Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Download WhitePaper.

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Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

Source: Supply Chain Digest. What does it take to create an award-winning supply chain? And last year Costa Express won the “Technology” category award at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards , also a top honor. Transformative Supply Chain Planning.

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

AIMMS

What are companies looking for in supply chain network design technologies ? We commissioned Supply Chain Insights to conduct independent research about this topic and discussed the findings in a recent webinar. What is supply chain network design? .

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

Talking Logistics

Every supply chain has a central purpose, regardless of size or industry: getting materials from their point of origin to the place they’re needed as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Designing a supply chain to accomplish that task isn’t as straightforward as it seems, especially when technology is involved. A smart company pays attention to the way their supply chain operates, and that means working with a proactive design over a reactive one.

Vinyl Record Production Supply Chain Update

Kinaxis

by Kevin McGowan Update on the Vinyl Record Supply Chain. In the 6 months since I wrote that post, the tides have begun to shift in the vinyl record supply chain. I asked him a few questions about their business plan, and their supply chain challenges.

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

With rising supply chain complexity, organizations are racing to improve the pace and quality of decision-making. Source: Gartner, Market Guide for Supply Chain Analytics Technology, May 28, 2019. New ways to digitally represent the supply chain .

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

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Closing the Gap Between Supply Chain and Business Strategies

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

True or false: Supply chain is an enabler of an entire organization’s success. Earlier this year, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium wanted to find out the answer to this important question. Blog Post Aligning Supply Chain Business Strategy Operations Strategy

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

Gaps remain in supply chain cyber security even as digitalisation accelerates

EFT

Despite this obvious danger, efforts to improve cyber security are progressing slowly, finds eft’s new State of Logistics Technology 2019 report , which is free to download now. This comes despite the increasing value and role of IT across the supply chain.

85% of US retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation

EFT

The research which is based on interviews with 500 retail executives in the US and the UK reveals that only 15% of US retail businesses have completed digitization of their supply chain management processes. Click here to download the full report.

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

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC, April 15, 2014 — Is it important to connect your supply chain strategy with your business strategy? According to a recent survey by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, nearly 80 percent of participants agree. About Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). JDA “Writes the Book” on Supply Chain. February 2015 North American Freight Numbers.

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

EFT

The acquisition combines Reuters’ globally trusted news brand, scale and editorial excellence with eft’s deep expertise in highly specialized events and content production for key decision makers right across the supply chain industry.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts.

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update

Transplace

The report spotlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain. Supply chain, transportation, and logistics professionals can use the quarterly reports to streamline their operations and prepare for what’s ahead in the second half of 2020.

Investing Available Capital in the Right Supply Chain Initiatives Creates Operational Value

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

A new paper by Tompkins International, Employing Available Capital Wisely: How Operational Excellence Creates Economic Value , shares how reinvesting capital into operational and supply chain capabilities will increase free cash flow and help companies boost their overall long-term business value.

Three High-impact Areas and Easy Wins in Grocery Retail Supply Chains

RELEX Solutions

A supply chain is always a work in progress. As a supply chain professional, you quickly accept that you will always be fine tuning your operations, though sometimes that feels like more and more effort for diminishing returns. Your supply chain system is only as good as the data you put in it and cleansing and organizing your master data lays strong foundations for future success. It’s free to download if you’d like to find out more.

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Business intelligence critical for logistics firms as IT investment environment improves

EFT

Transport and logistics companies are investing into four key areas above all others: Business intelligence; transportation management; warehouse management; and supply chain visibility. Download the full report here. .

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

ivalua

3rd June, London, UK – Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has announced the findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement, sales and finance business leaders on the current state of collaboration in procurement.

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., delivering improved supply chain performance, quality, and shop floor productivity. MES supply chain management

Ivalua Study: Tech Challenges Hinder Procurement

ivalua

31 March, Redwood City, CA – Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on Effective Procurement Performance Measurement.

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Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I always come back from these conferences inspired and fascinated at how diligent chemical supply chain managers must be to mitigate risk and adverse events. Sri Laxmana, director of Ocean Services, participated in a panel discussion on Effective Supply Chain Risk Management.

Secret to Successful Operations Strategy Is Alignment with Business Strategy, According to Tompkins International

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Companies need to think about how they can parallel their supply chain operations with their business strategies by evaluating their assets, locations, processes, people, technologies, and inventory policies. Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog: [link].

IoT and AI expected to be most disruptive technologies for logistics in 2020

EFT

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IoT and AI expected to be most disruptive technologies for logistics in 2020

EFT

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On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

On-demand warehousing entered the supply chain and logistics market in 2014 and has been growing ever since. The Q2 report includes supply, demand, pricing, transaction and activity details related to pallets stored in the network through June 30, 2016.

LSPs and Freight Forwarders optimistic on market recovery

BluJay Solutions

Click here to download the survey results. Download Kewill’s White Paper: Fighting Back Against Rising Fuel Costs. Freight Forwarding (Software) Kewill Logistics Logistics (Software) Supply Chain Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS) Warehousing Management (Software

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

C3 Solutions

Download for later. For companies seeking to survive and excel in the current 'retail apocalypse' , understanding the right technologies to employ in their supply chain operations is critical. This article is part of our Retail Program.

New Industrial Distribution Report Features Expert Interview with Jim Tompkins

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

To learn more about the future of the industrial distribution space, download the full report. Tompkins International is a professional services firm that provides new solutions for supply chain improvement. Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International.

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

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

For more information or to download the paper, click here. Tompkins International is a professional services firm that provides new solutions for supply chain improvement. With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia.

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

ivalua

3rd June, London, UK – Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions, has announced the findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement, sales and finance business leaders on the current state of collaboration in procurement.

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

ivalua

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions , has announced the latest findings of a worldwide study of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders on Effective Procurement Performance Measurement.

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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

Ivalua has announced the findings of a worldwide survey of supply chain, procurement and finance business leaders, on the status of their digital transformations, the obstacles encountered and keys to success.

Personalized, Multichannel Logistics Allows Companies to Customize Fulfillment and Delivery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

For more information or to download the paper, click here. . Tompkins International is a professional services firm that provides new solutions for supply chain improvement. The company collaborates with client teams to develop improved operations strategies, supply chain planning, and execution of all the Mega Processes of supply chains (PLAN – BUY – MAKE – MOVE – DISTRIBUTE – SELL). Creating Supply Chain Excellence Blog: [link].

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. They have good transport and trade links not only with the BRIC countries, but with North America and the EU.

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