Thu.Jun 06, 2019

Supply Chain is Tackling Food Waste Like Never Before!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam White at Argentus.com.

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The Right Technology for Inventory Management

PINC YMS

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10 Key Challenges of Enterprise Mobility [Infographic]

RFgen

Introducing mobility into your warehouse operations is becoming more of a necessity than ever. For many supply chains, challenges to implementing enterprise mobility lead many organizations to postpone adoption indefinitely.

Hitting The Brakes On Out Of Control Supplier Master Data W/ Cyrille Naux

ivalua

Managing Director, Art of Procurement. Everything procurement delivers – from savings to risk mitigation to value – is predicated on having access to clean, trustworthy data.

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.

How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless

Kuebix

When most people think of shipping containers, they think of exactly what’s in the name: shipping. Formally known as an integral part of virtually any product moving across a supply chain, shipping containers keep products safe from external forces like weather and theft.

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Is there a Last Mile Logistics Revolution Underway?

Enterra Insights

Amazon recently announced a push to provide its Prime members with one-day rather than two-day free shipping. In a cheeky bit of journalism, Todd Bishop ( @toddbishop ) and Nat Levy ( @NatJLevy ) call one-day shipping Amazon’s new “Prime number.”[1] ”[1] They go on to note, “Amazon’s moves are often followed by its retail rivals, like Walmart and Target, so this strategy could set a new standard for delivery speeds around the world.”

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Building the Future of Your Supply Chain

QAD

QAD Explore 2019, the company’s premier customer conference connecting its global community of leading manufacturers, recently took place in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was a pleasure to attend.

Telos Logistics Expands Partnership with BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Nationwide logistics operator specializing in foodservice freight relies on BluJay’s Transportation Management platform to power its best-in-class services. Holland, MI – June 6, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that Telos Logistics has renewed its partnership with BluJay and will broaden its use of the company’s Transportation Management technology.

Supplier Management: what is it and why is it important?

HICX Solutions

“The objective of supplier management is to ensure that all contracts with suppliers support the needs of the business.” ” (Source: ITIL® Process Map & ITIL® Wiki ). At first glance, supplier management seems like an easy thing to sum up.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

4 Questions To Ask Before Implementing Faster Shipping Options This Peak

Convey

Peak season is almost around the corner for retailers everywhere. Last year’s peak shattered […]. The post 4 Questions To Ask Before Implementing Faster Shipping Options This Peak appeared first on Convey. Retail Supply Chain

Regional Carriers Are Great Source for Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

Consumer Goods Logistics

Owner-operators are freedom-loving entrepreneurs. They own their trucks and want to earn a good living, while remaining independent. Some may choose to hunt profitable freight on load boards, while others align with carriers to provide dedicated capacity.

In the News: Press Reviews of Rootstock’s ERP Data Framework on Salesforce

Rootstock

We recently introduced our ERP Data Framework, a collection of pre-configured ERP data objects that allows organizations to transfer and map legacy ERP data to the Salesforce CRM software platform more easily than conventional methods.

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Trade Wars and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Digest

Thoughts on the Trade Wars, and a Chronology of Events

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

MediaMarktSaturn works with RELEX to Power Up Its Supply Chain

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Europe’s Leading Electronics Retailer Seeks to Push Customer Service to New Heights. The MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group has signed a deal with unified retail planning pioneers RELEX Solutions regarding the use of RELEX’s Replenishment and Forecasting solutions.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 6, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

US Purchasing Managers Index Falls Again in May. Contract Driver Status in Jeopardy in Golden State, and Maybe Beyond. Mall based Retailers Continue Stuggles. Uber Freight Lowers Rates to Gain Share

Navigating the Complexities of Retail Shipping: How a Transportation Management System Can Help

Talking Logistics

There’s no question that the retail industry is evolving at a rapid pace. With the explosive growth of online retailers, consumers can now shop anytime and anywhere for everything from clothing and cosmetics to food, furniture, and even cars.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on How Manufacturers are Thinking about Robots

Supply Chain Digest

Strong Interest in Robots from Many, but Lack of Resources and Expertise is Key Barrier

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

[WHITE PAPER] The State of Transportation Management Systems, Current Trends, & Key Benefits of a TMS

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The State of Transportation Management Systems, Current Trends, & Key Benefits of a TMS” white paper! This is a must read for shippers.read More.

Project Engineer

ivalua

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How Can Retailers Possibly Hope To Provide Same-Day Delivery?

BluJay Solutions

While it doesn’t appear to be an option at the moment, there is hope for retailers to one day provide same-day delivery for customers.

Professional Services Manager

ivalua

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Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

Success at Gartner AADI London Summit 2019

Axway

Axway was an integral part of this year’s Gartner Application Architecture Development & Integration Summit at the Park Plaza in London.

How Automation Can Help Today's Warehouse Workers

Supply Chain Brain

The technology goes well beyond robots taking over tasks that were once done by humans

3 Strategies To Reskill Your Employees for AI Technology

Clear Spider

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one technology that has been hailed as the most disruptive. As automation becomes more sophisticated, it’s no wonder there has been a major increase in companies adopting and implementing AI systems.

How Online Commerce Is Disrupting Industrial Supply

Supply Chain 24/7

This study provides a unique understanding of how industrial buyers identify suppliers such as industrial distributors, manufacturers and e-marketplaces, their satisfaction with existing suppliers and their propensity to change suppliers in search of improved value and service

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Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. It’s why so many business leaders are looking to next generation of O2C solutions to unlock value across their enterprise — value that’s necessary to remain competitive. Join us for an educational webinar with guest speaker, Sarah Gibson of Parts Town, as she takes attendees through her company’s digital transformation journey.