Nine Killer Digital Tools for Logistics Professionals

Freightos

What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. As ships evolve from barges to Maersk EEEs, digital tools for logistics professionals evolve too.

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New tool for 3PL outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

The new, online tool called Supply Chain Satellite provides objective insights into a company’s logistics procurement strategy and hence supports decision-making related to logistics outsourcing. Supply Chain Media and partners launch Supply Chain Satellite.

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How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

As explained in a previous blog post, continuous improvement in an organization can be achieved through the use of performance measurement tools via big data. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Four Technology Tools Impacting Logistics

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: David Broering, SVP, Integrated Solutions, provides insights on commonly referenced technology tools and their application to the rapidly digitizing logistics space.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Automated resume screening for job matching There are video interviewing tools out there that. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.

Top Four Ways to Score Savings Using Freight Optimization Tools

Talking Logistics

Adding a Transportation Management System (TMS) with support for all modes and powerful optimization tools can be a great game plan to help shippers continue to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve service to customers.

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Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

ToolsGroup

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an innovative approach to strategically analyze your value chain to focus digital investments. Brad, by the way, comes from a great pedigree.

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Companies struggle to find good tools

Supply Chain Movement

the question of which tools they can use to support these processes is causing headaches for a lot of them. there are three options: to set to work with excel, to develop one’s own solution or to purchase an off-the-shelf tool.

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Debugging Tools for Network Optimization

Llamasoft

Introduction Supply Chain Guru is a tool that is easy to use. The post Debugging Tools for Network Optimization appeared first on LLamasoft. Tables and Fields are all pre-populated, and users just need to convert and translate the company data into the information a model need.

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Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

Enterra Insights

The post Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Predictive analytics is a topic you are likely to hear a lot more about in the years ahead. Predictive analytics … Continued.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. Being equipped with both the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show-stopping disaster and a seamless success.

Transportation Market Tools and Intel

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: David Broering, Senior Vice-President, Integrated Solutions Sometimes it feels like you need to be a fortune teller to accurately assess where a supply and demand market is going.

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Supply Chain Scorecards: A Tool for the Times

Inmar

Read about how these flexible, customizable and easily digested assessment tools can help producers truly understand their performance (and that of their vendors) and make enhancements needed to improve a 21 st century supply chain at Inbound Logistics.

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Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

Arkieva

As a local Philadelphia business, we are so excited about the Eagles making it to the Super Bowl this year, we decided to track the excitement level of people leading up to the event by using our Social Sentiment Analysis Tool. Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

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Six Sigma Tools and Inventory Management

EMERGE App

Finally, we’ll finish by exploring Six Sigma methodologies and tools used in modern Lean Six Sigma and Lean Inventory Management. Six Sigma describes a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Its principles and tools have evolved over time. Introduction.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. One of the biggest driving forces behind controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is the Paris Agreement.

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[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Listen to “Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain” on Spreaker. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Halo

Machine Learning Tools Offer Much, but We Pesky Humans Continue to Play the Most Important Role. Absent Machine Learning tools, humans did the best they could to forecast demand and plan inventory. The post Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance appeared first on Halo. In simple terms, that “most important role” is the cycle of observation followed by critical thinking followed by action.

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FMCG Route to Market Distribution: Free Distributor Assessment Tool

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

To help Producers understand the real state of their Distributors, Enchange has released a free - yes, free - tool to guide an assessment of Distribution networks. While focussed on FMCG the tool is applicable to all sectors using distributors. Download the tool here. The RTM Distributor Evaluation Tool has been designed to guide your evaluation of four key capability areas: Partnership – is the relationship a one way street or do you actually talk to your distributors?

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

AI-powered tools to assist with their hiring efforts.2 %69 AI-powered tools — but only for. access to tools like chatbots for. use AI-powered tools to expedite. tools to match employers with applicants best. For candidates — Tools like AllyO simplify the.

Drones in the Supply Chain: A Game-Changing New Tool

PINC YMS

Our CEO, Matt Yearling, was recently interview by Executive Platforms for their Tought Leaders series, to discuss the current and future state of drones in the supply chain. digital disruption supply chain logistics digital supply chain inventory cycle counting drones

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Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Need Supply Chain Visibility Tools

Savi

Avoiding disruption and reducing costs are two very compelling business reasons for pharmaceutical companies to invest in tools to improve their supply chain visibility. To ensure goods arrive on time and in full, you need the best tools and guidance available. The post Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Need Supply Chain Visibility Tools appeared first on Savi Technology.

Empowering Sales People with the Right Trade Tool Kit Can be Spectacular

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Firstly, what are Trade Tool Kits ? They are the specific commercial tools and materials that we provide to our Trade Marketing & Distribution/Route to Market (RtM) teams to help get their jobs done and to deliver on their targets.

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Siegwerk Druckfarben chooses global supply chain planning tool

Supply Chain Movement

The implementation will allow Siegwerk Druckfarben to improve their current production planning procedures and standardize planning processes and tools across the different production sites.

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A Decision-Making Tool for Designing Reverse Logistics Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) has initiated a research project to help enterprises design networks for reverse logistics operations that meet their organizational objectives.

Limitations of Supply Chain Network Design Tools for Risk Management

River Logic

Supply chains continue to increase in complexity as they are leveraged to drive greater value through increased output at lower costs. As supply chains become more intricate, the ability to analyze risk simultaneously becomes more difficult and more important.

Tools for Master Scheduling: Hug Your Master Scheduler Part Two

Kinaxis

Effective management of the master schedule requires a tool that has several key characteristics; Scenarios – This simply refers to the ability to create a copy of your data in-memory in less time than it takes to click a mouse. Imagine if you had a supply chain planning problem you wanted to solve and were given a tool that allowed you to try three different approaches – each in their own copy of the entire supply chain database. This tool must take that long too, right?

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Hits the SPOT: A Look at L’Oréal’s Sustainability Tool

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

This year, Fast Company picked L’Oréal’s Sustainable Product Optimization Tool (SPOT) as a finalist in the ‘General Excellence’ category of its World Changing Ideas Awards. And it’s no mean feat; this is the first tool to calculate the social impact of cosmetics.

New global supply chain planning tool for United Biscuits

Supply Chain Movement

After a complete Business Process and Planning Cycle design review with OM Partners, United Biscuits (UB) has started the implementation of OMP Plus for all their demand and supply planning processes.

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New Tool Brings Logistics Carbon Emissions into Sharp Focus

Supply Chain @ MIT

Companies can calculate the overall carbon footprint of a logistics operation using readily available estimation tools. However, to implement meaningful management decisions about cutting CO2 emissions, a more detailed analysis is necessary.

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Seco Tools: Cutting Edge Supply Chain Strategy Takes Shape

Logility

For more than 80 years, Seco Tools has delivered a diverse portfolio of tools and services around the world. Seco Tools manufactures cutting tools made of steel, tungsten carbide and cobalt. Three years ago Seco Tools investigated solutions for stock optimization.

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Five Supply Chain Tools for a New Era of Globalization

APICS

The world is headed toward a new era of globalization, marked by increased political fragmentation but stronger global digital connection. This challenging environment presents many risks which supply chain managers must carefully plan for and navigate. Think Supply Chain

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Optimization Tools Lighten the Load on Stressed Freight Networks

Supply Chain @ MIT

Freight transportation networks are increasing in complexity at a time when companies are under immense pressure to improve service levels.

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Supply Chain Media and partners launch new strategy assessment tool

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Media, Districon, DSV and Nyenrode Business University have deloped a new strategy assessment tool: Supply Chain Satellite. The tool consists of a detailed questionnaire, a sophisticated scoring model and an in-depth analysis covering all possible logistics outsourcing strategies.

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The Potential for Proven Analytics and Planning Tools in Healthcare Delivery

Supply Chain Action Blog

This, in turn, cannot be achieved without leveraging the tools that have been developed in other industries. These types of analytical approaches, while very powerful, require appropriate tools and expertise to apply them efficiently and effectively. I’ve spent time in a hospital.

The Potential for Proven Analytics and Planning Tools in Healthcare Delivery

Supply Chain Action Blog

This, in turn, cannot be achieved without leveraging the tools that have been developed in other industries. These types of analytical approaches, while very powerful, require appropriate tools and expertise to apply them efficiently and effectively. I’ve spent time in a hospital.