Mon.Jul 27, 2020

What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic?

Logistics Viewpoints

Ecommerce sales have boomed during the pandemic. Young technologies that support last mile deliveries are getting increased attention. Which of these technologies have the most potential post-Coronavirus? The post What will Last Mile Delivery Look like Post-Pandemic?

Relationship Between MAD and Standard Deviation For a Normally Distributed Random Variable


A colleague and I were talking recently, and the conversation turned to what is the relationship between Mean Absolute Deviation (MAD) and the Standard Deviation (STDEV). In this post, I will explain to you the math behind that approximation, which by the way, only applies to normal distributions.

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Re-establishing the Enterprise’s Risk Appetite

All Things Supply Chain

Since risk is a reality in business, and ‘certainty’ is an extremely expensive proposition, an enterprise’s appetite for risk has always been measured on a sliding scale. Companies with a… General Supply Chain Management risk management supply chain management supply chain risk

Could A Second Wave of COVID-19 Could Ruin Manufacturing for Good?

River Logic

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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.

Digital Transformation Requires Agility

Enterra Insights

It’s not uncommon nowadays to read about the necessity for enterprises and supply chains to be agile. McKinsey & Company analysts note, “Agility is catching fire, and there is growing recognition of its transformational benefits. But moving to an agile operating model is tough, especially for established companies.”[1] ”[1] Agility is defined as the ability to move quickly and easily. The reason the McKinsey analysts believe established companies (i.e.,

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A break with tradition now inevitable in warehousing


Brick-and-mortar retail outlets have been decimated during lockdown and the ensuing chaos has traveled swiftly up the supply chain – especially with the many challenges of bulk-shipped goods entering a distribution network for further dispersal to individual locations.

An important milestone in the fight against ransomware

In the Supply Chain

By John Fokker (pictured). Head of Cyber Investigations at McAfee. The post An important milestone in the fight against ransomware appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Forecast Management Software is Garbage Without These 2 Things

Blue Ridge

Got intermittent or slow-moving items? Then your forecast management software needs Intermittent Demand Forecasting and Intelligent Min/Max. These 2 forecasting methods are crucial to balance safety stock. Blogs and Articles replenishment supply chain planning

Comparing the Most Popular Crypto Exchanges!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Cryptocurrencies Beyond Bitcoin! You can’t really rank crypto exchanges unless you’re ranking by very specific metrics. Some clearly win in terms of transaction volume. Others accept more currencies, others make more trades, while others have a more user-friendly interface.

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.

Frictionless Supply Chain with Andrew Kirkwood CEO of BluJay

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Andrew Kirkwood is featured on Alcott Global’s “Leaders in Tech and E-Commerce” podcast on which he discussed BluJay’s successes as a leader in the supply chain industry.

Are Customhouse Brokers Obsolete?


There’s been some buzz in trade circles recently about the future of the Customhouse Broker (CHB).

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Deployment of Adexa’s latest version of its SCP solutions at Teledyne Dalsa


Los Angeles, California – July, 2020 – Adexa, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent AI-powered S&OP and S&OE for supply chain optimization and digitalization, today announced successful deployment of Adexa’s latest version of its supply chain planning solutions at Teledyne Dalsa.

Four Ways Blue Yonder Continues to Innovate After 35+ Years of Success

Supply Chain Nation

How do you stay agile, and at the same time, support a vast portfolio of products and customers? Blue Yonder serves a large customer base of companies with a varied set of products and capabilities, all of which are leveraged uniquely by different customers.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

While there is still some question as to whether blockchain technology can live up to the hype it has generated, it is making inroads into the supply chain environment.

5 Facts About FMCSA Rule Updates Going Forward


[link] 2020 has proven to be anything but routine for shippers and whole economies. Unfortunately, the disruptions created by the global pandemic have not necessarily stalled planned rule changes from the Federal motor carrier safety administration (FMCSA).

Writing a Great Case

SCM Research

The term “case” is used in two meanings: as case-based empirical research and as a learning tool. Let us have a look at the latter meaning.

Women Making Gains at Top of Supply Chain Org Chart, Gartner Study Finds

Supply Chain Digest

Now 17 Percent of Chief Supply Chain Officers, Up from 2019

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Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

KEARNEY & CSCMP: 6 Technologies Driving Logistics and Supply Chain Forward in 2020


New insights from Kearney and CSCMP show how technology is helping the logistics industry work smarter, better, and faster in today’s challenging business environment.

Supply Chain News on MIT Report Says not to Expect Self Driving Trucks any Time Soon

Supply Chain Digest

Sees Most Promise in Short Term on Human with Autonomous Platooning

The top 3PL companies in the UK in 2020


In line with the robust and growing eCommerce market in the UK, third-party logistics (3PL) companies are increasingly offering solutions designed specifically for B2C and B2B businesses that trade online.

REPOST: Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller. Craig Fuller and Joe Lynch discuss why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of trucking. Craig and his company, FreightWaves is one of the reasons, Chattanooga is called the Silicon Valley of Trucking. About Craig Fuller.

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.

10 steps to prepare your business for seasonal sales periods


Businesses need to start preparing early for seasonal sales periods, to reach or exceed their sales goals, and create a positive customer experience. Follow these 10 steps to prepare your business for seasonal sales periods


Unleashed turns 10 (and we couldn’t have done it without you)


Unleashed Software turns 10 this month, so today we’re pausing to show our appreciation for all the people and companies that have joined us on the journey. It’s been a privilege to be a part of the success story of so many diverse businesses.

Top 3PL companies in Ontario


Third-party logistics companies, often shortened to 3PL, play an important role in the beating heart of every big area — and Ontario is no different. 3plcompanies

Eight Steps to Prevent Chaos As Businesses Reopen


The post Eight Steps to Prevent Chaos As Businesses Reopen appeared first on ThroughPut.


B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.