2018: What Will It Look Like?

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Here are my predictions for 2018: Supply Chain Excellence as We Know It Is Redefined. Big data supply chains Digital Innovation Supply chain excellence 2018 predictions cognitive computing digital supply chain ecommerce supply chain system of recordI hate prediction articles.

This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Earlier this month, I retired my old headshot photo and starting using a new one.

Summer Reading 2018: Top 6 Blogs on Supply Chain Analytics

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Optimizing the food industry: a conversation with UniSoma’s Luis Pinto – Our partners UniSoma and CAT Squared are showcasing a new optimization solution for food companies at VIV Europe (taking place June 20-22, 2018 in Utrecht). Want to avoid summer stagnation?

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

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Driver pay has surged so far in 2018, NTI reports, with gains expected to continue (CCJ). At the Descartes Evolution 2018 conference in March, Mark Holifield, Home Depot’s Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and Product Development, discussed how the retailer is investing $1.2

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. This isn’t. breaking news, but it is new for the industry. Again and again, digitization and.

How Shippers Can Navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch

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As an update, in this post, we’ll address a more updated way that shippers can navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch many shippers are currently facing. Read on for an overview of the ways you can tackle the 2018 capacity crunch, and why working with a broker may be essential in the process. Navigating the 2018 Capacity Crunch The way it looks, the 2018 capacity crunch is not going away anytime soon. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

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Earlier this month, at the BluJay Solutions SOAR 2018 Conference , I had a new headshot taken, courtesy of FourKites (one of the conference sponsors). June 1, 2018: A New Day That Will Live in Infamy? June 1, 2018: The day the U.S.

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Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference. Alexa Cheater (@Alexa_Cheater) May 15, 2018. Kinaxis (@Kinaxis) May 15, 2018.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

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In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. The Logistics Robots Market Will Dominate in 2018 & Beyond. As a result, stores as a distribution center will become more popular throughout 2018.

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Offer 2-Day Shipping to Your Customers by Distributing Your Inventory

AOffer 2-Day Shipping to Your. Customers by Distributing Your. Inventory 1INTRODUCTION One of the biggest challenges faced by every. business that deals with physical goods is the. creation and maintenance of a supply chain/logistics. network.

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

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At the Descartes Evolution 2018 conference in March, Mark Holifield, Home Depot’s Executive Vice President of Supply Chain and Product Development, discussed how the retailer is investing $1.2

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

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Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible.

This Week in Logistics News (May 21-25, 2018)

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Elemica Reports Double Digit Network Growth and Announces New Product Innovations in First Quarter 2018. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 21-25, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

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Earlier this week at MODEX 2018, the company announced the release of Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation 3.0 Chinese self-driving truck start-up to roll out unmanned port logistics services in second half of 2018 (South China Morning Post).

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

A Blueprint For Supply Chain Transformation The Data First Approach Introduction Over the past few decades, supply chains have evolved from a sub-function. of manufacturing and sales into a business process that generates new. sources of value for customers. This evolution is most evident in.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. But it’s no joke, it’s true.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2018)

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Tight capacity and rising rates in the trucking market was arguably the top headline of Q1 2018. Overall, the first quarter of 2018 proves yet again that there’s never a dull moment in this industry. In case you missed them the first time around or want to read/view them again, check out the top posts and new episodes from Q1 2018. Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018.

This Week in Logistics News (April 23-27, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (April 23-27, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. I finally came out of hibernation earlier this week and did my first outdoor bike ride of the year.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. THE "DATA PROBLEM". Given the macroeconomic cl imate and the. Amazon effect," many companies are. looking to digital ly transform their. businesses. For decades, businesses have largely. derived efficiency and profitability through. scale.

This Week in Logistics News (March 26-30, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (March 26-30, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. That’s my “before the game” Opening Day photo from yesterday.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Landscape for U.S. and Global Manufacturers

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Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Six: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Tactical and Strategic Landscape for U.S.

These Top Manufacturing Technology Trends will Fuel a Focus on Customer Experience in 2018

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billion in 2018 alone, reports Michael Kotelec of Manufacturing.net , and this will bring a strong, robust boost to efficiency and productivity in manufacturing. Going back to the Industrial Internet of things (IIoT), the use of Internet-connected technology increases risk in manufacturing.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. It’s 32 degrees this morning. Chance of snow and freezing rain later this afternoon. This can only mean one thing: Opening Day for my son’s baseball team is upon us.

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Optimizing the Supply Chain with the Use of ERP Software

A summary of ways you can improve supply chain optimization and move things forward for your business

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

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The post Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “Consumers are the disruptive force today, not technology.”.

2018 Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

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Gartner's release of its 14th annual Supply Chain Top 25 provides an inside view of the elite corporations and their advanced practices that make them the best in the world. In the Supply Chain Top 25 ranking, Unilever retains its number one spot with a composite score based on six categories, like Gartner and peer opinions, inventory turns, revenue growth, and more. Gartner

This Week in Logistics News (January 8-12, 2018)

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Simply put, this is another data point underscoring one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2018 — that “Supply Chain Visibility Will Get Clearer, More Real-time, and More Predictive with Machine Learning and Enhanced Data.”. What can I do if I have writer’s block?

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

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The post This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Growing Challenges Shippers, carriers, terminal operators, freight forwarders and 3PLs spend millions of dollars and. resources each year guessing important operational metrics such as booking allocations or.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive- A Shifting of Priorities for Digital Transformation and Supply Chain Tech Investments

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Five: A Shifting of Priorities for Supply Chain Digital Transformation, Data Management, and Technology Enhanced Business Relationships.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive- The Supply Chain Talent Perfect Storm Intensifies

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Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Four: The Supply Chain Perfect Storm Intensifies.

Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Dr. Madhav Durbha With the Alps as a backdrop, LogiPharma Europe 2018 proved to be both energizing and thought provoking. Kinaxis (@Kinaxis) April 10, 2018.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

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The bottom line, as I stated in my predictions for 2018 , is that there are plenty of changes, risks, and uncertainties related to global trade that companies need to keep a close eye on in order to respond quickly and effectively to whatever happens in the months ahead.

Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance nance can achieve