Fri.Jan 24, 2020

How to Improve Your OTIF Score: 15 Tips for On-Time and In-Full Delivery

Zipline Logistics

Logistics is a critical function for CPG suppliers selling into big-box retail locations. Delivering on-time and in-full is essential to success and a metric used by retailers when evaluating partnerships with vendors of all sizes.

3 Common Forecasting Myths

Vanguard Software

Our team has run into plenty of misconceptions about forecasting. Advanced Analytics Demand Planning Demand Sensing

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Cargo Theft: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Supply Chain Brain

The situation was simple and understood by all local parties: Shipment must be re-sent, cargo was stolen. While this was apparently a common occurrence in that particular country, the nonchalant attitude toward serious cargo theft raised my eyebrows

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Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS


Safety stock concerns continue to plague omnichannel supply chains. Omnichannel brought an influx of customers to businesses and led to an increase of products and SKUs shipped in multiple modes, in a myriad of ways.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Take a critical look at your supply chain network


The post Take a critical look at your supply chain network appeared first on Chainalytics. In The News Network network analysis Network Modeling Network study Supply Chain Network Transport costs

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Adding Muscle To The Delivery Experience: The Bodybuilding Story


Do you have a New Year’s resolution this year? About 60% of people use […]. The post Adding Muscle To The Delivery Experience: The Bodybuilding Story appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Retail Supply Chain

Inspiring Olympics Quotes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Inspirational Supply Chain Quotes. . The Olympics are a tremendous source of inspiration in many respects.

How to Conquer the Negotiation with Rich Freight Data

Aborn and Co.

There are a ton of rich insights you as a shipper can gain by looking into your data and to help explain what you could be doing, I’ve asked our negotiation expert, Chris Peckham, to join the show.

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20 Years as an Original Digital Supply Chain Network Pioneer

Supply Chain 24/7

Acquisitions, new markets, global expansion, next-gen solutions lead to customer supply chain value for Elemica, a leading cloud-based Digital Supply Network for global manufacturing industries

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 24, 2020)

Talking Logistics

“We don’t see many patients like you,” the dentist told me after poking around my teeth and gums. It’s a good thing too, because if all patients were like me, he wouldn’t be in business for very long. 49+ years with no cavities, no eroding gums, no crooked teeth, no anything. The streak continues. (My.

This Week in Logistics News (January 18 – 24)

Logistics Viewpoints

Thirty-six years ago, today, on January 24, 1984, Apple Computer placed the Macintosh personal computer on sale in the United States. This was the first mass-market personal computer that featured a graphical user interface, built-in screen and mouse. Upon its launch, it was bundled with two applications designed to show off its interface: MacWrite and MacPaint. This was the beginning in a long line of computers from Apple. The original Macintosh computers were significantly more […].

Trends and Predictions 2020: Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Most people are familiar with predictions about the billions of “things” that will eventually be connected via the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is poised to become a defining trait of the Digital Age. The IoT recently made headlines at the world’s largest electronics showcase.

Indirect Procurement Can Help Overcome Team Challenges


Procurement takes an array of different forms, and each form has a distinct impact on the organization. For example, sourcing materials for manufacturing your products is one form of procurement while sourcing goods and services for internal use is another.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Why Effective Truck Route Planning Must Consider Driver Availability


The post Why Effective Truck Route Planning Must Consider Driver Availability appeared first on Paragon Routing. Operational Routing and Scheduling


Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 01/17/20 – 01/23/20

All Things Supply Chain

Supply Chain Sustainability dominates The World Economic Forum in Davos The World Economic Forum 2020 brought world and business leaders together in Davos, Switzerland, where the conversations and discussions were… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up supply chain news sustainability weekly wrap-up

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Dec. 17, 2019 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Roger Wells, Milwaukee and Jeff Gilbert, Hallmark, Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions