Tue.May 19, 2020

The Internet of Things and the Supply Chain: Serious or Just Flirting?

Enterra Insights

Numerous supply chain experts insist supply chain processes are experiencing a revolution thanks to emerging technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT) is generally found on the list of technologies fomenting the revolution. Tom Ryan ( @retailwire ) explains, “While IoT is promising to reinvent the in-store experience with smart shelves, robots and other connected devices, the big early payoff appears to be back in the supply chain.”[1]

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain


Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. With so many stakeholders involved in the process, only a comprehensive supply chain management plan can help you improve business results in the long run.

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Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

The Future of the Digital Supply Chain! (Podcast)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson! The Digital Supply Chain is the future!

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!

It's Time to Reconsider the Math on Rare Earth Elements

Supply Chain Brain

Rare earth elements are key to U.S. supply-chain independence, and have earned their place in the national agenda

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How To Start Your Brewery On The Path To Success


The craft beer industry has had an exciting ride, with a pre-Covid Compound Annual Growth Rate of 14.1% and a forecasted market valuation of US$107.85 billion by 2024, according to Business Wire.

COVID-19: Three challenges procurement leaders must address in the next three months


Observations from EVP of North America – Dan Collings, May 19th.

Syndicated Data for CPGs


Learn about: What syndicated data is How it is compiled and used The difference between brick-and-mortar data and e-commerce data. How would you know how a product has performed in the consumer market? Syndicated data can provide companies with this insight.

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5 Reasons Execs Nix the Budget Request for SCP Software (and How to Change Their Minds)

Blue Ridge

The benefits of SCP software are a no brainer to demand planning teams. But when it comes to execs, the hammer comes down. Uncorking these 5 bottlenecks. The post 5 Reasons Execs Nix the Budget Request for SCP Software (and How to Change Their Minds) appeared first on Blue Ridge.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Importance of Supply Chain When Reopening the Economy

3PL Insights

Businesses across the country are making plans to reopen and looking for solutions to make up for the time lost due to COVID-19. With unemployment hitting a high of 30 million people, the economy will need time to stabilize back to where it was before the outbreak.

Supply Chain Disruption Q&A: Supply Chain Resilience Comes at a Price


In the end, the cost of supply chain resilience will be worth it. But, the end isn't necessarily soon

AB&R Becomes the first GS1 US Gold Solution Partner


Increasing Commitment to the Network of Companies Certified to Help Businesses Implement GS1 Standards. . Phoenix, Arizona, May 11th, 2020 – AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID Inc.),

Keeping Supply Chain Running in the Rapidly Changing Conditions


Several brands are facing difficulty in putting forth their opinions about the current supply chain scenario. The reason particularly not being able to take part in the change. COVID-19 situation is now stabilizing very slowly; people have started businesses now.

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.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery. However, fluctuations are likely , and the road back to typical conditions will be bumpy. .

10 Emerging Supply Chain Shifts: Are You Prepared?

American Global Logistics

Why Global Supply Chains are Shifting Global supply chains are being whipsawed. Complexity, globalization, and technology were already a staple of supply chains. Supply chains were adapting, becoming more effective and efficient. Optimization was their mantra. You’ve survived trade wars, security threats/theft, oil shocks, strangulating regulations, etc. Now add a pandemic to the mix and […]. The post 10 Emerging Supply Chain Shifts: Are You Prepared? appeared first on AGL

Technological challenges and limited value holding back autonomous trucks but major change expected by end of decade


. Although the trucking industry has higher priorities right now, the future will eventually turn to autonomous solutions and companies need to keep one eye on the future says IDTechEx.

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3 Supply Chain Things You Need to Focus Right Now to Reduce Risk

Logistics Bureau

What are the things that you need to be doing in your Supply Chain right now to get you through this current crisis? Cost to Serve. Sales and Operations Planning. Inventory. To further help you manage the cost and service risks during the pandemic, kindly watch the video below.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers


The acquisition combines Reuters’ globally trusted news brand, scale and editorial excellence with eft’s deep expertise in highly specialized events and content production for key decision makers right across the supply chain industry.

Supply chain disruption part 2: Legacy technology just won’t cut it


In my first article, “ Coronavirus supply chain disruption: How APIs can help, ” I spoke about how the supply chain disruption was testing manufacturing around the world and how APIs can enable a solution.

10 Tips for Leading Your Team

Inbound Logistics

These 10 tips for clear and effective supply chain leadership can help set your company's culture and motivate employees to work together toward a common goal

Explaining Multi-Stop Truckload Transportation Management

PLS Logistics

What is multi-stop truckload shipping? In truckload shipping, there are two points on the route: A and B. Your freight is picked up and then delivered to the final destination without any in-between locations. However, sometimes shippers need a few additional stops on the way, for various reasons.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

COVID-19 Supply Chain Resources & Recovery Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain leaders share the latest innovations, solutions, e-commerce strategies, and IT operations

Constrained Capacity: The Biggest Mistake You're Making

River Logic

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We Must Learn to Mitigate Supply Chain Disruption from Disasters

Inbound Logistics

While the speed with which the supply chain was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic put supply chain weaknesses on display, it has also shined a light on where we need to strengthen our capabilities to mitigate future disruptions. Here are some areas the supply chain must address moving forward

What You Missed at Aclate Engage Virtual Summit 2020


We were thrilled to gather Aclate experts, partners, and customers online to review best practices and winning strategies for continuous customer engagement and supply chain success. CEO Keynote: Engagement DNA (Supply Chain). A continuous cycle of risk mobilizing, sensing, analyzing, configuring and operating with agility will help companies adapt supply chains and build greater responsiveness and resilience.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.