Thu.Feb 14, 2019

Chocolate and the Supply Chain

Kuebix

Valentine’s Day and chocolate go hand in hand for much of the western world. Americans alone consume 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate each year! This means that the supply chain needs to work hard to keep up with the demand. The chocolate supply chain isn’t as palatable as the tasty treat, however. It’s riddled with […]. The post Chocolate and the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

Which Industries will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

C3 Solutions

This post was originally posted on Cerasis.com and written by Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis.

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

RFgen

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.

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.

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

DynaSys

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.

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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

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at www.cerasis.com.

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

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

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.

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

Tive

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.

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

Cerasis

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!

Visibility and Control is the key to Complex Spend Management

Claritum

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.

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.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting Feb. 14, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit

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

ivalua

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Conclusion: Reinventing the Oldest Industry In the World

FLEXE

<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

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.

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

ivalua

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5 benefits of iPaaS

Axway

A real challenge that businesses and IT teams across many organizations face today is establishing an integrated network that matches the flexibility of the on-prem and cloud applications.

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

ivalua

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With Cloud ERP, manufacturers can help their customers express themselves personally on Valentine’s Day

Rootstock

When it comes to gift-giving, Valentine’s Day and personalized manufacturing is a match made in heaven. personalized manufacturing Cloud ERP manufacturers valentine's day

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.

Tackling the Logistics Industry Talent Gap from the Inside Out

Consumer Goods Logistics

There’s a talent gap in logistics today and companies are dealing with it in different ways. warehouse labor management KANE Company Culture Warehouse Operations Logistics Labor Management

3 Successful Companies Practising Just-In-Time Systems

Unleashed

One of the most popular methods for inventory management is just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing. JIT refers to a system of manufacturing that lets business owners produce products once a customer has requested and paid for it, rather than having already assembled products on the shelves waiting for purchase.

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.

Radial identified as a major player in omnichannel by IDC MarketScape

Locus Robotics

Locus customer, Radial garnered some well-earned recognition in the “ IDC Marketspace: Worldwide Distributed Order Orchestration for Enterprise Retailers 2018 Vendor Assessment ” published by the industry analysts at IDC.

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.