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.

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.

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.

Webinar: 5 Things to Know About Global Med Device Labeling


Just when you thought you had a good grasp—or at least a reasonable understanding—of the FDA’s UDI system and its associated labeling requirements, along comes the EU’s Medical Device Regulations (MDR) as well as other fairly strict, country-specific labeling laws. Are you ready? Can you leverage some of the work you’ve already done with UDI to ensure compliance across your extended supply chain? Will your existing medical device labeling software adapt easily to support a broader scope?

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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.

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What is a Good Level of Forecast Accuracy?

RELEX Solutions

“What would you consider a good level of forecast accuracy in our business?” is probably the single most frequent question we get from customers, consultants and other business experts alike. Unfortunately, asking this question is a fool-proof way to make us squirm.

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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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?

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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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.

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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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

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.

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.

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