Wed.Jul 29, 2020

Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration


Managing reverse logistics can be challenging. It includes tapping carriers and non-traditional returns options to give customers a positive experience. Unfortunately, the rate of returns and demand for reverse logistics are increasing.

Master Your Supplier Labeling


Have you ever wondered why your supplier labeling costs are so high? If you’re anything like most large manufacturers, the management of supplier goods is a complex process with multiple stakeholders.

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The Urgency To Transform Vietnam Cold Chain Logistics


,The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Recently, with a number of. Vietnamese Cold Chain - a lucrative potential, yet untapped industry. With the rise of living standards in Vietnam, the demand for high-quality food is increasing rapidly.

Resilinc and CreditRiskMonitor Announce Partnership to Drive Supply Chain Resiliency


Integrated Solution Will Enable Fortune 1000 Organizations to Achieve Greater Visibility into Financial Health of Suppliers

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.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well.

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Challenges facing the Financial Services sector


Today, economists are reporting we may be facing another global economic crisis. In many ways, the financial services sector continues to show resiliency and has contributed greatly to mitigating the pandemic-caused recession, ensuring the world could transact despite the lockdown.

End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: a £1Bn Cautionary Tale

Maine Pointe

A UK online retailer recently received a very expensive lesson in the importance of supply chain risk management.

Sewing in Creativity

Supply Chain Nation

Kavitha Tumuluri learned the meaning of hard work from a young age. As the second oldest of five, she felt she had to be a role model for her younger siblings, which taught her to be an authentic, empathetic teacher and a mentor from a very young age.

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ToolsGroup Wins Microsoft’s Best ISV Solution Innovation Award


Prestigious award presented by Microsoft at the Inspire event.

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.

5 Steps for Optimizing Waste Management at Your Warehouse

In the Supply Chain

By Erich Lawson (pictured) Online Marketing Manager of Compactor Management Company

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting July 30, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Show us your Supply Chain Wit

Reed Shindell

PLS Logistics

Account Executive | Dallas, TX I attended Clemson University where I studied econometric theory and played sports. I’m currently working on my Ph.D., so my routine consists of waking up at 5 a.m., going to the gym, working, and then going home to study.

PINC named Top Supply Chain Projects for 2020 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive


Union City, CA – July 29th, 2020 – Supply & Demand Chain Executive , the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected PINC, the leader in digital yard ™ solutions, as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2020.

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!

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on What Sectors are Most Aggressive in Developing Women in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

Consumer Goods Companies Seem to be in the Lead, but Only 29 Percent have Formal Targets, Gartner Research Finds

COVID-19 disrupts normal seasonal trends on spot market

DAT Solutions

The coronavirus continues to drive the direction of the freight economy, with varied results across different regions that have caused disruptions to carrier networks. Market Update

Overcoming Vendor Management Challenges!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Strategic Supplier Relationship Management – Do’s and Don’ts. Vendor Management Challenges article and permission to publish here provided by Aggy Zawadzka at

Sorry, I Was On Mute

Talking Logistics

[silence]. Oh, sorry, I was on mute. It happens at least once a week: someone on a Zoom call forgets that they’re on mute. They start talking, but nobody can hear them. “I I think you’re on mute,” another participant will say. Oh, yes, sorry, I was on mute. I’ve been on mute.

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.

LTL Basics with Doug Sartain

The Logistics of Logistics

The post LTL Basics with Doug Sartain appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

Marketing and Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

Anyone who surfs the web on a regular basis knows they will start seeing advertisements for products for which they’ve shown an interest. Humans aren’t serving up those ads; rather, some sort of cognitive technology is being used. Cognitive technologies fall under the umbrella term “artificial intelligence” (AI). There is hardly an area of human activity that isn’t impacted in some way by cognitive technologies. Marketing is no exception.

The TMS Outlook: 2020 Update

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Transportation Management Systems market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2024, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

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How Procurement can Improve Inventory Management


One thing that procurement departments are working intensively on at the moment is how to spend more effectively. That doesn’t mean just cost-cutting, but where to prioritize spending.

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.

Example of Forecast Management Excellence During COVID-19

Blue Ridge

See how the Blue Ridge forecast management solution during COVID-19 helped a large HVAC distributor create 180% growth, with no layoffs or furloughs. Blogs and Articles competitive covid-19

A guide to selling online in the USA


America is a world leader in cross-border eCommerce exports and imports. eCommerce behemoth like eBay and Amazon belongs to America. The USA is the land of opportunity and a superpower in the world of online sales. According to Statista, U.S. online retail sales of physical goods amounted to 343.15

UK manufacturing exports hit record low in Q2 2020

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

UK manufacturing exports fell sharply in Q2 2020, according to the Lloyds Bank International Trade Index

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Cross-Border E-Commerce Delivery

Supply Chain Brain

Selling across borders means you can reach new customers in bigger and faster-growing markets. Yet businesses can become intimidated by the operational complexities of selling internationally, especially when it comes to delivery and returns


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.