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Telltale Signs You Are Using Bad Data

Unleashed

In this digital age where technology and software solutions gather and track billions of pieces of information, data is king. Data provides detailed information on which business can base decisions and it enables them to provide their customers with personalised tailored experiences. However, as organisations increase investment in the technology for data collection and processing, there is no parity of time and resources those same businesses put towards data management and governance.

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When To Consider Zone Skipping As A Logistics Strategy

Convey

eCommerce has grown rapidly over the last twenty years, changing how freight and parcel […]. The post When To Consider Zone Skipping As A Logistics Strategy appeared first on Convey. Blog Article Engage

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Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Green Supply Chain: True Sustainability or Just One Big Marketing Stunt? Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. Sustainability.

The Top Freight Podcasts of 2019 So Far

Cerasis

Today we come to the finale of our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the top supply chain, logistics, & freight podcasts as published by Cerasis in 2019 on “The Freight Project Podcast.”

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!

Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective

Talking Logistics

We say that quality is important in supply chain management, but do we focus on it with the same level of urgency, sophistication, and importance as other facets of SCM? Likewise, we stress the importance of obtaining end-to-end supply chain visibility, but what about end-to-end supply chain quality? What does that entail, and how do. The post Supply Chain Quality: Time for a New Perspective appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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It’s Time to Move Beyond Rough Cut Capacity Planning

River Logic

Similar to the phrase ‘a guy goes into a bar,’ the concept of delivering profit across the entire product portfolio can seem like a punchline when it comes to rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP). Isn’t rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP) about meeting demand at the lowest cost?

Top 10 Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts of the First Half of 2019

Cerasis

Today we kick off our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the most popular supply chain blog posts published on the Cerasis blog in 2019.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2019)

Talking Logistics

That was fast, wasn’t it? We’re at the halfway mark of 2019. The U.S. and China are still in a tariff war, but the domestic transportation market is more favorable for shippers today (more capacity, lower rates) than during the first half of 2018. Mergers and acquisitions continue in the industry, both in the technology. The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

The last mile and Amazon continues to dominate our writings as you will see in our top 5 blog posts for the second quarter. The quarter was a busy one.

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!

2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Claviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports. It is great to see that the 2018 impact factors of all but one journals related to supply chain management have increased, which highlights the rapidly growing relevance of our discipline again. Two journals have an impact factor larger than 7: Journal of Operations Managemen t (7.776; +2.9) and Journal of Supply Chain Management (7.125; +1.0).

Top Supply Chain, Logistics, & Freight Videos of 2019 So Far

Cerasis

Today we continue our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 so far as featured on the Cerasis YouTube Channel. The top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 were measured by views of.read More. The post Top Supply Chain, Logistics, & Freight Videos of 2019 So Far appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Videos logistics videos

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Independence Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Most countries around the world set aside a special day to celebrate their national identity. Such celebrations are aimed at bringing people together to recall history and celebrate shared values. In America, that day is the 4th of July.

A race to the top: Bridgehead Coffee is reaching for ‘robust transparency’

Provenance

What does it mean for a coffee to be ‘exceptional’? Bridgehead Coffee , a group of coffee houses and roastery in Ontario, challenges that ‘exceptional’ means going beyond just taste; it must also demand better sourcing of the beans in the first place. .

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.

Transportation Trends: The Pros and Cons of Running a Private Fleet

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Below is Rafael Granato’s take on transportation trends. Here are the pros and cons of investing in a fleet of vehicles and hiring operators to drive them, versus relying on third parties to manage your freight, logistics, and transportation. The trucking capacity crunch, the driver shortage, and the ever-increasing […].

Blockchain Is Now Reshaping Our Industries

Prophetic Technology

Blockchain is a distributed-ledger application which provides an alternative to trust model because a public Blockchain eliminates the requirements for central authorities in mediating transactions , forcing leaders to redesign their mindset of value exchange in a decentralised-trust global world.

The 50th Annual Peachtree Road Race: A Lesson in Supply Chain Management

CHAINalytics

Every July 4th since 1970, competitive athletes, avid runners, casual joggers, and enthusiastic walkers alike gather in Atlanta, GA for the annual running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Four Steps to Tackle Supply Chain Sustainability

Supply Chain Brain

Each step of the supply chain offers time-proven tactics to promote sustainability

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.

Manhattan Associates: Gartner's top-ranked WMS provider

SCJunction

Supply Chain Junction is a proud Geo-Partner of Manhattan Associates, a firm that enables us to deliver the top-ranked WMS solution according to Gartner to businesses both in the Middle East and South Africa.

Questioning the Relevance of Big Data

Enterra Insights

We live in the digital age. The world is connected as never before. And data is being generated at an unprecedented rate. Many people, like entrepreneur Richard Branson ( @richardbranson ), see this as an age of opportunity. He has stated, “In this digital age, it doesn’t really matter if you are in Canary Wharf or the Caribbean; there are opportunities waiting to be grasped by entrepreneurs.”[1] ”[1] Branson is celebrating the benefits of connectivity in the digital age.

The Future of Retail Technology

Repl Group

Retail history is littered with has-been megastars. Those who’ve failed to adapt to changing consumer expectations. Who have failed to invest in technology. And quickly found themselves flagging with no way to catch up. Keeping your ear to the ground and staying on the front foot of retail technology is key to survival. We share our views on the future of retail tech. How Changing Consumer Expectations Have Altered Retail.

Nine Ways to Transform Your Supply Chain Through Digital Network Platforms

Supply Chain Brain

For all stakeholders in traditional supply-chain ecosystems, and specifically in life-science supply chains, enormous digitally enabled breakthrough opportunities lie ahead

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.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Kristie Syndikus, VP Procurement at Maple Leaf Foods!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – Our 2018 All Star Leaders! At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

Toasting America’s 2019 4th of July Independence Day and its Amazing Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

If you are raising a glass, especially one filled with wine or beer, on this July 4, 2019, America's Independence celebrations, you have a rather complex and sophisticated supply chain to thank for delivering your refreshment or brew

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics. As the CEO of Locus Robotics, I often get asked a very simple question by supply chain executives, operators, analysts, press and investors. Is deploying robotics to automate piece picking for fulfillment operations at an inflection point? My answer is “absolutely not.”

Doing Business in China

QAD

China boasts one of the oldest, most advanced civilizations on Earth, with a history going back as far as 2070 B.C.

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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!