Tue.Jun 11, 2019

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Video). When I started my career the term “Supply Chain” had just been coined.

Five Things You Need to Know about Inventory Optimization in the Digital Age

ToolsGroup

With all the buzz around digital transformation, someone peering in from outside supply chain may assume most businesses have already digitized essential tasks like inventory planning. The reality is that this transformation takes time and a change of mindset.

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How Would a Hard Brexit Impact UK/EU Trade?

QAD

On 23 June 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. This is formally named the “United Kingdom European Union membership referendum,” but is more commonly referred to as Brexit, a portmanteau of “British” and “exit”. Nine months later Brexit became official.

‘Win the Moment’ at Kinexions ’19

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois “Delay of supply chain, that’s a penalty. Roughing the supplier, that’s two minutes. Excessive use of inventory, you’re out of the game!”

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

4 Best Transportation Methods for Oil and Gas Shipping

PLS Logistics

It is hard to imagine our lives without fuel. Every day, we rely on the oil and gas industry to supply us with energy to keep multiple processes running. In order to provide us with necessary materials like oil and gas, companies must ensure they transport it in a convenient and reliable way.

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Reverse Logistics Returns Opportunity: Win Customers & Save Money

ModusLink Corporation

Brands and consumers often share a similar perspective when it comes to returns: it’s their least favorite part of the buying experience. Even brands with the best products must handle returns, but when it comes to supply chain and go-to-market strategy, returns are typically glossed over. Why is that? A big piece of returns neglect […]. The post Reverse Logistics Returns Opportunity: Win Customers & Save Money appeared first on Steel Connect. Reverse Logistics

Functional Integration in Trade Compliance

3rdwave

When we begin conversations with trade compliance practitioners and ask them their top 3 challenges, most talk about the need to manage 1 or more functional activities.

A Union Between Advanced Analytics and Supply Chain Planning

DynaSys

You probably agree with me on the fact that today’s Supply Chains can’t be but highly connected and automated, because you need to rely on relevant data to make decisions, and you need this data now.

Watch out for Platform Pretenders!

Supply Chain Nation

500 attendees. 5800 API Calls. Third-parties showcasing live workflows using JDA APIs. And one JDA AI-powered Supply Chain Platform for the JDA Constellation of developers. JDA’s “DEVCON” developer conference proves conclusively that there is genuine excitement for the future of open supply chain solution innovation. With many solution providers declaring that they have created the “platform du jour,” it’s easy to get lost in the platform marketing spin.

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.

5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019

Cerasis

The logistics industry is under continuous transformation. From the past couple of years, we are constantly experiencing development in the industry, all thanks to the introduction of logistics trends to watch that we’ve read about ad nauseum such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and advanced robotics. On the other hand, there has been a.read More. The post 5 Logistics Trends to Watch For in 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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WEBINAR: Developing an Agile Supply Chain by Fusing Demand, Supply, Sourcing, Design and Suppliers

Bristlecone

In this Bristlecone and SAP Ariba webinar you’ll learn how organizations leverage. Innovation. State-of-the-art technology. Best-in-class business processes. and combine sourcing, procurement, business planning, and supply collaboration to deliver on business results.

ToolsGroup to Highlight Service-Driven Supply Chain Planning at Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

ToolsGroup

MANN+HUMMEL to Present How It Partnered with ToolsGroup to Increase Fill Rate and Cut Inventory.

Farm-to-Table: How to Safely Transport Food so it Stays Fresh

Freight Center

billion tons of food is wasted every year globally, which equates to $1 trillion wasted US dollars. How you safely transport your perishable, temperature controlled items is vital so that it stays fresh. As the harvest season ramps up, those in the food industry face several challenges in keeping food safe. Ensuring its quality when it arrives to the customer is top priority.

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!

2019 Tariff Changes: Expectations and Supply Chain Strategies

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If you’re currently navigating the impact of tariff changes as well as the potentially additional billions of dollars’ worth of tariffs on Chinese goods, we have the information you need to understand what’s changing—and just as important—what you can do about it. What is a tariff?

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Supply Chain Needs: Digital Transformation Strategy

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

We recently discussed how Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (the psychological stages of human growth) applied to the supply chain ( business growth within the industry ).

How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good

MercuryGate

The post How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

[PODCAST] Best Practices & Tips to Manage Volume LTL

Cerasis

Listen to “Best Practices & Tips to Manage Volume LTL” on Spreaker. LTL & Full Truckload Resources The State of & Pricing Outlook of the Less than Truckload Shipping Market Download White Paper The Current Factors Driving the Less Than Truckload Pricing Market Download White Paper Managing Full Truckload for Today & Beyond: A Combination.read More.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Broman Group Chooses RELEX to Automate its Replenishment Processes

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Broman Group , a Finnish automotive spare parts and accessories company, has chosen RELEX to improve its supply chain processes. The family business has 62 stores, one established logistics center and another one opening in 2020.

Watch Out for Platform Pretenders!

Supply Chain Nation

500 attendees. 5800 API Calls. Third-parties showcasing live workflows using JDA APIs. And one JDA AI-powered Supply Chain Platform for the JDA Constellation of developers.

LTL and FTL Shipping: What’s the Difference?

Kuebix

IBM advances blockchain and IoT

EFT

Using IBM Blockchain and IoT , it digitized physical assets such as hard disk drives, while registering asset transactions throughout the product life cycle into an immutable shared ledger using blockchain and IoT as part of this award-winning initiative. One key project began as a Proof-of-Concept in 2018 between IBM and Seagate Technology, which came to a successful conclusion in March 2019.

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.

Believe It Or Not, Procurement Impacts Every Single Person

ivalua

Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua. You’re probably wondering what i’m going on about here. It’s pretty simple, actually. If you live in a city, state or country, which everybody does, your life and the lives of your family and friends is impacted directly by Procurement. No, I’m not referring to the Procurement department of your company (although, if Ivalua has anything to do about it, there are lots of interesting things happening there too).

Evolving Tech for Supply Chain Transparency [Sustainable Brands 2019 Panel]

Sourcemap

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in Sustainable Brands 2019 as part of the panel moderated by Mia Overall of Overall Strategies, and with Pete Girard of Toxnot, Tara O'Shea of Planet, David Potere of Indigo and Jamie Tomkins of Oritain. Altogether the panel provided cutting-edge insight into the future of supply chain transparency powered by technology.

Robotics and Your Inventory Challenge

PINC

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Supply Chain News on 5 Key Reasons to not Invest in the Amazon Delivery Service Partners Program

Supply Chain Digest

Franchise Consultant Robert Edwards Says Risks are High, and Margins Low

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.