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How the Total Cost of Ownership of Electric Trucks Influences Fleet Decisions

GTG Technology Group

Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of Electric Vs. Diesel Trucks . In the past, diesel gas was the only option for fueling a big rig. Thanks to modern technologies, however, truckers may soon have another option: electric trucks. While battery-powered commercial trucks are not yet widely available, companies such as Tesla are coming close to a big debut.

The Case Against Spreadsheets in Last Mile Logistics

Convey

Last mile logistics and supply chain have changed at an unbelievable rate in the […]. The post The Case Against Spreadsheets in Last Mile Logistics appeared first on Convey. Retail Supply Chain

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Three Ways Supply Chain Finance Can Fund the Future

Material Handling & Logistics

Supply chain finance improves cash flow by allowing buyers to optimize their cash conversion cycle by focusing strategically on payment terms with their suppliers

Understanding Machine Learning: A New Era of Intelligence and Business

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that. Ever since the fictional ‘sentient computer’ HAL 9000 went rogue in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, people have been uneasy about the idea of machines being able to think for themselves. Recent business thinking has come around to the more enlightened view that machines that are exclusively programmed […]. The post Understanding Machine Learning: A New Era of Intelligence and Business appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Digital Representation and our Obsession with Optimization

AIMMS

I’ve watched many times as customers experience the power of modeling and prescriptive analytics for the first time. It’s like they are opening a great gift.

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Why Shippers Are Focusing on Inbound Logistics Visibility to Become Shipper of Choice

Cerasis

Improving supply chain visibility is a goal of most organizations, but inbound freight is much more than simple dock scheduling.

Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:20] Opening / Introduction. AJ Khanijow is the founder and CEO of Fulfyld, an e-commerce fulfillment company that specializes in B2C shipments and home delivery. Fulfyld is based in Huntsville, Alabama. AJ grew up in Huntsville, AL and studied industrial engineering at Auburn University. [01:30]

Enterprise Labeling: Where Data Management Enters Physical Space

Loftware

How does enterprise labeling bridge the gap between ERP and the supply chain? Supply Chain SAP Oracle

New advisory report highlights benefits of concurrent planning

Kinaxis

by Teresa Chiykowski.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

What’s Pushing Warehouse Automation Strategies Forward: Technology and People

Cerasis

Warehouse automation is expanding at a phenomenal rate, and the capabilities that are considered best in class in 2017 will start to experience limitations in 2019. Further, the vast growth of e-commerce and demand for better, faster service from customers will force more supply chain leaders to rethink their existing warehouse automation strategies. What’s Holding.read More.

Be Uncommon

Talking Logistics

“There’s a way to do it better — find it.” ” — Thomas Edison. I love that quote by Thomas Edison. There is always room for improvement in whatever you do. Finding a better way, doing it better, is what drives entrepreneurs, athletes, scientists, and so many others.

Have You Missed the Most Valuable Aspect of Your Transportation Management Solution?

Descartes

Adrian Gonzalez , industry expert and host of an online video talk show and blog Talking Logistics, connects with Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes for insights from benchmarking studies Descartes conducted about getting the most value from transportation management systems. Overview: Whether you run a fleet or purchase transportation, the value of transportation management extends well beyond the transportation department.

Applying Lean 6 Sigma Principles to the Supply Chain

Logility

Fifteen years ago, I worked for a company that embraced Lean 6 Sigma as a core operating fundamental. Just about every member of the management team was a Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt and many had attained a level of Master Black Belt.

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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.

[PODCAST] Transportation Management System Adoption & ROI Improved thru Effective Change Management

Cerasis

Listen to “TMS Adoption & ROI Improved thru Effective Change Management” on Spreaker. Transportation Management System Adoption & Supply Chain Technology Resources to Download The Uses and Substantial Benefits of Transportation Management Systems Download a Copy of the E-Book The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries Download a Copy.read More.

Sustainability: How do Food & Grocery Supply Chains Stack Up?

C3 Solutions

Nearly 900 million people around the world are malnourished. Yet every year we waste 1.6 billion tons of food – fully a third of all the food produced globally. It's estimated to be worth US$1.2 trillion now and may grow to $1.5 trillion by 2030 if nothing is done to stop it.

How a Blockchain Platform Will Help Truckers Be More Efficient and Earn More Money

Shipchain

The trucking industry moves more than 70% of America’s freight, and gross freight revenues from trucking exceeded $726.4 billion in 2015, reports TechCrunch. Today, shippers are demanding more availability, time and capacity, and truckers are struggling to meet these demands.

Amazon – Moving the Needle Up, Down and All Around

Logistics Trends and Insights

Hey, guess what? Amazon is a logistics company. Seriously. I’ve lost count of the number of articles questioning if Amazon is a logistics company. Rolling my eyes, I click, read, delete and move onto the next article in my inbox. Of course, Amazon is a logistics company.

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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!

Inbound Freight Visibility: 10 Benefits & 8 Steps to Get More Visibility

Cerasis

Poor inbound freight visibility is associated with significant problems in supply chain management. Shippers may not know when a delivery will arrive, which trucks it is located on, whether multiple trucks are necessary and how much labor will be required to unload the freight within a given time successfully. The problems only grow worse from.read More.

How Demand Forecasting Helps You Manage Inventory

AFFLINK

As businesses scale, they need to investigate the accuracy of their inventory management and forecasting processes. Demand forecasting goes beyond simple estimates of product demand, looking into complex patterns over time to produce more accurate and timely predictions.

The Digital Transformation in Logistics: Technologies, Barriers and Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video). Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Andrei Klubnikin at at R-Style Lab.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. While Amazon leads the way, other companies, including carriers such as FedEx and DHL, are testing and developing robotic-based systems to speed operations.

Supply Chain Resilience in the Face of Uncertainty

Speaker: Aanand Pandey, Supply Chain Analyst & Consultant, AIMMS

This short video explains how scenario modeling can help you improve supply chain resilience and your ability to respond and recover quickly from disruptions. Looking at scenarios side by side provides valuable insights that makes it easier to evaluate impact on your operations, ability to service customers and margin, and the best options to restart supply when supply lanes reopen.

Winning with Hyper-localization: How to Overcome the Challenge of Meeting Local Market Needs

JDA software

Today’s blog comes from me alongside guest contributor Andy Grady-Smith, global capability director for category optimisation, dunnhumby. dunnhumby is a JDA partner working to provide companies with prescriptive, consumer-based insights to improve their merchandising strategies and decisions.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Erica E. Phillips ( @EricaEPhillips ) reports some retailers were so desperate to find warehouse space this past holiday season they created pop-up warehouses in vacant suburban lots and parking garages.[1]

Transforming Your Supply Chain Into an Opportunity Center

Supply Chain Brain

Last year, supply-chain disruptions hit a record high, with North America at the top of the list as the most affected region

Welcome to the Adaptive Era of Enterprise Resource Planning

QAD

Next week will kick off QAD Explore 2019 in New Orleans, and we couldn’t be more excited! QAD hosted Explore in New Orleans in 2014, five years ago. It was soon after our previous “Big Easy” Explore that we launched an internal project called “Channel Islands.”.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.