Thu.Aug 13, 2020

Your Supply Chain Applications Can’t Handle Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

COVID-19 catalyzed rapidly shifting commerce models that were reshaping how goods and services were procured and delivered. In a matter of weeks, entire countries came to a near standstill as governments issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Omnichannel & Multi-Modal Shipping Trends for 2020: The Year of Every Channel Shipper | Talking Freight VIDEO


[link] Lets Talk – Omnichannel and Multimodal Shipping Trends The global supply chain is sick. Problems are beginning to amount to major disruptions, and the current pandemic is just the latest indicator that when things go wrong, and as they often do, traditional processes and standards for mitigating disruptions and eliminating risk may More.

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Report: Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain


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Impacts of Coronavirus on Grocery Sales

Enterra Insights

If you have ever watched History Channel’s reality television show called “Alone,” you have some idea how difficult living a hunter-gatherer existence can be. Most humans rarely face the challenges of a hunter-gatherer society. In fact, people in developed nations generally take the food supply chain for granted. They expect to find a robust array of foodstuffs whenever they drop into their local grocery store or supermarket.

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The Value of Software Certification

Talking Logistics

Here are the key benefits of certifying the competence of users employing routing and scheduling technology—both for companies and for their employees. As modern technology continues to advance, the number of software programs that companies are using is also increasing. In the supply chain management space, myriad different platforms handle the many steps that it. Read more The Value of Software Certification.

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Is Covid-19 the Death of Global Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? Death of Global Supply Chains article and permission to publish here provided by Sam Jenks at Globalization has dominated as a widely practiced business strategy during the past 15–20 years. Enter COVID19 stage left, and the world as we know it has suddenly shrunken.

Integrating technology at speed


The world around is shifting underneath our feet at an incredible rate as new technologies emerge and proliferate and societies and economies react and grow around them. This process has been given a huge boost by the advent of COVID-19. Just one year ago, the debate about working from home was, for most people, fairly theoretical, with the office the cornerstone of most people’s working days.

As the economy plunges into recession, it seems technology will light the path to recovery

In the Supply Chain

By Sabby Gill (pictured). MD, Sage UKI. The post As the economy plunges into recession, it seems technology will light the path to recovery appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Who Are The Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2020?

Blue Ridge

We're stoked to make this list! Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain adds Blue Ridge for supply chain management. The post Who Are The Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2020? appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles supply chain management

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.

Inventory Management Techniques and Strategies You Need to Know

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 5 minutes Modern supply chains move massive amounts of products daily. Good inventory management techniques are crucial for logistics operations. The post Inventory Management Techniques and Strategies You Need to Know appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering

Make Your Supply Chain 20 Times Greener

Freight Center

The U.S. logistics industry is a tremendously important part of the economy. Consistent consumer demand means freight is always on the move, and that leads to more energy demand and fuel consumption. Small business owners, supply chain managers and almost everyone has started taking initiatives to reduce their carbon footprints, and the logistics industry is no different. Whether it be by road, air, track or sea, there are steps you can adopt that’ll make your supply chain 20 times greener.

The Massive Opportunity Waiting for Oil and Gas in Asset Disposition


In this article: Why oil and gas operators should be selling more of their idle assets. How they could be getting more for what they sell. The PR win they’ll gain when they sell the right way. We’ve already talked about the opportunity for the Global 2000 enterprises to generate free cash by selling unused assets.

Supply Chain Meetup: Roadblocks to Freight Technology Adoption


Supply chain digital transformation continues to drive new technology adoption around the globe, particularly those surrounding collaborative logistics conversations. Unfortunately, meaningful transformation remains out of reach for many. What’s meaningful digital transformation? It’s the process of seeing the promised results from the implementation and adoption of digital tools.

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.

SEMI partners with GlobalFoundries to offer apprenticeship programme aimed at building the electronics talent pipeline

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SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, has launched a new collaborative apprenticeship programme to make it easier for companies to offer training and for more workers to pursue careers in electronics

What is Inbound Logistics and How Can a 3PL Help?

Kanban Logistics

What is inbound logistics? If you’re a manufacturer, you likely know the answer. But there may be more to it than you realize. See, there’s a big difference between handling inbound logistics yourself and outsourcing it to a trusted North Carolina third-party logistics (3PL) provider that knows the manufacturing industry. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the outsourcing model and the ways it can drive efficiency in your inbound logistics supply chain. What is inbound logistics?

How Transportation Visibility Is Creating Supply Chain Agility


The need for transportation visibility and supply chain agility has never been higher than during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Sourcing Journal, “Brands and retailers have always needed software capabilities that boost agility, accelerate decision-making, respond to consumer demand, and keep suppliers funded. But as a global pandemic makes collaboration more difficult, elasticity and […].

Aldi partner ramps up e-commerce


Armstrong Logistics, Aldi’s long-term logistics partner in the UK, has launched a home-delivery division and is planning to increase warehouse space by 70%, double its pallet-handling capacity and invest in staff. Responding to the Covid-19-induced transformation of the UK retail sector, the company said its e-commerce investment is a “natural evolvement of our business”. The pandemic has seen the company handle a 300% spike in volume while still maintaining its usual on-time delivery rate.

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!

What is beginning inventory: beginning inventory formula


What is beginning inventory? Beginning inventory is the dollar value of all inventory held by a business at the start of an accounting period, and represents all the goods a business can put toward generating revenue. You can use the beginning inventory formula to better understand the value of your inventory at the start of a new accounting period. Inventory Management Formulas

Lazy Load Components and Services in SPFX: Part One


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Accelerate Your Ecommerce Warehouse Operations with a 3PL Partner

West Coast and California Logistics

Do you need to accelerate your ecommerce strategy due to the recent 2020 pandemic? You are not alone. There has been a dramatic increase in online orders and the bar for service excellence is set high. The B2C shipping channel is very different from B2B. Smaller orders, faster turnaround, more labor-intensive overpacking and parcel processing require system capabilities and expertise to maintain your margins.

o9 Solutions Inc is officially one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

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With a growth of 491%, we are officially one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Excited to join the o9 unicorn? Check our current open opportunities here. View the full list of Inc 5000 The post o9 Solutions Inc is officially one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. appeared first on o9 Solutions.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Wine and Spirits Logistics

Kane is Able

What country drinks the most wine and spirits in the world, per capita? Drumroll, please…. According to, it’s Belarus, followed by Lithuania, Grenada and the Czech Republic. What 3PL distributes the most wine and spirits in the U.S.? We’re not sure, but this year Kane Logistics will ship about 26 million cases of wine & spirits for its customers, building on our 30-year strategic focus on wine and spirits logistics.

The UK Vision-aries with a data advantage


‘All knowledge is power’, said someone sensible, once*, which UK Unleashed customers have been discovering afresh this month. With the powerful Vision business intelligence module in their hands they’ve been slicing and dicing their own data to make better-informed, more strategic business decisions. We caught up with Ben Shouler , the co-founder and Company Director of Living Planet Distribution, to hear how he’s been using the tool. Data-based decisions in a complex world.

6 Challenges Facing Procurement and How to Address Them


The effects of the Coronavirus pandemic are far from over and a recovery timeframe is anything but certain. Among the strategies that businesses are adopting during this time in order to keep costs in check and reduce the size of layoffs, is to focus on procurement to maintain ongoing supplies of materials and components, and to […]. The post 6 Challenges Facing Procurement and How to Address Them appeared first on SYSPRO US. All Industries Distribution Manufacturing

The future of manufacturing starts with frontline workers


As automation gains momentum in the manufacturing industry, frontline workers are stuck worrying about the future of their roles. Reports show that frontline workers make up approximately 80% of the workforce, but most companies fail to involve these employees in digital transformation efforts. Unfortunately, research indicates that not including frontline workers in digital decisions leads to significant obstacles. For instance, disengaged employees cost businesses over $500 billion per year.

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.