Trucker Tools with Kary Jablonski

The Logistics of Logistics

Kary Jablonski and Joe Lynch discuss Trucker Tools. Kary is the CEO of Trucker Tools , the leading carrier relationship management platform that helps brokers grow their carrier network, book loads digitally, track freight, and build enduring relationships with carriers to drive reuse.

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Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

The telephone could not interconnect with other networks. Then, I felt I was on an island talking to others that were on my network. Similarly, with the break-up of “The Bells” in the United States in 1982, personal networks grew more open.

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Leveraging a Multi-Party Network Platform for Supply Chain Apps

The Network Effect

The post Leveraging a Multi-Party Network Platform for Supply Chain Apps appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms SaaS Supply Chain Management Technology aPaaS SDK

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).

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

The dream is the building of Network of Networks. We are attempting to separate hype from reality; and to test new technologies to try to redefine B2B processes. The group is working on case studies to test new technologies like blockchain, cognitive computing, supply chain operating networks, and open source analytics. Information technology (IT) teams focus is on long and drawn-out ERP deployments. Managing Demand Across Value Network.

Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform

The Network Effect

The post Improving Resilience and Agility with DevNet on One Network’s Adaptable Supply Chain Platform appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms Technology

Purchasing Manufacturing Network Design Software? Consider These Factors

River Logic

Manufacturing network design software focuses on optimizing plant locations, capacity, and product flow paths. Since COVID-19, companies need more flexibility and agility in scenario analysis, so they can ensure their networks are resilient to continued disruption.

Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks

The Network Effect

The promise and the perils of choosing a multi-enterprise supply chain network We’re almost two decades into the 21st Millennium, The post Multi-Enterprise Network Platforms vs Pseudo Networks appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Platforms Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect ERP networks

Network Supply Chain Transformation at UScellular

Logistics Viewpoints

I overlooked the sophistication required to support widespread and ongoing projects in support of constantly advancing cellular communication networks. The UScellular network that supports these customers has been built locally, with a focus on serving underserved areas.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Reflections: Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

These are three different Supply Chain Operating Networks.) Answering the question was the genesis of the network of networks share group. Building the network of networks is no longer her priority. I continue the work on building the network of networks. After all isn’t the internet the defacto network of networks? The Story of the Network of Networks Share Group. Existing Supply Chain Networks.

Disruption in Supply Networks – How intelligent network platforms optimize for variability and uncertainty

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As we know, technology really isn’t what it’s all about. We’re looking for business value, and that ultimately comes from solving endemic business problems in your supply network. They were designed to be enterprise-centric hub and spoke systems.

How Technology Networks Are Redefining the ‘Supply Chain Community’

Talking Logistics

As cloud-based technology moves into the mainstream, extended partner networks that make up the global supply chain are harnessing it to share information in new ways and collaborate online. The real benefit of the cloud isn’t so much about its features and functions, but its business networks and related communities. The revolution parallels what’s happened in the consumer world with social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

Supply Chain Optimization Network Design Supply Chain Network Design supply chain modeling Supply Chain Network Optimization Network Optimization supply chain analytics software

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

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. What is SaaS TMS & Introducing Hybrid SaaS TMS.

Buying Supply Chain Network Optimization Software: 8 Key Factors

River Logic

Supply Chain Optimization Network Design Supply Chain Network Design supply chain modeling Supply Chain Network Optimization Network Optimization supply chain analytics software

6 Key Components of Business Network Security!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Despite some firms having barred others from gaining access to their networks through firewalls and authentication procedures, computer geniuses still find a way to get past these obstacles and penetrate seemingly ironclad cybersecurity network security infrastructures. Subscribe Here!

Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining

AIMMS

It can be incredibly frustrating when the software you use to run your supply chain will become unsupported. Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package. Attempting to run your supply chain on unsupported software is like walking a tightrope without a net. You can’t risk system outages and downtime, which disrupt your entire workflow and erode customer trust. Your technology should not be a bottleneck.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Building the Network of Networks: Some Insights

Supply Chain Shaman

Technology vendors have conflicting definitions. Each had invested in multiple forms of Supply Chain Operating Networks (Many-to-many business networks are often termed Supply Chain Operating Networks.) The two manufacturing companies struggled to connect their multiple systems and combine them with private networks (from the transportation vendors), while coupling them with Value Added Networks (VANs) (Primarily from IBM and Open Text.)

Power B2B Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

In our recent report on defining supply chain visibility in B2B networks, we provide a definition based on a research study of over seventy participants. In figure 1, it is clear in process networks (industries of chemical, pharmaceutical, and food) that there is a significant different in capabilities when companies use B2B Networks versus EDI, Fax, email or spreadsheets. Only 9% of flows in the value networks move through B2B networks despite the compelling business value.

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

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. This allows all transportation resources to be leveraged in creating a response, including the extended carrier network.

Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations

The Network Effect

The post Supply Chain Platforms for Complex Defense Organizations appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

The Top 6 Use Cases for Network Optimization

Logility

Start your journey with the top six use cases for network optimization. Do your business leaders believe they’ve locked down your supply chain network with the right partners, processes, technologies and contingencies that can overcome next week’s challenges as well as next year’s?

The Power Of A Network

Talking Logistics

Companies today rely on a global network of suppliers, contract manufacturers, logistics providers and other. Read more The Power Of A Network. The post The Power Of A Network appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Newly Announced B2B Supply Chain and Control Layer Cloud Platforms

Supply Chain Matters

In this special edition of Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech , we highlight significant B2B supply chain platform and control layer announcements that are coming forth from prominent ERP and enterprise software providers at a particularly rapid rate.

Is It Time to Evolve Your Supply Chain Network Design?

Logility

But even the most high-performing supply chains have process, infrastructure, and technology gaps that can become problematic if not addressed early. The Solution: Continuous, Repeatable Supply Chain Network Design and Optimization. Network Optimization Thought Leadership

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Amazon’s AWS Supply Chain Joins the B2B Supply Chain Platform Race

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech highlights yet another Cloud based B2B supply chain control layer platform announcement, this time from Amazon’s AWS Cloud computing division.

How Regional Networks Create Trucking Efficiency

GlobalTranz

Creating trucking efficiency through transportation management optimization is an essential part of supply chain management and network navigation. The Challenges of Only Relying on National Networks. Regional Networks Open the Door to More Drivers and Added Service Levels.

Amazon Puts the Best Possible Spin on an Overbuilt Network

Logistics Viewpoints

Last Tuesday, Amazon issued a press release that highlighted the company’s investments across its global operations network to provide fast delivery for customers. It is truly a massive and impressive network. Supply Chain Network DesignGoods-to-Man Robot at an Amazon Warehouse.

Logility to Acquire Network Optimization Provider Starboard Solutions

Logility

With Starboard’s Digital Twin Technology, Logility Clients Can Better Answer “What if” Scenarios and Optimize Supply Chain Networks to Overcome Disruptions and Drive Growth. a Traverse City, Michigan based innovator of supply chain network design software.

Supply Chain Network Design: What Are Your Options?

Speaker: Paul van Nierop, Senior Supply Chain Consultant, AIMMS

In this webinar, we will explain the main technology types in the market, with their pros, cons and capabilities. After the webinar, you will be equipped to decide which technology fits your organization best.

Halal Cluster Network: Connecting regional halal clusters

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

To improve the entire network’s responsiveness and shortened lead times, trading partners need to work more closely to achieve a seamless product flow throughout the supply chain. Digital technologies can increase visibility, collaboration, speed and responsiveness ?

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software

AIMMS

The post 10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Supply Chain Network Design Software appeared first on AIMMS

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Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. But network design as a discipline is complex and most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks. Technology is part of the problem. As Lora Cecere writes , systems are becoming more complex, “but the primary means to manage trade with network partners is through spreadsheets and email.”

Taking a Big Picture View of Supply Chain Networks

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently read a thought-provoking report with several predictions about the future of supply chain technology. Supply chain networks: A big-picture view. Without a doubt, real-time visibility into carrier networks is a must-have.

Supply Chain Network Design in 30 Minutes

Speaker: Catalina Perez Leiva

Need to lower your supply chain costs, speed up delivery times or decrease carbon emissions? Start optimizing your supply chain! Watch this webinar to learn if you should replace Excel and start with advanced technology.