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How to protect your business from tariffs and trade wars

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Aug. 12, 2021, 17:00 PM

Currently, the U.S. and China, find themselves embroiled in a highly publicized trade war. It was initiated in 2018 when the Trump administration started implementing tariffs on Chinese exports to...

How the Suez Canal blockage proves technology has the power to transform the shipping industry

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

May. 11, 2021, 16:03 PM

The ongoing disruptions due initially to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic are firmly at the forefront of everyone's mind. It's hardly surprising then that the 'Evergiven Incident' has not only...

10 reasons why IoT, and digitized shipment visibility adoption is an essential commodity for the supply chain industry

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 15, 2021, 12:23 PM

IoT is an essential enabler for real time supply chain visibility. High-level data gives users valuable insights into their merchandise's journey, including its geographical location and overall...

We Asked Our Team To Define 2020 In One Word. Their Responses Are Interesting

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 6, 2021, 13:58 PM

As we all know, 2020 is a year like no other, so we asked some of our employees to describe 2020 in one word and share their hopes for 2021. Tap on the words to see what our team has to say!

Time and tide wait for none! Reflections before the next wave of disruption

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 1, 2021, 17:32 PM

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Fast Facts About Digital Transformation And The Pandemic

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 18, 2021, 16:40 PM

Our infographic highlights the benefits and importance of digitizing the supply chain and how users that deploy a supply chain management solution can analyze and act on the data derived from a fully...

5 Ways Digital Transformation Helps You Make Informed Decisions

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 18, 2021, 16:33 PM

The Intelligent Supply Chain 

Why To Ship And How To Ship - We'll Help You Make The Right Decisions

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Feb. 24, 2021, 12:25 PM

A significant quantity of global freight transport movement is part of a multimodal transport chain, particularly for port-related containerized transport flows. 

Our Technology Gives You Greater Visibility Than A Telescope!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 13, 2021, 11:06 AM

‘That ship has sailed’: an idiom widely used to reference a situation already decided, in the past, and one that almost certainly cannot be stopped or reversed with any success. 

Santa Knows How To Improve Your Supply Chain Capabilities The Easy Way!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Dec. 17, 2020, 18:30 PM

Last week, the Gravity team found a letter written by a CEO struggling with his company's current supply chain processes that asks Santa to help enable better supply chain management capabilities...

Can Santa Help You Improve Your Supply Chain Capabilities?

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Dec. 11, 2020, 14:49 PM

The Gravity team has found a letter to Santa! It appears to have been written by a CEO struggling with current supply chain processes. He asks Santa to work magic and find a way for his company to...

It's Time To Celebrate Thanksgiving And The Turkey Supply Chain

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Nov. 24, 2020, 17:59 PM

Sharing The Harvest

Data And Technology Are Transforming Supply Chain Logistics

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Nov. 11, 2020, 18:21 PM

The Power Of Data

How To Digitize Your Supply Chain And Take Control Of Your Shipments Easily

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 30, 2020, 13:20 PM

Why Shipment Tracking Technology Is Important

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 21, 2020, 11:31 AM

According to statistics released by the International Chamber Of Shipping, the international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade, making it a vital...

Can A Historical Quote Help Provide Supply Chain Solutions?

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 13, 2020, 17:15 PM

The Why, How, and Who of Purchase Order Management Software

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 8, 2020, 18:56 PM

It's highly likely you have been told you must improve your Purchase Order Management (POM) processes but do you know WHY should you do so, HOW to go about doing so, and perhaps most importantly, WHO...

Deploy Operation 'Big Data' For Supply Chain Excellence

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Sep. 24, 2020, 13:40 PM

It's widely appreciated that Big data plays an instrumental role in improving supply chain management and is a player that cannot get ignored. However... What is it? How can you use it? And perhaps...

Six Benefits To Be Gained From Operating A Sustainable Supply Chain

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Sep. 10, 2020, 15:39 PM

Global supply chains connect customers with products and services, but sadly, all too often come with a cost to the environment - but it is a cost that can be avoided!

Five Ingredients For Serving Up Supply Chain Success

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Aug. 24, 2020, 17:50 PM

The need to digitize supply chains is a hot topic, and there is no wonder. Those companies that operate a fully digitized and orchestrated supply chain are enjoying dramatic reductions in costs and...

Rugby, The Supply Chain And Real Time Winning Strategies

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Aug. 6, 2020, 15:27 PM

Coordinated Alignment Results In All Round Wins

Connected, Digitized Supply Chains Enable You To Trust The Data

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jul. 30, 2020, 16:13 PM

Gravity's Founder, CEO, and industry thought leader, Graham Parker, gives his perspective about what running a supply chain with real time insights means when Gravity attended the Alcott Global...

How Technology Will Empower Future Supply Chains

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jul. 14, 2020, 16:54 PM

LIGHTS - COVID-19 Exposes Truths

The Benefits of IoT And Real Time Actionable Data

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jul. 9, 2020, 17:57 PM

It is an essential prerequisite that for a supply chain to operate effectively, complete visibility, traceability, and accountability must be in place. Leveraging the power of data ensures you not...

How To Benefit From The Indisputable Facts About Rail Freight

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jun. 24, 2020, 15:45 PM

The U.S. freight rail network gets widely considered as the largest, safest, and most cost-efficient freight system in the world, with the nearly $80-billion freight rail industry covering almost...

How To Crack The Changing Face Of Retail - Use the Digitized Supply Chain Code

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jun. 16, 2020, 17:03 PM

The FMCG Industry - In-demand consumer products that often get produced in large quantities and are made available at low cost to meet the needs of high volume sale patterns.

Do You Need To Weather-Proof Your Supply Chain?

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jun. 9, 2020, 15:21 PM

2020 

How To Make Purchase Order Management Software Work For You

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

May. 29, 2020, 15:05 PM

Are you one of the businesses out there who find themselves asking the question, 'Why do we need a purchase order management (POM) system'? If this is the case, you might think your business is...

The Best Pharma Supply Chain Move Of All Time - Digitize to Legitimize

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

May. 22, 2020, 17:27 PM

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, and this couldn't be more evident now, and during times of emergency, when medical devices and pharma products become a global necessity.  

It's arrived... read the April edition of our digital magazine here!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 30, 2020, 15:03 PM

Synchronize The Supply Chain The Snakes And Ladders Way!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 24, 2020, 23:07 PM

Supply chains are complex. Lack of synchronization due to disparate systems, limited data sharing, or interconnectivity makes digitization essential.

6 Checks Every Supply Chain Should Take To Stay Healthy

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 15, 2020, 14:36 PM

THE FACTS

What Are The True Costs And Challenges Behind Your Supply Chain?

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 9, 2020, 14:56 PM

What is the real cost behind meeting your customer's needs and expectations?

REEFKNOT INVESTMENTS Look At The Macro-Economic Impact On Supply Chains

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 3, 2020, 14:52 PM

There is little doubt that supply chains globally are in the midst of an evolution that is reshaping not just how they need to organize and operate, but also how the profession of supply chain...

Technology Is The Key To Supply Chain Orchestration

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 31, 2020, 16:05 PM

”As COVID-19 spreads globally, we are seeing increased supply chain disruption, but also changes in consumer spending habits,” commented Sarah Watt, Senior Director Analyst with the Gartner Supply...

Gravity A Supply Chain Force To Be Reckoned With

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 27, 2020, 16:50 PM

THE SCIENCE

Podcast - Let's talk Supply Chain? Container tracking is here!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 12, 2020, 15:56 PM

Gravity Supply Chain's latest podcast unveils an exciting new enhancement to our shipment tracker and purchase order management (POM) products.

Global Supply Chain Threat — The Coronavirus Disruption

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 30, 2020, 16:36 PM

Boom! Like an explosion, it happened... 

The New Silk Road — A Web Of Digital Choices

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 23, 2020, 12:08 PM

The Silk Road created around 200BC spans around 4,000 of complex geographical, physical, and climate zones. The level of need for digital integration has become a much-debated subject centered around...

Building Blocks For The Ultimate Digital Supply Chain

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 9, 2020, 11:31 AM

Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs theory proposes that people get motivated by five primary categories of emotional need:

How Santa Will Evolve In A Digitized Sustainable World

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Dec. 20, 2019, 15:40 PM

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and retail outlets globally are alive with the spirit of Christmas. Many shops have been selling Christmas themed goodies for several weeks, and there’s a...

Target Is Embracing Digital Technologies And Reaping The Benefits

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 4, 2019, 15:44 PM

Target recently announced that customers would be able to utilize cashless payment technologies, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay in all of the 1,850 Target stores located across the...

Podcast - The Impact Of Digitization On The Logistics And Freight Forwarding Industry

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 21, 2019, 16:00 PM

On this edition of the Gravity Supply Chain podcast, we discuss the significant impact of digitization and digital tools on the logistics and freight forwarding industry, with special guest Mark...

Walmart’s Innovations Keep The Company Relevant

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 28, 2019, 19:41 PM

Walmart, one of the most recognizable U.S. retail brands, actively invests in technological innovation to improve customer service levels and remain relevant.

Podcast - What Impact Will Brexit Have On U.K. Businesses And Retailers?

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 24, 2019, 16:30 PM

The U.K. is facing an unprecedented level of economic and political uncertainty after the government’s Brexit plan was overwhelmingly rejected by parliament last week. In the midst of the crisis, we...

How IoT Tech Is Improving The Modern Supply Chain

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Jan. 17, 2019, 16:30 PM

With each passing year, we see an ever-expanding range of devices that connect to the internet. While on-demand apps make services more accessible to consumers, connected devices can bring...

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!

Why 2019 Is A Pivotal Year For Supply Chain Digitization

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 - Video

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

How To Overcome Nature's Impact On Global Supply Chains

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 12, 2018, 10:31 AM

Last 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, including...

How AI, Automation, and Big Data are Disrupting Freight

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Levelling Up – the next step in achieving our mission

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Frictionless: Improve Friction Points In Your Supply Chain

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Gravity Supply Chain – Real Time Supply Chain Visibility Video

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Oct. 20, 2017, 16:27 PM

The modern-day supply chain is global, fragmented, and forces importers/shippers and suppliers to react to their customers’ demands in real-time. Supply chain managers continue to rely on disparate,...

TEN Tips for Writing a Successful Logistics Tender Response

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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.

The Key to Creating Competitive Advantage in Logistics

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

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

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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.

SCIS: Overcoming Supply Chain Fragmentation Is A Top Priority

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Four Reasons To Get Excited For The Supply Chain Innovation Summit

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Nov. 8, 2016, 12:58 PM

 

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

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

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

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

How To Leverage The ROI Of Supply Chain Visibility

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

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

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Gravity Joins The Fashion Revolution For Supply Chain Traceability!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Apr. 18, 2016, 16:12 PM

Transparency Across The Supply Chain - The Fashion Revolution

Why using outdated technology is as bad as using no technology

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Mar. 31, 2016, 16:05 PM

Gravity Supply Chain Software Expands Its Operations To Australia

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Feb. 16, 2016, 15:59 PM

The Supply Chain Software Developer Expands Its Global Footprint

Preparing For Our First Supply Chain Code Fest!

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Supply Chains, Today

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

Sep. 8, 2015, 14:38 PM

Dynamic Retail Supply Chain Management Solutions

Rise Of The 24/7 Digital Customer

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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 Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...

How SaaS Is Easing Supply Chain Pains

By Gravity Supply Chain Solutions

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...