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[Video] Supply Chain’s Most Profitable Four-Letter Word: Data

Talking Logistics

There’s certainly a lot of data in supply chain and logistics. Some companies drown in it, while others find a way to convert data into business value. One area where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement. How does data connect to procurement connect to profitability?

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Achieve Higher Fulfillment Rates to Improve Customer Satisfaction 

Logility

A transparent digital supply chain will give you the insights you need for faster fulfillment. Key Takeaways: Same-day delivery is preferred by most consumers today, and supply chains must speed up to match that fulfillment speed.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Retail Sector

Enterra Insights

Inflation is starting to impact the retail sector in significant ways. Some experts believe artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities will help retailers find their way through these volatile times.

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Supply Chain Leaders, Chained to Tradition, Face the Whip

Supply Chain Shaman

As my arms stretch forward to pull for the next lap in the summer heat, three thoughts circulate in my head. (I I often write my blogs in my head as I swim. The rhythm of a lap swim helps me to think better.). During the swim, my mind races with many thoughts.

2022 Peak Season Shipping Checklist

Guarantee success with this free Peak Season Checklist—a guide for parcel shippers to navigate the chaos of Q4. This checklist will help you efficiently manage your supply chain to prepare for holiday spikes in volume and demand.

Achieve Supply Chain Visibility With Efficient Technology Integrations

GlobalTranz

Supply chains are complex and ever evolving. There are often a number of systems working in the background to keep your supply chain running smoothly.

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National Barcode Day 2022

Enterra Insights

Break out the champagne. This Sunday is National Barcode Day. According to one website, “National Barcode Day commemorates more than 40 years of efficiency and accuracy that began on June 26, 1974, when a clerk scanned a 10-pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit gum at a Marsh supermarket in Troy, OH.

Top 7 Logistics & Transportation Management Capabilities That Drive Sustainability

Talking Logistics

There is a rising trend towards incorporating sustainability in supply chains growth strategies, particularly as economies transition towards a post-pandemic outlook.

Want the Best Supply Chain Talent? Offer the Best Technology 

Logility

While the supply chain talent wars continue, it’s incumbent upon today’s business owners to consider whether the technology they use day to day has any ‘wow’ factor. Demand parameter optimization has that ‘wow’ factor.

The VF Corporation Invested in Supply Chain Agility Before COVID Made “Agility” the New Buzzword

Logistics Viewpoints

VF Corporation is Building a Highly Automated DC on the West Coast. Anytime you have a chance to talk to an executive vice president in charge of the global supply chain of a nearly $12 billion corporation, you know you will learn some things.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

Enterra Solutions Cambridge Office PR

Enterra Insights

Enterra Solutions Expands to Third City in United States With New Office Next to MIT, Harvard. Pioneers of Autonomous Decision Science“ have digitally transformed world’s largest enterprises like Nestlé, TPG, Mars, and Unilever. September 15, 202111:OO AT Eastern Daylight Time. CAT BRIDGE, Pass.–(BUSINESS

NEW Webinar: 7 Uncommon Keys to WMS Project Success

The Logistics of Logistics

NEW Webinar: 7 Uncommon Keys to WMS Project Success. Thursday, July 21st 2022 l 11:30 AM EST. WMS projects can be challenging from start to finish. Achieving success requires process discipline and focus, and appropriate levels of effort, staffing and more.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (June 24, 2022)

Talking Logistics

‘Tis the season for graduations. My oldest daughter graduated from college last month. My youngest daughter will graduate from 8th grade this morning, which means I better get going.

Driving Growth Through Increased Efficiency in the Last-Mile

Logistics Viewpoints

As retailers across the U.S. struggle with disrupted supply chains and volatile economic markets, returning a profit has become more challenging. Retail executives are prioritizing investment in technology that can increase supply chain efficiency and their profits.

Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Keeping Up with a Changing World

Enterra Insights

Both business leaders and consumers are expressing concern, if not outright pessimism, about the future. These brooding feelings are the result of many interlocking factors that have lowered economic growth estimates and spurred inflation. One of those factors is the war in Ukraine.

What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022

The Logistics of Logistics

What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022. WRITTEN BY STEFANY MARTIN / POSTED ON JUNE 9, 2022. Original Article: What Shippers and Retailers Need to Know for Peak Season Planning 2022.

There’s No Supply Chain Visibility Silver Bullet

Talking Logistics

Silver bullet (noun): a simple and seemingly magical solution to a complicated problem. In my 23 years as an industry analyst, there is probably no topic that has been written about and talked about more than supply chain visibility. I’ve certainly done my fair share of commenting on the topic.

Why are WMS Sales so Persistent? Here is How I Learned of WMS’ Ongoing Importance

Logistics Viewpoints

Its All About the Details. I am currently finishing up this year’s version of ARC Advisory Group’s annual WMS market research study. It struck me as I reviewed past growth rates how persistent WMS sales growth has been.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Inventory and Inflation

Enterra Insights

There are a number of things that can cause an inflationary economy. Financial writer Emma Kerr ( @emmarkerr ) explains, “Inflation is caused by factors like pressures on the supply or demand side of the economy, money supply policies and even consumer expectations.”[1]

The NYSHEX Story with Gordon Downes

The Logistics of Logistics

Gordon Downes and Joe Lynch discuss the NYSHEX story. Gordon is the Co-founder and CEO at NYSHEX , a company that exists to help restore trust and reliability to global trade so everybody wins. About Gordon Downes.

5 Strategies to Establish Supply Chain Continuity

ivalua

Get up to speed with the newest changes and learn what it takes to enable effective, scalable supplier collaboration –including how to reduce risk, improve supply chain visibility, and build operational resilience and responsiveness.

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Feeling the pinch?

IT Supply Chain

By Ross Slogrove (pictured). UK Country Manager, Ringover. The post Feeling the pinch? appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

Seen and Heard at the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium | Xpo

Arkieva

The Gartner Supply Chain Symposium 2022 was filled with insights, actionable strategies, trends and more. Here we cover a few highlights. Seen and Heard at the 2022 Gartner Supply Chain Symposium | Xpo was first posted on June 21, 2022 at 12:22 pm. ©2017

The Evolving Landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Supply Chains & Logistics

ThroughPut

Speed in decision-making, speed in reducing cycle-times, speed in operations, and speed in continuous improvement. AI in the supply chain is here to stay and make waves in the years to come.

Supply Chain Brain Webinar

The Logistics of Logistics

Topic: Prepping for Peak: How to Level-up your CX Strategy this holiday season. Description: . The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past.

Want A Career In Cybersecurity? Here’s How To Get Started

IT Supply Chain

By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. The post Want A Career In Cybersecurity? Here’s How To Get Started appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Common Use Cases for Mathematical Optimization

What is mathematical optimization and what are some of the most common use cases for across industries? How can this type of prescriptive analytics be applied to lower costs, reduce carbon emissions, and build more resilient supply chains? Find out in this guide.

Baby Product Brands: Choosing the Right 3PL for Retail Deliveries

Zipline Logistics

The global market for baby products was estimated at $11.7 Billion in the year 2020. It is projected to reach $15.6 Billion by the year 2026.

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Top 3 e-Commerce challenges

ModusLink Corporation

Challenging, yet rewarding. There is plenty of research and evidence that E-commerce will continue to grow in next few years to come.

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7 Advantages of 3PLs for Packaging Operations of Ecommerce Businesses

All Things Supply Chain

As your business thrives and offers more products and services, you’ll eventually determine whether or not you’ll outsource shipping and fulfillment operations.