Here’s How to Measure Inventory Health


Looking for a relatively quick way to measure inventory health? “It Even though we’re talking about inventory, we first have to understand customer buying behavior—and how that then translates into inventory requirements.”

How to Choose the Right Demand Variance Method to Calculate Safety Stock


In today’s blog, we will share some examples to help Inventory Planners explore different methods available to calculate Demand Variance and decide which method is best suited for their products and businesses.

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How To Optimize Material Flow Across Your Supply Chain With AI


The ultimate aim of AI was to come close to human-level intelligence. Organizations have come a long way from their initial reluctance in trusting AI systems to now depending on them for accurate insights. The supply chain material flow is prone to errors at every stage.

How to Eliminate Deforestation From Supply Chains

SCM Research

Supply chains have a decisive influence on global deforestation, a phenomenon closely related to the climate and biodiversity crises. The authors propose “a typology of strategies pursued by private sector actors to reduce deforestation”.

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 Overcome Supply Chain Disruption


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 Improve Supply Chain Visibility with Single-Use or Disposable GPS Trackers


And they want to have the ability to see where their parcel is at any given moment. Therefore, the topic of how to improve supply chain visibility is top of mind among freight forwarders, third-party logistics service providers (3PLs), and shippers.

FMCG Deposit Return Scheme - How to Prepare?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The stated aim of DRS is to increase the amount of single use packaging that is recycled and increase the amount that is brought back into the economy. Route to Market Supply Chain DRSPreviously, we looked at a what a potential DRS model could look like for drinks producers in Europe.

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Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery


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 Achieve the Perfect Delivery

Logistics Viewpoints

The point of the virtual summit was to discuss how streamlining the order-to-fulfillment process achieves perfect delivery, improves customer loyalty, and reduces costs. It is also not uncommon for logistics to be blamed for late deliveries, as it is the end of the process.

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4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Your Demand Forecast Is Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.


If you were still using a computer or a telephone from the 1960s today, you’d get some strange looks, to say the least. According to Gartner’s report, Maverick* Research: ‘Demand-Driven’ Is Deadly to Your Supply Chain , 90% of supply chains will still be demand-driven by 2026.

Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy


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 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 Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working


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 More.

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.

How to Get Bitcoins Fast!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What to Look for Before Investing and Storing Bitcoin! Get Bitcoins fast article and permission to publish here provided by Bailey Merton. If you’re looking to invest in cryptocurrencies, now is the right time. Subscribe Here!

How to Increase the Value of Your Last Mile Planning

DELMIA Quintiq

I also looked at DELMIA Quintiq Logistics Planner for the Last Mile , an out-of-the-box solution to optimize last mile planning. In this blog post, you’ll find out how this solution is uniquely suited to help meet your consumer expectations in a cost-efficient way.

Investment Education: Learn How To Work Smart

IT Supply Chain

The post Investment Education: Learn How To Work Smart appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Allen Brown (pictured). Content Writer. Industry Talk

Post Brexit: How to trade successfully in Europe

IT Supply Chain

The post Post Brexit: How to trade successfully in Europe appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By James Hyde (pictured). CEO, James & James Fulfilment. Industry Talk

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 Implement Predictive Analytics Into Your Company


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 effectively control your transport costs.

ModusLink Corporation

Inflation puts immense pressure on many businesses and forces them to reevaluate their current transport operations. Another contributing factor is the online share of retail trade in Europe, continuing to rise across most countries (Statista, 2020). . Now how do you tackle this?

How to Optimize Your P&L with Your Supply Chain (Part 2)

The Network Effect

The post How to Optimize Your P&L with Your Supply Chain (Part 2) appeared first on The Network Effect. Leadership and Strategy Network Business financials P&L

3PL vs 4PL: How to Know Which One is Right for You


Shippers should understand these layers of logistics and how each brings value to a logistics strategy. These firms facilitate the movement of parts and materials from suppliers to manufacturers and finished products from manufacturers to distributors and retailers.

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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.

How to Choose the Right Shipping Boxes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Right shipping boxes article and permission to publish here provided by Dan Martin. Aside from the right size, there are other things to consider. These boxes should be able to withhold the external factors during shipping.

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps


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 Combine Diverse Supply Chain Metrics


Learn how to combine very different metrics/KPIs towards a composite score, this is a question that comes up quite often in my conversations with customers. How to Combine Diverse Supply Chain Metrics was first posted on May 4, 2021 at 10:54 am. ©2017

How to Improve Industrial Process Efficiencies!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Industrial process efficiencies article and permission to publish here provided by Adam Smith. To calculate the industrial efficiency of internal processes, the cost of production per unit must be compared to the unit output of that product.

The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen 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 Become a Professional Bitcoin Trader!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What to Look for Before Investing and Storing Bitcoin! Bitcoin trader article and permission to publish here provided by Jean Nichols. The higher supply leads to inflation, whereas the lower supply leads to an incline in bitcoin price.

Going Beyond Historical Data for Forecast Accuracy


Our focus in this blog series has been to establish forecast accuracy targets. In very general terms, the goal should be to add value to the business through the forecasting process.

How to Use Data to Fuel Your Retail Reverse Logistics Strategy


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.

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


Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with 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 More.

Buyer’s Checklist: How to Evaluate a B2B Contact Data Provider

Many organizations fail to properly evaluate vendors during the selection process. Download ZoomInfo’s data-driven eBook for guidance on effectively assessing the vendor marketplace. After reading, you’ll gain insight into the following components: