Thu.Aug 08, 2019

Robots in the Building: The Positive Influence of AI for Supply Chain Planners

ToolsGroup

Have you looked at a job listing for a supply chain planner recently? The planner’s role has expanded to include a combination of technical skills and communications and interpersonal skills.

The Business Case for a Global TMS

3rdwave

Managing global freight is ladened with challenges. Possibly the most critical challenge is the limitation of time. Demands on the transportation teams are growing as political posturing ramps up causing rapid disruption to global supply chains.

Two Lies And A Big Truth About Carrier Diversification

Convey

For retail logistics leaders, network design is a daunting task that can help or […]. The post Two Lies And A Big Truth About Carrier Diversification appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage Products Resources Retail Supply Chain Tips and Tricks

Robots in the Building: The Positive Influence of AI for Supply Chain Planners

ToolsGroup

Have you looked at a job listing for a supply chain planner recently? The planner’s role has expanded to include a combination of technical skills and communications and interpersonal skills.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Improve Industrial Label Design and Management with Barcode Label Printing Software

Loftware

What do better barcode design and management mean for you? Supply Chain Manufacturing Labeling Logistics Barcode Labeling

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Doing Business in Spain

QAD

Spain has served as a global model of freedom and human rights since the peaceful transition to democracy after former Head of State and dictator Francisco Franco’s death in 1975.

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Keeping Up with Customer Expectations

Enterra Insights

The customer is king — and the king expects to be treated royally. Kelly McKesten and Stéphanie Thomson, respectively a producer and an editor with Think with Google , report the phrase “the customer is king” can be traced back to the 1930s in book written by William Harold Hutt entitled Economists and the Public: A Study of Competition and Opinion. They assert the phrase has never been more relevant.

Evolution of Warehouse Scanning Technologies in the Digital Era

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by Prakash Pol , Principal Consultant at Infosys India.

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The 4-5-4 Calendar Foundation

SupplyPike

January 1st: many greet the New Year’s holiday with a sense of hope and renewal. All can agree that it is the indisputable first day of a new year. But is it always? Those who use the 4-5-4 calendar might have a different experience. Consider retailers.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Resilience: The New Imperative for Successful Supply Chain Management Transformation

Supply Chain 24/7

In this eBook we describe how supply chain resilience is used to; transform to support an outside-in, demand-driven operating model, respond to demand rather than forecasts and adjust to unexpected changes while still meeting service levels

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How The Ongoing Trade War Impacts Container Leasing

Maine Pointe

As the effects of the global trade war reverberate across supply chains, Mike Notarangeli , EVP Logistics, looks at the impact on the container leasing industry and considers the new opportunities that could arise from taking an active approach. Logistics Tariffs Trade TVO

Resilient Supply Chains in a Politically Uncertain World

Supply Chain 24/7

A dearth of supply chain suppliers is what global companies are now contending with, and unfortunately, there is no easy way out

Productivity vs. Efficiency – What to Measure and When

TPSynergy

The terms ‘Productivity’ and ‘Efficiency’ are often used interchangeably to represent the same idea; however, the two terms represent two distinct concepts and it is important to know when each metric matters. PRODUCTIVITY V EFFICIENCY.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How

Roambee

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee have teamed up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network.

Trade Conflicts Across Country Lines

Supply Chain 24/7

Global trade – and the supply chains that support it – is in a state of flux. here’s massive structural change in the cross-border flow of goods, thanks to greater trade liberalization among emerging economies

[WHITE PAPER] Final Mile Management: A Shipper’s 30,000 Foot View

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! Cerasis is excited to announce the release of an all new, exclusive, & educational resource “Final Mile Management: A Shipper’s 30,000 Foot View” white paper! This is a must read for those shippers who are looking at incorporating.read More. The post [WHITE PAPER] Final Mile Management: A Shipper’s 30,000 Foot View appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The “Soft” Side of Automation Holds the Key to ROI

Logistics Viewpoints

Material handling equipment (MHE) has been around a long time. But, it’s never been more popular. Companies look to automation now (more than ever) to improve throughput while bridging the labor gaps affecting so many warehouses and industries.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Trade Conflicts Across Country Lines

Supply Chain 24/7

Global trade – and the supply chains that support it – is in a state of flux. here’s massive structural change in the cross-border flow of goods, thanks to greater trade liberalization among emerging economies

Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand?

Kuebix

Both the United States and China are implementing new tariffs involving steep tax increases that are complicating the traditionally codependent economic relationship. All cargo ships coming in from China currently pay a 25% tariff upon entering the U.S.,

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Resilient Supply Chains in a Politically Uncertain World

Supply Chain 24/7

A dearth of supply chain suppliers is what global companies are now contending with, and unfortunately, there is no easy way out

DJ Papers says goodbye to cumbersome software for better cloud-based alternative

Unleashed

DJ Papers were facing a growing problem: their bespoke backend system was hampering business growth and their inventory management was spiralling out of control. We had a chat with Karyn Greenwood, finance manager of DJ Papers on how their team overcame those problems.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Resilience: The New Imperative for Successful Supply Chain Management Transformation

Supply Chain 24/7

In this eBook we describe how supply chain resilience is used to; transform to support an outside-in, demand-driven operating model, respond to demand rather than forecasts and adjust to unexpected changes while still meeting service levels

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Can your customers "start anywhere" and "finish anywhere"?

EnVista

There is no question that the customer journey has become nonlinear. Consumers may start their shopping journey online or on their phone, make their purchase at a physical store (webrooming) or visit a store to “try” merchandise and finalize the transaction from home or on their phone (showrooming).

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How Workforce Management Can Lead to Productivity & Retention Among Employees [Video]

Supply Chain Nation

Two huge challenges warehouse managers face are retaining skilled workers and cost optimization. To accomplish this, managers must engage the workforce and become the workplace of choice while driving productivity improvement. In this video, Fab Brasca explains how JDA’s Workforce Management solution supports these goals by providing accurate labor forecasts that satisfy customer needs, as well as fixed and flexible workforce schedules that drive cost optimization.

Are you happy (logistically speaking)?

Consumer Goods Logistics

Are you happy with your logistics performance? A pretty simple question that calls for a yes or no answer. Unfortunately, among us logistics types, our operations and engineering brains rely on formulas, not feelings, to provide the answer. Logistics Customer Service

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.