See the past, present and future of your supply chain

Quintiq

See the past, present and future of your business from a fresh perspective. Representatives of industry-leading organizations from retail, manufacturing, public transport and more – already in the process of rethinking their optimum.

Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future

Talking Logistics

Customers often cost-justify implementing an operating network based on increased efficiency, on the ability of their customer service reps or transport planners to handle more customers, more orders, or more shipments faster based on the automation. The post Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Today’s truck capacity shortage can be linked to several market forces, some that the transportation industry has dealt with for years and others that are new and unfolding. Market Review: Past, Present and Future. The past, present and future market forces causing today’s extreme truck capacity shortage include: Strong Economy. Present. This is a good thing in terms of transportation safety and compliance, however it also tightens already limited capacity.

Download: The Impact of Big Data in the Supply Chain & Transportation Management Industry Webinar Replay, Transcript & Presentation

Cerasis

For this 60 minute webinar, join Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis, as he discusses how Big Data provides actionable insight to truly affect business outcomes, resulting in reduced supply chain costs and a more strategic approach to transportation management. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data? What Is the Impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? •

Logistics Past, Present, and Future

Supply Chain @ MIT

Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. Most people thought of transportation as a part of their overhead.” Logistics on the move.

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. The 21 st century presents a new kind of threat that challenges older defense measures.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption. Even though most have little-to-no IT support or technology, they dominate a mode of transportation that can’t be ignored.

Tips for Safely Transporting Pharmaceuticals

Cerasis

Transporting pharmaceuticals is arguably more important than manufacturing them, because it enables these lifesaving medications to make it to where they are needed most. When transporting pharmaceuticals, how can logistics workers do it safely , and what precautions are necessary for things like temperature control and to guard against theft? Guarding Against Cargo Theft Cargo theft is one of the largest risks associated with pharmaceutical manufacture and transport.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

Cerasis

One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management. We call this the transportation supply chain. What is the Transportation Supply Chain? Transportation refers to the movement of product from one location to another as it makes its way from the beginning of a supply chain to the customer’s handle. Any supply chain’s success is closely linked to the appropriate use of transportation.

The Most Popular 16 Transportation Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

We trudge on with our top posts from our main blog categories by page view for all of 2014 from the Cerasis blog by featuring another area Cerasis is an expert in: Transportation. These tips include how you yourself can better manage your transportation department and maximize resources.

Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa

CHAINalytics

The post Lessons in Transportation Sourcing Optimization Presented by Chainalytics & Coupa appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation coupa Freight Procurement freight sourcing sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

Today’s Tightened Transportation Market

NFI

Capacity is tight across most areas of the supply chain, presenting challenges in the truckload, drayage, less-than-truckload(LTL), intermodal rail, and warehousing markets. Although many areas of the supply chain are experiencing a capacity constraint, transportation capacity.

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Disruption of Transportation Industry.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Prescriptive analytics envision many different scenarios using intelligence gathered in real-time, and presents an optimal solution.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

4 Benefits Shippers Realize when Transportation EDI is Utilized in a TMS

Cerasis

As a shipper in today’s growing market, there are many advantages to shifting to the use of transportation EDI with your transportation providers or 3PLs. 4 Main Benefits of Transportation EDI Utilized by Shippers within a TMS.

Cerasis Co-Hosts “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” Webinar for U.S. Department of Transportation

Cerasis

The webinar was titled “The Growth of E-Commerce and Its Freight Transportation Impacts” and was held on January 21, 2015 as part of the DOT/FHA’s monthly webinar series titled, “Talking Freight”. Cerasis then presented after Ms.

Why Reverse Logistics Systems and Transportation Management Should Be Considered Together

Cerasis

This presents opportunities for developing new revenue streams, an exciting challenge to logistics professionals. In the interest of both, businesses are increasingly tying reverse logistical operations to transportation management as a natural fit.

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

The cranes extract pallets using forks and transport them at incredible speed to a conveyor system, which will carry them to a dispatch area and straight into waiting trailers. Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990.

3 Requirements for Meaningful & Useful Data in Transportation & Business

Cerasis

As data in transportation becomes more abundant and readily available, the question of “ What data is available ?” Is the data presented as useful to make better business decisions or improve business practices? They should offer controlled and accurate data that is presented in a manner that speaks specifically to your organization’s objectives and initiatives, producing KPIs specific to departments responsible for their consideration.

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Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

Transplace

Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook. 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. There are many factors that have helped create the present “capacity-rich” environment; however, no one knows when the next downturn will occur.

Impact of Food Safety Modernization Act on Transportation

Talking Logistics

I wasn’t able to attend all of the conference sessions, but I’m glad I sat in on the presentation given by William Bierman , senior partner at the law firm of Nowell Amoroso Klein Bierman, P.A., As outlined in their presentation, the proposed rule includes the following expressed obligations: Shipper will be required to specify, in writing, its sanitary requirements, such as required temperature, to the carrier.

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Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

In an environment where transportation is at a premium, customers often find themselves at the whims of those possessing the means to provide transport in a timely fashion.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. But there’s a truth about global transportation that applies to all companies, regardless of how they became global: transportation happens locally. As Mike explained: Most companies are trying to get a global view of transportation, but the reality is that transportation happens locally.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. The tools supporting digitization enables the presentation of information in ways not conceived of pre-2009.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

The more granular and comprehensive the data captured in digital format, the higher the fidelity and resolution of the picture presented through digitization. The tools supporting digitization enables the presentation of information in ways not conceived of pre-2009.

Want a Better Supply Chain? Here Are 4 Reasons to Outsource Your Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Now more so than ever, corporations understand the tremendous impact logistics and transportation can have on their overall business performance and are taking meaningful strides to optimize their supply chain operations. While some organizations have the human capital, industry depth and expertise, and IT infrastructure to manage their transportation on an insourced basis, a majority do not.

International Transportation: The Benefits of Taking a Holistic and Integrated Approach

Talking Logistics

Historically, many companies treated international transportation separately from domestic transportation, much like they treated inbound separate from outbound. I asked Doug Surrett, VP of International Solutions at MercuryGate , these and other questions in an effort to help shippers make more informed decisions around their own holistic, integrated approaches to transportation management. Does the system collect data and present it in a user-friendly manner?

Where Do the Savings from Managed Transportation Services Come From?

Talking Logistics

Managed transportation service providers work to deliver transportation solutions to maximize service at the lowest cost through people, process, and technology. The process involves investigating the current transportation activities and engaging in new opportunities for cost-savings while optimizing service levels. A recent ARC Strategies study on managed transportation services found, on average, MTS can save a company between 2 and 10 percent of its transportation spend.

Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Transport Logistic – 2015. Single showcase for all solutions: transport logistic. transport logistic, Leading International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management , presents the entire value chain and the major international market leaders out of the transport and logistics sector. KEY FACTS of transport logistic. Date: 5-8 May, 2015. Venue: Messe München, Germany. Organisation: Messe München GmbH.

Retail’s Phantom Inventory Menace, or the Ghosts of Christmas Present

Supply Chain @ MIT

Featured Strategy managing missing inventory MIT Center Transportation & Logistics phantom inventory retailers' inventory problems Supply chain research why products go AWOL in storesEven with today’s sophisticated inventory management systems, retailers are woefully unaware of just how low on-shelf availability is for many of the products they carry.

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s conference was “The Transportation Revolution: In It Together” — an appropriate theme considering all of the forces impacting the transportation industry today (everything from new technologies to new regulations to ever-present challenges such as driver shortage) and how shippers, logistics service providers, and consignees need to work more collaboratively together to succeed.

Transport collaboration starts with regional partners

Supply Chain Movement

International transport generates approximately seven percent of the world’s carbon emissions and, if things continue as they are, those emissions will increase fourfold by 2050. In addition to being ambassador for syn chromodal transport, Van den Boomen is also programme manager for NewWays.

Improvements to Mexico’s Rail Network Presents Tremendous Opportunity

Logistics Viewpoints

Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing Logistics Trends Transportation Transportation Management SystemsTwenty years ago, there was only one railroad in Mexico, which was run by a public agency and broken into three regional classes.

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6 Future Technologies that will Change Transportation and Trucking Forever!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. Let’s take a look at 6 transportation technologies sure to impact the trucking and transportation industries forever. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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