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Future Robots and Ensuring Human Safety

DELMIA Quintiq

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Technology as the Catalyst for Optimising Supplier Relationships to Improve Customer Experience

Adjuno

Demand driven supply chains are becoming ever more complex as customer expectations extend far beyond the right balance of price and quality. From the complexity of having the right product, in the right place, at the right time across multiple channels -– to the spotlight on sustainability and ethical trading, customer expectations are having a growing influence on a retailer’s supplier decisions.

Is Traffic Congestion Slowing Down Your Delivery During Peak Season? We Got A Solution!

Abivin

Traffic congestion has remained as one of the biggest pain points in logistics management. As this trend keeps growing, freight service operators are challenged to come up with the most cost-efficient schedules for delivery.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

Cerasis

Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders. In this context, finding and securing the right carriers forms a significant portion of managing truckload carriers.

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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.

Is it time to say goodbye to RFIs?

AIMMS

Supply chain software is changing. So should the purchasing process. . As someone who has worked in supply chain for over 20 years, I’m very familiar with Requests For Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs). It’s been the way to conduct a competitive tender since I can remember.

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Using Digital Payments to Streamline the Logistics Process

PINC

Here are five ways going “digital” on the payment side helps make logistics processes more time- and cost-efficient for shippers. In a global marketplace that’s in constant flux, shippers are always looking for new ways to streamline their supply chains, improve logistics efficiency, and save money.

How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. Demands from labor resources for better pay, better treatment, and more opportunity have never been higher.

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8 Tips to Help Procurement Optimize Supplier Master Data

ivalua

Jarrod McAdoo, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. Gartner predicts that by 2023, organizations that don’t optimize supplier master data management (MDM) could have wrong information for half of their suppliers! That’s significant.

Artificial Intelligence – sifting through the hype and the promise for forecasting

Kinaxis

by Polly Mitchell Guthrie Today I sat through a full day of talks at the International Institute of Forecasters Foresight Practitioner Conference , which was focused on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence —The Hype and the Promise for Forecasting and Planning.”

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Seven Steps to Supply Chain Autonomy

Logistics Viewpoints

The new competitive imperative is true supply chain autonomy – one that senses disruptions in real time and takes corrective actions with no human intervention. This concept might seem visionary, but it’s increasingly within reach. The important thing to remember is that full autonomy is a journey — and you’re probably already taking one of these seven steps that place your company on the path. The old supply chain mantra used to be “cheaper, faster, […].

5 ways traceability technologies can lead to a safer, more sustainable world

Louis Roy

Intelligent supply chains can track, trace and authenticate everything from coffee beans to catheters

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

The world of transportation and logistics management looks completely different than it did even 50 years ago. Gone are the days of pen and paper and jotting down haphazard notes when on the telephone with a carrier booking freight. Now, technology is now ruling supreme.

Five signs its time for supply chain transformation

Kinaxis

by Sarah Harkins In spring, the flowers bloom. In fall, the leaves change. Some transformations follow a convention, but in supply chain that’s rarely the case. How do you know when it’s time for a shift?

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.

How Effective Dock Scheduling Reduces Overall Logistics Costs

C3 Solutions

Effective dock scheduling reduces delays within the supply chain and effectively lowers freight spend. Unfortunately, shippers fail to realize how dock scheduling leads to overall reductions in logistics costs.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Traffic congestion in cities can be a nightmare. It’s an age-old problem made worse by modern modes of transportation. Over a decade ago, Anthony Downs, a real estate finance expert, wrote, “Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, from Cairo to Sao Paolo. Peak-hour traffic congestion is an inherent result of the way modern societies operate.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Warehouse automation stats show that automation is making a big impact on warehouses and distribution centers.

Exploring the Growing Talent Gap in Supply Chain Management

Shipchain

If you work in supply chain and logistics, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about the growing talent gap. While the trucker shortage has been a hot topic of conversation during this last year, the industry is starting to realize that the talent gap extends far past just trucking.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

What You Need to Know About Shipping to Puerto Rico

AFFLINK

Shipping to Puerto Rico is more complex than it might seem. Puerto Rico is a U.S. territory, which means it's not an "international" shipment — but it's still not as simple as a domestic one. On top of that, as an island nation, shipping to Puerto Rico is also naturally more expensive and limited.

Is Technology Revolutionizing or Simply Changing Logistics?

Enterra Insights

Humans are prone to exaggerate, use hyperbole, and/or sensationalize to gain attention. The term “revolutionize” is often used in such a way. According to the Cambridge Dictionary , to revolutionize something is “to make a big change or improvement to the way something works or looks, or to the way that people do a particular activity.”[1] ”[1] Many pundits claim new technologies are revolutionizing or transforming logistics.

10 Technologies That Are Going To Change Your Life

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by,Warren Noble at theclever.com. Forget about that connected fridge you’ve had your eye on.

AI for Better Supplier Collaboration: First, Get Your Data in Order

Jaggaer

Most software vendors have taken an applications-driven approach to delivering solutions. They have identified the main challenges faced by procurement professionals and developed applications that address those specific challenges.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

How Shop Floor Execution Software Supports a Customer-First Focus

OptiProERP

Many small and midsize manufacturing businesses think of shop floor operations as an internal-facing process. As a result, the tendency is to view their shop floor planning software as a tool to drive internal value ?

Whatever You Want to Call It, Omnichannel is All About the Customer

Enterra Insights

In a recent article, Jason Rosing ( @JasonRosing ), a founding partner of Veridian, asked a surprising question, “Is omnichannel dead, dying, or thriving?”[1] ”[1] Rosing knows his question might surprise some readers. After all, he notes, “Omnichannel is everywhere!” ” He also observes that some people in supply chain circles insist, “[If your company doesn’t embrace omnichannel operations,] you are going to go bankrupt.”

5 Maintenance Tips for Earth-Moving Machinery!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Your Essential Warehouse Cleaning Checklist! Infographic). Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Anne Ruby at highjumpdigital.com.

Here’s How You Can Optimize Your Multichannel Supply Chains

All Things Supply Chain

Multichannel supply chains provide many options for customers of all types, whether at a retail location, over the phone or online. While these supply chains work best when channels work… General Supply Chain Management supply chain management

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.