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5 Must-Haves in a Package Tracking Solution

Convey

Despite the well-known costs of poor delivery, most retailers still fail to impress when […]. The post 5 Must-Haves in a Package Tracking Solution appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Products Resources

How Cobots Are Improving Manufacturing Production Cycles

Dragon Innovation

Manufacturing Ongoing Production Future of Manufacturing production line robots cobots AI collaborative robots

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Taking a Cyclical Approach to Transit Packaging

Adjuno

Efficiency is key for retailers, and sustainable initiatives play a huge role in making gains. In fact, not engaging in these practices could be costing organisations more than ‘just’ their reputation, as retailers who have addressed their environmental and surplus transit packaging issues have unearthed multimillions in savings within the first few months. Sustainability initiatives are not only about reducing the number of boxes used.

Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders and managers have a mountain of responsibilities and oversee vast enterprises. Timeliness, speed, and order accuracy are some of the most in-demand aspects of today’s omnichannel world, but significant challenges still exist with inventory visibility.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

This Week in Logistics News (August 31 – September 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s that time of year again. And no, I don’t mean back to school or the home stretch of the baseball season. I mean football season is kicking off. And once again, my hometown Patriots are set to raise another Super Bowl banner on opening night. In a step away from the norm, the NFL season did not kick off with the defending Super Bowl champions hosting the Thursday night game. My guess is that […].

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How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper.

Taking a Cyclical Approach to Transit Packaging

Adjuno

Efficiency is key for retailers, and sustainable initiatives play a huge role in making gains. In fact, not engaging in these practices could be costing organisations more than ‘just’ their reputation, as retailers who have addressed their environmental and surplus transit packaging issues have unearthed multimillions in savings within the first few months.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for July 23, 2019 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Fred Koeck and JD Armstrong Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 6, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Why aren’t there any B batteries? I heard a comedian ask that question in a YouTube video. We have AA and AAA batteries, and C and D ones, but no B batteries (at least not here in the US). Why not? I’ll share what I learned at the end. In the meantime, here’s the supply.

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How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

Energy, the Supply Chain and CO2

Supply Chain Digest

Annual BP Report on Energy Highlights the Disconnects on CO2 Emisson, and Huge Decisions Lying Ahead

Tools & Workwear Supplier Swedol Chooses RELEX To Help Manage Rapid Growth

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Swedol Plans to Increase Operational Efficiency by Automating and Optimizing its Supply Chain Planning. Swedol , a leading retailer of tools and supplies, workwear and personal protection equipment, has partnered with RELEX to integrate supply chain planning for its 100 stores and three distribution centers. The company has grown quickly, partly through acquisition, and has stores across Sweden, Norway and Finland under the Swedol, Grolls and Univern brands.

Is Globalization Causing an Increase in Illegal Shipping Container Activity?

Kuebix

The United Kingdom carried out its largest-ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe last week on August 30. Officers from the Border Force as well as the National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered a shipping container loaded with 1.3 tons of the drug stowed aboard the Maersk Gibraltar.

STEM Education helps Students Think Critically

Enterra Insights

Life is not a journey that can be successfully navigated using rote answers learned in school. One of the most important things any educational system can do is teach students to think critically so they are equipped to navigate life’s twisting roads. Getting children to think critically is not easy. They prefer straight-forward questions with pat answers that involve memory rather than deeper thought.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Record 1.3 Tons of Heroin Seized at UK Port

Kuebix

The United Kingdom carried out its largest-ever heroin bust at the Port of Felixstowe last week on August 30. Officers from the Border Force as well as the National Crime Agency (NCA) discovered a shipping container loaded with 1.3 tons of the drug stowed aboard the Maersk Gibraltar.

A Visualization of the $86 Trillion World Wide Economy

Supply Chain 24/7

According to projections, 7 of the world's 10 largest economies will be in emerging markets by 2030 - here's a visualization of the $86 Trillion worldwide economies

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How to Get Customer Reviews Online for Your Ecommerce Shop

ShipBob

Trust isn’t given, it’s earned. . Customers face a plethora of choices every day, and online reviews is one of the biggest resources they often turn to. Not only do reviews acquire new customers, but they also retain and validate current customers.

iPaaS: Integration Platform as a Service

Axway

A technology shift is happening, and IT leaders face challenges unlike any they’ve had before.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Should Your Business be Using Purchase Order Tracking?

Unleashed

When you’re managing a warehouse and trying to run a business, purchase orders can play a vital role in enhancing transparency throughout your entire organisation. They can help you track what’s going on through the simplicity of a single number. Whether you run a small business or you play a role in a large procurement team, tracking your purchase orders is key to streamlined efficiency within the business. There are different ways to approach tracking purchase orders.

Tidbits from Russ Aborn - Operating Authority Enigma

Aborn and Co.

Russ explains another unintended consequence of the ICC that occurred in the post-WWII economy, operating authority

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A Visualization of the $86 Trillion World Wide Economy

Supply Chain 24/7

According to projections, 7 of the world's 10 largest economies will be in emerging markets by 2030 - here's a visualization of the $86 Trillion worldwide economies

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