Fri.Jun 26, 2020

This Week in Logistics News (June 20 -26)

Logistics Viewpoints

Baseball is back! Well, sort of. After a long series of negotiations, Major League Baseball and its players have finally agreed on a format to begin the 2020 season. The season is set to begin in late July and will be condensed to a 60-game schedule with a number of changes from a normal season.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear that effective supply chain management is crucial to the success of a business. Moreover, it’s vital to the health of the global economy.

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Retail Category Management

Sara White

Learn all about: The definitions of categories and category management The 8-step cycle of category management The four Ps of successful category management. We’ve discussed humans’ need to put things into buckets before with Finelines , but what about categorization in general?

iTradeNetwork June Update

Antonia Washington

Building Supply Chain Resilience. As the leader in food and beverage supply chain management for 20 years, iTradeNetwork is uniquely positioned to help you build supply chain resilience and thrive in any business climate.

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.

The Top Benefits of Automation in a TMS


The need for automation within the supply chain is omnipresent. According to a Visual Capitalist report, up to 61% of supply chain professionals expect capacity requirements to increase over the next year, and automated technologies are on track to become a major force in the market by 2023.

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up from 06/19/20 – 06/25/20

All Things Supply Chain

Warehouse Demand Surges as Retailers Reset Supply Chains Demand for U.S. warehouse space is rebounding as upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic pushes businesses to retool their supply chains.

LogiMed Virtual Event

Locus Robotics

VIRTUAL EVENT/WEBINAR Improving Your End-To-End Supply Chain During Turbulent Times. July 14, 2020. Noon EDT | 9AM PDT. Join Locus on July 14, 2020 Noon EDT | 9AM PDT for the FREE LogiMed Virtual Event!

Predictive vs. Prescriptive vs. Cognitive Supply Chain Analytics

Blue Ridge

Supply chain analytics is a fuzzy area for many. Lora Cecere tells the difference between predictive analytics, prescriptive and cognitive analytics. The post Predictive vs. Prescriptive vs. Cognitive Supply Chain Analytics appeared first on Blue Ridge.

Why Reverse Logistics Are Crucial to Customer Experiences


Reverse logistics refer to the complex processes of returning products and purchases from consumers to retailers and third-party liquidators. Reverse logistics is the opposite of typical order fulfillment, but reverse logistics usually includes increased costs for retailers.

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!

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

Recent studies have shown that transportation is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. In 2007, the U.S.

Pervez Mohammed at Prism Market Solutions LLC

Aborn and Co.

In this episode, we chat with Pervez Mohammed at Prism Market Solutions LLC. Pervez is an international business development consultant solving marketing, sales, and market development challenges.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 26, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this week, I wrote about my broken air conditioning system and how I was held hostage by a minimum order quantity policy. Not an hour after publishing the post, my son complained that there was no hot water when he showered. I raced down to the basement and confirmed my fear: our hot water.

PLS Logistics Named Top Rail Freight Company by GoodFirms

PLS Logistics

CRANBERRY TWP., PA (June 26, 2020) – PLS Logistics Services, a third-party logistics provider, has been listed as a Top Rail Freight Company by GoodFirms.

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.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Enterra Insights

If the headline to this article sounds familiar, you’re probably old enough to remember the trademarked ad slogan of the supermarket tabloid The National Enquirer (i.e., “Enquiring minds want to know”). The slogan was trademarked in 1981 and was used heavily throughout that decade. When the Smithsonian Science Education Center promotes learning science through inquiry, it has something other than gossip in mind.

Omnichannel at the Fore at the Outset of COVID-19 Pandemic


The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the economic, healthcare, political, societal, and cultural facets across the globe. Despite requisite preventive measures to contain the coronavirus, the number of positive cases as well as the death rate is rapidly rising exponentially.

The Acceleration of E-Commerce

Vanguard Software

Major shifts in retail is going to push the importance of e-commerce to new levels, accelerating the shift that has been slowly happening for over a decade. Retail Sales & Operations Planning

You Asked, We Answered: An MES Q&A


As QAD’s Director of Industrial and High Tech verticals, I travel the world imparting words of wisdom and expertise on all things related to these industries.

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!

3 easy steps: Is Chuck right for your operation?

Lauren Koppelman

It’s never been easier to learn if Chuck is the right fit for your team. Here are three easy steps that will result in a plan for a flexible automation solution that fits your operation, all at no risk to your business.

3 Steps Business Leaders Should Take to Build Data-Driven Organizations


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Price & Promotion Planning


Brochure: Price & Promotion Planning. Plan Effective Promotions across all channels, faster and smarter than ever before. Contents. Centralized Planning. Workflow. Vendor Collaboration. Embedded Science. Benefits. Download PDF.


3 Steps Business Leaders Should Take to Build Data-Driven Organizations


The post 3 Steps Business Leaders Should Take to Build Data-Driven Organizations appeared first on ThroughPut.

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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.

Promotion Effectiveness


Brochure: Promotion Effectiveness. Determine the effectiveness of past promotions across all channels and categories. Contents. Category Impact. History. Analysis. Embedded Science. Benefits. Download PDF. Please complete the form to gain access to this exciting and informative brochure!

Intelligent Pricing & Promotions for Grocery


Brochure: Intelligent Pricing & Promotions for Grocery. Gain insights & strategies for the most effective promotions with our AI-enabled solutions. Contents. Retail Expertise. Data Science. Advanced Technology. Grocery Experience. Download PDF.