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

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Orbcomm says data analytics product can boost transportation efficiency

DC Velocity

Cloud-based analytics platform to provide descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive results, firm says. Technology

Trending Sources

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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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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GE Transportation links with project44 for intermodal data connectivity

DC Velocity

Integration to support data from rail networks, yards, intermodal terminals, and maritime ports. Technology

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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Former Amazon exec targets LTL data to speed up XPO

The LoadStar

As shippers become more focused on speed rather than quantity from their hauliers, XPO’s new chief operating officer, Kenny Wagers, has called on them to provide better data. The post Former Amazon exec targets LTL data to speed up XPO appeared first on The Loadstar.

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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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Heavy-duty truck orders in July to set all-time record, ACT data predict

DC Velocity

Projected best-ever monthly gain comes during a seasonally weak period. Transportation

The Citizen Data Scientist

Logistics Viewpoints

One of the terms he uses is the “citizen data scientist.” The post The Citizen Data Scientist appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Mike Guilfoyle of ARC has been doing some interesting writing on predictive analytics. I like the concept, and will explain Mike’s thinking in this article. But let me provide a little context first. It would be easy for a supply chain executive, or any business manager, to ask what is the difference between “predictive analytics” and “forecasting.”

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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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XPO integrates last-mile delivery data with Google and Amazon voice applications

DC Velocity

Company also creates 5,000 jobs to meet first-quarter growth. Technology

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Using ELD data to fill empty miles

Fleet Owner

GateHouse, Cargo Chief to use truck data to inform 3PL services

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Ford 'unlocks' vehicle data for fleets via cloud

Fleet Owner

Automaker announces new Data Services products, two additional telematics provider agreements

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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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What’s hidden in your spend data?

Fleet Owner

There is a clear connection between the data your company generates and how your spend is managed. Automating your entire transaction process — from when a purchase order is issued to when an invoice has been paid — leads to greater efficiency. Perha

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Predicting Driver Turnover with Fleet Data

Fleet Owner

There is no one formula for success in driver retention, but surprising answers lie in the masses of data that your fleet collects

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Connected trucks: All the data, all the possibilities

Fleet Owner

Safety on the highways relies on massive data integration

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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?

Latest Truck Lifecycle Data Index shows replacement cost savings

Fleet Owner

A consistent fuel strategy remains critical in lowering asset lifecycle management costs, according to Fleet Advantage data

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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Integrated Data & Diagnostics

Material Handling and Logistics

RateLinx has introduced its new supply chain process, Logistics in 3D: Diagnose, Develop, Deploy

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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Saving Your Company After a Data Breach

Supply Chain Brain

Companies large and small are susceptible to data breaches. She’ll tell us how companies can take a proactive approach to a data breach, minimizing the damage and preserving their brand. Show notes : The Cost of Data Breach Study , conducted by Ponemon Institute. Podcasts All Technology Big Data/IOT SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. In fact, it’s highly likely that your organization will suffer one at some point in time. So how should you respond?

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Data Analytics for Telematics and IoT

Material Handling and Logistics

ORBCOMM has released a new cloud-based analytics service that leverages telematics and IoT solutions to provide greater insights into the operations of a company’s enterprise

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Technology and Big Data: What Shippers and Logistics Professionals Need to Know

LandLink

The ability to provide big data driven information and the ability to protect that data have become a critical requirement. Some companies are finding themselves unqualified to bid on contracts if they cannot provide the data and technology required by customers. Logistics News Industry Trends Big DataPerhaps more than most other industries shippers and logistics companies seem to be late to the table when it comes to implementing technology.

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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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Survey data indicates driver pay keeps climbing

Fleet Owner

ATA, NTI research also indicates the driver shortage will keep growing as well

Using ELD data to prevent accidents and improve performance

Fleet Owner

have electronic logging devices (ELDs), fleets are asking themselves what they can be doing with all the data that they’re collecting The ELD Mandate leveled the playing field, but now that the majority of carriers in the U.S.

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Getting answers from your fleet's data

Fleet Owner

Once you have amassed all this data, you can use it to help determine optimal life cycle and the best replacement time for each individual asset

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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Accident data and telematics can improve driver safety

Fleet Owner

“By analyzing patterns in data on GPS, speed, engines, fuel consumption and more, commercial vehicle operations can improve safety

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Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

This created a big need in the market that has been filled through the advent of cloud computing, which allows large amounts of data to be collected and stored easily and inexpensively. The trend is now towards being data-driven with the data dictating the strategies. As a result, shippers essentially have gone from subjectively strategic, using strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with strategies driven by data.

Logistics Data Sharing in the Cloud

Material Handling and Logistics

GateHouse Logistics A/S has introduced ghShare, a cloud portal designed to simplify the way logistics data is shared between carriers and shippers

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PFJ: Data may be key to truck parking problem

Fleet Owner

Truck stop chain thinks knowing where spaces are available in real time is critical

6 Ways Big Data is enhancing the global supply chain

The Logistics Academy

As global supply chains become more complex and customers more demanding, the race is on to develop software applications that can effectively manage and make sense of the zettabytes of data being generated by our digital world. Defined as the massive volume of structured and unstructured data that can’t possibly be processed using traditional software or database strategies, Big Data is affecting every corner of the business world. How can Big Data help?

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Real-time truck parking data aims to strengthen Midwest freight corridors

Fleet Owner

Eight state DOTs have created a regional system that will post truck parking availability along highways and share data with telematics apps in real time

Using Big Data to Optimize the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

Big data supplies businesses with an abundance of information that can help apparel retailers make smart decisions. Data on consumer engagement helps marketing professionals enhance their content, while purchase details can help improve supply chain choices.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

This created a big need in the market that has been filled through the advent of cloud computing, which allows large amounts of data to be collected and stored easily and inexpensively. The trend is now towards being data-driven with the data dictating the strategies. As a result, shippers essentially have gone from subjectively strategic, using strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with strategies driven by data.