2017 – The year of learning

Kinaxis

With everything supply chains are staring at in 2017, knowledge will certainly equal power and value. The post 2017 – The year of learning appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. Miscellanea 2017 education Kinaxis learning trainingby Bill DuBois Education and training – What’s the difference? For anyone in supply chain, 2016 was an exciting and challenging year. Hot topics included advanced analytics, Internet of Things, 3D printing and robotics.

HS 2017 Reform Is Here: Are You Prepared?

Talking Logistics

What happened January 1, 2017? The most recent set of amendments went into effect on January 1, 2017. More extensive than the 2012 updates, the 2017 amendments represent a significant overhaul of the foundation of global trade. The HS 2017 reform includes 233 sets of amendments: agricultural sector 85; chemical 45; wood 13; textile 15; base metal 6; machinery 25; transport 18; other sectors 26.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Although rate volatility is expected to stabilize in 2017, organizations must do more with fewer resources to survive. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. This graph shows how quickly the surge begin and rise in 2017. Consumer Demand Will Shape Logistics Services in 2017. Like 2016, logistics providers will be tested for weaknesses in 2017.

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The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. The solution to this problem lies in understanding the “First Five” core concepts and industrial manufacturing trends throughout 2017, and you need to think how they will impact the industry and your company in the coming year. The "First Five" Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017. However, age-old means of collaborating, such as emails and faxes, are insufficient to sustain the industry in 2017.

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017

Cerasis

Let’s take a look at four reasons why digital transformation is an imperative in 2017 for industrial manufacturers: 1. Twitter Facebook Google+ The post Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? Possibly not.

Supply chain risk management in 2017

Kinaxis

The post Supply chain risk management in 2017 appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Bill DuBois Financial crisis. Check. Environmental catastrophes. Check. What’s next? Is this the year of political disruption? Working in supply chain is like starring in a Rocky movie. You keep getting knocked down and you have to keep getting back up. You don’t need to go back any further than a decade to understand the many challenges supply chains have endured over the years.

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. With the official deadline for implementing electronic logging devices less than one year away, more freight shipping providers will be upgrading technology and systems in 2017, reports Matt Sullivan. Reduced capacity and increased demand will also weigh heavily on the industry, but the biggest impact will be felt in fall 2017, following the ELD mandate. The freight industry of today is evolving rapidly.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017

Cerasis

We will feature over the next 4 business days each category's most viewed posts over the course of 2017. These will only contain posts written in 2017. There were approximately 220 blog posts in 2017, and over 360,000 page views on those posts alone. The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017. Now without further ado, I give you the top 10 supply chain blog posts of the year by page view: [e-Book] The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017.

Key Logistics and Supply Chain Shows to Attend in 2017

Logistics Viewpoints

It is time to start thinking about the supply chain shows you will be attending in 2017. Here is a list of the key supply chain events of 2017. Learning & Leadership conferences logistics supply chain

Halloween 2017

Enterra Insights

The post Halloween 2017 appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Some people (even some communities) take Halloween very seriously. “Halloween has become a destination holiday,” writes Anne Marie Chaker (@AnneMarieChaker). … Continued. Miscellaneous Enterra Solutions Halloween Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain

Benchmarking Your Supply Chain Planning in 2017

ToolsGroup

Scenes from a recent ToolsGroup user conference. The ToolsGroup customer base of more than 300 companies has allowed us to access a wide array of supply chain planning data for benchmarking in different industries and different circumstances. We wanted to share the results from our study, including industry leader best practices.

Logistics Technology Q2 2017 Roundup

Freightos

Logistics Technology Q2 2017 Roundup. According to the Freightos International Freight Index , the standard deviation for China – US (West Coast) prices between March and May 2017 was $69 (5% of the average price), compared to $450, or 30% of the average price, in Q2 2016. The post Logistics Technology Q2 2017 Roundup appeared first on Freightos. Visibility, Ground Drones and Cross-Border SMB E-Commerce. Logistics Technology Trends.

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[e-Book] The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017

Cerasis

Download the all new Cerasis e-book "The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017" by Filling out the Form Below. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [e-Book] The Most Impactful Supply Chain & Logistics Trends in 2017 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Watch the 2017 Global Summit Live on SEP 6-7

Supply Chain Shaman

Open up this post to watch the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2017 on September 6 & 7: metrics that matter Supply chain excellence

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River Logic to Attend NASCES 2017 in Chicago

River Logic

DALLAS, TX — August 15, 2017 — River Logic will be exhibiting at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit September 11-12th in Chicago. Insider Partners Supply Chain Events

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

It is easy to make analytics the cornerstone of warehouse and distribution center management. While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes.

Top 10 Logistics Stories of 2017

Logistics Viewpoints

2017 is just about in the books, and it has been a busy year for the supply chain industry. Drones 2017 has been the year of the drone. The post Top 10 Logistics Stories of 2017 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Let’s look back at ten of the top logistics stories of the year. There’s been a lot of interest in using drones for last mile deliveries. In the US, an easing of FAA regulations could finally make it a reality, which is good news for the likes […].

Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

As I prepared my keynote presentation for the BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 conference , I recalled this experience and saw it as a good metaphor for the difficulties many companies are having today responding effectively to the blizzard of supply chain management. Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Systems BluJay Solutions global trade network SOAR 2017 supply chain operating networkThis past April 1st, it snowed over 6 inches here in Boston.

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends in 2017

All Things Supply Chain

For several years… Supply Chain Management supply chain 2017 supply chain trends“The digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword.” ” This was a well-fitting conclusion from Prof. Dr. Raimund Klinker at last year’s international logistics congress in Berlin.

Supply Chain and Logistics Trends in 2017

All Things Supply Chain

For several years now, we have all been aware of the fact that … Continue reading → Supply Chain Management supply chain 2017 supply chain trends“The digital transformation is no longer just a buzzword.” ” This was a well-fitting conclusion from Prof. Dr. Raimund Klinker at last year’s international logistics congress in Berlin.

Will 2017 Drive a Higher TMS Adoption for Small to Mid-Sized Shippers?

Cerasis

2017 is projected to be a year in which more shippers break out of the mold, embracing newer transportation management systems ( TMSs ). Unfortunately, this means predictions for adoption rates in 2017 would be likely to remain in this range. It is in your best interest to implement a TMS now, and 2017 is the year to do it. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Will 2017 Drive a Higher TMS Adoption for Small to Mid-Sized Shippers?

Trends & Predictions 2017: Digital Transformation

Enterra Insights

The post Trends & Predictions 2017: Digital Transformation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Most analysts agree that companies organized around principles developed during the industrial age must transform themselves into digital enterprises if … Continued. Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain

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Will Supply Chain Planning Productivity be a Hot Topic in 2017?

ToolsGroup

Planning productivity can be increased by segmenting tasks according to the tools best suited for the activity. For years, planning productivity has not been a particularly hot topic at most companies.

The Top Supply Chain Trends in 2017

River Logic

2016 saw the rise of big data as a key tool in the quest for efficiency, internet of things (IoT) technologies being used in vehicles to improve fleet management, and a reshaping of supply chains to meet demand for same-day and same-hour deliveries. Supply Chain

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The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

Which is why a drone took flight from the stage during Ryan’s keynote address at the Descartes Evolution 2017 Conference a couple of weeks ago and broadcast real-time video of the audience as it flew across the front of the hall. Descartes (@DescartesSG) March 28, 2017. million in FY 2017 (net income has grown from $12.0 What is the #1 technology topic Descartes CEO Ed Ryan gets asked about? Drones and its future in supply chain and logistics processes.

2017 Logistics Year In Review

Supply Chain Link

NFI’s executive team shares their insight into the top trends of 2017. This past year, the supply chain industry evolved to accommodate numerous factors. Variables like new administration, advances in technologies, and changing consumer behavior are shifting how companies approach logistics, today and moving forward. William Mahoney, Senior Vice President Dedicated Transportation We are excited. Read More. Distribution Global Intermodal Real Estate Supply Chain Transportation

2017 Distribution Industry Outlook

Supply Chain Link

In 2017, low interest rates, consumer spending and growth in e-commerce will continue the trend for a strong year in the warehousing industry. In 2016, demand for warehouse space reached a record high as shippers continued to expand their operations, or adapt to the changing e-commerce and fulfillment environment 1. This year, the distribution industry will. Read More. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Understanding last mile logistics is only half the battle. Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. This is the only way shippers can safeguard their position in the market and continue to provide products to their consumer basis. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points.

PINC nominated finalist for the 2017 MHI Innovation Award

PINC

PINC's inventory robotics solution, PINC Air, has been selected as one of the most innovative solutions of 2017. digital disruption supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chain drones inventory robotics

3 Things That Should be on Every Supply Chain Managers’ 2017 Resolution List

All Things Supply Chain

2017 is finally here! January is the month of resolutions; what do we want to achieve in the coming year and how … Continue reading → Supply Chain Management supply chain 2017 supply chain management supply chain resolutionsIt’s time for us to look back on the past year and remember our highs and our lows.

Global Supply Chain Report 2017 (Guest Post by Dexter Galvin)

SCM Research

Our latest Global Supply Chain Report 2017 , written in partnership with BSR and the Carbon Trust, revealed emissions savings of 434 million tonnes disclosed by suppliers in 2016. I am happy to share the following guest post by Dexter Galvin, Head of Supply Chain, CDP. Thank you for contributing to my blog. That’s more than the annual emissions of France, and it shows that the supply chain is a critical component – the missing link – in securing our sustainable, low-carbon future.

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Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

Cerasis

The decision to bring new technology into your existing warehouse operation should not be taken lightly. Modern technology enables a whole new level of collaboration , efficiency and better operations. However, simply wiping out your existing systems, which can represent millions of dollars in past investments, is not the answer. Your organization should invest in and manage supply chain technology integration, making the most out of your existing technology and new investments these steps. .

Supply Chain and Logistics Resolutions for 2017: 4 Things to STOP Doing This Year

Talking Logistics

Today, I’m adding to the list of resolutions, but instead of focusing on things you should do this year, I’m focusing on 4 things you should stop doing in 2017. It’s now 2017. Three years ago, I wrote a popular post highlighting “ 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain and Logistics Executives.” The same resolutions still apply today, so I encourage you to re-read the post in case you forgot them or ignored the advice the first time around.

What can Gartner’s 2017 CSCO supply chain survey tell you about your business?

River Logic

If so, it’s worth looking at the recent findings from the 2017 CSCO Supply Chain survey by Gartner. More than likely, you’re going to be making significant investments in your supply chain over the next several years (or perhaps you’ve already started). Supply Chain Market Research

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My Top 3 Supply Chain Predictions for 2017

Tompkins Blog

By Gene Tyndall Executive Vice President, Tompkins International I am pleased to offer my predictions for supply chains in 2017. The post My Top 3 Supply Chain Predictions for 2017 appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog 2017 Gene planning predictions Supply ChainTo begin with, I am avoiding the obvious forecasts for the year, for example: • The U.S. macro-economy will expand under the new President, which will be positive for most all business sectors. •