Mon.Nov 11, 2019

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records.

Five signs its time for supply chain transformation

Kinaxis

by Sarah Harkins In spring, the flowers bloom. In fall, the leaves change. Some transformations follow a convention, but in supply chain that’s rarely the case. How do you know when it’s time for a shift?

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Warehouse automation stats show that automation is making a big impact on warehouses and distribution centers.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

Cerasis

Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders. In this context, finding and securing the right carriers forms a significant portion of managing truckload carriers.

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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.

5 ways traceability technologies can lead to a safer, more sustainable world

Louis Roy

Intelligent supply chains can track, trace and authenticate everything from coffee beans to catheters

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The Element That Can Make or Break Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Everywhere you turn these days, there’s a blockchain pilot underway for the supply chain. But they’re all missing one crucial element: a single, coherent set of standards

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records.

The Last Mile Really Does Begin with the First Pick From Your Warehouse

Veridian Solutions

The last mile is a well-known and integral step in supply chain operations. Failures within the last mile often usurp all previous steps in the supply chain That said, the same value placed on the last mile should equal the first mile, and as a result, the first touchpoint. Supply chain leaders that wish to excel in last mile need to understand why the real value begins with this very first point and how effective first mile management enhances the entire process.

The Strongest Predictor of TMS Strength Isn’t What You Think

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

It’s no surprise that there’s a growing interest in transportation management solutions. Transportation is at the heart of supply chain operations, and as more companies expand their products and services to conquer new markets, the more they run up against the limitations of their legacy systems.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

The Number One Killer of Sales with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

[01:10] So many people say coach, consultant, and trainer interchangeably. Talk about the differences between them and a little bit about your background in brain science.

What Is Transportation Management Systems Software (TMS)?

3GTMS

Transportation management systems, or TMS, has taken hold of logistics and global trade within the last decade, and for good reason.

Reinventing Procurement: Smart Strategies to Transform Your Operation, A Webinar By Ivalua, Ardent Partners and Baylor Scott & White Health

ivalua

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US/China Will Never Return to the Same Trade Relationship We Had 10 Years Ago

Logistics Viewpoints

Despite apparent recent progress in US/China trade talks, trade experts say not to read to much into these reports. The US/China trade relationship will never be what it was. There is blame on both sides, but US experts largely point at China's unfair practices as being the largest impediment. The post US/China Will Never Return to the Same Trade Relationship We Had 10 Years Ago appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. China Global Trade US China Trade

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

The business value of a Hybrid Integration Platform

Axway

The world is changing fast. “it’s no longer the Big beating the small but the Fast beating the slow,” due to changing customer expectations around experience. Industrial revolution 4.0 has helped fuel the pace with which businesses are evolving or … Hybrid integration

The Supply Chain Wouldn’t be the Same Without Veterans

Kuebix

Veterans Day is an opportunity for everyone in the United States to take a moment to stand together in respect for all those who have served our country. Each year, Veterans Day (formerly called Armistice Day) falls on November 11th, the day that World War I ended.

5 benefits of warehouse cobots in logistics

6 River Systems

E-commerce is on the path to taking over retail. According to a 2018 NPR/Marist Poll, 69% of Americans say they’ve purchased items online. In 2017, there were over 215 million digital shoppers in the U.S. By the third quarter of 2018, e-commerce sales accounted for up to 10% of total U.S. sales.

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Load volumes finally push rates up

DAT Solutions

Load volumes have been rising since mid-October, but rates have not responded until now. Van and reefer rates are 2¢ higher than their October averages. Rate Trend of the Week

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Built to Impress: 7 Retail Business Blogs That You Should Know

EMERGE App

Introduction. Are you looking for tips on how to run your business? Bring in more customers? Increase your profits? Or maybe you’re looking for advice on how to start a retail business? You’re in luck!

Provenance’s guide to understanding ‘Clinically Tested’

Provenance

With so many brands now claiming that their products are ‘ethical’ – how can you figure out what really is? Provenance’s Proof Points are a way for you to compare and trust what brands say about their businesses and products.

Here’s to Better Visibility Over Complex Recipes with Sub-Assembly

Unleashed

For businesses that make, manage or move products, having visibility over their assemblies, disassemblies and Bill of Materials is crucial — especially if they are complex and involve multiple levels. Without such insight, it has the potential to slow down productivity and manufacturing efficiency.

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How to Outsource Customer Service: When Ecommerce Customer Service Outsourcing Makes Sense

ShipBob

Building a robust and loyal customer base is no easy feat. Ecommerce business owners find success not only by providing a terrific product, but by adding a personal touch to their coveted customer relationships.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Provenance’s guide to understanding ‘Clinically Tested’

Provenance

With so many brands now claiming that their products are ‘ethical’ – how can you figure out what really is? Provenance’s Proof Points are a way for you to compare and trust what brands say about their businesses and products.

Why Logistics Companies Must Adopt Big Data and Cloud Technology

Supply Chain Brain

More than 50% of companies are using big-data analytics, a recent survey says, but a closer look reveals that adoption rate varies significantly by industry

How Modern Supply Chains Can Thrive With Elastic Logistics

BluJay Solutions

Supply chain and logistics managers are feeling the impact of rising consumer expectations that come with the ‘now economy’—a time when products, services and experiences are expected in an instant.

Takeaways from the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit

Supply Chain Nation

Having just returned from the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit in Denver, I am energized about the state of our industry. The quality of the content, the number of attendees, and the depth of perspectives all contributed to the buzz about the conference and the future of supply chain planning.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.