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5 Ways a TMS Can Help You “Go Green”

Talking Logistics

Last Saturday, we celebrated Earth Day, making this an excellent time for each of us to examine our own commitment to the environment.

2017 Trading Partner Alliance (FMI/GMA) Supply Chain Conference


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The Digital Supply Chain Demands the Use of Smart Supply Chain Technologies


Modern supply chains have access to more information and technology than ever before, creating a new, digital supply chain. However, the digital supply chain has grown increasingly reliant on the use of “smart technologies,” such as those involved in automated data capture, analyses and the Internet of Things (IoT). In addition, these technologies can introduce a new level of visibility and improve overall operations, asserts The Manufacturer magazine.

MediaMarkt Sweden Looks to RELEX to Transform Its Supply Chain

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Swedish home electronics retailer aims to optimize its supply chain processes, cut inventory and boost availability with retail planning solution. MediaMarkt Sweden has selected RELEX to automate and optimize its supply chain.

Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper

This paper explores the influence of rapidly evolving technologies that have recently come a long way and will continue to transform the supply chain in the years to come.

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[Video] Sanofi Genzyme trends in pharmaceutical supply chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This blog is part of a video interview series. Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews.

The Road to Our Robotic Future

The Network Effect

AI and robotics have been around for a while, but the pace of advancement is accelerating. Robots have been around. The post The Road to Our Robotic Future appeared first on The Network Effect. Automated Future Technology automation robots technology


Mobile Collaboration - Supply Chain Planning at Your Fingertips


I “enjoyed” a rather turbulent ride on a recent flight into Denver International Airport the other day. From my days as a flight test engineer, I know that modern jets have a forward-looking weather radar to help minimize the type of exciting rides I experienced that afternoon.

Bayer, Deere, and ARC Provide Feedback on Student Capabilities that Drive Innovation


On April 19th and 20th the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Board Advisory meeting and Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University. The program was really exceptional this year, and the riveting discussions left everyone with a lot of nuggets and insights to take with them to work next week.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

The Best is Yet to Come with Transportation Management Systems

Talking Logistics

I conducted my first research study on transportation management systems (TMS) back in March of 1999. Although TMS solutions had already been around for some time, the emergence of the Internet and the dotcom era opened a new and exciting chapter in the market. Many startups were launched at the time, but many of them ultimately failed or were acquired by larger competitors.

Connecting our Lives through the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

“The emerging Internet of Things (IoT),” writes David Menninger (@dmenningervr), vice president and research director at Ventana Research, “is an … Continued. The post Connecting our Lives through the Internet of Things appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater How to overcome the Amazon effect. When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon.

Spot Truckload Rates Continue a Slow-and-Steady Climb

DAT Solutions

For van rates , rising lanes continue to outnumber falling lanes on a week-to-week basis, but it’s been a slow, long-term trend. Trucks are still relatively easy to find in some parts of the country, which has put a speed limiter on rising rates.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

MIT Supply Chain Management Master’s Program Ranked No. 1 in the World

Supply Chain 24/7

MIT master’s program in supply chain management earns the top accolade for a second time from global ratings agency Eduniversal

NeoGrid’s Chief Operating Officer to co-present session at 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

NeoGrid, a global technology provider of end-to-end supply chain management solutions, has announced that chief operating officer Gilson Torii will co-present a session at the 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference scheduled for 22-25 May in Phoenix, Arizona

ModusLink Recognized as a Top Logistics IT Provider

Value Unchained

The list of the 2017 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers is out and ModusLink has once again been recognized as a leader in supply chain management—the 2nd consecutive year the company has been honored. The annual list is created by Inbound Logistics, a top supply chain publication educating companies on the benefits of demand-driven logistics […]. The post ModusLink Recognized as a Top Logistics IT Provider appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

Day 1 at FOCUS 2017: Dogs, Candy, Captain JDA, and YOU!

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS 2017, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, got started in a big way on Tuesday (April 24). With JDA customers and friends arriving from all around the world, the atmosphere was electric. Eager attendees were already in line for registration early in the day, reminiscent of Black Friday news reels!

Build a future-proof Supply Chain with Self-Service Advanced Analytics

Find out how GE, Monsanto, Pirelli, Siemens, and UPS leverage supply chain data to drive a competitive edge in this new Gartner report.

Green Supply Chain News on US Natural Gas Trucks Sales Continue to be Low, but Many Say the Future is Still Bright

Supply Chain Digest

Variety of Factors Keeping Sales Slow in Freight Sector, but Price Stability, GHG Emissions Rules May Push Carriers to More Nat Gas Soon

Cross Functional Collaboration

Supply Chain Expert Community

Cross functional collaboration is a very simple phrase for a very complex challenge.

5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Bill DuBois Recently I was watching a video interview with David Thomas, the Director of Global Capacity Planning for Ford Motor Company. Among other things, he’s been leading the charge at Ford to deliver a global capacity management solution. He describes the process as a jigsaw puzzle.

M&A: One Key Sign That a 3PL is Ready for the Future

Supply Chain Link

With industry disruptions and developments, third-party logistics providers have turned to mergers and acquisitions as a strategy to expand their networks and meet shipper needs.

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

Transportation Marketing: Up Your Game with Meaningful Content


Transportation marketing can seem to be a challenge – transportation itself doesn’t get a lot of people excited. While promoting designer handbags or luxury holidays can grab attention without even trying, it takes a little effort and creativity to instill the same kind of emotions about transportation. However, with a little help from the tips and tricks below, your marketing can get people really excited by the transportation industry, and your business can enjoy booming success as a result.

Supplier Visibility, Personalized Medicine and the Future of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Supply Chain Matters

This Supply Chain Matters guest blog from Pierre-Francious Thaler, CEO of EcoVadis, outlines trends in personalized medicine and the future impacts to pharmaceutical and healthcare supply chains. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain

Collaborative Relationships

Supply Chain Expert Community

Collaboration is a social activity and business to business along with many internal business cross silo collaboration requires a means for businesses to develop a type of social relationship.

A Very Worthy Cause Needs Your Help. Spare Warehouse Space?

Logistics Bureau

Can You Help? A small amount of warehouse space (150 square metres) required within 10 kms of Green Square in Sydney. Maybe you could add this to your CSR activities. Background.

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.