Digital Representation and our Obsession with Optimization

AIMMS

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?

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.

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.

Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing

Cyzerg

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

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

How To Use Digital Marketing in Logistics

Cyzerg

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.

Digital presence: how to get better results

LoGo

And that is because having a strong digital presence is a great way to make your company transmit confidence and security to your customers. However, we know that digital platforms are still new to marketing strategies and, because of that, many […].

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

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

Digital Freight Marketplaces Are Not a New Phenomenon

Logistics Trends and Insights

Managing orders and assets in a transparent, real-time and predictive manner are the basics of a number of digital freight marketplaces that have emerged in the past few years. Digital Digitization Freight Freight Brokerage Brokerage

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

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.

The Digitization of Transportation

Material Handling and Logistics

DHL's adoption of a variety of technologies is keeping its strategy of digitalization transportation moving forward

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.

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

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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?

Digital Transformation: Top 5 Supply Chain Benefits

Morai Logistics

Digital transformation has become a big buzzword lately, but it is nonetheless key to companies having well functioning supply chains going forward. . There has been an almost overnight paradigm shift regarding attitudes towards digital transformation. Companies of all kinds have come to see the numerous potential benefits of digitizing their practices and are embracing it as a result. In turn, digital transformation also unlocks automation.

[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

Transporeon

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.

Crucial Digital Technologies for Effective Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

Digital Technology permeates everything we do today, with the current and ongoing technology and maturity in our digital era digital procurement is a must-have for effective procurement.

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.

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.

[PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?

Cerasis

Listen to “The Digitization of Freight: Where are We?” The post [PODCAST] The Digitization of Freight: Where are We? Freight Podcast Digitization of Freight” on Spreaker.

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.

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

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

Using Digital Payments to Streamline the Logistics Process

PINC

Here are five ways going “digital” on the payment side helps make logistics processes more time- and cost-efficient for shippers. Here are five key benefits that companies see when they digitize their logistics processes: No more lost invoices.

Transportation Trends: The Rise of Digital Freight Matching

PINC

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.

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.