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5 Benefits of Wearable Technology

AB&R

We see it all too often, a user in the warehouse sets down their mobile device only for it to accidentally get hauled down the conveyor line. This is just one example of a situation that could easily be prevented if their company transitions to wearable technology.

How to Close the Supply Chain Skills Gap

All Things Supply Chain

Across a number of fields, Industry 4.0 — the mass adoption of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, cobots and internet of things devices — has rapidly changed the kinds of… General Supply Chain Management supply chain management supply chain skills

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The Remarkable Supply Chain of the Coffee Bean

Unleashed

For so many people, coffee is a staple of their everyday routine. And its popularity is apparent in the global market — global coffee production reached 158.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2018, up from 148.6 million 60-kilogram bags in 2015. In fact, the average per capita consumption stands at 1.0

Supply Chain Predictions 2020: Uncertainty Demands Resilience

ToolsGroup

It’s been an interesting decade for supply chain: just when you think things can’t get any crazier, a new extreme weather event, political drama or tech start-up pops up, disrupting entire industries.

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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.

Greenwashing and its rise: Why we’re worried

Provenance

“The danger of […]greenwashing is that businesses and people will feel they are doing the right thing whereas they might be exacerbating the problem and will almost certainly be avoiding the more challenging conversation around consumption levels.” – Trewin Rstorick, Founder of Hubbub, a communications charity.

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What is picking in a warehouse?

6 River Systems

Warehouse picking refers to the process where individual items are picked from a fulfillment facility to satisfy customers’ orders. It’s an essential aspect of order fulfillment and is considered one of the most expensive and labor-intensive activities for warehouses.

21st Century Marketing with Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

American serial entrepreneur Nolan Bushnell ( @NolanBushnell ), founder of Atari, the Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theater chain and numerous other businesses, notes, “Today, companies have to radically revolutionize themselves every few years just to stay relevant. That’s because technology and the Internet have transformed the business landscape forever. The fast-paced digital age has accelerated the need for companies to become agile.”[1]

Keeping Strong Supply Chain Talent: Five Things You Shouldn't Ignore

River Logic

To make matters worse, many millennials don't see the supply chain profession as cool, and numerous companies are guilty of undervaluing supply chain professionals. Here are five things to know that can help you respond to these challenges. Supply Chain Supply Chain Excellence Supply Chain Talent

Benefits of Digitally Transforming Supply Chain Planning in the Life Sciences Industry

Logility

Today’s life sciences supply chain is constantly changing as complex market forces including regulations, advances in technology, continued globalization, and ever-increasing customer demands combine to create new challenges.

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.

Keeping Your Supply Chain Ahead of Winter Weather This Holiday Season

Kuebix

It’s the holiday season and the skies aren’t hesitating to remind us that things are about to get very, very cold! Supply chains everywhere are getting ready for the impact. A winter outlook published by The Weather Company has mixed reviews.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

It’s time to start looking ahead again. Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. His observations include trends in first and last-mile logistics, and the increase in SMEs entering global markets.

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How to Find Supply Chain Workers Amid a Labor Shortage

AFFLINK

Times are tough for companies looking for supply chain workers. As Baby Boomers retire and more high school seniors are pursuing four-year college degrees, the blue-collar workforce is shrinking , creating a labor shortage.

Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

Talking Logistics

The holidays are about many things, including gathering with family and friends for holiday meals. Since produce and fresh ingredients are typically key for holiday meals, safely transporting these temperature-sensitive items, delivering them on time and in full, and keeping them freshly stocked on store shelves is vitally important for food retailers. This, combined with. Read more Is Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain Ready for the Holidays?

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!

The Digitization of Retail Supply Chains

DynaSys

Issues and forecast trends in an Omnichannel era. The consuming process has changed and is now mainly Omnichannel (physical and digital). This is why the Omnichannel transformation needs to be operated in Retail.

We Can All Participate in the Circular Economy

Requis

When you think of the term “circular economy”, you might think of natural fibre clothing, glass water bottles, and biodegradable materials.

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies.

3 Core Aspects of ‘Control’ All Digital Supply Chain Control Towers Should Have

MP Objects Supply Chain Orchestration

Digital supply chain Control Towers are invaluable for helping multi-enterprise business networks better collaborate, improve efficiency, and cut costs. They can, however, vary greatly in the depth and degree of what they actually ‘control’ and how much direct actionability you derive from them.

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.

Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers

The Network Effect

The post Sustainability: Part 1 – The Drivers for Global Supply Chain Managers appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management Sustainability Transportation

Control Tower: Simplifying Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

The logistics industry spans across the globe and the process is quite complex, making it difficult to track the status of the shipments.

[PODCAST] End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Tech

Cerasis

Listen to “End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility: The Always Evolving Quest Driven by Technology” on Spreaker.

Riding smoothly over bumpy terrain: Managing tariffs in the automotive supply chain

Kinaxis

by Manda Schweitzer-Miller. The uncertainty around tariffs and trade wars have left many supply chain professionals feeling confused and overwhelmed. What is going to be imposed and when? How is this going to impact my organization? What costs are we going to incur and how can we manage them?

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.

More Renewable Energy in Supply Chain Can Drastically Reduce Emissions

Material Handling and Logistics

A gigaton (one billion metric tons) of emissions savings can be unlocked if key suppliers to 125 of the world’s biggest corporate purchasers increase their proportion of renewable electricity by 20 percentage points

What is Contract Warehousing and When is Your Operation Ready for it?

West Coast and California Logistics

When your business is growing, shared warehousing with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) enables you to scale your warehousing investment to match your order volumes. Need more or less space? You can add or remove it based on your needs.

Could drones rescue the ailing air cargo industry?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our contribution to Air Cargo World – It seems hardly a week goes by without news of another drone delivery trial. While these stories are fascinating, they are also polarizing, often pitting analysts against one another in terms of the viability of drones in last-mile deliveries.

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4 Pillars to Future-Proofing Your Supply Chain with Yatish Desai

The Logistics of Logistics

[00:41] Tell us a little bit about where you’re from and what you do. I’m Yatish Desai, managing director with KPMG. I’ve been with them for ten years. I’m also the US leader for their transportation, logistics, and distribution service offering.

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.