Wed.Aug 05, 2020

Supply Chain Simulation: What You Need to Know in 2020 & Beyond

River Logic

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Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple. Returns may derive from buyer’s remorse, damage to items,read More. The post Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Best Practice Guide to Invoice to Pay

ivalua

What is Invoice to Pay? Invoice to Pay is a request for payment by a supplier, and technology helps to make this simple, fast and more efficient for the Supplier and the Accounts Payable team. Invoice to Pay sits at the end of a Procurement process that starts with a need, moves through selecting and contracting with a supplier and ends with delivery of goods or services. .

Performance During the Pandemic: A Warehouse and Logistics Update

Logistics Viewpoints

In April I discussed the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on supply chain and fulfillment, and provided a WMS market update in which I predicted a market downturn in 2020 to be followed by a rebound in 2021. During the process of developing my WMS market forecast, I made assumptions for each quarter of 2020. And indeed, I took into consideration the macroeconomic forecasts for an abysmal Q2 2020. On July 20th, the US […].

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For Shippers, Dynamic Invoice Matching May Yield a 10% Boost to the Bottom Line

In the Supply Chain

By Martin Verwijmeren (pictured). CEO at MPO. The post For Shippers, Dynamic Invoice Matching May Yield a 10% Boost to the Bottom Line appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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Automated Freight Forwarders – Out With The Old In With The New

All Things Supply Chain

Logistics in general is a very overlooked and under appreciated industry. Without a properly functioning logistics industry, our supply chain would be inefficient, and we would not get all the… General Logistics freight forwarding logistics

Supply Chain Resilience Report 2020 released

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

According to the Supply Chain Resilience Report 2020 from 3D Hubs, cybersecurity issues have affected less than 10% of firms over the past 10 years, compared with 60% that have suffered directly as a result of COVID-19 disruption

Quantum entanglement and the search for quantum-resilient encryption

In the Supply Chain

By Tim Callan (pictured). Senior Fellow at Sectigo. The post Quantum entanglement and the search for quantum-resilient encryption appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Machine Learning and AI: Profiling Demand History – A Wiser Forecasting

Arkieva

In the simple version of supply chain management (SCM) the goal for demand forecasting in the tactical decision tier is prediction accuracy. In the wiser version, the purpose is expanded to include an understanding of your demand (demand profiling). Machine Learning and AI: Profiling Demand History – A Wiser Forecasting was first posted on August 5, 2020 at 8:11 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

CIOS need Smart technology for COVID-safe office returners

In the Supply Chain

By Steve Vatidis (pictured). Executive Chairman of Smartway2. The post CIOS need Smart technology for COVID-safe office returners appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Five Key Freight Data Indicators LSPs & Shippers Need to Level-Up Their Logistics Game

Turvo

It’s easy for shippers, brokers, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) to get lost in the freight data conversation. As explained by Peter Moore of Supply Chain 24/7 , advancements in logistics technology and the opportunities to apply big freight data are finally approaching maturity and empowering whole new ways in which brokers, 3PLs, and shippers interact.

5 Most Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Remote Workers Need to Avoid

In the Supply Chain

By Katherine Rundell (pictured). Cybersecurity Writer & Editor. The post 5 Most Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Remote Workers Need to Avoid appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Pandemic creates peaks and valleys of demand, transportation execs say

BluJay Solutions

DC Velocity’ s Ben Ames sat down with Chris Timmer, BluJay’s Chief Revenue Officer, to discuss BluJay’s recent partnerships and how COVID-19 impacted the supply chain and logistics industry as a whole, citing data from the July FMI report. Read the full story here. The post Pandemic creates peaks and valleys of demand, transportation execs say appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. In The News DC Velocity

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 Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave

In the Supply Chain

By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director at LLamasoft. The post The Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

White Paper: Retail Industry Trends and Challenges

Bristlecone

Retail is an ever-changing industry, and the players are always facing new challenges. Customer retention driven by declining brand loyalty among consumers and increasing global market competition pose major challenges for retailers today. Retailers also face challenges in their efforts to differentiate themselves from the other players and improve their visibility in the market.

Differences Between Demand Forecasting Yesterday vs. Tomorrow

Blue Ridge

There are some distinct differences between demand forecasting, which operates on historical sales data alone, and predictive analytics, where decisions are science-driven. There are huge benefits in the areas of agility, responsiveness and accuracy in demand planning. The post Differences Between Demand Forecasting Yesterday vs. Tomorrow appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles AI collaboration covid-19 demand forecasting supply chain analytics

It’s Time to Dive In!

Supply Chain Nation

In July 2017 we tried something a little different with our Supply Chain Nation blog. With a goal of shining a light on women in technology and supply chain we launched Wednesdays for Women, exploring the career journeys of amazing women within and outside of Blue Yonder, and sharing point-of-view pieces discussing workplace issues, juggling work and family, mentorship, career advancement and more. It quickly became one of our most read blogs each week.

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!

Supply Chain News on Understanding the ISM Purchasing Managers Index Positive News for July

Supply Chain Digest

Numbers Show Strong Growth Month over Month, but Output Still Well below PrePandemic Levels

3 Ways To Grow Your Career While Working Remotely

PLS Logistics

While most companies are maintaining remote working schedules, employees often feel worried about their career growth while being absent from the physical workspace. When you work from home, your actual input and value are measured with the work you do, without so much emphasis on the amount of time you spent doing it. So it […]. Career Blog career blog career growth

AP Automation Best Practice Guide

ivalua

Taking AP Automation and Invoice Processing to new levels of performance. Unlock the power of AP automation and hit new heights in straight-through-processing by utilizing smart matching within one-click workflows that manage line level allocations and tax treatment automatically. 70% increase in invoice processing efficiency’ – Crédit Agricole. Remove of overhead of payment queries with real-time Supplier updates. Embedded smart matching that supports ALL invoice your matching needs.

5 Keys to Direct to Consumer (DTC) Success with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

The post 5 Keys to Direct to Consumer (DTC) Success with AJ Khanijow appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

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!

Personalization Still Matters

Enterra Insights

One of the most oft-heard phrases during the pandemic has been: “We’re all in this together.” ” The reality is, even when suffering through a shared experience, we’re not all alike. Each of us has unique needs, preferences, and lifestyles. That’s why personalization is as important as ever. The staff at Selligent Marketing Cloud explains, “There was a time, not long ago, when inserting a first name into an email subject line was considered revolutionary.

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How to Prevent Shipping Damage! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Anatomy of the Perfect Unboxing Experience! Infographic). Shipping Damage article and permission to publish here provided by excelsior.ph. Shipping damage can cost any business owner a significant loss in annual gross sales. Although it can be prevented, damages on shipping can happen more often and might bring a series of detrimental effects for both the buyer and the seller.

Selling on Shopify for Beginners: Sourcing, Designing, and More

ShipBob

Before it was known as Shopify, it was an online store called Snowdevil that sold snowboarding equipment. In 2004, three business founders attempted to build an online snowboarding equipment store, but they ended up being dissatisfied with the platforms available on the market. So they built one on their own. Soon after, Snowdevil became known as Shopify and is now the leading ecommerce platform. .

Learnings for Manufacturers and Distributors As We Enter the Era of Invigoration

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Over the last few weeks, the world has seen unprecedented interruption for most industries. Trillions of dollars in value have been wiped out. Businesses have needed to shift operations to suit present-day needs. Huge segments of the workforce went remote, and many companies have needed to adopt digital strategies quicker than they ever thought possible. […]. The post Learnings for Manufacturers and Distributors As We Enter the Era of Invigoration appeared first on SYSPRO US.

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.