Fri.Jul 20, 2018

Combating the Digital Supply Chain Talent Gap

Supply Chain Nation

For the past eight years, I have been delivering lectures on supply chain management at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Packaging Tackles the Plastics Problem


As plastic products cause ecological problems, packaging companies need to rethink their materials choices and opt for more eco-friendly bioplastics

Evolutionary Journey to Supply Chain Management


Surveying the Way to Effective Business Continuity Programs. As customer demands, ISO Standards, other regulations, and disruptive events continue to increase the pressure on 21 st century enterprises, the need to develop well-defined and practicable business continuity plans becomes harder to overlook. Many organizations are taking first steps on the journey to create mitigation plans that can be applied in times of crisis.

What’s the key to higher profits in meat processing?


The meat processing business is on an upswing, with companies from Poland to Australia expanding their facilities to cope with rising demand. Extra capacity is always welcome, but the challenge remains – how does a company ensure maximized usage of resources and raw materials?

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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.

4 Ways to Optimize Your Shipping Network Strategy


In an environment of increasing freight costs, greater pressures on supply chains, and ever-expanding competition, shippers need to focus on where they can cut costs and increase operational efficiency. One such area that offers the greatest opportunity is shipping network optimization. The question is, how can a company optimize its shipping network?

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Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Download the audio file. Podcast Summary: In this podcast, Joe interviews Troy Goode, Co-Founder and CTO of Lanetix, about increasing transportation and logistics sales for companies using customer relationship management (CRM).

How Do You Keep Pace with an Ever-Changing Regulatory Environment?


Do you feel like you are on a regulatory treadmill? Regulations are constantly evolving. You know that non-compliance can translate into significant fees, lost opportunities and unhappy customers. More change ahead is the only certainty that you have. How do you keep up? Labeling Barcode Labeling


This Week in Logistics News (July 16-20, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The closer my vacation date gets, the more work piles up for me to get done before I leave. How does that happen? Is this a law of physics that Sir Isaac Newton somehow overlooked? Okay, focus Adrian.

Of Algorithms and Analytics

Enterra Insights

One of the most intriguing developments of the past several decades is the increasingly ubiquitous presence of algorithms in our lives. Algorithms are what help make sense of the growing oceans of data being produced by our connected devices.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.