Fri.Dec 06, 2019

Can, and Should , US Manufacturing be Saved 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Design Here, Buid There, Recipe for Economic Disaster

D2C Superstars Are also Logistics Superstars

Descartes

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

Cerasis

Listen to “Decarbonization is Coming to Container Shipping & What are the Impacts” on Spreaker.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Consumable Analytics

Vanguard Software

Advanced analytics paired with a user interface designed for decision-making ensures usable, actionable insights are brought to the forefront of planning discussions.

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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.

Motorcycles, ERP, and the Art of Manufacturing Operations

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

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.

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 […].

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

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

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

FLEXE Hub: Black Friday & Cyber Monday recap

FLEXE

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

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

Axway

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.