Fri.Jul 12, 2019

Omnichannel Requires Fast Warehouse Transformation: Why & How to Do It Right

Cerasis

The growth of omnichannel is subject to hype and fact. Some supply chain leaders and experts argue omnichannel is the improper term to describe the state of warehouse transformation today. Others voice concern over how warehouse transformation could increase costs when not adequately managed. Supply chain leaders need to understand why an omnichannel warehouse requires.read More.

Optimizing Warehouse Operations Ahead of Peak Season

Supply Chain Brain

For those running an e-commerce business, summertime means preparing for the next peak seasons: Back-to-School, Halloween and the holiday shopping season

Solving the Logistical Challenges in Ecommerce Grocery

The Network Effect

How brands and producers can leverage the rapid growth of grocery ecommerce American consumers are beginning to do more of. The post Solving the Logistical Challenges in Ecommerce Grocery appeared first on The Network Effect. Foodservice Grocery Logistics ecommerce grocery logistics

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 12, 2019)

Talking Logistics

The used car salesman lives on. I’ve been searching online for a used car to buy for my daughter before she heads back to college. Nothing fancy, nothing too expensive. I found a car at a Honda dealership about an hour away. I called them and spoke to Philip there about the car: How did.

How does your demand forecasting compare to your peers?

Demand forecasts are becoming increasingly more difficult to predict and less accurate. How are supply chain professionals dealing with this? What kind of technology are they using to deal with this shift? How is their approach to forecasting evolving? Take this assessment to find out how your demand forecasting process stacks up against others. It’s also a handy resource to identify improvement areas for your team. It only takes a few minutes and you get instant feedback.

This Week in Logistics News (July 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

They’ve done it again! The US Women’s National Soccer Team has won a fourth World Cup championship in Lyon, France last Sunday. This victory also marked back-to-back World Cup championships, which is the first time a women’s team has accomplished the feat, joining only men’s winners Italy (1934, 1938) and Brazil (1958, 1962). To say this team faced a lot of adversity is an understatement. The team, and namely Captain Megan Rapinoe, faced a lot […].

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Forecast Accuracy in an Omnichannel World

Vanguard Software

Integrating customer data across e-commerce and in-store technologies will be the main challenge for brands expanding their omnichannel sales in the coming years. Retail News Supply Chain apparel footwear

Walmart’s Supplier Says Chinese Factories in ‘Desperate’ State

Material Handling & Logistics

"China will see more factory shutdowns as the trade war that’s roiled the global supply chain exacerbates an exodus.&

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The Difficulties of Inventory Management and the Approach you Take

Unleashed

The difficulties of inventory management can be minimised simply by utilising purpose-built software, tried and true methods and adjusting one’s approach to it. In this article, we consider the difficulties of inventory management with particular attention to the reactive and proactive approaches to stock control. Reactive inventory control. This is the method where you react to situations as, or after, they have occurred.

Better Late Than Never: Canada Set to Introduce Supply Chain Legislation

EcoVadis

Canada Set to Follow in Footsteps of U.K., Australia and Others on Modern Slavery Legislation. A recently drafted bill has Canada set to join the growing list of countries intent on introducing national legislation on supply chain transparency and modern slavery. On April 4, 2019, the joint parliamentary committee on modern slavery and human trafficking announced it had drafted the Transparency In Supply Chains Act (the TSCA).

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.

First Half 2019 Supply Chain Review

Supply Chain Digest

Amid Growing Trade Tensions, eCommerce and Amazon Dominate the New Again

LTL vs Parcel: When Is It Time to Graduate?

Zipline Logistics

For any CPG business, growth is good. But when expanding, brands can quickly find themselves in uncharted territory, deciphering LTL vs parcel shipping, trying to determine when it’s best to leverage each.

Visible Benefits

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s SVP Sales EMEA, Mohit Paul, discusses retailers avoiding the temptation to invest in the latest technology by instead focusing on harnessing the data assets they already have.

Keeping Pace with Holiday Shipping Expectations

Convey

Big sales and holidays make for the most wonderful times of the year — […]. The post Keeping Pace with Holiday Shipping Expectations appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Resources

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

American Logistics Aid Network Urges Caution and Preparation Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry

Supply Chain 24/7

As Tropical Storm Barry continues to intensify, the American Logistics Aid Network is urging U.S. Gulf Coast residents to heed local advisories and warnings – and asking logistics professionals to be ready to help