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Digital Supply Chain and the Importance of Data Evaluation
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In present-day Big Data scenario, the challenge is not finding metrics and KPIs to track. Data is abundant. With the Internet of Things (IoT), there are sensors everywhere that are sending data regularly. In industrial settings, it is even more...

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...

The Present and the Future State of the Digital Supply Chain
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A research survey to gauge the digital maturity of the supply chain across India, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific regions was conducted with more than 250 respondents, whose annual turnovers ranged from USD 2 billion to more than USD 15...

Blockchain-The Next Big Thing in Transportation
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Jason Seidl, Managing Director, Cowen Inc.

The impacts of technology have been seen across the supply chain, from the men and women who move the freight, to the boardrooms, and even to the investors themselves. The last few decades brought us significant technological and...

Decernis Acquires Food Fraud Database from USP
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Database informs industry decisions on food fraud vulnerability and adulteration to mitigate risk and support compliance with GFSI benchmarks and the Food Safety Modernization Act Washington: Decernis LLC (http://www.decernis.com), a leading...

"Big Data" in the 3PL World
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Joe Johnson, Vice President of Information Technology, Wagner Logistics

Customers have traditionally focused on visibility of their inventory and data when outsourcing their logistics needs to 3PL providers. Historically, metrics such as inventory accuracy, product handled per hour, and inventory turns were among the...

"Big Data" in the 3PL World
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Joe Johnson, Vice President of Information Technology, Wagner Logistics

Customers have traditionally focused on visibility of their inventory and data when outsourcing their logistics needs to 3PL providers. Historically, metrics such as inventory accuracy, product handled per hour, and inventory turns were among the...

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...

The Importance of Innovation in Supply Chains
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Barbara (Hodel) Schwarzentraub, Director of Parts Distribution, Caterpillar [NYSE :CAT]

IoT’s Contribution To succeed in any market, the customers that supply chains serve must make more money or receive more value from the products and services that the supply chains are serving them. At Caterpillar, this means that our...

Supply Chain is in Throes of Transformation
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Richard Sherman, Senior Fellow, Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, TCS [NSE:TCS.NS]

1. How has your Supply Chain operating model changed during the last five years? Supply chain management has been undergoing a fundamental transformation from “chain” management to “network” management. With the...

Simplify Supply Chain with Technology
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Stuart Scott, EVP and CIO, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. [NASDAQ: JBHT]

Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics and Supply Chain Industry According to research and advisory firm Gartner, five billion devices are connected to the internet today. By the year 2020, that number is projected to grow to twenty billion....

Unlocking the Potential of Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain
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Jesse Laver, VP Global Sector Development, Technology, DHL Supply Chain

The supply chain has demonstrated its ability to create competitive advantage in industries that range from automotive to consumer packaged goods to technology. Businesses across these industries have been able to use the supply chain to reduce...

Internet of Things, Cloud and the Future of Transportation
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Shaleen Devgun, EVP & CIO, Schneider

Today, contextual technologies like social, mobile, analytics and cloud (the “SMAC” stack) are converging to create significant opportunities in the transportation industry. Part of this is driven by our rapidly evolving customer...

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...

Technology Convergence in the Logistics Industry
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Leo Shuster, Director, IT, Panther Premium Logistics

Some people may not think of the logistics industry as cutting edge or technology- savvy. And there are good reasons for that. Ask anyone the first thing they think about when talking about logistics and transportation, and they would...

Best-in-Class Enterprise Logistics Providers Drive Competitive Advantage
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Chris Baltz, President & CEO, Transportation Insight, LLC

The supply chain is inherently complex. Producing economic profit and shareholder value through supply chain excellence is increasingly challenging as the intricacies of logistics continue to grow. Being able to secure an end-to-end view of the...

Keeping up with the Dynamic World
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Dan Bentzinger, CIO, MIQ Logistics

The Impact of Cloud It has been our long standing belief that software should be provided through a browser or mobile device. The savings are undeniable. Unlike the old days, each participant is no longer required to purchase, configure, and...

Maximizing Technology Output with Cloud Solutions
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Thomas Musgrave, EVP & CIO, AmeriCold Logistics

Big Data Benefits Delivered through Cloud The availability of cloud computing to solution providers offers the advantage of being untethered to a master network or database. The availability of big data on multiple devices and to multiple...

ShipXpress and SparkCognition Alliance to Deliver Predictive Analytics for Railcars
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Logistics Tech Outlook

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL: ShipXpress, cloud-based supply chain software solutions, in a recent official announcement enters into an agreement with SparkCognition the cognitive security analytics company. The partnership between these firms will...

Information Logistics
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James Hanauer, CTO and VP Engineering, CTSI-Global and Richard Perry, Product Manager, CTSI-Global

It’s no secret that gone are the days where information technology (IT) is optional for businesses. Technology departments are no longer a necessary cost center housed in the company basement – they are necessary partners in the...

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