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Outsmarting Outliers with Anomaly Detection

Halo

Use anomaly detection in your forecasts for greater accuracy. Supply chain professionals seek to accurately forecast future demand using historical data. There are many equally valid approaches to the task, but they all require good data.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Richard Cushing is principal/consultant for Cushing & Associates. He is an ISCEA Certified Demand-Driven Planner (CDDP) and JobOps Certified Product Specialist.

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The 7 ''Rights'' Of Logistics

Abivin

Supply chain management involves the regulation of goods and services through effective planning, design, execution, control and monitoring of supply chain activities. Supply chain and Logistics management is undeniably vital to every company operating in numerous industry.

Dropshipping in Omnichannel: The Secret Sauce for Success

Cerasis

Dropshipping is one of the newest e-commerce shipping strategies and the application of dropshipping in omnichannel presents numerous opportunities for today’s shippers. Dropshipping effectively eliminates the burden of maintaining inventory and opens the door to less risk within an organization.

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.

How BT is Building a Connected Supply Chain Amidst Ongoing Transformation

AIMMS

With almost 30 million customers, BT (British Telecom) is the largest provider of consumer mobile and fixed broadband communications services in the UK. Behind the scenes, BT Supply Chain has been the backbone of the company’s operations for 30 years, making sure customers get the best experience.

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Demand Optimization Maturity Curve

Logility

Forecasting customer demand has been a critical aspect of business since ancient times. One of the earliest uses of forecasting was implemented by the Egyptians to predict harvest yields based on the availability of water in the Nile River; a classic cause and effect relationship.

What Does a Modern Day Logistics Provider Look Like?

Cerasis

A modern logistics provider must have the technologies and processes in place to enable faster, more affordable shipping. They must continuously evolve capabilities to meet rising demand, and as explained by Global Response 3PL, they must avoid all forms of supply chain disruption.

Not All Digital Twins are Created Equal

DELMIA Quintiq

The concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, first introduced by Dr. Michael Grieves as part of his research agenda at the University of Michigan. He had a vision that a Digital Twin could be created as a virtual representation of a physical product.

Optimizing Your Supply Chain Costing

Talking Logistics

Supply chain costing is the collection, expense assignment, and analysis of cost information across all the work activities comprising a supply chain for the purpose of identifying opportunities to obtain a competitive advantage through a combination of reduced costs or improved performance.

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.

Procurement Can Prepare for  Supply Chain Risk

ivalua

Alex Saric, Smart Procurement Expert, Ivalua. Supply Chain Managers today have never been so reliant on suppliers to deliver goods and services to customers.

Innovations in Inflatable Dunnage Bag Design Dramatically Reduce Damage Rates of Freight Shipments

Cerasis

North American supply chains for manufactured goods depend heavily on trucking. In fact, 72% of all shipments in the United States travel on truck trailers. And according to statistics from the U.S.

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How to use Master Data Management to Drive Transformation

The Network Effect

The post How to use Master Data Management to Drive Transformation appeared first on The Network Effect. Big Data Digital Supply Chain Multiparty Network Network Business Supply Chain Management master data management

The State of Technology in Controlled Substances and High-Value Supply Chains: Part 2, Pharma

Shipchain

Please enjoy Part 2 of our two-part webinar series focusing on high-value and controlled substances supply chains. This webinar will cover the pharma supply chain. We will delve into understanding the supply chains for any goods or substances that are high-risk and high-security.

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.

Personalization Across the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

A couple of years ago, the concept of having everything personalized arose. It was not marketing tactic, but was a pending reality with consumers willing to be different.

Consumers Aren’t Scared to Spend Money on Halloween

Kuebix

October is nearly over and that means Halloween is approaching, heralding the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Many supply chains have been preparing for months, some starting as early as January to prepare for the busiest shipping time of the year.

What is the Cost of Poor Dock Scheduling?

C3 Solutions

The frequency and volume of inbound freight have increased dramatically in the U.S., reports Logistics Management. Total inbound freight spends amount to between 3.6% and 5.2% of total annual sales for the average business.

Does blockchain live up to the hype? Hear our founder on the BBC World Service

Provenance

As the terms bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency get thrown around, Audrey Tinline, reporting for the BBC World Service , spoke with our CEO & founder, Jessi Baker to get to the crux of how blockchain can be applied in supply chains. The conversation covered the emergence of Web 3.0

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.

Find Time for Yourself

Supply Chain Nation

October is breast cancer awareness month. Stephanie Vollbrechtshausen , associate business consultant at JDA, shares her thoughts on keeping your emotional wellbeing in check amid the fast-paced world we live in, for this week’s Wednesdays for Women blog. With an incidence of 46.3

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3 Times Social Media Upended the Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Kuebix

Social media has changed every industry and the supply chain hasn’t escaped unscathed. In fact, social media has been behind some of the biggest, and most well-publicized, disruptions in the supply chain over recent years. It’s a question of supply and demand. In the past, forecasters were able to rely on historical data to approximate […]. The post 3 Times Social Media Upended the Food & Beverage Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

10 Signs A Food & Beverage WMS Needs Help

IQMS

Bottom Line: Food and beverage supply chains are the fuel that drives the growth of every food & beverage manufacturer today.

Doing Good is Important for Attracting Millennial and Gen Z Consumers

Enterra Insights

The late Russian novelist and philosopher Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, once wrote, “For, after all, you do grow up, you do outgrow your ideals, which turn to dust and ashes, which are shattered into fragments; and if you have no other life, you just have to build one up out of these fragments.” ” A number of commentators believe Dostoyevsky’s statement is being turned on its head by millennials and members of Generation Z.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.

Inventory, Revenue or Cost?

Adexa

Inventory generates revenue as long as it is moving! If it does not, then it becomes a cost item. So, the basic issue is how to make it move or as they say “turn.” Lack of inventory at the right time means loss of revenue and potentially loss of market share.

Boost procurement savings through Machine Learning

KEPLER Consulting

On a daily basis, most buyers have to go through many repetitive and manual tasks. The advancements in machine learning largely benefit for procurement and supply chain organizations.

Elastic Logistics: Offering Flexibility in Processes to Customers

20Cube Logistics

The name Elastic logistics has been making the rounds over the last few years in the supply chain world and is touted as an exciting development. But, what is it and how is it helpful to a freight forwarder? What is it? Generally, the word ‘Elastic’ means flexibility to expand and shrink.

Artificial Intelligence to Improve Decision-Making in Procurement

Jaggaer

What Is the Best Way to Secure Sustainable Competitive Advantage from New Technologies? Until now the focus of attention has been process automation or augmentation.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

Learn which supply chain applications are the best for your organization.