Wed.Oct 14, 2020

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. The current COVID-19 pandemic is further magnifying those challenges.

How Do You Plan for the Unpredictable? Advice for Supply Chain Planners in 2020


ToolsGroup’s GM of North America, David Barton, sat down for a video interview with Robert Bowman, managing editor at Supply Chain Brain , to share anecdotes and advice for supply chain planners in a year no one could have planned for.

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How TMS Supports Contactless Supply Chain Initiatives

Supply Chain Collaborator

Like most transformative innovations in supply chain automation, the end state – in this case, a completely touchless supply chain – is an aspirational goal. And while technology is already being leveraged toward achieving the goal of contactless supply chain, it is an incremental process.

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ToolsGroup Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory Now Available ?in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace


Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to ToolsGroup ?Supply Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory to improve forecast accuracy and customer service levels, while reducing investment in stock.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Oracle Live: Cloud SCM for Speed and Agility

Logistics Viewpoints

The Oracle Live: Cloud Applications event highlighted the supply chain function due in part to the extensive supply chain disruptions caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. A key premise, global supply chains have depended on a certain level of predictability that is no longer available.

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How Consumer Behavior is Changing

Enterra Insights

Although history, for the most part, advances predictably, occasionally events, like the COVID-19 pandemic, come along to reset history’s course. Some analysts refer to this as a paradigm shift. When such a reset occurs, people start asking a lot of important questions. For example, Anil Kaul ( @anil_kaul ), co-founder and CEO of Absolutdata, asks two fundamental business questions: “What will consumer behavior and profiles look like in the new normal?

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Insight from Applied Statisticians for Forecasting: Is It Worth the Effort and the Mirage of Random Variation


In this blog, we will illustrate through an example of these potential pitfalls (unanchored, random variation, and narrow metrics) and potential negative impact on a firm.

Hackney Council cyberattack: why are hackers targeting the public sector?

In the Supply Chain

By Terry Greer-King (pictured). VP of EMEA at SonicWall. The post Hackney Council cyberattack: why are hackers targeting the public sector? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Perfect Packaging Design!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Product Packaging Ideas to Reduce Costs! GET our EBOOK HERE. Packaging design article and permission to publish here provided by Donald Fomby. Packaging can be a deal-breaker for many customers.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

AI is Here: Prepare to succeed

In the Supply Chain

By John Michaelis (pictured). AI Investor & Consultant. The post AI is Here: Prepare to succeed appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Report: 82% of Supply Chain managers frustrated with AI systems used during COVID-19

All Things Supply Chain

A new finding from Cambridge-based Artificial Intelligence Start-up and Decisions company, Secondmind, has found that 82% of supply chain managers (86% in the UK) have been left frustrated by the… General Supply Chain News artificial intelligence report supply chain supply chain news

Holiday shopping season is already upon us – Can networks cope with the surge in online shopping?

In the Supply Chain

By Jamie Jefferies (pictured). VP & GM of EMEA at Ciena. The post Holiday shopping season is already upon us – Can networks cope with the surge in online shopping? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

How to Leverage Rail/Intermodal…Now and Later

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Brian Zirbes was quoted in Inbound Logistics’ October cover story that discussed COVID-19’s impact on intermodal and rail and how supply chain ties into the larger story.

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.

Longer Lead Times Forecasted: Don’t Get Caught Behind The Curve


Longer Lead Times Forecasted. Don’t Get Caught Behind The Curve.

Supply Chain Visibility khác gì v?i Track & Trace?


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Leading the Industry: 6RS VP Of Product & Analytics, Gillan Hawkes, recognized as a Top Woman in Supply Chain

6 River Systems

Increasingly more women are moving into senior leadership roles , and at 6 River Systems (6RS), we have prioritized gender diversity and are proud to have women account for 20% of our leadership.

Countries Rush to Hoard Food as Prices Rise, Covid Worsens

Supply Chain Brain

Agricultural commodity buyers from Cairo to Islamabad have been on a shopping spree since the COVID-19 pandemic upended supply chains

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!

Let’s Start Talking about Mental Health

Supply Chain Nation

Mental health has long had a stigma associated with it and is only more recently being talked about. You may have noticed that people from all walks of life are opening up about their focus on this important aspect of their lives as part of World Mental Health Day.

Job market boom predicted in supply chain sector as vacancies rise above pre-lockdown levels

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The supply chain sector will experience a job market boom over the coming months as over 60 percent of workers in warehouse, logistics and delivery spent time during lockdown searching for a new role, according to latest research

Project44 Launches Updates to Supply Chain Visibility Platform

Supply Chain Brain

Project44, a global specialist in supply chain visibility for shippers and logistics service providers, recently announced ?new new capabilities with enhanced collaboration, automation and predictive Insights

IN BRIEF: New Services & Solutions

Inbound Logistics

Read the latest supply chain updates in technology, transportation, products, and services in October 2020

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 by the Numbers for Oct. 15, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Retail Holiday Sales will be Weak Despite ecommerce S urge, P and G Shareholders Say Go Green, IMF Says 2020 Global GDP Drop will be Less than Previous Forecast, No Wisconsin Subsidy for Foxconn

ToolsGroup Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace


Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to ToolsGroup Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory to improve forecast accuracy and customer service levels, while reducing investment in stock.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Contest Starting Oct. 14, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

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What to expect in Q4 for freight markets

DAT Solutions

As retailers get ready for the holiday shopping season, a lot of the required inventory has already been hauled by carriers and positioned in warehouses across the country, following the peak in imports we had back in August.

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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.