Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Where There’s Fyre – There’s Smoke!


This is not a post I particularly take pleasure in writing, because I am typically someone who appreciates the ambition of the dreamer, the heart of the entrepreneur, and those that want to try something that stretches themselves and changes the rules of the game.

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Smash Your Route to Market Targets with Essential Training & Platforms to Capture and Share Success

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Welcome to my blog series on Route to Market (RtM) , which includes Sales, TM&D (Trade Marketing & Distribution), in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector. I have created a model called the 20 Steps to Route to Market Excellence.

7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019


The post 7 Challenges Facing Supply Chain Leaders in 2019 appeared first on Chainalytics.

Automation in the Warehouse: It’s All About Capacity


Automation in the warehouse is essential to meeting the growing demand of e-commerce and the blending of traditional supply chain channels into the omnichannel supply chain.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

[This page is intentionally left blank.]. because my mind is blank this morning. Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week.

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Request for Partnership | The new RFP for technology solutions

BluJay Solutions

Logistics professionals are looking beyond features and functions, to collaborative partners and agile solutions that can scale and connect their supply chains for future success.

February 8 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech column, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of interest to our readers.

Big Data Analytics are Table Stakes for Digital Age Businesses

Enterra Insights

Business executives are always looking for a competitive edge and many have turned to advanced analytics to find that advantage. In the digital age, they often gamble their company’s future on the decisions they make, which is why advanced analytics have become table stakes in business. Table stakes is a gambling term. It refers to a rule requiring a player to bet no more money than he or she had on the table at the beginning of that hand.

The Importance of Securing B2B Networks with Augmented Identity and Information Security Management

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the critical importance of cyber-attack and information securing defenses, and for developing outside-in strategies for augmented identity and information security management.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Webinar: How Are Shippers Using Technology to Address Global Trade Woes?

Amber Road

Global Trade Management Trade Agreement Identification Free Trade Agreements Global Sourcing Sourcing Optimization Supply Chain Visibility Global Supply Chain Global Trade Content

Another Optimistic Forecast for 2019 U.S. Retail Sales

Supply Chain Matters

The National Retail Federation is forecasting that U.S. retail sales for 2019 will increase between 3.9 percent and 4.4 percent despite some economic cautions.

Chain of Custody: Source of Control in Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

The logistics industry is slowly being transformed to the point when the utilization of the electronic data environment will become the norm in the industry and the additional technological advancements in IoT technology will enable the integration of complete cargo supply

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The Gurus Are Back. 2019 Supply Chain Predictions Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Marc Wulfraat, Mike Watson, David Schneider and Rich Sherman Offer their Prognostications, with Analyst Predictions Next Week

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Data Loggers vs. IoT Enabled Real-Time Services for Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain 24/7

Learn how to optimize your supply chain processes and eliminate inefficiencies with the help of supply chain visibility solutions and cargo tracking and monitoring

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E-Commerce Trends are Game Changing for Trucking Industry

Material Handling & Logistics

The number of intra-regional and last-mile truck trips has increased while the average length of haul has declined

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How the Internet of Things & Big Data Are Accelerating Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain 24/7

IoT technology along with big data analytics is well on its way to transforming supply chain management, and the companies that can take advantage of these benefits in the near term will save money, increase efficiency and keep their customers happy

Indian Regulations Rain on Amazon and Walmart’s E-Commerce Parade


New regulations from the world’s fastest growing economy have undermined retailers’ business models and obstructed their sales in India’s burgeoning e-commerce sector

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Retail Supplier Updates: H-E-B and UNFI – February 2019

Zipline Logistics

Retailers and distributors make regular updates to their supplier guidelines and warehouse networks. These changes are often related to billing, packaging, appointment scheduling, hours of operation, and/or chargeback structures. All changes are made with intentions to improve business processes.

5 Best Practice Inventory Control Techniques for Warehouse Management


Good inventory control techniques for warehouse management start with an organised and well-maintained site. Managers should regularly inspect warehouse operations, ensuring that stock is stored in a way that allows staff to easily and safely access it. Below are some best practice inventory control techniques to help improve your operations and ensure the smooth running of your warehouse. Have a well-organised floor plan.

Care for the future: OOP conference in Munich (Article in German)


For the third time in a row, Axway was a sponsor at the OOP conference for software architecture at the ICM Munich.