Fri.Sep 18, 2020

Look Beyond Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to Hyper Intelligent Automation (HIA)


Gururaj Parvati, Director, Product Engineering, Bristlecone. To achieve efficiency and business continuity, organizations are increasingly turning to ‘automation first’ – the notion that any process that can be automated should be automated.

Supply Chain Disruptions Need a New Prescription: Introducing Disruption RX Virtual Supply Chain Summits


A global pandemic was impossible to foresee as COVID-19 swept across our increasingly interconnected world. The challenging landscape, from store and factory closures to wild swings in inventory, has proven to be the ultimate test of strength for supply chain teams everywhere.

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The sustainability slog

Supply Chain Movement

The path to sustainable supply chains is proving to be a long, hard slog with numerous obstacles along the way. Firstly, there is a gaping hole between the rhetoric and the reality.

Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment


When and how to invest in supply chain management technology is a critical question for all firms that is not a one-time question, but ongoing. Invest in Supply Chain Management Technology: Efficiency Assessment was first posted on September 18, 2020 at 11:49 am. ©2017

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How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/11/2020 – 09/17/2020

All Things Supply Chain

UK strikes post-Brexit trade agreement with Japan The United Kingdom has announced a $19.5 billion deal with Japan which will take effect on January 1st, 2021. The deal aims to… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up

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Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

The solution to reacting swiftly and succeeding in this ‘new normal’ is the transition to a more connected and smarter supply chain of the future. Supply Chain

The rapid reorientation of supply chains


In an age of lean supply chains and highly-specialised production, a sudden disruption can mean disaster. Contrasting this fragility, the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the strongest and deepest experienced in the post-war environment.

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Case Study: How did GEODIS improve put-away operator productivity by 30%?

Supply Chain Brain

Vecna Robotics’ Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) have helped leading global supply chain operator, GEODIS, improve put-away productivity by 30%.

Episode 96 - Transportation Market Update with Dr. Jason Miller

Aborn and Co.

As rates continue to skyrocket in August, shippers are looking everywhere to understand what is happening. In this episode, Consulting Logistics host, Kyle MacNaught, will chat with Dr. Jason Miller, a tenured Associate Professor of Logistics and the John D. and Dortha J.

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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Stock Report for Week Ending Sept. 18, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

See Who was Up and Who was Down

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 18, 2020)

Talking Logistics

In an alternate universe, one without COVID-19, I would be writing today about our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and the JDRF Ride to Cure we did last weekend in Saratoga Springs, NY. But in this universe, there was no JDRF ride last weekend; it was reimagined due to the pandemic.

Supply Chain News on Walmart and Amazon by the Numbers 2020 Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

More Analysis from Our Annual Review of the Worlds Two Most Important Retailers

This Week in Logistics News (September 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the last six-plus months, the coronavirus pandemic has changed virtually every aspect of our lives.

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.

Connectivity is the Sine Qua Non of Smart Cities

Enterra Insights

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has some people questioning the future of urban living, cities have always been important and will remain so. The current push is to make cities smarter about how they support residents and businesses; however, the fact of the matter is, cities must get connected to get smarter.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/11/2020 – 09/17/2020

All Things Supply Chain

UK strikes post-Brexit trade agreement with Japan The United Kingdom has announced a $19.5 billion deal with Japan which will take effect on January 1st, 2021. The deal aims to… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up

COVID-19’s Impact on Some Major US Ports

Promptus LLC

It is not surprising that COVID-19 has hurt global trade and consequently, data collected during the first months of the pandemic revealed a fall in imports and exports of goods […] The post COVID-19’s Impact on Some Major US Ports appeared first on Promptus, LLC. Freight Forwarding

Food Industry News Round-Up: September 18


The USDA Updates Rules for Egg Inspection. The USDA released new rules for egg product inspection, aiming to bring eggs into parity with meat inspection.

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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!

Remote Audit Resilience

Arena Solutions

Remote Audit Resilience. CONTACT SALES. SEE Arena IN ACTION. GET A DEMO. The post Remote Audit Resilience appeared first on Arena Solutions. PLM Webinars


7 Ways to Prepare Your Farm for Future Fires


California is no stranger to wildfires. While some states have a rainy season and a dry season, California has its fire season from July to October. This year, however, the fire season has had devastating impacts on the state.

Is Your Yield & Defect Rate Accurately Tracking Worker Shifts?


Analyzing worker shifts accurately can go a long way in tracking your operational productivity. When you measure your workers’ productivity and discuss your findings with them, you set the right expectations and progress toward achieving individual goals that are aligned with company goals.

6 River Systems Announces Next Wave of Enhancements to Its Wall-to-Wall Fulfillment Solution at FLOW 2020

6 River Systems

6 River Systems (6RS), part of Shopify Inc.,

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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!

5 Highly Effective & Handy Reports to Solve your Shift Analysis Challenges


Worker shift analysis can be a tedious task for operations and plant managers, especially when you are working across several shifts, across multiple factory locations. According to a recent research : 3.14

Podcast | Are the U.S. and China Fighting a New Cold War?

Supply Chain Brain

Have the U.S. and China progressed from a trade war to a cold war

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Thank your drivers all year round!


Truck drivers keep our country going, and are an essential part of distribution and keeping the country running smoothly. Carrier Connections RSS

Yearslong Drive for Efficiency Left Hospitals Overwhelmed – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Yearslong Drive for Efficiency Left Hospitals Overwhelmed. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

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.