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. Today we will begin our two part series covering the 2016 supply chain trends we expect to see come to fruition in the next year. What 2016 Supply Chain Trends to you expect to see?

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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.

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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. From increased affordability and efficiency of the transportation management system (TMS) to the application of Bluetooth technology for superior tracking of product movements, 2016 will be the year in which technology becomes an integral, if not the exclusive, part of the shipping process.

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Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

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This morning, we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. There are no winners or finalists in the industries of aerospace & defense (A&D), automotive, automotive suppliers, conglomerates, consumer durables, ecommerce retail, hospitals, over-the-counter drugs (OTC), packaging, pharmaceutical, third-party logistics or toy industries. Five months of analysis. Lots of heated debates. It is now over.

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?

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. As we talked about in the blog post explaining the hyperconnected era, these main connection technology trends in logistics are squarely focused on efficiency.

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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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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.

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

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2015 was a different year for the logistics industry. For the first time in more than 10 years, the Federal Reserve took the initiative to slightly increase interest rates, but the hopes for a robust start to 2016 were quickly dashed. The logistics industry had become accustomed to a steady compounded annual growth rate ( CAGR ) of approximately 4.6 As a result, logistics in the U.S. In fact, logistics costs were only $1.48 billion of the logistics industry.

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[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.

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. To that end, here are 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch: Expansion of Same-Day Delivery. eCommerce Will Forever Change Supply Chain and Logistics. Visibility Will Drive Logistics Innovation.

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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 As I drink another glass of water and eat some salty snacks, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Appterra. FourKites Raises $13 Million to Enable “Smart Trucking” via Real-Time Logistics Connectivity. August 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

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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.

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

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. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). XPO Logistics Divests North American Truckload Operation to Transforce.

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. I’m on borrowed time this morning, so I’ll defer my commentary to next week.

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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. Again, lots of investors and money being poured into all segments of the transportation and logistics service provider industry.

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% Triumph Business Capital Provides Instant Cash Funding Via AscendTMS™ Logistics Software. April 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Cass Freight Index Report – May 2016.

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

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Today marks the official halfway point of 2016 and that means it's time for our "Top Posts for the first half of the year" annual event. We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. According to Jeff Berman of Logistics Management, 71 percent of shippers believe the greatest focus for small package shipping is cutting costs. Most industry experts rate the cost of logistics as very costly.

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 July 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

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. However, robots are being actively used to reduce the number of staffers within the facilities of logistics operations. How Will Robots Impact Logistics Processes?

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016)

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It’s hard to believe that we’re more than a quarter of the way through 2016 already — and that it’s snowing here in Boston today, the first Monday in April. Here on Talking Logistics , however, the sun is shining bright. In case you missed them the first time around or want to read/view them again, check out the top posts and episodes from Q1 2016. The Impact of Omni-Channel on Logistics (3,528 views).

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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. Meanwhile, logistics operations must transport them from the farm to the production facility and beyond. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics. Could Thanksgiving Be Possible Without Logistics? Logistics Supply Chain

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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. June 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Robinson and enVista are Talking Logistics sponsors. Robinson enVista freight audit logistics Navisphere Carrier supply chain

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-Commerce Fueled Logistics Hiring in November (WSJ – sub. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc. Just another example of an emerging trend I’ve been talking about: t he convergence of commerce and logistics.

2016: The Year of Connectivity

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That’s why 2016 will be the year of connectivity in supply chain. 2016 Connectivity Predictions. With omni-channel being such a disruptive force, the recognition of this new landscape becoming more prevalent, and the maturation of supporting technology, I believe 2016 will be the year where the tipping point of connectivity occurs. The post 2016: The Year of Connectivity appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Top 5 Manufacturing 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 last post covered the Top 5 Logistics blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 manufacturing blogs from 2016 so far. Top Manufacturing Blogs from the First Half of 2016 So Far. The manufacturing blogs category most top viewed blog posts from the first half of 2016 included several elements of manufacturing.

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%. FTR predicts more of the same, but when you factor in low expectations, 2017 will feel like a good year. Shipping prices are expected to increase in 2017 and continue into 2018.

Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

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Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics. The simplest way to think of procurement logistics is the procurement of materials needed to manufacture products. According to DHL , procurement logistics includes obtaining the following necessities: Raw materials. Where Do Logistics Providers Come Into Play With Procurement Logistics?

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. Transporeon is the leading cloud-based logistics platform with the largest network of its kind, connecting more than 1,000 shippers with more than 57,000 carriers across the world [emphasis mine].

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends 2016

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Being innovative, shaping change – this guiding theme of the LogiMAT 2016 is a rough outline of what will await us in the coming year. Logistics and supply chain managers will be tasked with actively and innovatively shaping operational change … Continue reading → Supply Chain Management logistics trends supply chain 2016 supply chain trends

This Week in Logistics News (March 14-18, 2016)

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— Without commentary, I leave you with this week’s supply chain and logistics news. The post This Week in Logistics News (March 14-18, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Life Stories This Week in News CNG vehicles drones FedEx logistics Maersk SAP Shyp supply chain planning Sweet'N Low UPS“Look at them!”

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. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt (CSCMP 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. percent between the final quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 and the International Air Transport Association has lowered its growth forecast for air freight demand in 2016 to 2.1 It’s also another example of the convergence of commerce, logistics, and technology — an accelerating trend in the industry today.

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. Pitney Bowes Expands Shipping Logistics Portfolio with Acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation. Trucking, Rail Outlook Poor in 2016, Analysts Say (WSJ – sub. I didn’t win the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.