Sat.Feb 29, 2020 - Fri.Mar 06, 2020

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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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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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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.

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.

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.

[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.

Freight Transportation & the Coronavirus: Forecasting the Near-Term Effects with MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi [Podcast]

CHAINalytics

The post Freight Transportation & the Coronavirus: Forecasting the Near-Term Effects with MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi [Podcast] appeared first on Chainalytics.

Construction of Toyota’s ‘Smart City’ is Set to Begin in 2021

Kuebix

Artificial intelligence, robots and self-driving cars are establishing themselves within the transportation industry thanks to improved operational efficiencies and long-term benefits. These technologies are being adopted more commonly as their success stories continue to grow in number.

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.

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.