Fri.Oct 23, 2020

How to Manage Seasonality of Demand to Increase Forecasting Accuracy


Fact: not every product in your warehouse sells at the same pace throughout the year. Some will experience peaks and troughs in their sales due to the coming and going of seasons and months.

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo. Nicholas Reasoner , Jeff Dangelo , and Joe Lynch discuss launching a successful 3PL in the age of tech.

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Harvesting Rainwater at Americold


October is National Energy Awareness Month, and we’re marking the occasion by highlighting a unique program within our resource management strategy – rainwater harvesting. Environment Continuous improvement cold storage supply chain temperature-controlled supply chain

Manufacturers must embrace AI and digital twin, if they are to survive Brexit

IT Supply Chain

By Matt Tichon (pictured). Vice President of Industry Strategy, LLamasoft. The post Manufacturers must embrace AI and digital twin, if they are to survive Brexit appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

The need to know


The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Airbus tells suppliers: plan now for post-crisis output hike.

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Demand Forecasting Process for Food and Beverage Distributors

Vanguard Software

Demand Forecast Planning within the food and beverage industry is complex. Your teams must collaborate and plan efficiently in order to increase profitability. Supply Chain

Episode 101 - Streamlining your supply chain with Matt Stone of Uber Freight

Aborn and Co.

The Uber for Freight, it is so simple but makes so much sense, especially in the post COVID world. And if the pandemic has shed light on anything for shippers, it is the importance freight technology plays in your day-to-day life.

Get The Most Out Of Blue Yonder Solutions By Joining a Special Interest Group Community

Supply Chain Nation

Blue Yonder has 37 Special Interest Group (or SIGs) with 4,900+ members from more than 1,400 companies that are committed to helping you get the most out of your investment in Blue Yonder solutions.

HID Global Introduces RAIN UHF RFID and NFC Combo Tags

Supply Chain Brain

HID Global, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, recently announced the HID Keg Tag family of RFID transponders that combine RAIN RFID and Near Field Communication technologies into a single tag for advanced supply chain management of returnable transport items

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 23, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Learning and keeping a pulse on what’s happening in the industry is more important than ever.

Tired of Politics, Best Supply Chain Cartoon Captions

Supply Chain Digest

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 23, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Learning and keeping a pulse on what’s happening in the industry is more important than ever.

This Week in Logistics News (October 17 – 23)

Logistics Viewpoints

I may be in the minority here, but I’m just going to come out and say it. I do not like glitter. I dislike glitter so much that some of my friends have (jokingly) threatened to send me a glitter bomb package. I’m the only one in my family that feels so strongly about it.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Cognitive Technologies in Marketing

Enterra Insights

In the “contactless” world created by the coronavirus pandemic, virtually reaching out to consumers has never been more important. Nevertheless, no brand or company wants to waste precious marketing dollars on consumers unlikely to want or need what they are promoting. Fortunately, there is plenty of data to help brands figure out who might be interested in the products they are selling — if marketers know how to use it.

Data 100

Podcast | Massive Changes Are Happening Across the Retail Landscape

Supply Chain Brain

Is the word “omnichannel” another way of saying “spoiled consumer”

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 10/16/2020 – 10/22/2020

All Things Supply Chain

Alibaba to offer manufacturing suppliers B2B ecommerce training Alibaba is set to launch a program next month called the Digitization Sprint for US manufacturers, which will provide training on how… General Weekly wrap-up alibaba amazon B2B ecommerce exports japan shipments supply chain supply chain weekly wrap-up USA

Dun & Bradstreet: leveraging APIs to deliver business intelligence data in near real-time


Since 1841, the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation ( D&B ) has been delivering insights for businesses that provide commercial data and analytics for over 265 million business records worldwide.

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.

How to choose the best logistics management software?


Be it manufacturing, FMCG, retail, or e-commerce, logistics is a crucial part of every business. Smooth and streamlined logistics operations help a business maintain transparency throughout the entire journey of a product from the warehouse to the end-users’ location.

Rufus Labs Releases Rufus Cuff Pro and ScanGlove2

Supply Chain Brain

Rufus Labs, which produces intelligent wearable warehouse technology and workforce analytics software, recently announced the release of its Rufus Cuff Pro and ScanGlove2, the second generation wearable hardware suite

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 23


Aldi Launching SNAP Access for Online Grocery via Instacart. Aldi and Instacart are partnering to make online grocery available to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants by electronic bank transfer (EBT). Rolling out over the upcoming months, the program is slated to launch at more than 570 Aldi stores in California, Florida, Illinois, and Pennsylvania after an initial trial in 60 Aldi stores in Georgia.

Carrier Transicold Enhances eSolutions Platform for Fleet Visibility and Control

Supply Chain Brain

Carrier Transicold’s, a global provider of building and cold chain solutions, recently announced updates to its eSolutions telematics platform for remote monitoring of refrigerated trucks and trailers, including a new web-based dashboard that provides critical fleet information for better decision making

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.

IAG Cargo Restarts London to Tokyo Service

Supply Chain Brain

IAG Cargo has restarted its direct service from the United Kingdom to Tokyo. The service will run year-round, three times per week from London Heathrow