Reverse Logistics Analytics: How to See Past Customer Delivery

Cerasis

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 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. 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 Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working

Cerasis

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. The post How to Determine if Your Distribution Fulfillment Strategy is Working appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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. Amazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world.

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 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. What are some of the ways that manufacturers might improve their resilience, to address the crisis today and also to prepare for the recovery and the future? Production planning has always been about trying to make the “best” decision to meet demand given the constraints behind material, capacity and resources.

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.

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 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 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. Unfortunately, these legacy tools were never designed to solve today’s complex planning challenges. It’s an out-of-the-box solution specifically designed to plan and manage last mile deliveries.

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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!

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 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. But your company doesn’t have to be a retail giant to use predictive analytics. You just need data, well-defined goals, and the willingness to iterate. to guide their predictive analytics systems.

How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps

Cerasis

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. The post How to Deploy Reverse Logistics Automation in 5 Simple Steps appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Managing reverse logistics presents new challenges in the post COVID-19 world.

How to avert a peak fulfilment crisis

IT Supply Chain

The post How to avert a peak fulfilment crisis appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Craig Whitehouse (pictured). Managing Director of Invar Integration. Industry Talk

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 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.

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. Keeping the workforce happy has always been a critical concern for business owners and supply chain leaders.

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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. 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 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. .

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 Build a Resilient Supply Chain in Difficult Times

PLS Logistics

Learn how to strengthen your organization’s supply chain against any challenges with this free eBook! eBook

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How To Recruit Talents For Supply Chain Management

PLS Logistics

Sometimes recruiters have to fight against the […]. Logistics and supply chain management isn’t a common choice for a career field, but it can be very rewarding.

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Transportation 101: Understanding How to Manage Your Freight Spend

Logistics Viewpoints

When it comes to managing your freight spend, there are a few options to consider. Ultimately it comes down to whether shippers want to manage their freight spend in-house or outsource it.

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. 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 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.

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. On these days, like most, my teacher sighs and reminds me to listen harder to the music. I lack musicality—the ability for the music and the dancer to become one—and struggle to interpret the changes in tempo or a variation in rhythm.

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Here’s How to Make Your Next Supply Chain Software Evaluation Agile Instead of Agonizing

ToolsGroup

No one could have predicted the year we’ve had, and now our 2021 plans are infused with a healthy dose of what we’ve learned about supply chain disruption and response—and how we will all do things better next time around. But who has a year to decide how to act?

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

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. 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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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 Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

There is only one thing we know for certain: the transportation market will continue to change and transportation professionals will need to respond effectively to whatever changes lie. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

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. When you break it down, Jeff Bezos figured out how to do three seemingly contradictory things at once: deliver exceptional service levels, at the lowest cost possible, and manage complexity.

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How to Land Your First Job in Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain

It may not seem like it, but the first job in your supply chain management career could actually be one of the most important. While there is no surefire method… General career advice supply chain supply chain career supply chain jobs

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. Supply chain leaders and managers have a mountain of responsibilities and oversee vast enterprises.

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.