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The Five 'New Rules' of 3PL e-Commerce Fulfillment

Listed in: 3PL

Is your 3PL keeping up with the challenges of today's fast-paced e-Commerce marketplace? To ensure it is, we invite you to download our latest free whitepaper "The Five 'New Rules' of 3PL e-Commerce Fulfillment." Written by industry experts, our whitepaper was created to help you satisfy your customers, increase your sales, and master the process of e-Fulfillment. Download your free copy today!

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Common Myths About Dock Scheduling

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The purpose of this whitepaper is to address some of the myths related to dock scheduling. Company visionaries, be they CEOs, warehouse supervisors, IT project managers, or continuous improvement team leaders, often face the challenge, among others, of breaking down myths. The articles included in this whitepaper have been assembled to help these leaders break down the myths related to dock scheduling.

Chemical Warehousing 101

Listed in: Chemical Logistics

Not all chemicals are hazardous, but those that are must adhere to specific storage requirements. If you are responsible for the storage and distribution of commercial chemicals, this paper serves as a primer on safe, compliant storage. This guide shares what determines classification, the requirements of hazardous materials and provides steps to assess the capabilities of a commercial warehousing partner.

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Visibility, Speed and Agility: How M2M is Redefining the Supply Chain and Transportation

Listed in: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization

Transportation and supply chain management are critical pillars of global commerce and are facing unprecedented challenges and change. The new and original information in this study sheds light on how executives at transportation and supply chain management companies use or plan to use technology to address these issues and more. Key findings in the survey data reveal that “operational visibility” – knowing where a shipment is and monitoring the environmental conditions in near real-time of cargo in-transit – is becoming a critical tool for the supply chain and the transportation industries.

Doing More With Less: Yard and Dock Management Software ROI

Listed in: Logistics IT, Yard Management

 This whitepaper provides an important analysis for anyone faced with logistics problems in the yard or at the dock, including high operational and labor costs, inefficient processes, security, and other serious issues. It features an overview of several yard management and dock management software solutions and approaches that not only solve the problems facing on-site logistics operations, but ensure timely ROI using a proven and automated "less is more" approach.

The Case for Lowering LTL Limits of Liability 

Listed in: 3PL, Transportation, Trucking-LTL

This publication illustrates why it is in the best interest of third-party logistics providers to work with carriers and reduce limits of liability to $1 per pound in the LTL arena. It also describes the key points that cast 3PLs in a favorable light to ultimately forge stronger, more strategic partnerships with LTL carriers. Delivering an analysis of effective procedures for partnership, this whitepaper outlines specific strategies 3PLs can use to better serve carriers by identifying and working to solve the issues that complicate the existing liability landscape.

Identifying Opportunities With Your Inbound Transportation 

Listed in: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization, Transportation, Trucking

An efficient inbound transportation program can reduce costs, improve service, minimize delays, reduce confusion, and raise performance. Get the whitepaper today and learn where you can find savings and eliminate gaps in your inbound program.

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eBook: Three Must-Have Capabilities to Achieve Global Supply Chain Visibility

Listed in: Global Logistics, Supply Chain Visibility

Growing complexities, such as distance, culture, and time-zones, make it difficult to manage international supply chains and can jeopardize competition in the marketplace. This eBook identifies three key capabilities for attaining global supply chain visibility: quick access to global supply chain information, proactive supply chain alerts, and efficient collaboration with global trading partners.

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Turn Your Warehouse on its Head Improve Productivity, Quality and Safety from the Ground Up

Listed in: Warehousing

This white paper from the experts at Penske Logistics focuses on a bottom-up approach to successfully launching an effective labor management software program. It offers actionable steps for creating the right culture, phasing in the implementation and ensuring benchmarks are met. Additionally, it cites an industry success story and lists six steps to assessing the efficiency of your warehouse.

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ABCs of Parcel Sourcing

Listed in: parcel sourcing

An effective Parcel Request for Proposal (RFP) is a labor-intensive process that requires a sound methodology, market intelligence, and well-thought-out execution, capped off with solid negotiation skills. The proper development and execution of a Parcel RFP is extremely important in this era of continued focus on cost containment. To learn more read our white paper, The ABCs of Parcel Sourcing.

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2015 Logistics Planner

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