Wed.Jun 20, 2018

A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018


The fall in oil prices transformed the global oil & gas industry. In the wake of its devastating consequences, companies have formed new business partnerships and become more open to embracing innovation.

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Gaining Supply Chain Efficiency With Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain 24/7

Without taking advantage of the latest technology, supply chains become inefficient and unable to compete, and with higher consumer expectations and demands throughout the supply chain for faster turnarounds, industry requires the improvements that Artificial Intelligence can provide

Are you ready to unlock opportunities in the poultry industry?


The chicken industry, especially in the United States, is one of the most successful sectors in agriculture.

[WHITE PAPER] Managing Full Truckload for Today & Beyond: A Combination Of Partnerships, Technology, & Regulation


Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource: “Managing Full Truckload for Today & Beyond: A Combination Of Partnerships, Technology, & Regulation” white paper! This is a must read for those who are looking to better manage full truckload freight moves for today’s challenging climate as well as any future market forces that may impact full truckload shipping!

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 Future of Urban Logistics Needs People Too

Logistics Bureau

There’s a great deal of excitement surrounding the future of mobility. Software driven solutions are increasingly implemented to move around billions of people and goods as efficiently as possible. The impact of these developments on supply chain management is unparalleled. But is software alone enough? No, says Joost Bekker, who’s in charge of PTV Group’s logistic solutions in the Asia Pacific Region.

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Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy


Why Thinking “Global, Yet Local” Makes Sense in Your Air Freight Strategy | C.H. Robinson.

The Importance of Accurate Forecasts in Omnichannel Grocery Retail

RELEX Solutions

The newly released report ‘ Growing and Sustaining Competitive Advantage in Grocery Retail ’ finds that nearly three-quarters of grocery retailers that took part in the study operate both brick & mortar and online shopping channels. However, 71% admit they don’t produce separate forecasts for each channel. These results are worrying. Accurate forecasting is at the core of increased operational efficiency as it is key to accurately match resources, such as stock and personnel, with demand.

Transportation Capacity Planning Tips to Help Ensure On-Time Delivery This Holiday Season


| By Bryan Wyatt | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics Every holiday season, major online retailers strive to efficiently manage their transportation operations in order to ensure on-time delivery for millions of customers—with varying levels of success.

Welcome to the Cognitive Computing World

Enterra Insights

The term “cognitive computing” was coined by IBM. Ginni Rometty ( @GinniRometty ), IBM’s CEO, explains the term was selected as an alternative to “artificial intelligence” because AI conjures up visions of computer overlords conquering the world. She states, “The world calls it AI. There’s so much fearmongering about AI. When we started over a decade ago, the idea was to help you and I make better decisions amid cognitive overload.

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.

5 Technology Trends Manufacturers Are Relying On For Growth in the Second Half of 2018


Advanced analytics spending globally is predicted to grow from $136B in 2016 to $232B in 2021, attaining an 11.3% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) according to a recent study by Deloitte.

Reefer Prices Swing, in Seasonal Shift

DAT Solutions

The national average rate for reefers added 1¢ last week, approaching a record high at $2.70/mile. But prices fell on a lot of the highest-traffic lanes. As we transition from spring to summer, the main focus of produce season shifts from the Southeast to the West Coast, chiefly California.

Emotional Courage

Supply Chain Nation

I read an article recently on emotional courage that struck a chord with me as it is a leadership trait and topic I don’t believe gets enough credit. The ability to persevere against challenges, roadblocks and simply the word ‘no’ and rise above that to find new ways of doing things is an invaluable skill and one that sets apart leaders from the rest. The answer ‘no’ should be looked at as an opportunity, and not a roadblock. Because that is truly what it is.

5 tips to sell your used machinery

Exapro Hub

Everybody will agree with this statement: the performance of industrial machinery remains one of the keys to achieving the production goal set by a company. It’s necessary to constantly maintain them in excellent condition and to respect overhauling of machines.

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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.