Many fleets unable to leverage available data, survey finds

Fleet Owner

A new survey found that many motor carriers are failing to take advantage of available data that could lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of their trucks. Fleet Advantage said that based on its online survey presented to more than 2,000 p

Survey data indicates driver pay keeps climbing

Fleet Owner

ATA, NTI research also indicates the driver shortage will keep growing as well


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Survey: investments in telematics outpace use of data

DC Velocity

Many fleets use tech for regulatory compliance, but fail to analyze the metrics, says Teletrac Navman. Technology

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How cargo survey for refrigerated and frozen cargoes works

Shipping and Freight Resource

According to data from the industry, there are a lot of claims related to perishable shipment by all means of transportation. Marine Cargo Survey Practices. Analyze data obtained from survey, formulates recommendations pertaining to vessel capacities, and writes report of findings.

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.

Borderlands: Embracing tech standards before pandemic benefited manufacturers, survey finds

The Supply Chain Journal

Embracing tech standards before pandemic benefited manufacturers, survey finds. Survey. The survey, which polled 100 CFOs from different manufacturing sectors, also said that companies embracing Industry 4.0

Survey of motorists’ reckless behavior should be wake-up call for commercial fleets, Travelers says

The Supply Chain Journal

A survey from insurance giant The Travelers Cos. The 2021 Travelers Risk Index, a survey of 1,001 U.S. About 19% said they took videos or pictures with their mobile devices while they were in motion, up from 10% before the pandemic, according to the survey.

Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience


And, investment statistics reveal an increasing trend for more technology to enable multi-modal shipping and the application of big data analytics to increase scalability, flexibility, and demand-driven management decisions. According to a 2017 survey of More.

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Survey: e-commerce consumers have high delivery expectations

Logistics Business Magazine

The survey, which polled 1,500 consumers from the U.K. Terrie O’Hanlon, Chief Marketing Officer GreyOrange , said: “These survey results emphasise the importance of fast and efficient fulfilment operations. IT in Logistics Post & Parcel e-commerce parcels survey

DNV GL’s remote in-water ship surveys using ROV mark a world first

Logistics Manager

The world’s first in-water remote ship surveys using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) have been completed by leading classification society, DNV GL. The latest in-water survey of this kind was performed earlier in July on another ASA Wilson-managed vessel in Bergen, Norway.

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. 2 “Korn Ferry Global Survey: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Reshaping the Role of the Recruiter.” The next. wave of. AI-led.

ATRI launches online driver survey on detention impacts

Fleet Owner

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released an online data collection initiative to solicit commercial driver perspectives on how they are affected by customer detention. The driver feedback will be utilized to better understand h

Women in Trucking announce ‘watch’ list; seek fleet input for survey

Fleet Owner

National Transportation Institute said it is again partnering with the group to facilitate the data collection and analysis of the WIT Index

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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. 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. More data is coming in than ever before.

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Freight market data size matters: 5 key hallmarks of data sets that improve transportation procurement

FreightWaves SONAR

According to Richard Howells of Forbes , the 2020 Oxford Economics survey found “49% of supply chain leaders (the top 12 % of respondents) can capture real-time data insights and act on them immediately, while 51% use AI and predictive analytics to capture insights.

StayMetrics driver data points to pandemic’s impact on retention

The Supply Chain Journal

Reading the StayMetrics quarterly driver retention chart is almost like a game of hopscotch, jumping from comparison to comparison to discern trends in the data. In between is data for retention rates after 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 180 and 270 days. The data is for truckload drivers.

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Survey: Even environmentally indifferent consumers want sustainable shipping option

The Supply Chain Journal

Logistics data-science platform Sifted and experience management platform parcelLab published separate reports that explored the sustainability of direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands and consumers’ views on sustainability in e-commerce.

IHS explains U.S. manufacturing PMI survey divergences

Logistics Management

ISM data focus on larger multinationals, whereas IHS Markit polls a representative mix of company size

CommerceHub Supply Chain Management Survey: Black Friday May Be a Thing of the Past

247 Customs Broker

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · November 20, 2020 The data shows that Black Friday is dead, with 70% of consumerssaying that they would not… The post CommerceHub Supply Chain Management Survey: Black Friday May Be a Thing of the Past appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Convey survey addresses heightened consumer expectations for deliveries

Logistics Management

Data for the Convey survey, entitled “Last Mile Delivery: What Shoppers Want and How to #SaveRetail,” was based on feedback from 1,508 consumers, with questions focusing on delivery expectations and preferences with the goal of understanding what aspects of delivery consumers found most important, according to Convey. This is the third year Convey has conducted this survey

r/logistics – What is the Purpose of Survey Equipment?

247 Customs Broker

The surveying equipment used by the surveying equipment surveyors to make measurements, maps, and other data for any specific purpose. To accomplish a properly calculated… The post r/logistics – What is the Purpose of Survey Equipment? appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Logistics customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Freight data can assist CPG companies in mitigating risks of freight cost inflation

FreightWaves SONAR

However, leveraging freight market data can mitigate freight spend and lead to a more efficient supply chain. The free white paper, Mo’ inflation, mo’ problems for CPG companies , shows how real-time data can enhance decision-making around the supply chain.

Brace for impact: Data shows US import demand still rising

The Supply Chain Journal

The latest data reveals that despite a deluge of inbound cargo since the second half of last year, import demand is not abating — it’s increasing. As one retail survey respondent told the ISM, “Market capacity in most areas is oversold, with no realistic improvement on the horizon.

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Survey Says: Visibility is the Main Goal

Blue Grace Logistics

The survey conducted by Deloitte and MAPI, included more than 200 different manufacturing organizations. Above all else, the survey shows the main reason why manufacturers are looking into a digital supply network; end to end transparency. The survey also shows that of the respondents, only 6 percent have a process in place where every member of the organization can see everyone else’s data. .

[WHITE PAPER] Cold comfort: Food companies can benefit from using reefer data as their costs for freight (and everything else) rise

FreightWaves SONAR

The post [WHITE PAPER] Cold comfort: Food companies can benefit from using reefer data as their costs for freight (and everything else) rise appeared first on SONAR. White Papers Food industry Food shippers freight market data reefer reefer data

Shoppers Don’t Completely Trust Retailers to Protect Personal Data

Material Handling and Logistics

“While retailers are addressing fulfillment challenges, they also need to provide a more trusted, personalized shopping experience that gives customers what they want, when, where, and how they want it,” according to a new survey

Why Logistics Companies Must Adopt Big Data and Cloud Technology

Supply Chain Brain

More than 50% of companies are using big-data analytics, a recent survey says, but a closer look reveals that adoption rate varies significantly by industry

Order Fulfillment Upheaval: Understanding the Rapidly Changing Fulfillment Environment

Logistics Viewpoints

The survey inquires about changes in throughput volumes, warehouse fulfillment channels, omni-channel process flows, returns processing, warehouse labor and resource requirements, merchandise/SKU mix, and technology perspectives. Click link below to take the survey.

How data is boosting WFP’ response to COVID-19

World Food Programme Logistics

How data is boosting WFP’s response to COVID-19 Chief economist Arif Husain explains how cutting-edge tech is supporting assistance by agency and wider humanitarian community Deir Hafer, Syria?—?WFP data informs how we respond, prepare and adapt.

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Data privacy and security need to be watchwords in trucking

Fleet Owner

A new survey finds 85% of consumers won’t do business with a company if they’re concerned about their data practices. Freight customers probably feel the same way

Visibility & Fulfilment Survey Results

Logistics Business Magazine

The survey conducted by Sapio Research on behalf of Zetes, reveals that 94% of respondents lack the ideal visibility of events affecting their supply chain performance, while 87% agree that a fully visible supply chain with real-time updates can give an organisation a competitive advantage. The post Visibility & Fulfilment Survey Results appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Are Retailers Waking up to the Supply Chain Visibility Imperative?

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important


Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from Katie Cruze at 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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National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Survey Highlights Value, Performance of Private Fleets

Penske Move Ahead

The National Private Truck Council 2021 Benchmarking Survey Report provides fleets with new industry standards to evaluate performance and identify opportunities for improvement. Fleet operators need real-time data to make informed decisions about their business.

2018 Survey from Transporeon Uncovers Carrier Capacity Opportunities


" Download the Survey Results “The North American Over-the-Road Transportation Survey: Q1 2018 Capacity & Pricing Update" to see how market forces are shaping the trucking businesses and carrier capacity today. Carriers are looking forward to increasing rates and better data from ELDs and other sources that let them invoice for charges, such as unplanned wait times at loading or unloading locations.

2019 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Tight labor and space pressures drive a technology surge

Logistics Management

As this year’s survey results show, respondents are rolling up their sleeves and coping with change by leveraging additional technology, as well as by increasing attention on training, pay rates and data quality Coping with growth and change is never easy, but it’s particularly challenging in a tight labor market in which the cost of industrial real estate has spiraled upward.