Mon.Oct 16, 2017

Using Intelligence Over Scale: The Power of AI and Machine Learning in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Predictive Logistics. These topics are getting a lot of attention today, but they’re also generating a lot of questions from supply chain and logistics executives. What are these technologies? How can they help? What’s real and what’s hype today? What should I do to get started? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

Supply Chain’s Future Rests in the Cloud

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are ready for a digital makeover, based on intelligent technologies like AI, machine learning and the IoT. As with many facets of business, the supply chain management (SCM) industry is working to leverage technology to accelerate processes and cut costs.

Trending Sources

3 Ways to Put Big Data to Work in Your Factory

synchrono

Is enthusiasm for Big Data wavering? In 2015, McKinsey Global Institute claimed that the IIoT had the potential to create as much as $3.7 trillion in economic value in the global manufacturing sector by 2025.

Modern Barcode Labeling: Integrated and Efficient

Loftware

Barcodes bridge the digital and physical worlds of the supply chain. Supply Chain Labeling Track & Traceability Barcode Labeling

The Value of Supply Chain Planning in Process Manufacturing

Supply Chain Planning (SCP) is enormously important to those process manufacturers that aspire to differentiated performance -- not just large enterprise businesses but companies of all sizes.

More Trending

The future of emergency management

Quintiq

What’s the state of your emergency services? If you’re looking for higher efficiency, you’re not alone. Kevin Moran, a senior consultant at Quintiq, wrote about upcoming key trends that organizations should look out for and how to respond in an effective manner.

What Are White Glove Services in Transportation Management?

Cerasis

Take a moment to think about your most exquisite experience in fine dining. The maître d’ introduced himself calmly and catered to your every whim. Your server wore black-tie and managed to deliver an experience that went beyond your expectations. This is similar to white glove service. However, the term, white glove service, and transportation management sounds a bit odd in an industry dedicated to getting packages to consumers at the cheapest costs possible.

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

Supply Chain Opz

From its modest inception in 1999, Alibaba has now become one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the world. In this article, we will show you 7 supply chain lessons we obtain from the book "Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built" by Duncan Clark.

Green Supply Chain News on Former CEO of Asda Grocery Chain in UK Tells Retailers, Manufacturers to Get Rid of Plastics Right Now

Supply Chain Digest

Are You Ready for the Plastics Free Aisle. Much more Interest in UK than US

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Is your ERP Driving you nuts?

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Over the last few months we’ve come across a number of instances where legacy ERP is holding a company back.

Supply Chain News on Will Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks be the Answer in the End

Supply Chain Digest

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, as Toyota Expands Pilot at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME. India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint of L’Oréal which had an outsized 15% of distribution centers located in India. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. Companies like this may be in for a major change in the coming years.

Proven SEO Tips and Strategies for ecommerce

3PL Insights

Having an ecommerce business can be very rewarding. You don’t have the pressures of a storefront, you might not have to hire and/or manage employees, or pay costly fees for taxes, electricity and the other expenses associated with a physical store. The other side of ecommerce is the competitive landscape. With mainstay brands shutting their doors because of increased online shopping, you must share more of the pie. The information below will help put you in the strongest position possible.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

Enterra Insights

The massive Equifax data breach once again hammered home the importance of protecting personal data from hackers. Some critics are … Continued. The post Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Business Compliance digital enterprise Master Data Management Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Proven SEO Tips and Strategies for e-Commerce

3PL Insights

Having an e-commerce business can be very rewarding. You don’t have the pressures of a storefront, you might not have to hire and/or manage employees, or pay costly fees for taxes, electricity and the other expenses associated with a physical store. The other side of e-commerce is the competitive landscape. With mainstay brands shutting their doors because of increased online shopping, you must share more of the pie.

More on Pharmaceutical and Drug Impacts of Hurricane Maria Devastation in Puerto Rico

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters shares additional information regarding the pharmaceutical and drug industry impacts from the catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Maria that struck the island of Puerto Rico over three weeks ago. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption drug shortages supply chain impacts of Hurricane Maria Supply chain Matters blog