Mon.Sep 21, 2020

5 Strategies for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Industry Star

The current global COVID-19 pandemic has tested supply chains across industries all over the planet.

Peak Season Supply Chain Challenges Spur Innovation


The typical peak season supply chain presents its own set of challenges yearly. However, this peak season is one never seen before. This year, 2020, is shaping up to be the most challenging year yet with the global pandemic in full force and the delays following for most of this year.

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Linking Data in Supply Chains to Bring Much-Needed Resilience to Global Businesses


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How has Covid-19 impacted key warehouse trends?

In the Supply Chain

By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. The post How has Covid-19 impacted key warehouse trends? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Inventory Management Requires More than a WMS


A supply chain director for a large global manufacturing organization recently told our team, “We have invested heavily in successfully managing inventory and are utilizing our warehouse management system [WMS] to drive our digital transformation efforts and optimize our supply chain.”

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Locus Robotics at Retail Supply Chain Virtual

Locus Robotics

``We will define lasting change in the retail revolution.``. Join us at the Retail Supply Chain Virtual conference, August 20-21 2020, for this year’s most important retail logistics topics regarding the New Normal for e-commerce supply chains. Friday August 21 at 11:15.

UK Govt advisor warns: Universities the latest frontier for cybercriminals

In the Supply Chain

By Bill Conner (pictured). CEO of SonicWall & advisor to GCHQ & the UK Governmentt. The post UK Govt advisor warns: Universities the latest frontier for cybercriminals appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Virtual Event: Supply Chain Europe 2020

Locus Robotics

VIRTUAL EVENT/WEBINAR Supply Chain Europe 2020 September 17-18, 2020 5:30am ET | 11:30am CET. Live Panel Discussion - A connected, unified supply chain: The backbone of your business.

Building Robust Supply Chain Resiliency Considering the COVID 19 Experience-Part B

In the Supply Chain

By Debabrata Roychowdhury (pictured). Director, C&SI, Tata Consultancy Services. The post Building Robust Supply Chain Resiliency Considering the COVID 19 Experience-Part B appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

SUMMARY: For most people, the shared economy is best illustrated by the Uber and AirBnB concept of crowdsourcing and convenience services based on digital platforms.

Webinar: Cloud Migration – Strategies and Best Practices to Drive Successful Outcomes – October 7


Providing a direct portal into our cloud migration knowledge base – that’s what this webinar is all about. It’s some of the best minds in application infrastructure management providing a no-nonsense look at strategies and best practices to drive successful cloud migrations. Key Takeaways .

How to Best Prepare for Current (and Upcoming) Supply Chain Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Weekly meal planning is a recurring event in our household. Although this activity is not particularly exciting, every Saturday my wife and I sit down to plan out our family meals.

Countdown to CloudCon: Check Out Who’s Speaking

Supply Chain Nation

We hope you’ve saved the date for Blue Yonder CloudCon , our free digital conference taking place Oct. It’s a perfect time to join the sharpest minds sharing their experiences and most innovative strategies as organizations are reevaluating how to adapt to today’s dynamics.

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.

Quick-Start Guide: From Order to Go-Live in 4 Weeks

Supply Chain Brain

Rapid shifts in consumer behavior are placing a huge strain on all aspects of supply chains. Flexible automation systems allow your organization to react nimbly to the ever-changing environment while getting your operations ready to respond to whatever comes next.

8 Ways Teams Outsmart Time, Space, and Deliver



Supply Chain News What in the Heck is Going On at Nikola Motors

Supply Chain Digest

Co Founder Milton Resigns after Shorter Seller Alleges Securities Fraud

China Tariffs: A Lawsuit + WTO Ruling

Talking Logistics

If it wasn’t for the COVID-19 pandemic, the trade war with China (along with Brexit) would still be dominating the global trade headlines.

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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!

Why Companies Should Invest in Spend Management in a Recession


COVID and Warehousing: Social Distancing and Contact Tracing Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Industrial setting must be kept safe during the Pandemic. Warehouses that use RF guns and warehouse management systems have solutions that enforce social distancing and contact tracing.

Overcoming Production Challenges With a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)


Bottom Line: A Manufacturing Execution System can help manufacturers improve production accuracy and gain greater control and visibility across shop floors, leading to improving speed and scale of manufacturing operations. .

What Will the 2020 Holiday Shopping Season Look Like?

Enterra Insights

Retailers and shoppers alike normally look forward to the holiday shopping season. Needless to say, this shopping season will be very different than seasons past. Lauren Freedman writes, “As retailers find themselves mired in the coronavirus, their reality is often based on the sectors they sell in, whether they are virtual or store-based, along with the liquidity of their business.

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!

FedEx Seeks to Add Small Self-Flying Planes for Remote Areas

Supply Chain Brain

FedEx Corp. is looking at using small self-flying cargo planes to serve remote areas after experimenting with a technology startup on autonomous aircraft

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Investing in a WMS is more than window shopping


The stories of struggling bricks and mortar retailers pre-dates Covid-19, but the pandemic has sped up the threat as our city centers become ghost towns.

Watch: What “Dramatic Impact” did Seebo Make for this Chemical Resins Manufacturer?


Watch the full interview here: Chemical manufacturing can be a highly-complex business. It’s a constant battle to fend-off production losses, […]. The post Watch: What “Dramatic Impact” did Seebo Make for this Chemical Resins Manufacturer? appeared first on Seebo Blog

Why You Can’t Be Successful with Power BI & Excel Alone

Silvon Software

There’s no doubt. Power BI is powerful. It’s highly visual. And on a self-service level, it packs a real punch in letting business analysts and other advanced users build simple reports and visually appealing dashboards from live data sources.

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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.