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.

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.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Cerasis

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain. Supply Chain

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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.

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.

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. Is The Supply Chain Out of Rhythm? On a supply chain blog?

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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. Supply Chain Efficiency

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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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How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. However, supply chain leaders need to.read More. Supply Chain Technology Warehouse WMS Automation

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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.

What’s keeping you from realizing digital supply chain success?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Going digital has become top of mind for most supply chain leaders these days. According to recent research by the Korn Ferry Institute, all 100 senior supply chain executives the firm surveyed said digital supply chains have the potential to revolutionize businesses.

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. Many manufacturers depend on impacted networks for their supplies and the strain on planning organizations is jeopardizing business continuity.

How to Minimize Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Resilinc

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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.

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 Build a Sustainable Supply Chain

Dragon Innovation

Why incorporate sustainability in supply chains. If you’re a hardware company in 2020, the sustainability of your products should be a driving factor when considering product design and supply chain.

Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

AIMMS

Just like you, we’re taking the news day by day and continuously brainstorming ways to serve our community. It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Using Demand Forecasting Navigator to Study Demand Trends.

How To Manage Your Supply Chain During COVID-19

Demand Solutions

Borders were closed, workplaces were shuttered, and travel was restricted to only the most necessary. As a result, supply chains all over the world took a hit. However, you still have a business to run. So what is there to do? How do you prepare your supply chain for a post-coronavirus world? How do you manage it right now while there’s a pandemic going on? We’re here to help. How To Handle It Now.

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How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent

The Network Effect

Tips for recruiting great employees in supply chain management Recruiting talent in the Supply Chain industry is no easy business. The post How to Find Top Supply Chain Talent appeared first on The Network Effect. Supply Chain Management human resources recruiting supply chain management

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How to Make the Slow Fast and the Hard Easy

Speaker: Dean Z. Myers, Principal at Dean Z. Myers Consulting LLC

Whether you're in supply chain or sales, we all want the same things: speed, efficiency, and a high ROI. But how can you go faster? And how can you get more results with less resources? The answer is deceptively simple: with new approaches! Join Dean Z Myers of Dean Z Myers Consulting, who has 34 years of executive experience working at The Coca Cola Company, as he shares his expert insights into creating better results - even in an environment that seems to be working against you.

How to Attain “Stage 4” Supply Chain Planning Maturity

ToolsGroup

Gartner has identified five stages of supply chain planning maturity and they say that 70-80% of companies plan to increase their supply chain planning (SCP) technology spend over the next two years to climb to the next level.

Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Retailers today are in a poor position to compete against a vertically integrated and fully digitized online giants like Amazon. The post Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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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 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. “How do I track and manage Supplier Performance?”

Why You Should Embed Customer Service Metrics in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Founder, sustainSCM and Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success Operations, Helix OpCo

Across industries, 81% of all customers attempt to take care of matters themselves before reaching out to a live representative. When there is so much information in customer feedback, why do supply chain managers leave such expensive insights on the table? Supply chain touches the product from conception until it arrives in the hands of the customer, and sometimes through the recycling process. Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain and Customer Success at Helix as she walks through the key questions to connecting the supply chain with the voice of the customer.

How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains

The Network Effect

Ports play a critical role in international trade, yet they remain major sources of friction in global supply chains. The post How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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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. The last mile is also the one part of the supply chain with the most potential for error.

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How to Mitigate the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

We’ve been receiving a number of questions from customers asking how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) on their operations, employees, customers and carriers. The good news is there is a lot that can be done now with your existing logistics and supply chain solutions.

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How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Cerasis

Today I will discuss how a company can sustain a lean culture once they have implemented lean practices in order to achieve continuous improvement. Your company has started the lean journey, but how do you sustain it? How do we monitor what our customers feel about us?

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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?

Leading Challenges in Inventory Visibility and How to Solve Them

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders and managers have a mountain of responsibilities and oversee vast enterprises. Failure to overcome these challenges will lead to additional problems throughout the supply chain, resulting in poor.read More.

Transform your supply chain process – don’t just improve it

Kinaxis

The old lumberjack came out of the forest and went for supplies. At the store, the salesman showed him the newest tool for cutting trees called a chain saw. Several days later he came back and said to the salesman “This saw is no good!

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How to Find Business Opportunities Amid the Coronavirus Supply Chain Crisis

ToolsGroup

Here are ideas for grasping opportunities in the midst of the Coronavirus supply chain challenges. The coronavirus’ supply chain and business impacts are being felt around the world and in our backyards: this strange time is slamming markets, causing confusion and changing patterns of normality. A common reaction seems to be to close shop, hoard toilet paper and canned goods and expect the worst. The opposite result happened to one of my former employers.

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Supply Chain Risks and How to Overcome Them

Descartes

Start-ups are able to compete with global multi-national companies – thanks to the cloud. While third party suppliers and service providers allow you to be more innovative and they level the playing field against larger. Blog Cloud Collaboration Communications Supply Chain

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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.