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

GlobalTranz

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.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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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.

Internet of Things and your Supply Chain

Freight Plus

Imagine if a little freight-gnome traveled along with everything you shipped, stocked, or stored – coffee beans to coffee tables, blackboards to backboards – and monitored it incessantly. and can communicate the status of the shipment to all concerned parties at any time. Now imagine you can use smart sensors instead of hiring a weird little gnome to do it. Is it too good to be true, or is it what the new supply chains will look like by using the Internet of Things?

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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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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?

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!

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains

DSI

You need to be able to answer basic questions: where’s your inventory? 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.”. A mountain of information flows through supply chains on a daily basis.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

The 10 inventory management trends to watch for in 2022

Unleashed

2021 has been a tumultuous year, marking a transition period from the chaos of 2020 through to the beginning of the post-Covid-19 recovery. Best practice inventory management – and the wider world of supply chain management – has played a big part in business survival through 2021.

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

GlobalTranz

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. Track inventory in real time.

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. Inventory accuracy can be a perennial problem for many companies. Subscribe Here!

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

GlobalTranz

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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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. So we thought that this would be a good point at which to share a list of the Top 10 Most Viewed Blog posts that we have published so far. World Class Inventory Turnover Breakthrough (Infographic). Inventory Management is a critical element in running an efficient Supply Chain. Subscribe Here!

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7 Steps to Pick and Implement Freight Analytics During Peak Season

Intelligent Audit

And that’s without considering the unprecedented demand of the 2020 peak season. A well-thought-out freight analytics plan can make all the difference in maximizing profits, reducing costs, and staying ahead of the competition. Business Intelligence Peak Season freight analytic

Our 2017 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. World Class Inventory Turnover Breakthrough (Infographic). One of our great Supply Chain solutions.

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Logistics Technology Trends: The Rise of the Machine

Freightos

Earlier this year, we ran a series of articles exploring the future of logistics technology. Many of the experts – Cathy Roberson , Joel Clum and others, are consultants with a 50,000 foot view of the industry. Hall, the president of Track Your Truck. The logistics industry is facing a period of intense change. Internet of Things. List Of The Top Logistics Startups. Freight Insights

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3 Common Distribution Challenges and Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Featuring Our Top 16 Articles on Freight and Logistics! Distribution challenges article written by Jay Catlin of AMS Fulfillment and permission to publish here provided by Samantha Trejo. A company’s distribution and warehousing operations consist of multiple functions.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

As such it was many years before I actually heard of the term “Supply Chain Management” Regardless I pursued my interests and took on an increasingly diverse set of progressive jobs as time went on. Now as I look back on my career virtually everything I did falls under the banner of Supply Chain management. Some people want physical activity, some want something more intellectual or analytical, and still others want some combination of both. Subscribe Here!

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Just when things couldn’t possibly get any crazier, 2020 finally came to a close. Among other uses, companies can use this to assess the impact of changes in supply parameters (e.g. Best-of-breed solutions will be at the forefront. applications of the future.

PINC Acquires RailcarRx

PINC

Investment Marks Second Acquisition for PINC in Less Than 30 Days of Complementary Supply Chain Management Software Capabilities. Customers will be able to turn to PINC to see, automate, and execute more components of their supply chain. Vice President of Marketing.

The Digital Transformation in Logistics: Technologies, Barriers and Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to a recent survey conducted by Forbes Insights , 65% of logistics, supply chain and transportation executives acknowledge the necessity to revamp existing models and add flexibility to business operations in order to ensure omnichannel delivery, reduce costs and meet the ever-shifting consumer demand. The path to increased operational efficiency and customer satisfaction lies in the digitalization of logistics workflows. INTERNET OF THINGS.

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

GlobalTranz

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Feel like you keep on reading headlines about “ the Uber-ificiation of 3D printed big-data drones “? of total tech investments in 2012 to 1.37% in the first half of 2014. We’re here to make some order out of the chaos. We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Mobile points of sale…and delivery : It’s not just cash registers.

Supply Chain and E-Commerce: How Is E-Commerce Changing Supply Chain Management?

GlobalTranz

The management lies in the hands of e-commerce and omnichannel sales strategies. Customer service is more important than ever, and customers expect purchases to arrive at record speeds with free or low-cost shipping, says GlobeCon Freight Systems. Fortunately, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and fully integrated supply chain systems have the potential to meet these demands, and e-commerce will effectively change supply chain management forever.

Digitalisation of Logistics Industry and its Impact

20Cube Logistics

With rapid growth in technology, the logistics industry across the globe is experiencing a paradigm shift with fast track development driven by unique innovation and sturdy growth in the evolution of technology. The recent study by IMARC Group, entitled “Logistics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, estimates that the global logistics market reached a value of US$ 1,171 Billion in 2017 and is estimated to register a CAGR of 2.7%

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Ultimate Guide To Technologies That Are Transforming Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries. Internet of Things. There is exactly one twin per thing.

Stand Out Digital Supply Chain Strategies!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to a study conducted by McKinsey , most of the supply chains have digitization levels of around 40%. The survey found that over 75% of supply chain management had concerns with the governance of digitization. Internet of Things (IoT).

7 Important Tips to Optimize Your Freight Management

AFFLINK

Your business is often only as strong as its freight management. Better freight management can make it possible for you to save money, improve your day-to-day operations, and increase your reputation with those you ship to. Do you want packages to get there in a certain amount of time?

Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report

PINC

This year’s report focuses on the impact of digital yard management on enterprise transportation costs and capacity. Across virtually all industries, transportation represents the lion’s share of distribution costs.

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Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain! From planning to negotiating to buying, from moving goods to processing goods, and from managing data to managing inventory. These responsibilities are at the core of making your company run. And how do you increase the value of Supply Chain in the eyes of your Executives and other functions? Now the role of Supply Chain is certainly different from one industry to the next.

The Logistics Trend Behind The Latest Trend

Freightos

About the Author: Founder of ShipStarter, Kenneth is a 25+ year professional of the supply chain industry. He writes content for many of the world’s largest logistics companies, as well as on his own blog site. And yet, the mechanism behind this, the business of logistics, is underappreciated. It’s attention to the details of logistics that determine the success or failure of companies today. This was unheard of in the industry less than a decade ago.

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Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain

PINC

What happens when you bring supply chain software leaders, a Berkeley professor, and a top Gartner researcher together in one “virtual” room to talk about the current and future state of the world’s supply chains? You get a full view of what’s going on right now and engaging insights into what companies should be doing currently to reevaluate and future-proof their supply chains. Increased use of digitized freight networks. Increased use of technology.

Logistics, Data, and Cognitive Computing

Enterra Insights

Historically, logistics data can be found on cuneiform tablets, pieces of parchment, and paper. Blockchain will certainly help logistics operations in a number of ways; but, digital data already available can also help. Shannon Vaillancourt, President of RateLinx explains, “The right data can create the intelligence required to know where to begin to solve many common problems. Some of today’s datasets are huge. Logistics have always been data driven.

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