Fri.Nov 09, 2018

4 Ways to Increase Your Stockroom Capacity

The Network Effect

Businesses are always looking for ways to increase their efficiency, and never more so than today. Due to the pressures. The post 4 Ways to Increase Your Stockroom Capacity appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect

Supplier Relationships – Don’t go over to the Dark Side!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Procurement Integrity Breach – A Sure Way to Get Fired! Early in my career I worked in a department that was responsible for the design,testing, sourcing and procurement of packaging materials.

This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The minivan passed me as I was cycling up a never-ending hill, arms waving from open windows. The van pulled over a few hundred feet ahead, arms still waving from the windows. They must want to high-five me , I thought, so I raised my arm as I passed them and slapped their hands.

Why Millennials are Different and How Marketers can Engage Them! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Infographic provided by Steve Hashman, Director Exponential Solutions at (The Cube) Marketing at [link]. Understanding your Customer is the first and most important consideration in designing, defining and refining your company and your go to market business model.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Producer Prices in US Rose in October by Most Since 2012

Material Handling & Logistics

The figures indicate that price pressures in the production pipeline are advancing steadily. producer prices rose more than forecast in October for the biggest jump in six years on broad gains in costs for goods and services, a Labor Department report showed on Nov. The producer-price index rose 0.6%

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Take Ownership of Channel Classification for a Killer Route to Market Strategy

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Let’s start at the beginning. When we talk about Channels, we are referring to channels of distribution to get products from a manufacturer to a consumer or customer. There are many ways to achieve distribution, e.g. direct to consumers (e.g.

10 Signs You Should Reboot Your Lean Program!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. How many people make a New Year’s resolution to “Lean” yourself out only to abandon it shortly thereafter? One of the top New Year’s resolutions is to start exercising. In January the local gyms are filled.

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Mujin, JD.com Test First Automated Warehouse

APICS

Automation startup Mujin has partnered with JD.com to create the world’s first automated warehouse

Augmented Reality (AR) is Set to Transform Retail and the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post provided by [link]. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video). We’ve written a lot about how retail is undergoing some massive changes due to technology.

How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Global Manufacturer Manages Disruption, Nimbly Adapting to Changes in Corporate Strategy

E2open

In addition to addressing internal quality control and inventory reporting pressures, a global semiconductor manufacturer sought to transition from a 90% in-house manufacturing model to 80% outsourcing.

What Vendor-Centric vs Customer-Centric Would Look Like on a Date!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. socialpoll id=”2464625″ path=”/polls/2464625″ width=”300″] This Guest Blog provided by Kia Puhm first appeared on [link].

Reaching Shoppers this Holiday Season

Enterra Insights

Holiday marketing is about to ramp up to its usual frenetic pace. Although online shopping has increased about 15% each year for the past few years, brick-and-mortar retailers still attract a fair share of holiday traffic. Although it seems holiday promotions and store displays push their way into stores earlier each year, Andrew Lipsman, Vice President of Marketing & Insights at comScoreTalk, asserts most Americans shoppers behave traditionally during the holiday shopping season.

Freight and Logistics – Breaking the Traffic Jam that is your Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Does anyone like being stuck in a Traffic Jam? Prior to one Holiday season several years ago the volume that was coming into the Distribution Centre receiving area was unprecedented and unpredicted.

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.

Operational Bliss for SMEs Adopting Cloud-Based Software

Unleashed

The cloud is the overarching, new way of doing things in business and can be especially useful for small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). There are so many benefits to using a cloud-based software to manage everything from inventory to accounting. Despite this, a staggering 43% of businesses in the US in 2017 either did not track inventory or did so manually. Why do the 43% need cloud-based software? No need for an in-house IT department.

Brick and Mortar Stores: Stand Up and Unite!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. It’s time for the Retail Brick and Mortar Store to stand up and be counted! All of the talk about the demise of Brick and Mortar stores is premature.

Central Oregon Truck hauls Capitol Christmas Tree

DAT Solutions

Central Oregon Truck Company , based in Redmond, Oregon, was chosen to transport an 80-foot noble fir from Oregon's Willamette National Forest to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building. The company's CEO, Rick Williams, will be one of the drivers. "It

Streamline your Entire Distribution Centre or Warehouse at One Time!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. How many times have you looked at your operation and thought about how you would re-layout and streamline the process flow if you had the chance?

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.

B2C vs B2B: Understanding the Difference with Order Fulfilment

Unleashed

Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) order fulfilment describe the two different eCommerce models that dominate the online retail sector. eCommerce began with the age of B2C but with more and more B2B retailers hopping onboard the bandwagon, it is essential to understand the variations in the customer relationship, order fulfilment, shipping, and sales frequency and volume that they both represent.

Blockchain Technology is the Antidote to the Bullwhip Effect!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article and permission to publish provided by Jake Rheude at [link]. Check out What Exactly is Blockchain? And How Does it Work? Infographic).

[WHITE PAPER] The State of & Pricing Outlook of the Less than Truckload Shipping Market

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The State of & Pricing Outlook of the Less than Truckload Shipping Market White Paper” white paper! This is a must read for shippers who are either LTL shipping pros, new LTL shippers who are needing education, or those moving m ore freight to the LTL mode as Full Truckload feels the capacity crunch squeeze. Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right.

The Supply Chain Detective™! In Search of Broken Supply Chain Clues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. How can you tell if your Supply Chain is broken? Certainly there can be obvious clues: your CEO starts firing and hiring people, consultants are brought in, customers start leaving, or operating and financial performance suffers.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

I watched the Ken Burns documentary on the Vietnam War for the third time this past week on Netflix. It is perhaps the most moving and compelling war-related documentary I have ever seen in my life.

The 5 Big Benefits of the Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video). Blog post originally published by Veridian at [link] Permission to publish provided by Jason Rosing. What’s the core difference between today’s supply chain and the digital supply chain? Look down at your desk. What do you see? If you see paper, pen, and a computer, you see the typical, modern supply chain.

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How to Optimize Your Factory for Industry 4.0!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at [link]. Check out The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video). Believe it or not, Industry 4.0 — the latest specialization for modern factories and manufacturing plants — does factor into design and factory layout.

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