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Editor’s Choice: Tips for Trucking Companies to Decrease Their Insurance Premiums

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Emerge and offers tips for trucking companies to decrease their insurance premiums. The number of accidents in the trucking industry is up, and so are […] The post Editor’s Choice: Tips for Trucking Companies to Decrease Their Insurance Premiums appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 12 – 18)

This is our last weekly news roundup before for the Thanksgiving holiday. It’s hard to believe that we are getting ready for stuffed turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. So, what does the 2022 Thanksgiving holiday look like? In a recent NielsenIQ survey, 91 percent of consumers indicated they are planning on celebrating US Thanksgiving […] The post This Week in Logistics News (November 12 – 18) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Editor’s Choice: Aluminum Can Shortage Defines a New Normal for Food Packaging

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Chetan Chaudhari at GEP and examines the ongoing aluminum can shortage. This shortage is the culmination of various ongoing issues – geopolitical tensions related to […] The post Editor’s Choice: Aluminum Can Shortage Defines a New Normal for Food Packaging appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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The 2022 Holiday Logistics Guide

Halloween is in the rearview mirror and Black Friday is on the horizon. As such, retailers and logistics providers are gearing up for the annual holiday logistics crunch. The National Retail Federation (NRF) has stated that holiday spending is expected to be healthy even with recent inflationary challenges, and it forecasts that holiday retail sales […] The post The 2022 Holiday Logistics Guide appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Make Your DC More Productive Without Sweeping Changes

DC operations in many companies are becoming more complex and changeable, with new business requirements, which are now coupled with new forms of modular automation and robotics. There are also many companies in the industry who have grown successfully and organically, that are still operating as they did when they were much smaller, simpler entities. […] The post Make Your DC More Productive Without Sweeping Changes appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Top Solutions for Supply Chain Agility

When it comes to driving supply chain agility there are several solutions that are important, but the key solution is a Multi-enterprise Supply Chain Network (MSCN). A multi-enterprise supply chain network platform provides network-based order fulfillment applications and/or advanced network-based supply chain risk analytics. It is a solution built on a public cloud, many-to-many architecture […] The post Top Solutions for Supply Chain Agility appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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How Technology is Helping Companies Move Goods and Do Good

The Intersection of Warehouse Growth and Employee Scarcity The combination of continually growing consumer and business demand, a supply chain permanently altered after adapting to Covid, and the Great Resignation has cumulatively impacted the nation’s warehousing landscape like never before. The US Bureau of Labor statistics reported over 500,000 job openings in warehousing and transportation […] The post How Technology is Helping Companies Move Goods and Do Good appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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What Can A 3PL Invest in Today to Remain Competitive for Tomorrow?

I had the opportunity to speak with Alan Prillaman, SVP of Client Services at Open Sky Group, about the 3PL market. Open Sky Group is a global specialist in the Blue Yonder (formerly JDA RedPrairie) supply chain platform. Alan works with 3PLs in his current role, and also worked directly for a 3PL earlier in his career. I asked Alan a few questions to obtain his perspective on the 3PL warehousing environment. First, for some The post What Can A 3PL Invest in Today to Remain Competitive for Tomorrow? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Why Digitalizing Sourcing is a Must for Supply Chain Resilience

As global supply chains continue to tackle ongoing disruptions, one major headwind that most organizations are faced with is the inflationary environment we are living through. This is starting to mount cost pressures just at the time when additional investments are needed to build resilience. So, how can organizations tackle the inflationary environment by finding […] The post Why Digitalizing Sourcing is a Must for Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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