Mon.Jan 07, 2019

State Legalization of Marijuana: Impact on Transportation and Warehousing?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: “Above the Fold” is a new segment on Talking Logistics where we spend a couple of minutes discussing a headline or two from last week’s supply chain and logistics news and raise a question for you to answer.

Best practice for Successful IoT Implementations to optimise your supply chain

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Lora Cecere’s Supply Chain 2020 study, the Internet of Things (IoT) was considered one of two disruptive technologies with the greatest potential impact on supply chain effectiveness, above technologies such as 3D printing and robotics. IoT disruption technology digital transformation optimisation Supply Chain Planning

Demand for Basic and Specialty Chemicals Continues to Grow

Material Handling & Logistics

Healthy growth is expected to be driven by broad-based industrial demand.

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Multi-Enterprise Supply Chain Commerce Network 2018 Vendor Assessment


Get your complimentary excerpt copy of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Multi-Enterprise Supply Chain Commerce Networks 2018 Vendor Assessment. Privacy mode may affect your ability to download content, so we recommend standard browser settings.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Digital LTL Shipping: How Digitized Bill of Lading Will Shape Future of LTL


The less than truckload (LTL) industry is evolving. The volume of freight is increasing at a rate to more than double in the next decade, and that is assuming the speed of growth continues at the pace seen in e-commerce over the last two years.

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7 Reasons to Consider Cloud-Based WMS

Veridian Solutions

The decision to invest in a cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) is often the result of sub-par systems in operation within the exclusive supply chain. Many legacy systems have been in service for up to 20 years or more, reports Roberto Michel of Modern Materials Handling, and supply chains can no longer function on these legacy systems. This is especially true in the age of e-commerce, so supply chain executives should consider these top seven reasons to implement a cloud-based WMS.

No Supply Chain Blah, Blah, Blah 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Annual SCDigest List of the Best Supply Chain Presentations of the Year

Cloud-Based Warehouse Management Systems vs. SaaS WMS…What’s the Difference?

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain executives are in a full sprint toward more efficient systems and better customer service as companies around the globe implement new technologies. As supply chains leverage new resources, the demand for cloud-based software skyrockets. When selecting a warehouse management system, supply chain leaders face a decision between software-as-a-service (SaaS) or cloud-based warehouse management systems.

Supply Chain News on Challenges Remain, but Autonomous Delivery Vehicles Likely to Come Before Driverless Cars

Supply Chain Digest

Technology from Wide Range of Providers May Dramatically Chain Consumer Behavior

How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Cognitive Computing and the Human Touch

Enterra Insights

Too often cognitive computing discussions focus on the technology and minimize the role humans play. That’s a mistake. Cognitive technologies were developed to augment human decision-making not replace it. Elif Tutuk ( @elif_tutuk ), head of R&D at Qlik, explains, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer just futuristic.

Top 10 markets for freight in 2018

DAT Solutions

Rankings based on transaction data in DAT RateView. What do you get when you combine an economy that's growing like gangbusters and a truck shortage? That'd be 2018.

Congress Takes Another Look at Regulating Prices

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

While the proposed American Health Care Act never made it to a vote, that doesn’t mean that Congress is done trying to regulate various aspects of the healthcare system.