Fri.May 17, 2019

Instant Gratification: How Immediacy Has Become the Latest Supply Chain Trend


We live in an on-demand culture. Today’s customer expects to receive items that they purchase within a couple days, no matter where it’s coming from. With this instant-gratification culture, smaller and mid-sized companies are feeling the pressure to keep up with larger, global enterprises.

Are Supply Chain Executives Prepared For a Supply Chain Talent Crisis?


The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry. More workers are retiring, and there are just not enough members from the newer generations interested in the industry.

Leveraging Trucking Data to Make Key Carrier Decisions for Shippers

Zipline Logistics

As technology advances and continues its march into every facet of our professional and personal lives, we see more and more opportunities to collect “big data” and harness the power behind the numbers.

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Eurovision Song Contest, APO and.ABBA!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

There are many ways to link all the different planning activities in your FMCG/Pharma company. This could be done with one single tool like the SAP Advanced Planning Optimiser or a host of other tools and packages. Dave Jordan Humour Supply Chain Forecasting & Demand Planning

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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.

Tariffs Alter Global Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Executives are citing the trade war as the final straw in their shift out of China

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This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Out with the old, in the with new. It had been almost 4.5 years since we last refreshed the Talking Logistics website, but yesterday at 3:00 pm ET, after weeks of planning and design work, Talking Logistics 3.0 came to life.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on No Wonder CEOs Want Digital Supply Chains

Supply Chain Digest

McKinsey Says Potential Gains Substantial, though Specifics Remain Fuzzy

Is Quantum Computing the Future?

Enterra Insights

Individuals old enough to remember the 1950s might recall the optimism of that decade. The world was getting back to work after fighting a devastating world war. People were building new houses, buying new appliances, and driving new cars.

Integration Consultant – Redwood City, CA, USA


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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Foursys and Axway provide flexible integrations to their clients


Thanks to its partnership with Axway, Foursys delivers faster and more flexible integrations.

Integration Consultant – Redwood City, CA, USA


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Optimizing 3PL and Freight Forwarder Relationships to Drive Innovation

Supply Chain Brain

Relationships with third-party logistics providers and freight forwarders have the potential to deliver value beyond the primary scope of work through data-driven optimization insights

Supply Chain by the Numbers for May 17, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Stanley Black and Decker Joins Reshoring Ranks, Amazon Testing Packing Automation, Will Demand Planning Soon be Done by Machine, Weak Signals for the US Economy

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

FLEXE Hub: Throwing down the gauntlet


A roundup of the latest news on logistics, retail, and industry trends

What is a Deterministic Model of Inventory?


It is so important to maintain the optimum level of inventory, but sometimes it is easier said than done. The good news is that there are proven models and methods that have been developed for determining the optimum level of inventory stock for your business. Models can only help with predictions and forecasts, and they each have their shortfalls. When concerning the optimum level of inventory, models can be classified into two major types: deterministic models and probabilistic models.

Eyvo in CIOReview Magazine


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Savant Events

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.