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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

EV Cargo Technology

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.

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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.

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.”

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.

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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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

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?

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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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.

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.

Lean Principles and Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

Logility

Many companies have high hopes when they set out to establish a Lean operating environment. But if your efforts fail to yield expected results, it can be difficult to pinpoint where the problems lie.

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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.

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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 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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

Cult Beauty pioneers transparency in beauty with the Provenance blockchain platform

Provenance

We’ve partnered with fast-growth online beauty retailer Cult Beauty, to disrupt the beauty industry with a new norm: transparency with integrity on products. “We

How Can Automotive Players Thrive in a World of ACES Uncertainty?

QAD

A Google search on where experts see the automotive industry going reveals one key takeaway: no one knows exactly where it’s headed. Some once thought that level 4-5 automation was a handful of years away (the estimate has now been revised upward to 15-20 years).

The Element That Can Make or Break Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Everywhere you turn these days, there’s a blockchain pilot underway for the supply chain. But they’re all missing one crucial element: a single, coherent set of standards

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.