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. Transportation Supply Chain NewsLittle 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.

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 5 Transportation Management Blogs of 2016 …So Far

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Our last post covered the Top 5 Supply Chain blogs of 2016. Today's post will cover the top 5 Transportation Management blogs from 2016 so far. Top Transportation Management Blogs from the First Half of 2016 So Far. The transportation management blogs category most top viewed blog posts from the first half of 2016 included several elements of the transportation management. 6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016.

[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.

Trending Transportation News: March 2016

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Here’s an overview of 6 popular transportation and supply chain news stories from March: Capacity News Inbound Freight

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6 Transportation News Stories: August 2016

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It’s a major disaster,” said Rodney Mallett of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. Green Supply Chain Rates transportation news Drone DeliveryLouisiana Weather Causes Shipment Delays. Louisiana called a state of emergency after heavy rainfall affected the region. More than 280 state roads have been flooded and closed, affecting intermodal rail and truckload shipping. “It’s

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 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. In modern manufacturing and transportation, savings are everything. What are your favorite Freight Blog Posts from the Cerasis blog for 2016?

[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

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We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." How do supply chain & transportation leaders get started in collecting & using Big Data? What is the impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? Supply chain & transportation industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history.

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

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This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . But nearly all of these processes revolve around a few common factors, reports DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation, and you need to understand what they mean for the supply chain and transportation industries. . In other words, selecting the best way to consolidate, mix and transport products can help attain a goal of $0 shipping in the eyes of consumers. .

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

What will happen in 2016? That said, there are several high-level trends and factors that will impact supply chain and logistics strategies and operations in 2016: Oil Prices : Just a few years ago, there was plenty of talk about oil prices potentially reaching $300 per barrel and the impact it would have on supply chain and logistics networks and processes (e.g., more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs).

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

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Cass Truckload Linehaul Index – September 2016. Manhattan Associates Reports Record Third Quarter 2016 Performance. Acquires IDS Transportation Services, LLC. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued federal policy for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicles. How was the JDRF Death Valley Ride ? Brutal, exhilarating, and inspiring!

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of 2016 …So Far

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

The Top Logistics Blogs of 2016 …So Far

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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. e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs.

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics

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At the onset of 2016, we identified key trends to watch for in manufacturing, and as the year draws to a close, it’s time for an evaluation of our predictions to discover the state of manufacturing. E-commerce was expected to become the dominant player for manufacturers in 2016 through the following: Increasing share of aftermarket parts sales. Since e-commerce can be best analyzed by reviewing Cyber Monday 2016, consider the record-breaking sales achieved.

Current State of Today’s Supply Chain in 2016

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The MAPI Foundation recently released predictions for how the supply chain will grow and evolve from 2016 to 2018. However, the supply chain of 2016 is looking different from what economists had expected, and the supply chain is battling many problems. The second half of 2016 is expected to see an accelerated growth rate of 3 percent, and several problems can be linked to these lower growth rates.

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Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

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For shippers, culture and behavior have to change to apply Lean Transportation thinking. The “Them (company leadership) versus Us (shop floor associates)” mentality also needs to change for Lean Transportation to " WE. The 8 Rights To Achieve Lean Transportation Practices. The are the 8 Rights of Lean Transportation thinking: Right Materials, Right Quantity, Right time, Right Place, Right Source, Right Price, Right Quantity, and. Transportation takes time.

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How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

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Alternatively, managers may want to implement big data in areas that would not necessarily require much change management, such as the actual transportation of goods and products after leaving the facility. This can be easily completed for companies opting to work with a third-party logistics provider(3PL) that offers a solution combining traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) with a transportation management system (TMS) and big data insights. .

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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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. Let's take a look at what logistics technology trends will become the dominant factors of the logistics industry for 2016. GreyOrange Butler Robot - Logistics Technology Trend for 2016.

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7 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year of Warehouse Robots

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Robots will facilitate the transportation of orders to a facility, to a picking robot, to the pallet, to packaging and dimensional pricing, to the loading dock, and to the shipping container. Reduced Delays in Mode of Transport Between Manufacturers and Distribution Centers - As robots become more involved in logistics processes, which include the use of driverless cars, drones , autonomous trucks, delays in shipments throughout different modes of transportation will decrease.

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

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If so, I invite you to attend two of the sessions that I am participating in, both related to transportation management: TMS 4 SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt. TMS solutions recently evolved to not only solve complex transportation problems for large shippers, but to also better meet the needs of the SMB market. Speakers: Brian Nichols, Vice President, Solutions, Knight Transportation; John Martin, Director of Sales Engineering, MercuryGate International, Inc.;

Make 2016 the Year of the TMS

Talking Logistics

2016 is finally here, and there’s a good chance you’re working hard to stick to your New Year’s Resolutions. One area that always seems ripe for improvement is the supply chain, and one of the best ways to accomplish that is with a transportation management system (TMS). While it might seem too late for such an ambitious undertaking in 2016, the power of Cloud computing means you could have a TMS up and running a few short months from now. . 2016 is here.

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). Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence.

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

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Cass Freight Index August 2016. July 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Mergers/Acquisitions Regulations Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management 3D printing CTSI-Global DPS International driverless cars drones FAA FedEx PTV Group UPSDriverless vehicles, drones, and 3D printing — three emerging technologies that will ultimately impact supply chain and logistics processes — are the top headlines this week.

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

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Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. To protect yourself and your business I offer you to take a look at this list of top programs and courses that will take place in 2016, which will help you to understand main concepts of this powerful tool and learn how to successfully apply it on practice. There are three offered starting dates - August 2016, January 2017 or May 2017.

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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. 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 post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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The Transportation Management System Barbell

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One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re In late February, LeanLogistics introduced LeanGlobal , a new TMS module that facilitates ocean freight transportation (see my comments at the time), and last week the company announced LeanFleet , a tool designed to streamline fleet planning and execution.

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

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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 prices of fuel continued to drop, and growth in the logistics industry slowed to a painstaking crawl of less than So, let’s take a closer look at what findings were released within the 2016 State of Logistics (SOL) report and how they impact current and future logistics processes.

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

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Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Elemica predictive analytics supply chain operating network supply chain visibility transportation management

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

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April 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Cass Freight Index Report – May 2016. And if the news from Werner Enterprises and Covenant Transportation Group this week is any indication, the industry remains in low gear. Late Tuesday, Covenant Transportation Group Inc. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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. Although the use of transportation management systems , unmanned aerial vehicles, and robotics , is dramatically changing the logistics landscape, several other technologies will become key players in the logistics industry in 2016. In 2016, the IoT will start to take a more proactive approach in the overall management of shipping processes.

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TransRussia 2016

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TransRussia 2016. Date: 19-22 April 2016. The TransRussia exhibition annually attracts the leading transportation experts from Russia, the CIS and the Baltic states. TransRussia is the main platform for discussing the latest issues related to developing the Russian transportation infrastructure. Visiting the exhibition enables professionals to: Compare and choose valuable offers for storage, transport and logistics among 300 exhibitors.

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

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Author information Raana Cohen The post Top 10 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2016. And Beyond appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. 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.

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6 Benefits of Transportation Consolidation Programs & How They Reduce Freight Spend

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As a result, more supply chain entities are turning to transportation consolidation programs otherwise known as truckload consolidation, explains Joseph O’Reily of Inbound Logistics , to meet these demands. What Is a Transportation Consolidation Program? Before you can understand how a transportation consolidation program functions and benefits companies by reducing freight spend , you need to understand a few things about transportation costs and concerns.

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

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August 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). One of my predictions for 2016 was that we would see increased innovation to simplify and expedite trading partner (B2B) connectivity, which is at the heart of what Appterra does, a company Descartes acquired this week for $5.8 Blood requires storage and transport at safe temperatures and spoils quickly.

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