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

DynaSys

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.

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.

Mid-market companies leapfrogging supply chain planning maturity stages

ToolsGroup

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.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Logistics Experts Wanted with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

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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?

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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Challenges with Excel When Building a Demand Planning Process

Arkieva

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.

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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Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

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.

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.

How IoT Will Transform Your Supply Chain

AB&R

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].

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

Unleashed

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.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

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

Cerasis

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.

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

Llamasoft

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

Cerasis

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

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Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

PROMAT 2019 is coming. Are you ready?

PINC YMS

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

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.

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

SEB Kort: Optimizing credit card payment processing with AMPLIFY B2Bi

Axway

Axway AMPLIFY B2Bi came to the rescue for SEB Kort when they needed to upgrade their platform. SEB Kort is a leading provider of credit card payments in the Nordic region.

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Unlock ERP on the Salesforce Platform

Rootstock

Longtime Salesforce customers understand the power and benefits of the Salesforce Platform for CRM, but what about for ERP? ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Salesforce salesforce platform unlock erp Cloud ERP multi-tenancy multi-tenant cloud erp crm

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

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

Kuebix

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.

New White Paper - How Are Companies Using Technology to Address Global Trade Woes?

Amber Road

2019 was filled with turbulence, both in the geopolitical sphere and the technological one. This created waves throughout the supply chain and trade industry.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.