Mon.Feb 18, 2019

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

When it comes to network design, you can’t just set it and forget it anymore. Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. They react swiftly to changing business conditions and customer needs. They scale quickly when there’s opportunity for growth.

Highlights of Airbus and Boeing Full Year 2018 Financial and Individual Supply Networks Operational Performance

Supply Chain Matters

This Supply Chain Matters blog commentary supplements our prior commentary reflecting on both A irbus and Boeing’s announced operational performance in Q4-2018. Both aerospace designers and manufacturers have now reported full year financial performance, the former at the end of last week.

5 Reasons You Need Modern Inventory Solutions for Optimum Inventory Control

Unleashed

Innovative technologies have made their mark on every aspect of manufacturing , retail and eCommerce business, from product design through to after sale service. When deciding where to prioritise budget spend for greatest return on investment, companies have difficult decisions to make and while inventory control continues to be fundamentally impacted by innovation, it is often overlooked when the time comes to allocate funds.

Southwest Airlines and its Declared Operational Emergency

Supply Chain Matters

based discount airline Southwest Airlines declared an ‘ operational emergency ’ on Friday, due an unusually high number of grounded aircraft across its operational fleet with no one common theme evident regarding the numerous aircraft maintenance needs that have now prompted this crisis.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

National Retail Federation on the Current State of Ecommerce Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

Jonathan Gold, Vice President, Supply Chain and Customs Policy for the National Retail Federation shares his insights and observations on how ecommerce is changing the way we approach logistics and distribution

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Explore the IoT ecosystem

AB&R

Explore the IoT ecosystem. Have you wondered how the Internet of Things (IoT) plays a role in your organization? Read more to see a day in the life of the IoT ecosystem. Parts are received to assemble products, and upon receiving, directly entered into the system using readers, scanners, and RFID.

How Logistics, Manufacturing, and Production Operations are solving the same Supply Chain problems

ThroughPut

ThroughPut spent most of Q4 working with production, logistics, and manufacturing operations. Everything from distribution centers to food processing plants. Through our data analysis engagements, we have found patterns across all real-time operations.

Full-Scale Supply Chain Solution for Large Canadian Retailer

Supply Chain 24/7

One of Canada’s largest retailers partnered with LEGACY Supply Chain Services to develop a full-scale, custom supply chain solution – supporting the client’s growth and enabling rapid expansion into new retail markets

2019-2020 Will Bring Fresh Challenges and Opportunities to the Energy, Oil & Gas Industry

Maine Pointe

Change is coming for the Oil & Gas industry bringing with it a new set of challenges and opportunities. In the face of these changes,Tony Planos, VP Oil & Gas and Barry Dull, Market Specialist, pose a critical question to executives across the North American industry. supply chain transformation Total Value Optimization Oil & Gas Energy

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Halo Named Top Performer in Winter 2019 Business Intelligence Software Customer Success Report

Halo

Award Winning Supply Chain Analytics Solution Named Top Performer In FeaturedCustomers’ 2019 Customer Success Report. San Diego, CA. February 19, 2019. PRWEB ) Halo has been named a Top Performer in the Business Intelligence Software category for the Winter 2019 Customer Success Report published by FeaturedCustomers.

Future Proofing the End-To-End Supply Chain: The Evolving Importance of Smart Operations

Maine Pointe

Alfred Baumbusch, EVP Operations at Maine Pointe, explains why he believes smart operations and Industry 4.0 are the keys to turning your supply chain into a competitive weapon. He answers the six questions every forward-looking executive and supply chain leader should be asking. supply chain transformation Smart Operations Industry 4.0

Predictions from Supply Chain Gurus for 2019, Full Text Version Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Complete Predictions from Michael Watson and Rich Sherman, with Part 3 Next Week

Customer Experience and HIP. Serving the heart of Digital Business.

Axway

Just this past week, I heard an outside industry expert say, related to his interaction with clients, “Wherever and whenever you hear the word digital transformation jump into it with A HIP strategy… Inevitably they end up coming to the … Hybrid integration digital transformation HIP

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Exposing the Myth of Blockchain: Why the Hype Is Holding You Back

Supply Chain Brain

In a recent report, the World Economic Forum offered some grounding advice: “For any organization, blockchain technology should not be a goal in itself, but a tool deployed to achieve specific purposes ”

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Spot van rates poised for a rebound

DAT Solutions

We're still deep in the slow season, but spot market trends are actually running about a month ahead of schedule. There's been seasonal weakness, but we're already seeing volumes firming up, which is something we don't usually expect until mid-March.

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Presidents’ Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Presidents’ Day is provides retailers with another holiday sales opportunity with campaigns often exploiting pictures of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The actual name of the federal holiday is Washington’s Birthday. The editors at The Old Farmers’ Almanac explain, “Contrary to popular belief, the observed federal holiday is actually called ‘Washington’s Birthday.’

Spot van rates poised for a rebound

DAT Solutions

We're still deep in the slow season, but spot market trends are actually running about a month ahead of schedule. There's been seasonal weakness, but we're already seeing volumes firming up, which is something we don't usually expect until mid-March.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Adopting a Transportation Post-Bid Strategy: What do you when the bid event is over?

CHAINalytics

The post Adopting a Transportation Post-Bid Strategy: What do you when the bid event is over? appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Transportation carrier compliance post-bid strategy routing guide compliance Transportation Procurement Truckload procurement

Evaluating Procurement Tools – Are Demos a Waste of Time?

EC Sourcing Group

Should you invest time in a demo if you are considering a new procurement tool or platform? Before I provide my opinion, I will provide some practical context.

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How a Site for Luxury Goods Steers Profits to a Good Cause

Supply Chain Brain

The profit margin for luxury goods is usually far higher than that for lower-priced items. So why not give back some of that money to a good cause – specifically, the education of young girls

Three Fundamental Challenges Manufacturers Must Focus On in 2019

Rootstock

Discover how the right ERP system can help you overcome specific operational challenges. ERP Enterprise Resource Planning manufacturers Manufacturing inventory management Cloud ERP crm

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

The Benefits of Implementing an EDI Solution

TPSynergy

What is EDI? Electronic Data Integration, or EDI, is a system by which data, such as purchase orders or invoices, are able to be processed and responded to by various electronic systems, rather than by manual processing by humans.

Closing on Mortgage Industry Digitization Hinges on the Back-Office

TrackVia

Today, consumer’s expectations for seamless digital experiences are set by companies like Amazon, Zillow, and Paypal. In order for retail banks to survive, they too must meet consumer’s demand by providing exceptional digital experiences. Of course, this is easier said than done. The mortgage industry faces unique challenges on the journey to digitization.

Steps to Avoid 3 Common Trucker Injuries

GTG Technology Group

3 Trucker Injuries and Simple Remedies. Truck drivers have a physically taxing job that requires them to sit in a vehicle for long periods of time, drive to different places, and sometimes help with loading and unloading equipment. These tasks can create a physical strain on a trucker and lead to the development of specific injuries. These are some of the injuries that truck drivers commonly develop, as well as the remedies for each of them. Lower Back Pain.

Global Logistics News on The Action is Hot and Heavy in 3PL Arena

Supply Chain Digest

CEVA Logistics and Panalpina have Suitors, while XPO Logistics Changes Strategy after Earnings Drop

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.