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Optimizing Inventory Is About Improving Service While Lowering Inventory. Wait, What?

ToolsGroup

Optimize. /??pt?m??z/. verb. make the best or most effective use of (a situation or resource). Oxford Languages). One of the hardest parts of my job is helping customers get to grips with complex, counterintuitive supply chain concepts.

Technology Partnerships that help you maintain a high performing Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What does supply chain performance mean and how can technology partnerships help you achieve this? Partnership is often used and abused.

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Fireside Chat: Purpose Built Platform for the Supply Chain of the Future

Logility

Recently I had the pleasure to sit down with our own Kevin McInturff, executive vice president of R&D following his fireside chat at Disruption RX with Mark Balte, senior vice president of product innovation.

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LogiSYM Webinar: Technology Partnerships that help you maintain a high performing Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What does supply chain performance mean and how can technology partnerships help you achieve this? Partnerships is a word that is often used and abused. In the context of supply chain digitalisation and specifically enterprise software implementation, this is also very much the case.

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.

Dock Management and Storage Technologies: A Match Made in Automated Supply Chain Heaven

C3 Solutions

Dock management is continuously changing. While traditional strategies relied on manual processes, digital transformation holds the power to reap significant gains through automated scheduling software and the breakdown of organizational silos.

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UltraShipTMS, Snowflake and Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Tech Trends

Supply Chain Collaborator

It was with great admiration and a touch of satisfaction that development leadership within UltraShipTMS watched the record-setting IPO of cloud-based analytic data warehousing startup, Snowflake last month.

2020: The Great Inbound Rebound

Talking Logistics

Customer experience once demanded extensive outbound optimization—often leaving inbound as an afterthought. Then COVID-19 happened. Now inbound is becoming stronger than ever, and connectivity is helping.

48% of UK organisations have a basic cybersecurity skills gap

IT Supply Chain

By Ramsés Gallego (pictured). Security, Risk & Governance International Director, Micro Focus. The post 48% of UK organisations have a basic cybersecurity skills gap appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Accelerating growth in the Transport Management Systems market

Prophetic Technology

Maintaining a successful Supply Chain (SC) lies in the ability of shippers, carriers, brokers, and logistics service providers (LSPs) to share information and work together. The use of a global Transport Management System (TMS) is one way in which companies can achieve this goal.

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!

Artificial Intelligence in Trucking

Freight Center

There’s never any shortage of talk about artificial intelligence revolutionizing industries. The freight trucking business is no different.

The Most Unpredictable Time of the Year: 2020 Holiday Retail Strategies

IT Supply Chain

By David Mascitto (pictured). Retail E-commerce Supply Chain Product Marketing, Tecsys. The post The Most Unpredictable Time of the Year: 2020 Holiday Retail Strategies appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Featuring Our 15 Most Important Pandemic Articles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. GET our EBOOK HERE. Who could have guessed that 2020 would see the spread of a global pandemic? As the Coronavirus spread around the world it upset virtually every aspect of our personal lives, our jobs, businesses and economies.

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Gain Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Relationships

IT Supply Chain

By Louisa Hosegood (pictured). Digital & Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting. The post Gain Competitive Advantage Through Collaborative Relationships appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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.

CLX Logistics expands long-term partnership with BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions

AJOT covered the news of CLX Logistics’ partnership expansion with BluJay to deliver value, savings, and overall supply chain visibility to customers. Read the full story here. . The post CLX Logistics expands long-term partnership with BluJay Solutions appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

It’s time to take a robotic approach to sortation

IT Supply Chain

By Xia Huiling (pictured). Founder & CEO of LiBiao Robot. The post It’s time to take a robotic approach to sortation appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Why, What and How of Supply Chain KPIs

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs is the most popular topic on our Supply Chain Blog, LinkedIn, Youtube channel and on any social media accounts we have! So, we will share a recorded 1-hour webinar, all about Supply Chain key performance indicators. You can check it out right here: [link].

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Why Shipment Tracking Technology Is Important

Gravity Supply Chain

Track freight to increase efficiency and profit margins by deploying real-time, shipment tracker, supply chain technology like Gravity’s Solution. Leave a Reply [contact-form-7]. Articles

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.

Tools & frameworks to effectively deal with an expanding attack surface should be a top priority for every enterprise

IT Supply Chain

By Ramsés Gallego (pictured). Security, Risk & Governance International Director, Micro Focus. The post Tools & frameworks to effectively deal with an expanding attack surface should be a top priority for every enterprise appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Top 5 Logistics Technology Trends to Watch

Zipline Logistics

Technology is currently being rapidly integrated across every business sector with logistics undoubtedly being no exception.? .

4 Ways to Prepare Your Retail Supply Chain for an Unpredictable Holiday Season

Tecsys

Retailers must deploy creative tactics to remain competitive, build customer loyalty and get a piece of the holiday pie. We’re sharing some strategies to help prepare your retail business for an unpredictable season.

Why Your Business Needs a Digitally Enabled Supply Chain and Operations and How to Get Started

Maine Pointe

In the first of a four-part series on the resilient, agile, digitally enabled supply chain of the future, Nathanael Powrie , EVP Data Analytics and Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer, answer some frequently asked questions.

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.

Intelligent Audit Wins Inclusion in the Highly Coveted FreightTech 100 2021 for Third Year

Intelligent Audit

The third annual FreightTech 100 award recipients are now publicly viewable on FreightWaves. And it comes as no surprise that Intelligent Audit secured a spot in the list for the third straight year, meaning Intelligent Audit has won recognition for all years since FreightTech 100’s inception.

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How to Choose an Automated TMS | 9 Things To Know

Cerasis

Companies must put a lot of thought into transforming their TMS. There are many things to consider when they need to evolve systems of record. Taking the leap of faith and opting to choose an automated TMS can be tricky.

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6 Inventory Control Techniques for Stock Optimization

EazyStock

Inventory Control Techniques that use Stock Optimization Best Practices. There are hundreds of inventory control blog posts on how to organize warehouses, track goods and pick and pack efficiently.

Food Fraud Is Growing With the Pandemic. Here's How to Prevent It.

Supply Chain Brain

With COVID-19 disrupting and delaying supply-chain audits, suppliers and consumers beware

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.