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A “Hit and Run” at Sea, as Detected by Sensors

June 22nd, 2017

An analysis of collision avoidance data from over three dozen ships sheds some light on the collision between the MV ACX Crystal and the USS Fitzgerald.

How Slack Impacts Your Supply Chain

April 21st, 2017

Every supply chain has blind spots — between the supplier and the plant, from a truck to a cargo ship or from a plane to your customers’ store.  And while there are sophisticated inventory, warehouse, and transportation management systems, the reality is they are insufficient. Why? Because they only show where materials or finished goods
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4 qualities that make Netflix a good model for supply chain visibility

July 26th, 2016

Netflix has revolutionized the way we watch movies and TV shows. It has made the process of picking and watching on-demand movies easy and inexpensive. Who would have thought that innovative companies could transform their supply chain operations with some of the same technologies? A lot of the technology used by Netflix is similar to
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Five places that truckers like to stop for lunch

July 19th, 2016

At Savi, we track shipments and products through the supply chain. We take data from sensors, telematics, GPS, RFID, AIS, mobile apps, EDI, weather, and traffic to track exact shipment locations. For fun, we decided to take a look at the locations that truckers frequently stop for lunch. We have provided the specific latitude and
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What’s your supply chain IQ?

July 13th, 2016

Make smarter decisions by systematically analyzing supply chain risk, visibility, and connectivity. These 3 areas are crucial for companies to master so that they can save money, increase agility, reduce disruptions, and improve customer service. What are your supply chain IQ challenges? If you answered… Risk: You are exposed to major risks that are putting your shipments
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3 breakthrough technologies to gain control of your supply chain

July 5th, 2016

Last week we talked about why companies that are outsourcing their logistics operations cannot rely on milestone-based systems. Using Internet of Thing (IoT) technology to know the real-time location and condition of all shipments and products is the first step to gaining in-transit visibility. The next step is to gain control of the supply chain
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Why supply chain leaders are implementing innovative in-transit visibility technologies

June 28th, 2016

Outsourcing = silos + data integration problems According to Supply Chain Insights, 90 percent of shippers are now outsourcing at least part of their supply chain operations. Outsourcing is a no-brainer because it gives a company flexibility, scalability, and saves both time and money. But it also exposes companies to other risks that should be
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Three reasons why Data Scientists are the superheroes of the supply chain

June 22nd, 2016

I noticed that Jim Hayden, Savi’s SVP of Data Science, sometimes wears a red cape around the office; but I was curious about his specific role and what it actually means to be a Data Scientist. When I asked, Hayden explained how he uses his technology background, Internet of Things platform, and subject matter expertise
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The Journey to Supply Chain Optimization

April 28th, 2016

Join us on the journey to supply chain optimization! Find out how end-to-end visibility is achieved through the combination of Big Data, IoT, and analytics.    

End-to-End Visibility Transforms Global Supply Chains

April 21st, 2016

The move toward greater globalization is driving geographical expansion of supply chains – and greater exposure to risk. This trend demands that supply chains operate effectively and efficiently across vast distances while managing the myriad processes and risks associated with running global supply chains. To succeed supply chains must be nimble, proactive, highly adaptable, and
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