Supply Chain Event 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Event 2016. Supply Chain Event is the cutting-edge trade event of the year, presenting new solutions and technologies to optimize operations for an audience of 3000 supply chain managers and project officers. In today’s era of logistics 4.0, Date: 22-23 November, 2016. Location: Paris Porte de Versailles – Pav. 8, Paris (FR). Organisation: Reed Expositions France. URL: www.supplychain-event.com.

Design, Operating and Situational Inventory Trade-Offs

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Gartner analyst Paul Lord has developed a framework to better understand inventory trade-offs by categorizing those decisions according to the objectives they are meant to achieve: structural, operational and situational. Many companies struggle with decisions such as “How many days of sales or inventory turns per year should we target? or “How can we reduce inventory and improve our balance sheet?”. Structural inventory is a direct result of design choices.

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Reuters Events: Supply Chain in conversation with XPO CIO Mario Harik

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Alex HadwickEditor-in-Chief for Supply Chains, Reuters Events, sat down with the Chief Information Officer of logistics giant XPO, Mario Harik, to see how the company is evolving its technology platform and responding to COVID-19.

Practicing Social Distancing while Keeping Inventory Moving during COVID-19 pandemic

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While safety is especially important now, it should be a key issue for logistics leaders at all times,” West continues. live/drop, type of inventory, type of equipment, load status, etc.). We would like to add to West’s point that It’s also imperative that trailers, containers, and inventory are tracked not just over the road but also while these assets are parked at facilities across the U.S.A. .

Improving inventory management

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What’s more plenty on the retail side have found themselves with held inventory but it suddenly locked away in stores that people could no longer frequent, browse and shop from. In his opinion the way you do that is “By putting inventory close to customers.

Vendor-managed inventory and distribution planning in the food and beverage industry – here’s something to chew on

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Among the many supply chain initiatives taking place today, vendor-managed inventory (VMI) has become an increasingly effective process and business model to help organizations share risk and information between vendors and customers — while benefitting from lower stockouts, reduced uncertainty and lower costs. What is vendor-managed inventory? The benefits of the vendor-managed inventory process include: Enhanced visibility for vendor. Maintaining optimum inventory levels.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

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Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. In order to manage e-commerce logistics and maintain cost efficiency, shippers need to know the challenges in managing e-commerce logistics, how a TMS can help, and a few tips to streamline the process. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce Logistics

[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

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The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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How Setting Par Levels Can Help Improve Your Inventory Control

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Interestingly, par is also applied to inventory management. Par represents a level of inventory stock that is normal to have on hand to prepare you for any given circumstance. If your inventory stock levels go below the determined par level, this is a sign that more inventory stock is needed. The par level is ideal for maintaining a healthy balance of inventory stock. Business Tips inventory classification inventory control inventory management safety stock

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

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When these events happen, shippers are forced to execute emergency contingency plans and decisions, or manage as best they can if they don’t have a plan or have opted for a wait-and-see strategy. Excellent visibility to freight in transit is a must, as is readily available information on alternative inventory sources and freight options, so the shipper can collaborate with suppliers and logistics providers to deal with freight delays.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented The capabilities of AI are seriously ramping up company efficiencies in the areas of predictive demand and network planning. Logistics

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

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In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. It incorporates your resources from every stage of the logistic process in the real-time. The cloud-based logistics is a “pay-per-use” model. The cloud-based logistics grants a more realistic assessment of the company’s ability to perform.

Don’t Take a Holiday from Inventory Management

Talking Logistics

The Importance of Inventory Management. When it comes to inventory management, new trends are demonstrating that less is more. Having less inventory on-hand increases liquidation, allowing for a more agile response to shifting consumer trends. Companies that have too much inventory on-hand right now are struggling to clear out space ahead of the season, slashing prices and concerning stakeholders as profit margins creep downward.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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In this article, we’ll look at the ins and outs of pharmaceutical warehousing and tell you what you should look for in a third-party logistics (3PL) provider before entrusting your goods to its warehouse. These mock recalls are “practice runs” for real recall events.

Eft by Reuters Events in conversation with Nabil Malouli, VP Global eCommerce, DHL

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In terms of a penetration growth rate, we’re probably seeing that it is one of the fastest, by far in fact, and that's going to change not only how big retailers are playing and how grocery will impact the total logistic volume that is being moved, but also significantly have a change on the consumer mind in regards to expectations of flexibility costs, and also free shipping. Can I put in place solutions that are going to help me to have starting point in distributing a global inventory?

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results. Date: 22-24 June, 2016. Venue: Austria Center Vienna, Austria. Organisation: SAPinsider.

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European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2015

Supply Chain Movement

European Supply Chain & Logistics Summit 2015. Organizer: WTG Events. The European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit is Europe’s most established supply chain and logistics summit. Quite simply, this is the must-attend event for senior Supply Chain and Logistics professionals. How to get the right balance between customer service and cost-effective product inventory levels. Venue: Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona. Date: 15-17 June 2015.

The Rise of Logistics Technology in E-Commerce

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Logistics technologies are changing how modern retailers operate. Home Depot is revamping their distribution center strategy to include a host of regional centers, and logistics providers stand to reap significant profits from increased collaboration in the marketplace. However, the rise of e-commerce will naturally lead to greater focus on logistics technologies, and you need to understand how this increase the role of logistics technology in e-commerce in the global economy.

Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

For an industry that is forever on the move, the world of logistics is in a perennial state of change, facing numerous challenges and vague demands. Adding to this dynamic is the arrival of ‘Uberization’ that is knocking on the doors of logistics, mounting “faster that fast” delivery expectations and reaching a fruition point of determining who would be the survivors. For a logistics player, this is a do-or-die moment. How can an app entirely replace a logistics operator?

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

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We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Using data in logistics to generate an accurate forecast of shipping processes sounds complex.

A Year Without Oktoberfest, Yet New Opportunities Exist in the Beer Industry

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Around the world, beer consumption during that time of year is normally high, as smaller scale Oktoberfest events take place everywhere. The total beer market this year has shrunk by about half, driven in part by the cancellation of festivals, concerts, live sports and other smaller events.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

Kinaxis

The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days. Join Benji Green , Director of Global Sales, Operations, Supply and Inventory Planning at Avaya for the Kinaxis supply chain optimization workshop on December 9th. by Melissa Clow.

Navigating inventory through the eye of the COVID storm

EFT

In a recent roundtable, Reuters Events: Supply Chain sat down with supply chain executives to understand pain points and solutions around fulfilment and a common theme began to emerge: Strength in diversity.

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Why Collaboration in Logistics Is the Future

Turvo

How often do you think about collaboration in logistics? To that end, shippers, freight brokers, logistics service providers (LSPs), third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and carriers need to know why collaboration in logistics is the future of all successful supply chain strategies. Minor problems, such as “improper inventory levels, differing product codes, conflicting administrative arrangements,” create a sense of isolation for each trading partner.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

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The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Inbound logistics requirements for the new automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

In my last four posts, I talked about order aggregation , new inventory replenishment policies , why a network model makes so much sense , and the all important ASN. Today I want to discuss inbound logistics requirements. Earlier we discussed the fact that the “procure to pay” business transaction cycle includes transportation events such as tendering, pick up, in transit, dock scheduling and deliver along with full track and trace. SMMT/Ltd Flickr.

What’s new in automotive logistics?

DELMIA Quintiq

If you want to find out what’s new in automotive logistics, there’s one place to be – the Automobile Logistics Forum. Held in Leipzig again this year, the event was attended by decision-makers from top OEMs, suppliers and logistics service providers. Klinkner stressed the interplay of industrial production, logistics and IT. requires further development of methods and procedures from supply chain management and logistics in Germany.

IBM unveils new inventory management software

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IBM (NYSE: IBM ) has announced a new product, known as IBM Inventory Visibility. It is a modular supply chain application based in the cloud that gives a single, real-time view of inventory tracking across an entire fulfillment network. Such varied shopping patterns generate unpredictability into a retailer's fulfilment and inventory positioning practices…Expect some minor and unanticipated interface requirement changes to emerge during the build stage.

Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning – What It Is and How to Operate

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Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) is a dynamic process in which the company’s operating plan is updated on a regular monthly or more frequent basis. Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning is done on an aggregate or family level, and covers a sufficient span of time to make sure that the necessary resources will be available. Objectives of Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning. Prerequisites for Performing Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

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I went to Home Depot earlier this week to return a purchase, and the customer in front of me wanted to exchange a defective power tool with the same model, but he couldn’t find any on the shelf even though the store’s inventory system said 5 units were in stock. Manhattan Associates Launches 2013 Inventory Optimization Release. UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China. UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery ( Financial Times ).

This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014)

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XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. DOT Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress (Logistics Management). JDA held its annual user conference this week, where it announced its Distribution-Centric Supply Chain Suite, “an integrated set of cloud-based best-of-breed supply chain planning and execution solutions that holistically and iteratively solve inventory planning, replenishment and order fulfillment challenges.”

Digital logistics: how manufacturing companies can profit

DELMIA Quintiq

Digital logistics – success through networking. Against a record backdrop of more than 700 congress visitors, the event was all about opportunities for making supply chains more intelligent, efficient and agile through digitalisation. Logistics and IT are growing even more closely together. Digitalisation as a central element is decisively influencing the development of logistics and its concepts,” was the conclusion from Roman Stiftner, President of BVL Austria.

Reverse logistics blues should not be “business as usual”

DELMIA Quintiq

For all of you “in the know”, we are talking about reverse logistics – the “dark side” mix of art and science of the supply chain operations strategy. Let’s consider what measures and countermeasures are available to us to address reverse logistics: The first measure: Never have anybody returning anything. We can plan multiple price-related scenarios and optimize the reverse logistics execution not only for typical seasonal peaks, but also for planned pricing events.

E-Commerce Freight Consolidation & Desconsolidation: Understanding the Role of Intermodal Freight Shipping for Successful E-Commerce Logistics

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For shippers, the best way to handle the e-commerce logistics surge lies in e-commerce freight consolidation and deconsolidation. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics. Track inventory in real time. Since freight consolidation increases the amount of risk for packages, resulting from an increased number of touch points in the shipping journey, shippers need to track inventory location in real time. E-Commerce Logistics Freight

Blue Yonder ICON: Supply Chains Can Save the World

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Along with my colleagues Steve Banker and Clint Reiser, I am usually attending a number of industry and customer events across the country. However, this year things are very different; coronavirus is pushing these events to online virtual affairs. The post Blue Yonder ICON: Supply Chains Can Save the World appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership Logistics Trends Omni-channel logistics Blue Yonder ICON control tower COVID-19 inventory Luminate