Tue.Nov 06, 2018

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Few if any economic sectors have avoided digital disruption. New business models are constantly challenging more traditional ones and supply chains need to adapt to these changing conditions. Kristi Montgomery, a Vice President at Kenco Innovation Labs, explains, “The rapid pace of technological advancement and adoption means that innovation is taking place all around us, from the way we communicate to how we get around cities — even to how we shop for groceries.

Don’t Lose Your Balance on Electronic Recycling

Talking Logistics

Dismantling an electronic device can be complex and costly. Mass Balance is a methodology to determine the most economical balance between the cost of dismantling and the material recovery value. Mass Balance Principles (source: GEODIS).

How Procter & Gamble is thriving on supply chain complexity


Source: Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Procter & Gamble (P&G) is known for best-in-class supply chain planning.

7 Tips To Consider When Selecting an MES Solution


Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) enable supply chain networks and manufacturing to stay synchronized, scale and flex to fluctuations in demand.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Not Contributing to Logistics Job Growth. Sorry (Not Sorry!)

Supply Chain Collaborator

Wall Street Journal reports that logistics hiring contributes a robust 10% to the October 2018 U.S. job growth figures. Hiring in transportation and warehousing sector soars” says WSJ “adding 24,800 jobs. UltraShipTMS apologizes for not helping to contribute to employment growth in the field we serve. It’s not that we don’t want to contribute. Rather we prefer to contribute in ways that grow our customers’ bottom line. Here’s why we’re sorry, but not sorry.

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Common Problems in Supply Chain Management to Overcome

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 5 minutes Some of the most common problems in supply chain management are as old as the hills. The good news is,… The post Common Problems in Supply Chain Management to Overcome appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering

Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! (Videos)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Baby Supply Chain! There are many different Supply Chains in the World covering every industry, every business or institution and every aspect of our lives. But the single most important Supply Chain is the Food Supply Chain!

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Perfect Truckload Shipments: What They Are and Why They Matter


Wanting to know how your supply chain compares to others in your industry (or the market at large) is natural. After all, knowing where you stand can influence your goals, planning, and strategies in the future.

Procurement: The Spend Aggregation Obstacle Course!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Procurement – How to Enable Spend Aggregation! The theory is simple! If you can increase spend levels through centralized spend aggregation across entities then you increase your leverage in negotiations.

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.

RFID Enables Nearly 100% Order Accuracy for Retail

Material Handling & Logistics

Using RFID, companies can triple their order accuracy and reduce chargebacks. Line item RFID is showing the capability to increase supply chain efficiency. .

The Hottest Jobs in Supply Chain and Procurement! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Supply Chain Game Changer Job Board! Blog post provided by [link]. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. It’s an exciting time to be involved in the Supply Chain and for Supply Chain jobs.

6 Tips for Writing an Excellent Ecommerce Shipping Returns Policy


An ecommerce business comes with its own unique benefits, as well as challenges. You have an amazing opportunity to reach many people and sell your product all over the world. But you also face the challenge of people not being able to try on or carefully examine your product.

Why Truck Drivers are a Vital Part of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Written by Alinda Regina exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com . Take a quick look around your home or office and you’d be hard-pressed to find a product that has not seen the inside of a truck at some point in its existence. In truth, many aspects of everyday life are made possible through the supply chain industry, with trucking alone responsible for 70% of America’s freight volume by weight.

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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.

Transforming Your Global Supply Chain Digitization

Supply Chain 24/7

As global supply chains become more and more complex, and as international shipping costs continue to rise, you know that digitizing data and collaboration tools in your supply chain are more crucial than ever

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5 Seismic Shifts in Supply Chain Technology!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally created and published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Lora Cecere. Lora Cecere is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the research firm Supply Chain Insights at [link]. Supply chain technology is changing rapidly as new, innovative solution providers leave traditional legacy players behind. Tremors. Seismic shifts.

Global Trade Management: The Past, Present and Future

Supply Chain 24/7

GTM has evolved from a collection of standalone supply chain and enterprise applications into an integrated solution that ties them all together, ideally on a common platform

[PODCAST] Why Shippers Focused on Transportation Accounting Reduce Transportation Costs


Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Jennifer Jacobson, the Cerasis Accounting & Finance Manager.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

2018 Global Apparel Supply Chain Management Report

Supply Chain 24/7

As quickly as technology is pushing consumer-facing capabilities forward, behind the scenes apparel industry supply chains are moving at a decidedly slower pace

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment

RELEX Solutions

Case Musti Group: Thriving in a Complex, Multinational, Supply Chain Environment. Customers » Case Studies. Background.

Global Supply Chain News on Time for the Blockchain Wars in Global Shipping

Supply Chain Digest

Amid Some Questions if It is the Right Technology for the Job, Blockchain Service to be Offered by The Ocean Alliance, Competing with Maersk based TradeLens

Collaborative robots driving big productivity gains for consumer packaged goods companies but adoption currently low


No subsector of automation in the packaging industry is maturing like cobots, according to a new piece of research. Unlike robots which are traditionally isolated from workers and are programmed to follow specific instructions without regard for humans, cobots operate in cooperation with humans in a shared workspace. While growth is projected, PMMI’s survey found cobot use in packaging, remains relatively low with just 10% claiming adoption.

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.

5 Steps to Building a Champion Retailer


The art of retail is to delight and serve a specific consumer demographic. Managing a successful retail business is combining this art with the science of excellent business strategies and objectives. Want to merge the art and science of retail planning to compete in this marketplace?

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Multiparty Network Platforms Q & A

The Network Effect

Multi-party network platforms offer a new way to connect businesses, with all companies (buyers, sellers, movers) synchronized to single version. The post Multiparty Network Platforms Q & A appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network multienterprise multiparty network Platform

Overcoming Ocean Freight Procurement Hurdles in 2019


Many organizations are consistently missing the mark with their transportation spend due to contract rate increases and fluctuating spot rates on ocean freight lanes.

Webinar: Managing Critical Spares to Achieve Plant Reliability


Every manufacturing plant, regardless of industry, strives to create a safe and productive environment. MRO plays an important role in achieving that goal. Yet, reality shows that many continue to struggle in effectively managing MRO, especially spare and critical parts. Join Synovos on Nov.

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.