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

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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.

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.

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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How Nevro Achieves Design Controls Success

Arena Solutions

Highlights from our discussion with Vis Ayer, Senior Director of Quality at Nevro. In our last blog, we explored why Good Design Controls Are Critical to Avoid FDA Issues. In this second part of our series, Vis Ayer of Nevro shares his experiences on the importance of good design controls.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Enhancing Supplier Engagement to Drive Competitive Advantage An IndustryWeek Special Report

ivalua

The post Enhancing Supplier Engagement to Drive Competitive Advantage An IndustryWeek Special Report appeared first on 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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Ensuring Supply Chain Continuity in a World Full of Uncertainty An Industry Week Special Report

ivalua

The post Ensuring Supply Chain Continuity in a World Full of Uncertainty An Industry Week Special Report appeared first on Ivalua

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.