Thu.Dec 06, 2018

Better Visibility Drives Supply Chain Value and Innovation

Talking Logistics

As consumers continue to purchase goods at greater frequency and trade regulations become more complex, supply chain professionals are striving to establish end-to-end control of their business operations. The modern-day supply chain begs for visibility throughout the entire chain, from point of order, to packaging, shipping, and delivery.

Nucleus Research: Control Tower Technology Value Matrix 2018

E2open

Get your complimentary copy of the Control Tower Technology Value Matrix 2018. Control towers are an important way for enterprises to gain end-to-end visibility over their supply chains.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally published, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at [link]. Check out [link]. Worst Forklift Accident Ever and Forklift Safety.

Learn How Nanophase Modernized Their Inventory Management and Supply Chain with Cloud ERP Software

Rootstock

Nanophase Technologies Corporation is a global provider of engineered nanomaterial solutions. Nanomaterials are used in a variety of manufacturing processes and products, especially sunscreen products, due to their ‘good for the environment’ mineral base.

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.

The Baby Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). We have a newborn Grandson! A beautiful baby boy! Aside from being a parent there is no better feeling than being a Grandparent!

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The Benefits of Providing Tracking Information to Your Customers!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Jake Smith at [link]. Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? Online shopping has become an integral part of many consumers’ lives.

What to Look for When Investing in New Fleet Vehicles

Cerasis

A well-maintained fleet can keep your business moving forward. If it’s time to start investing in new fleet vehicles, whether you’re expanding or replacing old cars with newer models, what should you look for and what should you avoid when making your purchase?

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How Are the US-China Tariffs Impacting Logistics?

Supply Chain 24/7

Here’s how the tariff wars are playing out in the world’s supply chains, and how good visibility, proactive thinking, and reliable supply chain partners can help protect companies of all sizes from the impacts

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Welcome to the Virtual Assistant World

DynaSys

In the last few years, the use of smartphones has dramatically increased. Number of smartphones sold to end users worldwide from 2007 to 2017 (in million units) Source: Statista.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 5, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Brave New World of Autonomous Cars, US Manufacturing Keeps on Rocking, Task Force Says Trump May be Right on USPS Rates being Too Low, French Say NoN to Higher Fuel Taxes

The Ultimate Global Shipping Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Transportfolio

Succeeding in global shipping can be difficult; you need to navigate transportation options, customs compliance, and ever-changing industry practices.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Cyber Security is an Increasing Logistics Concern

Supply Chain Digest

Developed Economies See Threat Growing, Lower Income Nations Less So

Monroe, Ohio to host first Kroger and Ocado joint fulfilment centre

EFT

The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced the Cincinnati region as its selection for America's first customer fulfilment centre (CFC).

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Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

7 Deadly Sins of Implementing Supply Chain Technology

Aborn and Co.

7 Deadly Sins of Implementing Supply Chain Technology

A Crystal-Clear Sales Incentive program is Fundamental to Route to Market Success

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

When I say Sales Incentive Program (SIP) in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, I am referring to the internal company incentive program that is used to motivate and influence the behaviour of sales people and teams to deliver company specific results.

US Trade Gap Widens to 10-Year High Amid China Tensions

Material Handling & Logistics

The gap increased by 1.7% to $55.5 billion. The U.S. trade deficit widened more than forecast in October to the highest in a decade, underscoring continued fallout from the trade dispute with China. The goods trade gap with China widened to a record. The gap increased by 1.7% to $55.5

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How To Protect Your Business From Tariffs And Trade Wars – Video

Gravity Supply Chain

Check out our short video on how to mitigate the impact of tariffs on your business through digitizing supply chain management… The post How To Protect Your Business From Tariffs And Trade Wars – Video appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Supply Chain Risk Stephanie Johnson

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Can retailers survive Christmas without click and collect?

BluJay Solutions

Retailers offering click and collect during the Christmas period saw a significant uplift in their sales, where those who did not faltered. BluJay’s Sian Hopwood, SVP B2B Operations, weighs in on click and collect as a vital part of retailers’ approach during the holiday.

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Improving Fleet Driver Safety: Better Transportation Logistics Management

AFFLINK

A critical part of the manufacturing business is transportation logistics management. Commercial vehicles, especially large trucks and tractor-trailers, are responsible for getting your manufactured goods to the retailers that will sell them.

Leveraging Big Data is Critical for Business Success

Enterra Insights

Faced with a constant stream of headlines describing corporate data breaches, consumers are feeling a mixture of anger and fear. As a result, politicians have begun regulating how organizations can gather, store, and use personalized consumer data (e.g., the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018).

4 lessons the Marine Corps taught me about owning a business

DAT Solutions

After 10 years in the Marine Corps and 3 years as a professional driver, I decided to start my own trucking business in 2010. Over the years, I've been running my business based on four important lessons that I learned as a Marine.

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

The True Cost of Poor Inventory Control

Unleashed

For small businesses just starting out, inventory management may seem like an unnecessary burden, but it is, in fact, one of the key processes involved in running a successful company. Good inventory control can improve sales, customer satisfaction and the overall productivity of a business, so it is essential that you do it right.

Servitization: Logistics at your Service

Material Handling & Logistics

Servitization offers a new business model that shifts a company’s emphasis from what it makes to what it can offer customers. Servitization is a business model in which a machine (i.e.,

How Long Will It Take to Launch Your First RFP on Your New eSourcing Platform?

EC Sourcing Group

Prospective clients almost always ask me how long it should take to launch their first RFP once they sign an agreement. I get it. When I purchase a new tool, I can’t wait to use it.

eCommerce in China and the (present) future of how the world shops

TradeGecko

The future of eCommerce has arrived. And from every measurable standpoint, China now towers above North America and Europe. eCommerce How to Business Growth Popular Posts

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.