New EBook: The Case for Tightly Integrating New Product Introduction and Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Matters

The business-to-business (B2B) network has become the new opportunity for fostering stronger supply chain and product business relationships with suppliers. More often today, this includes integrating new product management and introduction (NPI) with product design, collaborative manufacturing design and supply chain fulfillment. Recently, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted a number of current day examples of the critical importance of these relationships.

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

Cerasis

Business Intelligence Data e-Books Key Performance Indicators Logistics kpis ebookBusiness 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.

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New SCM Cloud eBook

Oracle SCM

Download the latest SCM Cloud eBook to learn why supply chain leaders are moving their SCM applications to the cloud. Click here for the eBook.

New eBook: A Smarter Approach to Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

Globalization today is less of a question and more of a given for the vast majority of companies. Whether you’re dealing with suppliers overseas or shipping parts across the globe, your company’s supply chain grows more and more complex each day.

How to Use a TMS to Manage Inbound Transportation (And Gain Visibility)

PLS Logistics

Download Inbound Freight Cost Management ebook. Inbound freight management is multifaceted and can eat up more than 40% of the average organization’s annual freight budget, according to Aberdeen Group.

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Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Data

The 21st Century Supply Chain

You’ll find the answers in the new eBook, 3 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Collaboration. Let’s zero in on the first of the “disconnects” explored in the eBook – data. Get the full story on how to improve supply chain collaboration by downloading the eBook.

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The Two Levers of Inventory Optimization

Logility

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) allows you to truly optimize your inventory across the entire supply chain and enables you to shift to a new efficient frontier for your entire supply chain (Read the eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook ).

Ensuring Reliability in Supply Chain

Logility

Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook.

10 must ask supply chain data security questions

The 21st Century Supply Chain

And if you’re looking for even more details about how you can protect your supply chain from cyberattacks, be sure to check out our eBook Your guide to supply chain data security. by Alexa Cheater When it comes to cyber safety, your supply chain could be your biggest weakness.

Fragmented Planning Horizons: How They Undermine Supply Chains

Logility

Related Content: eBook: Building the Consumer Products Supply Chain of the Future. Even under the best circumstances, developing production/sourcing plans three, six, or nine months into the future with a high degree of confidence is difficult.

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[e-Book] The Current State of Manufacturing to Better Manage Logistics & Supply Chain Operations

Cerasis

In this ebook, you will learn about the current States of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Technology, Logistics, Logistics Technology, and Transportation Management. We hope you enjoy this “State of” ebook as we look back at the 2016 trends. . Download "The Current State of Manufacturing to Better Manage Logistics & Supply Chain Operations" E-Book. Fill out the form below.

TSC’s Best Supply Chain Resources – 2014

Take Supply Chain

Our clients have found the blog posts, eBooks and webinars below the most helpful, informational and valuable over the last year. This eBook provides a list of areas to monitor and the hidden financial impacts of supplier non-compliance on your transportation and logistics costs.

Where are you on your capacity planning journey?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Check out our latest eBook, Top 4 capacity planning obstacles and how to remove them and give us your thoughts below in the comments. by Bill DuBois Balancing capacity can be as challenging as walking a tight rope. It’s a fine line between staying balanced or plunging to your death.

5 steps to supply change management success

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Read our eBook, Five signs your supply chain needs to change and how to implement the change successfully. by Alexa Cheater Working in supply chain means getting comfortable with change – changes in supply, changes in demand, changes in capacity, etc. The list is virtually endless.

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How Many SKUs Could a Planner Plan if a Planner Could Plan SKUs

Logility

Tune back in September 7th to view the results of “How many SKUs a Planner Could Plan” and explore our new interactive eBook on the subject As a classical and jazz musician, I understand the need for both structured and artistic abilities when performing.

Removing the Two Barriers to Optimizing Inventory

Logility

Learn More: The Inventory Optimization Handbook – An Interactive eBook. Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Supply chain leaders often find themselves in a difficult situation when it comes to the conflicting goals of improving customer service and minimizing inventory.

Seven Strategic Components for a Proactive Process Chemical Supply Chain

Logility

Read More: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook ). Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Process chemical manufacturers face complex supply chain challenges including dealing with hazardous and perishable ingredients whose characteristics (potency, color, composition, etc.) can vary from lot to lot.

6 Supply Chain Disciplines to Enable Profitable Growth

Talking Logistics

Source: Graphic from Adelante SCM/LEGACY SCS ebook based on data from “Retail Supply Chain Strategy: The Next Big Thing,” Retail Systems Research, May 2014.

Spark a brainwave or 10: Top business quotes to live by

Quintiq

Our latest eBook, Breakthrough Business Ideas , takes a closer look at widely discussed planning trends in 2015, as well as optimization strategies that will prepare companies for 2016.

Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting Processes

The 21st Century Supply Chain

If you want to learn more about how to connect supply chain processes to drive better collaboration, have a read through the eBook: 3 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Collaboration.

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Why inventory management should be a company-wide conversation

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Check out our latest eBook, Inventory management: 5 building blocks to success , to find out how to simplify your processes and get the right people involved from the start. by Alexa Cheater Don’t get caught having your company’s inventory management conversation alone!

How a frozen food brand tamed their deliciously complex supply chain

Quintiq

I encourage you to download our latest eBook , 8 things companies need to do for a successful 2017 , and learn more about the journey of Amy’s Kitchen to optimized production efficiency, improved material planning and healthier stock levels.

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Goodbye scheduled decision-making, hello concurrent planning

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Learn more about the future of S&OP and how to get there with our eBook, Powering the future of S&OP: 3 capabilities to fuel your journey. by Alexa Cheater The face of sales and operations planning (S&OP) is changing.

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How Mid-Market companies can get the most from Supply Chain BI without a hefty price tag (pt 2)

Take Supply Chain

Learn 4 Steps to Leveraging Supply Chain Data Integration for Business Intelligence in our eBook. My goal with this series is to help with the careful planning and discipline necessary to ensure that BI efforts do not end up as another failed technology tool that never delivers on its promise.

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Improving Supply Chain Collaboration: Connecting People

The 21st Century Supply Chain

If you want to learn more about how to connect supply chain data, processes and people to pave the way to better collaboration, check out the eBook: 3 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Collaboration.

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Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform

Talking Logistics

To learn more about supply chain modeling, download LLamasoft’s ebook on this topic. There are hundreds or thousands of “what-if” questions for businesses to answer in order to build a sustainable, efficient, responsive supply chain.

UltraShipTMS Makes the List of Top 100 Logistics IT Providers (Again)

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Top 100 list will appear in Inbound Logistics’ April 2017 print, digital, ebook and app issues. For the Eighth Consecutive Year, Leading Solution Provider Earns Spot on Inbound Logistics Magazine’s Annual Compendium to Top Supply Chain Management Software Companies.

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The War Against Returns – Is the Retail Supply Chain Winning?

Kewill

Download our eBook - How to Win the War Against Returns- to read our hints and tips on reducing returns and improving your margins. Download our eBook - Retailers – How to Win the War Against Returns. After another record-breaking festive season, with double-digit ecommerce growth and mobile commerce growth into three digits for developed economies, and even higher where ecommerce is less established, it’s easy to forget about the impact of returns on the retail supply chain.

Built for Yesterday’s Consumer: The Demise of Malls and Traditional Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

Author’s Note: Below is an excerpt from Keeping Up with the Retail Consumer: 6 Supply Chain Disciplines Retailers Must Master , an ebook published earlier this year by Adelante SCM and LEGACY Supply Chain Services (see previous post for additional details).

Tackling Life’s Big Questions… What is S&OP

The 21st Century Supply Chain

This recently published eBook elaborates on the evolving horizontal S&OP process capabilities that are required in order to achieve a transformation. by Lori Smith Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been around for a long time.

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

Talking Logistics

LEGACY Supply Chain Services Launches Grader Tool and eBook to Evaluate Supply Chain Performance. I participated in the development of this tool, and in writing a new eBook, “ Keeping Up With the Retail Consumer: 6 Supply Chain Disciplines Retailers Must Master.”

Three Critical Supply Chain Capabilities for Private Label Industry Success

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook I generally do not like the shopping experience. I prefer to develop a list of carefully researched products so I can get into and out of a store as fast as possible.

Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

The 21st Century Supply Chain

This recently published eBook elaborates on the evolving horizontal S&OP process capabilities that are required in order to achieve a transformation. by Lori Smith In a previous post , I talked about the ineffectiveness of Excel, ERP, and legacy planning for S&OP.

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Infographic - 7 Essentials of Supply Chain Labeling Success

Loftware

Check out our new Infographic representing our Enterprise Labeling for Dummies eBook. Written for executives and other supply chain professionals, this eBook will get you up to speed on everything labeling quickly.

Enabling Cloud Technology for Drop Shipping Success

Kewill

In fact, according to our eBook , 22 percent of customers will stop shopping with a retailer after just one incorrect order. Take a look at our new eBook and as always, please feel free to reach out with any questions. Download our eBook – 3 Keys to Drop Shipping Success.

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One Year!

Supply Chain Insights

The event will be made available to the wider population through videocast during the event, and we will publish an ebook on the evolution of Supply Chain Metrics that Matter. It has been one year. We founded Supply Chain Insights on February 9th, 2012.

Brief Survey: Delivering Supply Chain Know-How That Matters to YOU

Kewill

Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud. Our key goal here on the Kewill blog is to deliver you the most relevant information on multimodal transportation.

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How Cloud-Based Technologies Transform Supply Chain Execution

Kewill

eBook: Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

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Instead of pinning the tail on the forecaster, try rewarding forecast accuracy

Demand Solutions

Learn more about the other 41 principles of forecasting in our eBook: 42 Principles of Forecasting. The brand new Demand Solutions e-book: 42 Principles of Forecasting provides practical and actionable tips for how any company can improve its forecasting process. This article is an extended version of one of those principles: “#7 “Reward Accuracy.”.

Life Sciences Industry Inventory Optimization Health Check

Logility

eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook. Over the last 100 years the average lifespan has doubled from 35 years to more than 70 years mostly due to advances in medicine and medical devices.