Wed.Oct 21, 2020

What an Early Holiday Shopping Season Means for Supply Chains

Kuebix

Whether or not consumers, suppliers and retailers are ready, holiday shopping season is right around the corner!

Next-Generation Digital Supply Chain Planning

DynaSys

From Unpredictable to Resilient and Agile. Despite the disruptions of the past years, there are some emerging key trends in Supply Chains that provide both challenges but also opportunities for manufacturers. Sustainability.

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Parade President is Panelist at Armstong 3PL Value Creation Summit

Parade

,, The 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2020 is a distinct strategic event where C-level 3PL executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators virtually network to assess the current and future outlook of the third-party logistics market and explore strategies for value creation.

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch. Ephraim Ausch and Joe Lynch discuss the new reality of Amazon FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon. Ephraim is an expert in Amazon FBA and he works closely with Amazon sellers. About Ephraim Ausch.

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

How to Turn Your Supply Chain Into a Profit Center

Supply Chain Brain

Here are six tactics to try

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When Do You Need a PLM System?

Arena Solutions

All our customers, no matter industry, maturity, or complexity, have had to answer the same question: when to implement a real product lifecycle management (PLM) system? Every company has more on the “to do” list than resources.

Top Tactics to Advance your Procurement Career in your Current Company

All Things Supply Chain

Ever wondered how exactly to advance your career within procurement and get promotions? It is not a topic often talked about, but one that is often sought after.

Why Should Logistics Businesses Pay Attention to LOLER?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide! LOLER is an integral part of keeping employees safe in the workplace. As a key component of the UK government’s Health and Safety at Work Act, it regulates the use of lifting equipment.

Arvato takes new warehouse automation into use

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions, part of Bertelsmann, has now expanded its intralogistics in the Netherlands, together with Inther Group, in addition to Germany. In the hypermodern logistics campus of approximately 165,000 m2 in Heijen (NL), orders are now collected and processed even more efficiently thanks to the application of state-of-the-art solutions

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Product Management KPIs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Product (or Master) Data Management? GET our EBOOK HERE. Product Management KPIs article and permission to publish here provided by Raanan Cohen at bringg.com.

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Watch: Supply-Chain Risk Management in the New (Ab)normal

Supply Chain Brain

Yossi Sheffi, Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems & Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, discusses his new book, The New (Ab)Normal: Reshaping Business and Supply Chain Strategy Beyond Covid-19

Cultivating a Culture of Belonging

Supply Chain Nation

I am the proud mother of two daughters. Our girls are full siblings who we adopted when they were just cute toddlers. Nearly two years apart in age, they were always holding hands. Our eldest daughter, S, has a physical and neurological disability. It has been intense and emotional for us all at times, but we are really a regular, happy family. S was born with a rare physical disability called arthrogryposis, which causes permanently fixed joints.

Manhattan Associates Introduces Allocation Solution for the Omnichannel Marketplace 

Supply Chain Brain

Manhattan Associates Inc., a provider of supply chain and omnichannel commerce, recently introduced Manhattan Active Allocation, an first allocation solution specifically engineered for today’s omnichannel marketplace, with a new approach to managing short lifecycle inventory

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Manhattan Associates breathes new life into apparel and footwear inventory allocation with omnichannel-centric solution

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Manhattan Associates Inc., the supply chain and omnichannel commerce solutions provider, has introduced Manhattan Active Allocation, claimed to be the first allocation solution specifically engineered for today’s omnichannel marketplace, with a fresh approach to managing short lifecycle inventory

How Food Manufacturers Can Make the Best Blending Decisions Every Time

DELMIA Quintiq

Blending is an important and challenging part of the food manufacturing process. It determines key features of the product, like texture, taste and feel. However, the availability and quality of ingredients can be affected by seasonal patterns.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 22, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Upcoming Holiday Parcel Crunch, RFID Tag Cost Breakthrough, US Manufacuring Recovery Stalls, Maersk Line Causing Competitive Concerns for Freight Forwarders

What Could a Second Stimulus Mean for Peak Logistics and E-Commerce | Talking Freight VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] Let’s Talk – Peak Season Stimulus Earlier this year, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the hope of stimulating business and easing the disruption caused by COVID-19.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

5 Things to consider when starting your Supply Chain Digital Transformation Journey

Arkieva

Digital Transformation is a popular term being used in today’s supply chain world. This can mean different things for your organization based on your company’s maturity. In this blog, you will learn the five key points to consider in a supply chain transformation journey.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Using RFID and Blockchain to Track Serialized Items from Manufacturer to Retailer

Supply Chain Digest

First Item Tracked all the Way to Store in Proof of Concept is Michael Kors Parka

Ivalua Named A Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites

ivalua

Continues 3rd party recognition of Ivalua for leadership in Procure-to-Pay technology. Redwood City, CA – October 21, 2020 – Ivalua, a global leader in spend management, today announced that it has been named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner “ Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites. ”

The 2020 Holiday Season Logistics Guide

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week’s Amazon Prime Day kicked off what will surely be a wild 2020 holiday season. While the numbers are not official yet, most estimates have Prime Day raking in nearly $10.5 billion in worldwide sales.

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.

Localized capacity constraints create spot market ripple effects

DAT Solutions

Constraints on trucks and drivers continue to keep spot market truckload rates high, even as demand cools from where we were a few weeks ago. Market Update

Holistic Transportation Management: A Look Forward

Talking Logistics

The transportation market, and its supporting technology, have changed dramatically over the 20+ years that I’ve been an industry analyst.

Parade President is Panelist at Armstong 3PL Value Creation Summit

Parade

,, The 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2020 is a distinct strategic event where C-level 3PL executives, investment community leaders, and technology innovators virtually network to assess the current and future outlook of the third-party logistics market and explore strategies for value creation.

Augmenting Business Decisions with Cognitive Technologies

Enterra Insights

Business executives get paid a lot of money because they are expected to make good decisions. Bain analysts, Michael C. Mankins and Lori Sherer ( @lorisherer ), assert if you can improve a company’s decision-making you can dramatically improve its bottom line. They explain, “We know from extensive research that decisions matter — a lot. Companies that make better decisions, make them faster and execute them more effectively than rivals nearly always turn in better financial performance.”[1]

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.