Tue.May 21, 2024

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7 Proven Dock Scheduling Strategies for Seamless Logistics

C3 Solutions

Efficient dock scheduling has become essential to supply chain management and logistics. It has gained popularity because it provides excellent convenience to all stakeholders, including dock operators, warehouse managers, and carriers.

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A Marriage of Inconvenience? Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

If you do not specifically agree on what is expected between two parties before you start a relationship then anything and everything but success is likely.

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ToolsGroup Exhibiting and Franke Speaking at Gartner® Supply Chain Symposium/XPO™, June 10-12, in Barcelona 

ToolsGroup

Discover Franke’s Success Story in Implementing Cutting-Edge Digital Supply Chain Technology for a Robust S&OP Process BARCELONA and BOSTON – May 21, 2024 – ToolsGroup, a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, is thrilled to announce its participation at the upcoming Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2024 in Barcelona, Spain, June 10-12.

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What the Economic Outlook Means for Demand Planning

Arkieva

Forecast as accurately as possible, even in uncertain economic conditions. Review demand planning strategies that can help you navigate hazy market conditions. What the Economic Outlook Means for Demand Planning was first posted on May 21, 2024 at 8:28 am. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

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ToolsGroup and Franke Presenting at Gartner Supply Chain Symposium, June 10-12, in Barcelona

ToolsGroup

Discover Franke’s Success Story in Implementing Cutting-Edge Digital Supply Chain Technology for a Robust S&OP Process BARCELONA and BOSTON – May 21, 2024 – ToolsGroup, a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, is thrilled to announce its participation at the upcoming Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo 2024 in Barcelona, Spain, June 10-12.

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Embracing Change: The Internal Shift to Decision-Centric Planning 

ToolsGroup

In today’s fast-paced business environment, the need for flexibility and rapid response has never been more critical. Companies that cling to outdated, rigid planning methods risk falling behind. In the first two blogs of this series, we explored the foundational concepts of decision-centric planning and how it can revolutionize supply chain management, addressing real-world challenges with agility and responsiveness.

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Common Complications That Arise in Truck Accident Cases in Los Angeles

IT Supply Chain

By Dwight J. Lawrence (pictured) Content Writer The post Common Complications That Arise in Truck Accident Cases in Los Angeles appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How Brave Books Manages Its Fulfillment with Stord E-Commerce Software

Stord

Exposition: Managing Your Orders By Hand When brands scale, oftentimes the supporting infrastructure is an afterthought - growth and delivering for the customer is rightfully front of mind. But as brands quickly scale, they add new tools on top of legacy systems, taking protocols that were effective when shipping 50 orders per month and bolting on other systems hoping they can all work seamlessly together when they hit hundreds of orders per day.

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Fleets of the Future: Data analytics for OEMs

IT Supply Chain

By Alan Glazier (pictured) Commercial Director, One Nexus Group The post Fleets of the Future: Data analytics for OEMs appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes with the Power of Generative AI

Generative AI goes beyond just automating tasks and providing real-time answers. Did you know that implementing generative AI reduces sourcing cycle times and allows for faster decision-making across procurement operations? In this whitepaper — Next-Gen Procurement: Transforming Processes With the Power of Generative AI — experts reveal how the strategic application of generative AI within procurement processes is paving the way for groundbreaking improvements.

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Automotive Supply Chain Management Lessons for Life Sciences

QAD

Transitioning from Automotive to Life Sciences In a recent episode of the Auto Supply Chain Prophets podcast, Carrie Uhl, a seasoned supply chain executive, shares her journey from being the Vice President of Purchasing at the world’s fourth largest automotive supplier, to her move to medtech, and now in her current role as Chief Purchasing Officer at Danaher, a global life sciences and diagnostics organization.

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Tired Truck Drivers: A Ticking Time Bomb

IT Supply Chain

By Claire Lloyd (pictured) Content Writer The post Tired Truck Drivers: A Ticking Time Bomb appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Do Plastic Pallets Have a Place in 2024?

Supply Chain Brain

By understanding the use cases best suited for each pallet material type, supply chain practitioners can make significant strides in sustainability while ensuring efficiency.

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Top 5 IT Supply Chain Trends in 2024

IT Supply Chain

By John Hall (pictured) Customs Specialist The post Top 5 IT Supply Chain Trends in 2024 appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Reinventing Supply Chain Management at Hannover Messe

BlueYonder

More than 120,000 visitors descended on Hannover Messe in April, as leaders from the electronics, automotive, industrial, aerospace, and energy sectors came together to educate, inspire and connect for higher performance and improved sustainability. The theme this year was “Energizing a Sustainable Industry,” and much of that “energy” over the course of the five-day event could be found at the Microsoft stand.

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How are shippers and carriers implementing AI?

IT Supply Chain

By Jonah McIntire (pictured) Chief Platform Officer at Transporeon, A Trimble Company The post How are shippers and carriers implementing AI? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Top 10 Reasons to Work with an Asset-Based Full Truckload Carrier

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

To be successful in today’s dynamic business world, creating an effective supply chain that supports your business and customers is essential. At the heart of supply chain management lies transportation, and choosing the right partner can make all the difference. Enter asset-based truckload carriers , a critical component of modern supply chains that offer many benefits for businesses looking to streamline their logistics operations.

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Launch of Federal Reserve New Supply Availability Indexes

Supply Chain Matters

The Federal Reserve Bank Of New York has announced that the bank will bolster its data reports to track the state of supply chains. Supply Chain Matters readers may recall that this site provides monthly and quarterly highlights of the state of production global production and supply chain activity in respect to global and regional PMI reporting. Our latest was highlights from April reporting.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Crisp partners with Weather Trends, empowering CPGs with actionable weather intelligence

crisp

Revolutionize your sales and supply chain planning with new weather-driven retail insights. You might figure that sunscreen sales rise when UV levels do, or that hearty soups sell through when the weather is frightful – but did you know that just a 1ºF temperature increase can boost strawberry sales by 8% ? These inextricable links between weather patterns and consumer behavior are why Weather Trends International compiles granular, historical weather data and forecasts from across the globe, re

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May 21, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home May 21, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Aligning Supply Chain Metrics to Improve Value

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2016, we finished a study on continuous improvement. When I started this research project, I was busy. The survey was one of many, and I found the project relatively nondescript, bordering on boring. One of my lessons learned in completing survey-based research over the past twelve years, is that projects are full of surprises. The hypothesis that seems so right are often wrong, and surprises lay in each nook and cranny.

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French Shipping Giant Expects Slump in Cargo Rates

Supply Chain Brain

With the windfall that came as a result of soaring cargo rates during the COVID-19 pandemic, CMA CGM and others ordered vessels that are now entering service.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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National Maritime Day 2024: America Still Depends on Ocean Trade

Enterra Insights

Tomorrow (May 22) is National Maritime Day. The staff at the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) reports, “[In 1933], Congress declared National Maritime Day to commemorate the American steamship Savannah’s [1819] voyage from the United States to England, marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with steam propulsion.”[1] The staff at Days of the Year adds, “National Maritime Day is not necessarily about the ocean

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Watch: What's Right — and Wrong — With Robotics

Supply Chain Brain

Bringing technology into a warehouse — especially robotics — is no simple task. Kim Losey, chief growth officer with Rapid Robotics, discusses the right way to introduce innovation.

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20 Trailblazing Mompreneurs Redefining Business

Loginext

Meet 20 trailblazing mompreneurs who are redefining business across various industries. From technology to beauty, these inspiring women balance the demands of raising children with running successful enterprises. Learn how they achieve extraordinary success through innovation, leadership, and resilience, proving that motherhood and entrepreneurship can go hand in hand.

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Philippines Seeks Asia Logistics Hub Status, Banking on U.S. Ties

Supply Chain Brain

President Marcos said the Philippines is seeking greater participation in global value chains and increased foreign direct investments to sustain economic growth.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Maximize Technology ROI with your Transportation Management System

MercuryGate

When your Transportation Management System (TMS) is optimized, it can dramatically improve the way goods move from suppliers to customers. This efficiency level is critical for thriving and resiliency in any market conditions. Whether you are kicking the tires on a new TMS or looking to get more out of your current solution, conducting a technology ROI analysis can uncover insights into the strategic benefits of TMS investments and further drive return on your investment.

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Finland and U.K. Seek Further Blocks to Russian ‘Shadow’ Tankers

Supply Chain Brain

A $60 a barrel price cap on Russian oil imposed in December 2022 was designed to deprive insurance from a tanker transporting oil at above the price cap.

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Their Trains Were Stalled. These Hackers Brought Them Back to Life. – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Their Trains Were Stalled. These Hackers Brought Them Back to Life. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ.

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