Fri.Feb 15, 2019

The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain


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

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

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


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?

How to harvest success with S&OP in agribusiness

Supply Chain Movement

S&OP is often pictured as a largely standard process; textbook S&OP starts with agreeing an unconstrained demand plan that is handed over to supply planning who need to ensure product availability. In case of important bottlenecks, the S&OP meeting is the final escalation step in the process, where all remaining imbalances should be resolved.

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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.

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


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.

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


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

Unlocking Customer Experiences in Logistics


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.

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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Check Out Our Webinar on 2019 Top Trends in Labeling


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.

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!

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?

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


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

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[Video] Keys to a Successful Drop Ship Implementation

Talking Logistics

Chad Andrews, Senior Solutions Architect at enVista , discusses the keys to a successful drop ship implementation. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Keys to a Successful Drop Ship Implementation appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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


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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.

BluJay API platform should stimulate data exchange

BluJay Solutions

Highlights from BluJay’s SOAR Summit 2019, as covered by Ferdi den Bakker from Logistiek, includes construction of the BluJay API platform, macro-optimization services, integration of what3words with MobileSTAR, customer Neele-Vat Logistics’ use of BluJay’s TMS, business growth and more. See the full details in Logistiek.

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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.

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

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!

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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ERP and the Connected Digital World


I recently had the experience of upgrading my Samsung phone to the S9+. Now for all the iPhone fans out there, this is not your cue to stop reading, this story has relevance to you too. Upgrading a phone is always a contradictory emotional experience, on the one hand, you are excited to experience all the […]. The post ERP and the Connected Digital World appeared first on SYSPRO US. All Industries Distribution Manufacturing Miscellaneous

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

3 Ways Retailers Can Avoid Selling Through Amazon


Amazon isn't right for everyone

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.

Conversation Stoppers


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


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

Great Lakes Xchange Forum


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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

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.