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[Podcast] Best Co-Worker Ever – Partnering People and Technology for the Warehouse of the Future
Offered By: DHL Supply Chain

[Podcast] Best Co-Worker Ever – Partnering People and Technology for the Warehouse of the Future

This episode of the DHL Supply Chain All Business. No Boundaries.™ podcast features a conversation with Tony Gariety, VP of Logistics and Distribution, Carhartt and Omer Rashid, VP of Operations Development, DHL Supply Chain. Listen in as they discuss how Carhartt managed its rapid growth with an assisted-picking robotic solution and partnership with DHL Supply Chain.

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2022 State of the Third-Party Logistics Industry Report
Offered By: 3PL Central

2022 State of the Third-Party Logistics Industry Report

What does 2022 have in store for 3PLs, warehouses, and their partners? From combatting supply chain disruptions and creating new omnichannel fulfillment strategies to benefitting from the evolution of 3PLs, 4PLs, and cutting-edge technology, 2022 could be one of the most important years ever for businesses looking to play a pivotal role in how consumers receive goods.

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The Perfect Warehouse Pick and Pack Checklist
Offered By: Scout

The Perfect Warehouse Pick and Pack Checklist

Are you using best practices to increase accuracy and profitability? Now is the time to improve your warehouse operations. One of the easiest ways to enhance productivity and improve accuracy is to implement pick and pack best practices throughout your warehouse. In this year’s To help, we’ve created an easy-to-use checklist of picking and packing best practices to get you started on the right foot.

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The Complete Guide to Evaluating Warehouse Management Software
Offered By: 3PL Central

The Complete Guide to Evaluating Warehouse Management Software

Buying software shouldn’t be hard. Yet, every year third-party logistics warehouses struggle to make decisions about technology infrastructure that will help them grow and meet their customer needs. In this year’s In the Complete Guide to Evaluating Warehouse Management Software, we will share a step-by-step guide on how to best evaluate, select, and implement WMS software.

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2022 Warehousing Vision Study
Offered By: Bar Code Direct

2022 Warehousing Vision Study

The pandemic disruptions to the global supply chain will linger for years. Some experts say it will never return to normal. Bar Code Direct is a Leader in mobility solutions for supply chain Logistics. With our partner Zebra, we have conducted an extensive study to gather best practices for the best way to adapt and succeed in this new reality.

3PL Warehouse Growth Checklist
Offered By: 3PL Central

3PL Warehouse Growth Checklist

To prepare and plan for growth, 3PLs should take a strategic approach to both setting and executing against growth targets. Creating a growth roadmap will help your business clearly identify gaps or new opportunities. The 3PL Warehouse Growth Checklist outlines key steps to achieve profitable growth.

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5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability
Offered By: 3PL Central

5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability

When it comes to running a warehouse, finding new ways to increase your profits can be one of your biggest challenges. Which is why 3PL Central and inside industry experts created the “5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability.” Detailing five crucial actions your warehouse can take to upgrade its bottom line, you will not want to miss this free ebook. Download now!

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Not Your Mama’s 3PL
Offered By: Evans Distribution Systems

Not Your Mama’s 3PL

How do you define a 3PL? There are many definitions as to what a 3PL really is, especially as the capabilities of a 3PL have shifted dramatically throughout the years. But the legal definition of a 3PL was hammered down in 2008, defined as a person who solely receives, holds, or otherwise transports a consumer product.

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3PL Perspectives: Drafting a Blueprint for Growth
Offered By: Inbound Logistics

3PL Perspectives: Drafting a Blueprint for Growth

Inbound Logistics’ ninth-annual 3PL Perspectives market research report documents how third-party logistics providers are differentiating their value proposition beyond transactional services–creating an outsourcing blueprint for shippers to grow, in spite of economic uncertainties.

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Five Point Warehouse Tune-Up
Offered By: 3PL Central

Five Point Warehouse Tune-Up

As the global economy grows more connected, opportunities for 3PL warehouses continue to expand. These opportunities also bring new challenges, but it is possible to mitigate risk and maximize profits when your warehouse practices a continuous process to improve its profitability.

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Achieving ROI with Digital Supply Chain Technologies
Offered By: Inbound Logistics and Generix Group

Achieving ROI with Digital Supply Chain Technologies

Enabling resiliency with technology is more critical than ever. Listen in to hear panelists from Generix Group, Barcoding, and Browns Shoes unpack the three fundamentals for a strong ROI, how to upgrade your warehouse, and overcoming pandemic challenges.

5 Biggest Challenges for Today’s Warehouse Manager
Offered By: Brothers Freight Management

5 Biggest Challenges for Today’s Warehouse Manager

From surging e-commerce demands to labor shortages, compliance concerns, and budget burdens, the pressures for today’s warehouses are plentiful. But as e-commerce soars, so can your warehouse. Read this whitepaper to find out where to focus your time, attention, and resources so you can act faster and operate better—today and in every season to come.

10-Step Guide to Selecting the Perfect WMS
Offered By: Highway 905

10-Step Guide to Selecting the Perfect WMS

Hyperconnected customers and a fast-paced, post-pandemic world pose various challenges to how businesses manage their warehouses today. Digital brings all the answers with the ever-evolving WMS. But in the sea of vendors and WMS features, what is the correct way to select the best solution for your business? Download this guide to better understand your needs, identify gaps, and formulate a fool-proof selection strategy.

E-Commerce Fulfillment Outsourcing Guide: Solutions for Today’s Fulfillment Challenges
Offered By: Saddle Creek Logistics Services

E-Commerce Fulfillment Outsourcing Guide: Solutions for Today’s Fulfillment Challenges

Recent e-commerce growth has forced many fulfillment operations into overdrive. To keep customers satisfied, record order volume must be filled quickly, seamlessly and cost-effectively—no easy task. Often, third-party logistics providers can help retailers and brands to navigate the increasing complexity. Read this new e-book to learn about today’s top fulfillment challenges and find outsourcing strategies to help overcome them.

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Top 12 Warehouse Operational Metrics
Offered By: Yale Materials Handling Corporation

Top 12 Warehouse Operational Metrics

Check out the top 12 metrics and best-in-class scores most frequently reported by warehouse professionals, according to the 2019 Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) DC Measures Report. 

 

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Overcome the Top 4 Supply Chain Challenges 
Offered By: TECSYS

Overcome the Top 4 Supply Chain Challenges 

Your customers continue to demand new levels of service-faster turnaround times and perfect orders. Your team’s ability to fulfill and ship orders accurately can make or break these valuable customer relationships. When you can’t move orders through your distribution center efficiently, your bottom line is at stake. Fast-paced operations like yours need insights into how to make the most of every minute. In this white paper you’ll discover how to overcome the top 4 challenges in your supply chain.

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4 Signs It’s Time For a New WMS
Offered By: Snapfulfil

4 Signs It’s Time For a New WMS

Whether your warehouse is just getting by with paper or spreadsheets, or you’re already considering making a change, how do you really know when it’s time for a new WMS? Read the white paper from Snapfulfil to learn four key signs it may be time to upgrade to the next generation of warehouse management systems.

The Practical Guide to Growing Your 3PL Warehouse
Offered By: 3PL Central

The Practical Guide to Growing Your 3PL Warehouse

Some 3PLs may view the holiday crunch with a sense of anxiety. But growth-minded 3PLs see the season for it truly is: the single-best time to impress both their clients and their shoppers. Those 3PLs who deliver a superior customer experience when it matters most will win their customers’ loyalty for life. To help your 3PL capitalize on this opportunity, download “The Practical Guide to Growing Your 3PL Warehouse.” Filled with real-world tips and actionable advice, this guide will show you how to prepare your 3PL for growth, how to create the ideal processes you need, how to deliver a superior customer experience, and more. 

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Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need a Cloud-Based WMS
Offered By: 3PL Central

Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need a Cloud-Based WMS

From lower costs to better security–to significantly higher levels of profitability–a cloud-based WMS is the best choice for any 3PL looking to grow their business in today’s ever-changing logistics world. To understand all the incredible benefits of upgrading, download Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need A Cloud-Based WMS. You’ll learn how a cloud-based WMS can help your 3PL increase profitability by eliminating hidden costs, help your operation scale for seasonal work volumes, and automatically receive the latest software updates. Download now to access your free copy. Or if you’re ready to learn more, request a personalized demo of 3PL Warehouse Manager and see how 3PL Central’s cloud-based WMS can dramatically improve your performance and profitability today.

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Recovering Lost Space, Time & Money with Dimensioning 
Offered By: QubeVu

Recovering Lost Space, Time & Money with Dimensioning 

Warehouses, distributors, e-com fulfillment centers and shippers are looking for every edge. They’re discovering that dimensioning their inbound and outbound streams maximizes warehouse capacity (20%+), increases operational efficiency (35%), and reduces material and shipping costs (9% or more). The bottom line: If you receive, store, pick, pack, ship, or transport, dimensioning is an easy way to save money. This guide will get you started.

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The 5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability
Offered By: 3PL Central

The 5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability

Ready to do a little spring cleaning of your warehouse? Then download 3PL Central’s popular eBook "The 5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability." Our step-by-step guide will show you how you can improve your operations, evaluate your staffing – and add more to your overall bottom line. Download your FREE copy today.

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How 3PL Warehouses Can Profit from 5 Challenges in 2017
Offered By: 3PL Central

How 3PL Warehouses Can Profit from 5 Challenges in 2017

With its many changes and challenges, it’s no secret that 2017 will be a momentous year for the 3PL warehousing industry. But along with great change comes new opportunities. To help you navigate the year ahead, we invite you to download our FREE eBook, How 3PL Warehouses Can Profit from 5 Challenges in 2017.

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Dimensioning Systems: Getting the Most from Your Investment
Offered By: QubeVu

Dimensioning Systems: Getting the Most from Your Investment

As of Jan. 8, 2017, the cost of shipping most packages is now based on their dimensions, not just their weight. Size matters, now more than ever. Without the tools to dimension inbound and outbound parcels, many shippers and warehouses will find themselves at the mercy of their carriers–unable to predict or control costs, or even to audit their invoices. This whitepaper offers a crash course for people who need to start thinking about dimensioning solutions and don’t know where to start. 

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5 Dirty Secrets of Warehouse Management Systems
Offered By: HighJump

5 Dirty Secrets of Warehouse Management Systems

It’s a fact: most best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) providers force you to pay every time you require a system change. Uncover five more dirty secrets many warehouse management systems don’t want you to know. Download this whitepaper to discover these hidden truths and gain valuable information on considerations for evaluating WMS vendors. Arm yourself with information that will enable you to select a system that will fulfill your requirements today and years from now as your company grows–all at a low total cost of ownership.

Offered By: Zebra Technologies

Building the Smarter Warehouse: Warehousing 2020

How do today’s warehousing managers plan to capitalize on tomorrow’s unprecedented eCommerce opportunities? A recent global survey of over 1300 IT and operations warehouse professionals explores just that. Respondents divulge current practices as well as plans for the year 2020, offering unique insight and perspective into the trends that will shape the landscape of warehousing as we know it. Download this white paper for a detailed analysis of the survey’s findings.

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The 3PL Guide to Holiday Season Success
Offered By: 3PL Central

The 3PL Guide to Holiday Season Success

Is your warehouse ready for the 2016 Holiday Crunch? To make sure you are, download our latest FREE white paper, “The 3PL Guide to Holiday Season Success.” Written by industry experts, our guide details the five areas where we believe you can have the most impact before the holiday onslaught begins. Download your copy today!

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Bridging the Gap: The Role of Retail 3PLs in the Journey to “Shopping Redefined”
Offered By: Port Logistics Group

Bridging the Gap: The Role of Retail 3PLs in the Journey to “Shopping Redefined”

Are you omni-channel ready? Learn why retail 3PLs are uniquely positioned to help retailers bridge the gap to an omni-channel shopping environment with their expertise in these key capabilities: inventory visibility; optimized fulfillment; and perfect packing.

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Benefits of Supply Chain Services in Northern CA: Stockton on the Rise
Offered By: Weber Logistics

Benefits of Supply Chain Services in Northern CA: Stockton on the Rise

Warehousing and distribution in Northern CA was historically centered in the East Bay area. Many are turning inland to Stockton for their supply chain needs. If you are responsible for the storage and distribution of food and beverage or consumer goods products, this paper serves as a primer on the Stockton market and the benefits of utilizing logistical services there.

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Changing Metrics – and Mindsets – in the Warehouse
Offered By: Crown Equipment

Changing Metrics – and Mindsets – in the Warehouse

Forklift connectivity provides the visibility to manage fleets for greater safety and productivity, and is a key building block of the connected warehouse of the future. This three-part whitepaper series captures the technology adoption best practices Crown’s team has observed and implemented in diverse materials handling applications. The purpose of the series is to help accelerate forklift fleet management adoption and prepare the industry for more complex technology initiatives.

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Big Data in the Supply Chain
Offered By: UTi Worldwide

Big Data in the Supply Chain

Prior to investing resources into "big data" systems, software, and people, firms must understand that data aggregation alone is insufficient. Without a well-thought-out strategy, big data projects can result in confusion between teams, or worse, lead to sunk costs. This article uses three examples to illustrate data-driven improvement opportunities in transportation, warehousing, and network design. The ultimate deliverable of data-oriented efforts should be greater transparency in decision-making.

Understanding Commercial Warehouse Pricing
Offered By: Weber Logistics

Understanding Commercial Warehouse Pricing

Ever wonder how third-party logistics providers (3PLs) calculate the warehouse prices they charge? This new guide explains it all in plain language. By getting smarter about the 3PL pricing process, you are in a much better position to impact how product is stored and handled – and reduce your warehousing costs.

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Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage
Offered By: Saddle Creek Logistics Services

Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage

Today, more and more companies are finding value in optimizing their distribution network. By taking a strategic approach to network configuration, they are improving service levels, better managing their inventory and reducing transportation costs. Less demanding in terms of infrastructure, systems, cost, and time than full-scale supply chain optimization, this targeted approach delivers remarkable results. Download this new report for a closer look at how distribution network configuration can imact supply chain effectiveness.

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Rethinking Your Reslotting Strategy
Offered By: Optricity

Rethinking Your Reslotting Strategy

This whitepaper focuses on the elements that go into achieving a solid reslotting strategy. Slot maintenance performed in sync with distribution center dynamics helps achieve optimal slotting. Leveraging opportunities such as product volume and mix changes, seasonal demands, and promotions allows for reslotting that increases picking efficiency. Identifying inflection points and reslotting at the appropriate time using underutilized labor at standard rates minimizes costs and improves payback cycles. Once a company determines its slotting strategy and establishes business rules, it can employ slotting technology to achieve a reslotting strategy that minimizes costs and optimizes efficiency. Find out more by downloading this free whitepaper.