Articles

Articles about ProvisionAi, our solutions, or articles we helped to write.

Capitalizing On Capacity

In the article “Capitalizing on Capacity” for Transportation & Logistics International, Tom Moore shares how ProvisionAI provides seamless integration of planning and execution.

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Automation of Planning

Tom Moore’s article highlights how automation in supply chain planning streamlines operations, minimizes errors, and enhances transportation efficiency, fostering collaboration and reducing the burden on planning staff.

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ITTOOLKIT

ProvisionAi and Riviana Foods

Walk through any grocery store, and you’ll likely come across products from Riviana Foods. It’s one of the largest processors,
marketers, and distributors of branded and private-label rice products in the United States. Its brands include Minute, Success, Mahatma,
Adolphus, RiceSelect, and others.

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Transportation Forecasting and Optimization

In a recent interview for TechCompanyNews.com, Tom Moore, CEO and Founder of ProvisionAI, discussed the company’s focus on transportation forecasting and optimization within the supply chain. The tools aim to get the best carriers, maximize OTIF, decrease Scope 3 emissions while reducing transportation costs, and achieve sustainability goals.

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Transportation Forecasting in Supply Chains

The article discusses how transportation forecasting helps companies:
Avoid issues and the pain of using unknown carriers or brokering loads.
Being exposed to double brokering and cyber issues
Save money
Save the environment
When transportation forecasting is combined with smoothing, a win is even bigger.

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Order Builder Optimization in Supply Chain

Order Builder optimization is a crucial strategy to maximize truck loading efficiency. It consolidates orders intelligently, considering factors such as order size, destination, and product compatibility, to ensure total capacity utilization while adhering to safety and regulatory standards.

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Savings on Transportation

Essential takeaways from Tom Moore’s interview on ProvisionAi’s impact on the transportation economy published in Daily Company News in February 2024

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Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions

Interview Overview:
In a recent Superb Crew interview (02 February 2024), Tom Moore, CEO and Founder of ProvisionAi, highlighted the company’s commitment to sustainability and innovative supply chain solutions.

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Maximize OTIF (On-Time In-Full)

Dreaded OTIF charges can be a thorn in the side of any logistics operation.
What if you could not only reduce but potentially eliminate these fines?
Let’s dive into the world of On-Time In-Full and discover how to keep your supply chain running like a well-oiled machine.

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New Tools Enhancing Fulfillment Optimization

The article by Keith Moore, “Smooth Operator – New Tools Enhancing Fulfillment Optimization,” (December 26, 2023) for Inside Logistics, explores the challenges in order fulfillment within supply chains. It highlights the critical execution phase where seamless operations become paramount. Moore introduces a new wave of optimization technologies bridging planning and execution, promising efficient inventory flow. These tools employ advanced optimization techniques, balancing costs and inventory levels.

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Optimizing Supply Chain Resilience and Efficiency

The evolving landscape of supply chain dynamics, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, necessitates a paradigm shift in approach. Bob Trebilcock provides an insightful case study into this transformative journey of Kimberly-Clark, a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) giant, in the article “It’s a reset moment for Kimberly-Clark’s supply chain” (April 1, 2023) for SupplyChain Management Review. As supply chains grapple with unprecedented challenges, Kimberly-Clark’s proactive response involves not just recovery but a strategic reset.

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How Kimberly-Clark Cleaned Up Order Bunching

Lisa Johnson investigates how Kimberly-Clark tackled order bunching issues by leveraging AI and enhancing supply chain visibility, reducing daily variability by 40%. This improved on-time delivery and customer service and slashed distribution costs. The company continues investing in end-to-end supply chain digitization for a more responsive system.
“Supply Chain Visibility: How Kimberly-Clark Cleaned Up Order Bunching” (March 30, 2023) for CGT Consumer Goods Technology Magazine.

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Optimization of the Delivery Process

In the article for Global Trade Magazine, “Stay with the flow. How to solve your fluctuating problems” (August/September 2023), Tom Moore discussed the main challenges companies face for quick, effective, and consolidated delivery and achieving the best results with automated tools.

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Modern Transportation Challenges 

In his article for Supply & Demand Chain Executive, “Turning Modern Transportation Challenges into Opportunities.” (May 19, 2023) Tom Moore discussed the importance of staying ahead of the curve and embracing cutting-edge technologies for logistics performance to new heights and ensure long-term success in an increasingly competitive market.

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AI Transforms Load Planning

In the article “Top 20 AI Applications in the Supply Chain” for Inbound Logistics (July 2023), Katrina Arabe, among others, named ProvisionAi’s load optimization tool.

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Leveraging AI for Optimizing Supply Chains

In the article “Case Study: Using AI to Work Effectively with Carriers and Cut supply-chain Costs” for Smart Industry magazine, from June 30, 2023, Tom Moore analyses the possibility of optimizing supply chains using Artificial Intelligence at the example of ProvisionAi practice.

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Navigating the Green-Cost Balance

In the article “Green and Cost Savings Can Go Together (Really)” in Supply Chain Brain Magazine, Tom Moore provides his vision for achieving Green-Cost balance, sustainability goals, and improving E in supply chain ESG while decreasing the transportation and learning curve costs.

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Logistic Challenges with AI

In the article “Making the Infeasible Feasible with AI”, for MH&L, Tom Moore discusses Logistic Challenges with AI and how AI is transforming the seemingly insurmountable challenges in transportation and logistics, offering unprecedented solutions.
May 1, 2023

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How To Manage Transportation Plans In Supply Chains

On May 2, 2023, Amit Chowdhry for Pulse 2.0, engaged in an insightful conversation with Tom Moore, the Founder and CEO of ProvisionAI. The discussion delved into the origins, challenges, core products, milestones, and future goals of ProvisionAI, a company at the forefront of optimizing Deployment Transportation Plans.

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How to Save Your Supply Chain Project from Failure

Tom Moore, a Supply Chain Brief (SCB) contributor, delved into the common pitfalls leading to supply chain project failures. Moore echoes the concerns raised by Joe Peppard, a seasoned professor at University College Dublin, in an insightful article titled “Why do supply chain projects often fail?” published in the Wall Street Journal. The subtitle of Peppard’s piece poignantly captures the prevalent issue: “Too Often, Investments in Technology Fail to Achieve Promised Results.”

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KCC Leading Innovation with LevelLoad

As a brisk morning cup of coffee paired with the Wall Street Journal WSJ’s Logistics Roundup might reveal, the business world is in a constant state of motion—much like the complex supply chains that keep its wheels turning. A standout story this morning takes us into the core of Kimberly-Clark’s recent logistics triumph, a narrative of strategic optimization worth exploring.

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The Gap Between Transportation Planning and Execution

Kimberly-Clark, a household name synonymous with quality consumer goods, has not just embraced change; they’ve set a new bar for it. The details, outlined in a recent Logistics Management article by Bridget McCrea, present a case study in transformation that’s as much about innovation as it is about savings—and we’re talking savings in the multi-million-dollar range.

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The Importance of Smooth CPG Flows in Supply Chains

Published on December 21, 2023, in SupplyChain Management Review Magazine by Jeffrey H. Schutt, Ph.D., director of ProvisionAi, this article delves into the substantial challenges presented by volatility within Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) supply chains.
Focusing on the impact of consumer behavior on transportation flows, the article explores the causes, effects, and potential rewards associated with minimizing this volatility.

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KCC optimizes transportation, gets multi-million dollars savings

Kimberly-Clark’s Supply Chain Optimization

In an article by Bridget McCrea titled “Kimberly-Clark streamlines order fulfillment & optimizes transportation,” published on November 6, 2023, in Logistics Management, the global leader in personal care and professional products, Kimberly-Clark embarks on a comprehensive effort to digitize its supply chain. The company aims to streamline its transportation networks by leveraging machine learning and optimization algorithms, resulting in multi-million dollar savings annually.

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Lower Freight Costs

Lower freight costs for customer shipments is the “holy grail” of consumer products and other supply chains. Here is a way to do it.

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