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Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense


Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

5 More Transformative Supply Chain Technologies Supply Chains Will Focus on in 2018 to Move to the Next Level


Supply chain technology is a difficult, exhilarating topic to cover in detail. The supply chain technology stack comprises hundreds, if not thousands, of individual technologies, and considering the growth of the Internet of things (IoT), there really is no limit to how much these transformative supply chain technologies may expand within the next 12 months. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.


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The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017


Today, is day two of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation Management , Freight. The Top 10 Supply Chain Blog Posts from 2017. This year, most were interesting in supply chain optimization - from distribution to inventory management - and Key Performance Indicators. Top 5 Trends to Know to Compete with Amazon’s Supply Chain.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

Omnichannel retail operations are well on their way to becoming the norm. Michael Jones ( @mdjonesy ), a business consultant, explains, “Consumers don’t shop ‘omnichannel.’ ”[1] Successful companies make omnichannel operations seamless and easy for consumers; but, behind the scenes complexity rules. Tom Redd, a marketing expert, observes, “Omnichannel is a marvelous thing, and all cogs in the retail mechanism play a part.”[2]

Omnichannel Retail Requires Close Collaboration with Logistics Providers

Enterra Insights

The next time you feel the need to toast someone, raise your glass to all the supply chain professionals involved in omnichannel retail operations. To meet consumer needs, everyone in the supply chain needs to work harmoniously together or risk bad reviews and loss of business. Omnichannel logistics challenges. ”[3] Legacy staff members identify 9 top omnichannel logistics challenges businesses generally face.

2018 Supply Chain Trends: Omnichannel, Customer Experience, & Regulations to Shape the Industry


Change will flow throughout all supply chains in 2018, regardless of products or services offered. Supply chain managers and executives should be mindful of these additional (read our first post of the top supply chain trends for this year) 2018 supply chain trends as the year progresses if they hope to stay competitive. . of the digital supply chain. Omnichannel Supply Chains Will Become Standard.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Supply Chain Movement 21 – 2016 Q2. Major organisational and cultural changes lie ahead for supply chain management. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. 14 | Profile Rhiannon Davies, Vice President Supply Chain, GrandVision.

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Space Planning: Could You Run Out of Space in Your Warehouse too?

Supply Chain Game Changer

In all of our discussions about Supply Chain’s readiness for the Holiday season every one was confident that we were prepared. Historically most of the goods were supplied locally so that we could order and received on more of an as needed basis. We were going to be so good at planning and being proactive that the next Holiday season was going to be “boring” and more stress-free from a Supply Chain perspective. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world. At the same time, supply chain disruptions resulted in shortages of vital parts and components, and retailers such as grocery stores faced challenges keeping items like toilet paper, hand soap and sanitizer and disinfecting wipes on their shelves. Build flexible supply networks to minimize the risk of disruption.

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019


Blockchain technology is a major disruptor in the supply chain. It stands to change the game as we know it by giving companies a better way to ensure traceability throughout vast supply chain networks. In order to properly disrupt the supply chain of today, you need to know everything there is to know about it. At ShipChain, we make it a priority to stay up to date on all of the latest and greatest in supply chain innovation. Freight Hub.

13 Amazing Logistics & Supply Chain Mobile Applications


To stay ahead, tech-smart operations, savvy professionals are using logistics and supply chain mobile applications as must-have tools for operational excellence. Using every tool available to you will allow for improvement in supply chain functionality, productivity, and profitability. In this blog, the team at EazyStock will be showing you the most exciting logistics and supply chain mobile applications that will make your job even easier.

Supply Chain Crystal Ball Gazing: Let’s Look Ahead to 2028

Logistics Bureau

Sometimes I just like to live on the edge, which is definitely a qualifying status for anyone bold enough to make predictions about the future of supply chain operations and management—but I just can’t help myself. So I’ve decided to indulge my craving by daring to speculate about what the supply chain of 2028 might look like. The supply chain talent gap will not be a concern in the supply chain of 2028.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019.

Featuring Our 10 Best Warehouse Order Fulfillment Articles!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. A Don’t Touch Strategy Will Dramatically Lean Out Your Supply Chain! A “Don’t Touch” Strategy will Dramatically Lean out your Supply Chain! The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Distribution Centre Disaster! The Supply Chain Detective™ and the Distribution Centre Disaster! The link below is to our top Procurement and Purchasing articles. Subscribe Here!

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts … So Far!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In that time [link] was also selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs on the Internet. Inventory Management is a critical element in running an efficient Supply Chain. One of our great Supply Chain solutions. Freight and Logistics – Do you have Hidden Freight Costs? Do you have hidden Freight costs? There is confusion between what is Omnichannel and what is Multichannel E-Commerce Fulfillment support.

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The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020


Knowledge is power in the world of supply chain management, and every company is searching for the next best way to save money and meet consumer demand. That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. trade policies and their impact on supply chain policies.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018


In our first post on this subject, we addressed the 5 automated logistics technologies that will serve as the foundation of the transformation to the digital logistics & supply chain landscape. What is the difference between logistics technology trends and supply chain technology trends which we covered earlier this year? Freight sharing apps are one of the major app categories that will see a significant boost throughout 2018.

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These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement


This is the omnichannel supply chain, and it will require shippers to rethink their strategies. As demand for 3PLs grow, supply chain and logistics professionals will face greater pressure to improve shipper-3PL relationships. With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown. Logistics professionals can no longer simply go about standard operations, and the days of peaks and lulls have ended.

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How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain leaders must learn to recognize the warning signs of risky fulfillment strategies, the indicators of success, and how to maintain positive growth to stay profitable. Limited visibility in procurement. Higher freight spend. Store fronts-as-a-distribution center, which maximizes omnichannel value and keeps all inventory in mind. Software implementation and optimization allow you to improve your supply chain systems and enable omnichannel fulfillment.

Our 2017 Top 10 Blog Posts … So Far!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. . In that time [link] was also selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs on the Internet. Inventory Management is a critical element in running an efficient Supply Chain. One of our great Supply Chain solutions. Freight and Logistics – Do you have Hidden Freight Costs? Do you have hidden Freight costs? What are your Supply Chain solutions?

Where Is the ROI in a WMS Implementation?

Veridian Solutions

Warehouse Managers and Supply Chain Executives Often View WMS Implementation as a Cost of Doing Business Part of the problem and challenge in understanding the ROI in a WMS implementation is simple. Warehouse Managers and supply chain Executives often view an investment in a WMS as a typical cost of doing business or perhaps a capital expenditure, but that was not always the case. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. The tips below cover everything from unified supply chains to automated collaboration integration and beyond.

Network Design: the 5 good questions to ask

KEPLER Consulting

This reflection is even more necessary that most retailers (more than 80% according to recent polls) and an increasing number of industrials tackle the omnichannel battle. The evolution of supply and demand will have to be integrated upstream in the different scenario modeling, implying a reflection in the break. QUESTION #2: what are the cost and added value of my Supply Chain?

The Future of Logistics—20 Trends to Follow in 2017


Supply chain is now a key competitive advantage for businesses. Companies like Amazon and Inditex , who set new industry standards for innovative logistics in 2016, are a testament to the role supply chain plays in a company’s success. As we ring in 2017, one thing is for sure: CEOs and CFOs will be putting more emphasis on supply chain. In 2016, we saw this with Unilever’s partnership with technology startup Convoy—an on-demand freight business.

The Top 10 Logistics Blog Posts from 2017


Today is day three of our annual year-end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 5 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , Transportation , Freight. Mobile phones can offer incredible services in any business from inventory tracking and shipments to the execution of procurement transactions. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.