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Let's Talk Supply Chain 3 Reasons Shippers Struggle to Manage Their Allocation 1

3 Reasons Shippers Struggle to Manage Their Allocation

Many shippers have found it’s nearly impossible to track and manage their allocation efficiently today. The reason they struggle to manage their allocation is often due to inadequate workflows and booking rules, along with relying on the outdated legacy systems they use to manage it. In this article, we’ll highlight three reasons shippers struggle to …

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Why Automating The Urban Middle-Mile is Key for Fast and Predictable Deliveries

In today’s retail landscape, convenience is at the heart of consumer buying behavior. McKinsey reports that over 90 percent of US online shoppers expect free two- to three-day shipping, and a recent Shopify survey revealed that shipping cost had a significant influence on purchase decisions for nearly 75 percent of consumers. Shipping speed is critical …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain 262: We Need To Talk About The First Mile 4

262: We Need To Talk About The First Mile

Today we’re featuring one of our amazing live shows on Let’s Talk Supply Chain. Last month in episode 257, we put the spotlight on Action Items with Dyci Sfregola and now it’s the turn of First Things First with Mercado! We live in a consumer driven world. $2.5T worth of products are imported annually, representing …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain SEA 2, EP 93 – The CCM Chassis Pool Saves the Day! 5

SEA 2, EP 93 – The CCM Chassis Pool Saves the Day!

 Mike is the CEO of CCM, a chassis management company that creates fluidity in the supply chain. What makes them special? Their CCM pools work as an ‘open membership’ model that allow many different carriers access to chassis’ faster. You might be wondering what exactly that means for your supply chain and we will …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain SEA 2, EP 87 – Are you getting the most out of your returns? 6

SEA 2, EP 87 – Are you getting the most out of your returns?

 In today’s episode Sarah talks with Rob from Inmar, a company that started in the coupon industry and is now fully immersed into helping companies with their supply chains. What in particular do they focus on? Making your e-commerce return process smooth with reverse logistics. The main challenge when it comes to handling returns …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain SEA 2, EP 83 – Cost Efficiency vs Customer Experience 7

SEA 2, EP 83 – Cost Efficiency vs Customer Experience

 In today’s episode we chat to Niklas, founder of Centiro Solutions, a cloud based software company that delivers end to end delivery management capabilities. They’ve been following a SAAS business model since 2002 and pride themselves on being highly flexible and delivering great customer value when it comes to technology. Niklas started Centiro for …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain 3 Reasons Warehouses Need Great Working Conditions Now 8

3 Reasons Warehouses Need Great Working Conditions Now

A few weeks ago, I couldn’t sleep and after swiping through HBOGO found a Last Week Tonight episode on one of my favorite topics. That’s right, Logistics. John Oliver’s video on warehouses has racked up 5.9 million views this month. And it’s all about the dark side of warehousing, with shocking stats like this one …

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Let's Talk Supply Chain SEA 2, EP 73 – Why I’m obsessed with Coconuts… 11

SEA 2, EP 73 – Why I’m obsessed with Coconuts…

 In this episode I talk to Michiel, the founder and CTO of Coco Pallet, a company that produces pallets from used coconuts in Asia and Latin America. Michiel came up with the concept when he realized there was a problem concerning the huge amount of waste of wood that goes into producing pallets. Coco …

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