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Warehousing solutions for handling sudden high demand in eCommerce

All Things Supply Chain

If you’re going to have a problem in your eCommerce business, a sudden spike in demand is about the best one to have. However, that doesn’t make it any less… General Inventory management ecommerce warehouse management

When to Outsource Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Reverse logistics are a major hurdle to efficiency and profitability in modern supply chains. However, they are not something an organization can simply avoid. Failure to offer a fair, free returns process will cost customers. Period. As a result, supply chain executives need to find a way to handle the reverse logistics problem. And making.read More. The post When to Outsource Reverse Logistics appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role. For example, I have a degree in Material Science Engineering and I started my career in semiconductor manufacturing and new product development. Did you “fall into” Read more Falling Into Supply Chain Management.

How A High-Tech Manufacturer Navigated The Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

A Hi-Tech Company’s Control Tower Helped It Better Manage Air Cargo During the Worst Days of the Pandemic In 2014, one of the world’s largest high-tech manufacturers started thinking about a digital transformation that would help them better serve their customers while also generating operational efficiencies. From a supply chain perspective, a robust supply chain digital transformation would involve end-to-end visibility of inventory in motion and inventory at rest in near real-time.

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Reduce costs and increase sales with efficient sales territory management

TradeGecko

Businesses define sales territories as the grouping of clients into geographical, demographic, and/or other quantifiable metrics such as sales potential and ordering history. In a 2018 survey conducted by SMA (Sales Management Association) , 76% of companies assign territories by geography. effective supply chain management

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Five key drivers for agile fulfilment

In the Supply Chain

By Frazer Watson (pictured). Head of Sales for Hikrobot at Invar Systems. The post Five key drivers for agile fulfilment appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Fujifilm selects Kinaxis RapidResponse for agility in its medical system supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Kinaxis Inc., the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has announced that the medical systems division of FujifilmCorporation has selected Kinaxis RapidResponse to gain supply chain visibility across its global supply chain. Fujifilm has leveraged its advanced imaging and information technology to become a global presence for innovation in other industries including healthcare

What B2B companies are seeking from their e-commerce solution

In the Supply Chain

By Michiel Schipperus (pictured). CEO at Sana Commerce. The post What B2B companies are seeking from their e-commerce solution appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Why Value-Based Pricing Should Top Your To-Do List

Blue Ridge

Is value-based pricing a priority? If not, then you've fallen into the cost-based pricing trap. Avoid margin erosion with pricing analytics. The post Why Value-Based Pricing Should Top Your To-Do List appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles pricing supply chain analytics

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Combatting the Complexity of E-Commerce Fulfillment

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chains are transforming into “supply networks,” and omnichannel fulfillment is increasing the complexity

Top 38 Resources For Warehousing, Distribution and Supply Chain Professionals

Lucas

Warehouse and distribution center operations and technology are changing rapidly, as companies adapt their supply chains to ecommerce and a range of other business, economic and social trends. With so much change, it’s a battle. Keep Reading. The post Top 38 Resources For Warehousing, Distribution and Supply Chain Professionals appeared first on Work Execution Software Solutions. News Resources

Shocks to Supply Chains Can Erase a Year’s Profit, McKinsey Says

Supply Chain Brain

Companies risk losing more than 40% of annual profit once a decade in a world threatened by trade wars, cyberattacks, pandemics and climate change, according to McKinsey & Co

Supply Chain News on Will Malls See Partial Salvation as Amazon Fulfillment Centers

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon in Discussions with Largest Mall Owner on Moving Fulfillment Centers into Empty Department Stores

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.

Special Report: Supply Chain Trends in Retail and Consumer Goods

Supply Chain Brain

As the world moves toward near-sourcing, instantaneous commerce and automated logistics, these are the steps companies are taking to build efficient supply chains

Profile in Leadership: Jeff Bezos Testifies Before Congress

Enterra Insights

For Amazon, Leadership and Customer Focus Equal Success. Earlier this month, Congress held hearings during which the CEOs of four big technology companies — Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Google — testified. Congress is concerned these companies are becoming monopolies. The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal (WSFJ) notes, “Everyone seems to hate America’s giant tech companies these days — except the hundreds of millions of people who use their products.

Watch: Surviving the Pandemic With AI

Supply Chain Brain

Rob Valdez, director of cybersecurity and automation services with CPA and advisory firm Kaufman Rossin, describes how artificial intelligence can help companies weather the current coronavirus pandemic, as well as other major supply-chain disruptions

How much does it cost to open a Shopify store?

TradeGecko

Shopify is a fast growing eCommerce platform, offering businesses the opportunity to set up an eCommerce store at affordable rates -- much lower than other eCommerce platforms. If you’re looking to start building your very first business, Shopify is an easy solution. Small Business Growth

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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!

The Customer is the Hero with Tom Augenthaler

The Logistics of Logistics

The Customer is the Hero with Tom Augenthaler. Joe Lynch and Tom Augenthaler discuss why the customer is the hero. As the founder of an influencer marketing company, Tom helps companies tell stories that make the customer the hero. Having customers and influencers talk positively about your company is one of the best ways to attract and win new business. About Tom Augenthaler. Tom grew up in Long Island and studied finance at Gettysburg College.

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Advantages Of Material Requirements Planning Software

IQMS

Bottom Line: Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software helps to keep manufacturing operations in balance by managing all inventory requirements and resources necessary to meet production demand while maintaining lean inventory levels. Getting orders shipped on time at the highest quality levels possible is the goal of all manufacturers because everyone wants to keep the customers they have and gain more business from them today.

How to Choose Eco-Conscious Suppliers

Supply Chain Brain

Many companies today are guilty of “greenwashing” or “green sheen” — marketing themselves as green while merely going through the motions

Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant expands colour palette to more than a million

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Xerox has announced the Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant, claimed to be the print market’s first adaptive technology kit that adds seven specialty colours to an existing production press, enabling instant digital print enhancements

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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!

A Transport Tech Company Brings Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and rising overseas production costs, many American companies are thinking about returning at least some manufacturing to the United States. But XStream Trucking Inc. has wasted no time in doing just that

Sustainable Material Series: Environmentally-Friendly Plastics

Dragon Innovation

In this multipart blog series, Dragon Innovation material expert, Nicolas Avril , will explore the pros and cons of selecting different materials when manufacturing a connected product in high volumes. This blog examines the use of environmentally friendly polymers. Manufacturing modern manufacturing Sustainability Sustainable materials Plastics

18 Companies that made more than $250,000 Profit per Employee

Operations and Supply Chain Management

These 18 big companies made more than $250,000 in profit per employee last year. One U.S. financial giant earned nearly $2 million for every worker. BRIAN O’KEEFE. AND NICOLAS RAPP. August 10, 2020 4:30 AM EDT. Saudi Aramco’s Tanajib oil complex on the coast of the Arabian Gulf. The company is the profit leader in the Global 500 with $88 billion and has 79,000 employeesCOURTESY OF SAUDI ARAMCO. The world’s 500 biggest companies employ some 69.9

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International eCommerce – All you should know about

Vinculum

International eCommerce is selling your products or services online through eCommerce websites across borders to other foreign countries. E-commerce’s share of total retail sales is expected to rise over 15% in 2022 from 8.9% in 2017, totaling nearly 892 billion (apx) US dollars.

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.