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The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: Mitigating Customer Stockouts (and Not Just of Toilet Paper)

Elementum

Restaurants are giving away toilet paper with to-go orders — even the coveted two-ply. Handsanitizer has become a black market item.

Why Supply Chain Agility Needs to be the Next Normal

Logistics Viewpoints

The rug has been pulled out from beneath us. Doing things the same way we’ve always done them will no longer serve us, so we can’t simply put it back in its place.

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Turn into a Prescriptive Analytics Expert

Prophetic Technology

Prescriptive Analytics turns you into a Strategic Business partner through the transformational-value of your business. Prescriptive Analytics nowadays has good market penetrations, and it is likely to extend even further by 2020. supply chain analytics

Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit

Logility

The fundamental challenge in retail is one of balance. More specifically, balancing the need to achieve the company’s fiscal objectives, execute effectively at the store level and satisfy customers. The sheer complexity of modern omni-channel retailing makes this difficult.

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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.

Backorders and Their Effect on Supply Chain

SupplyPike

Learn about: The benefits of backorders The challenges of backorder processing The best ways to manage backorders in retail. Successful suppliers can still sell their products to customers even if they don’t have the inventory. To do so, they use backorders.

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Connecting the supply chain blocks with WMS

SnapFulfil

What has struck me most about COVID-19 so far is the rapid business response to the crisis. Brands are switching up their game plan and capitalizing on the e-commerce surge by going direct-to-consumer (D2C). warehouse management systems e-commerce

Battered by Trade War and COVID-19, What’s Next for Southeast Asia?

Supply Chain Brain

In the face of plummeting external demand and supply-chain disruption throughout the region, insolvencies are expected to jump 25% this year

Avoiding Data Driven Disasters – Operations Management (OM) To The Rescue

Arkieva

If you are thinking “machine learning and AI” will save you from data disasters – think again as the pandemic behavior is playing havoc with machine learning models. Avoiding Data Driven Disasters – Operations Management (OM) To The Rescue was first posted on June 3, 2020 at 8:04 am. ©2017

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Digital Transformation: Are You Giving Inventory Management the Attention it Deserves?

DSI

We call a digital transformation a journey for a reason – it’s a multi-step process with stops and adjustments along the way. It need not be a rocky journey; with the right solution in place and the right team along for the ride, it can be smooth(er) sailing.

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!

Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was six, my mother volunteered me for a new polio vaccine trial. It was risky, but my determined mother took a chance. She believed in science and patted my shoulder reassuringly as I rolled up my sleeve. During my toddler years, polio fear gripped the nation.

Last Mile Cost Control: The Supply Chain’s Inevitable 2020 Problem

Cerasis

It appears new technology developments and advanced systems continue to push the boundaries of efficiency in logistics, but last mile savings remain elusive. And, last mile cost control is becoming more difficult for both urban and rural deliveries to consumers and business.

Making A Difference: Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics, & Descartes

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is part of our “Making a Difference: Supply Chains for a Better Tomorrow” series that focuses on the supply chain capabilities that will separate the leaders from the laggards in the years to come.

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How can OEMs Mitigate the Effect of an Economic Slowdown?

DELMIA Quintiq

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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.

The Future of Drones is Now

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the last several years we have written about what the future of drones holds for supply chains. As technology has improved and regulations have eased, drones have increasingly made their way into the conversation around home delivery.

The Growing Role of AI in Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

In today’s world, it isn’t really all that hard to imagine how technology is going to continue to change our lives. What’s probably harder is imagining going back to a time before technology and trying to imagine yourself adjusting to that lifestyle.

Procurement Technology – What it can and can’t replace in a Manufacturer’s Journey Towards Supply Chain Resilience and Agility

ivalua

A review of the key elements in supplier management for manufacturers and how Source-to-Pay procurement technology can support the journey towards supply chain resilience and agility in times of crisis.

The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain

The Network Effect

The post The Consumer-Direct Strategy Part 2: How to Strengthen Your Direct to Consumer Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Logistics Network Business Platforms Supply Chain Management Transportation direct-to-consumer

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!

Editor’s Choice: Retailers: Is Your Transportation Strategy Ready for Peak Season?

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. This week, Logitsyx Technologies asks if retailers are ready for peak season. Peak season is always stressful for the retail industry, but the COVID-19 pandemic could create more issues than usual. Retailers can no longer rely on their usual playbooks, with planning cycles completely upended. For example, there is […].

Do you have a resilient SC to overcome COVID-19?

Prophetic Technology

We could not imagine the tremendous impact COVID-19 have had on our Supply Chains ( SCs ,) and the grave consequences of this outbreak on multiple businesses. Fear has paralysed several companies to rapidly responsD to the catastrophic outcomes. supply chain supplychain risk

June 22, 2020 / 11:00 AM ESTAchieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers

ivalua

The post June 22, 2020 / 11:00 AM EST<br>Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers appeared first on Ivalua

Quick Guide to Improving Fashion Supply Chain Management

Demand Solutions

The fashion industry is well known for being a tough business. With big companies like Forever 21 having solvency problems, it becomes apparent that any weakness in supply chain or demand forecasting can seriously hurt a fashion company.

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.

Repurpose Your Network Model to Make Rapid Decisions

CHAINalytics

The ongoing pandemic highlights the need for companies to make quick and accurate “what-if” decisions concerning their supply chains. However, it can take several months to create a network model from scratch.

How Automation is Providing Businesses with a Way to Move Forward

Kuebix

The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically altered the traditional business model. Companies looking to resume business are searching for ways to operate at a normal pace while maintaining new standards regarding cleanliness and social distancing.

New Ivalua Research Finds a Lack of Digitisation and Focus on Costs is Hindering Supplier Collaboration

ivalua

Significant opportunities to improve CSR performance, increase profitability and accelerate innovation linked to improving supplier collaboration.

FedEx Follows UPS in Adding New Peak Surcharges

Intelligent Audit

COVID-19 continues to have far-reaching consequences for shippers. Throughout the pandemic, carriers have been adding and changing surcharges to cope with the disruptions to their networks.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.