How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

Cerasis

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.

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How to Improve Last Mile Service With Better Trucker Relationships

Cerasis

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 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.

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

Cerasis

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.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Truckload Carriers: How to Find Them with these 12 Tips

Cerasis

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.

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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.

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. It is a measure of inventory holdings relative to the expected demand.”.

How to Maximize WMS to Increase E-Commerce ROI

Cerasis

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.

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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 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 Make Supply Chain Complexity Work to Your Advantage

ToolsGroup

With supply chain complexity increasing at an unprecedented rate, perhaps the biggest challenge for businesses is figuring out how to navigate this uncertainty to deliver service profitably. provides deep insight into the behavior of demand and inventory to improve the outcomes.

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How to Get Started with Value-add Forecasting (Part 2)

Logility

So, the promise of using statistical algorithms, forecasting and predictive analytics is now added to the list of a company’s number one priorities. Here are a few steps that you will need to take to deploy your forecasts successfully. These types of models are doomed to fail.

How to Build the Business Case for TMS

Cerasis

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.

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Best Practices for Accelerating the Sales Process

This eBook takes a look at three headache-free strategies you can employ today to accelerate selling the right way. Read on to learn how to adopt specific workflows and approaches that append your existing processes to deliver value to your prospects and internal counterparts.

Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them

Cerasis

Failure to overcome these challenges will lead to additional problems throughout the supply chain, resulting in poor.read More. The post Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Cerasis

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 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 Protect Your Supply Chain from Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

OneSCM

According to a survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute , 56 percent of organizations have had a breach caused by one of their vendors. It’s vital for businesses and organizations of all sizes to mind these vulnerabilities.

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Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

How to Optimize Supply Chain Monitoring

All Things Supply Chain

The extent to which the supply chain succeeds or fails impacts all other aspects of a business. Disruptions in logistics cause disruptions in inventory management, which affects sales and customer… General Supply Chain Management supply chain management supply chain monitoring

Understanding supply chain dimensions to maximize ROI

Kinaxis

by Richard Cushing To improve supply chain management and to maximize the return on inventory investment, it’s imperative to understand the supply chain dimensions that help define how your inventory is consumed. Looking forward to reading your comments below.

Retail Compliance Programs: How to Exceed Retailer Expectations

Talking Logistics

The retail industry is evolving and adapting to new consumer demands which is shifting the supply chain landscape. Read more Retail Compliance Programs: How to Exceed Retailer Expectations.

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Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: How to Know Which Is Right for You

Cerasis

The days of handling all needs in a warehouse are both inefficient and fail to meet customers’ basic expectation for omnichannel service. The post Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: How to Know Which Is Right for You appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

Take a look around you at any given moment, and somebody is likely surfing the web on their phone. In 2020, society has fully immersed itself in the web and all it has to offer - and no one more so than those of Generation Z. With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

How to Prepare the Next Generation of Manufacturers

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry has always been a hotbed for innovation and advancement — but it relies heavily on the workers who have the skills and training to fill those jobs. How can we help to prepare the industry for the next generation of manufacturers?

Supply chain hangover: how to avoid software deployment mishaps

Kinaxis

Ontario residents, brewers and unions complained on social media after a June update to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario’s (LCBO) warehouse management software left alcohol in warehouses instead of on store shelves. Read now: 5 steps to supply change management success ].

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.

21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization

Cerasis

The post 21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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.

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.

How to Reduce Product Damage During Shipping

Cerasis

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. .

[On-demand webinar] How to stop planning in the dark

Kinaxis

Managing a supply chain is tough enough without having to make decisions blind. Increasing cost pressures, growing customer expectations, expanding ecosystems—all add to the complexity you’re facing every day. Planning in the dark like that only leads to unexpected and unwanted results.

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How to Create Your Five Year Plan

PLS Logistics

Creating a detailed outline of what you want to achieve will make this an easier feat and bring you […]. Career Blog career development career goals career growth how to tips and tricksWhy have a Five year plan? Planning five years ahead can seem like an overwhelming task.

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Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain: How to Survive and Thrive

The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration