Wed.Apr 19, 2017

Focus on Pace, Not Place: Track Lessons for Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Author’s son at finish of first varsity 2-mile race. Remember, focus on pace, not place,” I call out to my son as he and the other runners step out on the track and to the starting line.

PINC selected by Inbound Logistics magazine to its 2017 list of Top logistics technology providers

PINC YMS

PINC named TOP 100 Logistics IT provider for boosting supply chain performance and customer service while cutting overall logistics costs for customers. ALAMEDA, Calif.

The Job Is Not Done

Supply Chain Shaman

Imagine driving down a dusty road for years. One without any towns, road signs, bill boards, or rest stops. Sounds boring right? I agree. This is the world of the supply chain leader driving process improvement. The road to supply chain excellence takes time and patience.

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Will 2017 Drive a Higher TMS Adoption for Small to Mid-Sized Shippers?

Cerasis

2017 is projected to be a year in which more shippers break out of the mold, embracing newer transportation management systems ( TMSs ). However, the adoption rates remain perplexing. As explained by Talking Logistics With Adrian Gonzalez , industrywide statistics indicate adoption rates have remained fixed near 33 percent for nearly two decades. Unfortunately, this means predictions for adoption rates in 2017 would be likely to remain in this range.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Common problems like data access and quality are preventing you from taking the first step towards transformation. Modern visibility providers are putting band-aids on bad data, giving you the ability to make misinformed decisions. Solve the data first.

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A Sneak Peek into the Innovation Hub at FOCUS

Supply Chain Nation

FOCUS brings retail, warehouse and manufacturing professionals together to share best practices and hear how industry leaders are delivering real results with the help of JDA’s innovations. An exciting new addition to FOCUS is the Innovation Hub at the center of the Delivery Zone, where attendees have the opportunity to experience industry use cases leveraging various new innovations.

Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

What-if Wednesday: Forecast Parameter Simulation – Beta Multiplicative Method

Arkieva

In this week’s What-if Wednesday post, Arkieva Supply Chain Optimization Consultant – Abhishek Shah – shares the results of a what-if demand forecast simulation using the Winters multiplicative beta parameter. What-if Wednesday: Forecast Parameter Simulation – Beta Multiplicative Method was first posted on April 19, 2017 at 8:00 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Achieving Greater Visibility and Agility

Inbound Logistics

Leaders are exploring supply chain efficiencies with tools that enable stability, cost reduction, supply chain agility, product innovation, speed and visibility

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

People think end-to-end visibility is simply aggregating data from multiple sources, storing it in one place, and serving it up. That task, though hard, is relatively simple; but more importantly, doesn't solve the fundamental challenge - The Data.

UK supply chain and logistics sector driven by innovation as it looks to overcome Brexit hurdles

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The recently held Multimodal Show at the NEC saw leading businesses from across a range of sectors that are at the heart of the future for the UK supply chain, logistics and shipping industries

Retail Imports Continue to Grow as Economy Expands

Material Handling & Logistics

With the economy in good shape, consumers are willing to spend over the next few months which is driving up imports. read more. Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News

Achieving Greater Visibility and Agility

Inbound Logistics

Leaders are exploring supply chain efficiencies with tools that enable stability, cost reduction, supply chain agility, product innovation, speed and visibility

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Retail Imports Continue to Grow as Economy Expands

Material Handling & Logistics

“Our view that imports will continue to be stable despite the uncertainties of the new administration’s trade policies remains unchanged,” said Ben Hackett, founder, Hackett Associates. read more. Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Machine Learning and AI are not magic bullets to solve all supply chain problems. Despite many software companies slapping AI on everything the reality is that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome before AI can be effective. Learn how to leap them.

Apparel Logistics: Stepping Out in Style

Inbound Logistics

This feature provides examines the supply chain challenges arising from some recent trends in the fashion industry, and looks at how brand owners and retailers are meeting those challenges

Supply Chain News on Ha, Walmart Proves Me Right on eFulfillment

Supply Chain Digest

Retail Giant to Reduce Prices on OnLine Orders Picked Up in Stores, While Japanese Delivery Firms Say Enough is Enough on Rates

Supply Chain Management: It’s IoT Time

Inbound Logistics

This story looks at several ways in which companies are applying Internet of Things (IoT) technology to supply chain management

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of April 20, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Looking for Scads of Urban Euro DCs, IMF Offers Bullish View of Global Economy, Prologis Breaks Ground on Multi Level Port DC, New CSX CEO Bent on Closing Hump Yards in Efficiency Move

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Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance can achieve.

4 Ways to Find a Great Load

DAT Solutions

I've been an owner-operator for six years, and I've learned a few tricks that help me to make more money and keep my truck moving. Here are four proven ways to find a great load: 1. Post your truck. Many loads never get posted, so the only way to get access to these loads is by receiving a call from a broker that has selected your company to work with. To get those calls, you need to post your truck.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on MAPI Forecast for US Manufacturing Growth

Supply Chain Digest

US Will not be Losing Ground, but Will not be Seeing a Resurgence Either

Defining Terms in the World of Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

There is, and likely will remain, confusion about terms used in the field of artificial intelligence — terms like artificial … Continued. The post Defining Terms in the World of Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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GOOD QUESTION | What movie/TV show/song title best describes your job?

Inbound Logistics

Readers pick the song/movie/TV show title that best describes their job

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Increasing Supply Chain Visibility and Security

Securing the supply chain starts with having visibility into the status of your assets, but this requires more than GPS coordinates on a map, because security isn’t just about preventing theft. Your assets don’t just need to arrive at their destination. They need to get there on time and untainted by heat, moisture, or physical shock.

Toyota Puts Zero Emission Fuel-Cell Semi Truck to Test at The Port of Los Angeles

Supply Chain 24/7

Picture the 710 Freeway heading south, bumper-to-bumper semis hauling cargo to and from the bustling Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, now imagine those trucks are moving that cargo, quietly, quickly and without producing any emissions, Toyota is working to make this vision a reality

Braking Vlad

Tailwind

Throughout your career you run into people who inspire you. They do things and or teach you things that help you create a better journey for yourself. I remember working for the Canadian division of a US-based private college business and encountering an amazing leader. His name was Peter.

APM - It's time for Performance Appraisal for Assets

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Performance Appraisal? for Assets? Does it sound different? Yes, this is the closest analogy I could relate to Asset Performance Management (APM) / Asset Health monitoring, which is much talked about now a days. Employees are valuable assets of an organization. So are the production assets such as Equipment and Machinery which are also playing vital role in the well-being of an Industry.

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GOOD QUESTION | What movie/TV show/song title best describes your job?

Inbound Logistics

Readers pick the song/movie/TV show title that best describes their job

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Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.