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Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

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Today’s driver shortage is helping to drive transportation costs higher. To put this in perspective, 2018 is the first year since 2006 in which driver shortage is the primary concern of the industry. driver shortage Featured shippers transportation cost

Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

Intelleflex ZEST™ Data Services, a cloud-based repository for aggregating, warehousing and sharing information across the supply chain, facilitates on-demand access to actionable data for improved supply chain operations to provide a complete picture of data spanning the entire supply chain.

A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

As the world moved forward, the basic concept of managing warehouse inventory did not change much. The 19 th Century: The Railroad Becomes a Major Player in Transporting Goods. During the 19 th century, the use of railroads to transport goods long distances had increased. The 1900s to Late 1930s: World War I Witnesses the Introduction of Hand Trucks for Moving Materials and Managing Inventory.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

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In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

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Instead, annual transportation costs rose continued to rise by 5.5 GDP has changed since 2006. Transportation and Storage Cost Insights From the 2016 State of Logistics. Changes in transportation and storage of inventory costs made up significant portion of the 2016 SOL.

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How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible. Inventory Turns. Better performance in inventory turns than the peer group average for the period of 2006-2015. Corporate report data is not readily available before 2006.

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The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud

Cerasis

Cloud-computing technologies are primarily designed to enable rapid dissemination of information and access to software suites at a fraction of the costs of tradition systems, such as Oracle or SAP. Moreover, cloud technology enables global access to information, explains Ship Rocket, so companies can ensure continued uptime regardless of local events or issues. While this idea seemed ground-breaking in 2006, it has become a commonplace aspect of nearly all Walmart locations.

Don Ralph of Staples Awarded Salzberg Medallion for SCM

Supply Chain Network

His key accomplishments include the development of new industry-leading infrastructures, spearheading impeccable inventory management, an intricate fulfillment and delivery network, perfect order execution and a highly efficient cost structure. More information about Don’s achievements and the award are below and in this press release issued by the Whitman School of Management. Staples has focused on many fuel efficiency initiatives within its delivery fleet since 2006.

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3 Tips for Placing the Customer at the Center of Your Hospitality Supply Chain

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For many hotels, poor information flow can be a deathblow when it comes to maintaining and improving the supply chain. To ensure proper logistics management in the hospitality industry, businesses need to take steps to ensure efficient transportation and order pick-up.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the mid 1950s, this concept was extended to transportation management with the development of intermodal containers together with ships, trains, and trucks to handle these containers. Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? .

Who said supply chains are boring?: An Online Class Everyone.

Supply Chains Rock

As the Supply Chains Rock blog points out in an October 2006 post, conducting business in emerging global markets requires a knowledge of supply chains and the ways in which they function in other regions. ” Basically everything from the mining of raw ingredients to the production process for the packaging—not to mention all the transportation needed to move things from place to place—falls within the wide umbrella of the supply chain.

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The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

Reddy estimates that this increased transit time by about 50% on a high volume transport lane like Mumbai-Delhi. These long delays for transport run straight into the very localized and demand distribution market. They were receiving notices from local tax authorities demanding information that they could not provide, and it was leading to legal proceedings.”. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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Chain of Custody: The source of control in global supply chains? – IoT Beyond the Buzz

Global Trade Management

The European Union and the World Customs Organization, for example, have rejected the Safe Port Act of 2006 with the impossible requirement of 100% scanning of all containers. Who guarantees that the product is tagged with the right information? For example: The increased transparency along the physical supply chain enables organizations to improve financial supply chain operations and reduce inventory levels & working capital.

Freightera’s New Redesign Takes Instant Online Freight Quotes to the Next Level

Freightera

Over 9 billion automated rate quotes in Freightera’s inventory connect 23,000 communities. Freightera started in Canada and cross-border US-Canada transport and is rapidly expanding in the United States. This redesign will help Freightera to open container shipping and other modes of transport in the near future. Freightera is creating a unified global marketplace for freight transportation. For more information, see www.freightera.com.