Fri.Nov 15, 2019

How to Prepare for Holiday Shipping Disruption and Stay Ahead

Zipline Logistics

Peak season and holiday shipping impacts can hit the logistics industry as early as August, lasting through early January. The period naturally spells tighter capacity and slightly higher rates as shipping volumes increases.

How to Save Money Through WMS Automation


Supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. Demands from labor resources for better pay, better treatment, and more opportunity have never been higher.

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Opinion: All Those Returns Are Killing the Environment

Material Handling & Logistics

The 1 million packages that will be returned this holiday season will add 5 billion pounds to landfills and put 15 million tons of carbon into the atmosphere

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Traffic congestion in cities can be a nightmare. It’s an age-old problem made worse by modern modes of transportation. Over a decade ago, Anthony Downs, a real estate finance expert, wrote, “Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, from Cairo to Sao Paolo. Peak-hour traffic congestion is an inherent result of the way modern societies operate.

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (November 15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I have a Garmin watch where I can measure my heart rate and other metrics across a variety of different sports and activities, such as cycling, running, and skiing. And when I’m done exercising, it automatically uploads the details to Strava.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

We are still 35 days away from winter, but more than 230 million people in the US feel like they are in the depths of the cold season already. Earlier this week, an arctic blast swept the eastern two-thirds of the country, plunging temperatures below freezing, breaking hundreds of cold temperature records. On Wednesday morning in Boston, we woke up to temperatures hovering around 18 degrees, with a wind chill of 5. The cold snap […].

Why 6 River Systems is a Top Place to Work

6 River Systems

6 River Systems has been named a Boston Globe Top Place to Work in 2019! According to the Globe, that makes 6RS one of the most admired workplaces in the state as voted on by the people who know us best: our own employees. Or, as we call them, Rivs.

The 3 Key Areas of ROI for Manufacturing ERP


Manufacturers and major enterprises always look to the returns they can make from implementing new tools, especially far-reaching solutions like ERPs.

SalesWarp & QSSI partner to deliver for Fortune Top 10 Online Retailer


The SalesWarp team is proud to announce our latest partnership with leading warehouse management innovator, QSSI.

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!

Navigating the Wild West of E-Commerce: A Guide for B2B Distributors

Supply Chain Brain

The meteoric rise of business-to-consumer retail e-commerce has sent shock waves throughout the industry. Now, the impact is reverberating beyond Amazon and eBay to affect business-to-business companies everywhere

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 11/08/19 – 11/14/19

All Things Supply Chain

Tesla to open its first European factory Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, has previously talked about Tesla’s aims to build a European factory, but it was while he was at… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up supply chain news sustainability weekly wrap-up

QAD DynaSys recognised as a major player in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide for Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 vendor assessment

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

QAD DynaSys, a leading provider of demand and supply chain planning solutions, has been named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the supply chain demand planning space and helps assess its current and anticipated performance in the marketplace

A Five-Step Approach to Inventory Agility

Supply Chain Brain

Too often, companies take a giant leap toward a best-practice system, process or software application that has recently captured headlines

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.

FLEXE Hub: ‘Tis (almost) the season


A roundup of the latest news on logistics, retail, and industry trends

AI Powered Enterprise Decisioning on Display at LLamaCon EMEA 2019


“Decisioning in today’s world is about allocating scarce resources under uncertainty,” said Caspar Berry, a professional poker player and risk expert during his keynote at the just concluded LLamaCon EMEA 2019 held in the historic city of Prague.

Infographic: The Internet of Things (IoT)

The Network Effect

The post Infographic: The Internet of Things (IoT) appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Internet of Things

Ces entreprises qui se transforment en écosystèmes grâce aux API (English translation provided)


Les stratégies d’ouverture d’entreprise décryptées lors d’un dîner-débat. par Dorian Marcellin – Alliancy – le 15 novembre 2019.


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!