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

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

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).

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.

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Already upended for two years by the COVID-19 pandemic, the worldwide logistics industry is facing new challenges. If there’s a bright spot anywhere it’s the fact that, as logistics challenges have grown, so has the availability of advanced technologies to manage these challenges.

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.

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

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.

Logility Honored Among Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software and Technology Providers

Logility

a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today was announced a winner of Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software & Technology Providers award. Software developments and emerging technologies are what make the world go round.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Carriers bet on Capacity-as-a-Service

The Supply Chain Journal

Over the past decade, as-a-service (aaS) business models have infiltrated supply chain actors in order to advance the industry to keep up with increasingly tech-focused lifestyles. They are no longer looking at it as advanced technology but table stakes needed to remain competitive.

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.

Supply Chain Risk Management: How SaaS-Based, Collaborative Platforms Provide Business Continuity

Turvo

The Challenges of Supply Chain Risk Management With Disparate Systems Disparate, siloed supply chain systems refer to those systems or technology solutions that add some value, such as the automation of a process, but fall short of delivering maximum results.

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.

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs

GlobalTranz

FAQ: Third-Party Logistics Services & 3PLs. What role do 3PLs play in the greater logistics industry? Logistics and transportation operations are an essential part of the supply chain process. What logistics services and modes do 3PLs offer?

Trucker Tools acquired to scale faster, expand services

The Supply Chain Journal

ASG announced Tuesday that it has acquired digital freight management platform Trucker Tools. ASG buys, builds and operates vertical software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies as a portfolio company of Alpine Investors. Those tools are really valuable.”.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

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.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

GlobalTranz

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. For any developing business, adopting the widely used and affordable technologies is more economical. Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. The Scandit mobile application software.

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EKA Solutions adds functionality to Omni-TMS platform

The Supply Chain Journal

For growing third-party logistics (3PLs) companies, the ability to quickly onboard personnel is critical to continued success. That includes getting up to speed quickly on various technologies. Yeti has found that combination with EKA Solutions’ Omni-TMS platform. “We

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Amazon comes to mind for a lot of us when we think about platforms. FedEx’s service, FedEx Advantage, includes BigCommerce.

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Enabling Assurance of Supply in the Global Marketplace

Speaker: Adrian Gonzalez, Tom Nightingale, and Martin Verwijmeren

Watch this insightful conversation about enabling assurance of supply in the global marketplace to better balance inventory and control costs.

National Logistics Day™ 2022

Enterra Insights

As the website notes, “National Day Calendar is the premier destination for brands, nonprofits, and corporations to register an official National Day that aligns with their product or service.” ” Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

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.”.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS

Abivin

SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

10 Must-Have Features For Enterprise SaaS

Abivin

SaaS, also known as Software as a Service, is one of the most popular forms of cloud computing software today. Examples of SaaS software include Abivin vRoute - an AI-powered Logistics Optimization Platform for businesses.

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

In response to the growing complexity of the modern global supply chain, logistics service providers are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by new IoT tracking technologies and data analytics.

Achieve Supply Chain Visibility With Efficient Technology Integrations

GlobalTranz

Technology integrations are an important step for ensuring supply chain visibility for your entire operation. Here are four important platforms that should be integrated: Transportation management system (TMS). Leveraging batch order creation tools to generate large volumes of orders.

Gordon Food Services Conquers the Last Mile

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently interviewed Al Contreras, Innovation Manager at Gordon Food Service to understand how the company handles last mile deliveries, the role visibility plays, and how a last mile solution has impacted their business. Prior to using FarEye, there was no van delivery service in place.

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American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (June 8, 2022) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year, and software license revenues were up 153% to $3.1 Cloud Services Annual Contract Value (ACV) increased approximately 26% to $48.2 a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc.,

Logistics servants

Supply Chain Movement

Why do logistics service providers keep moaning about having too much work to do? through online logistics platforms). Logistics capacity. According to his own capacity index, global logistics capacity shrunk by 18% between 2019 and 2021.

How to Empower Your Customers With Global Inbound Management

When a multinational company needed a better way to connect to their supplier network, they turned to their Logistics Service Provider, GEODIS. Leveraging MPO’s Supply Chain Orchestration platform, GEODIS was able to enable incredible cost-savings.