Sat.Dec 21, 2019 - Fri.Dec 27, 2019

How AI Technology Can Impact Your Business for the Better?

Procurement Academy

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly growing as a vital tool for making business processes more accurate and efficient. Although, only 23% of respondents in a recent study have reported incorporating AI into their processes and service offerings.

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2020 Trends to Watch For in Warehouse Management


Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only constant in life is change.”

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Useful tips to reduce the Carbon Footprint in your Last Mile

Prophetic Technology

As the exponential growth of e - Commerce goes on, strategic players in the Last Mile delivering service are challenged by the ever-increasing customer demands and higher volumes of transportation.

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Supply Chain Planning

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!

Automation Allows Companies to Shed Human Workers. Can It Also Save Them?

Supply Chain Brain

Automation is generally seen as the enemy of human workers. But can it also be used to avoid layoffs

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Streamline Artwork Management with a Digital Asset Library


New ways of storing assets come with great potential value. Consumer Products Retail Manufacturing Labeling Artwork Management C-Level Issues

Why IT Projects Fail: Three Steps to Implementation Success


Approaching a large IT implementation project can be a daunting prospect. In addition to managing the expenses, timelines, logistics and vendors, you have to consider change management and user expectations. The numbers don’t help maintain a sense of optimism, either.

Electronic Proof of Delivery Software Gives Santa High-Tech Tools to Deliver Old-School Christmas Cheer


The post Electronic Proof of Delivery Software Gives Santa High-Tech Tools to Deliver Old-School Christmas Cheer appeared first on Paragon Routing. Proof of Delivery

How I lost $1.2m by not using a $4/day inventory planning software.


About ten years ago, I bought a struggling toy business that, on the surface, looked like it had a lot of potential. But only two years later, I was forced to sell it at a fraction of what I invested. I lost over a million dollars in the process, which nearly ruined me

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.

2020 Logistics Outlook: 3 Trends That Will Make an Impact

PLS Logistics

The start of the new decade marks many significant shifts in the logistics and transportation industry. The past few years in the logistics and transportation industry brought the most contradictory and fast-growing trends to the spotlight.

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Cognitive Technology and the Digital Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Numerous articles discussing digital supply chains also discuss how cognitive technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive computing, and machine learning) play a vital role in digital strategies. The staff at HERE Technologies explains, “The word ‘cognitive’ comes from the Greek word for ‘knowledge’ (gnosis). Significantly, it has a ‘co’ in the front, implying the notion of collaboration.

4 ways technology is transforming warehouses

6 River Systems

Technology is quickly transforming the world around us, impacting everything from the way we communicate to how we operate our businesses.

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Top 11 Supply Chain Trends You Need to Know in 2020

River Logic

Supply Chain Supply Chain Excellence Supply Chain Optimization Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Planning

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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.

What is Predictive Analytics and How is it Used in Supply Chain Operations?


You may be familiar with the term predictive analytics – but have you ever stopped to ask yourself what it really means for your supply chain? Analytics help companies streamline process efficiencies and make sure important trends aren’t overlooked.

Top 5 Things to Know About SAP Barcode Label Integration


Today, enterprises are attempting to streamline the flow of products and information across channel, network, and organizational boundaries to create flexible and demand-driven supply chains—while also meeting their profitability objectives. SAP Labeling SAP

The Returning Season

Enterra Insights

The holiday shopping season actually ends with the holiday returns season. Matt Guasco ( @mattpguasco ), President of INF Marketing and Logistics, explains, “With the rise in e-commerce has come an annual torrent of post-holiday returns. Millions of packages that flowed one-way through the supply chain to the consumer must now be turned and move back through the supply chain to the appropriate destination. No easy task for a logistics system largely built to deliver.”[1]

Looking Ahead: A conversation with Craig Fuller (FreightWaves) [Podcast]


The post Looking Ahead: A conversation with Craig Fuller (FreightWaves) [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Supply Chain Intelligence Transportation 3PL 3PL Providers asset-based carriers brokers contract freight rates contract rates craig fuller ELDs freightwaves spot freight rates spot market rates Spot Rates Transportation Procurement

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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.

Taming the Beast of Retail Supply-Chain Operations

Supply Chain Brain

Retail supply-chain executives are under intense pressure to support the seamless omnichannel experiences that consumers are demanding in the digital age

How is the B2B buying process evolving?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Michiel Schipperus, CEO at Sana Commerce The way B2B buyers conduct business has changed significantly over the last five years. Advances in ERP technology and supply chain management software have enabled manufacturers to underpin process innovation with real-time insights, driving improvements in supplier management and buying efficiencies

What's the Word?

Inbound Logistics

The hot supply chain words or phrases for the coming year and the concepts behind them

What's Next for the Barcode?


Barcodes are everywhere. They’re on every product you buy, and on every component or sub-assembly of those products as well. You find barcodes on cattle tags, on shipping containers, and some people have even gotten barcodes as tattoos.

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.

Supply-Chain Innovation: In the Front Office or Back?

Supply Chain Brain

In recent years, supply chain has become a hotbed of innovation and a darling of venture investors. A series of new technologies has matured and brought new life to this historically rather stodgy space

[Video] Preparing For Brexit: What Supply Chain Leaders Need To Know

Talking Logistics

Arne Mielken, Senior Global Trade and Customs Manager of E2open, discusses the current status of Brexit and how supply chain leaders should respond to the ongoing risks and uncertainties.

A Hire Purpose: 11 Strategies to Recruit Supply Chain Talent

Inbound Logistics

Competition has never been tougher to obtain supply chain talent, forcing companies to rethink recruitment strategies. Here are some best practices for companies to integrate into supply chain talent recruitment

Life after AB5: Getting your trucking authority in California

DAT Solutions

The experts at DAT Authority advise California drivers who want to get their own authority that there are extra steps and the process takes longer in California. Trucking Regulations

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.