TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

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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BirdDog Solutions

Founded in 1998, BirdDog Solutions has been the trusted parcel partner to more than 500 high volume shippers. In 2015, BirdDog Solutions was acquired by Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) Provider, to solidify the 3PL’s position as the premier North American Provider of Tier One solutions across all modes of transportation. Designed to meet the dynamic supply chain needs of e-tailers, distributors and manufacturers, the 3PL’s blended technology platform delivers results for clients that support growth strategies, mitigate supply chain risk, improve enterprise efficiency and ensure a positive customer experience.

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Supply Chain Analytics Trends and Success Factors

Infographic | January 20, 2020

In 2019, APQC surveyed supply chain professionals regarding the use of analytics in the supply chain. It conducted a similar survey in 2016. Without stakeholder support, financial resources, and skilled talent for analytics activities, organizations will be unable to make use of the key enablers. This infographic from APQC highlights the three enablers organizations need to achieve and maintain success in analytics.

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Supply chain planning

Infographic | January 27, 2020

Supply chain management software is segmented into planning components and execution components. Planning are activities such as developing demands forecasts, establishing the supplies, planning and scheduling manufacturing operations, and developing key performance metrics to ensure efficient and cost effective operations.

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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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Building A Green Supply Chain In 2020

Infographic | February 11, 2020

With visibility across the supply chain, Procurement is perfectly equipped to implement and enforce sustainable practices. How can the function promote responsible, ethical, green practices in the new decade? Check out the infographic below to learn more.

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How Blockchain Can Help the Logistics Industry

Infographic | December 6, 2019

India's logistics industry will be worth USD 215 billion by 2020. A significant portion of it is still dependent on manual paperwork. A large number of companies and contractors can lead to delays, lost forms or late approvals. A transparent and decentralised digital ledger system that tracks changes in possession and ownership of goods in real-time.

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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Spotlight

BirdDog Solutions

Founded in 1998, BirdDog Solutions has been the trusted parcel partner to more than 500 high volume shippers. In 2015, BirdDog Solutions was acquired by Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) Provider, to solidify the 3PL’s position as the premier North American Provider of Tier One solutions across all modes of transportation. Designed to meet the dynamic supply chain needs of e-tailers, distributors and manufacturers, the 3PL’s blended technology platform delivers results for clients that support growth strategies, mitigate supply chain risk, improve enterprise efficiency and ensure a positive customer experience.

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