Fri.Apr 19, 2019

What do a YouTube video and Operational Intelligence have in common?


In 2011,, a non-profit organization, posted a video on YouTube featuring celebrities asking young people to donate used sports equipment to youth in need. That video was viewed by 1.5 million people. Success, you might think?

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming the Business Landscape

The Network Effect

Artificial intelligence (AI) is here, it’s powerful and it’s growing. While the transformation is taking longer than some predicted, the. The post 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming the Business Landscape appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Automated Futur


Can Supply Chains Prepare for a Recession?

Material Handling & Logistics

"Good times are dangerous: Business managers are under constant pressure to bend the rules, be flexible and agree to policies during good times that will cause great pain and suffering when the economy goes south,” according to a study from MIT Center for Logistics

How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI


A key issue that comes to the forefront of any discussion on handling e-commerce demand will always involve warehouse management system (WMS) or other supply chain system upgrades.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management [eBook]


According to Adrian Gonzalez, President of Adelante, SCM, Supply Chain Operating Networks are the business equivalent of LinkedIn and Facebook. These cloud-based networks can enable companies to embrace collaboration and realize huge efficiencies. But Supply Chain Operating Networks are few and far between. One of the reasons for this absence is because the majority of […]. The post Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management [eBook] appeared first on Kuebix.

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Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: 5 Key Insights to Improve Inventory Performance

Supply Chain 24/7

This joint research study, conducted by LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adrian Gonzalez of Adelante SCM, examines and provides insight into leading inventory management challenges, opportunities and best practices

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Supply Chain Cybercriminals Get Creative


As supply chains become longer, more dependent and extraordinarily complex, cybercriminals are finding alarmingly innovative ways to attack them — and these strikes often trickle down to business partners, processes, information technology (IT) and equipment.

Mitch Weseley in JOC: Uncovering TMS Differences when Everyone Claims to Offer a TMS


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This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2019)

Talking Logistics

It’s Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, so I’ll keep it short today. This week’s supply chain and logistics news was dominated by investment news, including Sumeru Equity Partners’ investment in 3Gtms (a Talking Logistics sponsor).

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for April 25, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Google Parent Gets Jump on Amazon on Drones, UPS Spending Big on Parcel Network, Elon Musk Says Autonomous Taxis Here Soon, Kohls Cozies Up to Amazon

The Purpose of Marketing

Enterra Insights

What’s the purpose of marketing? You might think that question has an easy answer. It doesn’t. What started me thinking about this subject was an article by Tim Burke ( @ t1mburke ), CEO of Affinio, in which he asked, “At the end of the day, what does any advertiser want out of a campaign?” His answer, “It’s simple: to change consumer behavior.”[1] 1] That’s probably not how I would have answered the question; so I started looking at what others have written about the purpose of marketing.

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Supply Chain Comment on Trip Report for ProMat 2019 in Chicago

Supply Chain Digest

Top Three New Solutions, plus Best of the Rest

3 Ways to Ensure your Sourcing Policy Streamlines and Optimizes Procurement


Procurement is often overlooked and undervalued, yet it impacts every facet of a business. Procurement and supplier relationships have an important role to play when it comes to ensuring manufacturers and distributors meet their strategic goals. Fortunately, strategic sourcing policies for procurement can provide the ultimate competitive advantage. It’s time to streamline the procurement process, harnessing […].

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Making Smarter Merchandising Decisions with Better Inventory Management


Selecting the appropriate types and quantities of merchandise for your business can be a real challenge, especially as your business begins to grow. Managing your inventory well can help take the guesswork out of purchasing decisions, and lead to more profitability and less wastage. In this article, we explore how business owners and inventory managers can make informed purchasing decisions with the right strategies.

3 Ways to Make Sense of Circular Economy


Consumers across the world are becoming increasingly sensitive to issues surrounding plastic pollution.

Solving the Manufacturing Workforce Crisis


In spite of growing optimism in global manufacturing about revenue growth, the industry is facing a labor shortage. In their recent quarterly economic survey, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) predicts a shortfall of almost eight million workers by 2030, bringing with it potential revenue losses as high as $600 billion. Cloud ERP Rootstock cloud ERP Manufacturing manufacturers digital transformation, knowledge workers

Are You Missing Out on Millions in Duty Drawback?

Amber Road

Could you be missing out on millions in duty drawback claims? Many shippers aren't taking advantage of valuable savings due to an inefficient or lack of a duty drawback program. When goods are re-exported, destroyed, or used in manufacturing another export, shippers can reclaim up to 99% of duty payments. In fact, it's estimated that there are $2-3 billion of unclaimed duty drawback each year. Isn't it time for you to get your slice of that pie? Duty Management

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Happy Easter & Happy Spring!


Happy Easter & Happy Spring!! Enjoy the long weekend with family and friends! EasterWeekend. The post Happy Easter & Happy Spring! appeared first on Freightera Blog. Welcome to Freightera Blog