Tue.Oct 08, 2019

The Disintermediation of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

The use of advanced technologies is significantly transforming the manufacturing of all products and having a tremendous impact on the supply chain.

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Calculating Finished Goods Inventory

EMERGE App

Introduction. As a manufacturer of goods, you’re likely to have finished goods inventory in your business. Plus there’s raw materials and unfinished goods to take stock of too.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel. This blog post formed in my head as I worked with clients this month.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Crafting Complexity: How Personalization is Changing Your Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

Oktoberfest is a celebration of all things beer, when specialty beers are refined and revealed to the world. I’ve always been a draft beer guy myself, not dabbling in grapefruit lagers or coffee-enhanced stouts. But I am clearly in the minority.

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Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

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The Power of Execution

Adexa

Yes, it is nice to have visibility into your supply chain. It is also helpful to be able to plan months in advance using your newly acquired S&OP solution. Even more interesting is to know what the financial consequences of your planned production are. But what about the execution of the plan?

[PODCAST] The Value of True Partnerships In Freight Management

Cerasis

Listen to “The Value of True Partnerships In Freight Management” on Spreaker.

What does Social Value mean for the forward-thinking CPO?

Proxima

Too often, executives have seen Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a passing fad, with Social Value having a slot on the agenda for a number of years, providing varying degrees of organisational success. So, we ask: What does Social Value mean for a progressive CPO?

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.

Centralized infrastructure for better data capture

20Cube Logistics

Data is crucial for any organisation to flourish. Data can come from multiple sources and can result in a host of complications and inefficiencies, as there might be a duplication of data or an incorrect filling of information.

Why are Inventory Optimization Algorithms Important?

Valogix

There are a lot of inventory planning solutions from all around the world. Many are designed for large enterprise companies. They cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and are highly complex. Some are so complex a math or science degree is required just to operate the system.

Retail Pricing: How Leading Retailers Are Leveraging AI to Fight Back

Supply Chain Nation

The first blog in this two-part series focused on the primary challenge facing retailers today: mega-retailers have forced prices down, based on their economies of scale and hyper-optimized supply chains.

What’s Next for Digital Procurement?

Jaggaer

Our survey of the global procurement community and the subsequent report, Digital Transformation in Procurement: How Close Are We? revealed heightened awareness of digital technologies and their potential to transform the procurement function, but little progress over the past two years. It identified a couple of key challenges. We dealt with one of them in the previous article in this series: the need to integrate data across the full spectrum from source-to-pay.

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!

Final Mile and TMS: Why Using a Single Portal for LTL to Final Mile Improves Results

Cerasis

More carriers and logistics providers have entered the final mile logistics space to help companies meet customer expectations.

What Types of Freight Carriers Are In Logistics?

PLS Logistics

What is a freight carrier? A freight carrier is an individual or a company that handles the transportation of freight shipments from one point to another. Sometimes, freight carriers not only handle loads but also act as the operators or even freight forwarders.

Retail Pricing: How Leading Retailers Are Leveraging AI to Fight Back

Supply Chain Nation

The first blog in this two-part series focused on the primary challenge facing retailers today: mega-retailers have forced prices down, based on their economies of scale and hyper-optimized supply chains.

Manufacturing in the Age of Experience Spotlights Sustainable Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

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Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Supply Chain News on Freight Transportation Mostly Sending Negative Signs on the Economy, but Data is Mixed

Supply Chain Digest

Freight Volumes Dropping by Most Measures, but ATA Measure Stays Strong

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Digital Procurement Transformation: A look Within Financial Services

ivalua

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Creating a Digital Twin of Your Fleet is Closer than You Think

Talking Logistics

Digital twin, the creation of a virtual, but dynamic, representation of your operations is a powerful approach to better understand how it works today or could work in the future.

How State Procurement Offices are Learning to Buy Better

ivalua

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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.

Freight slows after end-of-quarter surge

DAT Solutions

After a couple of strong days to start the month of October, freight volumes began to fade later in the week, and rates moved lower on many high traffic lanes

Overcoming the Top 5 Manufacturing Business Challenges with ERP

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Few industries have been left unscathed by the break-neck pace of change that has defined the 21st century. Businesses have had to find ways in which they are able to future-proof themselves by constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of customers and partners.

Reefer markets transition to autumn

DAT Solutions

There was more reefer freight coming out of the Midwest and Florida last week, but that was offset by falling volumes from California

'Ask a Dragon' #4: Answering Your Manufacturing Questions - Shipping by the Holiday Season

Dragon Innovation

At Dragon Innovation, we're approached with manufacturing questions all the time. While our business is leveraging our expertise and knowledge directly for our customers, we also like to share our wealth of knowledge more broadly with the manufacturing community.

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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.