ATA October truck tonnage data trends down after a strong September

Logistics Management

The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for October—at 106.8 2015=100)—slipped 6.3%, following a 5.7% September gain (revised down from an original reading of a 6.7% gain), to 114

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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? What is Big Data? Like many buzzwords, Big Data means different things to different people. Big Data is not a Technology. This is true with Big Data too.

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Demystifying Data Analytics and Consumer Products Industry Trends

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Consumer Products Events Featured Events Manufacturing and Distribution Webcasts Year 2018 annual consumer products industry trends benchmarking study Consumer Products Industry Trends Data analytics leon zerbib Mazars Webcast retail stuart nussbaumWEBCAST | Consumer Products September 13, 2018 | 12 PM EDT Stuart Nussbaum | Partner and Consumer Products Sector Leader, Mazars […].

5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019


From the past couple of years, we are constantly experiencing development in the industry, all thanks to the introduction of logistics trends to watch that we’ve read about ad nauseum such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics. The post 5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Trends logistics trends to watch

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

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


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. Shippers need to consider how the freight data trends will affect dropshipping, omnichannel shipping, reporting capabilities, and much more. Data Freight Omnichannel Transportation Management Trends

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Before You Hire a Logistics Data Scientist

Talking Logistics

As more supply chain data is generated and collected, there’s growing demand for data scientists in the industry. “We’re We’re increasing the number of data scientists we’re hiring,” said Linbloom. But Linbloom also offered these words of caution and advice: “One of the things people stumble on sometimes with artificial intelligence and data science is that because they’re buzzwords, they want to have it.

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Gartner’s strategic tech trends for 2021 turn pragmatic

Supply Chain and Logistics

Gartner thinks companies are finally starting to take security and protection of data seriously, and will focus more on the very practical improvements to operations they can make using IT. Big data, AI and other tech will play a role, … Continue reading → Advanced Computing cybersecurity innovation technology

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Actionable data the key to maintenance excellence

Commercial Carrier Journal

The nearly 23,000 miles averaged between breakdowns during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic set a record for the truckload segment – a figure that has trended upward since the end of 2017. .

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Logistics Trends to Watch in 2020


Hopefully, the trend continues with no significant spikes in infection rates. That being said let’s look at some industry trends we should all be aware of this year. Freight Bill Auditing Intermodal Freight Logistics Business Freight Bill Audit 3D Printing Industry Trends Big DataLet’s take a break from the Covid-9 effect on the Logistics industry. Things are slowing opening back up.

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


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. It is real, and the volume of data being produced every 48 hours rivals that of all data and information gathered over thousands of years of human history, explains Bernard Marr. Big data in supply chain is not a new concept.

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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. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Data Supply Chain supply chain resilience

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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 State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud


Modern supply chains are evolving beyond anyone’s expectations due to increased use of cloud-computing technologies, wearables and advanced data analysis. Powered by an increasing number of connected devices via the Internet of Things , automated data entry is empowering usable data and allowing more companies to replace legacy systems or integrate new technologies with existing systems. Data analysis is the companion of cloud-computing technologies.

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Warehouse Management Trends 2020: The Role of Warehouse Prowess on Efficient Shipping


According to Roberto Michel of Logistics Management, warehouse management trends of 2020 will reflect an increasing focus on more profitability, efficiency, business scalability, and continuous improvement. Consider these additional data points from the “Warehouse and Distribution Center Operations Survey” “Capital expenditure (capex) plans remained healthy. Trends Warehouse Warehouse Management TrendsThe state of warehouse management continues to evolve.

Carrier Management 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech-Driven Collaboration


Carrier management 2020 trends range from the need to leverage data through the ability to work together and save money. The post Carrier Management 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech-Driven Collaboration appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Carrier Relations Freight Trends Carrier Management 2020 TrendsAs reported by FreightWaves, collaboration allows businesses to remove excess costs from the enterprise.

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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October ISM data trends down but manufacturing is still growing

Logistics Management

The report’s key metric, the PMI, fell 2.1% to 57.7 3 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), with this index showing growth for the 26th consecutive month and the overall economy now having grown for 114 consecutive months. October marks the second straight sequential decline, since the PMI hit its most recent high of 61.3 in August, which is the highest reading over the last 14 months. Compared to the 12-month average of 59.2, the October PMI is 1.5% below the average

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SMB Manufacturing Borrows from Big Business: 5 Trends Worth Exploring


Far too often “trend reports” in an industry are all about trends that only the largest companies can implement and take advantage of. The post SMB Manufacturing Borrows from Big Business: 5 Trends Worth Exploring appeared first on SYSPRO US. Miscellaneous AI data Enterprise Resource Planning Fourth Industrial Revolution IIoT Industry 4.0

Logistics Trends and Opportunities in 2018

Logistics Problem Solving

There are several trends that have been emerging in the industry for the past few years that are now standard expectations, and many more dynamic changes in shipping are coming in 2018. Logistics Trends in 2018. Opportunities Around Actionable Data. I think that 2018 will be the year that shippers move beyond data and focus on actionable data. What shippers found is that data alone won’t offer insight or provide intelligence.

Technology Trends in Road Freight

GoShip Blog

Certain trends in the transportation and trucking industry are placing a focus on certain road freight technology. What are the key technology trends in road freight? Electronic logging devices and similar tools for truckers will create extensive, connected networks and will ease the data distribution across shippers, carriers, and consignees. This, in turn, leads to data-driven decision making, which 93% of companies believe to be the most efficient supply chain strategy.

Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain: Solve the Data Problem First

Talking Logistics

What’s most important is the [approach and methods you use] to adapt and solve the underlying data issues that will enable you set up your supply chain for the long term — true transformation rather than slapping a bandaid on it.”. The other surprising thing,” he added, “is that people are looking for off-the-shelf technology that looks sexy without taking a fundamentally different approach — that is, without solving the data problem first.”.

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How Can Data Improve Supplier Decisions?


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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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).

Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Our “ Research in Focus ” series highlights research conducted by select partners on timely and important trends impacting supply chain and logistics professionals today. Below is an excerpt from a report published recently by Amber Road and the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) titled “ The Trade Trends Report: 2017 Report on Sourcing, Trade, and e-commerce.”

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.

Technology Trends For 2020 And Beyond


Here are some technology trends that may be worth a look as we enter 2020 and beyond. Robotics Given the energy and investment in robotics in our space, suggesting that there will be a robotics trend in 2020 is pretty obvious. Edge Computing is a distributed computing paradigm which brings computation and data storage closer to the location where it is needed, to improve response times and save bandwidth. Logistics News Industry Trends Technology Big Data

Is Your Data Ready For AI and the Emerging Technologies?


Data is the new precious metal and it is becoming more essential than ever before. Technological leaps like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning run on data. One of the main benefits of sharing data with a third party is an objective perspective that can cut through the culture and the “We’ve always done it that way” syndrome. Careful and Regular Data Collection is Critical Data management is not a “set it and forget it” activity.

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The three big trends impacting trucking

Fleet Owner

ELDs, it goes without saying, are at the top of the list, but e-commerce and Big Data are disrupting the freight markets, too

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Logistics Trends and Opportunities in 2018

Logistics Problem Solving

There are several trends that have been emerging in the industry for the past few years that are now standard expectations, and many more dynamic changes in shipping are coming in 2018. Logistics Trends in 2018. Opportunities Around Actionable Data. I think that 2018 will be the year that shippers move beyond data and focus on actionable data. What shippers found is that data alone won’t offer insight or provide intelligence.

Advanced Logistics Technology Trends: A Look at the Cloud, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain & More


Advanced logistics technologies provide an opportunity to do more with less, improve the use of automation within the supply chain, learn from the mountain of data, and find ways to create more engaging experiences in a digital world. The post Advanced Logistics Technology Trends: A Look at the Cloud, Machine Learning, IoT, Blockchain & More appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The EPA Releases the 2019 Automotive Trends Report

NGT News

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2019 Automotive Trends Report which provides the public with information about new light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, fuel economy, technology data and auto manufacturers’ performance in meeting the agency’s GHG emissions standards. The post The EPA Releases the 2019 Automotive Trends Report appeared first on NGT News. The U.S.

Big Data, Dynamic Freight Pricing and Bid Savings (maybe)


Editor's Note: This is a blog from our friend Augie Grasis who shows us how big data can work to our advantage with dynamic freight pricing. One of the big buzzwords in many industries is “Big Data.” Whether you realize it or not, the collection and use of customer and operational data affect a growing number of our everyday activities, whether it’s the type of coffee we are served at Starbucks, the ad we see in the sidebar of Facebook or the price we pay for an airline ticket.

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2020 Freight & Transportation Management Trends

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Strategic freight and transportation management trends for 2020 envelope technology, process improvement, the application of data, connected systems, and a robust set of dynamic… The post 2020 Freight & Transportation Management Trends appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Features Transportation Transportation Management Trends customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Why These 7 More 2018 Trends in American Manufacturing Focusing on Standards & Process will Spur Growth


However, manufacturers must also look beyond systems and software, uncovering how better processes and strategy can enhance operation through these additional trends. Manufacturers Looks to Reduce the Skills Gap, a Consistent Issue When Talking Trends in American Manufacturing. Any conversation about trends in American manufacturing for 2018 would be incomplete without touching on the growing importance and impact of e-commerce.