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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 an essential cornerstone capability that enables Logistics to deliver its true potential. From the perspective of Logistics, understanding digitization is particularly relevant because much of the information logistics requires is in analog format. Why should Logistics Care about Digitization?

Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management

MercuryGate

The volume and opportunity to collect and manage transportation data is increasing, and companies are clamoring over their potential. Logistics companies are already working hard to use sensor […]. Data, Analytics, Metrics, KPIs Blog Posts

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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 an essential cornerstone capability that enables Logistics to deliver its true potential. From the perspective of Logistics, understanding digitization is particularly relevant because much of the information logistics requires is in analog format. Why should Logistics Care about Digitization?

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

GlobalTranz

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. 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. There are countless number of logistics service providers who offer many different types of broad and niche services. Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014.

Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data

GlobalTranz

Today we continue our long series and look at teaching shippers how to remain strategic when it comes to logistics and their transportation management program. Strategic Logistics: 8 Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency. 5 Areas of Technology Application to Aid in Logistics Visibility and Communication for en Route Disruptions. 6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement. Metrics.

6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016

GlobalTranz

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.

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.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

While prior risk management disruptions occurred and quickly established a new normal, in the COVID-19 pandemic, the only normal is constant change. The systems–based on shipment and order data–were out of step with the market. The Emergence of Logistics as Constraint.

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?

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. Yes, believe it or not it costs US$999 to take a look at a not-so-complex set of XML “open” standard, which is still incomplete, 13 years after the initiative was launched by the International Air Transport Association.

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Sam’s Club Updates Appointment Scheduler and OTIF Standards

Zipline Logistics

It currently just uses on-time metrics to grade suppliers and the store’s retail buyers can base purchasing decisions on a brand’s delivery performance. Sam’s Club launched its OTIF program in the spring of 2018, following the logistics compliance precedent set by Walmart.

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How New Supply Chain Technologies Are Boosting Efficiency

ShipBob

But today, these technological advancements are becoming a reality and transforming the logistics industry. With inaccurate forecasting, it’s easy to lose out on sales due to inaccurate inventory data, which leads to understocking or overstocking issues that result in lost profits. .

The 10 inventory management trends to watch for in 2022

Unleashed

It’s seen businesses adapting rapidly, with technology playing a key role in giving managers the flexibility and efficiency to thrive. Best practice inventory management – and the wider world of supply chain management – has played a big part in business survival through 2021.

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.

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.

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

5 issue on the American Transportation Research Institute’s Critical Issues list in 2020. I talked with Jason Palmer, general manager of Transportation Intelligence at Omnitracs. As we get more data, and there’s more miles [driven], that will prove itself out over time.

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. MIT Sloan Management Review; Twitter: @mitsmr 7.

Dealing with Big Data

Enterra Insights

Big data remains a big deal. Because data is being generated at rate that would astonish previous generations. From the earliest starting point of time until 2003,” observes Priya Dialani ( @priyadialani ), founder of Les Fleurs, “the whole world just had five billion gigabytes of data. A similar amount of data was produced over just two days in 2011. 1] Unlike most things found in abundance, the value of big data continues to increase.

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. It matters not what your metric is, you get the same results: too much of our trade spend goes down the drain, doesn’t it? You’re hearing it every single day now… Digital Transformation.

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. Ultimately, the question is: Can the logistics infrastructure hold up?