3 Tools to Minimize Waste: A Boon to Lean Manufacturing Strategies


Most of the manufacturing industries have already incorporated lean manufacturing strategies to undermine the non-additive materials from their products. The 3 Most Important Tools for Lean Manufacturing Strategies 1.) The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond. The strategy does not only work in the foreground but also helps in cutting the cost of production by optimally recognizing the areas of waste produced during the manufacture.

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Technology Trends in Road Freight

GoShip Blog

Certain trends in the transportation and trucking industry are placing a focus on certain road freight technology. What are the key technology trends in road freight? Sustainability is a huge trend in the trucking industry.

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Dark Kitchens: Deceptive Experience or Genius Strategy?


As a result of this, there’s a growing trend of creating ‘dark kitchens’ by both restaurant chains and food delivery companies. They are designed solely to fulfill delivery orders with all the tools, ingredients and personnel required to create the same food as in a ‘real’ restaurant.

Top E-Commerce Trends in 2019

Talking Logistics

Top trends shaping e-commerce in 2019: Improved shopping experience on mobile devices. Social media is one of the main strategies driving e-commerce. Various means of communicating with customers include social media, chatbots, and other virtual tools.

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Three Logistics Trends to Look Out For in 2020

MTS Logistics

With heightened levels of consumer demand not looking to slow down any time soon, this article by business packaging experts, No1 Packaging , will provide you with three key logistics trends you need to be aware of in order to stay on top of future global supply chain management methods.

Real-Life Strategies for Safety

Women in Trucking

They can be a wonderful training tool,” Maschmeier says. Safety is a priority at National Carriers Inc. NCI), a diversified motor carrier based in Irving, Texas.

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019


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.

The Top 7 Trucking Trends in 2017 | Leading the Industry


Not surprisingly, some of the trucking trends that move drivers forward will also be those that present new challenges and opportunities for such a vital industry as commercial driving. 2017 Trucking Trends. Freight Transportation Trends

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Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce


This fact explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. . The other trend is changing the concept of Black Friday.

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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016


As we head into a new year it is a good time to take a look at the coming year and see what it may hold in the way of trends. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12.

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 many though, a warehouse management system (WMS)—once the only technological solution necessary for even the biggest operations—is no longer an adequate tool.

Why Real-Time Visibility Should be Core to Your Supply Chain Strategy

CH Robinson Logistics

Using technology to drive strategy and improve performance—and ultimately create financial value—is top of mind for shippers today managing complex global supply chains. A key component of this technology trend is the need for a supply chain visibility platform.

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These Top Manufacturing Technology Trends will Fuel a Focus on Customer Experience in 2018


While much of this chain will focus on key ways manufacturers can make more products, it will also have a profound impact on how manufacturers use information and interact with consumers through these additional top manufacturing technology trends. Manufacturing Technology Trends

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020


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.

Why These 7 More 2018 Trends in American Manufacturing Focusing on Standards & Process will Spur Growth


Manufacturers are looking for ways to explore new technologies, reinvent manufacturing strategy, enhance troubleshooting, bringing manufacturing closer to consumer and levy the power of intelligent tools to streamline operations and cut costs.

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 Important Strategies to Improve Your Supply Chain in 2018

Morai Logistics

This post highlights three strategic areas which many companies overlooked in 2017; strategy, security & interaction, and how to best achieve improvements in these areas. On this topic, Jeff Metersky, VP of customer success strategy at LLamasoft, writes: Supply chain professionals should absolutely strive to better understand demand; after all, demand is one of the most important factors impacting your overall supply chain design. Expands Tools and Services.

What Are The Main Truckload Shipping Trends In 2020?

GoShip Blog

Uncertain situations in the global economy make it complicated to predict whether the truck market will get stable, and what truckload shipping trends will be in 2020. Which truckload shipping trends will be big in 2020? Last year was a tough time for the trucking industry.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016


As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. Manufacturing Business Technology recently wrote the 5 e-commerce trends for 2016 for manufacturers to look at that include: Manufacturers will seek to increase their share of aftermarket parts sales.

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


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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[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain


How important inventory management is to aid in retailers’ goals to effectively execute omnichannel strategies , We hope you enjoy this very first episode of The Freight project podcast! The Digital Supply Chain: The Landscape, Trends, Types, and the Application in Supply Chain Management.

Top Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Qualified Drivers

Women in Trucking

She sees a trend toward formalized outreach programs. Move the Dialogue to Social Media Social media can be a very effective tool for improving the image of trucking and connecting with current and prospective drivers.

The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company


Digital technologies are becoming more prevalent in basic supply chain functions, and changes in legislation are likely to spur dramatic changes that will result in the need to reevaluate supply chain strategy in both domestic and international locations. Similar to the supply chain maturity curve of technologies, as explained by Steve Banker of Forbes , supply chain managers should consider how top supply chain trends will influence operations in the coming year.

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

Talking Logistics

Though they’ve always relied on internet load boards, posting services and other tools determine when and where loads are available, today they’re leveraging these technologies to “lie in wait” for opportunities to optimize their margins.

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


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.

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


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.

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing


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. . Furthermore, this can be a tool of forging new relationships as well.

7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage


Consequently, seven key trends will dominate the industry throughout the remainder of the year and propel TMS solutions to center stage. 7 Trends Propelling TMS Solutions to Center Stage. This will further reduce the burden on shippers by giving them more tools and resources at a more cost-effective price point, translating in more competitive rates. Essentially, this will lead back to automation with TMS solutions, which will propagate the trends in this post.

Technology Trends for More Effective Shipper-Carrier Alliances


So they’re implementing continuous improvement strategies, including bringing some of those processes inhouse in a move to “digital insourcing.” Der Beitrag Technology Trends for More Effective Shipper-Carrier Alliances erschien zuerst auf TRANSPOREON Group Blog.

Technology Trends for More Effective Shipper-Carrier Alliances


So they’re implementing continuous improvement strategies, including bringing some of those processes inhouse in a move to “digital insourcing.” Der Beitrag Technology Trends for More Effective Shipper-Carrier Alliances erschien zuerst auf TRANSPOREON Group Blog.

The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017


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. This will lead to the creation of more metrics and business-intelligence tools to help improve manufacturing operations.

Emerging Trends in Automation: What it Means to Supply Chains


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. Another trend in automation involves robotics. Trends in Automation: Whats the Potential?

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season


It is that time of year again when we at Cerasis take a global view of what trends to expect in supply chain management throughout the remainder of the year. The cardboard boxes packages arrive in serve as a valuable marketing tool. Consolidation of logistics’ trends.

4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain


I remember reading an MIT paper on manufacturing technology trends a couple of years ago. AM has the potential to move manufacturing from mass production in large factories with dedicated machining and tooling lines to an era of mass customization and distributed smart manufacturing.

5 Predictive & Immersive Logistics Tech Trends Driving Continual Improvement


Thus, accountability and visibility tools will be critical to keeping consumers happy in 2017. 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.

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. To hear more about these transportation procurement and benchmarking trends, attend our 45-minute webinar, Lower Costs with Benchmarking: New Strategies for the Chemical Industry , on May 8, 2019.

Think Tank 2020: Answering the Tough Questions with Transparency and the Right Data at the Right Time


Instead of Excel-based lines of data, modern dashboards and assessments enable our customers to easily identify trends, reference benchmarks, and highlight actionable items in real time during meetings. How accurate was my strategy for bid compliance and how much am I losing?

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