Optimize Your Parcel Operations

December 28, 2016

Large volume parcel shippers generally have a significant transportation budget. This spend, however, often goes unmonitored just because of the sheer amount of paperwork required to track invoices and payments. Not optimizing and auditing your parcel operations can lead to a storm of potential risks, from non-compliance to multiple payments of the same invoice to someone fraudulently using your account numbers for their own benefit. It takes a team of parcel logistics experts – and total visibility across your transportation operations – to mitigate these risks.

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INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN PREPAREDNESS

Infographic | March 23, 2020

from complex emergencies to sudden onset responses, recent cooperative studies tri HELP Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University. Action Contre la Faim France, Global Logistics Cluster, If RC, Save the Childern International and INICEF, show just how important preparedness action can be across die humanitarian supply chain.

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International Shipping Maritime, Air and Rail Industries Proactively Address Environmental Impacts

Infographic | April 10, 2020

International regulations for moving freight by ship and air are aligned to the goal of limiting sulfur and carbon emissions. International shippers need to be aware of new and upcoming regulations to make appropriate decisions for their businesses — or get the expert help they need. Meanwhile, railways have partnered with ports to promote emission-reducing intermodal rail.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau: There are roughly 957,000 U.S. Warehouse Workers. The Average Warehouse Worker Wastes -8 Minutes Per Hour Walking To Printers & Computers. That's the distance from NYC to Atlanta in wasted motion! Eliminate it with Mobile Powered Workstations.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

Infographic | January 3, 2020

With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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Briggs Equipment

Briggs Equipment offers materials handling solutions that utilize a host of equipment options: forklifts, terminal tractors, telescoping booms, scissor lifts and railcar movers. In addition, we also offer industrial and construction equipment and rental solutions, including aerial work platforms, sweepers, scrubbers and earth moving equipment for your project needs.

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