Sat.Apr 18, 2020 - Fri.Apr 24, 2020

Rising Above Supply Chain Disruptions

DELMIA Quintiq

When a massive disruption such as a global pandemic hits, many businesses realize that their legacy planning solutions are not capable of providing the insights they need to manage such disruptions effectively.

Will This COVID-19 Pandemic Change Supply Chains Forever?

Talking Logistics

Even before the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020, the novel coronavirus was already disrupting the global supply chain. On a daily basis we get reports about the healthcare crisis impacting business processes, consumer habits, and the worldwide economy.

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5 Tips for Supply Chain Planning in a Turbulent Environment

CHAINalytics

Almost every company is currently experiencing demand disruption. Food and consumer goods manufacturers along with their retail counterparts are dealing with unprecedented highs across consumer channels, while “non-essential” companies are being plagued with historical lows.

The World Is Rethinking Supply Chain Transportation Management

River Logic

Even these services struggled to deliver. While manufacturing also suffered, the transportation shortage was undoubtedly one of the biggest supply chain problems, in addition to the availability of stock, due to lockdown and increased demand on at-home deliveries.

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!

A Don’t Touch Supply Chain Strategy Must Now Dominate The Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A “Don’t Touch” Strategy will Dramatically Lean out your Supply Chain! The overarching strategy for limiting exposure to, and spreading of, the Coronavirus is that of Social Distancing.

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How & Why You Should Choose Eco-Friendly Packaging for Ecommerce Orders

ShipBob

When it comes to understanding how customers interact with ecommerce brands, packaging is by far one of the most ubiquitous elements. It’s a necessary part of getting your goods from A to B securely, but has much wider consequences than just your business.

Green Logistics and Transportation Optimization – A Win-Win Opportunity

CHAINalytics

Increasing efficiency and lowering costs is the mission of logistics.

Conflicting Realities in the Face of COVID-19

Logistics Viewpoints

The future remains uncertain as the country continues to combat COVID-19. A big question facing the nation is when and how to re-open the economy.

Demand Planning: One System to Rule Them All

Logility

Regardless of industry, it seems we all face similar challenges.

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!

Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations

Cerasis

The demand for package delivery continues to grow as consumers do more of their shopping online. At the same time, the supply chain is increasingly moving toward just-in-time delivery, meaning logistics companies have less room for error.

How Steel Manufacturers Can Thrive in a Changing Environment

DELMIA Quintiq

The metals industry has always been competitive and difficult, but the recent COVID-19 crisis has made the business climate even more challenging.

Most Supply Chain Professionals Believe their Planning Process is Only Somewhat Effective

AIMMS

These are trying times for supply chain planners. The effects of COVID-19 are unlike anything we have seen in recent decades. Disruption abounds, and as Lora Cecere writes , “ the only constant will be surprise.”

How Flatbed Shippers Can Benefit From a 3PL

PLS Logistics

Flatbed shipments are essential for industrial businesses. Large and overweight freight requires advanced management due to its complex nature.

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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.

As Retailers Eye Last-Mile Strategies, They Launch BOPIS to Neutralize Costs

Cerasis

Many retailers have implemented buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) strategies without realizing it. Although the name invokes the fears of coding and advanced systems, it refers to the process of buying a product online and picking it up in the store, i.e., BOPIS.

Get Answers to Emergency Supply Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

The COVID-19 virus is affecting supply chains around the world with huge peaks in demand and disruption on a scale most could not imagine prior to the current crisis. This is creating huge pressure and challenges for many businesses and organizations.

Corona Damages Mechanical Engineering Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

The mechanical engineering industry is feeling the consequences of the corona pandemic with increasing force. A very recent survey by VDMA, the German association for the mechanical engineering industry, was answered by 965 member companies and clearly shows this.

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[Podcast] The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Networks

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, I was a guest on Manhattan Associates’ Nucleus of Innovation, a retail and supply chain podcast series “where we tackle some of the most important topics in the industry and learn how leaders are managing their supply chain challenges every day.”

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

[WHITE PAPER] Freight Management Amid Uncertainty

Cerasis

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! The novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, poured over global supply chains and brought untold disruption. The age of maintaining efficiency in place of responsiveness is now over.

Improve Forecast Quality and Reliability with Value-add Forecasting (Part 1)

Logility

In the world of commerce, every business ecosystem has a type of supply chain that is critical to corporate operations.These supply chains rely on a network of plants and facilities to add value to, and transform, raw materials into a final product.

Let Us Not Go Back To Normal

SCM Research

Many observers are currently talking about how we could go back to normal as quickly as possible. But what is “normality” and is it desirable? Should we really turn to cost reduction and just-in-time processes again?

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[Video] The Digitization Of Customer Order Channels

Talking Logistics

Gary Neights, Senior Director, Product Management at Elemica, discusses the digitization of customer order channels. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] The Digitization Of Customer Order Channels appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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.

A Very Agile Supply Chain: The Inside Story of AGCO’s Response to COVID-19

Logistics Viewpoints

AGCO is a supply chain success story. This is the inside story of AGCO's response to the pandemic and how they developed such an agile supply chain. Agility does not just happen. This global manufacturer of agricultural equipment began their journey to improved supply chain resiliency in 2004.

How to Get Started with Value-add Forecasting (Part 2)

Logility

So, the promise of using statistical algorithms, forecasting and predictive analytics is now added to the list of a company’s number one priorities. There is a sense of urgency surrounding this new high-profile initiative. One may ask, “What’s next?”

Will Blockchain Lead the Next Technology Renaissance?

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the world spirals into a global recession, those companies that have embraced innovative technologies will be those that will lead during and after the economic downturn.

ShipChain and Distichain Announce Partnership to Facilitate Global Trade

Shipchain

ShipChain, the blockchain-based logistics company, today announced a new partnership with the B2B e-commerce platform provider Distichain to help small- and medium-sized businesses access global markets.

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.