December, 2019

How to Find Supply Chain Workers Amid a Labor Shortage

AFFLINK

Times are tough for companies looking for supply chain workers. As Baby Boomers retire and more high school seniors are pursuing four-year college degrees, the blue-collar workforce is shrinking , creating a labor shortage.

Top 11 Supply Chain Trends You Need to Know in 2020

River Logic

Supply Chain Supply Chain Excellence Supply Chain Optimization Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Planning

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Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

ToolsGroup

It’s been an interesting decade for supply chain: just when you think things can’t get any crazier, a new extreme weather event, political drama or tech start-up pops up, disrupting entire industries.

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Supply Chain: Learning How to Dance

Supply Chain Shaman

My aged hand drapes the barre on the celebration of Global Ballet day. Dutifully, no matter how bad I performed in the last class, I return to the barre, extend my right hand and start a new class. There is a soothing familiarity to refine moves that defy my capabilities.

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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!

Achieve a Responsive Supply Chain Without Creating Supply Chain Chaos

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies want to be responsive. But they also want to create business plans that give them some level of certainity that financial goals can be achieved. How do you do both? Supply chain planning with the ability to do concurrent planning is one answer.

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You Can’t Play Ostrich with Supply Chain Risks

Enterra Insights

The late George Alfred Carman, a leading English barrister, once stated of acquaintance, “He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand, thereby exposing his thinking parts.”[1] ”[1] Companies who metaphorically bury their heads in the sand rather than confront supply chain risks are also exposing their thinking parts.

Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Sustainability Transportation

Five Ways Your Warehouse Will Benefit From a Supply-Chain Audit

Supply Chain Brain

From grand-scale, end-to-end supply-chain inspections to the examination of discrete warehouses tasks, audits can provide vital data for achieving multiple objectives

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How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

Arkieva

In my previous blog, I addressed how what-if analysis can help supply chains when faced with uncertainty. This blog is an attempt to delve into some specific what-if scenarios that could arise due to Brexit. How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

2020 Trends to Watch For in Warehouse Management

SnapFulfil

Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only constant in life is change.”

The Role of Packaging in Improving Product Ratings & Customer Satisfaction

CHAINalytics

When considering an online purchase, what’s the first thing you look at? If you’re like most consumers, user reviews are near the top of the list. Ratings are so valued by shoppers that almost all e-commerce sites use them. Some of the biggest players like Amazon even allow you to sort products by average customer … The post The Role of Packaging in Improving Product Ratings & Customer Satisfaction appeared first on Chainalytics.

Circular Supply Chains: The impact.

DynaSys

Changing a supply chain near you. In a previous post , I wrote on the emergence of Circular Supply Chain models and, whether we welcome it or not, there is a new future coming soon to a supply chain near you. In fact, for many companies, it has already began.

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation

ivalua

Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In today’s competitive business landscape, consumers demand a continuous cycle of new products and services, and the gap between each launch is shrinking. This means companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate at pace.

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.

How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs.

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6 ideas to improve warehouse efficiency

6 River Systems

The efficiency of your warehouse is an integral part of your business. When operations run smoothly, customers get their orders on time, your staff stays safe and costs are kept to a minimum.

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In Divisive Times, We’re Still United by the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The United States as well as the broader world appear more divisive every day. Yet one economic sector — food and drink — helps bring people together. “America is a big place,” writes Mike Pomranz ( @pomranz ). “But according to a recent study out of the University of Illinois, even if you have never traveled around the United States, the food you eat (or at least elements of it) certainly has.”[1]

What is Drop Shipping? How does Drop Shipping work?

EMERGE App

Introduction. So you’ve always wanted to establish a business of your own. You have a dream to be independent and to see your business selling a myriad of goods every day, adding great value to your customers.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

The More Things Change: 7 Totally Predictable Supply Chain Predictions for 2020

Talking Logistics

We all know the saying: The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is certainly true in supply chain and logistics.

What is Predictive Analytics and How is it Used in Supply Chain Operations?

Kuebix

You may be familiar with the term predictive analytics – but have you ever stopped to ask yourself what it really means for your supply chain? Analytics help companies streamline process efficiencies and make sure important trends aren’t overlooked.

[PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech

Cerasis

Listen to “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Technology” on Spreaker.

The Ultimate SCOR Model for Supply Chain Decisions

River Logic

Supply Chain Supply Chain Excellence SCOR Model Supply Chain Planning

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

How Blockchain Could Mitigate Your Food Recall Losses

OneSCM

This hasn’t been the best year for lettuce. Coli outbreaks have led to multiple recalls in the past few months, causing serious illness in more than 150 people nationwide since July.

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Building real solutions for real customers

DELMIA Quintiq

Sometimes, the best value you can gain at work happens away from your desk. This was certainly the case with the DELMIA Quintiq Developing Customers – IT Experts Day.

From Field to Fork

Logility

Accelerate your Food and Beverage Business through End-to-End Supply Chain Capabilities. I have worked as a supply chain practitioner in a number of industries, but have found the supply chain challenges in the food & beverage industry to be some of the toughest to address.

3 Simple (But Effective) Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post 3 Simple (But Effective) Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Inventory Management Network Business Supply Chain Management Technology Visibility Warehousing asset tracking identification traceability

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.