This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

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This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

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I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. req’d) How Blockchain Could Benefit Levi’s Worker Well-Being Initiative (Sourcing Journal) Companies Plan for Tariffs, More Paperwork in Case of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (April 1-5, 2019)

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Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Truckers gridlocked at U.S.-Mexico Robinson (a Talking Logistics sponsor), shared some good advice in a blog post this week. “I’m worst at what I do best.”.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

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Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! Here are some excerpts from the article: XPO Logistics Inc.

Health Check Your Supply Chain for Inefficiencies

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Even in 2019 many companies still underestimate the importance of their global supply chain and above all, how their logistics and supply chain performance can beneficially impact their marketing, ultimately leading to healthier financial results.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

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6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. 2018 has ended and 2019 is here! Below are the notable trends for 2019. Allowing the analytics to drive making decisions about the risks and costs of tariffs, suppliers, manufacturing and logistics. Sources: [link].

Trends 2019: Manufacturing

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Over half-a-dozen years ago, Brookings Institution analysts, Susan Helper, Timothy Krueger, and Howard Wial, asserted, “Manufacturing matters to the United States because it provides high-wage jobs, commercial innovation (the nation’s largest source), a key to trade deficit reduction, and a disproportionately large contribution to environmental sustainability.”[1] Jesper Bennike, CEO of GateHouse Logistics Company, notes, “A gamut of new Industry 4.0

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Redefining Logistics Management in a Digital World

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While historically it has been far more common to see medium-sized and large organizations embracing technology to manage their freight activities, today more logistics operations of all sizes are increasing their adoption of tools and technology to solve business problems.

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019. Source : Logistics Management 2018 Distribution Center Survey. . Adoption of the latter two solutions is gaining momentum as logistics operators seek to make warehouses work smarter rather than harder.

Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? You Already Know


The post Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics amazon in-sourcingAmazon didn’t get to where it is today (hit a market cap of $1 trillion in Sept. 2018) by resting on its laurels. At the time I wrote this, Amazon’s market cap is $777.8 billion. We can all rest assured that Amazon is looking to get back up to $1 trillion and stay there. More.

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

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Supply chain visibility allows trading partners to see orders and material movements from source to destination, informing stakeholders on things like schedule and quality in real-time along the way.

Bristlecone Flash – January 2019


Establishing a single, centralized procurement platform will standardize and harmonize all sourcing processes and increase operational transparency through sophisticated reporting. This greatly improves visibility across the supply chain, while accelerating logistics and financial reporting.

Increased demand and regulations create new challenges for multi-temp carriers


The demand for refrigerated food distribution has changed dramatically over the past several years, in turn adding the complexities of shelf-life, perishability and refrigeration requirements to the logistics of food transportation. Transport & Logistics

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Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

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Finished products have high ratios (average 50%) of sourced or procured product content. Companies that embark on a digital transformation use a Digital Supply Network to automate business processes and connect a constant flow of information between suppliers, buyers, shippers, and logistics service providers. The post Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Be Uncommon

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What factor would be the overriding reason you would bring an outsourced logistics operation back in-house? Which sources of knowledge do you use the most to stay informed of supply chain industry trends? The post Be Uncommon appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

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I got started just as the dotcom craze was taking off, with new logistics startups coming to market every day (all of them announcing they were “The world’s leading provider of X” even though they were just a few months old). Source: Google. Takeaways from Evolution 2019.

Modeling brewing capacity to drive cost savings at HEINEKEN


Most people in my division work in capability development or centers of excellence designed to help operations centers improve their performance in logistics, customer service or production. Heineken is one of the world’s best-known beers.

Tata Steel Makes Strides Towards an Autonomous Supply Chain Powered by Optimization Technology


For instance, we use AIMMS to optimize production capacity, understand which raw material should go to which manufacturing facility, maximize yields in different plants and streamline our logistics. . Jamshedpur plant (image source: Tata Steel).

The Dispatch Report | March 2019, Issue No. 11


Dear Community, After over a year of round-the-clock development, we officially launched our state of the art platform in January 2019 , and now, we’re ready to take on the industry. We have seen a keen interest from the food, pharmaceutical, medical, gas, and logistics industries thus far.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

The Missing Bookmark: Customer Experience vs. Expectations

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Last week, at the Four Seasons resort in Orlando, I attended a meeting organized by a leading logistics service provider for its sales executives. Source: [link]. Supply Chain & Logistics Trends customer expectations customer experience Four Seasons logistics service providers

Full Truckload Trends to Watch in 2019


Shippers face great uncertainty regarding the full truckload industry for 2019. Shippers need to know the full truckload trends to watch in 2019 and their potential impact on the industry. Getting The Most Out of Shipping In 2019.

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Logistics Trends to Watch!

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6 Major Delivery Logistics Trends! As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. After reviewing several industry sources most Logistics professionals are in agreement with all of these trends. Big Data And Blockchain Technology Will Revolutionize Logistics. The mass adoption of big data will be a game-changer in logistics. Subscribe Here!

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

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A modern, multi-modal Tier 1 TMS can now take data from all sources, cleanse it and use it. JP Wiggins is Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms , where he manages channels and partnerships for the company.

Chain of Custody: Source of Control in Global Supply Chains

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The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply

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Navigate Shipping Landscape with Proactive Analytics

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The good news is if you have access to paid invoice data from either a third-party audit and pay company or an internal source, you likely have the ability to run proactive analytics as well. He graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?


With the continued increase in supply chain complexity and greater pressure to keep inventories lean and accelerate shipments, is your supply chain ready for what 2019 has in store? Change in fuel sources may cause delays and higher costs. There are bound to be similar events in 2019.

Why is Blockchain the Next Big Thing in Supply Chain Innovation?


In 2019, we will likely see blockchain implementations in a variety of supply chain applications. Blockchain is already coming to high-resource fields, such as mining where precious metals and precious gems need to be systematically tracked and sourced.

Supply Chain Management Trends 2019


What are the primary supply chain management trends for 2019? Let’s dig into the future supply chain trends that could transform your supply chain and logistics operations! Are you ready for 2019? The post Supply Chain Management Trends 2019 appeared first on EazyStock.

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Digital transformation in the life sciences supply chain – show me the data


Although getting a new drug to market has its unique challenges compared to the source, make and deliver part of the life sciences supply chain equation, there is one thing those of us in supply chain have in common with our R&D counterparts, we all need clean data.

Amazon – Moving the Needle Up, Down and All Around

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Amazon is a logistics company. I’ve lost count of the number of articles questioning if Amazon is a logistics company. Of course, Amazon is a logistics company. Go ahead and argue with me about the beauty of crowd-sourced delivery, but no. Hey, guess what?

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bauma 2019: Digitization gains ground in the construction equipment industry


The bauma took place again from April 8 to 14, 2019 at the exhibition grounds in Munich-Riem. Trending themes: Alternative power systems, autonomous driving and digitization At bauma, too, the topic of alternative power sources and the autonomous operation of excavators and other construction machinery was one of the main topics. A truly gigantic trade show: The bauma 2019 Digitization was also on everyone’s lips.

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How Technology Empowers Freight Brokers to Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Drive Profitability

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Those are some of the key questions I discussed with Tom Curee, Vice President of Logistics at Kingsgate Logistics , and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Brokers use many sources to find capacity. Given the inefficiencies and manual labor challenges Prasad described, I asked Tom how Kingsgate Logistics uses technology to address these issues.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union


In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S. Brexit will be one of the biggest stories in 2019, not only in Europe but worldwide. It will be left to European leaders to decide on the future of the UK/EU relationship, and supply chain, logistics, and distribution may bear the brunt of the cost.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint


Source The process and involvement of logistics department in every organization have become an essential part to the economic development for a long time now. How can companies enable Green Logistics?

Spotlight on PROMAT 2019: USA trends in DC Equipment and Digital Consciousness

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This article, written by Mal Walker , Manager at Logistics Bureau, in the March/April 2019 issue of MHD Supply Chain Solutions. In early April I had the opportunity to visit Promat 2019 in Chicago.

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Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

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That’s why I was pleased to discuss some of the most critical trends with industry veteran Doug Surrett, Chief Product Strategist at BluJay Solutions , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. As we quickly approach 2019, there are a number of potentially game-changing global trade challenges supply chain professionals must consider in their planning, including new tariffs, trade wars, and Brexit. Last-mile logistics.