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Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

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Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits.

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BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

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Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools. Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse.

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Supply Chain Digital Transformation Guide 2022

Supply Chain leaders know that a digital-first approach is critical to building resiliency. But many lack a strategy for real-time visibility and accessibility. Get this action plan for rolling out a supply chain of the future!

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WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

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The Cloud Technology Opportunity for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Supply chain technology is becoming mission-critical for global companies. 86% of logistics service providers (LSPs) said their shippers increased outsourcing this year over last, according to a recent Capgemini survey. This requires IT investment in advanced supply chain technologies. Technologies in areas of Cloud, Supply Chain Visibility, Collaboration and Order Management are among those in high demand. It Takes a Platform.

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Logistics Software: How to Make Handling Peak Times Easy

Logistics Viewpoints

Transparent data prepared especially for your logistics operation will get you easily through your peaks. The hype usually revolves around just one item and can easily be managed by a modern logistics system. They might also affect the technologies or resources.

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The Tai Software Story with Walter Mitchell

The Logistics of Logistics

Walter (Mitch) Mitchell and Joe Lynch discuss the Tai Software story. Mitch is the Founder and CEO of Tai Software , where they developed a TMS built for speed and scalability. He has a passion for technology and continuous learning.

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A New Kind of Supply Chain Managed Services

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply Chain Resilience Depends Upon End-to-End Visibility Service companies, where one firm takes over a set of duties that used to be done in-house, is quite common. In supply chain services, the services company plans and executes on behalf of their clients.

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Real-Time Trackers: A Welcome Labor Solution for Logistics

This playbook explains how the right information, accessed at the right time, can help businesses across the industry work smarter (rather than harder), all while overcoming labor challenges.

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Lead Gen for Logistics with Kara Brown

The Logistics of Logistics

Kara Brown and Joe Lynch discuss lead gen for logistics. Kara is the Founder and CRO of LeadCoverage , the premier B2B marketing and PR firm dedicated to helping logistics companies increase lead generation through targeted marketing strategies and media coverage.

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Forming a Partnership with Your Software-as-a-Service Provider

Talking Logistics

Sending out a Request for Proposal — an RFP — is what most companies do when they’re looking for a technology solution. It seems like companies are starting to move in that direction, viewing and evaluating providers of technology not as prospective vendors , but as prospective partners. How is the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model aligned with this partnership approach? They realize they need to get more from a software provider relationship.”.

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Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs Explained

GlobalTranz

Many shippers have realized that working with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) leads to more efficiencies and cost savings. There are a variety of third-party logistics services available, making it particularly important to choose the right one. TMS Technology.

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The Renewal Logistics Story with Courtney Folk

The Logistics of Logistics

Courtney Folk and Joe Lynch discuss the Renewal Logistics story. Courtney is the Co-Founder and CEO of Renewal Logistics , a full-service apparel fulfillment company that is the largest independent apparel restoration company in the US. Logistics Podcast Supply Chain Technology

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TMS+: Go Beyond Transport to Optimize Cost, Service, & Resiliency

In the aftermath of the pandemic, supply chain inadequacies have been revealed in a new light. In order to thrive, companies need to take a more synchronized approach. Learn why a holistic “TMS+” approach is integral to success in the new normal and beyond.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 11 – 17)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Cardinal Health can improve its supply chain emissions by using more efficient transportation and logistics as a distributor of pharmaceuticals and medical products. logistics news Logistics NewsHappy St Patrick’s Day!

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Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 3, 2023)

Talking Logistics

Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 3, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Be careful where you hidewhen you’re playing hide-and-seek.

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TMS in the SMB Market: The Evolution Toward Software-as-a-Self-Service

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015 was that 3PLs and software vendors would focus more on acquiring small and midsized business (SMB) clients this year. As I wrote back in December: For a variety of reasons (the high cost of sales being one of them), most 3PLs and software vendors have historically underserved the SMB market, focusing their sales efforts on large companies instead. 3PL Cloud/SaaS Transportation Management Systems app store C.H.

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Problem Solved: Boost Resilience with Supplier Diversity

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.

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The Ongoing Convergence of Logistics and Commerce

Talking Logistics

The traditional lines between software vendors and 3PLs, and between the front-end of e-commerce and the back-end, are all starting to blur and dissolve. I wrote that back in August 2016 in “The Convergence Of Logistics And Commerce (And Social Networking Too).”

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Top 15 Logistics Stories of 2022

Logistics Viewpoints

Unlike some of the other trends articles we have covered at Logistics Viewpoints, which take a deeper dive into technology and application specific trends, this article looked at the top trends executives need to be paying attention to before their strategic planning meetings commence.

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Creating the Future of Logistics with Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Jeff Dangelo and Joe Lynch discuss creating the future of logistics. Jeff is the Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Impact Officer of Fura , a technology company that is building the future of logistics. Key Takeaways: Creating the Future of Logistics. Technology.

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The 5 Benefits of Hybrid SaaS TMS

GlobalTranz

New, innovative technology platforms have greatly sped the expansion and evolution of transportation as well as logistic solutions. Most notably are we seeing technology platforms that improve and simplify the users by means of integrating partners and using collected data. In today’s post, we talk about the 5 main benefits derived from the use of SaaS TMS and introduce what we call a Hybrid SaaS TMS. We call this SaaS TMS model Hybrid SaaS TMS.

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Exploring the Supply Chain Revolution

Speaker: Sheri Hinish, Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital

So much change is already underway in the supply chain, but what does this change entail and what does supply chain’s future hold? Join Sheri Hinish, affectionately called the Supply Chain Queen, and Deborah Dull, Principal of Supply Chain Product Management at GE Digital, to discuss Supply Chain 5.0. and trends in supply chain, technology, sustainability, and leadership.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 4)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Analysts say Amazon’s service can help the company retain users of its $139-a-year Amazon Prime subscription, which also provides streaming, discounts at Whole Foods Market and other perks. Technology partner Fulfil Solutions Inc.,

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Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

When my fiance heard about the price, he advised that I find a local hairdresser and set up a frequent-shopper account with them for a few months until the tool is back in stock. The planning platforms need to evolve with changing business needs.

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Qualcomm Announces Internet of Things Silicon Based Platform

Supply Chain Matters

Today, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled what is described as the Qualcomm Aware Platform , and API first architecture IoT based silicon technology which reportedly has been developed to drive added innovation across physical edge based devices and associated software applications.

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Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose.

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Case Study: DSV Implements a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint

This case study illustrates how DVS implemented a Single-Instance Control Tower with a Global Footprint to deal with the challenge of connecting people, systems, and processes.

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Streamline Your Logistics Operations with Sreenivas Vemulapalli

The Logistics of Logistics

Sreenivas Vemulapalli and Joe Lynch discuss how to streamline your logistics operations. Sreeni is Associate Vice President at Emtec Digital , a global technology services company that provides digital software engineering and transformation solutions to clients across multiple industries.

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5 Things to Look for When Vetting Logistics Transportation Services

GlobalTranz

As logistics continues to grow more lucrative to the customer experience, 3PLs are playing an increasing role in the supply chain. Vetting 3PLs and transportation management services providers is a complex topic and shippers may not know where to begin. Blog Logistics Transportation

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Cultivate a Stickier Customer Base Using WMS Add-On Technology

Logistics Viewpoints

How 3PLs Can Gain Visibility and a Competitive Advantage Offering Automated Billing and a Self-Service Interactive Customer Portal It’s hard to imagine a third-party logistics (3PL) business today operating without some form of a warehouse management system ( WMS ) connecting the digital dots.

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Why is SaaS-based logistics software in demand?

Shipsy

SaaS or Software as a Service is creating a buzz in almost every industry and supply chain is no exception. To understand why this shift is happening; let’s first understand what SaaS is? Here is why SaaS-based logistics software is in demand.

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How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

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Sustainable Logistics Operations: Leveraging Advanced Automation Technologies

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Digitalization in the logistic operation chain can bring end to end visibility, identify opportunities to optimize operation and reduce errors. Warehouse automation technology not only can improve operation efficiency, but also help to deploy scare manpower resources more effectively.