Smart Temperature Tracking for Sensitive Shipments Safely with Descartes MacroPoint

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  1. Descartes MacroPoint Real-time Freight Visibility Solution Helps Enhance Customer Service for Steelcase

     Steelcase enhances customer service and efficiency with Descartes MacroPoint integrated with SAP Transportation Management. By reducing tracking time by 50% and improving communication agility, Steelcase minimizes disruptions, improves service performance, and cuts internal tracking costs. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In…

  2. Smart Temperature Tracking for Sensitive Shipments Safely with Descartes MacroPoint

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    Ensuring the integrity of temperature-sensitive goods during transit is crucial for preserving product quality and safety, whether it is perishable food, life-saving medications, or delicate plants. However, shippers often struggle with challenges, such as handling a high volume of refrigerated carriers, managing delayed and manual data communication, and coping with portal and data overload. These…

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    Defending Against Fraud with Descartes’ MacroPoint FraudGuard

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    Despite increased efforts to educate and raise awareness among shipping companies about the spectrum of fraud risks—from the more recognized threats like double brokering and trailer theft to the subtler, emerging schemes—the challenges remain formidable. The financial and operational burdens stemming from fraud, such as stolen loads and unauthorized mode switching, are significant and often…

  4. Enhancing the Efficiency and Sustainability of Global Supply Chains with Descartes

    In the current business environment, marked by intense competition, escalating customer expectations, frequent resource shortages, and significant economic challenges, it's imperative for organizations to effectively manage their supply chains. This requires a holistic strategy, incorporating efficient delivery, improved customer experience, fleet optimization, strict cost management, and enhancing the performance of both drivers and vehicles. At…

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    Improving Customer Service & Mitigating Transportation Disruptions with Descartes Supply Chain Visibility & Connectivity Solutions

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    Visibility in supply chains goes beyond just tracking freight location – it involves anticipating delays, providing predictive ETAs, and optimizing operations. This broader visibility generates value across multiple departments by addressing consumer demands for swift, accurate order fulfillment and detailed delivery information. However, fragmented systems and processes among suppliers, distributors, carriers, and stakeholders hamper seamless…

  6. Reducing Environmental Impact and Improving Efficiency with Descartes Solutions

    A recent study by Descartes, titled “Retailers: Sustainability is Not a Challenge, It’s an Opportunity,” examined consumer perspectives on the environmental impacts of home delivery. It revealed that half of the consumers are very interested in eco-friendly delivery options, but only 38% believe that retailers are effectively adopting sustainable practices. Additionally, over 30% of consumers…

  7. Supply Chain Resiliency with Dan Cicerchi

    There has undoubtedly been a cry to transform the way we run and plan our supply chains to avoid running into such massive and consecutive supply chain disruptions in the future. This is where the focus on supply chain resiliency stems. While many different strategies are being planned by organizations across the globe, there is…

  8. Descartes eBookings for Ocean Shipping Now an SAP Endorsed App

    SAPinsider's Buyers Guide offers essential insights for SAP users navigating supply chain challenges. Discover key trends, vendors, and strategies to adapt and thrive in today's dynamic market. This content is for Basic Access, SAPinsider Monthly Subscription, SAPinsider Annual Subscription, and SAPinsider Premium Annual Subscription members only.Log In Join Now

  9. Workforce Shortages in Supply Chain and Logistics: A Call to Action for SAP Users

    A study by Descartes Systems Group reveals a severe workforce shortage in the supply chain and logistics industry, impacting operations, finances, and customer service. A significant 76% of leaders reported workforce shortages, with 37% describing the issue as high to extreme. Particularly, transportation and warehouse functions are the most affected. Additionally, there is a notable…

  10. Workforce Shortages in Supply Chain and Logistics: A Call to Action for SAP Users

    In a recent study conducted by Descartes Systems Group, a leading global provider of logistics solutions, alarming statistics have emerged regarding the state of workforce shortages in the supply chain and logistics industry. The study, titled “How Bad Is the Supply Chain and Logistics Workforce Challenge?” sheds light on the significant impact that these shortages…