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Using Intelligence Over Scale: The Power of AI and Machine Learning in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Predictive Logistics. These topics are getting a lot of attention today, but they’re also generating a lot of questions from supply chain and logistics executives. What are these technologies? How can they help? What’s real and what’s hype today? What should I do to get started? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

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The Difference between IO and MEIO

Logility

Travelling often, I run into a frustrating, yet common, problem--delays due to weather conditions at airports that are not either where I am or where I am going, but instead where the inbound aircraft is from.

Trending Sources

The next frontier: supply chain data architecture for your needs, not to feed the needs of numerous supply chain tech vendors

AIMMS

Data overload and quality issues are common problems faced by all organizations. This makes it really difficult to start getting value out of data with analytics.

If Only There Were More Choices

Supply Chain Shaman

The supply chain technology market is in transition. Over the last three decades, the market weathered consolidations, mergers and technology shifts. Many of the clients I work with are nervous about SAP APO’s transition and the evolution of SAP’s supply chain planning solutions.

The Value of Supply Chain Planning in Process Manufacturing

Supply Chain Planning (SCP) is enormously important to those process manufacturers that aspire to differentiated performance -- not just large enterprise businesses but companies of all sizes.

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Blockchain unleashed

Supply Chain Movement

What impact could blockchain have on supply chains? In my opinion, a very big one. In principle, this encryption technology that enables data to be shared securely has the power to finally solve two major, long-standing supply chain challenges. Right now, blockchain is used primarily for Bitcoin, which integrates digital flows of money and information via peer-to-peer personal computer networks.

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Blockchain: A Single, Immutable, Serialized Source of Truth

Material Handling & Logistics

Blockchain technology could help introduce higher levels of security to and confidence in supply chain transactions. When many people hear the word blockchain, they immediately think about bitcoin and crypto-currencies, conjuring up images of hackers and black markets.

Three Critical Supply Chain Capabilities for Private Label Industry Success

Logility

I generally do not like the shopping experience. I prefer to develop a list of carefully researched products so I can get into and out of a store as fast as possible.

Robots in the Last Mile: Are You Ready for Last Mile Automation?

Cerasis

Imagine the scenario: consumer orders a product online, and to lower delivery is available in the area.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

How Supply Stores Survived Harvey and Irma

Elementum

After back-to-back hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit the United States in September, supply stores across the country were put to the test in terms of preparedness and their capacity to recover quickly from the destruction caused by the unusual weather. According to reports , the combined property damages from hurricanes Harvey and Irma ranged from US $150 to $200 billion, ranking among the most expensive disasters in US history.

Modern Barcode Labeling: Integrated and Efficient

Loftware

Barcodes bridge the digital and physical worlds of the supply chain. Supply Chain Labeling Track & Traceability Barcode Labeling

Target Marketing to Millennials this Holiday Season

Enterra Insights

For retailers focusing on Generation Y (aka millennials), the 2017 holiday shopping season could prove profitable. The consumer engagement firm … Continued. The post Target Marketing to Millennials this Holiday Season appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Business Cognitive Computing Supply Chain Targeted Marketing Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Supply Chain’s Future Rests in the Cloud

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are ready for a digital makeover, based on intelligent technologies like AI, machine learning and the IoT. As with many facets of business, the supply chain management (SCM) industry is working to leverage technology to accelerate processes and cut costs.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

The Evolution of Trust

SCM Research

Trust plays an important role in supplier–buyer relationships. One way to approach this important concept is game theory. If you have ever wondered how game theory could be taught in a supply chain management course, I can recommend Nick Case’s The Evolution of Trust – an interactive guide to the game theory of why and how we trust each other. The guide starts by explaining the game of trust (= the prisoner’s dilemma).

More Accurate Promotion Forecasting with Causal Modelling

RELEX Solutions

More accurate promotion forecasting with causal modelling. Insights » Whitepapers. Author: Aki Ali-Vehmas, Data Scientist.

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3 Ways to Put Big Data to Work in Your Factory

synchrono

Is enthusiasm for Big Data wavering? In 2015, McKinsey Global Institute claimed that the IIoT had the potential to create as much as $3.7 trillion in economic value in the global manufacturing sector by 2025.

Do Not Get Trapped by Traditional Holiday Product Forecasting Methods This Year

Supply Chain Matters

Earlier this month, the National Retail Federation (NRF) released a rather optimistic forecast of expected holiday retail sales for the months of November and December. Supply Chain Matters however, advises some prudent caution and here is why we take such a view.

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

Greenpeace Report Praises Apple’s Closed-Loop Supply Chain, Slams Samsung and Amazon

Supply Chain 24/7

While Apple featured as the second most responsible company, Samsung and Amazon faced heavy criticism from the report with the authors going so far as to say Amazon is “one of the least transparent companies in the world in terms of its environmental performance

How Givaudan Optimizes Labeling, Prepares for S/4HANA and RFID

Loftware

Going to the SAPinsider event in Copenhagen next week? Make plans to attend the session featuring Givaudan where you’ll learn how an optimized supply chain labeling solution meets operational demands and supports the transition to SAP S/4HANA, RFID and other emerging technologies. Supply Chain GHS SAP enterprise

Blockchain’s Garbage In, Garbage Out Challenge

Supply Chain @ MIT

Any information system is only as good as the quality of its data; the well-known garbage in, garbage out conundrum. Blockchains are distributed ledgers that are subject to this principle, but more so than conventional systems since the entries are supposed to be unalterable. Is data integrity the Achilles Heel of blockchain technology, especially in […].

Are You In It to Win It?

Material Handling & Logistics

Don’t be afraid to make a decision. Making no decision could be the worst decision of all. Legendary coach Vince Lombardi once said, “The will to win is not nearly so important as the will to prepare to win.”

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.

Digital Supply Chain Conference 2018

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management Taking place on the 30-31 January, 2018, in Amsterdam, the conference has been designed to deliver insight from international experts on how they are developing enhanced, agile and connected supply chains through digital technology

Designing Customer and Career Success

Supply Chain Nation

Chrystel Black is the User Experience (UX) Director at JDA Labs in Montreal, where she leads a team of 15 professionals, spread out over three countries: India, Canada and the U.S.

Better Supplier Labeling: Part 14 [Video]

Loftware

Welcome back to the Loftware blog. Video Labeling

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Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

Transportfolio

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management | Transportfolio. As the market continues to tighten, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations? An unclear plan may let you down.

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The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain.

How To Make Your Freight More Attractive To Carriers

PLS Logistics

Capacity is tighter than ever; the rates are at all-time high and steadily climbing up – this is no surprise to anyone connected to the transportation industry.

How White Glove Services & Last Mile Deliveries Go Hand-In-Hand

Cerasis

White glove services are the crème de la crème of last mile logistics, and white glove services & last mile logistics work together more than most other parts of your transportation network.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant: Why Should We Care About This Research?

Demand Solutions

Full confession: My team is small, yet diverse – I work with boomers and millennials, and the great generation in between. While I find the boomers tend to be more reserved and reticent in their remarks, millennials are quick to provide commentary with little filter engaged.

Video: Creating Value through Flexible Pricing Programs

3GTMS

If you’re an LSP, every one of your customers wants the best pricing. But the complexity between pricing and customer needs can hinder ways to confidently deliver the best rates.

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Machine Learning: A Quantum Leap in Forecast Accuracy for the Modern Supply Chain

Whether you realize it or not, Machine Learning is having a profound impact on your everyday life.