containerization Supercharged Global Trade SHIPPING CONTAINERS: HOW CONTAINERIZATION SUPERCHARGED GLOBAL TRADE

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May 13, 2019

The Illinois Soybean Association created a series of infographics demonstrating the ways in which containers are used efficiently and create opportunities for many industries. Many aren’t aware of the numerous ways in which shipping containers made transportation easier, thereby supercharging ...

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To Ease the Squeeze of New Tariffs, Focus on Compliance TO EASE THE SQUEEZE OF NEW TARIFFS, FOCUS ON COMPLIANCE

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May 13, 2019

A year after tariffs on more than 1,300 Chinese goods first sent importers reeling, the news supply chain managers everywhere have been dreading is finally here.Last week's tariff increase from 10 percent to 25 percent, which went into effect May 10, gave organizations less than a week to plan f...

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The best mix: DHL Logistic Center Greven with MCP THE BEST MIX: DHL LOGISTIC CENTER GREVEN WITH MCP

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May 13, 2019

The DHL logistics center in Greven is one of the largest high-performance fulfillment centers in Germany. DHL is a long-standing partner of HSE24, an omnichannel trader specializing in teleshopping and retail via phone and Internet.

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Humanless Warehousing: Tips to Prepare for a Robot-Driven Future HUMANLESS WAREHOUSING: TIPS TO PREPARE FOR A ROBOT-DRIVEN FUTURE

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May 13, 2019

Mujin, a Tokyo-based company, has developed and deployed the first fully automated, humanless warehousing robotic systems, reports CNBC. Unfortunately, significant challenges continue to plague the idea of humanless warehousing, yet the benefits of automation and robotics must not be ignored. Supply...

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