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What do income statements and balance sheets actually tell you?

TradeGecko

Financial statements may not immediately drum up feelings of elation—but at Bench , we think numbers can bring joy. growth hacking for small business

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Opinion: Gen Z knows they can influence the marketplace – for good

6 River Systems

Marc Courtemanche, 6 River Systems Intern For the second year in a row, I chose to spend my summer interning at 6 River Systems (6RS), a robotics company based in Waltham, MA.

Understanding Supply Chain Network Technology

The Network Effect

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (August 23, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team jerseys are on order! A big thank you to our Century Team Sponsors BluJay Solutions, C.H. Robinson, and Descartes Systems Group for your support!

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.

Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Surpass It for Less?

The Network Effect

Save millions on your SAP S/4HANA® migration while creating greater business value with business network technology As SAP pushes its. The post Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Surpass It for Less? appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Supass It for Less?

The Network Effect

Save millions on your SAP S/4HANA® migration while creating greater business value with business network technology As SAP pushes its. The post Why Re-Implement Your ERP When You Can Supass It for Less? appeared first on The Network Effect.

Drivers of Supply Chain Innovation

BluJay Solutions

A recent study concludes that customer experience is the top factor driving supply chain innovation, and the key to innovation is placing customers in the centre of supply chains.

What is the Nucleus Supply Chain Data Hub in UltraShipTMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Achieve Supply Chain Digitization Goals. UltraShip’s Nucleus Supply Chain Data Hub Ensures Easy, Accurate Data Flow Through the Logistics Portion of any Enterprise Supply Chain Tech Stack. The post What is the Nucleus Supply Chain Data Hub in UltraShipTMS appeared first on UltraShipTMS.

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Quick Ship Standards: Best Practices to Get Where You Want to Go

Cerasis

Quick ship standards refer to the processes and technologies in use that optimize order fulfillment and exceed customer expectations for fast delivery. In other words, such measures give companies the ability to compete with Amazon, Target, and Walmart.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Minority Business Enterprises – Diversity of Supply Article

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

Are You Shipping Air? Meet Minimum Order Requirement with Order Fill-up

EazyStock

You know the challenge. You’re pulling together an order of item ‘A’ to a supplier and you realize that you are below the minimum requirement for order value, volume or weight for your supplier to fulfill that order. So what do you do?

Diversity of Supply Article – US centric

Claritum

Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Contents. Introduction. Why is diversity of supply important. Achieving results with supplier diversity. Strategic approach to supply diversity. Tracking success. Indirect spend and supply diversity. Conclusion. Resources. Appendix. 1 Introduction.

How to Track Rail Parcels Using GPS Shipment Trackers

Roambee

With the kind of cost-effectiveness, hauling capacity, and reliability that it brings in, rail freight transportation has without a doubt caught up the global freight transport market. The only hiccup that remains is the absence of a failsafe rail parcel tracking system. Let’s explore how IoT can make rail freight the best of both worlds.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services

Transplace

Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services. Survival of the fittest” is the mantra of today’s freight market, as driver shortages, capacity imbalances, federal government regulations and robust economic conditions continue to impact transportation costs.

This Week in Logistics News (August 17 – 23)

Logistics Viewpoints

What is this inverted yield curve talk all about? Well, I know a little about it. A little bit. Does it mean that a recession is coming? Does it indicate that a recession might be coming? Maybe. A yield curve is an XY plot of the annualized yields of US Treasury securities at different maturities.

Quantum Computing Remains Tantalizingly Out of Reach

Enterra Insights

Some companies are touting their quantum computing capabilities; however, their offerings are not the generalized, programmable quantum computers for which most researchers are striving. Almost weekly there are reports of new breakthroughs that support various components of quantum computing including new algorithms, new qubits, new theories, etc. Each breakthrough promises to bring quantum computing one step closer to reality.

Meet Vanguard Predictive Planning

Vanguard Software

A Q&A series with the cloud IBP platform, powered by probabilistic forecasting. News Advanced Analytics Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Sales & Operations Planning

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Bottles, Barrels and the Business of Beverage Distribution

Logistics Bureau

US Factories Shrink as Result of Weak Demand, Trade Tensions

Material Handling & Logistics

Retail remains healthy, but trade tensions and weak global demand contribute to industry shrinkage

A Closer Look at Purchase Management

Unleashed

As an inventory manager or business owner, you’ll know that getting what you need to run your business is a fundamental process. When you make a purchasing decision, it has a direct influence on how you control and manage your inventory stock. Depending on what you order, it will impact your inventory levels and how you deal with your products in the warehouse.

Tidbit from Russ Aborn - Toledo Mud Hens

Aborn and Co.

Part 2 of what caused the demise of the ICC

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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.