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Introducing R Programming into Business Analytics
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Created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman, the R language aptly garners its name based on the initials of its founders. Again, being an implementation of the S programming language, it is often regarded as a tribute to S. R is an open source...

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...

Robotics in Logistics: Everything You Need to Know
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Recently, robotics has become an integral part of several businesses through its technological benefits towards the rapid growth in efficiency and ROI. Logistics has adopted the robotics technology by implementing various devices and sensors in...

Choosing Vehicle Technology Solutions to Improve Driver Safety
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Harry Storck, Global Leader Auto Liability, AIG

Vehicle technology has come a long way since the invention of the “horseless carriage.”   In the last 20 years alone, the transportation industry has made incredible progress to help consumers and commercial fleet managers...

The Era of Smart Transportation
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Kirk Serjeantson, CIO, Dicom Transportation Group

At DTG we have made a significant investment in our technology over the past several years in an effort to better manage our operations from curb side to our warehouse floors. For this specific article I would like to focus on two key areas, our...

Analytics-Reshaping the Future of Supply chain
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In today’s complex supply chain environment, most of the organizations have realized that data analytics is the key enabler to triumph and stay ahead of the game. Analytics gives supply chain manager a strategic advantage.  According to...

Making the Most of Change: When opportunity knocks, your Chief Procurement Officer can help you open the door
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Steve Larrabee, CIO, DuPont

Observations on Partnering to Capture the Potential Value of Change It is an axiom in business—which too often goes unexploited—that change brings opportunity. Regardless of whether the change is planned and welcome or it has been...

Revolutionizing Warehouse Management through Enhanced Digital Platform
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Kirk Serjeantson, CIO, Dicom Transportation Group

At DTG we have made a significant investment in our technology over the past several years in an effort to better manage our operations from curb side to our warehouse floors. For this specific article I would like to focus on two key areas,...

4 Ways Technology is Revolutionizing the Warehouse
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Michael Schoenfeld, SVP, Head of Contract Logistics USA, DB Schenker

With warehouse efficiency being so closely tied to customer satisfaction for retailers, e-commerce shippers, and many other enterprises, we’re seeing a growing number of companies and logistics providers integrating, existing, and...

4 Myths about Innovation in Logistics
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Daniel Gagnon, VP of marketing, Global Logistics& Distribution, UPS

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article...

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...

Four Myths about Innovation in Logistics
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Daniel Gagnon, VP of Marketing, Global Logistics & Distribution, UPS

The serenity of a normal sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article...

Three Guidelines for the Logistics Industry in the Age of Business Transparency
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Eric Kierstead, CIO, BeavEx

One of the big talking points these days is “Business Transparency.” Companies are constantly being reviewed, rated and ranked on the internet for the world to see. And when it comes to Logistics, the story is not always pretty. For...

3 Guidelines for the Logistics Industry in the Age of Business Transparency
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Eric Kierstead, CIO, BeavEx Incorporated

One of the big talking points these days is “Business Transparency”. Companies are constantly being reviewed, rated and ranked on the internet for the world to see. And when it comes to...

5 Mobile Security Steps to Take Now to Protect Your Business
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Marco Nielsen, VP, Managed Services, Stratix Corporation

With cyber threats on the rise, the question isn’t really if you’ll get hacked—it’s how you’ll respond when it happens. The logistics sector is using mobile to drive new levels of productivity and efficiency...

Manufacturing with a Service Heart
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Mel Kirk, SVP & CIO, Ryder System, Inc.

In 1996, I joined financial services company GE Capital Services (GEC) in a Master Black Belt role, helping implement Lean Six Sigma practices. For 10 years prior to that, I had been building a career in manufacturing and operations leadership....

Technology Changes to Supply Chains Demand Good Leadership
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Kevin Glynn, VP & CIO, DSC Logistics

Our work in supply chain is changing rapidly as we implement new technology. Our leadership challenge as CIOs and IT leaders is not only to describe what the new technology will do, but also to help people understand how their jobs will change....

IT and Procurement: An Opportunity to Create Value
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Shelley Stewart, VP, Sourcing & Logistics & Chief Procurement Officer, E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co

Once upon a time, “Purchasing” was viewed as a set of order takers who did little more than buy materials and ensure the vendors were paid. The technology needs were modest beyond, perhaps, an inventory and order tracking system. As...

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