Sat.Aug 03, 2019 - Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Improve Industrial Label Design and Management with Barcode Label Printing Software

Loftware

What do better barcode design and management mean for you? Supply Chain Manufacturing Labeling Logistics Barcode Labeling

3 Technologies Transforming Modern Manufacturing Techniques

USC Consulting Group

The U.S. economy is experiencing a period of job growth. The unemployment rate is at a low last seen more than 50 years ago , according to government data, and millions of jobs have been created since 2016, approximately 2.6 million of which were added to payrolls in 2018 alone.

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Robots in the Building: The Positive Influence of AI for Supply Chain Planners

ToolsGroup

Have you looked at a job listing for a supply chain planner recently? The planner’s role has expanded to include a combination of technical skills and communications and interpersonal skills.

Guide: Buying Vs. Building A Warehouse Management System

SCJunction

Each warehouse is different, presenting its own set of challenges, limitations, and advantages, with solutions that must be tailored to a specific industry. With this in mind, it’s important to take your specific business requirements into consideration when you decide how to build or buy your WMS.

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!

Automation in the Supply Chain and Its Impact on Scalability

Cerasis

Automation is coming of age in the supply chain. Where supply chain leaders once viewed automation capabilities as science fiction fantasy, automation’s real-world applications are becoming evident.

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Supply Chain Modeling: Here’s What You Need To Know

River Logic

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Digital Supply Chains Seek to Fill Information Black Holes

Logistics Viewpoints

Digital supply chains seek to fill information black holes. For many companies' supply chains, it is the end-to-end portion of the supply chain, knowing what upstream and downstream partners are doing and how well they are doing it, where there are the most black holes.

E-Commerce and Warehousing: Areas of Focus to Prepare for Fulfillment

Cerasis

As explained by Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant, shippers tend to focus on short-term needs and ignore the space requirements for efficient fulfillment.

Robots in the Building: The Positive Influence of AI for Supply Chain Planners

ToolsGroup

Have you looked at a job listing for a supply chain planner recently? The planner’s role has expanded to include a combination of technical skills and communications and interpersonal skills.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Supply Chain CFOs Need to Kiss Average Cost Methods Goodbye

River Logic

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How AI is Generating Value for US Restaurants

The Network Effect

How artificial intelligence is driving better customer service and supply chain efficiencies in the restaurant supply chain Artificial Intelligence (AI). The post How AI is Generating Value for US Restaurants appeared first on The Network Effect.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3 – 9)

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s nice to be back bringing you the logistics news round-up again. My colleagues took over for me the last two Fridays as I was on vacation exploring Ireland and Northern Ireland. It was such an amazing trip on so many levels. First there was the family aspect. I saw family I hadn’t seen in years, watched my kids meet and play with new cousins, visited the house where my father, grandfather, and most likely […].

Making Your Supply Chain Green Doesn’t Have to Cost You Green

Kuebix

The transportation industry has a notoriously significant impact on the environment. Conventional vehicles and trucks release large quantities of greenhouse gas emissions, hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide, all of which are harmful to the environment and those inhabiting it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, freight trucks contribute the second highest amount of pollutants into the […].

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.

Not all food is created equal. Who should set the standards?

Provenance

Last month, The Guardian released an article entitled “ Is Fairtrade finished? explaining that while Fairtrade forever changed the way so many of us shop (for the better), many companies are now sadly leaving the system.

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Finding the Right Purchase Order: EDI 850 vs. EDI 875

SupplyPike

Back to basics: What is a purchase order? A purchase order is typically the starting point of your supply chain. It is a legally binding agreement between a trading partner and a buyer, detailing items that the buyer would like to order from the trading partner.

Chainalytics Among Top Supply Chain Firms in 2019

CHAINalytics

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Integrating Technology into Your Supply Chain: Five Questions You Need to Ask

Material Handling & Logistics

Advanced technologies are transforming the way products are moved and tracked across the globe today

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Four Ways AI Is Impacting Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

Global logistics companies are creating a new normal in how they manage data, run operations and serve customers

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Using the Right Technology For Your Inventory Management

Supply Chain 24/7

In this article, we share five insights to answer the question of why are inventory levels in the supply chain higher post-recession than before 2007 and offer guidance to better manage inventories in a complex supply chain world

Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How

Roambee

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee have teamed up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws?

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

The Business Case for a Global TMS

3rdwave

Managing global freight is ladened with challenges. Possibly the most critical challenge is the limitation of time. Demands on the transportation teams are growing as political posturing ramps up causing rapid disruption to global supply chains.

Supply Chain Transformation in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Company executives are increasingly aware of the importance of supply chains in making companies successful. A couple of years ago, however, a McKinsey study concluded companies weren’t investing enough in supply chain transformation technologies. Justine Brown reports, “McKinsey found the digitization of supply chains will have the biggest impact on revenue, yet 49% of companies are investing in digitizing their distribution channels or marketing instead.

Transportation Trends: ELDs vs. AOBRDs – What’s the Difference? - PINC

PINC

As the final ELD deadline looms, all remaining carriers and drivers need to start transitioning from AOBRDs to ELDs before December 16th.

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CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws?

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!