Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain

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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.

Innovation maze

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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.

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How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

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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.

Logistics Innovation Lessons From DHL’s Innovation Officer

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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.

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.

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

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The Logistics Industry in the U.S. With billions of moving parts, and impacted by the convergence of a global pandemic and economic downturn, the trucking industry is in the process of shaking off these negative impacts with the help of innovative technologies. REGISTER HERE.

Struggling to innovate

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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.

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.

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

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Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Freight & Logistics Technology Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains.read More. Case Study Freight Technology Podcast Freight Tech Innovation

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.

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. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts hire smarter The evolving role of the modern recruiter 12.

7 Innovative Warehouse Management Technologies to Adopt

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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

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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

Ecommerce Recap: Customer Experience & Innovations

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

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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

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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

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. 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.

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

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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.

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.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

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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.

Lead Logistics Provider Capabilities Will Require Customized Innovation

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One manifestation of this is the idea of a “Lead Logistics Provider”, capable of capturing and managing data from multiple providers, and able to provide a single integrating mechanism. A recent study conducted by several academics and consultants in Germany of Fourth Party Logistics Provider services reveals several important trends, based on a panel of experts and an online questionnaire. [2]

Dr. Muddassir Ahmed on Innovation in Supply Chain Education

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On the fifteenth episode of Supply Chain Next, Muddassir talks with host Richard Donaldson about innovation in supply chain management, updating educational curricula, and the accessibility gap he sees in accessing instruction in supply chain best practices. ?. I teach supply chain strategy at the university level part time, and one thing I’ve been telling my students is that you can only do so much innovation with the product or with the business model.

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?

Transport Management System: Making your Logistics Supply Chain Successful

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With the constant technology evolution, the supply chain logistics is being introduced to a new and innovative way of shipping consignments. Saves time and money : TMS helps to reduce the amount of time and money spent on shipping and logistics services.

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. Joseph Lim, Sales Director APAC at BluJay Solutions, discusses the barriers to supply chain innovation that logistics companies commonly face, and what they need to do to plan ahead. The post Why customer experience is driving supply chain innovation appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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API Technology Leads to Logistics Innovations

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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. Logistics managers at small to midsized businesses (SMBs) are left wondering if it is possible to achieve higher productivity levels and deliver better customer service at a lower cost, faster than their competition, especially given the resources (or lack thereof) that they have available to them.

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

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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. In a recent piece of research from Ivalua, (“ It’s not all about the money – Why moving beyond cost can help organisations unleash supplier-led innovation ”), two-thirds of UK businesses agreed that innovation was being blocked as a result of a focus on cost reduction.

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

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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. About Food Logistics. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.

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Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

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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 digitisation, certification, order-to-manufacturing and delivery.

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?”

Supply Chain Innovation: Plan or Perish in the “Cold Chain”

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The software identifies possible deviations from the plan, and optimizes inventory to maximize service levels while complying with logistical and cold chain constraints. according to a paper in the scientific journal of the London-based Royal Society called " Reducing food losses by intelligent food logistics". Note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays. If it’s hot in August, you can duck in and out of air-conditioning.