Tue.Aug 04, 2020

Supply Chain Strategy: 3 Options For Better Management

PLS Logistics

A strategy is a crucial part of any business, and it is even more important when thinking about a complex system like a supply chain. The term ‘strategy’ is often confused with what it’s not, or is considered to be a vaguely-meaning fancy word. However, businesses with a well-thought-out, long-term strategy reach and exceed their […]. Blog supply chain supply chain management supply chain visibility

Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies


Supply chain leaders have faced significant challenges in the past, and in 2020, the supply chain coronavirus crisis has put a spotlight on the need for supply chain resilience and integration. Among these, integrated reverse logistics strategies can make or break successful operations. Failure to consider the ways in which the disruption affects all parts.read More. The post Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

DELMIA Quintiq

What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is one innovation in which aerospace companies have significantly invested to try to address some of their unique challenges. What are the benefits? Additive Manufacturing is accelerating the development phase and reducing time to market. In the virtual environment, it is possible to develop finished parts directly.

How COVID-19 Has Affected U.S. Trucking Rates—Will it Last?


It almost goes without saying: A lot has changed as a result of COVID-19. But what about freight transportation rates? How has the global pandemic impacted the trucking market? And what can shippers expect for the rest of 2020? Earlier this year, I jumped into the fray with my thoughts and opinions on the driving … The post How COVID-19 Has Affected U.S. Trucking Rates—Will it Last? appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Supply Chain Resilience: Powering Through Crisis

Gopal Shenoy

The onset of the COVID-19 unveiled grave dissonances in the supply chain of major grocery and retail stores that resulted in a loss of revenue

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Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology


Between companies regularly distributing, manufacturing or using construction products, the construction industry experiences a steady flow of business. One thing all construction companies can agree on is the importance of operating efficiently in order to meet project deadlines. There are a number of barriers between smooth logistics operations and successful project completion for the construction […].

COVID-19 Disrupts an Efficient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

There was a time when Mumbai’s dabbawalas (lunchbox carriers) were known for their efficient supply chain and logistics. But the COVID-19 incursion changed the lives and livelihoods of Mumbai’s dabbawalas. Their lives can neatly be compartmentalized into BC and AC – before COVID-19 and after COVID-19. Scenario Before COVID-19 Mumbai’s dabbawala service was legendary for its reliability.

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An extraordinary challenge for the Supply Chain

Prophetic Technology

What Supply Chain (SC) competitive advantages come from Supply Chain Ecosystem Orchestration? supply chain disruption

10 Critical Supply Chain Lessons from The Pandemic! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! The Coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc throughout the world. In some places the pandemic has been controlled and life is getting back to a new normal. Yet in many other cases the pandemic is spreading aggressively and even realizing a devastating resurgence, particularly in the United States. While the initial shock of the pandemic is largely behind us the impacts and ramifications from it will be felt for years to come.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

How JAGGAER and the UK Ministry of Justice Exceed Public Procurement Demands


?. Public sector procurement is stuck in limbo – frequently the differences between public and private sector seem enormous, but they’re of te n exaggerated or misunderstood. We sat down with Richard Hogg, Managing Director, JAGGAER UK, and Jim Rawlings, Commercial Direc tor, UK Ministry of Justice, to talk through the challenges and misconceptions about digital procurement in the public sector.

State of manufacturing report reveals disparity between need for speed to market & slow manual processes

In the Supply Chain

By Jeannette Mifsud (pictured). Product Marketing Manager of Winshuttle. The post State of manufacturing report reveals disparity between need for speed to market & slow manual processes appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Protected: The Future of Pharma and Medical Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era


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Understanding Your NMFC Code

Freight Center

In LTL shipping, you will hear a lot about NMFC codes and freight class. That’s because getting your NMFC code and freight class right is very important for any small business shipper. Small errors could lead to costly billing adjustments, misclassification and frustration. Understanding this component of freight shipping will help you optimize your supply chain and control freight spend, allowing you to spend more time running your business.

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.

Labelmaster survey examines impact of COVID-19 on hazmat supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Labelmaster, the provider of products, services and technology for the safe and compliant transport of dangerous goods (DG) and hazardous materials (hazmat), has announced the results of its fifth annual 2020 Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook

BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Empower Global Supply Chains to Navigate Disruption

BluJay Solutions

SCM + Logistik covers the new possibilities with BluJay’s 20.2 software update, with quotes from Chief Product Officer, David Landau. Read the full story in Danish here. The post BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Empower Global Supply Chains to Navigate Disruption appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. In The News SCM + Logistik

How to Balance Inventory and Stop Giving Up Margins Immediately

Blue Ridge

Did you know the average distributor is sitting on $1.25 for every $1 they sell? Razor-thin margins are NOT an okay casualty of business, if you know how to balance inventory intelligently. Today's growing uncertainties around supply chain are totally fixable in just a few keystrokes. See how in this video. Blogs and Articles AI

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Inventory Forecasting Overview Part 1


This blog post provides some basic information about viable inventory forecasting techniques. Forecasting is one of the key steps in inventory planning but not the only one. There are other key variables and processes that come into play in good supply chain replenishment planning including inventory rationalization and optimization. inventory forecasting

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!

o9 Solutions Partners with Globally Recognized Executives to Share Best-In-Class Digital Transformation Insights

o9 Solutions

o9 Solutions, the leading AI-powered Integrated Business Planning platform, today announced its partnership with former P&G, Starbucks, and The Nature’s Bounty Co executives as part of its AIM10x Executive Network to define the future of digital transformation in operations and planning. Business models and customer demands are changing rapidly. As such, CXOs and supply chain executives need flexibility and visibility of their end-to-end supply chain.

Why Include a Third-Party Logistics Provider in Your Logistics RFQ?

Zipline Logistics

Running a formal bid process or requesting a logistics request for quote (RFQ) is common among large CPG shippers. Especially those with high volume, frequently run freight lanes. Depending on your organization’s preference, the logistics RFQ process may be conducted once per year or every quarter. The goal is to secure capacity and stabilize freight pricing for orders throughout the year.

Supply Chain Analytics- Towards Intelligent Manufacturing


What is Supply Chain Analytics? Supply Chain Analytics aims at enhancing the manufacturing operational efficiency and overall operational effectiveness by enabling informed data-driven decisions across the factory floor. With valid Supply Chain Analytics, manufacturers now have real-time accurate data to make strategic, operational, and tactical decisions. It also encompasses the complete supply value chain right from sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics.

5 Ways to React to Supply Chain Disruptions in the Food and Beverage Industry


When a Black Swan hits, having the right advanced analytics to react to supply chain disruptions is your company's best defense.

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!

What Supply Chain Risk Management Can Do for You

American Global Logistics

Supply chain complexity and uncertainty are here to stay. To put this another way, supply chain risks are on the rise. And they show no signs of abating. Supply chain disruption abounds. You have increasing conflict, changing customer requirements, increasing regulation, trade wars, and Black Swan events, to name a few. With increased risks come […]. The post What Supply Chain Risk Management Can Do for You appeared first on AGL.

Want More Automation in Supply Chain Processes? Look at SaaS-Based TMS


The opportunity to achieve upper-end operational excellence and maximize logistics efficiency lies within the proper deployment of automation in supply chain systems. Automation within the supply chain can be a double-edged sword. Too much automation can lead to excess costs, and poor management of servers could easily result in soaring IT maintenance spend and hassle. […]. The post Want More Automation in Supply Chain Processes?

Providing Unparalleled Shipping Solutions for Small Businesses

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From big to small, our customers are at the center of everything we do at C.H. Robinson. Most people might think of us as working with the largest companies in the world – and while that’s true – small businesses made up thousands of our customers last year. That’s why we launched our self-service online shipping tool Freightquote by C.H. Robinson to help our small business customers. And since we introduced it, we’ve been thrilled with the success we’ve seen.

6 Game Winning Strategies for Continuous Improvement

USC Consulting Group

In sports, what separates the top teams from the middle of the pack? In business, what gives the edge to one organization over another? Continuous improvement strategy. The winningest teams are always looking to continuously improve by mastering the fundamentals and putting in the time and dedication to perform when the clock is ticking down and the next score wins.

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.