Mon.Jun 29, 2020

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Can Help “Future-Proof” Supply Chains

Kuebix

Over the past couple of months, most supply chains have weathered an unexpected storm. Rules and regulations are updated frequently in order for manufacturers, retailers and distributors to continue delivering.

Our current supply chain concept is failing: why change has got to come in 2020

All Things Supply Chain

So called “Supply chain fails” happen regularly. It’s not uncommon for different businesses to experience them due to a problem with one element of the supply chain, for example a… General Supply Chain Fails Supply Chain Management coronavirus supply chain fail supply chain management

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world.

Get Started Using Machine Learning for New Product Forecasting

ToolsGroup

New product introductions (NPI) are critical to any company’s success, but many of them never become household names. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 80 percent of new product launches in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry fail.

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.

Achieving Healthcare Transformation, Powered by Supply Chain

ivalua

The healthcare provider world is facing tremendous strain as a result of the pandemic. I have some real context of this, living in NYC and having a family member that works at a hospital. While it is a difficult time, you have to also applaud the heroic efforts of this industry as a whole.

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Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

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Is Globalization Changing or Dying? Part One.

Enterra Insights

When media outlets like The Economist and Financial Times start publishing eulogies for globalization, you know something has changed on the world stage. Economist journalists bluntly ask, “Has covid-19 killed globalization?”[1] ”[1] They note, “Even before the pandemic, globalization was in trouble. The open system of trade that had dominated the world economy for decades had been damaged by the financial crash and the Sino-American trade war.

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New white paper exposes the gap between planning and execution

Alloy

Are your supply chain teams constantly firefighting, scrambling from one emergency to the next? COVID-19 is the most-recent dramatic example, but you’ve probably been fighting fires for decades. Common Challenges

Will the pandemic accelerate automation in supply chains? Part 1: Labour shortages in a time of high demand

EFT

It’s a world of extremes for managers in supply chains. Shops shut down, but online operations in overdrive. Huge pressures on distribution centres, but illnesses ravaging workforces and distancing requirements reducing productivity horizons.

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!

On Demand Webinar

Locus Robotics

The future of supply chain: From micro fulfillment centers to dark stores, automation and robot delivery. Are fulfillment models changing due to present times, or do we expect most of the industry to keep their existing strategies the same?

How Manufacturers Can Benefit From The Theory Of Constraints

IQMS

There are many valuable lessons in Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt’s classic book, The Goal regarding how manufacturers can benefit from the Theory of Constraints (TOC).

On Demand Webinar

Locus Robotics

The future of supply chain: From micro fulfillment centers to dark stores, automation and robot delivery. Are fulfillment models changing due to present times, or do we expect most of the industry to keep their existing strategies the same?

Logistics Telematics and Their Value in Reducing Dwell Time and Accessorials

Cerasis

The rise of e-commerce contributed to an immense demand for more small package logistics. Unfortunately, partial management is anything but easy. Meanwhile, the list of new charges and possible accessorials continues to expand.

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.

Supply Chain Collaboration and S&OP Are Key to Unwinding Disruption

Blue Ridge

Supply chain collaboration and S&OP are crucial to unwind disruption. Use analytics to decide which strategic customer and SKU segments are most profitable. The post Supply Chain Collaboration and S&OP Are Key to Unwinding Disruption appeared first on Blue Ridge.

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3 ways retail warehousing impacts profitability

6 River Systems

With more brick-and-mortar stores shutting their doors than ever before and demand for warehouse space on the rise, retail warehousing creates a profitable opportunity for many companies.

Adexa Plan@Home© Program

Adexa

With the advent of Covid-19 and many people working at home, Adexa has designed a combined solution of S&OP and S&OE or SOPE© , in order to deliver planning results with accuracy of 97% or higher for execution.

How the Cloud Hinders a Supply-Chain Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

In a networked, cloud-based supply chain, proactive steps throughout the system can prevent breakdowns and improve efficiency

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!

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From small businesses to large corporations, many are navigating the complex world of importing personal protective equipment (PPE) for employees, family members, and customers as businesses reopen across the globe.

Goodbye NAFTA, Hello USMCA

Talking Logistics

Remember when global trade topics like China tariffs, Brexit, and NAFTA/USMCA dominated the news?

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BluJay and NMB Expand Supply Chain Solution Offering for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Users with BluJay Gateway for D365

BluJay Solutions

Available on Microsoft AppSource, the certified module provides seamless integration to enterprise-class Parcel, TMS, and Compliance solutions from BluJay. Holland, MI – June 29, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of global supply chain software and services, announces expanded capabilities for Microsoft Dynamics users with off-the-shelf integration through the new BluJay Gateway for D365.

How to Get the Quickest Time-to-Value for Your Digital Transformation

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

The shift to remote work has left a majority of businesses technologically underprepared – and remote work is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to structural changes. There’s a renewed urgency for digital transformation, especially in supply chains.

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.

Managed Transportation Service Providers Compete on their Tech Stack

Logistics Viewpoints

Managed transportation service providers compete on their tech stack. The transportation management system is core, but the platforms also have complementary applications, visibility and advanced analytics.

Procurement digitalization: Lessons learnt and outlook | TIME: 2:00 – 3:30 PM (GMT +4)

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Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Index for Week Ending June 26, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

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UPS Lowers Peak Surcharge

Intelligent Audit

In a possible sliver of light at the end of the tunnel, UPS lowered its peak surcharge for China-US Shipments this weekend. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen carriers consistently increase peak surcharges on a regular basis.

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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.