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Are you a Fast Casual chain going online? Here are some tips from technology experts


Are you a Fast Casual chain going online? Here are some tips from technology experts Online food delivery has been on an upward trend in the last few years and with the pandemic striking in 2020, the trend has skyrocketed.

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Predictive Quality: Why is it Critical for the Food Production Industry?


The Case for Predictive Quality Management. The post Predictive Quality: Why is it Critical for the Food Production Industry? appeared first on Seebo Blog. Industry 4.0 Insights

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Consumer Behaviour and Supply Chains Beyond 2020: Are You Prepared?


Retail history and social psychology offer a glimpse into how the pandemic could change consumers' attitudes, behaviors and spending habits, which will impact on your supply chain and distribution in interesting ways. Blog ROI

Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

During August, I moved and I spent the weekend painting my new shed with gloppy, wet deck paint. As I methodically pivoted the roller to apply the stain, I made quite a mess. Standing in the hot sun covered in paint was a good time for reflection.

Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Exploring the Value of Connected Supply Chain Systems to Increase ROI


Connected supply chain systems rely on the advancement of sensors, analytics, and real-time data to make informed decisions and reduce inefficiencies. This advanced supply chain, known as supply chain 4.0,

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Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan


How Do You Turn a Good Demand Forecast into the Optimum Inventory Plan? Your customers don’t care if you have a great demand forecast. They care if you have the inventory they want when they want it.

New Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model Offers Framework to Assess Labeling Effectiveness


If you're wondering about the effectiveness of your company's labeling or maybe you are trying to identify what additional steps you can make to further optimize your existing labeling initiatives, then you'll want to check out the new Enterprise Labeling Maturity Model.

Breaking Down the Barriers to New Technologies During Omnichannel Peak Season


The omnichannel peak season for 2020 will be an entirely new beast in logistics. The days of planning for a gradual ramp-up to peak season have vanished. Meanwhile, the need to maximize the value of the existing supply chain technologies has never been higher.

Artificial Intelligence in Supply Chain Planning


The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in supply chain planning is not a passing fad. AI and ML are fundamentally changing supply chain.

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.

How To Overcome The 3 Key Challenges Of Chemical Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Chemicals production is a multi-million dollar industry with a complex supply chain ecosystem. It is one of the largest industries with a global impact and more than $5 trillion annual sales and supplying nutrition, agriculture, construction, and many other industries.

Are Ocean Freight Prices Absolutely Broken?


Special thanks to Lars Jensen, CEO at Sea Intelligence Consulting and Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos Group for their input and insights for this report. . Shipping containers are like scotch. . It’s hard to predict what demand will be like for products like these ahead of time.

Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations


The ability to offer the same delivery is rapidly becoming a differentiator among retailers and other shippers. According to Business Wire, “The same day delivery market in the US is poised to grow by $9.73 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 22% during the forecast period.”

Warehouse Design: What’s the best layout for speed?


Many warehouses and fulfillment operations are being stress-tested as a result of COVID-19. If your warehouse is laid out in a classic aisle pattern, your fulfillment efforts may not be as efficient as they could be leveraging fishbones.

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 Build a Resilient Supply Chain in Difficult Times

PLS Logistics

Learn how to strengthen your organization’s supply chain against any challenges with this free eBook! eBook

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The Growing Need for Digital Yard Management Systems

Talking Logistics

Why did the need for Digital Yard Management Systems surge during the pandemic? Digital Yard Management Systems (YMS) play a critical role in helping companies automate processes and offset the impacts of the global pandemic and other supply chain disruptions.

15 Tips for Optimizing Your Supply Chain Today

All Things Supply Chain

From raw profitability and growth to the ability to delight customers with quick turnarounds, supply chain optimization is the missing ingredient for many organizations in a wide range of industries.…

Back to School Looks Different for Supply Chains This Year


Fall is approaching and with it comes back to school season. However, Covid-19 has left the 2020-2021 academic year looking different than previous ones. School districts throughout the U.S. are deciding between in-person, online or a mix of the two instruction styles for their students.

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!

Avon appoints :o9 Solutions to fuel growth and accelerate its Digital Transformation Journey in the Integrated Business Planning Space

o9 Solutions

This article has also been published on Business Wire. Avon, one of the world’s leading direct selling beauty companies, will deploy :o9 Solutions’ next-generation, AI-enabled platform for Control Tower and Integrated Business Planning. Dallas, 10 September 2020. :o9

A Tale of 4 Direct-to-Consumer Brands: Comparing Seasonal, High-Growth, Unplanned, and Gradual Sales


Greater demand. Packing boxes nonstop. Too little inventory. Too much inventory. Too much of the wrong inventory. Not enough capital. Slow manufacturing. Stockouts. Backorders. Delayed shipments. Angry customers. Demand plateaus. Coffee coffee coffee. Repeat. Sound familiar?

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The Next Chapter for the Supply Chain: The 3 most important topics shaping the future

All Things Supply Chain

No-one could have predicted over a year ago that a global pandemic would shut down economies all over the world; throw supply chains into chaos due to panic buying and… General Supply Chain Management ecommerce logistics supply chain management transparency

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast with Joe Lynch

The Logistics of Logistics

The Logistics of Logistics with Joe Lynch. Steve Elwell and Joe Lynch discuss The Logistics of Logistics podcast including its founding, evolution and future. Joe Lynch is the host of The Logistics of Logistics podcast. About Joe Lynch.

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!

The Case for Robotics in Order Fulfillment and Returns Processing


A lot of people in the supply chain industry have been cautiously watching the robotic technology space for the past few years waiting for a sign that it’s safe to go in the water.

Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. The three traditional methods are the use of a transportation management system (TMS), transportation execution system (TES), and managed transportation services (MTS).

The Brutal Legacy of Slavery is Still Being Made in Some Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Far too many people believe the legacy of slavery is an historical artifact — it’s not. People around the world are still being held in forced labor conditions. The staff at Global March Against Child Labor reports, “In recent years, those concerned with the issues of trafficking, forced labor, and slavery have begun to focus on supply chains as a new arena of action with a focus on girls and young women.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 09/04/2020 – 09/11/2020

All Things Supply Chain

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.