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How IoT Is Helping Chemical Supply Chains Increase Agility »



Chemical Companies Can Use Digital Technologies to Create Flexible Supply Chains Chemical Company Supply Chain Challenges Over the last ten years, the US has become flush with inexpensive gas and petrochemical feedstocks, a result of the shale-drilling revolution. Now, US producers have an abundance of petrochemical products and plastics available. Because US markets haven’t been […]

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Savi Is Named to Supply Chain Brain’s 2019 100 Great Supply Chain Partners »



For the second consecutive year, Supply Chain Brain has recognized Savi as one of its 100 Great Supply Chain Partners. SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2019 list highlights the providers who develop products and solutions with a focus on their customers’ needs. These companies are driving innovations in a way that directly benefits […]

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How the Internet of Things Enables Agile Supply Chains »



The Internet of Things Facilitates Supply Chain Agility Through Real-Time Data Sharing Functionality This year, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and services are expected to reach an adoption rate of 18 to 20%, and this number is predicted to reach nearly 100% by 2030. Regardless of this growing adoption, some organizations are on the fence […]

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Gartner 2019 Supply Chain Executive Conference Recap: An Era of Digital & Physical Convergence »



Savi attended the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference again this year in Phoenix. It was exciting to be at the intersection of smart people in the industry, clients that inspire, and technology innovation. One thing I’ve noticed at supply chain conferences over the last 10 years is that “digitization” has been like the weather —everybody […]

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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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Supply Chain Trends Influencing the Energy Industry »



There is a lot of growth toward implementing new technology innovations within the supply chain, and the Internet of Things (IoT)—a network that connects physical objects, communications, software, and sensors to allow machines to transfer data over a network without human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction—has garnered a high level of interest and hype, largely driven from […]

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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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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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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 […]