Mon.Oct 12, 2020

Artificial intelligence for sales and procurement planning: fundamental success criteria

All Things Supply Chain

I am often asked whether Artificial Intelligence can help to achieve better sales forecasts and procurement planning.

Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management


There are many ways that technology is launching the supply chain industry into the future. One of which is converting to automated freight management.

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Hexion is Blazing New Trails to Improved Profitability by Optimizing Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies have a sales & operations planning process. If S&OP could be adhered to, it would maximize profitability. But it can't. Hexion is implementing a sale & operations EXECUTION process to improve agility while preserving profitability.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

According to the 30th Annual State of Logistics Report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), companies spent $1.64 trillion on logistics and transportation services in the United States in 2018, an increase of 11.4% over 2017.

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.

Meet the crisis with end-to-end Supply Chain Visibility

Prophetic Technology

The current pandemic affecting our daily life demands an end-to-end Supply Chain (SC) Visibility.

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Are you compromising to meet Supply Chain demands after the crisis?

Prophetic Technology

The pandemic unfolds considerable global disruption in our Supply Chains (SCs,) reason why it is essential to ponder and performance in a different way to renovate and revolutionise our SC strategy.

From Bikes to Prosecco, Covid Is a Dress Rehearsal for Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

Faced with the double challenge of Brexit and COVID-19, U.K. supply chains are being thrown into disarray

Facilitating Lean with Synchronized Planning & Optimization

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers today are being challenged to anticipate new product introductions while reducing costs and protecting profit margins.

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Four Essentials for a Greener Fulfillment Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

From smart cartonization to last-mile delivery and beyond, supply chains offer fertile ground for new technologies to improve sustainability by trimming wasted fuel, materials and time

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.

Supply Chain News on Driver Pay Once again Headed Higher, Supported by Record Spot Market Rates

Supply Chain Digest

After almost Two Years of Little Action on Wages, Driver Shortage Once again Pushing Carriers to Hike Wages for Drivers

ShipChain CEO Featured on SupplyChainBrain and Supply Chain Insights Podcasts


SupplyChainBrain and Supply Chain Insights are two of the most reputable names in the industry. Check out their exclusive interviews with CEO John Monarch. ShipChain CEO John Monarch Interviewed on the SupplyChainBrain Podcast.

Bulk Liquid Transport – What Container to be used?

20Cube Logistics

Freight forwarders are responsible to ship consignment from one international destination to another, the consignment can be all sort of materials, from wood, clothing, to logs, flowers anything, even bulk liquid transportation.

Columbus Day 2020: A Holiday in Search of a Name

Enterra Insights

Today is officially Columbus Day. According to the website, “Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Columbus Day, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Columbus Day.

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.

What’s That Smell? A Machine Can Tell

Supply Chain Brain

Today’s computers have the equivalent of human eyes, ears, mouths and limbs. Why not noses as well


Enhancing Your Team’s E-Auction Bidding Strategy


In today’s world, time is money. Companies are looking for ways to effectively manage costs during procurement while also getting value. Undoubtedly one of the most time-consuming and laborious processes for many had been the extended negotiations companies had with each vendor.

BidMode to join the EC Sourcing Family

EC Sourcing Group

Morristown, N.J., October 13, 2020 / EC Sourcing Group, a leading global provider of SaaS sourcing technology solutions, has announced its acquisition of procurement solution provider, BidMode, with full terms of the merger remaining confidential.

You already have Netflix, how about a coffee subscription to go along?


SaaS is eating the world! Yes, that's what has been happening in the past few years and 2020 seems to be like the tipping point. In this post, we talk about a coffee subscription model and the trend it rides on.

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!

Axway and BFM Business collaborate for the 2nd time for the Grand Prize for Digital Acceleration


Axway was delighted to sponsor the Grands Prix de l’Accélération Digitale 2020 (The 2020 Digital Acceleration Awards) for BFM Business, the prominent business television channel in France. “It

A Guide To Effective Ecommerce Fulfillment

Supply Chain Brain

A new ebook from Saddle Creek Logistics Services can be a valuable resource for companies seeking to establish a stronger presence online

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Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Supply Chain Brain

Ware2Go, a UPS company offering on-demand fulfillment through an integrated tech platform for one- to two-day shipping, recently announced FulfillmentVu, a new technology platform with a combined warehouse management system, order management system and transportation management system