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How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today’s ever-changing business world is a top priority for many companies. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next wave of supply chain value.

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Has digitalization made cultural intelligence obsolete?

Supply Chain Movement

Nowadays, we all have a wide range of what I like to call ‘digital assistants’ at our fingertips, such as apps, quick Google look-ups or chat windows that can connect us to the other side of the world.

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Do You Live to Eat or Eat to Live?

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). Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Debbie Wilson, Advertising Consultant.

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LTL Freight Shipments Are on the Rise…And Here’s Why

Cerasis

Regardless of the current political climate, e-commerce expansion continues, and the global supply chain has grown more interdependent than ever.

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.

How To Choose Transportation Mode In Logistics

Abivin

Transportation is an integral part of Logistics. A company cannot function well without being able to ship products across the supply chain. It also allows companies to cross geographic lines between where products are produced and where they are consumed.

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Happy CX Day

Consumer Goods Logistics

What did you do to celebrate CX Day earlier this month? Wait…what?! You’ve never heard of it? CX, of course, is short for Customer Experience. CX Day celebrates those customers. You know, the people who keep the lights on.

How Digitized Procure-to-Pay Benefits You

ProcurePort

A new digital era is emerging, with procure-to-pay (P2P) now developed as a digital process. P2P services enhance collaboration between buyers and suppliers and generate an increased value to the supply chain.

5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

Supply Chain Nation

If you’ve ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced changes of the sport. The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has been a ping-pong-like match for the ages, sending tariffs flying back and forth.

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What will supply chains look like in zero carbon Britain?

Cranfield

The policy commitment to make Britain the first zero carbon nation by 2050 has all kinds of implications for supply chains, how they’re set up and run.

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!

7 Critical Differences Between B2C and B2B Online Marketplaces

Requis

If you’ve ever tried to source hard-to-find parts or equipment, Google searches have probably led you to some pretty strange places. There are a surprising number of online platforms where people can buy and sell assets, some of which are downright sketchy.

Why Wholesale Distributors & Retailers Are Looking at TMS Solutions

MercuryGate

The post Why Wholesale Distributors & Retailers Are Looking at TMS Solutions appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Business Intelligence Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

7 Critical Differences Between B2C and B2B Online Marketplaces

Requis

If you’ve ever tried to source hard-to-find parts or equipment, Google searches have probably led you to some pretty strange places. There are a surprising number of online platforms where people can buy and sell assets, some of which are downright sketchy.

5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

Supply Chain Nation

If you’ve ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced changes of the sport. The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has been a ping-pong-like match for the ages, sending tariffs flying back and forth.

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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.

Extending the Value Proposition for Logistics Service Providers

Talking Logistics

Logistics service providers (LSPs) are experiencing their most vibrant and challenging era. A multitude of venture capitalist-backed innovators beckon logistics executives with the promise of digital transformation, as consumer-led expectations of speed and cost spread through all businesses.

Transforming Supply Chains

Supply Chain Digest

Latest Book by Dr. John Gattorna Provides a Very Different Take on Customer Segmentation

5 Questions Answered About the New EU MDR

Loftware

The EU MDR and IMDR regulations are approaching implementation. Medical Devices Healthcare Regulatory Track & Traceability GS1 UDI

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Manufacturing and Machine Learning

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing remains an important part of any national economy — even as the service sector plays an increasingly important role in advanced economies. The loss of manufacturing jobs is part of the phenomenon that spurred the rise of political populism; however, there is near unanimity among analysts that manufacturing has changed forever. People longing for the return of blue collar, factory floor manufacturing jobs will ultimately be disappointed.

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!

Actionable Insights: Customer Sales and Service Action Center

QAD

In our previous Actionable Insights blog , we discussed QAD’s Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Action Center. Next we will provide an overview of the Customer Sales and Service Action Center as well as the associated key performance indicators (KPIs).

Will Construction Robots Be the Next Big Thing?

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 4 minutes Construction robots are taking over the market, with an annual growth rate of 16.8% between 2018 and 2023. How long before they become the next big thing? The post Will Construction Robots Be the Next Big Thing? appeared first on Schooled By Science.

Underpaying Blue-Collar Workers Hurts Long-Term Profits, Research Shows

Supply Chain Brain

A growing body of research sheds light on how blue-collar wages affect the U.S. economy

Brexit Chaos – Off With His Head?

BluJay Solutions

The UK political shenanigans continue at a pace when it comes to Brexit. Prime Ministers change, Parliament introduces No-Deal blocking law, Parliament is Prorogued, The Supreme Court says the Prorogation is illegal and effectively the Queen has been misled – “one is not amused!!”

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.

What the new ultra-low sulfur fuel regulations mean for you

I.C.E. Transport

January 1, 2020 marks not just the start of a new year, but also a price hike for many companies that ship international freight. That increase comes courtesy of new ultra-low sulfur fuel regulations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

How Freight Brokers Can Help You Simplify Bulk Freight Costs

Bulk Connection

It’s a goal that many people have – from decluttering living spaces to performing more efficiently at work. If your work involves reducing bulk freight costs for your transportation operations, you may find yourself complicating matters instead of simplifying them.

Overcoming Barriers to Enhanced Supplier Performance

EC Sourcing Group

What challenges will you face to improve supplier performance? Suppliers that have been in place for a long time – more than 5 or 10 years present one set of issues.

The impression that you get

Axway

“From today, painting is dead!” ” -Paul Delaroche (1839). “Painting in the tradition of the post-impressionists is not about strict adherence to details. There is an engaging middle ground where fundamentals in realism yield to an expressive abstraction of the elements.”

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.