Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

The Green Supply Chain – A win-win Situation

DynaSys

There is no secret, our Planet is currently facing lots of environmental concerns: global warming, air pollution, water pollution, waste invasion, ozone layer depletion, climate change, etc. These issues affect every human being, every animal, every living thing on this planet. Resources are over-exploited, leading to a deterioration of the environment. Just in the last few years, we have witnessed many natural disasters directly linked to this: floods, tsunamis, forest fires, and cyclones.

Phantom inventory, and what makes it so scary

Alloy

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Is there a Last Mile Logistics Revolution Underway?

Enterra Insights

Amazon recently announced a push to provide its Prime members with one-day rather than two-day free shipping. In a cheeky bit of journalism, Todd Bishop ( @toddbishop ) and Nat Levy ( @NatJLevy ) call one-day shipping Amazon’s new “Prime number.”[1] ”[1] They go on to note, “Amazon’s moves are often followed by its retail rivals, like Walmart and Target, so this strategy could set a new standard for delivery speeds around the world.”

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At the Point of Inflection: Are You Ready for the eCommerce Hockey Stick?

Supply Chain Network

As most of you likely know I’m from Canada eh, and so of course I love hockey! All of Canada is hockey crazy and as those in the know are aware the NHL is now in the midst of The Stanley Cup Final series between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins.

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.

How to improve warehouse management in 6 simple STEPS

SCJunction

Warehouse operations productivity hinges on 3 coordinated functions: your workforce, your customers and orders, and your inventory. Simple? Not really.

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Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial

AIMMS

When it comes to intelligence in decision making, it’s our differences in experiences and attitudes that make our businesses evolve in a diverse manner. There are often many ways to solve a problem. The path we take can be an expression of our human creativity.

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Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority

Cerasis

Omnichannel retail is the new “Gold Standard” for the industry. On the surface, an omnichannel approach gives consumers the ability to blend their online and physical experience into one. For supply chains, the impact of omnichannel is more significant.

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The March of the Lemmings.

Supply Chain Shaman

Lemmings are misunderstood. So are supply chain leaders. What is a lemming? Simply put, a lemming is a small rodent. Active in Arctic tundra ecosystems, they are part of the super family Muroidea, which includes rats, mice, hamsters, and gerbils. A lemming’s population rises and falls.

[On-demand webinar] How to stop planning in the dark

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Stop making decisions in the dark. Some things are better in the dark. Fireworks. Watching a movie. Robbing a bank. Supply chain planning isn’t one of them. So why do so many companies still plan that way?

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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!

Editor’s Pick: The Long Arm of OFAC – How US Sanctions Impact Pretty Much Everyone

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and how its enforcement arm reaches all.

What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers?

Cerasis

Supply chain management is a complex, ever-changing process. The actions of yesterday do not necessarily reflect the best practices of tomorrow. Amazon and Walmart continue to encroach on small businesses, and the ability to gain insight into freight spend has never been more critical. With all the hype about savings and improvements through a transportation.read More. The post What Is a Transportation Management System & 6 Ways a TMS Optimizes Shippers?

Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization

Descartes

Supply chain optimization software can help identify missed opportunities Optimization technologies are powerful tools for improving supply chain performance; however, most companies leave lots of money on the table when they deploy them.

Hitting The Brakes On Out Of Control Supplier Master Data W/ Cyrille Naux

ivalua

Managing Director, Art of Procurement. Everything procurement delivers – from savings to risk mitigation to value – is predicated on having access to clean, trustworthy data.

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.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

If there is one lesson many companies learned the hard way last year, it’s that you have to be prepared for whatever twists and turns might emerge in the transportation market. How do you begin that preparation? What’s required? How do you know if you’re on the right path? Those are some of the key. The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How Shipping Containers are Helping the Homeless

Kuebix

When most people think of shipping containers, they think of exactly what’s in the name: shipping. Formally known as an integral part of virtually any product moving across a supply chain, shipping containers keep products safe from external forces like weather and theft.

The Right Technology for Inventory Management

Logistics Viewpoints

Managing inventory in 2019 has become an even more complex challenge according to our industry peers and PINC customers. In my previous article titled “The High Cost of The One Percent Inventory Accuracy in Your Supply Chain“, I explored significant challenges, costs associated to inventory management, and what one percent of inventory accuracy represents to your operation.

The State of Technology in Food Supply Chains 2019: Produce

Shipchain

full-webinar-technology-in-food-supply-chain. Please enjoy this informative webinar on technology and it’s role in food supply chains. We will explore current issues and opportunities in the industry and how technology can be utilized to enhance current supply chain operations.

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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!

TMS Visibility: See, Observe, Then Do

Talking Logistics

We’ve all heard the saying “seeing is believing,” which means you need to see something before you can accept that it really exists or occurs. You might also be familiar with W. Edwards Deming’s famous quote, “In God we trust, all others must bring data.” In many ways, both these sayings relate to supply chain. The post TMS Visibility: See, Observe, Then Do appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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How Will 5G Technology Impact the Supply Chain?

AFFLINK

5G technology is a new, advanced wireless communication system, which is slowly rolling out through 2019 and should become more readily available in 2020. 5G technology will reduce latency, improve network speeds, and lower power consumption.

This Week in Logistics News (June 1 – 7)

Logistics Viewpoints

After 32 victories and $2,462,216 in earnings, the run is finally over. Of course, I am talking about James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy win streak, which ended earlier this week, about $60,000 shy of Ken Jennings’s record of $2,522,700 in a 74-game winning streak in 2004. And while the big loss was not much of a surprise based on leaked information, many people thought he may have thrown the round, considering that he bet just $1,399 in […].

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Legacy Retailers Taking the Fight to the Internet Retailers

Logistics Trends and Insights

You could not have missed the recent tit-for-tat announcements from the big brick and mortar retailers, like Walmart and Target.

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.

[Video] Blockchain’s Potential Role in Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

The post [Video] Blockchain’s Potential Role in Transportation Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms , discusses blockchain and its potential role in transportation management. Podcast version (click to play): Past Episode Past Episode - 3Gtms Supply Chain Technology Trends 3Gtms blockchain TMS transportation management

In the News: Press Reviews of Rootstock’s ERP Data Framework on Salesforce

Rootstock

We recently introduced our ERP Data Framework, a collection of pre-configured ERP data objects that allows organizations to transfer and map legacy ERP data to the Salesforce CRM software platform more easily than conventional methods.

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Riding the Tradeoff Curve

The Smart Software

In the supply chain planning world, the most fundamental decision is how to balance item availability against the cost of maintaining that availability (service levels and fill rates).

Industry 4.0’s Potential Needs To Be Proven On The Shop Floor

IQMS

99% of mid-market manufacturing executives are familiar with Industry 4.0, yet only 5% are currently implementing or have implemented an Industry 4.0 strategy.

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.