Big Data in Logistics

Talking Logistics

There are many buzzwords in the supply chain and logistics industry today, and perhaps there’s none bigger than “Big Data.” Everybody talks about it, but what does Big Data really mean? When it comes to leveraging Big Data effectively in your organization, where do you begin? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Bob Daymon, Senior VP of Operations at Transplace , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. What is Big Data?

Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

Robinson in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “So, I think the types of skills that will be needed in logistics will continue to change and evolve, but I do not think the human factor will ever go away,” said Linbloom. “It

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Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

This creates a major problem for managing e-commerce fulfillment when orders spike and shippers need to understand how data analysis may help. Disjointed systems and data silos, creating delays in processing and deficiencies in visibility. Data E-Commerce Logistics

What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

Cerasis

Data reflect all the small, seemingly insignificant details of the modern world. From a review of your personal bank account spending habits to larger, more advanced processing capabilities, data evolve and expand with each passing day. Big data in supply chain is not a new concept.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

A Blueprint For Supply Chain Transformation The Data First Approach Introduction Over the past few decades, supply chains have evolved from a sub-function. supply chain is data. Supply Chain is the epitome of Big Data, yet, the most challenging problem. Data Access.

How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?

Cerasis

A growing trend across all industries has been the application of big data , with the use of algorithms and the hiring of data scientists becoming commonplace. Data, Data, Everywhere… but Make Sure your Drinking from the Right Hose. Data Logistics Supply Chain

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6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data.

7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. All of these factors make using big data valuable.

Better Data Battles Counterfeit Products in Logistics

Loftware

Counterfeiting Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics LogisticsHow do companies keep counterfeit goods out of the supply chain?

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Again and again, digitization and data were at the heart of panel and networking conversations. Even headline speakers were professing “data got sexy” and data is now a core strategy for companies looking to succeed. and “What are we using the data for?”

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

THE "DATA PROBLEM". supply chains with data and gaining better. access to that data, making sense of that. data, and using in a fundamentally. Why Solving the "Data Problem" Is the First-Step and the. one has solved the underlying data. data problem?,

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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Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

economy, regardless of the slight shakeup at the end of 2018, alludes to a year in which logistics capabilities will expand. Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. As a result of logistics consolidation. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics

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Logistics, Data, and Cognitive Computing

Enterra Insights

Logistics have always been data driven. Historically, logistics data can be found on cuneiform tablets, pieces of parchment, and paper. Blockchain will certainly help logistics operations in a number of ways; but, digital data already available can also help. Shannon Vaillancourt, President of RateLinx explains, “The right data can create the intelligence required to know where to begin to solve many common problems.

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Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. Yet despite mountains of data available in today’s global supply chain, the. ability to harness this data and efficiently execute global logistics remains challenging. By utilizing the already-captured data from.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Using Historical Truck Carrier Rates Data and What Data to Use to Evaluate a Carrier

Cerasis

After working in the transportation and logistics industry for a while, and using the same carriers, shippers may want to use historical truck carrier rate figures to build their budgets. You Have A Good Amount Of Historical Data. Infographic: What Data to Use to Evaluate a Carrier.

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How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. Ask Traditional Questions, and Let Big Data Provide Answers. Raw material suppliers and logistics.

Getting Smart With Logistics Big Data

Freightos

Here at Freightos, we’re big fans of making global logistics work better by bringing data online (and especially instant freight quotes!). Getting Smart With Logistics Big Data. Put simply, corporate logistics are at a crossroads: How do you choose wisely?

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

Big data will be a defining force in the future of logistics, but the benefits of big data are already being felt. This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. .

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. data have been at the heart of panel and networking conversations. speakers are professing "data got sexy" and data is now a core strategy for. that has fallen short, comes back to the same root failure; the data was.

[PODCAST] Why Logistics Execs Who Glean Insights from Transportation Management Data Collaborate More & Reduce Shipping Costs

Cerasis

Transportation Management Data Insights Lead to Collaboration, Reduced Shipping Costs, & Beating the Capacity Crunch In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : The value to a business to have an executive in charge of driving change and innovation. Listen to “Why Logistics Execs Who Glean Insights from Transportation Management Data Collaborate More & Reduce Shipping Costs” on Spreaker.

Five Steps to Navigating Supply Chain Analytics Data Challenges

Talking Logistics

Having been in the game of supply chain analytics for so long, we’ve noticed that data is the single biggest challenge our customers and consultants encounter. With the right approach, data challenges can become an issue of the past.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �. How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. .

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Without hard data, you can’t take action. However, as we’ve noted in a previous post, getting the right data is key as well.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

understand large data sets, distinguish patterns and. self-improve over time using historical data points. Data shows recruiters are hungry to use. to struggle with disparate data. logistics information. The next. wave of. AI-led.

Big data and supply chain logistics optimization: Illusion vs. reality

Quintiq

Not one supply chain conference or event goes by without some random discussions on big data. Presenter after presenter make grandiose statements about how big data will change the way supply chains operate and how everything will be incredibly different.

Make Better Logistics Sourcing Decisions with Data-Driven Optimization

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, as supply chains have grown in scale and complexity, so has the logistics sourcing process. Is the traditional approach to logistics sourcing, and the tools companies have used, no longer adequate in today’s more complex and dynamic business environment? What data is required, where does it come from, and how do you make sure it’s timely and accurate? How are companies achieving better outcomes by using data-driven optimization?

Going from Big Data to Big Decisions

Talking Logistics

It’s not only about having Big Data and analyzing it; it’s about making sure you take the output of Big Data and analytics to make better decisions with it,” said Mr. van Egmond in a video interview I conducted with him at the event.

[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

Cerasis

On today’s episode we welcome Hannah Testani, Chief Operating Officer of Intelligent Audit , a global logistics and freight audit company. How shippers can overcome rising rates by getting access to better data all while increasing customer loyalty and retain customers. Listen to “How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data” on Spreaker.

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[WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide groundbreaking insight into how to improve business model efficiency. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data?

Lineage Logistics: A Data-Driven Approach to Cold Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Towards the end of last year, Steve Banker and I met with Greg Lehmkuhl, President & CEO, Sudarsan Thattai, CIO, and Chris Timmer, SVP Sales and Value-Added Services from Lineage Logistics. The name Lineage Logistics may not be a household name, but that is something the leadership team is used to. The post Lineage Logistics: A Data-Driven Approach to Cold Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

The industry is moving in an unprecedented direction that is increasingly digitized and more data-centric than ever, and logistics leaders are looking to increase efficiency with artificial intelligence (AI). The Data Problem. What should a data cleansing initiative look like?

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Modernizing the Exchange of Supply Chain Data

Consumer Goods Logistics

About 15 years ago, I changed industries from healthcare to logistics. Actually, I’ve been surprised at the extent to which the exchange of supply chain data in the logistics world remains old-school or simply manual. Logistics SystemsAs I am an IT professional, you might think it was a jump from an antiquated, paper-based world to a high-speed, technologically advanced one.

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Data-Driven Decisions Rule the Modern Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Shifting capacity, increased shipper demands and unpredictable disruptions make informed decision-making a top priority for logistics professionals. Data accuracy. An estimated 80% of relevant data is unstructured. 3PL Shippers Big Data

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Leveraging Big Data

Inbound Logistics

Analyzing supply chain data allows shippers to improve their logistics operations