7 Last Mile Logistics Delivery & Ecommerce Trends You Don’t Want to Overlook
The quarter's eCommerce performance was more muted as Amazon Prime Day dollars shifted to Q3 this year, and the increase in digital sales outpaced that of stores for the first time since early 2021, and more than 20% of consumer spending from April-June occurred online.
Expanding Your Retail Horizons and How to Find the Right Fulfillment Services
Fulfillment services have largely been the domain of 3PLs, and needless to say, not all 3PLs are created equal when it comes to eCommerce expertise and omnichannel efficiency, and given the central role a fulfillment partner plays in the customer's journey and overall satisfaction, retailers cannot afford to choose a 3PL that lacks the means to meet their clients' expectations.
Online Sellers Find Excellent Opportunities to Win More Customers this Easter
Organizations must ensure they have the right foundation in place – one that brings together the right technologies, platforms, and data to sail smoothly through peak periods.
How Chief Operating Officers are Achieving Results with Supply Chain Software
COOs are now using supply chain software that offers advanced analytics and KPI capabilities that interconnect and take the tedium out of common goal sharing and tracking, making a supplier seem like part of the customer.
Top Trends Driving Change and Technology Strategy Within Logistics & Transportation Management
In this educational and informative article, we discuss, via a Q&A, some of the key industry trends driving process change and technology strategy within logistics and transportation management.
First Mile Collaborative Platform for Order Automation and Supplier Management
Quloi, a technology firm focused on quantified logistics, has launched its innovative supply chain platform that responds directly to the needs of manufacturers, suppliers, and freight forwarders with its first-mile focus and delivery of order and shipment visibility, lead time accuracy and collaboration opportunities.
Less-than-Truckload 2023 Online Education Schedule Curriculum Combining On-Demand & Live Learning
SMC3 announces less-than-truckload, LTL, 2023 industry-leading online education for carriers, shippers, 3PLs, and more pairs of self-paced instruction and education combining on-demand with live learning industry-leading discussions.
2023 Tech Trends in Warehouse Management Execs Should Know About
Technology is constantly transforming the way we live and work. The growth of automation and various technological advances over the past several decades has been nothing short of astounding.
Supply Chain Agility in an Ever-Changing World
Find out what 1,000 supply chain decision-makers across four major markets plan to do to optimize costs and business spend across their organizations, manage risk, build resilience, and improve their supply chain agility.
Will the Supply Chain Improve and What Does Agility & Resiliency Mean in 2023?
The supply chain is comprised of the market and socio-economic-political conditions, but it is also comprised of people, people who can intelligently plan and continuously optimize execution across the network to enable your company to be resilient.
12 Supply Chain Trends & Forces to Watch Out For In 2023
This is a time of evolution, grounds for optimism, and visionary opportunities in the role of a supply chain professional, and the focus will be shifting toward greater decision-making and progress toward sustainability goals.
Integrated Ecosystems will Drive Next Generation of Collaborative Supply Chain Technologies
An integrated ecosystem partnership means that the supply chain platform offers end-to-end coverage of fulfillment-related functional areas, the flexibility to personalize based on business needs, and scalability to accommodate rapid organization and demand growth.
PITT OHIO Adds 32 Next Day Lanes to and from New York State
LTL leader PITT OHIO is now transporting freight within one days’ time to and from their terminals in Albany, Buffalo, Utica and Watertown to terminals in their Mid-Atlantic core territory.
Women In Trucking’s Ellen Voie Earns Less-than-Truckload LTL Certification Distinction
Transportation powerhouse Ellen Voie, president & CEO and founder of the associate Women in Trucking advances her expertise in the complex Less-than-Truckload LTL industry with SMC³ LTL Online Education Certification in Less-than-truckload.
5 Interesting Facts About Automation Technology
Whether you are reading this for fun or to find a fact to help enforce a business initiative, here are five interesting facts about automation technology that you may not know.
Supply Chain Disruptions and the Next Normal for Logistics in 2023
In January 2022, the world entered another year of living and working in the Covid-19 pandemic and the major changes that came with it. The collective machine of makers, movers, and sellers that keep global commerce going sought sage advice from analysts to brace for what might come next.
The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2023
Today’s Global Risks Report, an annual publication produced by the World Economic Forum, provides a detailed overview of the most pressing global risks that the world is facing, as identified by experts and decision-makers.
Fighting Scalping Bots May Be a Losing Battle for Retailers
While it is important for retailers to do something about bots, it is not clear that it is a fight they can win - or one they are especially incentivized to win.
Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal-aid for Truck Parking Infrastructure Improvements
States may receive millions to improve truck parking infrastructure - how should they spend the money?
Walton College’s Supply Chain Graduate Program Ranked No. 2 In North America
The supply chain management graduate program at the Sam M. Walton College of Business has been ranked No. 2 in North America by research and consulting firm Gartner, which ranks the undergraduate and graduate logistic programs every two years.