Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Talking Logistics

Even our most popular post, which dealt with excess inventory and yard management, had a transportation bent to it. Overall, the first quarter of 2019 proves yet again that there’s never a dull moment in this industry. In case you missed them the first time around or want to read/view them again, check out the top posts and new episodes from Q1 2019. Excess Inventory?

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ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

Procurement Interview Questions & Answers

Supply Chain Game Changer

Procurement, or Purchasing, is an area of Supply Chain that involves and requires very specific skills and expertise. Check out this list of 25 Procurement and Purchasing questions and answers. And you don’t need to purchase an expensive procurement technology suite to do so.

Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019

QAD

We have a lot in store for you and your colleagues, so please consider this roadmap of key attractions and pit stops for this year’s automotive sessions at QAD Explore 2019. Procure to Pay – A Day in the Life.

Procurement Trends 2019 – what’s your priority?

Eyvo

There is no shortage of predictions from procurement experts and companies. Anyone can purchase products and services so procurement, as a department, has the challenge of showing value in every aspect of their existence. The post Procurement Trends 2019 – what’s your priority?

The Procurement Economy in 2019: Bracing Yourself for the Future

Jaggaer

As we’ve explored in our last two blog posts, economists are predicting a decline in global economic growth due to policy and trade issues both in the United States and the European Union , bringing an increased risk to supply chains and procurement organizations. This increased risk requires organizations to be proactive and innovative if they are to successfully navigate 2019. The post The Procurement Economy in 2019: Bracing Yourself for the Future appeared first on Jaggaer.

ToolsGroup to Take the Stage with Lennox at American Supply Chain Summit

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (April 17, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, today shared it will exhibit and present at the American Supply Chain Summit 2019 , taking place April 25-26 in Dallas. Ron Ehrenberg, Inventory Optimization Lead for Lennox and Bobby Miller, Sr.

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MACHINE LEARNING AND PROCUREMENT

Eyvo

MACHINE LEARNING AND PROCUREMENT. Importance of Machine Learning in Procurement. Procurement, on the other hand, has been famously known to increase efficiencies and time and cost savings. One of the most eminent aspects of procurement is managing supplier relationships.

Procurement Trends 2019 – what’s your priority?

Eyvo

There is no shortage of predictions from procurement experts and companies. Anyone can purchase products and services so procurement, as a department, has the challenge of showing value in every aspect of their existence. The race for procuring, pun intended, the best talent has been challenging. Project-based procurement, consultative engagement, product and service specialization, need for geographic presence, among the many factors will permeate procurement.

MACHINE LEARNING AND PROCUREMENT

Eyvo

MACHINE LEARNING AND PROCUREMENT. Importance of Machine Learning in Procurement. Procurement, on the other hand, has been famously known to increase efficiencies and time and cost savings. One of the most eminent aspects of procurement is managing supplier relationships.

Automation in the supply chain to get major boost in 2019

EFT

A new report and industry survey from eyefortransport finds that automation is the top investment priority for retailers and manufacturers in 2019, particularly within the warehouse. To find out more about the state of retail in 2019, download the free report now.

How Inventory Management is Paving the Path Forward in an On-demand World

Unleashed

Inventory management in an on-demand world is one of the biggest challenges in the supply chain today. Inventory management involving brick-and-mortar stores as well as eCommerce is ever-evolving and more dynamic than ever before. This article looks at how inventory management is paving the path forward in an on-demand world and what this means for business owners. What if the distribution centre manages both store and eCommerce inventory stock?

The Evolution of Supply Chain is Becoming Patient-Centric

DynaSys

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is critical to the business in keeping up with global regulatory changes, increased efficiency in demand and manufacturing of product, inventory buffers, and shipping and distribution of product. The face of life sciences has undergone a change.

Streamlining and Automating the Procure-to-Pay Process

Talking Logistics

Streamlining and automating the procure-to-pay (P2P) process is something many companies are focused on, especially those dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of suppliers and high volumes of purchase orders, shipments, and invoices. The order procurement black hole. I began my discussion with Omar by asking him to share some of the challenges procurement people are dealing with in the procurement process. Episode Highlights Elemica P2P procure-to-pay

Instant Gratification: How Immediacy Has Become the Latest Supply Chain Trend

AFFLINK

How will these supply chain trends shape 2019? Unless stores want to maintain a constant inventory of all of their available products, they need technology and better warehouse management. Forecasted inventory management. We live in an on-demand culture.

Three Ways Material Handling Equipment Is Changing with Rise of E-Commerce

Talking Logistics

With more and more brands looking to develop their e-commerce capabilities, their needs for moving and handling inventory are shifting as well. Data analysis is used to compare maintenance costs, ensuring MHE procurement choices are cost-effective. As online sales become increasingly popular, the growth of e-commerce has impacted every part of the supply chain, and material handling equipment (MHE) and fleet services are no different.

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Is it time to integrate your supply chain design with execution?

JDA software

its inventory management and where and how well it deploys inventory to optimize customer service levels and profitability. its transportation management and how well it continually procures, plans, executes and monitors freight. Inventory management.

Hybrent Launches Major Healthcare Software Update with Innovative Inventory Management Modules

Hybrent

Hybrent announced a major software upgrade to their med supply ordering and inventory management system with the release of Hybrent 3.0. Recording accurate usage reduces errors and automates inventory management practices.

Time to turn around inventory falls by two days says new report

EFT

Customer demands for faster and faster service are having an effect across the supply chain finds eyefortransport’s new D3 2019 report. The median time for retailers to move returns back to inventory ready for resale has fallen from 2017 to 2018, from a median of seven days down to five days.

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

What Exactly Is Procurement? supplychainmanagement #scm #supplychain #procurement #logistics #distribution #purchasing #technology. Subscribe Here! Email Address. And What is Purchasing? What is Supply Chain Management?

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Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Talking Logistics

It is possible, but it would be a very manual process, with many emails and spreadsheets sent between procurement and vendors. A dropship program ultimately involves many functional groups with the company, including procurement, merchandising, transportation, operations, customer experience, information systems/technology, finance, e-commerce, and possibly others.

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Physician Supply Management: Streamline Your Medical Supply Chain

Hybrent

If you can access your inventory in real time, you can ensure that supplies are available when your medical staff needs them. If you’ve been dealing with manual inventory tracking, you are aware of how challenging that can be.

The Supply Chain Detective™ – The Case of the Missing Cash!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But these customers would require huge upfront out of pocket capital, inventory and resource investments to enable this business. Given that the Supply Chain team negotiates terms, conditions, and parameters with suppliers, and manages inventory, they are impacting cash flow in dramatic ways.

Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The 3 Pillars of Digital Procurement! Virtually every type of software application is offered in a SaaS model, including software to support ERP, TMS, CRM, Inventory Management, and Invoicing applications, all of which are related to Supply Chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

And consider forecast data, planning parameters, cost and price information, materials details and specifications, purchase orders (and all of the accompanying changes and updates), bills of lading, labels, inventory records, and much more. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Optimizing Retail Supply Chains to Meet Demand and Reduce Costs

Transportfolio

Change your thinking on retail procurement. Robinson can offer Managed Procurement Services and assess the entire end to end pipeline of your retail model, looking at each element holistically to see how changes in one piece of the process could lead to changes in another.

What is Demand Sensing?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Technology Demand Sensing technologytrendsSubscribe Here!

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

Yet all of the functions that we now associate with Supply Chain have been around for a very long time: Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement and Purchasing, Warehousing and many more.”[2] Evaluate inventory policy, sourcing modifications, and commercial terms.

The 7 Industrial Data Myths Preventing Your Operations From More Profitability and Productivity

ThroughPut

Just look at your accounting systems, your worker time logs, payroll slips, inventory ledgers, bank ledgers…anything with a transaction date (a recorded) event is data! If the answer is yes, it’s time to get procurement involved.

Healthcare Supply Chain Software: Features You Need

Hybrent

Electronic Procurement. Inventory Management. Healthcare supply chain management software takes the guess work out of inventory because it is directly tied to ordering. That means inventory is updated in real time to reflect when items are ordered, in stock, or on back-order. Blog Articles Approval Workflows e-Procurement Integrations Inventory Management Invoicing Order Tracking Preference Cards Reporting Supply Chain Management

How Cloud Technology is Transforming Supply Chain and Logistics Management

AFFLINK

in 2019, its industry totaling $206.2 Cloud technology empowers companies to deploy resources on an as-needed basis instead of having to invest in static inventory. Cloud computing is expected to grow by 17.3% billion.

Machine Learning and the Business of Tomorrow

Enterra Insights

Machine learning can prove useful all along the supply chain from procurement to production to marketing to after sales support. “Gaining greater contextual intelligence using machine learning combined with related technologies across supply chain operations translates into lower inventory and operations costs and quicker response times to customers.” 3] Lindsay Clark, “ Making machine learning fit for business ,” IDG Connect , 15 January 2019. [4]

The Effects of a Recall Can Be Minimized With a Connected Supply Chain

DynaSys

If the supply chain processes are not connected from the beginning to the end of the entire procurement, manufacturing and distribution processes, or “field to fork”, you will have a bumpy road. It seems like there are more product recalls now than ever before.

Are US-Chinese tariffs part of the new normal?

NC State SCRC

” Some of the questions your company should be asking the procurement team should be: What percentage of your companies cost base would be impacted? How much inventory should be accumulated? Procurement executives need to begin thinking through their strategies today.

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5 Quick Solutions for Simplifying Supply Chains

Unleashed

In an attempt to get back to supply chain basics, companies need to scrutinise their processes, from procurement through to storage and shipping. Sure, data is king when it comes to helping forecast future demand and inventory stock needs but the ability to collect data is not always supported by the ability to filter and manage that data correctly. Also, customers will avoid businesses that routinely have out of stock inventory, shipping delays and errors.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Inventory Turnover Breakthrough … Go Back To The Basics! Procurement departments must take the full burden of ensuring supplier consistency. riskmanagement #supplychainmanagement #procurement #distributionlogistics. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Procurement Supply Chain Management Distribution Logistics Risk ManagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

As the logistics process includes transportation and resources, the whole process also needs some other major activities like inventory management, procurement, warehousing, order fulfillment and distribution.