Wed.May 24, 2023

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Generative AI + Business Networks: A Smarter Way To Map Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

​​Every Friday on Talking Logistics I share news headlines related to supply chain and logistics. What if I fed those news headlines into a generative AI engine to create images? What would they look like? For the past two weeks, SAP (a Talking Logistics sponsor) has been using AI and a human artist “to turn. Read more The post Generative AI + Business Networks: A Smarter Way To Map Your Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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WMS Modernization at Raymour & Flanigan: Adding Efficiencies to a Positive Customer Experience

Logistics Viewpoints

Raymour & Flanigan, the Northeast’s largest mattress and furniture retailer, is a family-run company with a strong corporate culture. A core tenet of its culture is a focus on providing a positive customer experience and ensuring everyone’s furniture and home décor needs are met. Part of this positive experience is supported by high product availability and rapid white-glove delivery.

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How Smart Contracts Could Play a Pivotal Role in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

A major benefit of using smart contracts is that they can be drawn up in minutes rather than hours or days, as with traditional contracts.

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Light at the end of the tunnel for inflation? What brands should be doing now

IT Supply Chain

By Steve Ponting (pictured) Director, Software AG The post Light at the end of the tunnel for inflation? What brands should be doing now appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Approves Several Supply Chain-Focused Bills

Supply Chain Brain

In total, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved a package of 12 bills as well as five additional supply chain-focused measures.

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Boeing CEO Warns Supply-Chain Constraints Could Last ‘Very Long Time’

Supply Chain Brain

Boeing CEO David Calhoun made the comments about supply chain constraints May 23 during a Qatar Economic Forum panel held in Doha.

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10 Top Tips For A Successful Cloud Migration

IT Supply Chain

By David Fowler (pictured) Content Writer The post 10 Top Tips For A Successful Cloud Migration appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Inflation: How we can help suppliers to help us

HICX Solutions

With inflation slowing sales and blocking price rises, manufacturers are feeling the pinch. Many will react, as the sector has done for decades, by beating down suppliers on price. All this does though is bounce the problem around the supply chain. It drains suppliers of the resources they need to deliver vital enhancements—including supplies, information, and ideas—without which, brands are less competitive.

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8 Supply Chain Management Best Practices

QAD

Best practices are required in every industry to keep up with today’s digital landscape. Global supply chains change enough to necessitate comprehensive visibility and shared views across entire manufacturing enterprises and other industries. Integrated supply chain management and operations helps anticipate needs and demands from customers, suppliers, and other trading partners.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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Spreading Rainbows: A Blue Yonder Associate Shares His Volunteer Story

BlueYonder

April is Global Volunteer Month and the third week of April is National Volunteer Week in the U.S. Both are meant to recognize the importance of volunteers in building stronger communities. Blue Yonder associate David Schwartz shares his experience volunteering every year at Camp Rainbow. For the past 13 years, I have been fortunate to be part of an extraordinary community of volunteers at Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Camp Rainbow.

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Unleashing the Benefits of Digital Supply Chain Planning

QAD

Data and advanced forecasting are essential components of successful digital supply chain planning. With the right forecast, you can identify opportunities, plan for supply and demand fluctuations, and proactively adapt your strategies. And when interlinking companies rely on the exact same forecast data , they can collaborate more effectively and better prepare for future market conditions.

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Watch: Closing the Distance Between the Warehouse and End User

Supply Chain Brain

Getting the warehouse "closer" to the end user is important in supply chains today, says Brian Keiger, director of business development and marketing with Stow Robotics.

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AI Can Help Automakers Keep Slavery Out Of Their Supply Chains

Exiger Perspectives

Exiger provides thought leadership and expert perspectives on the compliance, risk, and governance industry through our blogs, articles & white papers.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Strengthening the Automotive Industry’s Supply Chain & Sustainability

Maine Pointe

By Collin Ziemerink, Head of Industrial Manufacturing & Services

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Automation strategy that puts the customer firmly in control

SnapFulfil

Progressive 3PLs are recognizing that targeted cloud software can remove barriers to entry and provide a more accessible and lower cost footing in the robotics market and automation space – explains Brian Kirst, Chief Customer Officer for technology innovator Synergy Logistics.

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Hyper-Automating the Retail Returns Process

Supply Chain Brain

The problem of omnichannel retail returns is one that must be addressed.

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Get maximum value from your Target Partners Online retail data

Alloy

The post Get maximum value from your Target Partners Online retail data appeared first on Alloy.ai.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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Higher Mexican Wages Spell Trouble for Near-Shoring

Supply Chain Brain

The trend comes in part from the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which took effect in July 2020 as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Sustainability and Reusable Packaging with Mike Newman

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike Newman and Joe Lynch discuss sustainability and reusable packaging. Mike is the CEO of Returnity Innovations, a triple bottom line company dedicated to supporting its investors, the community, and the planet. About Mike Newman Mike Newman , the CEO of Returnity Innovations, is a recognized authority in the field of transformational logistics platforms, specializing in shifting from single-use to circularity through reusable packaging solutions for companies and organizations.

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The importance of building a business case for ERP

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a great place to start digitization of your manufacturing or distribution business to centralize all your data and streamline your operations for greater efficiency. However, various studies indicate that 70-90% of digital transformation initiatives fail. A major reason for this is that organizations jump straight into selecting and implementing systems without being strategic and creating a business case.

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U.S. Plastic Bag Recycling Stream under Scrutiny

Supply Chain Brain

The American Chemistry Council initiated a program to urge the public to recycle plastic bags — one of the top sources of plastic pollution worldwide. But it's not working.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization for the Uncertain World: The What, the Why & the Benefits

ThroughPut

If there’s anything that the last few years have taught us, it is that a butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can actually stir up a tornado in the other. That’s how interdependent the entire world is. And our supply chains are no exception! Interdependency is at the heart of supply chain operations. A downtime on the production floor, a delay in lead time from suppliers, fluctuation in customer demand, just about anything can have a multi-level impact on your supply chain ̵

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Walmart Opens its Second Market Fulfillment Center

Supply Chain Brain

This is Arkansas’s first market fulfillment center, and the second to be opened in the United States, after Store #2142 in Salem, New Hampshire.

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GEODIS Announces Acquisition of Southern Companies

Supply Chain Brain

The French logistics company's acquisition will result in more than 80 Southern Companies employees across the United States joining GEODIS.

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