The Digital Supply Chain Demands the Use of Smart Supply Chain Technologies

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Modern supply chains have access to more information and technology than ever before, creating a new, digital supply chain. However, the digital supply chain has grown increasingly reliant on the use of “smart technologies,” such as those involved in automated data capture, analyses and the Internet of Things (IoT). Deploying Smart Supply Chain Technologies. The Benefits of Smart Technologies in the Digital Supply Chain.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level

Cerasis

Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail. The supply chain technology stack comprises hundreds, if not thousands, of individual technologies, and considering the growth of the Internet of things (IoT), there really is no limit to how much these transformative supply chain technologies may expand within the next 12 months. Companies Will Levy the Power of 3PL-Based Technologies.

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Freight management is crucial for companies around the globe. Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource.

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BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and BluJay SOAR, Orlando, FL – April 25, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announcd today at SOAR 2019 a record level of new business across its Transportation Management, Customs Management, Parcel, and Logistics as a Service (LaaS) solutions in the first quarter of the year. Zentis also supplies other companies within the BluJay network with fruit for various products.

From AOL To Online Freight Rates – Blog

Freightos

But not so much searching for online freight rates. So we asked ourselves (and some logistic professionals)… So what kept freight rates offline ? A typical mid-sized freight forwarder has dozens of ocean contracts, over 50 airline contracts and over 100 trucking contracts.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry. Phil knows his (freight) stuff. In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. Declining Freight Rates.

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

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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! This white paper, “The Top Supply Chain Trends that will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018” is the second in our overall industry trends white paper series.

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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. Retailers are implementing IoT technology.

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

“Consumers are the disruptive force today, not technology.”. As I listened to Mr. Hughes’ presentation, it struck me that he was right: all of these technologies, in many ways, are a response to the demands we consumers are placing on supply chains. Digital Freight.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 24th, 2019

Transplace

To try to get us into the spirit of spring, this week’s TIP List includes a plethora of bright trends impacting the future of transportation such as the impact of technology on the supply chain and the current state of the economy. How is AI technology impacting your operations?

[INFOGRAPHIC] 3 Core Supply Chain Management Trends Gearing Up to Change SCM Forever

Cerasis

Jabil sponsored a global Dimensional Research survey to capture hard data on current experiences, challenges and trends with the supply chains of electronics manufacturing companies. The results show some of the biggest supply chain management trends in supply chains for 2015.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Moving freight through the border crossing in Laredo, Texas, may not be as difficult as it was in May, but it is no less complicated. The reality is that today’s supply chains are being fundamentally transformed, and disruptive new capabilities are emerging.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

Transplace

Moving freight through the border crossing in Laredo, Texas, may not be as difficult as it was in May, but it is no less complicated. The reality is that today’s supply chains are being fundamentally transformed, and disruptive new capabilities are emerging.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019

Transplace

But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16 th , 2019.

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a series produced in partnership with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. However, mobile technology is not new to the transportation world. Technology Maturity.

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

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Inventory is then put on pallets and shipped as freight. Distributors will inbound to a manufacturer the inventory needed and transportation management, especially inbound freight management, efficiency is paramount to an effective vendor managed inventory model.

The Role of Emerging Technologies in Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

When I ask shippers what they look for in a logistics or transportation management partner, technology capabilities — and the data and insights those technologies provide — is always near the top of the list. Of course, the technology landscape is very different today compared to 5-10 years ago, with blockchain, machine learning, real-time freight visibility, and other emerging technologies dominating the headlines. The role of technology.

The Digital Age Is The New Competitive Arena For 3PLs

Freightos

In recent years they have increasingly been confronted with digital disruptions such as new business models and technologies. Firms that bring new technologies to markets have an advantage to which incumbents must react. Online marketplaces like Uber Freight is an example.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of April 28th, 2019

Transplace

And it should come as no surprise that this week’s TIP List includes timely supply chain topics that will be discussed during the event. Transportation TIP List: Week of April 28 th , 2019. Our 17 th annual Shipper Symposium is next week and we can hardly wait!

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? Wouldn’t you want that same sort of control over your supply chain? She is an avid reader and supply chain lead, specializing in the area of end-end supply chain and control tower.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg). Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group.

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

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation Announces Intent to Acquire AFF Global Logistics.

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

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because we believe in leveraging technology as an enablement tool and competitive advantage for our shipper customers for more effective transportation management. Internet of Things Supply Chain Technology integration standard

Wearable Technology in the Supply Chain: 3 Core Benefits

Cerasis

Well, this example shows how wearable technology in the supply chain was being used 3 and a half years ago in 2012. What’s Happening with Wearable Technology in the Supply Chain? The benefits of the cloud in the supply chain are clear.

Transportation TIP List: Week of April 14th, 2019

Transplace

The stories included are some of the most noticeable trends impacting transportation, such as a positive projection for the freight market and U.S. Freight Market to Stay in Positive Territory Through 2020 : The U.S. Transportation TIP List: Week of April 14 th , 2019.

7 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year of Warehouse Robots

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Foreign Investment - According to Eugene Demaitre of Robotics Business Review , the use of robots in warehouse and manufacturing environments is not a new venture. Robotics engineer Aaron Blasdel fills a Freight bin at Fetch Robotics headquarters.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019

Transplace

But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. But with the help of disruptive technology, carriers, shippers and 3PLs are finding new ways to meet today’s multiple, compounding challenges together. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16 th , 2019.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

With visibility as the key driver for an effective supply chain improvement strategy, businesses today must rely on building collaborative relationships in their extended supply chains to gain visibility from end-to-end.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

Over the past month, we’ve been posting supply chain predictions, brought to you by some of the most creative thinkers in the industry, including Joel Clum of CarrierDirect , Martijn Graat of LogisticsMatter.com and Steve Brady of Supply Chain Innovations Today.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

While I think this through, here are the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS (WSJ – sub. P&G Remaking Supply Chain Network (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub. Air freight capacity concerns prompt new forwarder strategies (Lloyd’s Loading List).

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Transplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside Logistics. Mahindra and IBM to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain Finance. Cargobase goes Ocean Freight. Fidel is dead.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

Transplace

Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Supply Chain Analytics Market Will Be Worth $10.7

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. It echoed the title of my September 2016 post, “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

This Week in Logistics News (October 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Introducing Amazon Key, a New Level of Delivery Convenience for Prime Members. Latest Use for a Bitcoin Technology: Tracing Turkeys From Farm to Table (WSJ sub.