Fri.Jan 17, 2020

White-Collar, Blue-Collar, New-Collar: The Evolution of the American Workforce

Supply Chain Brain

With each passing year, the use of technology in manufacturing continues to grow, and blue-collar job requirements become more sophisticated, further widening the skills gap

Order Picking Bucket Brigades – An Introduction

Lucas

Order picking bucket brigades are a way of organizing workers and orchestrating work in a warehouse pick module. The bucket brigade process balances workflow and distributes work evenly amongst the pickers, maximizing productivity and throughput. Keep Reading. The post Order Picking Bucket Brigades – An Introduction appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions.

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How to Optimize Global Demand Fulfillment

3rdwave

Global transportation is the nexus through which all related international transportation information flows. Capturing, aggregating, and analyzing all the global supply chain transportation and product/SKU level detail is foundational to having end-to-end supply chain visibility.

The Road to Freight Management Hell: Why Poor Freight Data Visibility and Outdated Systems Hold Shippers in Purgatory

Cerasis

The road to freight management Hell is laden with poor freight visibility and outdated systems. Failures within freight data visibility contribute to compounding consequences throughout downstream supply chain operations, and the problem only grows worse from there.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Cross Functional Planning as a Way of (Business) Life

Supply Chain Nation

Remember the good old days when planning was something you did once a quarter just to make sure your annual plans were still on track? We don’t live in that world anymore.

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Cross Functional Planning as a Way of (Business) Life

Supply Chain Nation

Remember the good old days when planning was something you did once a quarter just to make sure your annual plans were still on track? We don’t live in that world anymore.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 17, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I don’t remember many of my dreams, but this one I remember because I was dead. Per my instructions, a boom box (circa 1986) was placed in my casket with fresh D batteries and a Depeche Mode mixtape in it. Before being laid to rest, someone pushed the play button and turned the volume all.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11 – 17)

Logistics Viewpoints

One hundred and one years ago Wednesday, a bizarre disaster struck the city of Boston: the Great Molasses Flood. The disaster has also been known as Boston Molasses Disaster, the Great Boston Molasses Flood, or, in a clever play on words, the Boston Molassacre. In the North End, a storage tank filled with 2.3 million gallons of molasses burst, sending a 25 foot tall wave of molasses through the streets at speeds of 35 miles […].

Learning to Love Math

Enterra Insights

The late Shakuntala Devi, known as the “human calculator,” once insisted, “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” ” Mathematics has been touted as the only universal language. An article in The Economist asserts, “The eternal language of numbers is reborn as a form of communication that people all over the world can use — and, increasingly, must use.”[1]

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

7 Types of Additive Manufacturing

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 7 minutes Whether you’re a hobbyist or professional, it's always important to new skills. Learn about the 7 types of additive manufacturing now. The post 7 Types of Additive Manufacturing appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering 3D printing

Podcast: Dr. John Gattorna on Aligning Supply Chains with Customer Behaviour

Requis

John Gattorna is one of the foremost thinkers in supply chain today. He’s an author, consultant, highly sought after speaker, and academic. He also leads Gattorna Alignment , a consulting firm with over 100 successful business transformations to its credit.

4 Tips To Improve Your Last Mile Delivery Performance

Convey

Delivery performance can make or break your customer’s experience with your brand. You can […]. The post 4 Tips To Improve Your Last Mile Delivery Performance appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Initiate Resources

Synovos President and CEO Quoted in a Wall Street Journal Article

Synovos

Synovos President and CEO Carlos Tellez was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the January 2020 U.S. Labor Department Jobs Report. In it, he explains Synovos’ hiring strategy in 2019 and hints at expectations for 2020. The article also ran online on Morningstar.com. The post Synovos President and CEO Quoted in a Wall Street Journal Article appeared first on Synovos

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 01/10/20 – 01/16/20

All Things Supply Chain

Maritime Shipping: It’s all smooth sailing despite historic fuel switch Members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided to implement a major maritime fuel change aimed at reducing emissions. The… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up amazon brexit shipping supply chain news supply chain uncertainty sustainability weekly wrap-up

Live Webinar on Top 5 Trends in Labeling and Packaging Artwork - 1/23/19 @11am ET

Loftware

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Our 2017 Top 10 Blog Posts … So Far!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. . It’s been 6 months since we launched supplychaingamechanger.com. Our goal has always been to share experiences and expertise. The site has evolved. The number of categories has continued to grow.

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Các Câu H?i ?ánh Giá Kh? N?ng B?o M?t SaaS

Abivin

SaaS, hay còn g?i i là Ph?n ch v?, ???c c cung c?p p qua n?n n toán ?ám ám mây, mang l?i i nhi?u i ích to l?n n cho doanh nghi?p p nh?: m chi phí và t?c n khai cao, c?i i thi?n ng tác so v?i ng doanh nghi?p ng ph?n m on-premises v?i i cùng m?t ích. ?ây ây ch?c n là m?t t xu h??ng

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Synovos President and CEO Quoted in a Wall Street Journal Article

Synovos

Synovos President and CEO Carlos Tellez was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the January 2020 U.S. Labor Department Jobs Report. In it, he explains Synovos’ hiring strategy in 2019 and hints at expectations for 2020. The article also ran online on Morningstar.com. The post Synovos President and CEO Quoted in a Wall Street Journal Article appeared first on Synovos. Media Coverage News