Tue.Jan 08, 2019

What Are the Trends in LTL for 2019?

Cerasis

The year ahead will shake up the long-held standards for controlling freight spend and meeting customer expectations. For 2019, the trends in LTL will focus primarily on demand, rates, carrier and trucker expectations, the needs of shippers and more. Let’s get started.

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"Recreating the environment in which historical demand occurred"

ToolsGroup

Editor's Note: Starting today we will begin publishing this blog once every two weeks.

Profit Warnings from Samsung and LG Electronics Add to Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Concerns

Supply Chain Matters

High-tech and consumer electronics bellwether provider Samsung Electronics issued its own profit warning this week followed by LG Electronics. The news coupled to Apple’s prior profit warning add to industry concerns of structural shifting in smartphone markets.

CPG Brands: The Growing Importance of Agile Customization

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion in the marketplace about disruption, transformation and the rapid pace of change in supply chain management, but if you’re in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) or contract packaging and manufacturing industries, you know this all too well. Simply put, yesterday’s rules for success are no longer valid in today’s market. So, what are the new rules for success? What actions should CPG brands and their contract manufacturing partners take to drive future growth?

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.

The State of Digital Freight: The 4×4 Blueprint for Freight 2020

Freightos

As we enter a new year, it’s a great time to look back at how far we’ve come as an industry, set our next goalposts, and map out where we should be as an industry by 2020. The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years.

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Welcome to 2019: 5 Retail Trends You Need to Know Now

JDA software

It’s a new year and retail is moving faster—finally we’re seeing retailers looking in the right direction—up. A unified commerce environment, an on-demand marketplace, social media, growing competition and new technologies mean an evolution in the way we shop.

Intermodal Industry Outlook: 2019

NFI

Guest Post: Mark McKendry, Vice President of Intermodal at NFI When compared to 2017 volumes, North American intermodal volumes grew by over five percent in 2018 – despite extreme congestion in Chicago, a chronic chassis shortage on the U.S.

Top 10 Predictions for Worldwide Supply Chains in 2019

Material Handling & Logistics

If companies are going to embrace new business models, or digitally enable older ones, they are going to need a modern, capable supply chain to do it

The Supply Chain Detective™: The Mystery of the Prima Donna Boss!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. The Supply Chain Detective : The Case of the Unpaid Invoices! My plane had just landed. I turned on my cell phone. And almost immediately my CEO called. “Have you heard from Rick? Nobody’s heard from him in several days.”

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.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world. Britain is trying to disconnect from Europe. Cyber attacks are increasing. Climate change is creating violent weather events. The list of crazy things happening goes on and on. Nowhere is change more evident than in the supply chain arena.

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All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.8 - 1.11

Aborn and Co.

Trucking market downtrend, 2018 sets record for semi orders, China building 150 high tech logistics hubs, Ocean rates up 92.5%, where's my freight? and more in this week's ATSCNYNTK

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The Top 6 Global Supply Chain Expectations for 2019

Amber Road

Now that glasses have finished clinking and the confetti from New Year's Eve has been swept away it's time to focus on making this your supply chain's most efficient year yet. It's a new year and that means that you can expect some new changes and challenges to impact your supply chain.

4 Reasons Why Supply Chain Executives Should Be Thinking Like Finance Executives

Aborn and Co.

Your supply chain represents your capital, inventory, and outlays. It's time to start thinking about it as an investment

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.

Logistics Impacts from 2019 Food and Beverage Trends

Zipline Logistics

The food and beverage industry moves fast with the regular introduction of new flavors, ingredients, consumption patterns, and consumer preferences. Staying on top of what’s next and remaining relevant can be a challenge. How does adoption of these trends impact the larger supply chain?

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? Demand growth, the type of capacity airlines are adding to the market, and tariffs are big trends to watch this year. Get ready for whatever comes next. Here’s what you need to know. . Demand is likely to grow, but at a slower rate than 2018.

Differences between Omnichannel & Omnichannel 2.0

Supply Chain 24/7

Unlike the original definition of Omnichannel, Omnichannel 2.0 is about bringing the entire enterprise together, not just enabling support within legacy systems for an omnichannel approach, retailers and supply chain leaders must increase proficiency across all channels, engaging with consumers and personalizing the shopping experience

Supply Chains Quake as Stock Market Jitters Continue

Valogix

2018 ended on a lot of stock market jitters over the trade war with China. The markets lost most, if not all, their gains and then some. The outlook for global economies and growth opportunities have also cooled. Brexit, the UK exit from the EU, is disrupting supply chains.

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

Logistics Bureau

3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019.

Strategic Supply Chain Considerations in the Quest to Go Omnichannel

Supply Chain 24/7

This white paper describes how, from retailers to manufacturers, as well as every business involved in sales in between, the omnichannel supply chain is a goal to achieve

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? Demand growth, the type of capacity airlines are adding to the market, and tariffs are big trends to watch this year. Get ready for whatever comes next. Here’s what you need to know. . Demand is likely to grow, but at a slower rate than 2018.

[PODCAST] What are the Freight & Transportation Trends in 2019 for Shippers to Know?

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s episode we welcome back Cerasis National Sales Manager, Roger Jones to give his take on what he sees in the marketplace for freight and transportation trends for this new year, 2019. Looking for more trends? Be on the lookout for all of our trends post by visiting here. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.”

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.

Beyond Planning, the Next-Gen Supply Chain – A Focal Story

DynaSys

Focal was founded in France in 1979, and specializes in designing and manufacturing proven acoustic solutions. Their products are divided into four categories: domestic HiFi speakers, car speakers, monitoring speakers, and audio headsets. The sound quality of their products makes them unique in the market as they try to be as neutral and accurate as possible. Focal generates more than 75% of their revenue outside of France, mainly in North America and Asia.

Supply Chain News on Thoughts on the Age Old Question of Measuring Procurement Savings

Supply Chain Digest

Finance and Procurement Do Not See Things Eye to Eye, CIPS CEO Says

Grocery Giant ICA Sweden is Making its Replenishment More Efficient with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. ICA Sweden, Sweden’s leading grocery retailer, is optimizing its supply chain processes with the help of retail planning expert RELEX Solutions by making its forecasting and replenishment more proactive.

Global Supply Chain News on Container Carriers Starting to Take Different Strategic Paths

Supply Chain Digest

Some Look to Complete Global Logistics Solutions, while Others Focus on Core Shipping

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.