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.

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 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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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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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

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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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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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 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.

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.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND. looking to digital ly transform their. This led to a focus on larger store. stock, and the ability to transport goods on. have been forced to modernize and deliver. looking to transform their supply chains.

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.

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?

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.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? companies looking to succeed. Yet amongst this buzz, we are challenged to find success stories. And how can a company. Hackett appears to agree with this observation.

How To Write a Well-Crafted Cover Letter

PLS Logistics

Sending a well-prepared cover letter is one step further to get yourself to the interview. While most companies would ignore an average resume, knowing how to write a cover letter is a chance to get more “in […].

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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. .

How to Make the Most of Your Supply Chain Software

OneSCM

How to Make the Most of Your Supply Chain Software. We recently sat down with Joe Harris, Product Manager at OneSCM, regarding the ways to make the most of your OneSCM supply chain software. Blockchain Support – OneSCM has been modified to write Smart Contracts on the Ethereum blockchain to support two use cases: Cold Chain Tracking and Serialization. A: Here are the most common questions: “How does your solution automate Supplier Management?”

How to Make Your Business Punchout Ready!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Samantha Wallace at greenwingtechnology.com. A punchout catalog allows your clients to access your inventory right in your procurement system directly.

Smarter Networks for Customer Fulfillment

Speaker: Hannah Testani, COO, Intelligent Audit

S&OP in Agribusiness: How to Harvest the Benefits with Advanced Analytics

AIMMS

It’s not limited to managing crops and livestock, but encompasses all equipment, services, and product processing as well as commercialization. A well-executed S&OP process can go a long way to help organizations rein in some of this complexity.

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WMS Best Practices: Implementation Challenges to Overcome and Tips on How to Go-Live Successfully

Cerasis

Implementing a modern warehouse management system (WMS) is useful to ensure the scalability and functionality of supply chains. Supply chain leaders should know WMS implementation challenges, as well as WMS best practices to execute a WMS.read More.

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Infographic: How to Win Big with Machine Learning for Demand Planning

ToolsGroup

The key to sustainable supply chain benefit from machine learning is taking a thoughtful approach at the very beginning by establishing goals, devising a strategy, testing results and refining your approach as you go. Check out our infographic for quick tips to get you on the road to success.

Unwrapping production: How to transform packaging manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

To meet consumers’ increasing appetite for choice, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturers develop a huge amount of Stock Keeping Units (SKUs). This has a direct impact on packaging manufacturers who now need to find ways to cope with more diverse demand.

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

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges

Talking Logistics

If there is one lesson many companies learned the hard way last year, it’s that you have to be prepared for whatever twists and turns might emerge in the transportation market. How do you begin that preparation? How do you know if you’re on the right path? The post How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Transportation Capacity Challenges appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

How to Avoid Recalls Due to Product Packaging Errors

Loftware

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How To Choose Transportation Mode In Logistics

Abivin

A company cannot function well without being able to ship products across the supply chain. It also allows companies to cross geographic lines between where products are produced and where they are consumed. To simplify this method, take a postal organizations for example.

Omnichannel Requires Fast Warehouse Transformation: Why & How to Do It Right

Cerasis

The growth of omnichannel is subject to hype and fact. Some supply chain leaders and experts argue omnichannel is the improper term to describe the state of warehouse transformation today. Others voice concern over how warehouse transformation could increase costs when not adequately managed. Supply chain leaders need to understand why an omnichannel warehouse requires.read More.

Prove ROI and Make the Business Case for Industrial Content Marketing

Speaker: Achinta Mitra, Founder and President, Tiecas Inc.

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 ].

How to Select the Best Supply Chain Optimization Software

River Logic

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WMS and eCommerce: How to Use Supply Chain Technology to a Competitive Advantage

Cerasis

eCommerce is growing faster than ever, and everyone is working to find the latest and greatest way to overcome their competitors. The application of supply chain technology is essential to maintaining a competitive advantage in the height of eCommerce growth.

How to interpret demand-sensing data

The Network Effect

Demand Sensing can import demand data on an hourly rather than a batch or daily basis, immediately sensing demand signal changes as compared to a detailed statistical demand pattern, and then evaluates the statistical significance of the change. However take care not to misinterpret the data.

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible?

How to Mitigate the Impact of Product Recalls in Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post How to Mitigate the Impact of Product Recalls in Your Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Product recalls are a regular occurrence, making the headlines on a monthly, even weekly basis.