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Guidelines on Building Analytic Infrastructure
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In tandem with social, mobile and cloud, advanced analytics and associated data technologies have been gaining traction as one of the core disruptors of the digital age. Today, enterprises are in need of a centralized analytic platform that...

Mobility Trends in the Enterprises
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The emerging “bring your own” (BYO) trends are redefining the existing beliefs related to mobile strategies as CIOs evaluate the pros and cons of allowing the virtual version for the mobile device, cloud, and applications. For...

How Smart transportation is Making the Smart Cities More Sustainable
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Modern technology trends have paved the way for the smart and sustainable handling of a business as well a person’s day-to-day life. Various machine learning techniques have had a considerable impact on a company’s business handling....

New Cargo Vessel Could Revolutionize Moving Freight on Mississippi River
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Mary C. Lamie, Executive Director, St. Louis Regional Freightway

As the United States prepares for a dramatic growth in freight volume, the freight industry continues to explore creative, new approaches for transporting cargo. The sheer volume of containerized cargo and truck freight that will ultimately need...

Importance of Reducing Cost in Supply Chain Ecosystem
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Supply chain costs always flow directly to the bottom-line as it is a percentage of the sales price of a good service. Reduction in supply chain costs has a greater impact on the overall revenue generated by an organization. This perfectly...

New Infrastructure Means New Opportunity for Hotel Industry
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Brian Kirkland, Chief Technology Officer, Choice Hotels International

When was the last time you updated your business’ infrastructure system? For most in the travel sector, the answer to that question is more than three decades. The surprising reality is that a large percentage of companies in our industry...

Digitalization in Logistics
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Martin Kolbe, CIO, Kuehne + Nagel International AG

All we see from our interactions with our customers, suppliers and competitors make it abundantly clear: all underlying markets are changing rapidly and comprehensively. B2C and B2B consumer behaviour and the speed of technological developments...

"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...

Safety, Collaboration and the Next Generation of Mobility
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Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation

Thirty-one years ago, I began my career at the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). From that first day as a registered professional engineer to my current role as director, my top priority has been making transportation and...

"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...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

Redefining Supply Chain Management
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Rajeev Ravindran, SVP & CIO, Ryder System

How do you see the benefits of cloud computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain industry, and how have you embraced it? Ryder has and continues to implement and evaluate the increased use of cloud computing, both Infrastructure as a...

Quality Best Practices to Avoid Supply Chain Disruption
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With the outburst of technology and the ever-increasing consumer demands, most organizations are subjected to supply chain disruption leading to loss of revenue and brand value. As per a recent survey, more than 75 percent of companies are...

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...

Role of Innovative Technology Taking Center Stage in World-Class Manufacturing Companies
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Susan Kampe, CIO, VP, Information Technology, Cooper Standard

The starring role in any manufacturing company belongs to the products that are produced. However, the supporting cast, especially information technology (IT), is quickly coming out from behind the scenes and taking center stage to ensure...

Technology to Redefine Supply Chain Industry
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Steven Gundlach, EVP of Americas Contract Logistics/SCM, DB Schenker

1) How do you see the benefits of cloud computing for the Supply Chain industry and how have you embraced it? a. Cloud computing provides a quick launch for prototyping and a great way for scaling services on the fly. We use a combination...

Deliver Business Value through Innovations
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Sarah Ming Hsi, CIO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

I serve as the Assistant General Manager of Technology and Chief Information Officer for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). I lead the Department of Technology, which is responsible for providing efficient, reliable,...

Navigating a Smooth Journey to Supply Chain Cloud
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Jon Chorley, CSO and GVP of SCM Strategy and PLM Development, Oracle [NYSE: ORCL]

In the decades leading up to Y2K, decisions about supply chain web applications were relatively straightforward. There were only a couple of vendors, and the stack consisted of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and material requirements planning...

Smart Infrastructure for Supply Chain Management
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Daniel Cavallin, CIO, Celistics

The term “logistics” has its roots in the Roman military, but when we talk about “supply chain”, it is a relatively new term, dating back to the 1980s. It is essential to understand the concept first before innovating or...

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....

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