Archive for Guest Commentary – ClearMetal

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Last fall after attending the CSCMP conference in Atlanta, I shared my observation that digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. Many of you have had the same observation. This isn’t breaking news, but it is new for the industry. Again and again, digitization and data were at the heart of panel […]

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The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation. The industry is moving in an unprecedented direction that is increasingly digitized and more data-centric than ever, and logistics leaders are looking to increase efficiency with artificial intelligence (AI). However, logistics leaders all know that in order to leverage advanced […]

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3 Steps to Achieving Predictive Logistics

A reporter recently asked me how, in my view, the shipping industry would make money in the coming years. The question caused me to reflect on how this might have been answered just ten or five years ago versus today. In the past, growth came from scale: mega-ships, port infrastructure, and buffer. Today, the answer […]

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