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

Talking Logistics

The journey to become “the UPS of Big Box” involves not only enhancements to Sears’ transportation processes and technologies, but also its warehousing processes and technology, which were very outdated and poorly integrated with downstream delivery systems. 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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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

If you look at supply chains and how they’re dynamically changing today and becoming more complex — things like e-commerce and direct-to-consumer deliveries, globalization (which has been going on for a while), smaller and more frequent shipments, and shippers more aggressively managing their supply chains — all of these things are driving the need for greater technology adoption,” said Chad Lindbloom, Chief Information Officer at C.H.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately.

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. The post The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Cloud-based technologies are among the latest innovations impacting supply chain and warehouse management.

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017 - DAT Freight Talk Blog

DAT Solutions

Expect Hurricane Harvey to Have a Long-Term Impact on Trucking - With Houston being a major force in all modes of freight, DAT predicted that Hurricane Harvey would impact freight transportation for weeks and months to come. 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.

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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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 5 Reasons Why The Use of the IIoT by Manufacturers Is Unavoidable appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

When transportation is discussed, it often focuses on moving people rather than goods. “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] … It’s estimated that 25% of carbon dioxide emissions and 30-50% of other pollutants are caused by urban freight transported by diesel-powered trucks.”

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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! Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Crowdfunding Distribution ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychain Transportation

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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. A dropship program ultimately involves many functional groups with the company, including procurement, merchandising, transportation, operations, customer experience, information systems/technology, finance, e-commerce, and possibly others. Chad Andrews is Senior Solutions Architect at enVista.

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

Demand Driven: Can We Sidestep Religious Arguments?

Supply Chain Shaman

Kudos to Carol and her partner Chad for gaining market attention. We need a definition of demand-driven manufacturing and transportation, and the building of multi-tier canonicals in the network of networks.This is something I have tried to accomplish with the Demand-Driven Institute, but failed. 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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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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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). Redefinition of Transportation Management. This is the start of the definition of outside-in transportation processes. Overtime companies will redefine a new transportation planning market that is outside-in making the current applications obsolete.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. 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.

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. 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. 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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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. An owner-operator who runs the spot market sometimes needs to be ready to improvise, adapt, and overcome obstacles that could derail a successful delivery.

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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. Compatibility with other supply chain systems, including the yard management system, transportation management system, slotting management system, business analytics, and more.

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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. Most of us owner-operators went home for the holidays, and it's going to take a pretty penny to get back out on the road.

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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. 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. When is the best time to replace your truck? There is no one correct answer to this question.

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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. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain solutions for the 24-hour economy lie primarily in a flexible IT platform which enables the various internal software applications, such as for manufacturing execution, warehouse management and transport planning, to be connected to external systems such as for customs handling. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

4 Ways to Find a Great Load

DAT Solutions

Since 2011, 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, as a communications hub for 10,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros. I've been an owner-operator for six years, and I've learned a few tricks that help me to make more money and keep my truck moving. Here are four proven ways to find a great load: 1.

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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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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. The kind of freight you choose to haul, whether it's through a broker or direct from a shipper, is an individual decision that is determined by a person's wants, needs and goals.

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Time-saving tricks for staying fresh and clean on the road

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. When I’m out on the road, I try to make hygiene and appearance a top priority. Living on the road is rough, but I like feeling comfortable with myself.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use? Sadly it’s not such an easy question to answer. Of course they need to be SMART. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time phased.

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One Way Carriers Can Protect Their Driving Time

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. Do pilots ever start flying without knowing where they will land?

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How to Handle FEMA Loads Without Losing Your Shirt

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. Everyone wants to help out in a time of emergency, and truckers are some of the most charitable and compassionate people I know.

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. There's one piece of advice that I'd give to any carrier running the spot market. It's advice that can significantly increase the amount of money they make on loads. Post your truck.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. 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.

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. After 10 years in the Marine Corps and 3 years as a professional driver, I decided to start my own trucking business in 2010.

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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. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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4 ways truckers can get more time at home

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. When I first got started working with freight brokers in 2011, I was averaging more than 200 nights away from home each year.

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