The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, this is not a valid assumption, and most manufacturers lack the inventory buffers for inconsistent flows. On March 16th-18th, I will be on a book tour in Europe discussing the concepts of Supply Chain Metrics That Matter.

Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon

Savi

From there, it can move horizontally to deliver cargo and packages for others and compete with other logistics service providers. Leverage Analytics to Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain Using live IoT data and many other data sources, you can achieve end-to-end visibility of the location and condition of your moving inventory even when multiple carriers deliver it across different modes.

Countdown to Black Friday: It’s the Final Countdown, So Get Your Shipments Up in the Air

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It’s not too late to get your product to store shelves in time for Black Friday, thanks to the swift performance of air cargo service. With significantly shorter lead times than other modes, air cargo can get your product to market in as little as a day.

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7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based logistics has lots of metric tools.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Monitoring inventory well can prevent wasted costs and time as small business owners spend 30% more operating excess inventory. Second is start-to-end tracking: the software follows inventory from the initial order to the final delivery.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

More stringent customer delivery requirements is certainly one factor, with On-Time In-Full (OTIF) becoming a more critical metric. We didn’t think he would visit us this year, but then came the snow storm early Monday morning, and with schools closed, Billy Bob Joe V finally showed up.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

By incorporating TMS information with other inner sources of data, such as ERP and WMS or OMS, the businesses can attain approximately real-time visibility into products from purchase through inventory and transportation.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Chainalytics Creates New Metrics for Demand Planning Consortium. “We’re toast,” said one of my son’s baseball teammates from the bench last night, as their team quickly fell behind 8-0 against the best team in the league. From my beach chair on the sidelines, I thought the same thing.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time. This inventory glut crowded warehouses, eventually forcing companies to cut back on their new orders to clear out their backed-up storage facilities.

Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. inventory turns, while the Laggards achieve only 3.8. metrics that really impact the bottom line; the Leaders in our survey. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

AI will be able to survey an area or room and create an accurate inventory in seconds, including weights and volumes, and determine damage on items. Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics.

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

In fact, 23 percent of its GDP in 2017 went to investments in fixed capital and inventories. Belgium has 41 airports, 26 of which have paved runways and six of which can handle large cargo aircraft. billion metric tons of goods in 2015.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. MARKET: .

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time. This inventory glut crowded warehouses, eventually forcing companies to cut back on their new orders to clear out their backed-up storage facilities.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S. Any dip in cargo traffic from Tianjin will have a big effect on West Coast container traffic, and there are already reports of factories and warehouses closing indefinitely as inventory and buildings see irreparable damage. Port traffic has always been a good metric of overall economic health.

What is the FMSCA’s Unified Registration System (URS) And What is the Impact on Transportation & Logistics Management?

Cerasis

Transportation managers must keep up with the ship dates of inventory, where inventory is currently located in the transportation process, what insurance information is being used and appropriated for each shipment, and many more factors.

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby.

4 Long Term Ways to Save with Less Than Truckload Freight Shipping

Cerasis

It's also important for shippers to understand the different types of liability insurance, according to Trucker's Report , which includes the following: General liability insurance covers a truck, occupants, and cargo when the truck is not moving. As with tracking of customer feedback, a dedicated TMS is capable of tracking KPIs and analyzing metrics to determine the performance ratings of particular parties in the shipping process.