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How to Choose a Warehouse Management System

Tecsys

Take a look at five key questions that will help you paint a clearer picture of how to choose a warehouse management system. The post How to Choose a Warehouse Management System appeared first on Tecsys. Distribution

Green Supply Chain Management gaining pace

Prophetic Technology

Green Supply Chain Management, defined as integrating environmental thinking into supply chain management, includes product design, sourcing and material selection, manufacturing processes and the final product delivery to consumers, and the product end-of-life management after its useful life.

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How Shippers Can Combat the Effects of the Trucking Shortage

C3 Solutions

Over the last decade, the trucking industry has seen an unprecedented shortage in the availability of truck drivers throughout the industry. Logistics technology and innovative tools have made a difference in how shippers deal with disruptions and deviations.

An Example of Simulation-Based Multiechelon Inventory Optimization

The Smart Software

For most small-to-medium manufacturers and distributors, single-level or single-echelon inventory optimization is at the cutting edge of logistics practice. Multi-echelon inventory optimization (“MEIO”) involves playing the game at an even higher level and is therefore much less common.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Supply Visibility: More Important Than Ever. Yet Elusive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Semiconductors. Plastics. Coffee. Copper. Building Supplies. Motors. The list goes on and on. Supply chain shortages abound. Today, more than 1% of the world’s container ships are stuck off major ports. Unloading times are double and costs are triple.

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Accelerate Innovation in Industrial Equipment by Building Lean, Operationally Efficient Teams

DELMIA Quintiq

Innovation is at the forefront of the Industrial Equipment industry, with electrification, autonomy, expanded functionality and new forms, footprint and features driving change.

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Enchange Supply Chain House - Supply Chain Evaluation

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Performance Improvement Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

Customer Experience and Technology

Enterra Insights

The pandemic has increased the importance of customer service and customer experience. In a previous article, I wrote, “As we struggle to find a way out of the pandemic, companies can help by ensuring their customer experience efforts include the human touch.”[1]

Amplify the Value of Global F&B Networks with Scenario Planning

Logility

What-if analysis for F&B is quickly becoming a tool of choice to coordinate sales and operations planning (S&OP), align with supply chain partners, and track the effectiveness of the overall network.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

The Cold Chain is a Top Opportunity for Third-Party Logistics Providers

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid Vaccine Issues Put an Increased Foucs on Cold Chain Logistics . Covid has led supply chain management issues to be more discussed than ever before.

Part 1: Getting Schooled in Supply Chain: Three Recommendations for Students

Elementum

Tl;dr It’s good to see supply chain management getting more attention in higher education. Supply chains are both more complex and more important than ever before. We will see a major shift towards supply chain management as a core competency for senior executives at Fortune 1000 companies.

Analog Supply Chains are an Anachronism in a Digital World

Enterra Insights

According to Oxford Languages, 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.” ” In the Digital Age, many analog processes are quickly becoming anachronistic.

Life Sciences Supply Chains – The Backbone of Quality Healthcare

Logility

When it comes to healthcare, one of the greatest hopes people have for themselves and their loved ones is an emergency intervention, treatment, medical device, or cure that can improve and potentially save their lives. But these advancements do not happen in the lab alone.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

The Counter to Constant Supply Chain Volatility Is Pervasive Visibility and Industry Collaboration

Logistics Viewpoints

For more than a year, global supply chains have been buffeted by one major disruption after another.

Guest blog: With the Truck Driver Shortage, How Many More Drivers will be Enough?

CH Robinson Logistics

A note from Steve Raetz, C.H. Robinson Director of Research and Market Intelligence: The truck driver shortage is top of mind for many as supply chain disruptions continue, port backlogs persist, and the gap between inventory supply and sales demand widens.

Retailers Could Start Holiday Sales Before Halloween

Enterra Insights

For years now, retailers have been advancing the date for Christmas holiday sales. For decades, holiday sales began after Thanksgiving on Black Friday. In the past few years, however, it has not been unusual to see holiday store displays and sales shortly after Halloween.

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Logility Partners with Visus to Further Enhance Digital Offerings

Logility

Customers to benefit from web and mobile technology to help drive value. ATLANTA – September 28, 2021 – Logility, Inc.,

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Office workers boost footfall, but how can retailers maintain momentum?

IT Supply Chain

By Melissa Minkow (pictured). Retail Industry Lead, CI&T. The post Office workers boost footfall, but how can retailers maintain momentum? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Why are supply chains so messed up?

The Supply Chain Journal

This is the question that I am asked on a daily basis. The issue is very complex, so I usually quip with a surprising response, “They’ve always had issues, but no one was really paying attention.” Turns out, unless the person works in freight, they are very unsatisfied with this answer.

Can Lean Manufacturing Really Help Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Just In Time Past Its Time? Lean manufacturing article and permission to publish here provided by Zaklina at Click Intelligence.

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Social Supply Chain Sustainability: How Businesses Can Achieve Its 4 Goals

Logility

The tools, capabilities, and strategies companies must embrace to achieve the 4 goals of social supply chain sustainability. Social supply chain sustainability is one of the three pillars of a sustainable supply chain and crucial for the long-term prospects of a company.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

The challenges of mass customisation in manufacturing

IT Supply Chain

By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. The post The challenges of mass customisation in manufacturing appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Supply chains prepare for peak-season tightness

The Supply Chain Journal

We’re well into the back nine of 2021 on a course full of doglegs, sand traps and water hazards. The industry has played with high handicaps this year, dealing with prolonged capacity and labor tightness, but what’s in store on the final holes?

Harness Information Overload

LevaData

At LevaData, we have a relentless mission to provide customers the best, most valuable resources needed to ensure a successful, agile supply chain. With that said, we’re proud to announce the launch of our new integrated executive center. LevaData Platform Executive Center.

Types of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) and Their Use in Warehousing!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Rise of the Warehouse Robots! Autonomous mobile robots article and permission to publish here provided by Luke Goodwin.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.