Emerging Supply Chain Trends For 2019


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

Analysis: supply chain debt – make sure due credit is finally collected

The LoadStar

That is certainly true if you look at very short-term trends since the turn of the year for the secondary leveraged loan market in Europe, which are highlighted below. The post Analysis: supply chain debt – make sure due credit is finally collected appeared first on The Loadstar.

LTL Market Analysis and Insight for Q4 and Into 2019


Consistent growth and higher rates are two common factors in any LTL market analysis today. To conduct a full LTL market analysis, let’s take a closer look at what to expect in the coming months. Where Does the Analysis Take Us?

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


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.

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


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. The post Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation appeared first on ShipChain Blog.

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.

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


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

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch


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

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The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

As I wrote last June, investments are rising in Supply Chain Operating Networks and Descartes is a prime example of this trend in action — a trend that I predict will continue to gain momentum in the months and years ahead.

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


However, manufacturers must also look beyond systems and software, uncovering how better processes and strategy can enhance operation through these additional trends. Manufacturers Looks to Reduce the Skills Gap, a Consistent Issue When Talking Trends in American Manufacturing.

6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016


Some of these transportation management trends reflect real worries for the logistics industry. Take a look at six of the trends to watch for in transportation management this year. As explained by John Schultz , many modern shippers are moving towards the outsourcing of big data analysis and increasing collaboration between different logistics providers to enhance payment management. However, modern transportation management systems are looking to change this trend.

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


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.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016


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.

Analysis: Atlas Air and ATSG spread their wings in an air cargo boom

The LoadStar

Many companies have exploited amicable air freight trends and rates lately, either via growing profits or volumes. The post Analysis: Atlas Air and ATSG spread their wings in an air cargo boom appeared first on The Loadstar.

Ocean Carrier Trends: Containing capacity while remaining poised for growth

247 Customs Broker

Shipping industry experts at the London-based consultancy Drewry concur with this analysis, but also note that, for the time being, healthy demand growth for containerized services is outpacing fleet expansion.

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


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

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


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.

27th Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends - Full 40 Page Report

Logistics Management

The full, 40-page research report features all the data gleaned from this year’s survey plus a summary analysis from the editors of Logistics Management

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


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.

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.

Analysis: Rising staff costs may be a package too heavy to carry for DP-DHL

The LoadStar

One number soared, however, and certain trends prompted concern, particularly for the employees of the DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) unit. The post Analysis: Rising staff costs may be a package too heavy to carry for DP-DHL appeared first on The Loadstar.

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


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?

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Industry Experts Discuss Technology Trends & Solutions for Efficient Ecommerce Logistics – Supply Chain 24/7

247 Customs Broker

To gain a sharper picture of what ecommerce-related technologies logistics professionals should be watching, we reached out to industry experts to develop a short-list of trends and solutions that need to be top of mind for today’s logistics professional. Companies have long had dashboards to organize their metrics, but until recently, most of these approaches have been descriptive, meaning they look at past or current trends.

Big Data And Your Carrier Profile


Data analytics and predictive analysis have become the leading indicators of a company's future business levels. Data Analytics And Predictive Analysis Data Analytics is not overly complicated. The application of this data is known as predictive analysis.

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Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I’ll begin with several high-level trends and factors that will impact supply chain and logistics strategies and operations in the coming year: Free Trade Agreements : “The U.S., Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

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

Talking Logistics

Among the new functionalities enabled by the HERE Open Location Platform are optimized fleet routing based on real-time and predictive traffic, real-time tracking and post-trip analysis. What can I do if I have writer’s block?

Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Talking Logistics

His responsibilities include process optimization, cost saving analysis and new solutions implementation. Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly.

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The Role of Emerging Technologies in Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

How will these trends continue to evolve in 2019 and beyond? Transaction volume is high to enable useful analysis. Episode Highlights Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management blockchain machine learning managed transportation services supply chain visibility Transplace

Top Blog Posts of 2018

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been a wonderful year for us at Logistics Trends & Insights. The platform they’ve created is so nice, clean and easy to use for retailers to manage last mile deliveries and includes analytics for analysis. Logistics Trends & Insights

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Technology Trends This Week in News Amazon Avantida Brexit Convoy Embark FourKites logistics Manhattan Associates Postmates real-time freight visibility supply chain management Walmart[This page is intentionally left blank.]. because my mind is blank this morning.

Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

Another benefit is visibility and cost analysis. Episode Highlights Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Supply Chain Technology Trends BuildIt Command Alkon digital supply chain digitization heavy building materials

Prepare Your Supply Chain For The Holiday Season


Too much inventory is a risky proposition but perhaps the use of predictive analysis using previous years data may justify inventory increases and put you one step ahead of the completion. Logistics News Industry TrendsCapacity is already being strained by Halloween candy and costumes.

Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an “Easy Button”

Talking Logistics

Don’t let the enormity of the ultimate goal stymie you in “analysis paralysis.” Roger points out that an important step is for companies to ignore the common ROI analysis requirement and instead do trial and error to see what works best for their company. Episode Highlights Supply Chain Technology Trends business intelligence digital transformation easy button Elemica

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Additionally, a Center of Excellence solution enables “what-if ” analysis of sourcing and distribution initiatives that can be invaluable because it can identify plan deviation or breakdown. A true Center of Excellence implementation enables that kind of analysis.

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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