Mon.Mar 11, 2019

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?

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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.

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

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.

Top 5 Event Types by Region

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Supply Chain Digital Blueprint—Path to Stage 5 Maturity

Adexa

If you are still using spreadsheets to run your supply chain you are in good company. No pun intended! Also, if you are thinking of an S&OP solution to upgrade then you are still in good company!

Most significant Events

Resilinc

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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.

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!

EventWatch 2018 Bulletins

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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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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

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.

Your Supply Chain Digital Blueprint© to Stage 5 Maturity

Adexa

If you are still using spreadsheets to run your supply chain you are in good company. No pun intended! Also, if you are thinking of an S&OP solution to upgrade then you are still in good company!

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.

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 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!

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

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.

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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Four Requirements for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

We are living in the dawn of a new era. Whether you call it Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Smart Manufacturing, there’s no denying that manufacturing is evolving at a pace never seen before. With the dawn comes illumination, but not necessarily clarity. The breakneck speed with which companies are figuring out […]. The post Four Requirements for a Successful Industry 4.0 Initiative appeared first on SYSPRO US. All Industries Manufacturing

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.

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.

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.

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. The national averages for reefers and flatbeds each added 1

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How CMMS Can Improve Warehouse Management

Supply Chain Brain

These crucial tasks control the operations within a warehouse

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.