Sat.Feb 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 01, 2019

Bracing for Brexit today – reaping the benefits tomorrow

BluJay Solutions

As Brexit negotiations stumble forward, a new series of votes could extend the deadline or guarantee a hard-Brexit. The uncertainty remains, but the time to prepare is slipping away fast. . The countdown to Brexit is ticking away quickly, as the impasse in Parliament over Prime Minister May’s withdrawal agreement continues.

Globalization and Supply Chainmail

Amber Road

There was a time when the world was flat. The world had not yet been explored and global trade only accounted for a small portion of supply to most regions. Goods were mainly produced locally, or within a reasonable distance for them to be transported, at least before the 18 th century.

How to Tackle the On-demand World of Inventory Management

Unleashed

It’s fast-paced, it’s busy, it’s all things go, all the time. Inventory management is an around the clock operation and the pace isn’t slowing down. The way we shop has rapidly changed. This means the way we manage inventory has rapidly adapted as well. Just think about the most basic transaction of going into a brick-and-mortar store, paying at the counter and walking out with a product. Now, consumers can not only go into stores but order online and have it delivered to their doorstep.

For Your Supply Chain KPIs to be Meaningful, Apply Some Golden Rules

Logistics Bureau

9 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs.

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How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

Regaining control: Inventory management best practices (Part two)

Kinaxis

by Richard Cushing. In part one of “Regaining control: Inventory management best practices” , we talked about controlling inventory, before being able to competently manage inventory.

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Make Your Supply Chain a Lean, Mean Fighting Machine

River Logic

SCM Supply Chain Supply Chain Management

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A.P. Moeller Maersk Reports Q4 and 2018 Full Year Financial Performance

Supply Chain Matters

Ocean container transportation leader A.P. Moeller Maersk reported what was termed mixed Q4 and full-year 2018 financial performance, and a cautious forecast for declining global shipping volumes for 2019. .

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New 2019 Market Guide by Gartner Shows How Yard Management Systems (YMS) Boost Throughput

PINC YMS

How a modern yard management system (YMS) can help companies improve operational efficiency, increase supply chain visibility, and optimize their assets. Gartner digital yard management yard management system yard management Market Guide

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Optimizing Your WMS: Are Your Warehouse Management System & Supply Chain Technology Ready for Peak Operation?

Cerasis

Software and supply chain technologies have become integral components of successful warehousing practices. Through a warehouse management system (WMS), a company can gain real-time insight into product location, movement, and inventory. However, optimizing your WMS to drive costs down and enhance product flow is not a small task. To ensure your supply chain technology and WMS are set up.read More.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.

George Jetson and the case for modern supply chain planning

Kinaxis

by Mike McAllister. As a supply chain planner of a certain vintage, you remember The Jetsons and likely recall George working for Mr. Spacely at Spacely Space Sprockets.

The Implications of U.S. Justice Department Dismissal of Alleged Ocean Container Shipping Cartels Has Multiple Consequences

Supply Chain Matters

A U.S. Justice Department ruling into allegations of price fixing among the globe’s largest container shipping lines has been dropped, with consequences for shippers and the industry.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I’m driving around with one headlight. The driver-side one burned out, so I brought my car to the local garage and they replaced it. The next day, it burned out again. So I brought it back to the garage, and they replaced it again, at no cost, of course.

Optimizing Your WMS: Are Your Warehouse Management System & Supply Chain Technology Ready for Peak Operation?

Cerasis

Software and supply chain technologies have become integral components of successful warehousing practices. Through a warehouse management system (WMS), a company can gain real-time insight into product location, movement, and inventory. However, optimizing your WMS to drive costs down and enhance product flow is not a small task. To ensure your supply chain technology and WMS are set up.read More.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. To Centralize or to Decentralize? That is the Organization Design Question! Article, and permission to publish here, provided by Sunita Singh at [link].

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Chinese Branded Subway Cars in U.S. Transit Systems- 2019 Provides Changing Perspectives

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides our initial 2019 update on Chinese branded subway cars appearing in U.S. transit systems, and the now changing perspectives brought about by ongoing trade tensions among two countries. Background.

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. In what felt almost like overnight, finding capacity wasn’t as much trouble as it had been for so many long, challenging months. Spot rates began to decrease a bit.

Meeting the Omnichannel Challenge

The Network Effect

Consumers are buying products through many different channels the consumer goods supply chain has become more complex than ever before. The post Meeting the Omnichannel Challenge appeared first on The Network Effect.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics. Download the buyer’s guide for S&OP.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Sustain 2019

EcoVadis

In our busy, technology-driven lives we’re apt to forget the importance of face-to-face interactions and how much we benefit from engaging with colleagues or industry peers in person.

Blockchain and IoT Technology Learning Continues on Business Use Case and Technology Fronts

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights ongoing developments related to both blockchain and Internet of Things technology, and specifically Oracle’s recent efforts for supporting customer needs and requirements in each of these technology areas.

$1B Investment in Flexport – A Smart Bet or Case of Irrational Exuberance?

Talking Logistics

Your Data is Only as Good as How You Visualize It

Arkieva

Are you avoiding these common data visualization pitfalls during your S&OP meetings? Your Data is Only as Good as How You Visualize It was first posted on February 27, 2019 at 1:34 pm. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at hyeboah@arkieva.com.

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The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

How do you move from “what happened” to “what would happen if”? Most supply chains struggle with the first, and the latter is wishful thinking. What stage are you in? Find out where your supply chain is on the maturity curve.

How customer experience is driving supply chain innovation

BluJay Solutions

CSCMP’s Hot Topics publication – focused on newly emerging trends from leading experts – explores research commissioned by BluJay, with Adelante SCM, on why delivering an enhanced customer experience is driving supply chain innovation.

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Potential Pause in Trade Deadlines Not a Time for Supply Network Teams to Rest Easy

Supply Chain Matters

Global based supply chain management teams likely exhibited some relief this week regarding important postponements to global trade and tariff actions. Supply Chain Matters is of the view that this is just a pause, and that further diligence will be required.

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Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Industry players have already begun experimenting with technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence.

Blockchain Technology: It’s More Than a Luxury

Supply Chain Brain

For supply-chain partners, blockchain technology promises an immutable record of provenance, as products pass from hand to hand. And which industry stands to benefit more from that capability than luxury goods

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

If you aren't running a well-oiled Sales & Operations Planning process with the added benefit of sophisticated supply chain analytics & optimization - you are probably leaving major revenue and margin opportunities on the table. S&OP has become a standard process to improve business performance, collaboration and predictability. Ready to take things to the next level? This Guide offers insights into where commonly used technologies fall short, and what you should look for to get more value from S&OP using analytics.