Tue.Jan 15, 2019

Recreating the environment in which historical demand occurred

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

At last year’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference analyst Tom Enright summarised the essence of successful demand forecasting with the following statement: “ Demand forecast accuracy depends on your ability to recreate the environment in which historical demand occurred.”.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. 6 Reasons Supply Chain Employees Look For New Jobs! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

How the Supply Chain Can Thrive in the Face of Natural Disasters

Material Handling & Logistics

As climate change drives up the regularity of natural disasters, supply chains must rely on real time data to thrive. . . . . Graham Parker. . More devastation from different natural disasters seems to have been reported in the last year than we’re typically used to seeing.

Smarter Inventory Management Will be One of the Key Competencies for Retailers in the Coming Year

Supply Chain Matters

While the nation’s retailers gather in New York City this week to attend the National Retail Federation’s 2019 Annual Conference, the Supply Chain Matters blog declares that inventory management will be one of the key competencies for retailers this year.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Becoming the Demand Driven Adaptive Enterprise


The DDAE model has a defined development path for companies to achieve increasing levels of success through their demand driven transformation. This path has five distinct stages. The entire path is depicted below. Each stage is explained in more detail below. Stage 1: Operational Efficiency (Cost).

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[Infographic] How to Win Customers with Click and Collect


Life seems to get busier and busier and I’m always looking for the low hanging fruit that can save a little bit of time and increase efficiency in some way.

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What You Need for an Unbeatable Inbound Freight Management Strategy


Managing inbound freight is one of the most crucial parts of running a successful supply chain, but the fact is… it’s hard! Each supplier is likely to have different characteristics and the receiving company can be negatively affected by suppliers’ inefficiencies such as low levels of visibility, lack of standardization and poor communication. When companies […]. The post What You Need for an Unbeatable Inbound Freight Management Strategy appeared first on Kuebix.

[PODCAST] What are the Full Cost Savings of a Transportation Management System


Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

Supply Chain News on Do Not Write Truck Platooning Off Yet, Pelaton CEO Says

Supply Chain Digest

Remarks Come after Daimler Says it Is Abandoning Platooning Technology

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

RELEX Solutions Receives 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, has been selected by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as a recipient of an SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2018. The Green Supply Chain Awards recognize providers of supply chain solutions who assist their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals within their operations and supply chains. They also recognize companies making sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy.

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5 regulations to watch in 2019

DAT Solutions

The ELD mandate transformed the trucking industry last year. The dust has finally started to settle, but more changes could be on the horizon.

Trends 2019: Information Technology

Enterra Insights

Information technology (IT) is a big tent covering a lot of technologies. The importance of IT for today’s organizations cannot be understated. We live in the Digital Age — an age in which humongous amounts of data are generated, stored, and analyzed. IT helps organizations stay afloat in this sea of data and propels them into a better-informed future.

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Why should I attend IMAGINE SUMMIT 2019?


Axway’s IMAGINE SUMMIT promises to be one of the most inspiring and informative events of the year as the Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP) redefines the future of ecosystem engagement, customer experiences and business innovation.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

4 goals to consider when expanding your business internationally


In the age of globalization, the decision to expand your business into international markets is really a no-brainer.

Talking Logistics & MercuryGate – Visibility & Collaboration Video


The post Talking Logistics & MercuryGate – Visibility & Collaboration Video appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Videos

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It’s Time to Make Inventory Management Improvement Your Top Business New Year’s Resolution for 2019


Pat yourself on the back — you’ve made it through Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas! Keep in mind though, there are still January sales to manage and many things can still go wrong for business owners during this period, especially with tracking and inventory management. There’s no time like the present to get your business into better shape for the new year ahead.

What is the most popular demand planning software?


Given how important demand planning is for consumer goods makers, you’d think teams are using really advanced tools for it, right? Especially in consumer electronics, where many of the companies are based in Silicon Valley and are pushing the boundaries of technology in their own products.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

‘Where the Trucks Are’


‘Where the boys are, someone waits for me’. A smiling face, a warm embrace. Two arms to hold me tenderly’. Connie Francis sang this famous song from another era, that spoke to teen angst and love in 1950’s America.

Claritum recognised for Technology and Innovation


Claritum Article - Procurement Blog. Claritum Bath Life Awards Finalist. Claritum recognised for Technology and Innovation. This year Bath Life Awards has seen record entries. One category had 46 entrants alone! So it was great to be recognised as a Finalist in the Technology and Innovation category. The Bath Life Awards are the business highlight of the city. They are the most prestigious, most tightly contested Awards with the greatest number of local companies involved.

Automating Multi-Tier Processes, Elemica & crossinx Deliver Chemical Manufacturers Blockchain Pilot

Supply Chain 24/7

Elemica, a leading Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, and crossinx, a network for financial business collaboration solutions, have announced the completion of a successful blockchain pilot project between leading global chemical manufacturers as part of an innovation initiative testing new technologies that will redefine B2B processes and support digital transformation

Modernizing eCommerce Logistics: From Start-Ups to the Fortune 1000


Part one of our CSCMP panel with Cargo Systems, Inc., Walmart, and Woodfield Distribution

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.