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.

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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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.

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!

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.

Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS

Cerasis

Safety stock concerns continue to plague omnichannel supply chains. Omnichannel brought an influx of customers to businesses and led to an increase of products and SKUs shipped in multiple modes, in a myriad of ways.

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Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

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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Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network

The Network Effect

The post Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics autonomous energy internet logistics supply chain transportation

Speed, Collaboration and Innovation – Key Words for the New Procurement Decade

ivalua

The need for organisations to move quickly to protect and grow their business is not new, but through the last decade, the risks for those who don’t have grown. .

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.

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.