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. Trend #3: The Blockchain Slow-Burn Continues.

3 Tech Trends Reshaping the Logistics Industry

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Three Key Trends in IoT, Robotics, and Wearables. For example, the development of the flexible static arm robot has produced a number of very useful robotic arms that can manipulate a wide range of items in a wide variety of uses. Additional languages available.

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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.

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.

6 Supply Chain Trends That Could Truly Shake You Up (2018 Update)

Logistics Bureau

Trend identification is a tricky business. Supply chain trends make it yet more complex because they represent the intersections of so many different domains. What is a supply chain trend-spotter to do? A Different Perspective on Business Trends and Supply Chains. We explore six overall business and economic trends that have been progressing steadily and measurably over the last few years. What Happened to These Trends?

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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[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

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We have discussed how manufacturers are changing the landscape through surprising, innovative trends. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

6 Transportation Management Trends for 2016

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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.

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

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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

IT: driving new trends in trucking and brokerage

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Yes, it’s a trend. Innovations like apps are a notable trend in trucking, a very atomized industry. In the US for example, 93% of it is represented by carriers with 6 trucks or less. Trends in outsourcing – 3PL. Trucking by app?

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

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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.

NPTC Report Highlights Latest Leasing Trends for Private Fleets

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Leasing Trends and Advantages. Maintenance Trends. For example, our Dynamic PM ® is a data-driven preventive maintenance service that is designed to maximize uptime and improve quality and compliance.”.

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?

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. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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The Trends Shaping Supply Chain and Logistics: Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2017

Talking Logistics

As I wrote last June, investments are rising in Supply Chain Operating Networks and Descartes is a prime example of this trend in action — a trend that I predict will continue to gain momentum in the months and years ahead.

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

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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.

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

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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

[INFOGRAPHIC] Procurement Trends: Carving a Bigger Role in Supply Chain & Manufacturing

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However, modern technologies are dramatically changing procurement trends and how procurement professionals operate and their role in the company. Why Is Technology Driving Procurement Trends and the Role of Procurement? Procurement Trends Infographic: What Does 2016 Hold?

Bucking the 80/20 Trend: 4 Key Benefits of Adopting a Digital Yard

Talking Logistics

As part of that negotiation there may be specific parameters – for example, the amount of time before delays trigger demurrage detention charges. Also known as “the 80/20 rule,” the Pareto Principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing

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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. .

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 More Supply Chain Trends To Watch Out for in 2016

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Yesterday we began our two part series on 2016 supply chain trends that will drive supply chain management into the future. As with most trends we all have read over the last few years, the focus was on technology. Supply Chain Trends 2016: 5 Additional More Areas of Focus.

Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains

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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.

Logistics and Supply Chain Trends for 2018

Trinity Logistics

As we put the year behind us, let’s talk about some of the biggest logistics trends to watch for in 2018. For example, while autonomous mobile robots are fast approaching maturity, blockchain is at the bottom of the maturity curve. What logistics trends will you be following in 2018?

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

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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.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017

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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.

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

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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.

5 Predictive & Immersive Logistics Tech Trends Driving Continual Improvement

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For example, a pair of glasses might populate product picking information to laborers in a warehouse. Consider this example. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 5 Predictive & Immersive Logistics Tech Trends Driving Continual Improvement appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. The coming year is set to reshape how the logistics tech industry operates.

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

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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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Future is Now: Why these 5 Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Trends will Dominate 2018 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The 2016 State of Manufacturing Industry Trends: E-Commerce, Robotics, & Analytics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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

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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

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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.