Big Data & Analytics ETA IoT & M2M Supply Chain

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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Big Data & Analytics ETA IoT & M2M Supply Chain

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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Big Data & Analytics ETA IoT & M2M Supply Chain Uncategorized

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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ETA Supply Chain

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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