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Are We Building Our Supply Chains For Gen Z?

EV Cargo Technology

By 2026 Generation Z will overtake Millenials to become the largest consumer population (1). The Generation that regard being able to vote in the Brexit poll as an epochal moment, have Greta Thunberg as a role model and due to their online ability are known as “Digital-ites”(4).

How Will 3D and 4D Printing Change Your Supply Chain?

All Things Supply Chain

At the beginning of Terminator 2, Sarah Connor has a surreal moment when she realizes she must trust her previous nemesis, played by Schwarzenegger, to protect her son from a… General Supply Chain Management 3D-printing 4D printing supply chain management

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Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

Over the years we’ve built strong relationships with hundreds of global companies, and we hear the same challenges again and again: they can’t accurately plan for intermittent demand, they’ve got too much capital tied up in inventory, and their planners are overwhelmed by data management and complicated math.

How Barcode Scanning Can Revolutionize Your Inventory Management

DELMIA Quintiq

Effectively running and maintaining a successful warehouse in the modern supply chain is increasingly challenging. New processes and innovations continue to reinvent the world of logistics. Implementing something as simple as barcode scanning can completely transform your inventory management system.

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!

The Supply Chain Digital Twin: Is It Just Another Fad?

River Logic

A lot has changed. Simulation and modeling software allow organizations to create realistic and verifiable supply chain digital twins of their supply chains. Data mining techniques along with inputs from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors allow them to feed real-time data into models.

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5 Key Benefits of Implementing a Dock Scheduling Software

C3 Solutions

The increased complexity of global supply chains presents new challenges for facility managers and warehouse executives. Failure to properly maintain and proactively manage the yard, warehouse managers, the dock, and transportation will result in higher freight spend.

Is Microfullfillment the Answer to Rising Online Grocery Costs?

Logistics Trends and Insights

by Amy Wunderlin. Online orders represent a small percentage of the $800 billion grocery industry—about 3.5% of food and beverage sales, according to market researcher Forrester. The potential, however, is immense, with eMarketer projecting that e-commerce sales of food and beverage ($22.63

Growing Up to Become a Sustainable Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Is your supply chain immature? Does it resemble a 14-year-old boy, as a planner I met at an Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning event described his company’s supply chain? Grown up beyond diapers but not yet making good decisions consistently.

Even if Consumers Aren’t Aware of Human Trafficking, Companies Need to Be

Enterra Insights

“It’s been 20 years since passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 ,” writes Robert J. Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain. “Yet public awareness of human trafficking in global supply chains remains shockingly deficient.”[1] ”[1] Raising awareness could make a difference.

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.

Effective Freight Management 2020: What Do Shipper’s Need to Compete?

Cerasis

Effective freight management 2020 initiatives will help supply chains stay relevant and competitive with Amazon and the big box retailers. As the world watches the coronavirus’ epidemic spread, the time for rethinking existing freight management 2020 strategies has arrived.

Editor’s Pick: Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

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.

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The Top Five Benefits of Using Machine Learning for Demand Forecasting

Logility

Machine Learning for demand forecasting has matured to a level of accuracy, transparency and replicability that translates into transformative results, including in these five areas: Accuracy, transparency, thoroughness of analytical options and results.

Global Disruption Due to COVID-19 Removes Decades of Supply Chain Inertia – Now What?

The Network Effect

The post Global Disruption Due to COVID-19 Removes Decades of Supply Chain Inertia – Now What? appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Coronavirus Covid-19 supply chain resilience supply chain risk

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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.

5 Key Steps to Improve Your Distribution Network

Cerasis

The strategies of supply chain management are of paramount importance when it comes to boosting the profitability of the business and distribution network.

Performance Reviews: Evaluating Supply Chain Talent (Insights from Indago Members)

Talking Logistics

In addition to yourself, who participates and provides input in conducting your performance review? We asked our Indago research community that question back in September 2019.

The Supply Chain Professional of the Future Will Need These 4 Skills

Logility

The supply chain professional of the future will need the types of skills you won’t find online or in a textbook. The Internet is awash with content designed to help business professionals succeed now and help the next generation¹ succeed someday.

Global Disruption Due to COVID-19 Removes Decades of Supply Chain Inertia – Now What?

The Network Effect

The post Global Disruption Due to COVID-19 Removes Decades of Supply Chain Inertia – Now What? appeared first on The Network Effect. Network Business Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Risk Coronavirus Covid-19 supply chain resilience supply chain risk

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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.

[PODCAST] The Growing “Influence” of Content Marketing in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Listen to “The Growing Influence of Content Marketing in the Supply Chain” on Spreaker.

Collaboration, Procurement with Purpose and the Entente Cordiale…

ivalua

Last week, round 40 Procurement leaders got together in the very pleasant surroundings of the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London to talk about collaboration, and to celebrate Ivalua’s increased presence in the UK.

Creating a Resilient Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Today we recognize that the supply chain is a source of strategic advantage. In our quest to drive scale and reduce costs, we have architected supply chains spanning the globe. However, as these supply chains become increasingly globalized, they are also more vulnerable to disruption.

Supply chain in control with coronavirus

Supply Chain Movement

Slowly but surely, everyone is realizing that supplies from China are stagnating as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Containers are stuck at the ports in Hong Kong and Shanghai. And factories have temporarily shut down.

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.

Freight Invoice Auditing Trends: Shippers Now Leaning on Technology Providers

Cerasis

There was a time when freight invoice auditing was just an opportunity. It was an option for companies with the biggest revenues and shipping volumes.

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Procurement Digitization: The Key To Price Transparency And Healthcare Transformation

ivalua

Cost information in healthcare is not only opaque to patients, it’s also unclear to providers. Healthcare continues to be a source of major concern in the United States, with recent polling indicating it is the number one issue to voters in the 2020 elections.

BJ’s Wholesale Clubs Competes Based on Sheer Supply Chain Efficiency

Logistics Viewpoints

Amazon gets plaudits for their supply chain innovation. But when it comes to sheer cost savings driven by supply chain efficiencies, it is hard to beat BJ's Wholesale Clubs. Traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are said to be struggling because of Amazon.

Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Women in Supply Chain and Transportation

Kuebix

Each year, Women’s History Month is celebrated in March to honor women who have made waves in their various spaces. It’s a time to reflect on women’s contributions to culture, history, and society as a whole. Influential and impactful women are prevalent, though sometimes overlooked.

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.