Mon.Nov 05, 2018

Bad Retail is Dead — Long Live Retail

Enterra Insights

Brick-and-mortar retailers continue to declare bankruptcy at an alarming rate. Ben Unglesbee ( @Ben_RetailDive ) and Cara Salpini ( @CaraSalpini ) bluntly write, “Last year was a dismal one for certain retailers. Those ‘certain’ retailers include ones with a lot of debt, that depend on malls and whose business is especially susceptible to the explosion of Amazon online and off-price sellers in the physical world.

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Less Than Truckload Shipping Trends to Wrap Up 2018

Cerasis

Transportation is the largest sector of the economy, making up 8.9 percent gross domestic product (GDP), reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The simultaneous growth of the economy and trucking indicate actual GDP percentages would be higher if compared to the same time last year.

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How You Can Get MORE from a Unichannel Logistics Partner! (ULP)

Supply Chain Network

Contrary to what some procurement professionals may think, all logistics solution providers are not created equal, and those who consider price only, or as main factor in their selection process, are doomed to mediocrity and perhaps even failure.

Navigating Tariff Changes and the Global Trade Environment

Talking Logistics

It’s not often that global trade news repeatedly makes it into the headlines, but that’s been the case this year as the U.S. and China impose tit-for-tat tariffs on each other, NAFTA gets renegotiated, and the uncertainty around Brexit continues (among many other trade-related developments). What impact are these changes having on importers and exporters? What actions should companies take in response to these tariff changes and associated risks?

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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.

Independent research reveals how organizations can succeed in a brave new tariff-driven trade world

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Mike McAllister It sounds ominous, but it’s a brave new tariff-driven trade world out there – a reality senior executives whose organizations operate global supply chains are coming to grips with.

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Five Ways Augmented Reality Enhances Supply Chain Management

APICS

ABI Research conducted an analysis of the key advantages of using AR in supply chain management and developed this list of the top-five benefits

E2open Demand Sensing Application

E2open

E2open’s Demand Sensing application is a next-generation forecasting technology invented by E2open in 2002, it analyzes current demand signals such as orders, shipments and retailer data like point-of-sale, to predict the most likely amount of future demand for every item, at every location, every day. Unlike traditional demand planning technology that relies on historical sales, Demand Sensing is fully automated, using algorithms and machine learning to find patterns within real-time data.

Who Is Most Susceptible to Cargo Theft?

All Things Supply Chain

Cargo theft is a growing problem that impacts nearly every industry. All supply chains are different, and their complexities often permit gaps in security that increase the risk of theft.… … Supply Chain Management cargo theft digital supply chain

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47% of supply chain executives still rely on Excel says survey

EFT

Advanced analytics powered by artificial intelligence (AI) can leverage the vast amount of data available from both structured and unstructured sources to uncover new opportunities to make faster and smarter business decisions.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Omnichannel Fulfillment: How Retailers are Optimizing for the Holidays

FLEXE

The holidays are right around the corner and customer expectations have never been higher. How are retailers using omnichannel fulfillment to prepare for the 2018 holiday season? Customer data is critical, especially in terms of Q4 planning.

Talking Bout a Revolution

Pivot88

We’re back from our travels and following up on all the awesome conversations and big ideas we’ve been discussing at the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention in Maastricht and the PI Apparel Milan shows. We’ve all been talking about digitalization and sustainability for our brands and consumers. We’re in the 4th industrial revolution and any brand that doesn’t actively pursue a sustainable strategy is going to lose out.

Infographic: Compare vRoute 1.0 and vRoute 3.0

Abivin

Abivin vRoute system enables users to approach efficient logistics management processes. Both versions of Abivin vRoute, 1.0 and 3.0, have the same basic features, which have been developed and upgraded to save time and logistics cost for customers. Similarities Abivin vRoute 1.0

How to choose a tech partner who will 10x your multichannel sales growth

TradeGecko

Doing your homework and choosing the right tech partners for your multichannel business is a critical step to growing your business. Rushing to choose a tech solution can quickly lead to operational headaches, a lack of support, and wasted money. multichannel Inventory Management eCommerce

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.

Cloud Software: What Does It Mean for Accountants?

Unleashed

The evolution of technology has changed the way companies do business and for accounting purposes, it has challenged how the cost of accounting is reported. Without the need to buy licences and purchase or lease IT infrastructure, businesses have no upfront investment, no asset and no depreciation. Therefore, cloud software is fundamentally a different business model to traditional accounting. Pre-cloud software.

Development of Production Machinery Using Big Data for Engineers

Exapro Hub

Since the growth of industrialization, the manufacturing industry has always been a critical part of the world economy. A report by McKinsey suggests that when thoroughly utilized, manufacturing can contribute as much as 35% to a country’s […]. The post Development of Production Machinery Using Big Data for Engineers appeared first on Exapro Hub. Industry News

Accountech.Live brings together open-minded accountants

Unleashed

Cloud technology is continually growing and evolving, and new software solutions are entering the market. Accountech.Live welcomes open-minded accountants, bookkeepers and advisors who want to deliver value to their clients and bring about positive change for a digital future.