Wed.Nov 20, 2019

The Impact of Urbanization in the Age of Living Retail

RELEX Solutions

Welcome to the third installment of our Living Retail series. In Part 2 , we explored the first of three major change agents in the age of Living Retail — a power shift toward the consumer. In Part 3, we’ll discuss a second, closely related change agent: a rapid demographic shift toward urbanization.

The Evolution from Control Tower to Center of Excellence

Talking Logistics

Control Tower and Center of Excellence (CoE) are two terms mentioned repeatedly as companies try to gain better visibility, control, and performance from supply chains that are becoming more dynamic and complex every day. But what do these terms mean and how do they relate to each other? What defines a successful Center of Excellence? Read more The Evolution from Control Tower to Center of Excellence.

Supply Chain Peak Season Prep: Tips to Prepare your Warehouse Laborers

Veridian Solutions

From parcels to business-to-business transactions, organizations across the globe are ramping up in anticipation of peak season. Supply chain peak season prep includes optimizing inventory, rethinking distribution center strategies, and keeping a strong focus on preparing warehouse laborers for the change in demand and pace. To ensure maximized productivity and performance throughout this busy period, supply chain leaders need to follow these steps. Automate Repetitive Processes.

Steering innovation: The importance of agile decision-making in the auto industry


by Manda Schweitzer-Miller. The automotive industry is in the midst of unprecedented change driven by a trifecta of emerging technology, rapidly evolving consumption preferences and dramatically shifting business landscapes.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Thanksgiving Causes Logistics Headaches

Logistics Viewpoints

Next Thursday is Thanksgiving, which as I pointed out last year, is a time for FFFTT – family, friends, football, thankfulness, and turkey. Thanksgiving is also a time for logistics headaches. The holiday is centered around the big family meal, and the food supply chain tied to that meal is complex. But there are a number of other areas that can result in logistics headaches as well. Let’s examine some of them. Feast Logistics Headaches […].

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Same Day Delivery Benefits for Small Business! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Same Day vs Next Day Delivery … What’s the Difference? Infographic). Article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by Bryce Battle at Believe it or not, the world is shrinking.

Demurrage & Detention charges: Know the difference

20Cube Logistics

For a common person, the words Demurrage and Detention charges are kind of similar, but in the shipping industry, logistics and supply chain one cannot use them interchangeably. They are widely different from each other. Demurrage charges : Relates to cargo while it is still in the container. Detention charges : Relates to equipment while the container is empty either before packing or after unpacking.

Shutdown Days & Demand Patterns


Shutdown days are either planned well in advance or inadvertent and unwelcome manufacturing excursion- this is a factory issue, not a demand issue. The answer is simple. Shutdown Days & Demand Patterns was first posted on November 20, 2019 at 11:10 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

Managing Carrier Compliance With a TMS


Ensuring carrier compliance is a critical concern for shippers. Poor carrier compliance may lead to financial repercussions, blowback from consumers, delays in order fulfillment, out of stock warehouses, damaged freight and even perished freight.

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.

To Control Supply Chain Costs, You Need to Know What They Are

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Over the past 25 years, companies have been using the supply chain as a competitive tool. The most successful manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and logistics providers leverage superior supply chain management practices to distinguish and elevate their brands.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 21, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Maersk Line Continues its Logistics Transformation, Game Changing Battery Breakthrough, China Getting Old Fast, Truckload Rates Down Again

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Supply Chain: Europe


Channels: Supply Chain Logistics 3PL Event Date: Mon, 2020-10-12 to Wed, 2020-10-14 Event URL: [link] Event Location: TBC Number of attendees: 400 Event Organiser: Paddy Le Count Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Europe’s most influential meeting point for the supply chain industry Entire Month Duration: No Region: Europe

Extended ISO Certification for Supply Chain Services


The implementation of quality management processes is in line with QAD’s goal to gather all the divisions around a common optimization of their processes and internal behaviors, in order to improve the overall customer service quality.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Retailers need to keep up with changing e-commerce trends

BluJay Solutions

Ecommerce growth is far outweighing the growth of brick and mortar retailers at 18% and 3% respectively, according to BluJay Solutions’ Regional Director ANZ, Paul Soong.

Warehouse Processes: How to Run a World-Class Warehouse Operation


Optimising your warehouse processes helps you reduce your expenses, increase your revenue and working capital, and provide your customers with a seamless purchasing experience. Here’s how you can achieve a world class warehouse. Warehouse Best Practice

Weeks on hand formula: what is it and what is it for?


Weeks on hand refers to the average amount of time it takes a business to sell the inventory it has on hold. For businesses where there is high, recurring demand, this metric can also be measured in days. inventory management plan

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List


Black Friday and Cyber Monday are right around the corner, which means it’s time to get a head start on your holiday shopping. This is the best time to snag some amazing online deals for holiday gifts before they sell out!

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

What is lead time and why is it important to your small business?


Lead time in inventory management refers to the lapse in time between when an order is placed to replenish inventory and when the order is received. Lead time affects the amount of stock a company needs to hold at any point in time. Small Business Growth Hacks

Interview Groupe Chantelle: Ces entreprises qui se transforment en écosystèmes grâce aux API (English translation provided)


Cycle de partage d’expériences autour des enjeux stratégiques et business des écosystèmes et des API. En collaboration avec Alliancy.

Weeks of inventory on-hand: what is it and how do you measure it?


Weeks on hand refers to the average amount of time it takes a business to sell the inventory it has on hold. For businesses where there is high, recurring demand, this metric can also be measured in days. inventory management plan

The Difference Between Gross and Dimensional Weight

Promptus LLC

How to Calculate Costs In Air Freight Shipping Source What is Gross and Dimensional Weight? When it comes to shipping goods anywhere the weight and dimensions (among others) are important […]. The post The Difference Between Gross and Dimensional Weight appeared first on Promptus, LLC.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Join our demo session of our timber platform


ChainPoint will host a short demo session of our Timber Due Diligence Platform on December 11th at 15:00-15.30 EUTR Timber


Career Critical Moments

Supply Chain Nation

Amy Drevna, group vice president, sales at JDA has in a roundabout way, been nearly a lifelong JDAer, working at i2 (acquired by JDA) and Manugistcs (also acquired by JDA).

WEBINAR: AI in Supply Chain Planning


In this webinar, you’ll discover how advanced technologies can bring powerful new capabilities to demand planners, supply planners, S&OP managers and collaboration partners, such as: Intelligent demand sensing and planning. Intelligent supply planning.

Gartner Names Tive in Supply Chain Operational Visibility Vendor Guide


Gartner has published the 2019 Supply Chain Operational Visibility Vendor Guide (1) by supply chain analysts Christian Titze and Bart De Muynck, and Tive is named as a vendor in it. Needless to say, Tive is excited to be included in this guide. Supply Chain Visibility Tive

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.