Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Much of the conversation these days about supply chain centers around the “digital disruption” of the business. But in reality, we have been living within the digital transformation of supply chain for quite some time. Robinson, almost 70 percent of our interactions are completely digital. The post Digital Transformation of Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Transportation Digital Transformation

Digital Representation and our Obsession with Optimization


Developing Your Digital Representation. a skilled AIMMS developer can capture and produce a digital representation of that supply chain including assets, processes, machines, products, customers, transportation, costs, constraints, geocodes. Why is a Digital Representation Important?

What Digital Freight Isn’t

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion today about digital freight, whether it’s a threat or opportunity for the logistics industry. Understanding what digital freight is — and what it isn’t — is important for all stakeholders to succeed in the industry. Read more What Digital Freight Isn’t. The post What Digital Freight Isn’t appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Digital Technology for Warehouse Productivity

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital businesses use technology to create new value in business models, customer experiences and the internal capabilities that support its core operations. The term includes both digital-only brands and traditional players that are transforming their businesses with digital technologies.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics


The internet is burgeoning with information on the power of B2B digital marketing, but most logistics companies are neglecting to invest in their digital presence.

20 Things to Know about Supply Chain Digital Transformations

Logistics Viewpoints

There are twenty things companies need to know if they are contemplating a digital supply chain transformation. The post 20 Things to Know about Supply Chain Digital Transformations appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Digital Transformation

Don’t Wait to Start a Supply Chain Digitization Practice

Talking Logistics

Digitization is not the future of effective supply chain management; it is the present. Organizations that are slow-walking the adoption of a digitization initiative are risking their competitive advantage and leaving significant money on the table across every link in the supply chain.

How Does a Digital Transformation Apply to Supply Chain Planning?

Logistics Viewpoints

What is Digital Transformation? A digital transformation requires that companies transform their decision-making processes with technology to enhance customer experience and employee productivity and ultimately improve business performance. Supply Chain Planning Digital Transformation

Autonomous Devices for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

A digital data warehouse is designed with the purpose of improving business decisions by allowing data consolidation, analysis, and reporting at different aggregate levels. The post Autonomous Devices for Digital Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing


Looking at the next 2 to 10 years, a predicted surge in the preference for digital transformation will bring fundamental changes to the way warehouses operate, thus taking the adoption of disruptive warehouse digitalization to its apex. warehouse manager warehouse technology modern warehouse warehouse automation warehouse digitalization warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency

Digital Technology for Effective Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Digital Technology for Effective Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. When it comes to warehouse management, constant evaluation and adoption of crucial technologies are critical to improve profitability and stay competitive.

Digital Transformation Workforce Evolution

Logistics Viewpoints

Currently, many companies view digital transformation as being technology-driven. Often missing from these conversations is a focus on the human element of digital transformation. What changes will occur in the digital transformation workforce? The post Digital Transformation Workforce Evolution appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Labor Digital Transformation

The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

The digitization of freight is one topic that has generated a lot of industry buzz and animated discussion over the past couple of years, but also a lot of confusion and questions. What exactly is freight digitization? And what actions should companies take to leverage the opportunities inherent in the digitization revolution? Defining the digitization of freight. Brian compared it to the movie, television and audio industries where everything is digital now.

Creating a Digital Twin of Your Fleet is Closer than You Think

Talking Logistics

Digital twin, the creation of a virtual, but dynamic, representation of your operations is a powerful approach to better understand how it works today or could work in the future. Read more Creating a Digital Twin of Your Fleet is Closer than You Think.

Technologies for Real Estate Digital Commerce

SIPMM Professional Publications

The digital future is re-shaping the real estate industry. It is of vital importance for the real estate industry to pursue digital environment to meet the changing customer preferences and engagements, building and information security, cost efficiency and increased competition.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Ensuring receipt of Certificate of Analysis (CoA) and other regulatory compliance documentation has made digitization a requirement for customer service, audit management, and compliance. A digital transformation of the supply chain is needed to integrate quality attributes into the products we buy, move, and sell through the supply chain. By monitoring and managing the digitized transactions and documentation businesses gain valuable insight into their quality performance.

Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital supply chains seek to fill information black holes. The post Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Visibility Digital Supply Chain

Companies Still Behind on Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Fear of change and data challenges are roadblocks to companies adopting a digital strategy

Digital Transformation for 3PL Warehouses

Camelot 3PL Software

The term Digital Transformation has been around for several years. But only in the last couple of years has digital transformation become less of a buzz word and more of a game-changer. What is digital transformation? And how does digital transformation for 3PL warehouses apply?

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Reinventing Organizations to Drive Agility in the Digital Age


Addressing the skills gap to deal with the fast pace of automation and digitization is extremely important. But mastering technology alone will not drive the success of digital transformation. Could self-organization make your supply chain more agile? .

Defining Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Construction Is Lagging In Digitization LET’S GET UNSTUCK ,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor). What is so new about digital transformation? Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our business? Then why all the fuss today about digital transformation?

Test and Learn Digital Transformations

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization requires learning. The post Test and Learn Digital Transformations appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Digital Supply ChainPilots of supply chain planning software can cost millions. How can companies test-and-learn cheaper and smarter? A conversation with the leadership team of Solvoyo suggests some answers. Solvoyo is in a test-and-learn with a very large consumer goods company.

[Video] The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

Brian Reed, VP Business Development at GEODIS , discusses the digitization of freight in this timely and informative episode. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] The Digitization of Freight appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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A digital supply chain for the chemical industry


The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements. A Quantum Leap in Digital Supply Chain.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors should consider capitalizing on process automation. Robotics Process Automation or RPA are being introduced for warehouse modernization.

A Metamorphosis or Imaginary: What Exactly is Digital Freight Forwarding?

Logistics Trends and Insights

In the meantime, check out our commentary piece on digital freight forwarding, something I’ve (Cathy) struggled to define for quite some time. Digital Freight Forwarding Digital forwarder freight forwarding

Transportation Trends: The Rise of Digital Freight Matching


As shippers continue to face challenges like the truck driver shortage, capacity crunches, and rising freight costs, digital freight matching helps to fill the gap between the nation’s independent carriers and the companies that rely on them.

Autonomous Devices for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Autonomous Devices for Digital Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. Most warehousing activities and processes are still performed manually.

Digital docs: image quality counts

Fleet Owner

In trucking operations, digital delivery documents can save significant time and money—if they work. One Colorado-based fleet made the switch from paper, but in actual use, the documents fell short. Then the company tried something else

Assessing your readiness for digital procurement

Fleet Owner

Digitalization is occurring across all areas of business operations, and if you have not done so already, you need to begin exploring how you can move toward digital procurement in your operation

Essential Considerations for Digital Transportation in Logistics Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital Transport refers to advanced applications designed to provide innovative services for different modes of transport and traffic management, enabling users to get better information, and making transport networks safer, more streamlined and smarter.

A Digital Logistics Platform

Logistics Viewpoints

The term "digital" has become all the rage. Parcel software, particularly the Public Cloud solutions, has been digital for decades. The post A Digital Logistics Platform appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Parcel software provides label compliance, enables intelligent procurement, provides analytics and visibility to improve the shipping process, and allows for bills to be audited to insure the shipper has not been overcharged.

The Digital Supply Chain with Mathew Smith

Logistics Bureau

We now have this ability to measure our delivery time proactively and communicate if there are any challenges by making use of digital tools.

Digital Yards On


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Digital Procurement for the Banking Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Digital Procurement for the Banking Sector appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. “More Bang(Bank) for the buck”; “Do more with less”. This is what most organizations, especially CPOs in banks, are talking about when they think of procurement.