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May 2020

Put a Shirt on! Dress Codes When Working From Home

Mind what you are wearing before you enter that video conference. While the Coronavirus pandemic is never anything less than grim, some aspects of people’s reactions to it approach the comical. For many people, the requirement to work from home because of stay-at-home orders also offers them an opportunity to dress down. Sometimes too far down, as some colleagues have found out when they show...

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Τα logistics του James Bond!

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Apr 2020

Τα logistics του James Bond!

Τα logistics της πέμπτης κατά σειρά ταινίας του James Bond «No Time To Die», ανέλαβαν οι ειδικοί της DHL, στο πλαίσιο μιας συνεργασίας που ξεκίνησε το 2006 με το Casino Royale. Για τη νέα ταινία του εμβληματικού μυστικού πράκτορα «007», η οποία αναμένεται να κάνει πρεμιέρα στις κινηματογραφικές αίθουσες στις 2 Απριλίου, η DHL μετέφερε οτιδήποτε χρειάστηκε σε όλο τον κόσμο μέσω αέρος, ξηράς και θαλάσσης, υπηρετώντας...

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The Definitive Guide to Transportation Terminology to Stay on the Same Logistics Page!

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Apr 2020

The Definitive Guide to Transportation Terminology to Stay on the Same Logistics Page!

Many experts believe that the root cause of many industry wide issues stem simply from not all of the players in any given industry not using the same terminology. Think about that for a moment and then let’s use a metaphor like Football as an example industry. If someone from say Mexico came to America, and we said the term “football” they would think we...

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Parcel Shipping In TMS (BY ADRIAN GONZALEZ)

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Mar 2020

Parcel Shipping In TMS (BY ADRIAN GONZALEZ)

When it comes to transportation management systems (TMS), there is always something new to talk about. That’s because the technology continues to evolve rapidly in response to changing market forces and customer requirements. One area of growing demand and innovation is parcel shipping, which was one of the driving forces behind 3Gtms’s recent acquisition of Pacejet. What role is parcel playing in transportation operations today?...

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The Digitization Of Customer Order Channels

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Mar 2020

The Digitization Of Customer Order Channels

If you’re a supplier, nothing makes you happier than receiving a customer order—and the more orders you get, the better. However, there are many different ways for customers to transmit those orders, from highly automated approaches to manual entry. What challenges does this create for suppliers? How can technology and digital networks streamline and automate the order-to-cash cycle? That was the main focus of my...

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AUTOMATING LOGISTICS WITH AN INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS NETWORK

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Jan 2020

AUTOMATING LOGISTICS WITH AN INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS NETWORK

How an “internet” for logistics will deliver new efficiencies and value. “What I’m suggesting to you is that this could be a renaissance. We may be on the cusp of a future which could provide a tremendous leap forward for humanity.” So says Jeremy Rifkin, American economic and social theorist whose vision for a sustainable, post carbon economic era has been endorsed by the European...

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Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

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Jan 2020

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

The manufacturing industry has a strong heritage of adopting game-changing technologies to deliver higher quality products more efficiently. With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industry is moving into an era arguably on par with the industrial revolution. But Rome wasn’t built in a day, and digital roadmaps that align with company goals do not take shape overnight. In a recent KPMG study, 69%...

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Managing Christmas peak compliance – What Logistics Managers need to know!

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Dec 2019

Managing Christmas peak compliance – What Logistics Managers need to know!

As we draw nearer to the tail end of 2019, distribution centres throughout the country are gearing up for what promises to be a busy festive season. However, the diversity of the supply chain, and the importance of timely delivery and customer service, presents a unique challenge to the industry. In this article, I outline how logistics suppliers can organise and implement a robust strategy to ensure...

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How to Recruit More Women to Your Company

23

Dec 2019

How to Recruit More Women to Your Company

Gender diversity is a top priority for many managers. Once they’re in the pipeline, women are more likely to get hired, but the challenge is often getting them there. There are a few immediate changes you can make to your recruitment model that will help. Start by making job postings more inclusive, using more straightforward job titles and descriptions. Remove language like “rock star” and...

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