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Preparing for Peak Season Precision

IT Supply Chain

By Johannes Panzer (pictured) Head of Industry Solutions for Ecommerce, Descartes The post Preparing for Peak Season Precision appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Bridging Supply Chain Silos with Pawan Joshi

The Logistics of Logistics

Pawan Joshi and Joe Lynch discuss bridging supply chain silos. Pawan is the Executive Vice President, Product Management & Strategy at E2Open , a supply chain platform that is helping the world’s largest companies transform the way they make, move, and sell goods and services. About Pawan Joshi Pawan Joshi joined E2open in 2003 and currently serves as Executive Vice President, Product Management & Strategy.

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“Social Loafing” in Human-Robot Teams

Talking Logistics

Does social loafing, defined as reduced individual effort on a task performed in a team compared to a task performed alone, occur in human–robot teams? Researchers from the Technical University of Berlin explored that question in a recent study. Here’s the introduction to their research paper published in October 2023 in Frontiers in Robotics and. Read more The post “Social Loafing” in Human-Robot Teams appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Blue Yonder Associate’s Hope To Bring Awareness to Pancreatic Cancer

BlueYonder

If you had asked me eight years ago if I knew what pancreatic cancer was or that November was Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month , I would have said “no.” However, that all changed when in August 2016, my world was shattered – my mom was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. What started as an appendicitis attack, or so we thought, turned into a lengthy hospital visit that ended with a diagnosis no one wanted or expected.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Amazon Launches Four New AWS Supply Chain Tools

Supply Chain Brain

The new tools include AWS Supply Chain Planning, AWS Supply Chain N-Tier Visibility, AWS Supply Chain Sustainability and Amazon Q.

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Report Indicates Added Foxconn iPhone Production in India

Supply Chain Matters

A report by Nikkei Asia Technology indicates that Apple contract manufacturing services provider Foxconn is planning to incrementally expand iPhone production capacity within India. According to this published report , the CMS provider announced earlier this week in a securities filing the intent to build a production facility to meet “ operational needs ” without detailing the exact facility location.

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The Hidden Costs of Ghost Inventory: What You Need to Know

ShipBob

The stock list says that you have 100 units of an SKU. But just a couple of hours ago, two units were damaged during order picking. And two days ago a few units were reported stolen. These physically unaccounted-for units of inventory called ghost inventory, or phantom inventory , are a more common challenge faced by retailers than you think. Often, the items accounted for in the asset register do not reconcile with what is in the inventory.

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Further Senior Management Changes at Spirit AeroSystems

Supply Chain Matters

Major commercial aircraft fuselage and structural components supplier Spirit AeroSystems announced this week the departure of this supplier’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Sam Marnick had been a key member of Spirit’s leadership team for a number of years serving across multiple executive roles and events including senior supply chain management officer.

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Big Data Trends and Impacts

American Global Logistics

The big data field is rapidly evolving with new technologies and capabilities. As analytics practices grow more advanced, so do their potential applications and business impacts. This article highlights key innovations in big data. It also advises shippers on selecting a 3PL analytics partner. We will explore the important trends in real-time data, analytics, AI and machine learning, and big data impacts in IoT engineering.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Putting individuals back in charge of their own identities

IT Supply Chain

By Mike Tuchen (pictured) CEO at Onfido The post Putting individuals back in charge of their own identities appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Supply Chain Leadership Series VI: Pam Heminger, Senior Vice President of Procurement & Planning, Caterpillar

NC State SCRC

Driving Transformation in a Global Organization Pam Heminger knows a thing or two about transformation. During her 24 years at Honda of America, she helped implement many of the supply chain best practices that have now become renowned, including cost modeling, supplier development, supplier quality assurance, lean manufacturing, and many others, which evolved under the original North America leadership of Dave Nelson.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for November 30, 2023

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon is again Number One in Parcels. Biden 30 Point Supply Chain Plan. Lineage Logistics may be Planning Big IPO.

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Omni-Channel Fulfillment is Key for the Holiday Season

Logistics Viewpoints

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are in the rear-view mirror and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. That means that the holiday shipping season is in full swing too. The National Retail Federation (NRF) has issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 4 percent and 6 percent in 2023, meaning sales will reach between $5.13 trillion and $5.23 trillion this year.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Cost of Electricity by Fuel Type

Supply Chain Digest

Two Renewable Sources Deliver the Lowest Global Costs, Bloomberg Finds

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New Capability in the PO Module: Augment Your Purchasing With the Service Order Feature

Precoro

Living in the age of continuous improvement is like being on a never-ending adventure. At Precoro we’re all in for the ride! And thanks to this, we’re pleased to reveal that our PO module is evolving. From now on, the purchasing of utilities and software will be even more convenient in Precoro thanks to our new Service Order feature. With it, you’ll be able to create service orders without adding irrelevant documents, and you can even spread out payments.

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Florida Producer Growers, Brokerages Included in ReposiTrak Expansion

Supply Chain Brain

Some of the new users include a Longwood, Florida-based watermelon grower, processor and brokerage as well as an Immokalee, Florida-based green bean, eggplant, squash and pepper grower.

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Navigating the Thanksgiving Warehouse Rush with Automated Dock Scheduling

C3 Solutions

Master the Thanksgiving warehouse rush using automated dock scheduling. Dive into a seamless logistics experience, ensuring timely deliveries with C3 Solutions.

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Happening Now: Guarding Against Cyber Risk is a Key Logistics Focus

West Coast and California Logistics

According to Inbound Logistics , “about half (51%) of transportation companies worry about the potential for compromise, theft, and/or loss of customer/client records due to theft.” The article then goes into detail about what transportation and logistics companies can do to be better equipped to combat threats.

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Transatlantic Flight Powered by Alternative Fuels Lands in U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

Of the two types of alternative fuels used for the flight, 88% were derived from waste fats while the remaining 12% came from U.S.-based corn production waste.

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Excess Inventory: Causes, Consequences and How to Avoid it?

SCMDOJO

In today’s fast-paced business world, excess inventory can be a major hindrance to growth and profitability. Whether it’s unsold products taking up valuable storage space or excess & obsolete items tying up capital, having excessive inventory can lead to increased costs and decreased cash flow. That’s why streamlining your inventory management strategies is crucial for success.

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B2B Buying Behavior Now Aligned with Consumer Buying Habits

Supply Chain Brain

Ninety percent of responders said that the demand for digital B2B buying experiences has increased either somewhat or substantially over the last two years.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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Treasurer’s top of mind: Navigating the ESG landscape

Taulia

Expert Advice A treasurer’s guide to receivables finance McKinsey partner Jakob Ruden and Taulia's Ade Omisore, head of structuring receivables finance at Taulia, look at how receivables finance… The post Treasurer’s top of mind: Navigating the ESG landscape appeared first on Taulia.

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How to Reduce Warehouse Picking Errors

Supply Chain Brain

Picking errors are common at the best of times, but they can be a particular issue when it comes to recruiting new and inexperienced workers.

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Transforming Pharmaceutical Manufacturing- The Crucial Role of Supplier Management

HICX Solutions

Procurement professionals in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry face unique challenges. Just as their counterparts in other sectors, they must deliver digital transformation, while ensuring investment in existing technologies is maximized, but also they face additional hurdles relating to the regulatory environment, the complexity of supplier relationships, the particularly high levels of scrutiny, and managing the subsequent amount of data and information that are required in this contex

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Walmart Increasing Imports to the U.S. from India

Supply Chain Brain

Walmart shipped 25% of its U.S. imports from India between January 2023 and August 2023, up from just 2% in 2018.

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What is Mesh Networking Trends Report

This report details the capabilities of mesh networks, how they work, and the applications they thrive in supporting. Connectivity is necessary for optimal productivity, and mesh networking will soon be a significant provider of connectivity globally.

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The Rise of Remote Work: Tips and Tools

TrackVia

The concept of remote work has rapidly transitioned from an occasional perk to a fundamental component of the modern business landscape. This seismic shift, propelled by technological advancements and recent global events, has particularly impacted small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Adapting to this change is crucial for businesses seeking to stay ahead in a world where flexibility and agility are key to success.

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Three Ways Technology Can Stop Greenwashing in its Tracks

Supply Chain Brain

Mitigating the legal, financial and reputational risks of greenwashing is complex, but it has also never been more important.

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How is the e-procurement system different from ERPs?

ProcurePort

In the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of modern business operations, organizations are increasingly turning to innovative technologies to streamline their processes and enhance overall efficiency. Among the many technological advancements, Electronic Procurement (e-procurement) systems and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERPs) have emerged as integral components in the pursuit of operational optimization.