Tue.Oct 10, 2017

Last Mile Metrics: 11 Metrics to Measure in Last Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Using technology to improve last mile metrics is essential to driving last mile costs down, but how do shippers know if the technology is helping or hurting?

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AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I got a quick email from Peggy Gulick. Peggy was a speaker at the Supply Chain Global Summit. She had some exciting news. AGCO was honored to receive the AME 2017 Excellence Award. Congrats to the Agco team. I loved Peggy’s presentation at the Summit.

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4 Tips to Help You Handle Your High-Value Shipments

PLS Logistics

When you need to move a smaller high-value shipment, you undoubtedly consider shipping it LTL. This is definitely the most efficient way, but what about the classic LTL risks?

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The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation.

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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.

Catalonia Independence Crisis Requires Close Monitoring by Supply Chain Experts

Resilinc

Many economic, capacity and labor challenges resulting from the independence process could cause serious issues for supply chains dependent on Spain and beyond. supply chain risk management

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From Harvest to Bottle: Importing Wine into the United States

Supply Chain Link

In 2016, Americans consumed over 789 million gallons of wine – equating to almost 3 gallons per person 1. Wine consumption continues to increase in the U.S., challenging American wine importers to continue to import enough wine to match demand.

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7 Ways a Leading TMS Solution Fails to Deliver (Can You Guess Who It Is?)

Supply Chain Collaborator

Highly sensitive competitive intelligence gathered by the business development department at UltraShipTMS is being shared in this post. We’re gentlemen and ladies, so don’t expect us to name names.

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Are Supply Chain Risks Making You Restless and Nauseous?

Enterra Insights

“Risk permeates supply chains,” writes Adam Robinson, a marketing strategist for Cerasis.[1] 1] You don’t have to remind supply chain risk … Continued. The post Are Supply Chain Risks Making You Restless and Nauseous? appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Cognitive Computing Risk Management Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

DAT Solutions

So far, the national averages for spot market rates in October are the highest they've been since the Snowpocalypse of 2014. Back then, it was a series of winter storms that disrupted supply chains and pushed load-to-truck ratios unusually high for several months.

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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.

White Paper: Refining TMS Integration Outside the Warehouse

3GTMS

Most TMS systems on the market were designed 15 years ago.

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Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

Transportfolio

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio. The well-known business adage that people are a company’s most important asset has taken on new significance in the supply chain industry over recent years.

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Retail Imports Hit a Record High. Again

Material Handling & Logistics

For the second month in a row, retail imports into the U.S. have set a record high as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season. For the second month in a row, retail imports into the U.S. have set a record high as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season.

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VIDEO: Inventory Management 3- How to set up an inventory management system

TradeGecko

TradeGecko has produced a series of inventory management videos, brought to you by our very own Geckos, to delve into the basics of inventory management. To find out how to set up an inventory management system that helps you streamline and manage your business and inventory efficiently, keep watching. Getting started Inventory Management

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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.

Supply Chain Might Be the Biggest Retail Disruptor

FLEXE

“Supply Chain Might Be Biggest Retail Disruptor” was authored by Karl Siebrecht, CEO and co-founder of FLEXE, and originally appeared on Supply Chain DIVE. . The forces wreaking havoc on the retail industry today sometimes seem unprecedented.

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Supply Chain by Design on Simple Game for Teaching the Value of Optimization

Supply Chain Digest

A Guest Post by Sara Hoormann of Opex Analytics

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Global Supply Chain News on US Importers Benefitting from a Cold War in Container Rates Even as Volumes Improve

Supply Chain Digest

Carriers Just Cannot Achieve Higher Rates Even as Utilization is on the Rise

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