by Adam Robinson - January 14, 2021 - Business Intelligence

Despite transportation optimization, complexity is the standard supply chain descriptor. It’s the one constant all managers must address. And it relates to a range of issues within the freight payment…

by Adam Robinson - January 12, 2021 - Freight Audit and Payment

Discrepancies and errors with invoices, records, communications, and processes represent the biggest issues facing companies today regarding freight management.  Where no systems of checks or balances exist and no freight…

by Adam Robinson - January 7, 2021 - Analytics

Logistics optimization is an integral part of business growth and success. According to Supply Chain 24/7, “Supply chain and logistics optimization are neither easy nor cheap, but it is the…

by Adam Robinson - January 5, 2021 - Analytics

There is a lot of talk within the supply chain industry regarding the value supply chain predictive analytics. This is because data collection and analysis prepare freight managers for the…

by Adam Robinson - December 29, 2020 - Freight Shipping

In today’s world, it’s easy to think about all that goes into shipping analytics tools, business intelligence and advanced analytics. However, those execution capabilities, built for all modes, including parcel,…

by Adam Robinson - December 22, 2020 - Business Intelligence

The key to better logistics is a streamlined system that utilizes business intelligence and processes that yield transportation optimization. However, the efficacy of optimization, guided by business intelligence is only…

by Adam Robinson - December 17, 2020 - Business Intelligence

Automation and analytical processing are critical to all levels of management. Business intelligence in the logistics industry promotes transportation optimization and is on track to be among the biggest influencers…

by Adam Robinson - December 15, 2020 - Business Intelligence

In the supply chain, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by data. The data is present but lacks value due to a simple inability to act on the right data and…

by Adam Robinson - December 10, 2020 - Business Intelligence

Throughput is a top priority for supply chain leaders. The same is true of productivity. According to Lionel Grealou, “productivity is defined as the output per unit of input. [It]…

by Adam Robinson - December 8, 2020 - Business Intelligence

Analyzing data and using automated intelligence to promote agile, data-driven decision-making are among the easiest ways to add logistics value. However, not all shipping analytics tools are created equally. As…

by Adam Robinson - December 3, 2020 - Business Intelligence

Shipping and logistics are extraordinarily complex. The two business functions generate a ton of shipping data. But managing data manually is too time-consuming. Instead, management and analysis of shipping and…

by Adam Robinson - December 1, 2020 - Freight Shipping

Sourcing transportation capacity is vital to the supply chain. Finding available capacity within each mode, including parcel, remains elusive to companies during peak season. And for the 2020 peak season…