FedEx CIO Attests to Data-Driven Strategies in Pandemic Times

IoT World Today

As organizations continue to adapt to the roller-coaster ride of 2020, some leaders’ pre-pandemic IT strategies brought business resilience even as COVID-19 struck. Data-Driven Strategies Become Core Value Proposition. Blockchain Still Core to FedEx’s Data-Driven Strategies.

The data don't lie

DC Velocity

StrategyThe DC worker shortage we've all been warned about is here.

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Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre

The Logistics of Logistics

Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth with Tony Verre. Joe Lynch and Tony Verre discuss the importance of having a digital sales strategy. Key Takeaways – Digital Sales Strategy: Overcoming the Barriers to Growth.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Logistics strategy has evolved over the past few years. This put a lot of pressure on shippers as the old strategy of yelling louder at their carrier was no longer effective to reduce costs. 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.

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.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Logistics strategy has evolved over the past few years. This put a lot of pressure on shippers as the old strategy of yelling louder at their carrier was no longer effective to reduce costs. 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.

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. . This is where the explanation of big data begins. .

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5 Transportation Data and Insight Reports to Guide Freight Brokers

FreightWaves SONAR

More freight brokers are turning to technology and transportation data to grow their businesses by understanding the true freight market rate. . Predictive rates are another critical SONAR feature that helps freight brokers use transportation data.

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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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Final Mile Integration: Data Enables Inventory Management & Replenishment

Cerasis

Organizations have spent years creating lean logistics strategies that are highly susceptible to disruption. The post Final Mile Integration: Data Enables Inventory Management & Replenishment appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Final Mile Inventory Management final mile integrationUnlocking cost reductions in logistics implies a direct need to improve warehouse and facility inbound logistics and outbound order fulfillment.

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 SunOpta Built a Data-Driven Supply Chain Strategy

Coyote

Director of Logistics at SunOpta, shares how he uses KPIs and market insights to build a data-driven supply chain strategy Steve Abiadal, Sr.

Author Michael Lewis sees turbulent future for freight markets in age of big data

DC Velocity

Transportation companies will soon hire statistics experts to draw conclusions from data churned out by ELD mandate, Moneyball author says at trade show. Strategy

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Getting Started with Data Analytics: Five Questions You Need to Ask

Material Handling and Logistics

With the right strategy, data analytics can provide valuable visibility into your warehousing operations

Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how to organize your data operations in alignment with supply chain strategy. 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. The prospect of using data to operate more efficiently and/or innovate is behind the impetus toward digital transformation that leaders across virtually every industry sector now pursue. Generating Value from Data.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What Makes Data So Valuable?

Shipchain

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. What Makes Data So Valuable? The Dark Side of Data Analytics.

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5 reasons why real-time freight data is for freight market decisions

FreightWaves SONAR

Successful supply chain management depends on the ability to collect data and apply it accordingly. As explained by Grainger , “In today’s global economy, technology trends like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data have become an indispensable part of everyday business.

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

Cerasis

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. What Is Supply Chain Big Data? Supply Chain big data is the ultimate compilation of data gathered in the course of business.

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Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think

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

Cerasis

We invite you to download the all new Cerasis e-book "Big Data In The Supply Chain & Transportation Industry." 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? How can leaders use big data as a tool to continuously improve?

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4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). A reverse logistics strategy provides a path for removing the existing equipment to make way for the next era of equipment in the case of end of life products or new upgrdes. In a sense, reverse logistics could be considered the “greenest” part of any business logistics strategy.

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Any effective strategy must begin with effective planning. Leverage the Right Technology as Part of Your Strategy.

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.

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from Katie Cruze at considerdigital.com who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important. Data, for most companies, is often collected for record-keeping purposes. Data is collected when an inspection is completed, an employee’s performance is reviewed, and maintenance is recorded, or even when a safety meeting is conducted. For many companies, managing the quality data can seem like an overwhelming task.

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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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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 […]. Business Intelligence Guest Commentary Artificial Intelligence data science Machine Learning

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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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2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

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). However, logistics leaders all know that in order to leverage advanced analytics and AI, they must first solve the core “data challenge.” And at the conference it was clear that the data problem is still huge and everyone needs a better way to solve it. The Data Problem.

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

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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[WEBINAR] Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics

Cerasis

We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide groundbreaking insight into how to improve business model efficiency. How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started in Collecting & Using Big Data?

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.