Tue.Jan 22, 2019

Which supply chain planning processes should we automate?

ToolsGroup

Now that more companies are embracing supply chain planning productivity and automation, many firms are asking which processes they should automate. Let's first address that question and then look at where this trend is heading in the future.

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. 2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes.

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Supply Chain Research Calls Out the Pressing Need for Prescriptive Analytics for Decision-Making

River Logic

DALLAS, January 22, 2019 -- River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics solutions, today announces the release of a sponsored research perspective by Ventana Research’s Robert Kugel, Supply Chain Planning with Prescriptive Analytics: Technology Enables a More Effective Process.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing.

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.

What challenges must today’s automotive manufacturers overcome?

Quintiq

Some of the most innovative developments currently being delivered by automotive manufacturers include new drive technologies, autonomous driving and connected cars. Fulfilling the demand for innovative models relies on a flexible network of internal and external partners.

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A Procurement Resolution – Realize Your True Potential

ivalua

Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In this time of personal New Year’s resolutions, it seems appropriate for leaders to also consider a resolution for their departments. For Procurement leaders in particular there couldn’t be a better time to do so.

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Officially Launches Today

Supply Chain Matters

Today marks the official rebranding of the now former APICS to the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).

Why (And How) Retail Stores are Here to Stay

JDA software

In the age of Amazon, are retail stores still here to stay? J oAnn Martin , JDA’s senior strategy leader for Retail thinks so. In this video blog, she shares why shoppers still want an in-store experience and what the biggest change is in retail right now.

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Reports of Softening U.S. Trucking Rates and Rising Global Logistics M&A are Not Coincidence

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters reflects on reports of the potential for softening U.S.

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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.

DDMRP is not Just a Rebadging of Kanban

DynaSys

Last Spring DynaSys launched their latest product release named DSCP-2018. This innovative release delivered great business value to our customers including the DDI certified, Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning capability.

LLamasoft Reports Record 2018 Revenue and Customer Growth – Subscription Revenue Growth Exceeds 40 Percent

Llamasoft

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—January January 22, 2019—LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain design and decisioning solutions, announced today that they have continued to build upon their solid growth results, posting more than a 40 percent increase in subscription revenues from 2017. LLamasoft also announced that it added 80 new customers in 2018, bringing the total customer […].

Moving Out Of China Isn't So Easy

Amber Road

There has been a lot of recent buzz about companies relocating sourcing or manufacturing out of China. It’s easy to understand why.

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Distribution and Dedicated Transportation Outlooks: 2019

NFI

Guest Blog: William Mahoney, Senior Vice President, Sales at NFI Distribution Outlook Inventory levels in 2019 will continue to grow creating the demand for more third-party warehousing space in the coming year.

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.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain! Imagine what the future will look like in Supply Chain! We don’t mean the near future, but the very distant future.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

Jaggaer

In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. So what does the economic forecast look like in Europe? In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S. and the European Union and examines how procurement organisations can best prepare in the new year.

Top 10 Predictions for Manufacturing CIOs In 2019

IQMS

Manufacturing CIOs are now expected to be business strategists first, technical experts second as many are expected increase IT’s contributions to growth.

World’s Top Green Businesses Revealed

Material Handling & Logistics

"Leadership on environmental issues, shown by a recent ranking of companies based on environmental policies, goes "hand in hand with being a successful and profitable business,” says CDP which curates the list.

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.

In Order to Scale, Tech Solutions Need to be Adaptive

American Global Logistics

Freightwaves —Overall supply chain and logistics tech spending will rise to $87.8 billion over the next three years. That’s according to new research from Logistics Trends & Insights, LLC and American Global Logistics (AGL). The study shows that U.S. companies will spend more than $2.5

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Navigating with your supply chain map

ChainPoint

Supply chains are complex. Most companies know who their own suppliers are but who are the suppliers of their suppliers? How are they all connected? When companies ask us for help, we generally start with supply chain mapping , the first step in gaining insight. Timber supply chain mapping

[PODCAST] Shipment Optimization: The Challenges, Benefits, and Technology Solutions

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

AMPLIFY Analytics: ensuring SLAs

Axway

AMPLIFY Analytics allows you to turn your data into real-time insights for your company. This process helps to ensure your SLAs (Service Level Agreements) are being met in a timely manner. Read more about Axway AMPLIFY here.

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.

Zone picking vs. wave picking: Which method is best?

6 River Systems

While warehouse technologies are advancing rapidly these days, even the world’s biggest warehouses continue to rely on fundamental practices that have been around for decades. Take warehouse order picking practices, for instance.

Trends 2019: Smart Cities

Enterra Insights

Few people would argue cities are smart enough about how they manage systems and use resources and there’s no reason to get smarter. There are numerous skeptics, however, who worry smart city technologies will erode privacy and cede governmental control to large technology vendors.

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How to boost your Amazon Inventory Performance Index (IPI) score

TradeGecko

As we touched upon in the first blog in our Amazon IPI series , Amazon’s Inventory Performance Indicator puts Amazon sellers at risk of higher fees and storage restrictions if improperly managed.

Q1 2019 Freight Rates and Market Update

Zipline Logistics

The transportation industry saw record-setting levels of freight-haul demand and driver pay in 2018 as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the ELD Mandate caused major debate and disruption, and price increases were felt across the map. This begs the question, what can we expect to see in 2019?

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.