Thu.Sep 19, 2019

10 Things About Omni Channel Supply Chain You May Not Have Known

River Logic

The supply chains of omni channel retailers operating brick-and-mortar and online stores need to simultaneously fulfill multiple, sometimes conflicting, requirements. Here are nine things you may not have known about an omni channel supply chain.

What Is the Digital Supply Chain?

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 5 minutes What is the digital supply chain and where did it come from? While it has its benefits, it also comes with some risks. Keep reading to learn more! The post What Is the Digital Supply Chain? appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering

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5 lessons from leading a blockchain social innovation project

Provenance

Time has moved fast. It’s been 14 months since l left my consulting life at KPMG to move to a purpose-driven, tech start-up called Provenance.

Don’t Hoard Your TMS

Talking Logistics

A transportation management system (TMS) is an obvious tool for the logistics team, helping to move freight faster, more cost-effectively, and more easily from start to finish.

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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!

How A Premiere 3PL In South East Asia Digitizes Logistics Process

Abivin

The logistics industry is highly competitive for most companies. Beyond any doubt, even large enterprises with long years of experience are exhaustively finding ways to overcome obstacles in this field.

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How Technology is Reshaping Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I always look forward to attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual EDGE Conference. It’s a great chance to hear from our customers about their challenges and opportunities, and discuss how C.H. Robinson can provide solutions. This year was special for me.

Solving the Supply Planning Crisis

Supply Chain Nation

If your home was on fire, would you want firefighters to attempt to douse the flames with an old manual bucket line? Of course not. You would want them to use the most modern, effective equipment available.

Managing Recalls with an Adaptive ERP

QAD

Not too long ago, a major U.S. grocery store chain launched a recall of frozen vegetables that was determined to be contaminated. They were produced by a popular manufacturer. The breach was discovered in test samples that grew after the product was released to the market.

Supply chain visibility boosts consumer trust and sales

Provenance

As businesses grapple with the costs of investing in a transparency strategy, a recent study from MIT Sloan academics revealed that supply chain visibility always strengthens consumer trust. . Customers want to know more about where and how the products they purchase are made.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Throwback Thursday: Excel and supply chain planning

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois. It’s appropriate that I’m reading Nucleus Research’s piece “ Beyond Excel in Supply Chain Planning ” on a Thursday. I’m having a throwback Thursday moment as it was back in 2013 I made the case for Excel in a blog post titled, “ Hey software bullies, stop picking on Excel.”

Solving the Supply Planning Crisis

Supply Chain Nation

If your home was on fire, would you want firefighters to attempt to douse the flames with an old manual bucket line? Of course not. You would want them to use the most modern, effective equipment available.

Heavy Haul & Machinery

PLS Logistics

Here at PLS Logistics, we leverage the largest flatbed carrier network in the US. Such a powerful asset and decades of experience in heavy industries transportation give us the capability to tackle any shipping challenge you’re facing. industries

Transportation Trends: First Autonomous Spotters, Then Autonomous Trucks.

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous vehicles, such as yard and shuttle trucks that operate in in controlled environments, such as ports, manufacturing plants, and distribution center yards will be the first to go mainstream. ZF revealed autonomous Terminal Yard Tractor to the world last year.

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.

National Transportation Logistics Solutions

PLS Logistics

3PL’s can become an extension of your business by filling in the gaps in your national transport supply chain. We can provide any type of service you need to help your company save time and costs on shipments. solutions

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Supply Chain Comment on Trip Report on CSCMP Edge 2019 in Anaheim

Supply Chain Digest

In Surprise News, Incoming Board Chair Says CSCMP Needs New Business Models

How to Get the Most out of Business Travel! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Change Leadership Process … And Guide! Article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by Kiana Mason at siegemedia.com.

Forecasting Lessons From Popeye Chicken Sandwich Stockouts

Arkieva

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Smart Cities and Climate Change, Part 2

Enterra Insights

With two-thirds of the world’s population predicted to live in urban areas by 2050 and, knowing cities already account for roughly three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions, it’s little wonder people are looking to cities to help mitigate the effects of climate change. In Part 1 of this article, I provided some background on the importance of cities in helping save the planet from climate change caused by human activity.

3PL Metrics: Do Retail Suppliers Measure Success the Wrong Way?

Consumer Goods Logistics

If you are a user of third-party logistics (3PL) services, you know that 3PLs tend to have a metric for just about everything – productivity, accuracy, timeliness, costs…. 3PL metrics are used as a barometer of performance and to inform continuous improvement programs.

Damco extends partnership with BluJay

BluJay Solutions

Global ocean and air forwarding leader will expand adoption of BluJay’s Transportation Management platform and integrated solutions to enhance system performance.

[WHITE PAPER] A Guide to Optimize Final Mile

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 “The Guide to Optimize Final Mile” white paper!

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

How to Set Meaningful Assessments and Key Performance Indicators

Unleashed

It’s important to take the right steps when setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to ensure they are meaningful and deliberate to help improve business performance. To achieve meaningful KPIs you must first have a clear understanding of the difference between KPIs and targets. Key performance indicators. KPIs help businesses to understand how well they are performing in relation to their strategic goals and objectives.

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Ivalua in the Public Sector

ivalua

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PLS Logistics Services Ranks in Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third Party Logistics Providers

PLS Logistics

CRANBERRY TWP., PA (Sept. 19, 2019) — PLS Logistics Services, a leading third-party logistics provider, has been selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider’s for 2019. Inbound Logistics editors select 100 of the best, well-known logistics solutions providers every year based on submitted information about specialty services and solutions offered, types […]. news 3PL inbound logistics logistics ranking top 100

Good News for our Shippers: Freightera White Glove Dedicated Truck Partnership

Freightera

We Now Offer Guaranteed, Dedicated Truck Deliveries and Special Services – All Included in the Price! If you’re like most of our shippers — you’ll often have time-critical shipments that need to get to your location, or to your clients, on a specific date and at a specific time.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!