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This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

billion on air cargo hub, fans talk of bigger ambitions (Reuters). billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

Supply chain management involves the flow, storage, and delivery of goods, services and inventory for consumers. Critical information and load instructions regarding cargo can also be available in a touch of a button through displays.

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

Talking Logistics

Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). When an order comes in, the bots will drive themselves to collect their cargo, store it in their holds (which can take about two shopping bags’ worth of stuff), then trundle on to their destinations.

What is Supply Chain Technology and Why is it Important?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Onboard truck scales allow for seamless operations by measuring load and gross weight without having to place cargo on a separate scale. Streamlined inventory. By using supply chain technology to leverage data, warehouses can stock less inventory, reducing waste.

A Sneak Peek into the Innovation Hub at FOCUS

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS brings retail, warehouse and manufacturing professionals together to share best practices and hear how industry leaders are delivering real results with the help of JDA’s innovations. The Kenco drone will be enclosed by cargo netting and the use case will provide requests for various activities that a drone can accomplish. The drone will scan barcodes and recognize the existence or lack thereof of inventory, as well as other attributes of warehouse inventory.

Transportation TIP List: Week of April 7th, 2019

Transplace

And with both passenger and cargo wait times seeing significant daily increases at multiple entry points, this week’s TIP List has the latest news to keep you up-to-date on the current situation and breaks down the potential overall impact of this event on the industry.

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Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages.

Digitalisation of Logistics Industry and its Impact

20Cube Logistics

The recent study by IMARC Group, entitled “Logistics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, estimates that the global logistics market reached a value of US$ 1,171 Billion in 2017 and is estimated to register a CAGR of 2.7%

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. In 2017, the U.S. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” This is why supply chain managers are always stressing over demand forecasts — something that tops the list of most critical inventory management practices.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. In 2017, the U.S. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” This is why supply chain managers are always stressing over demand forecasts — something that tops the list of most critical inventory management practices.

The Industrial Side of the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

trend requires manufacturing companies to adopt innovation automation and data exchange solutions like the Internet of Things, cloud computing, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, and many other intelligent technologies.”[2] Many industries like manufacturing, agriculture, and logistics have been relying on industrial IoT to optimize their applications by connecting machines and devices. Inventory management. Manufacturing.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

One of such software is transportation management system (TMS) which is a subset of supply chain management regarding transportation operations (Mei & Eliot, 2017). 2017). 2017).

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

These tools aid in determining the ‘sweet spot’ solution (number, location, role, and size of facilities — manufacturing, DCs, cross-docks, etc., transportation modes, inventory deployment, and policies) by balancing the trade-offs between customer service requirements, assets and costs. 2] Staff, “ Six Steps to a Perfect Logistics Network ,” SupplyChainBrain , 24 March 2017. [3]

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

E2open and INTTRA will join efforts to strengthen the connections and streamline the information flow between manufacturers, suppliers, shipping service providers, ocean carriers and all the participants in global trade. More than 70,000 partner companies and 200,000 users, many of the biggest brands and manufacturers across a range of industries, use the E2open network and platform to orchestrate their supply chains, creating efficiencies measured in the billions.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Back in July 2017, I interviewed Bennett Adelson, the former CEO of MacroPoint (which was later acquired by Descartes Systems Group, a Talking Logistics sponsor) about OTIF and how it is driving demand for visibility solutions.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

Supply chain management (SCM) involves the flow, storage, and delivery of goods, services and inventory for consumers. Critical information and load instructions regarding cargo can also be available in the touch of a button through displays.

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Spot Market Carriers Get Higher Rates Than Contract Fleets

DAT Solutions

Even with all those records and peaks, one statistic stands out for me: As 2017 drew to a close, national average rates were higher for spot market trucks than for their contract fleet counterparts , for all equipment types. So far, 2018 is shaping up to be even more extraordinary than 2017.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

In a 2017 survey by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), 65 percent of respondents had experienced at least one supply chain disruption in the last year, with 44 percent of the disruptions occurring at Tier 1. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Instead, it continues, to include the entire lifecycle of a product, from sourcing of raw materials, to the return and recycling of the product, and reintroduction of recycled materials into the manufacturing or production process. It’s time to start looking ahead again.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities.

The Internet of Things and Supply Chain Operations

Enterra Insights

”[3] He notes, “Manufacturers can use these sensors to gain granular data like the temperature at which an item was stored, how long it spent in cargo, and even how long it took to fly off the shelf. They are: Forecasting and Inventory. “IoT sensors can provide far more accurate inventories than humans can manage alone.” ” Network World , 29 August 2017

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

In a 2017 survey by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), 65 percent of respondents had experienced at least one supply chain disruption in the last year, with 44 percent of the disruptions occurring at Tier 1. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines.

This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon serves up 1 billion items through Prime over holidays (The Mercury News) Swamped With Inventory, U.S. Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

The Semi, set to be unveiled in 2017, is a large electric-powered, long-haul trucking vehicle that Musk says will “deliver a substantial reduction in the cost of cargo transport, while increasing safety and making it really fun to operate.”.

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

Talking Logistics

JDA Powers the Always-on Supply Chain with Latest JDA Manufacturing Planning Release. Descartes Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results. With adVANce, Mercedes-Benz Vans is evolving from a mere van manufacturer into a supplier of holistic system solutions.”.