Your FMCG Supply Chain: The end of January is nigh!

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

FMCG Dave Jordan S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Sales Inventory Management & Stock ControlWhere has that first post-holiday month gone? Suddenly it’s the 24 th of January and there are only 7 calendar days and 5 working days until you close the month. Adopt panic stations despite what Corporal Jones of Dad’s Army would say.

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FMCG: Costs and Supply Chain Excellence

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Getting bullets to the front and keeping up the supply lines must be an incredible logistical task which simply cannot fail. Just imagine, no weekends or bank holidays to allow the supply chain to catch up or regroup. All FMCG supply chain people will have all had the dubious privilege to call Metro or Asda or Tesco to say “sorry, we are out of stock on Bloggo Powder but it will be with you on Tuesday”.

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Supply Chains – A second look: What do all those initials really mean?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In common with many business functions Supply Chains adopt multiple initials and/or acronyms to describe various tasks and processes they manage on a daily basis. SKU FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan KPI Traditional Trade S&OP Logistics Management Distribution Inventory Management & Stock Control

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COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains

Proxima

Global supply chain management has always been at the forefront of the battle. Many suppliers continue to rely on automation to ensure flexible supply chains and increased accuracy to help meet the demand from their buyers. How do I improve my supply chain?

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain? Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy. TMS technology—arguably one of the most important logistics management tools available to companies—can make a major contribution toward creating and enabling a responsive, adaptable, and intelligent global supply chain.

How We’re Building the Supply Chain of the Future with Customers

TMC

Globalization is rapidly adding complexity to the supply chain, changing needs of shippers around the world. Supply chain professionals are under pressure to produce more results with less resources. One of the many ways we do this is by hosting a two-day Customer Forum, where our customers and experts from around the globe come together to facilitate discussions on challenges, trends, and opportunities facing supply chains.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. Supply Chain Complexity. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

Digital transformation is one topic that is dominating our industry—and rightfully so, considering the significant competitive advantages and opportunities it brings to global supply chains. It’s rare to come across an industry article or conference that doesn’t reference how supply chains are being disrupted, automated, and optimized through digitalization. Supply Chain Complexity. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

The Next Generation of Global Supply Chain Technology Is Here: Navisphere® Vision

TMC

When we founded TMC nearly 20 years ago, the supply chain and logistics industry looked very different, as did our world in general. We are in the midst of a digital revolution; the ability to utilize technology to drive strategy and data to improve performance—and ultimately creating financial value—are now imperative for today’s complex global supply chains. Reveal valuable business insights within the supply chain. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Google Express, Its Supply Chain & Viability

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Aaron Kaplan, Eunice Cho, Jordan Sugar, Poornima Nookala, Shoaib Bharmal, Vishal Vibhandik, and Felipe Caro. per order for a one hour delivery), utilizes inventory from both its warehouses and local stores and restaurants, and marks up some prices in comparison to the in-store prices. for delivery in a two-hour window), utilizes local store inventories to avoid warehousing costs, leverages courier services to deliver the products, and charges the same price available in-store.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

My daughter’s second grade class is sharing their work this morning, so in the interest of time, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Oz Development, Inc. According to the press release: For over 10 years, Oz has been helping a growing SMB community connect to, and integrate with, leading ERP, CRM, e-commerce and supply chain platforms.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. A Pulse on Social Networking for Supply Chain Management. Jordan Kass, C.H. Mega Trends Impacting the Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Bob Ferrari is the Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters Blog, and a periodic guest blogger on the Infosys Supply Chain Management blog.

The Next Generation of Global Supply Chain Technology Is Here: Navisphere® Vision

TMC

When we founded TMC nearly 20 years ago, the supply chain and logistics industry looked very different, as did our world in general. We are in the midst of a digital revolution; the ability to utilize technology to drive strategy and data to improve performance—and ultimately creating financial value—are now imperative for today’s complex global supply chains. Reveal valuable business insights within the supply chain. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Middle East eCommerce Reimagined

Vinculum

Countries like Iraq, Egypt, Oman, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia have the fastest growing young generation, with a median age of 22 years old. Benefits of implementing of automated supply-chain. The Middle East eCommerce is estimated to grow strong by 48.8

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Jordan.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please Jordan. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

How Foot Locker is Winning the Multichannel Race: An interview with CEO Ken C. Hicks, Part II

Supply Chain Nation

has leveraged its advanced supply chain capabilities to provide a superior shopping experience for its customers. How does Foot Locker’s supply chain help to accomplish this? Hicks: By making the inventory visible to the customers and the stores. When you go into a store, instead of seeing just the inventory in that store, you can effectively utilize the entire inventory of the company. So next to the Jordan shoes is the Jordan apparel.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Jordan. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. These are the key developments that are visualised on the 2016 version of Supply Chain Movement’s SCM IT Subway Map. Jordan.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Population growth and new supply chain technology drive the change. Supply chain technology innovation in action. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

How Foot Locker is Winning the Multichannel Race: An interview with CEO Ken C. Hicks

Supply Chain Nation

has leveraged its advanced supply chain capabilities to transparently expose its enterprise wide inventory to all selling channels in order to provide a superior shopping experience for its customers. For example, we recently had our big Jordan release. We are synchronizing our supply chain so you can buy online and pick-up in-store, or shop online and reserve in-store so you can pick it up. Foot Locker, Inc.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Population growth and new supply chain technology drive the change. Supply chain technology innovation in action. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Jordan. Europe can expect to see more activity from large logistics service providers on the back of XPO’s acquisition of ND, and this will of course be reflected on Supply Chain Movement’s 3PL Subway Map Europe in the years ahead.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Jordan. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. Jordan. Visuals demand financial impact Involvation involvement S&OP supply Supply Chain MediaManagement at the helm.

Additive Manufacturing continues to Mature

Enterra Insights

Four years ago Matthew Timms wrote, “Cited by some as ‘the next industrial revolution’, 3D printing is slowly reshaping the traditional supply chain, and could conceivably be the single most disruptive breakthrough since progressive assembly.”[1] ” To address this issue, “General Electric (GE) filed a patent to use a distributed ledger to trace and validate 3D printed parts in its supply chain.”[7]

This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. Global Supply Chains Open Door to Fraud ( CFO.com ). It serves as a hub for duty-free importation and exportation of service parts, allowing clients to manage their inventory levels and distribution more competitively in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Although logistics providers have been gradually switching towards sustainable efforts, such as the use of natural gas-powered vehicles, the push for sustainability in 2016 will exceed that of previous years, explains Jordan England-Nelson. The Internet of Things Will Increase and Benefit Real Time Inventory Management. As a result, logistics providers will be able to track inventory faster and more efficiently, which will reduce the amount of time required in shipping processes.

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