Thu.Jan 16, 2020

Is Packaging Management vital for your Supply Chain?

Prophetic Technology

To face the increasingly-extreme market competition , our customers count now on Packaging Management systems across their Supply Chain (SC) as it is one of the significant product promoters granting to improve and significantly boost their productivity.

When to do SSOs (Store-Specific Orders)


What is an SSO? A Store-Specific Order (SSO) is needed to combat unexpected store out-of-stocks. It can also be used to stock stores in anticipation of promotional or seasonal events.

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What is Inventory Forecasting & Why your Business needs it?


Inventory Forecasting is the process in which the historical sales data, historical purchasing data, current demand planning, planned production, and distribution resource plan data are used for predicting inventory levels in a future time period. What is Inventory Forecasting & Why your Business needs it? was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 7:29 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

The Self-Healing Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

A "self-healing" supply chain needs to be based on a robust supply chain digital twin model that is updated with near real-time alerts. The post The Self-Healing Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning self-healing

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Truckload Tactics for 2020: Balance Strategy to Control Cost

Talking Logistics

Truckload rates and capacity should not create concerns for shippers managing a proper procurement strategy during the first half of 2020. However, pending legislation and rising fuel costs, as well as unpredictable economic and climate trends create challenges to a shippers’ ability to control cost. Emerging brokerage offerings can add confusion to these market complexities. Read more Truckload Tactics for 2020: Balance Strategy to Control Cost.

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Trends and Predictions 2020: Big Data

Enterra Insights

For many companies, dealing with the implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), formally known as AB 375, will be the biggest big data story of the year.[1] 1] The CCPA is a big deal because many companies have dealings in California and more and more companies leverage big data to target consumers.

Select TMS With an Eye on the Future

Supply Chain Collaborator

Been reading about Blockchain for the Supply Chain? Machine Learning for demand planning and efficient transportation routing? Artificial intelligence (AI) and lights out supply chain management?

The Growing Need for Automotive Cybersecurity


As we advance into the new decade and the automotive industry continues to move forward with electric, autonomous and connected vehicles, we know that some doors are closing.

Taking Visibility to the Next Level with IoT and Cloud Connectivity


This week we participated in NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show along with our partner and customer Microsoft, to showcase our latest technology solutions built by and for supply chain experts.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Have you experienced the benefits of Demand Forecasting?

Prophetic Technology

A business could face different internal and external risks: a) High competition; b) Change in government laws; c) Failure of technology. d) Labour unrest; e) Inflation or recession. supply chain forecasting

Best Practices for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Cash Is King! Creating a Culture Focused on Money Management. Accounts Receivable and Payable article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Nathan Miller at

Monte Carlo Simulation in Planning

Vanguard Software

How This Advanced Technique Will Improve Supply Chain Decision-Making and Risk Management. Supply Chain Integrated Business Planning (IBP

Key ERP Tools to Support the Future Manufacturing Supply Chain


The future direction of supply chain management and collaboration will be determined by the impact of digitalization on the supply chain. Every analyst and forecaster is making that general prediction for the supply chain of the future.

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5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How These 2020 Food and Beverage Trends Will Affect Your Freight

Zipline Logistics

A new decade is upon us and if it is anything like the last, we can be sure that new food and beverage trends will emerge as consumer preferences continue to evolve. Right now, we are seeing a few emerging beverage trends and food trends in 2020 coming down the pike.

Key Takeaways from NRF 2020

Supply Chain Nation

Well, it’s that time of the year again – where we have the opportunity to unite with 40,000 of our closest retail friends and take a pulse on the industry.

[WHITE PAPER] The Invaluable Role of Data in Freight Management


Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Invaluable Role of Data in Freight Management” white paper!

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Key Takeaways from NRF 2020

Supply Chain Nation

Well, it’s that time of the year again – where we have the opportunity to unite with 40,000 of our closest retail friends and take a pulse on the industry.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

What is a global supply chain?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Thanks to rapid advances in communication and information technology, manufacturers are now able to operate at a truly global level, sourcing materials where it is most convenient and expanding their international client base. However, manufacturers also need to adapt their offer to local trends, predicting which items are going to be more in demand in a particular area and adjusting their stock accordingly

Webinar: MRO Best Practices: Introducing a Continuous Improvement Program


MRO supply chain management drains resources, whether it is staffing required to manage the physical storeroom, time to process work orders and reconcile invoices, or ever-increasing costs for those spare parts. Plant management often struggles in developing a strategic approach to how those parts and services should be managed, missing opportunities for efficiency gains in process improvements.

Top Small Business Shipping Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Freight Center

There’s a lot to keep track of when managing a small business. It’s easy to overlook something in your shipping protocol or make a mistake in the logistics process. But these mistakes can be costly and negatively impact budgets and relationships with clients. Understanding and recognizing some of the most common small business shipping mistakes can help you avoid them and optimize your supply chain. Below are a few small business shipping mistakes and advice on preventing them.

How to make your supply chain your secret weapon in 2020


End-to-end digital logistics solutions that make your supply chain a competitive advantage

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Components of US Trucking Costs

Supply Chain Digest

Annual Report Explains Why Rates Rose Sharply in 2018, and Why So Many Carriers Went Bust Last Year

C3's Top 7: A Look into this Year's Hottest Topics!

C3 Solutions

Happy New Year from everyone here at C3 Solutions! In preparation for another great year of dock scheduling and yard management content, here's a snapshot of what's to come in 2020! Technology Reshaping the Supply Chain. DOWNLOAD WHITEPAPER.

Auditing Your LTL/Parcel Invoices and Recovering Revenue from the Carriers: It’s a Challenge

Logistics Trends and Insights

By Dean Maciuba. As a transportation consultant, I speak to my customers and prospects almost daily about the difficulty and cost related to auditing their transportation service provider’s invoices.

Key Takeaways from NRF 2020

Supply Chain Nation

Well, it’s that time of the year again – where we have the opportunity to unite with 40,000 of our closest retail friends and take a pulse on the industry.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.