Sustainable Supply Chains: A Country Comparison

SCM Research

The global not-for-profit organization CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) has published a report: Supply Chain Sustainability Revealed: A Country Comparison. The report was written by Accenture Strategy. “While climate and water risks are apparent, the implications for businesses and economies reliant on complex supply chain models are less understood”, says Paul Simpson, CEO, CDP.

RFP Software Comparison

EC Sourcing Group

Those in the market for RFP software , performing an RFP software comparison is a wise idea, as there are features that may be in one suite or software package that may not be in another. RFP Software Comparison : What Does RFP Software Do?

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COVID-19 Month-Over-Month Survey Comparison: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains

BlueYonder

The post COVID-19 Month-Over-Month Survey Comparison: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice.

Comparison of Improvement Programs

The Lean Supply Chain

Comparison of Improvement Programs.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

You've probably noticed that shipping costs are going up. Have you ever wondered if your transportation spend is as optimized as it could be? It's 2019, and consumers are expecting shipping to be cheap and quick, but that can turn into a real headache from the shipper's side of the equation if you don't make the appropriate changes. But what changes do you even need to make? Join Hannah Testani, COO of Intelligent Audit, as she takes us through the reasons why your shipping could cost so much, and how to use big data and digital transformation to move the needle on your transportation spend.

A Great Comparison Chart of 6 ERP Solutions

Blue Ridge

The post A Great Comparison Chart of 6 ERP Solutions appeared first on Blogs, Whitepapers, News & Customer Success Stories from Blue Ridge. Today’s ERP market is uber-competitive.

EcoVadis Ranks Highest in New SPLC Insight Enterprise Sustainability Ratings Comparison Tool

EcoVadis

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) recently released the results of its new, independent comparative tool for sustainable procurement ratings and EcoVadis is excited to share we’ve secured the highest ranking in the framework. SPLC’s new rating program compares and recommends third-party tools best suited for evaluating supplier sustainability at an enterprise level.

Supply Chain News on Inventory Performance 2015 and Some Interesting Comparisons

Supply Chain Digest

Last in a Series, we Look at Different Inventory Turns in 2014 by Dfferent Companies within a Sector

Shopify vs. WooCommerce: which platform is best for you?

TradeGecko

ecommerce comparison review ecommerce platform comparison ecommerce site builder comparison Shopify vs woocommerce Shopify Woocommerce comparisonHow does Shopify compare with WooCommerce as an eCommerce platform? There are a lot of eCommerce platforms available for the small business owner looking to better manage their online sales efforts. Finding one that meets your specific needs and works for your target audience can be time-consuming and often confusing.

Shopify vs Squarespace. Compare eCommerce Features, Pricing, Pros & Cons

TradeGecko

Shopify vs Squarespace ecommerce comparison review Shopify Squarespace comparison ecommerce platform comparison ecommerce site builder comparison Squarespace ShopifyHow does Squarespace compare with Shopify as an eCommerce platform? As a small business owner, you have enough headaches to contend with. What you need is an eCommerce sales platform that is not only reliable but also tailored to yours and your customers’ needs.

The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!

Cerasis

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day! Have you started planning your Thanksgiving meal yet?

Study Reveals 50% Adoption Rate for Supply Chain Planning Solutions

Arkieva

Supply Chain demand planning software supply chain execution software supply chain management solutions supply chain optimization software supply chain planning software comparison supply chain planning software definition supply chain planning software gartner Supply Chain SoftwareIn a recent study, Gartner estimates that 50% of Supply Chain Planning Solutions are not fully utilized1.

Spectrum 4.0 Introduces Label Comparison and Optimizes Printing from Mobile Devices

Loftware

In case you missed it, Loftware recently announced Loftware Spectrum 4.0. The latest release of Loftware’s flagship Enterprise Labeling Solution enables users to design label printing applications purpose-built for mobile devices, which streamlines the global labeling processes. Spectrum 4.0 also introduces new user experience enhancements with easier navigation to key functions like label design, status, applications, and printing. Spectrum

What is a Pick to Light System and How Does Voice Compare?

Lucas

Accuracy Ecommerce Fulfillment Productivity Voice and Scanning Voice Picking Warehouse Technology WMS Work Execution Software Pick To Light voice picking Warehouse Technology Comparisons

Who Do You Trust to Run the Nation's Supply Chain?

Material Handling & Logistics

A head-to-head comparison between the two candidates for U.S. President and their positions on key industrial issues. read more. Global Supply Chain Gold

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 2)

DELMIA Quintiq

For the decision making process, the comparison of scenarios in an easy and objective way based on the indicators allows the choice based mainly on a rationalized financial criteria. Dashboard with scenario comparison and KPIs for decision making in S&OP.

The second half of 2020 offers clues to where 2021 is heading

DAT Solutions

The pandemic resulted in a crash in demand, followed by a capacity crunch, which will make year-over-year comparisons difficult. We don’t have any non-pandemic years in recent enough history to make meaningful comparisons. We expect 2021 to be very different to 2020.

Digital Marketing in the Supply Chain and Logistics World

All Things Supply Chain

For many new elements of digital marketing, the supply chain and logistics world can appear mature in comparison. Nowadays, new marketing tools and strategies must be paired with an industry… Supply Chain Management digital marketing supply chain management

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Growth of Sustainable Product Sales

Supply Chain Digest

While Growth of Green Products is Fast It Seems at Many Companies, Definitional Issues Make Comparisons Diffilcult

Supply Chain News on Federal Reserve Changes Baseline Year on US Industrial Production from 2007 to 2012

Supply Chain Digest

Move Actually Make Current Numbers Look a Little Better in Comparison

Fuel for Choosing a Planning for NetSuite Software Provider

Blue Ridge

Doing a comparison of Planning for NetSuite software providers? There are many out there. One thing our customers say over and over again is that, when it comes to supply chain planning, S&OP and price optimization solutions, “A big name doesn’t mean jack.

Retailers and Carriers are Increasing Labor Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

A recent Indeed holiday hiring survey indicates that holiday job searches per million job seekers rose by 11% in comparison to last year. Fall is here and retailers are already preparing to get in the holiday spirit! Many businesses announced their seasonal hiring plans before summer ended. The unemployment rate is holding steady at an […]. The post Retailers and Carriers are Increasing Labor Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Season appeared first on Kuebix.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

Each year, in March, when companies complete their final reporting, we analyze the balance sheet patterns for improvement, peer group comparison of performance and value. In Table 1, we share an overview view of the Supply Chains to Admire methodology and the comparison to the Gartner Top 25.

5 Reasons Why Mobile Devices Empower Yard Management Systems

C3 Solutions

Supply chain software system providers were slow to adopt mobile devices in comparison to the consumer markets. Obviously, supply chain systems don’t get replenished like consumer items but great strides have been made to make mobile technology available across all the supply chain platforms. yard management system yard management sofware yms mobile

Wolves and ships

Supply Chain Movement

However, the comparison with the proverbial wolf in sheep’s clothing is flawed, because rather than being in disguise, the digital players are simply outright competitors in the relatively traditional logistics market.

Congratulating the Supply Chains to Admire Winners

Supply Chain Shaman

In Table 3, I share a comparison of the two methodologies. Supply Chain Leaders wanted a comparison by peer group (the Gartner Top 25 groups all companies together), and companies lower than 12B$ in annual revenue wanted a methodology to gauge success. Comparison of the Gartner Top 25 and the Supply Chains to Admire Methodology. Here are orbit chart comparisons to help the reader compare these companies against their peer group winners.

Digital Transformation of the Supply Chain

Logility

This will lay the foundation for any future performance comparison and provide the starting point to develop benefits for transformation. In almost every supply chain publication, you will find an article discussing digital transformation.

Value Chain Planning and Decision Making in Times of Disruption (Part 1)

DELMIA Quintiq

Dashboard with scenario comparison and KPIs for decision making in S&OP. This is part 1 of a 2-part series on how to succeed in planning and decisions amid times of disruption. Agility and Speed in Decision Making.

Personalization is Paramount – Finding Success in the New Age of Retail

Logistics Viewpoints

Shopping today often includes online product research, comparison price shopping between sites, online customer reviews and more – arming consumers with a wealth of knowledge before they even set foot in a store. Retail is in the midst of a fundamental shift, thanks to the emergence of the digitally-savvy consumer.

What Is A Supply Chain Benchmark?

Freight Plus

It’s a comparison between one or more things where performance is measured. A typical answer we receive when we ask a perspective client if they’ve done a supply chain benchmark is, “what is a supply chain benchmark?” That answer is simple – a supply chain benchmark is no different than any other type of benchmark.

Logistics Performance Index 2014

SCM Research

The report is titled “Connecting to Compete 2014: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” The index, which is based on survey data collected from more than 1,000 logistics managers, allows a comparison of 160 countries in terms of trade dimensions, such as infrastructure quality, customs performance and timeliness of shipments. Today, the World Bank has released its Logistics Performance Index 2014.

Making the Case for a Different Kind of TMS

3GTMS

With case studies, ROI comparisons and real-world examples, you’ll understand why a different type of TMS is needed to meet the modern-day needs of shippers, brokers and 3PLs. It’s been more than 15 years since most Tier 1 TMS systems were designed, and today’s TMS landscape is riddled with bloated and rigid TMS systems – none of which can accurately or fully manage your current needs. You wouldn’t work with 15 year-old accounting software or cell phone technology.

Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AMR): What They Are and Benefits of Using Them

Cerasis

Companies that invest in AMR can reap significant savings, and for comparison purposes, Amazon saves approximately $22 million in each fulfillment center that uses Amazon Kiva Robots, says Jim Romeo of Robotics Business Review. Sudden surges in warehouse demand result from increased access to retailers. The internet and mobile technology give customers the ability to become one with their shopping experiences, including e-commerce purchases and in-store experiences.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

Comparison of 2010 and 2019 Industry Sector Results for Operating Margin and Inventory Turns. Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change. Tom Peters.

Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners

AB&R

Top Zebra Scanner Comparison. Check out our spec comparison below to see how well they out perform previous generations. For Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. Give your workers unstoppable performance in the toughest environments with ultra-rugged LI3608-SR/LI3678-SR and DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER handheld scanners. These units are among the top Zebra scanners used in Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution.