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Are You Using Electric or Autonomous Trucks in Your Transportation Operations?

Talking Logistics

In April 2023, one of our Indago members — who are all supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing, retail, and distribution companies — submitted the following question: “We see the future of transport moving toward electric and autonomous vehicles. However, ownership, energy sources, and labor relations will change drastically versus the current market structure.

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Supply Chain Visibility: The Transformative Power of Unified Fleet Management

Supply Chain Brain

Unified fleet solutions represent the future of fleet management, providing holistic, fleet-wide visibility and actionable insights.

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The Future of Autonomous Supply Chains Part 1: Autonomous Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous supply chains are systems that can operate with little to no human intervention, and they use artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, and sensors to optimize the flow of goods. The main drivers for growth in autonomous supply chains are the increasing demand for efficiency, transparency, and resilience in supply chain operations, the rapid advancement of technologies including cloud computing and 5G, and the vulnerabilities and inefficiencies of traditional supply chains that w

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Retail Promotions Don’t Have to Fail: Changing Your Approach to Ensure Promotions Succeed

ToolsGroup

Promotions are a critical part of the retail strategy, yet many fail to deliver the expected results. The key to success lies not just in the execution but in a strategic approach to planning, optimizing, and learning from each promotion. Over the last several weeks, we’ve explored discounting in a promo-saturated market, highlighted the importance of aligning pricing and discounting strategies, unraveled the complexities of markdowns versus promotions, and delved into the role of allocati

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Fast Track Your Logistics Career: Expert Training with SCMDOJO

SCMDOJO

Are you ready to excel in logistics management? The SCMDOJO Logistics Management Track is your ultimate logistics training pathway. It’s designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the logistics industry. Let’s explore why our logistics training is unique, what’s included in our logistics pathway, and how you can get started today.

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BR Williams Hosts 3rd Annual Forklift Safety Event in Commemoration of National Forklift Safety Day

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

BR Williams, a leader in transportation, warehousing, and logistics, hosted its 3rd Annual Forklift Safety Event for National Forklift Safety Day. This event underscored BR Williams’ dedication to promoting a safe work environment and honoring those prioritizing forklift safety training. BR Williams, a recognized leader in the transportation, warehousing, and logistics industry, proudly announced its 3rd Annual Forklift Safety Event , held in conjunction with National Forklift Safety Day.

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Rise. Or Rise-up?

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I attended the Consumer Goods Forum in Chicago. The networking was great. My takeaway is a serious concern by attendees on the impact of SAP RISE on global supply chains. Here I share observations and take aways. Definition: “The RISE with SAP offering includes an AI-powered cloud ERP that’s managed and optimized by SAP. It provides services and tools built on the clean core approach by SAP, so you can migrate on-premise systems, transform business processes, drive contin

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Recruiting and Retaining Top Performers in Logistics with Charlie Saffro

The Logistics of Logistics

Charlie Saffro and Joe Lynch discuss recruiting and retaining top performers in logistics. Charlie is Founder and CEO of CS Recruiting , a recruitment company that specializes in the logistics, transportation, and supply chain verticals. About Charlie Saffro Charlie Saffro is a recruiting and retention expert, a female entrepreneur, and a TEDx speaker with a passion for sharing ideas around human leadership, talent acquisition and retention, employee engagement, and company culture.

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SSPM: What Makes It the SaaS Security Guardrail?

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post SSPM: What Makes It the SaaS Security Guardrail? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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SAP Goes All-In on Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Viewpoints

Christian Klein, SAP’s CEO, Speaking at Sapphire SAP’s user conference, Sapphire, ran from June 3 rd through the 5 th in Orlando. 12,000 SAP customers and partners attended the event, and another 15,000 watched remotely. SAP (NYSE: SAP) is the world’s largest provider of enterprise applications. The German software colossus has 27,000 customers and 300 million users that rely on their software.

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How Much Would You Pay for Drone Delivery?

Talking Logistics

On May 30, Amazon announced that “the FAA has given Prime Air additional permissions that allow us to operate our drones beyond visual line of sight, enabling us to now serve more customers via drone and effectively expand and scale our drone delivery operations.” Here are some excerpts from the blog post: To obtain this. Read more The post How Much Would You Pay for Drone Delivery?

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The Phoenix Factor: How Arizona Became a Logistics Hub with Chris Camacho

The Logistics of Logistics

Chris Camacho and Joe Lynch discuss the Phoenix factor: how Arizona became a logistics hub. Chris is President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) , an organization working to attract and grow quality businesses in the Greater Phoenix area. Summary: The Phoenix Factor: How Arizona Became a Logistics Hub In this podcast, Chris Camacho, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, discusses how Phoenix has become a thriving logistics hub and a prime location for bu

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Key Steps to Tackle Consumer Caution

John Galt

Agile supply chain planning strategies are crucial to adapt to changing consumer behaviors and shifting demand. Learn key actions to take.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Embracing the Power of AI and Automation for the Logistics Workforce

Supply Chain Brain

The integration of artificial intelligence and automation has become a foundational investment for businesses operating in the increasingly volatile world of supply chain and logistics.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024)

Talking Logistics

I called my father Papi. My kids call me Papi too. Well, not all the time. Sometime ago, one of them (I don’t remember who), started calling me A-Dwee-An. This quickly morphed into just Dwee (which they spell DWI, to my dismay). “Dwi,” they call out to me. “Papi!” I remind them. It doesn’t matter, Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2024) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem with Karl Swensen

The Logistics of Logistics

Karl Swensen and Joe Lynch discuss solving the $1.8 trillion distortion inventory problem. Karl is the CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic , an AI-enabled tech company focused on reducing lost sales for retailers, brands, and manufacturers due failure points in the supply chain and selling processes. Summary: Solving the $1.8 Trillion Inventory Distortion Problem In this podcast, Karl Swensen, CEO and Co-founder of Pull Logic, discusses how their AI-enabled technology helps retailers, brands, and m

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Kinaxis Annual Customer Event Occurs Next Week

Supply Chain Matters

Supply chain planning and execution synchronization technology provider Kinaxis will be conducting its annual customer focused kinexions conference on June 17 through June 20 of next week in Miami, Florida. Kinaxis has been a long-standing Named sponsor of this Supply Chain Matters blog and we value our technology thought leadership role. This Founder and Executive Editor has attended this conference for many prior years and will again be present this year.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Why U.K. Supply Chains Are Nearshoring

Supply Chain Brain

It's not just Brexit that's driving the trend. U.K. companies are increasingly eager to boost risk management, control over products, sustainability credentials and staffing.

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Using Vision AI to Revolutionize Vehicle Access Control

C3 Solutions

Managing big yards is resource-intensive and challenging. It is frequently plagued with inefficiencies, and much time is lost on manual tasks. Conventional vehicle access control (VAC) and yard management methods barely manage vehicle flow and yard security. This frequently introduces bottlenecks , operational delays, and security lapses. The sheer complexity and magnitude of coordinating hundreds of vehicles, along with all the paperwork and maintaining stringent security, can be overwhelming.

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Weber Logistics Named Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has been named as one of the winners of this year’s Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award. The award is presented by Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain. The award recognizes leading 3PLs and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.

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Transform Your Supply Chain: The SCMDOJO Training Track

SCMDOJO

The global economy runs on efficient supply chains. But with ever-increasing complexity, skilled professionals are more in demand than ever. The SCMDOJO Supply Chain Track offers a comprehensive supply chain training program to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in this dynamic field. It’s your one-stop shop for a complete supply chain management pathway.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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It's Time To Better Educate The Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain and procurement leaders often find themselves pressured by cost reduction, ever-changing legislation and the transitory talent market.

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How Bicycling Helped a Blue Yonder Associate Find Connection and Fitness

BlueYonder

June 3 is World Bicycle Day , and it is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more people to try it! Blue Yonder associate Dr. Christian Haag shares his story of how he picked up the activity and has never turned back. My role has always centered around Data Science Consulting in Pre-Sales, initially focusing on retail and later expanding to manufacturing.

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Towards Digital Frugality

Demand Driven Technologies

I recently attended a Supply Chain conference, where it became clear that we, industry professionals, have been terrible predators – criminals. Over the past 4 decades, we have relocated production to distant countries, skillfully built up long and complex supply chains, and multiplied transport volumes and the associated carbon emissions. Forbes recently published an article.

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How will the delayed PSTN switch off affect your business?

IT Supply Chain

By Kristian Torode (pictured) Director & Co-Founder, Crystaline The post How will the delayed PSTN switch off affect your business? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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How Blockchain Solutions Can Help Manage Complex Supply Chain Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

As contract parameters continue to change, enterprises are looking to blockchain technology to rebuild a needed layer of trust.

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Boost Delivery Efficiency with Milk Run Logistics Automation: A Complete Guide

Loginext

Milk run logistics automation offers a solution by optimizing routes, reducing errors, and providing real-time tracking. This approach transforms traditional milk run management into a streamlined, reliable process, ensuring timely and cost-effective deliveries. Learn how to enhance your logistics operations with advanced automation platform like LogiNext.

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Volta Trucks’ Electrifying Comeback to EV Business

QAD

My co-host, Jan Griffiths, and I were excited to have Shiv Tailor, the VP of Enterprise Technology for Volta Trucks, join us on our podcast to hear about Volta 2.0. Volta is making a comeback and Shiv joined us to share his insights into their journey, lessons learned and strategies for success. Shiv candidly discussed the challenges faced leading to the bankruptcy, emphasizing the importance of focus and value alignment.