Fri.Feb 15, 2019

The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain

Cerasis

New technologies are being developed that will propel warehouse management and shape the supply chain of the future.

Head Scratching Report on December 2018 U.S. Retail Sales

Supply Chain Matters

A new report on U.S. retail sales activity in the all-important month of December has a lot of heads scratching, including that of Supply Chain Matters. If the data is taken at face value, it would represent a significant decline in 2018 holiday fulfillment volume levels. This week, a U.S.

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Most Popular Supply Chain Posts of 2018

The Network Effect

Over the last few weeks we’ve been sifting through the analytics to identify the most read posts in 2018. There. The post Most Popular Supply Chain Posts of 2018 appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Supply Chain Management The Network Effect logistics scm supply chain TMS

Takeover and Tuck-In Acquisitions Underway Involving Global Ocean Container Shipping Lines

Supply Chain Matters

Two announced acquisitions this week involving global ocean container shipping lines add further evidence of moving forward with strategies to integrate added transportation and logistics services beyond just port to port. Many others will likely follow.

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.

More Than Earth-Friendly: 5 Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

AFFLINK

One of the most popular trends that the corporate world has seen in the last few years is environmental friendliness, affectionately coined "going green." What does it mean to go green and why would a company choose to do it?

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Not Your Parents’ Workforce: The Rise of Contingent Labor in Supply Chain

APICS

The typical 9-to-5 desk job has given way to the gig economy, which promotes a far less structured workday — and a far more complicated talent supply chain

Finding Your Feet in the Cloud: Quick Tips for Adopting B2B eCommerce

Unleashed

The B2B eCommerce market is poised for exponential growth. Within the next financial year, it is expected that over 50% of all B2B purchases will be made online. So, if you haven’t already invested in a great B2B eCommerce platform, such as Unleashed’s , now’s the time to think about getting yours up and running. Before you do, however, you need to understand and quantify what you want to achieve through your B2B eCommerce site and how it will help your business.

Is Achieving Immediate Synergy After a Merger or Acquisition Possible?

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Mergers and acquisitions activity have been on the rise for several years, and according to Deloitte’s The state of the deal | M&A trends 2019 report, they show no sign of letting up. In fact, these deals are projected to continue to grow in size.

Unlocking Customer Experiences in Logistics

Shipsy

Flawless and Flexible? —?two two words that we believe will define customer expectations in the decade to come. According to a survey conducted by Walker , 86% of buyers will pay more for a better customer experience and it will overtake price and product as the a brand differentiator.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Break Down Departmental Silos Through Functional Integration for Route to Market Success

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The FMCG business is like a team sport. There are sales people sent into the field, to sell more products and beat their targets. There are players put on the sports field, charged with scoring points and winning the game.

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PROCUREMENT KEY ISSUES 2019: Leveraging Digital Tools to Expand Procurement’s Capabilities

ivalua

The post PROCUREMENT KEY ISSUES 2019: Leveraging Digital Tools to Expand Procurement’s Capabilities appeared first on Ivalua

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Check Out Our Webinar on 2019 Top Trends in Labeling

Loftware

As technologies evolve and businesses adapt to those changes, companies must create efficiencies in their supply chain to address complex and ever-changing supply chain dynamics.

BluJay API platform should stimulate data exchange

BluJay Solutions

Data 101

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.

This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Well, after many weeks of binge watching, my wife and I finished all six seasons of Downton Abbey last night. I must admit, I’m a little sad today — like saying goodbye to dear friends after an extended stay together. But we have the movie to look forward to. What should we watch next?

Forrester Study “Enabling Smarter Procurement How Modern Software Can Help Address Chief Procurement Officers’ New Priorities”

ivalua

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Early STEM Education Essential for Students’ Future

Enterra Insights

As parents, we want our children to learn everything they will need to become successful adults. In today’s technological world, more often than not that means they will need a good background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Lilian Barnard, Microsoft’s South African Director of the Public Sector, predicts “by 2020 about 80% of all jobs will require young people to have some sort of STEM education.”[1]

Oracle showcases Industry 4.0 at Hannover Messe 2019

Oracle SCM

CEBIT and Hannover Messe. CEBIT was the largest and most internationally representative computer expo. Since 1986 the event was traditionally the computing part of the HANNOVER MESSE , the world's leading trade show for industrial technology. In 2018, CEBIT was run for the final time.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Conversation Stoppers

APICS

Although the second-most popular Valentine’s Day confection was missing from store shelves this season, the conversation was kept alive — largely thanks to agile competitors who saw a market need and filled the emotional void with comparable offerings

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Third-Party Fulfillment vs. Dropshipping

3PL Insights

Whether you are beginning to sell products online or if you have been doing it a while, you want to make sure that your fulfillment operation is efficient and cost-effective. Your overall business goals will determine what fulfillment option makes the most sense.

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Globalization Hits New Record High

Material Handling & Logistics

The world's top five most globally connected countries were the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates

3 Ways Retailers Can Avoid Selling Through Amazon

FLEXE

Amazon isn't right for everyone

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Retailers Predict Healthy Sales Growth for the Year

Material Handling & Logistics

NRF says economy is sound and says sales will grow between 3.8 and 4.4

Freight's Future with Craig Fuller CEO/Founder of FreightWaves [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

FreightWave's CEO/Founder joins the podcast this week to discuss the Freight Future's Road Show, modernizing logistics news, becoming the Bloomberg of freight, and much more

Chaos and Confusion Grip the Regulatory Agenda

Material Handling & Logistics

Expect to see Democrats wage total war on Trump while agencies press workplace regulatory reform

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The Coming AI Revolution in Retail & Consumer Products

Supply Chain 24/7

This white paper details how companies are thinking about implementing intelligent automation such as artificial intelligence in their retail businesses

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.