Thu.Jan 25, 2018

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


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?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

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


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

Connecting Supply Chain Planning to Profitability

What collaboration between supply chain and ?nance can achieve.

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E2open Acquires Two Other Channel Management and Payments Providers

Supply Chain Matters

B2B Business Network platform provider E2open has announced two other acquisitions, Birch Worldwide and Entomo, focused in the Channel Marketing, Data and Revenue Management capability areas. B2B Supply Chain Business Network Supply Chain Technology E2Open E2open acquisition of Birch and Entomo Inc. supply chain management B2B Business Network technolgy supply chain management industry analyst advisory Supply chain Matters blog

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


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.

8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018


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.

6 Ways You Can Improve Forecast Accuracy with Demand Sensing


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.

Increasing Supply Chain Visibility and Security

Securing the supply chain starts with having visibility into the status of your assets, but this requires more than GPS coordinates on a map, because security isn’t just about preventing theft. Your assets don’t just need to arrive at their destination. They need to get there on time and untainted by heat, moisture, or physical shock.

The Cost of Disaster


Natural disasters continue to dominate headlines worldwide and are only likely to increase in prevalence in years to come. Last year marked the costliest on record for natural disasters in the United States. The country suffered an estimated $306 billion in disaster-related damages in 2017, predominantly due to major hurricanes and wildfires.

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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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

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

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

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

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


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.

Owner-Operator Insurance, Do You Have It?

PLS Logistics

You are now an official owner-operator, the freedom feels great, right? No longer are you stuck with destinations and loads that you can’t make decisions on while in a fleet that is not your own. It’s a big step into the new role, but the opportunities are endless. The time couldn’t have been better if you made the switch, rates are soaring high and capacity is at a shortage. With the shorter capacity, you can now be a little choosier about the loads you plan to take.

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?

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

DAT on "Land Line Now" Radio: Freight, Rates Dip Slightly

DAT Solutions

What's up with rates in January? Listen to the DAT weekly rate trend discussion with Terry Scruton of OOIDA. This week, Terry and I talked about causes and effects of a slight decline in truckload freight rates and volume. Trucking Industry Trends

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.

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.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018


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.

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

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.

Same-Day Delivery – The Next Retail Game-Changer

Supply Chain 24/7

Balancing cost and service levels for optimal customer – and retailer – satisfaction

Leading and Lagging Indicators Can Help You Build a Sustainable Organization

Supply Chain 24/7

In order to build a sustainable organization, you need a way to account for the measures that affect long term survivability

The Value of Automated Planning for Compliance Audits

Supply Chain 24/7

Organizations can optimize time and conserve scarce resources by automating their planning for future compliance audits. This report shows how Best-in-Class firms pave the way for such automation via their forward-looking actions, strategies, and capabilities

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.