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Keeping Transportation Costs Down With Packaging

Cerasis

The fact is that transportation makes up about 60% of the supply chain dollar. A lot of shippers blame the high cost of transportation on the carriers, but a lot of carriers agree, if things were packaged differently costs would not be a concern.

5 ways to adapt to changing Consumer Behavior

Procurement Academy

There is no doubt that digitization is now reshaping consumer behavior and shopping habits. The question is; is your business keeping up with these changes?

Lessons Learned From Post Peak Returns Season and What You Need to Do Today

Veridian Solutions

Returns in omnichannel retail represent a significant risk in the supply chain. While retailers understand the full potential of the peak shopping season, the topic of reverse logistics and returns peak season is often an afterthought.

Report of Panic Among Some Amazon Suppliers

Supply Chain Matters

A Bloomberg report indicates that Amazon has suddenly stopped buying from many of its manufacturers and wholesalers in order to boost profits. Supply Chain Matters provides its perspectives to this move.

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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

The Supply Chain of Tomorrow

SCM Research

It is time for a new video! Future Insights Network ’s CEO and Co-Founder, Maria P. Villablanca, recently talked to me about the supply chain of tomorrow. Enjoy watching the video… Research Practice Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability Trend Video Digitalization

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Six Steps to a More Ethical and Sustainable Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Consumers are more conscientious about their purchases than ever before. They expect organizations to meet a certain set of ethical standards, and supply chains aren’t exempt from scrutiny

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Chainalytics Partners with Mexico-based Consulting Firm Tsol to Launch Intra-Mexico Freight Benchmarking Service

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (March 11, 2019) — Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence has entered into a strategic alliance with Tsol, a Mexico-based consulting firm and logistics technology provider, to deliver its freight rate benchmarking service within Mexico.

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Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

Why Reverse Logistics Are Crucial to Customer Experiences

Veridian Solutions

Reverse logistics refer to the complex processes of returning products and purchases from consumers to retailers and third-party liquidators. Reverse logistics is the opposite of typical order fulfillment , but reverse logistics usually includes increased costs for retailers.

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Stargazing Around Grocery: Inmar Insights into 2019

Inmar

While it’s not easy to know what lies ahead for retail grocery, our experts have collaborated on an insightful forecast into the future for this ever-changing vertical. You can read their “predictions” in the article below from California Grocer — the award-winning bi-monthly publication of the California Grocers Association. The post Stargazing Around Grocery: Inmar Insights into 2019 appeared first on Inmar. Analytics Digital Promotions E-commerce Supply Chain

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Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

SupplyOn guest lecture @ HWR Berlin (Berlin School of Economics and Law)

SupplyOn

It was an honor to talk about hot topics such as analytics, the challenges of digitizing supply chains and the impact of current upheavels with this bright young crowd from HWR Berlin. On March 4, 2019, Professor Dr. Tsipoulanidis, HWR Berlin, invited SupplyOn to give a guest lecture at the Business School of the Berlin School of Economics and Law on the digitization of the supply chain.

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Kroger and Ocado announce two additional sites for high-tech customer fulfilment centres

EFT

The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the newly-named regions for America's next two Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFC).

8 Ways to Make Your Fulfillment Center Run More Efficiently

EazyStock

This is a guest post contributed by Halle Summers. Halle is a Marketing Coordinator for FASTENation Inc. When she isn’t writing blog articles, she enjoys spending time in downtown Charleston, South Carolina and all the amazing food her hometown has to offer.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Robots in Logistics: What Will Humans Do?

Talking Logistics

According to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), a record number of robots were shipped to companies last year , with more non-automotive companies installing robots than ever before.

Supply Chain News on Cheap Deliveries Very Costly to Restaurants, Grocers

Supply Chain Digest

Chains Often Lose Money on Smaller Orders, but Cannot Afford to Miss eCommerce Wave

Axway AMPLIFY API Management introduction: Learn how API Management works

Axway

Bringing together full support for true digital transformation is what AMPLIFY API Management is all about. AMPLIFY cloud-enabled data integration allows your customer experience to flourish and your company to profit for the greater good. AMPLIFY API Management.

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How CMMS Can Improve Warehouse Management

Supply Chain Brain

These crucial tasks control the operations within a warehouse

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

Truckload rates halt 8-week slide

DAT Solutions

Van and reefer rates are stabilizing, after falling for eight straight weeks. The national average van rate held steady, and van volumes are actually higher now than they were at this time last year.

Bill Gates Selects 10 Technologies that will Change the Future

Enterra Insights

Lots of people venture guesses about which emerging technologies will have the greatest impact on humankind’s future. Recently, Bill Gates ( @BillGates ), co-founder of Microsoft and well-known philanthropist, selected ten technologies he believes will change the future. Gates is in a unique position among technology prognosticators. Not only is he tech-savvy, he has invested millions of dollars around the globe addressing challenges like education and health.

Bringing Rootstock Cloud ERP to Europe’s DACH Region

Rootstock

In January 2019, Rootstock launched a team to oversee growth in the DACH region of Europe, encompassing Germany (Deutschland), Austria and Switzerland – all the German-speaking countries.

A Recession May Be Coming, But Not Just Yet, This Optimistic Economist Believes

Supply Chain Brain

The longer the U.S. economy stays strong, the greater the possibility of a deep recession

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Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.