WMS + SaaS + Automation = Smooth Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

As anyone who’s experienced change in supply chain technology over the past five-to-ten years can attest, we’ve come a long way, baby. Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, robotics, mobile apps, big data, the cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

Cost of Warehouse Management System Software

The Logistics of Logistics

Cost of Warehouse Management System Software. Original article: Cost of Warehouse Management System Software. There are many drivers for companies looking for new warehouse management system, WMS software or even a new 3pl warehouse management system.


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NREL Simulates EV Fleet Planning with Transportation Modeling Tool

NGT News

HIVE mixes agent-based modeling and centralized dispatch for automated and human-driven fleets and ride-hail passengers. The post NREL Simulates EV Fleet Planning with Transportation Modeling Tool appeared first on NGT News.

Freight brokerage software: why brokers need SaaS freight tech with real-time data

FreightWaves SONAR

Freight brokers are continually looking for the latest and greatest ways to add value and keep costs under control through new freight brokerage software. Nevertheless, it all adds up to a greater demand for integrated systems and real-time data.

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Tesla Axes Radar Sensors on Model S and Model X

IoT World Today

Tesla has again demonstrated its determination to forge its own path by removing the radar sensors on the Model S and Model X for the North American market. transportation-connected-cars Tesla National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Model X Model S

New Business Model to Master Shopfloor Complexity and Competitive Threats

Logistics Viewpoints

The most common way to manage shopfloor complexity is to use a warehouse management system (WMS). Another way to solve operational complexity is by adopting new business models. Warehouse Management Systems WMS

Five Advanced Technologies That Are Revolutionizing Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

If there’s a bright spot anywhere it’s the fact that, as logistics challenges have grown, so has the availability of advanced technologies to manage these challenges. Another advanced technology that’s becoming imperative is warehouse task automation.

Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

Logistics Bureau

At the point of sale, customers today enjoy an unprecedented degree of choice in the range, price, and quality of products on offer, primarily due to the development of mobile technology, connectivity, and platform-based commerce. 2: From Asset Ownership to Platform Exploitation.

Why manufacturers should integrate business intelligence tools into their ERP software


Manufacturers rely on data and their ERP platform to answer critical questions: What are our inventory levels? Mid-market manufacturers need a tool that’s tailored to their needs. The BI tool needs to be able to easily pull all this data together for analysis.

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Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

The Ongoing Convergence of 3PL and TMS Business Models

Talking Logistics

What is a transportation management system (TMS)? Read more The Ongoing Convergence of 3PL and TMS Business Models. The post The Ongoing Convergence of 3PL and TMS Business Models appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Fixed Logistics Model vs Flexible Logistics Model


With the supply chains of all businesses going through a transformational shift, it is important for them to make tough decisions concerning logistics models. After the pandemic hit, flexible logistics models helped businesses to easily penetrate into dense urban markets at economical costs.

Lucas Systems, Fetch offer model for human-robot warehouse collaboration

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s why many robotics companies and warehouse software platforms are developing solutions to allow robots and humans to coexist. The future environment of warehouses and distribution centers will be a mix of people, robots, machines and systems all working together.

Four Essential Supply Chain Management Tools

CLX Logistics

To meet these demands, shippers need the right supply chain management tools with the flexibility to grow and scale as needed. With setup, guidance, and support from supply chain management experts, these tools can help improve processes, reduce costs, and save time.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Delivery Management Done Right: Moving from Software to Platforms


These different software systems address different parts of the delivery supply chain, from back-end operations management, all the way through to last mile touchpoints with customers. Delivery management software is critical for streamlining eCommerce delivery operations.

EKA Solutions adds functionality to Omni-TMS platform

The Supply Chain Journal

That includes getting up to speed quickly on various technologies. Yeti has found that combination with EKA Solutions’ Omni-TMS platform. “We It serves as the system of record across multiple applications and seamlessly ties into other freight solutions (TMS, driver apps, etc.)

Nokia SaaS services receive GSMA accreditation

Logistics Business Magazine

With the GSMA accreditation in hand, Nokia will now pursue those additional certifications for its other SaaS services later this year and into 2023. The post Nokia SaaS services receive GSMA accreditation appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience


Our first webinar with Oliver Wight discussed common people, process and technology pitfalls that hinder IBP initiatives. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design


How are companies leveraging scenario modeling for network design and optimization ? Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . The company modeled scenarios and performed simulations in AIMMS Network Design Navigator with all their products grouped together.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. Understanding the benefits of collaboration platforms allow businesses to better prepare themselves for the process changes on the horizon. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms.

A Model for Employing Disabled Workers in Warehousing

Logistics Viewpoints

Körber is a leading provider of logistics software, material handling, voice, and consulting solutions. Technology Can Aid in Hiring the Disabled. Part of the story of this retailer’s employment of the disabled in their DCs is a story of technology adoption.

Combilift launches two new models

Logistics Business Magazine

Recent models such as the Combi-XLE and now the Combi-FSE focus on heavier duty application for industry sectors such as timber, steel, tubes & pipes and builders merchants. A pair of lifting platforms on the machine bed support the load during transportation.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

[stackd] How Technology & Data are Creating New Freight Shipping Models

FreightWaves SONAR

On the episode you’ll hear: How do we as technology providers reduce the amount of noise for potential buyers of these platforms and provide a simple message to the market? How does the shared truckload model benefit shippers and carriers? Listen to the episode.

Will Cloud Computing in Logistics Replace On-Premises Systems for Good?

Logistics Viewpoints

Today, data and software programs can be saved or run in any data processing center in the world. Cloud computing has made installation, administration, and updates significantly easier and has thereby laid the foundation for Software as a Service (SaaS).

New Software Platform “Revolutionises HGV Agency Model”

Logistics Business Magazine

Manchester-based software specialist Avail Technologies claims it is revolutionising the logistics industry and largely reducing its clients’ driver agency costs. The process to employ temporary drivers is streamlined and transparent using Avail’s Platform.

Peterbilt Introduces First Model 579 with Aurora Driver

NGT News

Peterbilt is unveiling the first Model 579 that has been equipped with the Aurora Driver, a Level 4 advanced autonomous system. “As The post Peterbilt Introduces First Model 579 with Aurora Driver appeared first on NGT News.

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

A New Model for LTL Shipping with Keith Farnsworth

The Logistics of Logistics

Technology plays a huge role in helping carriers to optimize their linehaul. [09:30] 09:30] Describe the innovative new model that you like. The current model is that you can go to a 3PL and use their services or go direct to the carrier. different web-based platforms to manage their transportation. The model that we’re working with is using API technology to speed up the process. If I were to use your model, I wouldn’t necessarily need to use a 3PL.

The Overlooked Role of 3D Modeling in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

The last two years have seen a major shift in the technology available to manufacturers, supply chain and logistics professionals. Yet 3D models remain underutilized by those sectors

Dig Deep: What to Know About TMS Hosting, Data Models and Integration

Talking Logistics

If you’ve ever purchased a transportation management system (TMS) for your organization – or any enterprise software – you know that the term “software as a service” (SaaS) gets thrown around a lot. When you’re in the market for a TMS, it’s important to look beyond terms like SaaS or cloud in order to really understand your hosting options, how the data model will enable better business efficiencies and service, and the ease of integrations.

Smarter AI updates driver assistance AI model

Fleet Owner

Smarter AI enables cabin monitoring, driver assistance, driver ID, and driver monitoring with legacy devices, sensors, and systems, including fleet management, telematics, and video telematics systems. Technology

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

A&R Logistics Electrifies Fleet with Addition of Peterbilt Model 579EVs

NGT News

A&R Logistics, a North American supply chain services company to the chemical industry, has purchased two Peterbilt Model 579 Electric Vehicles (EVs). The post A&R Logistics Electrifies Fleet with Addition of Peterbilt Model 579EVs appeared first on NGT News.

Peterbilt Now Taking Customer Orders for its Model 579EV

NGT News

based truck manufacturer, says its Model 579EV is now available for customer orders. Customers can spec a 579EV using Peterbilt’s SmartSpec sales tool at any Peterbilt dealer location across North America, with production expected to start by Q2 2021. Peterbilt, a U.S.-based

Tompkins-GRS partnership yields RaaS model

Logistics Business Magazine

Tompkins Robotics , a global leader in the robotic automation of distribution and fulfilment operations, has partnered with Global Robotics Services (GRS), a GLP backed platform that provides financial backing for collaborative robots as a service (RaaS) solutions.

Emerging Trends Around Last-Mile Delivery Fulfillment Models 2022


Similarly, today’s emerging last-mile delivery fulfillment models seemed like a gamble for businesses when it started a decade back but are essential for a profitable business plan today. The answer depends on the last-mile delivery fulfillment model you adapt.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!