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26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before.

The 3 Essential Pillars of Digital Readiness to consider before implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Supply Chain Management (SCM)


The inexorable march of technology will create a significant rift between companies that employ Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their critical Operations and the companies that do not.

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TMS: The Mighty Software What Is TMS and How Does It Work?

GTG Technology Group

What Does TMS Stand For? Transportation management system/software (TMS) is a system of management for supply chains to aid in the movement of goods. It is also a helpful tool for boosting business and growing the company. Definition.

What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Logistics Viewpoints

The term supply chain control tower is being used more frequently. Some think it is being overused. What is a supply chain control tower? From my perspective it must be a holistic supply chain solution. What does that mean? For me, it means the following ten things.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Why Duty Drawback is Making a Comeback

Talking Logistics

The spotlight is certainly on global trade management today, with Brexit and tariffs on the minds of many supply chain professionals — and they are looking for ways to successfully navigate through these risks and uncertainties. One area that is getting renewed attention is duty drawback. What is duty drawback, and why is it making. The post Why Duty Drawback is Making a Comeback appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Unfreezing the Frozen Zone


“There’s S&OP… and then there’s the real world.” — Gartner Research. Gartner points out a critical truth that all supply chain organizations have to face.

Armco Barriers In The Warehouse! (Sponsored)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Worst Forklift Accident Ever and Forklift Safety! Video).

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Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through IoT Technology

Supply Chain Brain

The global supply chain has become extremely complex. Proctor and Gamble has more than 75,000 suppliers, while Walmart counts more than 100,000. With so many suppliers in the mix, companies are finding it extremely challenging to keep tabs on their shipping containers

New job opportunity: Product Owner


Job title: Product Owner. Reporting to: CCO. Level: Senior. Based in: Utrecht, the Netherlands. DiManEx is growing. The story of DiManEx. Our goal is to revolutionize supply chains by using high quality 3D printing combined with supply chain data!

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

MilliporeSigma Launches Four-Year Push for Packaging Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

The quest for supply-chain sustainability requires paying as much attention to the package as the product inside it

[WHITE PAPER] WMS Questions and Answers You Need to Know

Veridian Solutions

Implementing a WMS improves efficiency and productivity as modern systems enable omnichannel and e-commerce fulfillment. The globalization of supply chain networks and increased demand for cloud-based WMS further this trend.

Why Pit Crew Performance is the Key to Winning the Race, and What the Oil & Gas Industry can Learn from it

Maine Pointe

Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas (and motor racing enthusiast), offers his perspective on how following the example of Formula 1 racing's "flawless pitstop" can help drive efficiencies and reduce risk in the oil & gas industry. Oil & Gas Total Value Optimization supply chain transformation Energy

Revamp Your Proofing and Approval Workflows


How do you get your reviews and approvals on track? Manufacturing Logistics

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.

Challenges in Managing Transportation Without a TMS


Take a moment to think about a mundane task — putting a jigsaw puzzle together. It’s a straightforward process, comparing the image on the box to pieces that fit together. Now, imagine all those pieces scattered on the floor combined with two other 1000-piece puzzles.

Manufacturing Bottlenecks vs. Constraints


When talking about problems in the supply chain, manufacturing bottlenecks and constraints are often used interchangeably to indicate problems with in the manufacturing process. However, these two terms indicate very different issues and need to be addressed in different ways. Manufacturing Bottlenecks. A bottleneck in manufacturing occurs when a sudden increase in production causes a necessary resource, such as a machine or personnel, to be overloaded.

Echo Global Logistics launches new platform, app and portal for shippers and carriers


Echo Global Logistics, Inc. NASDAQ: ECHO ) has lauched EchoDrive, a carrier-facing web portal and mobile app that displays Echo's available loads for the company's carrier network to bid on.

Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook


Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook. Capacity Trends and Tips for International Roadcheck and Beyond. 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Mary Sweeney

PLS Logistics

Senior Account Executive | Pittsburgh PA I was first attracted to the sales industry because of the energetic and lively environment. When determining my future career path, I knew I would quickly become uninterested with effortless everyday tasks of an office job.

Global Petroleum Show, 11th – 12th June 2019, Calgary


Ivalua will be at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary to talk about the Ivalua Procurement Platform and why you should take a look at our solution. You will find our team on Booth #7830. Ivalua attendees: Ty Levine , Brad Calbick. Partner Attendees: OPTIS Vanessa Ng & Rafael Zveibil.

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Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook


Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook. Capacity Trends and Tips for International Roadcheck and Beyond. 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 13, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Expanding Its Distribution Robot Portfolio. China Makes more Moves on Arctic Silk Road. FedEx Express Says Goodbye to Amazon. China is Cooking Its Economic Books, Research Firm Says

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

‘Freight Tech’ Fit-Out: 3 Critical Steps to Successful Integration


Despite Doubts in Some Quarters, Target Announces Committment to Blockchain for Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

Retailer Working on Program for Supplier Certification, will Join Hyperledger Grid Project

One Day Amazon Prime – Logistics Challenges

Logistics Trends and Insights

Dean Maciuba, Director of Consulting Services for Logistics Trends & Insights and Robert Fisher of Fisher Postal Analytics have put together a great presentation describing the challenges surrounding One Day Amazon Prime service.

Shopify vs Squarespace. Compare eCommerce Features, Pricing, Pros & Cons


How does Squarespace compare with Shopify as an eCommerce platform? As a small business owner, you have enough headaches to contend with. What you need is an eCommerce sales platform that is not only reliable but also tailored to yours and your customers’ needs.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!