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Omnichannel Retail Strategy: Not just a Buzzword, But a Business Model | TALKING FREIGHT VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] An omnichannel retail strategy is the new norm in today’s supply chains. The days of managing channels on an individual basis are over, and consumers are using multiple devices and e-commerce platforms for nearly all purchases. In fact, 78% of U.S.

Life Sciences in the Age of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Short-term Scheduling for Production and Quality Control Labs. In the age of disruption, effective production planning and optimization approaches are even more critical to ramping up or down production, or pivoting to production of new products.

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Lean without Limits!

DELMIA Quintiq

There are many paths to achieving organization goals. Whether goals are revenue or sustainability, a major contributing ability is operational efficiency; the ability to make continuous improvements towards Lean processes.

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Tips to Keep Your Digital Planning Transformation on Track at Every Stage of the Journey

ToolsGroup

The year 2020 has thrown us all for a loop, and the resulting drastic shifts in demand are motivating companies to accelerate the digital supply chain transformations that for some may have been languishing in early stages.

Master Your Supplier Labeling

Loftware

Have you ever wondered why your supplier labeling costs are so high? If you’re anything like most large manufacturers, the management of supplier goods is a complex process with multiple stakeholders.

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) – House of Planning

Logility

During my Lean/6-Sigma Black Belt studies, while working as a supply-chain management practitioner in the high technology and industrial manufacturing industries, I became familiar with “The House of Quality”, the first matrix in the four-phase Quality Function Deployment (QFD) process.

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Budget Planning 2021: 5 Supply Chain Recommendations

Talking Logistics

The effects of COVID-19 on North American business are creating supply chain challenges into the second half of 2020. The ability for organizations to respond to these challenges will determine the strategies required to maintain profitable performance in 2021.

The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Defining the New Normal in Supply Chain! What’s Normal Anyways? The Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in lockdowns of enormous portions of the global population and its businesses.

Everlane revealed: Transparency is a journey that’s as much about inside as out

Provenance

Exposed this week in the New York Times for transparency ambitions that don’t match up with company reality, Everlane are becoming an example of what happens when you don’t follow a robust roadmap for transparency, but treat it as a stand-alone marketing strategy.

Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day. The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex.

Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance

Cerasis

The returns supply chain remains difficult to manage. In the age of e-commerce, that complexity only continues to grow. According to Jeff Ladner via Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the maintenance, repair, and operations materials costs comprise up to 15% of total operating costs.

Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

The IoT Reality Check

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 15 Min Read. Download for later.

22 warehouse pros share the biggest mistakes made with inventory management (and how to avoid them)

6 River Systems

Managing warehouse inventory, on its face, seems a simple concept: Keep enough stock on hand to fulfill orders, but not so much stock that your warehouse is filled to the brim with inventory that won’t move for months (or years).

Demand Planning & Forecasting During COVID-19 [Webinar]

CHAINalytics

Last month, Chainalytics’ Neelesh Asati moderated a panel discussion on demand planning and forecasting during COVID-19 hosted by Logistics Insider. It was an engaging conversation between supply chain veterans from Kellogg India, Flipkart, 3SC, and CJ Darcl.

The top 3PL companies in Minnesota

TradeGecko

What is 3PL ? Third-party logistics companies simplify the supply chain system for suppliers and sellers. With a 3PL firm handling tasks such as transportation, storage and transportation, eCommerce sellers can concentrate on sales, marketing and customer experience. 3plcompanies

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics

Abivin

,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Recently, with a number of. Vietnamese Cold Chain - a lucrative potential, yet untapped industry. With the rise of living standards in Vietnam, the demand for high-quality food is increasing rapidly.

The Internet of Things and the Retail Industry

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 15 Min Read. Download for later.

The rise of Automation and Robotics in long-term practices

Prophetic Technology

Current-disruptive events are transforming the global environment; we are facing mass unemployment and economic crisis. Now are the times to see machines taking over our Supply Chain (SC) processes and workforce, through the use of new automation tools that assure efficient-speed responses.

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The Coming Age of Cognitive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Over the past several decades, the world has become increasingly digital. Digitalization not only increases the amount of data being generated it increases the speed at which business is done. As Deloitte analysts note, “The new normal in consumer interactions is speed with agility.”[1] ”[1] In fact, speed and agility apply to all aspects of business operations, not just interactions with consumers. Supply chain operations are no exception.

The top 7 3PL companies in New Jersey

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics or 3PL companies allow eCommerce businesses to outsource logistics services such as warehouse management, delivery and order fulfillment. This frees up your time to focus on growing your business.

Digital ID Management: Why the World Needs the LEI

In the Supply Chain

By Stephan Wolf (pictured). CEO, the Global LEI Foundation. The post Digital ID Management: Why the World Needs the LEI appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

What is Inventory Shrinkage?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Featuring Our 10 Best Inventory Management Articles! Inventory Shrinkage article and permission to publish here provided by Jake Rheude at redstagfulfillment.com.

The power of Supply Chain Ecosystem Orchestration networks

Prophetic Technology

What Supply Chain (SC) competitive advantages come from supply chain Ecosystem Orchestration? supply chain

Resilinc and CreditRiskMonitor Announce Partnership to Drive Supply Chain Resiliency

Resilinc

Integrated Solution Will Enable Fortune 1000 Organizations to Achieve Greater Visibility into Financial Health of Suppliers

Editor’s Choice: 5 Ingredients for Predicting Accurate Shipment ETAs

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article comes from Vivek Vaid, CTO at FourKites, and examines how to predict accurate shipments ETAs. Predictive intelligence is a big deal these days. In talking to one of our customers, it occurred to me that despite the advances FourKites has demonstrated in machine learning and data science, […].

The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions

In the Supply Chain

By Mark Segner (pictured). VP Global Sales, Descartes. The post The Value of Global Trade Insights in Navigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well.

Supply Chain Strategy: Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery

Freight Center

From weather-related disasters to cyber-attacks to pandemics, there are many types of disruptions and challenges your business could face at any moment.

Flooding in China disrupts medical, PPE suppliers. Shippers should expect delays

Resilinc

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Why IoT and Quality Will Be Critical to Medical Device Development

Arena Solutions

Around the world, medical professionals risked their health to provide care for COVID-19 patients. Social distancing became a key measure to keep healthcare workers and their patients safe. Telehealth and remote care increased and became a more accepted practice.