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Getting Inventory Right: Hope with Hype and Recycled Software?

Supply Chain Shaman

Several good friends in consulting roles are sharing information on SAP HANA from SAP Insider; and this morning, LLamasoft announced the acquisition of the LogicTools assets from IBM. ILOG was then purchased by IBM for $340 million in 2008. It is morning in Orlando. The sun is rising.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? Interest Rates : The Federal Reserve in the United States is expected to raise interest rates this week , the first increase since cutting the rate to near zero following the Great Recession in 2008. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

November 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Here are some details from the press release: Based in Seattle, Washington, Enroute delivers advanced cloud-based, software-as-a-service transportation management system solutions to the shipping and logistics industries.

A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain


As the world moved forward, the basic concept of managing warehouse inventory did not change much. The 19 th Century: The Railroad Becomes a Major Player in Transporting Goods. During the 19 th century, the use of railroads to transport goods long distances had increased. The 1900s to Late 1930s: World War I Witnesses the Introduction of Hand Trucks for Moving Materials and Managing Inventory.

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Is Omnichannel Dead? Of Course Not…However, the Focus Is Now on Customer Experience in Omnichannel


Omnichannel has been a go-to plan for retailers since 2008, but it is changing. Algorithms can be used to analyze information gathered from a mobile phone’s MAC address to identify online shopping habits; retailers will be able to provide a better product, experience , and degree of service level. The amount of information increases when connected to the point-of-sale system, further enhancing consumer experiences.

Machine Learning in Supply Chain Planning


For example, a “Best-Fit” forecasting algorithm automatically switches to the most appropriate forecasting method based on the latest demand information, ensuring you create the best forecast for every product at every stage of its life cycle. Are we ready?

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Frankel et al 2008 indicated that " supply chain " and "supply chain management" first recognized in the 1980s. Here at resupply points, inventory was stored for up to 8 days. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats


Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. Transportation and freight costs are reduced.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

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Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are 18,182 private warehousing establishments as of 2018, up from 15,203 in 2008. in Q1 2017, the lowest since 2008.” Vacancy rates in key transportation hubs and seaport cities were even lower,” according to a report from

The View from Houston: DHL Global Energy Conference 2015

Supply Chain View from the Field

One of the biggest prosecutions involved BHP Billiton’s paying for 60 government officials and their spouses to go to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, for which they were severely penalized. Schlumberger is also using them with oil field workers to do inventory monitoring – the worker uploads a picture of the inventory in the field to connect with a remote technician, who can see what the oil field worker sees, and who can give them guidance on material handling.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016


Instead of setting up brick-and-mortar stores, or keeping inventory on hand, you can start offering this new product on your new store. Manufacturers will be able to improve their inventory due to the information presented by both supply chain and operations data.

4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability


This information is continually being applied to enhance your life, but the applications of the IoT in retail and manufacturing does much more than managing the tasks of one person. Item-Level Tracking Will Enhance Inventory Management. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us.

3 Things you Need to Know about Your Supply Chain (Plus an Extra One)

Logistics Bureau

In terms of the cost side of the equation, procurement and inventory management are big ticket items. They just focus on cheaper unit cost, not the end to end total supply chain cost—and of course warehousing and transport costs are the areas to focus on.

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Supply Chain Management:Utility of iPads on Shop Floor

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In order to compete in todays environment, companies have realized the importance to shrink manufacturing and transportation lead times through effective planning and logistics management which is possible only through integrated systems. One of the bottlenecks in todays shop floor manufacturing techniques is the incapability of shop floor supervisors to move across the shop floor and see real-time information on production and make intelligent decisions. December 2008.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% Source: Cass Information Systems | (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Department of Transportation has taken the first step to address obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in truck drivers.

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Green Supply Chain Management - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Information Driven Innovation in Supply Chain | Main | ROP using APO CTM » Green Supply Chain Management. What is Green Supply Chain Management : Green Supply Chain Management is all about delivering products and services from suppliers, manufacturers to end customers through material flow, information flow and cash flow in the context of environment. It is the best practice to be followed since it reduces inventory, saves space and energy. December 2008.

Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard?


Transportation management system (TMS) technology helps companies to manage a host of performance metrics – including working capital. Overall working capital performance continued to degrade, reaching [the] poorest performance levels since the 2008 financial crisis,” states REL.

Supply Chain Management:The Learning from the 2012 Holiday.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Indicators from the 2012 Holiday Buying Period Point to Significant Change and Fulfillment Challenges | Main | Information Driven Innovation in Supply Chain » The Learning from the 2012 Holiday Buying Season: Balanced Investments in Online and Physical Supply Chain Fulfillment Capabilities. Thus, many retailers, both brick and mortar and online focused, had to dynamically link available inventory with in-store, online and channel related promotional initiatives.

Supply Chain Management:Order Fulfillment From The Dark Stores

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Main | The Role of Information Sharing in Global Supply Chain Operations » Order Fulfillment From The Dark Stores. Since the orders are delivered from nearest stores, transportation cost also reduces. Able to send real time inventory updates to website. Able to monitor the inventory real time and should be able to replenish it in quick time to reduce lost sales due to out of stock products. how do you quantify the missed revenue due to short of inventory?

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

The implication was that orders came in huge surges, and supply chains that were not prepared, particularly those without robust inventory allocation or tight inventory visibility across their brick-and-mortar retail and online retail systems paid a price in customer loyalty. Inventory allocation processes were not able to effectively support customer fulfillment needs across both physical store and online channels. Very informative post, by the way! December 2008.

Scheduling 'Order Release Process' Intelligently - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Route optimization process determines the sequence in which orders are delivered to customer, so as to reduce overall cost of transportation. During the release process, if sufficient inventory is not available, order used to get backordered. If customer order happens to backorder after release transaction, call center executive had to call customer again to inform that order would not be delivered on delivery date communicated earlier. December 2008. November 2008.

Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

Supply Chain Shaman

While the rest of the world was deep in a recession in 2008, and manufacturers were struggling with payroll decisions and layoffs, Hadoop innovation was in full swing. Inventories are high, and we have excessive ocean capacity. The elephants are coming!