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.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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.

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).

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

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

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.

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.

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

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!

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

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!

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

Spotlight Series: Clear Spider Company Culture

Clear Spider

Working at Clear Spider: Company Culture Company culture bridges the gap between employees working together and driven team members. It guides collaboration, increases productivity and performance and creates a high sense of morale throughout your company’s work environment.

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.

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


B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Why You Should Be Using Business Reports


Writing a report might not be at the top of your priority list at the moment, but business reports are a critical part of running a successful company. When you’re able to produce good business reports, you’ll be able to save time, money and see a tangible shift in the way your company runs and addresses the future. Business reports compile a snapshot of what is going on in a business at a certain point in time.

Gartner announces rankings of Its 2019 Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Gartner, Inc. has released its 11th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking, which recognises companies across the healthcare value chain that advance healthcare by improving patient outcomes and controlling costs

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.

Are robots finally getting a good reputation? Advanced report reveals workers’ growing appetite for disruptive technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A new report from Advanced, one of the UK’s largest software and services providers, has revealed workers’ increasing hunger for innovation to improve the way they work. Findings from its Annual Trends Survey for 2019-20 show that disruptive tools are fast earning their spot as must-have tools in the day-to-day workplace

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.