Tue.Feb 19, 2019

Jobs in Manufacturing: How Millennials Can Generate True Value

River Logic

Millennials contemplating their future face many misconceptions about the best career path to choose; in particular, popular opinion that traditional careers such as manufacturing are in decline while service industries are in ascendance influences them. Manufacturing Supply Chain

The Effects of a Recall Can Be Minimized With a Connected Supply Chain


It seems like there are more product recalls now than ever before. Some recalls are for actual contaminated products and some are for precautionary measures.

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Mining comminution – crusher, ball mill, and advanced analytics?

3AG Systems

Mining operations are complex environments. Even for something as “simple” as surface mining or open pit mining, there are a whole host of variables to consider. Small changes in blasting operations, haul truck speed, stockpiling, and equipment can have significant impact on throughput and operating cost. Furthermore, all these components are inter-related, making second-order effects difficult to identify, let alone correct.

Logistics Experts Wanted with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

download the audio file. [00:22] 00:22] Opening / Introduction. Hello everybody, this is Joe Lynch and welcome to The Logistics of Logistics podcast. •

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.

Mid-market companies leapfrogging supply chain planning maturity stages


Is the latest technology enabling some mid-market companies to leapfrog supply chain planning (SCP) stages of maturity? The evidence suggests that it is. Publicly, analysts are still cautioning mid-market companies not to aim too high.

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How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain

The Network Effect

How one of the largest retailers in Africa is using innovative technology to improve customer service while lowering supply chain. The post How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Request for Partnership | Planning for future success

BluJay Solutions

Market demands are constantly evolving, and therefore, so should your business and the solutions you use to meet those changing dynamics. You’ve sent an RFP, received bids and shortlisted vendors that can provide the software solution your company needs…now what?

What’s the Difference Between Fulfillment and Replenishment?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. From Click to Ship in 4 Minutes! … Principles for World Class E-Commerce Fulfillment! People who do not work in Supply Chain may hear the terms Fulfillment and Replenishment and consider that they mean the same thing.

Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain

3PL Insights

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is starting to play a big part in our everyday lives. It’s even starting to be integrated into many industries especially supply chain. Fortunately, we don’t have robots walking around thinking for themselves, but we do have some that can be programmed to do what we want.

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!

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Enterra Insights

By now, most people are aware of the spate of retailer bankruptcies and store closures referred to in the press as the Retail Apocalypse. “For years now,” writes Ryan Lester, Director of Customer Engagement Technologies at LogMeIn, “traditional retail stores have been under attack. Consumers love the convenience and selection of shopping online, leaving brick-and-mortar stores to be dubbed a dying breed.

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How IoT Will Transform Your Supply Chain


Internet of Things (IoT) is a big topic of focus in the supply chain industry. Last year, we wrote that 2019 would be an important year for IoT projects because it’s been estimated that 86% of companies will significantly increase their IoT budgets in the next 1-2 years. [1].

Supply Chain Analytics Market to Double to $7.1 Billion in Next Five Years


Here's some good validation for the reason why we created StockTrim. Recent research (link below) estimates the global supply chain analytics market to grow from USD 3.6 billion in 2018 to USD 7.1 billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.6% during the forecast period

Challenges with Excel When Building a Demand Planning Process


Gartner estimates that by 2020, 60% of revenue in supply chain dependent industries will be driven by digital business. Challenges with Excel When Building a Demand Planning Process was first posted on February 19, 2019 at 7:42 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

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.

Just-in-time in the Real World of Inventory Management


Just-in-time inventory (JIT) is the antithesis of just-in-case inventory and can be a valuable method of reducing waste and streamlining the supply chain. The benefits of JIT inventory are numerous, although they can only be realised with hard work to set up an intricate system involving many synchronised components.

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

Talking Logistics

From truer visibility to more flexible routing capabilities, modern transportation management systems (TMS) continue evolving to keep up with industry realities. A TMS for Freight brokerage is no exception.

More Shippers Turn to White Glove & Final Mile Services Management in E-Commerce


White-glove and final mile services refer to the services provided by a shipper or carrier that go beyond the traditional drop-off for delivery. As a result, white glove logistics are typically reserved for high-quality purchases and those requiring extensive setup and delivery. Imagine furniture, items too big to fit in a regular pallet within a.read More.

The role of Supply Chain Managers

Savant Events

This week we had the pleasure of sitting with three all-stars in the world of Supply Chain and we had an interesting chat about the role of Supply Chain Managers nowadays.

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!

LLamasoft Joins World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution


ANN ARBOR, Mich.—February February 19, 2019—LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain design and decisioning solutions, today announced that it joins the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Based in San Francisco, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution brings together leaders from governments, academia, leading technology companies and other stakeholders from around […].

[PODCAST] How Final Mile Logistics & White Glove Services are Impacting Shipping


Listen to “How Final Mile Logistics & White Glove Services are Impacting Shipping” on Spreaker. Final Mile & White Glove Resources The Ultimate Guide to Final Mile & White Glove Logistics Download E-Book What Are the Trends in Final Mile Logistics? Read the Article Cerasis Final Mile & White Glove Solutions Learn More Hello and.read More.

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities


Talk to any broker about what keeps them up at night, and they’ll bring up problems around communication, tedious information gathering with so many screens and clicks, and the amount of manual work involved, like making dozens of calls or sending a million carrier emails just to get coverage for one load. Plus, every load […].


PROMAT 2019 is coming. Are you ready?


The Show. ProMat 2019, held April 8-11, 2019 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North and South America. ProMat NextGen Supply Chain Matt Yearling digital yard management warehouse drones

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.

10 Reasons Every Shipper Should Get a Transportation Management System (TMS)


Transportation management systems (TMS) are becoming more widely adopted throughout the industry as these systems become cheaper (or free like Kuebix Free Shipper) and easier to use and implement. But some companies are still on the fence about whether to manage their logistics operations the old-fashioned way with phone calls and spreadsheets or to leverage […]. The post 10 Reasons Every Shipper Should Get a Transportation Management System (TMS) appeared first on Kuebix.

Supply Chain News on Automated Distribution Center of UK OnLine Grocer Turns Systems Provider Burns to the Ground

Supply Chain Digest

Damage Exceeds 100 Million Pounds, Raises Questions about Cause of Blaze

Bullish on Teamwork: Why Integrate Fulfillment and Shipping Services?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If the only thing it took to win an NBA title was having one of the world’s most dominant players, the 1984-1990 Chicago Bulls should have been a slam-dunk. After all, they had Michael Jordan.

Turning Beer into Fuel

Material Handling & Logistics

Each week the brewer transports 75,000 liters of alcohol from the creation of its range of no ABV beers to a biofuel producer

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.