Mon.Sep 28, 2020

Inventory System Concern: Should Companies Always Maintain Peak Season Stock?


Peak season gets more extensive and more demanding every year. And the upcoming peak season is expected to shatter records.

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Invest in These Capabilities to Drive Supply Chain Excellence


Insights from Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020. Supply chain professionals know it can be extremely challenging to drive day-to-day operational excellence and pursue innovation at the same time.

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Invoice Hub – the Next Horizon for AP Automation


My journey in Accounts Payable started back in 1998, when I worked on my first Accounts Payable automation solution combining scanning, OCR and workflow. It was a fun project and it felt like the first step towards something more powerful.

Discovering the Importance of Cold Chain Logistics

All Things Supply Chain

Back in the late winter / early fall of 2020, the whole world became intimately familiar with the detailed innerworkings of the supply chain profession. As products such as meat,… General Logistics cold chain cold chain logistics supply chain

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Data is Essential for CPG Success

Enterra Insights

From demand planning to manufacturing to trade promotion optimization, data is essential for almost every aspect of consumer packaged goods (CPG) company operations. Journalist Tina Wilson explains, “While the evolution of the CPG landscape has been underway for years now, its rate of change has dramatically quickened as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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BluJay’s LSP Platform receives Frost & Sullivan award

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s supply chain execution platform is gaining recognition for meeting the unique needs of logistics service providers. Read the full story in Danish here. The post BluJay’s LSP Platform receives Frost & Sullivan award appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. In The News

Why Large Companies Increasingly Opt for 4PL Services

Logistics Bureau

SUMMARY: Because 4PL providers handle a company’s entire chain, including challenges that are thrown up by advances in technology, they are increasingly being favoured over third-party logistics (3PL) providers, especially by big companies with complex supply chains.

How To Improve Shippers' Communication With Carriers And Customers?


? The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry faces tremendous competition in the marketplace. With increasing demand from consumers, the FMCG industry needs to respond to customers’ demands in a limited amount of time without loss of quality [1].

In the Pandemic, Factories’ Commitment to Human Rights Is Slipping

Supply Chain Brain

As if damage to people and supply chains by the coronavirus pandemic and economic freefall weren’t bad enough, add to it the greater difficulty of monitoring human rights violations in distant farms and factories

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Simplifying Your Warehouse Configuration with ScanWorkX® for Microsoft Dynamics 365


In our first ScanWorkX blog , we explored the need to reevaluate your supply chain if your organization is struggling to meet customer demands. For those who have already invested in the Azure Cloud and Microsoft Dynamics 365, you are on the path to a more efficient, adaptive supply chain.

The Urgency To Transform Vietnam's Cold Chain Logistics


The Vietnamese Cold Chain’s potential to develop is evaluated to be ranked 17th worldwide (1). Recently, with a number of , new trade agreements , a new goal for Vietnam in the current context is set to become a smarter cold chain that can fully exploit its potential.

Introducing Blue Yonder Connections: a Special Interest Group App

Supply Chain Nation

Providing community members with a simple way to get engaged and make new connections is a top priority. Therefore, we are pleased to announce the launch of Blue Yonder Connections, a Special Interest Group Community mobile app! .

Gi?i Pháp Công Ngh? Trong Chu?i Cung ?ng F&B


ng di?n nh trong kho?ng ng th?i i gian qua, các doanh nghi?p ng ki?n n tình tr?ng n và nh?ng ng bi?n ng không ng?ng ng ngh? a chu?i i cung ?ng ng trên ph?m m vi toàn c?u. Trong b?i ó, công ngh? có th? ?em ng giá tr? Tính liên t?c c trong ho?t a chu?i i cung ?ng ng ngành th?c m và ?? ng có th? ???c

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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.

Are Industry 4.0 and Lean Manufacturing Mutually Exclusive?

USC Consulting Group

Lean manufacturing and Industry 4.0 are in some ways a case in contrasts. The former is a production methodology designed to reduce operational costs through a combination of process efficiencies, a lighter footprint and smart time management.

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5 V?n ?? C?a Chu?i Cung ?ng Th?c Ph?m Và Cách Kh?c Ph?c


i nhu c?u u th??ng ng th?c c các lo?i ng, t??i i ngon vào b?t m nào trong n?m, m, chu?i i cung ?ng ng th?c n nhi?u a lý và bu?c i thông qua nhi?u u nhà cung c?p u này ?ã ã làm cho nghi?p n lý chu?i i cung ?ng ng ngành th?c nên c?ng nh và ph?c n bao gi? Các nhà s?n t, nhà phân ph?i

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5 Major Misconceptions About Perfect Order Fulfillment

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Whatever the business, perfect order fulfillment is the ultimate aim for any supply chain practitioner. That means delivering on-time and in-full (OTIF) to customers as cost effectively as possible.

Trending Transportation Updates: September 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in September 2020! DOT Unveils National Strategic Freight Plan Released on September 3rd, the National Freight Strategic Plan outlines the U.S.

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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!

Invoice to Pay Unlocked


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Supply Chain News on Boston Dynamics Says Logistics Key Target for Its Robots, Product to be Available in 2022

Supply Chain Digest

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Transportation Trending Updates: September 2020

PLS Logistics

There were many new transportation updates in the shipping industry last month. Check out some of the top stories and transportation updates in September 2020! DOT Unveils National Freight Strategic Plan Released on September 3rd, the National Freight Strategic Plan outlines the U.S. Department of Transportation’s vision and goals for America’s multimodal freight system and […]. Blog trending topics trending updates

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WMS Generates Big Data but Struggles to Provide Real-time Analytics

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse management systems are Big Data applications. They can struggle to provide the real-time analytics needed to run a responsive and agile distribution operation. There is a solution.

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 Logistics Outsourcing Benefits: What Shippers Can Do

Kane is Able

A good third-party logistics partner (3PL) can add millions of dollars in value beyond the cost of the service. But the extent of that value is significantly influenced by the actions of the outsourcing company and how it manages the relationship.

19 Advantages of Logistics Outsourcing

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The right partners can be powerful allies in a business’s quest to become bigger, better and more profitable.

BluJay strengthens its position in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant” for transportation and logistics

BluJay Solutions

IT Hållbarhet mentions that Andrew Kirkwood, CEO of BluJay Solutions, has strengthened its position according to research firm Gartner. Read the full story in Swedish here.

M?t Ch??ng M?i Cho Th??ng M?i EU -Vi?t Nam


nh th??ng do Vi?t t Nam - EU (EVFTA) ???c àm phán gi?a a Liên minh châu Âu và Vi?t t Nam nh?m m thúc ??y y th??ng i và ??u a hai khu v?c c có th? ???c c coi nh? c kinh t? quan tr?ng t Nam. ???c i phê chu?n n vào ngày 8 tháng 6, hi?p nh EVFTA s? có hi?u c kho?ng t tháng sau khi Vi?t

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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.