How to Use Data to Improve On-Time Shipping Performance

FreightWaves SONAR

How often does your organization think about the real impact of on-time shipping performance? According to Supply Chain Game Changer , “On-time delivery may seem like a basic expectation. There may be monetary penalties that you have to pay. The data is present.

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How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

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. With the abundant data available and the advanced technologies now accessible to help harness it, organizations must establish effective strategies to curate data, produce and […].

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How to Spruce Up Your Shipping Options

Ship Monk

If you want to hold a candle to your competition, upping your shipping game is one of the best ways to do it. Luckily, you’ve got plenty of options to choose from — none of which require a dented wallet ! . Ready to pair your fabulous products with fabulous shipping?

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


The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, this may lead some supply chain managers or executives to simply avoid the topic until a more cohesive understanding of its possibilities can be made. Meanwhile, stakeholders do not get to reap the rewards of this new tech trend , and the overall enterprise suffers without realizing it. How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. .

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What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

How to Start a Tree Service Business [6 Steps]


Time To Read: 7 minutes. So, you want to start a business in the tree service industry. Now, you need to learn more about the industry and how to start a tree service business. You aren’t sure what is needed to start a tree service?

How to Benchmark Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

When we compare different levels of sophistication and performance in supply chains, we can identify particular levels that we think are important to achieve, or that represent typical performance levels for supply chains as a whole. meaning “what speed do I have to beat to be the fastest?”

[WHITE PAPER] How Data Powers Freight Brokerage ROI Part 1

FreightWaves SONAR

Take a moment to think about the basic freight brokerage business models. Both buy/sell and cradle-to-grave models have common goals – saving money for customers, connecting customers with capacity and generating a profit. billion from 2020 to 2024.

How to Budget for Automation in 2021

RPA Labs

The long-term impact of not automating through technology like RPA could hurt your company’s ability to compete and meet heightening customer demands. Our advice is to identify smaller, easily automated tasks that help get you to a larger goal.

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How to Kickstart a Successful Facebook and Instagram Advertising Strategy For Your Local Service Business


Time To Read: 12 minutes. It can be difficult to anticipate if your content is reaching your actual target market, and engagement rarely correlates with real business goals, such as brand awareness, website traffic, and lead generation. By pairing a solid organic social content strategy with a full-funnel social advertising strategy, you will gain much greater value and be able to tie efforts to actual ROI. Install the Facebook Pixel to your website.

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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!

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain


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? The “Hierarchy” of Data Science Value.

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How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges

Carter Logistics

How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges. To turn the challenges into their competitive advantage, cross-border shippers must analyze the current issues that are affecting their supply chain, adhere to all regulations and requirements, and capitalize on more efficient supply chain strategies. How to Address These Issues. The post How to Take On Today’s Cross-Border Shipping Challenges appeared first on Carter Logistics

Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Forward-thinking supply chain professionals are looking to advanced technologies to streamline processes, improve accuracy, accelerate delivery and reduce costs. Cloud-based supply chain management tools, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are expected to figure prominently in future supply chain operations.

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How to Benchmark Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

When we compare different levels of sophistication and performance in supply chains, we can identify particular levels that we think are important to achieve, or that represent typical performance levels for supply chains as a whole. meaning “what speed do I have to beat to be the fastest?”

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How to Leverage Digital Technology in the Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

"The digital technologies hitting the marketplace today promise to make the changes in supply chain practice over the next five to 10 years dwarf that which we have seen in the last 10,” says Ted Stank, of UT’s Haslam College of Business. The report, A SAVVY Guide to the Digital Supply Chain , outlines several emerging trends at top companies and provides a framework for evaluating technologies and creating a digital supply chain strategy.

3 Strategies to build your freight broker book of business

FreightWaves SONAR

The key is to build long-term relationships while executing short-term transactions. So, what’s the best strategy for building a book of business as a freight broker? Here are three of the many strategies to consider when building a freight broker book of business.

How to prepare for Black Friday as an online retailer

Freight Hub

Whether it is Black Friday, Cyber Monday, the upcoming holiday season or any other special holiday, if you are an online seller, there is one thing you need to be: BE READY. percent compared to US$5.03 Some, as early as the back-to-school season is over.

Operational trucking costs: how to get more from your fleet

FreightWaves SONAR

While a scorecard of operations, similar to the lane scorecard used by shippers, can help carriers manage their fleets, it still leaves much to be desired. To that end, here are the top steps for carriers to get more from their fleets and proactively manage operational trucking costs.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

You are not alone, especially as in the time since we first penned this article, one huge and unforeseen event has raised awareness of the global importance of this vital sector—and shown it to be an attractive career choice. This is expected to widen to 9 to 1 in the years ahead.

How To Make Your Supply Chain Management More Efficient

GoShip Blog

Even if you are a small business owner, taking care of your supply chain is key to efficiency and profitability. No matter the complexity of your supply chain, it can still be a challenge to manage it. It is crucial to see how the processes are running from production to retail.

What Makes Data So Valuable?


Today’s hottest commodity is data. Nowadays, how you study, manage, and protect your data can make or break you. Read on for an analysis as to why data is so valuable and how you can be optimizing it. So What is Data? In simplest terms, data is any set of facts or figures. Moreover, with society’s increasing resilience on technology, the amount of data created is growing exponentially. According to Bernard Marr at Forbes , 2.5

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The LTL Process And Your Business: 10 Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Blue Grace Logistics

Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments can be a perfect augment to your shipping abilities, especially when you don’t have enough freight to send a full truckload but don’t want to delay a shipment. The good news is, these mistakes are rather easy to avoid.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

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. Yet amongst this buzz, I was challenged to find success stories. And how could a company succeed in digitally transforming? Supply chain leaders are wanting their organizations to be data-driven.

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


Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history. 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.

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7 Pitfalls of Stalled IBP Initiatives and How to Overcome Them


Integrated Business Planning (IBP), as defined by its creators at Oliver Wight , is “the business planning process that extends the principles of S&OP throughout the end-to-end supply chain, product, service and customer portfolios, customer demand and strategic planning, to deliver one seamless management process.” When done properly, it also allows organizations to predict and respond to changing conditions quickly. IBP ownership belongs to the CEO.

Data-Driven Transportation Management and Its Role in Driving Stronger Tech Stack ROI

FreightWaves SONAR

Data-driven transportation management , including the checks and reviews that accompany healthy data management practices, are part of the process of getting the most out of the tech stack. This remains key to the overall success of investments within supply chain analysis.

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Can we use historical data to plan for demand and design our networks, or is there a better way? You'll leave knowing what data you can start collecting today to answer these questions.

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


We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." Simply fill out the form below to have the e-book delivered to your email inbox! 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?

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How To Preparing Small Business For Peak Shipping Season

GoShip Blog

The produce shipping season is slowly coming to an end, marking the beginning of the busiest time in freight transportation – peak season. Autumn is a busy time for a lot of reasons: the back-to-school season starts, and many small businesses prepare early for the holiday season, which is closer than it seems to be. The key to success is thorough planning, and the earlier your business starts this phase, the better. Use data to plan.

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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains


Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog post from end-to- end global supply chain services company, Flash Global. 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. We are excited to feature this company as they deal in the fast moving world of complex global supply chain solutions.

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Carrier freight pricing guidance: the value of peer, market, & and historical freight invoice data

FreightWaves SONAR

Take a moment to think about the pitfalls of profitability over the past year. Going back to spring 2020, it’s easy to see where the problems began. However, even larger companies began to experience trouble. At the same time, data is not created equally.

How to Combat the Uncertainty and Risks in Today’s Global Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

How are leading companies navigating these risks and uncertainties? In a recent episode of Talking Logistics , Razat Gaurav, CEO of LLamasoft, shared some of the insights from this study and provided recommendations on actions companies should take to prepare effectively for whatever happens in the weeks and months ahead. Before we discussed some of the key findings and recommendations from the study, I asked Razat what drove them to conduct this particular study at this time.