Research in Focus: Cloud Computing in Logistics

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is the first in a new series we’re launching where we highlight research conducted by select partners and provide our perspective on some of the most interesting findings and results.

Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Our “ Research in Focus ” series highlights research conducted by select partners on timely and important trends impacting supply chain and logistics professionals today.

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Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Is there a greater need for supply chain research today than in the past, and if so, why? That was my opening question to Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics titled, “ When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research.” I asked Steve why they chose to partner with those universities, and why didn’t they just conduct the research themselves.

Research Into Supply Chain Resilience

The Network Effect

I am sharing this research survey on behalf of Dr. David Nowicki of The Center for Logistics Education and Research. The post Research Into Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on The Network Effect. Risk Supply Chain Management research resilience risk supply chain

The Current State Of Warehouse Technology

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Efficiency and speed are pressuring organizations to step up their warehousing capabilities. How are they doing this and what role is technology playing? Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, who will share substantial research and discuss professional experiences on the current state of warehouse technology.

Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

What are the future dominant research themes in supply chain management? In my new article, Mapping the Landscape of Future Research Themes in Supply Chain Management , co-authored with Robert Handfield and Christian Durach and published in the Journal of Business Logistics, we make an attempt to answer this important question. Our research is based on survey data collected from 141 SCM scholars. Journal of Business Logistics, 37 (3), 1-8 DOI: 10.1111/jbl.12131.

How to Leverage Gartner Research in Your TMS Vendor Evaluation

TMC

When looking for a TMS provider, many companies trust Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) research. According to Gartner, the “Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle overview of the market’s vendors. Research TMS Technology Global TMS

CfP: 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium

SCM Research

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s Academic Research Symposium (ARS) (formerly: Educators’ Conference) has earned a prominent reputation with many academics, as it is an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and share new research for discussion and feedback. As a member of the Conference Committee, I would like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers of the 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium (PDF), which will be held in Atlanta, GA, U.S.

Executive's Guide to Supply Chain Research

Supply Chain Opz

Many people think a supply chain research is boring and it is the ivory tower that they don''t need to climb. This article will show you why a research is relevant to you and how to study without damaging your brain! Background What is a research?

Introducing the International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (Guest Post by the Editor-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Andrew Lyons, one of the two new Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (IJoL) provides an introduction to his journal. The International Journal of Logistics: Research & Applications (IJoL) publishes original and challenging work that has a clear applicability to the business world. The journal covers all aspects of logistics and supply chain management.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

free time: • Researching open positions to determine which. logistics information. 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.

When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

What kind of insights and benefits can shippers, 3PLs, and universities obtain if they worked together on supply chain research projects? What is the best way to communicate the research results to the supply chain community? In this episode, Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. The post When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

New Research: Supply Chain Priorities and Investments

BluJay Solutions

Adelante SCM and BluJay Solutions, in partnership with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), conducted an online survey of supply chain and logistics professionals to find answers to pressing questions. Read the full article at Logistics Manager.

How to Leverage Gartner Research in Your TMS Vendor Evaluation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When looking for a TMS provider, many companies trust Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) research. According to Gartner, the “Magic Quadrant is a culmination of research in a specific market, giving you a wide-angle overview of the market’s vendors.

Research: What Leading Shippers Do to Obtain Better Truckload Rates and Performance

Talking Logistics

Take your cue from the latest findings of MIT researchers. Robinson , the researchers examined the best practices that separate Leaders from Laggards in getting better truckload rates and performance. The researchers used TMC data for 40 shippers and looked at over a million loads. Previous research has shown that tender acceptance rates is correlated to price paid. Next, researchers looked at freight attributes of shippers.

Laboratory Experiments in Supply Chain Research

SCM Research

Smith was awarded the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences “for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms” In its recent issue, the Journal of Business Logistics had the great privilege to publish an article by Cary Deck and him, in which these ideas were applied to our field: Using Laboratory Experiments in Logistics and Supply Chain Research.

ChainLink Research: Agile Retailer - Linking Allocation and Transportation

Logility

Retailers will need to create a more integrative approach between the merchant and the logistician—and that means using modern transportation software to create an agile and optimal strategy for retail logistics. Ann Grackin is CEO and co-founder of ChainLink Research.

CfP: 15th CSCMP European Research Seminar (ERS) on Logistics and SCM

SCM Research

We, the chairs of the 2020 CSCMP European Research Seminar and the whole scientific committee, have decided to move the planned seminar in Barcelona to a virtual space. Research Conference Supply Chain Management

What does research into customer experience tell us about how companies should deal with peaks?

BluJay Solutions

According to a recent research study , customer experience (CX) is growing in importance in terms of differentiating brands. The research surveyed over 400 supply chain professionals across manufacturing, retail and logistics service providers. In The News SHD Logistics

Top 100 Logistics IT Providers & Market Research Survey

Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics’ annual Logistics Technology Perspectives offers market research to help IT buyers and users make better sense of what’s going on in the industry. And, the Top 100 Logistics Technology Providers list celebrates best-in-class innovators that are helping shippers revolutionize their supply chains

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Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

logistics landscape starting in 2016. Robinson white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. The post Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics appeared first on Transportfolio.

Using Experiments in Supply Chain Management Research

SCM Research

Recently, the use of laboratory experiments has attracted attention in SCM research. The self-explanatory title of the article by Siemsen is The usefulness of behavioral laboratory experiments in supply chain management research. Similarly, Thomas has discussed this topic in his recent article When student samples make sense in logistics research , published in the Journal of Business Logistics.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce LogisticsE-commerce is in the middle of a boom.

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. The post New Research Finds Customer Experience as Key Driver to Supply Chain Innovation appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

CfP: 15th CSCMP European Research Seminar (ERS) on Logistics and SCM

SCM Research

The European Research Seminar (ERS) on Logistics and SCM is a global conference with a European background. It is an interactive conference, which centers on intensive discussion of top quality research and new developments among all participants. ERS welcomes participants from around the globe with its aim to expose and discuss contemporary issues in logistics and supply chain management. Research Conference Supply Chain Management

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[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Technology has always played a critical part within logistics.

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New research: Supply chain hot trends report: 2020 & beyond

EFT

Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics 3PL Article Type: Reports & Analysis Publish as a report 2019 continued the drive towards digital disruption in the supply chain industry, with Industry 4.0

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals.

Ending Academic Irrelevance: an Academic’s View on Logistics Research

The Logistics of Logistics

Many of these requests probably come from academics, like me, trying to conduct some kind of research, which you may or may not find interesting or relevant to you. In order to conduct research, academics need access to you, your knowledge, and your experience. I don’t have research outcomes which lend themselves to improving business operations or creating new breakthroughs in how business is done. I envision academic research conducted in concert with industry needs.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. Whirlpool has not always considered logistics a competitive advantage.

Be Uncommon

Talking Logistics

I’ve been on a journey to find a better way to conduct supply chain market research for several years now. It’s an uncommon approach to market research. It’s research with purpose. Research with purpose. “There’s a way to do it better — find it.”

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

New Research from BluJay Solutions Finds Customer Experience Overtakes Cost as Top Supply Chain Differentiator and Innovation Driver

BluJay Solutions

10, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today released the findings from its second annual research study in the report, “ Focus on Customer Experience: Research on Supply Chain Priorities and Investments.” Read the full report, “ Focus on Customer Experience: Research on Supply Chain Priorities and Investments” at www.supplychainresearch.info/2019.

How to Learn About Supply Chain Research From Around the World in a Few Hours

Supply Chain @ MIT

Research Expo displays 70 to 80 supply chain research projects from multiple countries. On January 22, 2014, some 120 master’s students representing about 30 countries will gather at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA to present 70 to 80 supply chain thesis research projects.

2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium

SCM Research

I spent the last couple of days in Atlanta, where the 2017 CSCMP Academic Research Symposium (ARS) took place. LaLonde Best Paper Award (best paper published in the Journal of Business Logistics) goes to Murfield and her co-authors, Supplier Role Conflict: An Investigation of Its Relational Implications and Impact on Supplier Accommodation. In Atlanta we also announced the CfP for the 2018 CSCMP European Research Seminar (ERS) , which is ARS’s European counterpart.