Wed.Jul 08, 2020

The Business Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

Whether your business provides products or services, your supply chain is at the heart of brand and business success.

Bringing Science to ‘Sell By’ Dates

Enterra Insights

You may have watched a History Channel reality show entitled “ Eating History.” ” During each episode, the show’s stars, Old Smokey and Josh Macuga, explore history through old foods that have survived for a long time. In other words, they simply ignore the “sell by” dates found on old products and eat them. To date, they have survived. Everyday normal people also ignore “sell by” dates hoping they won’t get sick or die.

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What to Keep in Mind When Managing a Chemical Supply Chain


The chemical industry faces a unique set of challenges regarding safety in their logistics operations. The transportation of chemicals requires next-level care and expertise as it deals with sensitive and potentially dangerous materials.

What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends


As customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. It’s the same story; customers want more and more. And, it’s time for businesses to really consider the facts.

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.

Machine Learning with a Human Touch


There are a lot of supply chain planning solutions out there. Why choose ToolsGroup? It’s simple: Our perfect blend of technology and human expertise. The tailored guidance our clients get from our expert consultants is what makes the difference.

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Logistics in the Golden Age of E-Commerce!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! Video). Golden Age article and permission to publish here provided by John Howard of

Survey: digitalisation is making slow progress in logistics companies

BluJay Solutions

Today, almost nothing works without digitization. Nevertheless, many logisticians are still lagging behind new technologies. Verkehrsrundschau c overs the “Top 3 obstacles to supply chain digitization,” based on BluJay’s survey. Read the full story in German.

Why the Outlook for the Oil and Gas Market is Brighter than You Think


In this article: What’s changing in oil and gas (in asset sales and beyond), and why the long-term outlook for the industry is positive. How supply chain has changed over the years. How Requis is perfectly positioned to be the supply chain platform of choice for many industries.

BluJay’s partnership with Raven Logistics provides a single transport system

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions, a leading global provider of software and services for supply chain management, is launching a new partnership with Raven Logistics. Read the full story in Swedish at Industritorget.

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.

[WHITE PAPER] Order Management Systems to Drive Retails Solutions in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Veridian Solutions

While there are many challenges for retailers at the present time, technology solutions are available to overcome these challenges.

Only 10% of companies have the customer-centric supply chains required for resilience, according to new Accenture report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture

What are the Different Jobs in Procurement?

Logistics Bureau

We have received a lot of questions regarding the different roles in procurement. Good thing we got a long-time friend and our Supply Chain & Procurement Consultant, TRENT MORRIS, to tell us more about it in the video below!

China Logistics Blockchain System

Operations and Supply Chain Management

A China-based blockchain platform for the shipping sector is taking shape. State-run container line Cosco Shipping Holdings Ltd. struck an agreement with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and its payments affiliate Ant Financial Group , the WSJ Logistics Report’s Costas Paris writes, setting up a three-legged support system for technology meant to track goods across seaborne supply chains.

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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!

Will the pandemic accelerate automation in supply chains? Part 3: Micro machines and the move to micro-fulfilment centres


It’s no secret that e-commerce has been a challenge for a huge number of brands, a challenge that has grown since the advent of COVID-19.

Ensuring business continuity through progressive management styles


Today, managers are facing an exceptional business situation. COVID-19 is a slow-moving phenomenon that has affected every aspect of business, and there is no manual to manage it. It tests the management skills of leaders in every country, and in every industry.

How to Start Using Prescriptive Analytics: Your 12-Step Guide

River Logic

Fortunately, the development of fifth-generation constraint-based programming has greatly simplified prescriptive analytics model preparation, and it's no longer necessary to have advanced mathematical programming skills.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for July 8, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Launching Amazon Prime Challenger, Plan for West Coast Electric Truck Charging Stations, Depressing Economic Forecast from the CBO, Chinese Rampant IP Theft

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.

How To Increase Your Value In A Remote Work Environment?

PLS Logistics

Despite many offices are lifting restrictions, most of the office workforce still remains in a virtual workplace. With COVID-19 cases increasing across multiple states, it is uncertain when will we return to physical workplaces, if we ever will.

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ShipChain Selected as a Finalist for the 13th Annual Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards


ShipChain is honored to have been selected as a finalist for the 13th Annual Ventana Research Digital Innovation Awards in the Operations and Supply Chain category.

Procurement Technology – What It Can & Can’t Replace In A Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience And Agility


As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global supply chains, procurement organizations around the world are scrambling to react. There are many supply chain management lessons to learn from the Covid-19 crisis. However, some organizations are better prepared to weather this storm than others.

Two Important Questions for Transportation Executives

Talking Logistics

For many companies, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their transportation operations has been one of two extremes: a large (unexpected) surge in shipments and capacity demand or a huge (unexpected) decrease in both.

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.

Investing in Warehouse Automation? Who Isn’t.

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse automation is becoming an increasingly desirable option for fufifllment operations.

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New COVID-19 outbreaks add volatility to truckload markets

DAT Solutions

June provided some much-needed recovery for truckload markets, but as COVID-19 outbreaks grow exponentially in major freight markets, including California, Texas, Arizona and Florida, the potential for volatility cannot be underestimated. Market Update

U.S. E-Grocery Sales Hit $7.2 Billion in June, Up 9% from May

Multichannel Merchant

E-grocery sales continued to spike upward in June, increasing 9% over May to $7.2 billion as pandemic-fueled consumer behavior drove even more business online in hockey stick fashion, according to a survey conducted by Brick Meets Click on behalf of Mercatus.

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.