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How to Track Shipments with Disposable GPS Trackers


GPS tracking devices are an invaluable tool for many businesses that ship goods. There are a number of problems that can occur when goods are in transit, making real-time visibility essential for shipping companies.

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BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION. In the recent past, businesses have seen rapid changes in customer behavior and technology use as well as a rise in social media’s ability to influence buying decisions.

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The History of Shipment Tracking


Modern shipment tracking might not seem like a big issue. It’s a simple process that simply shows the package’s last known location. In today’s world, shipment tracking sounds new and innovative, but humanity has been tracking shipments for longer than many realize.

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How does your business look as a consequence of the pandemic?

Prophetic Technology

The future for many enterprises is a weak possibility of getting ahead as a consequence of the pandemic. Top businesses as British Airways and Tesco give the first steps to change direction to redesign their processes. supply chain risk management

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.

3 COVID-19 Hangover Cures for Supply Chain Executives: Part 1

Blue Ridge

COVID-19 is forcing a hangover on supply chain executives. Part 1 of this series offers a cure to the symptom of supply extremes: supply chain visibility. The post 3 COVID-19 Hangover Cures for Supply Chain Executives: Part 1 appeared first on Blue Ridge.

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Data Analytics for Your CPG Company


Learn about: Understanding CPG data analytics The differences among observational data, activity data, and sales data Data analytics solutions for CPGs. CEOs of successful consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies know they need to make clear-cut decisions in order to be true business leaders.

Omnichannel Demand- The New Normal in Retail

Vanguard Software

For retailers who are still not prepared for the rapid omnichannel switch, now is the time to take action. Retailers will have to redesign their supply chains. Retail Demand Planning Demand Sensing

Decline In Performance in Consumer Products. Are You To Blame?

Supply Chain Shaman

On Thursday morning, I began an engagement with a food manufacturer attempting to drive “Supply Chain 2.0. When I asked for a definition, the phone was silent. The answer was not clear to them. They wished that I had not answered the question… ) So, I want to give you a helping hand. My observation?

How to Protect Against Supply-Chain 'Earthquakes'

Supply Chain Brain

You might say the coronavirus pandemic is bringing about a seismic shift in attitudes toward supply-chain risk

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.

How to Increase the Value of Your Last Mile Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

Delivery man carrying cardboard boxes and loading them in a mini van. In my previous blog post , I talked about the factors that make last mile logistics one of the most complex and expensive parts of the supply chain.

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Get Started Using Machine Learning for New Product Forecasting


New product introductions (NPI) are critical to any company’s success, but many of them never become household names. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 80 percent of new product launches in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry fail.

Target Reverse Logistics: Start With the Top Challenges in the Reverse Supply Chain


Establishing clear channels for the routing of reverse logistics represents a significant challenge in the modern supply-chain. Organizations that successfully target reverse logistics challenges can streamline the returns management process and lower total freight spend.

Achieving Healthcare Transformation, Powered by Supply Chain


The healthcare provider world is facing tremendous strain as a result of the pandemic. I have some real context of this, living in NYC and having a family member that works at a hospital. While it is a difficult time, you have to also applaud the heroic efforts of this industry as a whole.

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 Risk Management: Revisiting Ericsson

SCM Research

Norrman & Jansson’s (2004) case study on Ericsson’s supply chain risk management (SCRM) practices is definitely part of the canon of SCM literature. After 15 years, it was time for an update. Together with Andreas Norrman, I visited Ericsson in Stockholm to investigate their SCRM practices.

Searching for New Ways to Reach Your Customers?


There is no question that face to face engagement is one of, if not the best way to generate traction and create relationships with potential business.

Keep Your Shipments Going With Fewer Trucks


The last four months have been tough on freight transportation. Specifically in India, we witnessed a combined surge in demand for essential products with a shortage of trucks – and, most critically, drivers. This begs the question then: Can a company deliver more loads with fewer vehicles?

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Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers


The post Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain – Research & Learnings from Leading Manufacturers appeared first on Ivalua

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Can Help “Future-Proof” Supply Chains


Over the past couple of months, most supply chains have weathered an unexpected storm. Rules and regulations are updated frequently in order for manufacturers, retailers and distributors to continue delivering.

TMS and Digital Freight: The Experts Speak

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to TMS and digital freight, there is a lot of interest. More and more TMS suppliers are integrating digital marketplaces into their core TMS offering.

Managing the Coronavirus Risk to the Supply Chain

Supply Chains Rock

Managing the Coronavirus Risk to the Supply Chain A year ago, who could have predicted that every business would be affected by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? Unfortunately, we’ve all learned the truth of the matter. In the months since the disease was first classified as a pandemic, no industry in the country has been spared. Troubles in Supply Chains Consumers across the country have been

Top 7 Digital Transformation Technologies For The Supply Chain


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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.

[Video] Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace

Talking Logistics

The current COVID-19 pandemic is creating many supply chain challenges for companies and organizations around the world, but it’s also serving as a catalyst for change and innovation.

4 Ways Supply Chain Modeling Enhances Enterprise Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain modeling is essential to substantiated resiliency analysis and to the planning of risk responses. A supply chain model is the digital representation of the structure, product flows and policies of a physical supply chain.

How to move IBP from a Tired Old Process to an Executive Decision Factory

Supply Chain Trend

When I was IBP manager at a multi-billion-dollar CPG company about 10 years ago, I remember a marketing director telling me just before the executive IBP meeting; ‘Niels, this feels like going to the dentist every month’. I agreed with him.

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Scenario Planning: Supply Chains Need a Plan


It’s a universal truth that in supply chains there has to be a plan. A plan of what is going to be sold, a plan of what inventory is needed to meet the demand, a plan of what to make, and a plan of what to buy.

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.