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Is your e-commerce logistics ready for the Black Friday 2020?


Black Friday is the time of the year when customers wait desperately to grab immense discounts and offers on their favorite products. Both the retail market and online shopping platforms prepare various sales strategies beforehand to ensure smooth sales and timely deliveries of their orders.

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4 Tips For Excellent Transportation Budgeting

PLS Logistics

2020 has proven it’s impossible to be prepared for everything. But even though the global market has been frequently interrupted in recent months, there’s still plenty within your control when it comes to your organization’s shipping strategy, and it’s important to take advantage of the things that will save you money. How to Build a […]. Blog shipping costs supply chain visibility transportation rates

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Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma: How to use procurement data to avoid failure and fraud

HICX Solutions

In the first of a series of three interviews on ‘Solving the Procurement Data Dilemma,’ and to support a full survey carried out by HICX and Raconteur on the subject, Gren Manuel speaks to Peter Smith, who has spent eight years as Managing Editor of Spend Matters Europe, Europe’s leading procurement and supply chain web site, to gain his views.

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Leveraging Technology to Achieve Operational Excellence | Panel

DELMIA Quintiq

We are more than six months into the COVID 19 global pandemic. We all have read about the toll this has taken on humankind. However, Covid as a global crisis has been also called the great enabler: we are discovering many things that we did not know about ourselves.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Podcast: Designing Supply Chains for Sustainability


In episode four of Be Ready for Anything, hear from Martin Jertz, ToolsGroup’s Business Development Manager for Central Europe, about how organizations can build sustainability into their supply chains while trimming costs and improving efficiency.

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Automated Supply Chain Communications RPA and AI Take the Stage


Automation endures and reshapes the foundation of supply chain management. As automation matures, advanced technology makes switching from manual to automated supply chain communications easier. With software, such as robotics process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as leveraging the might of an advanced transportation management system (TMS), more efficient and streamlined More.

PINC Acquires RailcarRx


Investment Marks Second Acquisition for PINC in Less Than 30 Days of Complementary Supply Chain Management Software Capabilities.

Melitta Builds More Efficient, Demand-Driven Supply Chain ?with ToolsGroup


ToolsGroup supply chain planning software enables Melitta Sales Europe to centralize demand planning and improve S&OP and promotions management.

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What Supply Chains Should Expect from Amazon Prime Day this Fall


Amazon Prime Day is approaching quickly with a start date of October 13, 2020. While Amazon typically holds this digital shopping ‘holiday’ in July, supply chain disruptions brought on by Covid-19 led to a postponement of the event.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Dropshipping and Cross Docking Automation Opportunities


Both cross docking and dropshipping have grown in popularity over recent years. Shippers and distributors enjoy the immense benefits of these fulfillment options. And while the models possess unique savings opportunities, automation is ready to change the game again. Modern supply chain leaders successfully transform more activities into dropshipping and cross dock automation in More.

LogiSYM Webinar: Technology Partnerships that help you maintain a high performing Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

What does supply chain performance mean and how can technology partnerships help you achieve this? 12 NOVEMBER 2020 | 11am – 11.30am (SGT). Webinar comingsoon featured

Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report


This year’s report focuses on the impact of digital yard management on enterprise transportation costs and capacity.

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Control Towers: A Conversation with Joe Bellini 1

The Network Effect

The post Control Towers: A Conversation with Joe Bellini 1 appeared first on The Network Effect. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Network Business Supply Chain Control Towers Supply Chain Management

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.

Why You Can’t Ignore the Inbound Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Considering that customers are at the tail end of the outbound supply chain, and companies across all industries are competing on customer experience, it’s not surprising that the outbound supply chain gets a bit more love and attention than the inbound side.

Why Automation in Retail Supply Chains Requires Improving Dock Scheduling

C3 Solutions

Retail is continuously looking for a bigger, better way to move freight, please more customers, avoid losses, and reduce the risk of disruption. Automation in the retail supply chain unlocks this capability, but it comes with a catch.

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone. Joe Lynch and Jeremy Thone discuss the 3PL basics: the 11 transportation services provided by 3rd party logistics providers. About Jeremy Thone.

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The Long Drive to Remote Working – Part 2


The short journey. Here and now and the future… In the previous article, we discussed the long road to being able to switch to remote working and the speed of the enforced change. Now we are all working in a changed environment. I have not physically seen anyone from QAD for 8 months.

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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!

Retail Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Era


Retail supply chains have been put through the wringer. Routes have been disrupted, warehouses, physical stores, and corporate headquarters have been shut down (or at least temporarily closed), and the workforce has been hit by a pandemic like none of us have ever seen in our lifetimes.

Surviving 2020’s Peak Season: A Complete Guide for Late Starters


It’s right around the corner, and you’d better have a plan if you’re looking to make it through. Our own Bryan Wyatt spoke with Danny Barfield from eTrac on their The Final Mile podcast about what companies need to have lined up to deliver the rush of orders coming your way.

A Beginner’s Guide to Omni-Channel Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

Omni-channel retailing is arguably the hottest trend in supply chain management right now. With e-commerce continuing to grow, there is more focus on Web commerce than brick and mortar.

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How Machine Learning and Text to Speech Work Together

In the Supply Chain

By Marcel Gogan (pictured). Senior Software Developer. The post How Machine Learning and Text to Speech Work Together appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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 is Indispensable

Enterra Insights

Most supply chain planners are familiar with Dwight D. Eisenhower’s observation, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” While I agree with the late five-star general and president about the indispensability of planning, I disagree that plans are useless. Because new planning techniques are making plans more realistic and viable.

Digital Supply Chain Predictions!

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! GET our EBOOK HERE. Digital Supply Chain predictions article and permission to publish here provided by Michael Gaughan at

Micro-Fulfillment Centers: All Hype or an Effective E-Commerce Strategy?


An increasingly popular e-commerce strategy, micro-fulfillment centers (MFCs) can be an effective way to meet rising volumes, the changing geographical nature of e-commerce demand, and the growing desire for same-day delivery. However, they’re not for everybody. Industry giants such as Amazon and China’s Alibaba have largely driven the “best-in-class” e-commerce fulfillment strategy for the last … The post Micro-Fulfillment Centers: All Hype or an Effective E-Commerce Strategy?

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Contactless Stocktaking – Added value in warehouses through statistical inventory sampling

All Things Supply Chain

2020 will certainly be remembered as a year that changed our habits and conventions in many ways. While international supply chains are slowly recovering from the global lockdown, the situation… General Inventory management inventory management supply chain supply chain management

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.