Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

The Next-Generation Warehouse Is Built on Data

Veridian Solutions

Today’s supply chains are evolving at a phenomenal rate. The next-generation warehouse will deploy analytics, blockchain, robotics, drones, driverless forklifts, automated storage and retrieval systems, and much more. Each rendition of the next-generation warehouse will build on existing technologies, and these improvements have a common denominator. They all rely on fundamental data principles and the application of meaningful data.

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Can Blockchain Technology Prevent Organic Fraud?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Bel Yousefi, Sai Prem Achuthan, and Christopher Tang. . UCLA Anderson School. . In 2017, the Washington Post reported that millions of pounds of “USDA Organic” soybeans and corn imported through Turkey appear to have been fraudulent. [1]

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Improving Supply Chain Safety

Material Handling & Logistics

In honor of National Safety Awareness Month, here are some ideas to create a safe working environment for distribution and manufacturing employees

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

Cerasis

Amazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world. And what’s not to love? From fast, affordable shipping to great customer service, consumers can find pretty much anything they need on Amazon.

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!

Supply chain planning – Does it makes dollars and cents to get it all from one vendor?

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois. Full disclosure: I work for a best-of-breed supply chain planning vendor so I will do my best to take an unbiased approach as I provide my opinions on how to solve the challenges of planning today’s supply chains with all its complexity and volatility.

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Limit Downtime and Enable Continuous Operations

Loftware

Can an internet outage halt your manufacturing capabilities? Supply Chain Manufacturing

Take Five: Quick Takeaways from the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference

ToolsGroup

Back home today after a fantastic trip to Spain including the Gartner EMEA Supply Chain Executive Conference.

From Purchase Order to the Last Customs Mile: Streamlining and Automating the Global Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Risk, uncertainty, complexity, dynamic — these are all terms we use to describe global supply chain management. How can companies successfully navigate through this environment? What actions can they take to streamline and automate global trade processes? How can technology help? Those are some of the questions I discussed with Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing.

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Digital Innovation in the Modern Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital Innovation in the Modern Warehouse was the topic at this session of the 3PL and Supply Chain Summit.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Advantages of SaaS: Why Enterprises Continue to Migrate

Loftware

The SaaS model is full of promise for companies. Supply Chain Labeling Logistics Computer Hardware/ Software Labeling Trends

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

A couple of weeks ago SCLA (Supply Chain Leaders in Action) held its annual conference in Fort Meyers, Florida. The event brings together thought leaders from a spectrum of companies including shippers, road carriers, rail carriers, ports, 3PLs, and software providers.

[Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry

Talking Logistics

Francois Xavier Lanne and David Marshall from GEODIS discuss Supply Chain Transformation in the Oil and Energy Industry. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Supply Chain Transformation In The Oil And Energy Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

The Year of the Supply Chain Control Tower

Logistics Viewpoints

LLamasoft has developed a new supply chain control tower. What makes is so interesting is it's engine. It is built on top of a supply chain reference model that contains supply chain policies.

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.

Why Dock Management is Vital for Warehouse Optimization

C3 Solutions

In today’s world, lost opportunities in the warehouse, that is “poor warehouse management,” can lead to severe consequences.

2019 Transportation & Supply Chain Half Year Review – Where Are We Now?

Kuebix

At the end of 2018, we made some predictions about what 2019 would look like for the transportation and supply chain industries. With the half-year mark around the corner, it’s time to review those predictions and see which have proven to be accurate and which trends will continue to be important during the second half […]. The post 2019 Transportation & Supply Chain Half Year Review – Where Are We Now? appeared first on Kuebix.

Attack That Sneaky Hidden Cost in Your Supply Chain: Reusable Packaging

Roambee

Know how you can use BeeBeacons to calculate what your supply chain assets inefficiencies cost, and how you can reduce losses from the lost pallets

This Week in Logistics News (June 22 – 28)

Logistics Viewpoints

The spotted lanternfly is becoming a problem and states are beginning to lean on truckers to help them in their fight to control the pest. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive, plant-hopping pest that hitches rides on trucks and other vehicles. It is currently spreading along busy transportation corridors in the mid-Atlantic region, threatening billions of dollars-worth of commodities including grapes, hops, and hardwood. This is certainly not the first pest that has impeded crops, […].

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Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

10 Ways IoT Can Improve Supply Chains

IQMS

The majority of enterprises are prioritizing their blockchain pilots that concentrate on supply chains improvements (53%) and the Internet of Things (51%) according to Deloitte’s latest blockchain survey.

Red, White, and BREW! – A Toast to America on the 4th of July

Kuebix

The Fourth of July is commonly celebrated with cookouts serving American favorites like grilled hamburgers and hotdogs accompanied by heaping portions of potato and pasta salad. While you’re surrounded by neighbors, close friends and family, you may find yourself raising a glass for a toast to freedom and the American dream. Whether your glass is […]. The post Red, White, and BREW! – A Toast to America on the 4th of July appeared first on Kuebix.

What Exactly Is Augmented Analytics?

Prophetic Technology

Augmented Analytics is the forthcoming disruption of Data and Analytics marketplace. It’s an approach that automates insights using Machine Learning ( ML ) or similar technologies, changing how Analytics content is improved, used and shared through your enterprise.

Juta Shoes increase online engagement 146% by proving fair payment to their workers

Provenance

“In London, one in five jobs are paid below the London Living Wage, and women and those from migrant and refugee backgrounds are more likely to be underwaged or unemployed.”. Juta Shoes.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Chainalytics Delivers Award-Winning Global Logistics Procurement Program

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (June 25, 2019) — Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has included a global logistics procurement program created and implemented by Chainalytics in the 2019 SCDE 100, an annual list of great supply chain projects.

The Future of the Digital Supply Chain: IoT, Big Data, Blockchain, Predictive Analytics, and More

Shipchain

Understanding the future of the digital supply chain is essential to success. We must embrace the possibilities of Big Data, the Internet of things, blockchain technology, predictive analytics, and the growing unrest that these things bring to the industry.

How to Ensure a Connected Retail Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

Reusable packaging solutions can add value to different areas of the supply chain while pushing the company forward

EDI 856: Ship Notice/Manifest

SupplyPike

What is an EDI 856? An EDI 856 is known as an Advance Shipping Notice (ASN). It is one of the most commonly used transaction codes utilized in an exchange between trading partners. This document is used to transmit information about a shipment in advance of its departure to a customer.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!