Wed.Feb 20, 2019

It’s Time to Rethink Availability vs. Waste in Your Grocery Supply Chain

RELEX Solutions

Recent research by McKinsey supports what many of us have long suspected: shoppers use the quality of a few key items to rate a supermarket’s fresh produce department, and this assessment has knock-on effects that impact sales both in fresh and other departments.

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Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has served in the armed forces knows the military loves its acronyms. For years the military has used the acronym VUCA to describe what, in wartime, is often referred to as the fog of war. VUCA stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity.

New Technology Changing The Supply Chain – Augmented Reality

Clear Spider

As mentioned last week, we will be diving into augmented reality (AR). Cell phones and tablets are the way AR gets into most people’s lives. An example is an app called Layar. It uses the smartphone’s GPS and camera to collect information about the user. Then, it displays information about nearby restaurants, stores and points […]. The post New Technology Changing The Supply Chain – Augmented Reality appeared first on [link].

The Stream of UK Based Automotive Industry Announcements are Not Solely Related to Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

Auto workers across the United Kingdom have been reeling from a series of cascading announcements regarding global auto maker’s cutbacks of capacity and production.

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.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

JDA software

Haley Morse is vice president, services sales, North American retail and has been with JDA for nearly 25 years. She is a great example of getting comfortable being uncomfortable and talks about how she’s done this in her career, and how important it is to be confident in yourself and your decisions.

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Creating Cybersecurity in Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain attacks rose by 150% between 2016 and 2017

What Is a Retail Warehouse and What are the Benefits?

Veridian Solutions

The idea of a retail warehouse stems from the gradual decline of available warehouse space in the United States. According to the Wall Street Journal , retailers across the country are experiencing a shortage of available warehouse capacity.

How to Mitigate the Fallout of International Trade Relations

Supply Chain 24/7

The tariff wars can be credited for having achieved one thing: making strategic and 5 seamless supply chain management a priority in the boardroom once again

Fast Steps to E-Commerce WMS Success

Veridian Solutions

Demands of consumers are expanding, and the capabilities within an e-commerce WMS will empower supply chains with more data and ways to connect to consumers.

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.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 2.18-2.22

Aborn and Co.

Amazon's environmental pledge, spot rates rise, West Coast warehouse space shortage, retailers turn to AI, "Where's my freight?!" and much more in this week's ATSCNYNTK

Make the Switch to a Digital Supply Chain at RILA's LINK Conference

Amber Road

Between consumer demands, shrinking deadlines, getting goods to market, rising costs, and shifting trade policies – the job of a retailer is becoming increasingly challenging. But it doesn’t have to be an impossible task.

78% of retail C-suite do not have real time view of inventory across channels

EFT

According to The 2019 Retail C-Suite Viewpoint Survey, 78% of executives surveyed do not have a real-time view of inventory across channels, and half of respondents believe they do not have the right platforms and tools in place to support expanded fulfillment options.

How You Can Simplify Your Supply Chain

Unleashed

For many supply chain managers at wholesale , distribution , and manufacturing companies, simplifying the supply chain can be a difficult task. An efficient and effective supply chain is fundamental to the success of these types of businesses, and the key to ensuring their efficacy is their simplification. In this article, we outline three key ways business owners can simplify their supply chain for maximum productivity. Automate processes.

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.

Brexit - What next for British business?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By John Perry, managing director at SCALA, provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector. With EU negotiators seemingly ruling out the possibility of a second referendum, Labour demanding customs union membership, and Theresa May still doggedly pursuing her universally unpopular agreement, we seem to be hurtling ever-faster towards a no-deal Brexit

Building a Business Case for a Supply Chain Optimization Project

Llamasoft

Supply chain optimization can enable businesses to keep up with the pace of change and sustain a competitive advantage by significantly improving in the areas of cost, service and risk. You may recognize possible benefits and savings for your organization, but getting there can be a challenge. Executives are short on time and resistant to […]. The post Building a Business Case for a Supply Chain Optimization Project appeared first on LLamasoft.

Will Consumers Pay for Responsible Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

Do consumers place a monetary value on supply-chain visibility? Are they willing to pay more for a product that is “socially responsible&rdquo

Supply Chain News on The Six Key Issues for Procurement In 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Roundtable Discussions with Procurement Execs across the Globe Provides Insight

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.

Preparing Now for the 2019 Peak Season in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Even though the peak season in transportation recently ended, it’s never too early to start preparing for the next one. What did we learn from the 2018 peak season that we can apply in our planning for 2019? What actions should companies take now to start preparing? How can technology help in the preparation process? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Sam Ralat, Sr. Director of Carrier Innovation at project44 , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. 2018 lessons learned.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Changing Robot Cost Dynamics

Supply Chain Digest

With Labor Costs Rising and Robot Costs Falling, Adoption in Supply Chain Likely to be Substantial

Unrealistic Total Cost of TMS Ownership Perceptions Often Impact ROI

Supply Chain Collaborator

Everyone loves a bargain. When it comes to cloud TMS software, there’s no shortage of attractively priced solutions offerings from providers large and small, young and old. However, just because a provider offers attractively low subscription fees, it doesn’t mean a shipper is getting the best deal.

The New Product Introduction (NPI) Process: "Zero-to-One" is a lot different than “One-To-Many”

Dragon Innovation

In anticipation of Halloween, I decided to build a robot to hand out candy. It was great to take a break from thinking about manufacturing in high-volume and focus on just getting one prototype to work.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Các mô hình phân ph?i ? Vi?t Nam: S? c?p, Th? c?p và Ch?ng cu?i

Abivin

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Axway Innovation Events in the UK

Axway

Today’s technologies are transforming the marketplace, causing a lot of disruption for players of all sizes. To lead the industry, let alone stay competitive, companies are looking for ways to best leverage their data using innovative technology.

How Data Analytics Helps PE Firms Accelerate Value Creation at Due Diligence

Maine Pointe

Mark McTigue, VP Industry Partner Private Equity and Michael Kirstein, VP Europe, discuss why private equity firms are increasingly deploying data analytics to help them buy right and buy smart in a challenging market. operational due diligence Private Equity Consulting Private Equity Data Analytic

[Video] - How Omni-Channel Brands Can Enable a Strategic Drop Ship Program

EnVista

INTRODUCTION: Dropshipping is when retailers or distributors directly utilize vendor or third party inventory to fulfill customer orders. For brands that want to enable endless aisle to improve customer service and capture sales, adding drop ship capabilities is a game-changer. Unified Commerce

Real time analytics for 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.