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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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It’s 2018, 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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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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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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