Tue.Nov 28, 2017

Why the Great Driver Shortage Is Now Top of Mind for Shippers & a Driver of a Capacity Crunch


The Great Driver Shortage was already starting to weigh on the minds of carriers and shippers early this year as experts predicted tightening capacity, said William B.

Forecasting and demand management for new events using machine-learning algorithm

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Iman Niroomand What does a machine-learning (ML) algorithm have to do with the Super Bowl? When it comes to forecasting and demand management , a lot.

Will you be a Supply Chain Disruptor or the Disrupted?


You should be interested in applying disruptive technologies in your supply chain not only at a physical level, like in transportation and logistics, but also at a more virtual level in your supply chain planning.

Reducing Risk With Dedicated Fleet Solutions

Supply Chain Link

Any disruption in the supply chain could affect a company’s bottom line, and ultimately their customers. As the transportation market evolves, shippers need to find ways to mitigate risk. One transportation solution that could help make operations more resilient is a dedicated fleet.

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.

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Five Supply Chain Tools for a New Era of Globalization


The world is headed toward a new era of globalization, marked by increased political fragmentation but stronger global digital connection. This challenging environment presents many risks which supply chain managers must carefully plan for and navigate. Think Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Thought Leadership Video Series on Addressing the Growing Labor Crisis in US DCs

Supply Chain Digest

Is There a Third Way to Increase Picking Productivity and Address the DC Labor Crisis

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Traits of a Successful 3PL

PLS Logistics

We have previously covered a couple of useful tips for pre-screening your options and choosing the perfect Freight Broker – today, we’re going to dig a little deeper! 3PL Technology partnership

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Supply Chain News on Making the Lean Transformation Case to Senior Executives

Supply Chain Digest

Lean Drives All Elements of Profit and Financial Benefit Generation, Jean Cunningham Says

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Trucking Capacity: Tapping into the Long Tail

Talking Logistics

What are you seeing and hearing in the trucking market today? It’s my favorite question to ask industry executives these days, and it’s a question I asked Jeff Potts, Vice President of Sales at BluJay Solutions in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “We

Green Freight, Freight Electrification—Freightera’s notes from COP23


When we first shared our green freight vision two years ago, we had a few concerns. How can green be applied to the most polluting industry on earth without skepticism? How can we do it? How quickly can green freight technology catch up? Do our partners, investors and customers care?

Digital Transformation Touches Every Corner of an Enterprise

Enterra Insights

Digital transformation is a much discussed topic with profound consequences for businesses. There is near unanimity among analysts that transformation … Continued. The post Digital Transformation Touches Every Corner of an Enterprise appeared first on Enterra Solutions. digital enterprise Artificial Intelligence Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Enterra Solutions Internet of Things Stephen DeAngelis

Van Rates Are on Pace to Break Records

DAT Solutions

For November, the national average for spot market van rates is on pace to hit its highest mark in three years. Just two weeks ago, we saw a record number of loads moved on the top 100 van lanes.

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.

Are You Ready to Move to Consumer-Centric Categories?

Supply Chain Nation

Category management has evolved to become a key strategic and collaborative process between manufacturers and retailers to deliver on the shopper “need states” that drive satisfaction. In today’s digitally driven world, consumer behavior is changing constantly, and as behavior evolves, so must the ways in which retailers and brands engage with these always-on consumers.

NAFTA's Ugly Reality: U.S.-Mexico Wage Gap Is Actually Widening

Material Handling & Logistics

Despite all the promises, NAFTA is turning into the exact opposite of a growth miracle, especially in Mexico. What’s the opposite of a growth miracle? Whatever the term, it applies in spades to Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) era.

Webinar: Driving Growth & Flexibility with TMS Integration


A TMS is only as useful as its integration capabilities – and many fail. For instance, according to the Transportation Planning and Execution Benchmark Study by American Shipper, 61% of respondents said the biggest challenge of their TMS was system connectivity. But that’s changing, because a TMS is only as strong as its connections. In […]. The post Webinar: Driving Growth & Flexibility with TMS Integration appeared first on 3GTMS. Point of View Videos