Analytics can be used to improve carrier performance, enabling data-driven negotiations, improving delivery performance, reliability, responsiveness, and information sharing.
Analytics and BI-related technologies, practices, examples
Analytics Advantage – Part 2B
The mandatory adoption of ELDs provides all kinds of data that can be used to improve driver performance in many ways. Analytics can also be used to improve route and service planning, optimizing the cost of service tradeoffs.
Analytics Advantage – Part 2A
How shippers and carriers can leverage analytics to improve the performance of their private fleets using near-real-time shipment location data, combined with customer orders, routing plans, electronic proof-of-delivery data, service/work order schedules, vehicle inspection/maintenance data, and other sources of data.
Analytics Advantage – Part 1B – Democratization
Implementing advanced analytics requires data science expertise, analytic technology, data integration, data-wrangling capabilities, and ideally the ability to rapidly implement advanced analytics. Some transportation and logistics solution providers have these capabilities, so their customers don’t have to acquire them. Here we discuss how to assess whether or not a logistics software solution provider has the right capabilities.
Analytics Advantage – Part 1A: Democratization
We explore the kinds of data being produced by transportation and logistics systems, how that data can be used to create a data-driven enterprise, and the substantial obstacles to achieving an analytic advantage.
Telematics Transformation: Part Five – More Use Cases for Driving Value from ELD Mandates
Use cases for generating value from mandated implementation of ELD (Electronic Logging Devices) include reducing detention, improving utilization, dispute reduction and resolution, analytics, and enabling digital and autonomous supply chain capabilities.
X-Factory: Part Two
PTC’s X-Factory shows a path to Industrie 4.0. Here we examine the assembly, testing and packaging, warehouse, production management, and solution integration for X-Factory.
Enabling Growth: More Than Just a Tagline for NetSuite
At this year’s SuiteWorld conference, we heard about new developments and numerous customer examples showing how NetSuite enabled their growth.
Leveraging the Legacy – Infor Continues to Invest in the Latest Technologies While Capitalizing on Their Heritage
At Infor’s Innovation Summit for Analysts, we heard about their new data lake, investments in artificial intelligence, retail, manufacturing, and distribution. Here we cover some of the highlights.
Amazon Go and the Emergence of Sentient Buildings: How It Works and What Its Impact Will Be
Amazon Go embodies very impressive advances in computer vision, sensor fusion, and deep learning combined to create what is probably the simplest and fastest bricks and mortar shopping experience available today. Here we discuss how they do it and its broader applicability and impact.
E2open Merges with Steelwedge: Demand/Supply Network Meets S&OP
E2open recently announced their merger with Steelwedge. This brings together a synergistic combination of E2open’s multi-enterprise trading partner network, including its rich demand- and supply-side supply chain applications, with Steelwedge’s leading S&OP/IBP capabilities.