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Is your Supply Chain geared-up for this Holiday Season?

Arkieva

For businesses, it’s a great opportunity to cash in on the seasonal spike in customer demand. However, every year it also poses a unique situation with equal challenges along with the opportunities. Is your Supply Chain geared-up for this Holiday Season?

Supply Chain Disruptors

EnVista

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The Best Business Advice for Your Supply Chain From Successful Leaders

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

We talk a lot about digital transformations and how vital they are to stay ahead. But transformations are about more than staying technologically up-to-date and relevant, they’re about adopting a new mindset and revolutionizing the way you do business.

Powered by State Resources, Chinese Companies are Advancing

ToolsGroup

Will a Chinese company become your biggest competitor by 2025? This fall ToolsGroup was pleased to attend our Nordic partner Optilon’s annual Supply Chain Conference. Danish journalist Christina Boutrup’s keynote presentation provided a fascinating look into Chinese business and technology culture.

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.

What Does “Good” Look Like: Strategic Sourcing

ivalua

Doug Keeley, Product Marketing Manager, Ivalua. If you have ever read an article about Procurement best practices, you know that a very small minority of teams are categorized as leaders and an equally small minority are considered laggards.

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Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know

Talking Logistics

As 2019 comes to an end, Brexit remains in the news, with the deadline pushed out once again to January 31, 2020. It’s been a roller coaster ride the past three years, but one thing has remained the same: supply chain leaders have had to deal with the ongoing risks and uncertainties caused by Brexit. Read more Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know. The post Preparing for Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need to Know appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Supply Chain has Big Aspirations for Blockchain

Enterra Insights

An aspiration is a hope or an ambition of achieving something. Another way of stating that is aspiration is desire mixed with reality. At the moment, blockchain technology seems to fit into the aspirational category. Roberto Torres ( @TorresLuzardo ) reports, “In its 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Technologies, Gartner found most blockchain technologies remain stuck in an ‘experimentation mode.’

Is S&OE the new S&OP?

Supply Chain Nation

During a recent dialog with a Vice President of Supply Chain for a major U.S. retailer, I had the opportunity to ask an important question. I asked how much of that Vice President’s time was spent on truly strategic supply chain planning projects vs tactical firefighting of supply chain disruptions.

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Supply Chain Network Optimization: What You Need to Be Successful

River Logic

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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.

Despite a Disappointing Third Quarter, Macy’s Prepares its Supply Chain for the Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

As we enter the traditional start to the holiday season, how prepared are retailers? Upgrades to websites, last-mile delivery offerings and plenty of inventory on-hand are among the preparations for retailers we’ve reviewed.

How to Avoid Costly Errors in Supply Chain Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Disaster Strikes!!! Is Your Supply Chain Ready To Recover? Article provided to Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Aimee Laurence.

Ditch Outdated Tactics: How to Improve Supply Chain Management

AFFLINK

It's time to ditch those outdated tactics. Supply chains tend to be large and unwieldy, and that leads many companies to avoid updating their supply chain entirely. But with new competitors constantly coming on to the market, companies have to keep their supply chain current. Here's where to start.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published November 25, 2019 in TWEAK YOUR BIZ. Sustainability is a philosophy, not an endpoint.

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!

Why is OTIF Important?

SupplyPike

Not complying with your purchasers’ OTIF requirements can be very costly, and result in hefty fines. For example, Walmart fines its vendors 3% of the cost of goods sold if the order fails OTIF requirements.

AI Needs to Be More than Just a Bright, Shiny Object

RELEX Solutions

Retailers are being taken for a ride by consultants and software companies who use the term artificial intelligence (AI) as a strategy to promote their products and charge higher fees. This practice has overcomplicated the process of buying and deploying new technology. Retailers need clarity.

The Importance of Ethical Trade for all Retailers

EV Cargo Technology

One of my latest projects as Product Manager for the Adjuno Compliance modules has been to deliver a new feature focussed on supplier collaboration into our existing Ethical Trade module. The new functionality allows suppliers to directly access and submit ethical audit information for their own factories, therefore increasing their ownership and accountability over the corrective actions they are responsible for, whilst facilitating a two way conversation about improvement.

Top 10 Predictions for Worldwide Supply Chains in 2020

Material Handling and Logistics

The supply chain has become a competitive weapon in the modern, digital economy

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.

Optimizing Transportation Management with an ERP Integration with NetSuite

Kuebix

Supply chains are getting leaner, faster and more efficient every year. In order to keep up with rising customer expectations, increasingly complicated shipping processes and growing business, many shippers are turning to ERP integrations to give them a leg up on the competition.

Establishing Procurement as a Competitive Advantage

ivalua

Alex Saric, CMO, Ivalua. In my previous posts, I looked at how to successfully launch a digital transformation and progress to best-in-class Procurement.

Top 3PL Companies Florida

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics providers, or 3PLs, provide outsourced services to help a business manage all or parts of its supply chain and logistics operations. These 3PLs offer services to manage order management, warehouse services, fulfillment management, packing, shipping and more. Logistics

How Effective Fixed Asset Management Contributes to Profitability

QAD

Fixed Assets and Accounting: Much More than a ‘Nice to Have’. Honestly, fixed asset management and the related accounting is a rather dry subject – unless you are a CEO, CFO, COO, VP of Finance, VP of Manufacturing or Fixed Asset Manager at a manufacturing company.

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 Effectively Run A Distribution Business In Indonesia?

Abivin

Distribution is one of the most important businesses in Indonesia with relevant activities of wholesale, import, export, and retail represented in the process. Distribution is defined as an essential business that makes products available for purchase by allocating it through the market.

The Digital Opportunity for 3PL Logistics Operations!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Raanan Cohen at bringg.com. Third-party logistics (or 3PL) providers, are standing on the brink of breakout growth.

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Privacy and Ownership Issues Remain Hot Big Data Topics

Enterra Insights

According to The Economist , “The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. … Smartphones and the internet have made data abundant, ubiquitous and far more valuable. Whether you are going for a run, watching TV or even just sitting in traffic, virtually every activity creates a digital trace — more raw material for the data distilleries.”[1]

Supply Chains Are Going Green in These Six Ways

Supply Chain Brain

Eco-friendly trends are finally catching on within supply-chain management — and transforming how the industry operates

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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.