The ultimate logistics & supply chain resource guide

January 19, 2016 Pieter Kinds

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Whether it is tips and tricks, rules and regulations guides, infographics or resourceful blogs...logistics and supply chain professionals are increasingly turning to online resources for their information. In this article, you will find over a 100 great, innovative and useful links that will lead you to all of your favorite logistics and supply chain content on the internet today.

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We, as a global freight audit & payment company are trying actively to support and stimulate professionals in the search for relative SCM & logistics content. Therefore, we decided it was high-time for an ultimate collection of our favorite blog and websites. Please keep in mind, that this list is by no means exhaustive. There are so many great and insightful Supply Chain websites out there, and we’re always discovering new ones. If you have any of your favorite websites you want to add to this list, please leave a comment via one of our social media accounts, or leave a comment on out content hub!

Useful logistics & supply chain resource links

MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics – http://ctl.mit.edu
Aberdeen Group – http://www.aberdeen.com
Coleman Research Group – https://www.crgadvisors.com
Gartner - http://www.gartner.com/technology/supply-chain-professionals.jsp
Report Linker - http://www.reportlinker.com/
Forrester Research Group – http://www.forrester.com

Federal Express – http://www.fedex.com
DHL – http://www.dhl.com
United States Postal Service – http://www.usps.com

The Logistics of Logistics - http://www.thelogisticsoflogistics.com/
Logistics Manager - http://www.logisticsmanager.com/
Logistics Executive – http://www.logisticsexecutive.com/
Logistic World – http://logisticsworld.com
Supply Chain Management Review- http://www.scmr.com/
Supply Demand Chain Executive - http://www.sdcexec.com/
Supply Chain 24/7 - http://www.supplychain247.com/
Supply Chain Digest – http://www.scdigest.com
Supply Chain Brain – http://www.supplychainbrain.com
Supply Chain Digest - http://www.scdigest.com/
Supply Management - http://www.supplymanagement.com/
Supply Chain Digital - http://www.supplychaindigital.com/
Supply Chain Minded - http://supplychainminded.com/
Supply Chain Quarterly - http://www.supplychainquarterly.com/
Transport Journal – transportjournal.com
Automotive Logistics - http://www.automotivelogisticsmagazine.com/
Global Trade Magazine - http://www.globaltrademag.com/
DC Velocity Magazine – http://www.dcvelocity.com
Inbound Logistics – http://www.inboundlogistics.com
Traffic World – http://www.trafficworld.com
Parcel Magazine – http://www.parcelindustry.com
CFO Rising Magazine – http://www.cfo.com
Transportation Topics – http://www.ttnews.com
Journal of Commerce – http://www.joc.com
American Shipper - http://www.americanshipper.com/Main/Home.aspx

Business Insider - http://www.businessinsider.com/
Forbes- http://www.forbes.com/logistics-transportation/#2715e4857a0b554e3266785f
Wall Street Journal - http://www.wsj.com/news/logistics-report
Lloyds Loading List - http://www.lloydsloadinglist.com/freight-directory/news/

Logistics, supply chain and transportation blogs & hubs

Supply Chain Matters - Bob Ferrari, the Founder and Executive Editor this blog which was originated in 2008, is an experienced, global supply chain management professionals with multiple years of practical leadership experience in all aspects of supply chain business processes and supporting information technology. He writes as an independent supply chain industry analyst who had different research director roles at top-tier industry analyst firms AMR Research (now Gartner) and IDC. http://www.theferrarigroup.com/supply-chain-matters/

Logistics Matters – Logistics Matter is an independent supply chain and logistics news aggregator and blog run by Martijn Graat, who is in fact a full-time logistics professional. The blog covers top stories in the areas of 3PL, Logistics, SupplyChain, Transportation, Shipping, Sustainability and Social Media and are tweeted via @LogisticsMatter. http://www.logisticsmatter.com/

Cerasis – Cerasis is a Third Party Logistics company that took blogging about logistics & supply chain to a whole new level. Their content provides great insights on a very wide scale of subjects, all under the supervision of marketing manager Adam Robinson. The Cerasis blog is a wealth of information covering multiple industries, tips and tricks, explains rules and regulations, infographics and detailed views on third party content. Especially for manufacturing, there is tons of great info. http://cerasis.com/blog/

Kinaxis - This blog belongs to a Supply Chain and Sales and Operations solution provider that also operate the Supply Chain Expert Community, which is a collaborative forum for subject matter experts to write about various Supply Chain subjects. Some of the most interesting, forward-looking posts come from Dustin Mattison, a prominent Supply Chain blogger who’s posted numerous engaging interviews with leaders in the field. http://blog.kinaxis.com/?_ga=1.152800318.644539971.1453197174

ControlPay Logistics hub – ControlPay’s content hub is a collection of multiple resource streams, including ControlPay's very own Global processing of Transportation data blogs. This hub is daily updated with news from the manufacturing, healthcare, pharma and Retail / E-commerce industry. Besides news updates, ControlPay's hub provides visitors with detailed freight audit & payment, transportation and supply chain insights, infographics and video's. This content is also shared, on a daily basis, in the LinkedIn group: Global Supply Chain & Logistics insights. http://hub.controlpay.com/h/

Logistics Bureau -Logistics Bureau is a privately owned specialist management consulting company focussed on the field of Supply Chain and Logistics. Their blog is mainly focussed on Supply Chain and Logistics education, benchmarking, providing great insights in rules & regulations and metrics. http://www.logisticsbureau.com/blog/

Inventory and Supply Chain blog - This is a classic blog page with very regular contributions. Especially for Supply Chain trends, best practices, the Inventory and Supply Chain blog can be of great help. Furthermore, there is plenty of room for news updates. http://www.inventory-and-supplychain-blog.com/

DHL Logistics Newsroom – Technically this is not a blog, but more a collection of news streams. The Deutsche Post DHL Group Logistics Newsroom brings together news, trends and opinions, providing journalists, bloggers and anyone interested in logistics with an up-to-date research tool. Here, you can find topical content, not only from traditional news pages but also from blogs and social media channels, not to mention Deutsche Post DHL Group publications. From RFID to eCommerce, supply chain management to city logistics – the Logistics Newsroom showcases the broad spectrum of great insights and information.

UPS Longitudes - Longitudes - Delivered by UPS is a home for vigorous discussions on the issues and trends of interest to any business with global operations or aspirations. Which means that the views stated on this blog do not necessarily represent the official positions of UPS. https://longitudes.ups.com/

Quintiq-The Quintiq blog features up-to-date insights and opinions on the challenges faced by those responsible for planning in every industry, from Oil & Gas to F&B. Covering planning & optimization technology, supply chain & logistics and workforce planning & optimization. Contributions to the blog are done by Quintiq executives and occasional guest bloggers. http://www.quintiq.com/blog/

Transplace - The Transplace Blog is a great source of information, covering three key areas that affect the supply cha​in.
First, the economic data, such as fuel prices as well as factors that drive freight demand such as retail sales and housing starts. Second, key regulatory and legislative issues that affect freight transportation. Third, the blogs handles information on Carrier and 3PL financial performance. Most of this data represents publicly traded companies as reported by highly respected financial analysts who cover the industry. https://blog.transplace.com/

EXTRA: SCM Global 100: Best Supply Chain Blogs in the World

Highlighted: Procurement & Sourcing

Next Level Purchasing Association - http://www.nextlevelpurchasing.com/blog/
PurchasingB2B - http://www.purchasingb2b.ca/
Spend Matters - http://spendmatters.com/
Supply Management – The procurement and supply website http://www.supplymanagement.com/
Procurious - https://www.procurious.com/blog
Procurement Insights - https://procureinsights.wordpress.com/

If we have, in fact, forgotten your favorite logistics / supply chain website, please do not hesitate to leave a comment, so we can make this list as complete as possible!

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