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How is Your Company Hedging the Increased Risk Tariffs Bring to Your Supply Chain?

With New Tariffs, Instability and Uncertainty are Imminent In September, the U.S. placed $200 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports–on top of the $50 billion worth already taxed earlier this year. As a result, nearly half of Chinese imports into the U.S. face levies. With the new tariffs the U.S. has added to international…

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For CFOs’ Eyes Only: Unlock More Cash from Supply Chain Working Capital

Companies have long struggled with the challenge of unlocking cash from working capital. Historically, cash flow has improved by shortening collections and extending payments, but this is not done without risk. Namely, the relationships with key customers and strategic vendors may be strained in the process. On top of this potential pressure, these two levers…

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Combat Rising Transportation Costs and Driver Shortage With Supply Chain Analytics

  Supply Chain Challenges: Freight Volume Rising, Driver Shortage Growing The shipping industry plays a critical role in world economics. Its immense power stems from its ubiquity–in every sector, you will find shipping and a supply chain. An essential component of the shipping industry is trucking, which many companies and industries prefer because of its low cost,…

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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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Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Need Supply Chain Visibility Tools

Pharmaceutical supply chains demand end-to-end visibility The pharmaceutical industry is a huge global business with an intricate supply chain that demands visibility and transparency. The top drug-makers are conglomerates, with divisions and research arms located across multiple geographic regions operating across complex partner ecosystems. Adding to the complexity, partners may own entire segments of the…

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New Savi IoT Sensors Reduce Theft and Diversion of Sensitive Cargo While Supplying and Protecting Troops

The DoD runs the largest active Radio Frequency Identification (aRFID) enabled in-transit visibility tracking system in the world. The Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (ITV) network has points of presence in 2,000 locations in over 50 countries and tracks and over 57,000 shipments of mission-critical supplies and sensitive equipment weekly destined for warfighters across the globe. The need…

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The Best Way to Disrupt Your Supply Chain Management? 100% Supply Chain Visibility and Accurate ETAs.

As businesses become more customer-focused, there is even more pressure to solve for supply chain challenges and reach 100% supply chain visibility. “You are only as strong as your weakest link.” Therefore, it’s necessary to look at every section of the journey – not just at internal systems but also to collaborate with carriers and…

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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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