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How AI Can Improve Customer Experience

By Graham Parker

Jan. 10, 2019, 16:30 PM

There is a multitude of publications in circulation, illustrating how AI can revolutionize societies. With the likes of driverless cars offering a reduction in congestion and accidents, and...

Three Top Predictions For The Retail Supply Chain In 2019

By Graham Parker

Jan. 3, 2019, 16:30 PM

Happy New Year! As we kick off 2019, we decided to ask members of the team at Gravity Supply Chain Solutions what their predictions were for the retail supply chain this year. 'Hot off the press' are...

Happy Holidays!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Dec. 24, 2018, 13:00 PM

Happy Holidays! The team at Gravity Supply Chain Solutions would like to wish you Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!

How To Move From An Analog To A Digitized Supply Chain

By Graham Parker

Dec. 20, 2018, 16:30 PM

Note: This blog will explore digitization, which is the first and most crucial step for a business to become digitalized. A digitalized business is outward facing and customer-centric. Digitization...

Why 2019 Is A Pivotal Year For Supply Chain Digitization

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 13, 2018, 16:55 PM

  The year 2019 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the supply chain industry as several global developments will put significant pressure on supply chains to digitize. Let’s consider three of the...

How to protect your business from tariffs and trade wars

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 12, 2018, 14:19 PM

Currently, the U.S. and China, find themselves embroiled in a highly publicized trade war. It was initiated earlier this year when the Trump administration started implementing tariffs on Chinese...

How To Protect Your Business From Tariffs And Trade Wars - Video

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 6, 2018, 16:31 PM

Check out our short video on how to mitigate the impact of tariffs on your business through digitizing supply chain management. 

How Retailers Can Capitalize On Peak Shopping Days

By Stephanie Johnson

Nov. 29, 2018, 16:30 PM

We’re in an era where consumer demand is greater than it has ever been, particularly during promotional shopping periods. For instance, American consumers spent a record-breaking $6.2 billion on...

A Great UI Is Crucial For Your Business, And This Is Why

By Gavin Webber

Nov. 22, 2018, 16:30 PM

Supply Chain Synchronization Is Vital And This Is Why

By Dave Graham

Nov. 15, 2018, 16:30 PM

Supply Chain Complexity Is Now The Norm

Five Great Reasons For Supply Chains To Adopt Cloud Computing

By Gavin Webber

Nov. 1, 2018, 16:00 PM

Cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing services, such as software services (known as Software-as-a-Service or SaaS), over the Internet. While cloud computing has been around for a long...

How To Overcome Nature's Impact On Global Supply Chains

By Stephanie Johnson

Oct. 12, 2018, 10:31 AM

This past year witnessed an unusually large number of devastating natural disasters all across the world, from the multiple hurricanes which have battered South America and the United States,...

How AI, Automation, and Big Data are Disrupting Freight

By Mia Allison (Guest Contributor)

Oct. 5, 2018, 10:41 AM

Advanced technologies are gradually occupying even more significant roles in the freight industry, and supply chain management. With the rapid pace of innovation, the sector is bound to look...

Digital Transformation of the Retail Supply Chain Is Vital

By Graham Parker

Sep. 13, 2018, 10:30 AM

While many retailers are looking at digital transformation as a way of ramping up their performance, progress has been slow. Only three percent of retail companies have completed digital...

Levelling Up – the next step in achieving our mission

By Darren Palfrey

Aug. 21, 2018, 12:30 PM

We are passionate about our mission to inspire the supply chains of today and tomorrow through technology here at Gravity Supply Chain Solutions. That’s why our recent partnership with Microsoft, one...

How GDPR Affects The Logistics Industry And Why You Need To Be Prepared Now

By Stephanie Johnson

Apr. 25, 2018, 12:38 PM

One of the highest trending topics in the first part of 2018 was data privacy and protection, with multicountry investigations seeing large organizations under fire for negligence concerning the lack...

Three Mindsets Logistics Providers Can Change to Be More Competitive In 2018

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 21, 2017, 12:26 PM

2017 was a big year for the logistics industry, from Amazon’s continued expansion, putting pressure on retailers to solve last mile fulfillment challenges, to the continued growth of IoT, bringing us...

How To Instantly Deliver Insights Using Automated BI

By Gavin Webber

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:30 AM

We’re all ‘data junkies,’ right? With so much of it around these days and many ways to make sense of it, we understand the value that it can bring to our business, and we track our numbers carefully.

Frictionless: Improve Friction Points In Your Supply Chain

By Darren Palfrey

Nov. 7, 2017, 12:51 PM

In my previous blog post - “Frictionless: The New Supply Chain Competitive Advantage,” I wrote about the problem that Gravity Supply Chain Solutions has set out to solve – helping businesses deliver...

Frictionless: The New Supply Chain Competitive Advantage

By Darren Palfrey

Nov. 1, 2017, 8:15 AM

Gravity Supply Chain Solutions hosted its first ever Community Day on Oct. 13, 2017, and it was a significant milestone for us as it’s something that we’d been aspiring to do since the early days of...

SELECTING THE BEST SUPPLY CHAIN VISIBILITY PLATFORM: "A LOGISTICS PROVIDER'S GUIDE"

By Hanney Seylim

Oct. 26, 2017, 9:30 AM

In Sept 2017 I had the opportunity to demonstrate Gravity’s supply chain visibility platform at theCargo Club of Australia  during their quarterly business event. The event’s main attendees were...

Freight Forwarders are Digitizing Supply Chains

By Dave Graham

Jun. 29, 2017, 8:00 AM

It’s common knowledge, for any logistics professional who has spent 10 minutes reading about the logistics industry, that traditional freight forwarding will continue to commoditize amongst the...

10 Tips for Writing a Successful Logistics Tender Response

By Danny Clayton (Guest Contributor)

Jun. 27, 2017, 15:21 PM

It is interesting to note that most of the logistics companies I speak to admit that their tender writing capabilities can be considerably improved.

10 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Logistics Conference

By Stephanie Johnson

Jun. 22, 2017, 10:00 AM

Supply Chain collaboration has never been more critical. The commoditization of freight, and the rise of logistics and fulfillment disruptors like Flexport, and Amazon Fulfillment, mean that...

The Link between Supply Chain Visibility and “Perfecting the Last Mile”

By Andrew Pickles

Jun. 13, 2017, 9:30 AM

SupplyChainDive recently published an impressive collection of articles that examine the challenges of “Last-Mile Fulfilment.”

Three Supply Chain Management Marketing Lessons - No Experience Required

By Stephanie Johnson

Jun. 2, 2017, 11:22 AM

In May I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at a Grow with Hubspot event in Hong Kong.

Consider Your Customers When Evaluating New Technologies

By Dave Graham

May. 18, 2017, 9:30 AM

You are not in the business of developing software. Your focus is on moving goods all over the world, continually working under tight deadlines.

The Key to Creating Competitive Advantage in Logistics

By Danny Clayton (Guest Contributor)

May. 3, 2017, 9:30 AM

In my last blog for Gravity I wrote about How to Stand Out in a Tender, citing some examples where technology can play its part in achieving this aim.

APAC CIOOutlook Magazine Names Gravity a Top Logistics Tech Provider

By Darren Palfrey

Apr. 27, 2017, 11:30 AM

Our company continues to grow at an incredible speed! We are all extremely busy, yet I still feel like we have only just scratched the surface of how we can provide real time visibility over today’s...

Increase Your Productivity with Real Time Visibility

By Gavin Webber

Apr. 19, 2017, 9:30 AM

How much time do you and your team spend every week on manual processes like data entry, spreadsheet updates, fielding phone calls and responding to emails? Imagine how much more productive you could...

What Shippers Are Really Looking For From Logistics Providers

By Dave Graham

Mar. 29, 2017, 9:00 AM

The term “supply chain” has become outdated; it indicates a linear sequence of events, when, in fact, the reality is that supply chains have evolved.

Route To Market: Instantly Access the World's Sailing Schedules

By Stephanie Johnson

Mar. 15, 2017, 16:44 PM

There are few tasks more time-consuming than researching and booking the best sailing route.

How To Stand Out In A Logistics Tender

By Danny Clayton (Guest Contributor)

Mar. 3, 2017, 10:26 AM

What makes a logistics provider stand out in a tender process these days? I find this a fascinating subject when talking to both logistics companies, and buyers of freight.

Three Words To Summarize WCA World: Sustainability, Traceability, Visibility

By Dave Graham

Feb. 13, 2017, 11:46 AM

I should add a fourth word to summarize the 9th WCA Worldwide Conference in Singapore last week: exhilarating. We met with executives representing freight forwarders, and 3PL companies from all over...

Three Lessons in Achieving Real Time Visibility from WCA First

By Dave Graham

Feb. 10, 2017, 9:34 AM

I’ve been working in the supply chain management industry for over 25 years in countries across Europe, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. However, I still found myself amazed at how truly global...

SCIS: Overcoming Supply Chain Fragmentation Is A Top Priority

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 8, 2016, 13:50 PM

The Gravity team exhibited and presented at the Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2016 Asia Pacific (SCIS) last year, and I’d like to share with you some of what we learned from our conversations with...

Five Key Steps To Achieving Supply Chain Synchronization

By Dave Graham

Dec. 2, 2016, 9:17 AM

There’s a famous saying that “golf is a good walk spoiled.” You can hit the perfect drive off the tee, and launch the perfect approach shot, then watch that “easy” putt roll right past the hole and...

Supply Chain Synchronization - No Magic Pills Needed

By Dave Graham

Nov. 22, 2016, 8:06 AM

You’ve probably seen the “before and after” patient photos in advertisements for nutrition supplements, health clubs or plastic surgeons. So let’s consider my last post on the five obstacles to...

Five Obstacles Supply Chain Synchronization Will Help You Overcome

By Dave Graham

Nov. 16, 2016, 8:00 AM

An efficient, well run supply chain used to resemble the first manufacturing assembly line: with materials moving down a single straight line from start to finish, and why not? Henry Ford introduced...

Four Reasons To Get Excited For The Supply Chain Innovation Summit

By Stephanie Johnson

Nov. 8, 2016, 12:58 PM

 

In Today's Supply Chain, If It's Not Real Time It's Out-of-Date

By Darren Palfrey

Oct. 14, 2016, 9:37 AM

There is so much real time data surrounding us in our daily lives. Wherever we are, and whatever the time, we are enriched with all manner of alerts, messages, tweets, and the likes, instantly...

The Need For Supply Chain Synchronization

By Dave Graham

Oct. 6, 2016, 15:32 PM

Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jonathan Ive, arguably the world's most influential industrial designer, has said: “If something is not good enough, stop doing it.”

Can End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility Software Answer a "Good Question"?

By Darren Palfrey

Sep. 14, 2016, 17:53 PM

An editor with Inbound Logistics recently asked me to provide an answer for the magazine’s regular “Good Question” feature: “Has supply chain impatience gotten out of hand?” My answer along with...

Tigers Global Logistics And Gravity Create Model for Overcoming 3PL Tech Obstacles

By Darren Palfrey

Sep. 12, 2016, 10:12 AM

We’ve been devoting space in this blog to examining the factors behind the widening 3PL Technology Gap. Now, let’s take a look at how one 3PL will use the Gravity Supply Chain Solution apps to close...

Automate The Process Of Researching Shipping Schedules

By Gavin Webber

Sep. 6, 2016, 10:44 AM

Let’s admit it: there are indeed more desirable tasks than keeping a consolidated list of the world's real time shipping schedules up to date as doing so requires much work and is extremely...

Gravity Transport App Provides Real Time Shipping Schedules

By Gavin Webber

Aug. 29, 2016, 9:47 AM

Gravity RTM When a shipper asks its 3PL to create a sailing schedule, they are making a simple request. All too often, however, determining schedules, transit times and costs, requires laboriously...

How To Leverage The ROI Of Supply Chain Visibility

By Darren Palfrey

Aug. 18, 2016, 15:01 PM

Success in business often comes down to basic arithmetic: excellent global supply chain execution + excellent customer service = beat the competitors. Want proof? Take a look at Gartner’s Annual Top...

Four Common Obstacles To Supply Chain Digitization

By Dave Graham

Aug. 12, 2016, 17:56 PM

Take a minute to think about how much technology has changed our lives in just the past decade.

Medium-Sized 3PLs Need New Logistics Technology To Compete

By Dave Graham

Jul. 27, 2016, 10:45 AM

The position medium-sized logistics providers find themselves in today reminds me of the scene from “Star Wars” set in the Death Star’s garbage compactor. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and...

Turn Big Data Into Big Visibility

By Gavin Webber

Jun. 23, 2016, 8:00 AM

You’ve likely heard the term "big data." Your colleagues in the IT department probably throw it around a lot to describe the ever-growing volumes of information your company collects and analyzes...

Five Business Benefits Of Using Cloud Logistics

By Dave Graham

Jun. 7, 2016, 12:00 PM

Cloud computing is revolutionizing all areas of the business, and nowhere can this be seen more clearly than within logistics.

Does Your OmniChannel Belong in the Cloud? (Hint: “Yes”)

By Darren Palfrey

May. 31, 2016, 11:53 AM

Today’s consumers have the ability to purchase what they want whenever, however and wherever, putting them in total control of the market. With mobile and eCommerce on the rise, omnichannel...

Create Healthier Supply Chains With Prescriptive Analytics

By Gavin Webber

May. 24, 2016, 13:30 PM

Remember the good old days when consumer purchasing patterns were simpler? When brands and retailers could predict, or in some cases even determine what your customers wanted? Well, those days have...

Gravity Joins The Fashion Revolution For Supply Chain Traceability!

By Stephanie Johnson

Apr. 18, 2016, 16:12 PM

Transparency Across The Supply Chain - The Fashion Revolution

The Curse Of Outdated Supply Chain Technologies

By Stephanie Johnson

Mar. 31, 2016, 16:05 PM

Outdated Technology Is Holding Workers Back

Gravity Supply Chain Software Expands Its Operations To Australia

By Darren Palfrey

Feb. 16, 2016, 15:59 PM

The Supply Chain Software Developer Expands Its Global Footprint

Code Fest Ends With Less Supply Chain Risk

By Gavin Webber

Feb. 4, 2016, 15:44 PM

Real Time Supply Chain Risk Alerts

Preparing For Our First Supply Chain Code Fest!

By Ben Chaplin

Jan. 26, 2016, 15:31 PM

Picture this… You’re locked in a room along with a group of developers and cannot leave until you have completed an extensive code writing project for the latest in supply chain technology.  If...

Iran Sanctions, Oil Prices And Your Supply Chain

By Gavin Webber

Dec. 21, 2015, 15:07 PM

Iran Sanctions, Oil Prices And Your Supply Chain 

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Supply Chains, Today

By Stephanie Johnson

Sep. 8, 2015, 14:38 PM

Dynamic Retail Supply Chain Management Solutions

Rise Of The 24/7 Digital Customer

By Stephanie Johnson

Dec. 22, 2014, 14:58 PM

The world economy is worth more than U.S. $70 trillion a year, and the products that we buy and consume daily make up a third of this figure. All these products have one thing in common: a supply...

Untangling The Retail Supply Chain With Analytics

By Darren Palfrey

Dec. 22, 2014, 14:48 PM

Retail supply chains have become longer, and more tangled than ever before. The complexity of the datasets, and the management of far-flung suppliers, coupled with high customer expectations around...

User Experience, Supply Chain Tools and Millennials

By Gavin Webber

Dec. 22, 2014, 14:30 PM

For years we’ve had to put up with, well frankly an awful user experience (UX) when using ERP systems.

How SaaS Is Easing Supply Chain Pains

By Darren Palfrey

Dec. 22, 2014, 14:23 PM

After decades of running their supply chains with internal enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, enterprises have seen the shift to a global economy and supply chain — requiring a myriad of...