By making use of the right technology, transportation and logistics (T&L) companies can reinvent their industry with superior customer service, increased revenues, and reduced costs.
This whitepaper looks at the obstacles facing the T&L industry and examines how fleet planning and trip analysis software businesses can help by enabling faster and smarter data-driven decision-making.
As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE can help T&L companies improve fleet management.
AB World Foods has a highly complex supply chain, driven in part by the nature of its globally sourced and distributed products as well as by the demands of growth and acquisition. With Infor SCM Demand Planning, the company cut costs while also improving service levels.
Find out why manufacturers and distributors are rethinking warehouse management and why these best-in-class performers are investing in advanced warehouse management solutions to strengthen their competitive market positions.
A surprising 80% of the 30 million1 warehouse workers worldwide, in the field of transportation and logistics, are still using pen and paper in a physically-intensive environment that increasingly demands accuracy and real time feedback. With warehouse efficiency, so closely tied to customer satisfaction in areas like ecommerce, the low penetration of digital solutions—20% as recent as 2014, is surprising. Unless an organization has a fully automated warehouse, the job is heavily labor-intensive. VDC research reveals that as long as human labor plays a dominant role in warehousing, any technology that optimizes workflows and improves accuracy will add tremendous value
Published By: Intermec
Published Date: Jun 20, 2013
Nearly all the transportation and distribution companies in a market are governed by the similar labor laws, pay the same fuel prices and share the same roads. So why are some much more successful than others? Winning T&L companies don’t rely on cyclical business conditions to be successful. They can be profitable in any business conditions because they are differentiated, either in the services they offer customers or in their underlying business processes.
Transportation companies are expected to solve logistical challenges, improve service, optimize costs and increase efficiencies. More and more, they are turning to new IoT technologies to help them achieve this.
In this guide, we’ve identified the latest location, routing and other data-driven services, that are helping commercial fleet management and logistics organizations differentiate and lead the way in an increasingly complex market.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
When a global transportation logistics provider wanted to improve support for its global network of branch offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, it used performance analytics to monitor and analyze the organization’s support processes. Not only did performance analytics dramatically increase visibility—allowing the company to move from monthly reports to on-demand performance dashboards—it also uncovered major process bottlenecks. In one case, resolving a single bottleneck increased efficiency by 17%, making support far more responsive while saving hundreds of hours of effort.
Discover how ServiceNow Performance Analytics can benefit your business by downloading this white paper.
When it comes to worker safety, mitigating downtime, and boosting
productivity, nothing is faster than right NOW. Organizations across
various industry segments — construction, food and beverage, chemical
and industrial, and transportation equipment manufacturers — are
juggling a mix of communication devices, slowing response times. Gaps
in coverage, poor battery life and aging equipment reduce your ability to
safely and efficiently meet production deadlines. The power of NOW puts
instant communications at your workers’ fingertips — because when
communication slows, production slows.
Manufacturers today are under immense pressure to produce goods
safely, efficiently and profitably. Meeting these goals requires reliable,
clear voice and data communications. So the production line is always
moving. So well-executed logistics exceed expectations. So materials
and operations are tracked to maintain efficiency. So your most valuable
assets — your people — are safe and connected.
Perfect order fulfillment requires companies to have seamless integration of all supply chain execution (SCE) including, logistics processes from manufacturing, transportation, warehouse, global trade to mobile and RFID. Recent research from Gartner reveals that most supply chain organizations continue to operate as functional silos – warehousing, transportation and manufacturing – with minimal, if any, process integration and synchronization between execution silos. The Gartner Research report provides key insights into how supply chain and IT leaders can transform logistics by breaking down functional silos, and designing business processes that span, optimize and synchronize across traditional functional domains.
This white paper addresses business and technical decision-makers for ambitious companies in which product distribution and transportation play key roles in daily operations and profitability. It describes how the comprehensive, integrated management solution represented by Supply Chain Execution for Microsoft Dynamics AX can help build an integrated logistics solution.
Published By: Easynet
Published Date: Mar 26, 2008
With demand for freight transportation services continuing to grow faster than GDP growth in Europe, the logistics industry has structured itself around the provision of very specific value-added services beyond just transportation. Many logistics companies are vying to capture new opportunities in the area of value-added services. Find out how in this IDC paper.
Published By: Intermec
Published Date: Aug 09, 2012
Bar-coded shipping labels are essential to sophisticated tracking and material-handling systems, and thus so are label printers. This white paper identifies the features of shipping-label printers that will return the greatest value for long-term, low-cost reliable operations, from features that save time to those that simplify integration and management.