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The year of the supply chain: 9 retail & logistics predictions

FLEXE

Happy New Year (and decade)! 2020 is going to be a big year for the supply chain

Building Blocks For The Ultimate Digital Supply Chain

Gravity Supply Chain

Build the ultimate digital supply chain and achieve business excellence using Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs theory. The post Building Blocks For The Ultimate Digital Supply Chain appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Growth & Competitiveness Automation & Digitization

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Can AI Improve Your Inventory Management?

Unleashed

In our increasingly digital world, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming part and parcel of our lives –and it is becoming particularly useful to business owners and inventory managers.

The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills

Halo

The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won't find online or in a textbook. The Internet is awash with content designed to help business professionals succeed now and help the next generation 1 succeed someday. Google searches will yield a bonanza of advice served up as scholarly articles, celebrity secrets and everything in between. Look beneath the differences in tone and style and you will quickly discover that there’s considerable overlap.

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!

Where Does IP Responsibility Fall Within the Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Brain

Earlier this year, the University of California sued Amazon, Walmart, Target and other major retailers for alleged infringement of four university patents related to “filament” LED light bulbs

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Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Inventory Planning and Sustainability

ToolsGroup

You can’t scan the headlines without coming across an article or advertisement about sustainability, but there is precious little information about how supply chain planning software supports green initiatives.

Supply Chain’s Response to a Rapidly Changing Global Trade Market

CHAINalytics

There’s no doubt the global trade environment is changing quickly and in ways that are not always easy to anticipate. Just think back to two years ago. The trade war with China was just beginning, virtually nothing was known about how Brexit would unfold, and the U.S. was still signed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The … The post Supply Chain’s Response to a Rapidly Changing Global Trade Market appeared first on Chainalytics.

Inventory Challenges Management 1: Supply Chain Complexity

EazyStock

Common Challenges of Inventory Management. We all know that marketplaces are constantly changing. For starters, the international trading landscape is more uncertain than ever. In addition, eCommerce is driving increased competition from traders across the globe, both large and small.

Optimizing vs. Maximizing: Obtaining a Bird's-Eye View Requires Digital Transformation

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

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!

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020

Requis

January 1st not only the start of a new year, but a new decade.

The Last Mile Really Does Begin with the First Pick From Your Warehouse

Cerasis

The last mile is a well-known and integral step in supply chain operations. Failures within the last mile often usurp all previous steps in the supply chain That said, the same value placed on the last mile should equal the first mile, and as a result, the first touchpoint.

Latest Advances and Applications in the Internet of Things (IoT) Technology

DELMIA Quintiq

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is the name that the IT folks have given to the now billions of physical devices throughout the world that are connected to the internet. These devices not only collect data, but they share it as well.

Top 5 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2020

OneSCM

With more consumers than ever doing their everyday shopping online instead of at brick-and-mortar retail stores, a phenomenon known as the ‘Amazon Effect’ has emerged.

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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.

2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. But how mature are these technologies? Do they have a proven ROI? Are they worth piloting? Or can we safely ignore them for a few more years?

Around the curve: 2020 automotive industry predictions

Kinaxis

by Manda Schweitzer-Miller With the pace of change in the automotive industry as of late, making any predictions seems a bold move. It’s hard to imagine what the next twelve months and beyond hold for an industry facing seemingly non-stop innovation.

Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 2 – The Role of Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Supply Chain Management

Status of On-Demand Trucking

Kuebix

The U.S. transportation market is quickly ramping up technology-enhanced options to move products, goods and people in an effort to keep up with demand. Consumers are accustomed to free two-day shipping and detailed tracking information to follow their package every step of the way.

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.

Top 10 2020 Manufacturing Trends

IQMS

Bottom Line: 2020 manufacturing trends are driven by manufacturers’ strong confidence in their ability to deliver high-quality products that earn repeat orders while delivering excellent customer experiences.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Greeting the new year is like walking into a dimly lit room from the bright sunlight. We need time to adjust to our new surroundings even if those surroundings are familiar. The mixture of anticipation and anxiety with which the new year is greeted is invigorating because most people appreciate new beginnings. The new year is also the season of prognostication; with brave souls venturing guesses about what will take place during the following twelve months.

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How Restaurant Companies Can Achieve Network Effect in 2020

The Network Effect

The post How Restaurant Companies Can Achieve Network Effect in 2020 appeared first on The Network Effect. Foodservice Network Business Restaurants Supply Chain Management Visibility chain-of-custody food safety traceability

How Process Visibility from Cloud ERP Incentivizes Faster Payment

OptiProERP

Business owners, CEOs, and CFOs know that positive cash flow is the heart and soul of rapidly growing manufacturing and distribution businesses. They constantly look for ways to incentivize faster customer payments to maintain a healthy cash flow.

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.

UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

Events Include Industry Expert Roundtable Discussions Produced in Partnership with the CSCMP NY/NJ Roundtable and Ongoing Relationship with Food Shippers of America.

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The Long and the Short of Last Mile Delivery

Enterra Insights

In logistics, the “last mile” is a euphemism for the effort it takes to get a product or service delivered to its final destination. Historically, the last mile involved delivering goods to stores, where customers would shop and take items home. In today’s omnichannel world, the last mile can lead almost anywhere.

Who Eats the Cost When Your Delivery Contains a Damaged Product?

Shipchain

We’ve all been there. The package you’ve been patiently waiting for (probably no more than two days with how we’ve become accustomed to fast, free shipping) finally arrives, and the contents are damaged. Luckily for you, today’s companies are all about top-notch customer service.

The Importance of Customer Experience

OptiProERP

Customer experience is the watchword showing up everywhere in business communications and in the board room. It has its own hashtag and abbreviation #CX.

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!