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.

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

Supply Chain Nation

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Comparison of Improvement Programs

The Lean Supply Chain

Comparison of Improvement Programs.

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.

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

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 the State of the Oil and Gas Industry After Coronavirus?

PLS Logistics

For comparison, at the start of the year, an oil barrel costs $60. The oil industry was one of the most severely hurt industries during the coronavirus pandemic. On April 20, oil prices went negative for the first time in the history of the oil market, peaking at -$37.60 per barrel. Such a bizarre drop […]. Blog oil and gas oil and gas logistics oil and gas shipping oil and gas supply chain

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

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

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.

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. Methodology Comparison. Comparison of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 and the Supply Chains to Admire. Comparison of Methodologies.

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

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.

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

Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire for 2019

Supply Chain Shaman

Comparison To The Gartner Top 25. Shown in Figure 3 is the comparison of the two approaches. Comparison of the Supply Chains to Admire and the Gartner Top 25 Methodologies. . I watch the news channels on mute. The reason? I hate political pundit debates. When the nonsensical banter reaches a crescendo, I shake my head and ask myself the question of “Why?” I wonder why people are listening.

Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Supply Chain Shaman

While every company will agree that this data is VERY important, the lack of standard definition precludes comparison. We then augmented the data to understand planner productivity, complexity, and organizational views of planning excellence (comparison of the views of supply chain planners and supply chain leaders). For me, this was disappointing to see.This comparison is a good way to measure the effectiveness of forecasting processes.

Capitalising on Supply Chain Digitisation with Robotic Process Automation – 10 Areas of Opportunities – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Price Lookup and Comparison. RPA can routinely search for pricing data on specified materials and structure this data in a way that makes conducting comparisons easier.

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. The idiom, rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, symbolizes working on something pointless or insignificant because it will soon be overtaken by events. After finishing the Supply Chains to Admire report and the Youtube series (to be released this week), this is my feeling.

L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Orbit Chart Comparison of L’Oreal and Estee Lauder. To understand the extent of the achievement, note the comparison to their industry peer group in Table 1. François-Régis Le Tourneau leads the efforts at L’Oreal for Standards & Prospective Process Improvement.

What Is A Supply Chain Benchmark?

Aborn and Co.

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.

Improving Your Supply Chain with Analytics and Collaboration

Logility

Once completed, they were able to provide: Sell-through data collected at the source and delivered to suppliers in near real-time; A consistent set of KPIs that enhances supplier relationships and enables supplier comparison; Actionable reports for their suppliers to help them monitor and improve their performance scores; and. A leading retailer in the home improvement space was having issues delivering timely reports to its suppliers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What’s Your Forecast Accuracy Target for 2017?

ToolsGroup

Answering this question requires (1) a data set which can provide the correct basis of comparison (like the MLS in the housing market) and (2) employing an approach that controls for key differences between data points in the data set (like house size, number of bedrooms, bathrooms, in his analogy). Defining “good” requires (1) a basis of comparison, and (2) controlling for key differences between data points.

Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Planning

Logility

As a comparison, the supply chain planning mindshare spent on Machine Learning is nearly the same as that spent on reducing costs, improving customer service and driving new revenue.

Exploring new and evolving solutions in manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Integrating planning decisions into a single system helps bring together all facets of supply chain planning, allowing for full scenario planning and comparison of KPIs that enables the generation of optimal plans. Manufacturing has always been a complicated affair. Today’s hyper-connected, fast-evolving markets only add to that complexity. Companies are constantly facing pressure to keep up with digitalization, growing competition and customer demands.

[e-Book] The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs

Cerasis

Furthermore, some data may be of minimal use without comparison to and identification of trends and collaborations between data from other transactions within a given warehouse or transportation system. Business practices have become synonymous with the application and collection of data for continuous improvement. However, most of today’s data goes unused and represents a lost opportunity to the company. Unfortunately, data lacks value if not properly cleansed, transformed, and applied.

How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

Furthermore , executive comparisons and sensitivity analyses, that combine d etailed re sults with clear visualizations, allow users to e valuate multiple scenarios together. As the Coronavirus outbreak develops into a pandemic, people and businesses alike are feel ing its ripple effects. Manufacturers like Hyundai are experiencing a shortage of components that threaten s to halt production.