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Alignment, Synchronization, Communication: Building Successful Relationships in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Supply Chain Professional – Protector of Mother Earth


I grew up in a time when people didn’t think that often about one’s impact on nature. When the first Earth Day took place in the US in 1970, it was a very small event compared with the world-wide phenomenon it has become today.

TMS Automation | Why Automation in a TMS Begets More Efficiency


Transportation management systems ( TMSs ) have become among the top discussed subjects in mainstream media and across the internet. TMSs give shippers unparalleled access to information within their organization and better rates than previously possible. Earlier this year, we looked into some of the top trends pushing the TMS train forward, and safety and automation were clear frontrunners.

When Demand Planning Goes Wrong: Lessons Learned from United Airlines Overbooking Issue


What demand planning lessons can we learn from the recent United Airlines Overbooking Issue? When Demand Planning Goes Wrong: Lessons Learned from United Airlines Overbooking Issue was first posted on April 17, 2017 at 11:10 am. ©2017

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

Common problems like data access and quality are preventing you from taking the first step towards transformation. Modern visibility providers are putting band-aids on bad data, giving you the ability to make misinformed decisions. Solve the data first.

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S&OP as an Organizational Decision-making Process


S&OP as an Organizational Decision-making Process. alyssa. Monday 17 April 2017. Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open. S&OP is dead," the caller said. This unsettled me – “Are lead-times dead, too?” I wondered. I had to find out. Work is changing – from the tools and technologies we’re using, to the products and services our companies are creating, and even who we’re competing with – it’s different now.

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Four Ways the Internet of Things Will Transform the Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Suhas Sreedhar. If there's a "quick win" to be had with IoT, it's in monitoring the performance and maintenance of industrial machines. read more. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Gold

2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

While 2016 was a year of opportunity, 2017 is setting up to be a defining year for shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs). New industry research from Eye for Transport (EFT) shows that despite the rapid pace of change in the market, shippers and LSPs continue to improve the nature of their strategic relationships, recognize the value of technology and innovation and anticipate growth outside their traditional businesses.

Top 10 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chains are evolving to become digital supply networks, which are on-demand and always-on. Is your company ready for this evolution? read more. Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Drones and Autonomous Vehicles

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

People think end-to-end visibility is simply aggregating data from multiple sources, storing it in one place, and serving it up. That task, though hard, is relatively simple; but more importantly, doesn't solve the fundamental challenge - The Data.

Supply Chain News on Best of ProMat 2017 Day 2 with Individual Clips

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore and Materials Handling Editor Cliff Holste with Individual Reviews of Top New Solutions they Discovered on Day 2 in Chicago

ARC Research Brief: ROI is Driving Next-Generation TMS Adoption


A TMS is a mission-critical technology component for today’s shipper. And while older systems have traditionally driven a strong ROI (most notably in the form of an 8.5%

Jobs Sustainability: The Latest News is not Good News

Enterra Insights

There is a heated, ongoing debate about how artificial intelligence and robotics are going to affect jobs sustainability (i.e., the … Continued. The post Jobs Sustainability: The Latest News is not Good News appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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(sung to the Tune of Jukebox Hero). Sitting at her desk, with her head hung low. Couldn’t find a ticket, collections were slow. Heard the roar of the boss, coming apart at the seams. He put his fist through the wall, and he started to scream! . That one little app. Felt good in her hands.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

Machine Learning and AI are not magic bullets to solve all supply chain problems. Despite many software companies slapping AI on everything the reality is that there are a lot of hurdles to overcome before AI can be effective. Learn how to leap them.

Scott Galloway: How Amazon is Dismantling Retail

Supply Chain 24/7

Scott Galloway speaks at L2’s Amazon Clinic about how Amazon is disrupting retail

3PL Outsourcing Tips

Logistics Bureau

So… how do you find the right 3PL? 3PL = Third Party Logistics company. i.e. Outsourced Logistics Services). And perhaps more importantly: What are the things you MUST do right ? And what are some of the traps to AVOID ?

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Top 4 Merchant Processors for e-Commerce

3PL Insights

Top 4 merchant processors. As digital commerce continues skyrocketing to even greater heights than before, the need for a dependable merchant processor has never been more critical.