Sat.Apr 11, 2020 - Fri.Apr 17, 2020

What to Know Before Implementing a New Inventory Management System

DSI

If your organization is looking to make big improvements to your bottom line, a new inventory management system could be the solution to a problem you weren’t actually aware is impacting company success–especially for organizations using paper-based processes or multiple disconnected ERP and inventory systems.

With Covid-19 Supply Chain Professionals Are More Important Than Ever!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Should Lead the Boardroom … the Coronavirus Proves it! Article and permission to publish here provided by Sam White at argentus.com.

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Apple Supply Chain - The Best Supply Chain in the World

TradeGecko

Apple is famous for its innovation and design. But few people know that the way Apple handles inventory is also a factor that led to success. As a matter of fact, Apple’s Supply Chain has led Gartner's Supply Chain Top 25 list since 2013. supply chain management trends

3 Tips to Win the Last-Mile Delivery Planning Battle in Disruptive Times

DELMIA Quintiq

It’s now more important than ever to excel in last mile delivery. In the current uncertain times, the majority of customers are house-bound – and they are relying more on home delivery services.

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 Peak Season Technology: Are Your Systems Updated & Ready?

Cerasis

Supply chain peak season technology aids supply chain leaders in understanding their operations, unlocking insights, reviewing performance, and much more.

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Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, I am reflective. My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. I spent the month of March trying to help business leaders mitigate the impact of the pandemic. My first focus was on China sourcing.

What is supply chain disruption and why is COVID-19 different?

FLEXE

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is disrupting the retail and supply chain industries. Here’s how

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Digital Procurement!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain Road is Full of Potholes, Construction and Accidents! Digital Procurement article, and permission to publish here, provided by Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com. Don’t Panic!

Plan your Supply Chain Recovery During Covid-19 Pandemic

Vinculum

The consequences of the COVID-19 disease on human health have been nothing short of devastating. The economic impact of this crisis, especially on the livelihoods of employees, is emerging as a major concern for the parties involved.

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!

Will COVID-19 Lead to More U.S. Manufacturing?

Talking Logistics

Will the COVID-19 crisis lead more companies to manufacture and source their products and materials from the United States instead of China and other countries? I’ve been getting asked that question a lot these days.

McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Businesses around the world are learning to adapt as best they can to the COVID-19 supply chain impact. Unpredictable consumer behavior in response to macro events creates demand volatility in every link of global supply chains.

5 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Strategy

OneSCM

Supply chain management has never been more important to the success of companies. When today’s consumers shop for products, they expect constant availability and quick delivery. And on top of that, they care that the businesses they support operate safely and sustainably.

Top 10 Metrics to Track and Manage Risk in the Supply Chain – Part 1

Cerasis

Under the current COVID-19 global pandemic, managing risk in the supply chain has taken on a renewed importance. Procurement teams continue to struggle with finding available suppliers and shipping capacity to enable supply chain responsiveness.

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.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe.

The Great Lockdown: Will You Keep Bullying or Help Your Suppliers?

Talking Logistics

Over the past few years, I’ve written a lot about supplier relationship management. Most of my posts have focused on how many companies (particularly the “800-lb Gorillas” in each industry) still bully their suppliers, shifting as much risk and cost onto them as possible.

Building a Resilient Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Regardless of the circumstances, a company’s ability to survive disruptive processes and events is one of the key differentiators of a successful business strategy. The thing is, most companies start to realize its importance only when the storm already happens.

Top 10 Metrics to Track and Manage Risk in the Supply Chain – Part 2

Cerasis

This is part two of the Top 10 Metrics to Track and Manage Risk in the Supply Chain article. Check out part one here. Disruption is nothing new to supply chain professionals. Weather-related events occur, and public health scares always seem present. Then, the COVID-19 crisis changed the game.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Supply Chain Visibility

Today’s environment spotlights the significance and importance of real-time supply chain visibility. What are the barriers? What’s the solution? Gain insight to respond quickly to marketplace events and take actions that ensure supply chain performance.

Labeling in Oracle Cloud Must Go On

Loftware

Due to Covid-19, the Oracle MBX event (Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience) was postponed until September. Usually this event allows our executive team time to meet with Loftware and Oracle customers to discuss industry trends and the future of labeling in Oracle.

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Editor’s Pick: Trucking Companies Continue Service During COVID-19

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

Global Chemical Company Uses PINC YMS to Cut $1.5 Million in Detention and Demurrage Fees

PINC

The Chemours Company adopts a yard management system that has helped organize the chaos of managing a high-volume DC. Founded in 2015 as a spinoff from DuPont, The Chemours Co.,

Editor’s Choice: Digital Transformation Takes More than the Wave of a Wand

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Kinaxis. Digital transformation. It sounds oh-so-glamorous at first.

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.

Leaders in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Loftware

The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work. With stay-at-home orders designed to “flatten the curve” of infection in many locations worldwide, companies are relocating employees to work remotely in their homes, while others furlough staff in wait for a return to normalcy. Yet, staying home may not be enough to address the challenges this pandemic generates.

COVID-19: Our lowdown on the latest ups and downs

TradeGecko

This is the second in a series of TradeGecko articles based on first-hand insights from our own aggregate order data. In this time of unpredictable demand and supply chain disruptions, we are here to keep you informed and up-to-date. Managing through Coronavirus

Key Trends That Will Affect The Transportation Industry in 2020

PLS Logistics

Look at the forces driving change in the transportation industry and learn what to expect from the market in the future. eBook coronavirus COVID-19 covid19 disruptions ebook logistics shipping disruptions supply chains

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Marketing during Crisis and Recession, Part 2

Enterra Insights

In the first part of this article , I noted there are questions about how brands should conduct marketing during times of crisis and recession. The questions are appropriate because the novel coronavirus crisis will inevitably change from a health crisis into a financial crisis.

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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.