Thu.Jan 25, 2018

3 things supply chain leaders can do to leverage talent for the digital supply chain

AIMMS

AIMMS has been active in the supply chain space for over 28 years. We’ve seen the evolution of the industry and its ongoing transformation , and have embarked on a transformation ourselves.

Finance and supply chain operations: Can IBP bridge the gap?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater It’s no secret these two groups don’t always see eye-to-eye. Finance and supply chain operations—both have a huge impact on your company’s bottom line, but oftentimes there’s conflict between these two organizations, especially when it comes to the numbers.

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[WHITE PAPER] The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond

Cerasis

Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond” white paper! This is a must read for those in the manufacturing industry to stay on top of their games! Get a free copy of the white paper by filling out the form to the right. Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018.

The Value of Integrated Supply Chain Technology

Talking Logistics

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.

Changing the Status Quo to Stay Ahead of the Amazon Effect

Logility

Planning teams face multiple dilemmas including promoting and supporting top line growth, containing cost, efficiently managing on-going operations and finding new ways to drive innovation. To complicate matters, supply chains are growing more complex as product proliferation and customer service expectations rise driven in part by the “Amazons” of the world.

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Visibility is the Key to Supply Chain Risk Management

Abivin

Supply Chain Visibility – Why can’t it be ignored? It is no doubt that the supply chain is always growing to be more complex and expanding in organizational costs. Supply chain visibility is a requirement for keeping that complexity and cost under control.

Using Data To Align Your Sales and Supply Chain Teams

Silvon Software

Ensuring that your sales and supply chain teams are in sync is one way that you can enhance the customer experience. However, this does pose some challenges because the end goals of these teams don’t always match.

Spot Market Carriers Get Higher Rates Than Contract Fleets

DAT Solutions

I look at freight transportation statistics all day long, and I am astonished by the rapid growth of the past few months, especially in the truckload spot market.

How Amazon will impact the supply chain in 2018

TradeGecko

In their 10-K annual report from 2017, Amazon stated that it had generated $6.4 billion in sales from retail subscription services alone. Wall Street firm Needham predicted that by 2021 Amazon would make up 50% of all US eCommerce, so we can expect 2018 to be another colossal year for the eCommerce giant. eCommerce

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!

8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is normal for the truckload industry? That may seem like a difficult question considering how rapidly things change in our industry—especially in the last calendar year.

Rootstock acquires Kenandy. Customers win!

Rootstock

On January 11, we were excited to announce that Rootstock has acquired Kenandy, Inc., a developer of cloud ERP software on the Salesforce Platform.

6 Ways You Can Improve Forecast Accuracy with Demand Sensing

Arkieva

Demand sensing helps us identify the actual customer order trends and helps us improve the near-term forecast. Strategic actions like demand shaping for knowingly increasing or decreasing the demand for the product can be undertaken by sensing demand signals. 6 Ways You Can Improve Forecast Accuracy with Demand Sensing was first posted on January 25, 2018 at 8:15 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

3 Ways to Master Omnichannel through Logistics—and Why You Should

FLEXE

Omnichannel has been a buzzword for years. In the coming years, omnichannel will mean a lot more than having a physical retail and online presence. Today, it’s already shifting retail paradigms and business models. Just look at Amazon.

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.

Is Your Supply Chain A True Business Partner?

Supply Chain 24/7

What makes a great supply chain? Greg Gerstenhaber, a partner in the Bain & Company Performance Improvement practice, outlines how a supply chain can become a competitive advantage for a company, and how to evaluate what changes your supply chain needs to become a true partner of the business

Resin prices vary a lot more than you think! RTi helps you understand why.

NC State SCRC

I had a great opportunity to meet with CEO Pete Suerken from Resin Technologies Inc. (RTi), RTi), yesterday, and share thoughts on how should-cost models are being actively used to drive improved visibility into the true costs of resin, paper packaging, and related products.

Avetta’s Auditing Service Accelerates Screening Process for Qualified Contractors

Supply Chain 24/7

Vertical Limit utilized Avetta's auditing service to minimize supply chain risk with detailed visibility into how their contractors perform critical safety procedures

RELEX Solutions Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence with New Partnership

RELEX Solutions

Read PDF. Australian Consultants FMCG Retail to provide RELEX’s Unified Retail Planning Technology in the APAC region. RELEX Solutions, the pioneer of unified retail planning technology, and one of the world’s fastest growing supply chain technology companies, has taken a major step towards establishing a truly global presence.

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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!

Fighting Bribery and Corruption in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is 40 years old, and it hasn’t aged a bit. Read More

Transportation Management Systems in the Food Industry: What’s Driving Demand?

Talking Logistics

Transportation Management Systems (TMS) bring a lot of value to companies across all industries, but the value proposition is particularly strong in the food industry when you consider the cost of transportation as a percent of revenue and the service challenges involved. What factors are driving demand today for TMS in the food industry? Are the barriers to implementation coming down? What capabilities are becoming more important for food companies today?

The Gurus Are Back. 2018 Supply Chain Predictions

Supply Chain Digest

Michael Watson, Mike Regan, and Gene Tyndall Offer their Prognostications, with More Guru Predictions Next Week

UltraShipTMS Talks YMS in Modern Materials Handling Magazine Article

Supply Chain Collaborator

Richard Chrzanowski, Implementation Manager for UltraShipTMS and acknowledged transportation logistics expert was tapped by Modern Materials Handling magazine for a feature article on Yard Management technologies.

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.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Out of Stocks on Retail Peg Displays are Simply Out of Hand

Supply Chain Digest

Problem is Getting Worse, not Better, Forcing Consumers to the Web

Manufacturers See 2018 as Great Year

Material Handling & Logistics

81% of manufacturers believe their revenue will increase in 2018. 2018 is looking good according to a recent survey of manufacturers.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018

TMC

Overall, 2017 was a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is.

How Can a Fulfillment Provider Help You Handle Business Fluctuations?

Saddle Creek Logistic Services

Dramatic peaks and valleys in order volume can be challenging to accommodate. Whether they’re caused by unpredictable forecasting or seasonal promotions, this variability is difficult to plan for in terms of space and staffing requirements.

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.