Fri.Dec 07, 2018

Trends 2019: Let the Prediction Season Begin

Enterra Insights

If you are looking for wisdom from the past, you might consider the 6th Century BC Chinese poet, Lao Tzu, who wrote, “Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.” ” Lao may have been correct, but where’s the fun in that? Humans long to have a glimpse of the future. Consider the continued popularity of Nostradamus and his befuddling prophesies.

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Why Returning to Stores Is the Ultimate E-Commerce & Omnichannel Customer Experience Play

Cerasis

E-commerce is on track to break records for sales around the globe in the 2018 holiday shopping season. Following the 2017 holiday shopping season, retailers grew significantly, and today, e-commerce makes up 17 percent of all retail sales in the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Which candy is mentioned the most in songs? The answer is M&Ms. But which candy came in second? That was the “mind twister” question the other morning on the radio. My son and I came up with a few guesses on the drive to school, but none of them were right. What’s your guess?

Nucleus Research positions Kinaxis in Leaders’ quadrant of Control Tower Technology Value Matrix for 2018

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Mike McAllister Kinaxis recognized for ability to connect planning with execution.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Here’s the new delivery paradigms shaping the future of supply chain

BluJay Solutions

With the rise of the digital consumer and the “now economy,” the focus has shifted from forecasting product consumption to anticipating customer needs and catering to personal preferences. Read the full article in Australian Food News.

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Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks Report

Supply Chain 24/7

Uniquely positioned to assist companies with their digital transformation initiatives, E2open ranked as the leader with the highest overall score in Gartner’s magic quadrant for multi-enterprise supply chain business networks report

Know the Key Elements for Harnessing a TMS

3GTMS

In a world where so much transportation data is inaccurate and unreliable, having good data on transportation moves, customer deliveries, as well as good and bad carriers helps companies overcome key challenges like tight capacity, increasing freight rates, and driver shortages.

Trade Progress Could Reduce Tariffs, Increase Jobs

APICS

After months of trade challenges, world leaders recently made progress in complex negotiations

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Monthly Imports Reach 2 Million Containers for First Time as Retailers Continue Rush to Beat Tariffs

Supply Chain 24/7

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set another new record, reaching 2 million containers in a single month for the first time as retailers continued to bring merchandise into the country ahead of a now-postponed increase in tariffs on goods from China

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How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

Top 5 Printing Machines in November 2018

Exapro Hub

After the big success of our Top 5 Plastic machines and our Top 5 Food processing machines in November 2018, we continue today with the second biggest category of machines on exapro.com: printing machines. Do you know they […].

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Understanding FSN Analysis

Unleashed

Finding the optimum level of inventory stock is no easy feat. As a business owner, you should look to inventory analysis as a guide. There are a variety of analytics you can run to better understand your inventory stock. The type of analysis will differ depending on what information you want to gather and what stages of inventory management are proving difficult. A very common way to look at inventory stock is through FSN analysis. Let’s take a closer look to consider what it’s all about.