Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

For December 2015, retail sales were the lowest since 2009. When we do these types of analysis, we look back at the data as far as we can reach (Y chart data is available only back to 2006 in a reliable form) and then we look at the period of 2006-2014 and the more recent period of 2011-2014.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

The investigation into the activity at PCA began in 2009, after the U.S. When I do workshops on driving data sharing across the industry, the sales group of the seller of products often calls me aside for a one-on-one talk. The city of Philadelphia is eerily quiet this morning.

Ocean Freight Procurement and Going with the Stream

Freightos

Not that long ago, they were the only way people listened to music, peaking at 23 million units sold in Q1 2009. This strategy is already used by US companies on $100 billion worth of product s such as oil, corn, gold – even dry bulk shipping. Remember iPods?

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Blockchain Makes Inroads in Shipping (WSJ – sub. Global Container Volume on Track for Worst Year Since 2009 (WSJ – sub.

Digital Freight in 2019: The Next Chapter

Freightos

Failures like sub- 30% adoption of e-AWB in 2015 (twelve years into the program), a less-than-stellar digitalization effort at DHL or Maersk’s 2009 abandonment of youship.com reinforced the attitude that inertia was the best policy. It takes a long time to turn a ship around.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Chips attached to individual items will transmit data such as identification, location, temperature, pressure, and humidity. Not only that, they will also be able to transmit traffic conditions and drive-specific data, such as average speed and driving patterns back to the central office.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

More data points this week confirming what we already know: demand for freight transportation is weak, which is leading carriers to cut back on capacity. Global trade volumes fell for the first time since 2009 by 1.7

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.

Machine Learning in Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Machine learning computer programs teach themselves to grow and change when exposed to new data. The current inventory-to-sales ratio in the United States sits at 1.41, higher than any time since 2009 (right after the 2008 downturn). Are we ready? And if so what's involved?

Why Trade Compliance Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Trade compliance should care about digitization because its activity is heavily dependent on vast amounts of data outside its control.

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Why Trade Compliance Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Trade compliance should care about digitization because its activity is heavily dependent on vast amounts of data outside its control.

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Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Because digitization enables: Centralized data control. Real-time operation data management – visibility.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Because digitization enables: Centralized data control. Real-time operation data management – visibility.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

For forwarders, just as the 2009 financial crisis ended, another crisis began. Today even small shippers won’t ship unless they can check the status of their shipment. How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry.

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

Brent crude oil prices Dec 2009 – Dec 2014 (Source MoneyAM.com). And its technology assets too, like the Kiva robots Amazon purchased [in 2012] and the data centers that power its cloud computing services. Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation.

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VMI Today

Logility

We see the traditional data intensive VMI process merging with the best of Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR®). The data shows many companies are actively engaged in VMI with their suppliers and customers.

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Supply Chain Management:Why not WMS App? - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Todays WMS is a tightly integrated code between the intrinsic WMS functions like receiving, put away, inventory, picking, packing and shipping, which are the primary functionalities. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us.

Reshoring Optimism, But Not Much Else

Cerasis

That may mean reshoring eventually, but according to today’s guest post, we also must look at the hard data before we decree that reshoring is in full form yet. . Reshoring Optimism Abound, However, Let’s Look at the Data Now. Just don’t look at actual data.

Supply Chain Management: - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Following are the major areas within Exploration and Drilling where asset management tools can be used to improve overall efficiency of the operations: Ø Rigs and drilling ships. Ø Engineering solutions, Ø Modules and constructions for rigs , fixed platforms and drilling ships. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009.

Freight economy continues to grow, despite market volatility

DAT Solutions

The hard data of physical goods flow confirms that people are still making things, shipping things, and buying/consuming things. Create customizable reports that are specific to your business needs with DAT Data Analytics.

Supply Chain Management:E-retailers exploring same day delivery

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Amazon getting closer to reduce delivery lead time with their patented speculative shipping model. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines.

Supply Chain Management:Fraud vs Customer Centricity - III

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. One is to make sure that the retailer has the Order covered in terms of ring-fenced credit (in other words, a valid authorisation) before the order is shipped and the second is to make sure that the payment is processed as soon as possible once the order is shipped.

Supply Chain Management:Is Agile methodology a good solution for.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Moreover, since the SMEs are experts in their areas of expertise only (eg: SMEs for inventory, purchasing, shipping, financials etc.), December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. state authorities to collect sales taxes into an opportunity to deploy same-day shipping capabilities in the not too distant future, allowing consumers the same convenience and gratification that they would get by purchasing goods from a physical store. Some stores are being turned into convenient pick-up locations for online purchases while online sites offer consumers various options for larger selection along with shipping and pickup options.

Supply Chain Management:Bricks and Clicks - The New Business.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Nordstrom was one of the first broad line department store chains to offer no-cost shipping and returns for online orders and is currently testing same-day delivery at a flat rate. JC Penny recently launched a complete revamping of its store strategy, permanently lowering prices across the board with selling strategies positioning physical stores as boutique experience centers while offering broader assortments of direct ship items online. December 2009.

Reverse Logistics: Who Does it Well?

Logistics Bureau

From a shipping standpoint, reverse logistics works well when the product being returned is routed directly to the correct location. Reps work with customers to get computers installed and working as required, rather than shipping them back. As market and buying trend data becomes more abundant and IT systems more connected, retailers can better estimate demand and adapt their ordering. Take the hurdles like who pays for the shipping out of the equation.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Since 2009 I have been writing and presenting on the same, in fact Social is one of The Seven S’s of Supply Chain Management which highlights seven key trends emerging to support future state SCM. Key to this success was very tightly synchronized multi-vendor product and data flows creating significant inbound transport & process savings and service improvements.

Supply Chain Management:The Real Headline for the 2011 Holiday.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Free shipping, aggressive pricing and popular electronic and jewelry items lured consumers to place their online orders. The retailer utilized aggressive price promotions and free holiday shipping for online purchases to lure customers back from rivals such as Amazon. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:The Learning from the 2012 Holiday.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. It reported that it last one-day shipping order was placed on 11:52 p.m. PST on December 22, and shipped to Fayetteville Georgia in-time for Christmas opening. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. From our experience in these industries its clear that this kind of actual and benchmark data is available but it is spread through numerous points and systems. An integrated or consolidated view of that data is rarely ready and available. It therefore seems that there is a tremendous scope for weaving this data together and converting it into one piece of intelligent information, based on which informed and smart decisions can be taken. May 2009.

Supply Chain Management:Retailer Multi-Channel Operations.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Online retailers on the other hand, will lure customers with a more pleasing web experience, the convenience of free shipping, inventory availability and lowest price. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009. January 2009. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

The LEI reveals patterns in economic data in a clearer and more convincing manner than any individual component alone.). . Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). .

The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!

Cerasis

Shipping during the holidays does not have to be a source of frustration; however, smooth holiday shipping requires significant planning ahead of time. Holiday joy has come early this year with Americans likely to pay the lowest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2009.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. An equally important test as we swing into the 2012 surge will be how online, brick and mortar retailers, along with their respective direct ship suppliers, exercise capabilities in multi-location stocking and fulfillment capability. The most visible incident involved retailer Best Buy , who utilized a strategy of aggressive price promotion and free shipping to lure customers away from Amazon. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009.