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To succeed at digital transformation, teams need to be committed and self-enabled

AIMMS

The digital age has just begun. We haven’t seen the full force of disruptive business and operating models and there is no doubt that many more will keep emerging. We are only beginning to see the impact that digital transformation will have on our human resources as well.

The Avocado Supply Chain

SCM Research

Among the best ways to teach supply chain management is by discussing different types of real-world supply chains. In their interesting report, Enabling Trade: From Valuation to Action , the World Economic Forum (in collaboration with Bain & Company) present several supply chains that could be discussed. The introdution makes one point clear: “The overall benefits to nations, producers and consumers are clear.

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Shaw Industries partners with Chainalytics for Supply Chain Network Redesign

CHAINalytics

Shift in Consumer Preference Sparks Need for Network Redesign Shaw Industries, a global flooring provider headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, is a leading provider of carpet, wood, resilient, tile & stone, and laminate flooring, as well as synthetic turf, for residential and commercial applications.

Global Trends in Digital Supply Chain - 2017 Review

Abivin

With the end of 2017 approaching, we can all reflect on a year subjugated with isolationism dominating the agenda that leaves supply chain managers operating in a period of real doubt.

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.

Weathering the Next Recession

synchrono

The global economic recession that started in 2007/2008 hit the manufacturing sector hard. In February of 2009, The Economist even published a piece called The Collapse of Manufacturing.

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Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding

NC State SCRC

Today’s guest blog is from John Stuart of the International Logistics Center. He shares some interesting information about freight forwarding, that anyone in logistics should be aware of. Freight forwarding is one of the most widely used methods of international transport for both business and personal use.

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Postal Hub Podcast- Electric Trucking

EFT

The US contract logistics company will use the trucks for shuttle deliveries and same-day customer deliveries. The trucks will also be tested for mileage efficiency on longer runs from major markets to other DHL operations across the country. . The Tesla Semi will be available in 2019.

What Does the First Week of Holiday Retail Sales Tell Us About the Season Ahead?

Supply Chain Nation

The first week of the traditional holiday shopping season is in the books, and the news so far looks good. Early reports indicate that US retailers earned a record $7.9 billion on Black Friday alone – an increase of nearly 18 percent over 2016.

TrinityRail ditches operational forecasting, gains sense and respond supply chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Supply chain management without an operational forecast – is it possible? Yes it is. At least if you’re one of the world’s largest providers of railcar services and products. TrinityRail, part of Trinity Industries, Inc.,

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

eft's 2018 & 2019 Event and Content Calendar

EFT

Channels: Supply Chain Event Date: Mon, 2018-01-01 to Tue, 2019-12-31 Event URL: [link] Number of attendees: 0 Event Organiser: eft Event Organiser E-mail: hgarner@eft.com Précis: Here is a complete calendar of all of eft's 2018 events and content released throughout the year. Entire Month Duration: No

Transparency a Must in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Loftware

The food and beverage industry has put a focus on traceability. GS1 Regulatory Track & Traceability Food & Beverage Barcode Labeling Labeling Trends

eft's 2018 Event and Content Calendar

EFT

Channels: Supply Chain Event Date: Mon, 2018-01-01 to Mon, 2018-12-31 Event URL: [link] Number of attendees: 0 Event Organiser: eft Event Organiser E-mail: hgarner@eft.com Précis: Here is a complete calendar of all of eft's 2018 events and content released throughout the year. Entire Month Duration: No

Supply Chain News on It is Wait and See on Impact of Looming ELD Mandate

Supply Chain Digest

A Variety of Factors Moving Against Shippers as We Head into 2018

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Cognitive Computing and the Cognification of the Business World

Enterra Insights

Futurists and visionaries, like Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly), founding Executive Editor of Wired magazine, are excited about cognitive computing. They believe this technology … Continued. The post Cognitive Computing and the Cognification of the Business World appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Supply Chain News on US Freight Rates, and Driver Pay, May be Head Much Higher

Supply Chain Digest

Be Careful Budgeting for 2018 in Market with Strong Freight Demand and not Enough Drivers

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. We hear weathermen discussing whether we will have an “El Niño” or a “La Niña” year.

Set up your TradeGecko-Xero integration in under 30 minutes

TradeGecko

Most business owners know the frustration of having to manage business operations across multiple systems. Often, this means double handling tasks and mismatched information – creating an operational headache. Find out how you can integrate your accounting software with TradeGecko inventory management system today! Click here to START A FREE TRIAL > Getting started How to

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Flexibility of Paper Logs Doesn't Transfer to ELDs

DAT Solutions

There's no regulation that even mentions logbook flexibility, but every driver who has ever used paper logs understands what that means. Years ago, way before ELDs, the biggest fleets were concerned, first and foremost, that all driver log books were completed correctly.

Season’s Greetings Calendar 2017

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Season’s Greetings Calendar 2017. News » RELEX Season’s Greetings Calendar 2017. Last year, we decided to spread some holiday joy by doing charitable work all over Europe and North America.

Campbell Testing Service to Deliver Soup to Customers’ Doors

Material Handling & Logistics

The soup company, which hasn't seen sales growth since 2014, wants to "challenge the conventional CPG model as to how products are developed, how brands are born and how we go to market.”.

Digital Logistics & The Billions of Dollars in Venture Capital Behind It

Aborn and Co.

If you’ve been to a major freight or logistics conference in the past year or two you may have noticed the sessions shift from a focus on compliance and alliances to digitization, freight future-proofing, and technology. This is no coincidence. As the old saying goes, “Follow the money.” According to CB Insights, Venture Capital investments in

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What Does the First Week of Holiday Retail Sales Tell Us About the Season Ahead?

Supply Chain Nation

The first week of the traditional holiday shopping season is in the books, and the news so far looks good. Early reports indicate that US retailers earned a record $7.9 billion on Black Friday alone – an increase of nearly 18 percent over 2016. From a retail industry perspective, Black Friday was an encouraging day for a lot of retailers,” said Jim Prewitt, VP of Retail Industry Strategy at JDA Software. Overall, sales were very encouraging,” Jim said. “We

Kohl’s COO Sona Chawla to Keynote RILA 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Network

Arlington, VA – Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced Sona Chawla, Kohl’s chief operating officer, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference.

Elevating the Heavy Building Materials Supply Chain (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

Last month, I attended and spoke at the Command Alkon ELEVATE 2017 conference , where I learned many things about the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry. For example, I learned that there’s a difference between cement and concrete, even though many people use the terms interchangeably.

JDA Labs and Google Cloud: Data Streaming and Machine Learning Meet-up Recap

Supply Chain Nation

JDA Labs and Google Cloud recently co-hosted a meet-up at the JDA Labs office in Montreal. The meet-up focused on data streaming and machine learning with the Google Cloud Platform, and was a very hot topic.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.