Wed.Jun 19, 2019

How Social Media Benefits Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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The 4 core elements of supply chain management


Your supply chain efficiency and effectiveness make a massive impact on the overall success of any business. To boost your business productivity and profitability further, you need to improve and optimise your supply chain.

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E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Problems

Clear Spider

In 2018, consumers worldwide purchased $2.86 trillion online. As e-commerce grows, it continues to create opportunities across a wide range of businesses, such as retailers, manufacturers, and distributors.

MercuryGate 2.0: Takeaways from Velocity 2019 Conference

Talking Logistics

I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 1.0 and I was there at the beginning of MercuryGate 2.0.

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.

From Advanced Analytics Laggard to Leader


Logility in collaboration with Peerless Research released the report, The Keys to Creating and Leveraging Actionable Information , which highlighted feedback from executives on the opportunities, challenges and use of advanced analytics across their supply chain.

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Amazon’s Relationships with Carriers are Starting to Fray

Intelligent Audit

There has been no greater disruptor of the way business is done than Amazon, possibly ever. From their humble roots as an online bookseller to being one of the few tech companies to survive the dot com bust to their position today as a monolith of the eCommerce world, Amazon always seems to be just a few steps ahead of everyone. With their immense size and influence, Amazon can and often does upend entire markets – and one market that has been in their sites for some time is shipping.

How do you create a more productive dashboard with your planning system?


What’s the difference between creating a dashboard you want and the one you need? Focus and productivity. Here are few planning system dashboard tips to help increase productivity. How do you create a more productive dashboard with your planning system?

E-Commerce and Warehousing: Areas of Focus to Prepare for Fulfillment

Veridian Solutions

As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant , shippers tend to focus on short-term needs and ignore the space requirements for efficient fulfillment. When upgrading or building new spaces, the primary areas of focus are often broken into broad categories, such as labor, consumers, and location. However, detail-oriented areas of focus can provide a better rubric for e-commerce and warehousing success. Total Square Feet in All E-Commerce and Warehousing Spaces.

Uncertainty in Supply Chain is Blocking International Expansion

Material Handling & Logistics

Political uncertainty is holding back 55% of US business decision makers from expanding into new markets

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!

A Boomerang Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA!

Blockchain for Responsible Sourcing – Where Does It Fit?


Blockchain is a revolutionary technology — without a doubt. The next-level security, transparency, and efficiency of blockchain technology will redefine many industries and business processes, especially those dealing with transactional data.

Want to Reduce Freight Costs? Use a TMS… & Here’s Why


Implementation of a TMS is the most effective and productive way to reduce freight spend across the board. Shippers are under increasing pressure to release the burden on carriers and avoid all errors. In addition, customer expectations are growing faster than ever before, thanks to the surge in e-commerce. For shippers to remain competitive, More. The post Want to Reduce Freight Costs? Use a TMS… & Here’s Why appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The revered Richmond Supply Chain Forum returns to Sopwell House this October, uniting an exceptional line up of top-of-their-game speakers, delegates and suppliers to examine what Supply Chain means now and how businesses can intuitively future-proof for success

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.

A Boomerang Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA!

cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The new and advanced container tracking feature offers customers full transparency over their FCL shipments. The state-of-the-art technology provides users with end-to-end data via the supply chain management platform SPOT

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Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019


Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16 th , 2019. According to the National Retail Federation , some of the top gifts given during Father’s Day include clothing and gift cards.

Transplace partners with Riskpulse to enhance supply chain predictability


Transportation management services and logistics technology provider Transplace is partnering with Riskpulse to enhance real-time, predictive risk analytics capabilities. The partnership will enable Transplace to further integrate machine learning and predictive analytics into its logistics management solutions in the hope of bringing greater predictability and optimization to the supply chain.

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!

The Managed Transportation Services Outlook

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently wrapped up my Managed Transportation Services market study which looks at the total size of the market, the forecasted growth through 2023, and the leading suppliers across a number of categories including industry, region, and customer size.

Optimize Time to Market by Including NPD in Your Digital Transformation Program


What could the results be when companies commit to radically improving their new product development processes? Labeling Artwork Management

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019


Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16 th , 2019. According to the National Retail Federation , some of the top gifts given during Father’s Day include clothing and gift cards. But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. Read on for the full list!

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Chinese Dominance of Many US Import Categories

Supply Chain Digest

Apple Said to be Looking for Alternatives to China, but Options Do not Include the US

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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.

Georgia’s Life Sciences Industry to Benefit from Agreement Between Atlanta and Amsterdam Airports

Logistics Trends and Insights

This week’s Freightwaves article looks at the recent agreement between Atlanta’s airport and Schiphol, Amsterdam’s airport. Based on data from USA Trade Online, the state of Georgia’s life science industry could be big winners.

Supply Chain News on Kroger Breaks Ground on New Highly Automated DC with Partner Ocado

Supply Chain Digest

First of 20 Planned Robotic Facilities Starts Construction North of Cincinnati, will Go Live in 2021

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Government Procurement Guide for Schools


Schools are often working within strict budgets, as well as guidelines and standards that they need to meet. Consequently, the government procurement process can be complex and will often need to be streamlined to cut costs. Here are a few things to consider. Starting Government Procurement: RFPs.

Amplifying Human Cognition in the Digital Enterprise

Enterra Insights

With so many pundits insisting organizations must transform into digital enterprises to survive, a person could easily conclude the workplace is becoming dehumanized. There is, however, an argument to be made that cognitive computing systems help ensure digital enterprises are more rather than less humanized. Nigel Willson ( @nigewillson ), a Global Strategist with Microsoft UK, insists the traditional foundations of business (i.e.,

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.