Thu.Jun 20, 2019

Manufacturing Needs Smart Machines To Grow

IQMS

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) presents integration architecture challenges that once solved can enable use cases that deliver fast-growing revenue opportunities.

Warehousing: Is Automation in your Distribution Disturbing you?

C3 Solutions

When you think 'distribution center', the image that comes to mind is typically a big box located on the outskirts of a major center, usually close to major transportation arteries. Once again, e-commerce and omnichannel requirements are skewing that picture. distribution automation Grocery

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Is There a Future for ERP and Procurement Suites?

HICX Solutions

“Across the board, these systems curtail progress and hinder excellence instead of enabling it.” ” This scathing remark, made in reference to outdated procurement technology and ERP software, is taken from AT Kearney’s report The Future of Procurement Technology.

Editor’s Pick: Building the Customer Relationship

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from GEODIS’ blog discusses the importance of customer relationships and how to develop and maintain them. In a world. The post Editor’s Pick: Building the Customer Relationship appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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.

QAD Supplier Portal: An Introduction

QAD

Manufacturers are realizing the benefits of tightening relationships with suppliers to better manage the procurement of goods and lower supply costs. Collaborative processes transform a typical transaction-based association with suppliers into two-way access and a mutually beneficial relationship.

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Safety at Garment Factories: More than Just a Compliance Matter

Pivot88

Six years after the worst industrial accident in Bangladesh’s history, we ask the question: What is the status of safety at garment factories today? The global garment industries’ push for the lowest costs comes at a high price: the health and safety of workers.

Challenging an entire industry to go circular: a Q&A with DSM-Niaga’s Lukas Hoex

Provenance

Introducing a new series where we take an honest look at the pioneers and challenger brands on the front lines of business transparency.

3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

In today’s competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after they start. Instead, your supply chain must predict disruptions and proactively resolve them before they negatively impact your business.

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Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When I talk to worldwide businesses in Asia, Oceania, North America, or anywhere else, their chief concern is always the same: how do we meet our customers where they are to get them the products and services they want, all while keeping our own business strategy central?

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!

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The revered Richmond Supply Chain Forum returns to Sopwell House this October, uniting an exceptional line up of top-of-their-game speakers, delegates and suppliers to examine what Supply Chain means now and how businesses can intuitively future-proof for success

WEBINAR: S/4HANA Finance: The Time is Now! – Thursday, July 18, 2019 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM PT

Bristlecone

Learn how the combination of SAP S/4HANA Finance and Bristlecone’s 21-year expertise in the ERP space can empower you to redefine business processes and meet your supply chain goals. In this webinar, you’ll discover: What SAP S/4HANA Finance offers your organization. The benefits of Bristlecone’s unique approach in the SAP ERP space. Best practices when deploying SAP S/4HANA Finance. How to mitigate key risks associated with a S/4HANA implementation.

Maritime Industry in Search of Blockchain Orchestrator!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Blockchain? And How Does it Work? Infographic). Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Jenis Sheth.

3 Technology Trends That Will Improve Your Supply Chain Performance [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

In today’s competitive markets, it takes more than the ability to quickly respond to urgent supply chain disruptions after they start. Instead, your supply chain must predict disruptions and proactively resolve them before they negatively impact your business.

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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.

What happens When Everyone is the “Shipper of Choice”?

Logistics Viewpoints

The over-the-road capacity challenges of the last year have caused a lot of shippers to rethink their carrier acquisition and retention strategies.

6 Big Myths You Need to Know about Prescriptive Analytics

River Logic

Myth #1: Companies believe they already have/use prescriptive analytics. Just mention advanced analytics or its subsets like machine learning, AI, simulation, etc., and you’ll find many people use these terms interchangeably.

Why Carriers Are Getting Their APIs Together

Freightos

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 20, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Apple Pulling Some Production Out of China, New York Set to Pass Groundbreaking Emissions Law, UAW Strikes Out Again at Volkwagen, Truckload Rates Finally Moderating

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!

Blockchain and Cloud-based Platforms Usher In New Era of Complex Data Streams in Freight Shipping

Kuebix

Blockchain and cloud-based platforms are revolutionizing the way logistics operations are being conducted around the world. Big Data has been a hot topic in the industry for years, but the way to truly harness it has remained out of reach for many companies.

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Hear from Covea CPO what impact Ivalua Procurement is having

ivalua

The post Hear from Covea CPO what impact Ivalua Procurement is having appeared first on Ivalua

Apple designers in awe of TrackVia at Apple’s WWDC

TrackVia

(From left to right) Xiao Liang, Jason Baird, and Kyle Turner, three of TrackVia’s mobile engineers, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California.

The Path to Greatness – Driving a Successful Transformation Across Global Procurement & Supply Chain

ivalua

The post The Path to Greatness – Driving a Successful Transformation Across Global Procurement & Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

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.

How to be an effective finance business partner: Insights for manufacturing CFOs from new and unique research by Gary Simon

Rootstock

Earlier this year, some of my Rootstock colleagues and I were having an internal discussion on how the role of the CFO was evolving into a more strategic role, serving more as an advisor to other departments in a company.

Trade Compliance – A Defence for the “C” Suite

3rdwave

The risk from regulatory agencies governing international trade is increasing. The importer’s exposure to CBP and PGAs, such as FDA, USDA, and others, is rising. The penalties are not only directed at the company but to corporate executives as well. This is not some far-off threat.

Expanding your fulfillment network: 4 experts weigh in

FLEXE

Crutchfield Corporation, Cleaner's Supply, Curtis Barry & Company, and FLEXE discuss fulfillment network expansion at the 2019 eCommerce Operations Summit

California Salinas Rodeo 2019

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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.