Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. 4 Drivers of the Looming Transportation Capacity Crisis of 2017.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Access to data in single system eliminates data gathering and streamlines analysis.

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.

The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy

Talking Logistics

At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations.

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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] A Decade of the World’s Supply Chain Champions

Cerasis

The data reveals which of the world’s most famous and successful companies have taken position in the top 10, and who has worked to invest in high-quality developments in order to become the world’s supply chain champions.

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.

Guest Viewpoint: What’s Driving Freight Costs Higher?

The Logistics of Logistics

The latest Master of Logistics 20 th Annual Study of Transportation and Trends Study reports that in 2011 the highest percent of transportation costs was ground freight at 76.1%, of which US long haul trucking holds a major position at 64.4%. Ground freight, especially long haul trucking, is a major portion of transportation activity and costs. In 2008, the rate reached a high of $2.50/mile and then plummeted to a low of $1.82/mile in January 2009.

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

Talking Logistics

Flexport Raises $65 Million in Venture Capital to Expand Operations (Transport Topics). Global Container Volume on Track for Worst Year Since 2009 (WSJ – sub. Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. « Collaborative Platform for Enterprise of Future | Main | Key Asset Management trends in Oil & Gas Industry » Importance of Proactive Master Data Maintenance in SAP SCM Support. Analysis showed that around 70-80% of issues faced in support could be classified or could be attributed to incorrect Master Data Maintenance & triggered a thought process of "Importance of Proactive Master Data Maintenance". December 2009.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

Various data points related to the trucking industry suggest we’re entering a shipper’s market. The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 As reported in the Wall Street Journal earlier this month, “ freight truck orders plummeted 48% in January ,” according to data from ACT Research. Other data sources, however, suggest the market is in good balance.

Welcome 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

The teams in these seats did not experience the down market in 2007 or the start of the market run in 2009. Machine learning will redefine master data management. Examples include allocation, available-to-Promise, and transportation routing. Outside-in Transportation.

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

This Week in Logistics News (June 10-14, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Transport Reaches for the Sun ( Wall Street Journal ). Transplace is among the relatively few 3PLs that use and provide to clients their own internally-developed transportation management system (for related commentary, see “ The IT Dilemma for 3PLs ”).

This Week in Logistics News (March 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the news that caught my attention this week: January 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). business inventories flat, inventory-to-sales ratio highest since 2009 (Reuters). percent, the biggest decline since March 2009, after falling 1.0

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Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain professionals can learn a lot from Hollywood about outsourcing, sustainability, Big Data, innovation, supply chain strategy and risk management. Transportation against the clock. Transport can be dangerous. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

Agility Does Not Grow on Trees: Start Building Today

Supply Chain Shaman

Improvements in transportation management had the greatest impact on improving agility. Only one in five companies has a balanced process, and most companies struggle to get to data. Most companies lack the ability to manage data and develop a feasible plan.

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

DELMIA Quintiq

New fuel options such as biofuels, hydrogen, electricity and gas are becoming more important, especially for transport. Capacity Additions, Retirements, and Changes by Energy Source, 2009 (US Energy Information Administration).

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Truckers: Brother, Can You Spare a Parking Spot?

Talking Logistics

In an informal Web survey conducted by Hope Rivenburg, whose truck-driving husband was murdered in 2009 while parked in a deserted gas station, nearly 40 percent of the 4,000 drivers surveyed said it takes them, on average, an hour or more to find parking for the night.

Visibility and Its Importance in Supply Chain Execution Convergence

BluJay Solutions

I started out the session by explaining the importance of the proper execution of supply chain activities – from global trade and the movement of goods to storage – and how this happens through the use of information and data to provide visibility and collaboration.

Reasons For Logistics Pros to Be Thankful this Season

Supply Chain Collaborator

According to the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “For-hire freight shipments in August 2017 were 38.0 percent higher than the low in April 2009 during the recession.” Specifically, gaining real-time visibility of shipments and access to real-time data and reporting.

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

He is an industrial engineer with a diploma in transportation and logistics from the University of Applied Sciences in Bremerhaven. For example, this included transport management, export management, as well as customs and foreign trade. BASF creates chemistry.

How Logistics Workforce should change in Industry 4.0

Abivin

Specifically, technology is already replacing human in doing repetitive tasks in major industries like manufacturing, transportation, logistics, etc. As technology can excel human in data analytics and mathematical solving, it can and will replace jobs in that aspect.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

When I wrote a summary report at AMR Research in 2007 and 2009, there were two or 6% of the market. Data visualization is quickly advancing in the tools. Operational systems are warehouse management, available to promise, and transportation planning.)

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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.

5 signs You Should Invest in Saving Logistics Cost Now

Abivin

Service failure occurring affects customer loyalty leading to revenue deduction because of high inventory cost, products return and expensive transport cost. Firm should determine the supply chain uncertainty existing and their impact on the efficiency of transport operations.

Supply Chain Management:How to make Preventive Maintenance a.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Cloud & Big Data. Similarly errors can occur in master data area that affects SNP and PPDS planning. Similarly possible errors in terms of master and transactional data can be considered based on the past experience or thought through. Periodic data check processes with data checker tools and templates can be built to capture possible data issues. However maintaining better quality data will ensure that planners always get a plan that is reliable.

This Week in Logistics News (July 22-26, 2013)

Talking Logistics

New Vehicle Routing Activity Tool and Enhanced iPhone Functionality, Highlight Latest Version of Roadnet Transportation Suite. According to the press release, “SCS total revenue increased 5%, driven by higher operating revenue, partially offset by lower subcontracted transportation revenue.

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?

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

Freightos

For forwarders, just as the 2009 financial crisis ended, another crisis began. Shippers are getting better visibility into freight forwarding right across the value chain of Quoting > Booking > Transporting > Delivery > Billing. How Freight Disrupted Itself.

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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The End of a Fairy Tale

Supply Chain Shaman

When you run the graphs, there is marked difference for these companies that begins to appear in 2009. With the rising costs of commodities and transportation, reducing ROA can often increase operating margin. You can also request this data from the SCI Community.

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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Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

Managing adverse weather conditions is part and parcel of transportation planning. There is growing interest in incorporating weather forecast data from a variety of sources into supply chain planning. The raw data flows to Walgreens’ Centralized Security Operations Center.