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TPM 2019 Recap–Embracing Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping »



Last week, the Savi Team once again attended the 2019 Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California. This year, the team detected a noticeable shift in the conversation. TPM 2018 sessions discussed similar topics regarding ocean shipments, but now, there was an overarching, persistent dialogue about the influence of technology in global transportation. Supply […]

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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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Supply Chain Management Software From 2008 Won’t Cut It »



Ten years ago, EDI was real-time. Not now. For more than a decade, supply chain professionals have used sophisticated software and hardware to manage inventory levels, optimize labor and reduce transportation costs yet all these systems use a technology that is 50 years old that was not designed for use with any of these systems. […]

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How Slack Impacts Your Supply Chain »



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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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 the Internet of Thing (IoT) technologies 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 […]

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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 realized I wasn’t really sure what a Data Scientist does. So I asked, Jim Hayden, SVP Data Science this question. He explained how he uses his technology background, Internet of Things platform, and subject matter expertise in supply chains. The more complex our global supply chain networks become, the more we will need to […]

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Technology “Fixer Upper” for Supply Chain Planning »



Today’s “need-it-now” expectations have rendered traditional methods for supply chain planning inefficient. Shipments are still tracked on a point-by-point basis lacking a real-time view of assets, and estimated time of arrivals (ETAs) are calculated using limited information that doesn’t take into account historical patterns of disruption, such as traffic, weather, and poor driver behavior. For […]

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Better Supply Chain Planning with ETA »



The current challenge for any supply chain is to be faster and more transparent than ever before, while continuing to remain profitable and productive. True visibility across the supply chain plays a major factor in optimizing performance, namely because true visibility doesn’t just show dots on a map, but it provides insight into less visible […]