Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

Letting Go of the Generational "Threat" of Technology Advancement

EnVista

Today, people do not think twice about signing up for the next gadget if it makes their life easier. Technology, more often than not, is viewed as a necessity in life.

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ABC Analysis of Inventory: Optimize Business Bottom Line

OptiProERP

The most common concern supply chain management experts struggle with is accurately identifying the causes of inventory inconsistencies. If a discrepancy is identified when users pick an item or perform a count, an inventory correction needs to be performed.

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S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Yawn. I spent time this week completing reference calls on the use of S&OP technologies. Seeking the next sequel in technology adoption, I want to write how the confluence of new technologies changed companies’ abilities to improve decisions.

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Benefits of Inventory Serial Number Tracking

EMERGE App

Regular readers will know that we’re big fans of using barcodes and handheld readers for inventory management. But did you know that you can also enjoy all the benefits and advantages of managing your internal stock with barcodes?

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!

Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: How to Know Which Is Right for You

Cerasis

The world of supply chain processes is evolving. The days of handling all needs in a warehouse are both inefficient and fail to meet customers’ basic expectation for omnichannel service.

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Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion today about supply chain transformation, most of it focused on the consumer goods and retail industries, but there are many challenges and opportunities in the Oil and Energy industry too. It’s an industry that has a major impact on the world economy and on our personal lives. What are. The post Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Cloud and SaaS: A Perfect Match for Enterprise Labeling

Loftware

The cloud and SaaS in particular may enhance enterprise labeling. Supply Chain Labeling

3 Benefits of Warehousing Services for Your Business

PLS Logistics

With the growth of the international trade and retail sector, the importance of warehousing services is increasing as well. Proper storage of goods has always been an essential asset of a smooth logistics strategy. In fact, warehousing services can greatly impact your supply chain efficiency.

Quantum Inventory Theory?

The Smart Software

Physics at the quantum level is quite weird – not at all like what we experience in our usual macroscopic life. Among the oddities are “superposition”, “entanglement”, and “quantum foam.”

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Kuebix’s blog highlights the use of virtual reality (VR) technology to train truck drivers. Virtual reality (VR) is.

Join us at the Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit in Singapore

Loftware

Loftware is delighted to be part of the 9 th Global Manufacturing Supply Chain Innovation Summit taking place in Singapore on May 30-31 2019.

Sustainable Hardwood use in Namibia – A 200-Year Plan

DynaSys

“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit” – origin unknown and disputed. Literally not Seeing the Wood From the Trees.

‘FOOD: Bigger than the plate’ – Provenance traces the coffee at the V&A for latest exhibit

Provenance

The V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art and design, has opened its doors to a major new exhibition exploring our modern food system.

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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.

A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way.

Growing Old: How Aging Parts Can Lead to Supply Chain Disruptions

AFFLINK

How old is your equipment? As your equipment ages, it can lead to significant supply chain disruptions—but it can be difficult to address these problems before they become an issue.

Supply Chain Rhapsody

Elementum

This ballad of balancing your plan caught fire at this year's Gartner Executive Supply Chain Summit. Listen to Elementum's ode to the heroic planner here

The Clothing Supply Chain – From the High Fashion Runway to Landfill!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Every 3-6 months my wife and I accumulate a bag full of clothing that we no longer wear. We take it to the local Goodwill or Salvation Army.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

What is the Key to a Successful Omnichannel Strategy for Retail?

SCJunction

Retail has spread over multiple channels, and instead of the simplified “bricks and mortar” shopping experience, customers can access products online, in-store, in-app, and more.

Improving Supply Chain ROI in a Tough Tariff Environment

American Global Logistics

After duties on $200 billion in Chinese goods jumped from 10% to 25% earlier this month, businesses barely had time to blink before receiving news of yet another tranche of tariffs.

When Bad Things Happen to Good Plans

Elementum

As an industry, supply chains have invested billions of dollars in planning capabilities. This is necessary, of course, in order to efficiently produce and get products into the hands of customers.

Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

An anachronism is “a thing belonging or appropriate to a period other than that in which it exists, especially a thing that is conspicuously old-fashioned.” ” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. Their way of life survives, even thrives, because it connects to and is supported by the modern world.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

The Impact of IMO’s Low-Sulfur Requirement on Shippers

3rdwave

The impact of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) low-sulfur requirements on ocean carriers will reverberate far beyond just carriers when it is brought into force on January 1, 2020. Although carriers will feel the initial brunt of the regulations, the low-sulfur requirement will also have a significant impact on the shippers who use ocean carriers as the primary mode to move their product to market. What is the IMO low-sulfur requirement?

Key Supply Chain Digital Transformation Pitfalls to Avoid

Arkieva

Supply Chain Digital transformation has the potential to be, for no better words, transformative; when done right, a transformation can enable your business to reap significant, and well-documented, benefits.

Gartner Session Summary: Design and Implementation of S&OE Process to Deliver Business Benefits

Elementum

What stood out most about last week’s Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference was the emerging consensus around the importance of Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE).

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Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years. Because manufacturers have historically moved factories to regions featuring cheap labor and few regulatory restrictions (sometimes referred to as outsourcing or offshoring), a misconception has arisen about the importance manufacturing to national economies.

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!