Analytics has been a buzzword in recent years. Everyone seems to be clamoring to get on the big data and analytics train. Part of this
Modern shippers face more risks than the industry ever imagined. According to Jeff Berman of Logistics Management, 71 percent of shippers believe the greatest focus
Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a series of focus on planning and also getting ready for any peak season you may experience
Today’s post continues our ongoing series on staying a strategic shipper. We first did an overview of the 10 areas of strategy a shipper must
Automated material handling systems reduce—and sometimes eliminate—the need for human intervention in industrial tasks. Plain and simple. When “touches”—human intervention—are reduced, costs are significantly impacted.
Throughout the supply chain, the use of metrics to track and understand processes provides an invaluable resource for ensuring increased production and customer satisfaction. Additionally,
The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This report is crucial in determining the direction in which the distribution business is
As we get settled into this new year, we thought we’d share observations from conversations we’ve had with manufacturers and distributors recently. These ten issues are
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from Fronetics, one of the premier digital and content marketing agencies who focus on the industrial, supply chain,
Following the 2019 holiday shopping season, the state of e-commerce returns, as well as returns in general, rose more sharply than anyone anticipated. The average
Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! The state of the global freight market is
Effective freight management 2020 initiatives will help supply chains stay relevant and competitive with Amazon and the big box retailers. As the world watches the
Listen to “The Growing Influence of Content Marketing in the Supply Chain” on Spreaker. Business and Marketing Resources Marketing Logistics Services: A Discussion on Getting
There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. It was an option for companies with the biggest revenues and shipping volumes.
From blockchain technology through better warehouse management system (WMS) use, the freight claims management trends for 2020 reflect the infusion of technology that will make
Supply chain leaders are continuously looking for ways to improve inventory management, and the role of technology in the supply chain offers significant advantages. Instead
Whether you operate as a small local supply chain or work with international partners and investors, engaging your employees on a more personal level can
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