June 6, 2022 · With a smaller labor pool to pull from and e-commerce sales continuing to escalate, logistics managers need solid tactics for winning the race for talent.
June 2, 2022 · Returns are a proverbial mess for all but the most accomplished retailers. Going forward, part of a company’s reputation and success will be a reflection of the sophistication and responsiveness of their reverse logistics strategy and processes.
June 2, 2022 · As fulfillment centers and warehouses become more highly automated facilities with multiple types of automation, software’s role looms larger. Issues like coordinating multiple systems around cut-off times and service levels, as well as knowing when and how to scale automated systems to accommodate peaks in demand, are two leading reasons why.
June 2, 2022 · Escalating fuel costs, competition for labor, and a world demanding sustainable operations is the reality all companies are faced with today. Private fleet owners that operate with a total cost of ownership mentality see this as another opportunity to lead and set the standards for the industry.
June 1, 2022 · With no end in sight to the labor shortage, companies are turning to labor management system technology for help optimizing their current labor resources.
June 1, 2022 · Ever-shifting Customs regulations are causing shippers to stay on their toes. Our experts suggest partnering with experienced north-south carriers and Customs brokers in order to execute seamless cross-border moves in 2022.
June 1, 2022 · While there’s no single solution, our analysts suggest that shippers enhance their communication with ocean carriers, particularly by providing good forecasts of their shipment volumes and booking early so that planning of capacity and operations is improved.
June 1, 2022 · Just like last year, 3PLs continue to face a host of critical and pressing issues that challenge their skills at managing a client’s supply chain. And while company financials for 2021 were staggering, the state of the market in 2022 depends on the pace of global recovery— which currently seems to be slowing.
June 1, 2022 · The best 3PLs are helping their customers innovate for success. What’s your 3PL’s mission?
June 1, 2022 · While last month we fixed the spotlight on what we’re now referring to as the “democratization of supply chain technology,” this month LM spends time on the pressing subject of labor—or the increasing lack thereof.
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