Project44 acquires ClearMetal to strengthen predictive tools

The Supply Chain Journal

Project44, a leader in real-time visibility of the global supply chain, announced on Thursday it has acquired ClearMetal, a San-Francisco based supply chain planning software company that focuses on international freight visibility, predictive planning and overall customer experience.

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Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions


by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. Here are a few predictions for the year ahead.


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The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for more than 20 years and I’ve seen a lot of changes (just to name a few): The evolution from desktop, client-server applications to software-as-a-service, cloud, Read more The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Technology

Enterra Insights

Clarke, once wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Other “magical” technologies would be mobile phones, satellites, and the Internet. ” Technology is a broad topic — too broad for any single article to explore fully. Every field of human endeavor involves some sort of technology. Technology affects our lives in countless ways. Technology trends. Democratization of technology.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Information Technology

Enterra Insights

Information technology (IT) is an umbrella term covering a variety of technologies. Bill Gates ( @BillGates ) once stated, “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. ” The current CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella ( @satyanadella ), adds, “Information technology is at the core of how you do your business and how your business model itself evolves.” The IoT is the epitome of information technology.

Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Explained


Here’s your two-minute guide to understanding and selecting the right descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics for use across your supply chain. Predictive Analytics, which use statistical models and forecasting techniques to understand the future and answer: “What could happen?”.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true. Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. But some of my other predictions did hit the mark or came close. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. When making predictions, it’s easy to look at recent trends and simply project them forward. Is Every Company a Technology Company?

How To Implement Predictive Analytics Into Your Company


Chances are, if you’re in marketing, sales, or one of the more technical aspects of business, you’ve used predictive analytics in some part of your job. But your company doesn’t have to be a retail giant to use predictive analytics. using predictive analytics?built

Predictability in a Time of Uncertainty: Machine Learning in Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

” Accurate transit time predictions have become more crucial than ever given customer demands and expectations, the cost impacts of late shipments, and dynamic nature of today’s supply chains. Derek has 27 years of experience in supply chain software.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

The New Normal: Predictions for Retail in 2021


What do you predict will be different for retailers in 2021? So a lot of researchers predicted or economists predicted that it will go to a de-globalization or to a re-nationalization. How can an automated planning system help them keep up?

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Watch: Supplier PO Delivery Delay Prediction Tool


Resilinc offers a predictive analytics tool that leverages AI to identify how a supplier will perform by analyzing past events and on time delivery data. Ready for a more predictive and resilient supply chain? Predictive Analytics Proactive risk mitigation

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2016 Supply Chain Predictions

Logistics Viewpoints

Now that I am finally off the road for the balance of the year, I had a chance to sit down and look at some of the macro trends of 2015 and how they could impact logistics operations and technology providers in 2016. Logistics Trends Guest Commentary logistics predictions

Platform or a Collection of Tools: Which One Do You Prefer for your Digital Transformation Efforts?


The blender and the oven comprise a collection of tools that includes exchangeable tips and settings that can be used for different cooking endeavors. The difference between a Platform and a collection of Tools is the great recipe book and the right oven settings in our cookie analogy.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

Adrian Gonzalez will discuss in more detail his top six supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015, which he wrote about in Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015. What do you think of Adrian’s predictions? What are your predictions for the coming year? The post Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015 appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Using Technology to build Sustainable Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

In fact, IDC predicts that manufacturers across Asia who digitally transform and accelerate sustainable innovation to improve supply chain operations, will increase their revenue by 20 percent in 2025. And technology has a key role to play in the journey.

The Science and Practical Application of Predictive Analytics


The science and practice of predictive analytics is well established and rapidly gaining ground in the public and private sectors. Take a moment to read our extremely popular post on selecting the right descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics here. Predictive Analytics.

Retail Data Explained: Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive


Well-balanced business development depends on descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics data. . There are different categories of retail analytics: descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive. Predictive Analytics. Predictive Analysis.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

5 Automated Logistics Technologies Predictions for Success in 2018


Logistics technology is expanding to keep up with increased demand, and shippers need to know which technologies can make or break success rates in 2018. Some of the top logistics trends to affect the industry in the coming year include these key automated logistics technologies. Big Data Utilized with other Automated Logistics Technologies to Improve Efficiency and Logistics. Logistics Technology

Supply Chain Management in the New Normal: Predictions for 2021 and Beyond


Effective individualization, good gathering and usage of data, and smart, consistent testing will be tools heavily used by the brands successfully rising above the volume. We will see creative takes on working remotely and finding the tech tools that best support this.

Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

Enterra Insights

Predictive analytics is a topic you are likely to hear a lot more about in the years ahead. Predictive analytics … Continued. The post Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Best Practices Big Data Business digital enterprise Digital Path to Purchase Supply Chain Technology

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond


Our predictions also include crucial and groundbreaking developments in the supply chain that extend far beyond pandemic response. We hope you enjoy the blog, which represents predictions and observations from across our global ToolsGroup community.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain


Now, technology is now ruling supreme. With the advent of advanced cloud-based transportation management systems, there […]. The post Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Technology AI Machine Learning ML Predictive Analytics Supply Chain technology TMS transportation

Why Leaders Are Migrating On-Premise Supply Chain Technology Systems to the Cloud


To meet the consumer demands in today’s increasingly evolving logistics world, many businesses are beginning to implement supply chain technology systems successfully. By integrating this technology, companies can gain higher company profit margins , all while boosting efficiency.

A World in Flux: Global Supply Chain Predictions for 2021


So your firm recently released a report of 2021 predictions and there’s a lot of great information in there. And because of that, when we- and we do predictions, we’ve done this since our inception in 2008 and we’ve had a traditional format for how we do our predictions.

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience


Against this backdrop, our 2020 predictions represent insights from across the ToolsGroup community for technology and practices that support greater supply chain resilience. Read more about our blockchain supply chain predictions here. .

Predicting the Future is Neither Easy nor Certain

Enterra Insights

The late philosopher Eric Hoffer and the late business guru Peter Drucker shared a common belief about the difficulty of predicting the future. Hoffer wrote, “The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.” Drucker wrote, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” That’s where forecasting and predictive analytics come into play. 1] In other words, granularity is the primary difference between forecasting and predictive analytics.

Digital Supply Chain Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Digital Supply Chain predictions article and permission to publish here provided by Michael Gaughan at The focus is definitely on the efficiency of operations relating to technological applications. Digital Supply Chain Predictions. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Packaging Manufacturing Predictions Post-Pandemic


The level of complexity in packaging manufacturing has increased rapidly, and in order to manage it, so has the wider use of digital technology. The post Packaging Manufacturing Predictions Post-Pandemic appeared first on QAD Blog. Think of the role that packaging plays in your life.

The Secret to Rapid Digitisation: A Dual Platform Strategy

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

One of the industry’s biggest concerns is how to digitise and transform quickly, without starting from scratch and having to throw away your enormous investment in traditional systems. Eliminate the huge costs associated with maintaining and upgrading legacy systems.

Not Really Back to the Future – Failed Supply Chain Predictions


We’re still looking at years of testing, but some are already questioning the kind of technology these trucks will need to be considered safe on the highways (sensors, vehicle-to-vehicle communication and LIDAR). Enough about my failed future predictions, I’d like to hear from you. The post Not Really Back to the Future – Failed Supply Chain Predictions appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. Miscellanea supply chain predictions

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is the Right Cryptocurrency Mining Software for You? Cryptocurrency and Blockchain predictions article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Predictions. The post Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Predictions!

Scenario Planning: Predict What-Ifs and Disrupt Them with Integrated, Continuous Planning


But predicting change is just the beginning. Technologies that automate and accelerate the entire exercise help ensure forecasting and decision-making are flexible, nuanced, and responsive enough to allow the company to move forward rapidly.