Mon.May 22, 2023

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Returning to the Office: Better for Supply Chain Performance?

Talking Logistics

In October 2022, Craig Federighi, SVP of software engineering at Apple, said this about Apple’s requirement for workers to return to the office: “We’re better, and we’re happier, when we’re together [in person]. As we were in the pandemic, we’d all talk about depression and the mental health crisis and how our kids were devastated.

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3PL Selection 101 – A Step by Step Guide with Matt Hertz

The Logistics of Logistics

Matt Hertz and Joe Lynch discuss 3PL Selection 101 – A Step by Step Guide. Matt is the Co-founder of Second Marathon , a logistics consulting firm that helps brands find outsourced fulfillment providers tailored to their business needs. About Matt Hertz Matt Hertz , the Co-Founder of Second Marathon, established the ecommerce logistics consulting firm after a successful career building and scaling intricate supply chain operations.

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Supply Chain Design: A Tool to Help Maximize Value

Logistics Viewpoints

A Supply Chain Design Solution from Coupa Imagine you’ve just received the job offer of your dreams. The company is willing to relocate you thousands of miles away from home and your family is in full support. The interview process is over, but more challenges are ahead. Which school are your children going to attend? Are you going to rent a house or an apartment?

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Crisp Team Spotlight: Kelvin Brown Sr.

crisp

Sales Engineer Kelvin Brown Sr. leverages hi s hard-won CPG data expertise to solve unique challenges for brands – and makes it fun along the way. We spoke with Kelvin about how his industry background fuels his passion for sharing knowledge and positively improving lives. Meet Kelvin Role : Sales Engineer Lives in: New Orleans, LA Favorite grocery store product: The Good Crisp potato chips Kelvin is widely regarded at Crisp for his infectious enthusiasm.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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Shipping Labels: How They Work and How to Print Your Own

ShipBob

Shipping labels may seem like a tiny piece of the ecommerce puzzle, but they are critical to both inbound and outbound logistics and are vital to your online store’s success and customer satisfaction. Shipping labels share important information with your supply chain, helping technology and people alike understand the origins and destination of your package.

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How manufacturers can adopt a sustainable supply chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Due to increasing pressure from various stakeholders, many companies are turning their focus to ensuring that their supply chains are sustainable. Some people see the concept of a sustainable supply chain as being pushed on them, but there are good business reasons why companies should implement sustainable supply chains — it’s not just social or environmental consciousness.

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The Time For Supply Chain Visibility Is Now: Where Retail Can Succeed

IT Supply Chain

By Chris Jones (pictured) EVP Industry & Services, Descartes Systems Group The post The Time For Supply Chain Visibility Is Now: Where Retail Can Succeed appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Roundup: This Is What Attendees Are Saying About ICON 2023

BlueYonder

We’ve shared our favorite moments from ICON 2023 — check out the recaps from Day 1 and Day 2 — and now it’s time to hear directly from our incredible attendees. This is what attendees are saying about ICON 2023: The post Roundup: This Is What Attendees Are Saying About ICON 2023 appeared first on Supply Chain Nation.

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Navigating the World of NFT Gaming: A Comprehensive Guide to Spotting Scam Projects

IT Supply Chain

By Rob Jackson (pictured) Content Writer The post Navigating the World of NFT Gaming: A Comprehensive Guide to Spotting Scam Projects appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Arena Speeds Multidiscipline Collaboration and Product Development With 3D CAD Viewer

Arena Solutions

There are many players involved in the product development process. From engineering, quality, and procurement to suppliers and contract manufacturers—everyone must work off the same design to ensure that the right parts get sourced, the proper assembly lines and tooling are in place, and the product meets customer expectations. Oftentimes extended product teams and suppliers do not have an efficient way to access designs and gain a clear understanding of all their intricacies.

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Custom.NET applications – why should you outsource your development?

IT Supply Chain

By John Hampton (pictured) Content Writer The post Custom.NET applications – why should you outsource your development? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How the Construction Industry Solve Its Supply Chain Issues

All Things Supply Chain

The world as you know it looks drastically different than it did only four years ago.

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U.S. Freight Logistics Industry Recession Continues with Some Hopeful Signs

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights continued evidence that the U.S. freight and logistics industry continues to mitigate recessionary conditions including the April 2023 Logistics Manager Index reaching its lowest level lowest level in six years and one-half years. That stated, there are some new signs of optimism. The Logistics Managers Index Report® , compiled by researchers at Arizona State University, Colorado State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and the Univ

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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IT Procurement: How to Purchase IT Products and Services Effectively

Precoro

In today’s fast-paced corporate world, it's difficult to overstate the significant role that technology plays in the success of many organizations. Strong companies depend on a range of hardware and software solutions to support key business processes like customer service, financial management, and supply chain operations. Moreover, information technology enables remote work and open communication between different departments.

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Rising Above Inflation – How Retailers Can Leverage Promotions to Attract and Retain Customers

Cognira

Rising Above Inflation – How Retailers Can Leverage Promotions to Attract and Retain Customers May 22, 2023 Promotions Home Over the past decade, the retail industry has faced more changes and obstacles than it has in the entire previous century. While retailers are recovering from the supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19, they are now grappling with the impact of rising inflation on their businesses.

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Looking To Move Abroad? Here’s What To Keep In Mind Before Choosing A Place

IT Supply Chain

By Ian Benson (pictured) Content Writer The post Looking To Move Abroad? Here’s What To Keep In Mind Before Choosing A Place appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Four Ways That Medical Device Makers Can Build Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain resilience has become top of mind for medical professionals and device manufacturers.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Shifting the Learning Curve: Ramp Up Faster to Retain Employees

USC Consulting Group

It’s a problem plaguing companies across most, if not all, industries: the loss of institutional knowledge when a seasoned vet retires. The person you’ve had on the job for decades gets their gold watch, has a retirement party and walks out of your door for the last time… and takes everything they’ve learned on the job with them.

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Five Ways Freight Brokers Can Improve Quote Accuracy with Tai TMS

Tai Software - Freight Broker Software Articles

In the fast-paced world of freight, accurate quotes can make or break your business. Your ability to provide customers with precise pricing is the key to winning their trust and securing profitable deals. But let’s face it, scouring multiple websites for pricing information is a time-consuming and mind-numbing task.

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A New Dawn for American Manufacturing

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturers and retailers have often been left with two tough options: raise prices, or find a different supplier.

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From French VAT mandate to U.S. B2B framework: be ready for the future of e-invoicing

Axway

For more and more countries, e-invoicing has become a matter of law. France’s upcoming e-invoicing mandate for its VAT tax is the latest push for modernization, but it’s certainly not the first – or the last.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Cognira’s Promo Advisor – Optimize promotions with AI-powered recommendations

Cognira

Cognira’s Promotion Advisor Optimize promotions with AI-powered recommendations May 22, 2023 Promotions Accurate insights and recommendations to reach business goals It can be difficult to plan your next promotion when you don’t have accurate insights into how your promotion will perform. Our what-if tool is designed to provide intelligent , prescriptive recommendations to reach your desired goals around sales, quantity, revenue, and margin.

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From French VAT mandate to U.S. B2B framework: be ready for the future of e-invoicing

Axway

For more and more countries, e-invoicing has become a matter of law. France’s upcoming e-invoicing mandate for its VAT tax is the latest push for modernization, but it’s certainly not the first – or the last.

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Adnoc Boosts Size of Logistics Unit IPO to $769 Million Amid Strong Demand

Supply Chain Brain

Lower oil prices and concerns about slower economic growth globally have weighed on the market, and the MSCI GCC Countries Index has fallen almost 13% in the past year.

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Marketplace de services digitaux : une révolution pour vos business models

Axway

L’ EBG s’est associé à Axway pour éditer le Livre blanc « Les marketplaces de services digitaux : une révolution pour vos business models » et en organiser une conférence de restitution le 14 février 2023, afin de comprendre comment …

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Watch: The Future of Automated Storage Lies in Robotics

Supply Chain Brain

Companies of just about any size can take advantage of robotics technology, says Brian Reinhart, vice president of sales, solutions and marketing at HAI Robotics.

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How to Run an Efficient Warehouse: 16 Productivity Tips

Unleashed

Efficiency gains on the warehouse floor, even small ones, are essential in keeping overhead costs manageable and profit margins high. This is especially true the larger your warehouse gets. We’ve put together 16 effective warehouse productivity tips that will teach you how to run an efficient warehouse by minimising wasteful activities and optimising your warehousing processes.

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Inaugural North American Semiconductor Conference Held in Washington D.C.

Supply Chain Brain

The North America Semiconductor Conference forum was held by the Semiconductor Industry Association and Arizona State University during the week of May 19.