Mon.Feb 24, 2020

5 Reasons Why Plant Managers Need Accurate Supply Chain Forecasting

ThroughPut

We are operating in the digital industrial era where technologies are evolving rapidly to create a more efficient, more productive and more agile factory. With the advent of the IIoT and the complexities involved in operating a global supply network, today’s manufacturing companies are more interested than ever before to get a sense of the future.

A Manufacturer’s Guide to E-Commerce Fulfillment Excellence

Talking Logistics

There is substantial evidence of how e-commerce has dramatically transformed supply chain and logistics operations over the past two decades. But while its impact on retailers has been well documented, e-commerce has also created new challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. What are some of these challenges and opportunities? How can manufacturers achieve e-commerce fulfillment excellence? Read more A Manufacturer’s Guide to E-Commerce Fulfillment Excellence.

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Is the industrialized world overly dependent on sourcing from Chinese?

All Things Supply Chain

As Sophie Kersgens wrote for ATSC earlier this month, “As the world’s leading exporter and one of the fastest growing economies, China is a decisive business factor for companies all… General Supply Chain Management automotive supply chain coronavirus supply chain management supply chain sourcing

Third Annual GLOBE Awards Honor Excellence in Transportation Logistics

Supply Chain Collaborator

Awards Program Sponsored by UltraShipTMS Honors Transportation Excellence at Altria, Perdue Farms and KeHE Distributors. February 24, 2020 – Fair Lawn, NJ – Its time again for the annual GLOBE Awards program, recognizing excellence in the utilization and promotion of leading-edge technologies supporting effective transportation planning, execution and management. .

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

Closing the Gap Between Planning and Execution

Logistics Viewpoints

Closing the gap between planning and execution is a long-term concern of supply chain executives. It is not easy to do. New thinking is emerging to help in this area. Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) is emerging as a new discipline in this area. The post Closing the Gap Between Planning and Execution appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. S&OP S&OE

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E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

Veridian Solutions

E-commerce will continue to grow significantly through 2020 and beyond. As evidenced by the most recent peak shipping season , the need for effective, high-quality logistics and warehouse management has never been higher. The demands for faster, more affordable processes are growing in stride.

Will the Coronavirus Epidemic Serve as a Wakeup Call for Global Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Brain

The coronavirus is not to be taken lightly. As of mid-February, the number of cases worldwide had risen to more than 64,000 globally, 63,000 of which were in China, with the death toll at almost 1,400 and climbing

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

Abivin

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. In particular, it would be difficult to manage the process and evaluate the success of your organization without quantifiable KPI and benchmark. Knowing what and how to measure is the first essential step in management.

The Potential of AI in the Healthcare Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

There’s no shortage of enthusiasm — or predictions — about the potential use of artificial intelligence

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Why Hunger Is A Logistics Issue?

Abivin

Hunger is considered to exist only in poor countries, and the common belief of what causes hunger is just the lack of food. Even though most people assume that hunger is the consequences of inefficient food production, that’s usually not the case. Even the poorest areas in the world have enough raw food to feed people. In Kenya, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and even in the U.S and Europe, there are nearly 800 million hungry people because food is mainly out of reach.

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Podcast: Procurement Expert Alan Dunning on Digital Transformation

Requis

On episode 7 of Supply Chain Next, host Richard Donaldson speaks with Alan Dunning, Principal Supply Chain Manager (Procurement & Contracts) for Worley. Worley is a leading global provider of professional project and asset services for the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. Alan Dunning has been in procurement for almost 40 years, and has spent the last 20+ years doing project procurement management.

5 Factors That Affect Supply

Abivin

In economics, Supply is a fundamental concept that describes the total amount of a specific good or service that is available to consumers. Consumers express their interest in purchasing a good or service and exhaust available supply, which will generally result in an increase in demand. Supply curve The supply curve is a graphic representation of the correlation between the cost of a good or service and the quantity supplied for a given period.

Importance of Supply Chain Forecasting for Plant Managers

ThroughPut

We are operating in the digital industrial era where technologies are evolving rapidly to create a more efficient, more productive and more agile factory. With the advent of the IIoT and the complexities involved in operating a global supply network, today’s manufacturing companies are more interested than ever before to get a sense of the future.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Global Trends In Digital Supply Chain - 2019 Review

Abivin

The landscape of supply chain management is under evolvement as it is the answer to recent development in this industry. Therefore, 2019 was a challenging year for businesses to improve their supply chain, as they try to keep up with technology evolution pace. Autonomous mobile robots The trend of autonomous mobile robots (AMR) are changing the supply chain industry even though it has not been this much widespread in the past.

5 reasons plant managers need supply chain forecasting for better shop floor control

ThroughPut

We are operating in the digital industrial era where technologies are evolving rapidly to create a more efficient, more productive and more agile factory. With the advent of the IIoT and the complexities involved in operating a global supply network, today’s manufacturing companies are more interested than ever before to get a sense of the future.

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

Abivin

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. In particular, it would be difficult to manage the process and evaluate the success of your organization without quantifiable KPI and benchmark. Knowing what and how to measure is the first essential step in management.

5 ways to reduce warehouse picking errors

6 River Systems

Picking error rates for the average warehouse or distribution facility hovers between 1 – 3% — a major problem for businesses looking to increase productivity and profitability. Warehouse picking errors impact customer satisfaction and ultimately, your revenues and profit margins. Studies show that a single picking error can reduce the profitability of an order by as much as 13%.

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.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

SaaS, or Software as a Service, offered via a cloud computing platform, brings out enormous benefits for businesses, such as: cost savings and fast speed in deployment, communication improvement compared to a business using on-premise software for the same purpose. This is definitely a trend that enterprises would like to keep up with by trying to take part in the race of changing their internal softwares to cloud computing platforms.

Rethinking Warehouse Operations Management with Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

Guest Post written by Anita Raj, Industry 4.0 and AI Evangelist. We are operating in the digital industrial era where technologies are evolving rapidly to create a more efficient, more productive and more agile factory. With the advent of the IIoT and the complexities involved in operating a global supply network, today’s manufacturing companies are more interested than ever before to get a sense of the future.

Five Main Stakeholders Involved In Transportation Decision

Abivin

There are five main stakeholders involved in the transportation decisions: the shipper, the receiver, carriers and agents, the government and the consumer. It is clear that the policies will be formed around these five factors, which are often complex and tend to result in conflict. Depending on the incoterms trade terms used, the payee could be the consignor, the consignee or the consumer in different situations.

Mastering Omni-Channel Order Fulfillment – It’s Easier Than You Think

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Before the internet, retail revolved around brick and mortar stores and catalog order fulfillment. Online sales have entirely rewritten that paradigm, introducing significantly different channels that have split fulfillment into digital and physical hemispheres. For years, brands have been treating e-fulfillment as a separate business with its own distribution network.

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.

Nh?ng Xu H??ng N?i B?t N?m 2019 C?a Chu?i Cung ?ng S?

Abivin

nh qu?n n lý chu?i i cung ?ng ang d?n i thi?n n nh? t câu tr? i cho s? phát tri?n a ngành công nghi?p p này. 2019 là m?t y thách th?c i các doanh nghi?p p Logistics trong vi?c i thi?n n chu?i i cung ?ng ng ?? phát tri?n a công ngh?. Robot di chuy?n n t? ??ng ng Xu h??ng ng robot di chuy?n n t? ??ng ng (AMR) ?ang ang thay ??i n ngành công nghi?p p Logistics, m?c c dù trong quá kh?, ?? a xu h??ng ng này ch?a a cao. Robot di chuy?n n t? ??ng ng ???c c thi?t t k? ?? ?i?u ng trong môi tr??ng

Trucking 2020: An Outlook on the State of the Carrier Market

Cerasis

The writing stood out in red on the wall for shippers at the end of 2019. According to DC Velocity, all signs indicated the freight market would favor carriers over shippers for trucking 2020 cycles. Freight carriers overall experienced mounting financial pressure and deflationary markets through 2019, which began in the first quarter. Multiple major.read More. The post Trucking 2020: An Outlook on the State of the Carrier Market appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Project Based Procurement

Claritum

when should I use it? And what challenges will I face? 1: Introduction. Project-based procurement occurs when there is a specific project activity and goal. This may be a project that repeats at regular intervals or it may be a one-off project. The project could include volume purchases, small purchase volumes, standard items, specification of unique one-off items and tailoring of items based on individual projects. All included within any one project activity.

An infinitely recyclable solution?

EFT

Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL ) is launching a new impact extruded aluminium bottle line that provides a circular solution to plastic pollution. The Infinity™ Aluminium Bottle can be customized for numerous beauty, personal care, food and beverage products. Ball is hoping that the ability to recycle the metal repeatedly will give it an edge over plastic bottle products, typically made out of PET1 plastics.

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.