Implementing AI in Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain logistics is going through a paradigm shift wherein leading e-commerce and logistics have raised customer expectations with timely delivery and status updates of the consignment. Today, AI plays an important role in modern supply chain optimization.

Procurement and Suppliers on the Same Page: How to Craft an Effective Terms & Conditions Sales Document

Cerasis

When supplying goods, it’s vital that you make clear that you are only partially responsible for the delivery and condition of goods. Supply chain actors, such as procurement and suppliers professionals will need to have a better understanding of how terms & conditions on a website or in an invoicing situation can affect the overall flow of goods in the entire logistics landscape. .

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Bill of Lading: The Importance of Proper Documentation

SupplyPike

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight. This traditional shipping document describes the details of the items being moved, the pickup and delivery locations, payment terms including the party responsible for payment of freight charges, accessorials, and any special instructions for the shipment. The shipper, carrier, or even a third party logistics company (3PL) can generate a BOL and issue to the shipper.

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

20Cube Logistics

With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. The new normal of shipping is not only growing business to large scale but also optimizing their supply chains.

Digitizing Proof Of Delivery: Overcoming POD Challenges & Benefits of Document Management

Turvo

The changing face of the supply chain means more freight and shipments move and require more tracking capabilities. Traditional options for managing and documenting the process also remain stagnant. As a result, the modern, collaborative logistics supply chain network needs an infusion of information on digitizing the POD, or proof of delivery. All supplier shipments must be accompanied by appropriate documentation.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ).

5 Skills Needed for Radical Supply Chain and Logistics Collaboration

Cerasis

Those in the supply chain and logistics management industry have been talking a great deal about collaboration in dealing with our business partners. You have to work together in the spirit of cooperation and harmony to obtain the best results with your partnerships, be it with a logistics provider, supplier, transportation or warehousing partner. Are you "Radical" Enough to Make Supply Chain and Logistics Collaboration Work?

The Hurdles & Current Challenges of Using Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics

Cerasis

Although using blockchain in supply chain and logistics is an exciting prospect, the technology lacks the maturity necessary to enable global deployment today. Such limitation can be discouraging, but it serves as a beacon of hope for a better future in supply chain management. To unlock the true value of using blockchain in supply chain and logistics management, shippers should consider its existing hurdles and possible challenges as the technology matures.

These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018

Cerasis

Manufacturers need to have the right raw materials and supplies available. Supply chain entities need to know vendors will be held accountable and adhere to the terms within vendor-supply chain partner service level agreements. Supply chain professionals must also know how they will be shipping freight. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, safety is the name of the game. And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse. Designation of supplies.

The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders will face 2018 with uncertainty and opportunity. Digital technologies are becoming more prevalent in basic supply chain functions, and changes in legislation are likely to spur dramatic changes that will result in the need to reevaluate supply chain strategy in both domestic and international locations. of the digital supply chain. Supply Chain Managers Will Focus on Increasing Perfect Order Deliveries.

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Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts

Supply Chain Collaborator

An “earthquake in supply and demand” is how the Wall Street Journal’s Logistics Report characterizes the effects of COVID-19 on supply chain management. In an article published today, WSJ lays out the compelling case for accelerated investment into supply chain automation and digitization. The post Nucleus Digital Supply Chain Hub Advances Contactless Supply Chain Efforts appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

How TMS Supports Contactless Supply Chain Initiatives

Supply Chain Collaborator

Like most transformative innovations in supply chain automation, the end state – in this case, a completely touchless supply chain – is an aspirational goal. The pandemic has intensified the focus of supply chain professionals on the need to increase automation.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives

Talking Logistics

If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations: 1. Supply chain management is risky business — and the risks are growing every day. Simply put, many companies are still falling short on supply chain risk management , and they continue to pay the price. whenever you’re discussing supply chain strategy or decisions.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts. I firmly believe that the rebound of the economy requires strong supply chains, but to make this happen, we need to turn our backs on historic practices and innovate new ways of working. Let’s learn and apply it to supply chain management.

Reverse Supply Chains: Best Practices for Better Asset Recovery

Cerasis

Recovering your assets is a difficult task no matter what your occupation with reverse supply chains in the marketplace. As businesses often have a surplus of goods to dispose of or recover, such as core returns, we’ve compiled some excellent tips for your company so the process of handling goods not only stretches further… but enhances your chain value as well. Effective Reverse Supply Chains. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain reverse supply chains

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. Ensuring receipt of Certificate of Analysis (CoA) and other regulatory compliance documentation has made digitization a requirement for customer service, audit management, and compliance.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain. In short, the supply chain is no longer linear, but circular.

Facebook for Supply Chain Communication and Collaboration?

Talking Logistics

The short answer is that communication and collaboration — especially, and most importantly, between people — is the foundation of supply chain management, and you can’t effectively innovate without that strong foundation. As we all know, exceptions are the norm in supply chain management: demand exceeds supply, shipments get delayed, weather or labor issues disrupt transit times, and the list goes on.

Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

Also last month, a research report published by Retails Systems Research (RSR) in cooperation with SPS Commerce showed that 40% of the 563 companies surveyed (including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and logistics service providers) plan to increase the number of drop-ship vendors in 2017, while logistics service providers expect large increases in drop-ship relationships over the next three years. Overview of Supply Chain Operating Network.

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Included in this post is Cummins’ digital award for the 2016 Supply Chains to Admire. I want to understand why some companies outperform on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter while others do not. I am enlisting their support to share their stories in podcasts, blog posts and at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit on September 6-9. About twice a month, companies ask me to review their strategy documents. Supply Chain Alignment.

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

Casey and Paul Vigna – that opened my eyes to bitcoin’s true potential: as a new operating system for supply chain networks. As Casey and Vigna put it, “we imagine bitcoin as some sort of digitally rendered equivalent [to a paper dollar bill], much as a Word document is a digital stand-in for a physical page of text.” A supply chain blockchain application, therefore, could be used to record the balances and transfers of inventory across a distributed supply chain network.

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An Interview with an Expert on Omnichannel Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog by Our friend Mark Lerner with Bringg where he discusses Omnichannel and Supply Chain with Chuck Intrieri. Chuck's long career has given him the unique opportunity to watch logistics and supply chain management change in unprecedented ways. That is why it was such an honor and privilege to interview him - to get his view on how logistics and supply chain management has changed, particularly in light of eCommerce's emergence.

Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management

Cerasis

In this blog, Camcode discusses how collaboration provides supply chain disruption to impact the future of logistics management. The supply chain is in the midst of a digital disruption, with new technology and tools promising to add efficiency and enhance accuracy. But for companies that fail to ride the wave of digital supply chain disruption, the results can be catastrophic. Logistics Supply Chain

Are Supply Chain Orchestration Services Still Science Fiction?

The Network Effect

Note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts where I discuss the current landscape for logistics service providers (LSPs). But what I’m going to discuss today is very real and the most advanced logistics providers can deliver them today. With orchestration, an LSP is afforded the visibility, monitoring, and operational insights required to ensure client service levels are maintained no matter who is performing actual supply chain tasks. Sogol/Flickr.

5 Ways to Put AI to Work in Your Supply Chain

Bristlecone

Ghodke posed this question to the LogiPharma audience – for whom running a resilient supply chain is a key tenet of producing and delivering life-saving goods. Step 1: Digitize your documents. A leading logistics provider – which works with a large global network of carriers through air, ocean and land – is leveraging AI to increase economic efficiency, enabling them to provide more affordable solutions to their customers. Supply Chain Apps Trace.ai

How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity

Cerasis

Maintaining an efficient and productive supply chain is the backbone of any successful business, and ensuring that your supply chain is well-managed and cost-effective is of vital importance. Surprisingly though, many businesses aren’t operating the chain as smoothly as they could. When it comes to your logistical operations, you need to be thinking about several key things. Supply Chain Technology

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How a Collaborative Logistics Platform Mitigates Supply Chain Disruption

Turvo

The value of a collaborative logistics platform implementation is quite clear. Collaborative logistics affords an opportunity for businesses to unlock more resilience and flexibility in their supply chains.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

With visibility as the key driver for an effective supply chain improvement strategy, businesses today must rely on building collaborative relationships in their extended supply chains to gain visibility from end-to-end. And as supply chains continue to grow, diversify and become increasingly global, total insight, oversight and foresight will become increasingly critical. End-to-end supply chain visibility is a key to becoming a demand-driven enterprise.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor. In response, federal and state governments are taking action to drive down the use of slave labor in supply chains. California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012.

Supply Chain Management

LeanCor

4 Secrets to Supply Chain Management Project Success. Although the NFL is one of the more glamorous businesses in society, the competitive climate probably hits a bit closer to home for many supply chain managers than they would like to let on. This is no different for the supply chain management field. In order to get the ball rolling in the right direction in a supply chain management project, leaders must go all-in on the implementation phase.

Emergent Supply Chain Challenges for Deployment of the COVID19 Vaccine:  Saving the Commons

NC State SCRC

The idea of common goods is now recognized as expansive to other areas and is well-suited to our focus on the issues of design, development and governance for key critical medical supplies as common resources. As we look forward with hope to the deployment of the vaccine, it is imperative that we consider the possible supply chain issues that could arise, and learn from the mistakes made during the first wave of the COVID response.

A Connected Supply Chain is Essential in Today’s Environment

QAD

This is especially true in the area of supply chain operations. Business Disruption in the Supply Chain. We’ve heard the recent stories where supply chain performance plays an increasingly important role in a period of business disruption.

Vendor Managed Inventory Model for Supply Chain Cost Reductions

Cerasis

As a supply chain director, manager, or boss of a multinational corporation, where the supply chain is an integral part of your business, supply chain cost reductions are always at the forefront of your team’s mind. You can employ countless number of supply chain service providers who will help realized these cost reductions throughout the entire supply chain. Ask for copies of documents.