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2014, the Year of the Internet-of-Things Article
2014 was a year of over-the-top marketing and hype for IoT. But there were also many significant, substantive milestones and indicators of just how serious many companies are about IoT.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

2014? Where Could the Transportation Market Go? Article
Is the Transportation and Logistics software market capable of producing a company that has $500m in revenue? In the long run, it may be possible. Growth potential in this market exists, but achieving... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

2016 -- A Year of Change Article
Supply chain and technology hot spots for 2016.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

A Current View of the SaaS/Cloud Market in Supply Chain Article
As we end 2012, cloud in the supply-chain market is skyrocketing in growth . . .... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Advanced Pool Distribution: Part One--How Pool Distribution Works Article
Pool distribution is a key part of the equation for retailers trying to achieve excellence in store replenishment and omnichannel fulfillment, at the lowest costs. In part one of this series, we exami... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Beyond The Control Zone--Part One
Introduction: Confronting a Global Connected World
Article
In an outsourced and virtual world many critical operations and data are outside our control. However, supply chain managers need to gain control in order to ensure better outcomes.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Build It! Beyond the Application Article
How solution providers create platform-centric universes. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Closing the Gap in Adoption Article
Users buy a lot of Transportation Management technology, but do they use it?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Cloud Strategies Coming from the Supply Chain Market Article
Now that the end-user market seems to be accepting the cloud option, the major players are stepping up their game. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Congestion? Headache? The Flu? No. It's the Port of LA. Article
Although retailers cry foul about labor, the real issue is business process change. What can and is being done about port congestion?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Continuous Real-Time Situational Awareness for Time-Critical Operational Decision Making Article
Time-critical decisions in transportation, risk management, security, disaster response, manufacturing, and other operational domains require continuous real-time situational awareness and intelligenc... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Deals Article
Descartes and IFS make major acquisitions. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Descartes Evolution Article
Insights from the Descartes User Conference. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

From Washout to Whiteout Article
The Next Generation of Transportation Applications.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

GT Nexus Bridges 2015 Article
Insights and updates from the GT Nexus user conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

GT Nexus User Conference -- Bridges 2014 Article
Having attended my first Bridges in 2004 in San Francisco and seeing it again ten years later, it is impressive to see the growth. Ten years -- ten times the growth. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Highlights from Descartes Evolution 2013 Article
This year at Descartes' annual conference, they launched their new Descartes Community, highlighted myriad new solution capabilities, and showcased a number of interesting customers and use cases. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath and Ann Grackin

Home Delivery for Retailers - More Sales, Less Cost Report
Home delivery services and same-day are driving retailers to rethink their processes.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Home Delivery Heats Up Article
Amazon's entry into the home delivery arena will, no doubt, have many businesses examining their own delivery options. A closer look reveals that home delivery is not a new phenomenon, yet doing it pr... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Infor Purchases GT Nexus Article
Does this signal a new direction for Infor?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Inforum 2016--Diverse Innovation on Display Article
At Inforum, we got a good sense of the energy, innovation, and ability to evolve that is keeping Infor competitive.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

IoT Takes to the Road--How IoT Is Changing Transportation Article
Highlights from the MIT/ChainLink panel discussion on IoT in Transportation, including applications of IoT in transportation and logistics, data ownership, privacy and liability, the impact of driverl... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Is Business Social? Article
How will Social be implemented in the enterprise? Research Findings from ChainLink Research.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Is Social an Enterprise Application? Article
Enterprise software firms such as Epicor, LCI/MACROLYNK and others are launching their own Enterprise Social Networking technology. But what will drive user adoption on these types of enterprise socia... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

It's 58 Shopping Days till Christmas Article
Impact of Omni-Channel, Home Delivery, and the Biggest Christmas Ever on Logistics.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

JDA Focus: Thought Leadership in Practice Article
As usual, there was a plethora of thought leadership at Focus, JDA's annual conference. It seems they also realize thought leadership only counts if people actually implement it. They are increasingly... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

JDA Gets in Focus Article
Updates and Insights from JDA's FOCUS 2015 Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin and Bill McBeath

JDA's Opportunity for Reinvention Article
With the RedPrairie merger and past acquisitions, JDA has amassed what is arguably the most powerful collection of supply chain planning and execution software on the planet. At their recent annual co... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Journey to Achieving the Supply Chain Vision: Introduction
Supply Chain Platform Series: Part 1
Article
The web has become the dominant force in supply chain operation and technology. In this series we will discuss how it's evolving.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Make the Most of Now Article
2015 TransForum Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Making Dollars and Sense Out of Ocean Container Data Article
New SYSPRO U.S. Solution Rides Ocean Wave into Global Container Tracking.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Measuring Produce Freshness: Part Two--Meeting Customer Requirements Article
Improving produce freshness and quality requires a system bringing together the end-to-end temperature history of each pallet, knowledge of the temperature response of different varieties, capabilitie... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

MercuryGate - Not Just Mojo, but Groove! Article
Observations from the MercuryGate User Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Momentum 2013 - Where Supply Chain and the Market Meet Article
Manhattan's 2013 user conference showed that supply chain is as much about commerce as it is about operations.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

More Supply Chain Deals: Intrigo-Califta, Mercator-Catapult, Marlin-IBS Article
The summer may not have been very hot, but hot tech deals are still plentiful.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Omni Channel: Start Asking the Right Questions! Article
So much has been written about Omni, but there hasn't been too much real guidance. ChainLink has provided actionable insights to help manufacturers, brand, and retailers think more deeply about Omni a... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Pallet-level Monitoring for the Fresh Food Supply Chain Report
Freshness of produce is a key competitive battleground for grocers. The common practice is to monitor the temperature of the field, cooler, trailer, and warehouse. By instead monitoring the temperatur... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Parceling out Parcel Article
From free shipping to high-value air courier services, parcel shipping is serious business.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Signing Bonuses.... for Truck Drivers!!! Article
The transportation market growth will continue to outpace the economy at large. Where will that growth occur? What can we do about it?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Speed Bumps in Global Transportation TMS 2014 Article
A tug of war exists between the market requirements for speed and what the logistics network can deliver. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Supply Chain Networks--a Shift in Power in the Relationships Article
Supply Chain Network: technology provider or business partner?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Supply Chain Risk Now? Article
The supply chain business community now includes Risk Management as a business priority and cites it as a key area in need of improvement. Are solution providers ready?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Tackling Profitable Fulfillment in 2016 Article
2016 will be the year of reckoning for many retailers and manufacturers who do 'fulfillment at any cost.' Here are some insights on key elements required to fulfill profitability in today's increasing... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Holidays Are Here. So Where is Your Omni Strategy Now?: Part One Article
Omni-channel strategy and execution continue to be central to retailers' success as the holiday season is upon us. Here we look at the major challenges retailers are facing and how they are dealing wi... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Holidays Are Here. So Where Is Your Omni Strategy Now?: Part Two Article
Today's customer is 24/7, so Omni-channel has to be responsive to this new reality. Solving the challenges of Omni-channel will require an always-on supply chain with new skills, talent and technology... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Internet-of-Things in Logistics Article
The Internet-of-Things (IoT) phenomena have a profound impact on logistics, with an enormous variety of current and potential applications. Here we scratch the surface, examining where IoT fits in log... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Single-Platform Option in Transportation Systems Article
TMS solutions can be created through assembling modules or a single platform. What is a TMS single platform? ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Value of Supply Chain Solutions Article
The supply chain market continues to grow, but is changing in the types of technology that users are interested in and the value they require...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The World of Transportation Management Article
Understanding International vs. Domestic TMS.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Year of the Last Mile Article
Demand-driven supply chains, new customer service models, and Omni-channel/free delivery are all driving up the cost of transportation. So what does last mile really cost?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

TM Mode Specialization Article
Riding the Rails with SAP.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

TMS Market Continues on Rocket Growth Article
The 2012 Transportation Management Systems (TMS) market will continue to grow at a rate of 20% or more.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Management Technology 2012 Article
Transportation Management Platforms: the high growth segment of the Supply Chain Market.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Management--Points of Light... And Cash Article
Specialization in the TM Market.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Management--Who Pays? Article
Understanding pricing in the transportation market is difficult for buyers. But the more sobering question is: will the TM market follow other sectors with giveaways and freeware? ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Solutions Highlights Article
Supply chain executives have been craving for multi-platform, cross-functional views to bring transportation into the mainstream business processes. Now it's here.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Solutions Highlights - Defining the Center of Gravity Article
Deciding what is the next stage in the journey for transportation solution providers takes some calculus...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Transportation Systems Redefined Article
The transportation technology market has an array of offerings, but they are not the same.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Unifying the Private Fleet with Purchased Transportation Report
Achieving Lower Costs and Higher Service via Dynamic, Omni-Mode Integration of Private Fleet with For Hire Operations.

The perennial challenge
... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Who Owns the Data in SaaS and IoT? Article
Why does Google know more about your inventory than you do?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Will International Trade Increase or Will We Reshore and Insource? Article
Release of final 2014 numbers and 2015 forecasts of world economic numbers shows a changing picture of national economies. What will the impact be on supply chain strategy?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Will TMS Swallow the Supply Chain? Article
Descartes and GT Nexus announcements, along with E2open and Amber Road strategies, lead to an interesting hypothesis.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Winning at Home Delivery Report
Home delivery is the new battlefront in retail. In this report we uncover the myths and the best practices across the globe.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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