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Can You Have Too Much Supply Chain Visibility?

Talking Logistics

You’ve probably heard the phrase “Too much of a good thing,” which the Grammarist defines as “an excessive amount that becomes overwhelming or harmful, rather than helpful or pleasurable.” The phrase popped into my head the other night as I helped myself to another serving of ice cream. In case you’re wondering, you can’t have. Read more The post Can You Have Too Much Supply Chain Visibility?

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2024: Planning for Success Amid the Uncertainty

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s human nature to want to start a new year with new goals—the ever-present new year’s resolutions. Typically, we make it at least one month into the new year before we have to revise our plans. However, it’s only early February 2024, and we already have several major disruptions impacting supply chains. As Alan Amling at the University of Tennessee put it, “2024 is riddled with uncertainty.

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Channel Free Logistics with Bill Thayer

The Logistics of Logistics

Bill Thayer and Joe Lynch discuss channel free logistics. Bill is the Founder and CEO, of Fillogic a l ogistics-as-a-service platform for retail that converts underutilized space at retail centers into tech-enabled, micro distribution hubs. About Bill Thayer Bill Thayer is the Founder and CEO, of Fillogic a logistics-as-a-service platform for retail that converts underutilized space at retail centers into tech-enabled, micro distribution hubs.

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Watch out for Presidents’ Day: it’s the US holiday only 30% of British businesses plan for.

IT Supply Chain

By David Jinks M.I.L.T. (pictured) Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero The post Watch out for Presidents’ Day: it’s the US holiday only 30% of British businesses plan for. appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Blue Yonder Associate Shares Cancer Story in Honor of World Cancer Day

BlueYonder

World Cancer Day takes place every year on Feb. 4. It is a day to come together to honor those that have been impacted by cancer and to spread awareness. Blue Yonder associate Patrick Humphreys shares his story and why the day is important to him. Please share a little bit about yourself and role at Blue Yonder: Last month I celebrated five years at Blue Yonder!

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Boom or Bust: E-Commerce Post-Holiday Shopper Results Revealed

Supply Chain Brain

Many online and omnichannel retailers, as well as industry pundits, thought the 2023 holiday season would be hampered by inflation-induced price increases, supply chain challenges, geopolitical issues and general economic uncertainty — but the data tells a different story.

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Red Sea Ocean Transport Disruption Update

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides our latest update regarding the Red Sea Transport disruption impacting transport movements to and from European and Asian ports. Our prior published update was on January 19 th. As we have noted in this thread of updates, to a further extent, shipments from Asia eastward that traverse the Panama Canal are an important added backdrop to ocean transport disruption impacts.

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5 Expert Risk Management Strategies: A 2024 Guide for Supply Chain Managers

Supply Chain Brain

How do supply chain risk managers balance cost and finite resources against growing risk loads? Expert Risk Management Strategies give you insights into the tactics and tools used by industry experts to manage and minimize exposure to cost of disruption.

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How Does Supply Chain Impact Marketing & Sales?

SCMDOJO

At first, looking at this title, you might think – ha? How is marketing connected to my supply chain? But the truth is that more than you think. The supply chain of your business has many components. And marketing might be one of the most essential ones if you want to create a sustainable and successful company in the long run. That’s why you need to understand the relationship between supply chain and marketing and align them if you hope to maintain a competitive edge in the fast-paced world.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Oracle Unveils New Supply Chain Logistics Tools

Supply Chain Brain

The company said that these updates to Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management will help customers increase visibility, reduce costs and automate regulatory compliances.

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Finished Goods Inventory: Definition & Formula

Unleashed

Finished goods inventory are products that have been through the manufacturing process and are now ready for sale. Managing finished goods and tracking the costs associated with each of them are essential aspects of manufacturing accounting and stock control. This article breaks down how finished goods are calculated and some key inventory management methods for tracking them as they move through your business.

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Forced Labour and Exploitation in Supply Chains

Savant Events

Around the world, nearly 50 million people are trapped in modern slavery, including 19.9 million people in forced labour in private enterprises or in state-run companies. Millions more people are in other forms of workplace exploitation, including an estimated 1 in 10 of all children alive today. In response, national governments, state and regional governments and the EU have legislated to hold organisations to account for exploitation in their operations and supply chains.

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Academic-Industry Partnerships Offer Much-Needed Broadening of Supply Chain Perspective

Supply Chain Brain

Getting a thoroughly broad view of supply chain operations gives a supply chain professional a career boost because it makes him or her more useful to the company.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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A New Model for Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Digest

Leverages Machine Learning, Massive Data Integration

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How Are You Meeting Rising 3PL Demand?

Supply Chain Brain

Businesses of all sizes are turning to third-party logistics (3PL) providers to manage everything from their warehouse operations to their global supply chains.

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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting February 15, 2024

Supply Chain Digest

Show us your Supply Chain Wit

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Decoding the Real Impact of WMS in Modern Warehousing: A Nucleus WMS Technology Value Matrix Analysis

Tecsys

The transformative power of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) in modern warehousing cannot be overstated. These systems are not merely tools but foundational elements that dictate the efficiency and success of warehouse operations. This concept is reinforced by the latest findings in the Nucleus Research WMS Technology Value Matrix 2023. The report sheds light on the critical function of advanced WMS solutions in managing complex warehouse tasks such as inventory management and order processing

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Mastering Production Orders to Combat the ‘Fear of Heights’

Demand Driven Technologies

The graph below shows the production orders created for a line of strategic finished products in an aeronautics plant. These are production orders, not planned orders. Each bar represents one day. Blue bars are production orders released to production: the workshop has the right to work on them. The gray bars are orders created, but.

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APAC Air Freight Market Subdued, Shipping Continues to Struggle, Report Says

Supply Chain Brain

Dimerco said that ocean shippers in the APAC region should anticipate rates to increase for vessels going to the U.S. and Europe.

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Introducing WaveBatcher+

Saleswarp

 The brand-new WaveBatcher+ gives you unparalleled control and visibility of your warehouse and fulfillment operations! WaveBatcher+ allows you to automate the organization and scheduling of multichannel orders with the ability to simultaneously support multiple picking and batch strategies. Watch as we sit with one of the Senior Developers of WaveBatcher+, Annika, to get a look at our newest innovative solution.

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How To Choose the Right Routing Method for Your Business

Supply Chain Brain

Routing has always been complicated, but never more so than it is today. This report compares six different routing methods so that you can evaluate each based on your priorities.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Cognira continues its growth in 2023

Cognira

Cognira continues its growth in 2023 February 14, 2024 Press Release Home The company achieved 166% ARR growth, 53% workforce increase and opened new offices around the Globe. Cognira , the premier leader in enterprise Promotion Management solutions for retailers , announced that it achieved a 166% increase in Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) in 2023, compared to the previous year.

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Five Ways That Returns Fraud Is Costing Retailers Money

Supply Chain Brain

Retail return fraud has grown rampant in recent years, stealing retailers’ hard-earned profits, damaging brands’ reputations, and burdening honest consumers with higher prices.

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The Role of Customized Packaging and Labeling in Building Brand Identity for Your Retail Business

All Things Supply Chain

Marketing is the art of the four “Ps”: Product, promotion, pricing, and placing. Another overlooked “P” falls under the umbrella of “Product”: Packaging.

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How AI Can Deliver a Better 3PL Customer Service Experience

Supply Chain Brain

Third-party logistics (3PL) organizations are facing a more challenging operating environment. The sheer number of orders is increasing rapidly — and more of them consist of small quantities that threaten to overwhelm information processing systems.

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What is Mesh Networking Trends Report

This report details the capabilities of mesh networks, how they work, and the applications they thrive in supporting. Connectivity is necessary for optimal productivity, and mesh networking will soon be a significant provider of connectivity globally.

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AI-Driven Supply Chain Decision Intelligence: Making Smarter and Faster Supply Chain Optimization a Reality

ThroughPut

Business success depends on decisions – decisions that range from target market selection to vendor engagement, production and sales targets, logistics routes, and even talent hiring. However, decision making is plagued with challenges, and to make things worse, complex and critical decisions are often made by people with severely inadequate information, time, or experience.

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Energy Chief: U.S. ‘Very Concerned’ About China’s Dominance of Critical Minerals

Supply Chain Brain

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that the U.S. is currently updating its laws, including a 150-year-old mining regulation, to ensure the “sustainable and efficient” extraction of critical minerals.

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MIT Researchers Claim RFID Tag Breakthrough for Authentications Apps

Supply Chain Digest

The Metal Shavings in the Label Glue