Webinar Q&A: Answers to 8 Common Freight Market Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

webinar, we provided an in-depth analysis of current supply and demand trends in the North American freight market. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the webinar, attended by a C.H. Watch the webinar recording for even more freight market answers.

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.


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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. However, these technologies will be a core focus of manufacturers as top manufacturing technology trends in 2018, particularly in relation to increasing customer experiences and service levels through faster and cheaper delivery options.

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. This trend will be seen in the Equipment Manufacturing sector as well, especially in international markets. What big trends for manufacturing do you see affecting the industry in 2016?

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. Any conversation about trends in American manufacturing for 2018 would be incomplete without touching on the growing importance and impact of e-commerce.

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. As we talked about in the blog post explaining the hyperconnected era, these main connection technology trends in logistics are squarely focused on efficiency. Logistics Technology Trends technology trends in logistics


11.84 Billion Tons Of Freight Moved And Other Trucking Trends

Blue Grace Logistics

You can watch this webinar, as well as all of our past sessions, as part of our free resource library, to learn more. Every month, we here at Bluegrace will have a new webinar on the topics that matter to you!

Today’s Freight Transportation Market: Answers to 9 Common Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

webinar, C.H. Robinson experts provided in-depth analysis of current supply and demand trends, our updated forecast, and the impact of global import volumes on North American freight transportation. Watch the webinar recording for more freight transportation market answers.

Using Predictive Analytics For Better Supply Chain Resilience

Blue Grace Logistics

Approaching a demand analysis with historical data and seasonal variations is no longer competent. Brand identity, interactive marketing campaigns and differential lifestyles complicate a perfect trend analysis model. Every step of the way can use predictive analysis.

[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. In that continued theme, today we will again talk about technology but will also include some trends that require a fundamental mindset as well as a holistic mindset when it comes to effective supply chain management now in 2016, throughout the year, and beyond.

[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. INFOGRAPHIC] 7 Supply Chain Trends as Laid out by Supply Chain Expert. Within this context, a number of supply chain trends have been gaining attention: 1) Customer-driven supply chains. Infographics Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends

Supply Chain Technology 2020: What to Expect?

Blue Grace Logistics

According to this report by Gartner, released in January 2019, the top technology trends for the year were artificial intelligence, advanced analytics, IoT, robotic process automation (RPA), autonomous things, digital supply chain twins, blockchain, and immersive experience.

7 Freight broker sales tips for setting the hook with prospects

FreightWaves SONAR

Or it could be a conference presentation or webinar your prospect just delivered. . It also shows your prospect that you keep on top of industry trends. . #3: 6: Podcasts/Webinars/Television . Great prospecting starts with a compelling hook.

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BlueGrace Logistics 2018 in Review

Blue Grace Logistics

The BlueGrace Webinar Series Is Introduced. BlueGrace began our new webinar series in February of 2018. With that announcement came 10 highly attended Webinars that offered valuable information from industry experts regarding everything from capacity issues, to freight data usage and visualization. Every attendee is offered a Free Supply Chain Analysis, utilizing BlueGrace’s proprietary data analysis tool, Vision.

How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?


A growing trend across all industries has been the application of big data , with the use of algorithms and the hiring of data scientists becoming commonplace. In order for data to be used in the decision making process, companies must ensure that they are using high quality data in their analysis. Luckily, today’s “automated algorithms can identify patterns and provide insights” into carrier safety, pricing trends, carrier capabilities, and innovation.

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5 Automated Logistics Technologies Predictions for Success in 2018


Some of the top logistics trends to affect the industry in the coming year include these key automated logistics technologies. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Large-scale analysis of data is utilized to reduce inconsistencies, produce reports for quick decision-making and enable better merchandise and customer management.

Should My Warehouse Be Automated?

Logistics Business Magazine

Trends of the global warehouse automation market. LogisticsIQ’s latest market research study is based on an analysis of 400+ companies with more than 100 in-depth interviews.

IoT Inspired Smart Warehouses Are Reinventing Inventory Management


WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The connection of systems nets scalability and actionable insights from the analysis of Big Data through the IoT. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Logistics Business


The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Regular training workshops keep the employees up to date with the latest trends in the logistics industry. Analysis and Improvisation. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data


Furthermore, some data may be of minimal use without comparison to and identification of trends and collaborations between data from other transactions within a given warehouse or transportation system. This is where metrics becomes necessary for the analysis and monitoring of data. However, metrics may also be applied to the algorithmic analysis of data to identify what data needs to be removed, clarified, or analyzed in further detail.

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The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer


Take a look at how the IoT supply chain is changing the landscape in terms of equipment functionality, shipping processes, invoicing and payments, and analysis of trends. Analysis of Trends and Recommendations. The real benefit of data collection occurs when the resulting analysis makes a recommendation for how to improve the supply chain processes.

4 Big Benefits for the Use & Implementation of Predictive Analytics In Manufacturing


Sensors are embedded in machines , and advanced algorithms comb through data sets to uncover trends and issues faster than any historical form of predictive analytics. Furthermore, typical predictive analytics software is pushing towards a less technical analysis by automatically performing these processes. Automating the analysis of data from sensors within equipment and automating the actual operation of these machines. Supply chain models are evolving.

Control the Cost of Free Shipping with Enterprise Parcel Shipping Analytics


5 Parcel Shipping Trends to Optimize Shipping & Reduce Costs. Register For The Webinar. Parcel Spend KPIs Provide At-A-Glance Insights and Detailed Analysis The three main areas you can look to reduce costs using parcel shipping analytics are: 1. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level


We expand upon the supply chain technology trends we spoke about in the first part of this blog series, but let’s take a look at 5 more supply chain tech trends that will shape 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. As we continue our 2018 trends series, we’ll address Logistics in the next four posts of this series. Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail.

New Supply Chain Technology: The Real Cost of Inaction


If you are making operational decisions based on data that's not in sync with current realities, you'll be unable to predict demand and trends that will affect your ability to respond to market changes. (1). And do the cost-benefit analysis. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader


The reason for the Focus 5 listing can be serious Quality Escape, bad DPPM, negative complaint rate trend or weak On-time delivery performance in the last 12 month. 3) Reduce Supply Base Risk by the Effective Application of Focused Systemic Improvements and Risk Factor Analysis. .

Supply Chain Analytics: A Continued & Renewed Focus on Using Data for Improvement


As the supply chain grows increasingly focused on meeting the demands of an increasingly data-driven and customizable world for consumers and business to business partners, the need for continual improvement and better visibility will continue to drive analysis of available supply chain analytics. Manufacturers must look at trends found in supply chain analytics over time as well as “aggregate and average related issues, non-conformance, late deliveries, and quality problems.”

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3 Easy to Implement Technology Functions of a TMS that Streamline Transportation Management Practices


There are, of course, tactical metrics for accounting functions like viewing open and paid invoices or the ability to identify when shipments are due, but also must include strategic metrics and reports for more in-depth analysis. Lane Analysis. This gives users a visual depiction of an “At a Glance”, prior and current Quarter’s Transportation spend trend. Anywhere you look, technology is making an impact on our lives.

How VR, 3D Printing & Predictive Analytics in the IOT are Currently Powering the Manufacturing Industry


So, let’s take a look at how our predictions for the first four manufacturing technology trends (Predictive analytics, 3D Printing, and VR) to watch for in 2016 stacked up. For example, the analysis of procurement processes and expense trends might help companies select alternative or new suppliers, change the flow of supplies to optimize delivery time tables and enhance payment processes, such as double billing complaints.

Advanced Analytics Continue to Get a Bigger Plate at the Manufacturing Dinner Table


Data collection, analysis, and appropriation will be defining factors for manufacturers this year. Advanced analytics offer manufacturers the ability to look beyond what's currently happening on the surface and uncover what trends, processes, and applications may impact the overall volume and quality of production. The Industrial Revolution gave birth to the concept of statistical quality reporting, the ultimate precursor to all data processing and analysis aspects in business.

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain


Bridget McCrea, writing in “Logistics Management,” identifies 8 trends that are currently impacting the industry: Wireless now accommodates a sharper focus on efficiency and transparency. For the details on each of these trends, please read Bridget McCrea’s full article. While each of these technologies can be used singly, the newest trend is to combine many of them into “total mobile solutions” that cover the entire logistics and supply chain operation.

TMS Automation | Why Automation in a TMS Begets More Efficiency


Earlier this year, we looked into some of the top trends pushing the TMS train forward, and safety and automation were clear frontrunners. Automated data capture, analysis, and presentation through dashboards helps you see what is going on in your company. As a result, the TMS automation can detect trends in customer service inquiries and help your company get ahead of the issue.

Is Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck Ready for the Logistics Industry?


The electric truck has been touted as the last mile favorite, ahead of potential game changers like autonomous drone delivery systems, but that’s a very shallow and abrupt analysis of the capabilities of this truck. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

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4PLs: Collaboration Among Logistics Service Providers Creating More Value for Shippers


In a sense, collaboration gives rise to greater data-capture points, aggregation, analysis, and change within an organization. The third fundamental of collaboration in logistics trends focuses on how collaboration contributes to the livelihood of a company over an extended duration. Collaboration is poised to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest, trend for logistics service providers to focus on in 2016.

5 Areas of Technology Application to Aid in Logistics Visibility and Communication for en Route Disruptions


However, the amount of data makes this aspect of data collection and screening impractical for manual analysis. To take advantage of this trend towards retailer-website tracking capabilities, the supply chain must be willing to share data about a given shipment. We continue our ongoing strategic shipping series by covering how to use technology to provide better logistics visibility.

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