Fri.Mar 15, 2019

The Truth About Supply Chain Costs From a Logistics Perspective

Supply Chain Brain

Let's assume you have a successful product, a well-developed brand and a seamless manufacturing process. Now, you’re ready to take your product to the international stage

Blockchain – The Answer to the Future of Retail?


Everybody is talking about blockchain these days, some are even referring to it as the next disruptive technology that will change the retail industry. The impact of blockchain on the financial services is well known. The use of cryptocurrencies has dominated the news even though many don’t understand the technology behind it.

The Business Case for Empowered Women


There are approximately 190 million women working in supply chains around the world today.

The Benefits & Drawbacks of WMS in the Cloud


Cloud-based technologies are among the latest innovations impacting supply chain and warehouse management. The concept of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform allows users to tap into the enterprise-level software at a fraction of the cost of developing and maintaining systems in-house, reports Chad Collins of Supply and Demand Chain Executive. One of the potential applications More.

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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 Matters at Oracle Modern Business Experience Conference Next Week

Supply Chain Matters

We wanted to alert our Supply Chain Matters readers that independent supply chain management industry analyst and blog Editor Bob Ferrari will be attending the Oracle Modern Business Experience ( MBX ) conference next week in Las Vegas.

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3 Inventory Control Techniques to Improve and Maintain Inventory Accuracy


Inventory accuracy is vital to an organisation’s long-term success. Profits depend on the sale of inventory stock and if you don’t know what or how much you are selling then you could be missing an opportunity to maximise sales. Having poor and inaccurate inventory control can be costly because it causes issues such as unplanned stock-outs, the shipping of wrong products to customers, wasted resources trying to locate misplaced items and inventory shrinkage.

Supply Chain Education on a Global Scale [podcast]

Aborn and Co.

Supply chain education has gone global! Listen in this week as Manish Patwal - a graduate student from MIT's Global SCALE Network and engineer at john Deere India joins us. We'll discuss studying abroad in India, Malaysia, and the USA. Work/life at John Deere in a developing nation.and the brutality of Boston winters.

How LCL Shipping Creates Better Worldwide Supply Chains


There’s no doubt that globalization has resulted in more complex and expansive supply chains. But at the same time, today’s customers also want to get their orders faster, so businesses must be more responsive. Staying ahead, then, often seems to mean balancing those two dueling demands.

Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Enterra Insights

Over the years I’ve read a number of articles touting the benefits of corporate culture as it relates to innovation. If you’re like me, you might have wondered what the term “culture” means in a corporate setting. The formal definition of culture is “the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social group.”

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Meet our IMAGINE SUMMIT Europe exhibitors


Anticipation is growing at a feverish pace, IMAGINE SUMMIT EUROPE is just a week away on March 21-22 in Dolce Chantilly, just outside of Paris. Axway and Europe exhibitors are proud to be part of this event which will cover … Events Hybrid integration HIP Imagine Summit

Bristlecone Is Now an Authorized AWS Consulting Partner


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, providing reliable, scalable and inexpensive cloud computing services to individuals, businesses and governments around the world. Bristlecone recently became an Authorized AWS Consulting Partner.

Five Lucky E-Commerce Strategies


Getting lucky in e-commerce doesn’t mean sticking with one strategy forever. As technology continues to change the way we shop, it’s important to keep up with the latest strategies in e-commerce.

Supply Chain Design Takes Center Stage at the 2019 Logistic Summit in Mexico


I just returned from the Logistics Summit & Expo 2019, the largest supply chain event in Mexico with over 2000 attendees and hundreds of more exhibitors. It was an action-packed event with a number of industry verticals and companies across US, Mexico, Central & South America, representatives from academia, industry consortia, and media in attendance. […]. The post Supply Chain Design Takes Center Stage at the 2019 Logistic Summit in Mexico appeared first on LLamasoft.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Freightera Wins 2019 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Private Technology Companies in British Columbia


Freightera Makes Rocket Builders’ ICT “2019 Ready to Rocket” Prediction List Highlighting Companies with Highest Growth Potential in BC.

Finding Truck Capacity Is More Than Location Data: The Carrier Intelligence Game


Starting with Location Data Creating a carrier system of records and intelligence system will be the first step towards freight brokerage digitization. What is carrier intelligence and why is it so critical for a freight brokerage to implement?