Tue.Apr 16, 2019

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?


The term ‘Transportation Management System’ or TMS has become more common in the supply chain industry as companies turn to technology to stay competitive in a changing marketplace. Technology has revolutionized everything from how we watch TV, to how we buy our groceries, and even how we meet each other. It’s unsurprising, therefore, that a […]. The post What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)? appeared first on Kuebix.

Keys to Successful Shop Floor Digitization


The customer is ready to order but needs to know the price and delivery date first. You check finished parts inventory, material availability and machine capacity. There are phone calls, then judgment calls. Voices are raised, risks taken. The customer gets his quote eventually, but maybe too late.

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Bringg: Last Mile Delivery in the Age of Amazon

Savant Events

This week we had the opportunity of sitting together with Guy Bloch, CEO of Bringg and one of our selected partners for the Savant Supply Chain Congress in Amsterdam this May. Here’s what we talked about! What are the challenges you see brands and retailers are facing in 2019?

High-Tech Inbound Freight Management: Managing a Cybersecurity Crisis


Cybersecurity is not a new topic in today’s world of supply chain management, but shippers often overlook the cybersecurity issues that exist with high-tech inbound freight management.

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.

How Oil And Gas Companies Can Save On Logistics

PLS Logistics

Just like every other industry, oil and gas supply chains are changing. However, these changes do not necessarily mean that energy supply chains are getting simpler.

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The Supply Chain Detective™ – The Case of the Missing Cash!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Supply Chain Detective™: The Mystery of the Prima Donna Boss! We were tremendously excited!

The Impact of a Multichannel Strategy on Your Entire Supply Chain


Multichannel retail strategies open up selling opportunities to the vendor, increasing the level of interaction with consumers and offering a more and more customised approach to retail. However, this does not come without impact to the supply chain, both positive and negative. So, what are some of the effects to be aware of? Top of the pecking order – your suppliers. A multichannel strategy has a significant impact on your own suppliers at the top of the supply chain.

The Next Generation of Fresh: iTradeNetwork at Spring Hackathons


As part of our continuing iTrade University initiative, iTradeNetwork sponsored a pair of 36-hour hackathons over the past two weekends.

Missed us at ProMat 2019? Here’s what we were up to

6 River Systems

It’s been an exciting April here at 6 River Systems. Just last Monday, our team showcased at ProMat 2019, in what event organizers say is t he largest attendance in the history of the show.

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!

Mobility: Game Changing Challenges and Opportunities


The chances are you are reading this article on your phone or tablet. The devices we use nowadays to consume media have changed and we take our portable uninterrupted internet access for granted. Many of us have forgotten what it was like to be bound to a desktop computer.

Explaining EDI: 810 Invoice


What is an EDI 810? How do you typically bill your trading partners in a traditional business setting? By producing an invoice. Think of the EDI 810 document as the electronic version of an invoice for use in EDI transactions.

[PODCAST] Marketing Logistics Services: A Discussion on Getting Attention Online


Listen to “Marketing Logistics Services: A Discussion on Getting Attention Online” on Spreaker. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

Code-Free Constraint Modeling: The Future is Here

River Logic

Constraint-based modeling has been underutilized in many areas of the planning and decision-making process for one primary reason: using it is has been, historically, a laborious process due to the need for data scientists to write massive amounts of code.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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Is the European Air Cargo Market Cause for Worry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Cathy Morrow Roberson. There are worrisome economic signals coming from Europe as airports and airlines across the continent report dismal February volumes.

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eFulfillment Services: 6 New-and-Different Questions to Ask Potential Providers

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Years ago, a fast-food chain ran a campaign that started with the words, “Same, same, same, same.”.

Industry 4.0: The Slow Revolution, Part 1

Enterra Insights

A revolution in manufacturing is fomenting — at least that’s what we’ve been told for nearly a decade. The revolution is often labeled “Industry 4.0” ” signaling it’s the fourth industrial revolution. According to Ashwin Kshirasagar, “The term Industry 4.0 was coined [in 2011] by the BMBF in Germany (Federal Ministry of Education and Research), which was a project by the German government to focus on the digitization of the manufacturing industry.”[1]

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!

Everything You Need to Know About IMO’s IMDG and IATA’s DGR

Promptus LLC

Learn the Importance of Properly Shipping Dangerous Goods Source Working with dangerous goods can be – well, dangerous – so it is essential to adhere to specific rules and regulations […].

Explaining EDI: 810 Invoice


What is an EDI 810? How do you typically bill your trading partners in a traditional business setting? By producing an invoice. Think of the EDI 810 document as the electronic version of an invoice for use in EDI transactions.

Enabling Business Growth Via Optimized Operations


Core Technology turns to IQMS (DELMIAWORKS) to optimize capacity planning, minimize risk, nurture innovation, and improve cash flow. Headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, Core Technology Molding Corporation is a manufacturing solutions provider that focuses on delivering cost-effective, integrated and innovative solutions to the world’s leading companies. Since 2007, two words have marked the foundation of its success story: organic growth. Business Growth Limited by Legacy System.

The Gig Economy: Using Gigs for Success

3PL Insights

The gig economy has been on the rise in the U.S. for years. You can be your own boss, set your own hours, and earn an income solely dependent on how hard you’re willing to work. You have more freedom to do what you want, but you lose the security of a traditional 9-5 corporate job.

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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.

Resilic Spotlight on Sterigenics Part 2


Download the full EventWatch Spotlight Report here. supply chain risk management SCRM Best Practices supply chain risk crisis management action plan business continuity resiliency

A Guide To Omnichannel Fulfillment

Supply Chain 24/7

According to a recent survey, only 22% of North American retailers consider “omnichannel efforts” a top priority, compare that to 2015 when 45% of retailers claimed the same

Axway and Microsoft bring a great collaboration


Axway and Microsoft working together in collaboration share a special “Gold partnership” bond that brings many benefits to the fold for both companies. Axway and Microsoft.

The Next Generation of Fresh: iTradeNetwork at Spring Hackathons




Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.