Data Quality: Your Digital Transformation Depends on It

Logistics Viewpoints

In a prior post , I wrote about the various ways data is transforming global supply chains. Today, I’m going to add a qualifier — it has to be quality data. It’s a critical point, because there are so many ways that data can, well, “go bad”. So, what is quality data?

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Navistar sued over data breach affecting thousands

The Supply Chain Journal

Heavy truck and military vehicle manufacturer Navistar is facing a lawsuit over a data breach in May that may have exposed sensitive personal information of tens of thousands of current and former employees and health plan participants.

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Killing Ghost Loads and Phantom Data with Michael Darden

The Logistics of Logistics

Killing Ghost Loads and Phantom Data with Michael Darden. Michael Darden and Joe Lynch discuss killing ghost loads and phantom data. Michael is the CEO of DFM Data Corp, a utility company designed to be a tool between digital partners moving freight in the USA and Canada.

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SONAR expands its reefer data

The Supply Chain Journal

Since its introduction in 2018, FreightWaves SONAR has provided subscribers with the most current freight market data, analysis and insights. SONAR is the only freight forecasting platform that combines contract tender data with spot rate data and creates predictive freight rates.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Turning Supply Chain Data into Business Intelligence

3PL Insights

Big data is only useful if you understand the metrics and can connect them to the important areas of your business. But how do we turn inventory management data and other key metrics into business intelligence? Account Activity Data. Bottom line: the data doesn’t lie.

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Using data aids shippers in holding carriers accountable

FreightWaves SONAR

Shippers are at a disadvantage in negotiations with carriers and brokers unless they have adequate data and real-time information surrounding the freight market. The post Using data aids shippers in holding carriers accountable appeared first on SONAR.

Data-Driven Solution Helps 3PLs Uncover Available Truckload Capacity

Food Logistics

Through the new Cooperative solution, 3PLs can gain real-time insight into terminating capacity and capacity that was previously hidden, cover more loads cost efficiently and automate processes. Transportation / 3PL/4PL

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain


The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Data-Driven Reverse Supply ChainHow often do you really think about the reverse supply chain?

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Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Real-time supply chain data is the foundation for trust between supply chain partners. And so it follows that the data – and the data supplier – that underpins any network should be agnostic. With a solid foundation of common data across these silos, trust can blossom between supply chain partners. The post Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part II: Data Collection


The post Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part II: Data Collection appeared first on AIMMS

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SONAR expands its reefer data

FreightWaves SONAR

Since its introduction in 2018, FreightWaves SONAR has provided subscribers with the most current freight market data, analysis and insights. SONAR is the only freight forecasting platform that combines contract tender data with spot rate data and creates predictive freight rates.

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Why near-real-time electronic freight tender trucking data is more reliable than waiting on submitted data

FreightWaves SONAR

Data for data’s sake lacks value, especially in the view of the supply chain. And across the market, submitted data becomes rapidly outdated. And in some industries, outdated data can have disastrous consequences. Additional benefits of actual tender data.

project44 data points to heavy congestion at Chinese ports

Logistics Management

That was made clear in data published today by Chicago-based project44, which found that as of October 7, there were “around 386 ships (anchored and moored) off Shanghai and Ningbo—two of China’s busiest ports, of which, 228, were cargo and container vessels

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Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

Using Freight Data to Build Relationships (w/ video)

FreightWaves SONAR

On this episode of #WithSONAR, current SONAR subscriber Greg Morrow, the Director of Operations for ARL Logistics , discusses the importance of using data to grow and strengthen carrier and customer relationships with co-hosts Kyle Taylor and Luke Falasca. SONAR provides that data.

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Retail enterprise suppliers’ best practices to use global trade data

FreightWaves SONAR

Global trade data and shipping demand management are not just things that high-tech companies and international investors need to worry about. This focus makes proper use of global trade data and analytics so vital for continued recovery and growth throughout the supply chain network.

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Bigging up Data Analytics

Logistics Business Magazine

Big data presents supply chain and warehouse managers with an unprecedented opportunity to acquire real-time visibility of goods in transit and part of inventory, writes Tony Dobson -SnapFulfil CEO. Plus, making decisions based on solid data is essential with margins tighter than ever.

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Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part I: Preparation


The post Data Tips for Supply Chain Network Design Part I: Preparation appeared first on AIMMS

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Using Construction Data to Optimize Hauling Operations


A lot of different hauled materials--from aggregates and asphalt to sand and soil--are needed to successfully complete a construction job. But what if the job at hand is to get the most out of your hauling operations? trux contractors digital workflows in construction

Make Print Marketing Personal Using Variable Data Printing

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

But, when it comes to print marketing, variable data printing (VDP) gets the job done. In today’s media-saturated world, our marketing messages face stiff competition for consumer attention. It can be a real challenge to break through all the noise.

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Marketing data to make CEOs happy — Cyberly

The Supply Chain Journal

She also hosts Anthony Vitiello from PCS Software to break down AI use to help manage all of the data within a TMS platform. Vitiello also works through making data actionable and talks about hosting one of the industry’s first in-person conferences in a post-lockdown world.

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New Year Resolution: Start Collecting More Data in 2021

Blue Grace Logistics

As you might have guessed from the title, it’s time to start collecting more data. The Big Benefits of Big Data. Digitalization also creates the opportunity to collect data that would otherwise fall into the unknown. Simply put, good data drives better service.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

5 Analytic Shipping Data Insights for Shippers From SONAR

FreightWaves SONAR

Supply chain intelligence and actionable insights must apply the most accessible, near real-time data available. Analytic data resources for brokers are great, but it’s equally important to realize that FreightWaves SONAR is much more than a broker-exclusive resource.

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Ransomware attack on Forward Air may have exposed sensitive employee data

The Supply Chain Journal

in December may have exposed sensitive personal information of current and former employees, according to data breach notices sent by the trucking giant. In many cases, they steal data as added leverage against their victims, threatening to post or sell it if they don’t pay.

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Q&A: Standardizing supply chain data exchange for ocean transport

The Supply Chain Journal

Global supply chain visibility, automation and optimization depends on the quality of one commodity: data. FREIGHTWAVES: What sparked these container lines to standardize their data initially?

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Drilling Deep: Whose data is it anyway?

The Supply Chain Journal

On this week’s Drilling Deep podcast, two attorneys from the Benesch law firm, Helen Schweitz and Jonathan Todd, join host John Kingston to discuss the ownership of the growing stream of data that trucks are producing on every trip.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Project44’s Cooperative makes real-time data actionable for 3PLs

The Supply Chain Journal

Using real-time data from the 150,000 truckload carriers within the company’s network, along with data from more than 300,000 shipments those carriers perform every week, 3PLs can now leverage that information to make better freight-matching decisions.

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What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?


Supply chain data management requires attention to detail and a mechanism in place that provides analytics, or insights, to gain actionable knowledge. Risk exists around data when it is incorrectly or inaccurately collected and shared. Data Supply Chain Supply Chain Data

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September Cass data underscores stalled shipments; expenditures surge

The Supply Chain Journal

September data from Cass Information Systems showed shipments fell victim to supply chain and capacity constraints while expenditures, a proxy for pricing, surged forward. Data used in the Cass indexes is derived from freight bills paid by Cass, a provider of payment management solutions.

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UK businesses believe Brexit created data challenges

Logistics Business Magazine

More than half of UK businesses (54%) say Brexit has presented them with data access and management challenges, according to research from MuleSoft , an integration and API platform provider. IT in Logistics brexit data IT

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Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components: