Category Archives: Logistics

APL Logistics Supports Wal-Mart Online Sales in Mexico

APL Logistics has launched an online sales channel for Wal-Mart in Mexico. The new solution, which comprises a warehouse management system, integrates with the retailer’s new online shopping site and enables same-day order fulfillment and next-day delivery. Through the partnership, … Continue reading

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Logistics Industry Works Together to Help People Get Into Logistics

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), through Aspire its careers foundation, is pleased to join with other logistics organisations and The Prince’s Trust to launch the Get into Logistics work experience programmes, which will be run across the … Continue reading

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Study: Highly Successful Trucking Companies Use Different HR Practices with Drivers

Highly successful companies use distinct practices in building their workforces and offer more benefits to recruit and retain drivers when compared to all other trucking companies, according to new research in the 2013 Texas Trucking Industry Study. To qualify as … Continue reading

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Future 3PL Factors to Consider

A growing number of companies are relying on 3PL providers to manage some or all of their supply chain networks. For example, a majority of companies in the computer industry rely on 3PLs. The industry has changed considerably, from freight … Continue reading

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Difference Between Supply Chain & Logistics Management

Logistics Scope The logistics model covers a segment of the supply chain, and its management has specific functions. A logistics manager is responsible for planning, developing and controlling the complete product flow. He also oversees product delivery to customers and … Continue reading

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When Will Google Revolutionize Logistics?

Google has assembled a series of technologies capable of transforming logistics as we know it. Some of them are well known and the applications obvious; others less so. I’ll start with the obvious ones. Driverless cars Truck drivers will not … Continue reading

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Top 5 Signs it is Time to Switch Carriers

Top 5 signs it is time to switch carriers: 1.  Financial Warning Signs With many carriers reporting first quarter losses in 2012, now might be a good time to check the financial health of your current carrier.  While a one-time … Continue reading

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3PL (third-party logistics)

A 3PL (third-party logistics) is a provider of outsourced logistics services. Logistic services encompass anything that involves management of the way resources are moved to the areas where they are required. The term comes from the military. In business, 3PL … Continue reading

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Couriers Profit Part Time

Couriers Profit Part Time There are few businesses that can generate significant cashflow with only a few hours per day. Luckily, courier services are one of the few. Full-Time Income, Part-Time Hours There are few businesses that can generate significant … Continue reading

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What You Need When Starting Out

What You Need When Starting Out With just a few essentials, you can start your own courier and delivery business in no time. When starting a courier service, concierge service, or other delivery service, there are certainly a few things … Continue reading

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