Logistics capabilities measurement in the fractal supply networkSameh M. Saad; Ramin BahadoriInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 251 – 281Measurement of logistics capabilities will enable firms to provide order winners by adding value for products and services during the different stage of supply chain to win the competition…
A meta-heuristic for a bi-objective multi-commodity green distribution networkMalika Nisal Ratnayake; Voratas Kachitvichyanukul; Huynh Trung LuongInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 282 – 304This paper presents a bi-objective optimisation model for solving the location-allocation problem (LAP) of a distribution network that consists of four echelons including suppliers, manufacturing…
Optimisation of an integrated parallel distribution system by including network marketingMahdi Shafiei; Mohammad ModarresInternational Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, Vol. 36, No. 2 (2020) pp. 305 – 318Network marketing is a business model that depends upon a network of distributors for growth, such as in multilevel marketing. A direct selling method features independent agents…
In this exclusive three-part interview, Evan Armstrong, president of the consultancy, explains the current volatile and uncertain business environment, an increasing number of logistics providers are being forced to take dramatic action to generate positive impact rapidly.
Robust data collection processes and sophisticated analytical tools will offer critical insights into machinery health and production line optimization.
Platform can provide a simple delivery tracking application for mid-market customers with a few drivers, or serve large enterprise logistics operations delivering millions of parcels per day.
Bringg Founder and CTO Lior Sion told LM that the need for this new offering was driven by how consumer expectations for delivery, curbside pickup and click ‘n’ collect have been thrust into hyper-growth due to COVID, making omnichannel fulfillment a business imperative not just for success but for survival in today’s market.
With 72-inch vertical reach and 2,500-pound capacity, the automated stacker is ideal for pickup/drop-off, end-of-aisle, end-of-line applications and conveyor picking.
The CBRE report, entitled “Distribution Hubs Will Benefit from Increased Business Inventories & Supply Chain Restructuring,” said there could be a need for an additional 400 million-to-500 million square feet of industrial real estate space. That tally, according to CBRE Research, would be the rough equivalent of a 5% increase in business inventories.
Miami-based freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System Inc. recently announced it has taken multiple steps to expand its e-commerce fulfillment network, in the form of opening a new Philadelphia-area facility and adding FDA-certifications for food-grade capabilities to two additional facilities in Perris, Calif. and Dallas, Texas.