Fri.Jul 01, 2016

Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far


Today marks the official halfway point of 2016 and that means it's time for our "Top Posts for the first half of the year" annual event. We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. In each of the blog posts we will include the title, the brief excerpt, and then the link of the top 5 blog posts in that category by the amount of views. .

This Week in Logistics News (June 27 – July 1, 2016)

Talking Logistics

With many folks taking off early for the holiday weekend, I’ll just go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Exporters Wary as Shipping Safety Rule [SOLAS] Kicks In (WSJ – sub. req’d). E2open Acquires Point of Sale Analytics Leader Orchestro.

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Will Brexit Affect Your Supply Chain?

River Logic

The short answer is yes, probably. Supply Chain Trending

Download Resilinc's Brexit Global Supply Chain Impact Analysis Whitepaper


On June 24 th 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted and passed a referendum to leave the European Union. Better known as “Brexit”, the move sent a shock wave through global financial and currency markets. In context of the interconnected globalized economy, Brexit is not a localized phenomenon.

How does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

A Critical Insight to Successful Supply Chain Planning


A Critical Insight to Successful Supply Chain Planning from IBM and Intel Understanding Levels and Components in the Demand Supply Network. Introduction. In July 1977, having just turned 23 and some graduate classes in operations research and statistics, I joined IBM.

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Forecasting Brexit’s Logistics Implications


Just about a week ago, the world received the news that citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to withdraw from the European Union (EU) by a narrow margin of 4 percentage points.

Blue Ridge Named a “Great Supply Chain Partner” by SupplyChainBrain

Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge , is honored to announce that it has been named once again in SupplyChainBrain’s list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2016.

Transition at the SCRC


Today’s guest post is from Dana Magliola, the new director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative here at NC State who shares some thoughts on transition at the SCRC. The supply chain is an ecosystem where constant change is the norm and time is currency. Transitions are ubiquitous, yet to thrive any organization must become an animal of innovation. The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative at NC State is no different.

Best Practices for Allowing Rapid Label Change


The need to make rapid label changes is one of the major reasons for empowering business users to manage label design. However, while you want to empower business users, you also want to ensure consistency and validation for the labeling process. Labeling


Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Quantum Computing: Schrödinger’s Cat Has a Doppelgänger

Enterra Insights

“The decades-old paradox of Schrödinger’s cat, in which the feline is both dead and alive at the same time, has … Continued. The post Quantum Computing: Schrödinger’s Cat Has a Doppelgänger appeared first on Enterra Solutions.