Tue.Feb 18, 2020

Using Data and Predictive Analytics to Drive Labor Management Solutions in the Warehouse

Talking Logistics

Data intelligence and predictive analytics are key terms in supply chain management today, but how do you harness these new technologies to deliver business value, especially in labor management?

Observations on Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market

Logility

With 2020 well underway, it’s a great time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the supply chain market?

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The Corporate Commitment to Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin. Delta Air Lines on Friday become another in a long line of companies publicly committing to the fight against climate change. While the $1 billion commitment makes Delta the first global airline to make such a pact, these types of sustainability promises have become a dime a dozen.

[PODCAST] Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics

Cerasis

Listen to “Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics” on Spreaker.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for 2020?

DynaSys

Are you ready for the future? 2020 is not science fiction anymore, it’s right now. . Faced with an unstable economic environment in which change is the only certainty, companies are operating today in a new world.

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Food Chain Transparency – One of tomorrow’s most important supply chain goals?

All Things Supply Chain

A few weeks ago, I overheard a conversation in a rural private household about whether it would be worthwhile to keep their own laying hens in order to remain independent… General Supply Chain Management Transparent Tuesday food supply chain supply chain management supply chain transparency transparent tuesday

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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What Makes a Supplier “Strategic”? Not Spend Volume.

Jaggaer

The recent disruptions to supply chains caused by the coronavirus epidemic in China have given supply managers the world over pause for thought. Now more than ever, businesses must improve the efficiency of their supply chains not only to maintain a competitive advantage but also to reduce risk.

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“Optimized” Inventory Forecasting a Co-Product of Optimized Central Planning

Arkieva

In a recent blog on Inventory Forecasting the core challenges and business importance of estimating inventory are outlined.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

How to Find the Right Economic Order Quantity

EazyStock

What is Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)? Economic order quantity (EOQ) concerns the most cost-efficient method of ordering stock. The objective is to find the order quantity that minimizes the total inventory holding costs and ordering costs.

Waste Management Supply Chain Strategies to Strengthen the Bottom Line

Maine Pointe

Collin Ziemerink EVP, Industrial Manufacturing & Services and Kim Szeg, Engagement Director, discuss how, in the light of strong growth projections, the waste industry needs to transform its supply chain.

4 Key Reasons Why Businesses Should Opt for Cloud-based WMS

Vinculum

Technological advancements and breakthrough innovations are disrupting the industry substantially, bringing out substantial changes in the way most of the business functions are being carried out.

WEBINAR: Digital Transformation with SAP S/4HANA: Beginning your Journey – Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM PT

Bristlecone

Since its inception, businesses have set their sights on leveraging SAP S/4HANA to drive digital transformation. The question is, where does the journey begin and how does it unfold?

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with David Cefai, CIO at IMax!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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WEBINAR: Digital Transformation with SAP S/4HANA: Beginning your Journey – Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM PT

Bristlecone

Since its inception, businesses have set their sights on leveraging SAP S/4HANA to drive digital transformation. The question is, where does the journey begin and how does it unfold?

Modernize Your Warehouse

EnVista

The following blog was written by ScanSource in partnership with enVista. Supply Chain Information Technology

WEBINAR: Digital Transformation with SAP S/4HANA: Beginning your Journey – Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM PT

Bristlecone

Since its inception, businesses have set their sights on leveraging SAP S/4HANA to drive digital transformation. The question is, where does the journey begin and how does it unfold?

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

What Is Manhattan Active™ Omni?

Veridian Solutions

Omnichannel fulfillment , relying on the full suite of your supply chain solutions, combines all channels into a single approach and optimizes management through connected technologies to reduce out of stocks, expedite shipping times, and give customers a seamless experience.

Coronavirus outbreak to shrink automotive market and hit global suppliers

EFT

An outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) is already having a negative impact on China's automotive industry and has the potential to disrupt the North American auto industry as well, according to an alert published by LMC Automotive.

Purchasing Tips with Trent Morris – What People Get Wrong

Logistics Bureau

What people get wrong? They always focus on price. Tip: Understand what the requirements of the business are. Focus on the things that are important to the company. Quality. Collaboration. Compliance.

Companies across supply chain look to cut costs in tougher 2020 environment

EFT

Tougher conditions for the transport and logistics sector is pushing companies to more lean operations and adopting cost-cutting strategies, according to the eft’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends Report: 2020 & Beyond , which is available for free download now. .

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

How Fleets Can Use Technology to Solve any Truck Driver Shortage

Cerasis

Let’s face it, most of us are sick of hearing about the truck driver shortage (and many argue in the industry that the truck driver shortage is a myth…and any google search on “truck driver shortage myth” will give you years and years of this debate).

Advanced Route Optimization Solutions Are Not Built Overnight

Descartes

Selecting a route optimization solution can be daunting. Weighing customer requirements, return on investment, company standards, change management, IT resources, and planning time all play into the decision-making process.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Feb. 19, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Delivery Service Partner Ranks Culled, Pricing Warehouse Robots Lower than Human Costs, Big Drop in Trucking Volumes, Rates, US Industrial Robot Shipments Fell in 2019

“Best” E-commerce Shipping Locations for Parcel [Infographic]

CHAINalytics

If you’re looking to (re)design your e-commerce supply chain operations, you must ensure that your distribution network is aligned with your business strategy. To help illustrate this point, we crunched the numbers with the help of our Parcel Network Optimizer.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.