Trends in Last-Mile for 2020

Cerasis

An argument does exist for the continued support of last-mile innovation and a relentless push to build better customer experiences within the final mile. The post Trends in Last-Mile for 2020 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Final Mile Trends Trends in Last MileTake a moment to think about the state of last-mile logistics in the last year.

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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. I mentioned that we’d recently organized the second edition of our European Supply Chain Start-up Contest and that we’ve seen a wide variety of innovations. Trend Compass.

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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. Trend #1: Customers Buying Experience Not Products. We are seeing that businesses who invest in innovation and view supply chain as a competitive lever drive the most impact to their bottom line. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

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

Cerasis

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

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. Christensen’s concept is that businesses will reject innovation based on the fact that the customer cannot currently use the innovation delaying the adoption of great ideas. The spark from Invention to Innovation is slow. Invention into Innovation in Planning.

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

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

The reason is simple: companies want their 3PL partners to provide them with insights about leading industry practices and trends, as well as to facilitate networking and knowledge-exchange opportunities with other shippers in the 3PL’s community. Walmart Supply Chain and Transportation Trends for 2015. And then there are the fulfillment trends: free and fast delivery, buy online and pick-up at store, and the ability to schedule a specific delivery day and time.

Transportation Trends: The Rise of Digital Freight Matching

PINC

technology transportation innovation digital supply chain digital freight matchingAs shippers continue to face challenges like the truck driver shortage, capacity crunches, and rising freight costs, digital freight matching helps to fill the gap between the nation’s independent carriers and the companies that rely on them.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

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.

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

As we head into a new year it is a good time to take a look at the coming year and see what it may hold in the way of trends. We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12. What 2016 Supply Chain Trends to you expect to see?

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Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

Here I share insights on the work we are doing on the Network of Networks, and Five Trends that Excite Me. I am facilitating a workshop between supply chain business visionaries and technology innovators. The SAP acquisition of Ariba slowed innovation and the purchase, and then the failed promise of investment in Crossgate was disappointing to SAP supply chain business users. Five Technology Trends That Excite Me. Here are several promising trends to consider.

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Top 5 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2020

OneSCM

This innovation will include items such as boxes that don’t require tape, or edible packing peanuts, alongside other eco-friendly packing materials.

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The Logistics Trend Behind The Latest Trend

Freightos

The Logistics Trend Behind The Latest Trend. Are You Up With The Trends? Rapidly emerging trends demand a flexible supply chain that can harness new technology and find new efficiencies. These trends have pushed innovation, and the need for new logistics technology up and down the supply chain. Innovation should be about enabling collaboration and supporting decision making throughout the logistics function too. More Than A Trend.

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Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation

QAD

So, what does this have to do with innovation? Climate-driven Manufacturing Innovation. What’s needed are tools and technologies that go beyond current capabilities, and those require innovation. Why is Environmental Innovation in Manufacturing Not Being Reported?

Trends 2020: An Overview

Enterra Insights

An understanding of larger global trends (i.e., trends driving the world into the future) is essential to making informed decisions. President Bill Clinton once stated, “Follow the trend lines, not the headlines.” ” For business leaders, following trend lines rather than headlines is good advice. There are several challenges associated with following trend lines. One challenge is knowing which trends are going to impact your business.

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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.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible. Check Out the Top 2018 Manufacturing Trends. Reshoring is expected to be a major driving force and one of the most important of the 2018 manufacturing trends. Green Manufacturing is also expected to be a viable trend of 2018. Manufacturing Trends

An out-of-this-world showcase of supply chain innovation

Kinaxis

It’s a way to get inspired by some of the latest and greatest supply chain innovations around. From customers sharing their own supply chain innovation journeys to our expert staff guiding you through a look at what’s to come, Kinexions is THE place to discover where you are on your own supply chain journey, and what it’s going to take to propel your company into the stars. Miscellanea innovation in supply chain supply chain innovation

Trends 2019: Business Technology

Enterra Insights

Deciding what technological trends are important depends on the activities in which you or your organization are involved. Prolific inventor Dean Kamen once stated, “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.” RPA and AI technology innovations will combine to create business value while serving as a test bed for broader implementations of AI.”.

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Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

Read more Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation. The post Siloed Systems and Processes Remain Big Barriers to Supply Chain Innovation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Industry Trends Research in Focus BluJay Solutions CSCMP customer experience siloed processes siloed systems supply chain innovation

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These Top Manufacturing Technology Trends will Fuel a Focus on Customer Experience in 2018

Cerasis

While much of this chain will focus on key ways manufacturers can make more products, it will also have a profound impact on how manufacturers use information and interact with consumers through these additional top manufacturing technology trends. However, these technologies will be a core focus of manufacturers as top manufacturing technology trends in 2018, particularly in relation to increasing customer experiences and service levels through faster and cheaper delivery options.

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How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

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. There’s no doubt that the role of data, technology and analytics in retail decision-making is growing, and that this trend will further heat up over the next few years. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

Supply Chain Innovation: Responding to Change While Keeping An Eye On Fundamentals

Cerasis

Supply chain innovation and change are the driving forces behind today's modern supply chain, and, according to Nye Longman of Supply Chain Management , the rate of change isn't going too slow. However, new trends in technology, process automation, and better customer-relationship management tools are essential in responding to innovation and change. Defining Supply Chain Innovation. Merriam-Webste r defines innovation as follows: An idea, method, or device.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Retail

Enterra Insights

Modern retailers understand this new omnichannel reality and are adopting retail innovation strategies to meet shoppers wherever they are — and on whatever device they choose.”[2] ”[3] Below are few of the retail trends and predictions provided by subject matter experts. Retail trends. Trend 1. ” Trend 2. Trend 3. The trend is clearly towards same-day delivery. Trend 4. ” Trend 5.

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These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement

Cerasis

To answer that question, let us turn our attention to some of the key top logistics trends we’ll see over the next 12 months, in part as a response to the growing customer experience movement. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Transparency is Inherent in the Top Logistics Trends Shaped by Customer Experience. The crux of these top logistics trends falls to the use of technology. Logistics Trends

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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. These innovations will range from those affecting particular sector niches and logistics functions to those which have the power to transform the entire industry. However even more deep-reaching consequences of technological innovation are likely – the so-called ‘uber-ization’ of the logistics industry.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Technology

Enterra Insights

However, David Cearley, a Vice President and analyst at Gartner, insists technology trends are “aggregating around people.”[1] ” In this article, I discuss some of the technology trends currently affecting the business world as well as bold predictions pundits are making about the future of technology. Technology trends. ” Cearley calls this trend hyperautomation. As noted above, edge computing is a trend that will continue.

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Trends 2019: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Over half-a-dozen years ago, Brookings Institution analysts, Susan Helper, Timothy Krueger, and Howard Wial, asserted, “Manufacturing matters to the United States because it provides high-wage jobs, commercial innovation (the nation’s largest source), a key to trade deficit reduction, and a disproportionately large contribution to environmental sustainability.”[1] Manufacturing trends. 3] Staff, “ Advanced Manufacturing Trends In 2019 ,” CB Insights, 2018. [4]

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Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend #1: Cloud Computing Becomes the New Way of Doing Business. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend #2 : Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Open Up the Skies to Local Delivery.

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What Is the Future of and Trends in E-Commerce Logistics?

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing at a phenomenal rate and, powered by the top trends in e-commerce logistics, shippers have an amazing opportunity to increase profitability and reduce freight spend simultaneously. Use of Innovative Delivery Methods.

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Break the Internal Process Requirements – Innovate for Success and Survival

Logistics Trends and Insights

For those that do not heed the digitization call or any form of innovation face consequences such as possible bankruptcy. So, our question is, if an industry is being disrupted, evolving, fill in the blank here…why should an organization continue to use traditional processes to determine how and what to measure when it comes to innovation? Innovation is a continuous path, it never ends. You briefly take your eye off emerging market trends and poof, you’re history.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Trends affecting supply chain operations. Keeping a pulse on these industry trends and changes is increasingly important in order to make sure you’re as prepared as possible to succeed in the months and years ahead.”[2] ”[2] Below are some of the trends subject matter experts suggest will impact supply chain operations in 2019. The trend is towards next-day or same-day deliveries. We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world.

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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. Before diving into the topic, I asked Kristi what lessons she and the team at Kenco have learned since launching the Kenco Innovation Labs almost two years ago.

Innovate to Survive—Isn’t That Already the New Norm?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Innovate to survive. Mode two is about innovation and growth, and the point was made in a number of sessions that you need to do both if you want to excel. You’ve likely already embraced this era where innovation across all facets of life has exploded and become ordinary. To me, innovation, aka what’s driving mode two of Gartner’s bimodal supply chain model, is already intertwined in our day-to-day lives.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. The "First Five" Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017. Big Data Accessibility Will Drive Innovation and Change. Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017.