Tue.Feb 12, 2019

Take These (Supply) Chains From my Heart – Planning for Valentine’s day.

DynaSys

Introduction – Well, hello. Supply chain planning may seem oh so unromantic – what with all the talk of S&OP, and IBP and all of our websites full of pictures of warehouses.

Inventory forecasting and replenishment in an omni-channel world

Cognira

Inventory forecasting and replenishment in an omni-channel world Introduction Omni-channel retailing has changed the entire nature of inventory demand. The ‘demand’ fulfilled from a location adjusts based on what stock is available in the network.

Are Supply Chain Executives Prepared For a Supply Chain Talent Crisis?

Veridian Solutions

The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry. More workers are retiring, and there are just not enough members from the newer generations interested in the industry.

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses several factors companies must consider if they are thinking of moving out of China as a manufacturing or sourcing base.

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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Who Should Own the Demand Management Process?

Arkieva

Who should take ownership of the demand management process within the organization? Is it Sales and Marketing? Who Should Own the Demand Management Process? was first posted on February 12, 2019 at 7:59 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at hyeboah@arkieva.com.

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Tips to Operating a Safe Warehouse

NFI

In warehouses, workers face accidents related to forklifts, stacking of products, improper equipment use, inadequate fire safety provisions, and even repetitive motion, among many others. The warehousing industry experiences nearly 15,000 injuries and illnesses each year, according to the U.S.

All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

The last mile of most traditional logistics’ journeys ended at a retail store. The exceptions were goods purchased from mail-order catalogs. With the rise of e-commerce, the last mile journey can end almost anywhere. Michael S. Kraus, Chairman and CEO of EXPAK Logistics, explains, “One of the businesses that technology has been slowly pushing itself into is the last mile delivery business.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Stephany Lapierre, CEO at tealbook!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

Transportfolio

Industry trends can either support your goals or wreak havoc on them. With the continued increase in supply chain complexity and greater pressure to keep inventories lean and accelerate shipments, is your supply chain ready for what 2019 has in store?

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Why Shipper and Carrier Relationships Will Need to Improve in 2019

Cerasis

Shipper and carrier relationships are subject to many factors, and the slightest change in the market can lead to uncertainty regarding where those relationships stand.

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Government Expectations. Financial Markets. Performance. Challenges. The Impact of Automation. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

Transportfolio

Industry trends can either support your goals or wreak havoc on them. With the continued increase in supply chain complexity and greater pressure to keep inventories lean and accelerate shipments, is your supply chain ready for what 2019 has in store?

[PODCAST] Data Driven Shipping is How Shippers Gain “Shipper of Choice” Status

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s “The Freight Project” podcast we host Adam Robinson’s guest appearance on MarketScale’s Transportation Podcast. We hope you enjoy “The Freight Project Podcast.” ” You can subscribe and find this podcast on Apple iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube, and iHeartRadio! We’ll publish.read More.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Supply Chain News on ATRI Report on the Impact of eCommerce on Trucking Sector

Supply Chain Digest

Length of Haul has Fallen 37 Percent Since 2000, as Local Delivery Jobs Soar

BluJay Announces what3words Addressing Integration with its MobileSTAR Last-mile Delivery Solution

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions has integrated what3words into its MobileSTAR application. The integration enables BluJay customers to specify delivery and pick-up locations with what3words’ unique three-word address rather than traditional addressing or GPS coordinates. Read the full article in DC Velocity.

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What is all the hype about HIP?

Axway

What is all the hype about HIP? Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) is the next chapter in the integration journey that every company is on these days. It will not replace technologies and patterns that have gone before it like MFT … Others api HIP

BluJay Solutions adopts what3words system to boost e-commerce delivery

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions integrates what3words addressing system into its MobileSTAR last-mile delivery application to help e-commerce fulfilment firms and parcel carriers reduce delivery errors.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Customer Testimonial: Amie Anderson, Monsanto

Amber Road

Monsanto is an agricultural company that provides sustainable solutions for farmers to help them produce food more efficiently. They export from over 40 countries into over 120 countries, with about 30,000 export transactions between those countries.

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BluJay Announces what3words Addressing Integration with its MobileSTAR Last-mile Delivery Solution

BluJay Solutions

Next-generation geocoding technology provides greater accuracy and enhanced customer experience for BluJay customers. Manchester, UK – 12 February 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , has integrated what3words into its MobileSTAR application.

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Trucking in America *Infographic*

Kuebix

The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […]. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix.

3 dynamic ways to improve carrier experience

Parade

Whether the broker realizes it or not, carriers can switch between brokerages and platforms to find freight anywhere. They have access to near-infinite opportunities on loadboards, have direct relationships with shippers, and leverage new digital freight matching technology.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Warehouse Location Decisions Made Easy

Logistics Bureau

Where should your Distribution Centre be located? Deciding where to put your future Warehouse can really be challenging. But, worry no more. I’ll share with you the “core principles” in finding the best location for your Distribution Centre. ?. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel.

Es momento de exigirle más a su cadena de suministro

JDA software

Las cadenas de suministro se están volviendo cada vez más complejas gracias a las crecientes expectativas de los clientes en cuanto a servicio y capacidad de respuesta, así como a las infinitas opciones de compra. En este entorno, ¿cómo puede una empresa administrar lo que no puede ver, planear lo que no sabe o ejecutar un plan de negocios si los socios de su cadena de suministro no están alineados?

Train vs Truck Transportation – Efficiency, Cost, Advantages & Disadvantages [Infographic]

Freightera

Freight Train vs Truck – what is more efficient for shipping and what are the advantages and disadvantages of rail vs truck transportation? See our new infographic answering these questions. Train. Railways consume up to nine times less energy per tonne kilometer traveled than trucks.

Automotive Spare-parts Distributor FTZ Chooses RELEX to Ensure High Availability

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. FTZ replaces legacy system to get a more efficient supply chain, better process support and, above all, to guarantee high availability throughout the entire organization. FTZ , Denmark’s leading automotive spare parts supplier, has chosen RELEX Solutions to power its replenishment and supply chain planning in order to increase availability at its 51 branches across Denmark.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.