Tue.Jan 12, 2021

How Do You Turn Supply Chain Data Into Actionable Information?


You’re committed to rolling out an analytics platform across your supply chain and you have tons of data. So how do you turn that data into actionable information?

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The One Must-Have Metric for Warehouse Operations


It’s pretty simple: If you want to improve your warehouse operations and increase efficiency, you need to know where you’re starting from. Fortunately, there is one metric that we’ve found is the perfect introduction to data-driven improvements.


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Biodiversity, Supply Chain Rank Among Biggest ESG Themes in 2021

Supply Chain Brain

In a year when the pandemic sent the world into a tailspin, there was a silver lining for the world of ESG investing

Why a Freight Audit Matters Today More Than Ever

Intelligent Audit

Discrepancies and errors with invoices, records, communications, and processes represent the biggest issues facing companies today regarding freight management.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Do You Have Confidence in Your Hospital Inventory Management Data?


To gain comprehensive control of your supply chain, pinpoint your hospital inventory management issues and where there are gaps in your processes and data. The post Do You Have Confidence in Your Hospital Inventory Management Data? appeared first on Tecsys.

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Advantages of S&OP for Supply Chain Management


What are the advantages of S&OP? As noted in the What is S&OP? article, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) provides companies with unique capabilities. A mature S&OP helps to reconcile cross-functional plans and manage risks.

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How COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Will Affect CPG Shippers

Zipline Logistics

With two vaccines now approved for use in the US and many people throughout the US expressing interest in lining up for them, a large-scale distribution rollout is now underway.

How 3PL warehouse companies can support your supply chain in 2021

Kanban Logistics

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the logistics industry are still being felt as we enter 2021. One of these effects is an increased demand for warehousing space that will make it harder to find space of your own and will also ensure that you pay more for the space you do find.

C.H. Robinson and SAS Join Forces on Business Planning Solution for Retail and CPG Companies

Supply Chain Brain

Robinson, a global logistics company, and SAS, a data analytics company, recently announced a partnership to create an end-to-end supply chain solution that integrates inventory and demand signal data with real-time transportation data

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!

5 Biggest Supply Chain Levers for 2021

Logistics Bureau

Suppose you want to fix up your supply chain business and make the whole thing more efficient. What do you think you need to work on specifically? Watch the video below as we take you to the 5 Areas of Supply Chain—that if you focus on, you would likely get the maximum benefits.

Start-up founders are focusing on operating costs in 2021


In a survey of 501 start-up founders, Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform, found that supply chains have become a key focus for start-ups.

Challenges for the Metals Industry – How USC Consulting Group Can Help (eBook)

USC Consulting Group

If you’re in the metals industry, you don’t need us to tell you what your challenges are. You’re living them every day, whether it’s your supply chain, the ability to keep up with increasing demand, operating inefficiencies or COVID turning the world upside down.

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3PL warehousing sector expands strongly in 2020


The 3PL warehousing sector experienced an extremely strong 2020 according to the 3PL 2020 Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report.

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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.

Supply Chain Scams and Fraud!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 3 Most Common Freight Forwarding Scams (and How to Avoid Them)! Infographic). GET our EBOOK HERE.

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Housing market slows, which may dampen flatbed demand

DAT Solutions

While new home construction and low mortgage rates fueled a lot of flatbed demand in 2020, spending on private nonresidential construction in November was 9.5% below 2019 levels, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. . Flatbed markets


Paris 2021 – Contact – Hero


Contact – FAQ. The post Paris 2021 – Contact – Hero appeared first on Ivalua


Retailers’ Top 3 E-Commerce Fulfillment Priorities for 2021


In our previous blog , we explored e-commerce’s explosive growth driven by the pandemic and the resulting challenges that omni-channel retailers continue to face.

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.

Imported produce fuel winter reefer demand

DAT Solutions

Even in the midst of winter when produce loading opportunities in most areas are on the decline, ports like Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, are flush with imports. Reefer markets

Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano

The Logistics of Logistics

Leveraging Automation to Build a Competitive Advantage with Alfonso Quijano. Alfonso Quijano and Joe Lynch discuss leveraging automation to build a competitive advantage. The automation that Alfonso discussed is robotic process automation (RPA).

How to Ship Perishable Food

Freight Center

Small to medium-sized business owners that ship perishable food or other temperature-sensitive products have a unique challenge on their hands—making sure their cargo stays safe and at the right temperature during transit.

The second half of 2020 offers clues to where 2021 is heading

DAT Solutions

We expect 2021 to be very different to 2020. The pandemic resulted in a crash in demand, followed by a capacity crunch, which will make year-over-year comparisons difficult. We don’t have any non-pandemic years in recent enough history to make meaningful comparisons. Market Update

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.

Picture This: Images Created Using Natural Language Processing

Enterra Insights

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” sounds like something William Shakespeare might have written; however, according to Gary Martin ( @aphraseaweek ), the idiom can be traced to more modern sources.[1] 1] He writes: “ This phrase emerged in the USA in the early part of the 20th century. Its introduction is widely attributed to Frederick R.

Tips to Better Manage Sales Collateral Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Print materials represent a sizeable portion of your marketing budget. Obviously, you want to get the best possible return for those expenditures. But, inefficient sales collateral fulfillment could be sabotaging your efforts.

East Coast port volumes bring dry van demand

DAT Solutions

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in December, with the overall economy notching an eighth consecutive month of growth, says the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report. . Van markets

How to Stay Competitive During Crisis: Six Tips for E-Commerce

Supply Chain Brain

As e-commerce continues to rapidly replace physical channels, it may be time for online sellers to examine their position and competitiveness in the marketplace

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.