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Retail supply chain management and the rise of fast fashion

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay From the incredible pace of turnover in style trends to the excess waste it produces, today’s fast fashion phenomenon is a controversial topic on many fronts.

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What Value Are You Getting From Planning?

Supply Chain Shaman

ou Feasibility (noun) : The state or degree of being easily or conveniently done. Oxford Dictionary). In the 1990s supply chain planning was over-hyped. Then it was a new and promising technology category. The ride was wild and wooly. Hype ruled.

Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

Talking Logistics

We all know the important role that supply chain and logistics people, processes, and technologies play in everyday commerce. Those capabilities and expertise also play a critical role in responding effectively to emergency situations such as natural disasters. What unique challenges arise from these incidents? How can the supply chain and logistics industry help? How does technology support these efforts?

Travel Time Is Key to Lowering Labor Costs in Your Distribution Center

Cerasis

Travel time in the warehouse represents one of the biggest costs in modern distribution centers. Pickers must put away incoming product, pull product, and move products to packaging and processing zones. Like transportation management for shipped product, effective labor management and lean processes in the warehouse are key to lowering labor costs in your distribution center.

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.

Are You Using Too Many Labeling Solutions?

Loftware

How many labeling systems do global companies have in operation? Labeling Logistics Standardization Supply Chain Manufacturing

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The ‘Rights’ and ‘Mores’ of Supply Chain Execution

Talking Logistics

Gary Barraco, Director of Global Product Marketing at Amber Road , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are the six “rights” of supply chain execution? What are the “mores” that are redefining the rules for success?

Digital Inventory Management Key Battleground in Transformation of Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Cerasis

As e-commerce growth accelerates, shippers are working overtime to manage available inventory. Although e-commerce represents 10 percent of total retail sales, it has had an interesting effect.

SOAR Summit 2019 | 12-13 February – Venlo, Netherlands

BluJay Solutions

BluJay invites you to join us for SOAR Summit Europe 2019 in Venlo, Netherlands, 12-13 February. BluJay is excited to invite you back to our SOAR Summit in Europe for an enhanced BluJay customer experience.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Jill Button, CEO of ProcurePro!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out What is Virtual Procurement and Why Should You Care? At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe.

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.

7 Ways AI and Automation Are Driving the Future of Manufacturing

The Network Effect

Big changes are in store for manufacturing as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation combine to reshape the manufacturing supply chain. The post 7 Ways AI and Automation Are Driving the Future of Manufacturing appeared first on The Network Effect.

Building the Business Case for Supply Chain Risk Management

Cerasis

Imagine you’re an executive of a large international business who has just discovered an excellent opportunity of entering a new exciting market just in time when your product design team has developed a perfect product for that market. Naturally, to take advantage of this opportunity, you will need a well-functioning supply chain, which you happen to have. But there are some risks. That new market is kind of tricky and many companies like yours have failed to make it profitable.

Preparing Your Business for the Holidays? Don't Forget These Supply Chain Essentials

Elementum

Your customers want products to be available every day of the year. But when the holiday season arrives, their anxiety about having that perfect gift or deal — on time — puts enormous pressure on your brand.

Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Brand Protection – The Definitive Role of the Supply Chain! The Supply Chain function within your company has many responsibilities.

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.

E2open Buy-Sell Management

E2open

When manufacturing or construction is outsourced, materials procurement is often outsourced along with it. As a result, enterprises quickly lose visibility into essential planning and execution data.

MonarchFx Announces ToyHouse LLC as its Newest Seller Client

Supply Chain Network

RALEIGH, N.C. PRWEB) November 19, 2018. MonarchFx, a nationwide alliance of best-in-class providers focused on delivering integration, cost efficiency, and high service fulfillment solutions for brands and retailers through distributed logistics, announces our newest client, ToyHouse LLC.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally. Megan Gambino ( @megan_gambino ) explains the only foods historians are certain were served at the so-called ‘first Thanksgiving’ were wildfowl, corn, and venison.[1]

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action ” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer.

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.

E2open Demand Sensing

E2open

Next-generation forecasting with E2open’s Demand Sensing application creates the most accurate picture of near-term demand. The application uses automation and machine-learning technology to analyze real-time supply chain data that includes orders, point-of-sale data, social media sentiment and more.

The Saga of WISMO: Delivery Disasters Bring WISMO to Life

Convey

In The Beginning It’s December of ‘97, and a portion of I-71 shuts down […]. The post The Saga of WISMO: Delivery Disasters Bring WISMO to Life appeared first on Convey. Customer Experience Delivery Appointments Optimization Retail Supply Chain Tips and Tricks

New Retail Business Models Support the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

The rise of e-commerce and the consumer digital path to purchase has been a nightmare for some retailers from which they can’t awake. This has been especially true for large, traditional brick-and-mortar retailers that failed to master omnichannel operations. Daphne Howland ( @daphnehowland ) reports one new business model that has flourished in this new retail environment is direct-to-consumer (D2C) marketing.

What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post provided by [link]. Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Check out What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution?

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.

Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks

E2open

Multienterprise networks and the ability to connect to external partner ecosystems have been recognized as a critical capability for digital transformation. Gartner examined the multienterprise network landscape and evaluated each vendor’s ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Portfolio Pruning for Product Managers

Arkieva

Do others challenge your expanding portfolio or complicated offering? Need a portfolio pruning process or policy to keep a manageable inventory? Want to take the drama out of keeping or deleting products? Portfolio Pruning for Product Managers was first posted on November 20, 2018 at 8:45 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

The Digital Supply Chain is more about Transformation than Technology

Enterra Insights

New technologies always open doors to new opportunities and new possibilities. Nevertheless, business consultants caution executives not to pursue the latest shiny toy without a good reason. Those consultants often repeat the mantra, “Don’t change for change’s sake.” ” Consultant Rick DeMarco ( @rickd0216 ) explains, “The power to change is the power to grow. John F. Kennedy once said, ‘Change is the law of life.

Our New, Flexible Workforce! Are You Reaping the Benefits?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Attracting Millennials Gets Your Digital Supply Chain in Order! The World Has Changed! Economic realities, the concern for our environment, and the digital transformation have reshaped our views of almost everything in life, including our work lives.

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.