6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

At Unleashed, we’ve seen suggestions online to download or print out customer information to refer to it later, which would increase the risk of that personal information not being secure. Even customers who buy directly from you, or your bricks and mortar resellers, are influenced by reviews they can find online from sources like Amazon. Business Tips Other Amazon good products multichannel North America UK

6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

At Unleashed, we’ve seen suggestions online to download or print out customer information to refer to it later, which would increase the risk of that personal information not being secure. Even customers who buy directly from you, or your bricks and mortar resellers, are influenced by reviews they can find online from sources like Amazon. Business Tips Other Amazon good products multichannel North America UK

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Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

Source: Gartner, Forecast Snapshot: Prescriptive Analytics Software, Worldwide, 2019. Source: Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Analytics Technology, May 28, 2019. Download our self-enablement guide for change management insights .

New Ivalua Research Finds a Lack of Digitisation and Focus on Costs is Hindering Supplier Collaboration

ivalua

The study reveals that a lack of digitisation and a focus on costs is hindering supplier collaboration, with 77% of respondents admitting that cost dominates supplier selection for most sourcing projects, and a further 80% acknowledging they need to accelerate their digitisation of procurement.

Top Insights about Supply Chain Network Design – benefits, tips and what your competitors are doing

AIMMS

Determining how to optimize the flow of goods throughout your supply chain network from source to demand – where do you buy and make goods, where do you store them, and how do you optimally move them through the network. .

Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

ivalua

Procurement leaders are also looking to fully digitize procurement processes (40%), becoming the preferred customers of strategic suppliers (40%), implementing new software for sourcing/procurement (38%) and improving reporting and insights (38%) to help achieve objectives. “

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Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. While the Greenfield optimization approach doesn’t consider aspects like building capacities, inbound costs, transportation, or sourcing policies, it does offer a smart recommendation for the optimal amount and placement of your distribution centers.

Industry 4.0’s Potential Needs To Be Proven On The Shop Floor

IQMS

BDO is a leading provider of assurance, tax, and financial advisory services and is providing the report available for download here (PDF, 36 pp., Source: Industry 4.0: Source: Industry 4.0: Source: Industry 4.0: Source: Industry 4.0: Source: Industry 4.0:

New Ivalua research finds a lack of digitisation and focus on costs is hindering supplier collaboration

ivalua

The study reveals that a lack of digitisation and a focus on costs is hindering supplier collaboration, with 77% of respondents admitting that cost dominates supplier selection for most sourcing projects, and a further 80% acknowledging they need to accelerate their digitisation of procurement.

Tompkins International Releases New Guide to Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Source: Dematic ( www.dematic.com/pick-put-stations ). For more information or to download the paper, click here. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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Commissioned Study reveals digital maturity in procurement is lagging behind perceived progress

ivalua

Only 16% of businesses had an advanced level of digital maturity in procurement, giving them a source of competitive advantage over rivals, though 65% assessed themselves as advanced. To download the full “The Path to Effective Procurement Transformation” study* please click here.

New Ivalua study shows technology challenges are hindering procurement teams from achieving business objectives

ivalua

Procurement leaders are also looking to fully digitize procurement processes (40%), becoming the preferred customers of strategic suppliers (40%), implementing new software for sourcing/procurement (38%) and improving reporting and insights (38%) to help achieve objectives.

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Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

BluJay Solutions

In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe. Many manufacturers are seeking alternatives to BRIC countries, in particular China, as part of their future sourcing strategies.

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New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

From a global view, survey participants from North America believe their supply chains are of greater value to their companies than do the rest of the world. Click here to download the report and receive additional information.

Unilever Gains Visibility & Control Over the Most Unpredictable Spend Category

Jaggaer

Unilever’s relationship with JAGGAER goes all the way back to 1998 with what was then Unilever’s Transportation Business Center (TBC) in North America. In 2019 the company decided to embark on a project to implement global dashboards for sourcing and contracting events.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night

FLEXE

When they were ready to expand into more fulfillment locations, they didn’t have to spend time sourcing new solutions. The FLEXE Supply team sourced additional warehouse providers in the FLEXE network—all of which were already running on the FLEXE software platform.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

University of North Texas. Charlie Wilgus @Lucas_Group Charlie Wilgus is the General Manager of the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Executive Search Division at Lucas , North America’s premier executive search firm.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. .

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

RFID tags and robotic warehouse systems generate and transmit data that, when combined with other data sources, allow companies to optimize the supply chain and make better predictions and forecasts to improve efficiency and boost the bottom line.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

Jaggaer

However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. Procurement and supply chain organisations will need to continue their sourcing efforts to find alternative suppliers, consider what-if scenarios, and jump on new opportunities. Download your free copy here! In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States.