Wed.Dec 05, 2018

Operating a Global Health Supply Chain in Low-Resource Settings

APICS

In addressing the challenges of operating a global health supply chain in low-resource settings, there’s plenty to learn from established commercial supply chains

Direct-To-Consumer Supply Chain Planning

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) presents supply chain planning challenges for both large and small consumer goods brands, but these challenges differ depending on which type of company you are. long tail Supply Chain Planning

Time to Get Comfortable with Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Hollywood loves artificial intelligence (AI) because it can be used to create both wonder and fear in movie audiences. The type of AI most often depicted in movies is artificial general intelligence (AGI) — sentient machines that could decide humankind is either a nuisance or a threat (think HAL 9000 or Skynet).

LTL to Intermodal Shipping: How to Find and Eliminate Freight Spend Black Swans

Cerasis

Black swans in the supply chain refer to unexpected, unusual disruptions within the supply chain, reports Melanie Nuce of Inbound Logistics.

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!

Stay Current With Your Labeling Software

Loftware

When an organization grows, they have many obstacles to overcome. They may have new facilities, new regions, new stakeholders, along with increasing customer and regulatory demands.

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The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

What a difference a year makes. Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? Is there interest in collaborating together to pursue these opportunities?

The perfect gift this holiday season? How about The Ultimate S&OP toolkit?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Teresa Chiykowski The biggest toy sellers (Target, Walmart, JCPenney and Amazon) have announced their picks for the hottest toys of the year. Coming in at number 1 are Pomsies – animatronic, interactive pets that kids can take anywhere.

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The Christmas Retail Checklist – Get Your Store Prepared! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article created by, and permission to publish here provided by, Chris Landry at [link]. Check out Innovations in Offline Retail! Infographic).

What Does IoT Mean for Inventory Management?

Unleashed

The dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT) is upon us and it is set to revolutionise many industries including inventory management. However, before we can understand how inventory management will be affected by IoT and how we can optimise this, we must first understand what exactly it is. IoT is essentially a concept where devices are connectec to the internet or each other via a wireless connection.

How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Lessons Learned

Supply Chain Nation

Caroline Sauve has been with JDA for 20 years and is senior practice director in JDA’s professional services organization. She shares the leadership lessons she has learned, starting with a stint as a Captain in the Canadian Army Reserve.

4 Ways Mobile Technology Can Boost Your Wholesale Business

EMERGE App

Introduction. Wholesalers and distributors run a tight ship. This business model depends on a massive volume of orders to be fulfilled accurately and shipped on time, every time. The sheer number of transactions involved makes it perfect for using technology.

3 system options for managing inventory in your eCommerce business

TradeGecko

Within the rapidly evolving world of eCommerce, managing inventory is a key pain point that prevents many businesses from achieving the growth they’re capable of. It’s an investment of both time and often cash, to research, choose and implement an inventory system that will work for your business.

As Easy As ABC: Categorising and Managing Inventory

Unleashed

ABC analysis is an inventory management principle which stands for Always Better Control. It is based on the Pareto principle (20% of a commodity accounts for 80% of the net result) and can be very useful for management of a company’s inventory. In this article, we consider what ABC analysis is exactly and how it is calculated, an example of it in action and some pros and cons of its implementation. The ins and outs of ABC analysis.

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.

Top 5 Plastic – Rubber Machines in November 2018

Exapro Hub

One of the most successful categories of used machines on Exapro.com is the Plastic – Rubber category. With more than 3,000 used machines available, buyers and sellers are constantly active on the online marketplace. In the same way we […]. The post Top 5 Plastic – Rubber Machines in November 2018 appeared first on Exapro Hub. Exapro Machinery

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2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday: The Numbers Are In

FLEXE

Slow cookers are in. Big-screen TVs are out. Plus, this was the first Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) weekend since the iconic Toys R Us closed up shop. Here’s our annual recap of what went down during the biggest shopping weekend of the year. T-Minus 4 weeks until 2019, but who’s counting?

Season’s Greetings Calendar 2018

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Season’s Greetings Calendar 2018. News » RELEX Season’s Greetings Calendar 2018. Instead of shipping presents all over the world, we spread our holiday joy by doing charitable work and supporting good causes.