Struggling to innovate

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. Brexit and the threat of escalating trade wars), but with the current economic wind in their sails logistics service providers should be in a strong position to innovate.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

Cerasis

In the process, driverless cars will join a number of technologies that will have an equally profound effect on logistics in the next decade. Driverless Vehicles and Logistics. Another emerging technology that has the potential to support logistics is digital dealerships.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

If consumers ever think about supply chains and how the items they desire manage to find their way into their homes, they likely picture fleets of trucks, trains, airplanes, and cargo ships — the logistics part of supply chains. That’s why so-called “last mile” logistics receive so much attention. Articles about how drones, autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence (AI), and optimization schemes are going to play a future logistics’ role are easy to find.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

logistics information. leading investors such as Google, Randstad Innovation. 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.

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer

Freightos

Innovators see the world differently. And innovation, technology and logistics are more intertwined than ever. So we sat with Mr. Kuik to hear how the world’s most famous yellow and red logistics provider take on logistics technology today and tomorrow.

Why customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

Keeping up with the now economy means innovating to meet growing consumer demands and delivering on customer experience. The post Why customer experience is driving supply chain innovation appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

The global logistics market is predicted to reach US 15.5 As a result, venture capital has poured into logistics startups over the last few years in an attempt to digitize the supply chain. blockchain decentralized last mile logistics Same Day Delivery supply chain

Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published last week , “Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.” Customer Experience: A Bigger Focus for High-Performing and Innovator Companies.

Ecommerce Recap: Customer Experience & Innovations

Descartes

Both can enhance their end customers' experience by leveraging Descartes Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. In the Ecommerce Track sessions at Descartes Evolution 2019, we discussed how retailers and 3PLs Transform the Customer Experience. Highlights included the growing importance of real-time connectivity to business partners and sales channels, the increasing need for cost effective and service-oriented warehouse and fulfillment, as well as shipping and home delivery capabilities.

Innovation strategy

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service providers should innovate more,’ is a commonly heard complaint by shippers. This innovation-related discrepancy reared its head once again following an international study by Supply Chain Digest published earlier this year. 69 percent of the shippers surveyed said it was very important for logistics service providers to be innovative. But the logistics service providers are not the only cause of the innovation problem.

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Identify which partners are innovative vs. a commodity through their capabilities.

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2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

Supply Chain Nation

There’s no better time to be in the logistics service provider (LSP) industry than right now. This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Game Changing Technologies for the Logistics Industry.

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters. Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. Much effort has already gone into developing logistics clusters in Europe.

Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: A New Model for Success

Talking Logistics

Kristi Montgomery, VP of Kenco Innovation Labs (part of Kenco Group) and Puga Sankara, Co-Founder of Smart Gladiator discuss the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When it comes to driving supply chain innovation, what have been some of the lessons learned to date?

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources. Don’t give Innovation Groups budgets.

3 Reasons Continuous Innovation is Vital for Manufacturers, Shippers, and Businesses Alike

Cerasis

Throughout the course of business, business owners, who may be in the manufacturing, retail, or in another industry, find themselves focusing on innovation. In fact, the annual ChainLink Research Study found innovation to be the top focus for those involved in the manufacturing community.

PINC nominated finalist for the 2017 MHI Innovation Award

PINC YMS

PINC's inventory robotics solution, PINC Air, has been selected as one of the most innovative solutions of 2017. digital disruption supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chain drones inventory robotics

Collaborative Supply Chain Innovation: Bringing Solutions to Market Faster

Talking Logistics

In supply chain and logistics, there’s always a new problem to solve or a new opportunity to go after, which often involves some form of innovation — whether it’s a process innovation, a technology innovation, or both.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

I have long argued that third party logistics providers (3PLs) should set themselves apart from the competition by fully harnessing the power and value of their customer and employee communities. Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation and Logistics.

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

Cerasis

The increasing demand for higher levels of performance and flexibility in warehouse robotics is stimulating some innovative product developments and early adoptions of mobile warehouse robotics. Innovative technology to consider is the use of a learning management system to train warehouse operators regularly. As more advanced technology is introduced for the warehousing and logistics sectors, it is up to warehouse managers and firms to stay updated on the latest innovations.

Why Supply Chain Innovation Matters in a Fast-Changing World

Talking Logistics

How can companies innovate faster to adapt? Tweet The post Why Supply Chain Innovation Matters in a Fast-Changing World appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Past Episode Past Episode - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends 3PL C.H. Robinson control towers innovation Jordan Kass logistics service providers supply chain trends

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

Quintiq

Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist at Apple, talked about the ways in which companies could think about new methods of driving innovation. Making logistics operations more versatile.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

Meanwhile, in 2016, UPS announced a distributed, on-demand manufacturing network that links its global logistics network with 3D printers at more than 60 UPS Stores across the U.S 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

Creating an Innovative Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

An oft-heard business battle cry is: Innovate or die! Weaver observes, “We have seen many businesses over the past several years run into problems due to a lack of supply chain innovation, slow reaction to changing market conditions and a resistance to change.” ” What drives supply chain innovation? Edwin Lopez ( @EdwinLopezT37 ), editor of Supply Chain Dive , asked a number of supply chain professionals, “What drives supply chain innovation?”

Transparency and innovation in Ahold’s logistics

Supply Chain Movement

During a Supply Chain Media roundtable discussion, he explained Ahold’s philosophy behind the use of third parties: ‘The transport company takes a business risk to achieve important innovations for the sector.’. Smart innovations.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

ToolsGroup

Costa used the POS data, telemetry and rapid re-planning to enable an entirely new approach to logistics and replenishment. Click below to see a case study of how Costa used the POS data, telemetry and rapid re-planning to enable an entirely new approach to logistics and replenishment.

Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

Talking Logistics

Supply chain and logistics decision-makers feel the weight of this shift, evidenced by the fact that control tower visibility ranks as one of the top investment priorities among them – whether manufacturers, retailers, or LSPs. This in turn yields improved performance and customer experience – key indicators of supply chain leaders and innovators. The post Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG) capstone research project* identified technologies that could benefit three companies in Brazil and evaluated the pros and cons of adopting each one.

Supply Chain Innovation Technology: No Longer Just a “Build vs. Buy” Decision

Talking Logistics

Whitman’s comments are particularly relevant in the world of supply chain and logistics today, where a wide range of technologies — Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Mobile Devices and Applications, Drones and Driverless Trucks, Robots and Warehouse Automation — are offering exciting new opportunities to transform (and perhaps even disrupt) the status quo.

8 innovations that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

The supply chain is a complex, multi-faceted process encompassing everything from warehouse fulfillment to logistics. With many companies continuing to work towards supply chain optimization , the industry is ripe for innovation. Self-service/do-it-yourself logistics.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

Talking Logistics

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. And we continue to receive great feedback from supply chain and logistics professionals like you, so thank you for your comments.

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API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In a world of fast-paced change, customer demands are forcing supply chains to adapt and use innovation to drive performance improvements, or else risk competitive threats. The post API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations appeared first on Transportfolio.

Executives see AI, Cognitive Analytics and Cloud as the Path to Innovation and Speed to Market

JDA software

In fact, end-to-end visibility and traceability was the top investment objective of surveyed retail, manufacturing and third-party logistics CXOs for the second year in a row. Logistics Manufacturing Retail Thought Leadership 3PL manufacturing retail

A year of innovation ahead

Supply Chain Movement

2015 will see an increased focus on innovation by supply chain and logistics companies as the pace of change in the industry accelerates. Structural change has occurred in the industry when the needs of manufacturers and retailers have coincided with those of the logistics supply side.