Thu.Jul 11, 2019

The Marriage of AI and IoT

Enterra Insights

The relentless press of technology into our lives remains unabated. Critics constantly debate whether advancements are good or bad for humanity. Futurist Jason Silva ( @JasonSilva ) once stated, “Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.” ” People need to remember technology’s duality trait as they create or advance new ones.

How Amazon Prime Air Will Change the Transportation Industry

Kuebix

What’s the Big Hype About Amazon? Amazon is an e-commerce company that has become one of the Big Four technology companies alongside major businesses such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.

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Route Planning Software Should Eliminate Silos Between Transportation Planning and Dispatch Operations

Paragon

The post Route Planning Software Should Eliminate Silos Between Transportation Planning and Dispatch Operations appeared first on Paragon Routing. Operational Routing and Scheduling

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Improving semiconductor manufacturing yields up to 30%, reducing scrap rates, and optimizing fab operations is achievable with machine learning. Reducing supply chain forecasting errors by 50% and lost sales by 65% with better product availability is achievable with machine learning.

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.

The Franke Story: Three Points to Learn about Supply Chain Complexity

ToolsGroup

Nowadays everyone’s writing and speaking about supply chain complexity , but not many are talking about how to turn around all that complexity and variability for business advantage.

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The Franke Story: Three Points to Learn about Supply Chain Complexity

ToolsGroup

Nowadays everyone’s writing and speaking about supply chain complexity , but not many are talking about how to turn around all that complexity and variability for business advantage.

Hendrickson Achieves Peak Efficiency with QAD Automation Solutions

QAD

One of the primary responsibilities of QAD’s Research and Development team is to stay ahead of the needs of our customers. We work to develop solutions that can help our customers address their challenges.

Retail Needs to Leverage Blockchain, Here’s Why

Shipchain

“Retail is dying,” or so they say. But that certainly isn’t the case; rather, retail is changing. The way that we shop today is drastically different than it was ten years ago, and the same will probably be said in another ten years. That is just the world we live in, thanks to technological innovation. Today’s consumers are all about instant gratification — we want what we want, when we want it, and we want it now.

A Deep Dive Into Shippers’ Ecommerce Strategies

Supply Chain 24/7

A new DHL report, entitled “The ecommerce supply chain: Overcoming growing pains,” takes a deep dive into the intersection of the importance of ecommerce on customer retention and satisfaction, as well as the barriers to implementing a successful ecommerce supply chain strategy

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!

What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

BluJay Solutions

Extreme weather events are becoming more widespread, but transportation and logistics pros can take steps to be better prepared and mitigate the impact. Ask anyone in supply chain – the past few years have been particularly active for natural disasters and major weather events.

What is Vendor Master Data Management and Why is it Important?

HICX Solutions

An organisation can’t be truly effective without knowing its vendors. That may sound like a rather absolute statement, but it’s one we wholeheartedly believe to be true.

When Your Air Cargo Went to Vegas With Roambee…

Roambee

Roambee can make air cargo shipping a breeze with real-time sensor data monitoring, analytics, and control-tower action. To understand how this happens, let’s follow your consignment (bottles of some fine wine!) on a trip to Vegas!

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New Product Introduction and Product Lifecycle Management: The Imperative to Optimize Alignment, Synchronization and Responsiveness Across a Mature Supply Chain

Maine Pointe

In the second of their four-part series of blogs examining the importance of NPI and PLM optimization to the end-to-end supply chain and operations ecosystem , Simon Knowles and Dorothea Grimes-Farrow consider how increasing customer demand is creating an imperative for organizations to optimize NPI and PLM processes.

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.

Levi Strauss & Co. Reducing Their Carbon Footprint

Clear Spider

Support for a collective effort to address sustainability has been growing. Businesses, across all industries, need to start playing a larger role in fighting climate change. It is time to take significant action and responsibility for our products and supply chains. In this blog post we will take a look at Levi Strauss’ plan to reduce their […]. The post Levi Strauss & Co. Reducing Their Carbon Footprint appeared first on [link].

Unlock Next Generation Value in Supply Chain Management [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

If you’re looking to get to the next level of value add in your supply chain process, artificial intelligence (AI) is not enough. However, the next generation of expectations and customer service levels are achievable. Rachel Hinkes, a VP of product management for JDA, expands on how bringing AI and ML into supply chain software can help meet increasing customer expectations despite rapidly changing consumer behavior.

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The Ecommerce Supply Chain: Overcoming Growing Pains

Supply Chain 24/7

This report and survey captured the opinions and insights of nearly 900 decision-makers responsible for logistics and supply chain management and e-commerce distribution strategy across the globe

[WHITE PAPER] How to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI

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 “How to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI” white paper! This is a must read for shippers.read More. The post [WHITE PAPER] How to Implement & Integrate a TMS to Drive Adoption for a Larger ROI appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

Unlock Next Generation Value in Supply Chain Management [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

If you’re looking to get to the next level of value add in your supply chain process, artificial intelligence (AI) is not enough. However, the next generation of expectations and customer service levels are achievable.

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Forklift Safety Tips!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Worst Forklift Accident Ever and Forklift Safety! Video). Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Katie Hentshel at Equipment Depot.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for July 12, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

FedEx Amazon Business was Low Margin Indeed, Ocado Announces Tab of UK DC Photo, Tariffs not Slowing US Asian Import Rise, Banner Year for 3PLs in 2018

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Blockchain: The New Kid on the Food and Grocery Block

C3 Solutions

Blockchain is the flavor of the month in the food business these days. It's getting a lot of attention thanks to new mandates by Walmart and others - including big players like Unilever, Nestle, Tyson and Dole - to require blockchain tracking of food from source to store. Blockchain

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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.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Amazon Growing Logistics Footprint

Supply Chain Digest

Six Areas in which Amazon is Making Major Advances

Life After FBA: Amazon Seller Fulfillment of Your Prime Orders

West Coast and California Logistics

If you’re selling online, chances are you’re selling on Amazon. And, if you’re selling on Amazon, you want to be Prime-certified to reach Amazon’s 100+ million Prime customers. These ‘frequent flyers’ spend an average of 1,400 per year [i] on the site.

How much do hot shot loads pay?

DAT Solutions

Running hot shots is one of the easier ways to start your own trucking company, but one of the most confusing things about the business is figuring out what rate you should charge. Long story short: It varies a lot. Trucking Industry Trends

Use of Temporary Labor for Warehouse Staffing

Consumer Goods Logistics

If you were contracting for home renovation work, you might deal with a single general contractor to coordinate the project.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.