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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. 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? The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. We’ve already listed the top 10 manufacturing blog posts and the top 10 supply chain blog posts last week. If you are familiar with the term logistics, then you undoubtedly know it conjures up a different meaning to different people , different countries, and different companies even. Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016)

Talking Logistics

Here on Talking Logistics , however, the sun is shining bright. Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters. The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management. Sports Authority: Another Not-So-Great Moment in Supplier Relationship Management. The Impact of Omni-Channel on Logistics (3,528 views). It Isn’t That Simple: Managing the Complexities of Parcel Shipping (2,981 views).

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

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon ‘in talks over Hahn Airport base’ ( Lloyd’s Loading List ). London’s Delivery Cube “pauses” logistics operations to focus on tech platform ( TechCrunch ). February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). If the rumors are true, the next piece in Amazon’s logistics puzzle is buying an airport, specifically Hahn airport in Germany. the Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7

Roberto Crippa: “If you try to manage new business with old rules you fail”

Supply Chain Movement

Until June of this year, Tecniplast, an Italian manufacturer of laboratory equipment and specialised plastics, did not have a formal supply chain. The business and the mind-set of the company had already moved from one that used to sell products to one that manufactures and delivers complex solutions. One is the customised manufacturing of high quality design plastic objects such as tables and chairs. If you try to manage the new business with the old rules you fail.

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

Talking Logistics

With many folks taking off early for the holiday weekend, I’ll just go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Exporters Wary as Shipping Safety Rule [SOLAS] Kicks In (WSJ – sub. 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. Companies like XPO Logistics Inc.

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How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

And now let us examine the reasons why a career in logistics offers so much diversity to so many workers. Supply chain management is increasingly making an impact on the overall functioning of the business and influencing C-suite decisions. Do you want to be managing people?

Mitigate Seasonality and Other Logistics Disruptions with TMS Supporting Predictive Analytics

Supply Chain Collaborator

– 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. First, accept that it is nearly impossible to rely on trends data derived in industry media outlets for any kind of effective transportation planning. A manufacturing slowdown?

Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

Transplace

During the three days, industry leaders, executives, partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers had the opportunity to discuss current industry trends such as data management and technology, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that are impacting the transportation of goods across the globe. Companies are willing to share data to get a more holistic view, and that’s a game-changer.

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

Talking Logistics

Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub. Alibaba’s logistics arm works on driverless technology as automation pace picks up (South China Morning Post). E2open Strengthens Channel Data Management Capabilities with Acquisitions of Birch Worldwide and Entomo.

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. Source ) Furthermore, the AI technology can store data, analyze the patterns and predict future operation scenario.

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). This technology continues helping manufacturers to speed up the process, save time, capital and inventory by optimizing their supply chains.

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. Optimise logistics.

Digital Transformation in Trade Promotion: What Must Change?

Supply Chain Insights

Our survey on Revenue and Trade Promotion Management is closing soon; and we will have some pretty strong research to pass along on this topic; but you and I both know it is going to tell us that nearly half of the trade promotions continue to produce less than planned ROI. Predicting the success of trade promotion is what this rush to promotion optimization is all about; but, it’s more about the quality and quantity of the data.

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

But with the vulnerability of such ultra-dependence on China now exposed, business managers should be planning how to increase the resilience of their supply chains. According to the World Economic Forum , the disruption to primary supply caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has seen many global manufacturing OEMs scrambling to find secondary or tertiary suppliers, as well as moving some core business functions back to their own factories.

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ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Global Leader in Product, Advanced Technologies & Big Data Analytics, Dr. Bhaskar Ballapragada, to Chief Technology Architect

ThroughPut

Ballapragada most recently served as the Chief Product Officer of RhythmOne [RTHM], with responsibilities for Global Product, Engineering and Data across companies worldwide operations. “We’re Bhaskar’s impressive track record over three-decades at four pioneering analytics companies highlights his proven experience in building multiple, large-scale, data-intensive platforms. In the modern world, data is like a part in the supply chain.

Improving inventory management

EFT

This has pushed inventory management far up the agenda for a host of companies seeking to properly get a handle on what is where in their logistics train and where problems the next blockage might occur. Inventory management, evolved.

What’s New in 2015 for the supply chain world? See 2014?s predictions.

Supply Chain View from the Field

With Amazon and others going to same day deliveries, the e-commerce boom is making transportation and delivery infrastructure more difficult to navigate. Physical logistics will become more and more important, which comes down to fundamental process execution, performance measurement, teamwork, and communication…in other words, back to the basics! Make government relationship management an important part of your strategic planning process.

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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.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

Wherever you are involved in the supply chain ecosystem; as a manufacturing, retailer, logistics or tech solution provider, we can now house a far greater library of content than has previously been possible. E-commerce business, F&B and domestic trucking are up, but passenger airlines are grounded, ports are snarled up and shipping routes are being curtailed at short notice, so buyers are having an extra hard look at how they transport goods.

Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Logistics and Distribution. Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Cloud & Big Data. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. Supply Chain Management.

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

Now imagine what the distribution center of 2045 will look like if technology continues to disrupt logistics as profoundly as it has done since the 1990s. Welcome to our tour of a logistics warehouse in the late 20 th century. Today’s warehouses need fewer operatives and hence, fewer line managers, because certain labour-reducing technologies have either made labour more efficient or eliminated it altogether. Improved inventory management.

Supply Chain Management:SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. Logistics and Distribution. Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Cloud & Big Data. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. Supply Chain Management.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2016

Talking Logistics

As 2016 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. The numbers speak for themselves: 37 episodes produced in 2016, totaling more than 1,100 minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain and logistics industry. And we continue to receive great feedback from supply chain and logistics professionals like you, such as this email from D.P.,