Tue.Oct 10, 2017

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I got a quick email from Peggy Gulick. Peggy was a speaker at the Supply Chain Global Summit. She had some exciting news. AGCO was honored to receive the AME 2017 Excellence Award. Congrats to the Agco team. I loved Peggy’s presentation at the Summit.

The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

This year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation.

Catalonia Independence Crisis Requires Close Monitoring by Supply Chain Experts

Resilinc

Many economic, capacity and labor challenges resulting from the independence process could cause serious issues for supply chains dependent on Spain and beyond. supply chain risk management

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From Harvest to Bottle: Importing Wine into the United States

Supply Chain Link

In 2016, Americans consumed over 789 million gallons of wine – equating to almost 3 gallons per person 1. Wine consumption continues to increase in the U.S., challenging American wine importers to continue to import enough wine to match demand.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Are Supply Chain Risks Making You Restless and Nauseous?

Enterra Insights

“Risk permeates supply chains,” writes Adam Robinson, a marketing strategist for Cerasis.[1] 1] You don’t have to remind supply chain risk … Continued. The post Are Supply Chain Risks Making You Restless and Nauseous? appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Cognitive Computing Risk Management Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

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Last Mile Metrics: 11 Metrics to Measure in Last Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Using technology to improve last mile metrics is essential to driving last mile costs down, but how do shippers know if the technology is helping or hurting?

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

Transportfolio

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio. The well-known business adage that people are a company’s most important asset has taken on new significance in the supply chain industry over recent years.

Retail Imports Hit a Record High. Again

Material Handling & Logistics

For the second month in a row, retail imports into the U.S. have set a record high as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season. For the second month in a row, retail imports into the U.S. have set a record high as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season.

Supply Chain Might Be the Biggest Retail Disruptor

FLEXE

“Supply Chain Might Be Biggest Retail Disruptor” was authored by Karl Siebrecht, CEO and co-founder of FLEXE, and originally appeared on Supply Chain DIVE. . The forces wreaking havoc on the retail industry today sometimes seem unprecedented.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Supply Chain by Design on Simple Game for Teaching the Value of Optimization

Supply Chain Digest

A Guest Post by Sara Hoormann of Opex Analytics

4 Tips to Help You Handle Your High-Value Shipments

PLS Logistics

When you need to move a smaller high-value shipment, you undoubtedly consider shipping it LTL. This is definitely the most efficient way, but what about the classic LTL risks?

Global Supply Chain News on US Importers Benefitting from a Cold War in Container Rates Even as Volumes Improve

Supply Chain Digest

Carriers Just Cannot Achieve Higher Rates Even as Utilization is on the Rise

Chainalytics Helps Cosmetic Giant Consolidate Business Unit

CHAINalytics

Chainalytics’ transportation experts worked with a leading global cosmetics manufacturer to reduce costs and increase efficiency across its U.S. transportation network.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

7 Ways a Leading TMS Solution Fails to Deliver (Can You Guess Who It Is?)

Supply Chain Collaborator

Highly sensitive competitive intelligence gathered by the business development department at UltraShipTMS is being shared in this post. We’re gentlemen and ladies, so don’t expect us to name names.

White Paper: Refining TMS Integration Outside the Warehouse

3GTMS

Most TMS systems on the market were designed 15 years ago.

VIDEO: Inventory Management 3- How to set up an inventory management system

TradeGecko

TradeGecko has produced a series of inventory management videos, brought to you by our very own Geckos, to delve into the basics of inventory management. To find out how to set up an inventory management system that helps you streamline and manage your business and inventory efficiently, keep watching. Getting started Inventory Management

TOMS Used FLEXE Pop-Up Fulfillment to Expand to New Markets

FLEXE

<p>TOMS used pop-up fulfillment to expand its pop-up stores into new markets. By getting its inventory closer to its pop-up stores, the company saved money and reached more customers.</p> </p> <blockquote><p>FLEXE made it possible to expand our pop-up stores into three new markets without exceeding our budget.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.