Wed.Feb 19, 2020

What Is Demand Sensing and How Do You Get Started?

ToolsGroup

“Good old supply chain. It just gets simpler every year!”. said no VP of supply chain ever. . We’ve created quite a monster with all the sophisticated tools we use to influence demand with pricing, new product introductions and promotions. Internet-fed trends are changing at hyper-speed.

How to Dispute a Walmart Deduction

SupplyPike

What is a retail deduction? For retail suppliers, deductions can have a drastic impact on their bottom line. Deductions ( also known as chargebacks ) are the fines that suppliers receive from their retailers when a perceived issue has happened in the supplier’s supply chain.

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What are Ecommerce Shipping Zones?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Shipping Zones article originally published by, and permission to publish here provide by Jake Rheude at redstagfulfillment.com. Carriers such as FedEx, UPS, and USPS use shipping zones to determine the shipping cost of a package.

Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

Reducing Driver Detention at The Home Depot: A conversation with Ron Guzzi [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

The post Reducing Driver Detention at The Home Depot: A conversation with Ron Guzzi [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Supply Chain Intelligence Transportation carrier management Carrier Relationships driver detention dwell time Freight Procurement shipper of choice the home depot transportation management Transportation Optimization Transportation Procurement

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An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Supply Chain Nation

Christina Luna, senior director, digital experience at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software), channels her entrepreneurial spirit in everything she does in her role and 15-year career at the company. From an early age she took interest in retail and the customer experience.

Reducing Driver Retention at The Home Depot: A conversation with Ron Guzzi [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

The post Reducing Driver Retention at The Home Depot: A conversation with Ron Guzzi [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Supply Chain Intelligence Transportation carrier management Carrier Relationships driver detention dwell time Freight Procurement shipper of choice the home depot transportation management Transportation Optimization Transportation Procurement

Be Predictive Not JUST Responsive

Adexa

I am sure you have noticed that the younger a child is the less planning they do. A toddler crawls or walks seemingly purposelessly, touches objects curiously and observes intensely. It is all execution with no plans.

Gaming Out Your Logistical Response to the Corona Virus

The Smart Software

This short note is about one way your business can develop a plan to adjust to one of the likely fallouts from the virus: sudden increases in the time it takes to get inventory replenishment from suppliers. Supply chains around the world are being disrupted.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Inside Arena: Meet Your Customer Success Coach

Arena Solutions

After PLM or QMS “go-live”, who helps you maximize your investment? How do you continue during transition times when your Arena administrator leaves? What if your organization changes due to a merger? We sat down with some of our Arena Customer Success Coaches to learn more.

Befriending the Conscious Consumer

Unleashed

Increasingly, the consumer market in the developed world is becoming dominated by a demand for products which meet certain criteria. From sustainable products which are kinder to the environment or made from organic materials, to those made without the use of animal testing.

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Machine Learning Overview, Part 2

DELMIA Quintiq

Part 2 of a 2-part series. In case you missed it, check out Machine Learning Overview, Part 1 in our DELMIA Blog. Unsupervised Machine Learning. In contrast to supervised Machine Learning, unsupervised machine learning doesn’t have any monitoring or teaching system.

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Coronavirus supply chain disruption: How APIs can help

Axway

Wuhan province is the largest industrial material component sourcing region in the world. It’s what Detroit was 50 years ago—where everything is made.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

How to Create Your Five Year Plan

PLS Logistics

Why have a Five year plan? Planning five years ahead can seem like an overwhelming task. However, a five year plan is an important tool that will help you reach both your professional and personal goals.

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Air Cargo on the Lower Deck – Lower Carbon Emissions Than You Think

Freightos

Air cargo has a bad reputation as the freight mode with by far the worst CO 2 footprint. It turns out that this negative reputation may be highly exaggerated and air cargo is less of an environmental hazard than often thought.

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ARC’s Analysis of the Global Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) Market

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group’s framework and process for analyzing the global AS/RS market provides valuable insights into the competitive environment, influential factors, and growth dynamics of this rapidly evolving and expanding market.

Supply Chain Graphicof the Week on Ocean Cargo Ships Increasingly at Risk Due to GPS Interference

Supply Chain Digest

Governments, Military and Criminals Jamming and Faking Real GPS Signals

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Herlitz Inventory Management Celebrates 10 Years in Business

Herlitz Inventory Management

How HIMPACT Started from a Legacy of Innovation in Inventory Management. When I reflect back on the past decade, the word that comes to mind is…wow! I can’t believe we are already at our ten-year anniversary!

[Watch] On-Demand Recording: Live Q&A on Design for Manufacturing

Dragon Innovation

Dragon Innovation, CEO & Co-Founder, Scott N. Miller and Dr. Hassan Rashidi were featured in a live Q&A session, answering questions on Design for Manufacturing for this live webinar recording , that has been packaged to be watched on-demand.

7 Steps to Build Your Strategy and Roadmap for Digital Transformation – Part 2

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Digital technologies are transforming how businesses operate. Manufacturers today understand the importance of these changes but many find it hard to keep pace with technological advancements.

Overcoming Amazon Guilt: Win Over Shoppers Throughout The Customer Journey

Convey

[This blog is part of a four-part series. Using SurveyMonkey, we surveyed 2,000 shoppers […]. The post Overcoming Amazon Guilt: Win Over Shoppers Throughout The Customer Journey appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

How a Customer-Focused 3PL Can Save You Time

Zipline Logistics

Outsourcing logistics through a third-party transportation services provider has become a common practice. In fact, 73% of shippers report outsourcing their domestic transportation. It’s a popular choice because there are numerous benefits to working with the right logistics provider.

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Common MDM Pitfalls and How to Steer Clear of them

Vinculum

Over the past decades, the significance of data for successful day-to-day business operations has witnessed a surge. Simply put, data has become the backbone of business enterprises irrespective of their industry, size, and expertise.

Supplier Engagement Surveys Made Simple

EC Sourcing Group

A simple way to increase supplier engagement is to utilize your RFI tool. Most organizations list supplier engagement as a top goal. Motivated suppliers help your bottom line and organizational efficiency.

Warehouse and DC News Roundup- February 2020

Lucas

A Buyer’s Market For Warehouse Space? The 5-year building boom in new warehouse and DC construction is expected to continue in 2020. But supply may finally be catching up with demand. According to a recent. Keep Reading.

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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.