Mon.Jul 16, 2018

No Driver Working Today Will Need to Change Careers Because of Autonomous Trucks

Logistics Viewpoints

Mike Reid, the Chief Operating Officer at Embark Trucks, said that “Anyone employed as a driver today will be able to retire as a driver.” What makes that statement surprising is that Embark is a leading developer of autonomous trucks. One might think that the goal of an autonomous truck company is to render drivers superfluous. The post No Driver Working Today Will Need to Change Careers Because of Autonomous Trucks appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

If supply chain and logistics executives were granted one wish to make their work lives easier and more productive, most of them would probably say, “I wish I had end-to-end supply chain visibility.” It’s been an unfulfilled goal for many companies for many years, but while significant challenges still remain, advancements in technology are helping companies move closer to achieving this goal. Why has end-to-end supply chain visibility been so difficult to achieve?

What Supply Chain Risks are Threatening Your Company?

Enterra Insights

Common sense alone tells you automobile manufacturers face different risks than cosmetics manufacturers. So it comes as no surprise a joint report published by the Cranfield School of Management and Dun & Bradstreet concludes, “There are significant differences across sectors, requiring varying risk management practices across industries.”[1]

FMCG & Pharma: Top 10 Tips for a Tip Top Supply Chain

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Only a few months into the year and I am hearing the same old complaints about the economy and business being in general ill health.

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How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

The Hurdles & Current Challenges of Using Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics

Cerasis

Although using blockchain in supply chain and logistics is an exciting prospect, the technology lacks the maturity necessary to enable global deployment today. Such limitation can be discouraging, but it serves as a beacon of hope for a better future in supply chain management. To unlock the true value of using blockchain in supply chain and logistics management, shippers should consider its existing hurdles and possible challenges as the technology matures.

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Leading Magazine awards PINC as Top Supply Chain Projects of 2018

PINC YMS

Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine selected PINC for its annual list of exceptional supply chain projects. innovation digital supply chain yard management system SDCE warehouse drones

Adding Value to Your Supply Chain: Seven Cardinal Sins to Avoid

BluJay Solutions

Every day, organizations are looking to enhance the efficiency of their supply chains and business operations while adjusting to market pressures. BluJay’s Chief Product Strategist, Doug Surrett, discusses why it’s vital to eliminate common offenses to deliver the greatest value.

How an Inefficient Supply Chain can kill an FMCG Business?

Abivin

Managing supply chain is getting more complex and sophisticated in the global context. Supply chain is considered a prerequisite for the existence of FMCG businesses. Remaining a vulnerable supply chain is equivalent to an ever-present threat, as supply chain operations drive a company's success.

Adding Value to Your Supply Chain: Seven Cardinal Sins to Avoid

Material Handling & Logistics

Companies need to come clean and eliminate common supply chain offenses to deliver the greatest value to their customers. Over the last decade, the expectation and focus on completing “perfect orders” has increased in the supply chain industry.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

EMERGE App

Introduction. When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue.

Thinking Beyond Home Delivery

Inbound Logistics

Consumer expectations are becoming increasingly demanding, and matching supply to demand is crucial for any successful supply chain

Prime Day, Peak Shipping Seasons, and Beyond

Descartes

With peak shipping seasons such as Amazon Prime Day, Cyber Monday, and others presenting a challenge for many online businesses, it’s critical to deploy the right technology to streamline processes and meet customer expectations.

Pork Processor Brings Home the Bacon

Inbound Logistics

Consolidating three independent operating companies into one at Smithfield Foods is triggering significant changes in the three organizations’ supply chains. Reducing complexity and improving visibility are not only making supply chain processes more efficient, they’re also saving money and helping the corporation achieve its sustainability goals

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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting July 16, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Show Us Your Supply Chain Wit

Canadian Trucking Traffic

3PL Insights

For anyone who isn’t native to Detroit, it may be surprising to find out that our closest border crossing to Canada is actually south of the state’s lines. On this border lies the Ambassador Bridge, which is a large suspension bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario.

Supply Chain News on Can You Really Make Any Money as an Amazon Delivery Entrepreneur

Supply Chain Digest

Low Start Up Costs are the Attraction, but Profit Margins May be Thing, GeekWire Finds

Global Blockchain Market for the Supply Chain Expected to Grow at 87% CAGR Until 2023

EFT

The global blockchain supply chain market is expected to grow from $45 million in 2018 to $3,314.6 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 87% during the forecast period, according to MarketsandMarkets. An increasing need for supply chain transparency and rising demand for enhanced security of supply chain transactions are major growth factors for the market.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Supply Chain Newsmakers Video Series on John Santagate of IDC on Mobile Robots in Distribution

Supply Chain Digest

His take on how adoption of mobile robots in distribution is going

Industrial machinery: should I buy a new machine? [Quiz]

Exapro Hub

Your market is moving, so are your competitors. And it doesn’t matter whether it’s after years or just a few years, here comes the moment where you’re facing this choice: should I buy a new machine? Whatever if this one will be brand new or a used machine, you have to know if it’s the right moment or not. Your company is unique and you have specific needs, this is why Exapro recommend you not to skip important steps before taking this decision.

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