Using technology to improve last mile metrics is essential to driving last mile costs down, but how do shippers know if the technology is helping
There is no easy way to say it; single-channel retail is dead. Customers want the flexibility of shopping online, over the phone, via apps, social
Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from Patrick O’Rahilly, Founder and CEO of FactoryFix.com. Patrick gives us some insight into workplace efficiency and how to reduce
Business practices have become synonymous with the application and collection of data for continuous improvement. However, most of today’s data goes unused and represents a
The average Supply Chain management professional measures their Supply Chain by reviewing cost reduction. Is cost reduction all that there is in measuring Supply Chain performance?
When discussing warehouse statistics many key performance indicators are mentioned. Stock movement, order duration times, utilization of equipment and personnel, error rates and many more.
Today we continue our series on successfully working with a logistics company, often called a third party logistics company by focusing on how to properly
We continue our series on understanding the 3PL KPIs (Key performance indicators) from 3PL consultant, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain as it relates
An effective warehouse management strategy is key to staying competitive and meeting consumers’ expectations in the omnichannel world. Knowing the available inventory and assets only
Full truckload shipping is generally less expensive than other over the road transportation modes. Less-than-truckload (LTL) has more stops, touch points, and risk. It takes
Shippers face more challenges than ever before when it comes to managing freight spend and allocation. What is going where, and if it is going
Poor visibility in freight allocation is a leading reason shippers experience difficulty in managing freight, and this problem is evidence of a disconnect between the
Across retail, the push to get more products to more consumers in less time is growing. Today, there are dozens, if not hundreds, of individual
Statistics on the industry-wide use of a transportation management system (TMS), like the Cerasis Rater, are lacking. The most recent report on adoption rates of
Believe it or not, product in the care of a driver does not necessarily place all liability for freight in the hands of the carrier.
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