Wed.Nov 06, 2019

Technology Must-Haves For Logistics and Supply Chain Businesses in 2020


Logistics and supply chain businesses have never been in so much need for change and upgrade, as they are now, and this is only because of the growth of e-commerce and other digital delivery businesses.

Supply Chain-Enhanced Customer Experience

Enterra Insights

Although the connection between great customer experience and a world-class supply chain is obvious, customer experience is not the first thing that pops into most peoples’ minds when they hear the term “supply chain.” ” According to Phil Britt ( @Phil_Britt ), supply chain professionals are among the few people who regularly make the connection between customer service and the supply chain.

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Master Data Masterclass: Don’t let “Our data is GREAT!” be your famous last words.


With a larger reliance on data than ever before, the warehouse management, distribution, and supply chain industries need to start brushing up on their data management skills.

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Speed Delivery with a Better Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Veridian Solutions

As the industry moves toward peak season, notes Supply Chain Dive , supply chain leaders will face new challenges due to growth. While this season will set new records, growth rates are not expected to be larger than they were in 2018.

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.

Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. Supply chains have been optimized; warehouse inventory tracking has reached new levels of precision; production lines can operate with virtually no downtime. But, what about overall workforce productivity?

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Take Advantage of Digital Manufacturing to Improve Workforce Productivity

DELMIA Quintiq

Much has been done to improve manufacturing efficiency. Supply chains have been optimized; warehouse inventory tracking has reached new levels of precision; production lines can operate with virtually no downtime. But, what about overall workforce productivity?

Warehouse Management Analytics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Warehouse Fulfillment – Move The Material To The People, Not The Other Way Around! Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Adam Robinson at

Green Logistics: The logistics pain for a green gain

20Cube Logistics

The word ‘Green’ has become a trendsetter. It’s a catchword for people in business and policymakers showing their responsibility and commitment towards the environment.

What is Vendor Managed Inventory? How to Make VMI Work

My Office Apps

What is Vendor Managed Inventory? How to Make VMI Work. Looking to streamline your supply chain and reduce inventory costs? You might want to look into Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI). A VMI software might be the solution – as long as you know the best practices to make it work.

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.

Do You Need A Brexit Bunker?

BluJay Solutions

Brexit negotiations are near their still-uncertain conclusion, and stories of remote communities stockpiling food to prepare against a possible interruption of the supply chain have surfaced in the headlines. So, is stockpiling for Brexit a good strategy?

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IBM unveils new inventory management software


IBM (NYSE: IBM ) has announced a new product, known as IBM Inventory Visibility. It is a modular supply chain application based in the cloud that gives a single, real-time view of inventory tracking across an entire fulfillment network. IBM is hoping for this product will make big inroads as they say its architecture is designed to integrate with firms’ existing order management or ERP systems and work across silos and different systems.

The Brexit message to logistics providers is ‘be prepared’

BluJay Solutions

Faced with uncertainty as Brexit approaches, retailers and suppliers are reportedly stockpiling essential supplies to prevent potential shortages. With a variety of potential Brexit outcomes, many consumer-facing businesses feel they have been left with unclear direction on how to prepare their supply chains for the UK’s exit from the EU. Could stockpiling really negate most disruption? BluJay’s Vice President, Sian Hopwood, answers the question in her featured article on the LoadStar.

Supply Chain: USA


Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Logistics 3PL Event Date: Tue, 2020-06-16 to Thu, 2020-06-18 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Marriott Marquis Chicago Number of attendees: 800 Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Nicholas Stylianou Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: America’s most senior supply chain event: Transform your supply chain through digital insights, collaboration and cultural change Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

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.

AI’s Radical Impact on Supply-Chain Planning

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

Supply-chain planners can’t make sense of the chaos of data that’s available to them today, without the aid of artificial intelligence

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Trade and Tariffs: Preparing for the Year Ahead

Talking Logistics

We have a saying here in New England when it comes to the weather: just wait a minute because it will surely change. The same can be said about global trade and tariffs, especially over the past year. While the US-China trade war and Brexit remain in the headlines, it’s an ever-changing landscape. What have. Read more Trade and Tariffs: Preparing for the Year Ahead. The post Trade and Tariffs: Preparing for the Year Ahead appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Parcel Shipping Best Practices for Companies Preparing for the 2019 Holiday Shopping Season


Many companies are currently gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Whether they are brick-and-mortar businesses or e-commerce companies, the peak season for many sellers begins in mid-November and ends in early January.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Nov. 7, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

DHL with New China to Europe Rail Service, US Trade Deficit Falls, but Still Surpasses 2018, Safety Warning System for Warehouse Workers, Truck Operating Costs Rose Sharply Last Year

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Transportation Execution and Visibility Success

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article that gave a snapshot of the transportation execution and visibility systems market. In that article, I highlighted the evolving nature of technology and how machine learning, IoT, and blockchain are helping to fuel market growth. I also highlighted the that are contributing to rapid growth, such as the ROI connected to these systems, capacity fluctuations, and e-commerce. In order for the market to continue to grow, buyers […].

Spotlight Series: Clear Spider

Clear Spider

Welcome to the Clear Spider Spotlight Series! Today we showcase who we are and what we do! Tune in for the next few weeks to learn more about how our team works to best serve our clients and why our employees choose to work here at Clear Spider. Who are we? Our fearless leaders […].

ProcureCon MRO 2019: Driving Change in MRO with Technology


Last week, we joined Chief Procurement Officers, heads of indirect, and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) category managers from top 500 manufacturing companies, as well as the world’s most innovative startups at ProcureCon MRO in Atlanta.

One Word Growth Hack To Quadruple Your Email Reply Rate


Introduction. Recently we took a risk and started using a certain word as a growth hack method, and (SPOILER ALERT) to date it has worked marvelously. We chanced upon this word accidentally and found that people were five times more willing to talk to us just by adding this one word to our emails.

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Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

The Difference Between Cycle Time and Lead Time


When you have a warehouse full of inventory piled in front of you, it can seem overwhelming. Every inventory manager and business owner looks after their inventory stock slightly differently. Yet, neither of these people would shy away from optimising their inventory stock and how it flows out of the warehouse. There are many ways to optimise your resources and workflow to get the most value out of your inventory stock.

Five Things to Know Before Shipping Across the U.S.-Mexico Border

Supply Chain Brain

More than $1.7 billion in goods cross the border each day from Mexico into the U.S., with more than 70% traveling by truck. For businesses on both sides of the border, getting goods from point A to B can be a complex, confusing and expensive process

Carriers Push Back on Amazon’s “Onerous” Terms

Intelligent Audit

Large corporations with huge purchasing power pushing smaller organizations with contract terms that are disadvantageous are nothing new, large brick-and-mortar retailers have been employing this strategy for decades.

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The ROI of Big Data in Spend Analysis


Spend Analysis and Spend management play a critical part in the procurement process. When you begin the conversation about the return on investment (ROI) of these softwares, things can quickly become complicated.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.