January, 2020

The Temperature-Controlled Protein Supply Chain

Americold

We recently spoke with Pat Ballard, Americold's VP Business Development for Key Accounts in the Protein vertical, to catch up on the temperature-controlled protein supply chain. Read on to hear his insights.

Digital Twin is an Old Idea – Just New to Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

It has been many decades since a circuit is designed digitally and its performance tested using a digital twin; an architect constructed the building and laid out its HVAC and plumbing on the building’s digital twin; a company invested in a new distribution center only after significant number of simulations and animations on the digital twin; a dentist scanned a mouth and planned for the treatment on the digital twin; and pilots learned how to […].

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5 Must-Know Applications for Prescriptive Analytics in Supply Chain

River Logic

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Agile Supply Chain VS Efficient Supply Chain

DynaSys

FROM EFFICIENCY TO AGILITY. The ideal strategy to survive and prosper in a dynamic environment is to have an agile behavior that is conducive to change. This is true for everyone, and supply chains are no exception.

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!

The Last Mile Really Does Begin with the First Pick From Your Warehouse

Cerasis

The last mile is a well-known and integral step in supply chain operations. Failures within the last mile often usurp all previous steps in the supply chain That said, the same value placed on the last mile should equal the first mile, and as a result, the first touchpoint.

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The Impact of a Potential Epidemic on the Economy and Supply Chain

Kuebix

The coronavirus is dominating news channels worldwide as potential cases are reported in the United States. Health officials are warning against travel to certain areas to minimize exposure and several travel bans are already in place.

The Guide to Writing a Supply Chain Management Plan

Cerasis

Whether you operate in a brick-and-mortar business model or frequently collaborate with international companies, supply management can effectively make or break your company.

Hindsight is 20/20: A Look Back at Supply Chain Trends Over the Last Decade

CHAINalytics

“Hindsight is 20/20.” And in the year that literally bears its name, we thought it only appropriate to take a look back at the trends that had the most significant impact on supply chains over the last 10 years. A lot can happen in a decade: New products are introduced, and some lose their utility … The post Hindsight is 20/20: A Look Back at Supply Chain Trends Over the Last Decade appeared first on Chainalytics.

Benefits of IoT in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! Benefits of IoT article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Michael Dehoyos.

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.

5 Retail Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2020

Supply Chain Nation

As we settle into the new decade, we look back on all the transformative activity within the retail industry over the course of 2019 and look forward to how it will shape the rest of 2020.

Four Ways Blockchain Is Changing the Food Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

At its core, blockchain solves problems with communication

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Data Science | Analytics Basics: The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative Data

Arkieva

In this blog, you will learn some basic guidelines to determine if the data is quantitative or qualitative with a focus on. Data Science | Analytics Basics: The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative Data was first posted on January 29, 2020 at 7:25 am. ©2017

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Understand the Three-Part Lifecycle of Your Promotions to Maximise Profit

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

The anticipation, the demand curve and spending patterns during the promotion, and the post promotion periods all require unique logic with machine learning to keep customers happy and balance inventory. supply chain Profit Promotions

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Now You’re Talking: The Impacts of Voice Picking for Warehouse Management

All Things Supply Chain

There’s a new trend in the world of warehouse management that’s taking the industry by storm. With the e-commerce industry getting more competitive by the day, more companies are investing… General Inventory management supply chain technology voice picking

Greener Pastures: How to Build a Sustainable Supply Chain

AFFLINK

Do you want to create a sustainable supply chain? In the past, supply chains were often harmful, with high carbon footprints due to shipping and packaging processes that focused more on the bottom line rather than sustainability. But the industry is shifting with the times.

Is Packaging Management vital for your Supply Chain?

Prophetic Technology

To face the increasingly-extreme market competition , our customers count now on Packaging Management systems across their Supply Chain (SC) as it is one of the significant product promoters granting to improve and significantly boost their productivity.

The Long and the Short of Last Mile Delivery

Enterra Insights

In logistics, the “last mile” is a euphemism for the effort it takes to get a product or service delivered to its final destination. Historically, the last mile involved delivering goods to stores, where customers would shop and take items home. In today’s omnichannel world, the last mile can lead almost anywhere.

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

6 benefits of robotic order fulfillment

6 River Systems

Businesses are embracing a slew of modern technologies to stay competitive and increase productivity and efficiency in supply chain operations. Due to their ability to automate tasks that require little or no cognition, robotic order fulfillment has become extremely valuable.

Supply Chain Financing: Liquid Inventory That Keeps Things Moving

NC State SCRC

I had an opportunity to interview Craig Weeks , one of our faculty advisors for the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative this week, at the NC State Football Stadium recording studio. Craig is a wealth of information on this topic, and we will be presenting the insights from this video soon.

Latest Advances and Applications in the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology

DELMIA Quintiq

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the name that the IT folks have given to the now billions of physical devices throughout the world that are connected to the internet. These devices not only collect data, but they share it as well.

Supply Chain Technology Trends 2020: Is this the Golden Era of Tech Use?

Cerasis

Supply chain technology always evolves, changes to meet the needs of the global supply chain, and offers huge benefits. With the new year, Cerasis always takes a moment to reflect on the state of the industry and the trends shaping it for the remainder of the year.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Top 5 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2020

OneSCM

With more consumers than ever doing their everyday shopping online instead of at brick-and-mortar retail stores, a phenomenon known as the ‘Amazon Effect’ has emerged.

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2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can we safely ignore them for a few more years?

Business Intelligence vs. Inventory Optimization: Are You Solving Symptoms Instead of the Real Problem?

ToolsGroup

In my decades of working in replenishment and inventory optimization, I’ve noticed that many companies seek solutions to symptoms rather than the underlying problem. I want to let you in on a secret: software companies are happy to sell you something you don’t need.

Supply Chain Growth: A Leadership Mindset on the Offense

LeanCor

“I love to work in growing companies,” a VP of Supply Chain told me as we were making introductions and explaining our work histories. We had just settled on a deal to perform a network and facility design that would enable his company to add another 10 years to the growth path they were on.

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.