Thu.Oct 17, 2019

Machine learnings

Supply Chain Movement

Nowadays, it’s as if every article about digitalization is casually peppered with the terms ‘artificial intelligence’ and ‘machine learning’. They are almost always used together and without any extra explanation.

Equipping Your Supply Chain Risk Management Kit

Enterra Insights

People now have access to more information than at any time in history — and it’s all available at the click of a mouse. You might find then find it surprising that a recent survey, conducted by Verdantix, found more than half of the company representatives who responded indicated “they still use a mix of spreadsheets and paper” as part of their supply chain risk management process.[1] 1] The survey involved 161 executives in heavy industry sectors in six countries.

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Guest opinion: There is no last mile in supply chain

Alloy

Greg White is a founder, CEO, board director and advisor in B2B technology with multiple successful exits.

Offline Marketing in the Modern Age!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Content Marketing Trends for Supply Chain! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Lara Douglas at Neon Signs Depot. Everyone experiences an overload of ads daily.

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 Brewery Company Manages Contracted Transporters In Real-time

Abivin

Introduction This brewery company has a long history of 129 years of development with 22 subsidiaries and 5000 employees. They kept its traditional recipe for beer with the help of modern technology and highly qualified staff to grow into one of the leading brewery companies in Vietnam.

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The role of supply chain management in retail scenario of today

Vinculum

Keep Child Labor Out of Your Kid’s Halloween Candy

Material Handling & Logistics

When rated on human rights efforts in cocoa supply chains, a number of well-known brands did not receive passing grades

The State of Parcel Retail Shipping

MercuryGate

The post The State of Parcel Retail Shipping appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Improve Customer Service Supply Chain Trends Value of a TMS Blog Posts

[WHITE PAPER] The State of Freight Management

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 State of Freight Management” white paper!

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!

Live EU MDR Webinar on 10/24 Featuring USDM's Jay Crowley

Loftware

In the health care sector, medical device labeling is one of the most essential processes in production. Any slight error in your labeling could pose risk towards your patients, and, if you are not compliant with regulations, you could have painful recalls and fines.

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Mapping the Cobalt Supply Chain

SCM Research

Cobalt has become a key commodity for battery-powered vehicles and other electronic products. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the largest producer of cobalt. The so-called “Copperbelt” in the southeastern part of the country hosts most of the cobalt ore, mainly extracted through large-scale industrial mining but also through artisanal and small-scale mining activities by more than 100,000 miners.

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Art of Procurement Webinar The Current State of Digital Readiness: Mastering the Supply Chain Data Challenge, October 29th 2019, 11 AM EDT / 3 PM GMT

ivalua

The post Art of Procurement Webinar The Current State of Digital Readiness: Mastering the Supply Chain Data Challenge, October 29th 2019, 11 AM EDT / 3 PM GMT appeared first on Ivalua

Brexit’s Profound Impact on Cross-Border Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

Reveal the True Colors of Your Business with the Right ERP Software

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

In a recent conversation with my 14-year-old daughter, she asked me what I do for work. My immediate response was: “I serve others.” “I I know that dad,” she replied with a smile, “but how do you do that?”

7 Best eCommerce Store Builders for Small Businesses

EMERGE App

Introduction. There’s no doubt that eCommerce stores are emerging on the Internet. Everyone wants to take their business online, but they need a really good eCommerce store for showcasing their products.

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Flexibility AND Scalability: A Scarce Combination Among 3PLs

Consumer Goods Logistics

Check out the marketing claims of many third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and you’ll see the words “flexible” and “scalable” used regularly, and often together. The fact is, most are good at one or the other, but not both. 3PL Outsourcing

Customization vs. Configuration: Which Approach Is Best?

Arena Solutions

Software vendors have always sought to provide highly adaptable solutions by allowing customization. Most vendors will claim that it’s easy to customize their solution. However, there are two different approaches.

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.

Book & claim as a sustainability driver

ChainPoint

When people envision traceability, they probably see a world where for every product a consumer buys, the exact origin is known. When someone buys a piece of fruit in a store, they should be able to know on what acre on what farm it was grown.

Conversations in A.I.

ThroughPut

Conversations In A.I. ThroughPut's CTO Bhaskar Ballapragada is interviewed by Innodemia's CEO Paolo Messina PhD., Published October 17, 2019.

How One Major Metropolitan School District is Driving Efficiency in Procurement

EC Sourcing Group

One major metropolitan school district has achieved dramatic efficiency gains and gained control over critical spend categories in the past year. For years the district was saddled with an antiquated manual system to solicit, analyze and award bids for goods and services.

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Meet Sleep Number, Innovation Award Winner

Bristlecone

This year’s Customer Excellence Award for Innovation goes to Sleep Number – for taking their supply chain to a whole new level with help from Bristlecone Labs. “We We are a digital company.

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.

An Interview on the Potential Impact of the ELD Mandate in Canada

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On June 13, 2019, The Canadian Ministry of Transportation (Transport Canada) announced a formal plan to implement electronic logging devices (ELDs) in Canada. I was able to interview Marco Romano, vice president of North American Surface Transportation at C.H. Robinson, regarding some of the details.

Why Manufacturers Need an Outcome Culture (Pt. I)

QAD

An outcome-based culture offers six major benefits. In this article, we explain why manufacturers should adopt an outcome culture. What is Workplace Culture? It was Peter Drucker who told us, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”

Gartner Critical Capabilities Report 2019

MercuryGate

The post Gartner Critical Capabilities Report 2019 appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Industry Reports

Ready to expand your warehouse network? 6 things to consider

FLEXE

How to decide when it’s time for a network expansion

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!