How To Boost The Efficiency Of Your Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Posted by Jason Tindley on 28-Nov-2018 11:04:00

What tactics and processes do logistics consultants utilise to improve the efficiency of a client’s supply chain? And how can recommendations be implemented by a manager? While the end results are improved logistics planning processes, let’s examine how a typical consultant would approach the challenge of correctly identifying areas worthy of attention and improvement.

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Topics: Logistics, Cloud and Logistics, Transport Planning

Big Data and Logistics

Posted by Jason Tindley on 17-Sep-2018 15:19:00

One would think that the more data we have available, the better would be our decision making capability. However, we are at risk of being swamped with data because of the immense capability of disparate devices now capable of being linked through the Internet Of Things (IOT). All manner of security, location, sensor and tracking devices feed a constant stream of real time data to be stored, categorised, assessed and eventually analysed – possibly. Identifying the wheat from the chaff is a vital first step to optimal utilisation of this Big Data.

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Topics: Cloud and Logistics

Cloud & Logistics

Posted by Jason Tindley on 21-Feb-2017 14:00:00

The Cloud is one of those terms that doesn’t have a commonly accepted, unambiguous definition. From the supply chain point of view, it can be considered an outsourced service that supplies or supports your IT systems. Virtually the complete range of systems and services can be ‘Clouded’ and this has the same drivers as shared user warehousing and transport services – sharing overheads and resources reduces costs; the ability to flex capacity to meet demand; paying only for what you use; and management by a third party. 

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Topics: Cloud and Logistics

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