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Haul-o-ween: Tricks, treats, and truckload freight

DAT Solutions

Remember when retailers dedicated a few shelves to candy and costumes? Today there are entire stores selling Halloween merchandise, and spending has nearly doubled in the past decade. Trucking Industry Trends

Why You Need to Upgrade From QuickBooks, and How to Transition Easily

My Office Apps

Why You Need to Upgrade From QuickBooks, and How to Transition Easily. Do you feel that your business is outgrowing basic accounting software like QuickBooks? Well, it may be a sign that you’re doing something right – your business is growing.

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How Testing Automation Gives Retailers Competitive Advantage

Repl Group

What would it mean to your retail business if you could test changes to your global IT systems overnight? What sort of competitive advantage would that give you?

Warehouse Management Analytics: What You Need to Know

Cerasis

The rise of e-commerce was a significant change for supply chain managers and leaders. Customers now have access to anything their hearts desire, and inventory management has become a new animal.

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.

Prescriptive Analytics is Going Mainstream. Is your Organization Ready?

AIMMS

With rising supply chain complexity, organizations are racing to improve the pace and quality of decision-making. To do this, many are relying on prescriptive analytics. According to Gartner, 11% of mid and large-sized enterprises currently have some form of prescriptive analytics.

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How to Protect Your Supply Chain from Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

OneSCM

With each passing day, cybercriminals grow smarter and savvier. While your organization might practice prudent cybersecurity protocols, the fact is, your suppliers may not be as diligent.

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Impacting the supply chain talent pipeline by expanding academic outreach

Kinaxis

by Polly Mitchell Guthrie Talent is top of mind for most executives as fuel for the future – but it is approaching a crisis in the supply chain world.

Is Integrated Final Mile the Best Way to Lower Costs?

Cerasis

The final mile is everything in logistics, and according to David Meyers of Supply Chain 24/7, significant challenges exist in the final mile.

Companies Still Behind on Digital Transformation of Supply Chain

Material Handling and Logistics

Fear of change and data challenges are roadblocks to companies adopting a digital strategy

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.

Why Agility and Creativity are the New Vital Procurement Drivers  (but don’t sacrifice “effectiveness”)

ivalua

Peter Smith, Managing Director at Procurement Excellence Ltd. If Procurement people, functions and organisations are going to be successful, it is obvious that we have to adapt to the changing wider business and social environments.

6 Benefits of Automated Yard & Dock Management to Enhance Scalability

C3 Solutions

Yard and dock management impact each operation within your supply chain. Non-standard, manual processes are among the most significant problems affecting an operation. Manual processes contribute to issues in scalability and create additional stress for your staff.

[PODCAST] The Role of Supply Chain Technology for More Effective Inventory & Warehouse Management

Cerasis

Listen to “The Role of Supply Chain Technology for More Effective Inventory & Warehouse Management” on Spreaker. Supply Chain Technology Downloadable Resources Why Blockchain will Create Extreme Supply Chain Management Optimization Download White Paper A Guide to Maximize the Use of TMS Download White Paper The Digital Supply Chain: The Landscape, Trends, Types, and the.read More.

e-Freight Solutions for Air Cargo

Descartes

Julie Calcunovitch is Vice President, Air Product Management at Descartes The highly demanding and competitive nature of the supply chain industry demands proactive collaboration amongst trading partners in the air freight community. More than ever, organizations not only need to exchange data between disparate systems in an efficient manner, but also require full visibility into each and every shipment and corresponding document.

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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!

Lifting the Fog of Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For a number of years, business analysts have been preaching the gospel of transformation in supply chain operations. Glenn Steinberg ( @GlennSteinberg ), global and Americas supply chain leader at EY, observes, “You’ve been hearing about ‘the supply chain of the future’ for years. How it will provide end-to-end visibility. How it will self-manage customer inventories.

20 Things to Know about Supply Chain Digital Transformations

Logistics Viewpoints

There are twenty things companies need to know if they are contemplating a digital supply chain transformation. One thing that is very important, is that they learn about a new set of solutions called Supply Chain Collaboration Networks.

What is the Digital Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Digital Supply Chain (SC 4.0) Overview! What You Need to Know! Video).

Realizing the Maximum Value from Mobile Proof of Delivery Solutions

Descartes

Do more with less. That’s the universal challenge for transportation and operations managers in today’s business environment. Regardless of the industry, the goal is to operate more efficiently while still meeting customer demands that are constantly changing. As a result, companies are adopting mobile workforce software solutions to streamline supply chain and logistics processes.

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.

The Digital Age is a Quarter Century Old and Transformations are Still Taking Place

Enterra Insights

Twenty-five is generally considered an age at which people have matured sufficiently to contribute to society and get on with life. The Digital Age is now a quarter century old, but many pundits believe the transformations it has spawned remain in their infancy or adolescence. Former IBM executive Irving Wladawsky-Berger traces the origins of the Digital Age to the release of the Netscape browser in December 1994.[1]

Retailers and Carriers are Increasing Labor Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Season

Kuebix

Fall is here and retailers are already preparing to get in the holiday spirit! Many businesses announced their seasonal hiring plans before summer ended. A recent Indeed holiday hiring survey indicates that holiday job searches per million job seekers rose by 11% in comparison to last year.

Ugh. As If. Applications Are So Yesterday

Talking Logistics

“I believe in the power of shared data and technology to build a better future.” Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen probably didn’t have supply chain in mind when he said this, yet the statement resonates truer than ever in our industry.

For Supply Chains, Customer Experience Is the New Differentiator

Supply Chain Brain

Customer experience is disrupting and changing the supply-chain world from the inside out

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.

Solving the Supply Planning Crisis

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. If your home was on fire, would you want firefighters to attempt to douse the flames with an old manual bucket line? Of course not.

Doing Business in the Czech Republic

QAD

After World War I, Czechoslovakia had a tumultuous history, but with the Velvet Revolution of 1989, the country was able to return to democracy. In 1993, the country split into two components, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Rent the Runway: The Consequences of Failed Delivery

Talking Logistics

Delivery has always been part of the order fulfillment process, but it’s only been in recent years that it has emerged from the shadows, from being a cost center and a back-end process to becoming a competitive differentiator and a key driver of customer experience.

What is a Unified Data Model?

Adexa

Supply chain has many levels of planning, from high level network design and optimization all the way down to scheduling and sequencing of equipment and transportation. Much detail is needed at the lower levels of execution and the right level of abstraction at the higher levels.

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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.