Tue.Jun 12, 2018

Supply Chain Risk Management Requires Pre-crisis Preparation

Enterra Insights

Supply chain risk management teams know the world is full of challenges and complexity. Trying to prepare for every potential risk to supply chain operations is impossible; nevertheless, some preparation must be made in order to prevent or mitigate significant disruptions to operations. As more and more companies transform into digital enterprises and implement digital supply chains, cybersecurity has risen near the top of the risk management priority list.

Benefits of Utilizing a Smart Warehouse Within Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

Due to advancements in technology, warehouses have been transformed into much more than just a simple facility to store inventory. In our fast-paced technological world, people rely on “smart” items every day.

Two Kinds of Supply Chain Risk and How to Prepare for Them


When most people think of supply chain risk, they often think about the impact of major unforeseen “headline grabbing” events - like the tsunami in Japan impacting automotive supply chains or horse meat making its way into British beef supplies. These are big, important and often unpredictable risks.

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What You Need to Know About Full Truckload Freight Allocation


Poor visibility in freight allocation is a leading reason shippers experience difficulty in managing freight, and this problem is evidence of a disconnect between the person managing freight and company stakeholders. As explained by Dan Goodwill via Canadian Shipper, the problem goes much further than that, including lacking compliance management, subpar, if any, use of transportation management systems (TMS, and failure to utilize granular shipment activity data.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Business Reporter: The Future of the supply chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Mike McAllister Trevor Miles on achieving the path to supply chain transparency. When it comes to creating the perfect supply chain, it all starts with transparency.

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Should you really be trying to predict demand for spare and legacy parts?


Should you really be trying to predict demand for spare and legacy parts? Building virtual stock in a digital supply network offers a better way by Tibor van Melsem Kocsis Since we founded DiManEx a few years ago, I’ve spoken to hundreds of supply chain leaders who struggle with a common question: how can we use our data to predict demand for spare and legacy parts?

The Influence of IoT: How it’s Transforming Global Logistics


The IoT is already disrupting the way we think about supply chains , and it’s happening fast. Basically, the IoT provides us with the advantage of using the items that we already have, such as our smartphones, to create more responsive and manageable supply networks.

Common Mistakes New Shippers Make

PLS Logistics

When companies just start getting into the shipping world, everything is new and confusing. It’s great to have a logistics professional on board to help guide the company through the shipping challenges. Unfortunately, not every company has the luxury of having a freight guru on their team if shipping hasn’t been a big deal for them. What happens when there is the need to start shipping? Shipping duties often fall on the shoulders of an existing employee, for example, a sales person.

Inspection Blitz Sends Freight Rates Skyward

DAT Solutions

Spot market demand has already exploded in June. Last week was the annual inspection blitz, Roadcheck, which typically leads to tighter capacity and higher rates because a lot of truckers take that week off. And of the drivers who do work, a lot lose driving time due to the inspections.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

ASL Global awards contract to Claritum


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum to provide cloud based sourcing solution to ASL Global. ASL Global is a global provider of Promotions and Marketing Services.

ozdingo: Mastering eCommerce one happy customer at a time


Mal Badawi, founder of Australian-based eCommerce store ozdingo, knows where success lies: with his customers. Case studies eCommerce

What’s Causing Truck Driver Shortages?

GTG Technology Group

What’s Causing Truck Driver Shortages? With shipping demands increasing, the gap between the number of needed truck drivers and those available has been growing wider. There is currently a shortage of 50,000 truckers across the United States. As the number of drivers continues to fall short of what the shipping industry needs, shipping costs are beginning to rise.

B2B eCommerce: Overcoming the challenges of wholesale buyer adoption


The B2B eCommerce market is poised for exponential growth. In fact, a 2016 Deloitte report says that B2B eCommerce is projected to see year-over-year growth 19% faster than its B2C counterpart. Positioning yourself as a wholesale leader of the future means adopting a smart digital strategy that aligns with B2B buyers’ increasing demands. Wholesale B2B eCommerce eCommerce

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.