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[WHITE PAPER] 4 Strategic Considerations when Considering Offshoring Parts of your Supply Chain

Cerasis

White Paper: Hidden Risks and Costs in an Offshore Supply Chain. In this new white paper from The Rodon Group, they’ll examine three strategic areas to include in your supplier selection process: Cost, Scheduling, and Compliance. Supply Chain White Papers offshoring

[WHITE PAPER] A Guide to Technologies to Integrate with a WMS

Veridian Solutions

This white paper will focus on breaking down the available technologies in the following categories and explain how they empower efficient warehouse management: Labor Management Technology. Inventory and Information Management. Dock, Yard, and Transportation.

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White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management. Excellent classic white paper from Dr. Hau Lee at Stanford on supply chain performance management. their contact information may be made available. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: Strategies To Run a Lean Supply Chain. Excellent White Paper by Ventana Research. their contact information may be made available. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic.

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White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy. White paper from Logility on Keys to Improving Forecast Accuracy. their contact information may be made available. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic.

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TMS: The Mighty Software What Is TMS and How Does It Work?

GTG Technology Group

Transportation management system/software (TMS) is a system of management for supply chains to aid in the movement of goods. This information can range from changes in deliver time or place to a complete reroute from the original drop off point to a new location.

Retail Inventory Management Tips to Get The Most Out of Your Warehouse

Cerasis

The wrong retail inventory management strategy increases carrying costs and makes it impossible to stay competitive. Common obstacles encountered when it comes to effective inventory management include having poor visibility into fast-moving versus slow-moving product, extensive travel times between bin locations, and lost revenue due to poor labor productivity. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Cerasis is a 3PL focused on transportation management. So why do we feature content related to Vendor Managed Inventory? In a VMI model, part of the equation is the inbound & outbound flow of the inventory. We never ran out of or had too much inventory.

[PODCAST] The State of the Food & Grocery Supply Chain & The Impact of the “The Whole Foods” Effect

Cerasis

State of, Challenges, and Solutions in the Food & Grocery Supply Chain In this episode of “The Freight Project Podcast” we have Greg back on as C3 Solutions is launching an information campaign to highlight challenges and solutions for those supply chain professionals in the food & grocery industries as they deal with the encroachment of Amazon’s purchase of grocery retailer “Whole Foods” causing what we call the “Whole Foods Effect.” Download White Paper.

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Why Are LTL Transportation Networks Evolving in Light of New Technology?

Cerasis

Rising costs of LTL transportation networks is nothing new. Dimensional pricing is becoming the standard, and shippers need to understand how LTL transportation network must evolve to keep up with demand. What’s Driving Demand on LTL Transportation Networks? Download White Paper.

How Transportation’s Role is Changing in Today’s Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Many would argue that the role of transportation services within business has been changing over the past few years. But I also ask: is transportation what has really changed? Or is transportation only becoming increasingly important because of everything else that has changed?

Machine Learning In Warehouse Management

Cerasis

Because of its ability to learn and process information, it is proven to be especially useful for industries that need to comprehend large amounts of data. In law , the technology is able to filter through large amounts of important information in an impressively short amount of time.

5 Tips for Writing a Transportation Management Plan

Cerasis

Every transportation firm sees the utility of having a transportation management plan. It is essential in organizing activities in the transportation industry effectively and efficiently. The challenges that the transportation industry faces are enormous. Thus, it becomes inevitable for transport companies to devise a transportation management plan that factors in all these variables. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018.

Effective Warehouse Management in an Omnichannel World

Cerasis

Knowing the available inventory and assets only in distribution centers is inefficient and lacks value, but when applied across an entire supply chain network, inventory visibility propagates effective warehouse management. Although the main issue lies in the lack of visibility into assets and inventory in warehouses, distribution centers, and stores, an important part of the problem can also be found in transportation management. Download white paper.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean. their contact information may be made available. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp.

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean. their contact information may be made available. Supply Chain Digest is the industry’s premier interactive knowledge source, providing timely, relevant, in-context information. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp.

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Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. It is designed to dramatically decrease the time required for any entity to convert assets, such as accounts receivable, real estate, inventory, equipment, and commodities into cash. Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. A manufacturer in China doesn’t read the specs on an order. A supplier in Mexico mixes up two similar parts.

Implementing Omnichannel: How to Get Your Supply Chain Ready to Go Omnichannel

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Align Inventory Placement With Demand. Retailers must align inventory placement , its physical location, with demand. This means moving inventory to make it closer to markets where it is sells.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Here are just a few entry points: Distributed and Decentralized Database With a complex and dynamic supply chain management landscape, stakeholders need one harmonized data repository on which to rely for updated information. In other words, stakeholders in a supply chain can react quickly to event information and automate their responses.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings.

How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity

Cerasis

Teams that can make informed decisions independently? WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download White Paper. This means it’s often difficult for employees to get the information they need at the right time.

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E-Commerce Shipping: Why Shippers Are Mastering E-Commerce to Go Omnichannel

Cerasis

Shippers that fail to consider the implications of returns by refusing to give customers information about returns costs and procedures before purchase could risk alienating up to 67 percent of shoppers. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Supply Chain Facilities Management: It’s More Than Just Facilities

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download White Paper. Inventory risk is higher. Leverage existing information, like AIDC technologies, to protect inventory.

The Future of Yard Management Technologies

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. These systems have blended to a point where information collected in one system can be passed along to the other system without loss of data integrity or inaccuracy. The IoT allows for the connectivity between information systems and equipment.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Inventory Management/Optimizat. Transportation Management Syst. Content Being Accessed: Supply Chain White Paper: 10 Ideas to Squeeze Working Capital from Supply Chains. Excellent white paper with ideas to increase cash flow and decrease working capital needs through supply chain management improvements. their contact information may be made available. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks.

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The Invaluable Role of a TMS in Managing Full Truckload Shipments

Cerasis

The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. Download White Paper. Essentially, frequent putting is indicative of shippers constantly shopping around for the lowest cost deal, and since the carrier is less likely to secure the actual transaction and transport such items, carriers will charge more. Freight Full Truckload Transportation Management

Omnichannel In Manufacturing: Why Manufacturers Are Following Retailers to an Omnichannel World

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Since customers rarely interact directly with manufacturers, it is up to the retailers to pass information along to manufacturers. The same challenges exist in trying to move products closer to consumers, ensuring all shipping options are available, including parcel, LTL, full truckload, and even white glove service, when applicable.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The internet giant may have started off in a garage, focusing on indexing the world’s information, but Google has since become famous for other experiments it runs, from automated cars to i nternet routers on weather balloons. See the white paper here.

The Business Case For a Modern Warehouse Management System

Cerasis

The Problem: Warehouse Managers Are Stuck in an Age of Antiquated Systems With Mountains of Data That Could Be Lost Warehouse managers have grown accustomed to older systems containing enormous stores of consumer, supplier, and supply chain partner information. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Improving network-wide inventory visibility.

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Using Data Analytics and Blockchain in Retail to Sift Through Needs Faster

Cerasis

Although data analytics help retailers make informed decisions, the potential of blockchain is worth considering as well. GET YOUR FREE WHITE PAPER. DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER.

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7 Reasons ERP Systems Can Increase the Productivity of Your Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

The Manufacturing Industry Faces a Number of Challenges in its Daily Functioning ERP systems can augment smooth workflow and speed up inventory management, manage market fluctuations and supply chain issues. GET YOUR FREE WHITE PAPER. DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER.

Is Seamless OmniChannel Possible? How to Avoid Supply Chain Technology Hiccups

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Leverage Inventory as Data When systems communicate, they create inventory data, but actual inventory can be turned into data points and metrics to understand the flow of products. Improve Inventory Management Through Analytics and Integration Inventory management is only as good as its level of visibility and optimization.

RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper. Instantaneous inventory cycling reduces delays and speeds SCM.

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Three Benefits of Supply Chain Visibility for Your Business

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Geoff Whiting who writes for ERP Focus and Explore WMS. Your phone can link to your bank account, social media, photo library, diet tracker that you turned off a year ago, and share information between most of those apps. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download white paper.

Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. Download White Paper. Analytics in the supply chain can be used to analyze the costs associated with supply chain management and inventory management. The post Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Note to Shippers Not Currently Using a Modern TMS: The 1990s Called and Want Their Antiquated Transp

Logility

Does your company still manage transportation using spreadsheets, emails, phone calls, and other basic tools? Not when so many vital benefits flow from transportation management systems (TMS). The TMS system can automate some if not all of the transportation management cycle.

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

Cerasis

The days of managing supply chains through databases and changing information are over. GET YOUR FREE WHITE PAPER. DOWNLOAD WHITE PAPER. Blockchain allows for the continuous tracking of information and improvement through data analytics. The technology is an incorruptible ledger, which can be applied to virtually all supply chain processes , ranging from inventory management to shareholder proceedings.