Thu.Jan 23, 2020

What to Know About Capacity Planning In The New Era Of Digital

River Logic

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How to Build Your Supply Chain Digital Twin Using Sensor Data

Roambee

The market for Digital Twins is estimated to grow from $3.8 billion in 2019 to $35.8 in 2025 as per a recent report. But are you fully acquainted with the concept of Digital Twin and how to leverage it in your supply chain system?

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Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Is your supply chain at a crossroads? Customers want next-day or same-day shipments, IT departments are overextended, and your transportation management system (TMS) has become unmanageable. If your company is among the estimated 60 percent of organizations that have yet to adopt a TMS, or has an older application — or worse, “systems” that are. Read more Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Food and Grocery

Enterra Insights

Food is one of the essential needs all humans have in common. In an extended essay entitled “A Room of One’s Own,” the late Virginia Woolf, wrote, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ” One can only dine well if good food is available. Professionals in the food supply chain work hard to ensure good food finds its way from farm to fork.

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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.

Easy Tricks to Ensure Your Business Will Succeed!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A Formula For Achieving Game Changing Results! Business will succeed article and permission to publish here provided by Joelle Peters. Starting a business can be downright terrifying.

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The Future of Modern Supply Chains is Speed through AI

ThroughPut

Guest Post by Anita Raj, AI & Industry 4.0 Evangelist. Speed in decision-making, speed in reducing cycle-times, speed in operations, and speed in continuous improvement.

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Consumer Goods Logistics

Much of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happen post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways. Historically, this final packaging has been handled as a discrete supply chain function by contract packaging companies.

What To Do With All of This Data? Robinson Labs Has the Solution

CH Robinson Transportfolio

One of the most frequent comments I get from customers is: “We have so much data but we don’t know what to do with it.”

The Top Freight KPIs You Need to Succeed

Cerasis

Tracking the right key performance indicators (KPIs) can mean the difference between success or failure in your logistics enterprise. The top freight KPIs you need to succeed enable continuous improvement, rely on real-time visibility and apply the latest in freight analytics capabilities.

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.

Burden or Benefit? Transportation Automation Is Here to Stay

MercuryGate

Shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) continuously strive to find the best way to increase profitability and reduce overhead freight and transportation management expenses. Supply chain leaders leverage transportation automation technology to achieve these goals. Some shippers continue to conduct manual, repetitive processes, despite the capabilities and benefits of automation features within a transportation management […]. The post Burden or Benefit?

Traceability Is More Important Than Ever

Loftware

As a business leader, you may be wondering, what can I do to create new efficiencies while cutting costs within my organization? One clear cut answer to solve many business issues is to introduce an automated system.

Burden or Benefit? Transportation Automation Is Here to Stay

MercuryGate

The post Burden or Benefit? Transportation Automation Is Here to Stay appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Blog Posts

US Production Execs Support Increased Tariffs Despite the Risks of Recession

Logistics Viewpoints

When you read business magazines, it is easy to get the impression that business executives are overwhelmingly opposed to increasing tariffs. When it comes to US manufacturing executives, that is not true.

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.

Open banking, open API, PSD2: A story of conservative banks in France!

Axway

Financial services that can be assembled and disassembled like a Lego game? This is the promise of Open Banking advantages and the opportunities it has to offer.

Actionable Insights: Operations Efficiency and Utilization by Production Line

QAD

In our previous Actionable Insights blog , we discussed the Purchasing Commitments and Spending Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Operations Efficiency and Utilization by Production Line Action Center as well as the associated key performance indicators (KPIs).

The Top 5 Food Industry Trends in 2020

ITradeNetwork

In recent years, we’ve seen that consumers increasingly want the food they eat to be fresh, healthy, trustworthy, and convenient. We expect this to continue in 2020, pushing the industry in new directions. Here are iTrade’s predictions for food trends in 2020: Industry Trends

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How to Protect Shipments from Freezing Temperatures

Freight Center

Temperatures are going down, and winter is officially here. Many shipments contain items that have the potential to freeze in lower temperatures, which could result in damage or loss. Don’t let the cold hurt your freight and bottom line.

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.

Understanding How Business Intelligence and Reporting Impact Your Business

Unleashed

When you’re running a warehouse, you need to be in the loop with what’s going on, what product is moving where, and if your inventory control is working how you intended it to.

5 Procure to Pay Risks Procurement Teams Could Miss

ProcurePort

Procure to pay has to do with getting goods and supplies from suppliers or manufacturers and paying for them. As a company, it is important to run a procure to pay system if you are concerned about managing cash flow, making profits and doing business with reputable suppliers.

Will FedEx or Walmart Acquire FedEx?

Intelligent Audit

It’s no secret, at this point, that Amazon has its eye on the delivery business. The company has dominated the eCommerce space, the only logical next step is to do the same for delivery – not only for its own shipping but as a full-fledged carrier in its own right. However, while Amazon’s march toward eCommerce dominance has been staggering, it has not been without competition.

Claritum continues to expand

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Bath, UK (Jan 22, 2020) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced further expansion in the team. David and Paul are two key new hires to the Claritum team.” said Prof. Richard Hillum, Executive Chairman at Claritum.

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.

Will Amazon or Walmart Acquire FedEx?

Intelligent Audit

It’s no secret, at this point, that Amazon has its eye on the delivery business. The company has dominated the eCommerce space, the only logical next step is to do the same for delivery – not only for its own shipping but as a full-fledged carrier in its own right. However, while Amazon’s march toward eCommerce dominance has been staggering, it has not been without competition.

Take Control of Your Freight Claim Process Webinar

MercuryGate

The post Take Control of Your Freight Claim Process Webinar appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Webinars

How to Protect Shipments from Freezing Temperatures

Freight Center

Temperatures are going down, and winter is officially here. Many shipments contain items that have the potential to freeze in lower temperatures, which could result in damage or loss. Don’t let the cold hurt your freight and bottom line. Check out how to protect shipments from freezing temperatures below. What Are Freeze Protection Services? Freeze protection services , or protect from freeze services, protect cold-sensitive shipments from exposure to freezing temperatures during transit.

BluJay Partners with project44 to Provide Advanced Transportation Data, Visibility, and Technology for Shippers and Logistics Service Providers

BluJay Solutions

This alliance will be instrumental in empowering companies to optimize their supply chains for the future across multiple industries and verticals in North America and Europe. Manchester, UK and Holland, MI – January 23, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announces a partnership with project44 , the industry’s leading Advanced Visibility Platform™ for shippers and logistics service providers.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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