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

The advent of transportation management systems (TMS) in the 1990s introduced near-infinite metrics and data points into the supply chain yet brought with it more questions than answers: How do we centralize the data? The Fundamentals of Managed Analytics.

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. Utilizing sand and production water transportation solutions. The post Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Transportation Management Upcoming Episodes Alaster Love Oil and Gas Transplace transportation

Final Mile Delivery: The Role of TMS and Predictive Analytics

Talking Logistics

Even though shipments may be transported over hundreds of miles, or just a few miles, the main focus today is on the final mile — that is, making sure the delivery experience for the end-customer (which in many cases is a home delivery) is a positive one. How can technology, specifically transportation management systems and predictive analytics, help shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) excel in this area?

Redefining Logistics Management in a Digital World

Talking Logistics

In today’s global, fast-paced world it’s no longer a question of whether an organization should be using technology to manage its supply chain and transportation processes. At the core of just about every efficient transportation process is data. Blockchain in transport.

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.

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?

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 in Labor Savings Per Shipment: Automated booking improves productivity and quality of logistics team’s activities. Use predictive and prescriptive analytics to support your visibility goals.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Where rail freight once was the price-competitive transport mode of choice, low fuel prices and increased availability of trucks in the spot market have resulted in low freight rates that are expected to remain low. What is pricing 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?

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

Digitization is an essential cornerstone capability that enables Logistics to deliver its true potential. From the perspective of Logistics, understanding digitization is particularly relevant because much of the information logistics requires is in analog format.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

Digitization is an essential cornerstone capability that enables Logistics to deliver its true potential. From the perspective of Logistics, understanding digitization is particularly relevant because much of the information logistics requires is in analog format.

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

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? But, this is only the surface of analytics. TMS Transportation Management

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

Cerasis

One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management. We call this the transportation supply chain. What is the Transportation Supply Chain? Transportation refers to the movement of product from one location to another as it makes its way from the beginning of a supply chain to the customer’s handle. Any supply chain’s success is closely linked to the appropriate use of transportation.

Using Transportation Data Analytics and Zipline’s KanoPI to Improve Your Transportation Network

Zipline Logistics

How are modern consumer product companies using transportation data analytics to find success? They’re using technology to evaluate their vast amount of shipment data and increase transparency into their transportation network, identifying opportunities for improvement and cost savings.

The Transportation Management System Barbell

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

By 2020, the value of B2B e-commerce will surpass $1 trillion, and manufacturers, distributors, retailers, reverse logistics managers, third-party freight brokers and logistics services providers are working to keep up with the trend. E-Commerce Logistics Technology TMS Transportation

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. I picked her up for transport to the Bay Area. AIMMS Aviation Logistic

The Role of Emerging Technologies in Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

When I ask shippers what they look for in a logistics or transportation management partner, technology capabilities — and the data and insights those technologies provide — is always near the top of the list. What impact are these technologies having on transportation managed services? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Steve Barber, Vice President-IT Customer Solutions at Transplace , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

And when recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires began wreaking havoc, many shippers were left asking themselves: “How have recent natural disasters affected our transportation network?” The key to answering those to questions: actionable data and predictive analytics.

[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. For this 60 minute webinar, join Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis, as he discusses how Big Data provides actionable insight to truly affect business outcomes, resulting in reduced supply chain costs and a more strategic approach to transportation management.

The Essential Role of TMS in Executing Your Transportation Strategy

Talking Logistics

Why is transportation management technology essential for companies to execute their supply chain strategy? That was my opening question to Chris Johnson, VP of Research and Development at LeanLogistics , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “To The use of transportation technology helps with some of the low-hanging fruit, such as automating repetitive tasks, but it certainly does more than that. There is also demand for robust analytics and data discovery capabilities.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Focus on Data Analytics.

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

Big data will be a defining force in the future of logistics, but the benefits of big data are already being felt. This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . Data Supply Chain Transportation

Transportation Management Systems as a Service (TMSaaS) Transform the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Last year, the technology trends in logistics seemed straightforward, and many of our technology predictions came true. The use of the new technologies, ranging from robotics to value-added services within transportation management systems (TMSs) saw greater implementation across supply chains via TMSaas, and widely-held beliefs about the supply chain’s limitations were tested. Technology in logistics grew beyond imagination in 2016, and you need to understand how and why.

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.

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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This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And that is why on November 3, together with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates, I will be riding 100 miles in support of JDRF to help us find a cure. Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: U.S. E2open Acquires Cloud Logistics.

The Complete Logistics Picture: The Role of Parcel in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Managing parcels for outbound shipping represents only a portion of a shipper’s overall logistics strategy. Freight spend must include parcel in reverse logistics spend, and major carriers are turning their attention to the value stream of proactive parcel management in reverse logistics. In fact, the top carriers actively invested in parcel in reverse logistics to offer more options to shippers, such as the $1.4 What Does Parcel Have to Do With Reverse Logistics?

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

However, mobile technology is not new to the transportation world. For mobile technology and transport, the theoretical tipping point is in our rearview mirror. Mobile Technology in Transportation Management Impacts all Points Along the Supply Chain. shared logistics networks.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. In this post, will go to how shippers and logistics providers will lean on 6 more trends to make gains in the months to come. Logistics Service Providers Will Increase Mobile App Adoption.

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How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Shippers and Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) are constantly evolving – more rapidly than ever due to increasing activity in mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs, changing client and consumer demands, converging business models, and decreasing IT costs.

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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How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

Alternatively, managers may want to implement big data in areas that would not necessarily require much change management, such as the actual transportation of goods and products after leaving the facility. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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

Talking Logistics

Drones and its future in supply chain and logistics processes. Logistics Excellence: Now & in the eFuture. Over the past decade, Descartes has acquired 35 companies and has evolved into a technology platform company, with its Global Logistics Network as the foundation.

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