Mon.Sep 09, 2019

Six Questions About Machine Learning And AI For Warehouse Management


What is machine learning and how does it relate to AI? Where is machine learning used? How does machine learning relate to IoT? How can machine learning be used in warehouse management? Will machine learning. Keep Reading.

What Technology are Teams Using to Support Their Demand Forecasting Process?


Part II in our series on assessing your Demand Forecasting process . In Part I of this series , we looked at supply chain professionals’ perception of forecast accuracy and how they see their forecast evolving in the future.

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain? Collaboration between marketing, product development, finance, procurement and supply chain teams saves costs along the value chain and gives your brand a competitive advantage.

Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes

Talking Logistics

There have been many ways that companies have attempted to exchange data and information with their trading partners over the years. One more recent method is through online customer portals. While these portals are meant to replace the manual processing of faxes and emails, they create their own integration challenges. What are some of those. Read more Integrating Customer Portals into End-to-End Supply Chain Processes.

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.

Hurricane disrupts supply chains, increases rates

DAT Solutions

The approaching hurricane tightened capacity and boosted rates for vans, reefers and flatbeds. . Rate Trend of the Week

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Supply Chain Innovation and the Catalyst for Business Growth

All Things Supply Chain

Procurement teams have a growing responsibility within organisations.

Partnering with Farm-Trace to monitor sustainability and impact


“66% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products but most organizations don’t know the farmers they source from, let alone their impact.” – Kahlil Baker, CEO and Founder, Farm-Trace. Shoppers want proof, so our platform demands it.

Final Mile Carriers: What Should Shippers Know?


As noted by Freight Waves, e-commerce will contribute to the delivery of more than 100 million parcels per day by 2026.

ASIN Number and What It Means For Your Business


Introduction. If you’ve ever bought an item from Amazon (you must have had!), while scrolling through the product’s listing you might have come across something called ASIN. You probably didn’t give it much thought.

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

How To Make Your Supply Chain More Efficient

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

by James Daniels, freelance writer. There are multiple benefits to creating a more efficient supply chain in your business, you’ll be able to cut unnecessary costs from your spending and respond more quickly to market changes, supply irregularities and fluctuating demand

The Go-To List of Ways to Improve Inventory Management

Veridian Solutions

Today’s warehouse managers need better inventory management strategies. Shareholders want to increase profitability. Customers wish for better customer service. Amazon wants to take over the world. This is nothing new, but as the world has evolved, the ability to improve inventory management has evolved in stride. Supply chain leaders should follow these key strategies for ways to improve inventory management. Implement Waveless Picking Strategies.

The ‘quiet’ transition to going green & why leaders are hesitant to speak up


All trends are pointing to a massive shift in shopper behavior towards more socially and environmentally-sustainable brands. So when research and news are filled with stats on why this is the way forward, why would a business be worried to publicise their progress around sustainability initiatives?

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce


The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR ) and Loop, the circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle, today announced an exclusive grocery retail partnership agreement in the US.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Purchase Orders and Purchase Requisitions: What’s the Difference?


Supply chains are a fundamental tool for any inventory business. However, supply chains are a very involved and sometimes complex process. It’s vital to understand how the procurement process works and making sure you understand what different parts of the process mean. Two key parts of the procurement process are the purchase order and purchase requisition.

What’s the status with sustainable manufacturing?

DELMIA Quintiq

Digital Manufacturing Event Manufacturing

Labor Day Supply Chain 2019 the Movie

Supply Chain Digest

Our Annual Look at the Labor Supply Chain

Who Will Win the Autonomous Trucking Race? Don’t Bet on the Big Guys

Logistics Viewpoints

A small, thinly funded company - Starsky Robotics - was the first to test an autonomous truck on the Interstate. Starsky is zigging while the rest of the industry has zagged. Starsky is betting the simplicity in engineering will allow them to win the race to market autonomous trucks. The post Who Will Win the Autonomous Trucking Race? Don’t Bet on the Big Guys appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation autonomous trucking

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Supply Chain News on Trucking Detention Time Remains a Huge Issue, and is Getting Worse

Supply Chain Digest

New ATRI Report Detention Times Rising Versus 2014

Hip to be iPaaS AND iPaaS to be a HIP


My job includes navigating technology analysts. This includes helping us better communicate with analysts, influence them appropriately with what we see in our markets and communicate their influence effectively to our markets.


Artificial Intelligence and Customer Experience

Enterra Insights

Customer experience (CX) is becoming an important part of both traditional and digital paths to purchase. David Scamehorn, vice president of global data analytics and customer insights at the Radisson Hotel Group, observes, “Growing segments of influential consumers demand a new level of service and offerings that align with their lifestyle and values.”[1]

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Simplifying a Complex SC Ecosystem

Prophetic Technology


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.

At Hub Group, It’s Still a Family Business

Supply Chain Brain

Phillip D. Yeager never gave serious thought to walking away from the family business. He’s part of the third generation to work at Hub Group, Inc. , the Chicago area-based transportation management company with current revenues of nearly $4bn

5 Ways to Create a Better Invoice in Transportation

Aborn and Co.

Meagan Kidder, account manager at Aborn & Co., shares five ways to create a better invoice in transportation