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

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Unfortunately, this may lead some supply chain managers or executives to simply avoid the topic until a more cohesive understanding of its possibilities can be made. As explained by the Boston Consulting Group , supply chain leaders should gather all stakeholders from an organization.

Supply chain gender gap the topic of focus at MIT event

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by Leah McGuire Leah McGuire, Kerry Currier and Francini Ortiz at the 2019 MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Women in Supply Chain Summit, where the gender gap in supply chain was the topic of focus.

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Is Your Supply Chain Weatherproof?

Logistics Viewpoints

I learned this first-hand last week after record snowfall in the Boston area. Inventory Management Supply Chain Network Design Transportation Individuals living in the higher latitudes will tell you that ice dams on your roof are an omen of bad things to come.

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5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

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When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

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Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

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Contents Supply Chain Movement 20 – 2016 Q1. Gartner and Supply Chain Media formalise partnership. Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market. 12 | Profile Hans Willems, Vice President Supply Chain Europe, Boston Scientific.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 19, 2019)

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We’re getting ready for a heat wave here in Boston. The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 19, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. News This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Death Valley Descartes MacroPoint drones ELD mandate JDRF Manhattan Associates Merck Newmine Nippon Express real-time freight visibility TMS Transplace transportation management systems

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This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

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Now, this week’s supply chain and logistics news, which was dominated by transportation-related items: Are Imports Moving to the East Coast? When it comes to transportation infrastructure funding, it’s the same old story. My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

Due to the rapid acceleration of modern computing, supply chain optimization has become more prevalent than ever before. What''s is supply chain optimization anyway? This article serves as the quick introduction to supply chain network design.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world. The disruption caused by COVID-19 is unique in that it impacted supply chains across all industries. Leverage supply chain mapping.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016)

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It’s hard to believe that we’re more than a quarter of the way through 2016 already — and that it’s snowing here in Boston today, the first Monday in April. Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters. Using Modeling and Analytics to Design a Resilient Supply Chain. The Boston Globe: A Home Delivery and Outsourcing Failure. Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

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Supply Chain at Your Fingertips

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Held at the Loews Atlanta, the conference brought together several hundred of the industry’s brightest supply chain professionals to share their opinions, techniques and experiences. New and Enhanced Supply Chain Solutions. Cloud. Mobile. On Demand.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Social media awash with pictures of supply chain professionals attending the Lady Gaga event at SAP’s Sapphire, celebrating with drinks at the Gartner event, or rocking to the ZZ Top performance at JDA’s Icon conference trumpeted excitement. Shortening Supply Chains.

Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

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Shippers should pay attention to this study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Market Transportation Policy Boston Consulting Group Panama Canal Expansion Ports Post-Panamax White Paper

Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change

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Supply Chain Trends in 2016: A Year of Defining Change.Transportfolio by C.H. It’s been a big year for the transportation industry. They continue to span beyond an organization’s transportation professionals.

7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

Due to the rapid acceleration of modern computing, supply chain optimization has become more prevalent than ever before. What''s is supply chain optimization anyway?

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Shoveling Snow with a Dustpan (Takeaways from BluJay Solutions’ SOAR 2017 Conference)

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This past April 1st, it snowed over 6 inches here in Boston. Similarly, a lot of existing IT systems and supply chain processes might look the part for addressing today’s challenges and opportunities, but they are also the wrong design and form factor to get the job done effectively.

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

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I was hoping for 70F+ weather, but even Florida fell victim to the Polar Vortex, with temperatures only in the 50s (which felt tropical, nonetheless, compared to Chicago and Boston). Uber Freight: Transportation Facility Brand Managers.

How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

Research Expo displays 70 to 80 supply chain research projects from multiple countries. On January 22, 2014, some 120 master’s students representing about 30 countries will gather at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA to present 70 to 80 supply chain thesis research projects.

Next-Gen Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Major transformational change in supply chain and logistics is not a frequent occurrence, but it has happened with regularity throughout history: The advent of the steam engine and the related rise of railway and steamship lines. And now, the new-age supply chain will take the next leap forward through integrated technology-enabled solutions. Transportation now accounts for about 63% of total supply chain cost, so it is vital to get right.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common? Several customers addressed those questions in excellent case study presentations: Dr. Bernhard Herzog, Oxea GmbH – “Business Impact of a Supply Chain Operating Network”.

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

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The weather finally warmed up in Boston, although temperatures in the 90s so early in the season is not what I had hoped for. Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires ShipRush.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

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It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub.

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Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

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In May, 2014 Raytheon gathered a group of its largest suppliers in Boston, MA to discuss the launch of the company’s Supplier Advisory Council. Connect your supply chain. The transportation of lithium batteries is dangerous, as they overheat, which can cause significant damage.

This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

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Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather. In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… BluJay Solutions Acquires Leading Mobility Solutions Provider Blackbay. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen?

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This Week in Logistics News (September 8-12, 2014)

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Roadnet Transportation Suite 3.6.7 Oracle Value Chain Execution Application Improves Supply Chain Visibility and Operational Efficiency for Yard and Service Facilities. July 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

Transportation has followed the same evolutionary pattern, moving upstream from day-to-day freight transactions to an integral component of top-level corporate planning and procurement strategy. As a strategic process, transportation procurement may still seem very tedious and challenging. Given the current market conditions, it is more critical than ever to elevate transportation procurement from a tactical to a strategic level.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation. Marten Transport Ltd.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Deflategate has consumed the airwaves, headlines, and social media conversations all week, especially here in Boston. In other news… Elemica Awarded 2nd Patent on Supply Chain Operating Network.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

Aside from a short stint living in Europe, I’ve always lived in Boston, MA. As I got older, and progressed in my career, I stayed in Boston because of different reasons. We believe that this redefines supply chains in the Race for Supply Chain 2020.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Sri is responsible for the global strategy, volumes and revenue for the ocean transportation. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management bunker cost C.H.

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How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

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The same goes for many planned and well-organized supply chain processes – they carry with them the threat of unplanned and unintended events, especially when moving product from the point of origin to its final destination.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

I was in a meeting with folks from Manugistics (now part of JDA) getting an update on the company and its transportation management system. Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. Today is September 11.

4 Infographics Showing How Technology Is Transforming Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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Purchasing and supply executives predict that the global manufacturing industry will continue to expand. from overseas, says Boston Consulting Group. This year looks like it's going to be one of the most innovative years for manufacturing technology.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Today marks the three-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a sad and scary day, especially those of us living in the Boston area. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon ‘in talks over Hahn Airport base’ ( Lloyd’s Loading List ).

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain Consulting