Fri.Feb 14, 2020

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain.

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Driverless Supply Chain

Vanguard Software

At Vanguard Software, we talk about integrating and automating supply chains on the digital front, namely through advanced analytics and automated planning. Supply Chain News

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Technology + Human Touch = Digital Supply Chain Excellence

Gravity Supply Chain

There’s no need to do the maths; we’ve got the answer for you! The post Technology + Human Touch = Digital Supply Chain Excellence appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

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5 Reasons to Use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article and permission to publish here provided by Harry Poulson. When you have to deal with so many hardcopies, textual images , and PDFs on your job or in your business, you need optical character recognition (OCR) technology.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

U.S. Olympian Lindsey Vonn and American Rock Band Weezer Set to Headline ICON 2020

Supply Chain Nation

This is the sixth blog in our ICON 2020: What’s New series. Stay in the know about the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year with our blog series highlighting the latest developments as they unfold. In case you haven’t heard, we officially changed our name from JDA to Blue Yonder !

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Your Roadmap to the Decade of Supply Chain


We believe that the 2020’s will truly become the Decade of Supply Chain. This will be the decade that supply chain managers will achieve the visibility they deserve within their organizations.

A Load Planner's Perspective: Data Behind Booking Freight

Aborn and Co.

In this week’s episode, Aborn's Director of Logistics, Donna Paton joins the show to provide her perspective on data and load planning. Donna has almost 20 years of working in the supply chain and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the show.

Getting Faster Air & Ocean Freight Quotes With APIs… So You Win the Customer


“I need to get a quote to move three containers from the Port of Rotterdam to Port Miami. I’d like to have it by this evening if possible, or I may have to look elsewhere,” says the freight manager. The freight forwarder responds, “Sure, I can’t guarantee it, but let me get to work.” More.

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Valentine’s Day and the Logistics of Love

Enterra Insights

Valentine’s Day is named after a Christian saint, who, according to the BBC, was willing to give up his life for the sake of love. They write, “The popular belief about St. Valentine is that he was a priest from Rome in the third century AD. Emperor Claudius II had banned marriage because he thought married men were bad soldiers. Valentine felt this was unfair, so he broke the rules and arranged marriages in secret.

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2020 Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

More Smarts from Logistics Service Providers, Rise of Micro Extensions in Supply Chain Software, Growing Interest in Warehousing as a Service

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 14, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I pick up my girlfriend at 4:00 am at her apartment. She doesn’t know where we’re going, but we’re heading north to Sedona, Arizona, about two hours away. We get there shortly after 6:00 am and I pull into a grocery store parking lot. It’s still dark, a bit chilly, and there’s nobody else there.

Ivalua Procurement Strategy and Analytics


The post Ivalua Procurement Strategy and Analytics appeared first on Ivalua

This Week in Logistics News (February 8 – 14)

Logistics Viewpoints

Sustainability continues to be a hot topic within supply chain management. One area that has proven to be an uphill battle is the reduction of packaging waste for home deliveries. I actually wrote about this topic as one of my very first Logistics Viewpoints articles nearly six years ago.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Global Supply Chain News on Coronavirus Playing Havoc on Global Shipping

Supply Chain Digest

After Tariffs, another Reason to Rethink Over Reliance on China for Sourcing

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USPS Transportation Costs

Logistics Trends and Insights

Robert Fisher presented on Postal Service Transportation costs at PostCom’s Study Day meeting on February 11th. He’s graciously sharing the presentation with us in hopes that the information can help set some of the USPS results into perspective. Transportation USPS transportation

Tracking Warehouse KPIs for Maximum Optimisation

20Cube Logistics

A warehouse is a world of its own, loaded with complex tasks, but in recent times, the inclusion of technology to all the areas of the warehouse makes the tasks easier with increased efficiency and productivity.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up: 02/07/20 – 02/13/20

All Things Supply Chain

87% of US businesses in China expect coronavirus to impact revenues Companies are beginning to see the impact that the outbreak of the coronavirus in China is having on their… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up brexit coronavirus drones supply chain news weekly wrap-up

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

What happens in a startup year


Twelve months can feel like two years at a successful startup —and that’s a good thing! The business moves so quickly, product enhancements happen at such a rapid pace, and new team members are added so regularly, it can be a whirlwind experience. Get To Know Us


The “SIOPtimization” Supply Chain Solution for Aerospace Companies Feeling the Impact of the Boeing 737 Max Disruption

Maine Pointe

David Grasso, EVP Aviation, Aerospace & Defense, says some suppliers experiencing a slowdown would do well to use the time to re-evaluate and prepare themselves proactively by working to become more effective organizations.

We get lots of love letters!

Locus Robotics

E-commerce warehouses can be crazy busy – especially at holidays and special events. Adding helpful productivity tools and solutions can make it easier for workers to like their work. But how often do you hear workers tell you that they actually LOVE them? Actually, we hear it quite often! Locus Robotics autonomous robots break you out of the traditional follow cart process. Our worker-friendly, easy-to-use, and lovable multi-bot solution maximizes productivity and improves the workplace.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! ?? Happy Freight Shipping!


Happy Valentine’s Day! It is a very special day here at Freightera because we believe in shipping with love. If you haven’t yet found a freight shipping solution that you actually love, give us a try.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.