The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud

Cerasis

Modern supply chains are evolving beyond anyone’s expectations due to increased use of cloud-computing technologies, wearables and advanced data analysis. The use of wearables will continue to be one of the top trends throughout the remainder of 2016 and upcoming years as well. Data Analysis Grew Exponentially, Providing More End-to-End Visibility and Continuous Improvement. Data analysis is the companion of cloud-computing technologies.

Data 73

Predictive analysis: How it improves supply chain visibility

20Cube Logistics

Predictive analysis, today is part of all major business operations and processes to help forecast trends, events and to find solutions for complexities. Reasons why one should not skip using the predictive analysis. With predictive analysis, route optimization becomes easy.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Editor’s Pick: Updating Your Planning Strategies to Industry 4.0

Talking Logistics

Are you on board? ” — I shared strategies to digitalize the planning office with advanced planning technology to keep abreast with in an industry that is increasingly replacing the human workforce with robotics to gain better efficiency, increase cost-savings and build higher agility. This will standardize automated data analysis and automated data-driven decisions. Editor's Pick Supply Chain Technology Trends digital supply chain Industry 4.0

These Top Manufacturing Technology Trends will Fuel a Focus on Customer Experience in 2018

Cerasis

While much of this chain will focus on key ways manufacturers can make more products, it will also have a profound impact on how manufacturers use information and interact with consumers through these additional top manufacturing technology trends. Manufacturing Technology Trends

Trends 111

Emerging Supply Chain Trends For 2019

LandLink

External pressures, technology trends and internal evolution are prompting companies to reevaluate their network to determine how their future supply chain should be structured, both in terms of capacity and capabilities. Big Data Industry Trends

Why These 7 More 2018 Trends in American Manufacturing Focusing on Standards & Process will Spur Growth

Cerasis

Manufacturers are looking for ways to explore new technologies, reinvent manufacturing strategy, enhance troubleshooting, bringing manufacturing closer to consumer and levy the power of intelligent tools to streamline operations and cut costs.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. It is essential to keep all supply chain functions in line with your overall goals and strategy.

7 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Bureau

It’s that time when idle chatter at the office Christmas lunch turns to debating what next year will bring, especially among logistics and supply chain professionals, for whom it seems every New Year brings new challenges, trends, and disruptive innovations.

Trends 105

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

Cerasis

The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

Data 65

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. Manufacturing Business Technology recently wrote the 5 e-commerce trends for 2016 for manufacturers to look at that include: Manufacturers will seek to increase their share of aftermarket parts sales.

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

Cerasis

Meanwhile, stakeholders do not get to reap the rewards of this new tech trend , and the overall enterprise suffers without realizing it. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �.

Data 117

3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

Cerasis

After taking a look at the automation technology trends in logistics from our first post, take a look at how these technology trends in logistics will grow and what impact they will have for the industry. Logistics Technology Trends technology trends in logistics

5 Manufacturing Tech Trends You Need to Know to Prevent Risk and Boost Production

Cerasis

Consequently, you need to understand the top five trends in manufacturing tech and how they relate back to connected devices and the IoT. The First 5 Manufacturing Tech Trends of 2017. Artificial intelligence also goes back to the increased collection, analysis and application of meaningful data in business. Communication and collaboration are keys to better manufacturing processes, and new apps and smart devices will further empower this trend.

What Is the Future of and Trends in E-Commerce Logistics?

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing at a phenomenal rate and, powered by the top trends in e-commerce logistics, shippers have an amazing opportunity to increase profitability and reduce freight spend simultaneously. Use of Big Data for Market Behavior Analysis.

5 Third Party Logistics Trends in 2015

PLS Logistics

Here’s an overview of the top trends we saw from 3PLs in 2015: Implementing New Services. 3PLs work with shippers to implement improved reverse logistics strategies, find capacity and provide fulfillment solutions. These services are typically designed through advanced transportation management systems (TMS) for detailed product tracking, inventory management and historical data analysis. New technologies and new demands made 2015 a year of change for 3PLs.

What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

Cerasis

In other words, they have actually used data analysis to realize what does and does not improve profit margins. For example, an analysis of fuel efficiency may require information on road conditions, tire pressure and octane ratings. Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

Data 117

Analysis: Hamburg Süd integration makes it a different financial ballgame for Maersk

The LoadStar

But it is market leader Maersk Line that deserves our attention now, not just to determine broader market trends but also to discern if its current corporate strategy makes sense or not.

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

Accept it and plan your strategy accordingly. Our LinkedIn and Twitter communities are growing as we continue to share our thoughts and analysis on the supply chain market from global trade to forwarding, to logistics technology, and to the last mile. Logistics Trends & Insights

Blog 116

Committing to preparedness, and the balance between ‘all of it’ and ‘just enough’

Logistics in War

I encourage you to read the article to see the important trend driving the sustainment of militaries at play. These leaders must make trade-offs with respect to Defence resources and vacuous analysis provided by logisticians and others offers nothing to them in decision-making.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 More Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

Yesterday we began our two part series on 2016 supply chain trends that will drive supply chain management into the future. As with most trends we all have read over the last few years, the focus was on technology. Supply Chain Trends 2016: 5 Additional More Areas of Focus.

Warehouse Management Cost Savings: How to Build a Warehouse Management Strategy Built on Efficiency

Cerasis

An effective warehouse management strategy can successfully reduce rework and drive warehouse management cost savings. However, poor decisions and assumptions can lead to the buildup of other inefficiencies, diminishing the value of your existing warehouse management strategy.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. Addressing this challenge, executives are rethinking their business models and strategies to improve product quality and avoid issues surrounding test results, material specifications, non-conformances, recalls, and supplier corrective action requests. The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality. Product quality directly impacts the profitability of a company.

This Week in Logistics News (January 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here are some details from the Wall Street Journal : At the heart of Target’s strategy is utilizing what the retailer has (and Amazon doesn’t): a base of more than 1,800 brick-and-mortar stores that the company is increasingly using to fulfill orders placed online.

The State of Your Supply Chain Affects the Level of Your Inventory 

Blue Grace Logistics

When organizations use this strategy to design their supply chain they inevitably improve their inventory management. strategy. When organizations use this strategy to design their supply chain they inevitably improve their inventory management.

The Online Retail Landscape in 2019: A Review of the Highs and Lows

Logistics Bureau

In the final analysis then, it would appear that Amazon’s financial-performance blip is neither a hint that the company is running into difficulties, or that there is any sign of a slowdown in online retail growth.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Cerasis

Look at these 7 supply chain trends as a guide to better your supply chain today. In this article, Professor Burcu Keskin from University of Alabama will share 7 supply chain trends that working professionals should watch. Infographics Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends

Trends 137

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Crowdsourcing apps, same-day delivery, and ecommerce trends continue to impact last mile delivery expectations. New supply chain strategies. To meet these needs, supply chain strategies need to focus on “right-size” fulfillment footprints. This strategy can efficiently bring large format goods to residents the way they want and when they want. They should capture the reason and detail on why a delivery was refused so they can use that trend data in the future.

A new narrative for the mobilisation of a nation – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part One

Logistics in War

The role of industrial preparedness in military strategy is anomalous. In recent discussions – such as the Defence Science Board’s analysis of the US’s ‘joint logistics enterprise’ , the recent Williams Foundation examination of ‘Sustaining Self-reliance’ , and the exhortations of senior military leaders as to the state of ‘readiness’ in defence industry – we are drawn to substantial issues relating to the capacity of Western nations to mobilise the ‘national support base’.

Preparing for the future of logistics – the Singapore way

The Logistics Academy

The government of Singapore recently outlined its vision for the country’s future, describing how different sectors could harness technology, innovation and mega-trends in order to take the city-state to the next level. Industry News Industry Trends Singapore Logistics

A new narrative for the mobilisation of a nation – how Defence might prepare the national support base for a future war – Part One

Logistics in War

The role of industrial preparedness in military strategy is anomalous. In recent discussions – such as the Defence Science Board’s analysis of the US’s ‘joint logistics enterprise’ , the recent Williams Foundation examination of ‘Sustaining Self-reliance’ , and the exhortations of senior military leaders as to the state of ‘readiness’ in defence industry – we are drawn to substantial issues relating to the capacity of Western nations to mobilise the ‘national support base’.

‘The furthest, the weakest’ – how logistics creates national power

Logistics in War

5] The closure of American and partner overseas military bases in the wake of the Cold War, the subsequent expansion of expeditionary forces in many militaries, and striking expeditionary successes by these forces since the 1991 Gulf War could be seen as part of this trend. When considering how wars might unfold, or how military forces might be used to coerce outside of armed conflict, perhaps it is best to start with a thorough logistics analysis of how such forces are to be sustained.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Their marketing strategy: If customers are not able to dine inside the restaurant, they must be afforded the opportunity to dine outside the restaurant, i.e. at home. .

The Best is Yet to Come with Transportation Management Systems

Talking Logistics

These trends, in turn, are defining and shaping the innovation roadmap for TMS vendors, and they’re also fueling a new round of mergers and acquisitions (see Kewill and Leanlogistics coming together as BluJay Solutions ) and triggering a new wave of startups entering the market (see last week’s announcement about the launch of Haven TMS ). Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Systems TMS TMSbriefings TMSreport transportation management systems

‘The furthest, the weakest’ – how logistics and distance influence national power

Logistics in War

5] The closure of American and partner overseas military bases in the wake of the Cold War, the subsequent expansion of expeditionary forces in many militaries, and striking expeditionary successes by these forces since the 1991 Gulf War could be seen as part of this trend. When considering how wars might unfold, or how military forces might be used to coerce outside of armed conflict, perhaps it is best to start with a thorough logistics analysis of how such forces are to be sustained.

4 Benefits of Near-Sourcing

Carter Logistics

Near-sourcing – a business moving its operations closer to where its end products are sold – is a growing trend as well as a strategy in the supply chain industry today. Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics. 4 Benefits of Near-Sourcing.

Supply Chain Management:Maintenance Practice- A standard to be.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Main | Social Media in Supply Chain.the new trend! hmm.gadgets, graphs, analysis etc. Strategy, an engineering framework, failure mode analysis maybe.phew! There are heaps of operational data in the raw format and in some cases even well processed data such as vibration analysis, chemical analysis etc. Social Media in Supply Chain.the new trend! About Us.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

For Management: a balancing strategy, etc…. It is about keeping all (well most) of the stakeholders of the supply chain content and taking into consideration the supply chain strategy of the organization. Is there a common trend in inventory management? Sales Strategy.