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Supply Chain Game Changer

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Manufacturing Disruption is Here. Will Your Company Survive?


In 1964, the average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 was 33 years. That average dropped to 24 years in 2016 and is expected to shrink to just 12 years by 2027. This means that 500 of the largest U.S.

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Change for the Better: What Kaizen can do for you

USC Consulting Group

Continuous improvement — this is the dream for forward-thinking shop floor stakeholders across all industries. However, few manage to facilitate such sustained advancement.

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What’s Really Behind Slowbalization

Material Handling & Logistics

A new focus on regional manufacturing and post-globalization is changing the supply chain landscape

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.

Looking Beyond Blockchain/Supply Chain Hype

Enterra Insights

Discussions about blockchain technology generally fall into one of two categories: cryptocurrency or supply chain. Because the technology remains in its infancy, most discussions about blockchain in the supply chain are filled with hype and hope. Even so, most pundits believe there is substance to be found and that blockchain will find a natural home in supply chain activities. Anna Kucirkova writes, “Blockchain technology has the power to change everything.

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Consensus Demand: Gaining the Right Insight from Marketing, Sales, and Product Departments

Vanguard Software

Supply Chain leaders in mature organizations know that a well-designed S&OP process can help improve the top and bottom lines while maintaining service levels. Sales & Operations Planning Demand Planning Demand Sensing

New job opportunity: Product Owner


Job title: Product Owner Reporting to: CCO Level: Senior Based in: Utrecht, the Netherlands. DiManEx is growing. Overall purpose of the job. We are looking for a driven and highly collaborative new member to join our team and help us shape the future.

The Value of a TMS to Lower Total Cost of Ownership


How often do you think about the value of a TMS? In today’s world, it is easy to think of a TMS as an add-on feature, something that only larger organizations can use.

Top 5 Takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Conference


Top 5 takeaways from the 2019 Gartner Supply Chain Conference A few weeks ago, many members of Alloy’s team were in Phoenix attending the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference and hosting attendees at our annual conference dinner. It was an action-packed 3.5

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 Tips to Help You Manage Product Recalls


When something goes wrong with your product, a recall might be on the cards. There is a whole spectrum when it comes to product recalls. Sometimes they are relatively benign and easy to fix, or they can span to being very dangerous, expensive or both. Depending on what you’ve sold and what the problem is, it can drastically impact the severity of the repercussions. Product recalls affect the whole supply chain and the people who are responsible throughout the chain.

The Essential Guide to Exporting: Keys to Growth

Supply Chain 24/7

The global economy makes it essential for organizations to expand their markets to grow revenue.however, complex export regulations can be an impediment to the supply chain and hold back revenue growth

These Data Mining Techniques Will Make The Most of Data Warehousing


Data Warehousing means a warehouse of data where it can be stored for analysis. It includes the process of data collection from various databases to one specific place to acquire efficient access.

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What is Blockchain? with Stephen Rowlinson

Logistics Bureau

What is blockchain? What are its benefits to a business? Cryptocurrency – Is it here to stay or is it a bit of a fad? Stephen Rowlinson, Founder and CEO of Bbiller is here with us to answer these questions and many more. Watch the video of his interview below: Subscribe to our Youtube Channel.

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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.

Who Pays for Low/No-Cost TMS?

Talking Logistics

The blossoming array of transportation management systems (TMS) is generating more confusion than ever before. If shippers fail to understand the true total cost of ownership that comes with any TMS solution, they risk making the wrong decision.

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End-to-End Supply Chain – A Cémoi Story


Cémoi is an independent French chocolate group founded in 1814. The company has 2,000 employees in France, 3,000 employees worldwide, 24 sites around the world, including 14 in France. Cémoi is run by the Poirrier family, who has been at its head for 3 generations now. Cémoi has a unique model in the way that the whole chain is integrated, meaning that the journey starts with the planters, with the cocoa bean, and continues through the whole transformation process to the final product.

How to Use Big Data Analytics to Drive Business Value in Procurement Forward (Part 1)


JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series, we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen. .

Top 4 Ways to Run a Leaner, More Efficient Automotive Supply Chain With MPO

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

First introduced to the auto industry in the early 1990s, the philosophy of lean manufacturing centers around a kind of “less is more paradigm.”

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!

Maximizing Packaging Efficiency

Inbound Logistics

Packaging is a significant element of the supply chain. Optimizing packaging strategy and processes can significantly impact your ability to maintain a smooth and efficient supply chain

Transportation Trends: The Pros and Cons of Running a Private Fleet


Here are the pros and cons of investing in a fleet of vehicles and hiring operators to drive them, versus relying on third parties to manage your freight, logistics, and transportation.

Stop Calling It Backhaul

Inbound Logistics

Why supply chain managers need to stop using the word backhaul and simply refer to them as loads

On-demand warehousing company FLEXE secures $43 Million in Series B funding


Activate Capital and Tiger Global Management led the round, which also included Madrona Venture Group and follow-on investments from current investors Redpoint Ventures, Prologis Ventures, and others. Since launching in 2013, FLEXE claims to have created the largest open network of warehouses connected through a single technology platform, reaching more than 1,000 warehouses across North America. Clients include Ace Hardware, hims, Lime, and Great Jones.

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.

5 Supply Chain Myths—Busted

Inbound Logistics

From Point A to Point Z, the supply chain provides fertile ground for persistent myths. Whether they concern job qualifications or day-to-day business practices, they merit some serious scrutiny

What is International Shipping and How Does It Work?

PLS Logistics

Expanding your customer base in an essential step when a business is growing. Many companies start on a local scene, but if the product sells well, going global is just a matter of time.

GOOD QUESTION | What's the most neglected part of the supply chain?

Inbound Logistics

Readers reveal the parts of the supply chain that should gain more notice

Global Supply Chain News on More Evidence Tariffs on Chinese Imports having Major Impact on Global Trade Flows

Supply Chain Digest

China Imports are Losing Share, Drewry Says, as Container Lines Need to React to Trade Flow Changes

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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.