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

Supply Chain Nation

This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Respondents reported that blockchain (52.79 percent of respondents reported digital transformation as the biggest challenge they’re currently facing in the industry.

Report: Customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions, was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, and company performance.

How do we Drive Invention to Innovation in Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

At the event, James Rice, MIT, spoke on innovation, and his reflections on Clayton Christensen’s 1997 classic business book, the Innovators Dilemma. This is disruptive innovation. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow.

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit


by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow. It was a two-day gathering dedicated to cutting edge technology, innovation and strategy across the entire small molecule & biopharmaceutical manufacturing process.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

are often left out of the process, at best receive lagging reports on. 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.

Supply Chain Innovation — Part 2

Enterra Insights

In Part 1 of this two-part discussion of a recent MHI/Deloitte report about supply chain innovation entitled “The 2015 MHI … Continued. The post Supply Chain Innovation — Part 2 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.” You can read and download the full report at [link]. What does supply chain innovation mean to you?

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics


It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

”[1] He believes all of these innovations are good things. “More than any other time in history,” he concludes, “technology and innovation are here to make it happen.” ” E-commerce and logistics innovation. What they don’t see is the frenzy, innovations, and hard work involved in getting those packages to the door. “Logistics companies cannot afford not to be innovative,” he explains.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics


It’s an exciting era for retail as companies continue to focus on creating and providing a great experience for their customers, while driving innovation and market share. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

In terms of industry value, a 2014 Deloitte study highlighted two major areas of influence for 3D printing in automotive applications: as a source of product innovation and as a driver of supply chain transformation. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders


Whether it is access to data, maneuvering around competing innovation objectives, tracking down actual factory-floor operators, or involving oft-neglected procurement groups, there are internal bottlenecks everywhere. Innovation Groups do not have natural internal operations-savvy salespeople.

Customer Experience is Driving Supply Chain Innovation, Says Report from BluJay Solutions and Adelante SCM

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – August 15, 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leader in supply chain software and services, and Adelante SCM, a research firm and peer-to-peer community for supply chain and logistics professionals, today released its research report, “ Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.”. Average or Below Average Performers, Innovators/Early Adopters v.

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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?”

2018 MHI Annual Industry Report - Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain 24/7

This year’s report features in-depth profiles of the five NextGen innovations having the greatest impact on supply chains; Robotics and Automation, Predictive Analytics, Internet of Things Sensors, Artificial Intelligence, Driverless Vehicles, and Drones

MHI to preview new report on next-generation supply chains during ProMat Keynote


MHI will preview the 2017 Annual Industry Report- Next-Generation Supply Chains: Digital, On-Demand and Always-On during the April 5 Keynote at ProMat. yard management supply chain logistics innovation drones inventory robotics ProMat

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Break the Internal Process Requirements – Innovate for Success and Survival

Logistics Trends and Insights

Despite this slow adoption rate of digitization, the report finds that 60% of respondents see digitization as critical to creating seamless omnichannel retail experiences. For those that do not heed the digitization call or any form of innovation face consequences such as possible bankruptcy. Indeed, Steve Glaveski, CEO and Co-Founder of Collective Campus, has been credited with this quote and who also encourages organizations to rethink how they approach innovation.

Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

Talking Logistics

According to the research report “ Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation ,” control tower visibility is hailed across the board, from above-average performers to late adopters, as both the second-highest investment priority and technology that will deliver the greatest value in the next five years. This in turn yields improved performance and customer experience – key indicators of supply chain leaders and innovators.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics


This month China's Chang’an Automobile Engineering & Research Institute conducted a 2,000-kilometer test run of two driverless cars, The Hindu reported. The post How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk


The report outlines 4 key action areas that companies developing a more systematic, focused and proactive supply chain risk management approach need to address; Identifying and assessing risk – This includes visibility across the supply chain including a good understanding of the companies involved.

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The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No. 9


And most recently, we attended Data CIO in Dubai, where we won the Business IT Innovation Award. . The post The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | December 2018, Issue No.

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The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No. 9


And most recently, we attended Data CIO in Dubai, where we won the Business IT Innovation Award. . The post The Dispatch Report + Pilot Updates | Decemeber 2018, Issue No.

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New Research Finds Customer Experience as Key Driver to Supply Chain Innovation

BluJay Solutions

BluJay and Adelante SCM team up on new research, revealing customer experience as key driver for modern supply chain logistics innovation. Other topics discussed within the report include supply chain barriers, industry investment priorities, and the most sought-after technologies.

What’s Driving Disruptive Innovation in Supply Chain Planning?


Disruptive innovation is changing the supply chain planning vendor space. Writing in The Wall Street Journal , Christopher Mims offers a broader explanation as to what causes this sort of industry disruption, popularized by Clayton Christenson in his seminal book “ The Innovators Dilemma ”.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

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.

U.S. Apparel Imports on the Decline – Reshoring, Innovation or Both?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Depending on what report you read, outsourced manufacturing may or may not be returning to the U.S. Kearney’s annual reshoring report notes record imports in 2017 from traditional offshoring countries, an 8% growth from the previous year and the largest one year increase since 2011.

Supply Chain Innovation Study


Teaser / Précis: Innovation has gone from something reserved for start-ups or ‘The Big 5’ – Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft – to buzzword du jour. That is, innovation has become critical for businesses looking to adjust to modern technology and disruption.

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The Strange Relationship Between Oil Prices and Biobased Innovation


Oil prices impact a lot of things, one of which is the drive to innovate new biobased products from non-petroleum based materials. The number of innovations is growing in this space, and will continue to expand. However, an important lesson for innovators in this space is to understand that biobased products must compete on the basis of cost AND performance, and must be held to the same benchmarks that petroleum-based products are, or they will not survive in the brutal marketplace.

Sales & Operations Planning Is Changing At An Accelerated Pace


Specifically, the report state s that our technology delivers “an above-average level of business benefits ” to ref erence customers. More innovation ahead . The speed of innovation will continue to accelerate and with this, we find our work becomes more interesting.

2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

New industry research from Eye for Transport (EFT) shows that despite the rapid pace of change in the market, shippers and LSPs continue to improve the nature of their strategic relationships, recognize the value of technology and innovation and anticipate growth outside their traditional businesses. This year’s EFT 2017 Global Logistics Report also shows that the industry seems to be reaching the consensus that the tech-driven LSPs are the future of business.

Logistics Technology Report


Teaser / Précis: Innovation and technology have been two significant topics that have dominated logistics over the past 5 years. We’ve seen the introduction of disruptive, innovative logistics start-ups as well as global technology businesses getting more heavily involved in logistics.

[WHITE PAPER REPORT] Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains


How Will the Digital Supply Chains White Paper & Report Help Me? By following the report's practical steps, research suggests an increase in enterprise revenue and decrease in supply chain costs.

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Road Report: Purposeful Innovation Proves Powerful


During the conference, leaders in the industry offered innovative ideas, compelling insights, and effective strategies to improve operations. One of the speaker sessions that I attended was by Dr. Srinivas Veeramasuneni, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of USG Corporation.

Transportation Innovation 2018


Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A China locker company has developed an innovative technology that will have AGV or drones place parcel packages in lockers.

QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights


The goal of all of our innovations is to help provide our customers with the agility they need to effectively respond to the opportunities in their rapidly changing business environments. The post QAD Cloud ERP 2019 and Other Solution Innovation Highlights appeared first on QAD Blog.