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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. Each of these supply chain participants may use various protocols, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Transportation Management (TM) systems, and information may be transmitted at different times.

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6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016

Cerasis

2016 will be a defining year for the logistics industry , and transportation management practices must adapt to these changes. Some of these transportation management trends reflect real worries for the logistics industry. However, logistics providers and shippers are starting to understand how to best combat each of these problems through the application of transportation management technologies. Outsourcing of Freight Data and Payment Management.

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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. Shippers need to consider how the freight data trends will affect dropshipping, omnichannel shipping, reporting capabilities, and much more. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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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. Digitization is suddenly so important because the current technology supports the capturing of phenomenal amounts of raw data from an unlimited number of sources and the converting of that data into meaningful, contextual, and actionable information – quickly and at low cost. Freight Invoice auditing and payment.

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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. Digitization is suddenly so important because the current technology supports the capturing of phenomenal amounts of raw data from an unlimited number of sources and the converting of that data into meaningful, contextual, and actionable information – quickly and at low cost. Freight Invoice auditing and payment.

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

Talking Logistics

February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). If you’re not familiar with SOLAS, check out the two guest commentaries we have published on the topic in recent months: Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates and The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. Finally, if you’re keeping a pulse on freight activity in the U.S., the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7

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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. Shippers that move freight across North America have always faced the challenge of finding a set of trucking and rail service providers with the precise range of services, geographic coverage and rates that meet their needs. Freightera is one of the only companies that has created a fixed cost model with data directly from carriers.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? In short, the increased threat of terrorism underscores the importance of taking a smarter approach to supply chain risk management , which was one of my predictions for 2014. The Rebirth of Transportation Marketplaces (UberCARGO, Cargomatic, and Freight Friend).

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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. We also like to invest in entrepreneurs who tackle big challenges – ones that increase transparency, improve convenience, take costs out of the system, and are data intensive.

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

Talking Logistics

Oracle Announces New Releases of Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management. TMW Systems Announces New Products, Features that Enable Transportation Businesses to ‘Make the Most of Now’ HighJump Announces Brewers’ Edge. 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).

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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. JOIN OVER 1,000 TOP FORWARDERS AND CARRIERS AUTOMATING AIR FREIGHT. DISCOVER AIR FREIGHT SOLUTIONS. Get Air Freight Standardized. Get Air Freight Dynamic. Now is the time for dynamic pricing and revenue management.

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Four Strategies to Optimize Logistics Spending (Part 2)

Supply Chain Network

More than 80 percent believe that procurement technology streamlines data management and improves the efficiency of managing complex sourcing, and 68 percent understand the impact that procurement technology has on the bottom line. Redefine ‘relevant data.’ Traditional procurement data kept in those spreadsheets can include: AP/GL data, purchase order data, P-Card data, invoice data and contract information.

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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. Descartes: The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. which last year bought Coyote Logistics, a freight technology firm, for $1.8

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

Transplace

At the 17th annual Shipper Symposium (May 6-8), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals from a variety of industries to discuss topics geared toward helping you operate your supply chain more efficiently. Through real-time track and trace technology, organizations are able to manage shipments in a single platform to improve on-time delivery and optimize their supply chain based on actionable data and predictive intelligence.

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Intelligent Audit Wins Inclusion in the Highly Coveted FreightTech 100 2021 for Third Year

Intelligent Audit

The experts at FreightWaves narrow the nominees down to the top 100 performers for their ability to disrupt the market and innovate new solutions in freight. eBook: Shedding Light on Transportation Data?.

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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.

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Are You Getting the Best Out of Order Consolidation?

TMC

A key feature of advanced transportation management system (TMS) technology, especially in conjunction with Managed TMS ® solutions, is an optimization tool that dynamically consolidates orders to create efficient routing and scheduling plans for multi-leg shipments. Sifting through these alternatives to pinpoint that one best-case “atom” quickly is a tall order for any person, but typically represents the path of least resistance for busy freight managers.

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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. Or, the issues and challenges focus on more sophisticated problems like improving processes to contribute to more efficient and effective global supply chain control and management. Poor Master Data Management.

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Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

Some logistics involves transportation or warehouses or both. 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. Any process or management after the sale of the product involves reverse logistics. Below you can download the LTL Freight Management presentation with notes and also view the webinar in its entirety.

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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. Or, the issues and challenges focus on more sophisticated problems like improving processes to contribute to more efficient and effective global supply chain control and management. Poor Master Data Management.

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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. Or, the issues and challenges focus on more sophisticated problems like improving processes to contribute to more efficient and effective global supply chain control and management. Poor Master Data Management.

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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. Logistics managers need to realize that adding TMS instead of headcount can be the right way to grow their business. By automating manual processes, you can have time to focus on other important tasks like strategic planning, management.

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Global Trends In Digital Supply Chain - 2019 Review

Abivin

The landscape of supply chain management is under evolvement as it is the answer to recent development in this industry. Source ) Even though Warehouse Management System (WMS) has been playing a crucial part in supply chain management, the emergence of autonomous mobile robots in optimizing picking process has become increasingly competitive. Artificial Intelligence plays a vital part in freight movement tracking.

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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.

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Sam’s Club Updates Appointment Scheduler and OTIF Standards

Zipline Logistics

Download: Using Data to Drive OTIF and Retail Compliance Success. Download the free white paper to learn more about how data can be used to reduce logistics spend while improving supply chain performance. It is critical to leverage transportation analytics to get the most out of your operation. In this ebook, you will learn how data can be used to identify efficiencies and make logistics improvements. Have set ship dates and less variance in transportation.

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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

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Mitigate Seasonality and Other Logistics Disruptions with TMS Supporting Predictive Analytics

Supply Chain Collaborator

Where is the freight market heading and how can a shipper be prepared to address changes as they occur in real time? – Choose technology that supports operating with actionable data instead of making decisions based on questionable, public information. – Contradictory streams of conflicting industry media market perspectives is no way to plan for actual supply logistics. But simply capturing the data is not the entire ball of wax either.

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Global Trends In Digital Supply Chain - 2019 Review

Abivin

The landscape of supply chain management is under evolvement as it is the answer to recent development in this industry. Source) The emergence of autonomous mobile robots in optimizing picking process has placed a question for many Logistics managers about the competition between AMR and Warehouse Management System (WMS). Artificial Intelligence plays a vital part in freight movement tracking. The sensors continually send signals and data back to the factory.

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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). It seeks to prohibit UPS from using drones, driverless vehicles and other new technology to transport, deliver or pick up packages, innovations that would curb demand for labor.

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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. It’s a common pitfall at a time when the number of data sources and data points seem to be growing exponentially. The data is not aligned with the specific needs of the functional group.

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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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. It’s a common pitfall at a time when the number of data sources and data points seem to be growing exponentially. The data is not aligned with the specific needs of the functional group.

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Improving inventory management

EFT

Factory closures, blank sailings, massive cuts to air freight, reduced warehouse capacity and more have hit business-as-usual and often turned carefully calibrated chains on their head. There is a lot of desire for enterprises to become extremely granular in their visibility data collection.

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The Hidden Complexity in the Retail Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But behind the curtain that is Retail there are a lot of people managing a lot of processes and dealing with a lot of complexity earnestly trying to make your goods available to you. Master Data. Within Retail having an excellent Master Data Management system and process is critical. For every sku there is an extensive amount of data that must be constantly input, updated, and available for reporting and tracking. Transportation. SKU Management.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

“In the past, most disruptions were limited to a single supply chain,” explains Dr. Asoo Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Center at the Warrington College of Business. As many states have started the process of reopening their economies, supply chain managers are faced with rethinking their supply chain networks. ” — Understanding risk management in the supply chain , Deloitte; Twitter: @DeloitteUS 4.

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