Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

Inadequate inventory, uncertainties pertaining to logistics, resultant shipping delays are some of the over-the-top challenges encountered by the retail industry. At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants.

Keys to Data Governance in Retail – The Challenges & Solutions!

Vinculum

Now, let’s have a quick peek into the major data governance challenges pertaining to the retail industry. For instance, the data governance team needs to have a holistic and unified view of data pertaining to the customer purchase order, available inventory, order shipping details, etc.

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How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics

CargoBarn

The government shutdown is now entering day 34 , about a quarter of the government remains unfunded including the Department of Homeland Security. We are urging our shippers with products with expiration dates to try to incorporate delays into overall shipping times.

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

Global Supply Chain News on Ocean Container Carriers Put on Capacity Brakes, Look for Government Bailouts to Survive

Supply Chain Digest

Keeping Rates from Falling is Critical, but Many Say Governent Aid also Needed to Keep Ships Afloat

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

We will turn over each stone and consider how innovative technology will shape the future of shipping and logistics. So, let us reflect on the peak shipping season trends we saw at the close of 2018 and how those trends will affect the industry now and throughout 2019.

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The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today.

Shipping Technology: Non-Tech Savvy Shippers Lose Advantage Over Time?

Cerasis

What happens when shippers simply forgo implementing shipping technology, and how can shape their future demise? Shippers Must Weigh In-House Versus Off-the-Shelf Shipping Technology Solutions. The first struggle with implementing shipping technology in an enterprise goes back to considering in-house versus outsourced tech solutions. In modern shipping, there are numerous off-the-shelf tech solutions and platforms that can enhance a company’s productivity.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources. I’m no fan of Big Government, but there are some cases where a system-wide view is much more efficient than a localized, distributed view.

Giants in the tank. Has liner shipping lost its mojo?

DELMIA Quintiq

As world affairs go, the most recent Global Liner Shipping conference in London did not stir up much interest in the global news cycle. Expect further reductions in capacities and workforces across mining, metals production, heavy industrial equipment, ship building, and many others.

How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

DAT Solutions

The government shutdown started December 22, and it's already the longest in U.S. Some government services are suspended, and others are just slower than usual. Ships are still docking at U.S. Has the government shutdown made a difference in your work or your personal life?

Visibility: If Only I Could See

Supply Chain Shaman

” Focus on the helping other see the relative importance of elements like shipping status, trading relationship (customer or supplier importance) or information on the product. Network of Networks New technologies analytics control data governance supply chain visibility

The Smart Shipping Container Revolution

GTG Technology Group

Shipping containers are an integral part of the world’s supply chain. With smart sensors on the rise and connectivity increasing, there is a bright new future ahead for the shipping container. High-Connectivity in Shipping. Between each barcode scan, shipping containers go quiet.

Best Practice: Creating a Governance Mechanism for Analytical Learning in Organizations

NC State SCRC

An important governance mechanism that drives analytical process is the Supply Chain Director’s Council, whose mandate is to focus on the availability and ability of the supply chain to deliver parts and core finished goods to customers. It also considers leading indicators that provide clues as to what customers are planning to ship, interesting correlations that have been developed, and hypotheses and their implications for internal capital investment and capacity planning.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In particular, the first government shutdown showed signs of slowing the economy and thus the demand for trucking. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio. Our industry’s cyclical pattern of tension and slack has become familiar to many of us.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 4: Preparedness for Cross-Border Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 4: Preparedness for Cross-Border Shipping | Transportfolio. A supply chain that crosses the United States and Mexico border tends to have more links than those that exist in domestic shipping. Mexico Cross-Border Shipping

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In particular, the first government shutdown showed signs of slowing the economy and thus the demand for trucking. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio. Our industry’s cyclical pattern of tension and slack has become familiar to many of us.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. Political, government, trade, and tariff uncertainties. Ocean Shipping Technology. The post Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio.

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5 Parcel Challenges You Can Overcome to Transform Your Small Package Shipping and Crush the Competition

4WL Consulting

When you are running a small to medium-sized business and regularly ship small packages and parcels, you face certain challenges that your larger competitors do not have to overcome. Is it more affordable to ship your packages with an LTL carrier rather than a parcel delivery company?

New Tariffs and Their Effect on International Shipping

GTG Technology Group

How Are the New Tariffs Affecting International Shipping? Tariffs are imposed to help increase government income, protect domestic businesses from foreign competition, and to keep other countries’ business practices in check. Here are a few things to keep in mind about the new international trade policies and their effect on the shipping industry. The post New Tariffs and Their Effect on International Shipping appeared first on GTG Technology Group.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. The botnet then sends the scanner a second piece of malware that targets the victim’s corporate financial, customer, shipping, and manifest information. Supply Chain Risk Management cyber terrorism Europol port cybersecurity port security TrapX Security United States Government Accountability Office

How to Implement a Transportation Management System SAP

AFFLINK

A transportation management system SAP is a valuable tool for consolidating logistics, shipping, and inventory information. But that's not all—SAP also creates more detailed systems, such as SAP Extended Warehouse Management, SAP for Retail, and SAP Shipping Services Network.

Supply Chain Graphicof the Week on Ocean Cargo Ships Increasingly at Risk Due to GPS Interference

Supply Chain Digest

Governments, Military and Criminals Jamming and Faking Real GPS Signals

CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Company join blockchain platform

EFT

IBM and Maersk have been joined by CMA CGM Group and MSC on the TradeLens, a blockchain-based shipping platform. Together CMA, MSC and Maersk, along with other carriers already on TradeLens, represent nearly half of the world’s container shipping volume.

Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This has been an interesting year for the ocean shipping industry. 2019 Ocean Shipping Trends. Political, government, trade, and tariff uncertainties. Ocean Shipping Technology. The post Ocean Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio.

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Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ultimately, we expect the extra costs will likely fall on consumers for goods shipped around the world. Today’s online shoppers truly value fast, reliable delivery and good return policies (especially free return shipping).

3 Important Freight Shipping Issues You Need to Know

Freight Center

Now, we’re counting down the remaining 3 important freight shipping issues you need to know as we move into the next decade. In recent years, the freight industry has seen an increase in shipping and the number of trucks on the road. As noted above, how long drivers stay on the road affects both timely delivery and safety, and it is an important freight shipping issue. The driver shortage was the top freight shipping industry concern for the third year in a row.

From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes! … Principles for World Class E-Commerce Fulfillment!

Supply Chain Game Changer

They would be imbedded in the design of the new Click to Ship process. Flexibility, modularity and adaptability must be built in to the CLICK TO SHIP design. The CLICK TO SHIP solution must be standardized and easily replicated. The post From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes!

Direct container shipping route opens between Central China's Wuhan and Japan

EFT

A direct container shipping route that connects Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, with cities in Japan including Osaka, Kobe and Nagoya has been officially opened. Government officials say that compared with existing routes, the river-ocean container shipping route can save about two days of transit and takes only five days for cargo to reach the above-mentioned ports of Japan from Wuhan city.

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U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers.Transportfolio. Mexico cross-border shipping. When shipping across the U.S./Mexico But after an audit, you realize your broker truly needs to be an expert on the laws governing your customs transactions.

Shipping to Area 51: Limited Access Locations

Freight Center

But what if you needed to ship something to Area 51? Besides getting fast-tracked onto a government watchlist, there are extra costs associated with shipping to a place like Area 51. This includes: Government Facilities. Limited access is an add-on because of the extra shipping requirements for these locations. Ready to ship? The post Shipping to Area 51: Limited Access Locations appeared first on FreightCenter.

Maersk-IBM blockchain shipping solution makes major strides

EFT

Maersk and IBM have pushed ahead with their blockchain-enabled shipping solution, which was announced on 9 th August under the name of TradeLens. Modern Terminals is pleased to participate as a Network Member in testing this exciting shipping industry innovation.". "As

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ultimately, we expect the extra costs will likely fall on consumers for goods shipped around the world. Today’s online shoppers truly value fast, reliable delivery and good return policies (especially free return shipping).