Tue.Dec 03, 2019

From Field to Fork

Logility

Accelerate your Food and Beverage Business through End-to-End Supply Chain Capabilities. I have worked as a supply chain practitioner in a number of industries, but have found the supply chain challenges in the food & beverage industry to be some of the toughest to address.

The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Inventory Turnover Mystery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Addressing the Emotional Element of Supply Chain Transformation

Maine Pointe

Don Dovgin, Engagement Director and Logistics SME, explains why neglecting the emotional quotient is a root cause of failure in many supply chain transformation projects. supply chain transformation end to end supply chain integration

Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges

3GTMS

A transportation management system (TMS) is one of the most transformative supply chain management technologies that a 3PL, shipper or broker can implement: It saves an organization 8-10 percent in freight cost on average, delivering one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain software.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

New webinar discusses the current trends in the food supply chain space and the role that technology is playing in the modern-day cold chain. . The temperature-controlled supply chain or “cold chain” has always faced unique challenges.

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Dock Scheduling Software Implementation: How to Maximize ROI

C3 Solutions

Any shipper can make improvements through technology. Advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) , advanced analytics, big data, and software-as-a-service platforms have transformed the traditional supply chain functions from internal, isolated operations into beacons of efficiency.

In Divisive Times, We’re Still United by the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The United States as well as the broader world appear more divisive every day. Yet one economic sector — food and drink — helps bring people together. “America is a big place,” writes Mike Pomranz ( @pomranz ). “But according to a recent study out of the University of Illinois, even if you have never traveled around the United States, the food you eat (or at least elements of it) certainly has.”[1]

Supply Chain Shipping: Air or Ground?

AFFLINK

Before you start optimizing your supply chain strategies, you need to choose a shipping method. There are three major shipping methods that are used: air, ground, and sea.

Three Ways IoT Can Streamline Seasonal Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Here’s how connected devices can grow insight and maximize efficiencies across the supply chain this holiday season

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing

QAD

There is a developing trend that has been gaining steam in recent years that has the potential to seriously impact and “disrupt” food and beverage manufacturing. That trend has been referred to by a number of terms, such as “buying local” and “eating local”.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean effort. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. For U.S.

Freight Deconsolidation: The Benefits in Reducing Freight Costs

Cerasis

Freight deconsolidation is the partner to freight consolidation. Both practices aim to lessen stress, cost, and risk to shipments by combining smaller shipments into larger ones, in the case of consolidation, or bigger shipments into smaller ones, in the case of freight deconsolidation.

MANUFACTURING MUST BE DATA-DRIVEN

ThroughPut

One of the most common misconceptions about manufacturing is that it’s data-driven. People assume that because supply chains are complex and precise, they must be the products of extensive, ongoing analysis.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

How to: Improve inventory allocation and last-mile logistics

FLEXE

We’re in the throes of the holidays and 2020 is right around the corner. Is your supply chain ready for next year

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing? According to IDC, most companies lose 20-30% in revenue every year due to bottlenecks and inefficiencies.

Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market

Halo

Observations on Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market. With 2020 looming, it’s a good time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the supply chain market? During this frothy, buzzword-laden phase we've seen a lot of shiny objects competing to exploit legitimate excitement around Artificial Intelligence, and in the process they may be creating confusion.

Smart Supply Chains, Superpowered Revenue Growth

ThroughPut

In the next five to 10 years, smart supply chains will exert a strong pull on the global economy.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

What’s the Solution to Power Outage Proliferation

USC Consulting Group

They happen every year in California and throughout much of the Pacific Northwest: wildfires. According to the Interagency Fire Center, 8.2 million acres burned in 2018 in the U.S. overall. In the Golden State so far in 2019, land scorched nears 8,000 acres.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sustainability is a philosophy, not an endpoint. Companies should always be striving to become more efficient and less wasteful instead of assuming they’re already as sustainable as they want or need to be.

SCU30: Supply Chain under 30 with Meagan Kidder

Aborn and Co.

Meagan Kidder, Account Manager at Aborn, discusses how she got involved in logistics, what she likes about it and what sucks, and what advice she has for others thinking about getting involved

The Top Three Headaches An AI Enabled Supply Chain Solves

ThroughPut

Solve Headaches Today…. Even the most valuable and novel technologies find resistance breaking into the supply chain industry. Supply chain leaders are not opposed to new technological innovations, but change does not come easy nor cheap.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Optimizing Inventory Management for Online Retail

RELEX Solutions

Online stores — whether for a pure e-commerce retailer or as part of an omnichannel operation — allow retailers to offer customers a vast assortment that simply can’t be rivaled by traditional brick and mortar locations.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Fall has begun. For Europe, operations are now resuming from the extended production breaks. The population of Mykonos will probably drop by more than 20% from this summer. Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in the industrial world are about to pick back up until Christmas. ThroughPut has kicked off an incredibly busy period with deployments across various factories and facilities. It’s an incredible period for the company.

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What Is Guaranteed LTL Delivery In Freight Shipping?

PLS Logistics

While LTL shipping remains a very common and efficient shipping solution for many retailers and businesses, transit time is not the strongest side of LTL.

Winning at Buzzword Bingo (even when the board keeps changing)

Logistics Viewpoints

Analytics, big data, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, heuristics, optimization – do you feel beaten down playing buzz word bingo on a constantly changing board?

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?