The Importance of Location Analytics for Supply Chain Management

Location Analytics for Supply Chain Management

Location analytics and location intelligence are two of the most powerful tools for businesses looking to optimize their supply chain operations. Logistics managers need to implement location intelligence in global supply chains to: But how do these tools help improve supply chain management? How can some companies deliver products to customers so quickly and efficiently? The […]

How to infer relationships between companies with Big Data?

The use of geospatial data provides deep insight into the logistical, legal, and commercial relationships between corporations and facilities of different companies all over the world. Location intelligence and foot traffic analytics have revolutionized the way in which businesses generate competitive advantages within the various business sectors, being able to infer the behavior and relationships […]

How to avoid delays in supply chain processes with Big Data?

The current global crisis in supply chains is forcing companies to manage their distribution methods by adopting a proactive approach based on Big Data and advanced analytics. Most supply chain delays do not occur when goods are in motion between suppliers and locations. Instead, delays typically occur in handoffs between organizations and suppliers There are […]

Benefits of supply chain mapping with Big Data

Location intelligence through spatial data allows leaders to create a detailed supply chain mapping and thereby identify opportunities and mitigate distribution risks for any company. Supply chain mapping through spatial data and Big Data techniques allows leaders to implement strategies to react promptly when a supplier faces a shortage, a loss of goods, a surge […]

Footfall analytics for wholesalers: Sysco Vs. US foods

Location intelligence and footfall analytics can be valuable tools for wholesale distributors to maximize their revenue, optimize their processes and choose the best distribution routes for their pickup and last-mile delivery processes. The correlation between foot traffic patterns, visitation, sales, and the success of wholesale food distribution companies has been studied and proven, so the […]

Location analytics to Optimize Distribution Routes

Location intelligence through techniques based on Big Data collects spatial data in order to improve the decisions made in logistics centers, allowing the use of location and its related data points, creating solutions, and optimizing distribution routes. This new technological tool finds its immediate application in space-dependent businesses, such as delivery and logistics companies. The data collected through infrastructure […]

Location analytics to understand wholesalers distributors

Foot traffic and location analytics help wholesale distributors maximize profits, allowing them to reveal where operational inefficiencies are and then implement solutions in problem areas. With advanced location intelligence analytics, point-of-interest characterization, and supply chain-centric foot traffic analytics, distributors can now truly understand their channels on a line-by-line basis, which can lead to better decisions and ultimately higher profits. Following […]

Can data science mitigate the supply chain crisis impact?

The current global crisis in supply chains is forcing companies to manage their distribution methods by adopting a proactive approach based on Big Data and advanced analytics. The supply chain crisis has resulted in restaurant chains and fast food outlets running out of key ingredients (e.g. Nandos, McDonald’s, KFC, and Greggs), shortages on supermarket shelves (e.g. ASDA, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons), disruptions to retailers‘ product lines (e.g. IKEA) […]

POI Data: How does it Benefit Businesses?

Location intelligence is revolutionizing the way companies establish, operate, and expand their business. From deciding where to locate a new store to analyzing foot traffic to gauge market competition, the use of location data is growing. One of the key components of location intelligence is data related to points of interest (POIs). POIs indicate a specific location in an area of […]

Global Supply Chain Crisis? 

COVID-19 and climate change have directly impacted the supply chains of the sectors and industries that generate the most economic output.   Unfortunately, fiction has become reality, and a global pandemic coupled with sudden climate changes have increased these problems worldwide, also due to unforeseen events in logistics routes and the exponential increase in online shopping, forcing industries […]