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Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020

Requis

January 1st not only the start of a new year, but a new decade.

Artificial Intelligence is Driving Real Supply Chain Improvement

Logistics Bureau

Of all the latest digital technologies slated to disrupt supply chain operations imminently, artificial intelligence (AI), along with robotics (which arguably, you might classify as an AI application), is the one making the most tangible current impact on the industry. “It

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Collaborative Planning in Supply Chain – Share your Forecasts

TPSynergy

Forecast Collaboration. How to reduce Supply Chain Planning cycle time and inventory levels? How to automate inventory replenishment? What will happen if one of my suppliers reduce capacity on one of their plants? How do I inform my suppliers when my customers reduce their demand?

Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions

Kinaxis

by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. It’s hard to imagine what the next twelve months and beyond hold for an industry facing seemingly non-stop innovation.

Top 10 2020 Manufacturing Trends

IQMS

Bottom Line: 2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Technology

Enterra Insights

The late futurist and science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, once wrote, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” ” Imagine what pioneers crossing America’s plains on foot, horseback, and/or wagon would think about today’s automobiles and aircraft. Magic. Other “magical” technologies would be mobile phones, satellites, and the Internet.

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Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power. Thailand borders the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. Its bordering countries include Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia.

Corporate Ambition and Product Proliferation

Vanguard Software

How to properly manage new product launches in a highly ambitious organization. . Inventory Optimization MEIO Retail Supply Chain

4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

NRF 2020 is right around the corner, and we are thrilled to highlight our customer IKEA Food in their digital transformation journey in our booth, 4237.

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What to Look for in a Food Logistics Services Warehouse

Kanban Logistics

If you’re looking for a warehousing provider to store your food products, you’re looking for more than storage space – you’re looking for an expert that will protect the integrity of your products.

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The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills

Halo

The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won't find online or in a textbook. The Internet is awash with content designed to help business professionals succeed now and help the next generation 1 succeed someday. Google searches will yield a bonanza of advice served up as scholarly articles, celebrity secrets and everything in between. Look beneath the differences in tone and style and you will quickly discover that there’s considerable overlap.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

This week and next we are taking a look forward to mark the opening of a new year and a new decade. We have decided to kick things off with technology trends in logistics and transport.

How to Ship Large Items on eBay

Freight Center

If you’re shipping large cargo too big for the traditional parcel carriers, then knowing how to ship large items on eBay offers your business a brand-new opportunity for exposure and profitability in the online space. But venturing into eBay shipping can be a daunting task for first-time shippers, start-ups or for small businesses looking to grow. Perceived limited carrier options, pricing dilemmas and ensuring quality packaging for eBay shipping are all obligations to deal with.

What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain

Inventory Visibility – Beyond ERP

TPSynergy

Inventory Visibility. Inventory is a key part of any business. Manufacturing, Distribution businesses depends on availability of correct inventory. Important feature of inventory is its visibility. If the inventory lies in a corner of the warehouse and not visible to Planners, it will add to inefficient resource utilisation. ERP and Inventory Visibility. Most of the business today, depends upon their In-house ERP system for inventory visibility.

Inventory Challenges Management 1: Supply Chain Complexity

EazyStock

Common Challenges of Inventory Management. We all know that marketplaces are constantly changing. For starters, the international trading landscape is more uncertain than ever. In addition, eCommerce is driving increased competition from traders across the globe, both large and small.

4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

NRF 2020 is right around the corner, and we are thrilled to highlight our customer IKEA Food in their digital transformation journey in our booth, 4237.

Paris 2020 – EN – Antoine Doussaint

ivalua

Antoine Doussaint CSR Deputy Director. Antoine Doussaint, 54 years old, had a degree in Economics from Paris II University as well as an EMBA from ESCP.

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4 Questions with IKEA Food’s Digital Transformation Leader, Lars Gunnarsson

Supply Chain Nation

NRF 2020 is right around the corner, and we are thrilled to highlight our customer IKEA Food in their digital transformation journey in our booth, 4237.

Art of Procurement 290: The Value Of Digital Procurement In The Manufacturing Sector

ivalua

The post Art of Procurement 290: The Value Of Digital Procurement In The Manufacturing Sector appeared first on Ivalua

Trimble to Acquire Kuebix to Transform and Connect the Transportation Logistics Ecosystem

Kuebix

Dear Kuebix Customer, I’m excited to share the news that the transportation industry has taken a giant leap forward today with the planned acquisition of Kuebix by Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB).

Ardent Partners Procurement Metrics that Matters

ivalua

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The Manufacturing Triangle: Cost, Quality and Schedule

Dragon Innovation

Building hardware is hard. To launch a new product, you will face many hurdles along the amazing journey from transforming an idea into a viable product your customers love.

To the Point of No E-commerce Returns

Logistics Viewpoints

As e-commerce returns volume continues to skyrocket alongside continued growth of online shopping, top shippers are challenging the notion of returns as a cost of doing business they must accept.

Procurement Developments to Look For in 2020

ProcurePort

2019 has brought us many interesting developments in procurement. However, 2020 is already showing the potential for even more significant advances. Here is what you need to know about procurement news in 2020 and what you should expect from the industry in the New Year.

10 Advantages of using a freight broker to find bulk freight carriers

Bulk Connection

Shippers of liquid and dry bulk products have more options than ever in moving their loads. From going it alone to using online marketplaces, there is no shortage of methods for moving bulk freight.

Everything You Need to Know About IoT in Manufacturing

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 5 minutes IoT in manufacturing could have a more pronouced impact as more plants start incorporating it. Explore the potential of the internet of things now! The post Everything You Need to Know About IoT in Manufacturing appeared first on Schooled By Science.

ZF brings in SupplyOn to gain real-time transparency for overseas transport at the material number level

SupplyOn

Even with consolidated containers, ZF always knows exactly where all required materials are located on sea and whether they will arrive in time for just-in-sequence production Technology company ZF provides its customers worldwide with components for just-in-sequence production. Material bottlenecks due to supply delays quickly lead to major production problems.

Ways to Help Avoid Freight Damage & Loss Claims

MercuryGate

The post Ways to Help Avoid Freight Damage & Loss Claims appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Business Intelligence Blog Posts

Most Viewed Freight and Logistics Videos of 2019

Cerasis

Today’s post will cover the most viewed freight and logistics videos from our popular pair of freight video series, “Talking Freight” and “Fast Freight Five.”

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