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Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain

The Network Effect

A brief overview to solving the problem of using Blockchain in the supply chain First, what is Blockchain? In simple. The post Enhancing Blockchain for Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Blockchain Supply Chain Management Technology supply chain management

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

Supply Chain Opz

From its modest inception in 1999, Alibaba has now become one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the world. In this article, we will show you 7 supply chain lessons we obtain from the book "Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built" by Duncan Clark.

Modern Barcode Labeling: Integrated and Efficient

Loftware

Barcodes bridge the digital and physical worlds of the supply chain. Supply Chain Labeling Track & Traceability Barcode Labeling

Using Intelligence Over Scale: The Power of AI and Machine Learning in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Predictive Logistics. These topics are getting a lot of attention today, but they’re also generating a lot of questions from supply chain and logistics executives. What are these technologies? How can they help? What’s real and what’s hype today? What should I do to get started? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

3 Ways to Put Big Data to Work in Your Factory

synchrono

Is enthusiasm for Big Data wavering? In 2015, McKinsey Global Institute claimed that the IIoT had the potential to create as much as $3.7 trillion in economic value in the global manufacturing sector by 2025.

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Supply Chain’s Future Rests in the Cloud

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are ready for a digital makeover, based on intelligent technologies like AI, machine learning and the IoT. As with many facets of business, the supply chain management (SCM) industry is working to leverage technology to accelerate processes and cut costs.

The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME. India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint of L’Oréal which had an outsized 15% of distribution centers located in India. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. Companies like this may be in for a major change in the coming years.

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Are You In It to Win It?

Material Handling & Logistics

Don’t be afraid to make a decision. Making no decision could be the worst decision of all. Legendary coach Vince Lombardi once said, “The will to win is not nearly so important as the will to prepare to win.”

The future of emergency management

Quintiq

What’s the state of your emergency services? If you’re looking for higher efficiency, you’re not alone. Kevin Moran, a senior consultant at Quintiq, wrote about upcoming key trends that organizations should look out for and how to respond in an effective manner.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Is your ERP Driving you nuts?

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Over the last few months we’ve come across a number of instances where legacy ERP is holding a company back.

What Are White Glove Services in Transportation Management?

Cerasis

Take a moment to think about your most exquisite experience in fine dining. The maître d’ introduced himself calmly and catered to your every whim. Your server wore black-tie and managed to deliver an experience that went beyond your expectations. This is similar to white glove service. However, the term, white glove service, and transportation management sounds a bit odd in an industry dedicated to getting packages to consumers at the cheapest costs possible.

Supply Chain News on Will Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks be the Answer in the End

Supply Chain Digest

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, as Toyota Expands Pilot at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

Enterra Insights

The massive Equifax data breach once again hammered home the importance of protecting personal data from hackers. Some critics are … Continued. The post Personal Data and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Big Data Business Compliance digital enterprise Master Data Management Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis

Data 100

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Green Supply Chain News on Former CEO of Asda Grocery Chain in UK Tells Retailers, Manufacturers to Get Rid of Plastics Right Now

Supply Chain Digest

Are You Ready for the Plastics Free Aisle. Much more Interest in UK than US

What is demand forecasting and how can it help your business?

TradeGecko

Demand forecasting refers to making estimations about future customer demand using historical data and other information. Proper demand forecasting gives businesses valuable information about their potential in their current market and other markets so that managers can make informed decisions about pricing, business growth strategies, and market potential. Without demand forecasting, businesses risk making poor decisions about their products and target markets.

Proven SEO Tips and Strategies for ecommerce

3PL Insights

Having an ecommerce business can be very rewarding. You don’t have the pressures of a storefront, you might not have to hire and/or manage employees, or pay costly fees for taxes, electricity and the other expenses associated with a physical store. The other side of ecommerce is the competitive landscape. With mainstay brands shutting their doors because of increased online shopping, you must share more of the pie. The information below will help put you in the strongest position possible.

More on Pharmaceutical and Drug Impacts of Hurricane Maria Devastation in Puerto Rico

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters shares additional information regarding the pharmaceutical and drug industry impacts from the catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Maria that struck the island of Puerto Rico over three weeks ago. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption drug shortages supply chain impacts of Hurricane Maria Supply chain Matters blog

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Proven SEO Tips and Strategies for e-Commerce

3PL Insights

Having an e-commerce business can be very rewarding. You don’t have the pressures of a storefront, you might not have to hire and/or manage employees, or pay costly fees for taxes, electricity and the other expenses associated with a physical store. The other side of e-commerce is the competitive landscape. With mainstay brands shutting their doors because of increased online shopping, you must share more of the pie.