Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020 Avanos Medical, Inc.,


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Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits.

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics

Logistics of a Company: Supplier Diversity to Survive Peak Season


The logistics of a company can More. The post Logistics of a Company: Supplier Diversity to Survive Peak Season appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Peak Season logistics of a company

How to Choose a Cleaning Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Special vacuum cleaners, floor polishers, pressure washing equipment, special sprays, absorbent solutions and disinfectants – this is not a complete arsenal of cleaning company tools. To get started, select a few companies that provide relevant services in your city.

5 Ways CPG Companies can Appeal to Conscious Consumers

DELMIA Quintiq

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!

Companies Need to Avoid the Greenwashing Trap

Enterra Insights

Over the past couple of years, numerous companies have pledged to achieve “net zero” operations over the next decade or two. Companies claim they will achieve their goal using a number of strategies including the reduction of emissions and carbon offsets.

Is Every Company a Delivery Company?

Talking Logistics

I’ve commented several times about Meg Whitman’s statement a few years ago that “every company is a technology company.” Read more Is Every Company a Delivery Company? The post Is Every Company a Delivery Company?

Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance


The post Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Reverse Logistics reverse logistics companiesThe returns supply chain remains difficult to manage.

6 Marketing Strategies for Manufacturing Companies

IT Supply Chain

The post 6 Marketing Strategies for Manufacturing Companies appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Alfredo Vargas (pictured). Digital Marketing Expert. Industry Talk

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology


CPG companies can collaborate more effectively, get consensus, and make better decisions faster with the right solutions for S&OP success. There’s a certain comfort level with spreadsheets, but they are holding your company back.

FreightWaves Classics: Trailer Company of America combined two pioneering companies

The Supply Chain Journal

A little more than 93 years ago (July 1, 1928), two of the largest truck trailer manufacturers in the United States merged, becoming the Trailer Company of America (TCA). The newly formed company was headquartered in Cincinnati. The Trailmobile Finance Company was begun in 1955.

How to Cut Costs on Company Vehicles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Company vehicles article and permission to publish here provided by Carol Trehearn. If you needed to buy company cars but wanted to cut the costs, this is perhaps one of the best ways forward. The post How to Cut Costs on Company Vehicles! Subscribe Here! Email Address.

LogiPharma 2022: Three Key Takeaways for Pharmaceutical Companies


LogiPharma 2022, which took place earlier this month in Nice, France, brought together senior-level pharmaceutical supply chain executives for three days of insightful presentations, roundtables, and networking opportunities. Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain Life Sciences Labeling events

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Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

How Trucking Companies Make Money!

Supply Chain Game Changer

4 Unique Services Offered By Trucking Companies! Trucking companies article and permission to publish here provided by Saaed Darwish. From raw materials to finished goods, they start in one place and end up in another, and so the need for trucking companies still runs high.

6 Key Essentials to Select your 3PL Company

Logistics Bureau

The criteria for selecting the right 3PL company are numerous. We hope that through these tips you’ll be able to ensure your company makes the right outsourcing decisions. Why Large Companies Increasingly Opt for 4PL Services.

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Preparing Your Company for Industry 4.0!

Supply Chain Game Changer

is a hot trend that is continually helping to increase efficiencies in manufacturing and many manufacturing companies are actively looking for ways to adopt it in their own operations. trends with minimal hassle, there are a few things you should do in preparing your company for Industry 4.0.

BR Williams Named Best Trucking Company in Alabama

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

FreightWaves Ratings names BR Williams the best trucking and transportation company in Alabama. BR Williams topped the list of the ten best trucking companies serving areas in and around Alabama. ” News Press Releases 3PL Logistics Trucking Trucking Companies

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

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

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Companies Improve their Supply Chains with Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Viewpoints

As an E2open forecasting benchmarking report pointed out, “for companies trying to predict demand in March of 2020 as the world was descending into lockdown and everything was being turned upside down, what happened in March of 2019 had little to no relevance.”.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Occidental and Oriental Steamship Company

The Supply Chain Journal

Founded in late 1874, the Occidental and Oriental Steamship Company (also known as the O&O) was created for a simple purpose – to compete with the Pacific Mail Steamship Company. George Bradbury, a former president of Pacific Mail, was named the new company’s president.

How Logistics Automation Impacts Your Company’s Valuation

Talking Logistics

When you digitize, connect and automate your supply chain’s logistics function, chances are you’ve improved not only your operational economics, but also the big-picture value of your company. Read more How Logistics Automation Impacts Your Company’s Valuation.

Adopting Digital Payments: 3 Reasons For Supply Chain Companies


Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Sydney Wess with Clutch who gives us 3 reasons supply chain companies should be adopting digital payment options.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2022, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Bitter sale of trucking companies pits brother against brother

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul and Rana Randhawa have been embroiled in a legal dispute since 2018 over the Ontario, Canada-based Randhawa Group of Companies. So much so that Paul Randhawa’s lawyers persuaded the judge to give the trustee the power to investigate the company to ensure the sale maximizes the value.

Appellate court affirms harassment and retaliation ruling against trucking company

The Supply Chain Journal

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (which oversees Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan) recently addressed a trucking company’s liability when an employee sued alleging sexual harassment by the driver trainer, after being terminated.

How To Implement Predictive Analytics Into Your Company


Retail giant Amazon uses predictive analytics to study the behaviors of over 200 million customers who produce over 1 billion GB of website data per year, which results in tailored product suggestions that earn the company over $2 billion in sales a year.

FreightWaves Classics: White Motor Company was a trucking pioneer

The Supply Chain Journal

For eight decades (1900-1980), White Motor Company was a mainstay of American automobile, truck, bus and agricultural tractor manufacturing. A White Motor Company tanker truck. 1924 white motor company wrecker. White Sewing Machine Company. assets of the company in 1981.

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

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.