The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. The Regulation and Data Management. However, in today’s information-driven supply chain, data often flows in parallel with the passage of freight.

Master Data Management is Essential for Process Integrity

Accelogix

Master data management preserves the integrity of critical master data at the foundation of your automated business system, whether it is a WMS or any other transaction-centric application. Even though master data is established once and centrally maintained, it is constantly used to validate many of the elements of a given transaction. In complex business models, it is common to find master data maintained on one application and introduced to a downstream application.

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause.

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6 Trends Affecting Inbound Freight Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Successful inbound freight management depends on a strong logistics management program. Shippers need to have a robust set of controls in place, a high-quality inbound freight routing guide , automated tracking technology, reporting capabilities, and much more. Shippers need to understand the trends throughout the industry affecting inbound freight management and how to plan accordingly. Congress Will Affect Successful Inbound Freight Management.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Forecasting is about managing risks. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

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Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments

Freightos

At JOC ’s TPM in Long Beach last month, no less than fifteen sessions featured technology, digitalization, and freight future-proofing. The venture capital industry is a key player in driving freight digitalization. 2: (Freight) Data Is The New Oil.

Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

Freightos

This was later joined by powerhouse Amadeus in the 1980s, as 1978 airline deregulation morphed reservation management systems into Global Distribution Systems, combining schedule and fare information into pricing management. DISCOVER AIR FREIGHT SOLUTIONS.

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Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

From planning to negotiating to buying, from moving goods to processing goods, and from managing data to managing inventory. Cash Cycle Management. Supply Chain has a central and pivotal role, if not the controlling responsibility, for Cash Cycle management.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Finally, if you’re keeping a pulse on freight activity in the U.S., the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fundamentally the “Don’t Touch” philosophy means that we must design all aspects of the Supply Chain with the intent of mitigating, if not eliminating entirely, any handling and touching of materials, goods, paper, and data. The same applies to data. Subscribe Here!

The 5 Point Last Minute Black Friday Supply Chain Checklist!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Your Website, your Order Management system, your Planning system, your Inventory Management system, your Receiving and Shipping systems, your Marketing systems, and your Product Data Management systems must work at all times. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Putting a Shine on Supply Chain’s Image!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Supply Chain includes functions such as: Procurement and Purchasing, where a lot of activity is associated with placing and managing purchase orders and dealing with Suppliers and all of the issues that come with Suppliers. Inventory Management, wherein employees have to cycle count parts. Further people may construe that these activities are not much different than manufacturing assembly line jobs involving the manual processing and handling of goods and paper and data.

5 Insights for Managing Your Fleet Strategy!

Supply Chain Game Changer

To guide you on your way, we’ve spent some time putting together a list of 5 insights to help you manage your fleet strategy better. So without further ado, here are 5 insights to help you manage your fleet strategy: 1. Use Data Effectively. Depending on how it’s used, data can be either a huge benefit to your fleet or a bunch of overwhelming and useless information that eats up your valuable time. Go into data interpretation with critical questions.

The 17th Annual Shipper Symposium: Choose Your Breakout Adventure!

Transplace

This year, we’re presenting a wide range of unique breakout sessions that will enable you to learn from industry leaders and executives who are impacted by data management, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that affect the transportation of their goods across the globe.

The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Amongst them was their entire Product Data Management system, business process, organization, and change management work stream. There was no accuracy nor integrity in dozens of fields of data for thousands and thousands of skus. This alone would have created a loss of control and visibility that would have been almost impossible to manage. The Supply Chain Role in Brand Management. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Supply Chain Detective™! In Search of Broken Supply Chain Clues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Most companies have a Procurement function, Distribution, Logistics, Planning, Inventory Management, Product Data Management, and Operations. In the area of Inventory Management they also did a lot of benchmarking and highlighted deficiencies in our processes.

Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), and Advanced Robotics are the enabling technologies that make improvements possible anywhere and for anyone! Any transactional activity involving scanning or data entry can be handled by sensors, mobile devices, or wearable devices. All of this can dramatically improve the accuracy and speed of data management and enable Digital Supply Chain Control Towers.

Canadian Shipper: Freightera has a Plan to become the Amazon of the Freight Industry

Freightera

The story is written by Dan Goodwill, one of the top journalists and leading experts on freight transportation in North America. Freightera is one of the only companies that has created a fixed cost model with data directly from carriers.

How Blockchain in the Supply Chain will Empower Supply Chain Management

Shipchain

Blockchain’s tamper-proof nature eliminates any concerns over data validation, costs of managing data, time delays, and human errors. Decentralized data in blockchain also enables real-time visibility into the supply, applicable to optimized supply chain management.

Logistics Automation and Blockchain: What’s the Potential?

Cerasis

Up to 64% of supply chain leaders consider Big Data Analytics the best way to overcome supply chain challenges, asserts Antonia Renner of ComputerWorld, but new technologies, such as logistics automation and blockchain, may hold much more opportunity than meets the eye. Logistics automation and blockchain have potential applicability to payment processing, freight location monitoring, order fulfillment, and more. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Because digitization enables: Centralized data control. Accurate, verifiable, manageable, and accessible information.

6 Causes of Sub-Optimal Trade Compliance Performance

3rdwave

The issues and challenges are fundamental, like managing master data from a trade compliance perspective, classifying products effectively and efficiently for customs and PGAs, managing regulatory rulings, or screening accounts and contacts. Poor Master Data Management.

6 Causes of Sub-Optimal Trade Compliance Performance

3rdwave

The issues and challenges are fundamental, like managing master data from a trade compliance perspective, classifying products effectively and efficiently for customs and PGAs, managing regulatory rulings, or screening accounts and contacts. Poor Master Data Management.

6 Causes of Sub-Optimal Trade Compliance Performance

3rdwave

The issues and challenges are fundamental, like managing master data from a trade compliance perspective, classifying products effectively and efficiently for customs and PGAs, managing regulatory rulings, or screening accounts and contacts. Poor Master Data Management.

This Week in Logistics News (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

Talking Logistics

DB Schenker Signs on With uShip Online Freight Platform (WSJ – sub. project44 Achieves Groundbreaking Level of Connectivity with 1000+ Freight APIs. Trucker Path Joins AscendTMS™ to Offer Free Transportation Management Software (TMS) to Carriers and Freight Brokers.

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Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

The Warehouse Manager’s Complete Warehouse Traffic Management Checklist : A warehouse manager is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of their employees and others who visit your workplace.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. Because digitization enables: Centralized data control. Accurate, verifiable, manageable, and accessible information.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Air freight capacity concerns prompt new forwarder strategies (Lloyd’s Loading List). E2open Strengthens Channel Data Management Capabilities with Acquisitions of Birch Worldwide and Entomo. Alstom to test automated freight train in the Netherlands (Reuters).

5 ways ERP improves inventory visibility in your supply chain

OptiProERP

To ensure inventory visibility, you should have access to view, manage, and update your inventory status from trusted software. Inventory visibility ensures warehouse maintenance so that you know the minimum requirement of each item in stock and manage it well.

5 ways TMS transforms Logistics Managers' jobs

Abivin

That’s where the need for Transportation Management System (TMS) comes into play. A survey featured in Logistics Management shows that just 35% of shippers are using TMS in their supply chain. Another thing is that TMS helps integrate the information and relevant data up the chain.

5 Questions to Ask When Implementing Trade Compliance

3rdwave

It is very common for trade compliance departments to still be highly reliant on spreadsheets or simple databases to manage the basics such as HS codes, ECCN/USML codes, Licenses, and Supplier or Customer and 3rd party profiles. Licenses and visa management.

This Week in Logistics News (September 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Oracle Announces New Releases of Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management. FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services. Final rule for electronic logging devices is pushed back to end of October (Logistics Management).

4 KPIs to Measure the Success of Your New Sustainability Strategy

AFFLINK

We've suggested four of the most valuable key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine whether or not your sustainable supply chain management strategy is meeting your intended outcomes. Creating a sustainable supply chain management plan is important in today’s business world.

5 Questions to Ask When Implementing Trade Compliance

3rdwave

It is very common for trade compliance departments to still be highly reliant on spreadsheets or simple databases to manage the basics such as HS codes, ECCN/USML codes, Licenses, and Supplier or Customer and 3rd party profiles. Licenses and visa management. Why implement trade compliance management (TCM)? This responsibility for trade compliance cannot be delegated to 3rd parties (customs brokers, freight forwarders) although the execution can be.

5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains

Unleashed

With the rapid rise in our ability to collect information, data saturation is everywhere. Sure, data is king when it comes to helping forecast future demand and inventory stock needs but the ability to collect data is not always supported by the ability to filter and manage that data correctly. Any data collected and held needs to be relevant to the business. Business Tips inventory management supplier relationship suppliers supply chain

How to bring visibility and reliability to enterprise data

The Network Effect

Are we able to reduce our freight costs and maintain on time deliveries?”. “Do To be effective, executives need a set of core master data about customers, products, locations, vendors, and suppliers in order to answer these questions. Dave Lawler/Flickr.

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Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid

TMC

How often do you feel like you’re drowning in data? It’s a familiar feeling for many supply chain professionals in today’s data-rich working environment. Or maybe you are unaware that the volume of data you’re processing may be in excess of what you actually need.