Sat.Dec 15, 2018 - Fri.Dec 21, 2018

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global. Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain.

The Three “Habits” for Successful IoT Implementations

ToolsGroup

Editor’s note: Due to the upcoming holidays, this will be our last blog for 2018. The next posting will be on January 8 th , 2019.

Why Supply Chain Visibility Will Be Key in 2019

AFFLINK

Effectively managing your company's supply chain can lead to increased revenue and less expense on preventable problems. However, it's difficult to control a supply chain that you can't fully visualize.

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?

Cerasis

Omnichannel is a term frequently used in today’s modern supply chain management. Omnichannel capability is associated with getting product to the customer in any possible fashion, that is convenient for the customer.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Exploring new and evolving solutions in manufacturing

Quintiq

Manufacturing has always been a complicated affair. Today’s hyper-connected, fast-evolving markets only add to that complexity. Companies are constantly facing pressure to keep up with digitalization, growing competition and customer demands.

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Ideal Enterprise Labeling Systems Include Support and Service

Loftware

A digitized supply chain demands advanced labeling software. Labeling Labeling Trends Supply Chain

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How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity

Cerasis

Maintaining an efficient and productive supply chain is the backbone of any successful business, and ensuring that your supply chain is well-managed and cost-effective is of vital importance. Surprisingly though, many businesses aren’t operating the chain as smoothly as they could.

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Trends 2019: Business Technology

Enterra Insights

Technology is an ambiguous word referring to a wide range of marvelous (and sometimes scary) man-made gadgets. Deciding what technological trends are important depends on the activities in which you or your organization are involved. Regardless of your area of interest, technology of some sort is going to impact it in the years ahead. Prolific inventor Dean Kamen once stated, “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.”

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Top Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2018

Talking Logistics

As 2018 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics.

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How to Achieve Six-Figure Benefits from Digitizing Paper-Based Supply Chain Operations

The traditional paper-based approach to supply chain operations presents serious challenges and perils. Digitization, in turn, offers a bounty of benefits – up to and including six-figure cost savings and significant efficiency and revenue gains. Here’s how.

How One Pharmaceutical Company Optimizes Labeling in SAP

Loftware

Barcode labeling has become an essential component in today’s supply chain, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. Having the ability to track and manage goods while ensuring the supply chain operates without disruption is imperative.

[PODCAST] The Current State of Warehouse Management Systems & Their Role in Creating a More Effective Supply Chain

Cerasis

Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Jason Rosing, co-founder of Veridian the leading professional services provider of supply chain solutions & services. Veridian helps clients deploy Manhattan Associates, HighJump Software, and JDA Software’s latest supply chain suite to talk about the current state of warehouse management systems.

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Dyson selects Kinaxis to manage global supply chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Jay Muelhoefer One of the most exciting consumer products companies in the world, Dyson Inc., has selected Kinaxis to enhance its supply chain agility to achieve a greater competitive advantage.

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Defining Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Construction Is Lagging In Digitization LET’S GET UNSTUCK ,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor). What is so new about digital transformation? Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our business? Wasn’t that what “e-business” was all about in the late 90s?

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

North American Non-Asset Transportation Outlook: 2019

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: David Broering, President of Non-Asset at NFI 2018 was one of the more tumultuous years in recent memory for the transportation marketplace. There were a multitude of factors that came together to propel the market forward to double digit overall price increases to the market.

Ecosystems vs. Supply Chains

SCM Research

There has recently been surge of interest in ecosystems as a distinct solution to the problem of inter?firm firm coordination. Ecosystems play a particular role in sectors such as IT, telecommunications, video games, among others. In their recent SMJ article, Jacobides et al.

Embracing the IOT

APICS

We keep hearing about the potential of the Internet of Things (IOT), but how will it help supply chain professionals specifically? Last week, Industrial Distribution ran “Improving Process Flows in the Delivery System through the Internet of Things,” which outlines the practical applications of IOT

What Logistics Managers Can Learn from Santa’s Automated Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Taking a page from Santa’s playbook, logistics managers are delivering in the cloud and around the world to meet the holiday demands. Remember as a kid, the excitement of waking up Christmas morning, dashing to the tree and finding a mound of presents that magically arrived while you slept?

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Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Retail

Enterra Insights

Retail transactions are some of the oldest human activities. To spur trade and create wealth, explorers have plied the world’s oceans and have traversed the globe’s landmasses. The next arena of exploration for the retail sector is artificial intelligence (AI).

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Managing in Manufacturing:        E-commerce Series (Part 2)

C3 Solutions

2019 planning workshops: building customer trust through transparency

Provenance

Set your transparency strategy and start your new year off right with a workshop hosted by Provenance.

The 2018 FL100+

BluJay Solutions

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Logistics, Innovation, and the Future

Enterra Insights

If consumers ever think about supply chains and how the items they desire manage to find their way into their homes, they likely picture fleets of trucks, trains, airplanes, and cargo ships — the logistics part of supply chains. That’s because the most personal contact consumers have with the supply chain is when a package is delivered to their doorstep. That’s why so-called “last mile” logistics receive so much attention.

A Leading Restaurant Chain Partnered with Chainalytics to Navigate Challenges Impacting the QSR Industry

CHAINalytics

The world’s most successful companies know that work is never really done. Learn how Chainalytics helped one of the most popular quick service restaurant chains refine its well-established supply chain distribution network to meet future demand and plan for growth.

Philip Morris International and E2open Announce Strategic Partnership to Create the Digital Supply Chain for a Smoke-free Future

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, December 17, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today jointly announced with Phillip MorrisInternational (PMI) that the companies will partner to create a digital supply chain for the smoke-free future.

The Growing Expectations of Last Mile Delivery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. What are the Top 7 Trends in Last Mile Logistics? Article created exclusively for supplychaingamechanger.com by Michael S. Kraus, Chairman and CEO of [link].

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.