Sat.Jun 08, 2019 - Fri.Jun 14, 2019

Why Circular Supply Chains Will Replace Linear Supply Chains in the 2020’s

Kuebix

Since humans began making and distributing products to one another, the structure of the supply chain has remained predominantly untouched. Raw materials flow in, are changed into a product and are then distributed and used until finally they are thrown away.

The right delivery promise: How many locations do you need in your fulfillment network?

FLEXE

Find out how many locations it would take to improve your delivery promise. It's not as many as you think

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You Need to Know About These Robotics Trends

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 4 minutes As robots are among the hottest topics in IT today, it’s exciting to watch the field of industrial robotics take… The post You Need to Know About These Robotics Trends appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering Tech robotics

How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good

MercuryGate

The post How The Delivery Wars are Altering Retail Logistics for Good appeared first on MercuryGate International. Blog Supply Chain Trends Transportation Technology Value of a TMS Blog Posts

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!

Five Things You Need to Know about Inventory Optimization in the Digital Age

ToolsGroup

With all the buzz around digital transformation, someone peering in from outside supply chain may assume most businesses have already digitized essential tasks like inventory planning. The reality is that this transformation takes time and a change of mindset.

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How Supply Chain Analytics Empower Digital Transformation

Cerasis

Digital transformation is inevitable, and digital transformation within the supply chain has the potential to streamline operations, reduce costs, and offer a better work environment for employees.

‘Win the Moment’ at Kinexions ’19

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois “Delay of supply chain, that’s a penalty. Roughing the supplier, that’s two minutes. Excessive use of inventory, you’re out of the game!”

What is a Supply Chain Control Tower?

Logistics Viewpoints

The term supply chain control tower is being used more frequently. Some think it is being overused. What is a supply chain control tower? From my perspective it must be a holistic supply chain solution. What does that mean? For me, it means the following ten things.

8 Risks to Avoid in Supply Chain Optimization

River Logic

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 14, 2019)

Talking Logistics

You know those signs you see on the side of the road, showing a truck pointed downward on a triangle, warning drivers about a steep downhill up ahead? It’s a beautiful sign when you’re riding a bicycle. It means you can coast downhill with little effort for the next few miles. But if you plan.

4 Best Transportation Methods for Oil and Gas Shipping

PLS Logistics

It is hard to imagine our lives without fuel. Every day, we rely on the oil and gas industry to supply us with energy to keep multiple processes running. In order to provide us with necessary materials like oil and gas, companies must ensure they transport it in a convenient and reliable way.

Join us in Barcelona for the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Loftware

Loftware is delighted to be exhibiting (Booth #609) at the upcoming Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Barcelona this year. The event takes place from Monday 17 June – Wednesday 19 June and is billed as the number one conference for supply chain leaders. Supply Chain Labeling

This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14)

Logistics Viewpoints

So close, yet so far away. I actually can’t believe that I am not writing an intro to the news round-up about Boston sports and our monopoly on titles. Unfortunately, after a valiant run, and a decisive game 6 victory to force a game 7, the Bruins were unable to bring the Stanley Cup home. Of course, I just assumed Boston would win, as it is what our sports teams do these days. For the […]. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 8 – 14) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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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.

Most Likely to Succeed

Talking Logistics

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! It is school graduation season. Two of my nephews just graduated from high school and another graduated from college. Next week, my son graduates from 8th grade and my daughter from 5th grade.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? Video). When I started my career the term “Supply Chain” had just been coined.

5 Ways to Cut Hospital Supply Chain Links and Intermediaries

AFFLINK

When it comes to healthcare and hospital supply chain management, there are many opportunities to save money, but it can be complex. Hospital supply chains tend to be large and unwieldy networks, many of which have been in place for a long time.

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.

Why Duty Drawback is Making a Comeback

Talking Logistics

The spotlight is certainly on global trade management today, with Brexit and tariffs on the minds of many supply chain professionals — and they are looking for ways to successfully navigate through these risks and uncertainties. One area that is getting renewed attention is duty drawback. What is duty drawback, and why is it making. The post Why Duty Drawback is Making a Comeback appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Partners with Chainalytics to Navigate Production Challenges

CHAINalytics

The post Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Partners with Chainalytics to Navigate Production Challenges appeared first on Chainalytics.

Provenance founder is awarded MBE from the Queen’s Honour List for services in Global Supply Chains

Provenance

We’re proud to announce that our founder and CEO, Jessi Baker, has received an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for the Queen’s Honour List , announced on the Queen’s birthday, 8th of June 2019.

Unfreezing the Frozen Zone

Elementum

“There’s S&OP… and then there’s the real world.” — Gartner Research. Gartner points out a critical truth that all supply chain organizations have to face.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

A Union Between Advanced Analytics and Supply Chain Planning

DynaSys

You probably agree with me on the fact that today’s Supply Chains can’t be but highly connected and automated, because you need to rely on relevant data to make decisions, and you need this data now.

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Business Landscape

Enterra Insights

Artificial intelligence (AI) is undoubtedly an overhyped buzzword. Michael Watson, an instructor at Northwestern University and a founding partner at Opex Analytics, explains, “‘AI’ is a tech buzzword that seems to take on a new meaning each time you hear it. This causes confusion for many business leaders who struggle to put it into perspective for their specific needs.”[1]

The Times CEO Summit: Social purpose, sustainability and trust are the focus for business leaders in today’s UK

Provenance

Global leaders, including FTSE CEOs and government ministers, along with top entrepreneurs and journalists, gathered together yesterday for the 10th anniversary of The Times CEO Summit in London, to discuss the opportunity around trust, talent, trade and tech for UK businesses.

A New Approach is Needed to Increase Women in the Supply Chain C-Suite and to Close the Talent Gap

Elementum

Hiring qualified talent is one of the single biggest challenges facing supply chain companies. [1] 1] The demand for supply chain professionals exceeds supply by six to one. [2] 2] Sixty-five percent of respondents in MHI’s 2019 survey rated hiring qualified workers as extremely or very challenging.

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!