SCM Technology Investment – INFORMS Provides Critical Information for Success

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INFORMS continues to lead in the ongoing challenge of more intelligent and responsive supply chains. SCM Technology Investment – INFORMS Provides Critical Information for Success was first posted on November 11, 2020 at 7:50 am. ©2017

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Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital supply chains seek to fill information black holes. The post Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. For many companies' supply chains, it is the end-to-end portion of the supply chain, knowing what upstream and downstream partners are doing and how well they are doing it, where there are the most black holes.

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UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

January 6, 2020 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS is kicking off a 90-day campaign of education and information sharing on the latest innovations and best practices for superior food logistics operations in the new decade. Maximizing ROI into Supply Chain Software – Driving Value Beyond Automation Savings | This event rounds out UltraShip’s 90-day information-sharing campaign.

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Lean Leadership: The Importance of Having All the Information

LeanCor

We were all trying to make the appropriate choice so that we could tell the driver as soon as possible and get the ball rolling, but we were not presented with enough information with which to make a viable choice. Collecting Better Information to Make the Right Decision. Most times the decision is difficult because you didn’t have all of the information you needed. Typing an additional email typically takes a lot more time that providing the same information in a new email.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Carriers, You’re in the Information-Handling Business Too (Takeaways from McLeod Software User Conference 2015)

Talking Logistics

I speak at many industry conferences throughout the year, where the majority of the audience are shippers — that is, supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing and retail companies. If you haven’t realized it already, you’re in the information-handling business as much as you’re in the freight-handling business,” said Tom McLeod, President and Founder of McLeod Software. Note: Elemica, LeanLogistics, MercuryGate, and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

The Benefits of Providing Tracking Information to Your Customers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As a business, providing tracking information is a healthy practice that has numerous benefits both for your company and your customers. Providing tracking information is one of the best ways you can show this. By displaying your shipping and delivery policies and providing tracking information, prospective buyers will feel more comfortable and associate your company with professionalism and authenticity. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Power of Information in International Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Just how critical is a company’s ability to properly collect and correctly analyze information in an ever-expanding global logistics market? Given the myriad of unique regulations and countless other considerations involved in moving goods from Country A to Country B, the depth and quality of your information makes the difference between profitability and the kind […].

Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance

Cerasis

And the costs of poor asset information management can surpass 1.5%.read The post Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics reverse logistics companies

The Importance of Real-time Information in Retail Supply Chain Management

The Network Effect

by Sarah Miller, Business Writer, AF Logistics Online businesses understand that timing can mean everything in the world of supply. The post The Importance of Real-time Information in Retail Supply Chain Management appeared first on The Network Effect. Retail Supply Chain Management customer service ecommerce real time retail supply chain

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Why You Should Embed Customer Service Metrics in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Founder, sustainSCM and Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success Operations, Helix OpCo

Across industries, 81% of all customers attempt to take care of matters themselves before reaching out to a live representative. When there is so much information in customer feedback, why do supply chain managers leave such expensive insights on the table? Supply chain touches the product from conception until it arrives in the hands of the customer, and sometimes through the recycling process. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success at Helix as she walks through the key questions to connecting the supply chain with the voice of the customer.

How Real-Time Information Can Reduce Supply Chain Waste

ModusLink Corporation

We live in an increasingly real-time world where the idea of instant information directing our actions and decision-making has seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives – transforming the way we live. The post How Real-Time Information Can Reduce Supply Chain Waste appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions. Simplified & Sustainable Supply Chain Logistics real-time supply chain supply chain waste

Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Connections between various (local) data sharing environments in networks of networks enable stakeholders in the supply chain to enhance their information base. Information and data are the foundation of insight. UN/CEFACT Transport & Logistics Vice Chair, UN/CEFACT.

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Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

Below is a list of useful logistics websites. There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Logistics Websites. Inbound Logistics – inboundlogistics.com. Logistics Management – logisticsmgmt.com. Logistics Blogs . Logistics Viewpoints – logisticsviewpoints.com. Note: I know these are not logistics websites, but there is lots of overlap between supply chain and logistics.

Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

to individual job openings • Filling out forms with the same information found. required information from candidates and getting. logistics information. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7.

Predictability in a Time of Uncertainty: Machine Learning in Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Large swings in supply and demand for different product categories and changes in distribution patterns left logistics managers grappling with the biggest challenge of their careers. How machine learning is transforming logistics. How machine learning benefits your logistics network.

Supply Chain Forecasting: The ‘IN’ Thing Today in Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Today when you think of logistics, you tend to connect it to speed and timeliness, that is to process and ship orders on time with efficiency and provide the right information to customers to make the right decision.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Understanding last mile logistics is only half the battle. Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Logistics

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness

Cerasis

. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Robert Everett who gives us some fantastic tips for managing logistics effectiveness. The data science is gaining popularity together with the tremendous growth of information, generated in the world. In this article, I propose to have a look at several logistic skills that, besides the specific knowledge in this area, will help to maximize the logistics effectiveness. Quality is key to logistics effectiveness.

Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce

Cerasis

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. This fact explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. .

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The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Meanwhile, logistics operations must transport them from the farm to the production facility and beyond. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics. Could Thanksgiving Be Possible Without Logistics? Logistics Supply Chain

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Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. The Logistics mobile app.

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[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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Implementation of EDI in Logistics Industry

20Cube Logistics

Logistics is an inseparable part of the supply chain. As it involves enormous transactions across the industry, much of the information is shared between supply chain stakeholders through piles of papers each day. EDI for logistics industry. Benefits of EDI in logistics Industry.

The Complexity of Cold Chain Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Compared to classic logistics with normal temperatures, cold chain logistics are challenging, expensive and complex at the same time. It is one of the most difficult types of logistics in the supply chain industry.

Healthcare Logistics

LeanCor

Healthcare Logistics: A Network Design Case Study. 23 million dollars in total healthcare logistics cost savings; how would that make you feel? Constructing a total cost model and performing a Greenfield analysis to identify optimal distribution center locations and transportation network allowed the LeanCor engineers to identify $23M total healthcare logistics cost savings for a healthcare product distributor. By: Leeanna Thomas – Manager Business Development. $23

How Does Total Cost to Serve (TCTS) Impact the FMCG Route to Market?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

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The 2020 Thanksgiving Logistics Shake-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Specifically, I pointed out the three main segments which caused logistics headaches: the feast itself, festivities around the holiday, and the kick-off to the holiday shopping season. Thanksgiving Logistics: The Feast. Thanksgiving Logistics: The Festivities.

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. Their popularity has skyrocketed since the smartphone became as necessary as car keys, giving you to-the-minute facts and information, right in the palm of your hand. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals. Inbound Logistics.

Logistics is the new black!

Supply Chain Network

There I said it… ‘Logistics is the new black.’ ’ Over the last several years the word ‘logistics’ has subtly worked its’ way further and further into the common lexicon thanks to the massive marketing campaigns of certain courier, rail and forwarding companies. In many companies logistics is still often treated as the Rodney Dangerfield of corporate functions, the keepers of dark warehouses that many will never visit.

Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

Cerasis

Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics. The simplest way to think of procurement logistics is the procurement of materials needed to manufacture products. According to DHL , procurement logistics includes obtaining the following necessities: Raw materials. Where Do Logistics Providers Come Into Play With Procurement Logistics?

Missing Information. What are the Repercussions?

BluJay Solutions

With this initiative CBP aims to reduce paper work and automate all the information and benefit not only the travelers but also CBP. This incident not only highlights the consequences of lack of information, but also other problems emanating from it which cannot be directly measured in monetary value. Repercussions of lack of information are immense and there isn’t a scientific way to accurately assign dollar value to the time lost. The post Missing Information.

Top Logistics Websites

The Logistics of Logistics

100 Top Logistics Websites. The fine folks over at Logisticsdegree.net have created a great list of the 100 top logistics websites. For the complete list of the 100 top logistics websites, check out 100 Elite Resources for Logistics. Blogs in Logistics. Blogs in Logistics is a social networking site especially for the logistics industry. More Info : Blogs in Logistics. SOLE – The International Society of Logistics. Inbound Logistics.

In House Logistics vs. Outsourced Logistics: Big & Small Brands Alike are Targeting 3PL Services

Cerasis

Outsourcing in the supply chain of logistics teams may sound farfetched. Yet in outsourced logistics simply refers to hiring a third-party logistics service, 3PL, to handle the logistics services. From securing inventory to transporting goods from Point A to Point B, 3PL are taking over as in-house logistics teams fall flat. Rechannels Logistics. First the massive data breach in which thousands of American shoppers’ financial information was jeopardized.

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