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4 Tips To Cut Costs In A Warehouse

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Maximizing profits is the main point of running a business. If you’re running a warehouse, this will probably be your main goal, too. Competition is plentiful, and you’re always on the lookout for a way to get ahead.

The “Rights” and “Mores” of Supply Chain Execution

Talking Logistics

Whether you’re talking about the Amazon Effect and the rapid growth of e-commerce, the changing global trade management landscape, or what’s happening on the technology front, it’s clear that the rules for success in supply chain management are changing. What are these new rules for success? How should companies respond? What role is technology playing?

What Are Dark Warehouses and What Do I Need to Know?

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Demand to increase efficiency in warehouse management is at an all-time high. Warehouse managers also face challenges with finding and retaining the right talent, as well as added pressure from customers and shareholders alike.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes!

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

PINC is a Food Logistics’ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Provider

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Leader in digital yard management and inventory solutions recognized as critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain. food logistics fl100 digital yard management yard management system inventory robotics

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Global Logistics Outlook: 2019

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: Mike Greco, Senior Vice President of Global Logistics When you look back at some of the major trade decisions made in 2018, we see a continuing volatility in the global markets going into the new year.

The Wholesale Strategy: E-commerce Series (Part 3)

C3 Solutions

For companies in the wholesale distribution niche, the advent of e-commerce can be a double-edged sword. Part 3 of our E-commerce Series brings to light new industry challenges and advantages.

Choosing the right organizational chart to your Chinese setup

Supply Chain Movement

I recently coached a Danish SME on how to design the organizational chart for their Chinese office.

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Eradicating Modern-Day Slavery in Supply Chains

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Here in the States, today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day — a time when we recommit ourselves to ending modern-day slavery and exploitation. Although regulations on human trafficking are tightening, millions of people continue to suffer in every region of the world

How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Forget Christmas: why we’re planning for a non-stop peak

BluJay Solutions

The evolving retail cycle is producing new seasonal peaks with new and countless sales events across the retail calendar.

Transportation in 2019 and Beyond: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

Talking Logistics

With tight capacity and rising rates dominating the headlines, 2018 certainly didn’t go as planned or expected for many shippers. As we begin 2019, what are the key lessons learned from last year, and what trends and factors should shippers keep an eye on to make sure they’re able to respond effectively to whatever happens in the transportation market in the weeks and months ahead? Those are the main questions I discussed with Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H.

Breaking Down Perception Barriers to Women in Leadership

Supply Chain Nation

This blog features insights from Regenia Sanders, EY Advisory Principal for the Supply Chain and Operations practice. Regenia leads the Americas Supply Chain practice for the industrial products sector. In their strategic alliance, EY and JDA are helping clients transform their supply chains for the digital future.

Reinventing Retail in a Multichannel World

Supply Chain @ MIT

The liquidation woes of Sears Holdings, owner of iconic retailer Sears and Kmart, underscore the dramatic decline in bricks-and-mortar retailing in the face of booming e-commerce sales and shifting consumer buying patterns.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Made in America vs. Assembled in America – Defining Terms!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by Casey Heigl at [link].

The Time is Now: A Customer-Centric Approach to Supply Chains

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Behind the scenes and across many industries, supply chain management is changing. Approximately 60% of businesses have found that evolving to a more customer-centric approach increased profits , outshining competitors who don't make an effort to focus on the customer.

Small Manufacturers Play Critical Role in Securing the Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

While 75% of manufacturing companies have a program to promote cybersecurity awareness, only 37% believe that their programs are very to completely effective.

ToolsGroup Automates Demand-Driven, Omnichannel Supply Chain Planning at Dixons SEE

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

ToolsGroup and its Greek partner THellas announced today that Dixons South East Europe (SEE) has gone live with SO99+ software to automate its omnichannel supply chain planning and transform from a supply-driven to demand-driven model.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Top Posts of 2018: Mega Trends and Investments in Infrastructure and Technology

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As we look back at last year’s top supply chain trends and key topics, many shippers, analysts, and transportation providers remain focused on technology and digitization.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

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Subscribe Here! Email Address. 6 Reasons Supply Chain Employees Look For New Jobs! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

Your Must-Watch On Delivering a Better Customer Experience

Supply Chain Nation

Ready to reimagine your customer experience? Dick O’Brien , one of JDA’s senior solutions leaders for Retail explains how you can immediately increase operational efficiency.

Pharma Companies Sharing Supplier Data for Global Sustainability Program

Material Handling & Logistics

GlaxoSmithKline, Teva, Takeda create the Responsible Health Initiative to improve visibility in global health supply chain. Industries are increasingly deciding to collaborate with peers -- instead of competing -- when it comes to critical issues like sustainability.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Recreating the environment in which historical demand occurred

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

At last year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference analyst Tom Enright summarised the essence of successful demand forecasting with the following statement: “ Demand forecast accuracy depends on your ability to recreate the environment in which historical demand occurred.”.

8 Ways for Truck Drivers to Eat Healthy While Driving

Cerasis

When you are driving a big rig you need to eat quickly so you can keep on moving. Sometimes you do not have time to stop for a good healthy meal.

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Procurement Transformation Delays – The Role of Personality!

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Subscribe Here! Email Address. Pain Points – An Opportunity to Innovate and Expand! Article provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by Katalin Brennan at Eyvo E-Procurement. We’ve all heard of the need for Procurement to embrace the Digital Transformation for many years.

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.”

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.