Tue.Nov 19, 2019

How Gen Z's Consumer Expectations Drive New Supply Chain Trends

AFFLINK

Generation Z is coming of age. They're entering the workforce and becoming part of the economy. And that's driving many retailers to change their focus to meet their expectations. Generation Z has grown up with eCommerce, and they expect certain things to be on-demand.

What is Deep Learning? And What Does it Mean for Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson).

What is a pick and place robot?

6 River Systems

Pick and place robots are commonly used in modern manufacturing environments. Pick and place automation speeds up the process of picking up parts or items and placing them in other locations. Automating this process helps to increase production rates.

How Technology Can Help Midstream Transportation Companies?

PLS Logistics

Technology and innovation are changing our world and the way we live. These shifts are affecting every single industry, and the energy industry is one of the most influenced branches of the global economy.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Supply Chain Planning in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

In 2017, Gartner introduced a Supply Chain Planning Maturity Model with five planning stages. In the lowest stage (Stage 1), supply chain planning is inside-out, fragmented, local, unconstrained, and focused on revenue. In Stage 2, supply chain planning remains inside-out but achieves functional scale, local optimization, and focuses on reducing costs. Stage 3 straddles the line between inside-out and outside-in planning.

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Attributes as Expert Systems

Adexa

If you are a client of Adexa, did you know that the supply chain planning engine that are you using has an AI expert system built into it?

Five Questions to Ask About Third-Party Vendors and Cybersecurity

Supply Chain Brain

From marketing consultants and supply-chain partners to accountants and IT service providers, organizations today depend on all kinds of third parties for virtually every conceivable business function

How Freight Bidding Can Boost Capacity and Strategic Value

Cerasis

Freight rates are in a state of constant flux, and while the market appears on the bridge of stabilization, the current peak season and uncertainty in global economies threaten to bring it to a halt.

Black Friday – Can The Supply Chain Survive?

BluJay Solutions

As Black Friday moves closer, crunch time has come for retail supply chains. Expectations will be higher than ever this year and businesses must be certain that they can deliver on their promises of speedy, accurate, and high-quality shipping. Tech that enables visibility and collaboration is vital for smooth-running operations that not only deliver goods but customer satisfaction too.

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.

How to Select the Best Shipping Method for Your Freight

Freight Center

With so many different ways to ship freight, how do you know which method is the best? Look no further, we’ve simplified the search for the right shipping method for your cargo. To help you make a better, more informed decision, we’ve created a short synopsis of the types of methods available. Less than Truckload (LTL). If your cargo is too big to be parcel (150 lbs. or more), but you don’t need an entire freight truck, LTL shipping is the way to go.

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Retail supply chain planners slow to introduce supporting software, with Excel top application

EFT

Visibility in Freight: Where’s My Stuff?

MercuryGate

The post Visibility in Freight: Where’s My Stuff? appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Value of a TMS Blog Posts

Insurance concerns for Truckers

Aborn and Co.

Lane Munson, VP of Commercial Risk & Benefits at Aon Transportation and Logistics Practice, joins Consulting Logistics to discuss the insurance marketplace for carriers and why some current trends should be concerning for shippers. Lane can be reached on. LinkedIn. Kyle can be reached on.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

How to Prepare Your Fleet for Harsh Winter Roads

DELMIA Quintiq

For most businesses, a fleet keeps their business moving — even during the harsh winter months. Unfortunately, winter roads can damage the same fleet that makes your business possible.

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TireHub Partners with ToolsGroup to Optimize Supply Chain Efficiency

ToolsGroup

PRESS RELEASE. TireHub Partners with ToolsGroup to Optimize Supply Chain Efficiency. Demand forecasting and inventory planning will bolster TireHub’s service-driven strategy. BOSTON, Mass.

How to Prepare Your Fleet for Harsh Winter Roads

DELMIA Quintiq

For most businesses, a fleet keeps their business moving — even during the harsh winter months. Unfortunately, winter roads can damage the same fleet that makes your business possible.

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The Need to Exceed: The Race to Become an ‘xPL’

Talking Logistics

Last month, Adrian Gonzalez’s blog post on value-added services for third-party logistics providers (3PL) provided statistical evidence from a survey that supports the transformational trend in the trade and logistics space.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

What Exactly is “Multi-Site” and Why Does it Matter?

Loftware

For years, companies managed their labeling operations locally at manufacturing or warehousing locations using a variety of stand-alone solutions.

Survey: How to benefit from electronic invoicing

SupplyOn

A scientific survey details the positive effects of electronic invoicing for the invoice’s issuer and the recipient Despite all the buzz over catchwords like Industry 4.0, automation and digital transformation, when it comes to invoicing, we still live in a mainly analogue, non-electronic, non-automated world. Even today, at the close of 2019, the majority of invoices is sent in paper or unstructured formats. Formats that cannot (or hardly) be processed electronically.

Art of Procurement Podcast – Harmonizing Global Procurement Processes And Technology At Deutsche Telekom

ivalua

The post Art of Procurement Podcast – Harmonizing Global Procurement Processes And Technology At Deutsche Telekom appeared first on Ivalua

5 coming regulations that threaten trucking

DAT Solutions

There are a number of new regulations coming soon that have the potential to hit the trucking industry hard. Individually, each regulation may not move the needle much, but combined, they could turn the trucking environment from one of excess capacity to situation where trucks are hard to find.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Enhancing Supplier Engagement to Drive Competitive Advantage An IndustryWeek Special Report

ivalua

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Brokerage profits grow as revenues decline in Q3

DAT Solutions

2019 was a mixed bag for brokers, and Q3 was no different. Revenue is lower than last year's for transportation intermediaries of almost all sizes, but many still preserved profits. Best Practices and Benchmarks

Ensuring Supply Chain Continuity in a World Full of Uncertainty An Industry Week Special Report

ivalua

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20 benefits of yoga for truckers

DAT Solutions

While out on the road, a truck driver’s movement can be limited and stress can be high. Yoga offers truckers a chance to move and stretch and decompress. Trucking Lifestyle

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Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.