Fri.Sep 20, 2019

The Bumpy, New World of Supply Chains


The Economist magazine recently issued a very comprehensive special report on how global supply chains are undergoing a fundamental shift. I will summarize the key takeaways from the report. Shorter, smarter, faster… and more vulnerable supply chains With the ongoing trade war and the rise in economic nationalism, global trade is undergoing major shift Read More >>. The post The Bumpy, New World of Supply Chains appeared first on LLamasoft. Blog Supply Chain Ideas

Quality Audits Are The Future Of Food & Beverage Manufacturing


Bottom Line: Food & beverage manufacturing’s future is being defined by the over 60 customer quality audit requests a typical manufacturer receives every year, combined with the need to excel at FDA audits and compliance to stay competitive.

How E-Commerce is Changing Returns


The growing popularity of e-commerce has led to exponential growth in number of returns. While they have always been an integral part of shopping, online orders are significantly increasing their presence in the retail and e-commerce industries.

Cloud-Based WMS vs. Legacy WMS: A Primer


Many discussions are occurring that reflect the need to upgrade systems, but companies remain reluctant to abandon their legacy systems.

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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.

Teaming Up: ERP and IBP

Vanguard Software

How Interaction Between ERP and IBP Systems Can Improve Supply Chain Performance. Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Supply Chain

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Key Takeaways from the 2019 Transplace Carrier Advisory Board Meeting


Key Takeaways from the 2019 Transplace Carrier Advisory Board Meeting. By: Karen Sage, CMO, Transplace.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 20, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Congrats to all of our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure team members who participated in last Saturday’s JDRF Ride to Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. We all finished with smiles on our faces, and although it was cloudy and chilly, the rain held off for most of the ride.

Freight Brokerage Services

PLS Logistics

Our team of qualified freight brokers is ready to help you schedule loads, manage loads and negotiate the lowest possible rates. With PLS, you gain access to more than 45,000 professional carriers and a dedicated account executive team and 24/7 support who will simplify everyday logistics operations.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Trucking Detention Getting Worse, not Better

Supply Chain Digest

Detention Times Longer Today than in 2014, New ATRI Research Finds

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

This Week in Logistics News (September 14 – 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

Last week, I wrote about the robot uprising that is going on in the store, where retailers are using robots for a variety of tasks, including stock checks, damage control, and customer service. So, what happens when a robot cannot fulfill its responsibilities and makes too many mistakes. Well, it turns out that after getting reassigned, it gets fired just like its human counterpart would. That’s exactly what happened in Scotland this week when a […].

Bits and Pieces of Logistics News from Around the Freight Industry

BluJay Solutions

Last week, BluJay Solutions announced its accreditation as a Certified PEPPOL Access Point software provider. PEPPOL is the Pan European Public Procurement Online network that enables the exchange of electronic trading documents over a European-wide network.

Optimized Order Building

Herlitz Inventory Management

How to Easily Fill One or Several Trucks for any Given Order for Improved Profit and Buyer Productivity. Shipping Costs are Raising. Freight rates have been climbing over the past decade. There are many factors affecting these rates and changes in shipping costs can fluctuate daily in some instances.

Take Small Business Inventory On The Go With These Mobile Apps


Small or wholesale business owners can use mobile apps for inventory management and sales wherever they go. inventory management app

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Supply Chain weekly wrap up 9/13/19 – 9/19/19

All Things Supply Chain

Attacks on Saudi oil facility impact the oil supply chain After drone attacks hit Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facility in the early hours of Saturday morning, production has halted disrupting… Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up supply chain news

A Fresh Perspective: How Will We Relate to Food in 20 Years?


Earlier this year, iTradeNetwork’s Head of Marketing and Strategic Planning, Rene Cardenas, was asked to give his take on the current and future states of the food and beverage industry during a conference panel discussion. We’ve received a lot of positive feedback since publishing the original post, How Will We Relate to Food in 20 Years , so we decided to revisit the question by asking Director of Product Management for iTradeOrder, Ashish Kumar, his thoughts on the prompt.

Poor-quality Data and What it Spells for a Business


Data is an important if not vital part of any organisation as it underpins almost every department and operation imaginable. In fact, data is what drives improvement as a lack of knowledge of the metrics that define one’s current status and the goal of where one is going, makes improvement almost impossible. Therefore, how can we extrapolate this into business and what are the consequences of having poor data to work with? Data in Business.

Eliminate Labeling Errors


Has your production line ever come to a halt as a result of labeling errors? Maybe you’ve been able to avert this crisis, but you never know when your luck just might run out.


How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Sept. 20, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Going Big Time Green. Owner Operators in Jeopardy in California. US Manufactring Surprisingly Up in August. Wing, FexEx and Walgreens to Pilot Drone Deliveries

Modernizing Procurement At City Of New York


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