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.

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.

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain Right Now

JDA software

In my latest blog, I shared five jaw-dropping stats about counterfeit retail and how these fakers are creating some real trust issues between retailers and their consumers, and , retailers and manufacturers.

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.

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.

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

CH Robinson 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?

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.

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.

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.

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!

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

CH Robinson 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?

Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain Right Now

Supply Chain Nation

In my latest blog, I shared five jaw-dropping stats about counterfeit retail and how these fakers are creating some real trust issues between retailers and their consumers, and , retailers and manufacturers.

[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.

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

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.

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.

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

Two of the Most Important Organizations in International Shipping

Promptus LLC

Who Are IMO and IATA? Source The fact is that the world of today could not exist without International shipping and knowing the regulations and the processes that are involved […]. The post Two of the Most Important Organizations in International Shipping appeared first on Promptus, LLC.

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!

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.

Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Automation

Claritum

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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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.

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.

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?

Every Part Has a Purpose: Building Materials Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

From foundation concrete to tile adhesive, the average house contains many different components. Building materials manufacturers are, of course, responsible for producing these essential supplies. Collectively, they are the backbone of the American housing market.

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.

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.

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.