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Building a Smarter Supply Chain with AI & Blockchain
Less than 10% of today’s supply chain data is effectively used, and most companies are virtually blind to the 80% of data that is dark or unstructured. These limitations make it difficult to optimize supply chain operations – and the business is exposed to unnecessary disruptions, delays and risks, as well as increased costs. Learn how you can use the power of AI and blockchain to drive greater supply chain visibility and mitigate disruptions.
CSCMP's 30th Annual State of Logistics Report™ RELEASED!
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report™ on June 18th, 2019 during a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., CSCMP collaborates with global strategic management consulting firm A.T. Kearney, as the author and researcher, and with Penske Logistics continuing its longstanding role as presenter of the report.
Rate Increases? 4 Questions for Your Logistics Team - A CSCMP Hot Topic
Capacity in the domestic full truckload (FTL) market is as tight as it’s ever been. Although recently the surge in rates has started to plateau slightly, the industry outlook for the foreseeable future is for continued imbalance in supply and demand in the market. As a result, shippers must become more efficient in how they award lanes and become more attractive to carriers. Read CSCMP's latest Hot Topic written by Glen Goldbach, PWC.
Innovation in Transportation Risk Management - A CSCMP Hot Topic
Transportation risk in the supply chain is ever present. Losses incurred in this space often impact the bottom line, and at their worst are catastrophic. While federal oversight of the transportation industry, led by the FMCSA, has made strides in improving overall safety on the road, many risks remain that shippers are exposed to and must manage themselves – especially in the absence of a strong national hiring standard. Read CSCMP's latest Hot Topic written by Lorin Seeks, Director, Quality and Compliance, Convoy.
Preparing for the fumble | Supply Chain Quarterly | Q2 2019 Issue
Just as every team fumbles the ball sometimes, every supply chain gets disrupted at one point or another. The trick is to be prepared beforehand so that you know how to respond. This preparation will not only help you get back up and running faster but may also lead to a competitive advantage.
Weekly Update: Qualitative & Quantitative Market Data
Powered by Truckstop.com and FTR, the Trans4Cast weekly report offers analysis of spot market conditions and rates in the transportation industry.