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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.

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?

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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.

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 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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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. 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.

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

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to it… Transplace Acquires M33 Integrated. 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.

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. With Amazon in mind, Wal-Mart to offer free shipping for 30 days (Reuters). Trucker Path Joins AscendTMS™ to Offer Free Transportation Management Software (TMS) to Carriers and Freight Brokers. Companies like XPO Logistics Inc.

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Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments

Freightos

Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments. In the five years since Freightos launched, logistics and technology have increasingly converged. According to CB Insight research , supply chain technology funding skyrocketed in 2016, reaching over $5 billion dollars, more than 10X 2013 levels, and creating more logistics startups every year. But beyond pure business value, logistics technology can also make the world a better place (seriously!)

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.

Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data

Cerasis

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.

This Week in Logistics News (September 16-20, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Trimble to Acquire the Assets of Asset Forestry Limited to Extend its Logistics Capabilities. Kewill and CarrierWeb Penetrate China Transportation Market with Mobility and Data Management Solutions. China remains an important focus for supply chain and logistics technology providers, as evidenced by this week’s announcements by Amber Road and Kewill. I remember when I visited China in 2005 and I met with the CEO of a leading logistics service provider.

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. It touches many departments, from production, procurement, shipping, accounting, and finance to marketing, warehousing, research and development, and sales. Data Managers.

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. The Move to LTL Digital Shipping.

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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.

Sam’s Club Updates Appointment Scheduler and OTIF Standards

Zipline Logistics

Sam’s Club launched its OTIF program in the spring of 2018, following the logistics compliance precedent set by Walmart. 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. Work with specialized logistics providers.

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A Guide to Maximizing Your Fleet Management Data

GTG Technology Group

Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Fleet Management Data. You don’t have to manage your fleet in the dark. Management data can shed light on your operations, exposing weaknesses and illuminating opportunities for improvement. Knowing how to effectively leverage management data, however, is something with which many operations struggle. Your data must be integrated and actionable for your business to enjoy real returns.

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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. Plus they want it all at the lowest cost possible (and free in the case of shipping). Or they could ask their goods to be shipped to someone else. This requires process capabilities for ship to store, pick up from store, drop shipping, and direct to customer shipment. Master Data.

Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

I’m Tyler Hildebrand and I am an account executive at Reliable Transportation Solutions in Cincinnati, OH. As a freelance marketer, I often worked closely with clients in the transportation and logistics space, so I began to understand the business. Transitioned to transportation and logistics when a recommended me for an opportuniy. Balances and manages the supply and demand of food. Risk management.

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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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5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains

Unleashed

In an attempt to get back to supply chain basics, companies need to scrutinise their processes, from procurement through to storage and shipping. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Faster and Fresher: Technology that’s changing the supply chain

ITradeNetwork

How are we going to transport our product? Logistics. This is particularly important in the food and beverage industry, where fast expiration dates put all logistics on a timeline. Expeditious shipping is often a priority, and with good reason. But cost, tracking ability, and optimization of every shipment should also be factored in to make sure your company’s transportation process is reaching maximum efficiency on both ends of the delivery.

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

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.

How Data Can Improve Last-Mile Delivery

Shipchain

From missed delivery times to damaged products, it can be an area that many managers spend a lot of time on. According to Business Insider , last-mile delivery costs comprise 53% of overall shipping costs. But dedicated managers have found a solution to help improve this part of delivery: data. Data is generated in all parts of last-mile delivery, and analysis of this information can help companies become proactive rather than reactive with their delivery methods.

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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. Not only does this spread the risk, but transportation costs are lower. Localising your supply chain can significantly reduce transport costs. Localising your supply chain has a positive effect on the environment as it reduces the energy required for shipping, transport, and storage.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.,