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Big Data and Cloud Technology Modifying Supply Chain Management
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Supply chain management has a major role to play when it comes to enhancing the return of investment. Big data and cloud are two such technologies which have made a huge impact on the supply chain. Here a few of the benefits of incorporating the...

Supply Chain 4.0 - Unlocking Opportunities through Digitalization and Innovation
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Kalyan Sakthivelayutham, VP IT, DHL Supply Chain

Today’s global supply chain industry is undergoing a most disruptive era, yet presented with vast opportunities for transformation. Digitalization is being the backbone and the driving force for embracing the Supply Chain 4.0 transformation....

Surmounting the Obstacles of Supply Chain with Intelligent Technology
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The supply chain model can’t stick to the present market that fluctuates and to the evolving global trade system. Some organizations depend on usual supply chains which are failing to make the best ROI for their businesses. To overcome the...

Key Considerations for Freight Payment and Audit Process
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Michael Campese, Vice President, Customer Integration, Estes Express Lines

I’ve spent years studying and sharing best practices with peers in transportation revenue management circles. It will come as no surprise that one common sentiment we all share is: If we’re not going to get paid, let’s not haul...

The Future of Supply Chain with Robotics: Here's How
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Robotics has enabled innovation in many industries today. The introduction of robotics in the supply chain helps businesses to keep pace with distribution challenges and consumer demand for convenience and variety. The slow uptake of automation in...

Efficient Robotics-enabled Logistics
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Over the past couple of years, deployment of robots in handling materials and distribution industry is relatively low. The traditional processes of automation are found to be challenging in analyzing complex industrial tasks. Advancement in...

Innovation is Creating a Safer, More Certain Future for the Freight Industry
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Keith Brandis VP of Product Planning, Volvo Trucks North America

How connectivity, electromobility, and automation are converging to sculpt the way freight is moved Certainty is the backbone of transportation. Today, businesses and consumers need certainty that goods and services will be delivered with speed...

Turning Constant Change into Business Opportunity: The Role of IT in the Modern Day Supply Chain
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Neil Hampshire, SVP & CIO, ModusLink

When Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus now-famously noted that “change is the only constant in life,” he couldn’t have possibly known how much that statement would resonate thousands of years later. Some may argue that...

Leveraging Big Data to Optimize Supply Chain
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As early as 2003, Walmart introduced RFID tags into their supply chain, which improved the process efficiency, causing a revenue increase from $1 million to $20 million. Amazon is likely to leverage drones while there are companies considering...

Improve Inventory and Product Availability with Digitization
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Jett McCandless, Founder and CEO, Project44

Monitoring inventory can be a challenge. Maintaining the right stock levels—keeping enough inventory to avoid stock outs without bloating— has a lasting impact on both your bottom line and consumer happiness. Some experts estimate that...

Using Emerging Technologies to Overcome Top Business Challenges in Manufacturing
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Hans Thalbauer, SVP, IoT and Digital Supply Chain, SAP

The logistics and manufacturing industries are undergoing a revolution driven by digital transformation. Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, and blockchain all promise to completely alter how companies conduct business. This is not...

Turning Constant Change into Business Opportunity: The Role of IT in the Modern Day Supply Chain
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Neil Hampshire, SVP & CIO, ModusLink [NASDAQ:MLNK]

When Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus famously noted that “change is the only constant in life,” he couldn’t have possibly known how much that statement would resonate thousands of years later. Some may argue that...

B2B Integration Key to Supply Chain Excellence
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Dan Sellers, CIO, WSI

Business-to-business integration has taken the logistics industry by storm in the past five years. Organizations, from retailers to manufacturers to third-party logistics providers, realize their future success depends on integrating their...

A Simple, But Critical Step, in Your Next ERP Project
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Peter Edlund, SVP of Global Product Marketing, DiCentral

Several years ago, I received a phone call from a frantic CIO. He had been in his role at a mid-sized retailer for a short time, and was at the tail end of a significant Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System implementation. It was a major...

Making the Physical, Digital
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Mike Wilson, Global Head of Logistics, Panalpina

In four to five years, the typical working day of an employee of a third-party logistics provider (3PL) will look quite different from what it does today. By 2020, we’ll be living in an environment where automation, connectivity, visibility...

Guest Commentary: Why Wait Any Longer? TMS is Now Affordable for 2/3 of North American Companies
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Mark Nix, CEO, Cloud Logistics

With the improved affordability of transport management (TMS) solutions across the spectrum of business sizes and industries, more companies than ever have access to the cost savings, process improvements and other benefits that TMS delivers....

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence
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Rich Katz, CTO, Elemica

With visibility as the key driver for an effective supply chain improvement strategy, businesses today must rely on building collaborative relationships in their extended supply chains to gain visibility from end-to-end. To build more powerful...

Toyota Expands Partnership with I.D. Systems for Industrial Vehicle Fleet Management
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FREMONT, CA:  Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas (TMMTX) enters into a partnership with I.D Systems by purchasing its PowerFleet Vehicle Management (VMS) software for better management of industrial vehicle fleets. VMS is the wireless...

NiceLabel Rolls Out New Automation Version 1.5
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Logistics Tech Outlook

FREMONT, CA: NiceLabel, a developer of barcode and RFID labeling solutions for SME and Enterprise announces the release of version 1.5 of the new generation of automation products. The new release introduces batch printing, simplified Excel and...

ITOrizon Inc: Consulting Firm for End to End Supply Chain and Digital Transformation Programs
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Shan Muthuvelu, President

Provides strategy & IT consulting, technical and support services in the Retail and Omni-channel commerce, and Manufacturing & Distribution domains across diverse enterprise verticals...

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