Big Data in Logistics

Talking Logistics

There are many buzzwords in the supply chain and logistics industry today, and perhaps there’s none bigger than “Big Data.” Everybody talks about it, but what does Big Data really mean? When it comes to leveraging Big Data effectively in your organization, where do you begin? What is Big Data? Like many buzzwords, Big Data means different things to different people. Big Data is not a Technology. This is true with Big Data too.

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Data Warehousing for Integrated Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Data Warehousing for Integrated Logistics appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. The time when it was enough to just move goods from point A to point B, passed a long time ago.

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Again and again, digitization and data were at the heart of panel and networking conversations. Even headline speakers were professing “data got sexy” and data is now a core strategy for companies looking to succeed. and “What are we using the data for?”

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

As more supply chain data is generated and collected, there’s growing demand for data scientists in the industry. “We’re We’re increasing the number of data scientists we’re hiring,” said Linbloom.

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Modernizing the Exchange of Supply Chain Data

Kane is Able

Actually, I’ve been surprised at the extent to which the exchange of supply chain data in the logistics world remains old-school or simply manual. About 15 years ago, I changed industries from healthcare to logistics. As I am an IT professional, you might think it was a jump from an antiquated, paper-based world to a high-speed, technologically advanced one.

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How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?

Cerasis

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. Data, Data, Everywhere… but Make Sure your Drinking from the Right Hose. Data Logistics Supply Chain

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How to Improve Manufacturing Floor Data Collection

Cerasis

Here’s how you can improve manufacturing floor data collection, long-term. A key component of any manufacturing process is data collection. However, are you starting to outgrow your manufacturing floor data collection system ? Improving Manufacturing Floor Data Collection.

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[Infographic] Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Derrick Rehn with FusionOps who shows us how big data analytics can benefit you in your supply chain. . The inevitable question that comes up often is simple – should we build on-site or utilize a cloud-based data monitoring service ?

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Accelerating Business Growth And Lowering Cost With Data Analytics

Blue Grace Logistics

The main solution – and greatest hope for companies engaged in shipping activity – is data analytics. What To Do: It’s All about Data Analytics . The main solution – and greatest hope for companies engaged in shipping activity– is data analytics.

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Supply Chain Big Data: Why Supply Chain Leaders Are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software , and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency. As a result, business leaders can reap a significant return on investment by thoroughly analyzing this data. What Is Supply Chain Big Data? Supply Chain big data is the ultimate compilation of data gathered in the course of business.

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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

Cerasis

The company focuses on high tech industries such as telecome , data storage, data centers, bio-medicine, and any company who needs supply chain visibility and proactive supply chain services for replacement parts and more. All of these factors make using big data valuable.

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The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

The industry is moving in an unprecedented direction that is increasingly digitized and more data-centric than ever, and logistics leaders are looking to increase efficiency with artificial intelligence (AI). The Data Problem. What should a data cleansing initiative look like?

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from Katie Cruze at considerdigital.com who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important. Data, for most companies, is often collected for record-keeping purposes. The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Using Historical Truck Carrier Rates Data and What Data to Use to Evaluate a Carrier

Cerasis

You Have A Good Amount Of Historical Data. If you have worked with the same carriers on similar types of projects for many years, this historical data is an asset for your company. Learning how to take full advantage of a TMS allows shippers to glean insights from their historical data.

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Parcel TMS Analytics: There’s Gold in the Data

Cerasis

Data-driven analytics enables you to make cost-effective transportation decisions. However for most shippers, parcel spend is poorly understood because shipping data is often locked up in point solution silos, such as carrier-provided systems and websites, in a variety of different formats. The first step is to collect all the data required to support optimal decision-making within the shipping function. Data TMS

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[PODCAST] Why Transportation Management Data Has Carriers & Shippers Forging Collaborative Relationships to Beat the Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The Role of Transportation Management Data for Improved Carrier Relations In this episode Kevin and Cerasis’ Marketing Manager & “The Freight Project Podcast” host, Adam Robinson discuss how transportation management data aids shippers & carriers to forge fact-based, transparent partnerships to aid in beating a capacity crunch. Transportation Management Data Resources. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

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Using Data Analytics and Blockchain in Retail to Sift Through Needs Faster

Cerasis

Data analytics can be applied to virtually any supply chain process, and analytics hold great value in managing retail supply chains. Although data analytics help retailers make informed decisions, the potential of blockchain is worth considering as well. Blockchain Data

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[INFOGRAPHICS] How Manufacturing Data Will Transform The American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

This article will focus on the proliferation of manufacturing data available in the industry, and how this data can improve business decisions. The Rise Of Manufacturing Data Analysis. This process is referred to as ‘data cleansing.’ Types Of Data To Collect.

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How Shippers Can Use Data Visualization to Succeed in a Carriers’ Market

Talking Logistics

To do this, shippers in both the US and EU are turning to data visualization and transportation managed analytics to reveal optimization opportunities and determine how to become a shipper of choice. Improve Data Comprehension with Visualization. Interactivity of Transportation Data.

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Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Consumer Products Events Featured Events Manufacturing and Distribution Webcasts Year 2018 annual consumer products industry trends benchmarking study Consumer Products Industry Trends Data analytics leon zerbib Mazars Webcast retail stuart nussbaum

[PODCAST] How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data

Cerasis

“The Freight Project Podcast” – Episode 5 – Hannah Testani, Intelligent Audit, COO – How Shippers Can Compete Against Rising Transportation Costs & Competition Using Data In this episode, Hannah and I will talk about how she got involved in the logistics industry and how she, as COO, is positioning Intelligent Audit for the future aiding her father who founded the company over 20 years ago.

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[e-Book] Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry

Cerasis

We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." In this e-book, you'll learn the following: What is Big Data? How do supply chain & transportation leaders get started in collecting & using Big Data? What is the impact of Big Data on the Supply Chain & Transportation Industries? How can leaders use big data as a tool to continuously improve?

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Using Big Data to Improve Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The term “big data” has been one of the hottest buzzwords over the last couple of years, and that’s not a big surprise. Statistical science and data analytics can help organizations (of any size and type) obtain historical measurements and generate actionable information that increases supply chain visibility, drives operational efficiency and supports overall growth. But knowing the importance of having access to data is only the first step.

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Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain: Solve the Data Problem First

Talking Logistics

What’s most important is the [approach and methods you use] to adapt and solve the underlying data issues that will enable you set up your supply chain for the long term — true transformation rather than slapping a bandaid on it.”. The other surprising thing,” he added, “is that people are looking for off-the-shelf technology that looks sexy without taking a fundamentally different approach — that is, without solving the data problem first.”.

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

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are enthralled with the idea of using big data, but they tend to fail to understand how to disseminate big data in their organization properly. Ask Traditional Questions, and Let Big Data Provide Answers. Data Leadership Supply Chain

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What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

Cerasis

Big data will be a defining force in the future of logistics, but the benefits of big data are already being felt. This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . Data Supply Chain Transportation

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Big Data, Dynamic Freight Pricing and Bid Savings (maybe)

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a blog from our friend Augie Grasis who shows us how big data can work to our advantage with dynamic freight pricing. One of the big buzzwords in many industries is “Big Data.” Whether you realize it or not, the collection and use of customer and operational data affect a growing number of our everyday activities, whether it’s the type of coffee we are served at Starbucks, the ad we see in the sidebar of Facebook or the price we pay for an airline ticket.

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What Less-Than-Truckload Data Should a Shipper Track?

Cerasis

The answer is simple; shippers must track the right data. Knowing the proper metrics and data points to track promotes cost-effective shipping practices and can improve vendor, carrier and consumer relationships, reports Merrill Douglas of Inbound Logistics. Data LTL

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

Cerasis

The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �. How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. .

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How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

Cerasis

When you want to drive down your logistics and transportation spend, the very first thing that you need is freight and transportation data. Without hard data, you can’t take action. However, as we’ve noted in a previous post, getting the right data is key as well.

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Big Data and Business Intelligence: What You Need to Know

Blue Grace Logistics

‘Big Data’ has become one of the biggest buzzwords lately. While having access to “big data” is all well and good and easy enough if you’re willing to pay for it, turning it into something usable is a different matter altogether. A Little Bit of Big Data.

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Revolutionizing the RFP Process with Data

Logistics Problem Solving

However, new software solutions that provide clean, accurate freight data are a huge step forward in making the carrier RFP process more efficient and effective. The process typically starts with gathering data from their freight payment provider or system. Then the user must clean the data to remove all the non-standard shipments, balance due bills or incorrect data. The Benefits of Using Big Data to Improve the RFP Process. Web/Tech Big Data Logistics RFP

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Revolutionizing the RFP Process with Data

Logistics Problem Solving

However, new software solutions that provide clean, accurate freight data are a huge step forward in making the carrier RFP process more efficient and effective. The process typically starts with gathering data from their freight payment provider or system. Then the user must clean the data to remove all the non-standard shipments, balance due bills or incorrect data. The Benefits of Using Big Data to Improve the RFP Process. Web/Tech Big Data Logistics RFP

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Better Data Adds Up to Better Forklift Utilization

Material Handling and Logistics

As more data is gathered on forklift performance and operation, companies can expect to see fleet maintenance benefits

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Cost-Effective Parcel Execution Starts with Data … All the Data

Logistics Viewpoints

Sadly, even as shipping costs are increasing at more than twice the rate of inflation, all of this data is locked […]. The post Cost-Effective Parcel Execution Starts with Data … All the Data appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. There are hundreds of thousands of 3rd party and carrier-provided shipping systems in circulation like label-printing cash registers cha-chinging in warehouses all over the world.

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Top Causes for Delivery Delays and How to Use Data to Avoid Chargebacks

Blue Grace Logistics

Old fashioned systems (manual data entry): Digital systems are a necessity in the modern world of commerce. For example, digital systems eliminate time spent completing tedious paper forms or manually transferring data from documents into spreadsheets or data-management applications.

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

Cerasis

Data reflect all the small, seemingly insignificant details of the modern world. From a review of your personal bank account spending habits to larger, more advanced processing capabilities, data evolve and expand with each passing day. Big data in supply chain is not a new concept.

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[WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide groundbreaking insight into how to improve business model efficiency. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data?

Cargo Chief teams with GateHouse to share trucking data

DC Velocity

Online load matching network could use aggregated ELD data to help trucks avoid empty runs, Cargo Chief says. Technology

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . 6 Benefits of Using the Right Data in Logistics & Transportation Management for Continuous Improvement. Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data. Take a look at how your data can be used for continuous improvement across your organization.

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