Wed.Feb 20, 2019

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

RELEX Solutions

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.

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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 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.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Creating Cybersecurity in Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain attacks rose by 150% between 2016 and 2017

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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 Businesses Can Address Modern Slavery in Supply Chains


In 2015, the UK became the first major world economic power to pass legislation targeting modern slavery.

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.

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


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.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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

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

How You Can Simplify Your Supply Chain


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.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

Supply Chain Nation

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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17th, 2019


Transportation TIP List: Week of February 17 th , 2019. The recent observance of President’s Day brought to mind the influential leaders of the past that helped construct the foundations of our country.

Building a Business Case for a Supply Chain Optimization Project


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.

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.

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 Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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

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.

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.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

5 Ways to Recoup Value of Near-Expired Food and Beverage Products

Zipline Logistics

Food and beverage manufacturers are often faced with figuring out what to do with product that is near its “sell by,” “use by,” or “best by” date.

Cryptocurrencies Beyond Bitcoin! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Network Optimization – What are your Success Criteria? Article, and permission to publish here, provided by Josh Wardini.

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

Axway Innovation Events in the UK


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.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.