Sun.Dec 16, 2018

Increasing e-Commerce Demand is Motivating CPG Manufacturers to Evaluate Small Quantity Fulfillment Capabilities


With the growth of e-commerce, CPG manufacturers increasingly need the ability to sell and fulfill a variety of SKUs directly to consumers (D2C) and/or in smaller quantities to their business customers (B2B).

A Supply Chain Christmas Wish List for 2018

Supply Chain Digest

From Amazon not Taking Over the World to More Practical Supply Chain Research by Academics, Gilmore Offers Santa his List

Digital Supply Chain Trends to Watch Out for in 2019


Like most industries, technology has disrupted supply chain management too. The industry is abuzz with terms like IoT, cloud, machine learning, autonomous mobile robotics, analytics, and related technologies, all of which promise a future that will propel supply chain management to untouched heights of operational effectiveness. Companies are re-thinking the way their supply chain is modeled and technology is revamping traditional ways of operations, all amidst mounting customer expectations.

Why tech could shake up the $8.1 trillion global logistics industry


Legacy systems are a significant problem for the logistics industry. Despite the industry being worth more than $8.1 trillion, companies continue to rely on outdated platforms to manage their operations. These systems are inefficient and costing the industry. Innovation is a key driver of future growth, and many companies are already working on new technologies to replace existing legacy systems. Tesla Inc.

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.

The Weighted Average Cost Method of Inventory Valuation


The weighted average cost method in accounting is one of three approaches of valuing your businesses inventory stock and determines the average cost of all inventory items based on the individual costs and the quantity of each item held in stock.

Streamlining Compliance With an Audit Management System

Supply Chain Brain

Auditing is a vital element in ensuring regulatory compliance — an increasingly important factor in today's business processes and operations