Mon.Oct 07, 2019

Why warehouse order picking carts are costing you money (and what you should be using instead)

6 River Systems

Order picking carts were once a staple in the warehouse, but today, new innovations offer better, more functional solutions that support the order picking process.

Building Resilient Supply Chains Across a Volatile Business Landscape

Supply Chain Brain

Bad weather isn’t the only event that threatens the efficient operation of global supply chains

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The Amazing Supply Chain of Toilet Roll

All Things Supply Chain

With 7% of Americans admitting to stealing it from hotels, comedian Johnny Carson causing a shortage of it in 1973 after he joked about the possibility of one and 49%… Amazing Supply Chain General amazing supply chain supply chain

Why Final Mile Collaboration Yields Better Results


As explained by Supply Chain 24/7, consumers’ expectations for faster fulfillment continue to grow, and millennials specifically are willing to pay up to 30% more to get products faster. Unfortunately, this demands a seamless, efficient supply chain process.

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.

Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line

Logistics Viewpoints

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented FourKites' real-time visibility solution. Change is hard, but real gains have been made in their supply chain operations. Brett Frankenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Supply Planning and Bottler Sales at Coca-Cola Consolidated described the journey at the FourKites user conference. The post Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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A Mix of different Executive-Education programmes

Prophetic Technology

Executive education is never enough! As Supply Chain ( SC ) executive education keeps evolving, the possibilities available to companies are getting higher and turn out to be more personalised than ever. supply chain education

Preparing For The Unknown In Your Supply Chain

American Global Logistics

Forbes – An earthquake damages your manufacturing facility, a strike at a port has delayed shipments to your store or political uncertainty has left your planning and forecasting in chaos.

The Blockchain is here to solve complex Supply Chains

Prophetic Technology

Long ago, supply chains were relatively simple because commerce was done locally; now that manufacturing is mainly global, SCs are incredibly complex. supply chain blockchain

Data Analyst, Data Scientist, and Data Engineer: What’s the Difference?


Many CPO’s and CSCO’s today complain about being overwhelmed with the amount of internal and external data they are being asked to analyze to create improved supply chain outcomes. The volume and velocity of data streaming at us is increasing exponentially, with an often quoted statistic that 90% of the data in the world has been generated in the last five years.

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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.

5 Tips to Streamline Your Warehouse

The Network Effect

The post 5 Tips to Streamline Your Warehouse appeared first on The Network Effect. Warehousing

Lessons Learned From 2018 Peak Warehousing Season

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 peak warehousing season flourished on the optimism in the market. We saw significant gains for businesses, and customers reaped the rewards. Unfortunately, experts do not necessarily believe the 2019 peak season will see the same results. Cautious optimism remains, and with even more considerable uncertainty in the market for 2019, supply chain leaders need to take stock of lessons learned. What Went Wrong During the 2018 Peak Season?

5 Telltale Signs That Fear Is Stunting Your Supply Chain Business Growth

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

The idea of innovation might sound enticing, but few are willing to take the associated risks in changing course. Treading lightly has its advantages, but the line between ‘careful’ and ‘cripplingly cautious’ can be thin, especially in such a highly competitive world.

The Principle Elements of Sales and Operations Planning

USC Consulting Group

Maintaining a sustainable manufacturing facility is no ordinary task. At times, the difficulty of it can seem like a high-wire act.

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.

Mastering Ecommerce with the Power of TMS Software


The days of neatly fitting into a particular lane of services – 3PL, brokerage, etc. – are long gone. If you’re not looking to get out of your lane with new services, you will fall behind.

How to Turn Data into Business Value

Talking Logistics

Companies have access to more data than ever before, but more data doesn’t automatically translate into more insights and business value. How do you go from data to business value? Why is data context important? How do you turn insights into action? Those are some of the key questions I discussed with Stephen Husk, Supply. Read more How to Turn Data into Business Value. The post How to Turn Data into Business Value appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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QAD Adaptive ERP 2019 Boosts Operational Efficiency and User Productivity


QAD is pleased to announce the availability of QAD Adaptive ERP 2019, the latest version of QAD’s flagship ERP solution that includes the Adaptive User Experience (UX) and the QAD Enterprise Platform. We are also excited to unveil updates to several other areas in the QAD solution portfolio.

QATAR TRADE SUMMIT 2019 – 25 – 27 November 2019


The Qatar Trade Summit is scheduled to be held from the 25th – 27th of November 2019, in Doha, Qatar. The high level summit is conceptualized to address the long term and broad spectrum impact of Logistics and Supply Chain in the nation economic progress. Supplier Management is a growing challenge for Supply Chains.

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.

Proud to have my head in the cloud


A recently received promotional email from a so-called competitor (who shall remain nameless) actually made me laugh out loud - but also sent a bit of a shiver down my spine! cloud wms


What’s omniexperience? Hint: It’s not about you!


What’s omniexperience? An omnichannel strategy harmonizes the customer’s path into your organization. It’s about unifying the customer’s experience within your organization’s processes (often a sales or customer service process).

No Fuss Business help their clients implement cloud-based apps for growth and development


An Implementation Partner can be instrumental in helping businesses set up cloud-based apps right from the get go.

Celebrating Women in Technology

Repl Group

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, we caught up with some women at REPL to tell their own story. What inspired them to get involved in technology? What are their proudest achievements? What would they change for future generations?

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

Vetpak Gains Full Visibility Over All Business Streams with Unleashed


Vetpak enlisted the help of No Fuss Business to help them get up and running with Unleashed Software. Now, they’ve seen a huge improvements in stock visibility, sales forecasting and have a better idea of how their business is tracking at any given moment in time. Here’s their story.

Barcode Verification Made Easy with the PX940


Barcode Verification Made Easy. Print, Apply, Ship. It’s that simple. There is an easy way to make sure your barcodes will scan the first time, every time. You can put poor quality barcodes and their costly drain on time, productivity and money to rest.

How to Get Free Shipping Supplies: Boxes, Mailers, and More


With customers expecting fast, affordable, and 2-day shipping, shipping costs continues to rise. . It’s important to offer affordable shipping, but in a way that doesn’t break the bank. One way is to take advantage of free shipping supplies from major carriers, such as USPS, UPS, FedEx, and DHL. If you’re a small business, every dollar saved on shipping matters. For large enterprises, getting free supplies for large volumes of shipments will save you money in the long run.

Oh So Spooky: Myths and Legends that Haunt Michigan

3PL Insights

Halloween is just around the corner! That means it is time for pumpkin-spiced lattes and spooky stories shared around the campfire. Evans Distribution Systems has been around for 90 years, we’re no stranger to the haunted characters that call our great state home.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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