“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to Sears’ transportation processes and technologies, but also its warehousing processes and technology, which were very outdated and poorly integrated with downstream delivery systems.

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

So, yes, moving forward we will probably have fewer people per transportation dollar spent in the industry, but there will definitely still be a need for people; they’ll just be focused on more value-added activities.

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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. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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. Woolly descriptions.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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.

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?

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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.

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