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12 Days of Inventory Optimization

Arkieva

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New Year's Resolution: Improving Your Supply Chain Operations

AFFLINK

As the new year approaches, consider an audit of your existing supply chain management. Supply chain management is about more than improving your costs and efficiency—supply chain management has steadily become more complex as businesses increase their global reach and markets are shifting.

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Trends 2019: Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Last year, Boris Evelson ( @bevelson ) and Michele Goetz ( @Mgoetz_FORR ), analysts at Forrester Research, noted many business executives were contemplating how artificial intelligence (AI) could be leveraged to improve their organizations. They concluded, “Failing to act is not an option in most organizations.”[1] ”[1] They went on to note that even though implementing AI operations may be an imperative, “The truth is, AI is hard!”

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The Top 10 Logistics Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Top Blog Posts of 2018

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been a wonderful year for us at Logistics Trends & Insights. Thank you! Our customer list continues to grow as does our fantastic community on Twitter, LinkedIn and even Facebook.

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Why manufacturers should be moving down (not up) the value chain

TradeGecko

Conventional wisdom says that businesses – manufacturers or not – should focus on moving higher and higher up the value chain to command the highest margins and move from being a mere supplier to a trusted advisor. But is this view correct? supply chain management strategy

The Top 9 Freight Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

Today, we continue our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love.

Integrated Supply Chains and the Future of Healthcare

Supply Chain Brain

Reducing supply-chain costs is critical to the survival of the healthcare industry

The Best Advice of 2018: Wednesdays for Women Edition

JDA software

As we round out 2018 and a wonderful year profiling and learning from women for our Wednesdays for Women series, we are looking back on some of the ‘best of’ advice from the Q&A interviews we conducted this year. There is a lot of wisdom woven into these stories, and we have enjoyed sharing them with you, learning so much ourselves, in the process! We wish you a safe, successful end of 2018, and an exciting year ahead. Thanks for reading throughout 2018.

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.

Saving Dollars (And Lives) With the IoT-Powered Supply Chain

Tive

When sensitive, high-value medical equipment is damaged or delayed in transit, it’s not just money at stake. Op Ed IoT Supply Chain Visibility

The Top 5 Manufacturing Blogs of the 2018

Cerasis

Today, we start our series highlighting our top blog posts of the year! We always enjoy the end of the year as it allows us to see what our readers really love. That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. We will also feature our top white papers of the year, Talking Freight.

Demand Forecasting Mistakes in the Retail Industry

Alloy

Consumer goods companies rely on forecasts to support inventory planning and distribution across their sales channels.

Tariffs and the Electronics Supply Chain: A Perfect Storm?

Supply Chain Brain

A storm in the electronics industry is spreading into automotive, aerospace, healthcare industries and more — just about any supply chain that calls for electronic components

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!

Happy Holidays!

Gravity Supply Chain

The team at Gravity Supply Chain Solutions would like to wish you Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! The post Happy Holidays! appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Gravity Announcements

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, & Holiday Peak Season Success Built on WMS Efficiency

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 holiday shopping season has evolved beyond the traditional shopping days. First, there was Black Friday. Then, Thanksgiving became Brown Thursday. Small-business Saturday arose, and Cyber Monday took hold. Green Monday came about several years ago when companies started looking to tap into December shopping habits for the second Monday of the month. Year over year, the holiday shopping season has grown well into early November, and late December notes Don White via Total Retail.

Convey’s Top 7 Supply Chain Blogs of 2018

Convey

Between headlines of acquisitions, the retail apocalypse, Amazon HQ(s), autonomous vehicles, and increased carrier […]. The post Convey’s Top 7 Supply Chain Blogs of 2018 appeared first on Convey. Customer Experience

What is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)?

Insights Solutions Global

ERP is short for enterprise resource planning. Simply put, the ERP system is how a company, usually a manufacturer, manages and integrates the important parts of its business activities. The post What is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)? appeared first on Insight Solutions Global. Supply Chain Management

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

3 Simple Tips to Prep Your Business for Peak Periods

Unleashed

It’s very common for a business to earn a substantial amount of their revenue over a short period of time. Peak periods lead to an influx of sales and it seems to happen relatively quickly. These fluctuations are important to prepare for and even more important to capitalise on. Don’t miss out on the peak period revenue because your business wasn’t prepared to handle the rush. During the downtime, have a closer look at how your business operates across a variety of facets.

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, & Holiday Peak Season Success Built on WMS Efficiency

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 holiday shopping season has evolved beyond the traditional shopping days. First, there was Black Friday. Then, Thanksgiving became Brown Thursday. Small-business Saturday arose, and Cyber Monday took hold. Green Monday came about several years ago when companies started looking to tap into December shopping habits for the second Monday of the month. Year over year, the holiday shopping season has grown well into early November, and late December notes Don White via Total Retail.

Top 2018 Blog Posts – Part 2

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our top blog posts for 2018 continues with the top 5 posts: 5. Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding – Damco’s existence is questioned as Maersk moves Twill from Damco’s umbrella to its own effective January 1, 2019.

The Best Advice of 2018: Wednesdays for Women Edition

Supply Chain Nation

As we round out 2018 and a wonderful year profiling and learning from women for our Wednesdays for Women series, we are looking back on some of the ‘best of’ advice from the Q&A interviews we conducted this year.

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.

Defining Metrics for Success in Supply Chain Design

Llamasoft

Mark Armstrong is a Customer Success Strategist at LLamasoft. Not enough companies are measuring successes (or failures) when it comes to supply chain design. As I engage with more and more through our DECODE methodology I consistently see a gap with teams not having metrics in place to measure their Supply Chain Design organization. Or […]. The post Defining Metrics for Success in Supply Chain Design appeared first on LLamasoft. Blog Supply Chain Ideas

We Are All in the Supply Chain Business Now

FLEXE

The ongoing transformation of our industrial supply chain is hardly the first of its kind. What’s different about today’s modernization is its unprecedented speed. We are still in the early phases, but the supply chain will evolve from a clunky, reactive, operational process into a strategic profit driver, woven deep within the fabric of every competitive business

Ventana Research: Sales and Operations Planning Process Scores a 'C'

River Logic

Ventana Research has released its Sales and Operations planning (S&OP) Dynamic Insight research which gives companies an opportunity to self-assess their S&OP, or Integrated Business Planning process.

Why manufacturers should be moving down (not up) the value chain

TradeGecko

Conventional wisdom says that businesses – manufacturers or not – should focus on moving higher and higher up the value chain to command the highest margins and move from being a mere supplier to a trusted advisor. But is this view correct? manufacturing eCommerce Wholesale Inventory Management

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.