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.

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.

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.

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

[Infographic] Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Derrick Rehn with FusionOps who shows us how big data analytics can benefit you in your supply chain. . In areas of big data analytics for enterprises, the answer is inevitable – use the cloud. . Implementing Advanced Analytics .

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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 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

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.

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?

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.

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 Data Analytics and Blockchain in Retail to Sift Through Needs Faster

Cerasis

Data analytics can be applied to virtually any supply chain process, and analytics hold great value in managing retail supply chains. Although data analytics help retailers make informed decisions, the potential of blockchain is worth considering as well.

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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

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? Several years ago, I wrote about how the worlds of technology, managed services and consulting were converging , particularly in transportation management.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Cerasis

This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . In other words, selecting the best way to consolidate, mix and transport products can help attain a goal of $0 shipping in the eyes of consumers. .

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.

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics

Cerasis

The State of Manufacturing: eCommerce, Analytics, and Robotics. Advanced Analytics Became Slightly More Complicated. Our prediction for the state of manufacturing in analytics were supposed to become more advanced, giving manufacturers more power to predict and accommodate changes in production on a real-time basis. Unfortunately, manufacturers may have grown too preoccupied with ideals to understand how analytics played into production in 2016.

Supply Chain Big Data: Why Supply Chain Leaders Are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

Big data is collected from a variety of sources, such as internet websites, transportation management systems, individual-employee data entry, and more. Big data analytics allows supply chain leaders to identify what portions of the customer journey are threatened. Social Media and Big Data Analytics. Big data analytics gives supply chain leaders a way to reach this goal. Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history.

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

So, let’s take a look at how our predictions for the first four manufacturing technology trends (Predictive analytics, 3D Printing, and VR) to watch for in 2016 stacked up. Predictive Analytics Became Commonplace to Manufacturing. The use of predictive analytics has the potential to dramatically reduce expenses in the manufacturing sector, particularly with respect to proactive machine maintenance.

[PODCAST] Why Supply Chain Executives are Paying More Attention to Transportation Management

Cerasis

Supply Chain Executives Who Lower Transportation Costs Improve EBIDTA A metaphor is an interesting thing. Listen to “Why Supply Chain Executives are Paying More Attention to Transportation Management” on Spreaker. Podcast Supply Chain TMS Transportation Management

Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

By Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar. By all accounts, shippers in Europe and the Americas are using transportation and analytics […].

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

Quintiq

To do so, I will dive into data analytics and the role it could play in making supply chain logistics more efficient. Descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. Essentially, our investment in this type of analytics shows us what happened in our business.