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The Elegance of the Costco Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A “Don’t Touch” Strategy will Dramatically Lean out your Supply Chain! To begin I must admit that Costco is one of my favourite stores. I started thinking about the Costco Supply Chain.

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How to Build Your Supply Chain Digital Twin Using Sensor Data


The market for Digital Twins is estimated to grow from $3.8 billion in 2019 to $35.8 in 2025 as per a recent report. But are you fully acquainted with the concept of Digital Twin and how to leverage it in your supply chain system?

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The Future of Modern Supply Chains is Speed through AI


Guest Post by Anita Raj, AI & Industry 4.0 Evangelist. Speed in decision-making, speed in reducing cycle-times, speed in operations, and speed in continuous improvement.

Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Inventory Planning and Sustainability

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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.

Chinese New Year 2020: Is Your Supply Chain Prepared?


How to Prevent Chinese New Year Shipping and Inventory Disasters. Is your supply chain prepared for Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020? It’s the most important question you should be asking as soon as the Western holiday season ends.

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What to Know About Capacity Planning In The New Era Of Digital

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The Value of Extending Labeling to Your Supply Chain


Our latest publication ‘ In2 Unlocking Efficiencies ’ looks at the benefits your business can realize by extending labeling processes to your supply chain. Labeling

The New Silk Road — A Web Of Digital Choices

Gravity Supply Chain

The Silk Road created around 200BC spans around 4,000 of complex geographical, physical, and climate zones.

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Tips to Reduce Safety Stock With Data and a WMS


Safety stock concerns continue to plague omnichannel supply chains. Omnichannel brought an influx of customers to businesses and led to an increase of products and SKUs shipped in multiple modes, in a myriad of ways.

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.

5 Must-Know Applications for Prescriptive Analytics in Supply Chain

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What Global Risks are Increasing In 2020?

Logistics Viewpoints

Every year, prior to the big event in Davos Switzerland where movers and shakers from around the world get together. Having leading business executives prance around and pose is unseemly. But one good thing that comes out of this event is a Global Risks Report produced by the World Economic Forum.

Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management

Talking Logistics

Is your supply chain at a crossroads? Customers want next-day or same-day shipments, IT departments are overextended, and your transportation management system (TMS) has become unmanageable. If your company is among the estimated 60 percent of organizations that have yet to adopt a TMS, or has an older application — or worse, “systems” that are. Read more Four Signs That It’s Time to Rethink Transportation Management.

Agile Supply Chain VS Efficient Supply Chain


FROM EFFICIENCY TO AGILITY. The ideal strategy to survive and prosper in a dynamic environment is to have an agile behavior that is conducive to change. This is true for everyone, and supply chains are no exception.

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.

U.S. Retail Sales Up in 2019 as Retailers Look Toward a Make or Break 2020

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. retail sales ended 2019 strong with December sales up 0.3% from November and 5.8% above December 2018. For the year, retail sales increased by 3.6% from 2018.

Editor’s Choice: Building a Smarter Supply Chain for E-Commerce

Logistics Viewpoints

Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This week’s post is from Manhattan Associates. The explosion of e-commerce has impacted every part of the supply chain, from distribution centers to inventory and transportation. Manhattan’s podcast, Transportation Disruption, discussed these challenges with industry thought leaders and experts – you can listen to it here.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Food and Grocery

Enterra Insights

Food is one of the essential needs all humans have in common. In an extended essay entitled “A Room of One’s Own,” the late Virginia Woolf, wrote, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ” One can only dine well if good food is available. Professionals in the food supply chain work hard to ensure good food finds its way from farm to fork.

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ShipBob’s New Analytics Tool: How Fast-Growing DTC Brands Use Fulfillment Data


In the ecommerce world today, consumer expectations are always shifting, competition is rising, forecasting is challenging, and customer acquisition costs are more expensive than ever before. At the same time, you need to keep logistics costs down, offer speedy deliveries, and stay ahead of demand.

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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.

Benefits of IoT in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! Benefits of IoT article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Michael Dehoyos.

Supply Chain Planning for a Green Supply Chain


It is not a surprise that in the past decade or so most companies have been gradually taking strategic decisions to reduce their carbon footprint. However, most of these decisions tend to take effect in the long term.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Blockchain

Enterra Insights

One of the most hyped cutting-edge technologies is blockchain (aka distributed ledger) technology. There are ample reasons for pundits to tout this technology, but it still has challenges it needs to overcome before its potential is reached. Kevin Casey ( @kevinrcasey ) writes, “If you’re looking for a one-word summary of corporate blockchain efforts in 2019, try ‘experimentation.’

Take a critical look at your supply chain network


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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.

Easy Tricks to Ensure Your Business Will Succeed!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A Formula For Achieving Game Changing Results! Business will succeed article and permission to publish here provided by Joelle Peters. Starting a business can be downright terrifying.

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Real-time Alerts: Transforming Supply Chain

20Cube Logistics

Supply Chain today has spread across borders challenging end-to-end visibility however technology is motivating businesses and is transforming the supply chain.

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Apple Procurement Leader Hails from NC State


Today’s WSJ front page shares the important role of one of Apple’s top senior executives who runs much of the procurement and supply chain activity for Apple – Tony Blevins.

A Trucking Economics Lesson: How rates will respond to market changes in 2020


It’s that time of year when everyone is publishing their predictions for what the new year will hold — in whatever industry they work. At Chainalytics, many of our clients and partners come to us for supply chain and transportation prognostications year after year. (So So much so that our freight benchmarking group developed a new … The post A Trucking Economics Lesson: How rates will respond to market changes in 2020 appeared first on Chainalytics.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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