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The Arrival of the ‘Self-Driving’ Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The age of self-driving cars and trucks is nearly upon us. What about self-driving supply chains

Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals

EFT

The rise in EV popularity has created a rush to buy and create new supplies of battery metals because, unlike a normal auto, EVs require large amounts of nickel, cobalt and lithium.

What’s Your Supply Chain IQ?

Supply Chain Brain

Take a look inside our annual Supply Chain Management Resource Guide — featuring more than 60 reports from top minds in technology, logistics and transportation in a variety of industry verticals

The Transformative Tech Your Supermarket Can’t Afford to Ignore

Repl Group

Some savvy supermarkets are already embracing artificial intelligence (AI) to establish difference and gain market share. From Tesco trialing checkout-free shopping to Morrisons ’ introduction of automated stock replenishment, the possibilities for the £190 billion grocery industry are endless. With the market forecast to grow by 14.8% to £218 billion by 2023, securing your slice of the supermarket pie has never been more important.

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.

What Is A Yard Management System?

PINC YMS

A yard management system (YMS) is a software system designed to oversee the movement of trucks and trailers in the yard of a manufacturing facility, warehouse, or distribution center. YMSs provide real-time information on location for trailers in the yard.

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Preparing for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing – The Complete Guide –

Seebo

Get to know the core principles behind the digitalization of industry and the key trends taking manufacturing operations into the future. The post Preparing for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing </br>– The Complete Guide – appeared first on Seebo Blog. Industry 4.0 Insights

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Jan. 1, 2019 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

William Miller of Toledo, OH and Meredith James of Tampa Take Home the Prize with Great Captions

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Preparing for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing – The Complete Guide –

Seebo

Learn about the core principles behind the digitalization of industry and the key trends taking manufacturing operations into the future. The post Preparing for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing </br>– The Complete Guide – appeared first on Seebo Blog. Industry 4.0 Insights

Freight Carrier Invoice Automation – Use EDI

TPSynergy

Freight Carriers. Large Freight Carriers like ABF, Bax Global, BNSF Logistics and many other Freight carriers provide Electronic Data Integration(EDI) as an option to automate the documents exchange with them. This improves data processing speed and accuracy. It also helps to reduce human data entry errors and time consuming manual process. Documents for automation with EDI. The below documents can be automated with Freight Forwarders using EDI. Load Tender (Pickup Request) – EDI 204.

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.

How to Calculate Freight Density [Infographic]

Freightera

Depending on how large, heavy, fragile, easy to handle or complex your less than a truckload (i.e. LTL) freight shipment is, it should be priced fairly.