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Ryder Launches NaviShare, a New Software Platform Providing Real-time Visibility, Tracking, Matching, and Sharing of Truck Capacity

Ryder Exchange

–Ryder NaviShare™ provides new level of proactive predictability that reduces costs and improves performance in customer transportation networks- Ryder System, Inc.


This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The weather finally warmed up in Boston, although temperatures in the 90s so early in the season is not what I had hoped for.

Bucking the 80/20 Trend: 4 Key Benefits of Adopting a Digital Yard

Talking Logistics

Also known as “the 80/20 rule,” the Pareto Principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. Management consultant Joseph M.

Goodbye scheduled decision-making, hello concurrent planning

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater The face of sales and operations planning (S&OP) is changing. Gone are the days when sequential, isolated planning and monthly meetings based on out-of-date data are sufficient to drive stability and success.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

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[Video] TE Connectivity – A continuous sales and operations planning process

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This blog is part of a video interview series. Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews.

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016

Material Handling & Logistics

Some reasons for the increase in reshoring are: proximity to customers, government incentives, skilled workforce availability and ecosystem synergies. read more. Global Supply Chain News

5 Reasons Supply Chain & Logistics Content Marketing is Vital for Businesses


Content marketing is a form of inbound marketing in which vendors publish digital content to attract customers who are searching for products and services like theirs. If done right, it is highly effective in growing brand awareness, generating and converting leads, and driving sales and repeat business. Think content marketing isn’t for supply chain and logistics businesses? Guess again. Here are five reasons why companies in these industries should use logistics content marketing.

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How Does Your Supply Chain Resilience Rank?

Supply Chain 24/7

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index is the first data-driven tool and repository that ranks the resilience of 130 countries and territories according to their enterprise resilience to disruptive events

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CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

This past April 1st, it snowed over 6 inches here in Boston. It was a cruel April Fools’ joke, but not as cruel as April 1, 1997 when a blizzard dumped more than 21 inches of snow here. It was my first winter back in the Northeast after living in the desert (Tempe, AZ) for more than 5 years.

Top 5 Things to Know about FLEXE Next-Day Delivery


eCommerce shopping is only 12% of all retail sales , but it continues to be the fastest growing shopping channel. The backbone of any successful eCommerce retailer is its logistics strategy and how quickly and efficiently it can fulfill orders to customers. Why is shipping so important?

JDA Invests in Montreal’s Academic Ecosystem to Help Further Operation Research and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Supply Chain Nation

Here at JDA, we know innovation is critical to profitable growth and efficiency, which is why we invest in it to help organizations leap ahead of their competitors. We also know how important research around it, which is why we’re investing in Montreal’s academic ecosystem to further its operation research and AI for real-time decision making.

New Cartonization Technology Helps Shippers Control Transportation Costs


Shippers increasingly burdened by unexpected “air taxes” levied by carriers. Everyone has had the experience of opening up a box and finding it mostly filled with bubble wrap and other packing material. Carriers hate this because eCommerce volumes are straining their capacity and having to ship air in containers wastes space and cost them money. Over the last few years, carriers have fought back with dimensional (“dim”) weight rating.

Build a future-proof Supply Chain with Self-Service Advanced Analytics

Find out how GE, Monsanto, Pirelli, Siemens, and UPS leverage supply chain data to drive a competitive edge in this new Gartner report.

Tips for a Successful Supply Chain Planning Technology Implementation


By Steve Thrift | Principal, Integrated Demand and Supply Planning | Chainalytics Part 1: The Solution Advanced Planning solution implementations represent a large investment for companies as well as a significant risk/reward proposition—we can win big or lose large.

From Transactional to Transformational: Successfully Adding Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

As part of a natural evolution of their existing offerings, many carriers and brokers are looking to managed transportation services (MTS) to provide greater value for their customers and growth for their organization.

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How to Approach the Digital Supply Chain Future

Material Handling & Logistics

Pierfrancesco Manenti. Digitalization is a business strategy, not just a technology implementation. read more. MHL Magazine Global Supply Chain Gold

New Supply Chain Technology Best Practices

Supply Chain 24/7

This paper provides information about five new innovative technologies that could greatly impact the supply chain, it delves into the many benefits of each technology as well as some challenges, and it gives you a peek into an amazing future

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

ELD Secrets That Every Broker Should Know

DAT Solutions

I've been an owner-operator for six years, and I was a company driver before that. I have built great relationships with freight brokers, and we share advice and tips to be successful in the spot freight market.

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The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!


In a recent article in Supply Chain Navigator , I spend some time discussing the interesting relationship between the introduction of wolves in Yellowstone Park, and the evolution of digital supply chains.

Why is Promotional Display Planning So Far Behind In-line?

RELEX Solutions

You might have noticed, from time to time, when entering a store, that it’s again time for another weekly promotion.

All Roads Lead to Dallas

Supply Chain Link

Famously known for the barbecue, the Cowboys, and the State Fair of Texas, Dallas ranks as the ninth largest city in the United States with the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area ranking fourth.

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.

The True Cost of Enterprise Resource Planning

Supply Chain 24/7

New Survey Says Manufacturing Key to American Prosperity

Supply Chain Expert Community

According to a survey by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, more than three quarters of Americans surveyed believe the U.S. should invest in the manufacturing industry. Nice to see what I see on a daily basis come to life and gain momentum!

Data Governance is real success story in analytics.


I recently published a white paper with Balaji Soundararajan and Joe Yacura, focused on the topic of data governance. The paper was published with the support of Bravo Solutions, and also included respondents from the SCRC. The study deals with an issue that most organizations face today: the overwhelming amount of data being collected and stored both internally and externally.

Transparency in Fashion: How the fashion industry is blazing a trail for socially responsible supply chains


It was four years ago that the Rana Plaza Factory collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 24, 2013, killing more than 1,100 garment workers. In the rubble of that tragedy, tags were discovered leading back to many well-known brands, including Canadian fast fashion leader, Joe Fresh.

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain.

Case YNAP: Why the world’s leading online luxury retailer chose RELEX’s retail planning system

RELEX Solutions

Case YNAP: Why the world’s leading online luxury retailer chose RELEX’s retail planning system. Insights » Case Studies. Introduction. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP (YNAP) serves over 180 countries, offering same day delivery in an increasing number of global capitals, and processing an order every four seconds from one of the Group’s global distribution centres (DC).

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Modernizing Supply Chains Critical to Operational Efficiencies & Global Competitiveness

Supply Chain 24/7

Supply chain efficiency is becoming a key operational differentiator for companies competing in a worldwide market place that is increasingly ignoring traditional borders and limitations

Massive Ransomware Attack Requires Supply Chain Risk Manager's Attention


Last week’s Ransomware attack that impacted more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries, crippling industries in Europe, Asia and South America, should have caught the attention of supply chain risk managers.

Businesses preparing to sever supply chain ties between the UK and the EU to avoid Brexit tariffs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Businesses either side of the English Channel are preparing contingency plans which could sever supply chains between the UK and EU, according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS

Machine Learning: A Quantum Leap in Forecast Accuracy for the Modern Supply Chain

Whether you realize it or not, Machine Learning is having a profound impact on your everyday life.