In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have implemented COVID-19 case information as a Sunrise map layer and have enabled it in all Sunrise accounts.  How does it work? The COVID-19 Cases layer is already active in every Sunrise account. Hover over the red circles on the map to see confirmed positive case and death…

On time and in full

The OTIF Driver On-time in-full (OTIF) is a relatively new concept that stems from a single driver: customer demand. As consumers become increasingly accustomed to locating, purchasing, and receiving products in a matter of days, their tolerance for anything outside of this new norm is relatively low. Even with understandable circumstances, such as a major…

Intelligent supply chain automation

The Rise of Intelligent Automation in Logistics Digitization is transforming the vast majority of our personal and work tasks over the past decade. Logistics is not immune as automation is making the transport of goods more efficient and transparent with fewer resources. It’s not just automation, either. It’s intelligent automation backed by powerful technology that…

Transportation risk management.

The Impact of Increasingly Severe Weather and Climate Disasters on Transportation Risk Management Weather events and climate disasters have wreaked havoc on the United States and beyond since the beginning of time, but the increasing frequency and severity of these events are alarming. The significance of these events is far-reaching, affecting not only people in…

Semi truck in bad weather

Proactive Planning for More Responsive Risk Mitigation Supply chain planning is all about managing risks to operations. Unfortunately, many organizations are still playing defense – dealing with disruptions to the supply chain as they happen instead of anticipating and mitigating risks before they occur. Some blame the fact that they lack the tools to predict…

Tablet with supply chain map in warehouse.

The Road to On-Time In-Full The ability to meet customer demand is a primary measure of success. Consumer demand is a driving force for the production of goods and services. Increasing demand places pressure on companies to produce more faster to whoever their customers may be.  The Amazon effect has shifted everyone’s perspective on how…