Wed.Oct 16, 2019

5 Elements of a Successful Supply Chain Provenance Strategy

Oracle SCM

By Daniel Stanton and Mark Manning. Advances in digital commerce and international logistics have transformed our supply chains.

Retail Apocalypse, Mall Apocalypse, or No Apocalypse?

Enterra Insights

Anyone following the news knows the past few years have been difficult for bricks-and-mortar retailers. Aisha Al-Muslim ( @AishaAlMuslim ) reports, “The pace of retail bankruptcies and store closures in the U.S. has accelerated so far this year compared with 2018, due in part to last year’s lackluster holiday shopping season, a new report finds.

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5 cycle counting best practices that can make or break your inventory

SCJunction

As a warehouse manager, using the functions of your WMS to support your yearly stock take with cycle counting is critical. Using cycle counting and implementing the industry’s best practices will ensure a more accurate, streamlined stock take. Warehouse Best Practice

The State of the Tactical Freight Market and What You Need to Know About It

Cerasis

The current freight market continues to ramp up in anticipation of the most active returns season of the year. The strong demand for more freight continues to grow, and consumers have divine expectations for the performance of supply chains.

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!

US-China Trade Conference: Timely and Relevant

Logistics Viewpoints

The US-China Trade Conference discussed implications of tariff increases, China production advantages, established supply chain capabilities, ASEAN alternatives, and strategies for mitigating any negative impacts from recent 301 tariff increases.

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5 Trends in Email Marketing for Supply Chain and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Green Supply Chain: True Sustainability or Just One Big Marketing Stunt? Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Ellie Coverdale.

New Product Forecasting

Vanguard Software

Three ways to model new product releases for better forecasting, planning and performance. Supply Chain Demand Planning Sales & Operations Planning

IOT and Digital Enterprise Move Over – the next wave: Community Intelligence

Arkieva

Community Intelligence synchronizes the use of technologies in a manner that is focused on closing gaps in critical decision-making processes in the ongoing journey of more intelligent supply chains to improve organizational performance.

Rail Optimization: The Imperative for Change

Maine Pointe

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Adjuno speaks on How Technology Can Solve Packaging Compliance, Sustainability and Ethical Trade Challenges

EV Cargo Technology

At our recent ASCI Lunchtime Webinar, over 50% of members said they haven’t commenced their plans towards Australia’s 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets set out by Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO).

Ask a Supply Chain Expert; Interview by Foodboro

Logichain Solutions

I had the opportunity to be featured on the "ask the expert" blog of. Read the full interview here

5 Ways to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

Supply Chain Nation

This Wednesdays for Women blog is a guest blog from Claire Williams, talent development leader and executive coach at The People Side , a global leadership development and executive coaching practice based in Minneapolis, Minn.

Ask a Supply Chain Expert; Interview by Foodboro

Logichain Solutions

I had the opportunity to be featured on the "ask the expert" blog of Foodboro and did a deep dive into outsourcing of operations, sustainability and supply chain as a service questions. Read the full interview here

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.

Why Robust WMS Functions Maximize Parcel Fulfillment During Peak Season

Veridian Solutions

Experts believe the 2019 peak shopping season will fall short of 2018. However, changing customer behaviors, including the increased demand for more e-commerce deliveries thanks to Amazon’s rollout of free, next-day shipping for Amazon Prime members, could push the industry further than the last year. Meanwhile, most e-commerce packages are sent via parcel, and a traditional WMS cannot successfully manage a parcel-exclusive strategy.

EV Cargo Technology speaks on How Technology Can Solve Packaging Compliance, Sustainability and Ethical Trade Challenges

EV Cargo Technology

At our recent ASCI Lunchtime Webinar, over 50% of members said they haven’t commenced their plans towards Australia’s 2025 Sustainable Packaging Targets set out by Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO). On 14 th November 2019 , EV Cargo Technology will be hosting an ASCI networking breakfast in Melbourne to discuss how technology can optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging, sustainability and ethical trade throughout the supply chain.

5 Ways to Develop an Enterprise Mindset

Supply Chain Nation

This Wednesdays for Women blog is a guest blog from Claire Williams, talent development leader and executive coach at The People Side , a global leadership development and executive coaching practice based in Minneapolis, Minn.

The Current State of Digital Readiness: Mastering the Supply Chain Data Challenge, 29th October 2019

ivalua

According to Gartner research, “Organizations believe poor data quality to be responsible for an average of $15 million per year in losses.” ” What is the impact for you?

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Photographic Evidence of Amazon Trucking

Supply Chain Digest

Report Amazon Ordering Its Own Branded Tractors Supported by Amateur Photo

What is an automated storage and retrieval system?

6 River Systems

Automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) are computer- and robot-aided systems that can retrieve items or store them in specific locations. The system is usually comprised of predefined locations where machines can follow established routes to get items.

Probabilistic Forecasting for Intermittent Demand

The Smart Software

The New Forecasting Technology derives from Probabilistic Forecasting, a statistical method that accurately forecasts both average product demand per period and customer service level inventory requirements. The post Probabilistic Forecasting for Intermittent Demand appeared first on Smart Software.

Uberization & the Shifting Shipper/Carrier Relationship: A conversation with Bill Driegert

CHAINalytics

The post Uberization & the Shifting Shipper/Carrier Relationship: A conversation with Bill Driegert appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Freight Market Intelligence Consortium digital freight matching FMIC Freight Market intelligence freightvine freightvine podcast uber freight uber of freight uberization

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

FedEx Freight Direct Expands Across the United States

Intelligent Audit

Back in January, we covered the launch of a pilot program by FedEx that was focused on shipping and delivery of large, “bulky” items that would be not only shipped directly to the customer but brought through the door.

Ask a Supply Chain Expert; Interview by Foodboro

Logichain Solutions

I had the opportunity to be featured on the "ask the expert" blog of Foodboro and did a deep dive into outsourcing of operations, sustainability and supply chain as a service questions. Read the full interview here

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

It has been a common trend that uptake in new technologies is slower amongst SMEs than that of major multinational companies, who have significantly more scale and resources

How to Perfect the Elevator Pitch

PLS Logistics

An elevator pitch is an essential part of any professional’s portfolio. Preparing an effective elevator pitch to keep in your back pocket can be very beneficial to your career development. What is an elevator pitch? An elevator pitch is a short persuasive introduction about yourself.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!