50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Fewer than a third of supply chain management professionals view their collaborative processes as being “effective,” according to data from Flexis. Building and maintaining relationships in your supply chain.

Outdated Supply Chains Can’t Meet Consumers’ “Need-It-Now” Mentality

FLEXE

Online shopping has not only changed how consumers find the items they want, it has completely disrupted the supply chain, especially “last-mile” delivery. But as supply chain leaders know, unless you can invest at Amazon levels, you shouldn’t have to mean going it alone.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. In 2010, Walmart announced its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of GHG emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015.

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E2open’s Supply Chain Workflows to Power Billions of Connected Mobile Devices

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today released its quarterly technology updates bringing customers significant enhancements to mobile experience, user experience, and performance. As supply chain and business management continues to rely on anytime, anywhere support to engage with global business, it is essential to have the best mobile supply chain experience. Supply Management.

Delivery Demand Shaping: A Key Element in Enabling Profitable Same-day Delivery

Talking Logistics

According to multiple sources, Google is trying to curb these by outsourcing its delivery to other on-demand startups and has held initial talks with multiple companies, including Postmates and Flywheel. Source: Adelante SCM. Source: Adelante SCM. Source: Adelante SCM.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. According to Dr. Richard Florida, one of our keynote speakers at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, my description fits about 30% of us in the workforce. Cartoon sourced from the Roanoke Times. (Weblink [link].

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Skip Boothby!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we are introducing a new “Seasoned Leadership in Action ” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer.

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Have To Say About Manufacturing?

Cerasis

Clinton’s plan will link the supply chain together in an effort to entice manufacturers to continue reshoring of jobs and avoid sending any new jobs overseas in the first place. We’ve discussed several of the myths and solutions to enhancing the current state of American manufacturing.

Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later

Elementum

When Amazon announced its takeover of Whole Foods last year, there was a lot of speculation about how the e-tail giant would overhaul the grocery chain’s operations. Supply Chain Operations.

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The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

So I spoke to everyone I knew in the field and looked through some other sources (Crunchbase, Jonathan Wichmann’s great list of logistics startups site, CB Insights and more) to come up with the ULTIMATE LIST of disruptive logistics startups. Austin.

E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics

E2open

AUSTIN, TX – October 1, 2018 – E2open , the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of Cloud Logistics, a leading innovator of transportation management systems (TMS) for the global supply chain market. E2open with Cloud Logistics will offer a unified supply chain platform, providing visibility, collaboration, planning and execution for an extensive network of global trading partners. Supply. Supply.

Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  Currently, Amazon’s outbound supply chain is comprised of fulfillment centers, sortation centers, and warehouses that specifically serve Prime Now customers. In Q1 2015 there were reports saying that Amazon had opened Prime Now warehouses in Austin and New York City.

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