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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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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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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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What’s your supply chain IQ?

Make smarter decisions by systematically analyzing supply chain risk, visibility, and connectivity. These 3 areas are crucial for companies to master so that they can save money, increase agility, reduce disruptions, and improve customer service. What are your supply chain IQ challenges? If you answered… Risk: You are exposed to major risks that are putting your shipments…

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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 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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