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Leveraging Big Data in Supply Chain

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man pressing digital button analyzing dataIn today’s day and age, the shipping and receiving process demands peak efficiency throughout most industries, as people expect to receive their items in a timely fashion.

You’ll find that optimizing your transportation management will benefit greatly from the utilization of “big data,” which commonly refers to massive data sets that companies break down to determine patterns, trends and associations. It doesn’t matter what industry you work within, as you can likely find a use for this information with the right approach.

It can be overwhelming though, with data collection growing at a rate of 59 percent per year globally. Not only that, but the supply chain has increased the depth of the data available, opening up new possibilities.

Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions has more than a decade of experience in this field, as we’ve rapidly grown to become a reputable transportation management firm throughout North America. From the placing of an order to the completion of delivery, will work closely with you to determine more efficient ways to improve your business.

How Can You Take Advantage of Big Data and Increase Supply Chain Efficiency?

Running and monitoring your business’s day-to-day functions can be stressful enough, and it’s likely you won’t have the free time to mull over comprehensive data sets every so often. You want optimization now, and Rockfarm will accomplish the necessary tasks and make the right moves to get your transportation services moving in a better direction.

Once we consult with you to learn more about your expectations, we can then begin to formulate and implement strategies that focus on leveraging big data to your benefit.

We’ll aim to collect the right data for your business, as it can vary from retail to manufacturing. We’ll help you by utilizing world-class technology, as well as experts who understand the nuances of your particular circumstances. Not only will we increase the accuracy and timeliness of your data sets, but we’ll then come up with methods designed to use that data and apply it to your specific goals.

After all, you should want the vast majority of your data to be actionable and relevant. We can help to define key performance indicators, as well as advanced forecasting to keep you on top of any developments that might arise within the next 12 to 18 months.

As your data sets begin to yield new and pertinent information, we can then help you to improve the flow of materials through your supply chain, which can eliminate waste and cut down on your overall costs. You can also establish a better rapport with your customers as you learn more about what pleases and displeases them.

We’ll continue to cross-check quantifiable results with your prior goals to revise expectations and maintain transparency.

Start Leveraging Big Data With Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions

Comprehending and handling advanced logistics is difficult, and outsourcing the task to Rockfarm will yield tangible results that create short- and long-term benefits for your company.

If you want to learn more about how we can help you with big data and supply chain solutions, call us at 815-573-0155 or get in touch with a representative today. You’ll receive a personalized reply within 24 hours, which will highlight the potential advantages our services can provide.

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Brad Stewart, President

By Brad Stewart

Co-Founder, CCO

Brad’s journey into logistics began as a Marine Officer and transitioned from the LTL docks to the non-asset side within the logistics service provider arena.  As a co-founder of Rockfarm, Brad drives our business development efforts and delivery of our promise. An Arizona native, Brad enjoys spending time outdoors in his home state with his wife and family.

“Our approach to the market allowed us an opportunity to push forward in 2008 and enable our mission, “lower the cost to serve” to stand as a cornerstone to our company today.”


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