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5 Ways Weather Affects Your Freight Shipment

Freight Center

Whether you live in the South and deal with heavy rain or live in the Northeast and blizzards are the norm for several months out of the year, we’re all affected when bad weather hits.

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Best Practices for Great Forecasts


For many suppliers, accurate demand forecasts can be hard to come by. Forecasts not only take a while to develop using traditional methodologies, but human error and bias can muddy the water as well.

How the Virtual Twin Experience Can Help Manufacturers Ramp Up Production While Implementing Social Distancing in Factories

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their operations and supply chains. Production plans have been disrupted due to changes in demand, raw material supply and workforce availability.

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.

Bringing It All Back Home – OTR TMS Supports Reversion to Regional Manufacturing

Supply Chain Collaborator

Will the trend toward a return to “regional manufacturing” boost volumes in over the road transportation in North America as manufacturers move away from Asian overseas operations?

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Firms Will Drive $2T a Year in Value from Machine Learning in Supply Chain Management

Blue Ridge

The future of forecasting is machine learning, a binary of supply chain management and price optimization, which will drive $2T a year in value for firms. The post Firms Will Drive $2T a Year in Value from Machine Learning in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Blue Ridge.

This is Not a Supply Chain Storm to Weather!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Storm article and permission to publish here provided by Bryce Boothby.

U.S. Government Poised To Award ‘Commercial Platforms’ Contracts That Will Open Online Marketplaces To Federal Purchasers


I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George Washington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement.

DSC Logistics: Supporting Retail and Consumer Package Goods on the Frontlines


When you’re deemed an essential part of America’s “critical infrastructure” like MercuryGate customer DSC Logistics, now CJ Logistics America, enabling a rapid and resilient supply chain is critical to the response and recovery of the nation and the world at large.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Apple Moves to Make Its Own Semiconductors

Operations and Supply Chain Management

A worker checks the glass cover-plate for Apple’s iPhone X at a factory in Tongren city, China. PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS. Apple Inc.’s s decision to insource its semiconductors is raising big questionsfor the electronics giant’s suppliers.

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Webinar: Demand & Supply Match: Overcoming Supply Chain Planning Challenges in the Life Sciences Industry with SAP IBP – Thursday, July 30, 3 pm SGT (12:30 pm IST)


Medical Device, Pharmaceutical and other subsets of the Life Sciences industry face unique supply chain challenges that have been compounded by coronavirus-related disruptions in recent months.

Podcast: Susie Bodnar on the CSCMP and the New Directional Shifts in Supply Chain


Susie Bodnar is part of the generation that is driving supply chain innovation forward. She is a 15-year logistics veteran, educator, consultant, and an active volunteer with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).

White Paper: Driving Effective Automation with SAP BRF+ (Business Rule Framework)


BRF+ is one of the leading business rule management systems due to its flexible, easy and cost-effective implementation and its ability to automate business processes in a simpler and smarter way. BRF+ was first introduced in SAP NetWeaver 7.1

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

AMA With NSD: How To Keep Order Fulfillment Flexible This Peak Season

Christina Singh

Due to COVID-19, the retail landscape has completely changed, leapfrogging eCommerce expectations by over […]. The post AMA With NSD: How To Keep Order Fulfillment Flexible This Peak Season appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Retail Supply Chain Tips and Tricks

Get Rid of Your Excels for Managing Shipments with Shipsy


Shipsy’s technology platform will not only help you digitize your entire shipment operations from PO / SO to Delivery, so that you can get rid of all your excel sheets, but we will also help with the following 3 things.

The need to know


. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Brazil ecommerce jumps 57% in first five months of 2020 fueled by COVID-19. Brazilian e-commerce has risen by 56.8% in the first five months of 2020 from a year earlier, reaching 105.6 billion reais ($20.50

Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As COVID-19 spread across the globe, hundreds of companies, including many of our customers, had to rework supply chains and shift their focus to the urgent need of expediting personal protective equipment (PPE), hospital equipment, and other medical supplies.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Animal feed supplier Adisseo optimises supply chain with FuturMaster

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Adisseo, a global provider of nutritional additives for livestock and animal feed, has chosen a demand planning solution from FuturMaster as part of its ambitious growth plans and to improve service levels

Reverse Logistics Digital Transformation Arrives Summer 2020


Reverse logistics involves the repair, recycling, reclamation, and reuse of products. While it is a broad catchall term, it is most used to describe returns management processes for modern shippers.

The Value of Parcel and Multi-modal Integration for eCommerce and Direct-to-Consumer Shippers

Talking Logistics

eCommerce and omnichannel shopping are commonplace not only for consumers, but business-to-business buyers as well. This trend has accelerated even more so during the COVID-19 pandemic since online purchases have become a necessity.

Ivalua: Caring For Our Employees During This Unsettling Time


Happy Friday! The last couple of months have been tough for everyone and have been filled with lots of worries for many of us. It has, however, also given us the time to reflect on many things.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Integrated Assortment Planning: A Vital Capability for Retailers

Logistics Viewpoints

In today’s changing market dynamics, the retail business is getting more competitive by the day. Increasing competition by online marketplaces, along with evolving consumer expectations and shopping patterns are making the category management decisions more complex.

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DAT iQ Market Update: Big surprises in van rates

DAT Solutions

As we find ourselves searching for some sort of “new normal,” we’re seeing the reopening process slow in places where new hotspots emerge, but surprisingly, we saw major upticks in dry van trends. Market Update

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Understanding U.S. to Canada Bulk Shipping

Bulk Connection

While the COVID-19 outbreak has temporarily halted non-essential travel between the U.S. and Canada, shipments between the two countries has been largely unaffected. This includes bulk shipments of liquid and dry bulk products. In this article, we’ll examine the process of U.S.

Machine Learning: The Basics

Enterra Insights

Machine learning (ML) is one of the basic technologies found in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The two terms are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing — machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence. Some pundits insist AI remains an aspirational concept, while machine learning is being used widely by the business community.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.