Archive for Episode Highlights

Is the Transportation Market Heading into Unprecedented Territory?

If you’ve attended any logistics conferences lately, or just tried covering a load in recent weeks, you know that the tide is turning in the transportation market. Capacity is tightening and rates are going up. Will these trends continue in 2018? What impact will the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate have on the market? How […]

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Using Intelligence Over Scale: The Power of AI and Machine Learning in Supply Chain and Logistics

Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Predictive Logistics. These topics are getting a lot of attention today, but they’re also generating a lot of questions from supply chain and logistics executives. What are these technologies? How can they help? What’s real and what’s hype today? What should I do to get started? Those are some of the […]

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The Next Time You Order a Fruit Cup (The Complexities of the Fresh Food Supply Chain)

Not all supply chains are created equal and that’s certainly true when it comes to the fresh food supply chain. There are a lot of unique considerations in the overall procurement-to-delivery process, everything from temperature control to ensuring food safety. So, what does it take to improve operational effectiveness and reduce total landed costs in […]

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Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

We talk a lot about the importance of agility and flexibility in supply chain management and that is certainly true when it comes to project logistics. Almost by definition, every project is different — different suppliers, different materials and components, different locations and product flows, and different requirements and constraints. “It’s really vital for us […]

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How Advancements in Technology are Facilitating Supply Chain Visibility

While in some ways obtaining supply chain visibility has gotten more difficult over the years, due to globalization, outsourcing, product proliferation, and other factors, in other ways it has gotten easier thanks to advancements in technology. One area, for example, is trading partner and system integration. How are today’s technologies helping in this area? “You […]

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Insights on the Canadian Transportation Market

There are many companies that have transportation operations in both the United States and Canada. As you might expect, the transportation market in Canada is a bit different than in the U.S.. “Geographically, Canada is the second largest country in the world and it has the tenth largest economy in the world,” said Brian Ware, […]

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