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

The Network Effect

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B2B Connectivity Leading The Way For Digital Supply Chains!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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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.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation


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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6 Warehouse Management Best Practices For Your Supply Chain | SCJ


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.

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

Material Handling & 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

Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation


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.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

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


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

Combating Slavery in Supply Chain Just Got Easier

Material Handling & 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

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


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

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.

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.

The Top 3 Commodities Shipped By Truck in all 50 States


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.

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


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.

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.

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


The post Ivalua Now Washington DC<br> Journey to Procurement Excellence <br> 4-6 May, 2020 appeared first on Ivalua

ShipChain Wins Blockchain Innovation Award at #DataccioConnect Singapore


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. .

How to Choose the Right Business Intelligence Tools for Your Business


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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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

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.

QAD DynaSys Announces the Release of DSCP 2019

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The latest demand and supply chain planning software features a new intuitive web planning experience, collaborative planning process controls and is powered by artificial intelligence and advanced supply chain analytics

The Digitization of Transportation

Material Handling & Logistics

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

Claritum releases “order window” capability


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (December 5, 2019) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced the inclusion of “Order Window” functionality for their product.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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