How the IoT Powers Logistics 4.0

August 06, 2020
The IoT offers logistics planners new opportunities to gather real-time data--which means new opportunities to optimize transport plans.

The 5 Challenges Transport Networks Face in 2020

May 12, 2020
In these uncertain times, transport networks are under more pressure than ever. The only solution is to improve technology integration and visibility.

The IT Manager’s Guide to Supply Chain Logistics

February 13, 2020
For a logistics network to be as effective as possible, IT will have to become a major stakeholder in the decisions being made.

What Is Supply Chain Visibility (and Why Should You Care)?

November 28, 2019
End-to-end visibility requires some IT adoption and supply chain integration, but it can add value for manufacturers and logistics providers.

The Importance of Forecasting in Logistics Planning

November 07, 2019
Industry 4.0 has had a huge impact on demand forecasting, and in turn forecasting is having a huge impact on logistics planning.

The 5 Biggest Areas of Waste in Supply Chain Logistics

September 19, 2019
Every supply chain can benefit from cutting waste spending, here are the top 5 areas you should look at to start trimming overhead and improving ROI.

5 More Logistics 4.0 Stats Worth Knowing

August 06, 2019
Logistics 4.0 is the use of emerging technology to better track the shipping legs of your supply chain. Here are 5 statistics worth knowing.

5 Unique Challenges in Furniture Logistics

June 06, 2019
Furniture manufacturers face a host of supply chain logistics challenges that are unique to their industry. How can planners cope with these challenges?

5 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

January 01, 2019
Supply chain management as a field has gone through plenty of change during the past few decades, including the continued rise of computers as a tool, just as it's going through big changes now with the advent of Industry 4.0. More changes are, no doubt, on the horizon.

Route Planning in the Era of Logistics 4.0

December 20, 2018
Over the course of human history, many of or most critical technological advances have been put to use in helping people and goods get from Point A to Point B more effectively. Logistics 4.0 is no different.

The Benefits of Inbound Pull in Modern Logistics

December 13, 2018
What does mixology have to do with modern logistics? They can both demonstrate the value of pull-based planning.

A 5 Step Guide to Optimizing Total Logistics Costs

December 06, 2018
For manufacturers in the modern, global supply chain, it’s not uncommon to face the following question: you want to lower your total logistics costs, but how much risk are you willing to incur in order to do so?

The Top 4 Challenges in Modern Newspaper Distribution

November 29, 2018
Press distributors are called upon to move products straight from production lines to customers. From a logistics perspective, this can be a significant challenge, especially when you assume that the papers will always come off the production line at the last possible moment.

Digital Manufacturers: What to Look for in a 3PL

November 27, 2018
How is finding a 3PL like hiring a new employee? They both need great references, the right technological skills, and room for growth.

5 Key Benefits of Logistics 4.0

October 02, 2018
Logistics 4.0 is to old-school transport management as navigating without a GPS is to driving with a smartphone: it boosts connectivity and eases pain points at every turn.

The Logistics 4.0 Tipping Point

September 06, 2018
As we approach the era of Logistics 4.0, a number of factors will contribute to its fast-approaching tipping point, including smart factories and the global supply chain.

5 Key Elements of Logistics 4.0

August 02, 2018
What are the distinct elements that define Logistics 4.0 systems? How do these elements incorporate the logic of Industry 4.0, and how do they build on the logistics paradigms of the past?
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