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.

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.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

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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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.

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.

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.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Black Friday & Cyber Monday?

Supply Chain 24/7

With Black Friday here today and Cyber Monday only 3 days away, it’s important to take a step back and identify what your supply chain needs to have a successful holiday shopping (and shipping) season

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.

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.

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.

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 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. .

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

“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

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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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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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.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

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.

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.

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.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

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

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.

AI & Co.: Spotlighting the intelligent supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

IT is the key to an intelligent supply chain

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

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.