Thu.Feb 14, 2019

Chocolate and the Supply Chain


Which Industries will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

C3 Solutions

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Inventory Management vs Warehouse Management: What’s the difference?


Understanding the similarities and differences between inventory management and warehouse management are essential to driving improvements in both areas. When it comes to handling inventory, materials and stock in supply chain management, a lot of terminology tends to get thrown around.

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

Today, collaboration is an essential step in the digital transformation of your company, and has become vital if you expect to compete with increasingly more dynamic and connected competitors. Through this transformation, it’s no longer an option to work separate from your collaborators. Instead, a real convergence must be created by merging the processes with increased productivity, agility, efficiency, and a new customer experience in mind.

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.

Blockchain and its Implications for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain


Blockchain in the pharma supply chain can dramatically affect the success and verifiability of pharmaceuticals. Unlike other industries, pharmaceuticals are subject to intense regulation.

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Valentine’s Day: Love Does not Escape Supply Chain Trends


Whether you’re in a relationship or single, you can’t ignore the fuss made about Valentine’s day and the business it generates each year. Some consider the event as an inescapable chore, some see in Valentine’s day a great opportunity to demonstrate their feelings to the beloved one.

Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

There are several different stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day (or St. Valentine’s Day); but, the story I prefer involves love and marriage. According to the BBC, “The popular belief about St. Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD. Emperor Claudius II had banned marriage because he thought married men were bad soldiers. Valentine felt this was unfair, so he broke the rules and arranged marriages in secret.

Machine Learning in Warehouse Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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85% of Retailers Haven’t Completed Supply Chain Digitization

Material Handling & Logistics

For retailers relying on manual supply chain management processes, cost is perceived to be the main blocker

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 Supply Chain Dream Team: Technology and Human Capital

American Global Logistics

Anyone who’s ever managed a supply chain knows how fragmented and inefficient the industry can be. The average supply chain has numerous essential handoff points, and individual providers are often resistant to sharing information, creating silos of data and opaque processes.

Pharma Companies Cut Supply Chain Costs With IoT


A recent in-depth Wall Street Journal article shed light on one of the most significant challenges in the modern pharmaceutical industry: rising costs associated with supply chain management.

What You Really Need To Know About Your Suppliers – And Why

HICX Solutions

The importance of structured and effective supplier management has increased for major organisations over the years. Managing both the risk and value generated by suppliers is more vital than ever and is a core requirement for procurement functions and indeed for organisations generally.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 2.11-2.15

Aborn and Co.

LTL capacity tightens in wake of NEMF bankruptcy, Spot rates drop to pre-capacity crisis lows, US import volumes up 4.1%, CMA CGM's Ceva bid, Maersk's Vandegrift buy, "Where's my freight?!" and more in this week's ATSCNYNTK

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.

Visibility and Control is the key to Complex Spend Management


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is Complex Spend an Issue? Gaining Visibility and Control. What is the Most Effective Option? Technology Hype. Resources. 1 Introduction.

[WHITE PAPER] How Technology in Logistics will Shape Shipping in 2019


Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “How Technology in Logistics will Shape Shipping in 2019” white paper!

Unlocking Customer Experiences in Logistics


Flawless and Flexible — two words that we believe will define customer expectations in the decade to come. According to a survey conducted by Walker , 86% of buyers will pay more for a better customer experience and it will overtake price and product as the a brand differentiator.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting Feb. 14, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit

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!

WEBINAR: Procurement Key Issues 2019 with The Hackett Group, 26th March 2019, New York 11:00am / London 4:00pm / Paris 5:00pm


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Conclusion: Reinventing the Oldest Industry In the World


<p>It’s clear that technology has transformed the way we shop, and even bigger, better changes are yet to come. </p> </p> <p>If you still enjoy going to the store, you’re not alone. People love to shop. But most of us don’t like fighting crowds or getting in the car to go pick up paper towels.

2019 Supply Chain Predictions from the Analysts Part 1

Supply Chain Digest

Gartner on Mobile Robots in Distribution, Augmented Reality, Blockchain Fatigue and More

Veolia Strategic Sourcing Complexity Simplified and Transformed with a User-Friendly Platform


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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.

10 Best Practices for Inventory Cycle Counts


Introduction. If you’re a wholesaler and distributor of physical products, you’re probably familiar with physical stock takes by now. They’re disruptive I know but they’re an essential part of maintaining inventory accuracy. And they also sniff out potential fraud and theft.

Read how BCLC enabled better decision making and deeper engagement with suppliers


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FedEx Will be Doing More with Less and They are not the Exception

Logistics Trends and Insights

Written by: Dean Maciuba, Last Mile Experts. This past December, FedEx announced solid Q2 EPS but guided downward for the remainder of their fiscal year that ends in May of 2019.

Warehouse Labor Management Considerations During a Strong Economy

West Coast and California Logistics

A strong economy means good times for business, right? Generally speaking, the answer is yes, but there are some nasty side effects of economic strength. In the logistics industry, one of these side effects is the difficulty in attracting and retaining talent in a high-employment market.

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.