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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

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

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.

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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How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

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.

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.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.