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Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

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Source: Gartner, Forecast Snapshot: Prescriptive Analytics Software, Worldwide, 2019. Source: Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Analytics Technology, May 28, 2019. Companies like ELIX Polymers and Fresenius Medical Care North America have chosen SC Navigator because it makes powerful prescriptive analytics accessible and allows them to quickly answer very specific questions about their business.

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. While the Greenfield optimization approach doesn’t consider aspects like building capacities, inbound costs, transportation, or sourcing policies, it does offer a smart recommendation for the optimal amount and placement of your distribution centers.

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23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

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trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% billion, while transportation costs increased by 10.4% transportation network and other logistics challenges. Synchronization and timing of transports are also essential.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. The Navisphere customer app can be downloaded for free at the Apple App Store on iTunes , Google Play and Amazon Marketplace.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. According to a recent study with particular focus on logistics, logistics services providers are beginning to expand their strategic geographic focus (source: Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2013). Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies.

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Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category

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Unilever’s relationship with JAGGAER goes all the way back to 1998 with what was then Unilever’s Transportation Business Center (TBC) in North America. Over time, this engagement has expanded globally and is still focused on one of the most testing categories of sourcing and contract management within procurement: transport and logistics. In 2019 the company decided to embark on a project to implement global dashboards for sourcing and contracting events.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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University of North Texas. Charlie Wilgus @Lucas_Group Charlie Wilgus is the General Manager of the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Executive Search Division at Lucas , North America’s premier executive search firm. As if this wasn’t enough, transportation costs are rising and forcing companies to constantly adjust and optimize. And because transportation costs are easily one of our bigger expenses, we’re always looking for ways we can do things more efficiently.

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

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Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. . Even when they are restarted, often transportation systems are not ready to support them.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line. They can also be used to track the provenance of adulterated products to identify the source. This de-risks and de-stresses the supply chain and reduces costs for the transport operator and their customer.