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Optimize Your Retail Space to Fuel Your Order Fulfillment Strategy Engine

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Now is the time to start shifting your business towards digital strategies in order to contend with e-commerce and omnichannel competitors. Here are three flexible order fulfillment strategies that brick-and mortar-retailers should be utilizing now.

The Journey to a Healthcare Consolidated Service Center

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The dire shortage of critical medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic shined a massive spotlight… The post The Journey to a Healthcare Consolidated Service Center appeared first on Tecsys. Healthcare Posts Supply Chain consolidated service center COVID-19 supply chain

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Warehouse ‘Just in Case’ Safety Stock: Balancing Inventory Levels vs. Risk

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There are many risks you need to factor into your supply chain strategy. Safety… The post Warehouse ‘Just in Case’ Safety Stock: Balancing Inventory Levels vs. Risk appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Supply Chain Warehouse Management COVID-19 safety stock Supply Chain Strategy

How Healthcare Is Managing Unpredictability

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Health systems are flexing their emergency preparedness muscles like never before. The unpredictability and… The post How Healthcare Is Managing Unpredictability appeared first on Tecsys. Healthcare Posts Automated Stock Replenishment COVID-19 demand planning Supply Chain Resiliency Warehouse Capacity

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

60 Seconds with John Reichert, Executive Director at MHI Solutions Community

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Please enjoy this republication of a Material Handling 24/7 Interview. Title: Executive director, MHI Solutions Community; senior director of… The post 60 Seconds with John Reichert, Executive Director at MHI Solutions Community appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Supply Chain materials handling MHI Solutions Community

Marketing in the Time of COVID-19: The Importance of Authenticity

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At the best of times, marketing is a delicate balance between mission and margin. It’s… The post Marketing in the Time of COVID-19: The Importance of Authenticity appeared first on Tecsys. Posts COVID-19 Marketing

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The Rise and Staying Power of Curbside Pickup

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Please enjoy this republication of a RETHINK Retail article. With physical retail shopping on ice… The post The Rise and Staying Power of Curbside Pickup appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Retail Order Management BOPIS COVID-19 Curbside Pickup

The Future of Warehouse Efficiency and Accuracy: Multi-mode Warehouse Management

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Specialized warehouse technologies like voice picking have been around for a long time. And while… The post The Future of Warehouse Efficiency and Accuracy: Multi-mode Warehouse Management appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Warehouse Management Multi-mode warehouse management Voice picking Warehouse accuracy Warehouse efficiency

Three WWII History Lessons for the Post-Pandemic Boom

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Please enjoy this republication of a The Canadian Business Journal article. As COVID-19 sustains its… The post Three WWII History Lessons for the Post-Pandemic Boom appeared first on Tecsys. Posts COVID-19 WWII

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Retail Doesn’t Die When Stores Shut Down

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Against the backdrop of COVID-19, retailers are scrambling to rewrite their playbooks and overcome challenges they had never imagined. Without foot traffic in the store, traditional retailers are looking for ways to modernize by giving shoppers new ways to buy their products. The post Retail Doesn’t Die When Stores Shut Down appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Retail Order Management Click-And-Collect COVID-19 Curbside Pickup Drop Ship Omichannel Remote Pickup Reserve and Collect Ship from Store

Post-Pandemic Retail: Lessons from SARS and the Success of Alibaba

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The very best will understand the intricacies and demands of omnichannel and the unique requirements of online consumers who, in the years since SARS, have become uncompromising in their expectation of a unified buying journey. The post Post-Pandemic Retail: Lessons from SARS and the Success of Alibaba appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Retail Order Management Alibaba COVID-19 Omnichannel Post-Pandemic Retail SARS

The Eight Benefits of Curbside Pickup

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Retailers will shutter if they do not take proactive steps to open new revenue streams.… … The post The Eight Benefits of Curbside Pickup appeared first on Tecsys. Posts Retail Order Management BOPIS COVID-19 Curbside Pickup Omnichannel

Shrewd Retailers Think Outside the Big Box

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Please enjoy this republication of a RETHINK Retail article. In his opening keynote for NRF’s Big… The post Shrewd Retailers Think Outside the Big Box appeared first on Tecsys. Posts

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Three Post-COVID-19 Outcomes Likely to Impact the Healthcare Industry

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Six months ago, news of Trump’s possible impeachment, nestled between Epstein’s death and Weinstein’s conviction,… The post Three Post-COVID-19 Outcomes Likely to Impact the Healthcare Industry appeared first on Tecsys. Healthcare Posts COVID-19 healthcare

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

There are now only five weeks until Digital Supply Chain will be returning to Amsterdam. So if you haven’t already booked your seat, now is the time

How the heatwave impacted the High Street

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Matthew Robertson, co-CEO, NetDespatch. As we see the first signs of the heatwave dissipating and wetter weather coming in, this got me thinking about recent articles that I've read about the negative impact on productivity the balmy summer weather has had on office workers, with many preferring to work from home and not venture into heat-baked cities, over-crowded tubes and frenzied traffic jams

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Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

CrowdStrike Inc., the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

KPI Supply Chain: Parcel Metrics to Track and Boost Peak Season Value

Cerasis

Carving a successful footprint and managing to boost Peak season value involves the direct application of KPI supply chain best practices. These best practices go back to the root of digital transformation within logistics, recognizing when things go wrong and intervening immediately.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

During August, I moved and I spent the weekend painting my new shed with gloppy, wet deck paint. As I methodically pivoted the roller to apply the stain, I made quite a mess. Standing in the hot sun covered in paint was a good time for reflection.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am reflective. My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. I spent the month of March trying to help business leaders mitigate the impact of the pandemic. My first focus was on China sourcing.

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation

Cerasis

The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before. This year, 2020, is shaping up to be the most challenging year yet with the global pandemic in full force and the delays following for most of this year.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

A Year Without Oktoberfest, Yet New Opportunities Exist in the Beer Industry

DELMIA Quintiq

The cancellation of this year’s Oktoberfest is another blow to a beleaguered beer industry that’s still reeling from the effects of the global health crisis. The world’s biggest beer festival was expected to bring in up to six million visitors to the city of Munich.

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

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As customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. It’s the same story; customers want more and more. And, it’s time for businesses to really consider the facts.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

In the 1980s, I had a flip phone. (On On the left, I share a picture for those that never experienced the evolution of the cellular phone.) The device was limited to voice/calls–no music, no text, and no apps. This device was a portable phone.

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Supply Chain Leaders Rearranging Deck Chairs? Yes, I Think So.

Supply Chain Shaman

Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters. The idiom, rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, symbolizes working on something pointless or insignificant because it will soon be overtaken by events. After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling. Here, in this blog, I explain. What Is Supply Chain Excellence?

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

The Journey to the Factory of the Future

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are on the front line. Not just in hospitals, but our manufacturers who are essential to society and doing their part helping to stop the global pandemic.

Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

How has COVID-19 affected your business? Are you experiencing a change in demand given the changes to the economy and government measures? Our business fortunately hasn’t been significantly affected, aside from having our travel and events curtailed.

History Repeats Itself Without Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

This is a story for the Eds, Franks, and Toms working together in supply chains across the globe. It is also a story for a young supply chain manager attempting to make a difference, but feeling stymied. Sharing My Experience. The year was 1982.

Breaking Down the Barriers to New Technologies During Omnichannel Peak Season

Cerasis

The omnichannel peak season for 2020 will be an entirely new beast in logistics. The days of planning for a gradual ramp-up to peak season have vanished. Meanwhile, the need to maximize the value of the existing supply chain technologies has never been higher.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!