7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from end-to- end global supply chain services company, Flash Global. The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. Planning and Scheduling – planning and scheduling are perhaps the most important part of any supply chain.

3 Ways to Track Air Cargo - And One More That’ll Blow Your Mind

Roambee

The in-air segment of your air cargo’s journey is only one part and constitutes a considerably smaller part of the journey’s time on an average, the remaining comprises of the first mile, time spent in storage, time spent at airports, and the last mile. Air shipments are the quickest and safest way to transport goods, but when it comes to tracking them, the options could get tricky!

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Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?

Roambee

As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. Flying is just 10% of the whole journey of your air cargo, the remaining — the more crucial part — is when it sits at the airport before boarding, after landing, waiting for approvals and paperwork at the customs, and while traveling on the road to reach its destination. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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How Real-time Visibility Solves 4 Key Pharma Supply Chain Challenges

Roambee

Let’s examine the avenues real-time visibility has opened up and how to use them to overcome the four major pharma supply chain challenges. Pharmaceuticals is one industry that's always standing on the verge of doing 'the next big thing' when it comes to not only medical, but also technological breakthroughs. The same goes for transporting and tracking pharma products.

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

Cerasis

Terrorism is a reality that, unfortunately, requires our growing attention in the supply chain world. The British Standards Institution Supply Chain Services and Solutions publishes an annual report that analyzes global trouble spots for supply chain operations. This year’s report focused on the continual rise in terrorist attacks and how it will continue to affect the supply chain. Supply Chain

When Your Air Cargo Went to Vegas With Roambee…

Roambee

Roambee can make air cargo shipping a breeze with real-time sensor data monitoring, analytics, and control-tower action. supply chain security Multimodal Shipment Tracking IoT + AI + RPA RPA In Supply Chain AI Enabled Supply Chain IoT In Supply Chain air cargo track and trace air cargo tracking air cargo efficiency Supply chain control towers

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6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System

Roambee

Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone. While these technologies have resolved the data availability problem to a point, they still leave some gaps.

e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo

Descartes

Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community. More than ever, organizations not only need to exchange data between disparate systems in an efficient manner, but also require full visibility into each and every shipment and corresponding document.

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Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety. A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. One of the major worries for the global pharmaceutical industry around patient safety is counterfeit drugs.

Top 3 Supply Chain Planning Buzzwords

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chains, certain words seem to be bandied about like the ball at a championship tennis match. Back and forth, over and over, these supply chain buzzwords seem to have an endless lifespan. But are they just creative marketing spin (after all, developing them is kind of part of the job), or is what they stand for actually making a difference in your supply chain planning? It can’t just be about the data.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon. Amazon supply chain management is driving innovation and change at a pace that’s putting the pressure on other businesses to find a way to keep up, or fold. It has leased 20 Boeing 767 aircraft to shuttle goods around the US, and helped ship at least 150 cargo containers from China since October 2016.

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5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry

Roambee

Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process. Much like insurance, you would add it at the last step in the cart as an optional item when purchasing your air ticket, and often only if the firm had previously bitter experiences. However, COVID-19 is changing the way companies are looking at investment into visibility.

Evolution in Pharma Cold Chain — Vaccine Vial Monitors to Dataloggers to IoT

Roambee

The industry further evolved in the 70s to use data loggers, which could provide the entire trail of temperature data in shipping. However, today as pharmaceutical companies struggle to balance the constant tug of war between cold chain cost-efficiency and reliability, these two technologies fall short and IoT comes into the picture. Ensuring product quality when shipping pharmaceutical products is a matter of life or death.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment. containerized loaded cargo volume and more than 18% of the East Coast container trade.

EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

Ground-breaking packaging optimisation technology is helping some of the world’s biggest retailers transform their global supply chains by reducing shipping costs and their impact on the environment.

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The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

ivalua

A March 11 analysis by trading platform Forex.com claimed that nearly 75% of all companies had already reported supply-chain disruptions, with more than 80% believing that at some point they would experience impacts as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. For a business to deliver its promise to its customers, it must have a properly functioning supply chain,” Goker Aydin, an expert in business analytics at the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University, recently observed.

Understanding Supply Chain Management

SupplyPike

The importance of supply chain management What to watch while consumers are panic buying How to implement supply chain management Supply chain management and Walmart. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. Procurement usually comprises a diverse range of suppliers chosen according to a conceived ability to supply merchandise at the right price. Why Supply Chain Management is Important.

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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12. Today we will begin our two part series covering the 2016 supply chain trends we expect to see come to fruition in the next year. What 2016 Supply Chain Trends to you expect to see? But, Wait.What is the Digital Supply Chain?

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Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. Retailers should use cargo vessel GPS tracking to support intelligent decision making. For retailers, an unexpected delay can have a massive – and expensive – knock on effect on the rest of the supply chain.

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Digital Procurement Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Digital supply chain procurement comes in the ability to outpace and outperform companies that aren’t taking advantage of the technology. Analytics/data and insight.

How This Pharma Giant Beat its Theft and Overstocking Challenges with OTIF

Roambee

A pharma giant recently overcame its supply chain security challenges and optimized their logistics using the power of real-time logistics visibility.

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Vizion’s Quality Data Enables Smarter Container Tracking

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity partners with Vizion to help businesses make data-driven decisions, increase shipping reliability, reduce risks, and supply chain disruptions.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Connect Big Data with Predictive Analytics for Increased Visibility and Control Over Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Network

The age of digital transformation is now fully upon us and from a business perspective one of the most active areas of change, impact and opportunity is in supply chain management. percent per year, over 90% of the world’s trade is carried by sea for a total of 23 million tonnes of cargo traveling by ship every day. As digital disruption continues throughout the maritime supply chain forward thinking firms are investing internally in capabilities to become more data centric.

Why Retailers are Trusting EV Cargo Technology to Manage their End-to-end Supply Chain Processes

EV Cargo Technology

The impact of supply chain visibility, transparency and collaboration is rising on the global industry’s agenda and it’s having a knock-on effect across every supply chain operation. As supply chains are becoming increasingly more complex and people are moving away from a silo-mentality to a coordinated and united approach, many of the world’s best known retailers are trusting EV Cargo Technology to manage their end-to-end supply chain processes from ‘Concept to Cash’.

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Fuelling Supply Chains with Cargo Vessel GPS Tracking

EV Cargo Technology

But, in a world of real time supply chain management, the lack of proactive approaches to timely decision making when it comes to transporting goods is startling, particularly when dealing with sea freight cargo. Retailers should use cargo vessel GPS tracking to support intelligent decision making. For retailers, an unexpected delay can have a massive – and expensive – knock on effect on the rest of the supply chain.

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The eAWB Continues to Drive Change in the Air Cargo Industry

Descartes

Carriers are continuing to require digital data instead of paper in the air cargo supply chain. Starting at €1 and increasing to €12 beginning Oct 1 st 2018, the airline is looking to leverage digital information to enable better communication and improve data quality. The eAWB is a fundamental step to Lufthansa Cargo that currently handles approximately 1.5

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time. It is a challenge that is giving supply chain executives headaches and all the while squeezing their profit margins.

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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back. That was my big take from Elevate , presented by Air Cargo World earlier this month. Real-time resource scheduling that turns “supply chain” into “demand chain”. Delta Cargo and Panalpina who have introduced digital cargo sales.

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6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

Gravity Supply Chain

6 ways supply chain health checks ensure streamlined operations, mitigate risk, minimize disruption, meet customer needs and protect the bottom line.

Supply Chain Management Success – What You Need To Know But No One Told You

Gravity Supply Chain

How can end-to-end visibility and container tracking prevent supply chain disruptions? Find out in Gravity Supply Chain Solutions’ latest blog post.

Application of Web Based Technology to Improve Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? Explore some of the trending applications of a web based technology that can be integrated with vendor portals to further improve the efficiency of supply chain management. .

Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Reverse chain article and permission to publish here provided by Glen Munholland at circularsupplychains.com. This data lies at the heart of the circular economy. The post Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain!

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Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. We’re always trying to stay on top of Supply Chain developments at Argentus. The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021. The post Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

5 Easy-to-Use Ways to Monitor Supply Chain Health

Talking Logistics

Is the current performance of your supply chain network optimal? You don’t have to be a data scientist to answer questions like these. Here are five supply chain basics that every manager can analyse on an ongoing basis to keep tabs on the health of their supply chain networks. Metrics show how your supply chain is performing – providing they are the right ones to do the job. What’s your primary carrier’s cargo acceptance rate?