Fri.Dec 06, 2019

Can, and Should , US Manufacturing be Saved 2020

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Design Here, Buid There, Recipe for Economic Disaster

D2C Superstars Are also Logistics Superstars


As you prepare to enter the D2C market, you should view the experience as a transformative process rather than a purely additive one—i.e., just tacking on an ecommerce sales channel. Transforming your business with new technology solutions, logistics processes, and customer communication strategies is more complicated and requires more thoughtful deliberation than simply hanging up a shingle, but it’s more likely to pay off in the long run.


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STEM Toys for Holiday Giving

Enterra Insights

Parents often find it challenging to buy just the right holiday gifts for their children. Toymakers are increasingly encouraging parents to consider education-related toys, especially STEM toys, when they are drafting their holiday gift lists. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and technology. Before discussing a few STEM-related toys you might want to consider this holiday season, I need to let you know not everyone believes such toys are of great benefit. Patrick A.

[PODCAST] Decarbonization in Freight is Coming: Discussing the Impacts with Peter Tirschwell of the Journal Of Commerce


Listen to “Decarbonization is Coming to Container Shipping & What are the Impacts” on Spreaker. Freight & Sustainability Resources Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter Read the Blog Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability More.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. To do this, teams are finding that they need to perform network assessments more regularly and in-house. Scenario modeling is emerging as a key capability. To help you start 2021 strong, we updated our popular Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings.

December at Amazon

Aborn and Co.

Former Supply Chain Manager at Amazon, Steve Aborn, discusses what it was like to work for the internet marketplace during the busiest time of the year, December. Steve can be reach on. LinkedIn. Kyle can be reached on. LinkedIn. . Future proof your supply chain. today! Subscribe now on. iTunes.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

It was such a surprising victory, that my wife and I were actually giddy. Now, neither one of us are what I would call “dog people.” However, we put on the replay of the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving night mostly to crack jokes about how much the movie Best in Show rings true. Additionally, we only saw the very end of the replay, meaning we just saw the individual category winners compete for the […].

Freightera is a Supply Chain Brief 2019 MVP Award Finalist


Awesome news for Freightera blog and our readers! Our post Ship a Pallet in 15 Easy Steps: Quick Guide for Pallet Shipping for Beginners was selected among thousands of articles as one of the finalists in the Transport/Freight category. We want to thank everybody who voted for us! Sadly, we didn’t win, but we had a chance to compete with some of the top online resources for freight shipping, and we learned a lot from reading their articles.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 6, 2019)

Talking Logistics

It’s one of those mornings where I look out the window, see the snow, the barren trees, the colorless sky and… Nothing. So I move on. Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Park It, Trucks: Here Come New York’s Cargo Bikes (New York Times) Amazon Tests Cheap Warehouses. Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 6, 2019).

Motorcycles, ERP, and the Art of Manufacturing Operations


Have I mentioned my love affair with motorcycles? For years I’ve been addicted to the two-wheeled adventure mode – on-road and off. My favorite bike, the Triumph Tiger Explorer, has evolved to include advanced bells and whistles that make it a miracle of modern technology. Some of the Tiger’s key features include traction control, multiple-mode […]. The post Motorcycles, ERP, and the Art of Manufacturing Operations appeared first on SYSPRO US. All Industries Manufacturing

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/29/19 – 12/05/19

All Things Supply Chain

Ford is making car parts with McDonalds waste In 2018, McDonalds sold 822 million cups of coffee in the US resulting in a lot of coffee chaff, which is the… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up amazon supply chain news weekly wrap-up

FLEXE Hub: Black Friday & Cyber Monday recap


A roundup of the latest news on logistics, retail, and industry trends

December at Amazon

Aborn and Co.

Former Supply Chain Manager at Amazon, Steve Aborn, discusses what it was like to work for the internet marketplace during the busiest time of the year, December

Register now for Super Early Bird pricing: IMAGINE SUMMIT AMERICAS 2020


IMAGINE SUMMIT 2020 is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on our Super Early Bird special pricing and the chance to be part of the customer and partner conference of the year! Pre-register now for IMAGINE SUMMIT 2020. IMAGINE … AMPLIFY products Events Hybrid integration events HIP Imagine Summit

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.