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Parcel Shipping Analytics

It’s Time To Take A Closer Look At Your Parcel Shipping Costs
eCommerce is driving the demand for smaller, more frequent last-mile deliveries. As a result, parcel rates are soaring at more than twice the rate of inflation. At the same time, consumer expectations for free shipping and more delivery options are increasing, largely reinforced by Amazon.

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Parcel TMS Analytics

E-commerce is driving the demand for last-mile delivery, causing parcel shipping costs to increase at twice the rate of inflation. This effect is magnified as the expectation for low or free shipping and expanded delivery services is further established by Amazon.

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Trends in American manufacturing

Revolution is prevalent across the manufacturing lines. Manufacturers are looking for ways to explore new technologies, reinvent manufacturing strategy, enhance troubleshooting, bringing manufacturing closer to consumer and levy the power of intelligent tools to streamline operations and cut costs.

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less-than-truckload data

How do shippers know if their carrier selection process for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is working? The answer is simple; shippers must track the right data. Knowing the proper metrics and data points to track promotes cost-effective shipping practices and can improve vendor, carrier and consumer relationships, reports Merrill Douglas of Inbound Logistics.

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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from Katie Cruze at considerdigital.com who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important.

Data, for most companies, is often collected for record-keeping purposes. Data is collected when an inspection is completed, an employee’s performance is reviewed, and maintenance is recorded, or even when a safety meeting is conducted.

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digital transformation

Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world?
Possibly not.
A recent article suggests that, by 2018, only 30 percent of manufacturers investing in digital transformation will be able to maximize the outcome. The remaining 70 percent are hindered by outdated business models and technology.
This is concerning.

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Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history. Thanks to data gathering programs, supply chain software, and data entry applications, this represents a mountain of data, which has the potential to provide ground-breaking insight into how to improve business-model efficiency.

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We invite you to register and attend our educational webinar titled, “Why Supply Chain Leaders are Using Big Data Analytics” presented on Feb. 28, 2017, at 11:00 am ~ 12:00 pm CST.
You can register by visiting http://www.elasticwebcast.com/user/registration/theme_04/index.php?videocast=ODk.
Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history.