Thu.Jul 18, 2019

Blockchain: Can Food & Grocery Benefit from this Technology?

C3 Solutions

Blockchain can help resolve these problems. It can add transparency, increase efficiency and improve food safety. Together, those three benefits will also help to reduce the tragic waste of food around the globe. Blockchain for the win.

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Digital Twins: Through the Supply-Chain Looking Glass

Supply Chain Brain

To compete in today’s market, it’s imperative that supply chains employ digital technology

DIM Weight Pricing Explained!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. E-Commerce/Last Mile Delivery: Stop Shipping Air and Empty Boxes! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Jake Rheude at [link].

TMS Data: What Should a Transportation Management System Track?


Implementing a TMS opens the door to new insights and advanced reporting capabilities. The right application and aggregation of TMS data empower shippers with the information necessary to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility, understand freight costs, and plan for changes in demand.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Artificial Intelligence and Omnichannel Operations

Enterra Insights

Many analysts believe the future of retail rests on the shoulders of omnichannel operations powered by artificial intelligence (AI). James D’Arezzo, CEO of Condusiv Technologies, writes, “Any retailer that wants to be competitive knows it must offer a seamless omnichannel experience to its customers.”[1]

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Autonomous or ‘Lights Out’ Supply Chain Planning; what is really required?

Supply Chain Trend

If you operate in the supply chain or the planning world, it is hard to not come across terminology like supply chain planning 4.0, ‘light touch’ planning or ‘lights out’ planning. They all rate high in the hype cycle and for good reasons. A lot of technology progress has been made in recent years, and progress continuous at near exponential speed. Autonomous vehicles are driving around everywhere, so why should we not have the ambition to achieve autonomous supply chain planning?

Weathering the Trade Policy Storm: Trade Content Is Key

Supply Chain 24/7

Supply chain storms aren’t going away, and as you seek solutions to shelter your company from uncertainty, grow into new regions, or try to maintain your existing base, you need to equip your supply chain team with the right gear

WEBINAR: S/4HANA Finance: The Time is Now!


Learn how the combination of SAP S/4HANA Finance and Bristlecone’s 21-year expertise in the ERP space can empower you to redefine business processes and meet your supply chain goals. In this webinar, you’ll discover: What SAP S/4HANA Finance offers your organization.

Digitalization in Procurement: Your Questions Answered


Last week JAGGAER hosted a webinar reviewing the findings of our recently released 2019 Digital Procurement Survey Report. We reviewed the key takeaways and provided recommendations for how procurement professionals can begin to take advantage of next-generation technologies. Our engaged audience left us with more questions than we could get to in our allotted time, so in the spirit of continued learning we’ve answered some of the biggest concerns below. Watch the on-demand webinar .

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.

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR: The Impact of Industry 4.0 And Digitization on The Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain

We are entering the Industry 4.0 era, where business processes will get increasingly digitized. As you might expect, Industry 4.0, dubbed as the 4th industrial revolution, is set to bring profound and revolutionary changes across numerous business verticals, including those of the manufacturing, logistics, freight forwarding and just about every other aspect of the modern supply chain industry. The post EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR: The Impact of Industry 4.0

AGL’s Jon Slangerup to Speak at USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit

American Global Logistics

The 7th Annual USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit will take place August 8-9 in Los Angeles, CA. This event is designed to stimulate ideas and provoke conversation on a broad range of important topics. This year’s theme is Evolution, Revolution & Disruption. AGL’s CEO Jon Slangerup will participate in a panel discussion regarding Logistics/Transportation […].

Determining the ROI of a Parcel TMS

Logistics Viewpoints

Interest in adding a TMS for parcel continues to rise among shippers as the multifaceted ROI of a parcel TMS becomes better understood.

Uncertainty in Today’s Air Market: What it Means for You

Talking Logistics

Recurring annual events, like the holiday season, typically bring predictability to air shipping. But lately, out of the ordinary events have disrupted the seasonality we typically expect.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

1H 2019 Supply Chain in Numbers and Charts

Supply Chain Digest

From Economic Growth to Freight Volumes and Rates to What Happened in ecommerce, We Have It All

How to negotiate the best truckload rates

DAT Solutions

Worried that you aren't getting the best price when negotiating a rate on a load? DAT TruckersEdge has multiple tools to help ease the process. Best Practices and Benchmarks

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Global Trade Volumes Continue to Sag

Supply Chain Digest

Is the Golden Age of Global Supply Chains Ending

This years ‘Safe Driver Week’, ensure your drivers are safer with these 5 important tips


It's a wrap-up for the Safe Driver Week 2019 and I hope your fleet has come out of it with lesser citations than the last year.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

When Should an LTL Shipper Consider Switching to Partial Truckload?

Freight Center

Less than Truckload (LTL) shipping is the most popular method of freight shipping, with Full Truckload receiving the next highest usage. Many shippers don’t know that there is another freight-shipping method available — Partial Truckload — that fits perfectly between LTL and Full Truckload. In some cases, an LTL shipper can save time and money by shipping Partial Truckload.

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Unleashed Heads to Glasgow for Brewers Lecture


Brewers Journal is holding Brewers Lectures — a series of half-day lectures to inspire change, encourage discussion and share brewing expertise. This series is held five times a year across the UK and Ireland. The team at Unleashed will be sponsoring and attending the July lectures in Glasgow. We’ll be there to present our tips on preparing your brewery for a big contract and sharing a checklist for that. We’ll also be around to chat with brewers about all things inventory management!

There's A New OFAC Reporting Obligation for Rejected Transactions

Amber Road

If you're a responsible importer or exporter, you know that denied party screening is essential to remaining compliant - and that if you get a flag on a shipment, you stop the shipment immediately to avoid penalities and fines.

Forecasting Peak Automotive Production


With the age of car-sharing, battery-powered fleets and self-driving cars quickly approaching, many automakers are trying to reinvent themselves into mobility companies.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

RFx: How to Best Communicate Your Needs


Getting accurate procurement bids is difficult. When it comes to business transactions, it’s normal for an organization to get tunnel vision. People are so familiar with their jobs that they have a hard time explaining to outsiders what they need.

Why You Need a Data Governance Framework

HICX Solutions

Data governance, as you might have guessed, is the governance of data. However, while data governance as a concept is fairly easy to define, it’s not quite as simple as it sounds when you really start to look into it.

Gartner Report Provides Roadmap for Postmodern ERP - Get Your Copy


Enterprise Resource Planning has been around for decades, starting as Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) and transitioning to today’s familiar ERP.

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Understanding the Benefits of Reducing Waste in Manufacturing


With the continuous increase in population, demand for production is growing at an exponential rate. Per capita consumption has a direct relationship with population, thus pressing manufacturers to produce more in a timely manner. That being said, understand how reducing waste can maximize Short and Long Term benefits for manufacturers. The post Seeing the Bigger Picture: Understanding the Benefits of Reducing Waste in Manufacturing appeared first on Seebo Blog. Industry 4.0 Insights

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.