Fri.Feb 21, 2020

How your WMS gives you a competitive, omnichannel advantage: Tips


Sustainable competitive advantage is the key to business success. It is the force that enables a business to have greater focus, more sales, better profit margins, and higher customer and staff retention than competitors.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain


A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus


With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain.

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The Past, Present and Future of ERP


For many of today’s established organizations, the path to success and the evolution of business management technology are closely interwoven.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

o9 Solutions

Move from Monthly S&OP using Spreadsheets and PowerPoints to a Daily / Weekly Real Time Collaborative Process. Top Reasons Organizations are upgrading their S&OP Capabilities. Enhance effectiveness of S&OP by moving from spreadsheet/powerpoint to a digital collaborative platform.

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Demand Sensing

o9 Solutions

Provide Early Warnings into Risks & Opportunities by each Local Market. Top Reasons Organizations are Upgrading their Demand Sensing Capabilities. From scattered data to a system of record for all market intelligence. Local area market opportunity analysis using demographics.

Are Insurance Cost really shutting down carriers?

Aborn and Co.

While 2019 will go down as a trucking nightmare for some as hundreds of carriers, both large and small, shut up shop the big question was why. If you had followed the headlines, insurances was a major factor to blame but is that really the case?

Sourcemap Joins the Global Shea Alliance


At Sourcemap we work hard to raise standards at every tier of supply chains, and that's why we're proud to announce that we have joined the Global Shea Alliance in their mission to improve the livelihoods of rural African women and their communities by helping to build a more competitive, sustainable, and profitable shea industry.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 21, 2020)

Talking Logistics

How’s my week been? I’m a little poorer, but no broken bones. I skied down a mountain, I skied through a forest, I skated ovals on icewithout falling down. I made it to Friday, a little poorerbut with no broken bones. I am visiting my daughter in college today.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Most Read Post of 2019 (Part 2)

The Network Effect

The post Most Read Post of 2019 (Part 2) appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Management Technology

This Week in Logistics News (February 15 – 21)

Logistics Viewpoints

As technology continues to make incredible advances, there are also annoyances that are commonplace these days. One annoyance is constant privacy concerns over whether or not our devices are listening to us.

A Brief Look Back at Clayton Christensen’s Innovative Ideas

Enterra Insights

Anybody who reads a lot about business management and innovation is familiar with Clayton Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor and entrepreneur, who died on 23 January 2020. One of Professor Christensen’s greatest attributes was a curious mind. He once told participants at an Economist conference, “When I die and they’re going to interview me outside of heaven to decide whether…to let me in. I’m going to start by saying ‘I’ve got some questions for you first’.”[1]

My Office Apps, Inc. Launches Kechie™ 2020 ERP

My Office Apps

My Office Apps, Inc. Launches Kechie 2020 ERP. SANTA ANA, Calif. , Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — My Office Apps, Inc.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 02/14/20 – 02/20/20

All Things Supply Chain

China’s shipping nears a standstill Shipping volumes out of China are rapidly falling as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on industrial production.

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Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

WMS solutions provider SnapFulfil is enjoying a new type of interest as ‘micro-warehousing’ takes off for smaller e-commerce companies looking to offer the same level of delivery efficiency and flexibility as retail giants like Amazon

Top Four Questions About Russia’s Serialization Laws, Answered

Supply Chain Brain

Pharmaceutical distributors must be ready for Russia’s new serialization legislation, which takes effect on July 1

From Germany to the U.S., Astrid Fischer brings a positive mindset to the Axway family


Each month, we aim to present an Axway’s employee who is an inspiring example of commitment, achievement, journey, engagement, work ethic or work investment. This month meet Astrid Fischer. Astrid is Principal Services Architect at Axway. There are two things … Life at Axway customer success

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.