Robotic Warehouses: Why Are Companies Straggling Behind the Movement?

Cerasis

Unfortunately, significant obstacles to robotic warehouses still result in some companies eyeing the technology with suspicion, if not.read More. The post Robotic Warehouses: Why Are Companies Straggling Behind the Movement? appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Is Every Company a Technology Company?

Talking Logistics

A couple of weeks ago, Meg Whitman, the CEO of the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise, wrote a post on LinkedIn that included the following excerpt: Every Company is a Technology Company. Every company is a technology company. Is every company a technology company?

Logistics Company

LeanCor

2 Key Inventory Metrics Your Logistics Company Should Be Measuring. Most logistics companies measure inventory using inventory turns. In addition, many logistics companies combine raw materials, work-in-process, and finished-goods inventories to calculate overall inventory turns.

Lessons from Disrupted Companies

Talking Logistics

I talk to companies every day whose potential suffocates beneath their own inertia. Another common thread is companies focusing too much on short-term financial performance and maximizing efficiency — that is, on streamlining and optimizing current business models. As Steve Blank, entrepreneur and adjunct instructor at Stanford University, writes in Startup Grind : First, companies bought into the false premise that they exist to maximize shareholder value?

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities

[INFOGRAPHIC] Selecting & Managing Logistics Companies & Emerging Logistics Tech Trends

Cerasis

The rationale for outsourcing certain manufacturing and supply chain processes, such as transportation management, fulfillment, and more to logistics companies is evident and clear. This report details instructions for properly selecting and managing third-party logistics companies or 3PLs.

3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

Although 3PL Logistics Companies or 3PLs were around before the recession, companies realized the short-term savings of outsourcing logistics, transportation, and freight management to 3PLs quickly, and the age of the rise of the logistics provider was born.

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Corporate Sustainability: Are Companies Vulnerable?

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last ten years, corporate sustainability goals have transformed supply chain objectives causing companies to rethink their definitions of supply chain excellence. The first is the ability of the company to meet its stated goals based on the scope of activities.

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

Cerasis

Many different factors have been previously discussed on specific details of selecting a 3PL , but have you truly learned how to identify the top-notch 3rd Party Logistics Companies from the fly-by-night, intermediary 3rd Party Logistics Companies? It’s true: some 3rd Party Logistics Companies exist solely as a conglomeration of intermediaries with connections to the Big 3 Carriers. What Is the Company’s History? 3PL Logistics 3rd Party Logistics Companies

Mid-market companies leapfrogging supply chain planning maturity stages

ToolsGroup

Is the latest technology enabling some mid-market companies to leapfrog supply chain planning (SCP) stages of maturity? Publicly, analysts are still cautioning mid-market companies not to aim too high. Automation can allow less mature companies to leap frog.”.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making

Employing this S.M.A.R.T. Technique with a Logistics Company to Create Total Stakeholder Satisfaction

Cerasis

Today we continue our series on successfully working with a logistics company, often called a third party logistics company by focusing on how to properly understand the success of the engagement by knowing all the key performance indicators that a shipper could put in place. Before we fully get to establishing a framework effective KPIs when engaging with a logistics company, we must take a step back and understand how to apply the creation of stakeholder value.

Top 3 Priorities for Manufacturing Companies in 2018

Cerasis

Companies are hoping to continue their revenue growth in 2018 by setting priorities for manufacturing in 3 key areas. And though manufacturing companies are striving to control their costs and cut back on unnecessary expenses, many companies reported increasing their marketing budgets, including technology, to invest in the future of their revenue growth. Here are the top 3 priorities for manufacturing companies in 2018.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

Cerasis

The business landscape is ever changing, numerous innovations have allowed companies to transcend borders and become global entities. Global leaders should retain suppliers with vested interest in the long-term success of the company.

Why chemical companies need prescriptive analytics for S&OP

AIMMS

This means chemical companies need to be adept at managing costs and profitability. Companies that spin off due to M&A activity need to find ways to manage their own destiny. The chemical industry is facing some powerful changes that are directly impacting revenues and margins.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Company kit Supply Chain Media

Supply Chain Movement

Targeted at the global supply chain community, Supply Chain Movement informs you about the latest market updates and company developments, industry events, blogs and trends on supply chain worldwide. >> Company kit Supply Chain Media EN. >>

How Master Data Affects Company's Success In Logistics Industry

Abivin

In today’s business world, whether it is a business corporation, a non-profit organization or a governmental agency, data is the heart of every company in operating, managing, or referencing.

5 reasons companies should own their own supplier network

ivalua

So without further ado, here are 5 reasons why companies should rethink business networks. Oftentimes perceived advantages of having your suppliers on an existing network come with a hidden cost as you become dependent upon the good-will and capabilities of the company running it.

5 Reasons Supply Chain Companies Need to Be Curating Content

Cerasis

Sharing content from third-party sources establishes supply chain companies as a go-to resource for all things related to your industry, sector, products, or services. Using third-party social media posts, blogs, videos, and more, supply chain companies can enhance their content marketing efforts by distributing information that is readily available. Here are five benefits of content curation for your company. 5 benefits of curating content for supply chain companies.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

Innovative companies are more successful

BluJay Solutions

The post Innovative companies are more successful appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

75% of Companies Missing Growth Opportunities in Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Using digital, customer centricity and ecosystems strategies smart companies can shift from chasing incremental cost savings to creating new value

The Absolut Company: Balancing Service and Inventory Creates a Delicious Mix

ToolsGroup

With continuously shifting consumer preferences and brands around the world rushing to deliver delicious new options for alcoholic beverages, The Absolut Company has been able to navigate the increased complexity while staying true to its heritage and commitment to quality and sustainability.

Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Talking Logistics

The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, and company performance.

Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain

With the advent of Big Data, companies now have access to more business-relevant information than ever before and are using Hadoop to store and analyze it

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

This rapid growth followed by market decline has led oil and gas companies to finally face reality — i.e., that they need to move up the supply chain maturity curve to enable profitable growth moving forward. “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”.

Why Do 3PL Companies Need Route Optimization Software?

Abivin

Meanwhile, Route Optimization Software is proven to boost operational efficiency by solving vehicle routing & scheduling problems which thousands of 3PL companies are struggling with. Have you wondered what exactly can route optimization software do to make it attractive to 3PL companies?

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Company kit Supply Chain Movement in 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Targeted at the global supply chain community, Supply Chain Movement informs you about the latest market updates and company developments, industry events, blogs and trends on supply chain worldwide. >> Company kit Supply Chain Media EN. >>

Logistics for Middle Market Companies

Consumer Goods Logistics

We recently talked to Dr. Goldsby about some of the challenges and opportunities associated with logistics for middle market companies. Noted logistics educator Dr. Thomas J. Goldsby is the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr.

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A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies

Cerasis

However, the realm of e-commerce for manufacturing companies is rapidly growing, and modern manufacturers are starting to see a shift from business-to-consumer (B2C) sales to business-to-business (B2B) sales. What's Driving the Need For Better E-Commerce For Manufacturing Companies?

3 companies tell you their success with Quintiq

Quintiq

Just how happy are these companies with the Quintiq solution? The company minimizes human interaction with these systems wherever possible. What do DHL eCommerce, PKN ORLEN and World Food Programme have in common? The answer is Quintiq.

Consumer Good Companies Direct to Customer

Logistics Viewpoints

Global parcel logistics firms have launched groundbreaking new distribution channels to offer Consumer Goods (CG) companies access to the traditional markets in places such as Latin America.

Campbell Soup Company upgrades Demand Sensing

Supply Chain Movement

Campbell Soup Company, will upgrade to the newest version of Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing solution. In 2004, Campbell Soup Company was the first company to implement Terra’s solutions and reap the benefits of Demand Sensing’s improved forecast accuracy.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

154% A Mckinsey diversity study concluded that companies in. know that the company’s performance would actually. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.