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The Role of Attributes in Supply Chain Planning

Adexa

Most supply chain professionals and planners think of finished goods when they hear attributes. But attributes are present in every part of the supply chain from suppliers to raw materials, to machinery, products and distribution centers. Attributes define the specific properties of each object.

What’s the Solution to Power Outage Proliferation

USC Consulting Group

They happen every year in California and throughout much of the Pacific Northwest: wildfires. According to the Interagency Fire Center, 8.2 million acres burned in 2018 in the U.S. overall. In the Golden State so far in 2019, land scorched nears 8,000 acres.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market

Halo

Observations on Artificial Intelligence in the Supply Chain Market. With 2020 looming, it’s a good time to pick a hot industry topic and subject it to a “state of the state” evaluation. And where better to start than Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the supply chain market? During this frothy, buzzword-laden phase we've seen a lot of shiny objects competing to exploit legitimate excitement around Artificial Intelligence, and in the process they may be creating confusion.

Three Ways IoT Can Streamline Seasonal Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Here’s how connected devices can grow insight and maximize efficiencies across the supply chain this holiday season

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.

Christmas tree shortage? Blame it on the recession.of 2008

DAT Solutions

Christmas trees are in short supply all over the country. Growers in some states blame the weather, while others blame the recession of 2008. Trucking Industry Trends

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The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

My Office Apps

The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Most people assume that logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) refer to the same process.

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How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs.

Creating a Responsive Supply Chain to Handle Peaks & Lulls

Veridian Solutions

Creating a responsive supply chain in advance of the peak shopping season is a no-brainer. While the season is usually described as the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, responsive processes have a lasting effect. A responsive supply chain offers greater flexibility with labor management , streamlines warehouse operations, reduces dock constraints, and much more.

Transportation Management Systems: Overcoming Implementation Challenges

3GTMS

A transportation management system (TMS) is one of the most transformative supply chain management technologies that a 3PL, shipper or broker can implement: It saves an organization 8-10 percent in freight cost on average, delivering one of the strongest ROIs of any supply chain software.

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.

3 Simple (But Effective) Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post 3 Simple (But Effective) Ways to Modernize Your Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Inventory Management Network Business Supply Chain Management Technology Visibility Warehousing asset tracking identification traceability

How Procurement can help to drive Supplier-led innovation

ivalua

Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In today’s competitive business landscape, consumers demand a continuous cycle of new products and services, and the gap between each launch is shrinking. This means companies are under more pressure than ever to innovate at pace.

From Field to Fork

Logility

Accelerate your Food and Beverage Business through End-to-End Supply Chain Capabilities. I have worked as a supply chain practitioner in a number of industries, but have found the supply chain challenges in the food & beverage industry to be some of the toughest to address.

Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

New webinar discusses the current trends in the food supply chain space and the role that technology is playing in the modern-day cold chain. . The temperature-controlled supply chain or “cold chain” has always faced unique challenges.

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.

Digital Path to Purchase Decreases Retailers’ Reliance on Holiday Shopping

Enterra Insights

Traditionally the holiday shopping season has been a make-or-break time for retailers. It’s still important, but Lauren Thomas ( @laurenthomas ) reports, “Coresight Research … says the holiday season is becoming ‘less important’ for retailers, with more shopping taking place online throughout the year. … It said the holiday season accounted for almost 24% of all retailers’ sales in the late 1990s, but is closer to 21% today.

Blockchain in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, no other technology has generated so much hype, and so much confusion, as blockchain. Why is there so much interest in blockchain? Where are we today with blockchain adoption in supply chain management? Will blockchain replace or coexist with existing network-based platforms? Those are some of the key questions. Read more Blockchain in Supply Chain Management. The post Blockchain in Supply Chain Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Supply Chain Shipping: Air or Ground?

AFFLINK

Before you start optimizing your supply chain strategies, you need to choose a shipping method. There are three major shipping methods that are used: air, ground, and sea.

How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

Arkieva

In my previous blog, I addressed how what-if analysis can help supply chains when faced with uncertainty. This blog is an attempt to delve into some specific what-if scenarios that could arise due to Brexit. How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

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.

B2B Connectivity Leading The Way For Digital Supply Chains!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Oracle Interviews Mike Mortson! Article and permission to publish here provided by FreightPOP.

50 expert warehouse order picking tips, strategies, and best practices

6 River Systems

The efficiency of order fulfillment from warehouses has become an important focus in logistics management as customers demand quicker deliveries.

How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs.

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New report: End-to-end planning is “first major step” in tariff and trade management

Kinaxis

by Sarah Harkins The days of preparing for new trade policies are over. For decades, companies were given advance notice of coming tariff announcements, with time to adapt to the upcoming changes. But that has changed in today’s “tweet today, implement tomorrow” pace of business.

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The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

6 Warehouse Management Best Practices For Your Supply Chain | SCJ

SCJunction

Your warehouse is the heart of your business. When it’s operating at peak productivity levels, it reduces costs, increases profits and keeps your customers delighted. Here are six things you can do to achieve operational excellence in your supply chain. Warehouse Best Practice

Dock Scheduling Software Implementation: How to Maximize ROI

C3 Solutions

Any shipper can make improvements through technology. Advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) , advanced analytics, big data, and software-as-a-service platforms have transformed the traditional supply chain functions from internal, isolated operations into beacons of efficiency.

Brexit Reset: What Does it Mean for Supply Chains?

BluJay Solutions

A general election is set in hopes to solidify the fate of Brexit.

Airport logistics and the concurrent planning truth behind baggage handling

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay. Travelling is my ultimate passion. Even when it’s just a quick trip, setting up a routine in a different city or country helps me to think out-of-the-box as different cultures can have very different aspects of daily living.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?