Mon.Mar 23, 2020

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?


The state of e-commerce continues to move more toward heavier, non-traditional online purchases. The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping.

A Mental Break From Coronavirus

Talking Logistics

On Monday mornings, I usually write a post about some emerging trend or topic in the world of supply chain and logistics.

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Amazing Supply Chain of Coca-Cola

All Things Supply Chain

To start off with this is not a commercial blog article. Cola is one of the most popular drinks in the world anyway and Coca-Cola one of the most famous… Amazing Supply Chain General amazing supply chain

Coronavirus: The Impact on Logistics and Supply Chains

PLS Logistics

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a global pandemic affecting people, cities, businesses, and supply chains all over the world. eBook coronavirus COVID-19 covid19 disruptions ebook logistics shipping disruptions supply chains

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Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

High-scoring talent

Supply Chain Movement

In today’s rapidly changing world, companies should no longer focus on their employees’ weaknesses. Striving to be an all-rounder – just good enough in all areas – belongs to the previous decade’s era of continuous process optimization.

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Optimizing the Modern Data Analytics User Experience (UX)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Big Data? Data analytics user experience article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by William Rovetto.

WMS Software Procurement Lifecycle: How to Evaluate, Select, Implement, Modify, & Realize ROI

Veridian Solutions

The warehouse management system (WMS) serves as the system of record for warehouses and distribution centers. The WMS software procurement lifecycle remains a challenge for many supply chain leaders. As explained by Tom Gresham of Inbound Logistics : .

How to Manage Supply Chain Impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Walmart to Tesla to ThroughPut Inc


With alarming levels of spread and severity, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has first shaken and then fundamentally changed the world we live in over the past few months. The characteristic of the situation causes lots of fear in our communities.

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How COVID-19 is Shifting Supply Chains

Supply Chain Nation

Blue Yonder is committed to helping its customers face the unexpected. To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Manage Supply Chain Impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic: From WalMart to Tesla to ThroughPut Inc


With alarming levels of spread and severity, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has first shaken and then fundamentally changed the world we live in over the past few months. The characteristic of the situation causes lots of fear in our communities.

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What Does Augmented Analytics Mean for Procurement?


It’s OK, we understand. Here we are throwing another buzzword at you. But bear with us because it is not really the words that matter, but the thinking and the technology behind the words. And most importantly, what augmented analytics can do for you. Read up on How Augmented Analytics Will Transform Your Organization: A Gartner Trend Insight Report. Let’s step back first. Analytics has been with us for some time – more than a couple of decades.

Replenishment 101: What is replenishment?


What is replenishment? The dictionary defines replenishment as the “restoration of a stock or supply to a former level or condition.” So, typically this means that product is missing from the shelf and needs to be refilled or replenished.

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No Manufacturer is Exempt from the Hammer Coronavirus is Bringing Down on Industry

Maine Pointe

Risk preparation and optionality. Collin Ziemerink EVP Industrial Manufacturing & Services at Maine Pointe considers the immediate actions manufacturing companies can take to weather the current storm and prepare for the next one.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

COVID-19: Applying Lean to the Warehouse


Do More with Less Within the 4 Walls of the Warehouse. We recognize that times are tumultuous and every organization is facing significant operational disruptions due to COVID-19. One of the simplest approaches to solving supply chain constraints, such as a reduced labor force, is the application of Lean principles. Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers are looking to ramp up production to get the goods we as consumers need during this time.

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G20 can play vital role in combating effects of coronavirus


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COVID-19: Six Questions to Ask Your Transportation Audit Partner


Reduce Transportation Costs and Increase Visibility. The COVID-19 crisis is disrupting supply chain networks in areas that we took for granted just months ago.

Acquisition Announcement: Terra Worldwide Logistics acquires American Global Logistics; Chad Rosenberg joins TWL as CEO

American Global Logistics

Leading third-party logistics provider, Terra Worldwide Logistics (”TWL or “the Company”) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Georgia-based American Global Logistics (“AGL”). This acquisition enhances TWL’s range of supply chain solutions and increases the scale and density of the Company’s rapidly growing operations. Jim Briles, a former founder, COO and CEO of […].

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

The Future of the Trucking Industry: What it Means for Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

Once one of America’s most respected professions, truck driving now generally struggles to be seen in a positive light. Instead of being seen as a traditional, hard-working segment of the workforce, unpleasant notoriety now exists around truck drivers.

Coronavirus and lessoning the impact on our supply chains: lessons learnt from a multinational company operating in China

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

As the coronavirus crisis deepens, here are some insights from the CEO of supply chain planning software vendor, FuturMaster, on the impact of the virus outbreak and how companies can anticipate and react to such crisis situations based on the lessons learnt from various customers – including one of the world’s largest suppliers of bottled water operating in China

Taking a Systems Approach to Airport Planning, Design, and Operation

DELMIA Quintiq

Part 3 of a 3-Part Series on Airports by Isaac Benzaquen and Jerry Schwinghammer. As mentioned in previous blogs, the Virtual Twin is the link between virtual and physical environments. Virtual twin is becoming increasingly to create a smart airport.

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Tips for EazyStock Customers During the Coronavirus Pandemic


The world is facing unprecedented times as the effects and consequences of COVID-19 make their mark on businesses large and small. Many organizations are working hard to make the right decisions under extreme pressure right now. The situation can seem overwhelming, but there are some things you can do to navigate the supply chain disruptions. Peter Drakeley, Head of Customer Success at EazyStock, shares his best tips on how EazyStock customers can manage inventory during a crisis.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

PINC’s Matt Yearling has been recognized as 2020 Supply Chain Pro To Know


Are You Considering Purchasing Electric Trucks? There is a Lot to Think About

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies with sustainability initiatives related to reducing greenhouse trucks often consider purchasing electric trucks. But companies need to pay attention to more than the purchase price. In particular, considerations surrounding the charging infrastructure can be complex.

Supply Chain Video News on Top Stories Last Week on Corona and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

From Trucking Challenges to Amazon FC Closing Due to Infection

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COVID-19 response disrupts freight flows and boosts rates

DAT Solutions

The word "disruption" seems too gentle to describe the impact of COVID-19 on truck freight. Rate Trend of the Week COVID-19

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.