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Guide to warehouse inventory replenishment: the best models, systems, and processes

6 River Systems

With customers expecting lightning-fast order fulfillment times, there is a growing need to streamline and optimize warehouse operations.

Procurement 2020… Will anything change?

All Things Supply Chain

It seems as though procurement has been anticipating the arrival of 2020 since the minute the ‘Y2K’ buzz wore off. Predictions and research, webinars and report titles… ‘Procurement 2020’ has… General Procurement Management Supply Chain Management procurement

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What are the Results of Successful Dock Scheduling?

C3 Solutions

Successful dock scheduling can generate significant results in the supply chain. Shippers realize faster, better management of the dock and savings on logistics costs can be redirected into reinvestment in the company or lowering product price points.

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Holiday Orders: Keep Up With Supply Chain Fulfillment in Busy Season


With the holiday season coming, it's important to plan ahead. You need to know that your supply chain is going to be able to withstand additional stress. Even businesses that aren’t in the retail space will experience various challenges in the last few months of the year.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

The Evolution from Control Tower to Center of Excellence

Talking Logistics

Control Tower and Center of Excellence (CoE) are two terms mentioned repeatedly as companies try to gain better visibility, control, and performance from supply chains that are becoming more dynamic and complex every day. But what do these terms mean and how do they relate to each other? What defines a successful Center of Excellence? Read more The Evolution from Control Tower to Center of Excellence.

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Tariffs and Procurement: A perfect match?


According to recent Procurement Leaders research , 40% of category managers are anticipating risk associated with tariffs. As expected, then, the word “tariff” often brings a sense of confusion and misunderstanding, especially on how they will impact a supply chain.

Supply Chain’s Must Adapt Before Global Conditions Change

Enterra Insights

VUCA is a term first used in the military that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. The acronym stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity and it certainly describes the world in which we live. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA.

Are we at an eminent global Supply Chain crisis?

Prophetic Technology

“The risks of a recession have risen because of the escalating trade war and oil shock. Nevertheless, given the momentum of growth and expected additional stimulus, a recession can probably be avoided.” quoting the Global Economic Forecast Flash, September 2019.). supply chain inventory

Leveraging a Multi-Party Network Platform for Supply Chain Apps

The Network Effect

The post Leveraging a Multi-Party Network Platform for Supply Chain Apps appeared first on The Network Effect. Multiparty Network Network Business Platforms SaaS Supply Chain Management Technology aPaaS SDK

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.

Digital transformation: Advice from the front lines


by Sarah Harkins. When your supply chain isn’t functioning, the signs are clear: missed opportunities, customer complaints, unexplained errors and overstretched planners. Diagnosis is easy, but change is hard.

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How Technology Can Help Midstream Transportation Companies?

PLS Logistics

Technology and innovation are changing our world and the way we live. These shifts are affecting every single industry, and the energy industry is one of the most influenced branches of the global economy.

Automation for a More Efficient Yard Management Process


There are over 100,000 warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants in the U.S. alone. With nearly 4 million retail stores and eCommerce websites to support, their supply chain and logistics processes must be as efficient as possible.

Agile Management in the Supply Chain and on the Shop Floor

Material Handling and Logistics

Agile teams develop solutions faster because they are self-managing and have the authority to achieve bold goals

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!

Steering innovation: The importance of agile decision-making in the auto industry


by Manda Schweitzer-Miller. The automotive industry is in the midst of unprecedented change driven by a trifecta of emerging technology, rapidly evolving consumption preferences and dramatically shifting business landscapes.

Can a Carrier Survive Without Amazon as a Customer?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Maybe FedEx is on to something when it announced it was dropping Amazon as an Express and Ground customer. “This change is consistent with our strategy to focus on the broader e-commerce market…,” FedEx said in a statement.

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Systems for a More Efficient Yard Management Process


There are over 100,000 warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants in the U.S. alone. With nearly 4 million retail stores and eCommerce websites to support, their supply chain must be as efficient as possible.

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Smart Moves in a Trade War: Stepping Up Your Global Supply Chain in 2020

Material Handling and Logistics

There are some sweet opportunities if you know where to look and are nimble about it

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

The case for extensibility: why rigid SCM platforms can’t power winning supply chains


by Alexa Cheater. In today’s fast-paced world, success means getting ahead of change, not just keeping up with it. It’s no different for your supply chain. Growing customer demands. Shifting regulations. Big impact events like natural disasters.

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How Gen Z's Consumer Expectations Drive New Supply Chain Trends


Generation Z is coming of age. They're entering the workforce and becoming part of the economy. And that's driving many retailers to change their focus to meet their expectations. Generation Z has grown up with eCommerce, and they expect certain things to be on-demand.

Thanksgiving Causes Logistics Headaches

Logistics Viewpoints

Next Thursday is Thanksgiving, which as I pointed out last year, is a time for FFFTT – family, friends, football, thankfulness, and turkey. Thanksgiving is also a time for logistics headaches. The holiday is centered around the big family meal, and the food supply chain tied to that meal is complex. But there are a number of other areas that can result in logistics headaches as well. Let’s examine some of them. Feast Logistics Headaches […].

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Becoming a Shipper of Choice with Empathy: A conversation with Andy Butler (P&G)


The post Becoming a Shipper of Choice with Empathy: A conversation with Andy Butler (P&G) appeared first on Chainalytics. Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Supply Chain Intelligence Transportation contract freight rates FMIC Freight Procurement freight purchasing P&G Procter & Gamble shipper of choice Transportation Procurement transportation purchasing

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.

Supply Chain Planning in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

In 2017, Gartner introduced a Supply Chain Planning Maturity Model with five planning stages. In the lowest stage (Stage 1), supply chain planning is inside-out, fragmented, local, unconstrained, and focused on revenue. In Stage 2, supply chain planning remains inside-out but achieves functional scale, local optimization, and focuses on reducing costs. Stage 3 straddles the line between inside-out and outside-in planning.

Five Questions to Ask About Third-Party Vendors and Cybersecurity

Supply Chain Brain

From marketing consultants and supply-chain partners to accountants and IT service providers, organizations today depend on all kinds of third parties for virtually every conceivable business function

What is Deep Learning? And What Does it Mean for Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson).

Do you have feasible Scenario Planning capabilities?

Prophetic Technology

For enterprises to manage the global-uncertain environment that makes painful a steady growth, businesses need to develop new alternatives or scenarios to guarantee a better future.

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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.