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Crafting Complexity: How Personalization is Changing Your Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

Oktoberfest is a celebration of all things beer, when specialty beers are refined and revealed to the world. I’ve always been a draft beer guy myself, not dabbling in grapefruit lagers or coffee-enhanced stouts. But I am clearly in the minority.

Resiliency; the Fine Art of Balancing E-commerce & Brick and Mortar Investments

Supply Chain Nation

This past week, Forever 21, a fast-fashion apparel retailer with over 700 stores and 30,000 employees worldwide announced filing for Chapter 11.

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5 Tips to Streamline Your Warehouse

The Network Effect

The post 5 Tips to Streamline Your Warehouse appeared first on The Network Effect. Warehousing

Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success

Cerasis

Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. However, many leaders approach automation with a poor understanding of its capabilities, not to mention potential risks during implementation.

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.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel. This blog post formed in my head as I worked with clients this month.

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The Food Supply Chain is at Risk

Logistics Viewpoints

The global food supply chain is complex, vast, and vital to human existence. For that reason, when there are disruptions to the food supply chain, it makes major headlines.

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Why Final Mile Collaboration Yields Better Results

Cerasis

As explained by Supply Chain 24/7, consumers’ expectations for faster fulfillment continue to grow, and millennials specifically are willing to pay up to 30% more to get products faster. Unfortunately, this demands a seamless, efficient supply chain process.

Why is Transportation Management Important?

Kuebix

Before transportation management systems (TMSs) came into the picture, nearly all logistics processes were done on paper. Shippers spent countless hours calling and emailing internal and external partners just to ship their freight. Transportation management technology changed all of that.

What's Driving the Trend of Faster, Easier Dock Scheduling Software Adoption?

C3 Solutions

Retailers across the globe strive for success—the fastest deliveries, the lowest costs, the customers that always return, and growth. Reality tells a different story. Amazon, Walmart, and Target relentlessly push the boundaries of what customers can expect; and smaller businesses suffer.

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.

How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today’s ever-changing business world is a top priority for many companies. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next wave of supply chain value.

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LTL Freight Shipments Are on the Rise…And Here’s Why

Cerasis

Regardless of the current political climate, e-commerce expansion continues, and the global supply chain has grown more interdependent than ever.

5 Consumer Perceptions of the U.S. Trade War with China and Holiday Shopping

Supply Chain Nation

If you’ve ever watched a game of ping-pong from the sidelines, you know how dizzying it can be to keep up with the fast-paced changes of the sport. The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China has been a ping-pong-like match for the ages, sending tariffs flying back and forth.

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Has digitalization made cultural intelligence obsolete?

Supply Chain Movement

Nowadays, we all have a wide range of what I like to call ‘digital assistants’ at our fingertips, such as apps, quick Google look-ups or chat windows that can connect us to the other side of the world.

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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.

Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line

Logistics Viewpoints

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented FourKites' real-time visibility solution. Change is hard, but real gains have been made in their supply chain operations. Brett Frankenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Supply Planning and Bottler Sales at Coca-Cola Consolidated described the journey at the FourKites user conference. The post Change is Hard, but Coca-Cola Consolidated’s Real-time Visibility Solution Refreshes the Bottom Line appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

How To Choose Transportation Mode In Logistics

Abivin

Transportation is an integral part of Logistics. A company cannot function well without being able to ship products across the supply chain. It also allows companies to cross geographic lines between where products are produced and where they are consumed.

Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

The use of advanced technologies is significantly transforming the manufacturing of all products and having a tremendous impact on the supply chain.

Retail Pricing: How Leading Retailers Are Leveraging AI to Fight Back

Supply Chain Nation

The first blog in this two-part series focused on the primary challenge facing retailers today: mega-retailers have forced prices down, based on their economies of scale and hyper-optimized supply chains.

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.

Do You Live to Eat or Eat to Live?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Debbie Wilson, Advertising Consultant.

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Traditional Warehousing Is Slowing Supply-Chain Evolution

Supply Chain Brain

The days of static supply chains, both globally and locally, are long gone. Enterprises now must deal with an immense level of complexity and volatility, with continual change being the new normal

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The Industrial Side of the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

When the Internet of Things (IoT) was first imagined, the vision was a vast network of connected machines benefiting the industrial sector. It didn’t take long, however, for businesses to realize there were consumer uses for IoT devices as well. Most people are now familiar with connected security systems, monitored doorbells, and the like. To distinguish consumer- and industrial-related IoT applications, some analysts divide discussions into IoT and Industrial IoT (IIoT) categories.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

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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.

How to Make Your Business Punchout Ready!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Manage Procurement Spend Like It’s Your Own Business! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Samantha Wallace at greenwingtechnology.com.

A Mix of different Executive-Education programmes

Prophetic Technology

Executive education is never enough! As Supply Chain ( SC ) executive education keeps evolving, the possibilities available to companies are getting higher and turn out to be more personalised than ever. supply chain education

Online Grocery Sales Continue to Grow

Enterra Insights

Digital disruption has affected nearly every economic sector and the food and drink industry is no exception. While most food and drink stakeholders have concentrated on digitizing their supply chains, increasingly grocers are looking to the consumer side of digitization to grow their business. David Sprinkle, research director for Packaged Facts, states, “Three key factors have created a perfect environment for growth of the online grocery market in the U.S. over the last five years.

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The Astonishing Benefits of Supply Chain Visibility and Their Impacts

Shipchain

Supply chain visibility is essential to modern success, but according to Supply Chain Dive , as few as 6% of companies have achieved full supply chain visibility. The problems existing within supply chain visibility go back to issues with tracking shipments after shipping to consumers.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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