Mon.Jul 11, 2016

IBM Continues to Improve their Supply Chain Control Towers

Logistics Viewpoints

IBM manages more than $30 billion a year as part of its supply chain, with thousands of supply chain managers and analysts worldwide. IBM is using Watson and huge troves of weather and location data - IBM acquired The Weather Company last year - to improve their supply chain risk management program. Business Intelligence High Tech & Electronics Industry Social Media Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Visibility forecasting IBM

E-commerce – Filling in the Gaps

ModusLink Corporation

At ModusLink, we like to fill in the gaps. We want to make sure that our clients are equipped with the right tools to offer their customers a flawless e-commerce experience.

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Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage

E2open

Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage. alyssa. Monday 11 July 2016. Michael Farlekas, CEO, E2open. Today’s modern supply chains are multi-enterprise, starting with consumers, retailers, distributors; and flowing through an extended network of suppliers, contract manufacturers, and other third parties. Successfully managing such supply chains requires visibility, planning, and execution across all trading partners.

CSR Leaders Work With UNGC To Drive Corporate Attention On Supply Chain Sustainability

EcoVadis

Before the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City June 22, a pre-conference roundtable session on supply chain sustainability was held at the UN Headquarters.

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!

Introducing CatMan 2.0!

Supply Chain Nation

Category Management 1.0 is a 20-year-old process developed to treat each category of products as its own business unit. It is a widely adopted industry business standard for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies and retailers that continues to evolve and change.

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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting July 11, 2016

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Introducing CatMan 2.0!

Supply Chain Nation

Category Management 1.0 is a 20-year-old process developed to treat each category of products as its own business unit. It is a widely adopted industry business standard for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies and retailers that continues to evolve and change. However, the customer has changed. It is about need state…NOW!

Supply Chain News on Great Progress Made in Second Amazon Robotic Picking Challenge

Supply Chain Digest

Tasks Were Harder, but Result Better, as a Dutch Team Wins the Price

Be ready for the drone invasion @ warehouse!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

We have seen a burst of new technologies in supply chain area. Drones, advance of robots in workplaces, Internet of things (IoT) are becoming a reality. Time is ripe to induce more technology into core operations of supply chain like warehouse operations, yard operations and so on. Here I would like to discuss on how to capitalize advances made in drone technology can add value in warehouse operations.

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!

Artificial Intelligence will Change Everything

Enterra Insights

It was not too long ago that discussions about artificial intelligence (AI) were mostly confined to science fiction literature and … Continued. The post Artificial Intelligence will Change Everything appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Takko Fashion chooses logistics partner for new online shop

Supply Chain Movement

Until recently Takko Fashion clothing was sold exclusively through a network of physical retail stores. The company currently operates 1,850 stores, 1,100 of which are in Germany. Earlier this year an online shop was set up as an additional distribution channel for the German market.

3 Steps Towards Optimized Buying Decisions

All Things Supply Chain

During the sourcing process, it is common for procurement to run several rounds of optimization scenarios. They are usually conducted either in advance of negotiation discussions with suppliers or before final award decisions become contracts.

Too many truckin’ choices?

Tailwind

Sometimes when I look at the slogan I marvel at its brilliance. It was winter 1984 in Alberta. I remember being up on top of one the very longest ski runs in the Rockies… and never having skied before in my life. A hockey buddy of mine, thinking that if I just strapped two skies on my feet, I would have the same finesse going downhill on long wooden planks as I did on a level ice surface with my skates. I had first cleared out 3 skiers waiting in the lift line.

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.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News on Companies RiskPremature Obsolescence with Products Connected with Internet of Things Capabilities

Supply Chain Digest

Smart Advice from VDC Research on How to Reduce Risk of IoT Obsolescence

Survey: Most Businesses Not Ready For FSMA

Loftware

No sweeping federal regulation goes into effect without some compliance difficulty. But as the FDA finalizes rules to enforce the Food Safety Modernization Act, it may face more challenges bringing the industry on board than previously expected. Food and Beverage