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 Supply Chain Design Software Benefits Calculator

Curious how much can you potentially save by optimizing your supply chain network? Our benefits calculator helps you find out.

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

GlobalTranz

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

GlobalTranz

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.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

The fight to find new customers and retain existing ones is the biggest business challenge for many companies. Technology will continue to play a part in fostering buyer allegiance and building brands in the “new normal.” In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

5 Retail Trends to Keep Your Eyes on in 2020

BlueYonder

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

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and 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.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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

GlobalTranz

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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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

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.

Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions

Kinaxis

by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. It’s hard to imagine what the next twelve months and beyond hold for an industry facing seemingly non-stop innovation.

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?

The Value of Extending Labeling to Your Supply Chain

Loftware

Our latest publication ‘ In2 Unlocking Efficiencies ’ looks at the benefits your business can realize by extending labeling processes to your supply chain. Labeling

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.