Supply Chain KPIs You’ll Want Every Morning

Logility

Every company today runs on data – the key to using your data is choosing the right metrics for visibility into your supply chain. Warehousing and transportation costs. Metrics. SCOR Level 1 Metrics are good examples of measures that have longer-ranging focus.

2018: What Will It Look Like?

Supply Chain Insights

The untethered exuberance reminds me of the race for Y2K, the futile experimentation with trading exchanges in 2001, or the race for e-commerce. This includes SCOR, APICs, Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains, Gartner Hierachy of Metrics, etc. Cryptocurrency is adopted for bifurcated trade (price and promotion) and transportation in emerging markets. I hate prediction articles. However, this morning over coffee, my fingers hunger to write this post. I am not sure why.

Infor’s Acquistion of GT Nexus: If I Had a Magic Wand

Supply Chain Shaman

The company branded as GT Nexus in 2001 and purchased Tradecard in 2013. GT Nexus is one of the strongest providers of transportation visibility for the global ecosystem. Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. As an analyst, when technology providers acquire and divest companies, I get invited to pre-announcement conferences.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? I was in a meeting with folks from Manugistics (now part of JDA) getting an update on the company and its transportation management system. Customs Commissioner at the time, gave a speech where he said: “We must reaffirm the importance of knowing your customer and consider the overall ‘air-tightness’ of your supply chain, from factory floor, to loading dock, to transportation to our border.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. This marked the 34th consecutive quarter of positive net absorption, the longest streak since 2001. Warehouse automation stats: Warehouse performance metrics 42.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? I was in a meeting with folks from Manugistics (now part of JDA) getting an update on the company and its transportation management system. They also lack process controls and metrics.

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How to Protect Your Carrier Assets During Capacity Crunch

Talking Logistics

Next, align your service level expectations by rewarding outstanding performance and standardizing metrics about on-time delivery, invoice accuracy and communication. The effective utilization of order management and transportation management systems (TMS) can electronically broadcast logistics requirements to the market, identify available trucking assets in the network and quickly match capacity to your needs from a qualified list of carriers.