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3 Simple (But Effective) Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain

The Network Effect

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50 expert warehouse order picking tips, strategies, and best practices

6 River Systems

The efficiency of order fulfillment from warehouses has become an important focus in logistics management as customers demand quicker deliveries.

Finding the Value in Your Control Tower

Supply Chain Nation

Talking with supply chain leaders across the industry, it’s clear that supply chain control towers are being tasked with more and more functionality. It’s a natural evolution. After all, control towers collect and leverage large data sets from across the end-to-end supply chain. If data really is the new currency, there must be gold in those hills, right? As it turns out, not necessarily.

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.

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation

ivalua

Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In today’s competitive business landscape, consumers demand a continuous cycle of new products and services, and the gap between each launch is shrinking. This means companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate at pace.

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Toyota’s Biggest Problem Is Keeping Hybrid Car Models in Stock

Material Handling and Logistics

Despite an industry-wide shift towards full electrification, Toyota is experiencing a supply-chain-straining surge in demand for its RAV4 and Corolla hybrids

6 Warehouse Management Best Practices For Your Supply Chain | SCJ

SCJunction

Your warehouse is the heart of your business. When it’s operating at peak productivity levels, it reduces costs, increases profits and keeps your customers delighted. Here are six things you can do to achieve operational excellence in your supply chain. Warehouse Best Practice

Brexit Reset: What Does it Mean for Supply Chains?

BluJay Solutions

A general election is set in hopes to solidify the fate of Brexit.

Combating Slavery in Supply Chain Just Got Easier

Material Handling and Logistics

There are growing expectations for companies to identify any incidence of slavery in their operations or value chains and report on the steps they take as a result

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.

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation

QAD

The world is getting warmer. Severe weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. Climate change pressure is building for governments, businesses and individuals to “do something.”. Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure.

Holidays Offer Unique Challenges for Cold Chain Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Over the holidays, nearly 165 million consumers across the United States will buy food and beverages to celebrate the season.

TMS Automation: How a Transportation Management Platform Empowers Shippersl

MercuryGate

The post TMS Automation: How a Transportation Management Platform Empowers Shippersl appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

Finding the Value in Your Control Tower

Supply Chain Nation

Talking with supply chain leaders across the industry, it’s clear that supply chain control towers are being tasked with more and more functionality. It’s a natural evolution. After all, control towers collect and leverage large data sets from across the end-to-end supply chain.

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!

The Top 3 Commodities Shipped By Truck in all 50 States

Kuebix

Have you ever been driving on the highway and wondered what kind of freight was on the truck beside you? Unless it’s a clearly defined Coca-Cola or retail branded truck, you probably have no clue.

Collaborate to Win: How greater collaboration will give UK organisations a competitive advantage, 26th February 2019, London

ivalua

Exclusive VIP Event for Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London.

The Digitization of Transportation

Material Handling and Logistics

DHL's adoption of a variety of technologies is keeping its strategy of digitalization transportation moving forward

New research from Ivalua shows UK businesses’ cost focused approach with suppliers is blocking innovation 

ivalua

Businesses more reliant than ever on suppliers as the pace of innovation increases, but two-thirds view their relationships as primarily transactional. London, UK – December 5, 2019 – Research from Ivalua , a global leader in spend management cloud solutions , has shown that two thirds (67%) of UK businesses say innovation is being blocked by a focus on cost reduction. This comes at a time when pressure is growing on businesses to develop new, innovative products, faster and at a lower cost.

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.

Companies Need to Do More than Pay Lip Service to Innovation

Enterra Insights

One oft-heard business mantra is: Innovate or die. The message may be stark and a bit hyperbolic; nevertheless, Paul R. La Monica ( @LaMonicaBuzz ) reports, “Innovative companies are trouncing the rest of the market.”[1] ”[1] He explains, “Innovative companies are supposed to be better long-term investments than firms mired in complacency and stagnation — that’s obvious. But just how much better innovative companies perform may surprise you.

Ivalua Now Washington DC Journey to Procurement Excellence 4-6 May, 2020

ivalua

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Editor’s Pick: “Ride Along” To This Customer Experience

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post by Nicholas Ferguson from GEODIS’ blog discusses a way to evaluate customer experience in logistics. When it comes to. Read more Editor’s Pick: “Ride Along” To This Customer Experience.

Savings Through Container Transport Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

The use of standardized steel shipping containers, or intermodal containers, started late in the 1940s as commercial shipping operators started employing them for ocean carrier, truck, and rail transport.

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.

ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore

Shipchain

This past November, ShipChain was honored to win the Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore. Last year, ShipChain bagged The Business IT Innovation award, which was received by Mr. John Monarch, CEO, ShipChain at #DataccioConnect Dubai. .

Understanding truck weight limits for oversize shipments

I.C.E. Transport

When you ship oversize freight, the length, height and/or width of the load dictate that you’ll need special permits for truck transportation. But often, of course, an oversize load is a heavy load as well.

Peak Stories: F100 Fulfillment Center Fulfills 5X Daily Average Volume During Cyber Week

6 River Systems

The solutions that 6 River Systems designs are specifically flexible to meet the peak-to-mean fluctuations that day-to-day operations experience, but holiday peak in the e-commerce and retail industries puts any solution to the test.

How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence Tools for Your Business

Unleashed

Business intelligence tools (BI tools) help companies to extract important facts from a huge amount of unstructured data. Transforming this rich data into actionable resources to help those organisations to achieve business goals and targets by guiding timely strategic decisions. BI tools help optimise operational processes, inventory control and the overall productivity and efficiency of your organisation.

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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.