How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption

GlobalTranz

There won’t be a new normal, just new sources of disruption, from weather to government policies to industry conditions. Don’t expect to plan for every disruption; instead, develop a strategy to overcome supply chain disruption, regardless of the source.

How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working

GlobalTranz

Knowing that your distribution fulfillment strategy is working gives you a better insight into how your business is performing. Supply chain leaders must learn to recognize the warning signs of risky fulfillment strategies, the indicators of success, and how to.read More.

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Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

GlobalTranz

The application of analytics offers opportunities to increase supply chain value, and in today’s world, few applications of analytics carry the weight placed on reverse logistics analytics.

How to Adapt Industrial Planning During and After Disruptive Events

DELMIA Quintiq

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, production and planning processes have become subject to a level of stress unprecedented in recent history. Challenge 1 Production capacity is now subject to workforce absences and social distancing requirements that impacts throughput.

What We Learned From Our Own Data-Driven ABM Strategy

ZoomInfo has created the following eBook to help other B2B organizations gain insights on how to launch their own data-driven ABM strategy. In this eBook, we will reveal the good and the bad from our own campaign and highlight some key takeaways on how to improve your ABM strategies moving forward.

How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

GlobalTranz

Supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. The post How to Save Money Through WMS Automation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Demands from labor resources for better pay, better treatment, and more opportunity have never been higher. In the goal of achieving warehouse cost savings, WMS automation must be a top priority for your organization.

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How to Improve Last Mile Service With Better Trucker Relationships

GlobalTranz

Last mile service might have finally reached a point where it is more important than even freight delivery to the brick-and-mortar stores. The post How to Improve Last Mile Service With Better Trucker Relationships appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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How to Make Your Marketing More Efficient

IT Supply Chain

The post How to Make Your Marketing More Efficient appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jessica Sweet (pictured). Content Writer at MakeLifeSweeter.com. Industry Talk

How to Maximize Delivery Efficiency and Cut Logistics-Related Costs in 2021 and Beyond

DELMIA Quintiq

Companies that are not able to deliver goods at the right time and place will risk losing their customers to one of many competitors. Furthermore, failing to deliver against the lowest costs may mean setting back business goals.

How To Implement Predictive Analytics Into Your Company

Logility

Retail giant Amazon uses predictive analytics to study the behaviors of over 200 million customers who produce over 1 billion GB of website data per year, which results in tailored product suggestions that earn the company over $2 billion in sales a year.

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy

Arkieva

Some time ago, I had been trying to help a business improve its statistical forecasting. We decided to do a deep dive to understand the reason.

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

GlobalTranz

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.

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

GlobalTranz

And what’s not to love? From fast, affordable shipping to great customer service, consumers can find pretty much anything they need on Amazon. The post How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Amazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world.

Supply Chain: Learning How to Dance

Supply Chain Shaman

Dutifully, no matter how bad I performed in the last class, I return to the barre, extend my right hand and start a new class. There is a soothing familiarity to refine moves that defy my capabilities. As a result, companies struggle: The Supply Chain Needs to be Real-time.

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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.

How to Forecast Demand for New Products

Arkieva

Organizations need to regularly upgrade their products and launch new products to stay competitive and grow their businesses. How to Forecast Demand for New Products was first posted on January 23, 2019 at 2:24 pm. ©2017 However, a new product launch poses a totally new challenge – new product forecasting. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

How to excel in last mile delivery

DELMIA Quintiq

Sixty-one percent of consumers said the availability of same-day delivery would make them more loyal to a retailer, yet only one percent would be willing to pay for full delivery costs.

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How to Track Your Inventory Stock Out Levels Using These Severity Codes & Alerts

Arkieva

It’s also essential to note that, not all stock outs or out-of-stock(OOS) carry the same severity levels or require the same form of actions. How to Track Your Inventory Stock Out Levels Using These Severity Codes & Alerts was first posted on March 15, 2018 at 8:58 am. ©2017 In an ideal world, your products would have on-shelf availability whenever your customer needs them. However, this is often not the case for many businesses.

9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with negotiations.com who discusses some useful tips on how companies can negotiate freight rates a bit better. It’s in your best interests to reduce these costs where possible without compromising the value of the.read More.

The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

How to Use Data to Fuel Your Retail Reverse Logistics Strategy

GlobalTranz

How often do you think about your retail reverse logistics strategy? It’s easy to assume retail reverse logistics is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all retail reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

GlobalTranz

Meanwhile, above-average truckload demand, notes Inbound Logistics, will push available truckload servicers to the tipping points. The post Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders.

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How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

GlobalTranz

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Cindy Banker with ProCorr Display and Packaging who is bringing us some great insight on how to reduce product damage. If you are a product manufacturer, you know all too well the perils of shipping products from your factory or warehouse to a DC or retailer. In this article, we have highlighted the most common, but often overlooked elements to consider. How you pack your products in the box is key to product damage control. .

How to Measure Inventory Health

ToolsGroup

Financial executives measure inventory health with metrics like inventory turns because they view the firm from a financial viewpoint - such as how much working capital is being tied up. Gartner says that business and finance execs generally want to reduce working capital and increase cash flow. They say, “There seems to be a level of constant pressure to ‘optimize’ inventories, and, more often than not, it translates into a need to reduce inventories.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Warehouse Design: How to Extend the Life of Your Facility

CHAINalytics

Analyzing variables such as facility layout, racking, slotting, and material handling equipment will give … The post Warehouse Design: How to Extend the Life of Your Facility appeared first on Chainalytics.

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How to Stay Ahead of Holiday Shoppers in 2020

OneSCM

The holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier each year, but this year, the creep is even more noticeable. When Amazon shifted Prime Day from July to mid-October, other retailers followed the example and also offered strong promotions in October.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

GlobalTranz

The post How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI

GlobalTranz

A key issue that comes to the forefront of any discussion on handling e-commerce demand will always involve warehouse management system (WMS) or other supply chain system upgrades. System upgrades are a terrific way to enhance productivity, increase efficiency, and provide real benefits to workers and stakeholders. The post How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How to Gain an Advantage in Challenging Times

ivalua

For procurement and supply chain professionals, the biggest takeaway from 2020 is that no matter how hard you try, you cannot predict the future. This was easier said than done for some, with a lack of digitalisation in procurement hindering teams’ ability to support the business.

11 Tips on How to Select a WMS

Veridian Solutions

The use of a warehouse management system (WMS) offers critical benefits to retailers and supply chains. These benefits range from efficient and effective labor management to minimized paperwork. At the same time, the cost to implement a WMS is lower than ever, says Brian Barry of Multichannel Merchant. However, not all WMS platforms and vendors are equal, so supply chain leaders should know how to select a WMS without lost time and effort. Remember to Negotiate.

How to Build the Business Case for TMS

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, adoption rates across the country continue to reflect the sub-standard use of a TMS to manage freight spend resulting from shippers that failed to realize the value of a TMS as few as 66% of US shippers take advantage of a transportation.read More. The post How to Build the Business Case for TMS appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply chain leaders recognize the value of a transportation management system (TMS).

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4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them

GlobalTranz

Jones discusses 4 last-minute issues that can arise during the delivery process and how to handle them. The post 4 Issues That Can Happen During the Delivery Process And How To Handle Them appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.