Automation in the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Scalability

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Automation is coming of age in the supply chain. Where supply chain leaders once viewed automation capabilities as science fiction fantasy, automation’s real-world applications are becoming evident. Automation Supply Chain Technology Automation in the Supply Chain

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

” Here is an excerpt from the article: “…it isn’t by becoming more efficient that the supply chains of Wal-Mart, Dell, and Amazon have given those companies an edge over their competitors. First, great supply chains are agile. Supply Chain Planning.

Supply Chain Automation: Key Stages in Supply Chains That Can Benefit

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Even though robotics and AI will never be able to fill in for human logic and expertise, there is a case to be made for supply chain automation thru automated systems. Uncategorized supply chain automation

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

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The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees. The proper use of supply chain analytics is crucial to digital.read More.

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

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The post How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain supply chain strategy

Are Supply Chain Executives Prepared For a Supply Chain Talent Crisis?

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The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry. However, demand for more products, faster and at lower costs is increasing, so supply chain executives need to start.read More.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

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Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

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

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In order to avoid incidents of mismatch between supply and demand, establish more efficient manufacturing and lower costs, it is necessary to establish an environment of consistent supply chain visibility. Everything from sourcing raw materials, manufacturing, to the sales channels which feed supply for a finished product are essential factors. One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management.

Why Supply Chain Transparency Results in Big Business Benefits

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Supply chain transparency is a major competitive advantage at a time when consumers are savvier and more concerned about the provenance of their favorite products. Supply Chain supply chain transparency

[PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies

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Listen to “A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] A Comprehensive Discussion on Lean Supply Chain Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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10 Steps to Integrate a Transportation Management System to Other Supply Chain Systems

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Unfortunately, attempting to integrate a TMS with other supply chain systems may come with significant challenges, and it’s best you take the planning of integration seriously, even if the TMS provider has what seems an easy integration process.

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Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

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The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern.

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

With visibility as the key driver for an effective supply chain improvement strategy, businesses today must rely on building collaborative relationships in their extended supply chains to gain visibility from end-to-end.

5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains

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The post 5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain Technology autonomous trucking

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

If there is one lesson many companies learned the hard way last year, it’s that you have to be prepared for whatever twists and turns might emerge in the transportation market. The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Episode Highlights Transportation Management Darren Miesner PDCA Transplace transportation management

What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

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This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . In other words, selecting the best way to consolidate, mix and transport products can help attain a goal of $0 shipping in the eyes of consumers. .

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

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While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. With 7 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) tied up in inventory, reports the 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog , your organization must go beyond the analytics and understand the broad impact of analytics in your company. Supply Chain Warehouse

[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

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We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." 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? Supply chain & transportation industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history.

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

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Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

Supply Chains By the Numbers

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When 2015 rolls in, for me, it will mark a decade of quantitative research focused on understanding the evolution of supply chain management. Insights on Supply Chain Organizations. In the early years, there were no supply chain organizations.

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

I’ve been an industry analyst for over 20 years and achieving timely and accurate supply chain visibility has always been — and continues to be — a top priority for companies across all industries. The Maturing of the Supply Chain.

Top 10 Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts of the First Half of 2019

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Today we kick off our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the most popular supply chain blog posts published on the Cerasis blog in 2019. Freight Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Management supply chain articles

[Video] How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

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Darren Miesner, VP of Operations at Transplace, discusses how companies can prepare their supply chain for transportation capacity challenges. Podcast version (click to play): Past Episode Past Episode - Transplace Transportation Management Transplace transportation management

Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In the presentation, I shared data on the evolution of supply chain planning and the results on user satisfaction. Neither technology vendor is an industry leader in delivering a solution that fits the needs of the supply chain planner.

The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain

Cerasis

New technologies are being developed that will propel warehouse management and shape the supply chain of the future. The post The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The Growing Need for Blockchain in the Grocery Supply Chain

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Clearly blockchain in the supply chain is.read More. The post The Growing Need for Blockchain in the Grocery Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Blockchain Supply Chain Technology blockchain in the grocery supply chain

Terrorism and Supply Chain: A Growing Threat of Supply Chain Terrorism

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Terrorism is a reality that, unfortunately, requires our growing attention in the supply chain world. The British Standards Institution Supply Chain Services and Solutions publishes an annual report that analyzes global trouble spots for supply chain operations.

[PODCAST] Why Supply Chain Executives are Paying More Attention to Transportation Management

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Supply Chain Executives Who Lower Transportation Costs Improve EBIDTA A metaphor is an interesting thing. One especially accurate metaphorical phrase is “supply chain.” There is, sometimes, a misconception as to the length of that chain.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

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Social media awash with pictures of supply chain professionals attending the Lady Gaga event at SAP’s Sapphire, celebrating with drinks at the Gartner event, or rocking to the ZZ Top performance at JDA’s Icon conference trumpeted excitement. Shortening Supply Chains.

Inventory Management Mistakes: What Supply Chain Leaders and Managers Need to Know

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Inventory management mistakes constitute a significant cost contributor in today’s supply chains. The post Inventory Management Mistakes: What Supply Chain Leaders and Managers Need to Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

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Unfortunately, this may lead some supply chain managers or executives to simply avoid the topic until a more cohesive understanding of its possibilities can be made. As explained by the Boston Consulting Group , supply chain leaders should gather all stakeholders from an organization.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

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Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Supply chain planning is decision support.