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

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.

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.

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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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.

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 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!

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

Why Marketing Fulfillment Matters: 8 Marketers Share Their Insights

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Successful marketing is a bit of a balancing act. The best strategies are built on the right mix of media, messages, timing and budget, with enough flexibility to nimbly respond to changing conditions. But don’t overlook the importance of good execution.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Spacious Potential in the Sharing Economy

APICS

Although only 19 percent of U.S.

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.

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