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6 Types of Automation [Benefits, Pros/Cons, Examples]

Conger

Examples of automation range from a household thermostat to a large industrial control system, self-driven vehicles, and warehousing robots. Examples are industrial robots and multipurpose CNC machines. Curious about the different types of automation? You’re not alone.

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5 examples of the black swan theory

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Today we are going to find out what the black swan theory means, how it affects the economy and the society overall and several examples of how the black swan events have changed the words.

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Top Events That Shaped 2021 Supply Chains

Turvo

This year’s increased COVID-19 instances, extreme weather events, and Suez Canal closure increased the difficulties. Staff in Shanghai Pudong, for example, were required to work for seven days, quarantined at a hotel for seven days, and then quarantined at home for seven days more.

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Demonstrations and innovations at WABCOWÜRTH web events

Logistics Business Magazine

With its Web Events, WABCOWÜRTH offers customers and interested parties an informative service about its products and the opportunity to ask questions live. The next free web events will be offered in German on October 24th, 2022 from 09:30 to 12:30, and in English on October 25th, 2022.

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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Suez Canal travails are the most recent example of supply chain challenges

Logistics Management

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transport logistic and TIACA organise joint San Francisco event

Logistics Business Magazine

From 22 to 25 March 2022, the global air cargo and logistics industry will meet at the 2+2 event in San Francisco. Messe München and the air cargo association TIACA are merging their events for the first time. Air Cargo Transport & Distribution air cargo event logistics transport

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“95 Thesis” on Kaizen Events and TPS

The Lean Thinker

Kaizen Events. Kaizen events (or whatever we want to call the traditional week-long activity): Can be a useful tool when used in the context of an overall plan. This is independent of whether it is done in a week-long intense event or not. Once again I am going through old files.

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Logistics Tips: Shipping to Trade Shows & the Future of International Auto Events

Trans Global Auto Logistics

Every year, massive convention centers around the country host thirty or forty major events a year. Many more are business-to-business events at which manufacturers display their wares to wholesalers and retail buyers. Online Trade Conferences & Auto Events.

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Preparing for Chinese New Year 2022

Now, That's Logistics

Unfortunately, there’s yet one more disruptive event to get through before that can happen: Chinese New Year. For example, East-West came up with this rule to help account for CNY delays: For orders normally received in March, take 50% of the volume and receive it in January.

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Small Fleet Summit: TVC Pro-Driver helps drivers stay on the road

The Supply Chain Journal

Some providers only cover moving violations, for example.” — Hillesheim. Modernization of Cross Border Trade event returns to Laredo. This fireside chat recap is from the FreightWaves Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit on Wednesday.

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Long view: Preparing logistically for extreme weather

The Supply Chain Journal

From record heat waves in the Pacific Northwest to deadly flooding in Germany, extreme weather events are becoming ever-present operations risks. One example is the late June heat wave in the Northwest, which broke all-time record highs in some cities.

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Intermodal Summit: Precision scheduled railroading ‘all about doing more with less’

The Supply Chain Journal

About PSR inefficiencies: “An example of this: We used to have a number of trains coming through Nevada, from the Midwest, to the West Coast. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Intermodal Summit.

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OceanWaves: Cargo crisis, lack of transport workers causing critical delays

The Supply Chain Journal

American Shipper FreightWaves LIVE: Events Podcast FreightWaves TV Maritime Media News Shipping Supply Chains OceanWaves Salvatore R. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit on Wednesday. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: What’s wrong with shipping?

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Intermodal Summit: Managing chassis pools in a chaotic market

The Supply Chain Journal

KEY QUOTES FROM O’MALLEY: On equipment dwell times: “Let’s take Memphis for example. FreightWaves LIVE FreightWaves LIVE: Events Podcast Intermodal News chassis management chassis pools DCLI Direct ChassisLink Intermodal Summit Mike O’Malley

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Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

Let’s take an example: A supplier, Mr. Daniel of ABC Goods, needs to ship a consignment from location A to location B. Ramco’s Analytics is dynamic, alerting organizations to future events by extrapolating relevant real-time data and providing all logical options to resolve any situation with minimal response time. News & Current Events Technology Transportation

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Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

To get a better understanding of how the shared economy works within the supply chain, let’s take a look at some examples: Example #1: Amazon Flex. Example #2: Airtasker. Example #2: Airtasker. Other Examples.

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Intermodal Europe is back – and it’s live!

Logistics Business Magazine

Visitor registration is open for Intermodal Europe 2022 , the leading container shipping and intermodal transport event which returns 8 – 10 November to the RAI, Amsterdam. Ports & Maritime Transport & Distribution events intermodal logistics

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How and why do hurricanes get their names?

The Supply Chain Journal

Map: FreightWaves SONAR Critical Events. For example, there was Hurricane Santa Ana that struck Puerto Rico on July 26, 1825, as well as San Felipe (the first) and San Felipe (the second) that hit Puerto Rico on Sept. For example, if a tropical cyclone formed on Dec.

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Intermodal Summit: Opportunities abound for Class I railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

I think we are uniquely positioned to serve those markets, and Greencastle is a good example of that.”. FreightWaves LIVE FreightWaves LIVE: Events Podcast Intermodal News Rail Class I railroads intermodal intermodal rail Intermodal Summit Norfolk Southern rail intermodal

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OceanWaves: How to navigate the port congestion minefield

The Supply Chain Journal

Another option is to ship LCL [less-than-container-load] using premium ocean services — for example, those by Matson, which are going around most of the congestion because it owns its terminal in Los Angeles. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit.

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What do climate normals mean?

The Supply Chain Journal

For example, they help federal, state, local and tribal decision-makers plan drought responses. AskWaves News Weather and Critical Events averages Climate NOAA precipitation temperaturesYou may have heard your local TV weather forecaster say, “Today’s high was 90.

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NOAA uses drones for first time to see remote tornado damage

The Supply Chain Journal

For example, they were able to identify the beginning of an 80-mile tornado track in a remote area near a river with limited road access. Drones Insights News Weather and Critical Events drone NOAA NWS research storm damage tornado

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Logistics Tech Summit: Trucking’s drive to net-zero carbon

The Supply Chain Journal

If you find a customer willing to work with you – for example, they build charging stations if you provide the truck – there’s a lot of negotiation that can take place. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ North American Logistics Tech Summit on Wednesday.

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Protecting America’s infrastructure workers during summer heat waves

The Supply Chain Journal

Some of it is fairly high-tech — for example, a neck towel that, after being dampened with cool water, can help keep a worker cool for about three hours. Infrastructure News Top Stories Weather and Critical Events heat wave personal protective equipment Road construction

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FreightWaves Classics: ALAN’s transportation and logistics partners help those in need

The Supply Chain Journal

Another example of an ALAN “thank you.” FreightWaves Classics Insights News Supply Chains Weather and Critical Events ALAN american logistics aid network Craig Fuller disaster logistics Disaster planning disaster relief FreightWaves Hurricane Ida

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Network Visibility and Supply Chain Planning Work Better Together

Logistics Viewpoints

Infor is one example of a supplier that offers both advanced visibility and supply chain planning. A multi-enterprise supply chain network provides visibility to upstream and downstream events that can affect a company’s supply chain. Visibility to Events. Event Intelligence.

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Country roads: UPS, FedEx ramp up rural vaccine delivery

The Supply Chain Journal

One example was when a snowstorm grounded flights at Boston’s Logan Airport. “We This is by far the biggest event that we have ever had to deal with.

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DroneWaves: How close is drone delivery to a last-mile solution?

The Supply Chain Journal

For example, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, various helicopter companies are all Part 135, which have earned the right to actually operate in the airspace. FreightWaves LIVE: Events Podcast Modern Shipper Bill Wimberley Drones DroneWaves Last mile delivery last mile drones Wingcopter

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FreightWaves LIVE recap: How to cope with ocean capacity crunch

The Supply Chain Journal

I have an example of one client that was trying to get space last minute and they have been offered $19,000 per one 40-foot container from Vietnam to New York. This fireside chat recap is from Day 2 of FreightWaves LIVE @HOME. TOPIC: How shippers can navigate port and supply chain congestion.

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COVID Has Fundamentally Changed the Profession of Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

The toilet paper shortage was one of the COVID era events that taught people what the term “supply chain management” meant. In warehouses, for example, one solution is labor management. But these events were not predictable – they might happen, they might not.

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Supply Chain Management:Dynamic Pricing : Is it really worthy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

News & Events. |. For example, a hotel might charge couple of hundred rupees more if the booking is for a weekend. For example, in case of the mobile handset industry its very common to increase the price of a new version of a product if the previous version has recorded high sales. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education.

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Veterans and Children

Envase Technologies

Envase and Jim were happy to be able to co-sponsor the event. Of course the event was fun, but the real goal is raising money and awareness for two very important and essential causes. This event in Houston is just one example of how Envase gives back to the community.

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What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

And, as if choreographed, speakers from startups, carriers, and forwarders brought up example after another of where the forces of change are finally breaking through. The conference was full of examples of pioneers who are now embracing technology and customer centricity. Events Freight Insights General LogTechWhat’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . By Etan Efrati, Freightos.

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Lingmo breaks down language barriers with IBM

PINC

Thanks to Watson, our app genuinely adapts to real world situations: for example, we have a Spanish professional soccer player who recently came to play for a team here in Sydney. AI Client Stories Featured Carousel Featured Homepage FinTech News & Events API global communication hardware language real time translation WatsonTry to picture this scenario: you are in a foreign country, let’s say China, on a business trip.

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5 Reasons Why 5G Adds Value to Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Event management of in-transit goods offers a great example of 5G’s value. 5G connectivity will shape tomorrow’s fulfillment operations - nullifying latency, extending the cloud's reach, enabling real-time inventory status updates, supporting real-time analytics and more. It will provide at least ten times faster data transfer compared to 4G cellular networks. The post 5 Reasons Why 5G Adds Value to Your Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints

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LogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016

Freightos

Salient examples include uShip parterning with DB Schenker in Europe and Kuehne+Nagel’s ongoing automation efforts. Events Freight Insights GeneralLogTech Industry Roundup: Q2 2016. Highlights from our quarterly review of disruptive logistics technologies are included below. If you’re interested in the underlying data, more observations and updates about Freightos over the last quarter, just download the full report! DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT The Big Picture.

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Demand Forecasting in an Inflationary, Supply-Constrained, Semi-Post-Pandemic Environment

Logistics Viewpoints

At that time, I wrote about the COVID pandemic, and how similar events occur that elevate the uncertainty of the market. These events make accurate forecasting very difficult. Review of Prior Impactful Events. Ratios, Comparables, Substitutes, Voodoo, and a Touch of Luck.

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Five Key Takeaways From JOC’s TPM 2016

Freightos

For shippers, carriers and logistics providers, the JOC ’s TPM (Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference) is one of the must-attends on the annual events calendar. CEVA gave as example, that the traditional Chinese New Year gift cards have gone online. It should – this is a perfect example of the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Events Freight Insights General Logistics and Supply Chain Technology SeriesFive Key Takeaways From TPM 2016.

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For Many, the Annual Freight Bid Season is Not “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

Logistics Viewpoints

The frequency of RFP events is only one area that can be improved as shippers look for a better way to manage freight procurement processes. Flexibility to schedule rate bid events based on business needs.