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Buying 2021 Holiday Gifts for the 2022 Holiday Season

Enterra Insights

If supply chain snarls kept you from receiving items you wanted last Christmas, you’re in luck. Those items are now arriving in U.S. ports and you may be able to get them at a bargain price.

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ToolsGroup Supports Accelerated Growth With Addition of New Executives

ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup welcomes Jon Purdy as Chief Financial Officer and Joseph Luciano as Chief People Officer. .

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Retail Returns: The Key to Driving Business Growth

ToolsGroup

Retail returns occur when a customer returns the purchased items to a seller in exchange for a refund, store credit, or a similar product. Returns come with plenty of challenges around logistics, inventory, and predicting volatile sales trends.

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DELMIA Communities Month in Review

DELMIA Quintiq

Hello and Welcome to the Month in Review for July 2022! There is a lot more than what is shown below – visit the communities to see the exchange of information and ideas between members and DELMIA experts this month.

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2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Reduce Excess Inventory While Protecting Margins with a Pricing and Promotion Analysis  Solution

Logility

Your ship’s come in! That’s a good thing, right? Much of the merchandise languishing aboard cargo ships stuck in ports around the world during the pandemic-fueled supply chain crisis has made it to store shelves.

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How to Handle Supply Chain Planning in the Face of Chaos

The Network Effect

The post How to Handle Supply Chain Planning in the Face of Chaos appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business

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Modernizing Your Supply Chain is Not Enough

Enterra Insights

The late Thomas Samuel Kuhn, an American philosopher of science, introduced the term “paradigm shift” in his 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The term caught on.

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The Global Warehouse Automation Market is “En Fuego”

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week I saw an investor video discussing growth stock performance. It included all of the usual suspects – Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Tesla, and other household technology names. This was on a day I was busy analyzing the global warehouse automation market.

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3PL Growth Opportunities in Parcel Management

3GTMS

The post 3PL Growth Opportunities in Parcel Management appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL E-Commerce Freight Brokers Transportation Management Transportation Optimization & Planning

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 5, 2022)

Talking Logistics

There are many reasons why I can’t think straight this morning, so I’ll just go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week.

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The Zergratran Story with Byron Bennett

The Logistics of Logistics

Byron Bennett and Joe Lynch discuss the Zergratran story. Byron is the Founder and CEO of Zergratran , an innovative and sustainable high-capacity transportation company that is building the world’s first tunnel to expedite shipping goods between the North Atlantic and the North Pacific.

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The Digital Age is Still All About the Data

Enterra Insights

“Today,” writes tech freelancer Apoorva Bellapu, “it is practically impossible to lead our lives without data.”[1] ”[1] In the business world, she implies, it is impossible to conduct routine operations without data.

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Don’t Fear What is Outside Your Box – It Can’t Bite You!

Logistics Viewpoints

The only way to drive business is to embrace change; in today’s uncertain world, this is more valid than ever. Still, we can see that it is hard for many companies to go outside of their box and challenge the status quo.

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation

3GTMS

The post Building Supply Chain Resilience: The Right Balance of Human and Tech in Transportation appeared first on 3GTMS. 3PL Freight Brokers Transportation Management

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Reshoring: “The Beginning of De-globalization” or More of the Same?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Dion Rabouin in the Wall Street Journal last week, “top executives at large U.S. companies are increasingly talking up bringing workforces and supply chains back home — known as ‘re-shoring’ — during second quarter earnings calls.

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The Routeique Story with Mike Allan

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike Allan and Joe Lynch discuss the Routeique story.

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Will Reshoring Solve Supply Chain Woes?

Enterra Insights

Current supply chain snarls, often associated with overseas factories and logjammed ports, have made manufacturing reshoring a hot topic.

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New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Can Improving Forecast Accuracy Address Our Demand Planning Woes?

Logistics Viewpoints

If “the forecast is always wrong,” is improving forecast accuracy even the solution to our demand planning woes? In times that continue to defy our ability to predict them, the words of famous statistician George Box have never been more right: “All models are wrong, but some are useful.”

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National Pet Retailer Thrives During COVID-19 Through E-Commerce Fulfillment Flexibility

CHAINalytics

Pandemic lockdowns quickly altered consumer buying patterns and delivery expectations and, when it came to their fur-children, pet-parents were no different.One of the largest pet retailers in the U.S.

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Aegion

ivalua

The post Aegion appeared first on Ivalua

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Logistics Buyers Survey with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

Jim Bierfeldt and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics buyers survey created by Jim and his team at Logistics Marketing Advisors. About Jim Bierfeldt. Jim Bierfeldt is the Founder and President of Logistics Marketing Advisors.

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Targeted Marketing and Supercookies

Enterra Insights

Privacy advocates applauded when Google announced it would follow Apple’s lead and discontinue the use of cookies on its search platform. On the other hand, the move had marketers scrambling for ways to continue effective personalized marketing.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions continue to lead to product shortages around the world. Somehow, Halloween is (sort of) right around the corner, and a lack of raw ingredients for candy are making things more scary than a haunted house.

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Amware CEO appears on 'Get Down to Business' program

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on the Get Down to Business with Shalom Klein radio show to discuss the importance of "everything that happens after the click" in eCommerce. Fulfillment Operations

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The State of ePayables 2022: Survey of 184 AP Departments

ivalua

The post The State of ePayables 2022: Survey of 184 AP Departments appeared first on Ivalua

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Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Happening Now: Container ship logjams have returned

West Coast and California Logistics

Container ship logjams at US ports are (unfortunately) back in a big way. This time, however, the congestion is spread out across the US – especially the East and Gulf Coasts – instead of being concentrated on the West Coast. Port Logistics Drayage Happening Now

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The 4-Day Work Week Experiment

TrackVia

In an evolving environment like TrackVia’s, new ideas, suggestions, and feedback are constantly flowing throughout the company. Not only are we attentive and proactive to our customer’s wants & needs, but our internal employees’ wants & needs as well.

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Sustainability’s Inconvenient Truth

Logistics Viewpoints

A book called How the World Really Works argues that “we are a fossil-fueled civilization whose technical and scientific advances, quality of life, and prosperity rest on the combustion of huge quantities of fossil carbon.

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