Wed.Nov 27, 2019

What Does “Good” Look Like: Strategic Sourcing

ivalua

Doug Keeley, Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. If you have ever read an article about Procurement best practices, you know that a very small minority of teams are categorized as leaders and an equally small minority are considered laggards.

AI Needs to Be More than Just a Bright, Shiny Object

RELEX Solutions

Retailers are being taken for a ride by consultants and software companies who use the term artificial intelligence (AI) as a strategy to promote their products and charge higher fees. This practice has overcomplicated the process of buying and deploying new technology. Retailers need clarity.

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How to Avoid Costly Errors in Supply Chain Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Disaster Strikes!!! Is Your Supply Chain Ready To Recover? Article provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Aimee Laurence.

Optimizing Transportation Management with an ERP Integration with NetSuite

Kuebix

Supply chains are getting leaner, faster and more efficient every year. In order to keep up with rising customer expectations, increasingly complicated shipping processes and growing business, many shippers are turning to ERP integrations to give them a leg up on the competition.

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.

The Supply Chain has Big Aspirations for Blockchain

Enterra Insights

An aspiration is a hope or an ambition of achieving something. Another way of stating that is aspiration is desire mixed with reality. At the moment, blockchain technology seems to fit into the aspirational category. Roberto Torres ( @TorresLuzardo ) reports, “In its 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Technologies, Gartner found most blockchain technologies remain stuck in an ‘experimentation mode.’

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Robotic Process Automation: Potential to change the way supply chain Industry works

20Cube Logistics

Shipping and logistics have been there from the human civilisation and have since been evolving. Changes in technology kept the logistics industry at the edge to adapt and accept new innovations (AI, Blockchain , Drones) to be a part of the competition.

Transport Expert Nicolas Meilhan’s Perspective on the EcoVadis 2019 Index Results

EcoVadis

Nicolas Meilhan is a Scientific Advisor for France Stratégie and works on transport and energy issues. . His main areas of expertise are electric cars, the mobility of the future, the energy of the future and the increasing scarcity of resources, including fossil fuels and metals.

How We Get Tech to Work

Repl Group

REPL has built a reputation for pioneering new approaches to digital technology solutions by delivering innovative, complex, large-scale projects for global retailers. . Every technology consultancy regardless of size has access to virtually the same tech.

Blessings in Disguise

Supply Chain Nation

With a season of giving on the horizon, we’re sharing a special edition of Wednesdays for Women themed around “blessings in disguise.” By definition, a blessing in disguise is an idiom referring to the idea that something appearing to be a misfortune can have unexpected benefits.

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 Skills a Sales Rep Should Have

PLS Logistics

A successful salesperson should have a well-rounded set of sales skills in their back pocket.

Inspirations and innovations for the financial transformation of the automotive industry in China

SupplyOn

End of October, numerous experts discussed innovations in the supply chain and financial transformation in the automotive industry in China Outside, a constant stream of vehicles and cold temperatures prevailed; inside, innovations in the automotive industry were debated in a warm atmosphere. That was the “2019 Automotive Industry Supply Chain Innovation and Financial Transformation Forum”, which took place in Beijing on October 25, 2019.

“It’s all there; it’s automatic.” Hear how StockTrim makes purchasing easy, painless and fast. Featuring Mega Distribution

StockTrim

Mega Distribution, a wholesale company based in California, U.S, connects retail businesses with successful, nationally recognised brands. Their customers are mainly small businesses, but as their catalogue has become more mainstream, their clients now include yoga studios and doctors’ offices

Prepare for 2020 by Reviewing Five Important Shipper Metrics in TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Your TMS solution (if it is digitization-ready and up to date with a focus on data analytics), is a treasure trove of information a savvy shipper can harness to drive efficiency and savings improvements. Of course, the TMS alone is just a tool and a shipper will also need experienced guidance and proven expertise of a truly collaborative TMS provider/partner.

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.

Logistics Behind Thanksgiving Turkey

Clear Spider

Thanksgiving is the time families gather around the table and share delicious home-cooked meals. The logistics of who is hosting, who is bringing what dish and timing for the whole gathering is well into its final stages with Thanksgiving 2019 around the corner.

Clark Products: Tackling a strong growth strategy with the right software

Unleashed

Without the right tools to help you make data-driven decisions for your business, you can run into problems pretty quickly.

The Best Amazon Marketing Strategy and Advertising Plans of 2019

ShipBob

Not long ago, Amazon was considered just another ecommerce channel for brands to tap into. Today, it’s the largest and fastest-growing marketplace where you can reach millions of engaged shoppers with sophisticated advertising initiatives that span the entire marketing funnel.

What Are the H.O.P.E and HELP Acts?

Promptus LLC

Understanding Trade Between the United States and Haiti The United States has a long history of facilitating the trade with many of its neighboring countries, such as those in the […]. The post What Are the H.O.P.E and HELP Acts? appeared first on Promptus, LLC.

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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!

The New Masters of the Universe: ESG Officers

EcoVadis

An increasing amount of capital is flowing into Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) products, with more than $30 trillion invested in ESG assets across the globe. This seismic shift is happening in real-time across the investment universe. .

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Data Democratisation?

HICX Solutions

Data Democratisation is the process of taking the overall control of data out of the hands of the few who have previously acted as its ‘gatekeepers’ , and making it accessible to a much wider group (or groups) of people across an organisation.

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Huge numbers of consumers would wait longer for goods if delivered ‘more sustainably’ - survey

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A convenience trends survey commissioned by leading International branding and customer experience agency I-AM has revealed that almost three-quarters of consumers (74%) would be happy to wait longer for goods if the delivery method was more sustainable

EMPLOYEES – OUR FIRST CUSTOMERS!

Eyvo

Employees – Our Internal Clients! At Eyvo, we believe that working with new teams is helpful as it aids in the exchange of new ideas backed with different cultures. The cultural diversity defines what an organization is, and how it differs in different cities around the world. Further, it also helps in the overall growth of the individual. The people working for an organization are from diverse cultures and each one of them has something unique to bring to the table.

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.

Blessings in Disguise

Supply Chain Nation

With a season of giving on the horizon, we’re sharing a special edition of Wednesdays for Women themed around “blessings in disguise.” By definition, a blessing in disguise is an idiom referring to the idea that something appearing to be a misfortune can have unexpected benefits.

Blockchain to save the food industry US$31 billion by 2024, driven by IoT partnerships

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

New data from Juniper Research shows that blockchain will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and compliance costs will be reduced by 30% by 2024

If Only

Talking Logistics

I listened to a sermon last week that began with a discussion on happiness. The preacher talked about “the myths of happiness,” based on the popular book by Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., a social psychologist at the University of California. We all believe in one or more happiness myths, like these: If only I had more. Read more If Only. The post If Only appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Just for Fun Life Stories happiness myths of happiness Sonja Lyubomirsky Thanksgiving

AI & Co.: Spotlighting the intelligent supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

IT is the key to an intelligent supply chain

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.