Sat.Jun 08, 2013 - Fri.Jun 14, 2013

S&OP Improves Alignment and Agility

Supply Chain Shaman

“ Why am I focused on the supply chain? The answer is simple. It is a barometer of my business. All the problems show up first in the supply chain….”. Dell Founder, Chairman and CEO, Michael Dell. I love this quote from Michael Dell.

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Takeaways from Shipper-Carrier Roundtable at Momentum 2013

Talking Logistics

What happens when you bring together a large group of shippers and carriers and put them in a conference room? At the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2013 conference last month, the answer was a great conversation about transportation trends, challenges, and opportunities.

The need for transparency in the supply chain ? a tale from the.

Kinaxis

EurOMA Conference Anniversary

SCM Research

This year turns out to be the anniversary year of two of the major SCM-related conferences in Europe. First, as summarized by Gyöngyi in her blog, the NOFOMA was held for the 25 th time. Second, the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA) just celebrated its 20 th International Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland this week. I very much liked Mark Pagell’s keynote address. Herein, Mark compared the North American and European systems of training Ph.D.

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.

Introducing the Demand Solutions Supply Chain Blog

Demand Solutions

Does the world really need another supply chain blog? If it’s just another blog, probably not. But if the blog is filled with tips for helping companies lower their costs as they power our national economy, then we say yes. And so we’re announcing the launch of the Demand Solutions blog.

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Statistical Modeling in Supply Chain Continued: When should we.

Kinaxis

Apps and the future supply chain - Value Unchained - ModusLink

ModusLink Corporation

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

7 Steps to Product Procurement Pricing that Suppliers Can Support

Supply Chain @ MIT

Fair deal. A new tool enables procurers to negotiate product prices without bargaining away supplier goodwill. When bargaining with suppliers over a product price, how can procurement professionals secure the best deal without damaging a valued relationship by being overly aggressive?

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

This Week in Logistics News (June 10-14, 2013)

Talking Logistics

I’m short on time this morning, so let’s go straight to the news. Transplace Updates, Enhances TMS Freight Allocation Module 2.0. Infor Delivers Automotive Innovation Throughout The Value Chain. Wal-Mart buys a ‘predictive analytics’ firm ( Internet Retailer ). Google finalizing $1.3

Voice of the Customer: 70% surveyed improved response rates by.

Kinaxis

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The Future of Truckload Transportation

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, shippers have been talking about wanting to get out of one-way truck freight — that is, take freight off the truckload grid and shift more volume to rail, intermodal, and dedicated. At the same time, we’re seeing e-commerce continue to grow, which is driving more companies to ship via parcel. And even some large trucking companies are emphasizing their intermodal and 3PL services over their trucking operations.