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4 Qualities That Make Netflix a Good Model for Supply Chain Visibility

Netflix has revolutionized the way we watch movies and TV shows. By embracing innovation and employing new technologies, it has made the process of picking and watching on-demand movies easy and inexpensive. Innovative companies can follow Netflix’s model and transform their supply chain operations using some of the same technologies. How? A lot of the…

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How Analytics Can Help Shippers Combat Rising Intermodal Transportation Costs

Intermodal Transportation Landscape In a 2017 American Shipper Report on global sourcing, 58% of shippers indicated that their biggest concern today is rising intermodal transportation costs. In the last few months, shipment volumes and expenditures have increased significantly year over year—an 11.9 percent increase in volume and a 17.3 percent increase in spending—according to another American…

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Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon

The world’s largest online marketplace has set their sights on a new goal — becoming a huge global 4PL. Heads up UPS and FedEx, Amazon is piloting package delivery in Los Angeles for marketplace customers. By amassing worldwide logistics assets, Amazon can provide better delivery performance to its online marketplace customers. From there, it can move horizontally to…

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Finally, The Big Data Insights You Need To Make Better Decisions

Obstacles To Visibility Can Be Overcome “Transparency” and “interoperability” are at the top of the global supply chain industry wish list, as they have been for decades. A 2017 survey by Business Process Innovation Network, found that importers, exporters, carriers, terminal operators, vessel owners and other stakeholders suffer from poor visibility and predictability around shipments….

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Weathering Supply Chain Disruptions Better with Analytics

Weathering supply chain disruptions is a challenging and complex task. Hurricane Harvey may well be one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history, with a projected price tag of $160M. As Hurricane Irma continues its journey, human costs of this natural disaster are still being tallied. Close to seven million Florida residents are without…

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3 breakthrough technologies to gain control of your supply chain

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

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

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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