Understanding the Role of Analytics in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Analytics can be used to improve operations throughout the entire supply chain, but the role of analytics is often applied to warehouse operations and forward logistics. However, reverse logistics can benefit from analytics as well.read More.

What Omnichannel Supply Chain Analytics Should I Know?

Cerasis

Omnichannel supply chain analytics provide the level of insight needed to succeed in the omnichannel-driven world. Supply chain leaders need to understand the challenges of applying omnichannel analytics, how.read More. The post What Omnichannel Supply Chain Analytics Should I Know?

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How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Cerasis

The result is improved customer service, but the real implications of supply chain analytics go much further. The proper use of supply chain analytics is crucial to digital.read More. Data Supply Chain supply chain analytics

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

To do this, many are relying on prescriptive analytics. According to Gartner, 11% of mid and large-sized enterprises currently have some form of prescriptive analytics. AIMMS has been in the market of prescriptive analytics (otherwise known as mathematical optimization) since 1989.

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

It is easy to make analytics the cornerstone of warehouse and distribution center management. While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. Siloed data and disparate systems skew analytics results. Analytics Integrate Inventory Management Into All Supply Chain Processes.

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.

Warehouse Management Analytics: What You Need to Know

Cerasis

The right application of warehouse management analytics can enable significant growth for companies, forced to focus on smaller package sizes, not the pallets and.read More. The rise of e-commerce was a significant change for supply chain managers and leaders.

Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

Cerasis

And, investment statistics reveal an increasing trend for more technology to enable multi-modal shipping and the application of big data analytics to increase scalability, flexibility, and demand-driven management decisions.

What is Predictive Analytics and How is it Used in Supply Chain Operations?

Kuebix

You may be familiar with the term predictive analytics – but have you ever stopped to ask yourself what it really means for your supply chain? Analytics help companies streamline process efficiencies and make sure important trends aren’t overlooked.

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

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.

The Growing Importance of Utilizing Analytics in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Supply Chain executives can no longer dismiss the importance of using analytics in the supply chain. The post The Growing Importance of Utilizing Analytics in the Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

The world of transportation and logistics management looks completely different than it did even 50 years ago. With the advent of advanced cloud-based transportation management systems, there […].

Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Read more Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics. The post Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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?

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?

4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing

Cerasis

The predictive analytics of the past are becoming more apt and intellectual, powering a new age in manufacturing. Additionally, major manufacturers are working to prioritize predictive analytics and use them to improve production. Predictive Analytics Will Benefit Manufacturers.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Use predictive and prescriptive analytics to support your visibility goals.

Enabling S&OP through Advanced Analytics

Logility

At the Informs Business Analytics Conference in Las Vegas last year, I spoke about the potential to enable S&OP / IBP through advanced analytics. There should be no mystery to analytics. Transportation Load and Route Optimization.

Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know”

CHAINalytics

For twenty years, Supply and Demand Chain Executive has … The post Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know” appeared first on Chainalytics.

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?

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.

Big Data Analytics: A Key to a Successful Supply Chain in the Next 5 Years?

Cerasis

However, as the importance of big data analytics is realized companies are beginning to realize that it is not only worth the investment but vital toward remaining competitive. There are several direct and indirect benefits to using big data analytics for your supply chain. Immediate Benefits of Big Data Analytics. The main benefit of big data analytics regarding supply chain management is customer service. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How Analytics Can Help Shippers Combat Rising Intermodal Transportation Costs

Savi

Intermodal Transportation Landscape In a 2017 American Shipper Report on global sourcing, 58% of shippers indicated that their biggest concern today is rising intermodal transportation costs. These numbers signal a robust year for the transportation sector and the economy in general. Earlier this year, DAT Solutions reported that high demand for transportation raised industry prices, and the load-to-truck ratio increased steadily over the course of 2017.

Freight Analytics That Will Enhance Productivity

Cerasis

Freight analytics refers to a set of algorithms that meticulously comb through the mountain of freight data to unlock its potential. Recent research indicates the freight metrics and analytics market will swell to more than $27.4 Automation Data Freight freight analytics

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.

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?

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. Here are four ways smart TMS users can harness the power of their data for predictive analytics. Leveraging predictive analytics in the TMS a shipper can use historic tendering metrics and spot quote reporting data to identify areas where contracted rates can be bolstered and avoid budget-busting over-utilization of the spot market.

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 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

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

While The Economist article was referring to consumer data and the big ecommerce players, the same transition is taking place in transportation and logistics. In particular, in the last five years, the emergence of APIs, logistics networks, and analytics have started to unlock value of dat

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Seeing the Future with Predictive Analytics

Enterra Insights

Today, in addition to those activities, new analytical tools are available to help business leaders predict what could happen in the future. Looming risks like wars, environmental and labor regulations, natural disasters and transportation challenges are placing many retail supply chains and retail profit centers at the mercy of the unforeseen.”[1] ” Types of analytics. What you want from your data determines which kind of analytics you need to apply.

Analyzing the Analytics of Supply Chain Planning

Logility

Climbing the Ladder of Analytics Value. Amid the general buzz in the supply chain planning field regarding optimization solutions and algorithmic planning, a diagram of value vs. difficulty lays out four stages of analytics by their difficulty and potential value.

Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

Savi

Today’s driver shortage is helping to drive transportation costs higher. On top of all these factors, the driver shortages, an almost 100% driver turnover rate, and increased demand further jam up the supply chain and limit transportation options.

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? 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. It’s going to capture a wealth of data, and if done correctly, can help you turn that data into information that you can use to improve not just your transportation practices but your whole supply chain.

[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.

Blockchain and Supply Chain Analytics: Impact of Small to Large Supply Chains

Cerasis

The value of blockchain and supply chain Analytics is Undisputed, and the capabilities of blockchain Technology are starting to become available two small and midsize businesses, as well as large corporations, such as Walmart.