Tue.Mar 12, 2019

The Benefit Flow of Using a Transportation Management System [TMS] *Infographic*


Transportation management systems (TMS) are becoming more and more common throughout the supply chain. TMSs used to be reserved only for the largest shippers and cost exorbitant amounts of money, making them inaccessible for shippers with smaller freight spends. With the dawn of Software as a Service (SaaS) technology and cloud-based systems, any size company that […]. The post The Benefit Flow of Using a Transportation Management System [TMS] *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix.

Visibility: If Only I Could See

Supply Chain Shaman

My phone rang. Consultants, technologists and ex-analysts called to challenge my position in my last post focused on control towers. I love this type of debate.

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Could Supply Chain Management Have Saved the Fyre Festival?


The post Could Supply Chain Management Have Saved the Fyre Festival? appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Demand Planning Intelligence Consortium Feature Integrated Demand & Supply Planning S&OP Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations capacity planning demand forecasting DPIC Inventory Optimization Project Management risk management Supply Chain Visibility

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is part of a new series we’re launching called “Practitioner Perspectives” — commentaries written by supply chain and logistics practitioners from manufacturing and retail companies who want to share their insights and advice on industry trends and topics. If you’re a supply chain and logistics practitioner interested in contributing a blog post, please contact us for details.

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.

Splitting supply chains in uncertain times

BluJay Solutions

Global businesses are gravitating towards digitization and better network connectivity to modernize their supply chains. As a result, data from digital solutions and real-time visibility are being leveraged to create agile, responsive networks to keep pace with uncertain times.

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Key Automotive Attractions and Pit Stops at Explore 2019


Industry-wide change is forcing manufacturers to enhance their capabilities, and speed is vital for reducing the uncertainties around responding to change. The theme for this year’s Explore customer conference is “The Speed of Business,” which is to be held May 6-9 in New Orleans.

[PODCAST] E-Commerce for LTL: Why Freight Shippers are Mastering E-Commerce Logistics


Listen to “E-Commerce and LTL_Why Freight Shippers are Mastering E-Commerce Logistics” on Spreaker.

What is Supply Chain Mapping?

HICX Solutions

Organisations need greater visibility over their supply chains than ever before, in order to find areas for improvement and greater efficiency, reduce the chances of disruption and stay competitive.

When Worker Voice is Only a Whisper


To engage with the most vulnerable in your supply chain, start by evolving your company’s culture. There are a number of organizations doing great work to uncover slavery and engage workers within their supply chain.

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!

Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? You Already Know


Amazon didn’t get to where it is today (hit a market cap of $1 trillion in Sept. 2018) by resting on its laurels. At the time I wrote this, Amazon’s market cap is $777.8 billion. We can all rest assured that Amazon is looking to get back up to $1 trillion and stay there. Amazon.read More. The post Is Amazon In-Sourcing or Creating a New Service? You Already Know appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics amazon in-sourcing

How We Can Help You Reduce Costs and Improve Service

Logistics Bureau

I’m going to give you “3 Starter Tips” to help you better understand how to reduce your distribution costs and improve your freight service. Watch the full video to find out! Subscribe to our Youtube Channel. Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com.

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AI and humans: Planning supply chains together


by Teresa Chiykowski Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just reserved for sci-fi movies anymore – supercomputers going rogue on humans and launching them into deep outer space. AI is creeping into our everyday lives – at work, home and play.

A Better Way to Sell Logistics Services with Matt Collins

The Logistics of Logistics

download the audio file. [00:21] 00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:31] 00:31] Introduce yourself and your company. General Manager of SunAnt Interactive out of Milwaukee, WI. • MBA from the Thunderbird American School of International Management.

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.

Tapping Into Private Fleet Backhaul Capacity

Talking Logistics

In today’s challenging transportation environment, the more avenues shippers have to find and secure capacity, the better. While there is currently considerable investment and effort to add capacity to the market, there’s also a lot of wasted capacity such as empty private fleet backhauls. How can shippers tap into this source more efficiently? What are the main challenges and how do you overcome them?

What does one percent inventory accuracy mean to your operation?


As you may know, our CEO, Matt Yearling, contributes regularly to logisticsviewpoints.com with guest articles. Logisticsviewpoints.com mission is to provide logistics professionals with clear and concise analyses of logistics trends, technologies, and services.

Supply Chain Graphic of Week on the Rapid Rise of Delivered Meals

Supply Chain Digest

Delivery Costs can Wipe Out Profits, but Restaurants have to Chance eCommerce Growth

Artificial General Intelligence and the Singularity

Enterra Insights

Media is abuzz with stories about artificial intelligence (AI). The scariest stories are about artificial general intelligence (AGI), the type of AI most often depicted in films and science fiction. Those stories routinely depict an AGI system taking over the world intent on destroying humanity.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

The Evolution of the Demand Planner Role


The role of the demand planner has evolved during the past years, and so are the tools available to support their ability to forecast future sales and customer demand for products in an ever changing world.

Trade Wars | Intellectual property rights and Section 321 – de minimis

BluJay Solutions

Intellectual property protection is a key element in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, however, remedy of the underlying issues remain undefined.

Integrate Product Packaging into Distribution Center Operations

Consumer Goods Logistics

Specific consumer products look exactly the same when they roll off the manufacturing line. To satisfy retailer requirements, however, these identical products are wrapped, sealed, tied and packed in dozens, even hundreds, of different ways for presentation on the retail shelf.

Bridging the gap between old and new infrastructure via technology


Why be stuck in the past with old, outdated software? To bridge the gap between the old and the new, you must invest in IT modernization for the future. IT modernization for the future.

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.

Service Foods Set for Global Expansion with Scalable Analytics


Service Foods Set for Global Expansion with Scalable Analytics. With Halo, Service Foods is set to expand globally with the support of a modern, scalable analytics platform. Business Situation. Needed better sales reporting. to sustain revenue and margin growth. Critical business data inaccessible to. most employees. Limited ability to see and manage. inventory balances as orders ebbed. and flowed. ERP system lacked comprehensive. analytics features. Benefits Achieved.

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Bottlenecks and Poor Inventory Control Are Stunting Your Growth


Warehouse management is a challenging task that requires experienced staff and the right tools for them to do their jobs effectively. To control productivity and accuracy, managers need to be abreast of every detail around how the warehouse operates because one inefficient process may cause a bottleneck that can slow everything else down.

Using UN Principles Helps Companies Hit Sustainability Goals

Material Handling & Logistics

One company, the Carlsberg Group, attributed its strong 2018 results in part to sustainability efforts

3D Printing Cost Estimation – Did You Think of Everything?

Dragon Innovation

This is a guest post by. Castor. Castor provides cost estimation for its customers, by analyzing which parts are 3D printable. 3D 3d printing COGS Prototype prototyping Costing Machining (CNC


Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.