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Reduce Spoilage and Boost Profitability from Perishable Orders

Herlitz Inventory Management

There’s a fine line between lost sales and spoilage. Here’s how to find it. Buying the correct amount of inventory requires a fine balance between ordering enough inventory to support demand without overbuying.

Rearchitecting IT to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Bristlecone

Giriraj (GK) Sharma, Associate Vice President, Bristlecone . In medical research, a lot of time and money has been spent on non-communicable diseases over the past three to four decades.

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Lean Continuous Improvement – Key Drivers for Continuous Improvement

ThroughPut

“ Lean” is considered to be a philosophy of continuous improvement. What is Lean Continuous Improvement? Lean Continuous Improvement is defined as a method for identifying opportunities for streamlining work, reducing waste, and increasing productivity.

5 Reasons to Consider Managing Inventory Data Outside Your ERP

DSI

Businesses are being forced to adapt and change on the fly like never before. The ways of doing business are changing rapidly while, at the same time, we see more and more limitations to how business must be conducted as we work to control the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

Real-time data and AI vital to development of digital supply chains

EFT

. According to a study by E2open, the use of real-time information and artificial intelligence to sense demand dramatically cuts forecast error by an average of 36% across all products in the study.

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The Five Biggest Supply Chain Challenges of 2020

River Logic

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Three Ways to Optimize Inventory

The Smart Software

Inventory optimization has become an even higher priority in recent months for many of our customers. Some are finding their products in vastly greater demand; more have the opposite problem.

Enhancing the RFP Process for a Stronger Supplier Relationship

ProcurePort

The supply chain is a vital aspect to any organization in any industry. Developing a book of suppliers and vendors that are trustworthy, reliable, and actively respond to RFPs is a challenge for every procurement team.

10 Tips to Improve Logistics Workforce Management

Kane is Able

Other than inventory, your logistics workforce is the largest expense in your distribution centers, eating up 50–70% of the warehousing budget. It’s why managing and reducing labor-related expenses is a top priority for just about every logistics executive.

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 Ship Hazardous Materials (Hazmat)?

PLS Logistics

When it comes to shipping hazardous materials, safety is key. Hazardous freight is sensitive to external influences and can be very dangerous, so preparing and shipping hazardous materials requires thorough planning, careful approach, and responsible execution.

5 Reasons to Keep Your Telematics Service Provider

Cerasis

Telematics is all but inseparable from the modern supply chain. GPS technologies have been a staple of the industry for some time, but telematics services today can offer even more. With such a variety of services available, choosing the right fleet tracking software can be a challenge.

7 Pitfalls of Stalled IBP Initiatives and How to Overcome Them

AIMMS

Integrated Business Planning (IBP), as defined by its creators at Oliver Wight , is “the business planning process that extends the principles of S&OP throughout the end-to-end supply chain, product, service and customer portfolios, customer demand and strategic planning, to deliver one seamless management process.”

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COVID-19 hindering sustainability initiatives, reveals research

ivalua

A lack of digital maturity and a focus on supplier cost and quality are also limiting green practices.

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!

Achieve Results Faster by Increasing Your Company’s Clockspeed?

Logility

The classic definition of clockspeed is the rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle, typically measured in megahertz or gigahertz. More recently the term has been co-opted as a method for categorizing industries and companies.

Product Returns: How Next-Generation Capabilities Improve Reuse, Reclamation, and Resale

Cerasis

Achieving balance within the flow of forward and reverse logistics is a complex task for modern supply-chain professionals. Supply chain executives expect results. Supply chain professionals continue to see a steady flow of product returns.

Digital Yard Management Prove Essential During COVID-19 Disruptive Times

PINC

New Gartner Market Guide for Yard Management shows the role that YMS plays in helping companies automate processes and offset the impacts of the global pandemic and other supply chain disruptions. .

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkhanis. Ketan Karkhanis and Joe Lynch discuss logistics collaboration and the friction that limits productivity for shippers, 3PLs, brokers, and trucking companies. About Ketan Karkhanis.

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.

Achieve Results Faster by Increasing Your Company’s Clockspeed?

Logility

The classic definition of clockspeed is the rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle, typically measured in megahertz or gigahertz. More recently the term has been co-opted as a method for categorizing industries and companies.

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

Cerasis

Managing reverse logistics presents new challenges in the post COVID-19 world. Instead of simply managing returns and isolating defects, supply chain executives must now consider how returned products could lead to higher safety risks. And the need for efficient returns continues to grow in tandem.

Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment

Requis

Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain. Steeped in the investment world since 2008, Brian decided very early on to focus on supply chain and operations investment.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss selecting an e-commerce fulfillment partner. For e-commerce companies the difference between success and failure is fulfillment.

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.

How Did the Digital Supply Chain Evolve?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Digital Supply Chain Overview! Video). Digital Supply Chain evolve article and permission to publish here provided by Megan R. Nichols.

Do shorter supply chains really cost more?

Supply Chain Movement

Shortening global supply chains will lead to significant extra costs, claimed Steven Brakman, a lecturer in international economics at the University of Groningen, in the Dutch financial newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad recently.

The Most Important Technology Company in Your Supply Chain Operations

Talking Logistics

When you think about Microsoft and its role in supply chain and logistics, Excel is probably the first thing that comes to mind. The Excel spreadsheet is arguably the most used software application in the field (see “5 Reasons Why Excel Is Champ Of Supply Chain Apps”).

REPOST: Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich. Peter Stefanovich and and Joe Lynch discuss buying and selling transportation/logistics companies.

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.