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Creating a Smart Supply Chain in the Era of Disruption!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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Track and Trace in the Food Supply Chain: Eggs


Modern-day food supply chains are extremely complex. Especially in today’s age in which recalls are seemingly an everyday occurrence, consumers are wary of what’s on their plate.

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Transparency in beauty & wellness: why 2020 will be a breakthrough year


Trust has been on a journey in the beauty space. What will the next generation of brands do to solve this and support a healthier, more sustainable industry? Let’s talk beauty from the inside out when it comes to the true makeup of our products and their impact.

The Ever-Expanding Role of AI and AR in Food Logistics


The food supply chain is unlike any other. While electronics, automotive, and consumer goods’ supply chains promote their products, the food supply chain represents a basic human necessity–food.

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

What Does Great Look Like in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, the mayor at the time, Ed Koch, was famous for always asking “How’m I doin’?” That’s a question that supply chain and logistics professionals ask all the time too.

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Blockchain in the Supply Chain is Only a Few Links Long

Enterra Insights

The global supply chain appears to be a perfect arena for blockchain technology. John Monarch ( @realjohnmonarch ) reports, “Blockchain innovation in the supply chain shows great promise for enabling proactive management of shipping. Faster, cheaper transaction settlement has a proven history of reducing processing time up to 80 percent; when paired with blockchain, payment processing will speed transactions and complete more payments.

How to Figure Out the Cost of Freight Shipping

Freight Center

There’s one question every shipper, manager of a supply chain or small business owner asks during the shipping process. That question sounds something like: “How much is this going to cost?”. Shipping Costs

Multi-party Supply Chain Network - changing the future of your business

Prophetic Technology

The Supply Chain ( SC ) embodies all the stages it requires to procure a particular product or service, from its primary condition to the customer. It is a network among an enterprise and its suppliers to manufacture goods and deliver a specific product to the ultimate buyer. supply chain technolog

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Supply Chain Planning manufacturing

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Top 5 Metrics & Benchmarks To Measure In Pickup & Delivery Logistics


Managing your business operations would be challenging without proper metrics and data analytics. This statement is specifically true in Logistics, which involves supply chain and transportation.

The Value of a WMS Implementation Company

Veridian Solutions

How often does your organization really think about its next upgrade? Will you upgrade and add automation to picking and packing? Do inventory management capabilities and visibility continue to fall short? What else is going wrong with the warehouse management system (WMS)?

Browse through the Ultimate WMS Implementation checklist


The transportation and logistics industry have witnessed a substantial paradigm shift over the past couple of decades and this shift can be attributed to the rapid technological advancements and breakthrough innovations.

Don’t Chicken Out On Supply Planning

Vanguard Software

It is in every company’s best interest to be ready if they were to be affected by internet-breaking campaigns or risk losing these battles to competitors. Supply Chain Advanced Analytics Demand Sensing News

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How Can Small Businesses Make the Most of Big Data?


Having access to information about competitors and customers can be key to the growth and success of a business. For smaller businesses just starting out, they may not have adequate resources to capture this information — and managers may not know what metrics to look out for.

Reduce the Incidents of VIA Charges by Shipsy Execution


Shipsy EXECUTION brings all stakeholders of a shipment – Shippers, Freight Forwarders, CHAs and Transporters on a single platform, allowing you to avoid the hassle of communication through different communication channels like emails and phone.

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The Fabric of Industrial Change: Held Together by a Digital Thread

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chains can become fragile and broken. Managing abrupt changes in the manufacturing environment — both planned and unplanned — is among the key benefits of the digital enterprise

Geek+ and Nike introduce same-day delivery to Japan


Geek+ has announced used robotics solutions for Nike's new distribution centre in Chiba, Japan, which has allowed Nike to start same-day delivery in the country. Geek+ deployed more than 200 robots from its goods-to-person P series line.

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

A Zen Master’s Guide to a Good Forecasting System


Having a hard time figuring out how to use forecasting when the results never seem good enough? For many of us, forecasting seems like either too much work, or too complicated to get right.

Wagner Logistics installs software to speed up picking process


Wagner Logistics has implemented inVia's AI-driven automation software in its Edgerton, Kansas warehouse. Central to this is inVia's new inVia PickMate tool which directs workers to the most efficient route through the warehouse to take products from inventory to pack out. In the coming months, Wagner plans to deploy inVia Picker robots to work in tandem with its warehouse workers to further automate its order fulfillment process.

Another View of the Best Supply Chains 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Different Methodologies Again Lead to Different Results in Gartner Top 25 and Kantar Top CPG and Retail Supply Chain Lists

Locus Robotics says it has picked over 100 million units


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How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Dr. Yossi Sheffi of MIT on Coronavirus and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

Five Steps Companies Should Take Right Now

Is your small business ready for tax time?


Whether you’re a traditional retailer or an eCommerce company, small business tax preparation can be time-consuming and overwhelming with a never-ending list of things to do to get your finances in order. small business tax preparation

Optimizing Parts Management at BC Transit

The Smart Software

BC Transit values its newfound ability to forecast the financial impact of stocking decisions. They are able to balance capacity against criticality and the cost of inventory. The post Optimizing Parts Management at BC Transit appeared first on Smart Software. Success Story

Using Real-Time Data to Win New Business


Bottom Line: Manufacturers are achieving only 40% of their potential because they’re spending too much valuable time manually updating inventory control , production reporting , and pricing reports when their competitors using real-time data to get the data they need to win deals and plan next-generation real-time factories.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.