Wed.Jun 20, 2018

Are you ready to unlock opportunities in the poultry industry?

Quintiq

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

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

Transportfolio

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

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

Quintiq

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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Supply Chain News on The Future of Distribution Automation, It Seems, is Here Right Now

Supply Chain Digest

New JD.com DC in China Processes 200,000 eCommerce Orders per Day, with Just Four Workers

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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.

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

Cerasis

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!

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.

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.

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

CHAINalytics

| 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.

Offer 2-Day Shipping to Your Customers by Distributing Your Inventory

ShipBob isn’t a traditional 3PL. They offer 2-day shipping using integrated technology and by splitting inventory across fulfillment centers in the largest US cities to ship orders from locations closer to customers, reducing costs and time in transit.

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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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.