Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

Three years ago, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article about the Amazon supply chain , asking if it was the most innovative in the world. Amazon has spent years cultivating its logistics network to move items around the world as fast and as cost efficiently as possible.

HWI Unleashes Continuous Innovation

Logistics Viewpoints

They view their implementation of a tightly integrated suite of applications delivered in a public cloud infrastructure from Oracle as a platform on which they can build to help drive continuous innovation. HWI uses an innovative way to produce and deliver monolithic products in 55-pound bags.

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Oracle’s Point of View on Continuous Innovation

Logistics Viewpoints

Executives from HarbisonWalker International are talking about how their broad implementation of Oracle Cloud applications allowed them to unleash continuous innovation. Jeff and I discussed the concept of continuous innovation. Jeff Stiles is the VP Solutions Marketing at Oracle.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

GlobalTranz

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. Driverless vehicles are already transforming logistics , which will lead other industries to adopt the technology, predicts German courier company DHL in a comprehensive report. DHL anticipates that logistics applications of driverless vehicle technology will extrapolate from these current usages.

Racing With the Machine: Is your Supply Chain role in peril?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the next big thing in innovation and digital strategy, so is the robotic takeover we have long feared here already? Join RPA expert, Serene Keng and globally renowned logistics expert, Professor Richard Wilding, OBE who will discuss the recent whitepaper released by Automation Anywhere on Robotic Process Automation and how jobs in the Supply Chain workforce will be affected.

Innovation maze

Supply Chain Movement

How can you identify the innovations that will really take your company forward? These technologies also receive plenty of attention at conferences and events which promise – usually implicitly – to guide delegates through the innovation maze. In early June I attended a two-day conference in Lisbon on the world of e-commerce logistics. During the event, I got to know a manager who is responsible for a large German retailer’s omnichannel logistics.

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer

Freightos

Innovators see the world differently. And innovation, technology and logistics are more intertwined than ever. When we heard Joeri Kuik, VP at DHL Global Forwarding, Global Head of DHL Lead Logistics Partner and Chief Innovation Officer, get up at the eft 3PL Summit in Venlo and say that the biggest logistics technology innovation in the last century was the shipping container, we had to hear how DHL is planning on changing that. Crowd logistics.

[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

GlobalTranz

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain

PINC

In a new Berkeley Innovation X webinar , Bart De Muynck of Gartner, Berkeley Professor Robert Leachman, PINC’s Matt Yearling, ORBCOMM’s Ashish Chona, and Christian Piller, VP of Project44 discuss the current market realities, the role that automation is playing in today’s logistics networks, and the rapid changes currently happening in the supply chain. The post Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain appeared first on PINC.

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 Furthermore, SAP announced its extended supply chain solutions will be integrated with UPS’s on-demand manufacturing solution and global logistics network to simplify the industrial manufacturing process from digitization, certification, order-to-manufacturing and delivery.

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.

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. According to recent research, for example, labour shortages are standing in the way of growth for a third of the logistics companies in the Netherlands.

Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation

Logistics Viewpoints

No question – logistics challenges have increased since the rise of e-commerce and the number of products on the market started to multiply. The post Evaluating Innovative Technology with Warehouse Simulation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

Re-valuating The Supply Chain: Transportation Execution Driven By Innovation In Uncertain Times.

PINC

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7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

GlobalTranz

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

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

MIT Supply Chain

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. A European Commission (EC) initiative called Horizon 2020 – 2105 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport will facilitate collaboration between logistics clusters on developing supply chain solutions, particularly projects that promote environmental sustainability.

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

GlobalTranz

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. Ultimately, innovation becomes a priority as its priorities align with the needs of IT departments and the overall business. Innovation For IT Departments.

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.

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. Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. In that spirit, we’ve combed the MH&L archives for the most innovative supply chain developments of the past year, as reported in our print magazine, on our website, in our e-newsletters, or our various social media channels. Self-Service Logistics.

PINC nominated finalist for the 2017 MHI Innovation Award

PINC

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

Digital Innovation in the Modern Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital Innovation in the Modern Warehouse was the topic at this session of the 3PL and Supply Chain Summit. The post Digital Innovation in the Modern Warehouse appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints Executives from HighJump, SSI Schaefer, and Pepperl+Fuchs provided valuable insights on sensor types and their applications, the synthesis of this data into meaningful, actionable information, and the use of digital technology to drive productivity improvements.

Supply Chain Innovation 2021 Outlook

NFI

Supply Chain Innovation 2021 Outlook Featuring Jimmy Shafer, SVP Integrated Design and Solutions at NFI What do you think will be in store for the logistics industry as a whole in 2021?

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?”

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.

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. Even with large sums of money thrown at start-ups over the last few years, the logistics business is still a tough nut to crack. Blockchain startups have the potential to dis-intermediate the logistics industry and provide full transparency into products, services, costs, and transactions.

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA 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. Versatility, particularly in regards to optimization of multimodal routes and last mile deliveries, was a recurring theme at the logistics track. He excited the audience with a demonstration of Quintiq’s versatility for a wide range of logistics puzzles.

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

BlueYonder

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. percent) were the top game-changing technologies currently within the logistics industry. These disruptive technologies will change the way logistics companies are run sooner or later.

Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade

ivalua

Competitors or new market entrants can use it to attack you these days – you don’t need a chain of retail shops on the high street, just a good idea, a great website and an outsourced logistics operation.

PINC’s Matt Yearling named Rock Star of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics magazine

PINC

UNION CITY, CA – April 6, 2020 — Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Matt Yearling, CEO of PINC to its 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.

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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. For technology initiatives , Gartner analyst Steve Steutermann offered several imperatives for global execution, such as designing supply chains to accommodate innovation. 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.

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.’. Supply Chain Media and Oracle recently organised a roundtable on logistics outsourcing. Smart innovations. ‘The Champions League of transport’ is how Mark van der Drift describes delivering to stores in town and city centres.

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.” The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, and company performance. What does supply chain innovation mean to you?