Thu.Jul 29, 2021

Artificial Intelligence In The Warehouse Is Coming Sooner Than You Might Think

Logistics Viewpoints

Artificial Intelligence is not a new technology, but widespread adoption and use of AI and machine learning in supply chain is still in its infancy. Nevertheless, there are indications that AI in the warehouse is becoming a reality a lot sooner than most people might have expected.

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Three Things Telecom Supply Chains of the Future Need to Do Now


The telecommunications industry has become so highly commoditized that customers perceive only marginal differences in products and prices among the various market players. Want to have a winning telecom supply chain?


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What’s the Hold Up? Our Survey Findings on Production Shutdowns.


In today’s face-paced business economy, speed is everything and every second counts, especially when you’re talking about the supply chain where delays quickly translate to lost revenue. Labeling

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Autonomous Decision Science™ Discussed on the Next Normal Show

Enterra Insights

In an episode of the Next Normal Show, with host Josef Schneider, we discuss why the Enterra Solutions ® Autonomous Decision Science (ADS) technology is a game changer for the retail industry.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

The Role of Supplier Collaboration in ESG and Supply Chain Resilience


The post The Role of Supplier Collaboration in ESG and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Ivalua

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The Supply Chain Response to India’s Second Wave of Covid!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! India’s second wave of Covid article and permission to publish here provided by Ajay Jha. April 2021 saw India grappling with Covid- 19 again.

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Why Practitioners Should Embrace Supply Chain Complexity When Planning

IT Supply Chain

By Martin Verwijmeren (pictured). CEO & Co-Founder of MPO. The post Why Practitioners Should Embrace Supply Chain Complexity When Planning appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

We Need Better Sales Forecasts for Online Businesses

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The challenge of getting better sales forecasts to improve logistics planning is a centuries-old problem. In today’s eCommerce-driven supply chains, that challenge is tougher than ever.

The final mile inside warehouses ? Point of Sale

The Supply Chain Journal

Point of Sale is sponsored by ArcBest. ArcBest is more than logistics. Whatever you do, whatever you ship, ArcBest makes it easier for you to do business.

Implementing Supply Chain Network Design

Companies want to maximize service levels, but they also want to cut costs. These goals are often at odds with one another. How do you find the optimum balance? This guide offers hands-on advice that will help you use network design to achieve successful results.

An Overview of Binary Options for Internet Trading!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 6 Ways to Attract Investors to Your Startup Business! Binary options article and permission to publish here provided by Isabella Gregory.

Port Houston reopens terminals to truck traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

Port Houston is reopening its two largest public container terminals to commercial trucks after closing them Tuesday due to a computer hardware failure. Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals are planning to open [Thursday] at 3 p.m. to truck traffic.

The Consumer Packages Goods Sector in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

One of the most prominent trends of the Digital Age is increased traffic on the digital path to purchase. As a result, some experts are wondering what effect this trend will have on the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector. Robert J.

Werner reports Q2 revenue of $650M, up 14% year-over-year

The Supply Chain Journal

Werner Enterprises posted second-quarter adjusted earnings of 86 cents per share after the close, in line with consensus estimates and 20 cents better than the year-ago quarter. Total revenue increased 14% year-over-year to $649.8

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Augmented Analytics – How Alexa Became a Production Planner


Mozart, Metallica and Manufacturing Operations Management. Every day when Jim comes home from his work as a production planner at the factory, he ritually grabs a can of beer from the fridge, plops down on his coach and gently gives the order, “Alexa play relaxing music.”

Schneider easily beats Q2 estimates, raises 2021 outlook

The Supply Chain Journal

Ongoing strong demand for freight helped Schneider National report second-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 60 cents, 16 cents ahead of analysts’ expectations and 34 cents better than the prior-year result.

Optimize Continuous Improvement with Lean Collaboration and Digital Transformation

DELMIA Quintiq

Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement programs continue to grow in importance as organizations strive to become agile and remain competitive.

Failure to launch: Workhorse Group ousts CEO as production delays escalate

The Supply Chain Journal

Quarter after quarter of missed production targets finally caught up with Workhorse Group CEO Duane Hughes, ousted Thursday at the electric delivery van maker and replaced by auto industry veteran Rick Dauch.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Can’t find available warehouse space? Turn to a 3PL

Kanban Logistics

If you’re struggling to find available warehouse space for your products, you’re not alone. Space availability is at an all-time low as both B2C and B2B companies compete for facilities across the country. This includes small companies as well as monoliths like Amazon and Walmart.

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Hub Group sees long-term growth potential for intermodal

The Supply Chain Journal

Although headwinds such as port congestion, labor and equipment shortages, and network imbalances are putting pressure on the current intermodal market, Hub Group is keeping its eye on factors that are poised to support the long-term financial potential for intermodal, executives said during Hub Group’s second-quarter 2021 earnings call on Thursday.

Accelogix Listed as a Sample Vendor in Gartner Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Execution Technologies, 2021


Accelogix delivers flexible automation and robotic orchestration solutions for clients through deep industry expertise and the LogistiVIEW warehouse execution platform. Cary, NC.

Above-average hurricane season nearing peak months

The Supply Chain Journal

2021 hurricane season outlook. The Atlantic waters are heating up, and peak hurricane season is almost upon us. Carriers and shippers should be on alert this hurricane season, as tropical storm activity is expected to be above average.

New Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

eProcurement and eSourcing Solutions For Your Business

EC Sourcing Group

eProcurement and eSourcing Solutions For Your Business. One of the most difficult things about searching for eProcurement and eSourcing solutions for your business is finding the right software to truly suit your needs.

Wabash National bets big on dry vans, increases capacity by 20%

The Supply Chain Journal

Wabash National Corp. is ramping down traditional refrigerated capacity and converting the floor space to add 20% more dry vans by 2023, counting on freight demand lasting well beyond the current peak. “As

Roles and responsibilities of demand planning


When deciding to strengthen your supply chain infrastructure, the question of roles and responsibilities of demand planning arises. Should demand planning be placed under supply chain management, sales, or finance? Demand planning is a bridging function between commerce and supply chain.

Amazon’s Q2 top line falls short of estimates

The Supply Chain Journal Inc. fell short of median revenue estimates in the second quarter as more Americans got vaccinated, returned to stores and generally spent less time shopping on their devices.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.