Navigate Shipping Landscape with Proactive Analytics

Talking Logistics

Relying on proactive rather than reactive analytics, and the ability to make specific actionable callouts from these data sets, will be key to navigating the ever-changing shipping landscape both now and in the future. Enter proactive analytics.

Using Managed Analytics to Build a Next-Generation Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Managed analytics is an integrated information process that’s been field-tested and proven to drive improved supply chain performance. The Fundamentals of Managed Analytics. The Benefits of Managed Analytics. Is Your Supply Chain Right for Managed Analytics?

S&OP in Agribusiness: How to Harvest the Benefits with Advanced Analytics

AIMMS

But supporting the process with advanced analytics goes even further, contributing to higher levels of productivity and profitability. Like many organizations, Tereos recognizes the use of advanced analytics as an imperative. Advanced analytics as enabling technology.

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Four Ways a TMS Solution Leverages Predictive Analytics

Supply Chain Collaborator

TMS users in transportation logistics organizations are sitting atop a gold mine of actionable data captured by their TMS solutions. The shrewd operators are leveraging these data to support predictive analyses with the goal of achieving more accurate planning and execution of logistics as product moves through their supply chain. Here are four ways smart TMS users can harness the power of their data for predictive analytics.

Five Steps to Navigating Supply Chain Analytics Data Challenges

Talking Logistics

Having been in the game of supply chain analytics for so long, we’ve noticed that data is the single biggest challenge our customers and consultants encounter. The post Five Steps to Navigating Supply Chain Analytics Data Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Analytics in Distribution and Manufacturing Taking Center Stage

Cerasis

Analytics has been a buzzword in recent years. Everyone seems to be clamoring to get on the big data and analytics train. Part of this drive toward more interest in analytics in distribution and manufacturing comes from the ability of analytics to reduce inefficiencies dramatically and increase productivity in both physical and virtual sales environments. How Are Analytics in Distribution and Manufacturing Being Used?

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. This is where analytics come into play.

To predict or to prescribe: Analytics in logistics & supply chain operations

Quintiq

Another conference, another presentation on the scarily “big” data coming to supply chain and logistics. In logistics and supply chains, we deal with big data that only gets bigger. Descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. And so we arrive at prescriptive analytics.

Supply Chain Analytics: A Continued & Renewed Focus on Using Data for Improvement

Cerasis

Through the use of connected devices and greater abilities to capture data in real time, the concept of end-to-end visibility and improvement thru the use of supply chain analytics has changed. What Do Supply Chain Analytics Have to Do With This Ability?

Using DRG Analytics to Drive TCO: The Holy Grail in Healthcare Analytics

NC State SCRC

The key to understanding analytics that can potentially change the hospital ecosystem forever is by understanding the total cost of any patient procedure, and charging patients/insurance/Medicare for an amount that actually allows the hospital to eke out a small margin and reinvest in the hospital.

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. As a result of logistics consolidation. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics

Redefining Logistics Management in a Digital World

Talking Logistics

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.

On the Track to Profitability: The Power of Pricing Analytics in Rail Freight

Talking Logistics

However, when done right and enabled by predictive analytics, pricing can be the most powerful profit lever available. What is pricing analytics? How does pricing analytics drive increased profitability? Live Episode: Thursday, March 3, 2o16 at 12:00 pm ET.

Why Outsourcing Your Supply Chain Network Design Analytics May Be the Best Option

CHAINalytics

| By Jonathan Whitaker | Principal, Managed Analytics Services | Chainalytics | Every supply chain organization seeks an optimally designed network to reduce cost while improving efficiency, customer service levels, and a competitive advantage.

Analytics and the Digital Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“By the end of 2020,” asserts the editorial staff at Material Handling & Logistics (MH&L), “one-third of all manufacturing supply chains will be using analytics-driven cognitive capabilities, thus increasing cost efficiency by 10% and service performance by 5%.”[1] ” Advanced Supply Chain Analytics. Excel spreadsheets dominate, providing limited analytics.” Analytics support new business models and demand shaping.

What’s Behind the Supply Chain Analytics Revolution?

Logistics Viewpoints

There is a seemingly endless amount of information on the current analytics and big data revolution in business. The post What’s Behind the Supply Chain Analytics Revolution? appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

ArcelorMittal Optimizes Supply Chain Logistics with Predictive Analytics

Logistics Viewpoints

These challenges largely involved eliminating logistics bottlenecks created by an inability to adapt quickly to disruptions and changes to plans. Michel Plourde, Systems Director at ArcelorMittal Canada, recently briefed ARC Advisory Group about the supply chain challenges surrounding the company’s decision in 2012 to expand its iron ore pellet production in Canada.

[WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. By attending this webinar, supply chain leaders will also learn: • What's Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How TMS Analytics Can Lead to Actionable Insights & Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

Modern, cloud-based analytics systems within transportation management systems ( TMSs ) have redefined how you strive for continuous improvement. The goal of seeing your freight’s location 24/7/365 is well underway, and TMS analytics are providing insights beyond knowing the shipment’s location. Your opportunities will grow, but how do a dedicated TMS and analytics make this possible? Strong TMS Analytics Use Real-Time Data to Increase Visibility in B2B and B2C Shipments.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

There are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. The Dutch Delta Program Commissioner used analytics to prevent flooding and was recognized with the 2013 Edelman Award. AIMMS Aviation Logistics

Gamifying Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

There are improved user interfaces, real time alerts and analytics, social media capabilities, and better supply chain visibility (with Google maps, telematics). Just for Fun Gamification logistics productivity

Executives see AI, Cognitive Analytics and Cloud as the Path to Innovation and Speed to Market

JDA software

According to research, executives are investing in new cloud-based AI and cognitive analytics capabilities that will provide them with end-to-end visibility and traceability across their extended supply networks, starting them on the road to autonomous supply chains.

Value of Analytics for Wholesale Distributors

Silvon Software

Analytics can help wholesale distributors maximize profits, but it isn’t just about gaining insights from the data. Here’s more information on the value that analytics can bring to wholesale distribution organizations: Operational Efficiency. Logistics performance.

Editor’s Pick: 5 Real-Time Visibility Features Required for Predictive Analytics

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. So, too, has real-time visibility with predictive analytics crossed the threshold from nice-to-have to need-to-have. Supply chain leaders worldwide struggle to verify that a visibility vendor can achieve predictive analytics.

Lead Logistics Provider Capabilities Will Require Customized Innovation

NC State SCRC

One manifestation of this is the idea of a “Lead Logistics Provider”, capable of capturing and managing data from multiple providers, and able to provide a single integrating mechanism. There is no “standard” 4PL service offering except for basic transport and logistics management services.

Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation

Talking Logistics

This growth along with the complexities found in the oil and gas industry can create significant transportation and logistics challenges. The post Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Live Epsiode: Friday, November 14, 2014 at 12:00 ET. There has been a significant resurgence of the U.S. oil and gas industry in recent years, and U.S. is now second leading producer of oil (behind Saudi Arabia).

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. Technology allows shippers to work smarter, faster and with fewer human resources, and new technologies, such as drones and augmented reality, are continuing the process, reports Victoria Kickham of Logistics Brief.

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Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. I visited the BVL Kongress in Berlin, and also attended the International Institute for Analytics ”Chief Analytics Officer” meeting last summer. Not surprisingly, analytics is at the top of the list.

What Are the Trends in Last Mile Logistics?

Cerasis

Shippers face many challenges in successfully delivering products to end-users, and last mile logistics will be a core focus of change in the coming months. By 2018 alone, same-day delivery and last mile logistics will be valued at more than $1.35 Last Mile Logistics

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Predictive Analytics in Supply Chain Management

Adjuno

This event was developed by and for Supply Chain and Logistics professionals. There were over 30+ speakers at the event addressing the topics across Supply Chain Management Trends, Logistics Innovation and Technology, Sustainability and latest hotspots.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. The tech is fundamentally changing the way packages move around the world, from predictive analytics to autonomous vehicles and robotics. Logistics

Editor’s Pick: Five Ways to Simplify Your Supply Chain Design with Analytics

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is the first in a new series titled “Editor’s Pick” where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. By leveraging advanced analytics, many organizations are cutting down on time spent analyzing data and quickly delivering results. Business Intelligence Editor's Pick analytics business intelligence LLamasoft supply chain design

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

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Unlocking the Value in Blockchain for Logistics

Cerasis

The value in blockchain for logistics is about more than just retaining information. Blockchain technology builds value in the supply chain through better transparency and process standardization, but it holds additional value through new logistics services and business models.

Competing on Analytics: A Supply Chain Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

This logistics services company manages hundreds of millions of supply chain assets for its clients, has hundreds of thousands drop off and pick up points, and make over 10,000 deliveries per day moving through over 100 logistics centers. To manage this complexity in a manner that insures high service levels, a sustainable/green supply chain, and profitability, the company has committed itself to a variety of analytic solutions. Business Intelligence Logistics Outsourcing