Tue.May 21, 2019

The Clothing Supply Chain – From the High Fashion Runway to Landfill!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Every 3-6 months my wife and I accumulate a bag full of clothing that we no longer wear. We take it to the local Goodwill or Salvation Army.

Benefits of adopting E-learning in the Retail Industry

Procurement Academy

As one of the largest industries in the world, the retail industry faces considerable challenges to anticipate ever-evolving customer demands.

Sustainable Hardwood use in Namibia – A 200-Year Plan


“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit” – origin unknown and disputed. Literally not Seeing the Wood From the Trees.

Toward a more effective supply chain


by Richard Cushing In its recent e-book, The Path to Modern Supply Chain Planning – Why the Shift from Siloed to Collaborative Is Worth the Journey , Kinaxis identifies the warning signs of ineffective planning as follows: Siloed thinking. Disconnected execution. Lack of executive focus.

The Current State Of Warehouse Technology

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Efficiency and speed are pressuring organizations to step up their warehousing capabilities. How are they doing this and what role is technology playing? Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, who will share substantial research and discuss professional experiences on the current state of warehouse technology.

‘FOOD: Bigger than the plate’ – Provenance traces the coffee at the V&A for latest exhibit


The V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art and design, has opened its doors to a major new exhibition exploring our modern food system.

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The Risks (and Some Rewards) of Prepaid and Add for Inbound Logistics Management


The most natural solution for inbound freight management is to let vendors and suppliers handle all processes. Unfortunately, this contributes to higher inbound freight costs. “Why?” ” You may ask. The answer is simple.

Responsible Jewelry = Traceable Jewelry


When the Kimberley Scheme for conflict-free diamonds was introduced in 2003, it was one of the earliest traceability programs in ethical sourcing. But bagging and tagging rough stones is no longer the best practice: today some producers laser-etch polished stones with unique serial numbers.

[PODCAST] Importance of Getting the Right Freight Shipment Details to Correctly Fill Out A Bill-of-Lading


Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

What is the Key to a Successful Omnichannel Strategy for Retail?


Retail has spread over multiple channels, and instead of the simplified “bricks and mortar” shopping experience, customers can access products online, in-store, in-app, and more.

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.

Understanding the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chains 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Colgate Palmolive Tops the List for First Time, as We Explain the Methodology in Detail

The West Coast Warehouse Market Was About to Settle Down … Then Trump Tweeted

American Global Logistics

Supply Chain Dive -Container ships and real estate deals don’t move as fast a trade policy — at least not these days. The vessels heading into West Coast ports with goods from Asia are coming into crowded shores. The Port of Los Angeles has been breaking its volume records for months, and April 2019 was […]. The post The West Coast Warehouse Market Was About to Settle Down … Then Trump Tweeted appeared first on AGL.

Charging-as-a-service start-up launches electric vehicle charging and management platform


AMPLY Power has released a charging optimization platform to give fleet operators and owners an overview of charging activities at their depots.

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Synovos Releases Best Practices Paper on Bridging the Gap within MRO Supply Chain


RADNOR, Pa. – May 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced the availability of a new best practices article: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. The paper highlights the deep and consistent challenges within the MRO supply chain. Communication between internal departments is identified among those challenges.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Basics with Steven Thacker

Logistics Bureau

The fundamentals of an orchestra are no different from a business. Watch how Steven Thacker demonstrate the concept of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) through Sydney Symphony Orchestra analogy. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel. Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne.

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What Is Drayage Shipping and When Do You Need It?

PLS Logistics

Drayage shipping is moving container freight over short distances, mainly in the same metropolitan area between ports, facilities, rail yards or other shipping hubs. Drayage transportation is handled by trucks and is usually part of intermodal transport.

Supply Chain News on New Digital Freight Brokers Starting to Offer Dropped Trailer Services

Supply Chain Digest

New Age Transportation Service Providers have to Own Assets too, It Appears

Ivalua Exceeds $1B Valuation in New Funding Round to Accelerate Global Expansion & Technology Innovation


Investments from Tiger Global Management & Ardian Growth to drive growth in $20B+ Spend Management software market. May 21, 2019, Redwood City, CA Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management cloud solutions, today announced that it has raised $60 million in growth equity funding to further accelerate its rapid growth. This capital raise values the company at a ‘unicorn’ level of more than $1 billion.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Axway joins the Amazon Web Services Partner Program as an Advanced Technology partner


In 2017, Axway joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner network (APN) and in 2018 achieved the status of an AWS Advanced technology partner.


Ivalua wins prestigious Procurement Leaders P2P Specialist award


The post Ivalua wins prestigious Procurement Leaders P2P Specialist award appeared first on Ivalua

Good and bad news for reefer freight

DAT Solutions

First the bad news: Refrigerated truckload freight took a step back last week due to weakness in Florida and some California markets. Miami volumes dropped more than 15%, and outbound loads from California were down 7%.

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Local Taste Preferences Matter for Brick-and-Mortar Grocers

Enterra Insights

I recently read a headline calling today’s consumers “entitled.” ” To feel entitled a person must believe they are “inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.” ” I’m not sure today’s consumers feel entitled as much as they feel empowered. There is a difference. Thanks to the Internet and smartphones, consumers have more information at their fingertips than at any time in history — and they know how to use it.

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How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

ShipChain Joins the World Economic Forum to Build the Blockchain Toolkit


ShipChain has been selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as one of the roughly 100 supply chain companies and experts that will help build and come up with the parameters for the Blockchain Toolkit. ShipChain CEO, John Monarch, will be the primary delegate.

Understanding Inventory Reconciliation


Keeping tabs on everything that’s happening in your warehouse takes time. It can be a pretty big task, but inventory management is necessary to keep a company afloat. One piece of the inventory management puzzle is inventory reconciliation. It’s an integral part of checks and balances in the warehouse. Let’s delve into the ins and outs of inventory reconciliation so you have a better understanding of its role in the warehouse. So, what is inventory reconciliation?

Axway at the Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit in Orlando


Enterprise Architects and IT leaders gathered last week for the Gartner Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit at the Hilton Orlando in Florida. This year’s summit focused on the fast-evolving digital transformation and how enterprises can harness the critical technology … Events AMPLIFY events gartner innovation

It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. I)


Anyone paying attention knows change is looming for global automakers grappling with new technologies, stricter emissions standards and apps that have turned car buyers into renters or simply just riders.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.