Fri.Oct 11, 2019

Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success

Cerasis

Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. However, many leaders approach automation with a poor understanding of its capabilities, not to mention potential risks during implementation.

Resiliency; the Fine Art of Balancing E-commerce & Brick and Mortar Investments

Supply Chain Nation

This past week, Forever 21, a fast-fashion apparel retailer with over 700 stores and 30,000 employees worldwide announced filing for Chapter 11.

What's Driving the Trend of Faster, Easier Dock Scheduling Software Adoption?

C3 Solutions

Retailers across the globe strive for success—the fastest deliveries, the lowest costs, the customers that always return, and growth. Reality tells a different story. Amazon, Walmart, and Target relentlessly push the boundaries of what customers can expect; and smaller businesses suffer.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Shippers spent countless hours calling and emailing internal and external partners just to ship their freight. Transportation management technology changed all of that.

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.

Traditional Warehousing Is Slowing Supply-Chain Evolution

Supply Chain Brain

The days of static supply chains, both globally and locally, are long gone. Enterprises now must deal with an immense level of complexity and volatility, with continual change being the new normal

Global 100

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Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations

Transplace

Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations. By Tracy Rosser, Executive Vice President of Operations, Transplace. The modern business world has brought many new innovations, and the transportation industry has become a beneficiary to a number of these changes over the past few years.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

A question for Dodgers fans: Is it better to have played and lost like you did on Wednesday or never to have played at all like the Red Sox? I’m asking for a friend. In addition to the baseball playoffs, this was a very busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (October 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

Sustainability has been a really hot topic around here lately. We’ve touched upon ways that companies are reducing their carbon footprint, re-engineering products to include recyclable materials, and using sustainable energy at their factories. But one area that often times goes under the radar is how to re-use consumer goods products that are already out in the market. Lego is tackling this problem head on, and in a very creative way. The company is launching […].

10 Ways Machine Learning Can Close Legacy ERP Gaps

IQMS

Capitalizing on new digital business models and the growth opportunities they provide are forcing companies to re-evaluate the role ERP in their manufacturing strategies.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

How to Make Shipping Part of Your Ecommerce Marketing Strategy

ShipBob

A company’s ecommerce website should emphasize the factors that make prospective customers want to buy. In general, both convenience and cost savings tend to resonate with consumers, especially those who shop online.

Will Our Food Future Suffer an Identity Crisis?

Enterra Insights

If you’ve watched much television lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen Burger King commercials touting their meatless Impossible Whopper. The commercials feature amazed customers claiming the Impossible Whopper tastes exactly like the original Whopper. One customer even calls Burger King a “liar” for claiming the Impossible Whopper isn’t made with beef.

Food 100

6 ways collaborative robots are transforming warehousing

6 River Systems

The future of warehousing is in automation. One major trend in warehousing is the growing adoption of robots that work alongside human personnel — also known as collaborative robots or cobots. Already, the global robotics market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2025.

Will Our Food Future Suffer and Identity Crisis?

Enterra Insights

If you’ve watched much television lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen Burger King commercials touting their meatless Impossible Whopper. The commercials feature amazed customers claiming the Impossible Whopper tastes exactly like the original Whopper. One customer even calls Burger King a “liar” for claiming the Impossible Whopper isn’t made with beef.

Food 100

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Retail Imports to See Surge Ahead of December Tariffs

Material Handling & Logistics

“This is the last chance to bring merchandise into the country before virtually everything the United States imports from China comes under tariffs,” said Jonathan Gold of NRF

Don’t just transfer files, Archive

Axway

Axway has been known to offer a secure, trusted Managed File Transfer solution. Our customer’s rely on us to ensure that data is moved securely system to system. What we have noticed, our customers across a wide range of industries … Managed File Transfer

6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

Amazon has announced that it will no longer send customer details to merchants via API. Here’s Lisa Miles-Heal, our Chief Operating Officer, with her take on the decision. At Unleashed, we champion any Good Product business. Any company who is passionate about what they sell: about its provenance, its production process and its impact. These companies offer consumers a choice, by challenging the incumbent players who have long dominated what we can buy.

FLEXE Hub: The Retail Apocalypse in 2019

FLEXE

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

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

Amazon has announced that it will no longer send customer details to merchants via API. Here’s Lisa Miles-Heal, our Chief Operating Officer, with her take on the decision. At Unleashed, we champion any Good Product business. Any company who is passionate about what they sell: about its provenance, its production process and its impact. These companies offer consumers a choice, by challenging the incumbent players who have long dominated what we can buy.

Supply Chain Weekly wrap up 10/04/19 – 10/10/19

All Things Supply Chain

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