Great Eastern Highway available for first time in 17 years

JLL says it is acting as the exclusive leasing agent for Perth’s 246 Great Eastern Highway after it is put on the market for the first time in 17 years. The real estate and investment management firm says the site was formerly the headquarters of Australian motorsport and personal watercraft company Sea-Doo Sport and Leisure,… Continue reading Great Eastern Highway available for first time in 17 years

Achieving excellence in logistics, one less error at a time

The best way to correct present and avoid future errors in the supply chain is to see what happened in the past. That’s something that was previously almost impossible, until Sweden-based SiB Solutions came up with an intelligent video and AI subscription service to do just that. Even the best logistics operations incur errors, and… Continue reading Achieving excellence in logistics, one less error at a time

A Deeper Look into Time Slot Management

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article on the benefits of time slot management. In that article, I highlighted the importance of the network effect on time slot management and related technologies, as well as the main benefits of a time slot management application. Time slot management helps to organize warehouse resources to prepare… Continue reading A Deeper Look into Time Slot Management

2022 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey: It’s “go time” for investment

However, the findings suggest more than a crude swap out of human labor in favor of automation. Respondents to our 2022 survey—which asks readers about their spending outlook on warehouse automation, materials handling equipment, and related software—also shows an uptick in spending on labor as well as heightened interest in training. The underlying drivers are… Continue reading 2022 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey: It’s “go time” for investment

It’s time to transform reverse logistics

The pandemic laid bare the fragility of global supply chains. Supply and demand management quickly moved out of previously typical predictive paradigms and into a complex, self-perpetuating whiplash cycle that has yet to subside. As a result, the supply chain has risen in the ranks to one of the most important business functions on the… Continue reading It’s time to transform reverse logistics

Roadrunner heralds transit time reductions in more than 30 U.S. markets

Downers Grove, Ill.-based Roadrunner, a national less-than-truckload (LTL) services provider, with a focus on long-haul metro-to-metro shipping, recently announced a reduction in transit times throughout its network driven by what the company called “transformational improvements to its operations over the past year.”   Roadrunner said that these improvements have led to transit time reductions, for… Continue reading Roadrunner heralds transit time reductions in more than 30 U.S. markets

Freight TSI declines for the first time in four months, reports BTS

By LM Staff · February 11, 2022 The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) recently reported that its Freight Transportation Services Index (Freight TSI) saw a slight decline in December, the most recent month for which data is available. According to BTS officials, the Freight TSI measures the month-to-month changes in freight… Continue reading Freight TSI declines for the first time in four months, reports BTS

The Benefits of Time Slot Management

When it comes to keeping trucks on-time at a warehouse or distribution center, technology plays an essential role. Transportation management systems and real-time visibility solutions have generated the majority of attention for streamlining the process of getting a truck to the dock, loading or unloading it, and getting it back on the road. However, an… Continue reading The Benefits of Time Slot Management

Time for Shippers and 3PLs to Innovate Together

Disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the supply chain, putting stress on shippers. In fact, a recent Accenture survey of C-level executives shows that the impact of supply chain disruption could linger for up to three years, and business leaders across the globe are rethinking supply chain networks. Getting it right will require… Continue reading Time for Shippers and 3PLs to Innovate Together