Mon.May 20, 2019

The 7 Industrial Data Myths Preventing Your Operations From More Profitability and Productivity


Over the years, ThroughPut has amassed a wealth of experience around creating value from industrial data. Being exposed to operations ranging from those that are chalkboard-driven to those that are fully robot-driven, we have worked with over 25 different types of data systems.

How Blockchain Technology is Starting to Transform the End-to-End Supply Chain

Maine Pointe

From source to sale: In the second of his series of blogs demystifying Industry 4.0 technologies, Simon Knowles, Chief Marketing Officer, focuses on some of the ways blockchain technology is beginning to make its mark on end-to-end global supply chains.

Cloud and SaaS: A Perfect Match for Enterprise Labeling


The cloud and SaaS in particular may enhance enterprise labeling. Supply Chain Labeling

Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

An anachronism is “a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned.” ” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. Their way of life survives, even thrives, because it connects to and is supported by the modern world.

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.

Labor Management in the Warehouse to Become Key to Supply Chain Success

Veridian Solutions

Labor management in the warehouse might seem like another trivial task. At its core, labor management in the warehouse refers to scheduling and planning of team member shifts.

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Optimizing Labor Management to Improve Warehouse Operations

Veridian Solutions

Take a moment to think about your top issues in warehousing. Available slots, cycle times, labor costs, supplier relationship management, transportation management, and dock management are only a few of the everyday challenges supply chain leaders face in managing warehouses.

Reflections from the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference


“Is Excel digital?” – the question came direct at the audience during a breakout session! It was one of the several reflective moments I felt at the recently concluded 2019 Gartner supply chain executive conference.

Supply Chain News onThoughts on WMS Trends from Gartner

Supply Chain Digest

Workforce Optimization, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Execution Systems Key Areas of Focus

A Wine and Spirits Marketer Seeks Proof of Blockchain

Supply Chain Brain

Few industries stand to benefit from blockchain technology more than the wine and spirits business

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Why attend IMAGINE SUMMIT APAC in Singapore?


IMAGINE SUMMIT has been sweeping the world! From Orlando to Chantilly, Axway provides a first-rate event for connecting with your contemporaries to learning the latest technology advancement in hybrid integration platform (HIP).

The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events


A large percentage of North American companies hold their annual transportation sourcing event during the first quarter or last quarter of each year. One of the primary factors driving this decision is the need to have solid insight into transportation costs to feed into the budget cycle for the next fiscal year. However, there is … The post The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events appeared first on Chainalytics.

Why a Modern Data Hub is Crucial for Visualization and Other Analytic Tools

Silvon Software

There’s a lot of interest in data visualization tools right now; and rightfully so. These products make it very easy for business analysts and others to create eye-catching dashboards that highlight key business performance information.

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Got a Good Sustainability Record? Get Better Finance Rates

Material Handling & Logistics

Suppliers who demonstrate progress in Walmart’s Project Gigaton or Sustainability Index Program can apply for improved financing from HSBC based on their sustainability ratings

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Wordpress Inventory Management: Top 5 Plugins


There’s no better time to start or grow an eCommerce business, and WordPress makes it easy. Whether you’re an eCommerce pro or a newbie, you can turn any WordPress site into an online storefront thanks to the power of plugins.

Gartner SCM Summit: When Visibility is Commoditized


If you are in Supply Chain – regardless of industry – you are probably […]. The post Gartner SCM Summit: When Visibility is Commoditized appeared first on Convey. Retail Supply Chain

Accountants: Get inspired at QuickBooks Connect with Unleashed


The Unleashed team will be at QuickBooks Connect Melbourne — a 2-day event that’s jam-packed with workshops, breakout sessions, keynote speeches and more. As an accountant, you will learn from advisors and industry experts, embrace tech trends, take advantage of accountant-specific workshop sessions and share solutions that will help you and your clients thrive.

Spring Clean Your Truck Using These 5 Tips

GTG Technology Group

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Truck. link]. Get a Wash. One of your duties as a truck driver is maintaining the look, feel, and efficiency of your rig. This takes regular upkeep on a daily basis, but a once-per-year deep clean can also help. Spring is a great time to take advantage of the warmer weather for a major commercial truck cleaning. Cleaning inside and out can help extend the truck’s life and allow you to work more efficiently.

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.

How Stocktaking Can Shed Light on Inventory Turnover


An accurate stock take ensures that the inventory turnover ratio is going to be a reliable tool. If the numbers are right, business owners can plan for the future. It is a powerful part of inventory management and allows the business to make smarter decisions on what parts of the inventory stock they should invest in. An accurate stock take can ensure consistency for your business when assessing inventory. Inventory turnover.

BluJay SOAR 2019: Key Takeaways

Talking Logistics

“BluJay is a good company today. We want to make it a great company.”

Spreading Innovation in the Tech Industry with Unleashed Software


New Zealand’s Techweek is back this year with their nationwide festival of innovation ecosystem events. As New Zealand’s technology and innovation sectors continue to grow rapidly, Techweek provides a week-long opportunity for like-minded innovators to connect, display the latest tech, and share ideas. Unleashed Software fully supports innovation and idea sharing. Here’s a look at some of our contributions to the technology industry. Sharing ideas and engaging our community.

Why attend IMAGINE SUMMIT APAC in Singapore?


IMAGINE SUMMIT has been sweeping the world! From Orlando to Chantilly, Axway provides a first-rate event for connecting with your contemporaries to learning the latest technology advancement in hybrid integration platform (HIP). Today, Axway’s IMAGINE SUMMIT APAC kicked off in … Events

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.