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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today.

Never Ending Journey of a Private Label Manufacturer

Logility

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. A few years ago I saw the Off-Broadway musical, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. This simple but hilarious musical follows couples through stages of their relationship from dating, to marriage, to raising children and into the twilight years.

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Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Crowdsourcing apps, same-day delivery, and ecommerce trends continue to impact last mile delivery expectations. With this ever-changing landscape, cost-effective management of the last mile has become a challenge that needs a broader view. Last mile home deliveries were once considered special handling services because they were infrequent and required special considerations to deliver a product to a consumer’s home. But not anymore.

What are the best ways to optimise for cross-border expansion?

BluJay Solutions

For retailers looking to move into new markets and increase their cross-border commerce, IMRG highlights six core points for successful expansion strategies and how to prepare for making landfall in an overseas market. Read the full article in IMRG.

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.

Webinar – Navigating Retail Deductions: A Simplified Approach

SupplyPike

Retail deductions seem to be the dreaded tasks for suppliers. They’re extremely time-consuming. It can feel like you need detective level skills to get all of the information together in order to just start the dispute process.

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KPIs That Purchasing Executives Need

Silvon Software

Companies that focus on strategic sourcing can generate substantial economic value not just by eliminating waste, reducing costs and improving administrative efficiency, but also by building stronger supplier relationships that can make them more competitive, profitable and nimble. There are many valuable metrics that can help you better assess your company’s performance at the sourcing / procurement level.

Webinar – Navigating Retail Deductions: A Simplified Approach

SupplyPike

Retail deductions seem to be the dreaded tasks for suppliers. They’re extremely time-consuming. It can feel like you need detective level skills to get all of the information together in order to just start the dispute process.

Hey Procurement! It’s Time to SELL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Could the CPO Be Replaced by the Chief Value Officer? The Procurement, or Purchasing, function is considered by many to be a necessary but non-strategic part of any organization. Study after study shows that this is a common view held amongst Executives and peer functions alike.

SupplyPike at NWA Startup Weekend

SupplyPike

It might sound cliché, but at SupplyPike our greatest assets are our people.

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!

[PODCAST] How Freight Shippers Can Effectively Ship Parcel & Go “Omni-Modal”

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s “The Freight Project Podcast” episode, we welcome Bob Liva, Channel Sales Manager at Cerasis partner, Pierbridge, whose Transtream technology powers the parcel management aspect & the ability for freight shippers to compare LTL to Parcel rates and vice versa, in real.read More.

The Effect of Consumer Delivery Demands on Shippers and How Retail Compliance Programs Can Help

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Retailers are keenly aware that failure to keep pace with industry change is not an option, as evidenced by continued store closings and retail bankruptcies.

EU MDR, UDI and Master Data: How to Ensure Label Compliance

Loftware

UDI rules are expanding to Europe. Is your data storage and access infrastructure ready to comply? Medical Devices Healthcare Labeling

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The Effect of Consumer Delivery Demands on Shippers and How Retail Compliance Programs Can Help

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Retailers are keenly aware that failure to keep pace with industry change is not an option, as evidenced by continued store closings and retail bankruptcies.

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.

Survey: Do You Need A Supply Chain Upgrade?

SupplyPike

Does Your Supply Chain Need An Upgrade? Finding it hard to identify the root causes of your deductions? Is your On Time percentage not where it needs to be? Are you loosing money on because of In Full numbers are low? Take our survey to see where your supply chain stands and if SupplyPike is a good fit for you. The post Survey: Do You Need A Supply Chain Upgrade? appeared first on SupplyPike - Supply Chain Simplified.

The Difference Between a B2B and B2C Supply Chain

Unleashed

Supply chains are a fundamental part of how businesses operate; they are key players in getting a product to another user. However, the user can be very different when it comes to doing business. The two most common transactions are business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) when it comes to selling goods and services. In B2C, the goods and services are sold to a consumer who is the end-user of the product. However, in B2B, goods and services are sold between companies.

Survey- Do You Need A Supply Chain Upgrade?

SupplyPike

The post Survey- Do You Need A Supply Chain Upgrade? appeared first on SupplyPike - Supply Chain Simplified. Survey analytics deduction management edi supply chain

Inbound Freight TMS & Integration: How Shippers Gain Max Efficiency

Cerasis

Inbound freight management remains an afterthought for most shippers, but the average company spends more than 40 percent of its annual freight budget on inbound freight, reports the Aberdeen Group via Logistics Management. That’s between 3.6 and 5.2 percent of total annual sales. Unfortunately, these costs are often the result of poor visibility and lost.read More.

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!

Are Low Freight Rates Bad? The Downside of Low Freight Rates

PLS Logistics

Many industries and the global economy rely on freight shipping to handle business. With the evolvement of commerce, transportation becomes a more and more important branch for businesses. However, in the world of freight shipping, the demand for capacity is higher than capacity itself.

4 reasons flatbed should bounce back soon

DAT Solutions

After a strong first quarter, flatbed freight has slowed in April. It's been a wet month throughout the country, and there's been a slowdown in oil production in the Permian Basin in West Texas.

6 River Systems named a ‘leader’ in IDC MarketScape report

6 River Systems

Just four years since launching its solution, collaborative mobile robotics provider 6 River Systems (6RS) has been positioned as a “leader” in IDC’s first-ever assessment of the autonomous mobile robot market for order fulfillment.

Inventory Management for the Food Industry

Clear Spider

Inventory management is essential for any and all industries, but it is particularly important for the food industry. The food industry is complex and has many different components. One of the main differences that set the food industry apart from other industries is the quantity of perishable items.

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.

IMAGINE SUMMIT 2019 is coming to Australia and Singapore

Axway

IMAGINE SUMMIT APAC 2019 is coming to Singapore and Australia! Join Axway on 20 May in Brisbane, 21 May in Melbourne, 22 May in Sydney and 23-24 in Singapore for a thought-provoking meeting of the minds on all-things hybrid integration … Events Hybrid integration

SupplyPike at NWA Startup Weekend

SupplyPike

It might sound cliché, but at SupplyPike our greatest assets are our people.

Machine Learning in Finance – How to Get Started

QAD

Machine learning has seemingly unlimited potential to make your Finance department more efficient and effective. But it can be daunting to consider making the changes required to take full advantage of the technology. Our second featured Explore article is prepared by our friends at Prophix.

Six Tips for Optimizing Packaging in a Complex Retail Environment

Supply Chain Brain

Over the past decade, the retail industry has undergone a drastic makeover

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.