The 5 Secrets of Productivity in Logistics

November 23, 2017

For many logistics company owners, the need to increase productivity seemingly calls for an upgrade to state-of-the-art systems, logistical infrastructures, and analytics. However, this is an incomplete belief that, when taken as is, won’t make much of a difference for the company. In truth, all the best technologies in the world is useless when the business isn’t being operated by an engaged and committed workforce that would increase the productivity in the logistics.

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THE DIGITAL LINK TO SUPPLY CHAIN

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Digital technologies drive efficiency of supply chain operations. Digital collaboration enables Zara to design, produce and deliver new apparel to stores in 14 days compared to 9 months for competition. Digital Technologies 11 Ensure Data Consistency Electron, Data Interchange platform helped Levi Strauss & Co. to reduce manual tracking and tracing of inbound shipments by 98%.

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Is a 3PL right for your business?

Infographic | April 20, 2021

Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and delivery service requirements for their products. A provider of such integrated services is referenced as a third-party supply chain management provider (3PSCM), or as a supply chain management service provider (SCMSP). 3PL targets particular functions within supply management, such as warehousing, transportation, or raw material provision. Services often extend beyond logistics to include value-added services related to the production or procurement of goods, such as services that integrate parts of the supply chain.

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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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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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The shipping & receiving process

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Within the supply chain process, there is a much smaller piece of the puzzle that is arguably the most critical component in maintaining accurate inventory: The Shipping and Receiving Logistics Process. Inventory is not Initially rec.. and reported accurately during these processes

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Your Essential Warehouse

Infographic | December 15, 2019

Regular maintenance of your warehouse should be a central part of the company's safety practices. Keeping your warehouse environment spic-and-span fosters a healthy workplace atmosphere, increased efficiency, and fewer accidents.

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MAC Trailer

With over 668,000 square feet of facilities, a campus of 106 acres and more than 900 employees all working for you, MAC Trailer has become the nation’s foremost manufacturer of Pneumatic tank trailers, Liquid tank trailers, Dump trailers and Straight truck bodies, Flatbed and Dropdeck trailers, and Transfer trailers.

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