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.

SAE International forms microbility data standards consortium

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

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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. . �. How to Get Started with Your Big Data Strategy. .

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How SunOpta Built a Data-Driven Supply Chain Strategy

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

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

The data don't lie

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

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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.

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

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

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

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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. and “What are we using the data for?”

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

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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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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

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

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.

Using Data to Improve Supply Chain Operations

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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. Generating Value from Data.

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How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?

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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. Data, Data, Everywhere… but Make Sure your Drinking from the Right Hose. Data Logistics Supply Chain

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How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

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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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7 Benefits Realized Utilizing Big Data to Optimize Supply Chains

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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. All of these factors make using big data valuable.

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Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

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

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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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Location Data is Tip of the Iceberg

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Starting with Location Data A robust carrier intelligence (Link to Article) system uses a mixture of data sources to procure capacity in an intelligent manner. One possibility, real-time location data, is a viable information source that can prevent or inform of delayed delivery.

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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). The Data Problem. What should a data cleansing initiative look like?

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important

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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. The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important.

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German-Asian Export Strategy in 8 Simple Steps for Every Small to Medium Sized Business Owner

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And with these factors as your tailwind we think that the following 8 strategies will take your business to the next level. Of course, the question of costs, taking into account the capital required to cover production, operating costs as well as completion of the goods, is an essential decision criterion for choosing the right export strategy. Check out our guest post on how data is actually the key to an improved supply chain. Logistics logistics Export China strategy Asi

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

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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

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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.

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

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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. Ask Traditional Questions, and Let Big Data Provide Answers. Data Leadership Supply Chain

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The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

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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.

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

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How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain. By: Matt Harding, Senior Vice President of Data Science, Transplace. 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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What Is the Impact of Big Data in the Transportation & Supply Chain Industries?

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Big data will be a defining force in the future of logistics, but the benefits of big data are already being felt. This graphic shows the true scope of impact of big data in the Transportation, SupplyChain & Logistics industries. . Data Supply Chain Transportation

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How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend

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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. However, as we’ve noted in a previous post, getting the right data is key as well.

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Data Driven Logistics: Using Visibility for Better Customer Experience

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Data is the talk of the town. Data is not only required for smooth functioning but also for better control on the process. Is data really the show stopper? The captured data comes in use to analyse the trends and predict demand.

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Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting

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Overcoming Retailers Delivery Requirements with Data Reporting . This next-gen inventory strategy has put pressure on businesses to meet growing consumer demands by having products where and when they want them. By: Mark McEntire, Senior Vice President of Operations, Transplace.

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Using Data to Establish Accurate Pricing and Operational Efficiencies

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The right pricing strategy is a critical component that companies can’t afford to overlook and is one of the most important aspects of maintaining profitability. Goals that are hard to attain if the company isn’t using solid pricing strategies.

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What Less-Than-Truckload Data Should a Shipper Track?

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The answer is simple; shippers must track the right data. Knowing the proper metrics and data points to track promotes cost-effective shipping practices and can improve vendor, carrier and consumer relationships, reports Merrill Douglas of Inbound Logistics. Data LTL

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Parcel TMS Analytics: There’s Gold in the Data

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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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DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile

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The post DHL Study Helps Develop New Strategies For the Last Mile appeared first on Logistics Manager.

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What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

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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. Big data in supply chain is not a new concept.

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Rethinking the RFP: Using Data to Achieve Accuracy and Agility

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Access to better data is changing the way organizations operate, and it’s time transportation procurement strategies changed as well

Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value

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The application of data can help shippers gain control of shipping costs and make informed decisions, and the top freight data trends for 2019 exemplify how the use of a transportation management system (TMS) can further this cause.

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