Sat.Mar 07, 2020 - Fri.Mar 13, 2020

Pandemic Response – Can we use it as an opportunity to upskill?

Procurement Academy

Companies around the world are grappling with how to deal with a potential Coronavirus outbreak. Here’s what they’re doing, and how it could affect their workers – various organizations have already taken precautions like restricting travel to affected countries or big international conferences.

What Is an Inventory Management System & Its Role in Omnichannel Fulfillment?

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders often interchangeably refer to both a warehouse management system and an inventory management system as one and the same.

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Five ways a Virtual Twin Can Benefit an Airport

DELMIA Quintiq

Part 2 of a 3-Part Series on Airports by Isaac Benzaquen and Jerry Schwinghammer. Tomorrow’s airport cannot be achieved with yesterday’s solutions. With today’s old airport technology, the challenges will be difficult to overcome.

Help Supply Chain Planners Be More Successful In These Uncertain Times

Supply Chain Shaman

As I flew to Dallas, I worked on this post. Before boarding the plane, I watched a traveler pull a diet Coke from the bin and thought about the struggle to source sweetener with the rise of COV-19.

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.

Your Guide to Production planning and control in manufacturing

River Logic

A production planning and control definition has two elements: Demand Optimization Capacity Planning Demand Shaping Production Planning Supply Chain Planning

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How Technology Helps Freight Brokers Remain Competitive in the Market

Talking Logistics

Technology is playing a growing role across the transportation management landscape, especially in the third-party logistics (3PL) and freight brokerage markets. On the one hand, you can argue that technology is disrupting the status quo.

5 Key Supply Chain Management Trends for 2020

PLS Logistics

Changing market demands and technological advancements are driving many transformative processes to the supply chains. There is a lot of noise and buzzwords when it comes to trends and technologies that will influence the way supply chains operate.

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Dock Scheduling: How to Build a Winning Business Case

C3 Solutions

The business case for dock scheduling software will make or break C-Suite approval for the investment. Unfortunately, the rise of thousands of software vendors and the proliferation of random information on the internet leaves CFOs suspicious of any new system.

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Modern Supply Chain Analytics: Are You Keeping Up?

River Logic

According to Supply Chain Digital Magazine, many manufacturers are falling behind with more than two-thirds of them being unable to provide data-driven analytical information to support their business decisions.

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!

The Coronavirus and the Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post The Coronavirus and the Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Coronavirus Covid-19

3 Ways to Streamline Your Business Strategy this Spring

OneSCM

With spring in the air, it’s the perfect time to reevaluate the state of your business and review outdated supply chain operations technologies.

Trends in Last-Mile for 2020

Cerasis

Take a moment to think about the state of last-mile logistics in the last year. An argument does exist for the continued support of last-mile innovation and a relentless push to build better customer experiences within the final mile.

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Covid-19 (Coronavirus): Where do we go from here?

Logility

Everyone is working hard to figure out how to stay safe, what is going on, how to minimize the impact to our personal lives and the companies we work for, and to plan for the future.

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.

Coronavirus Creates Opportunity for Healthy Supply Chain Correction

Talking Logistics

Every day, the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve. Thousands of lives worldwide have been disrupted, and there’s no way to measure the human toll. Alongside that is the incredibly difficult task of measuring supply chain effects throughout the rest of the year.

Start Planning for the Coronavirus Now! 20 Things to Keep in Mind

Logistics Viewpoints

Start making your contingency plans for coronavirus immediately. Here are 20 things to keep in mind. The post Start Planning for the Coronavirus Now! 20 Things to Keep in Mind appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Risk Management coronavirus

Inbound Freight Trends for 2020: A Commitment to Improving Vendor Relations

Cerasis

The leading inbound freight trends for 2020 reveal a stronger push to improve inbound logistics efficiency and lower barriers to inventory management stress. Shippers that take time to understand these trends can position their organizations for success.

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Overcoming the Gender Gap in SCM Research

SCM Research

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. This occasion gives me the opportunity to talk about the fact that our academic discipline is largely dominated by men. In a recently published analysis, Babbar et al.

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!

Is it Important to Integrate Oracle with Enterprise Labeling Applications?

Loftware

Companies like Oracle have become the bedrock for organizations who are grappling with more complex supply chains. For every major area of discipline, Oracle SCM Cloud has an application designed to make life easier – procurement, PLM, supply chain planning, logistics, manufacturing, and more.

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A Humble 2020 Procurement Resolution – Transform the World 

ivalua

As we entered the new year, many of us no doubt set personal resolutions (64.6% of adult Americans according to a recent survey ). Lose a few pounds. Save a little more each month. We do the same at work, typically in the form of MBOs.

[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

Cerasis

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker.

Logistics Technology Market Forecasting Under Uncertainty

Logistics Viewpoints

The current coronavirus outbreak is an example of an economic shock that elevates uncertainty and complicates forecasting.

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.

Your Supply Chain is Changing – but So is SAP

Loftware

Today’s supply chains need to meet ever greater demands for speed, accuracy, and regulatory compliance. Customers don’t just want their products faster – their needs change faster as well. As companies react or anticipate these needs, they need to be attuned to the needs of regulators as well.

Robots are Shaping the Future of Warehouse Operations

Kuebix

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality and robotics have all become hot topics when it comes to the future of the supply chain. Advanced robotics are already being utilized in warehouses around the world.

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WMS Benefits: 10 Benefits Of Choosing the Correct WMS

Cerasis

Finding the correct warehouse management system (WMS) for your operation must be based on assumptions about the specific industry. Even though Walmart and Amazon have found paths that work for them, these paths may not translate into feasible strategies for your organization.

Update on the Automotive Industry

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin. The automotive industry has undergone quite the transformation from the days of Henry Ford and the Model T.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.