The Digital Transformation of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Chad Lindbloom, Chief Information Officer at C.H. Podcast version (click to play): Chad Lindbloom, Chief Information Officer at C.H. Robinson Chad Lindbloom digital transformation machine learning

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

I encourage you to watch the rest of my conversation with Chad for additional insights and advice on this topic, then post a question or comment and share your perspective! Robinson Chad Lindbloom data science data scientists digital supply chain logistics supply chain

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“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

In the video clip below, Chad Murphy, VP of Professional Services at Descartes, shared with me some best practices he’s seeing from other customers in the realm of omni-channel fulfillment and same-day delivery.

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The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud

Cerasis

The concept of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform allows users to tap into the enterprise-level software at a fraction of the cost of developing and maintaining systems in-house, reports Chad Collins of Supply and Demand Chain Executive. Cloud-based technologies are among the latest innovations impacting supply chain and warehouse management.

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Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: For additional insights and advice on this topic, watch the recent Talking Logistics episode featuring Chad Andrews discussing this topic with Adrian Gonzalez. Chad Andrews is Senior Solutions Architect at enVista. Omni-channel retailers and manufacturers/distributors require agility to compete and thrive in an industry that is ever-changing due in large part to the Amazon Effect.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017 - DAT Freight Talk Blog

DAT Solutions

How to Handle FEMA Loads Without Losing Your Shirt - Owner-Operator Chad Boblett gives tips on how carriers can help provide a useful service while avoiding losing money. Owner-Operator Chad Boblett fired up his ELD in September to give himself a head start before the Dec.

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5 Reasons Why The Use of the IIoT by Manufacturers Is Unavoidable

Cerasis

As companies grow, the level of visibility is also directly related to the companies’ level of connectedness in its respective supply chain, reports Chad DeJong of Industry Week.

How AI and IoT Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

TMC

This post is credited to Chad Lindbloom. You’ve seen how artificial intelligence is being applied to many facets of our everyday lives. The fact is, digital transformation is also well underway in supply chain management —and it is transforming the way companies do business.

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Natural Resource Scarcity

SCM Research

Bell, Chad W. In their recently published JBL paper, A natural resource scarcity typology: Theoretical foundations and strategic implications for supply chain management , Bell et al.

10 Outstanding Books for SCM Professionals

Supply Chain Opz

Are you a supply chain management professional who are looking for inspiring ideas to improve the operations of your supply chain? This article will show you 10 amazing SCM books that provide the information you can really use. Background Early this year, I published one article named " 10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time ". The reason for this was to provide a list of "classic" scm books that people can study by themselves while working full-time.

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6 rules for making money in the slow season

DAT Solutions

Photo by Chad Boblett. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. The spot market will likely be the same as it is every year around this time: From January to about the end of March, it will most likely be slow.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

“While pie-in-the-sky dreams of utopian smart cities fill the media waves,” writes Chad Prevost ( @ChadPrevost ), “[what does a smart city] mean for commercial transportation and the supply chain?”[3] 3] Chad Prevost, “ How smart cities will improve trucking and the supply chain ,” FreightWaves , 13 August 2018. [4] City planners around the world are wrestling with how to untangle traffic snarls in inner cities.

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Our Walk In The Fog

Supply Chain Shaman

The Demand-driven Institute under the leadership of Chad Smith and Carol Pak advances a very different definition of demand-driven than the prior models Demand-Driven Models defined by AMR Research (now Gartner). Woolly descriptions. Fuzzy definitions. Over-arching superlatives.

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Demand Driven: Can We Sidestep Religious Arguments?

Supply Chain Shaman

Kudos to Carol and her partner Chad for gaining market attention. The 2016 US presidential political contest was brutal. Emotions are still quite raw. I hated it. When emotions run high, everyone loses.

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Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Is Your Supply Chain Wired for Success?

TMC

This post is credited to Chad Lindbloom. In many ways, technology can be the determining factor of what makes or breaks major logistics events, like the upcoming Black Friday shopping holiday.

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Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

The Supply Chain Dilemma – Do I Make House Repairs or Do I Redesign the Home?

Kinaxis

This point really hit home during Dwight Klappich and Chad Eschinger’s session where they discussed the results of their Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study. by Lori Smith I live in a 40 year old house and in some ways it is certainly showing its age.

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Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please

Pros and cons: Brokered vs. direct shipper freight

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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Trucking Capacity Crunch Sparks Heated Discussions At CONECT T&T

Aborn and Co.

Chad Prevost of Freightwaves reports, “Freight trucks are the lifeblood of America’s consumer economy—they represent 70.9 As we enter the second quarter of 2018 it has become clear that the capacity crisis facing the trucking industry is far from over. percent of the nation’s freight by tonnage shipped and 81.5 percent of the nation’s freight

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ELDs Mean There's No More 'Don't Tell the Broker'

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 13,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

5 steps to get 'pre-booked' for loads

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 23,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

When Should You Replace Your Truck?

DAT Solutions

Chad is now the proud owner of a gleaming white, 2019 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver at Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. When is the best time to replace your truck? There is no one correct answer to this question.

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Why Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Freight markets analyst Chad Prevost explains that this nascent technology will more likely make truck drivers’ lives easier and safer instead of replacing them altogether. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Written by Alinda Regina exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com . Take a quick look around your home or office and you’d be hard-pressed to find a product that has not seen the inside of a truck at some point in its existence.

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How Truckers Can Shake Off the Winter Blues

DAT Solutions

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 18,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Chad Storlie is an adjunct professor of marketing with Creighton University, and the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and Battlefield to Business Success. Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful.