Wed.Oct 09, 2019

The Food Supply Chain is at Risk

Logistics Viewpoints

The global food supply chain is complex, vast, and vital to human existence. For that reason, when there are disruptions to the food supply chain, it makes major headlines.

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AI-enabled Forecast Selection

Vanguard Software

Vanguard Uses Artificial Intelligence to select the forecast method that is most likely to produce the lowest prediction error over the near-term horizon. Supply Chain Demand Planning Sales & Operations Planning

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How Cybercriminals Can Initiate Attack Through a Supply-Chain Partner

Supply Chain Brain

At least 59% of organizations have suffered cyberattacks through third-party companies, according to a recent study

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What is Supply Chain Management and Why is it Important?

River Logic

What many don't realize is that a significant percentage of their total costs are tied up with the supply chain, especially for those businesses that outsource manufacturing. These include: Supply Chain Management SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Network Design

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.

How to Make Your Business Punchout Ready!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Manage Procurement Spend Like It’s Your Own Business! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Samantha Wallace at

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Mix Limited Unlocks Power of Data Using Halo’s Analytics Platform


Leading New Zealand Skincare and Cosmetic Manufacturer Attracted by Halo’s Ease of Use, Local Service and Cloud Architecture. San Diego, CA – October 09, 2019. Halo, a division of Logility, Inc.,

Top 5 Inventory Management Blogs

Clear Spider

It’s our Blog-aversary! Our first blog post was written on October 9th, 2013. Did you know to this date we’ve written 220 blogs? To celebrate, today’s post highlights 5 of our top inventory management blog posts.

How to Navigate the Holiday Shipping Season & Handle the Holiday Rush Like A Pro

Freight Center

Holiday Shipping by the Numbers. According to Adobe Analytics, the 2018 holiday e-commerce season topped $126 billion in online sales. The majority of this revenue came from the Cyber 5 (Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday), further reminding us that online shopping is quickly becoming a preferred way to shop. And if this year’s holiday e-commerce season is anywhere near as good as the previous year, shippers everywhere will be busy meeting the needs of their customers.

On-demand warehousing 101: Network optimization and on-demand warehousing


How many warehousing and fulfillment centers do you need to create meaningful efficiencies in your supply chain

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!

Managing Underperforming Suppliers: What You Need to Know


Supply chains are becoming progressively more complex as businesses rely on a large network of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and a growing portfolio of inventory stock varieties to meet consumer demand for more choice. Stocking goods in the right quantities to meet demand maximises inventory turnover rates and will ensure that goods move quickly into and out of the warehouse.

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Context identifies new AVIVORE threat group behind recent aerospace supply chain cyber attacks

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The Threat Intelligence and Incident Response Team at Context Information Security has identified a new threat group behind a series of incidents targeted at the aerospace and defence industries in the UK and Europe

From Inbound to Final Mile, A Unified TMS for Surface Modes Brings Shippers Harmony


Final mile continues to change. E-commerce growth and final mile logistics gave rise to an increase of more than $1.35 billion in the final mile logistics space. As shippers look for ways to boost profitability and increase customer service, final mile would seem to become the gold mine.

Endless Career Possibilities

Supply Chain Nation

Kerri Schrage, vice president, corporate finance at JDA talks to us today about how exploring different roles in your career can really help you pinpoint your path and being open to taking on new challenges is half the challenge itself.

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.

Artificial Intelligence and the Supply Chain Disruptor


Can you see the minute changes that influence your supply chain every day? Even the most successful companies that spend time caring for their supply chain may miss the subtle clues of change that can snowball into something big if not reviewing and optimizing your network on a weekly or daily basis. Think of the Read More >>. The post Artificial Intelligence and the Supply Chain Disruptor appeared first on LLamasoft. Blog Supply Chain Ideas




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Podcast | How Technology Is Super-Charging Supply-Chain Collaboration

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

In the world of supply chain, “collaboration” is everyone’s favorite buzzword. But modern-day technology is investing the word with new meaning

5 Critical Questions About Real-time Freight Visibility


With changes in customer demands and increased volatility in logistics, there continues to be strong interest, investment and results from implementing real-time freight visibility solutions. Our customers are leveraging Descartes MacroPoint™ to reduce internal costs, improve how they serve customers, and cut detention and chargebacks. Furthermore, customers are tapping into the wealth of visibility data to improve their network and carrier relationships.

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 One Company Benefits from an Integration with Microsoft Dynamics & Kuebix


Global Importer, AMMEX, Realizes Significant Time Savings By Leveraging an Integration Between Kuebix and Microsoft Dynamics About AMMEX AMMEX is a global importer of disposable gloves providing retailers and distributors with high-performance, high-margin products. The company sources disposable rubber, latex, and nitrile gloves from vendors across Asia before transporting their goods via direct shipping containers […].

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From A Single Site To The Entire Organization. We’ve Got You Covered. Learn why the world’s leading brands have chosen PINC Yard Management System and Aerial Inventory Robots (drones). Challenging Yard Operations? Excessive Detention and Demurrage charges? Lack of visibility about what’s going on? Today, hundreds of facilities use PINC’s yard management, enterprise visibility, and real-time asset tracking solutions to gain visibility, increase operational efficiency, and reduce costs.

The Difference between Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Many articles written about artificial intelligence (AI) actually focus on machine learning (ML) and authors often use the two terms interchangeably. Chris Meserole ( @chrismeserole ), a fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, takes no umbrage with the practice. He believes AI and ML are so interconnected that trying to separate them is a distinction without a difference.

Resilinc Partners with Flex to Accelerate Next-Gen Supply Chain Intelligence Solutions


Read full Resilinc and Flex news release >> supply chain risk management eventwatch supply chain resilience solution partner business continuity resiliency

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.

The 5 processes that improve your yearly warehouse stocktake


A yearly stocktake helps you to maintain your inventory levels and minimise your losses in retail or wholesale environments. However, your process can always be improved to minimise the risks that your business and your bottom-line face.



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Do You Have Enough Stock for Black Friday?


Introduction. Despite the name, Black Friday strikes a different sort of fear in online and traditional retailers. In the United States, it’s probably the single most important day for retail shopping aside from the weeks leading up to Christmas.

How to Upgrade from QuickBooks to an Inventory Management Software

My Office Apps

How to Upgrade from QuickBooks to an Inventory Management Software. A step by step guide on upgrading your inventory management solution.

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.