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What has the Duke of Wellington got to do with supply chain planning?


What You Don’t Know but Soon Will. Supply Chain supply chain planning logistics management

Why Every Brand Needs Exception Recovery


There is a big problem in retail that nobody talks about. It has a […]. The post Why Every Brand Needs Exception Recovery appeared first on Convey. Customer Experience

5 Key Benefits of Using Mobile Barcoding in Your Warehouse


Mobile barcoding not only maximizes productivity, but makes warehouse tasks easier and less physically intensive, contributing to employee satisfaction. Data Collection Barcoding

Figuring out Fast Fashion


Clothing has always been a necessity; however, our desire for fashion and the availability of cheap clothes has resulted in global clothing sales almost doubling in the last 15 years. The value of the fashion industry to the global economy is huge; however, the cost to our planet and the people on it is even bigger. The way we produce, use and dispose of our clothes means that the industry is one of the most polluting in the world.

The Current State Of Warehouse Technology

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Efficiency and speed are pressuring organizations to step up their warehousing capabilities. How are they doing this and what role is technology playing? Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, who will share substantial research and discuss professional experiences on the current state of warehouse technology.

Automation in the Warehouse Creates Positive Customer Experiences

Veridian Solutions

The customer experience Is everything to modern supply-chain management and success. Positive customer experiences translate into repeat purchases and positive word-of-mouth advertisements through social media.

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What’s the big deal? People and Technology must unite

Gravity Supply Chain

KEY TAKEAWAYS. “People Matter” and businesses need to embrace them alongside their technology. Embracing proof of concept while “keeping the faith” is imperative within the value add chain. It’s time to let go and embrace the exciting new technologies afforded of us. The post What’s the big deal? People and Technology must unite appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles

The Amazon Effect is the New Walmart Effect


In 1994, founder Jeff Bezos read a statistic that the Internet had been growing at 2300 percent annually. He fashioned that changing tide into a business plan that has been breaking barriers across supply chain and e-commerce that has left an indelible mark.

How to Make Supply Chain Complexity Work to Your Advantage


With supply chain complexity increasing at an unprecedented rate, perhaps the biggest challenge for businesses is figuring out how to navigate this uncertainty to deliver service profitably. Amazon sells more than 3 billion products through 11 different country marketplaces globally. In the U.S.

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A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42] 00:42] Introduce yourself and your company. I am the Founder and CEO of Customodal, based in Marshfield, WI, [01:59] Tell us about your background. Where did you grow up? Go to school? What was your major in college? I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin.

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.

AI and All That – Ivalua Now Looks to the Future


The afternoon of the first day at the Ivalua Now event in Paris had a strong AI (artificial intelligence) flavour. Now there’s an interesting question – if AI had a flavour, what exactly would it be? Fresh mint, maybe? Or aluminium, perhaps?)

Inbound Freight Collaboration: How a TMS Creates Harmony Between Shippers, Vendors, and Carriers


Today’s supply chains suffer from egocentric mindsets. Organizations are always looking out for number one, and while that remains vital to success, failure to work with other parts of your supply chain will lead to severe consequences.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption.

Who Will Win?

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last month, venture capitalists looking at the supply chain market called 3x/week. I know of five companies for sale. Sharks are in the water. The calls follow a predictable pattern. The first is to identify the potential available market.

The 2018 Supply Chain Software Buyer's Guide

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

The Best Part of My Job


As we wrapped up our 2019 Velocity Conference in Orlando last week, I was reminded how lucky we are to be in supply chain.

The Main Challenges of Food and Beverage Shipping

PLS Logistics

Working in the food industry is incredibly exciting and diverse, however, it can be a very complex sector. Food supply chains involve an endless number of processes, and unraveling them is quite a challenge. Especially, food and beverage shipping.

This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Today’s post was written by a robot. Well, not really, but robots are already writing news stories. As Nicole Martin (a human, I believe) highlighted in a recent Forbes article , “The Washington Post has a robot reporting program called Heliograf.

Insights into ERP systems in supply chain planning and implementation


by Dustin Mattison. I recently had the opportunity to talk with William Cure , a Certified SCM Change Leader with over 40 years of hands on experience.

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Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

The Evolution of Supply Chain is Becoming Patient-Centric


The face of life sciences has undergone a change. More and more organizations are aligning their strategies and business models towards providing the best possible end-to-end experience for the patient and their families. What does this mean?

LTI Top Blog Posts – Q1 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

2019 started with a bang here as we fulfilled a number of strategic project requests. In addition, we welcomed Dean Maciuba as head of consulting services.

Duty Drawback Makes a Comeback

Talking Logistics

Duty Drawback is a refund from the U.S. Customs Service for 99% of the duties paid on imported items which are subsequently exported or used in the manufacture of exported goods. This refund is available to you even if someone else did the importing. It’s estimated that over $600 million dollars is recovered annually through the U.S. Duty Drawback program, and companies are paying 20% of those refunds to service providers that help get the refund from the government.

Stop Leaking Money with Manual Inventory Controls

The Smart Software

An inventory professional who is responsible for 10,000 items has 10,000 things to stress over every day. Double that for someone responsible for 20,000 items.

How To Improve Your Shipper-Carrier Relationship

Predict What’s Next in Category Management

JDA software

Ever wish you could peer into the future and see what’s coming next?

In-van delivery to speed up parts distribution

Logistics Trends and Insights

By: Ian Kerr of Postal Hub Podcast. Delivery companies including PostNord and DHL, in partnership with vehicle manufacturers such as Volvo and Volkswagen, have been rolling out in-car delivery in recent years.

What Your EDI Provider is Missing


It’s safe to say that machine learning, automation, increased access to data/analytics, and other technological advances are the future of supply chain and EDI. These advances will give companies an edge in making their supply chains faster, more flexible, more granular, and all around more accurate.

Supply Chain Complexity and Technology

Enterra Insights

As the world becomes more complex, people seem to long for simpler times. The problem with such daydreams is that “simpler times” had their own challenges and, as we all know, there is no going back. Historically, technological advances have made humankind more productive; but, technology has not made life simpler. New York Times ‘ columnist Thomas Friedman once stated, “We were promised a simpler life, and technology has only complicated our lives.”

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging even when all the proper steps are taken. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.