The Latest White Papers
[📘E-Book] How far can container flow management be automated?
Sponsored by Buyco, Jan 25, 2023, 11:54 AM EST
Over a period of time, we realized the importance of becoming resilient and sustainable technologically for future uncertainty but how far can container shipping management be automated? Where are the technological limits? And what areas of the supply chain can an Ocean TMS automate?
Discover in this e-Book the potential of technology to transform the maritime industry and how far it can help you to manage container shipping operations.
Digitally Transforming Retailer Brand Fulfillment: Delighting Customers and Scaling
Sponsored by SemiCab, Dec 21, 2022, 9:22 AM EST
Learn what change meant to a household name retailer struggling with on-shelf availability, no partner collaboration, and significant transportation budget overruns
- See how they effectively dealt with nagging product availability issues
- Read about they moved away from poorly coordinated transportation planning by multiple isolated parties
- Look at how way too many spreadsheets were replaced by a multi-shipper, predictive optimization network
- Observe how this retailer’s key brands were also on an island and are now hitting their targets
Demystifying digitalization in maritime and logistics
Sponsored by SEDNA, Dec 9, 2022, 11:12 AM EST
Digitalization. The term is taking over the supply chain - but is it really as daunting as it sounds?
The short answer is “no” - but only if you know where to start.
This whitepaper breaks down one of the most complex movements in maritime and logistics - explaining what digitalization is, why it’s important, where to start, and how other leading shipping organizations now benefit from making the change.
Take a look now for actionable insights on:
- How to start your digitalization journey
- Real world examples of success with digitalization in shipping and logistics
- What the future holds for digitalization
Shipping Containers’ New Digital Trading Future, with BOXXPORT
Sponsored by BOXXPORT, Nov 17, 2022, 11:38 AM EST
In the logistics industry, there are various variable costs, and some of these, unfortunately, are out of the control of a traditional company’s scope. With the current rise of diesel, many of the key players of the supply chain have been affected; some of them include, manufacturers, shippers, wholesalers, and distributors before ending up with higher factory-gate prices and, ultimately, higher prices for consumers.
Modernize Your Logistics. Maximize Your Profitability.
Sponsored by KDL Logistics , Sep 26, 2022, 11:59 AM EDT
KDL Logistics’ goal is an interactive partnership. By meeting regularly with our clients, we gain a better understanding how their business is changing and can help them minimize the effects of the global transportation market. We are industry experts committed to staying ahead of these developments and arming your team with best practices for adjusting to market forces. Our clients are more competitive because they can react more quickly to these changes than their peers.
Port Infrastructure: The Market Composition
Aug 19, 2022, 10:02 AM EDT
Ports are key to the maritime logistics system as part of effective supply chain management. Increasingly the competitiveness of service providers in the supply chain is influencing how ports respond to the need for efficiency. Just as ports are critical to world trade, so is world trade critical to ports. This JOC whitepaper identifies the key drivers of port investment market growth and challenges to watch.
[Ocean Shipping Deep Dive Report] Q2’ 2022
Sponsored by XENETA, Aug 3, 2022, 9:26 AM EDT
Boost container handling capacity and throughput at ports
Sponsored by HYSTER, Jun 23, 2022, 4:46 PM EDT
See how double empty container handling could help your business unlock greater productivity and lower the cost per container moved:
Increased throughput – With greater speed and efficiency, double handling could increase throughput by up to 30%
Optimized space – Build stacks up to nine high to maximize ground slot usage
Reduced congestion – Double handling may help reduce congestion inside the terminal and on roads, meaning fewer queues and optimized traffic flows
Lower cost of ownership – Reduced fuel usage and tire wear
Double reefer handling – Handle two refrigerated units at once, even if they have a wet floor or an imbalanced load
The Use Cases of Supply Chain Technology Investments to Build Resilience
Sponsored by EXPEDOCK, Jun 17, 2022, 3:11 PM EDT
Turning Chaos into Control: Strategies For Sourcing Excellence in a Volatile Supply Chain Market.
Sponsored by KEELVAR, Jun 13, 2022, 11:34 AM EDT
Supply chain volatility is now the norm, and it’s likely here to stay for the foreseeable future. To take control amid the chaos, innovative sourcing leaders are shifting from traditional cycle-based sourcing to dynamic market sourcing to elevate their team out of tactical firefighting and into the role of strategic category managers. But how are they doing this?
Download our white paper to learn:
- The solutions best-in-class teams are using to achieve business goals
- How dynamic market sourcing allows for greater cost and risk management
- How sourcing tech is can help your team stop reacting and regain control of the market
How to Improve OTIF: 15 Tips for On Time and In Full Delivery
Sponsored by tive, May 19, 2022, 12:50 PM EDT
The Cost of Non-Performance in Ocean Contracting: How 10 Supply Chain Executives Optimized Their Contracts for Reliability and Cost Certainty
Sponsored by NYSHEX, May 13, 2022, 9:31 AM EDT
- The average contract compliance rate of the 10 BCOs and how the lack of performance impacted transportation and inventory carrying costs
- Strategies to prioritize your network for both reliability and cost
- A free excel template to help you decide the right mix of ocean contracts to optimize your network
How to Build a Resilient Strategy with Freight Procurement Mini-Bidding
Sponsored by SHIPSTA, Apr 20, 2022, 11:36 AM EDT
Want a more resilient supply chain in 2022?
If you want to avoid disruptions in 2022, mini-bidding is a sure-fire way to increase resilience in your freight procurement strategy. This strategy allows you to adapt to market changes quickly and get the best prices possible at that moment.
In this eBook, discover how a mini-bid strategy can help you reach your freight procurement goals and make it out of 2022 unscathed.
Download it to learn...
✓ How mini-bidding helps you adapt to market change
✓ The best tech for mini-bid strategies
✓ How to implement mini-bidding in your team.
Plus – Read the exclusive case study from Europe’s leading agricultural manufacturer.
In-House Logistics vs. Outsourced — Why not both?
Sponsored by TransImpact, Apr 14, 2022, 12:06 PM EDT
Managing logistics in-house and outsourcing both have advantages, but what’s right for your company is unique.
TransImpact gets right to the answers you need to decide how much or how little outsourcing will help your shipping function in the eBook: In-house Logistics or Outsourced — Which Is the Better Choice for You?
By the way, outsourcing doesn’t have to be all or nothing. In this eBook you’ll learn about the many benefits (and limitations) of outsourcing and the questions to ask when it comes to the three areas we feel are most important to consider: people, technology, and carrier partners.
[Report] Q1’22 Xeneta Ocean Shipping Deep Dive Report
Sponsored by XENETA, Mar 23, 2022, 12:05 PM EDT
Access the Xeneta Q1 2022 Ocean Shipping Deep Dive Report and get an overview of the major developments in the container shipping market. The report will help you stay abreast of key macro-economic events to foresee potential risks and plan your ocean freight procurement accordingly.Things you will learn from this report: · How rising consumer prices affect container pricing · Carrier tactics to secure extra capacity · Container shipping demand trends · And more...
Getting and Keeping Your Parcel Operations on Track in 2022
Sponsored by TransImpact, Feb 15, 2022, 5:10 PM EST
Taking back control of your parcel operations and shipping costs starts with a clear understanding of the current rate landscape. The next step is finding the proper support and data-analytics tools to take meaningful action.
Getting and Keeping Your Parcel Operations On Track In 2022 delivers the latest information to help with both, so companies can develop a current picture of their costs and a data-centric/ BI-based strategy for moving forward.
You will learn about:
* The current fees and surcharges in place right now, including a breakdown of the 2022 UPS and FedEx GRIs.
* Why a focus on data and using Business Intelligence is necessary to an efficient parcel shipping operation.
* What to look for in a BI platform to ensure it delivers the results and actionable insights your company needs.
[eBook] Insourcing or Outsourcing Ocean Operations?
Sponsored by BUYCO, Feb 10, 2022, 5:10 PM EST
[eBook] The Ultimate Guide to Autonomous Freight Procurement
Sponsored by SHIPSTA, Feb 1, 2022, 4:33 PM EST
Want to step into the future of freight procurement?
Supply chain analysts predict autonomous digital platforms will manage the full freight procurement cycle by 2030!
So, what exactly is autonomous freight procurement? And why should you make it part of your strategy now?
This whitepaper has everything you need to know to prepare for an autonomous world.
Download it to learn:
✓ The journey of autonomous logistics technology
✓ The 4 signs your team will benefit from procurement automation
✓ How to implement autonomous technology in your procurement strategy.
Recalibrate internal collaboration
In partnership with FRONT, Jan 25, 2022, 6:08 PM EST
Connection does not translate into collaboration. Information overwhelms the individual and remains stuck in proliferating silos throughout companies. A recent JOC survey revealed the scope of this roadblock and the degree to which this has worsened since 2020. This white paper examines the findings, including where the industry can rethink internal collaboration processes to create space for innovation.
Redefining ROI: Industry Pulse Check on Transportation Visibility Value
Dec 21, 2021, 9:03 AM EST
Real-time shipment visibility has been a supply chain asset for years, but its true potential to drive massive improvements lies in combining such data with relevant business context to improve decision-making. A recent survey conducted by The Journal of Commerce indicates that shippers, third-party logistics providers, and other supply chain practitioners have broad expectations but narrow usage when it comes to visibility technology.
Download the JOC whitepaper detailing these findings