One of the most common weak links in the supply chain is the product packaging process. Typically, packaging of products sold through retail, whether brick and mortar or eCommerce, is completed immediately following the manufacturing process. However, with today’s customers looking for different bundles, colors, or quantities, many manufacturers are tasking fulfillment or warehouse centers

If there is one constant in Washington DC, it’s that you can always count on the unexpected to occur. Such is the case with the implementation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s ELD Mandate and HOS regulations which were supposed to go into full activation back in 2019. However, these new rules and regulations

  CHICAGO, March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Redwood Logistics Chief Innovation Officer, Eric Rempel, to its 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award. “I am honored to receive the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award for the

The supply chain has been, for several years now, moving completely into the digital sphere. And the most recent innovation to come from that is the drive to automate warehouses and make the shift from paper-based operations to completely paperless. While many businesses are going about it on their own, the majority are making the

Shippers all over the world depend on multiple modes of transportation to move their freight. Whether by air, sea, railway, or roadway, billions of tons of freight are moved across the globe on a daily basis. And for those who deal in high volumes, full truckload shipping is often the choice that offers them the

There are many situations that can cause disruptions within the supply chain. Serious weather, natural disasters, labor disputes, even financial struggles can cause shipping delays. These are a few of the risks that supply chain leaders must deal with every year. Furthermore, they are tasked with finding creative ways of resolving these disruptions when they

Intermodal freight volumes were on a steady decline in 2019, especially towards the end of the year. Schneider’s Whitepaper “The State of Intermodal: How Shipping Via Rail Is Changing The Transportation Industry” reviewed what this decline looks like, why it’s happening, and what the future could and should look like for the transport industry based

As though they rose out from the smoke, the new startup Outrider recently announced that they have raised $53 million in funding for their yard automation system.  The funding will go toward creating electric vehicles and autonomous systems that will enhance the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of yard operations.    Outrider is Looking to Fill

Those dreaded 3 week-long delivery wait times are a thing of the past and they have long been replaced with one-click online ordering and same-day deliveries. In fact, year after year, these types of services just keep getting more and more advanced. And the one thing that drives all of this progress is what is

Supply chains are increasingly making the transition into the digital sphere. The logistics industry is transitioning to digitalization with everything from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things to 5G networks and beyond. Alongside the “Amazon effect,” the goals of the digital supply chain include an increased focus on transparency, efficiency, and sustainability. Digital supply

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