Tue.Oct 15, 2019

What Do Top Supply Chain Companies Know About Analytics?

River Logic

For example, why do L’Oreal and Apple consistently score notoriety over 29 other superior supply chain companies and more than 500 publicly-held ones?¹ We take a look at several reports on leading supply chain companies, specifically with the filter of advanced analytics, to highlight the answers.

Putting an End to Supply-Chain Payment Kinks With Automation

Supply Chain Brain

A world without supply chains would look nothing like the one we know today. But a world without streamlined payments throughout that supply chain is just the world we live in

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Understand the Three-Part Lifecycle of Your Promotions to Maximize Profit


The anticipation, the demand curve and spending patterns during the promotion, and the post promotion periods all require unique logic with machine learning to keep customers happy and balance inventory. How do you handle promotions? Promotions are a way of business for most retailers.

Supply Chain Transformation – The Need for Speed


Synchronize, Align and Accelerate your Business through Advanced Sales & Operations Planning. The amount of change in supply chain management practices since I first became a practitioner more than 25 years ago is eye watering.

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.

Midstream Transportation Trends: The Future of Oil and Gas Industry

PLS Logistics

Despite the 2014 oil and gas price drop crisis and the rush around alternative fuel sources, the future of the oil and gas industry remains bright and has a steady pace of growth and increasing demand.

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Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Much of the conversation these days about supply chain centers around the “digital disruption” of the business. The very definition of “disruption” implies a major disturbance; that it’s all changing too rapidly and upending the accepted way of doing things. But in reality, we have been living within the digital transformation of supply chain for quite some time. Consider this, right now at C.H. Robinson, almost 70 percent of our interactions are completely digital. We […].

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

Supply Chain Networks – The Greatest Influence

Logistics Bureau

What shape should your Supply Chain Network be, and what are the factors that drive the shape of it? Look closely at the diagram that I was about to show you here in this video.

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Kroger expands longer-lasting fruit and veg nationwide


The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR ) and Apeel Sciences , a 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 and Fast Company Most Innovative Company , today announced that Apeel's longer-lasting avocados will be available in more than 1,100 Kroger stores in the U.S.

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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!

Responsive and Flexible Fresh Supply Chain – A Sodebo Story


Sodebo is a family-owned French food product manufacturer founded in 1973. Their goal is to be the #1 manufacturer in four package categories: Salads, sandwiches, frozen pizza, and ready-to-eat meals-in-a-box. Sodebo is unique because of the constant innovation, the quality of the products, but also the human side, thanks to all the collaborators.

How a TMS Optimizes Inbound Shipments


The post How a TMS Optimizes Inbound Shipments appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Business Intelligence Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

AR and VR in Logistics and Shipping: Key Advantages Offered


Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) was first conceived as fun technologies for the gaming and entertainment industries. Soon, the promise of both techniques was realized by many industries like retail, eCommerce, real estate, and critical industries like healthcare.

Achieving Best-in-Class Procurement


Alex Saric, CMO, Ivalua. In my last post , I discussed how to successfully launch a digital Procurement transformation. A strong start is critical, but it’s just a start.

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.

[PODCAST] Inbound Freight Pickups: The Role of Technology & Communication


Listen to “Inbound Freight Pickup: The Role of Technology & Communication” on Spreaker. Inbound Freight Management Resources Improving Inbound Freight Management: How Data-Driven Processes Bring Efficiencies & Reduce Costs Download White Paper Inbound Freight Costs: How Gaining Visibility Achieves Bottom Line Savings Download White Paper How to Drive Inbound Freight Savings thru Improved Vendor Compliance.read More.

Supply Chain Newsmakers Video Series on Dwight Klappich of Gartner on Mobile Robots in Distribution

Supply Chain Digest

Recently, Gartner analyst Dwight Klappich wrote an excellent research note summarizing where things stand with AMRs in the DC

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q3 2019)

Talking Logistics

It’s October, which means the weather is starting to turn cooler (at least here in the Northeast), baseball playoffs are in full swing (sorry Dodger fans), and many companies and supply chain executives are in the process of developing or finalizing their budgets for 2020. There are the usual line items to complete: transportation costs, Read more Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q3 2019).

Latest HMRC Advice as Brexit Counts down


Brexit countdown We have seen the hopes of a Brexit deal rise and fall over the weekend of 12 – 13th October. With the latest proposals Ireland remains within the customs territory of the UK, but also apply EU Customs rules and the suggestion of a proposal to track goods entering Northern Ireland to determine whether they ended up in the Republic. Not too dissimilar to the original plan presented by Theresa May, but then applying to imports into the UK

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!

Supply Chain News on Record Breaking 3D Printer Produces 5000 Pound Boat

Supply Chain Digest

Largest 3D Printed Object Ever, Can Go much Bigger

Top 10 issues for truck drivers in 2019

DAT Solutions

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its annual survey of the top 10 critical issues facing the trucking industry. Here are the results. Trucking Industry Trends

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Introducing StockTrim Monthly Demand Modelling


Comprehensive monthly forecasts and configurable demand modelling

Featuring Our 12 Best Procurement Articles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Procurement is a core function in every single company.

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.

How much are fulfillment costs, and how do you calculate them?

6 River Systems

Consumers spend around $500 billion shopping online each year. Current trends and predictions indicate continued e-commerce growth, with no signs of slowing anytime soon.

Save the Date for Explore 2020 in Las Vegas!


Known as one of America’s most exciting cities, Las Vegas, Nevada, boasts luxurious hotels, fine dining restaurants, entertainment offerings and premium nightlife. But it’s Vegas’ lavish and iconic casinos that keep its 39 million visitors coming back each year. So, are you feeling lucky?

Procurement: Waterfall Methodology vs. Agile Methodology


There are many approaches to delivering a software solution but there are two main categories: waterfall, or traditional methodology, and the more recent agile delivery model. Learn the differences, and how to speed up the success of your procurement processes through agile implementation in our Get Smart webinar. Waterfall is so-called because it is a linear approach to software development. The sequence of events goes something like: Gather and document requirements. Design. Code and unit test.

The State of Retail: How to Buck the High Street Closures Trend

Repl Group

Latest figures have revealed the highest net number of high street store closures since monitoring began in 2010. Each day in the UK during the first half of 2019, 16 shops closed their doors while only nine opened: a net decline of 1,234 on the country’s top 500 high streets.

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.