Raising the Bar on Ocean Shipment Visibility

While 90% of international trade travels by sea, ocean freight still has a visibility problem. Supply chain, logistics, and procurement leaders struggle to build a more resilient and agile global supply chain. That requires gaining real-time insight into all modes of transportation, including sea freight. From manufacturers to retailers, obtaining better ocean visibility will play …

Collaboration Is the Future of In-Transit Supply Chain Visibility

In 2021, shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) are closer to 100% shipment visibility. So why have most carriers not yet deployed true end-to-end visibility solutions in their operations to boost customer satisfaction? This article unveils the Open Visibility Network: a collaboration of the world’s top providers of real-time visibility and predictive analytics that is …

The AI-Powered Supply Chain: Better Demand Forecasting and Operational Excellence

With the recent global and regional socio-economic disruptions caused by the pandemic, industries such as retail, consumer products, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and life sciences all struggle to align production and stocking with rapidly shifting purchasing demands. At the same time, some channels have surged ahead: online retailers, delivery services, and pharmacies are thriving. In this new …

5 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Resiliency in the First Mile

With the recent focus on distribution, fulfillment, and the last mile, back-office functions have suffered in terms of investment and technological process. Organizations that fail to address issues in the first mile are setting themselves up to overspend while losing to the competition. In this article, discover tips on building better resiliency in the first …