Fri.Feb 19, 2021

12 Steps To A Successful ERP Implementation


Bottom Line: Any successful ERP implementation starts with a clear definition of business value followed by a compelling vision of greater collaboration and connectedness between workers that get results.

The Science and Practical Application of Predictive Analytics


The science and practice of predictive analytics is well established and rapidly gaining ground in the public and private sectors.


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How retailers can ace ecommerce in these turbulent times

IT Supply Chain

By Noel Lavery (pictured). UK Sales Director, Infobip. The post How retailers can ace ecommerce in these turbulent times appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 02/12/2021 – 02/18/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Test Your Knowledge of Sales & Operations Execution

Many supply chain professionals have already taken this assessment spanning across multiple industries and 20 countries. The 15-question assessment takes only 5 minutes to complete. Take it now to see how your S&OE process scores and benchmark it against peers. Responses are aggregated and kept anonymous. We hope it serves as a thought-provoking exercise to improve your approach!

How to get a faster sale to avoid paying stamp duty

IT Supply Chain

By Tony Hughes (pictured). CEO at Huthwaite International. The post How to get a faster sale to avoid paying stamp duty appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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January retail sales down 8.2% from December – How the sector can bounce back

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead at CI&T. The post January retail sales down 8.2% from December – How the sector can bounce back appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Global Vaccination Rollout: Supply Chain Lessons & Challenges


When the UK approved the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in December, it became the first country in the world to do so. Now dozens of nations are grappling with unprecedented challenges to get the vaccine from the manufacturers, into the arms of millions of people, and fast.

Freight Forwarders: The Important Link of a Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain logistics is writing a new story, as companies have started taking a holistic approach by introducing new features to its process by understanding and taking the requirements of its customers.

Empowering Fresh Produce Logistics with Real-Time Data | Roambee


Dealing with fresh produce logistics means dealing with supply chains that are more prone to risk. The risk of spoilage is an additional risk to consider beyond delay and theft.

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Webinar on Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Podcast: Predictive Analytics and Digital Transformation Pioneer Knut Alicke


Knut Alicke was helping to build digital control towers before most people had ever heard of them, and today advises the world’s top companies about supply chain.

Google and J.B. Hunt Announce Strategic Partnership in Transportation and Logistics

Supply Chain Brain

Google and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a North American transportation and logistics company, has announced a multi-year strategic alliance to accelerate J.B. Hunt's digital transformation and collaborate on supply chain platform technology

The need to know


The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Volkswagen points finger at suppliers over car chip shortage.

Supply Chain Mergers & Acquisitions 2021 Outlook


Supply Chain Mergers & Acquisitions 2021 Outlook Featuring TJ Lynch, SVP Finance and Marketing at NFI What do you think will be in store for the market in 2021? The pandemic has had a pretty significant impact on M&A during this time period and there’s a couple of things that happened.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Achieving Financial Success While Delivering World-Class Customer Experiences


Omni-Channel Fulfillment Microservice. E-commerce made its mark in 2020, with digital trends accelerating two to five years due to COVID-19. Savvy retailers worked quickly to expand shopping options from the beginning of the shopping journey.

Blockchain’s Distributed Ledger in Supply Chain Can Be The Game Changer

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"You either implement blockchain or you disappear," said Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx, at an international conference three years ago. It is worth saying that in this case, he was talking about supply chain management (SCM

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Earn Money with Bitcoin!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A Quick Overview of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology! Infographic). Get Our EBOOK HERE. Earn money with Bitcoin article and permission to publish here provided by Dean Miller.

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VIDEO: How do I get my own trucking authority?

DAT Solutions

As part of our Trucking AMA series, we asked our panel of trucking insiders to share how they started their motor carrier businesses and offer advice for anyone interested in starting their own trucking company. Best Practices and Benchmarks

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, ARC Advisory Group held its 2021 Supply Chain Forum.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 19, 2021)

Talking Logistics

How’s the weather on Mars? For many here on Earth, especially in Texas, it’s been unusually cold and snowy, leading to all sorts of hardships and problems. Mars ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids, in fact it’s cold as hell,” sings Elton John in Rocket Man.

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Digital Order Fulfillment: The Game Has Forever Changed

Achieving cost-effective OTIF delivery across multiple channels requires a dynamic approach. Digital order fulfillment can help businesses adopt a more intelligent, agile, and holistic strategy that drives true optimization and customer loyalty.



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Intelligence – Not So Artificial – Is Becoming Essential


Brainteasers Close your eyes and count to 10 – well that’s easy. Close them again and count to 51238 – not so easy – that would take you around 14 hours. This demonstrates Data dimensions – Scale, Quantity, Time – the current standards. But what number is INFINITY?

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Profiles in Leadership: Arne Sorenson

Enterra Insights

February is Ethics Month and, among the leaders of major corporations, few business executives have demonstrated the kind of ethical leadership offered by Arne Sorenson, the CEO of Marriott International Inc., who passed away this earlier this week from pancreatic cancer. He was 62. Marriott Jr., executive chairman of Marriott International, stated in a release, “Arne was an exceptional executive — but more than that — he was an exceptional human being.”

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Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?