Thu.Sep 24, 2020

Using AI & ML in Retail Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies like Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba, and Zara are leading the path in the use of technology and advanced analytics in managing supply chains. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are of the hot topics being discussed in the retail world.

Logistics of a Company: Supplier Diversity to Survive Peak Season


The atmosphere of business representation has changed drastically over the last fifty years. A more diverse world has taken shape, and the transportation and supply chain industry is no stranger to this shift.

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Ocean Freight Visibility Spells new Opportunities for Supply Chains – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Ocean Insights. Headquartered in Germany, Ocean Insights is a leading ocean supply chain visibility and market intelligence provider that supplies real-time tracking data and market analysis to large shippers from a broad range of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, food & beverage, commodity trading, chemical and freight forwarding. We pioneered the combining of container liner schedules and carriers’ container tracking information with neutral AIS vessel tracking data.

Release Your AP Team with Invoice-to-Pay


Using Invoice-to-Pay to create a top performing Accounts Payable Team. The performance of your Accounts Payable department can have a significant impact on the organization. Recent trends have increased the strategic importance of an effective, transparent Invoice-to-Pay process, managed by AP. Increased outsourcing has made businesses increasingly dependent on suppliers to drive innovation.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison

The Logistics of Logistics

Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison. John Tillison and Joe Lynch discuss why integrated supply chains are more durable. John is the SVP in charge of sales and marketing at A. Duie Pyle, a company that specializes in integrated transportation and warehousing solutions. About John Tillison. John Tillison began his logistics career as a management trainee at Roadway Express. John rose through the ranks at Roadway/YRC, eventually being named Group Vice-President.

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What is the Value of Customer Loyalty?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Customer loyalty article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby. My entire career, I’ve believed that it is easier to get more business from existing customers than to develop new ones.

UK Covid-19 app – is it safe? A word from NetApp.

In the Supply Chain

By Chris Greenwood (pictured). NetApp's General Manager UK&I. The post UK Covid-19 app – is it safe? A word from NetApp. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Dr. Muddassir Ahmed on Innovation in Supply Chain Education


Muddassir Ahmed is a supply chain strategist, researcher, and educator. He is the founder of the SCMDOJO blog, podcast and educational platform , and is a widely celebrated thought leader with a large following. You can read more about Muddassir’s background below.

How IT vendors use SLAs to fool customers over performance

In the Supply Chain

By Shashi Kiran (pictured). Chief Product Officer, Aryaka. The post How IT vendors use SLAs to fool customers over performance appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Driving KPI Excellence with the Americold Operating System


Last month we detailed the Americold Operating System (AOS) – our unique business ecosystem – and the operational rigor it promotes among and between Americold’s network of integrated temperature-controlled warehouses. Read more here. This month, we’re looking at how the consistency this ecosystem delivers translates into dependable uniformity for our customers, as well as saved time and money. We’ll also explore AOS innovation and its benefits.

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Businesses must not bury their heads in the sand as Brexit approaches

In the Supply Chain

By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director, LLamasoft. The post Businesses must not bury their heads in the sand as Brexit approaches appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Automated Parcel Management | The Secret Sauce to High Volume Freight Management


Maintaining a high volume of shipments throughout the e-commerce peak season is critical to improving customer service experiences and reducing delays.

Businesses must not bury their heads in the sand as Brexit approaches, LLamasoft

In the Supply Chain

By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director, LLamasoft. The post Businesses must not bury their heads in the sand as Brexit approaches, LLamasoft appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

More than storage: What warehouse services can a 3PL provide?

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to warehousing, many companies eventually outgrow the “do it yourself” model and choose to hand the reins over to a third-party logistics (3PL) professional.

Unilever is using geolocation data and satellite imagery to check for deforestation in its supply chain – CNBC


In this piece highlighting the technologies that support first-mile transparency and impact, CNBC discusses our partnership with the Princes Group and their Napolina brand to bring this to the shoppers at the point of sale.

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Global Logistics Management Demands a Network

Supply Chain Brain

Listen to this discussion Infor, DB Schenker,UPS Supply Chain, and Allport Cargo Services USA on the strategies and benefits of utilizing a commerce network

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Taking Packaging Manufacturing to New Levels with Digital Technology


When it comes to the packaging industry, the “digital technology” term often conjures up visions of 3D software, eye-catching labels or unique packaging design that makes engaging digital marketing tools for con sumers.

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!

Grilstad selects Blue Ridge supply chain planning solutions to execute a better S&OP process

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Blue Ridge, the supply chain planning solutions provider, has announced that Grilstad, the producer of meat products in Norway, has selected solutions from the Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning platform to execute a best practice sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. One of Norway’s largest producers of meat products, Grilstad began as a cured meat factory in Trondheim in 1957

Crew Planning & Scheduling: Rebalance, Retrain, Recover

DELMIA Quintiq

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on the aviation industry, resulting in a near standstill of global passenger air traffic at the beginning of the crisis.

Might maritime drones help sailors stuck at sea?


Current conditions have been hard on sailors and the shipping industry, as cautious governments seek to restrict the movement of the COVID-19 virus by keeping ship crews under quarantine conditions.

Murata’s RFID technology helps Bayer to improve the transparency of its pharmaceutical supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Murata ID Solutions reports that it has helped life science giant Bayer’s Italian division, Bayer S.p.A., leverage radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking in the first large-scale application of the technology in the pharmaceutical supply chain

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!

Might maritime drones help ease sailors stuck at sea?


Current conditions have been hard on sailors and the shipping industry, as cautious governments seek to restrict the movement of the COVID-19 virus by keeping ship crews under quarantine conditions.

CGS announces BlueCherry Next Platform, bringing a digital-first supply chain to retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, has launched BlueCherry Next, a digital-first supply chain platform for consumer goods companies

Fast Forward to the Future of High-Tech

Supply Chain Nation

High-tech manufacturing is in a unique position: it is both a driver of change and at the forefront of its impact. The latest evolution of chips is enabling the next wave of consumer and industrial applications from virtual reality to artificial intelligence. High tech has allowed the business, education and domestic worlds to adjust to the pandemic, although not without some well-publicized supply issues.

Infor Nexus Procure-to-Pay Automation Overview Video

Supply Chain Brain

Discover how Procure-to-Pay Automation automates supply chain transactions from order through settlement, ensuring everyone involved in a transaction sees the same exact information

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.