Fri.Feb 22, 2019

What is Inventory Carrying Cost?

EMERGE App

Introduction. We’re all familiar with the cost of goods. We spend hours researching and comparing the lowest possible prices for goods. And we pick the most cost effective means of shipping.

Targeting Generation Z Consumers, Part 1

Enterra Insights

The marketing world loves to generalize. Historically, generalizations made targeting consumers easier. One of the most widely referenced segmentations used by marketers is the artifice of “generations.” ” With baby boomers entering their golden years and millennials maturing into responsible adults, the latest generation garnering marketing attention is Generation Z (i.e., people born between 1995 and 2012).

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How math is becoming cool in supply chain – again!

Llamasoft

When I started my career in the late ’90s, supply chain was a cool place for math geeks! As a discipline supply chain was not really that big in the universities. The traditional pathway into supply chain was through a major in operations research, industrial engineering, or business, often with each offering courses in their […]. The post How math is becoming cool in supply chain – again! appeared first on LLamasoft.

Top 4 Reasons Effectively Implementing Supply Chain Technology Creates a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

Increasing the technologies deployed in your supply chain might be a goal for your organization. Meanwhile, executives that have spent time in the industry can be fearful of how upgrading systems can impact investment strategy and other business goals.

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.

How vehicle customization will drive the supply chain of the future

Kinaxis

by Dustin Mattison I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Farhan Mirza, President of BAFF Consultants Inc., to discuss vehicle customization by original equipment manufacturer (OEM) automakers and its impact on the supply chain of the future.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

Talking Logistics

It was school vacation week, which means I got more skiing than work done these past few days.

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Kraft Heinz Stunning Financial Stumble- A Watershed Industry Development

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters has devoted quite a number of commentaries reflecting on dramatic ongoing change occurring among consumer product goods firms and consequently their respective customer demand and supply networks.

Unleashing Agility in Late-Stage Customization

Talking Logistics

Jason Tham, CEO at Nulogy , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When you talk to your customers, what are the main challenges CPG brands are facing today? What are the new rules for success in the industry?

Modern Supply Chain Training: How Educational Opportunities Have Shifted

AFFLINK

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, supply chain management and logistics is one of the most coveted bachelor's degrees by employers.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Jerome Dubois of 6 River Systems named a 2019 supply chain Pro to Know

6 River Systems

6 River Systems co-founder and co-CEO Jerome Dubois has been named a Pro to Know by Supply and Demand Chain Executive , the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation.

3 Ways Manufacturers are Using Supply Chain Finance to Fund the Future

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain finance improves cash flow by allowing buyers to optimize their cash conversion cycle by focusing strategically on payment terms with their suppliers

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. But without an effective fulfillment strategy, it’s difficult to control fulfillment costs, which can have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line.

The State of Sustainable Procurement: What to Expect in 2019

EcoVadis

We’re still very early into 2019 and all signs point to an interesting year ahead.

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.

Three Ways IoT is Changing the Supply Chain Game

Tive

From connected cars to home automation, the Internet of Things, or IoT, is enabling new levels of convenience and efficiency in every industry. And Supply Chain is no exception. Digital Supply Chain IoT Supply Chain Visibility

3 new tax rules could save you thousands

DAT Solutions

How big will your tax refund be this year? Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — which applies to the 2018 tax year — most taxpayers will see a reduction in their total tax bill for 2018.

Spacious Potential in the Sharing Economy

APICS

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3 new tax rules could save you thousands

DAT Solutions

How big will your tax refund be this year? Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — which applies to the 2018 tax year — most taxpayers will see a reduction in their total tax bill for 2018.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Simple and Intuitive? The Reality Of Using Spreadsheets Instead Of Online Inventory Management

Unleashed

We’ve all been there: you’re just starting your business and you need to keep track of your inventory stock. You don’t need anything fancy, it’s not like you have a lot of transactions to monitor, you just need a way to record stock flowing in and out of your store. So you turn to Microsoft Excel, or Google Sheets, or Numbers, or LibreOffice Calc, or whatever other spreadsheet software you’ve loaded onto your computer sometime in the recent past.

Carriers score record-high profits and record-low bankruptcies in 2018

DAT Solutions

The annual reports have all rolled in from publicly traded transportation companies, and it's obvious that 2018 was a record-setting year in many ways. Trucking companies of all sizes enjoyed unparalleled financial success in 2018, with the largest increases in total revenues and operating profits.

Global Post-Entry Adjustment - Now Easier than Ever

Amber Road

After a long day of work, the last thing anybody wants to hear is they need to go back and fix a mistake. Unfortunately, when it comes to the Customs filing process, errors are more common than anybody would like, and once an error is noticed importers have an obligation to go back and correct it.

Carriers score record-high profits and record-low bankruptcies in 2018

DAT Solutions

The annual reports have all rolled in from publicly traded transportation companies, and it's obvious that 2018 was a record-setting year in many ways. Trucking companies of all sizes enjoyed unparalleled financial success in 2018, with the largest increases in total revenues and operating profits.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Why You Should Be Comparing Your Freight Rates

Kuebix

Logistics professionals have their work cut out for them just to get their freight to the customer on time without the added pressure to shop around to find the best deal. At least, that’s the case for folks who are still managing their freight operations in the old-fashioned way, with phone calls to carriers and […]. The post Why You Should Be Comparing Your Freight Rates appeared first on Kuebix.

Janeiro at SXSW: Designing for the Next 30 Years of the Web

Janeiro Digital

I’m excited to announce that our CTO, Justin Bingham, will take the stage on Sunday, March 10 at SXSW alongside John Bruce, CEO of inrupt to talk about “Designing for the Next 30 Years of the Web.” You can register to attend the session here. Why are we talking about the next 30 years? Because on March 12, 2019, the World Wide Web turns 30 years old, a huge milestone in the evolution of digital innovation and commerce.

Logistics Tech Truth + Rumors with Adam Erickson from Hulft [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

Logistics Tech's Truth and Rumors with Adam Erickson from Hulft

Freight Broker Planet Podcast: TMS SOFTWARE

Tailwind

A Q&A podcast answering the most frequently asked questions on the need for TMS software and its uses. Hosted by Freight Broker Planet and featuring Tailwind Transportation Software President & CEO, Murray Pratt.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.