Fri.Oct 30, 2020

Holiday Shipping Tips: Shippers Turn to Freight Analytics to Optimize In Busy Shipping Times

Intelligent Audit

The upcoming holiday shipping season is rapidly approaching. And carriers from all modes, including parcel, are working across all resources to handle the unprecedented demand.

How to Stay Ahead of Holiday Shoppers in 2020


The holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier each year, but this year, the creep is even more noticeable. When Amazon shifted Prime Day from July to mid-October, other retailers followed the example and also offered strong promotions in October.

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Change Is Not Always a Bad Thing

IT Supply Chain

By Marcel Gogan (pictured). Senior Software Developer. The post Change Is Not Always a Bad Thing appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

A Lesson on the Freight Market: Four Standout KPIs

BluJay Solutions

Guest commentary by Mike Mulqueen, JBF Consulting – as provided for the October 2020 Freight Market Index report. It is always with great anticipation that I await the arrival of the BluJay Freight Market Insight report.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade

Supply Chain Brain

In an ever-changing global economy, the best way to stabilize supply chains is through superior data visibility — and knowing when and where to act as shifts occur

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EV Cargo’s Allport Takes Up Global Rebrand To EV Cargo Global Forwarding

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo is continuing its focus on growth and brand consolidation with the rebranding of Allport Cargo Services, the company’s international freight forwarding business, to EV Cargo Global Forwarding.

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Introducing :o9 Solutions’ SCM software for the first time in Japan

o9 Solutions

Strengthening Digital SCM Services for Retail and Distribution Industries in Japan. Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”), :o9 Solutions Japan K.K. hereinafter, “:o9”), and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.

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Key considerations for brands and e-tailers in India who are gearing up for festive bonanza


The festive season is around the corner and that means customers, as well as markets, are getting ready for huge sales. Statistics show that markets can expect a growth of nearly 400% in their revenues during the festive season.

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Firmament-Backed Envase Completes Second Transaction in October, Acquiring Tailwind Transportation Software

GTG Technology Group

Bolsters Intermodal TMS Product Suite with Best-In-Class Over-The-Road Functionality. DOVER, N.H.,

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Podcast: Rob O’Byrne on Digital Transformation, Sustainability, and Diversification in Sourcing


Supply chain and logistics consultant, educator, and podcast host Rob O’Byrne has over 40 years of supply chain experience. He has been helping companies design more profitable supply chains for over 25 years, most of them as founder and CEO of Logistics Bureau.

Firmament-Backed Envase Completes Second Transaction in October, Acquiring Tailwind Transportation Software

GTG Technology Group

Bolsters Intermodal TMS Product Suite with Best-In-Class Over-The-Road Functionality. DOVER, N.H.,

E2open Enables GEODIS to Deliver for Online Retailers

Supply Chain Brain

E2open, a cloud-based supply chain software provider, has recently enabled GEODIS, a global logistics provider

Connected Supply Chain Planning

Vanguard Software

Follow these steps for connected supply chain planning, enabling collaboration, quick adjustments, and the benefits of lower costs and increased efficiency. Supply Chain Sales & Operations Planning Supply Planning

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Episode 102 - SCU30: Supply Chain under 30 with Dan Burke, Carrier Sales Manager at Aborn & Co.

Aborn and Co.

#SCU30 is where we talk with professionals under the age of thirty currently working the supply chain. In this episode, Consulting Logistics Host, Courtney Conyers, chats with Dan Burke, Carrier Sales Manager at Aborn & Co., about his experience so far in the supply chain.

5 Things to Know About AI and ML in E-Commerce Peak Season | VIDEO


[link] As peak season approaches, the race is on to find the best and most successful ways to recapture revenue and deliver a better customer experience.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Einding October 30, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

See who was up and who was down

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 30, 2020)

Talking Logistics

The bikes have been taken out of the garage and put in the basement to make room for my car.This can only mean one thing: it’s the first snowfall of the year. Tomorrow is Halloween. Or has it been Halloween all year? We “fall back” an hour on Sunday. We have an election on Tuesday.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

What Scares Me in Supply Chain Halloween 2020

Supply Chain Digest

From a Likely Looming Economic Downturn to the Impact of Robotics, Here are the Top Supply Chain Goblins

This Week in Logistics News (October 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s hard to believe that tomorrow is Halloween. And like everything else over the last six-plus months, Halloween will be different this year.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 10/23/2020 – 10/29/2020

All Things Supply Chain

4 Types of Purchase Order every Business should Know


Every company wants to keep tabs on their spending. Purchase orders help firms determine how much they need to spend on purchases. Well, the buying process doesn’t happen blindly as some legally binding documents are prepared for that purpose.

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.

Podcast | A U.S. Producer Challenges China’s Dominance in Rare Earth Mining

Supply Chain Brain

The 17 “rare earth” minerals that are essential to so many high-tech products today, from electric cars to magnets and military systems, aren’t literally rare, but their mining and production is

Halloween 2020

Enterra Insights

It will be interesting to see what kind of masks trick-or-treaters wear this Halloween — if they venture out at all. Party City is betting people won’t be celebrating as much this year as in years past.

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Fa?bio Jacinto our Griffin Spotlight — bringing success to Latin America


Every month, in our “Meet the Griffin” Series, Axway presents an outstanding employee we feel embodies Axway’s culture and is a great example of commitment, achievement, journey, motivation, and work ethic. Last month in our Griffin Series , you met … Life at Axway AMPLIFY

The need to know


The need to know from Reuters' global network of journalists. China's carmakers seek more government support for smart car supply chain.

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.