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    12.11.18

    BNSF Logistics Selects Blume Global to Power Its Digital Supply Chain Transformation

    Blume solutions support end-to-end, real-time visibility and logistics execution, asset management and financial settlement to fuel major 3PL’s global expansion. BNSF Logistics announced today that it has selected Blume Global as its digital supply chain platform. Blume Global is a high-growth company with a 24-year history of delivering innovation in the global supply chain ecosystem….

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    12.06.18

    6 Ways Technology Reduces Environmental Impact of Supply Chains

    Global supply chains are growing and becoming more complex as consumer demand increases. This greater need for products, ingredients and raw materials directly translates into increased environmental impact. As consumers and organizations become aware of the potential damage caused by global trade and logistics, how can we develop more sustainable supply chains? One way that…

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    12.04.18

    An Introduction to Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics for Supply Chain Optimization

    Analytics is the collection, analysis, processing and presentation of data that drives business intelligence and smart decision-making. Broadly speaking, there are three main types of analytics used by businesses: Descriptive analytics that explores what has happened by analyzing historic data and understanding past business outcomes. Predictive analytics that attempts to understand what might happen in…

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    12.03.18

    5 Questions With Srini Nandiraju, VP of Data Science

    Srini Nandiraju is our vice president of data science and leads a world-class data science team that drives research and development initiatives at Blume Global. Srini previously worked at Symphony RetailAI, where he managed customer and merchandising analytics for Albertsons Companies (Safeway). Prior to that, he led data science teams at E2Open (Steelwedge) and Walmart….

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    11.29.18

    Benefits of Natural Language Processing for the Supply Chain

    Natural language processing (NLP) is technology that allows software and computer systems to analyze, understand and act on requests and information input through normal human language. Traditionally, we interact with machines using specialized programming languages or preset responses. NLP goes beyond these limitations and lets individuals use their normal speech and writing patterns to communicate…

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    11.27.18

    A Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain for the Supply Chain

    Blockchain is a digitized, verifiable, decentralized technology that’s used to capture and verify transactions between two parties in a provable and permanent way. Due to its decentralized nature, multiple stakeholders use the blockchain to efficiently record, report on and track verified interactions. Blockchain technology works with supply chain management (SCM) to provide an immutable ledger…

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    11.26.18

    Blume Global CEO on Speaking Panel at JOC Event

    Pervinder Johar, Blume Global CEO, will be on a speaking panel at the JOC Port Performance North America Conference in Newark, New Jersey on December 11, 2018 starting at 11:15 AM EST. Speaking session details Title: “Case Study: Leveraging Digital Technology to Enhance Chassis Availability” Session chair: William Shea, CEO, Direct ChassisLink (DCLI) Panelists: Pervinder…

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    11.16.18

    Webinar: Data-Driven Logistics Execution to Power Your Supply Chain

    It’s no secret that streamlined supply chains use real-time shipment visibility with optimized logistics execution at every step across every trading partner—from the smallest local dray driver to the largest shipping lines. For example, just knowing where your container sits on a ship can dramatically reduce your assessorial charges, improve your ETAs and enhance your…

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    11.15.18

    How the Internet of Things Is Transforming Supply Chain Management

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a collection of interconnected physical devices that can monitor, report on and send and exchange data. IoT devices are typically connected to computer systems via data or Wi-Fi networks. IoT devices use sensors to measure specific aspects of the world around them, including location, temperature, humidity, light levels, movement,…

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    11.14.18

    Blume Global Participating in CIO Executive Summit in SF

    Ritika Suri, Chief Business Officer of Blume Global, will be leading the speaking session “CIOs – The Lynchpin to Supply Chain Innovation” at Evanta’s CIO Executive Summit in San Francisco on December 4, 2018 at 10:40 AM. Session Description: It’s clear that a responsive, real-time supply chain is a key differentiator for the world’s leading…

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    11.13.18

    How Artificial Intelligence Improves the Supply Chain

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is technology that allows machines, software and systems to emulate some types of human intelligence and behavior. AI is driven by systems that use “intelligent agents” and complex algorithms to understand information, perform tasks and adapt to changing inputs and environments. Typically, AI uses human reasoning as a model for decision making,…

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    11.08.18

    How Machine Learning Optimizes the Supply Chain

    Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows an algorithm, system or piece of software to learn and adjust without being explicitly programmed to do so. This allows technology to teach itself over time, so that it can improve operations. Machine learning typically uses observations or data to train a computer model. Patterns…

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    11.06.18

    The Supply Chain, Explained

    A supply chain is a connected system of organizations, activities, information and resources designed to source, produce and move goods from origination to a final destination—typically from a supplier to an end customer. Modern supply chains are often very complex, spanning multiple countries and involving many steps. The Key Steps in a Supply Chain At…

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    10.25.18

    We’re Growing! — Both Customers and Partnerships

    We’re on a mission to help boost growth, innovation and agility for the entire global supply chain ecosystem. This not only includes our customers—including retailers, manufacturers, IMCs, LSPs, railroads, ocean carriers and more—but also our extensive network of partners. This week, we announced our partnership with Oracle as a Platinum level member of the Oracle…

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    10.23.18

    Blume Global Becomes Oracle PartnerNetwork Platinum Level Partner

    Blume Global Will Bring Real-Time Supply Chain Execution Data to Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Blume Global, a high-growth company with a history of delivering innovation in the global supply chain ecosystem, today announced that it has become a Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). As a Platinum level member, Oracle has recognized Blume…

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    10.11.18

    Blume Global Is the Platinum Sponsor at JOC Logistics Technology Conference

    We’ll be in Las Vegas at the end of October for the JOC Logistics Technology Conference. On Monday, October 29 at 2:15 PM, hear from Pervinder Johar, CEO of Blume Global, and Todd Hammel, Head of America’s Supply Chain of Signify, discuss the benefits of real-time visibility and predictive analytics. Here are the session details:…

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    10.10.18

    Join Blume Global at the Infosys Booth at Oracle OpenWorld 2018

    We’re teaming up with Infosys at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this month. Come check us out at the Infosys booth #2601 in Moscone South and find out how your organization can get truly real-time, end-to-end shipment and inventory visibility for precise decision making. We’ll be showing demos for our latest digital global supply chain…

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    10.03.18

    Blume Global Expands Leadership Team to Amplify Its Rapid Growth Plans and Drive AI-Led Innovation Into the Supply Chain

    Company Continues to Grow Its Leadership Team in Silicon Valley With a Clear Vision to Drive AI- and ML-Led Innovation Into the Global Supply Chain Ecosystem Blume Global, a high-growth company with a 24-year history of delivering innovation in the global supply chain ecosystem, recently welcomed two world-class executives to join its leadership team in Silicon…

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    09.24.18

    Blume Global Introduces New Digital Offerings for the Global Supply Chain Ecosystem

    Company Announces New AI and ML Powered Solutions to Drive Digital Supply Chain Innovation; Expanded Portfolio Builds on 24-Year History of Delivering a Proven, Trusted Platform Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, London, UK, September 24, 2018 – Blume Global, building on its more than two decades of delivering customer value through its REZ-1 platform, today…

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    09.19.18

    Join Us at Gartner London

    It’s an exciting time at Blume Global! At Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018, we’ll be introducing a suite of enhanced solutions for our Blume Digital Platform to support the entire global supply chain—from retailers and manufacturers to ocean carriers and railroads—to forge an even brighter future of supply chain growth and innovation. These solutions…

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    09.18.18

    Blume Global Introduces a New Digital Era of Growth, Innovation and Value Creation for the Global Supply Chain Ecosystem

    Company Builds on 24-Year History of Delivering a Proven, Trusted Platform in REZ-1; Reimagines a Human-Centered Digital Supply Chain for Every Mile, Every Move and Every Mode Rez-1, Inc. announced a significant evolution in its vision to empower a real-time digital, collaborative, and growth-focused global supply chain ecosystem, with the introduction of its new name,…

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    06.25.18

    REZ-1 Recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for Supply Chain Innovation at CSX Corporation

    REZ-1 Named to Top 100 Supply Chain Projects of 2018 for Real-Time Fleet Visibility Wellesley, MA (June 25, 2018) – REZ 1, Inc. (REZ-1), a leading provider of real-time supply chain visibility and asset management solutions, today announced it was selected as a recipient of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) Top 100 Supply…

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    05.18.18

    Reserve and Track Maersk Containers

    A pilot program begins on Monday, June 4, 2018 between Maersk, the world’s largest ocean carrier, and REZ-1 to manage domestic container bookings on the REZ-1 platform. With access to this program, shippers will be able to create reservations, submit rail billing and monitor open shipments directly through the REZ-1 interface. The REZ-1 system will…

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    05.17.18

    Thank You – VMA Symposium

    REZ-1 attended the Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) Symposium in Norfolk, Virginia to showcase our end-to-end shipment visibility solutions. REZ-1 technology standardizes, automates and streamlines asset and transportation management processes by creating a single source of truth throughout your community of trading partners. REZ-1 capabilities include first- and last-mile visibility of ocean, air and LTL shipments,…

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    05.07.18

    Thank You For A Successful IANA OMBM

    At the IANA O&M Business Meeting, we showcased our Equipment Repair technology. A cloud-based communication and equipment management platform, the Equipment Repair solution modernizes the entire maintenance and repair process. Equipment Repair streamlines the maintenance and repair process by connecting asset owners to their intermodal partners and vendors. Ocean carriers, equipment lessors and repair vendors…

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    04.23.18

    Global Logistics Solutions at VMA Symposium

    Find us at the VMA Symposium May 9-11, 2018 Norfolk, VA USA REZ-1, the leader in delivering innovative solutions to the intermodal transportation and logistics industry, will be attending the upcoming Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) Symposium in Norfolk, Virginia. REZ-1 provides critical transportation asset inventory, reservation and financial settlement services to North American railroads, intermodal…

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    03.19.18

    Equipment Repair Solutions at IANA O&M

    Find us at the IANA O&M Business Meeting May 1-3, 2018 Lombard, Illinois USA REZ-1, the leader in delivering innovative solutions to the intermodal transportation and logistics industry, will be attending the upcoming IANA O&M Business Meeting in Lombard, Illinois. REZ-1 provides critical transportation asset inventory, reservation and financial settlement services to North American railroads,…

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    03.05.18

    REZ-1 Announces Pervinder Johar as CEO

    REZ 1, Inc. (REZ-1), a leading provider of technology and services to the global logistics and transportation industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pervinder Johar as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Johar will assume day-to-day leadership of the Company and joins REZ-1 from Edgeverve where he served as CEO of the InfoSys subsidiary. Prior…

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    03.02.18

    REZ-1 Future Initiatives Outlined in JoC Article

    The following article appeared in the Journal of Commerce on February 15, 2018. For a PDF of the article, please click here. Chassis Provider Looks to ‘Digital DCLI’ for Growth by Joseph Bonney, Senior Editor Direct ChassisLink Inc. (DCLI) plans this year to start rolling out an ambitious plan to leverage digital technology to improve supply…

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    02.28.18

    Join Us at the TPM Conference

    REZ-1 Real-Time Shipment Visibility Solutions at TPM March 4-7, 2018 Long Beach, California USA REZ-1, the leader in delivering innovative solutions to the intermodal transportation and logistics industry, will be attending the upcoming TPM Conference in Long Beach, California. If you are attending, we invite you to meet with us to discuss how our solutions…

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    09.17.16

    Bankruptcy and Visibility Going Hand in Hand

    Posted on September 17, 2016 by Tara Tate South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy two weeks ago, which has caused a well-publicized upheaval in shipping. Financial issues at the world’s 7th-largest container shipping line have caught the world’s attention—proving yet again how little the general population appreciates containerization and its impact of daily life….

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    06.17.15

    REZ-1 Dispatch – Many Modes – One Global Solution

    Posted on June 17, 2015 by Tara Tate REZ-1 provides a high-service, secure, and scalable technology platform connecting a global network of customers and trading partners. REZ-1’s cloud-based applications foster collaboration within that connected community and bring visibility to actionable information for both asset and transportation management. Critical criteria for effective transportation management systems, according…

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    04.21.15

    Maximizing International Goods Transportation Efficiency

    Posted on April 21, 2015 by Tara Tate Expanding into other countries can be a good way to grow a company. International expansion requires a robust supply chain and best practices that strive to be responsive to customer demands. Managing international transportation is a complex process complicated by long distances, multi-modal legs, customs paperwork and…

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    02.03.15

    Enterprise SaaS vs. Networked Platforms in Supply Chain and Transportation Management

    Posted on February 3, 2015 by Tara Tate A recent report from Boston-based ChainLink Research on supply chain platforms compares Enterprise SaaS applications serving single, multi-tenant instances with true “Networked Platforms” that provide SaaS solutions for multiple parties–not necessarily in direct commercial relationships, initially–interacting on one platform. A networked platform features a many-to-many model for…

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