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.

Transportation in the Americas: A Cross-Country Comparison

MIT Supply Chain

An international transportation comparison with qualitative coding The TTPI gives a country an overall rating on a scale of 1–4. Latin American countries have particular challenges related to truck transport.


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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?

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


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.

This Buyer’s Guide Will Help you Choose the Best Graph Database

Selecting a graph database is an important decision that can shape the success of your organization. This guide is intended to assist your buying decision with side-by-side comparisons of graph databases from Amazon, DataStax, Neo4j, and TigerGraph.

6 Tips to Build Your Transportation Management System Vendor List & How to Build a Comparison Chart


However, through implementing a working comparison chart, businesses in the over-the-road trucking industry can establish a successful TMS vendor list. Building a successful transportation management system vendor list presents a seemingly tricky challenge.

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


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.

Sales Comparison Approach as a Valuation Method of Machinery

Exapro Hub

These methods include cost approach, sales comparison approach and income approach. This article will focus primarily on the sales comparison approach […]. The post Sales Comparison Approach as a Valuation Method of Machinery appeared first on Exapro Hub.

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


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.

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.

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 Squarespace. Compare eCommerce Features, Pricing, Pros & Cons


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.

Study Reveals 50% Adoption Rate for Supply Chain Planning Solutions


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.

Daily Infographic: Q1 2021 Earnings Comparison

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here. FreightWaves Infographics Infographics Covenant Transport earnings Earnings reports Forward Air Infographic infographics Old Dominion Freight Line Saia Schneider National USA Truck USXpress Werner Enterprises

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


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?

Spectrum 4.0 Introduces Label Comparison and Optimizes Printing from Mobile Devices


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?


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

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.

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.

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


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.

Shipments up, freight spend way up — Cass reports

The Supply Chain Journal

This acceleration suggests Q2 y/y comparisons will be in the 40%-50% range, compared to the shutdown.”. Freight expenditures surged with another step higher in volumes, according to March data released by Cass Information Systems ( NASDAQ: CASS ) on Friday.

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.

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

US rail traffic jumps 25% year-over-year but is flat from prior week

The Supply Chain Journal

rail volumes rose nearly 25% last week, although some commodities may be affected by uneven year-over-year comparisons because the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year caused widespread shutdowns and affected rail traffic. Weekly U.S.

Trucking boom propels Meritor to higher sales and earnings

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE: MTOR ) reported higher sales and earnings for its fiscal second quarter despite a tough comparison with the year-ago period. Commercial driveline supplier Meritor Inc.

ArcBest blows past first-quarter expectations

The Supply Chain Journal

The year-over-year comparison was greatly impacted by severe declines in volumes during April 2020 as COVID-related lockdowns spread. Logistics provider ArcBest Corp. NASDAQ: ARCB ) reported record first-quarter results Tuesday. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.01

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.

Food inventories ‘literally being eaten into,’ Americold says

The Supply Chain Journal

Elevated inventories in the first quarter of 2020 also hurt the comparison. Cold storage facility operator Americold Realty Trust ( NYSE: COLD ) said manufacturers still aren’t producing food products at pre-COVID levels and recent production activity isn’t keeping pace with demand.