Thu.May 23, 2019

Key Supply Chain Digital Transformation Pitfalls to Avoid


Supply Chain Digital transformation has the potential to be, for no better words, transformative; when done right, a transformation can enable your business to reap significant, and well-documented, benefits.

What are the Key Components of Successful Supplier Management?

HICX Solutions

Here at HICX we are championing the importance and value of evolved supplier management. Evolved supplier management focuses on moving beyond mere strategic sourcing and category management, and instead encouraging organisations to think differently about how they work with their suppliers.

Supply Chain Collaboration Needs Blockchain. Here's Why.

Supply Chain Brain

The race to push I.T. applications to the cloud isn’t enough to improve collaboration within the supply chain

3 Benefits of Warehousing Services for Your Business

PLS Logistics

With the growth of the international trade and retail sector, the importance of warehousing services is increasing as well. Proper storage of goods has always been an essential asset of a smooth logistics strategy. In fact, warehousing services can greatly impact your supply chain efficiency.

The Current State Of Warehouse Technology

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Efficiency and speed are pressuring organizations to step up their warehousing capabilities. How are they doing this and what role is technology playing? Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, who will share substantial research and discuss professional experiences on the current state of warehouse technology.

Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

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 Kuebix’s blog highlights the use of virtual reality (VR) technology to train truck drivers. Virtual reality (VR) is.

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Quantum Inventory Theory?

The Smart Software

Physics at the quantum level is quite weird – not at all like what we experience in our usual macroscopic life. Among the oddities are “superposition”, “entanglement”, and “quantum foam.”

Join us at the Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit in Singapore


Loftware is delighted to be part of the 9 th Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit taking place in Singapore on May 30-31 2019.

The Inevitable Future of the Internet of Things (IoT)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Internet of Things (IoT) – Welcome the Digital Supply Chain! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer and permission to publish here provided by Rachel Stinson.

Doing Business in the Netherlands


The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Gartner Supply Chain Event 2019: a New Era


The QAD DynaSys Pilgrimage. On May 16, QAD DynaSys made their annual pilgrimage to Phoenix Arizona to join 3500 other supply chain leaders and analysts from all corners of the globe for what is touted as the largest supply chain gathering in the world.

There is no ‘Supply Chain’ Without a ‘Communication Chain’


Supply chain is defined as the sequence of processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity. The details within those processes vary among industries, companies, and products.

Navigating Automotive Disruption: Eliminate Bottlenecks in your Supply Chain and Lean-out Operations to free-up Working Capital for R&D


The Automotive Industry is being disrupted on all sides and is upending the traditional models of vehicle manufacturing that have evolved over the past 120 years to dominate the world.

There is no ‘Supply Chain’ Without a ‘Communication Chain’


Supply chain is defined as the sequence of processes involved in the production and distribution of a commodity. The details within those processes vary among industries, companies, and products.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Working on the dark side of the moon

The Smart Software

Thomas Willemain, co-founder at Smart Software company and one of the best statisticians there are, wrote a book named “Working on the dark side of the moon” while he was working for the NSA.

The Supply Chain of Tomorrow is Here Today

Supply Chain Collaborator

If you’re not pursuing supply chain digitization, you run the risk of being left behind! For many organizations, all the data created by today’s disparate supply chain management technologies exist in separate silos. The data is the lifeblood of digitization and these siloes are ripe for convergence. Early adopters are well on their way to realizing the amazing benefits and competitive advantage of digitization.

Customer Service in Logistics Needs a Shift in Focus

Consumer Goods Logistics

Listen. React. Listen. React. Listen. React. These two words summarize the day of many customer service representatives (CSRs) across the world. Supply Chain Challenges Logistics Leadership 3PL Outsourcing Logistics Innovation Logistics Customer Service

[WHITE PAPER] Improving Inbound Freight Management: How Data-Driven Processes Bring Efficiencies & Reduce Costs


Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Shippers may work with countless vendors in today’s world, and in the age of e-commerce, it is possible for shippers to work vendors and suppliers from across the globe. Unfortunately, managing this complex vendor network and controlling More.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Benefits of Inventory Serial Number Tracking


Regular readers will know that we’re big fans of using barcodes and handheld readers for inventory management. But did you know that you can also enjoy all the benefits and advantages of managing your internal stock with barcodes?

If You Like Our Blog, You’ll Love Our YouTube Channel

Logistics Bureau

Here at Logistics Bureau, we’re delighted that our blog is attracting so many followers, and that our posts inspire lots of healthy dialogue.

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Domenic Lubrano

PLS Logistics

Senior Account Executive | Pittsburgh PA I knew that I wanted to go into the sales industry because I was attracted to the idea of controlling my own success. I liked that I was going to get out of this career whatever I put into it, and I had plans to work hard and succeed. […]. people

Kinaxis named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation


by Danielle McNeil Taylor We’re pleased to share news of Gartner’s most recent research, the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Truckload Rates Finally Slowing Down

Supply Chain Digest

Cass Analyst Says Rates to be Flat or Even Negative for Full Year

The Era of Manufacturing Process Automation Is Here


61% of manufacturers are making large-scale operational improvements to their shop floors, including manufacturing process automation systems in 2019 to continue the strong growth they achieved in 2018. Improving shop floor productivity is 1.4

Marketing and Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

As consumers increasingly take the digital path to purchase, reaching them with the right offer at the exact moment they are making purchasing decisions is critical. This new age truism brought artificial intelligence (AI) into the marketing arena in a big way. Wesley Mathew, head of marketing at Meltwater, writes, “It’s not uncommon for artificial intelligence to come up in marketing conversations as a future focus.

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Coping With Inventory Uncertainties: The probabilistic model of inventory control


Inventory control is exceedingly difficult if you go into it blind, with no tips and tricks and no supporting software. However, with the right knowledge and methods in place, it can be something you can manage and control with few problems. Part of the art of inventory control lies in the ability to adapt to demand in an efficient way so that supply is maintained appropriately.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.