Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

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Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. But first, what’s behind this industry-wide transformation? Supply Chain Complexity.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. But first, what’s behind this industry-wide transformation? Supply Chain Complexity.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

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Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. For example, 3PLs and software vendors did pay more attention to serving the needs of small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and companies in the Energy and Process Industries (see TMS for SMB: Breaking Down the Barriers , Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste , and Collaboration and Optimization in the Oil & Gas Industry ).

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

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Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Andrei Klubnikin at at R-Style Lab. In fact, 72% of enterprises involved in planning, executing and monitoring the flow of products from the point of origin to the point of consumption consider improved customer experience the key benefit of business transformation. Subscribe Here!

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains

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A fascinating paradox has gripped the supply chain industry. Today’s supply chains have become more complex than ever , growing in size and scope to encompass more trading partners, more facilities and more customers, often spanning the globe. What’s happening right now in your supply chain? And given Heinrich’s remarks on logistics, Kansas City was the natural place to hold such a discussion.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016. And we have more than enough package supply to utilize the 40 planes we’ve procured.”. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies.

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Bristlecone Flash – November 2019

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SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MONITORING APP – TRY IT FOR FREE. is an AI-fueled, cloud-based app that monitors, quantifies and proactively recommends a response to mitigate supply chain risks. can elevate your supply chain’s overall performance with end-to-end visibility of the supply chain ecosystem, proactive monitoring of external events that threaten the supply chain, assessment and quantification of risks and opportunities, and prompt and actionable recommendations.

Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

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One of the things that defines supply chain management today is the rapid pace of change across all dimensions — competitive landscape, regulations, technology, and many more. That’s why I was pleased to discuss some of the most critical trends with industry veteran Doug Surrett, Chief Product Strategist at BluJay Solutions , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Last-mile logistics.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: U.S. Warehouse Supply at Its Tightest in Two Decades (WSJ – sub. BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform. Honeywell Appoints Torsten Pilz as Chief Supply Chain Officer. May’s Brexit Plan Comes Just in Time for Supply Chains (WSJ – sub.

BluJay Solutions Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2018

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Customer Cooke Aquaculture recognized as top project for innovative supply chain transformation enabled by BluJay. Holland, MI – June 29, 2018 – Supply & Demand Chain Executive , the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected BluJay Solutions as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2018. About Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Tailwind Transportation Software Launches Fully Web-Based Enterprise TMS

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Tailwind Enterprise is a flexible, cloud-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS) for fast-moving logistics companies. The fully cloud-based (no hosting or servers required) TMS has been built specifically to serve rapidly growing small and mid-sized logistics companies. “We These features will be added to out Enterprise offering over the next four-months – and will help our customer engage in their very own digital supply chain transformation.”.

The Supply Chain Digital Transformation Journey: Making Inter-Business Collaboration Better

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The NCAA March Madness Final Four frenzy has transformed the sport as we know it. Are there any parallels between the tournament and supply chain transformation? Digital Supply Networks: Your Team Captain. You can view Digital Supply Networks (DSN) as a team member on the digital supply chain transformation journey. First, however, you need to connect them into the Digital Supply Network.

Top Posts of 2017: Disruptions, Technology, and Supply Chain Trends

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Technology and innovation drove many conversations in the global logistics and supply chain industry in 2017. Those topics reigned among the top posts here on Connect , too—as did posts about managing supply chain disruption and global shipping projections. As we hit restart and begin a new year, take a moment to revisit the top posts—and top supply chain trends—of 2017. Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage.

A Broader Approach to Control Towers

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We’ve heard a lot of noise around the topic of supply chain control towers in recent years. Some companies, for example, have regional control towers that translate into outsourced activity to a 3PL or logistics partner. A major driver of this change towards end-to-end visibility is the need to respond faster to supply chain disruptions. Much has been written recently on the impact of supply chain disruption upon a company’s brand, share price and reputation.

Digital Twinning of Supply Chains!

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Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! This Digital Twinning of Supply Chains article focuses on transformative ideation of transport & logistics value chains.

Top Posts of 2017: Disruptions, Technology, and Supply Chain Trends

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Technology and innovation drove many conversations in the global logistics and supply chain industry in 2017. Those topics reigned among the top posts here on Connect , too—as did posts about managing supply chain disruption and global shipping projections. As we hit restart and begin a new year, take a moment to revisit the top posts—and top supply chain trends—of 2017. Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage.

This Week in Logistics News (January 15-19, 2018)

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I’m short on time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Maersk and IBM to Form Joint Venture Applying Blockchain to Improve Global Trade and Digitize Supply Chains. LTL rates seen zooming in excess of 5 percent this year (Logistics Management). Bringg raises $12 million for its delivery logistics platform (VentureBeat). Suffer from poor supply chain visibility?

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain: Three Ways to Create Value

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The process of digitizing global supply chains continues to generate a lot of interest and discussion in the industry, perhaps because it’s really about embarking on a transformational journey. What are the prerequisites to digital supply chain transformation? I explored those questions and more with Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Amber Road , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. What is a “Digitized” Supply Chain?

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

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Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations. Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks.

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Top Posts of 2018: Mega Trends and Investments in Infrastructure and Technology

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As we look back at last year’s top supply chain trends and key topics, many shippers, analysts, and transportation providers remain focused on technology and digitization. Once again, our most popular posts last year included themes around the digitization of supply chains and technology that provides visibility and insights into complex global logistics operations. Five Supply Chain Priorities for U.S.

Top Posts of 2018: Mega Trends and Investments in Infrastructure and Technology

TMC

As we look back at last year’s top supply chain trends and key topics, many shippers, analysts, and transportation providers remain focused on technology and digitization. Once again, our most popular posts last year included themes around the digitization of supply chains and technology that provides visibility and insights into complex global logistics operations. Five Supply Chain Priorities for U.S.

Transformation Technology: An Interview with Rich Sherman, Part III

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As part of our Expert Insights series, Supply Chain Nation sat down with Rich Sherman, a leading supply chain industry consultant to discuss his book, Supply Chain Transformation: Practical Roadmap for Best Practice Results. In Part 1 of our blog Rich discussed how to create a “culture of transformation.” In Part 2 , Rich shared how breaking the rules can create a smart supply chain network.

50 expert tips on supply chain management

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world. At the same time, supply chain disruptions resulted in shortages of vital parts and components, and retailers such as grocery stores faced challenges keeping items like toilet paper, hand soap and sanitizer and disinfecting wipes on their shelves. Build flexible supply networks to minimize the risk of disruption.