Your customer’s expectations are rising. Their businesses demand that they serve their customer’s with greater speed, agility and precise ETA’s. For you, this means digitizing much of your business to enable the operational efficiencies needed to serve your customers effectively. How can you provide better service while controlling costs?
Within the supply chain, changes in a shipments’ delivery time due to unexpected events such as weather, port congestion, or truck shortage are inevitable. However, most companies still struggle to solve and mitigate shipment problems, especially in real-time.
What does it mean to be able to track products during every move, mode, and mile of the supply chain? It means better efficiencies and more productivity.
The challenges facing Intermodal Marketing Companies (IMCs) aren’t new, but the competitive landscape is changing fast. Escalating customer demands, exacerbated by capacity shortages and unpredictability through the system, are increasing the pressure on IMCs to find ways to transform their business. And while the challenges seem clear at the surface, the solutions don’t necessarily come easily.
Shippers today are navigating in an era of ongoing technological disruption. Digital transformation and the influx of smart technologies have led to an increase in customer expectations for responsiveness, instant gratification and seamless, high-quality experiences across all channels.
The logistics and freight forwarding industry is rapidly changing – with disruption from new kinds of competitors, expanding global supply chains, increasing fleet and capacity restrictions and high fixed and variable costs, the industry is seeing significant transformation.
There’s a lot of buzz about Artificial Intelligence (AI) being leveraged in supply chains. But how is it being used and why?
Check out this white paper to learn how Blume Global can help your organization take advantage of the network effect in your supply chain.
To make your supply chain a true enabler for your business, which digital technologies and trends should you be focusing on? How will they impact your business? And how do you maximize the value from both current and future technology investments?
Blume Finance enables consistent, fair and frictionless billing. Automation of the audit and payment processes eliminates manual reconciliation and inaccurate spending. With cost data by carrier, charge-type and season, users can identify patterns to leverage in their logistics planning.
Blume Optimization maximizes asset utilization, minimizes empty miles and reduces carbon emissions. Navigating today’s resource-constrained environment successfully means making the most of every leg of the journey. Blume Optimization helps its users save money, miles and the planet—all while operating at peak efficiency.
Blume Visibility enables air, ocean, rail and motor carrier connectivity (API, EDI, IoT, TMS) for comprehensive tracking of assets, shipments and inventory at rest and in-motion. It monitors events and provides predictive ETA, impact analysis and automated problem resolution to easily connect, monitor and respond on one platform.
Blume Logistics helps customers successfully manage logistics execution across the supply chain network with first- and last-mile shipment visibility, enhances visibility and control over transportation spending, and improves customer service and vendor relations.
Blume Assets – flagship product launched in 1994 under the name REZ-1 – optimizes asset yield, placement and utilization through advanced technologies, including machine learning, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. It also creates an asset management marketplace for any transportation asset class and geography, and facilitates collaboration between multiple asset owners and classes.
Blume Universe seamlessly displays KPIs, metrics and prioritized exceptions from all Blume solutions, so you can better manage tasks and make commands via gesture, voice and keyboard. With Blume Universe, you’ll enable a virtual and physical war room to rapidly identify and resolve supply chain issues.
Blume Global presents, “Human with Machine: The Benefits of an AI-Enabled Supply Chain.” During this webinar we explore the benefits of an AI-enabled supply chain, the challenges that it solves, and the use cases and applications, including extracting information, data analysis, supply and demand planning, autonomous vehicles and warehouse management. In this webinar, our product team and data scientists will demystify and discuss the positive impact AI can bring to the supply chain.