Tue.Apr 24, 2018

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). By Zvi Schreiber, CEO, Freightos. When someone asks about the weather, the temperature is an easy response. But answering other questions isn’t always that easy.

Time to Replace Your TMS? Three Ways to Tell

Talking Logistics

Deciding whether and when to replace a piece of supply chain software is a tricky balance: You can’t wait until your operations (or customers) are significantly affected by cumbersome processes or the lack of visibility, yet you know the inefficiencies of your current software are holding you back.

The Continued Growth of Internet of Things (IoT)

Supply Chain Link

Logistics experts are continually finding ways to utilize Internet of Things (IoT) to improve systems and networks, reduce costs, and identify new opportunities to generate more revenue.

11 Qualities of a Transparent Supply Chain

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Traceability

Elementum

Sustainability and traceability go hand-in-hand. When the lifecycle of a good can be tracked from source to point-of-sale, businesses and their customers have both the tools and the incentive to act responsibly.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Traceability

Elementum

Sustainability and traceability go hand-in-hand. When the lifecycle of a good can be tracked from source to point-of-sale, businesses and their customers have both the tools and the incentive to act responsibly. We’re taking a look at what it means to have a traceable supply chain, and what businesses can do to move the needle on their own traceability initiatives. What Is Traceability? Traceability embodies a broad set of initiatives ranging from quality assurance to human rights.

2018 Likely to Be Coldest Year on Record for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

While the spring warmup seems to be “missing in action” for the Northeast US with April temps stuck 10-15 degrees below normal, you’d be right to assume we’re talking about the weather.

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Creating an Innovative Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

An oft-heard business battle cry is: Innovate or die! It’s not clear who coined that phrase, but it draws on the work of Joseph Schumpeter who coined the term “creative destruction” almost a century ago. David Weaver, a supply chain optimization expert, refers to another common phrase: “Don’t rest on your laurels.”[1] ”[1] These aphorisms apply to supply chain operations as much as they do to any other part of a business.

Phase-In / Phase-Out Planning: Another Descriptive Statistic for managing inventory

Arkieva

Make your obsolete inventory more visible with these simple phase-in phase-out planning techniques. Phase-In / Phase-Out Planning: Another Descriptive Statistic for managing inventory was first posted on April 24, 2018 at 8:15 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Warehouse of the Future: Digitalization and New Technologies Driving Next Generation Warehouse Automation – Part 2 of 2

Supply Chain Nation

In part 1 of this 2-part blog series, “ Warehouse of the Future: Adopting Automation within the Supply Chain ,” we took a deeper dive into today’s automation systems landscape and retrofitting today’s supply chain with automation. Part-2 of the series will go into more detail around the technologies driving next generation warehouse automation and digitalization and next generation capabilities. Disruptive Technologies.

Supply Chain Is the Heart of Businesses 

FLEXE

It’s official—the supply chain is now anything but a business niche. These days, businesses are bringing fully modernized supply chains to the game, introducing processes that are as streamlined and integrated as every other strategic asset. The Business of Today.

Supply Chain Comment on the 100 Billion Dollar Returns Question

Supply Chain Digest

In Depth Interview With Industry Leader Jim Brown

Supply Chain Is the Heart of Businesses 

FLEXE

It’s official—the supply chain is now anything but a business niche. These days, businesses are bringing fully modernized supply chains to the game, introducing processes that are as streamlined and integrated as every other strategic asset. The Business of Today.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

How GDPR Affects The Logistics Industry And Why You Need To Be Prepared Now

Gravity Supply Chain

One of the highest trending topics in the first part of 2018 is data privacy and protection, with multi-country investigations calling large organizations under fire for negligence in protecting people’s personal data and lack of transparency into what data is actually being protected… The post How GDPR Affects The Logistics Industry And Why You Need To Be Prepared Now appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Logistics Provider Stephanie Johnson

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Time to Replace your TMS? Three Ways to Tell.

3GTMS

Deciding whether and when to replace a piece of supply chain software is a tricky balance: You can’t wait until your operations (or customers) are significantly affected by cumbersome processes or the lack of visibility, yet you know the inefficiencies of your current software are holding you back.

Air Shipping for Beginners

PLS Logistics

Globalization is not just a commonly-used term, it’s our reality. The world is becoming “smaller” and much more interconnected than ever before. People are involved in the events unfolding not only in their own country, but across the globe – we travel, we move and we interact. Many companies today are no longer limiting their operations to one country and are going global. air shipping

Inbound Parcel Freight: What Are the Top Considerations for a Shipper?

Cerasis

Managing inbound parcel freight has increased in complexity with the global rise of e-commerce. Amazon has mastered inbound parcel freight management as part of its third-party marketplace, and small and mid-sized shippers are struggling to keep up. Customer activity has increased, and some employees are actually sending their personal purchases to work address. While part of the larger scheme for global economic growth, inbound parcel freight has become a top priority for shippers.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

2 Things That Could Push Van Rates Highter

DAT Solutions

The spot market was in something of a balancing act last week. Volumes edged up, but that was outpaced once again by an increase in truckload capacity. That contributed to a 5¢ dip in the national van rate , which sits at $2.16

Industrial Laminators

Exapro Hub

Industrial laminator – high-speed, automated devices for lamination, with a wide range of options. Despite the fact that the name “industrial” is not a strict term, there are some distinctive features that make it possible to classify a laminator as a class of industrial equipment.

Spring Produce Season: Where Are Reefers Needed?

DAT Solutions

Spring produce has gotten off to a slow start this year. The momentum had been building in Florida and Texas , but that stalled a bit last week. Reefer demand did pick up steam out of California , though, and rates responded out of three major markets.