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Managing the Procurement of Promotional Goods and Services

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. The benefits of purchasing promotional products. Problems with current sourcing methodologies. Sourcing the right way for Promotional goods and services. Claritum. 1 Introduction.

What are the Benefits of Supplier Onboarding?

HICX Solutions

In light of increasing regulation and legislation related to issues such as data protection, modern slavery and fraud, supplier onboarding is continuing to grow in importance.

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Was General Eisenhower Right about Planning?

Adexa

General Eisenhower has been quoted as saying: “ what is more important than planning is re-planning! ” I am sure we all relate to this especially when it comes to supply chain planning. Things go wrong all the time and we have to make adjustments to the plan, change the plan or simply re-plan.

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What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

Talking Logistics

Ask anyone in supply chain – the past few years have been particularly active for natural disasters and major weather events. Globally, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage in 2018 according to a report by German insurance company Munich RE. In the U.S.

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.

What is the Best Supplier Vetting Process?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Strategic Supplier Relationship Management – Do’s and Don’ts. Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Tyler Brown.

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Automated Package Lockers Growing as a BOPIS Solution

Multichannel Merchant

With ecommerce expanding and consumers expecting greater speed and convenience, retailers need cost-effective ways to meet these demands. Buy online pickup in store (BOPIS) is a key approach to making that happen, reducing supply chain and shipping costs.

Tips for Building a Transportation Management Strategy

Softeon

Supply chain management is no easy feat. No matter where you fit into the greater whole of your industry, you have to wait on supplies from others before you can do your part. Meanwhile, buyers will be waiting on you. When any cog breaks down in the system, everyone suffers.

7 Key Benefits to Digitizing Your Supply Chain

Requis

Supply chain managers are heroes. They work tirelessly to keep the river of materials and equipment flowing, often putting in long hours working with tools that aren’t made for their needs.

Invest in a Smart Rail Cargo Tracking System — It’s About Time

Roambee

Globalization, containerization, and a surge in logistics connectivity have been a boon to the intermodal, multimodal, and global shipping industry.

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.

7 Key Benefits to Digitizing Your Supply Chain

Requis

Supply chain managers are heroes. They work tirelessly to keep the river of materials and equipment flowing, often putting in long hours working with tools that aren’t made for their needs.

Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners

AB&R

Top Zebra Scanner Comparison. For Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution. Give your workers unstoppable performance in the toughest environments with ultra-rugged LI3608-SR/LI3678-SR and DS3608-ER/DS3678-ER handheld scanners.

Trends in Final Mile Logistics

Cerasis

Trends in final mile logistics mirror those present in all industries undergoing digital transformation.

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How Gravity Collaborates With Spire To Provide World-Class Visibility

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain Solutions partnered with Spire to enhance the level of visibility it could provide to its customers. With Spire, Gravity can offer data on the visibility of vessels while they are in transit, enabling users to manage their supply chains better using data-driven decisions. The post How Gravity Collaborates With Spire To Provide World-Class Visibility appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Automation & Digitization Supply Chain Visibility Gavin Webber

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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!

How Workforce Management Can Strengthen Warehouse Productivity Despite Limited Resources [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

Warehouse managers are tasked with improving productivity and customer service despite limited resources. This requires the ability to dynamically create schedules that meet the needs of customers, the organization, and the workforce. To optimally achieve this, JDA has natively integrated its Workforce Management and Warehouse Labor Management solutions.

Connecting to Carriers when Capacity is Tight

3GTMS

As we see shippers, 3PLs, brokers and carriers start changing lanes – offering a range of services that were traditionally siloed – transportation capacity is top of mind for leaders.

How Workforce Management Can Strengthen Warehouse Productivity Despite Limited Resources [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

Warehouse managers are tasked with improving productivity and customer service despite limited resources. This requires the ability to dynamically create schedules that meet the needs of customers, the organization, and the workforce.

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PLS Logistics

Air freight shipping is the transportation method that refers to moving parcel and freight overseas through aircraft. Air freight remains the fastest freight shipping method, despite it is less frequently used compared to other transportation options like ocean shipping and trucking. modes

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

All You Need to Know About Artwork Management In 90 Seconds

Loftware

If you are wondering what you can do to optimize your supply chain and improve your artwork management solutions, you should check out Loftware’s recent video.

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FMCSA proposes new changes to Hours of Service regulations

DAT Solutions

The FMCSA proposed changes to Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. Drivers: What do you think of their proposed changes? Trucking Regulations

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Connectivity, the Internet of Things, and Machine Learning

Enterra Insights

Through the ages, the world has become increasingly connected. Connectivity began with physical links between people — overland routes, sea routes, and, eventually, air routes connected people separated by distance. Virtual connectivity also increased — mail, telegraph, telephone, satellite communication, and, eventually, computer connectivity. Connectivity is so important people have celebrated achievements like the transcontinental rail system in the U.S.

What do the proposed 2020 HOS changes mean for the trucking market?

CH Robinson Logistics

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Dock Scheduling & Detention: How Better Management Can Reduce Fees

C3 Solutions

Effective dock scheduling and end-to-end visibility are critical components of cost control in your organization. Inbound freight costs account for approximately 40% of an organization’s total freight spend, reports Aberdeen Group via Logistics Management.

Actionable Insights: CFO Action Center for Financial Analysis

QAD

In our previous Actionable Insights blog , we provided an overview of QAD Action Centers, our role-based dashboards featuring real-time actionable insights, and discussed the ways in which they differ from traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools and key performance indicators (KPIs).

Legacy ERP Systems: Is it Time for an ERP Replacement?

IQMS

A legacy ERP system is an older enterprise software solution that is no longer being enhanced. Legacy ERP systems were typically first created in the 1980s or early 1990s and are often based on older technology, such as the IBM AS/400 platform, Progress Software or even DOS.

Understanding the True Cost of a Security Breach

EnVista

Understanding the True Cost of a Security Breach. When housing insurance first became available, people were not convinced it was a good idea. The concept of paying upfront for insurance to cover an event that might occur seemed illogical. Without a need for the insurance, people weren’t buying in.

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.