Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

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

Cerasis

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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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.

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. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here?

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. Why do companies still struggle with data quality management? Read more Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies.

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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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Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Real-time supply chain data is the foundation for trust between supply chain partners. And so it follows that the data – and the data supplier – that underpins any network should be agnostic. With a solid foundation of common data across these silos, trust can blossom between supply chain partners. The post Five Ways Data Is Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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How to Turn Data into Business Value

Talking Logistics

Companies have access to more data than ever before, but more data doesn’t automatically translate into more insights and business value. How do you go from data to business value? Why is data context important? Read more How to Turn Data into Business Value. The post How to Turn Data into Business Value appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Last Mile Communications Depend on Data and Technology

Cerasis

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. The post Last Mile Communications Depend on Data and Technology appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Final Mile Technology last mile communications

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APIs and the High Value of ‘Useless’ Data

Talking Logistics

Global enterprises spend a lot of money on technology — up to 7% of revenues go toward hardware and software to communicate, gather, store, curate, and analyze the organization’s data. However, a robust IT infrastructure is only as valuable as a company’s ability to use it to transform data into actionable insights. Read more APIs and the High Value of ‘Useless’ Data.

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Final Mile Integration: Data Enables Inventory Management & Replenishment

Cerasis

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. Organizations have spent years creating lean logistics strategies that are highly susceptible to disruption. However, the integration of last mile logistics, also known as.read More.

Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power

Cerasis

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. Moreover, logistics data is an immensely complex arena of information. The post Using Freight Data to Increase Negotiating Power appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Modernizing the Exchange of Supply Chain Data

Kane is Able

About 15 years ago, I changed industries from healthcare to logistics. 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. Logistics SystemsAs 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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Data: The Key to Survival for Transportation & Logistics Companies

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

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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Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. Today’s supply chains are increasingly complex, driving logistics operations to invest billions in systems to manage all the moving parts. Complex supply chains generate more data, which companies can use to drive greater efficiency or engage in innovation that disrupts an entire industry—think Amazon. More data is coming in than ever before. Generating Value from Data.

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SAE International forms microbility data standards consortium

Supply Chain and Logistics

There is clearly a need for standards around data for shared bike and scooter services, for instance. The main cooperators are … Continue reading → entrepreneurship Logistics Service Management Strategy computing innovation Software standards technology transportationSAE is the former Society of Automotive Engineers, and has been a leader in standard setting for many years.

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Applying Technology and Data to Increase Returns Efficiency

Cerasis

Reverse logistics efficiency is key to keep returns costs under control and building positive customer experiences. The post Applying Technology and Data to Increase Returns Efficiency appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics Technology returns efficiencyIn today’s world, an easy customer returns process does not always amount to fast, efficient management.

Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management

MercuryGate

The volume and opportunity to collect and manage transportation data is increasing, and companies are clamoring over their potential. Logistics companies are already working hard to use sensor […]. The post Transportation Data Overload: How a TMS Enables Data Management appeared first on MercuryGate International. Data, Analytics, Metrics, KPIs Blog Posts

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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. Data Final Mile Industry Logistics

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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).

WMS Generates Big Data but Struggles to Provide Real-time Analytics

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse management systems are Big Data applications. The post WMS Generates Big Data but Struggles to Provide Real-time Analytics appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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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MarineTraffic Extends Partnership With ORBCOMM for Satellite AIS Data

247 Customs Broker

Logistics Uncategorized customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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How Ferrero uses data to monitor stock, reduce food waste

247 Customs Broker

There were times throughout the pandemic when Ferrero’s popular hazelnut spread Nutella was “selling like hotcakes” — faster than the company could keep up with,… The post How Ferrero uses data to monitor stock, reduce food waste appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. 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. . Shipping processes revolve around a million-trucks-worth of data.

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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.

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. As businesses collect and store an ever increasing amount of data, the algorithms required to make sense of this data will become even more valuable. Data, Data, Everywhere… but Make Sure your Drinking from the Right Hose. This process is referred to as ‘data cleansing.’.

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[Video] Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies

Talking Logistics

John Richardson, Vice President of Supply Chain Analytics at Transportation Insight, discusses how companies can prepare their data for AI, blockchain, and other emerging supply chain and logistics technology applications. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Demand Management Solutions Continue to Consume More and More Data!

Logistics Viewpoints

Many of these forecasts depend upon having more data. But gradually new data sets were added that improved the forecasting accuracy. A demand management application can truly be a Big Data solution today. The post Demand Management Solutions Continue to Consume More and More Data! appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Demand Management Big DataThere are a lot more demand forecasts being made today at companies then their used to be.

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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.

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Blockchain and Cloud-based Platforms Usher In New Era of Complex Data Streams in Freight Shipping

Kuebix

Blockchain and cloud-based platforms are revolutionizing the way logistics operations are being conducted around the world. Big Data has been a hot topic in the industry for years, but the way to truly harness it has remained out of reach for many companies. Now, complex data […]. The post Blockchain and Cloud-based Platforms Usher In New Era of Complex Data Streams in Freight Shipping appeared first on Kuebix.

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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. Big Data and Supply Chain Analytics Offering Benefits of Continual Improvements and More… Big data is more useful than many people fully realize. All of these factors make using big data valuable.

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‘Data sharing is nice, but cooperation is key’ to ending congestion

Supply Chain and Logistics

And … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Strategy Supply Chains Trucking cooperation supply chains truckingThe speaker, Stefan Pieters of Jan de Rijk, was speaking of the relation between road hauliers and airport stakeholders. I believe most hauliers at ports, warehouses, inland terminals, and any cargo transfer points would be saying the same thing.

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