Thu.Aug 09, 2018

Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Devon Energy generates huge volumes of data. The company’s real-time data system monitors 6.5 million data points from multiple sites, with more than 10,000 updates per second. Devon Energy has worked to change real-time visibility into actionable insights for better truck scheduling. The post Devon Energy Uses Real-time Visibility to Improve Trucking Operations appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Visibility Transportation real-time visibility supply chain

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Maersk and IBM say 94 groups have signed on to blockchain platform

DC Velocity

Partners say "TradeLens" will help users share information among shippers, carriers, and other supply chain partners. Technology

Customer Service: A Long Term Strategy for Future Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

As the integration of technology changes the supply chain ecosystem, third party logistics (3PL) providers are urged to maintain a high level of customer service. The digitization of any industry impacts the direct interactions customers have with businesses. Ecommerce platforms provide consumers with the ability to make on the spot transactions, and this results in increased expectations. What does this translate into? Unpredictable demand on supply chains.

White House postal reform plan should leave parcel pricing alone, group says

DC Velocity

Parcel business already profitable at current rates, parcel shipper coalition says. Transportation

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Weber Adds New Inland Empire Warehouse

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has opened a 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Eastvale, CA (Inland Empire Region) for distribution of food and consumer packaged goods for multiple clients. Warehouse operations C-TPAT Cold Chain Managment Inland Empire Warehouse Temperature Controlled Warehousing Food Logistics Distribution Center Warehouse

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Gaining Supply Chain Efficiency By Implementing Artificial Intelligence

Cerasis

Artificial intelligence will change the way you think about your supply chain and supply chain efficiency. Today’s supply chain complexities demand additional support. You cannot afford to pass up on automating at least some of the processes. And no, you don’t have to have robots replacing all your human workers at your facility. AI goes beyond just robots to include automated processes in computers and more.

Big spike in containership lay-ups mid-peak season a worry for owners

The LoadStar

Alphaliner’s bellwether containership idle tonnage data has recorded a big spike in vessels being consigned to lay-up, shifting the supply-demand balance back in favour of the charterer.

Industrial real estate leaders not yet alarmed by trade war rhetoric

Logistics Management

A recent study conducted by the industrial real estate firm CBRE, notes that the new tariffs targeted at high-tech Chinese goods–such as industrial robots, radio transmitters, aircraft parts, computer hardware and electric cars–and is designed to put economic pressure on Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” program

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Post-Brexit shipping routes mean spoiled Irish food

The LoadStar

Irish food faces spoilage if proposed new shipping routes between the republic and Belgium go ahead in the wake of Brexit. The Irish Times reports that transit times would more than treble, leaving food spoiled before even reaching the continent.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

DSV and Clarks Unveil New European Distribution Center

Logistics Manager

Danish transport and logistics company, DSV and Clarks , a leading British shoe manufacturer have recently unveiled plans for a 10,000 m2 distribution center to be built in Mainland Europe.

Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding Sign Agreements with Boeing for Freighter Packages

Airfreight Logistics

In a recent announcement made at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing , Volga-Dnepr Group and CargoLogicHolding signed a package of agreements that will further enhance their fleet and global operations.

Bumper cargo quarter for American Airlines Cargo

247 Customs Broker

Increased e-commerce, flowers and blood products helped American Airlines Cargo achieve “record-setting growth” in the 2018 second quarter, handling 158,000 tonnes of freight, a 9.7% increase on the same period last year, while also posting a record month in June.

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Qatar Airways Finalize Order for Five Boeing 777 Freighters

Airfreight Logistics

Qatar Airways recently announced at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow they have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters with a total list price of $1.7 billion, the initial commitment to the deal was made in April this year.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

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

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Walmart's Built a Ragtag Alliance of Tech Firms to Battle Amazon

Material Handling and Logistics

Fear of Jeff Bezos helps explain why Walmart has in recent years forged alliances with Google, Microsoft, China’s JD.com and other tech players

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How to Derive Optimal Value from a Supply Chain Control Tower

Logistics Management

This tech brief looks at the major forces influencing the supply chain today, and what a control tower needs to meet the demands of today’s fast moving global supply chains

Increase Lead Times, Decrease Costs

PLS Logistics

The concept of lead time when booking loads is a commonly overlooked factor when delivering freight efficiently and economically. You may have heard your logistics partner say that providing more notice days or lead time for a shipment could help lower costs. Supply Chain Visibility strategy economy Industry Shipment Trucking Third Party Logistics Transporation Truck Drivers Truckers supply chain management freight visibility shipping mistakes Lead Times

The Great Logistics Software Debate: Build or Buy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Should You Buy a Logistics and Supply Chain Software Solution or Build Your Own? Any company that is serious about its supply chain will eventually need to upgrade its logistics data management software. Whether your current software is outdated – or your company has just outgrown it – it’s important to have technology that gives you the real-time information, flexibility, and control you need to optimize your supply chain.

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

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.

Trucker Path teams with Goodyear

Fleet Owner

Trucker Path announced it is now giving its members direct access to roadside service provided by Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center (CTSC) locations. Trucker Path has more than 700,000 truck drivers as active monthly users. Earlier this y

Bullish Lufthansa Cargo holds firm on €12 fee for use of paper air waybills

The LoadStar

Lufthansa Cargo is set to increase its charges to customers that continue to use paper air waybills. Until now, the carrier has charged what a spokesperson told The Loadstar was a “symbolic” €1 per shipment.

While spot rates fall in August, van and reefer ratios increase

Fleet Owner

The number of available van and reefer loads on the DAT network both increased, however, reflecting strength in the spot market for late July and early August, and the $2.24/mile van rate equaled the monthly average for January, which was a record at that time

Industrial real estate leaders not yet alarmed by trade war rhetoric

247 Customs Broker

A recent study conducted by the industrial real estate firm CBRE, notes that the new tariffs targeted at high-tech Chinese goods–such as industrial robots, radio transmitters, aircraft parts, computer hardware and electric cars–and is designed to put economic pressure on Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” program. . The program is a Chinese government initiative to move the economy higher up the manufacturing value chain. Beijing responded immediately with a 25% tariff on 545 U.S.

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

The benefits of eliminating dark purchasing

Fleet Owner

There are a variety of reasons why dark purchasing flourishes within an organization, including decentralization, lack of visibility and a dependence on manual systems

Understanding Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs

ValueShipr

Activity. NVOCC. Freight Forwarders. Non Vessel Owning Common Carrier. Shipper/Carrier. Acts as agent to/for the shippers. Acts as carrier to the shippers and shipper to the carriers. Associations.

New models '19: Medium

Fleet Owner

Here's our review of the latest models available in the medium-duty segment, Classes 4-6, which is growing and becoming a larger part of many business fleets. And that's happening for a variety of reasons. Medium-duty trucks allow fleets to fine-tune

White Glove Fulfilment Partner Perfect Fit for Shoe Retailer

Logistics Business Magazine

Manchester-based online retailer, Calla Shoes, was established to provide the perfect fit for stylish ladies who suffer from bunions and now the company has found the ideal fit for its ‘white glove’ fulfilment needs thanks to fulfilmentcrowd (part of Exact Abacus Ltd) based at Matrix Park in Chorley.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.