Make Way for the Supply Chain Internet of Things (IoT)

Cerasis

A supply chain that is transparent with an open configuration can accept the changes that the Internet of Things or IoT will bring. Learn more to get ready for the next wave of communications: the supply chain internet of things. Please Explain…What is the Supply Chain Internet of Things. The idea seems like a fantasy but look at the Internet of today or even cloud storage. Management of More Data.

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be popping up in more conversations throughout the entire supply chain , and more businesses have turned towards IoT experts for guidance on how to take advantage of its benefits. The Internet radically changed how the world communicates. Simple activities and information became instantly available, which eventually led to the creation of the IoT. Most manufacturing processes heavily rely on the use of machinery.

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What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Hyperconnectivity is the increasing digital interconnection of people – and things – anytime and anywhere. This level of connectivity will have profound social, political and economic consequences, and increasingly form part of our everyday lives, from the cars we drive and medicines we take, to the jobs we do and the governance systems we live in, to even the business technology systems we use. The implication of this capability will be immense.

New Auto-Id Integration Standard in RFID Could Play A Major Role In Adoption & Proliferation of IoT (Internet of Things)

Cerasis

They offer automated data capture solutions – from project planning and development to implementation and ongoing support post-deployment – for thousands of clients all over the country. In fact, it’s what they’ve done successfully now since 1998 , a testament to the strength of their people and the dedication they have to their customers. The Simplification of Integration Standard to Increase RFID Adoption Laying Ground for Proliferation of IoT.

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

According to Gartner , The Internet of Things (IoT) is moving firmly from hype to reality, now being dubbed the Internet of Everything (IoE) and forecast to reach 26 billion installed units by 2020. Of course IoT is already in widespread use within the supply chain, for example through the use of telematics in road forwarding to drive efficiency in route management and vehicle handling.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations. Key to both of these pilots were RFID enabled pallets and the first project was the SCN Grocery Pilot which was carried out utilizing RFID at the pallet level for automated Distribution Centre (DC) receiving.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations. Key to both of these pilots were RFID enabled pallets and the first project was the SCN Grocery Pilot which was carried out utilizing RFID at the pallet level for automated Distribution Centre (DC) receiving.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing

Cerasis

At Cerasis, a core value of ours is continuous improvement for not only our company, our clients, and employees, but through our blog and content to those who are related to what we do (transportation management) in the fields of manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, distribution, and transportation. Gone are the days of tactical moves with freight. Freight shippers are now more efficient thanks to technology, such as transportation management systems.

[WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” white paper! This is a must read for those in the supply chain industry to stay on top of their games! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right. Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox!

How IoT and Augmented Reality in Logistics are Moving The Industry Forward

Cerasis

From ditching age-old tactics of shipping products now, to advancing the capabilities of augmented reality in logistics, our logistics trends highlighted expected improvements in the supply chain, many of which came true. 2016 was a year of major improvements in sustainability measures for logistics providers. Load utilization eliminated wasted, “empty” space in freight. The Internet of Things. Internet of Things Logistics

Which Industries will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

C3 Solutions

This post was originally posted on Cerasis.com and written by Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis.

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

But I read an article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal – The Revolutionary Power of Digital Currency by Michael J. Until I read the article, I had a very limited perspective and understanding of what bitcoin is, which I believe is also the case for most people. As Casey and Vigna put it, “we imagine bitcoin as some sort of digitally rendered equivalent [to a paper dollar bill], much as a Word document is a digital stand-in for a physical page of text.”

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Supply Chain Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the book, The Living Supply Chain , the authors argue that, “Speeding up the supply chain is at the root of everything that is good: improved revenue, reduced working capital, higher profitability, and less obsolete inventory. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

10 Supply Chain Investment Challenges – Real and Imagined!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Everywhere you turn there is talk of a lot of very exciting technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality (AR), Drones and Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Virtual Reality (VR), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intelligent Analytics are front and centre.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. But is that enough of a far-reaching vision to offer much more than an incremental view of what we see today based on existing technology? Any view of the near future is more likely to describe incremental changes and incremental advancements based on the current knowledge base. So how can all of this be used to shape what happens in Supply Chain?

Blockchain: The Next Great Leap in Supply Chain Transparency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It’s no secret that transparency is the name of the game in today’s world-class Supply Chains. It’s a technology that the Supply Chain trade press is buzzing about, and also one that lots of companies are taking a closer look at: Blockchain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Analysts predict that by 2020, 75% of new cars will feature IoT connectivity. The percentage increase describes consumer applications, but the idea of connected vehicles should garner interest from other sectors such as shipping, logistics, and transportation. David Poulsen, CutCableToday’s IT expert, says connected, or autonomous, vehicles, are attractive because of the technologies that undergird them. He says AI could impact six areas of operations. Subscribe Here!

Our 2019 Top 10 List!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Here at Supply Chain Game Changer our fundamental mission has been to share experiences and expertise in the areas of Supply Chain, Logistics, Distribution, Procurement, Business, Human Resources and more. In our 3rd year at Supply Chain Game Changer we have had the tremendous opportunity to share more content created by ourselves and a growing number of Guest contributors. Here at the midpoint of 2019 we would like to share the Top 10 List of our most viewed articles of 2019!

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains

DSI

Technology is the key to streamlining the supply chain, but as discussed at the KC SmartPort annual industry briefing , it’s not a matter of simply using technology, but truly understanding what it is and what it can do. The thing that is amazing to see is how this is changing the face of the workforce in Kansas City.”. You can instantly send product specs to a field worker on the other side of the world, or distribute goods in hours and days , rather than weeks.

8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017

Cerasis

The freight industry of today is evolving rapidly. It is no longer bound by the traditional constraints of the economy, and Amazon is gearing up to begin expanding to be the best of the global freight shipping providers. As a result, your company needs to think about these freight shipping trends and how you can prepare to respond to them as soon as possible. 8 Freight Shipping Trends Shippers Must Know for 2017. Freight Rates Will Increase.

The Digital Supply Chain – Supply Chain 4.0! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

is the manifestation of the Digital Supply Chain of the future as enabled by many of the Disruptive Technologies that we all hear about every day. Everyone is impacted by the advancement of technology in both their personal and professional lives. Subscribe Here!

Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Everyone, including those who are best in class, has the need to reduce costs, improve the speed and accuracy of order fulfillment and warehouse activities, optimize inventory, and provide sufficient capacity to support growth at your busiest times of the year. The nature of the technology landscape brings those improvements within the reach of most everyone. We’ve all heard of the technology landscape that is shaping the world today and in the future.

The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

is the manifestation of the Digital Supply Chain as enabled by the proliferation of Disruptive Technologies that are permeating every aspect of our lives. because of its profound impact in defining the Supply Chain of the Future! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Top 4 Trends for LSPs in 2015

BluJay Solutions

Here, we take a look at some of the top trends coming for LSPs this year. With easier access and flexibility of data through the Cloud, that also means multiple supply chain networks can be combined to achieve greater efficiency and a better service level. Real-time updates delivering customized information streams will become much more prevalent because this means supply chain businesses can better deliver the right level of automated information to the right party.

Our Top 10 Blog Posts … So Far!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The number of categories has continued to grow. In that time [link] was also selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs on the Internet. We have achieved some remarkable results by applying a set of Change Leadership principles and techniques.

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3 Benefits a TMS Provides for Team Collaboration & Inner-Management

Cerasis

Logistics providers must leverage the power of inter-management and team collaboration to continue growth in an industry that’s under a great deal of stress. Let’s take a look at how data and analytics play into collaboration, what benefits can be realized, and how the overall shipping process can be streamlined through the use of a dedicated transportation management system (TMS). This translates into rapid identification of problems and ways to improve processes.

E-Commerce Freight Consolidation & Desconsolidation: Understanding the Role of Intermodal Freight Shipping for Successful E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

The world has entered the era of e-commerce, and companies around the globe are struggling to keep up with the trend. For shippers, the best way to handle the e-commerce logistics surge lies in e-commerce freight consolidation and deconsolidation. E-Commerce Growth Is Incompatible With Stagnate Freight Shipping Strategies E-commerce growth can boggle the mind. Faster delivery and decreased freight spend. Diversify use of modes of transportation.

Current State of the Logistics and Freight Economy

Cerasis

From cloud-based systems to transportation management, the state of the logistics industry is evolving to expand an increasing number of services. Meanwhile, the overall capacity of shipments is climbing higher, reports Jeff Berman of Logistics Management, and the driver shortage is becoming more essential as full truckload shipments decrease. Take a look at some of the most compelling factors that are playing into the current state of the industry.

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause. Shippers need to consider how the freight data trends will affect dropshipping, omnichannel shipping, reporting capabilities, and much more. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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

Freightos

The journey to digitize freight, while initially off to a slow start, has gained momentum in the last two or three years. It should come as no surprise that we are running out the clock until Amazon competes with more aspects of the logistics industry. They’re licensed to be an ocean freight forwarder, and they’ve bought some aircraft and an airport; and of course they are a huge warehousing player. Online freight booking. Internet of Things.

Digital Supply Chain Overview! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

is the manifestation of the Digital Supply Chain as enabled by the proliferation of Disruptive Technologies that are permeating every aspect of our lives. because of its profound impact in defining the Supply Chain of the Future! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Using Logistics Technology to Execute a Winning Inbound Freight Strategy & Have Compliant Vendors

Cerasis

Unfortunately, the traditional logistics of sending out paper guides and even keeping updated online versions has grown complex and difficult to control. Meanwhile, the importance of vendor compliance has grown more than ever as supply chains expand, explains Lisa Terry of Inbound Logistics, and companies look to trim the fat and optimize workflows to gain a competitive advantage. One of the biggest risks in using paper guides for vendor inbound logistics is security.

Asset Tracking Using Bluetooth with Stelios Trikoulis

Logistics Bureau

Freight Management Materials Handling Technology Trends asset tracking asset visibility bluetooth bluetooth network bluetooth technologies monitoring network technology optimised process Telstra the internet of thingsIs it possible to lose an asset weighing 37,000kg and costing nearly between $75,000-$150,000? It happens! Some Logistics and Transportation companies are prone to losing trailer trucks, rail wagons, shipping containers, refrigerated containers, etc.

Top 5 Practical Freight & Logistics Applications of Blockchain-Based Systems

Shipchain

When it comes to supply chain, the vast promises of renewed visibility and traceability are abundant. While there is much truth to the hype, it is important to stay practical and understand the logistics applications of blockchain and what they mean for you and your organization. Logistics Applications of Blockchain Maintain Data for All Parties. An essential function of blockchain lies in its decentralized, distributed ledger. Lower freight rates charged by carriers.

50 Most Read Articles of All Time in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight

Cerasis

Since today is the last day of the year before we all get ramped up towards a productive 2016 and after finishing out top 10 most read articles in each of our five main categories ( Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , & Freight ) we wanted to give you all a treat and list the top 50 most read articles of all time from the Cerasis blog. 50 Most Read Articles of All Time From the Cerasis Blog. What are The Elements of a SWOT Analysis?