Intermodal Industry Outlook: 2019

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Mark McKendry, Vice President of Intermodal at NFI When compared to 2017 volumes, North American intermodal volumes grew by over five percent in 2018 – despite extreme congestion in Chicago, a chronic chassis shortage on the U.S.

What’s shaping the steel industry today?

Quintiq

In recent years, the steel industry has seen creative solutions to long-standing challenges, emerging technologies, and niche market explorations – all of which are changing this traditionally conservative industry. The post What’s shaping the steel industry today?

Provoking the Industry to Move Past Incrementalism

Supply Chain Shaman

Putting a stick in the eye of the industry is hard work. The industry has too many events. To make the argument, let’s look at industry orbit charts in aggregate for the period of 2006-2017 for the apparel and chemical companies. In neither industry, despite the spend of 1.7%

Deep Dives on 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Prediction One: Global Economic Activity

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog begins our series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, provides a […].

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Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

This evolution is called Industry 4.0, Are you ready? The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. and it's happening now

2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Report Now Available for Downloading

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces that The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group ’s research report, 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains , is now available for complimentary downloading.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints. Hence following so-called industry trends may not always yield targeted results.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry. Today, the 22 nd Annual Surveys of Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL) CEOs, sponsored by Penske Logistics , revealed that 3PL CEOs are confident about the current state and future revenue growth potential of both their companies and the regional 3PL industries. 3PL 3pl industry

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Moving towards Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

The post Moving towards Industry 4.0 Big Data Business Cognitive Computing digital enterprise Industry 4.0 The commercial world is being roiled by new technologies. Old business models are being replaced by new ones and essential … Continued. appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Expanding Efforts Addressing Multi-Industry Supply Chain Talent Needs

Supply Chain Matters

In a sidelight blog to our unveiling of 2018 Predictions for Industry Supply Chains, Supply Chain Matters highlights expanding efforts addressing multi-industry supply chain talent needs. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Skills Supply Chain Talent Management Supply chain Matters blog

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

help it tune for the specific use case and industry. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we.

The Smart Factory, Industrie 4.0, and Supply Chain Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

Automotive Industry Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Optimization Arla Foods Industrie 4.0 In North America, the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a great deal of attention.

Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […]. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

The consumer durables industry is experiencing significant supply chain threats, from product proliferation, intense global competition, evolving regulations and constrained supply brought on by a long period of sustained growth as shown in the graph below.

Total Disruption: Industry Networks

The Network Effect

Ideally a network solution should both be industry agnostic, yet be tailored to the needs of a particular industry. To get the most from the “network effect,” you want as many participants as possible onboard, from as many industries as possible.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. Software Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 2 About AIMMS AIMMS is a forward thinking platform provider democratizing the. Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 4 A handy checklist for software.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

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The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. The process industry has been burdened by effects from global economic strength, tariffs and trade balances, and infrastructure bottlenecks.

Planned Obsolescence in the Durable Goods Industry

Logility

The consumer durables industry is experiencing significant supply chain threats, from product proliferation, intense global competition, evolving regulations and constrained supply brought on by a long period of sustained growth as shown in the graph below.

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

Cerasis

also referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In today’s post we will talk about what is Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0: The Fourth Industrial Revolution. So what is “industry 4.0?” According to Accenture, they define Industry 4.0

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

36 HOURS INDUSTRY STANDARD SHIP AT PORT MILESTONE LATENCY PORT OF PASIR PANJANG, SINGAPORE The industry standard way of determining whether a ship is at port is by. surpasses the industry standard of using an arbitrary latitude longitude. While the industry has.

Industry 4.0 getting whipped

Supply Chain Movement

The Schrödinger’s cat metaphor is surprisingly apt when thinking about supply chain’s evolution to Industry 4.0. In our utopian Industry 4.0 Eliminating the Bullwhip Effect is the essence of what Industry 4.0 My hope is that as Industry 4.0 The vision for Industry 4.0

Blockchain: Disrupting the Supply Chain Industry

Descartes

He is also convinced of the disruption that technology is creating in the supply chain industry. The post Blockchain: Disrupting the Supply Chain Industry appeared first on Appterra Collaborative Commerce.

Scoring of Supply Chain Matters 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

While industry supply chain teams continue to work on achieving 2016 year-end strategic, tactical, operational line-of-business business and supply chain focused performance objectives, this is the opportunity for Supply Chain Matters to reflect on our prior 2016 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains that we published just before the start of the year.

Industrial Real Estate Outlook: 2018

Supply Chain Link

With e-commerce growth, infrastructure legislation, and increasing interest in last-mile warehousing as driving forces of the industrial real estate market, the demand for industrial real estate space continues to remain steady from 2017.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. Software Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 2 About AIMMS AIMMS is a forward thinking platform provider democratizing the. Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 4 A handy checklist for software.

What to Expect in the Coming Year: Supply Chain Matters 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog unveils the first five 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. On an annual basis, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group provides a series of supply chain management predictions for the coming year.

Trump Administration New Trade Tariffs Have Significant Multi-Industry Supply Chain Implications

Supply Chain Matters

The takeaway from this week’s trade actions by the United States is the potential trip wire of cascading retaliatory actions that can impact existing industry supply chain sourcing and manufacturing strategies. Global Trade Issues Global trade trends High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy implications of global trade war SolarWorld America supply chain Suniva Inc.

Three Critical Supply Chain Capabilities for Private Label Industry Success

Logility

I generally do not like the shopping experience. I prefer to develop a list of carefully researched products so I can get into and out of a store as fast as possible.

2017 Industry Specific Predictions- Pharmaceutical and Drug Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Thus far, we have posted deep-dives on the first nine of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. The one prediction remaining is our final Prediction Ten, which for each year, dives into what we foresee as unique industry-specific supply chain challenges or environments for the coming year.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

industry? $15-$20 industry-tailored machine learning, enterprises can finally make use of their. An analog approach in a digital world: While the shipping industry has. to be unlocked and harnessed by industry-tailored machine learning and. on deep industry expertise.

2017 Distribution Industry Outlook

Supply Chain Link

In 2017, low interest rates, consumer spending and growth in e-commerce will continue the trend for a strong year in the warehousing industry. This year, the distribution industry will.

Are you ready to unlock opportunities in the poultry industry?

Quintiq

The chicken industry, especially in the United States, is one of the most successful sectors in agriculture. The modern chicken industry produces wholesome, high quality products that become more affordable year after year. Can the poultry industry keep up?

A Delay in Supply Chain Matters 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Readers of the Supply Chain Matters blog always look forward to our set of annual predictions of what we expect to transpire across industry supply chains in the coming year. Annual Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chain Management 2017 predictions for industry and global supply chains independent supply chain and B2B industry analyst Bob Ferrari's blog supply chain industry analyst advisory services Supply chain Matters blog

Blockchain: Empowering the Industrial Internet of Things

Descartes

What makes the Blockchain an essential element of industrial Internet of Things? The fact that the technology behind the Bitcoin is autonomous, trustless and decentralized makes it an ideal component of industrial IoT solutions.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. breaking news, but it is new for the industry. that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data. 2, and small pockets in the industry are beginning to build towards stage 3.