Mon.Dec 10, 2018

7 Supply Chain Security Concerns to Address in 2019

The Network Effect

“All across Maersk headquarters, the full scale of the crisis was starting to become clear. Within half an hour, Maersk. The post 7 Supply Chain Security Concerns to Address in 2019 appeared first on The Network Effect. Cloud Risk Technology cybersecurity risk management supply chain

Tariffs and 5 Areas Retailers Need to Focus on Now

Supply Chain Nation

For decades, from hardware to electronics, textiles, food, household goods, and general merchandise; retailers have been offering lower prices on goods sourced overseas. Though there has been some change in recent years, most imported goods to the United States originate in China.

Clorox Successfully Implements a Program for Value Chain Segmentation

Supply Chain Shaman

I remember the first discussion with Mark and Dave. It was a strategy day in 2006. Thirteen years later, it gives me great pleasure to share their story. Mark Hersh (shown here) is now a Director of Supply Chain Strategy at Clorox while Dave retired in 2018.

Buyers Comment on Marketing and Selling Logistics Services

Cerasis

I often talk to logistics companies wondering what are the best strategies to get the attention of potential buyers of their services. One thing these companies almost never do is actually ASK their customers and prospects that very same question.

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.

Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

Talking Logistics

One of the things that defines supply chain management today is the rapid pace of change across all dimensions — competitive landscape, regulations, technology, and many more. Keeping a pulse on these industry trends and changes is increasingly important in order to make sure you’re as prepared as possible to succeed in the months and years ahead.

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6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

AB&R

It’s been a great year for AB&R®. In May, we became a member of the RAIN RFID alliance , and in June we became a GS1 US Solution Partner. We covered hot topics in 2018 such as RFID container verification , employee mustering , and RFID in the data center.

Why Millennials Deserve Our Attention

Inbound Logistics

How the growing millennial market will transform the supply chain sector

AB&R® to exhibit at RFID in Aerospace and Defense

AB&R

Phoenix, Arizona, December 10, 2018 – AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID Inc.), a nationwide provider of proven supply chain solutions, will be an exhibitor at the RFID in Aerospace and Defense Conference in Arlington, VA on December 12, 2018. The RFID in Aerospace and Defense event will provide information on the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Attendees will have an opportunity to see demonstrations of RFID technology at the AB&R® booth.

Regenerating Logistics

Inbound Logistics

A profile of Denise Kopko, vice president of operations—commercial, supply chain and logistics, with Veolia North America, an environmental services company focused on designing and providing water, waste and energy management solutions for commercial, municipal and industrial customers

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.

What Are Microservices in Supply Chain Software?

Veridian Solutions

Microservices in supply chain software refer to the use of independently-deployable applications to complete a business process. Their use ranges from order management to customer intelligence, and they have stark advantages over the traditional, monolithic design of supply chain management software. Supply chain managers need to understand microservices and how they can significantly improve warehouse management.

Continuing Education: What's on the Menu?

Inbound Logistics

No matter how skilled or credentialed, today’s supply chain managers have a lot to learn–and a lot of ways to do so. With the marketplace growing more complex, continuing education professionals are introducing new programs and revising old standbys

Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value

Adjuno

Switched on brands are becoming ever more aware of the importance of packaging when it comes to consumer experience. Far too few, however, have yet to address the extraordinary packaging inefficiencies […]. The post Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value appeared first on Adjuno. Press Adjuno Machine learning packaging retail software supply chain supply chain management sustainability technology transforming supply chain

Improving Supply Chain Performance by Focusing on Daily Improvement

Inbound Logistics

When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises. In order to achieve the desired ROI and deliver on the promises made during the sales process, both parties need daily activities to align with that objective

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.

SCU30 - Supply Chain Under 30

Aborn and Co.

On our very first episode of #SCU30 we invite some of the youngest and brightest minds on the air to tell their story their way

Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Planning – Why a Hybrid AI Concept is the Better Choice

All Things Supply Chain

“A good decision is based on knowledge, not on numbers” is a quote by the famous Greek philosopher Plato. When the Google project AlphaGo beat the South Korean Go champion… Supply Chain Management

MOQ Meaning in Supply Chain & What You Need to Know About It

Insights Solutions Global

You must have seen MOQ quite some times when you're sourcing for ideal manufacturer or supplier on Alibaba or Google, so what does MOQ even mean? How can you use it for your own good? The post MOQ Meaning in Supply Chain & What You Need to Know About It appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Supplier Sourcing

Tackling the eCommerce Pick, Pack, and Shipping Process

EFT

A tectonic shift in consumer shopping habits is rocking the retail landscape, and the economic implications are staggering. As more and more people worldwide have traded mall-walking for web-surfing, the seismic growth in global e-commerce sales is shaking up the marketplace—and the upheaval shows no signs of abating.

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.

Why You Should Eliminate Spreadsheets from Your Artwork Management Process

Loftware

Efficient approval workflows are better than spreadsheets. Manufacturing Artwork Management

Many carriers threatened to quit after ELDs. Did they?

DAT Solutions

Four months before the ELD mandate took effect on Dec. 18, 2017, DAT surveyed TruckersEdge users to learn how they planned to deal with the new regulation. Most of the respondents were owner-operators and small carriers, and 30% of them said that they would leave the industry rather than use an ELD.

What does ShipChain do?

Shipchain

Guest post by ShipChain’s Director of Product Development, Daven Jones. I get asked this question a lot in my day to day life. Friends, family, convention goers, technology meet up participants, people I see at the gym while donning my ShipChain t-shirt – pretty much everyone.

Your Xero Integration – Better Than Ever!

Unleashed

Thanks to your feedback, we have developed two new features that will enhance the Xero and Unleashed integration and give you more insights for managing your business! Set credit limits for customers. Does your sales team know if the customer has any outstanding invoices?

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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.

Data Quality is as Important as Data Quantity

Enterra Insights

Despite the fact big data is old news, it continues to make headlines. Mike Wood ( @Legalmorning ), founder of Legalmorning.com, writes, “Big data is here to stay and we need to get used to it. In fact, so many companies are now using it that they gain an advantage over those who don’t. … Yes, we are all sick of hearing these words, but let’s stop kidding ourselves. It’s not just the latest buzz phrase, it’s here to stay.”[1]

Enhance Your Processes with these New Unleashed Enhancements

Unleashed

Based on great customer feedback, we’ve been working on enhancing Unleashed to help increase efficiency in your business. You’ve asked us for additions that will make a difference in your day-to-day operations, so here are some new small but mighty enhancements that your team will love.

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Five Special Ops Skills Pertinent to Business Innovation

APICS

Highly skilled soldiers trekking through the pitch dark of night and a business creating better products and services for customers appear to be completely unrelated.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

It’s snowing at the wrong time and in all the wrong places. That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip. Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virginia.

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.