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A Zen Master’s Guide to a Good Forecasting System

Logility

Having a hard time figuring out how to use forecasting when the results never seem good enough? For many of us, forecasting seems like either too much work, or too complicated to get right.

Creating a Smart Supply Chain in the Era of Disruption!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Shiny New Technology or Back to the Basics? What is Your Strategy? Smart Supply Chain article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Raanan Cohen at bringg.com.

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Food Chain Transparency – One of tomorrow’s most important supply chain goals?

All Things Supply Chain

A few weeks ago, I overheard a conversation in a rural private household about whether it would be worthwhile to keep their own laying hens in order to remain independent… General Supply Chain Management Transparent Tuesday food supply chain supply chain management supply chain transparency transparent tuesday

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What Is Demand Sensing and How Do You Get Started?

ToolsGroup

“Good old supply chain. It just gets simpler every year!”. said no VP of supply chain ever. . We’ve created quite a monster with all the sophisticated tools we use to influence demand with pricing, new product introductions and promotions. Internet-fed trends are changing at hyper-speed.

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 to Calculate Wholesale Price – Wholesale Price Calculator

EMERGE App

How do I calculate wholesale prices?’ ’ has become a major question for wholesale business entrepreneurs, or people switching from retail to wholesale businesses. The reason behind this is the rise in competition in the business sector.

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What Makes a Supplier “Strategic”? Not Spend Volume.

Jaggaer

The recent disruptions to supply chains caused by the coronavirus epidemic in China have given supply managers the world over pause for thought. Now more than ever, businesses must improve the efficiency of their supply chains not only to maintain a competitive advantage but also to reduce risk.

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Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Supply Chain Planning manufacturing

Don’t Chicken Out On Supply Planning

Vanguard Software

It is in every company’s best interest to be ready if they were to be affected by internet-breaking campaigns or risk losing these battles to competitors. Supply Chain Advanced Analytics Demand Sensing News

How to Dispute a Walmart Deduction

SupplyPike

What is a retail deduction? For retail suppliers, deductions can have a drastic impact on their bottom line. Deductions ( also known as chargebacks ) are the fines that suppliers receive from their retailers when a perceived issue has happened in the supplier’s supply chain.

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.

“Optimized” Inventory Forecasting a Co-Product of Optimized Central Planning

Arkieva

In a recent blog on Inventory Forecasting the core challenges and business importance of estimating inventory are outlined.

Gaming Out Your Logistical Response to the Corona Virus

The Smart Software

This short note is about one way your business can develop a plan to adjust to one of the likely fallouts from the virus: sudden increases in the time it takes to get inventory replenishment from suppliers. Supply chains around the world are being disrupted.

The Fabric of Industrial Change: Held Together by a Digital Thread

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chains can become fragile and broken. Managing abrupt changes in the manufacturing environment — both planned and unplanned — is among the key benefits of the digital enterprise

Multi-party Supply Chain Network - changing the future of your business

Prophetic Technology

The Supply Chain ( SC ) embodies all the stages it requires to procure a particular product or service, from its primary condition to the customer. It is a network among an enterprise and its suppliers to manufacture goods and deliver a specific product to the ultimate buyer. supply chain technolog

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.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety.

The Ever-Expanding Role of AI and AR in Food Logistics

Cerasis

The food supply chain is unlike any other. While electronics, automotive, and consumer goods’ supply chains promote their products, the food supply chain represents a basic human necessity–food.

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Observations on Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market

Logility

With 2020 well underway, it’s a great time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the supply chain market?

What Does Great Look Like in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

When I was a kid growing up in Brooklyn, the mayor at the time, Ed Koch, was famous for always asking “How’m I doin’?” That’s a question that supply chain and logistics professionals ask all the time too.

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.

Coronavirus and the Trade War: A Perfect Storm Argument for SMB Supply Chain Diversification

Freightos

The coronavirus outbreak has the whole global community concerned and hoping for the swift containment of this humanitarian crisis. . In addition to the terrible human cost, the virus is also sending ripples throughout the global supply chain.

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Freight & Transportation Management Trends for 2020 to Know

Cerasis

The transportation management trends for 2020 reflect a growing consensus that new technology and visibility will define the successes of the future supply chain.

Step by Step Guide to Production Planning Software

Demand Solutions

If your business relies on proper supply chain management systems, then you’re going to want help with your production planning. Production planning software is an excellent way to make your supply chain planning more efficient and effective. What is Production Planning Software?

Using Data and Predictive Analytics to Drive Labor Management Solutions in the Warehouse

Talking Logistics

Data intelligence and predictive analytics are key terms in supply chain management today, but how do you harness these new technologies to deliver business value, especially in labor management?

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.

Strategies, Tips, and Pitfalls of Modern Transportation Procurement

Logistics Viewpoints

The biggest constant in transportation today is changing. It is forcing companies to rethink how they plan, optimize, execute, and collaborate with trading partners. The effort to move closer to the customer – by virtually all businesses – means supply chain networks of old must be replaced with more links, more nodes, and smaller, more frequent shipments. These changes impact shipping lanes, volumes, cost, driver satisfaction, turn over – all of the things that naturally […].

[PODCAST] Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics

Cerasis

Listen to “Robotics Process Automation (RPA): The Next Game Changer in Logistics” on Spreaker.

The Corporate Commitment to Climate Change: Fact or Fiction?

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin. Delta Air Lines on Friday become another in a long line of companies publicly committing to the fight against climate change. While the $1 billion commitment makes Delta the first global airline to make such a pact, these types of sustainability promises have become a dime a dozen.

[Video] The Value of Supply Chain Quality Management in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

Talking Logistics

Bill Alrich, Customer Solutions Representative at Elemica, discusses the value of supply chain quality management in Aerospace & Defense industry.

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.