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Simplify Supply Chain with Technology
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Stuart Scott, EVP and CIO, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. [NASDAQ: JBHT]

Internet of Things (IoT) for Logistics and Supply Chain Industry According to research and advisory firm Gartner, five billion devices are connected to the internet today. By the year 2020, that number is projected to grow to twenty billion....

Industrial IOT in Manufacturing: Uses and More
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Industrial IoT (IIoT) is a popular software term and a rapidly evolving sector that accounts for the maximum share in global IoT spending. According to a market research report, data gathered from a plethora of connected devices can be used by a...

Connect To Succeed: The Future of IoT in Supply Chain Management
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Bryan Tantzen, Senior Director, Kinetic Industry Products, Cisco

Just over a year ago, a Cisco survey found that the number one interest among more than three-fourths of supply chain management professionals was improving visibility. In an industry that still sometimes relies on technology from the 1980s, it is...

A Growing Reliance on Outsourcing Warrants a Change in Logistics Management
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Greg Aimi, Supply Chain Research Director, Gartner [NYSE: IT]

Your company’s performance is most likely becoming more dependent on third-party logistics (3PL) providers as the demand for logistics outsourcing grows. This dependence mandates a change in the role of today’s logistics professional...

The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings
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Joe Lynch , General Manager, Rock Solid Business Solutions

For many years, I ignored warehouses. I drove by them and I was vaguely aware that they existed, but that was the extent of my knowledge. If I had an opinion, it would have been that warehousing is a low tech, commodity business. I was so...

The Pharmaceutical Sector Is Witnessing a Transformation with IoT
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The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionize the pharmaceutical sector with its practical applications. It may facilitate and automate remote monitoring of patients and the discovery and access of drugs. IoT, combined with the...

How Internet of Things (IoT) will Rewire Supply Chains
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Chad Lindbloom, CIO, C.H. Robinson

Today’s global supply chains span multiple geographies and disciplines, including production, customer service, marketing, sales, and finance. This is necessary in order to deliver the market agility and standards of service that customers...

Accelerating Digital Agriculture through Internet of Things (IoT) and Analytics
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Jim Kinnett, VP of Global Supply Chain and Enabling IT, Monsanto Company [NYSE: MON]

Think about seed corn, harvested from several production growers’ farms, traveling to a manufacturing plant. Sound simple? Now think about this: for every hour that corn spends inside a truck, the internal temperature of the seed rises...

4 Myths about Innovation in Logistics
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Daniel Gagnon, VP, Marketing, Global Logistics & Distribution, UPS

The serenity of a normal Sunday morning gives me time to catch-up on the business journals and blogs that have accumulated in my in-box throughout the week. As I comb through the articles, my serendipity turns into anxiety as I read article after...

Software Engineers are the Future of Logistics
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Mario Harik, CIO, XPO Logistics, Inc. [NYSE:XPO]

In the age of e-commerce, consumers have more choice than ever. We can shop anytime of the day and from virtually any location. Retailers are adapting quickly, too. Established brands are trying new things all of the time in an effort to be the...

3 Guidelines for the Logistics Industry in the Age of Business Transparency
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Eric Kierstead, CIO, BeavEx, Inc.

One of the big talking points these days is “Business Transparency.” Companies are constantly being reviewed, rated and ranked on the internet for the world to see. And when it comes to Logistics, the story is not always pretty. For...

The Pros and Cons of Local and Global Sourcing
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Steve Ilmrud, VP, Operations, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Advancements in telecommunications, transportation and business systems have made the world smaller, more connected, and readily accessible to companies seeking to expand their businesses beyond their local areas. While this smaller world makes it...

IoT Implementation in Manufacturing All Set to Grow Exponentially by 2020
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FREMONT, CA: With organizations inclining more towards adoption of IoT solutions for smart manufacturing along with improved security and reliability, the Internet of Things (IoT) in global manufacturing market size is expected to grow from...

Cloud Logistics: Enhancing Supply Chain with the Power of the Cloud
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Mark Nix, CEO

Provides cloud-based logistics solution with inbound and outbound inventory movement and reporting

Ryder System [NYSE:R]: Escorting Till the End of Supply Chain Labyrinth
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Robert Sanchez, Chairman and CEO

A provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions

Aegis Software: Operational Excellence Starts Here
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Jason Spera, CEO

Delivers software solutions that provide operational improvements in speed, control, and visibility

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