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5 Ways to Improve the Sustainability of Your Warehouse

All Things Supply Chain

Warehouses are among the most essential elements of our global supply chain. The packaging and shipping never stop, so warehouses expend lots of energy and emissions.

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Worried about VoIP security?

IT Supply Chain

By Ross Slogrove (pictured) UK Country Manager, Ringover The post Worried about VoIP security? appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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When Execution Meets Visibility

Talking Logistics

It’s time to think beyond appointments. While improved appointment scheduling for the gate and warehouse is a worthy application of real-time transportation visibility data, estimated time of arrival (ETA) knowledge alone isn’t sufficient to meaningfully improve your operations and their efficiency or reduce operational costs at your facility. Visibility data for appointments and gate-in/gate-out events.

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Understand the Pitfalls of IBP Before Embarking on a Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

GEON Performance Solutions purchases plastic pellets and add plastic compounders to make products of different strength, resilience, and flexibility. When a company undergoes a digital transformation, the transformation should be based on an understanding of what they want to achieve. A transformation that is based on the idea that by putting in new applications the company will automate a process, or processes, and provide more and better data to make decisions, is a poor foundation for a true

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Supply Chain Optimization Technology for ESG Compliance

AIMMS

The post Supply Chain Optimization Technology for ESG Compliance appeared first on AIMMS.

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[Video] The Connected Channel

Talking Logistics

We all know that there are a lot of dimensions and moving parts to supply chain management, and one area that I don’t think gets enough attention is channel management — that is, the way companies connect, communicate, and collaborate with their distributors, resellers, and other channel partners. Like in other areas of supply chain. Read more The post [Video] The Connected Channel appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Toys & Games Brands: Choosing the Right 3PL For Retail Deliveries

Zipline Logistics

Did you know…? In 2022, the global toys & games industry reached a value of $109.3 Billion. This industry includes segments such as dolls, toy cars, plush toys, construction sets, and board games. Top manufacturers of toys & games by revenue include Hasbro, The Lego Group, LeapFrog Enterprises, MGA Entertainment, and Vivid Imaginations.

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Advice to Tackle Supply Chain Volatility: It’s Time to Ditch Outdated Tech

John Galt

Explore ways to get more tactical in your planning and mature your supply planning capabilities to remain competitive in a fast-evolving marketplace.

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Skeletons in the software closet: discovering vulnerabilities in the supply chain

IT Supply Chain

By Doug McKee (pictured) Partner for Retail, Infosys Consulting The post Skeletons in the software closet: discovering vulnerabilities in the supply chain appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.

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The Empty Container Marketplace with Sean Bardon

The Logistics of Logistics

Sean Bardon and Joe Lynch discuss the empty container marketplace. Sean is the Co-founder and COO at Qualle , The world’s first empty container marketplace that connects exporters, importers, trucking companies, and steamship lines. Using Qualle’s technology, supply chains run more effectively, more efficiently, and less greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere.

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Supply Chain Shortages Hit the Customer Where it Hurts

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York , nearly three years after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, supply chains are back to normal. Actually, when looking a bit closer at the numbers, supply pressures actually fell below normal. Zero marks the historical average, and changes in either direction mark standard deviations from that trend. The February reading in the New York Fed’s Global Supply Chain Pressure Index was -0.26, reaching negative territory for the first time since August

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Why We Should Treat the Defense Supply Chain as a Network

The Network Effect

The post Why We Should Treat the Defense Supply Chain as a Network appeared first on The Network Effect.

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It’s a Win-Win: How Amplifying Women’s Voices Benefits Colleagues, Organizations, and Society

ToolsGroup

Kathleen Geraghty, Vice President of Sales North America, ToolsGroup, shares the insights she’s gained on her career journey and tactics for creating a connected and equitable work environment. International Women’s Day began more than a century ago, and while the business playing field has improved, it’s still not balanced. There’s more we can do to level it, not just for the sake of women, but for the sake of everyone.

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Supply Chain Orchestration: A New Era in Supply Chain Management

When the only certainty is uncertainty, what does that mean for today’s supply chain management approaches? This eBook delves into how supply chain orchestration can help businesses unlock agility, transparency, intelligence, and trust across their end-to-end supply chain.

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Highlights from the BGSA Conference with Ben Gordon

The Logistics of Logistics

Ben Gordon and Joe Lynch discuss highlights from the BGSA Conference , an annual event designed to bring together top industry leaders from all segments of the supply chain and provides an intimate and candid setting where CEOs and leaders can privately network and explore ideas with their peers. Ben Gordon, is the Founder of Cambridge Capital (private equity), BGSA (advice), and the Ukraine Logistics Coalition (humanitarian aid) About Ben Gordon Benjamin Gordon is the Founder and Man

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The Road Not Taken By Others

Talking Logistics

Editor’s note: Taking a break from supply chain and logistics, Adrian shares a story on how the decisions made by others contribute to the paths we take in life. I went for a walk yesterday afternoon, and as it often does, my mind wandered off. How did I get here? Not here, on this sidewalk, Read more The post The Road Not Taken By Others appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Augmented Reality: A Game Changer for the Logistics of the Future

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

REGISTER NOW Augmented Reality: A Game Changer for the Logistics of the Future Synopsis: At this exclusive event, discover how Augmented Reality solutions running on smart glasses and other can help tackle warehouse challenges and optimize your logistics processes. We will also be sharing key customer use-cases which had benefited from using TeamViewer Frontline and how it was a game changer in their warehouse management.

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The Top 3 Takeaways from EuroShop 2023

ToolsGroup

EuroShop 2023 has closed a successful five days of exhibitions and networking in Düsseldorf, Germany. Attended by an international audience of over 81,000 visitors, the event highlighted the latest retail innovations and boasted best-practice keynotes and presentations on timely and crucial industry strategies. Here are the three key takeaways on retailers’ minds. 1.

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CADDi Receives 2023 Top Tech Startup Award by Food Logistics, Supply & Demand Chain Executive

The 2023 Top Tech Startup Awards by Food Logistics, Supply & Demand Chain Executive spotlights the top software and technology startups in the supply chain and logistics space.

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5 Reasons to Attend 2023 Ivalua NOW Paris!

ivalua

Ivalua Spend Management Insights [ivory-search] 5 Reasons to Attend 2023 Ivalua NOW Paris! March 6, 2023 | | Ivalua NOW by Eloise Barnum 5 Reasons to Attend 2023 Ivalua NOW Paris – Breaking New Ground We are thrilled to invite procurement leaders, innovators, customers, and colleagues to Ivalua NOW Paris. This year, we’re exploring uncharted territory – embodying the spirit of those who take strides in “Breaking New Ground” !

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 10, 2023)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be visiting a university with my youngest son. We’re attending “Admitted Students Day” where we’ll get to learn more about the school, hear testimonials from current students, walk around campus, and participate in whatever else they have planned for us. The goal is to sell my son on going there. Read more The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 10, 2023) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Better Supply Chain Management Through the Use of Last-Mile Delivery Technology

IT Supply Chain

By Kushal Nahata (pictured) CEO & Founder, FarEye The post Better Supply Chain Management Through the Use of Last-Mile Delivery Technology appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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ToolsGroup Announces Significant Enhancements To SO99+ For Improved Supply Planning

ToolsGroup

Version 8.60 of the ToolsGroup supply chain planning solution enables supply chain teams to make informed decisions faster BOSTON — March 7, 2023 — ToolsGroup , a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, has announced the latest version of its Service Optimizer 99+ (SO99+) software, adding new dynamic planning capabilities and modularization to SO99+ and enhancing existing supply planning functionalities.

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How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics

Just by embedding analytics, app owners can charge 24% more for their product. How much value could you add? This framework from Software Pricing Partners explains how application enhancements can extend your product offerings. You’ll learn: How to take a disciplined approach to pricing The three elements of the Packaging Decision Framework Ways to structure your new embedded analytics offering Download the White Paper to learn about How To Package & Price Embedded Analytics.

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What Will Shape Supply Chains in 2023: Trends and Predictions

Supply Chain Brain

2023 will continue to present supply chain organizations with an imperative to analyze, predict and resolve issues before they arise.

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How Does Inflation Affect Supply Chain Profitability?

QAD

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in supply chains around the world and the dust has never settled. Positive cases have been on a downward trend but supply chain disruption shows no sign of slowing down. Instead, geopolitical, inflationary and environmental forces have created new challenges for manufacturers and their supply chain partners.

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Payment Fraud in eCommerce: The Role of Payment Gateways & Processors

IT Supply Chain

By Moyofade Ipadeola (pictured) Content Strategist, UX Writer & Editor The post Payment Fraud in eCommerce: The Role of Payment Gateways & Processors appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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Silicon-sur-Seine

Supply Chain Movement

Does investing in tech start-ups have a future right now? Alarm bells are ringing in the US financial media following a 25% drop in investment in Silicon Valley to US$7.2 billion in the last quarter of 2022, putting it back at the same level as in ‘Covid year’ 2020. Seed funding for start-ups has declined in Europe over the past six months too, albeit less dramatically than in the USA.

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Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability

How can businesses gain a competitive edge in an era marked by relentless competition and economic fluctuations? The secret is mastering strategic cost management strategies. This GEP bulletin, "Strategic Cost Management Approaches to Unlock Growth and Increase Profitability," breaks this down into clear, actionable steps. Discover how these strategies can boost your enterprise's financial health, helping not only to keep up but to excel in today's market.

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Survey: Accelerating Reshoring Strategies Will Modernize America’s Manufacturing Industry

Supply Chain Brain

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. CEOs agree that there is enough manufacturing capacity in America to address the world’s supply chain concerns.

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Tesla’s Master Plan 3 and Its Implications for the Auto Industry

QAD

Tesla unveiled their “Master Plan 3” on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at their investor day. By “investor,” they meant stakeholders in planet Earth. What was shared were not small ideas. The Big Idea The announcement tied out to Tesla’s mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. They delivered a viable plan to do this by 2050.

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Benefits in Finishing Packaging and Distribution Near Customers

ModusLink Corporation

warehouse order picker packing and sealing cardboard box with tape for dispatch As shippers and importers, there are many factors to consider when packaging and shipping products. In e-commerce , variety and agility are core to success. That includes packaging and distribution resources. It’s your role to figure out to reoptimize efforts and reduce costs.