2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

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We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

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Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

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3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect. The Transportation Management System, a Long Time Logistics Technology, Becomes More Prevalent, Yet Affordable.

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3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

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The shipping industry of 2016 is a gross misrepresentation of what was considered “normal” shipping practices in the 1980s or 1990s. This is due in part to significant changes and improvements in how the logistics industry perceives and responds to the demands of a growing customer base.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 More Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out for in 2016

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Yesterday we began our two part series on 2016 supply chain trends that will drive supply chain management into the future. If you missed the first post, we encourage you to give it a read by visiting the first seven 2016 supply chain trends post here. .

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This Week in Logistics News (October 17-21, 2016)

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Our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team (LL4T1DCure) raised just under $43,000 for the cause! Moving on, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: IBM, Walmart, university to put Chinese food products on blockchain (Reuters).

Top 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2016. And Beyond

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The winds of change are always blowing, but now, more than ever, logistics and supply chain professionals see it more than most. To keep pace with change, it’s important to keep an eye on the supply chain and logistics trends that are happening right now. Logistics Supply Chain

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The Top Logistics Blogs of 2016 …So Far

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We continue our series on the top 5 blogs in our 4 main categories ( Freight , Manufacturing , Logistics , and Supply Chain ). Our first post covered the Top 5 Freight Management blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 logistics blogs from 2016 so far. Top Logistics Blogs from the First Half of 2016 So Far. It was clear that the logistics blogs category most top viewed blog posts from the first half of 2016 included many aspects of logistics.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

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Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. What will happen in 2016? Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. Will interest rates continue to climb in 2016, and if so, what impact will it have on inventory levels? Sustainability : Will the climate change agreement reached at the COP21 meeting in Paris this past weekend change supply chains in 2016?

This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

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I am writing to you this morning from Death Valley, CA where my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates and I are getting ready for our 102.7 FourKites Raises $13 Million to Enable “Smart Trucking” via Real-Time Logistics Connectivity. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Transplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside Logistics. September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. In September 2016, total freight on all modes decreased 2.3 Fidel is dead.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

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In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section.

Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

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This morning, we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Winners will be featured on the podcast Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights and at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 7th-9th, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ. Five months of analysis.

This Week in Logistics News (September 19-23, 2016)

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Driverless vehicles, drones, and 3D printing — three emerging technologies that will ultimately impact supply chain and logistics processes — are the top headlines this week. Cass Freight Index August 2016. July 2016 North American Freight Numbers.

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

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Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). Trade in 2016 to grow at slowest pace since the financial crisis.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

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A beautiful woman passed away this morning, my wife’s aunt who we all loved, so I will be brief with my comments about this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Logistics in Transition: U.S. Business Logistics Costs Slow Considerably with 2.6%

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q3 2016)

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It’s hard to believe that 2016 is three quarters over, with many companies (including ourselves) already deep in planning for 2017. If you are looking for insights and advice to help inform your strategic plans for next year, check out the top Talking Logistics posts and episodes from Q3 2016 (see HERE and HERE for the top posts and episodes from Q1 and Q2, respectively). When is Now: Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

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Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Nowadays, to succeed in business, it is not enough to use marketing approaches; it is required to apply modern efficient methods of management to stream processes, such as logistics. Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

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Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 7-11, 2016)

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And with that, let’s move on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news, which I share without commentary this week. Logistics Hiring Surged by 7,500 Jobs in October (WSJ – sub. September 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Brexit passed.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

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Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound

This Week in Logistics News (August 8-12, 2016)

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You get your work done as quickly as possible and head for somewhere cool fast, so without delay, here is the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: C.H. BlueGrace Logistics Announces $255 Million Investment from Warburg Pincus.

7 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year of Warehouse Robots

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Robots are rapidly becoming one of the most prevalent enterprises within the logistics industry. Around the globe, different companies and organizations are continually looking for ways to design, bills, and sell robots for the logistics industry that do not impinge upon the Kiva hat.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

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Back here on Earth, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Nikola One Hydrogen-Electric Truck Revealed. Truckers applaud move to revert to pre-2013 Hours of Service regulations (Logistics Management). billion in Logistics in Mexico (Reuters).

[e-Book] 2016 Trends in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management

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The industries of manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management, like much of the modern world, are seeing substantial change as new technologies come on board. Thanks to technology and the movement towards a “digital everything” mindset in the way business is done, many of the trends in this e-book focus on what would have seemed like impossible feats just a few years ago in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation management industries.

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends 2016

All Things Supply Chain

Being innovative, shaping change – this guiding theme of the LogiMAT 2016 is a rough outline of what will await us in the coming year.

The Most Read Posts So Far (Summer 2016)

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The post The Most Read Posts So Far (Summer 2016) appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect Transportation logistics supply chain technology transportationWith summer almost over, I thought it a good time to take a look back at our top posts of.

2016 Trends in Logistics

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As the New Year approaches, the logistics industry can look forward to advances. Logistics operations have changed dramatically in the last few years and 2016 will bring even more changes. Here are some trends you can expect in 2016: Real-time inventory management.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2016)

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In the meantime, check out the top posts and episodes from Q2 2016 (see HERE for the top posts and episodes from Q1). Also, there are many ways to stay connected with Talking Logistics throughout the year — choose all the options that you prefer: Email Newsletter. Distractions and Disruptions in Logistics: How to Thrive in the Ever-Changing World of Supply Chains. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Supply Chain Technology Trends logistics supply chain

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

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Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. SMC3 Connections 2016). JDA Focus 2016).

7 Trending Transportation Updates: November 2016

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The same-day delivery window requires a new way of thinking about transportation and logistics. Little Change in Economy, but Rate Increase Coming. Next year, the US economy won’t change much, growth expected to be about 2%.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016.

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

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It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. It’s also another example of the convergence of commerce, logistics, and technology — an accelerating trend in the industry today.

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Are logistics service providers really moving with the times when it comes to IT? From talking to supply chain directors of multinationals, I know that they have implemented IT applications that check whether their logistics service providers invoice them correctly.

This Week in Logistics News (June 6-10, 2016)

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Now, on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Thoma Bravo Announces Acquisition of Elemica. April 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). My Little League team lost its first playoff game this past Monday.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

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So let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon poised to take on UPS, FedEx in delivery business (Seattle Times). XPO Logistics Trucking Subsidiaries Sued Over Driver Classification (WSJ – sub. I didn’t win the $1.6

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

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference.

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