Editor’s Choice: Retailers: Is Your Transportation Strategy Ready for Peak Season?

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For example, there is […]. The post Editor’s Choice: Retailers: Is Your Transportation Strategy Ready for Peak Season? Inventory Management Logistics Trends Omni-channel logistics Retail Transportation Management Systems COVID-19 peak seasonNote: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice.

Develop a Strategy to Combat Dimensional Pricing

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This strategy ultimately led to unprofitable operation ratios, subpar delivery performance and ultimately the bankruptcy of some major carriers. Interestingly New Century transport, which was founded by Jevic‘s founder, adopted a similar strategy ending in the exact same fate.

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6 Supply Chain Trends from 2017 and their Ongoing Progress

Logistics Bureau

Call it a cop-out if you like, but predicting which logistics and supply chain trends will make a difference to businesses in any given year has become notoriously difficult, given the speed at which technology in particular, can suddenly disrupt the way things are done. Trends come and go.

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. Strategy Redevelopment to Meet Global Trade Challenges Will Be Among Top Supply Chain 2019 Trends According to Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez , companies are looking for ways to redefine strategies to address global trade challenges.

Are You Strategic about Data-Driven Logistics Strategy?

Logistics Problem Solving

Logistics strategy has evolved over the past few years. This put a lot of pressure on shippers as the old strategy of yelling louder at their carrier was no longer effective to reduce costs. The trend is now towards being data-driven with the data dictating the strategies. As a result, shippers essentially have gone from subjectively strategic, using strategies based on hunches, to objectively strategic with strategies driven by data.

These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible. Check Out the Top 2018 Manufacturing Trends. Green Manufacturing is also expected to be a viable trend of 2018. Manufacturing Trends

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

Logistics Bureau

3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019. Trend #1: Warehouses are Getting Smarter. For example, a WMS is no longer ideal where pockets of automation exist in larger facilities that also retain a dependency on manual processes. New Networks, New Tools, New Strategies.

BIMCO launches new cybersecurity clause

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Here is an example related to cybersecurity. As the article makes … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains Sustainability challenges contracts cybersecurity standards trade transportation trendsBIMCO is one of the leading standardization forces in the world of shipping. How do you write a contract that binds participants to provide an appropriate level of cybersecurity?

6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016

Cerasis

Some of these transportation management trends reflect real worries for the logistics industry. Take a look at six of the trends to watch for in transportation management this year. For example, a given trucker who drives beyond the hours of service in the ELD could incur stiff penalties and fines from oversight agencies. For example, the shipper may review the shipments size, weight, length of transit, demand, and availability.

7 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Bureau

It’s that time when idle chatter at the office Christmas lunch turns to debating what next year will bring, especially among logistics and supply chain professionals, for whom it seems every New Year brings new challenges, trends, and disruptive innovations.

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

Here are three trends to consider. . The Institute of Forest Management from the Technical University of Munich developed an AIMMS model that helps forest enterprises consider risks and strategies for carbon mitigation.

Omnichannel Retail Strategy: Not just a Buzzword, But a Business Model

Cerasis

An omnichannel retail strategy is the new norm in today’s supply chains. Therefore, an omnichannel retail strategy must become the new standard business model for companies wanting to remain competitive.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. For example, as per Ryan Duguid of Manufacturing.net , automated technology can continuously fulfill orders.

The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Amazon understands the value of an easy-to-use reverse logistics strategy.

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3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

Cerasis

Let's take a look at what logistics technology trends will become the dominant factors of the logistics industry for 2016. For example, a self-driving truck may lock onto a truck in front of it, which would result in a train effect for the shipment.

3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

Cerasis

After taking a look at the automation technology trends in logistics from our first post, take a look at how these technology trends in logistics will grow and what impact they will have for the industry. Logistics Technology Trends technology trends in logistics

A Crash Course on Navigating Trends in Trucking and Freight for 2018

Cerasis

As a result, shippers across the globe are looking for ways to keep up with the Amazon’s unrelenting approach, and these trends in trucking and freight reflect a few of the key ways shippers, third-party logistics providers and truckers will respond 2018. Freight Transportation Trends

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

Cerasis

Meanwhile, stakeholders do not get to reap the rewards of this new tech trend , and the overall enterprise suffers without realizing it. Yet the majority of companies have not defined a big data strategy, and others are barely starting to notice. . �.

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These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018

Cerasis

The answers to these questions lie in understanding a few of the top industrial procurement trends to expect in 2018. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. As with many other topics affecting industry trends in the transportation, trucking and manufacturing industries, companies are looking for ways to increase the use of technology in procurement, explains Melissa Deleen of LinkedIn. Executives Seek to Lead by Example.

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing

Cerasis

As a result, you need to understand what distribution technology trends, as explained by Advantage Business Media and Lindsay Konzak of Modern Distribution Management , are being seen in today's distribution network and how they will impact future operations. Of all the distribution technology trends, Robotics is one that is already gaining much traction in several distribution centers across the world. .

Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains

Cerasis

This example generates a huge amount of data that can leverage in the supply chain. While this example may still be a few years off, it is important that you understand how the top emerging trends in automation will shape supply chains and transportation processes in the coming years. However, the trends in automation are changing to reflect actions that function more like artificial intelligence, not just a search and locate program on the computer.

The 4 Big Manufacturing Technology Trends to Rule the Land in 2016

Cerasis

In this first post of a two-part series, we will expand beyond our 6 general manufacturing trends we predicted would shape 2016 to now laser focus on the manufacturing technology trends that will impact manufacturers in 2016. 4 Core Manufacturing Technology Trends for 2016.

5 Manufacturing Tech Trends You Need to Know to Prevent Risk and Boost Production

Cerasis

Consequently, you need to understand the top five trends in manufacturing tech and how they relate back to connected devices and the IoT. The First 5 Manufacturing Tech Trends of 2017. Communication and collaboration are keys to better manufacturing processes, and new apps and smart devices will further empower this trend. These five trends in technology, powered by the IoT, will be critical to the success of manufacturers throughout the coming year.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

Cerasis

Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. The "First Five" Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017. For example, a company’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems should be accessible from anywhere within the manufacturing enterprise.

Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

With the trend firmly favoring ongoing rate pain for shippers despite investment into tech solutions, what, if anything, can a shipper do to buck the trend and bend the cost curve back downward toward a sane level of spend?

Trends In Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now

Cerasis

Among the new trends in manufacturing improving the industry, additive manufacturing and cloud-based systems will push manufacturing forward in 2017. Let’s take a closer look at final five trends in manufacturing to watch for in 2017. Trends in Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now. Crowdsourcing is one of the new trends in manufacturing. Continuous improvement is part of the game in manufacturing.

5 Predictive & Immersive Logistics Tech Trends Driving Continual Improvement

Cerasis

For example, a pair of glasses might populate product picking information to laborers in a warehouse. Consider this example. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing. The coming year is set to reshape how the logistics tech industry operates.

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

Cerasis

For example, does location A offer more benefits than location B. In this example, location A is located outside of shopping center with few restaurants. For example, an analysis of fuel efficiency may require information on road conditions, tire pressure and octane ratings.

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Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain

Cerasis

Aside from the new administration, Amazon’s supply chain continued push deeper into new and existing markets will define additional trends in the supply chain throughout the coming year. Fortunately, these five trends may alleviate some of the strains of competition by giving supply chain partners an advantage in the global market. Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain. Upon identifying these trends, a correct forecast of supply demands can be generated.

The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018

Cerasis

Stay ahead of the game learn the trends shaping the industry. For example, from where manufacturers may allow users to input facial measurements and a picture into a web generator to see how a given pair of frames will appear on a person’s face. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

For example, employing pick to light or pick to voice systems may improve labor productivity by reducing throughput times and reducing errors, thereby reducing the labor required to fulfill orders.

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5 transportation Procurement & Benchmarking Trends to Keep Costs Down in 2019

CLX Logistics

For companies willing to embrace opportunities for improvement across the entire supply chain, here’s a look at the top transportation procurement and benchmarking trends. The good news is, shippers have more access to data than ever before, which brings us to trend number two. In the chemical industry for example, safety is of the utmost concern. The post 5 transportation Procurement & Benchmarking Trends to Keep Costs Down in 2019 appeared first on CLX Logistics, LLC

The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics

Cerasis

At the onset of 2016, we identified key trends to watch for in manufacturing, and as the year draws to a close, it’s time for an evaluation of our predictions to discover the state of manufacturing. For example, big data is all the data compiled and analyzed. Author information Adam Robinson Adam Robinson oversees the overall marketing strategy for Cerasis including website development, social media and content marketing, trade show marketing, email campaigns, and webinar marketing.

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

Cerasis

For example, wearables measuring the number of steps, heart rate and calorie consumption can virtually eliminate on-the-job cardiac events, reports the Inventory & Supply Chain Optimization Blog. The use of wearables will continue to be one of the top trends throughout the remainder of 2016 and upcoming years as well. LinkedIn The post The State of Supply Chain Trends Part IV: Data Analysis, Wearables, and the Cloud appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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The State of Supply Chain Trends Part II: AI, Procurement, & the New Lean

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The State of Supply Chain 2016 Trends. Most importantly, agile methods allowed for faster decision making across a virtually limitless stream of issues, and this trend held true throughout the year. For example, planning, purchase order placement, manufacturing floor information logistics operations and beyond became essential variables in the goal of creating a more agile supply chain. For example, raw materials for product A may be sourced more effectively from supplier B.

The State of Supply Chain Trends Part III: Circular Supply Chains, Collaboration, and Risk

Cerasis

The predictions for 2016 hinted at these trends, but recent reports suggest the need to alter the common perception of a functioning supply chain is growing stronger. This is a prime example of business continuity risk, but risk can take many forms, reports Wayne Caccamo of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. For example, the need to respond to labor shortages during times of disaster can send a company into chaos.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. « Key Asset Management trends in Oil & Gas Industry | Main | Knitting Agile with Asset Maintenance - a perspective on Agile Asset Maintenance » Instance Consolidation Strategy.