Tue.Jul 28, 2020

The Internet of Things and the Retail Industry

C3 Solutions

This article is part of our Retail Program. Designed specifically to support global leaders by aiding in creating a strategic plan to help them win the retail game. Learn more about it now! 15 Min Read. Download for later.

Reverse Logistics Companies: Using Metrics to Track Performance

Cerasis

The returns supply chain remains difficult to manage. In the age of e-commerce, that complexity only continues to grow. According to Jeff Ladner via Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the maintenance, repair, and operations materials costs comprise up to 15% of total operating costs.

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Tips to Keep Your Digital Planning Transformation on Track at Every Stage of the Journey

ToolsGroup

The year 2020 has thrown us all for a loop, and the resulting drastic shifts in demand are motivating companies to accelerate the digital supply chain transformations that for some may have been languishing in early stages.

Lean without Limits!

DELMIA Quintiq

There are many paths to achieving organization goals. Whether goals are revenue or sustainability, a major contributing ability is operational efficiency; the ability to make continuous improvements towards Lean processes.

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New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

Editor’s Pick: Preparing for Future Disruptions – Using Technology to Strengthen Your Export Compliance Program

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Defining the New Normal in Supply Chain! What’s Normal Anyways? The Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in lockdowns of enormous portions of the global population and its businesses.

Everlane revealed: Transparency is a journey that’s as much about inside as out

Provenance

Exposed this week in the New York Times for transparency ambitions that don’t match up with company reality, Everlane are becoming an example of what happens when you don’t follow a robust roadmap for transparency, but treat it as a stand-alone marketing strategy.

The top 3PL companies in Minnesota

TradeGecko

What is 3PL ? Third-party logistics companies simplify the supply chain system for suppliers and sellers. With a 3PL firm handling tasks such as transportation, storage and transportation, eCommerce sellers can concentrate on sales, marketing and customer experience. 3plcompanies

The rise of Automation and Robotics in long-term practices

Prophetic Technology

Current-disruptive events are transforming the global environment; we are facing mass unemployment and economic crisis. Now are the times to see machines taking over our Supply Chain (SC) processes and workforce, through the use of new automation tools that assure efficient-speed responses.

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Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

The top 7 3PL companies in New Jersey

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics or 3PL companies allow eCommerce businesses to outsource logistics services such as warehouse management, delivery and order fulfillment. This frees up your time to focus on growing your business.

The Coming Age of Cognitive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Over the past several decades, the world has become increasingly digital. Digitalization not only increases the amount of data being generated it increases the speed at which business is done. As Deloitte analysts note, “The new normal in consumer interactions is speed with agility.”[1] ”[1] In fact, speed and agility apply to all aspects of business operations, not just interactions with consumers. Supply chain operations are no exception.

Why IoT and Quality Will Be Critical to Medical Device Development

Arena Solutions

Around the world, medical professionals risked their health to provide care for COVID-19 patients. Social distancing became a key measure to keep healthcare workers and their patients safe. Telehealth and remote care increased and became a more accepted practice.

Tips to Keep Your Digital Planning Transformation on Track at Every Stage of the Journey

IT Supply Chain

By Bobby Miller (pictured). Senior Director of Customer Success, ToolsGroup. The post Tips to Keep Your Digital Planning Transformation on Track at Every Stage of the Journey appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Flooding in China disrupts medical, PPE suppliers. Shippers should expect delays

Resilinc

supply chain risk management SCRM Best Practices supply chain resilience supply chain risk Supply Chain Impact business continuity coronavirus update supply chain delays

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Supply Chain Strategy: Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery

Freight Center

From weather-related disasters to cyber-attacks to pandemics, there are many types of disruptions and challenges your business could face at any moment.

The Flexibility Test

BluJay Solutions

Guest commentary by Adam Gray, JBF Consulting – as provided for the July 2020 Freight Market Index report. Almost every day it seems our plans are changing.

RFQ Meaning: Understanding a Request for Quote Procedure

ProcurePort

The procurement process is all about creating reliable, resilient, and sturdy supply chains, while improving time, efficiency, and savings.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Objectives of Procurement Management

EC Sourcing Group

Objectives of Procurement Management. The objectives of procurement management can range from the most general, such as “buying goods and services,” to the more complex, such as “supporting organizational goals within the team.”

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer.

Rethinking Your Digital Transformation Strategy

QAD

The term digital transformation has been a thoroughly discussed topic in recent years, but it actually originates in the 1990s when organizations first began computerizing their processes and activities.

Supply Chain Challenges and Optimization in times of Disruption

ThroughPut

When was the last time you went to your neighborhood Home Depot? The pandemic has indeed changed everything about how we go about life and work. As the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, Home Depot is an excellent example of a business powered by an evolving global supply chain.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Grocers Cut Bottlers Out Of The Milk Supply Chain

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Even seemingly entrenched supply chains for consumer staples can’t withstand market forces. Moves by big grocers into the milk bottling business are threatening some of the biggest operators in the $40 billion U.S.

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Supply Chain Optimization Challenges in times of Disruption

ThroughPut

When was the last time you went to your neighborhood Home Depot? The pandemic has indeed changed everything about how we go about life and work. As the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, Home Depot is an excellent example of a business powered by an evolving global supply chain.

Effectively Manage Foodservice Supply Chains During Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With foodservice providers shuttered, it’s been an uncertain year for many. Even as doors start to reopen, it’s still unclear what the future holds for the restaurant industry.

Supply Chain Optimization Challenges in times of Disruption

ThroughPut

When was the last time you went to your neighborhood Home Depot? The pandemic has indeed changed everything about how we go about life and work. As the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, Home Depot is an excellent example of a business powered by an evolving global supply chain.

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.