Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

Robinson in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “So, I think the types of skills that will be needed in logistics will continue to change and evolve, but I do not think the human factor will ever go away,” said Linbloom. “It

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

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?” Community — “of enterprise shippers and consignees, logistics service providers, and logistics asset providers”.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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’. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

”[1] Such areas sound idyllic; but, pedestrian only, limited traffic areas could create logistics challenges. A topic seldom raised in smart cities discussions is last-mile logistics (i.e., Cities failing to master the last-mile logistics challenge will never earn the “smart cities” label. Last-mile Logistics in the Smart City. This is especially true in the area of logistics. ” Collaboration, Connectivity, and Urban Last Mile Logistics.

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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? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaper

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit.

How AI and IoT Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

TMC

Adrian Gonzalez and I sat down recently in a Talking Logistics episode to talk about how AI and IoT are being employed in supply chains now, and what companies can do to prepare for what’s next. This post is credited to Chad Lindbloom.

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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. SCM #SupplyChain #Transportation #Logistics #Freight #Shipping. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Freight Logistics SCM Shipping supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address. Written by Alinda Regina exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com .

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Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Just take the story of The AirHook, invented by Craig Rabin in his basement, Chad was astonished when his innovative airline cup took off on KickStarter faster than the jet planes his products were designed to be used on! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

Cerasis

The Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) has been a major topic among manufacturers and third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) for several years.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Natural Resource Scarcity

SCM Research

Bell, Chad W. A natural resource scarcity typology: Theoretical foundations and strategic implications for supply chain management Journal of Business Logistics, 33 (2), 158-166 DOI: 10.1111/j.0000-0000.2012.01048.x. 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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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

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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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

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

TMC

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

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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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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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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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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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Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

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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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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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud

Veridian Solutions

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. Use of load optimization for shipments, shipping, and managing reverse logistics. Cloud-based technologies are among the latest innovations impacting supply chain and warehouse management.

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4 lessons the Marine Corps taught me about owning a business

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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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer.

Posting Trucks and the 80/20 Rule

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 11,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

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