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 does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

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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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?

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

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

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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.

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.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

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.

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.

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.

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