Fri.Jun 14, 2019

How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation


Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees.

The Best Way to Disrupt Your Supply Chain Management? 100% Supply Chain Visibility and Accurate ETAs.


As businesses become more customer-focused, there is even more pressure to solve for supply chain challenges and reach 100% supply chain visibility. “You are only as strong as your weakest link.” ” Therefore, it’s necessary to look at every section of the journey – not just at internal systems but also to collaborate with carriers and supply chain partners to ensure the timely delivery of goods.

Five Best Practices in Transportation Telematics

Supply Chain Brain

Telematics promises to transform transportation and the supply chain

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2019)

Talking Logistics

You know those signs you see on the side of the road, showing a truck pointed downward on a triangle, warning drivers about a steep downhill up ahead? It’s a beautiful sign when you’re riding a bicycle. It means you can coast downhill with little effort for the next few miles. But if you plan.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14)

Logistics Viewpoints

So close, yet so far away. I actually can’t believe that I am not writing an intro to the news round-up about Boston sports and our monopoly on titles. Unfortunately, after a valiant run, and a decisive game 6 victory to force a game 7, the Bruins were unable to bring the Stanley Cup home. Of course, I just assumed Boston would win, as it is what our sports teams do these days. For the […]. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Business Landscape

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is undoubtedly an overhyped buzzword. Michael Watson, an instructor at Northwestern University and a founding partner at Opex Analytics, explains, “‘AI’ is a tech buzzword that seems to take on a new meaning each time you hear it. This causes confusion for many business leaders who struggle to put it into perspective for their specific needs.”[1]

Points to Ponder around the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Event…and One Unanswerable Question

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

“What was once considered disruption now becomes strategy”. This line from the opening keynote got me thinking about the continuous evolution of markets and customer expectations. What seemed like a breakthrough just a few years ago is now mainstream.

Cutting Cloth and Lead Times

Vanguard Software

A closer look at how some apparel companies are reducing lead time length and volatility with supply chain planning technology. Retail Supply Chain apparel

SIMP – Seafood Importers Newest Challenge


In 2018, as part of its sustainable ocean’s management mandate, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) imposed new reporting standards for the importing of 14 species of seafood. The program is called Seafood Import Monitoring Program or SIMP. What is SIMP?

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Vinculum at IRCE 2019, Chicago: Enabling Seamless Shopping Across Channels


Vinculum is coming to IRCE 2019, Chicago to help brands, 3PLs, e-tailers, and brand distributors scale up their business and sell anywhere, faster through: Automated catalog listing on marketplaces. Order and inventory management. Warehousing and fulfillment. Omnichannel experience.

Fine-Tune Your Supply Chain By Looking at Amazon


The world’s largest online marketplace has set their sights on a new goal — becoming a huge global 4PL. Heads up UPS and FedEx, Amazon is piloting package delivery in Los Angeles for marketplace customers. By amassing worldwide logistics assets, Amazon can provide better delivery performance to its online marketplace customers. From there, it can move horizontally to deliver cargo and packages for others and compete with other logistics service providers.

What Entrepreneur Media Wouldn’t Publish about ThroughPut: Why Industrial Operations Bottleneck Elimination is the World’s Greatest Mission


For years, I had kept ThroughPut’s actual vision a secret. I left the vision off investor pitch decks. I avoided attending panels. I felt there would be a time and place to reveal it all, at a scale that would not dilute the message. So when Entrepreneur Magazine approached us to contribute a piece focusing on bottlenecks, I thought this was finally the stage to reveal the real purpose of ThroughPut.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

The Current State of Bottleneck Management and What Companies Need to Do to Improve


This article was originally published in Entrepreneur Magazine. Let’s start with why ThroughPut exists, rather than talk about what ThroughPut does, or myself. ThroughPut’s vision is to eliminate industrial bottlenecks that tie up over 10 trillion dollars of under-utilized/wasted resources to empower the bottom economic 50% of the world.

Fulfillrite - 7 Best Practices for eCommerce Shipping


eCommerce has become an unstoppable juggernaut among distribution channels. In fact, in 2017, there were over $2.3 trillion in worldwide sales through eCommerce. At the same time, expectations are creeping up. Customers expect their orders to be fulfilled quickly and arrive in mint condition.

You Need to Know About These Robotics Trends

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 4 minutes As robots are among the hottest topics in IT today, it’s exciting to watch the field of industrial robotics take… The post You Need to Know About These Robotics Trends appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering Tech robotics

Beyond the Economic Downturn: Recession Strategies to Take the Lead Now!

Supply Chain 24/7

With a potential recession very likely, the next crop of business leaders are acting now to restructure costs and go on the offense

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

FLEXE Hub: Tariffs, tech, and Target


A roundup of the latest news on logistics, retail, and industry trends