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


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.

What to Look for When Investing in New Fleet Vehicles


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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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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.

The Ultimate Global Shipping Guide: Everything You Need to Know


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

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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.

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


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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How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

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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Supply Chain News on What Countries are Tops in Logistics 2018

Supply Chain Digest

BiAnnual World Bank Logistics Performance Index Puts Germany On Top Again. US Falls to 14th Place

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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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

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.

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).

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

Improving Fleet Driver Safety: Better Transportation Logistics Management


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.

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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Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

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


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

Internal Carbon Pricing: Does it Work?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

The fact is, carbon pricing works. At least, that’s the view of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, which released a report on the subject just this month.

Difference Between Food Broker, Distributor, and 3PL

Zipline Logistics

Rather than handling sales and shipping for a food or beverage product, many business owners chose to work with partners to ease their workload and expand their growth potential.

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.,

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

One Network Ranks Highest in Nucleus Research’s 2018 Control Tower Value Matrix

Supply Chain 24/7

For the third consecutive year, Nucleus’s complimentary Nucleus Research Control Towers Value Matrix 2018 recognizes one network for helping customers move from siloed, legacy systems to a collaborative, modern real-time network

Early Payment Discount Automation


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Benefits of early payments. Financial Factors to Consider. Early Payment Automation. 1 Introduction. Early payment discounts are increasingly being leveraged by organisations to gain additional discounts from their suppliers.

Control Tower Technology Value Matrix 2018

Supply Chain 24/7

In this Value Matrix report, Nucleus evaluated the control market vendors based on their product usability and functionality and the value that customers realize from the capabilities of the product

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Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Benefits of early payments. Financial Factors to Consider. Early Payment Automation. 1 Introduction. Early payment discounts are increasingly being leveraged by organisations to gain additional discounts from their suppliers.

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.