Thu.Jun 13, 2019

Warehousing: Are you Keeping up with Automation?

C3 Solutions

Picture the typical retail warehouse of 15 years ago: Workers rode around on forktrucks and pallet jacks, picking and putting away product by the pallet load, loading trailers for single stores, or several at a time.

Want to Give Your Bottom Line a Boost? Mobilize Your Warehouse Team!


Mounting supply chain pressures mean warehouses must look to cost-saving technologies like enterprise mobility to stay competitive. Hardware Warehouse Management

Procurement Challenges Condensed


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Breaking Down the Domains. Identifying the Challenges by the Domain. Conclusion and additional thoughts. 1 Introduction. I took on the challenge of writing a condensed version of all the current Procurement challenges.

Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Partners with Chainalytics to Navigate Production Challenges


The post Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Partners with Chainalytics to Navigate Production Challenges appeared first on Chainalytics.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

How to Select the Right Pallet Racking for Your Warehouse! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Streamline your Entire Distribution Centre or Warehouse at One Time! Article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by Brent Frayser at

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4 Reasons Sustainability is a Major Focus for Fresh Retailers

Supply Chain Nation

As sustainability becomes increasingly important to many consumers, grocery retailers are challenged with how to keep up with these modern customer demands. In the video blog below, Fab Brasca, JDA’s GVP Solutions Strategy, explains how buyer behavior can be better supported through machine learning and artificial intelligence in direct response to sustainability.

Building the Temple of Supply Chain Resilience


If you're concerned about risk in your supply chain, build the temple of supply chain resilience. Your foundation needs to be an effective supply chain strategy. This impacts on the risk profile of the supply chain. Your floor needs to be product design for supply chain management.

Reduce Supply Chain Friction with Great Trade Compliance


Great global supply chains move product from source to destination with minimal friction. Friction in the global supply chain occurs at those points where disruption to the supply chain plan can manifest itself and impede the smooth flow of product in its international journey.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019


Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Improving Cost, Quality and Speed in the Fashion Industry Part 1

Supply Chain 24/7

The challenges for CXOs in the fashion industry can also be catalysts for supply chain improvements

[WHITE PAPER] Shipper of Choice & TMS: How a TMS Makes Shippers’ Freight More Attractive


Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “Shipper of Choice & TMS: How a TMS Makes Shippers’ Freight More Attractive” white paper! This is a must read for shippers More. The post [WHITE PAPER] Shipper of Choice & TMS: How a TMS Makes Shippers’ Freight More Attractive appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: Europe


Channels: Technology Supply Chain Logistics CEO Focus Hi-Tech Logistics 3PL Event Date: Wed, 2020-03-11 to Thu, 2020-03-12 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Number of attendees: 250 Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Paddy Le Count Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Where I.T. leaders shape the digital future of logistics Entire Month Duration: No Region: Europe

Trade Wars and the Supply Chain Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Changes to Supply Chains are becoming Serious, though No Flood of Manufacturing Back to the US Yet

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America


leaders shape the digital future of logistics Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

Gravity Are Proud To Be Presenting A Prestigious Award at Multimodal

Gravity Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain Solutions voted one of the 10 Most Innovative SCM Solution Providers in 2018, is proud to announce to announce we are sponsoring the Multimodal 2019 Exhibitor of the Year award. The FTA Multimodal awards evening will get held at VOX, Resorts World, NEC, Birmingham on the evening of 18th June 2019. The post Gravity Are Proud To Be Presenting A Prestigious Award at Multimodal appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

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5th Annual Retail Supply Chain Summit: New York


Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on An Incomprehensible Chart from McKinsey

Supply Chain Digest

Data Visualization Tools Allow Chart Makers to Go Wildm too Wild

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How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Are You Crystal Ball Gazing With Your Inventory Forecasting?


When it comes to inventory planning, using a spreadsheet is about as sophisticated and reliable as gazing into a crystal ball. Most businesses have moved away from spreadsheets for their accounting, customer relationship and workflow management, and with good reason.

Materials as currency: Provenance tracks a fully-recyclable carpet on blockchain


Carpet, not unlike so many other industries ripe for revolution, has a waste problem. An estimated 3.5% of all US landfill is carpet waste, resulting in 4 billion pounds of carpet not being recycled ( Source: GAIA ).

Hogan’s Cider achieves business accuracy with Unleashed Software


Working with a variety of clients across different verticals means that you need to have a good understanding of what specific customers need.

Axway’s modern workplace: Better together


What do you think about when you hear the term “ modern workplace?” Do you get visions of break rooms complete with ping pong tables and video games? Do you think of virtual meetings using video conferencing technology to allow … Life at Axway better together grifftones modern workplace

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

Why Do We Focus on Solutions Before Defining The Problem?


You’ve heard the common cliche, “Bring solutions, not problems.” It’s practically an expectation in the business world. In marketing, requestors often suggest solutions, like “I need a video to drive leads.” In the world of IT developers, it’s “I need an app.”

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Focused Innovation for Market Success


People are often confounded about innovation, claiming that you can’t program ideas. The reality is that you can, by applying focused innovation techniques, and it all starts with understanding your customers’ needs. You have competitors—everybody does.

The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing Software


Bottom Line: The majority of manufacturers are prioritizing shop floor productivity as their most valuable growth strategy, relying on manufacturing software to be the catalyst to get them there. What is Manufacturing Software? Best defined by its many benefits, manufacturing software provides real-time visibility into the details of a manufacturing operation.

5 Key Steps To Work Effectively With Software Vendor


Recently, using advanced technology instead of human beings has become more and more popular in many types of business, not only in Logistics industry.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.