Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

What is Supplier Relationship Management?

TradeGecko

What is Supplier Relationship Management? Supplier relationship management (SRM) is the process of identifying the suppliers that are critical to a business and implementing a system of managing relationships with those key suppliers.

Recession-Proof Businesses and Products: Staying Afloat During Economic Downturn

ShipBob

Recessions bring hard times. It’s painful to think back to the last recession and financial crisis, which wasn’t that long ago, with all of the damage it caused. Now, we’re on the verge of another recession.

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Re-skilling the Workforce – After COVID/Before COVID

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

We all know that the world is going through a major change that will lead to us running our lives differently than we did BC (Before COVID). What some businesses are beginning to realize though is that their workforce will need to learn new skills AC/DC (After COVID/During COVID).

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Machine Vision system (the eye of the machine)

Prophetic Technology

How does Machine Vision work? Software and hardware combined work to make MV systems possible. The purpose of all its capabilities is to grant machines the power of vision aiming to imitate human sight. But devices need to go through the process of acquiring, analysing and understanding images.

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.

Technologies for Cost Management in eCommerce Retailing

Vinculum

eCommerce has emerged to be the backbone of global retailing in the past decade and eCommerce sales have reached a booming $2.3 trillion, worldwide. From global giants to single-store owners, retailers prefer eCommerce as a leading sales channel to reach out to their customers and increase sales.

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Keeping Supply Chain Running in the Rapidly Changing Conditions

Vinculum

Several brands are facing difficulty in putting forth their opinions about the current supply chain scenario. The reason particularly not being able to take part in the change. COVID-19 situation is now stabilizing very slowly; people have started businesses now.

4 FAQs About Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Gartner recently released the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks (MESCBN). According to Gartner, “MESCBNs are an essential technology component to a successful digital transformation.” While this is undoubtedly true, businesses rarely say “I need a MESCBN solution.”

How Promotions Planning Software Enables Collaboration That Pays Off

ToolsGroup

Promotions planning is challenging, but promotions planning software can help alleviate some of the common pain points companies face when they try to improve their forecast accuracy and increase promotions generated revenue.

10 Most Effective Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

Supply chains are complex ecosystems of people, tools, and strategies that are getting increasingly difficult to manage efficiently. With so many stakeholders involved in the process, only a comprehensive supply chain management plan can help you improve business results in the long run.

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!

Upgrading to One Integrated Suite for all Logistics Operations with Naval Sabharwal

The Logistics of Logistics

Naval Sabharwal and Joe Lynch discuss why using one integrated suite for all logistics operations is the best approach for driving logistics and supply chain efficiency and effectiveness. Utilizing fragmented systems limits logistics companies from fully leveraging the data in their systems.

Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Digitalization is accelerating the pace of business and transforming global supply chains.

The Consumer-Direct Strategy: Why You Need to Strengthen Your Direct-to-Consumer Channels

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy: Why You Need to Strengthen Your Direct-to-Consumer Channels appeared first on The Network Effect. Distribution Leadership and Strategy Logistics Manufacturing Network Business Supply Chain Management Coronavirus D2C direct-to-consumer logistics

Final Mile Differentiation: M&As to Increase Demand for Better Last Mile Service

Cerasis

Organizations across the globe continue to rethink their supply chain strategies, and as a result, more mergers and acquisitions are reshaping the way in which supply chains handle final mile logistics.

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.

How To Implement Predictive Analytics Into Your Company

Logility

Chances are, if you’re in marketing, sales, or one of the more technical aspects of business, you’ve used predictive analytics in some part of your job.

Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

Contact Tracing in Supply Chain Operations

Talking Logistics

Does your warehouse management system (WMS) have contact tracing capabilities? It’s a question that will likely appear in vendor inquiries moving forward, not just for WMS applications but also manufacturing, packaging, retail, construction, and other enterprise software systems.

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss securing the first, middle and last mile. As supply chains evolve, the need for secure asset transfer increases for both consumers and business to business applications. About Andrew Kelley.

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!

Driving Supply Chain Analytics User Adoption with Cross-Departmental Metrics

Logility

User adoption is a challenge that often arises during the rollout of supply chain analytics solutions.

5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

While most people are homebound during the COVID-19 situation, many are still on the frontlines. Essential workers don’t just include hospital staff. This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied.

Impact of COVID-19: Insights from Indago Supply Chain Members

Talking Logistics

This time of the year, I’m usually on the road delivering keynote presentations at industry conferences. But with all in-person events cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am at home like everybody else.

Uncertain Times Call for Strong Leaders: A Q&A with Dawn Tiura

ivalua

This article was originally posted on the SIG blog. If you’re interested in reading more on leadership in sourcing, the future of work or just want to learn more about SIG, feel free to subscribe at sig.org/subscribe.

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.

BD’s Control Tower Implementation

Logistics Viewpoints

What BD's Control Tower can do seems almost magical. But the control tower's capabilities are a result of the technology and the implementation design. This article describes the design and implementation of BD's control tower.

Transportation of Goods in a Changed World

Kuebix

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered every aspect of both small and large businesses for the foreseeable future. Supply chains throughout the country are adapting to changes in demand and new rules and regulations.

[Video] Preparing Your Data for AI, Blockchain, and Other Emerging Technologies

Talking Logistics

John Richardson, Vice President of Supply Chain Analytics at Transportation Insight, discusses how companies can prepare their data for AI, blockchain, and other emerging supply chain and logistics technology applications.

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Trimming Your Product Portfolio Tail: A ?Covid Beard? or Here to Stay?

CHAINalytics

One trend that is as prevalent these days as the beards men are sporting in tandem with their sweatpants: to deal with spiking demand, constrained production capacity, or both, many companies are cutting off the tail of their product portfolios.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.