Amazon Supply Chain and Logistics

Category: Storage

Accelerating the transformation of supply chain data from legacy systems into AWS Supply Chain

Customers across all industries continue to leverage autonomous and disparate systems such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), order management systems (OMS), and enterprise data warehouse (EDW) to store supply chain and operational data. While these systems perform their basic function well, supply chain data remains locked in these disparate data source systems. The underlying data […]

Squiirrel connects the tree seed supply chain to regrow a sustainable world

Forests effectively combat global warming as massive carbon sinks that absorb more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it releases, making them one of the most effective and low-cost strategies to combat global warming. However, the impacts of climate change are beginning to outpace the ability of forests to regenerate naturally. Projections from the Ecological […]

AWS offerings for visibility and on-time arrival of maintenance spares for mining and energy

The aim of any inbound supply chain for materials is to make sure that spare parts, rotable spares, and consumables arrive to operations in time to execute planned maintenance work. Too often, though, low performance, the lack of trust between teams and limited visibility for materials lead to frequent replanning and excess reliance on expediting […]

Dynamic pricing for logistics service providers to maximize profitability

Revenue management is an important business capability in the transportation and logistics industry. Key components of revenue management involve contract pricing, spot or dynamic pricing, and yield management to maximize profitability and optimize transport allocation. This post focuses on dynamic pricing of freight and shipments for spot buying. The global freight market that combines trucking, […]

Maximize efficiency for replenishable deliveries with AWS Last Mile Replenishment Scheduler

Last mile delivery is typically one of the most expensive distribution legs in many industries, such as for e-commerce businesses and postal networks. Numerous stops, even more numerous items to deliver (e.g., Amazon orders), and complex routing to minimize overall distances are common challenges in maximizing operational efficiency. However, there is another subset of challenges […]

Piercing supply chain visibility fog for the next efficiency frontier

We observe that executives trying to obtain an end-to-end view of their company’s supply chain are often faced with a landscape mostly covered in fog – an incomplete, fragmented, and sometimes incongruent picture of what is occurring. Data may reside in disconnected, siloed systems, and many processes, such as external logistics or the current state […]