Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

Cerasis

We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System. Not only has this increased the speed of supplier adoption, it also has improved the overall flow of data and communication.

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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Estonia as an example of technology leader

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

For example, the process of set up a new company doesn´t take more than 20 minutes what makes Estonia as one of the most entrepreneurship countries in the world and from where companies as Skype was set up. Other examples of successful policies of Estonia government is the develop of a system called x-Road which allows to share information between institutions. That technology allows security member to develop new encrypted data and make the system as invulnerable as possible.

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

Cerasis

Examples of Real-World Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics Some examples of application and use of blockchain in supply chain and logistics, reports DHL , include: Citizen Services – Blockchain technology can be used to verify the identity of individuals, and it is already in use by ID2020, helping those without access to a physical form of identification to verify their identity. The days of managing supply chains through databases and changing information are over.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

As one example, Lindbloom highlighted the rise of GPS-enabled mobile devices, which has made shipment tracking more affordable and widespread, and he also highlighted cloud computing and the growing use of APIs for integration. Linbloom shares his perspective in the short clip below, where he provides examples of how C.H. As more supply chain data is generated and collected, there’s growing demand for data scientists in the industry. “We’re

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How Data Can Improve Last-Mile Delivery

Shipchain

But dedicated managers have found a solution to help improve this part of delivery: data. Data is generated in all parts of last-mile delivery, and analysis of this information can help companies become proactive rather than reactive with their delivery methods. Below is an overview of the benefits of data as well as examples of how it has helped companies with their final-mile distribution. Benefits of Data for Last-Mile Delivery.

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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. The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. We all know how the industry handles the data issue.

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Managed Services Clarifies Data In The Chemical Supply Chain

Trinity Logistics

Chemical manufacturers collect and use a lot of data in their supply chain. They deal with data on their products, customers, transportation, storage, operations and more. You can find ways to manage your data in one place using a 3PL’s Transportation Management System (TMS).

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

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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FedEx CIO Attests to Data-Driven Strategies in Pandemic Times

IoT World Today

Indeed, some organizations spent several years laying the foundations for data-driven strategy and remote operations even prior to COVID-19. Data-Driven Strategies Become Core Value Proposition. Blockchain Still Core to FedEx’s Data-Driven Strategies.

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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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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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

anecdotal data points (e.g., This means that if incorrect data. — or more likely insufficient data — is fed in, the. and is now evaluating large amounts of data that were not earlier methodically. Let’s take some examples of bias challenges in AI. it can unlearn bias in recruiting: Machine Learning systems have algorithms that are sensitive to input and training data, and as. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in.

Is Your Data Ready For AI and the Emerging Technologies?

LandLink

Data is the new precious metal and it is becoming more essential than ever before. Technological leaps like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning run on data. One of the main benefits of sharing data with a third party is an objective perspective that can cut through the culture and the “We’ve always done it that way” syndrome. Careful and Regular Data Collection is Critical Data management is not a “set it and forget it” activity.

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Why A Successful Transportation Management Program Is Empowered By Data

Cerasis

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement. In this post we will talk about how you can improve your transportation management program by focusing on using data, extracted from the use of technology, such as a transportation management system, that then people can use to continuously improve. The Use of Data to Create a Successful Transportation Management Program. Businesses are often left with questions about the origination of such data.

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Community systems and data corridors key to door-to-door transparency in air cargo

The LoadStar

The increasing need for air cargo players to develop community systems has led consultancy SASI to develop a special focus on cargo community systems (CCSs), and data and logistics corridors.

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Transplace Connects Data, Gains Carrier Intelligence, Scales Digital Engagement

Parade

They hoped to use this data to more quickly and effectively match loads with carriers. For example, carriers did not have a single point of contact and therefore, experienced a lack of continuity in the engagement.

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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. True, they may know how to roll out big data in a single warehouse, or they may have heard their competitors used branded systems for implementing this new technology. Ask Traditional Questions, and Let Big Data Provide Answers. Data Leadership Supply Chain

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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. . �. As a result, the simplest way of defining a big data strategy must begin with understanding how it will evolve and affect the company. . How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. . Gather Stakeholders, and Explain the Potential ROI of Your Big Data Strategy.

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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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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. When enterprises try to act in the absence of data, they are usually guessing and won’t get the results they need. However, as we’ve noted in a previous post, getting the right data is key as well. Luckily, this isn’t the case for transportation data.

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How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

Freight brokerages who want to benefit from technology solutions like Parade must first be willing to give their technology partners access to data about their carriers and load opportunities. However, in sharing your data with a third party, there are concerns about 1) How they will use your data, and 2) Who they will share your data with. So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. Who Can Access Your Data?

How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

Freight brokerages who want to benefit from technology solutions like Parade must first be willing to give their technology partners access to data about their carriers and load opportunities. However, in sharing your data with a third party, there are concerns about 1) How they will use your data, and 2) Who they will share your data with. So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. Who Can Access Your Data?

How Parade Secures and Protects Your Freight Brokerage’s Data

Parade

Freight brokerages who want to benefit from technology solutions like Parade must first be willing to give their technology partners access to data about their carriers and load opportunities. However, in sharing your data with a third party, there are concerns about 1) How they will use your data, and 2) Who they will share your data with. So, in this post, I outline Parade’s approach to securing your data and ensuring your privacy. Who Can Access Your Data?

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. It is real, and the volume of data being produced every 48 hours rivals that of all data and information gathered over thousands of years of human history, explains Bernard Marr. Big data in supply chain is not a new concept.

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5 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Your Supply Chain Data

Cerasis

In a recent study, MIT found that companies that focus on 5 key initiatives to improve their supply chain data can have a big impact on their bottom line. Obstacles to fully utilizing analytics included inaccurate data , cost, and lack of timely data. for example, used predictive analytics to make changes in their inventory processes and have since seen an increase in their production and purchase orders. Supply chain data initiatives need a top-down mandate.

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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.

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting

Transplace

Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting . For example, the Journal of Commerce recently reported, “as of April 1, 2018 shippers sending truckloads to one retailer have to deliver on the scheduled arrival date at least 85% of the time or face a penalty based on the value of the products shipped. The post Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting appeared first on. By: Mark McEntire, Senior Vice President of Operations, Transplace.

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How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

Transplace

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain. By: Matt Harding, Senior Vice President of Data Science, Transplace. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next wave of supply chain value. But how does a business know if it’s getting the most out of its data? Data Science is Simply a Process – Business Value is the Goal.

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Transplace Connects Data, Gains Carrier Intelligence, Scales Digital Engagement

Parade

They hoped to use this data to more quickly and effectively match loads with carriers. For example, carriers did not have a single point of contact and therefore, experienced a lack of continuity in the engagement. Through a direct connection to McLeod, Parade began to collect essential data and combine it with a global data network. Transplace gains unprecedented level of visibility into carrier networks - preferences, behaviors, performance. COMPANY OVERVIEW.

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The Future of Ocean Data Sharing and Visibility

Talking Logistics

How are these advancements improving the way data is shared in ocean transportation? Andrew explains that, “Due to regulatory changes, every truck has to have an [ELD] device for tracking data. This data is collected via APIs, eliminating the need for EDI transactions. The ability to share data is vastly expanded, providing more timely, accurate and robust information. Timely data is an important factor enabling them to do that.

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Secure data exchange in the age of industry 4.0

Logistics Business Magazine

One of the live demonstrations (“Use Case Truck-to-X Communication”), which was mainly developed by STILL, dealt for example with door control in a factory hall. In this example, the door control was carried out purely from a virtual world.