Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level

Cerasis

How technology in logistics grew throughout 2016 is not limited to the technology that delivers products or enables better, faster picking processes. Over the last year, huge strides were made in machine-to-machine connectivity, as foreseen by our predictions, ranging from the greater use of automated identification and data capture (AIDC) and stronger resolve for more omnichannel logistics solutions. Bluetooth Technologies Got a Real Seat at the Supply Chain Dinner Table.

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

El Niño and Jonas are the latest reminders that weather and other natural events, such as earthquakes, can lead to supply chain disruptions. In light of these risks, developing a flexible supply chain is the best strategy for success, but what does that mean exactly and how can companies get there? Robinson , and I addressed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Robinson freight forwarding supply chain flexibility

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more. Self-Service Logistics.

The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

Robotics is not just a way to help companies, but many manufacturers have recognized how robots can improve their supply chain processes, benefit the company, and drive their future success. With major companies taking the initiative to develop and encourage the growth of robotics in logistics and manufacturing industries, the possibilities for the future are endless. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Supply Chain Movement 16 – 2015 Q1. Our supply-chain future: fair sharing – column. 11 | Snapshots Roundtables Supply Chain Movement. In the rapidly changing economy, countless companies need advice on strategy and especially supply chain management. In spite of several acquisitions, the landscape of supply chain consulting firms remains fairly fragmented. 22 | Management: international supply chain obstructions.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains

Proxima

Global supply chain management has always been at the forefront of the battle. As the pandemic began, companies and suppliers were forced to change their playbooks and rely on new methods of innovation, high road networking and asset stabilization to keep their logistics moving forward.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

So let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon poised to take on UPS, FedEx in delivery business (Seattle Times). XPO Logistics Trucking Subsidiaries Sued Over Driver Classification (WSJ – sub. Pitney Bowes Expands Shipping Logistics Portfolio with Acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation. Elemica Honored With Third Patent for Next Generation Supply Chain Network.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). Cloud Logistics Announces Industry’s First Same Day TMS. Amazon Flex is available now in Seattle. Note: enVista and LLamasoft are Talking Logistics sponsors.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 11 more cities (Seattle Times). Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico. Starbucks to debut delivery in Manhattan, Seattle this year (Reuters). The post This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans. The Global Logistics Footprint.

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Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

This is a perfect example of how the physics of supply chains, which are often overlooked, are fundamental to understanding and enabling the “digital transformation” that is discussed so often in the press. The shift toward online shopping is reconfiguring supply chains and shaping the fortunes of industrial landlords, with demand especially high in and around large cities, where e-commerce has taken off fastest.

Customer Experience in Logistics: 4 Key Areas to Lay the Foundation

Cerasis

This new-found appreciation for what customers experience in logistics is leading companies to compete for market share through a variety of novel methods. Thus far, the logistics industry lags behind this trend but appears poised to catch up in coming years. Logistics providers can no longer afford to ignore these requirements. As mentioned above, a big part of the challenge for those in the logistics industry is the broad range of touchpoints that customers will experience.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. First branded ‘Prime Air’ jet in Amazon’s fleet to fly at Seafair (Seattle Times). TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016. And we have more than enough package supply to utilize the 40 planes we’ve procured.”.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Population growth and new supply chain technology drive the change.

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, I put on my cycling gear and went for a couple of rides this week as I begin turning up the training dial in preparation for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride, which is just four months away in Saratoga Springs, NY. Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires ShipRush. E2open Unveils Harmony – The One Place in the Cloud to Operate the Connected Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains. The following slideshow offers a look at how the seven cities studied ended up in the overall rankings of their digital supply chains. Seattle. Seattle.

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. When asked about delivery, Starbucks Global Chief Strategy Officer Matthew Ryan said it is still “early days” and the chain isn’t ready to tip its hand with more details but that it’s “moving full speed ahead.” Note: enVista, Transplace, and UltraShipTMS are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Population growth and new supply chain technology drive the change.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. In return, the Seattle company pledges to get users their merchandise by 9 pm that night. As I highlighted in a post last October, all signs point to Mexico playing a greater role in supply chains. Mexico continues to play a vital role across global supply chains due to the country’s business culture, educated workforce, and proximity to the United States.”

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Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Moving freight into Seattle, Ontario, California, and Denver , Colorado markets should pick up.

This Week in Logistics News (March 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

I’m a supply chain analyst by day and a cha-cha dance instructor by night — at least I was this week. And with a hip shake and a step, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to start air delivery network with leasing deal ( Reuters ). Back in mid-December, The Seattle Times reported that Amazon was negotiating to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets for its own air-delivery service (see my comments at the time).

Logistics 2.0: Amazonified Logistics Part 1

FLEXE

In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0, we discuss the Top Ten things Amazon has done to change the supply chain & logistics industry. And don’t miss Part 2 of Amazonified Logistics ! Welcome to Logistics 2.0. Anyone in the retail or logistics industry has seen the dramatic impact that Amazon has had on our industry. What we’re calling, “The Top 10 Examples of Amazonified Logistics.” The post Logistics 2.0:

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Shifting from supply driven problems to a demand problem in U.S. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Here are three ways you can modernize your logistics to match the brand you’ve spent all that time building—a brand that meets customers’ unprecedented expectations for eCommerce orders. Across every function of the supply chain (packaging included), things are changing and solutions are becoming more dynamic.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Here are three ways you can modernize your logistics to match the brand you’ve spent all that time building—a brand that meets customers’ unprecedented expectations for eCommerce orders. Across every function of the supply chain (packaging included), things are changing and solutions are becoming more dynamic.

In Logistics, the Last Few Feet are as Important as the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Logistics providers know their job isn’t complete until every foot of the last mile is covered. We live in a fast-paced world and, in the current vernacular, customer expectations are off the chain. If you’ve never heard that term (or simply don’t understand it), off the chain means out of control — like having your pit bull getting off the chain in the back yard and tearing through the neighborhood. There are 5,280 feet in a mile.

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

As a supply chain technology startup, there are a lot of regions we could consider conducting business in as we grow our offerings. There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The post SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas appeared first on SupplyPike - Supply Chain Simplified.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Volvo Trucks presents future transport solution with autonomous electric vehicles. GateHouse Logistics and Elemica Partner to Accelerate Secure Data Sharing in Global Chemical and Process Industries.

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

Freightera

Interview with Benoit Montreuil, Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Director, Physical Internet Center; Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. The Alliance for Logistics Innovation Through Collaboration (ALICE), supported by the European Union, made the Physical Internet a key part of their freight systems. EB: Can you describe the core systems and layers of this new logistics model?

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

As a supply chain technology startup, there are a lot of regions we could consider conducting business in as we grow our offerings. There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The post SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas appeared first on SupplyPike - Supply Chain Simplified.

Former Tesla Leader joins ThroughPut Inc. as Head of Product Management and Sales Engineering

ThroughPut

the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supply Chain pioneer that enables operations to increase output, quality, throughput, profitability, and safety through automated bottleneck elimination, today announced the appointment of Alla Anashenkova as the Head of Product Management and Sales Engineering. At Tesla, Alla spent nearly eight years navigating through supply chain nuances while scaling production over 100x. Press Releases big data Supply Chain tesla walmart