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.

11 Qualities of a Transparent Supply Chain

Inventory and Supply Chain Optimization

A Must-Read Business Book on Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Balancing Green is a must-read business book on sustainability. is a well-researched book that cuts through many of the fallacies and wishful thinking that surrounds this topic. The post A Must-Read Business Book on Sustainability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Risk Management Sustainability risk management supply chain Yossi Sheffi

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Common problems like data access and quality are preventing you from taking the first step towards transformation. Modern visibility providers are putting band-aids on bad data, giving you the ability to make misinformed decisions. Solve the data first.

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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.

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.

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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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.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

People think end-to-end visibility is simply aggregating data from multiple sources, storing it in one place, and serving it up. That task, though hard, is relatively simple; but more importantly, doesn't solve the fundamental challenge - The Data.

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.

Supply Chain Comment on the 100 Billion Dollar Returns Question

Supply Chain Digest

In Depth Interview With Industry Leader Jim Brown

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

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Machine Learning and AI are not magic bullets to solve all supply chain problems. Despite many software companies slapping AI on everything the reality is that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome before AI can be effective. Learn how to leap them.

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

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.

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.

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.

Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance can achieve.