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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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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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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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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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

understand large data sets, distinguish patterns and. self-improve over time using historical data points. Data shows recruiters are hungry to use. to struggle with disparate data. logistics information. The next. wave of. AI-led.

Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

GlobalTranz

While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple. The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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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? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Bob Daymon, Senior VP of Operations at Transplace , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. What is Big Data?

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Data analytics for logistics drives reefer efficiency via a real-time forecast

FreightWaves SONAR

Data analytics for logistics can make all the difference in the world when it comes to reefer truckload service delivery efficiency. According to Supply Chain Digital , “although new, AI-driven concepts are being introduced, they aren’t new to the logistics sector.

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Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Data Warehousing for Integrated Logistics

SIPMM Professional Publications

Now the top-priority objectives of logistics companies are to ensure just-in-time delivery, supply chain visibility, product […]. The post Data Warehousing for Integrated Logistics appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Publication LogisticsThe time when it was enough to just move goods from point A to point B, passed a long time ago. Because of high competition and multiple challenges, the focus is made on customers, meeting their needs and expectations.

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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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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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.

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. It has been and remains a key part of the transportation and logistics puzzle for enterprise shippers today.

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Trade agreements and logistics data: why proactive planning always wins

FreightWaves SONAR

One of the most crucial aspects of logistics management is the process of trade agreements and annual negotiations. Proactive planning is among the most effective weapons logistics managers have in their arsenal. A similar ratio also exists when it comes to logistics negotiations.

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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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Big Data-as-a-Service: Creating New Value for Peak Season Agile Logistics

GlobalTranz

Differentiation in the supply chain rests at the crossroads of digital transformation and applied data. Today’s shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers (LSP) face an uphill battle in securing available capacity, allocating resources, and planning for an uncertain peak season.

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Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies

Talking Logistics

One of the biggest mistakes companies often make is chasing after the next, new shiny technology application without first clearly defining the business problem or opportunity they’re looking to address — and without first getting their data in order.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Global supply chain visibility provider project44 on Thursday announced that after testing with an undefined number of its third-party logistics customers, it has produced its newest tool, Cooperative.

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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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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. In 2019, the non-profit Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) formed, bringing together global logistics companies Mediterranean Shipping Company, A.P.

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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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Data: The Key to Survival for Transportation & Logistics Companies

Mazars Ledger

Challenging the Status Quo Transportation and logistics companies have long adapted to market disruptions from technologies such as automated guided… The post Data: The Key to Survival for Transportation & Logistics Companies appeared first on Insights Center - Mazars - United States.

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Data: The Key to Survival for Transportation & Logistics Companies

Mazars Ledger

Challenging the Status Quo Transportation and logistics companies have long adapted to market disruptions from technologies such as automated guided… The post Data: The Key to Survival for Transportation & Logistics Companies appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA.

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Last Mile Communications Depend on Data and Technology

GlobalTranz

Everyone is looking for a better way to manage last mile logistics. Seasonality, volatility in the markets, rising fees, and other issues affect the profitability in the last mile, requiring more transparency into the costs of final mile logistics.

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Final Mile Integration: Data Enables Inventory Management & Replenishment

GlobalTranz

Unlocking cost reductions in logistics implies a direct need to improve warehouse and facility inbound logistics and outbound order fulfillment. Unfortunately, inventory control remains at the fringe of proactive logistics management.

Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

Robinson in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “So, I think the types of skills that will be needed in logistics will continue to change and evolve, but I do not think the human factor will ever go away,” said Linbloom. “It And relationships are still important between logistics service providers, carriers, and shippers. 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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FreightWaves improves its carbon intelligence data

The Supply Chain Journal

The FreightWaves SONAR Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) platform now features emissions calculations compliant with the GLEC Framework, deepening its carbon intelligence data.

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Building Trust & Enhancing Conversation with Freight Data (video)

FreightWaves SONAR

#WithSONAR hosts Luke Falasca and Kyle Taylor are joined by Chris Seeds, Director of Sales at Bridge Logistics. They discuss how to use freight data to improve conversations and build trust with your customers. Watch the episode below: Bridge Logistics is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Freight and trucking data: how historical and contract load tender data create a trucking rate predictor

FreightWaves SONAR

Freight and trucking data makes for an excellent resource for shippers and logistic service providers (LSPs) alike. The data obtained from historical and contract load tender information creates a valuable tool – a trucking rate predictor.

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Multimodal Big Data Applications You Don’t Want to Miss

GlobalTranz

In the current age of automation in the supply chain, digital platforms, mobile apps, and inter-connectedness, it is more important than ever for shipping and logistic companies to keep up with the best multimodal big data applications available.

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Carbon intelligence data improved in FreightWaves SONAR SCI

FreightWaves SONAR

The FreightWaves SONAR Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) platform now features emissions calculations that are compliant with the GLEC Framework, deepening its carbon intelligence data. The post Carbon intelligence data improved in FreightWaves SONAR SCI appeared first on SONAR.

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Why Logistics Service Providers & Shippers Use Freight Data to Gain Market Share

Turvo

By their very structure and nature, logistics and supply chain processes require multiple management levels. This is where freight data recording and analysis can help with the supply chain’s internal adding value. . The Costs of Not Using Freight Data in Managing Logistics.

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Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

GlobalTranz

The application of freight data holds immense potential. Logistics data is valuable to shippers, freight forwarders, logistics brokers, supply chain partners, third-party logistics providers, customers, and everyone else in the supply chain. Data Freight

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