Author: Rachel Fleischer

New “Megamax” Container Ships Create New Risks for Global Supply Chains

When 20,000 shipping containers carried by one giant ship reach a port, it’s like a pig in a python   Alexandria, VA, April 14, 2017 — The size of newly commissioned and built container ships has been creeping steadily upwards for 20 years, as shipping companies and shippers pursue increasing economies of scale to lower the unit costs of ocean shipping.  Now that steady evolution has reached a new milestone with the hand-over this month…
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TransVoyant Helps Reduce Holiday Stress by Mitigating Inventory Disruptions

Originally published by IBM, November 14, 2016 Written by Matt McGovern Do you ever wonder how your holiday favorites are always in stock, no matter what the latest trends are, and no matter whether you’re online, on your mobile device or in the store? How do retailers anticipate what “THE” big item is going to be that year? Where do these goods come from? How far in advance do retailers need to plan in order to get…
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OGSystems Signs A Key Partner in the BlueGlass™ Platform

TransVoyant to provide Precise Predictive Intelligence™ to enable continuously updated behavior analysis and anomaly detection for National Security customers Chantilly, VA—OGSystems (OGS), a leader in technology innovation for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC), today announced its partnership with TransVoyant, an Alexandria, Virginia-based company at the forefront of the predictive analytics space. “We’re in the business of contextualizing knowledge from pixels and that knowledge enables the warfighter’s mission,” said Omar Balkissoon, CEO…
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JDA Gets Serious About Supply Chain Visibility

Originally published by Forbes, June 13, 2016 Written by Steve Banker A few weeks ago, JDA briefed ARC on their larger vision of where they want to take supply chain visibility across all of their applications. Not unexpectedly, much of the initial focus is on their transportation management system (TMS) solution because ensuring on time shipments makes visibility particularly critical to this application. Their vision is to become a “Hub of Hubs” type visibility platform. Public cloud B2B solutions have…
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JDA Rolls Out New Transportation Management Capabilities and Taps into Big Data to Enable Real-time Visibility

Scottsdale, Ariz.—JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced new partnerships with FourKites, INTTRA and TransVoyant that extend real-time visibility and predictive analytics within JDA® Transportation Management™. In addition, JDA announced new enhancements to JDA Transportation Management, including driver optimization and dispatch, relay planning and asset visibility. These give dispatch operations the ability to effectively manage drivers and their assignments more efficiently, while reducing transportation costs. JDA Collaborates with New Real-Time Visibility Partners  These new partnerships uniquely enable carrier…
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