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Retail Pricing Strategies to Reverse Margin Erosion

Blue Ridge

These retail pricing strategies can reverse margin erosion. See how machine learning algorithms help retailers strategically shape demand & profits. The post Retail Pricing Strategies to Reverse Margin Erosion appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles pricing retail supply chain plannin

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are homebound during the COVID-19 situation, many are still on the frontlines. Essential workers don’t just include hospital staff. This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied.

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The Bullwhip Effect and How to Prevent It

SupplyPike

Learn about: What the “bullwhip effect” is How it affects your supply chain How to prevent it. What will happen if a person who is holding a long whip gives it a little jolt at the handgrip? A motion will be initiated in the area near the handgrip.

Final Mile Differentiation: M&As to Increase Demand for Better Last Mile Service

Cerasis

Organizations across the globe continue to rethink their supply chain strategies, and as a result, more mergers and acquisitions are reshaping the way in which supply chains handle final mile logistics.

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!

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains.

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Additional FedEx Surcharges Announced for APAC

Intelligent Audit

As the COVID-19 pandemic developed, global shipping has seen disruptions across the board. As a result, many carriers have instituted additional surcharges and overall changes in order to cope. Back in early April, FedEx announced additional surcharges to a variety of services due to COVID-19.

Machine Vision system (the eye of the machine)

Prophetic Technology

How does Machine Vision work? Software and hardware combined work to make MV systems possible. The purpose of all its capabilities is to grant machines the power of vision aiming to imitate human sight. But devices need to go through the process of acquiring, analysing and understanding images.

Supply Chain Control Towers

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has traveled by air is familiar with control towers. Personnel manning airport control towers ensure aircraft on the ground and/or approaching from the air operate safely. To ensure safe operations, control tower personnel need to know the location and intention of each aircraft. When the move toward supply chain digitization began, the control tower analogy seemed like a natural step in the process.

Technologies for Cost Management in eCommerce Retailing

Vinculum

eCommerce has emerged to be the backbone of global retailing in the past decade and eCommerce sales have reached a booming $2.3 trillion, worldwide. From global giants to single-store owners, retailers prefer eCommerce as a leading sales channel to reach out to their customers and increase sales.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Recession-Proof Businesses and Products: Staying Afloat During Economic Downturn

ShipBob

Recessions bring hard times. It’s painful to think back to the last recession and financial crisis, which wasn’t that long ago, with all of the damage it caused. Now, we’re on the verge of another recession.

Healthcare Strategic Stockpile Management Remains a Big Challenge

NC State SCRC

Beginning in 2015 the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine led a standing committee to inform Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) decision-making.

Strategic Pricing for Fashion Retailers in Times of Uncertainty

Supply Chain Nation

Gartner announces rankings of the 2020 Supply Chain Top 25

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Gartner, Inc. has released the results from its annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices

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.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace. As businesses begin to reopen amid COVID-19, we are seeing new demand patterns related to business reopen plans, seasonality in business verticals, and other COVID-19 related impacts.

ToolsGroup Launches AI-Powered Promotions Planning

ToolsGroup

Adaptation is Critical (Takeaways from Manhattan Momentum Connect 2020)

Talking Logistics

“Adaptation is critical,” said Eddie Capel, Manhattan Associates’ CEO, in his opening comments yesterday at Manhattan Momentum Connect 2020. He was referring to companies and their supply chains, especially in light of the challenges and disruptions caused by COVID-19.

Rolls-Royce Deploys New Procurement Strategies to Foster Growth

ivalua

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

9 Xero tips & tricks to get the most out of your account

TradeGecko

Xero is a global leader in cloud-based accounting solutions. With over a million subscribers using their platform, Xero is the accounting software of choice for many small and medium sized businesses globally. shopify vs wordpress

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Unleashing Value Through Innovative Integration

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The Supply Chain Line and the Virus for May 22, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

All the News Across Public Health, the Economy and the Supply Chain

Procurement 4.0 – What Are The Basics To Make It Happen?

ivalua

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Can Walmart Surpass Amazon?

Logistics Trends and Insights

No, they can not and nor should they even try. Instead, they have an opportunity to reinvent the omnichannel space that Amazon has yet to fully take advantage. “It It is a big advantage being an omnichannel retailer and I think that is showing right now.”.

Fit For Purpose Technology – Delivering Value and Driving High Adoption in a S2C Implementation

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How COVID-19 Is Impacting Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Supply Chain Brain

Out of the coronavirus pandemic will emerge a new digital society status quo — one that will accelerate major technological advances that are already underway

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2030: The Next Ten Years

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The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.