Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report

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Union City, CA – October 7 th , 2020 – Researched and prepared by Adelante SCM’s analyst Adrian Gonzalez and presented by PINC, the publication’s 2020 theme is The Impact Of Digital Yard Management on Enterprise Transportation Costs and Capacity.

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The term was coined over 35 years ago but still to this day there are a large number of different definitions of SCM. To someone who is starting out their career, or who is new to the field of Supply Chain, it is understandable that there may be confusion as to the definition of SCM. Are they really that different or are there just subtle nuances in what some people consider SCM that others do not? What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

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2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage. The key results of this study by BVL International on trends and strategies in logistics and supply chain management are summarized, as follows. They are based on 1757 responses collected in an international survey from supply chain executives (including logistics service providers (LSPs), retailers, and manufacturing companies).

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Introducing :o9 Solutions’ SCM software for the first time in Japan

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Strengthening Digital SCM Services for Retail and Distribution Industries in Japan. This also marks the first introduction of the :o9 SCM software “:o9 AI Platform” to the Japanese market. Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”), :o9 Solutions Japan K.K.

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The Inventory Accuracy “Confidence Gap”

Talking Logistics

Note: The following is an excerpt from “ Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: 5 Key Insights to Improve Inventory Performance for 2019 ,” based on research conducted by Adelante SCM and LEGACY Supply Chain Services with input from nearly 100 supply chain professionals from retail, manufacturing, and logistics service providers companies in the United States and Canada. And it begins with improving their inventory accuracy. The Inventory Accuracy “Confidence Gap”.

Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

A new alternative is now possible for companies, especially those looking to gain a competitive advantage with their SCM operations. While many supply chain executives have never seriously considered managed services as an SCM option due to liability, performance or security risk concerns, this is indeed an economical, efficient and strategically viable solution that supply chain leaders should consider to deliver operational performance. Is SCM a Core Competency?

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Inventory Management Remains Challenging

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Every business person who deals with inventory management is involved in a balancing act. Keep too little inventory on hand and you risk losing sales and, on occasion, customers. Keep too much inventory on hand and the costs add up resulting in lower profits. It’s little wonder inventory management systems have gained popularity. ”[1] He adds, “Even with all this power, there are several disadvantages to inventory control worth considering.”

Blockchain: The Technology Reshaping SCM!

Supply Chain Game Changer

especially procurement and logistics?—?in If SCM tech were a summer reading list, Blockchain would be the Twilight trilogy. For this reason, blockchain technology has been viewed as the perfect match for business application within procurement and logistics. Blockchain technology won’t just enhance the way procurement and logistics professionals work today; it poses the ability to reshape the functions entirely. Blockchain in Logistics. Subscribe Here!

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

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The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. SCM Fundamentals.

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Supply Chain Management (SCM) is Becoming Younger, More Educated, More Diverse!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When we speak with SCM professionals from the baby boomer and Gen X generations, it’s really common for us to hear, “I didn’t plan on going into Supply Chain, but I fell into it.” Planning and Procurement are taking on a bigger role in the field: 22% of millennials surveyed are working in Planning and 21% in Procurement , compared to 15% in Logistics , 11% in Inventory Management, and 9% in Manufacturing. Jobs #HumanResources #SCM #SupplyChain #Millennials.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Paul Kretz, Head of SCM at Church & Dwight!

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That is how I got into logistics management and gained deep warehousing and transportation experience. I moved into the third-party logistics industry just as that was taking off and gained a ton of experience in logistics costing, WMS installation, selling services and technology skills. Toss in a dash of time as a retail logistics leader, sometime consulting and I have seen many aspects of Supply Chain and Operations. They used to call it seagull logistics.

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Using Lean to Manage Inventory!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Lean Inventory Management? More firms are implementing lean inventory management techniques to reduce costs, improve flexibility and have more time to focus on their customers. Lean supply chain and inventory management enable Small Medium Businesses (SMB) to improve efficiency and increase profits. What is Lean Inventory Management? Pull (Lean principle: Kanban) : Move inventory only when requested by a customer. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Warehouse Cost Reductions: 3 Understandings Driven By Inventory Management & Lean Principles

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This is the second part of my series on various ways to reduce overall costs as it relates to logistics and warehouse cost reductions. In the first part I put forth 6 areas of focus in order to reduce logistics costs. Today, I will now address how a focus on inventory will allow for warehouse cost reductions as well. A Focus on Inventory Control Begets Warehouse Cost Reductions. First, look at inventory as MONEY/CASH. Try using a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI).

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What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics?

Supply Chain Game Changer

And then at some point all of these activities were included under the banner of “Reverse Logistics” What on earth is Reverse Logistics? So What Is Reverse Logistics? The term “Reverse Logistics” was first coined by James R. I was certainly familiar with Repair, Recycling, Reclamation, Salvage and ReUse to that point but Reverse Logistics seemed like an odd phrase. But once explained the phrase Reverse Logistics made sense.

Six Ways Warehouse Inventory Management Software Optimizes Efficiency

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The Warehouse Inventory Management Software market grew to $1.4B Warehouse Inventory Management software and systems help reduce infrastructure costs and enable the reallocation of existing IT resources to drive productivity improvements, according to IDC. Warehouse Inventory Management Software is seeing increased adoption as manufacturers expand globally through mergers, acquisitions, and regionally-focused manufacturing strategies.

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? The application of advanced forecasting and planning methodologies improve inventory management in a critical, high-volume repair business, dramatically reducing costs and fulfillment cycles while improving customer satisfaction. Difficulties forecasting demand in a high-volume repair environment caused inventory costs to skyrocket. Additionally, the client’s inventory levels were reduced by 52 percent or $2.3

Industry Study looks at Inventory Management as a Critical Function within Omni-Channel Logistics

Supply Chain 24/7

LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adrian Gonzalez, president of Adelante SCM, have released the findings from their 2018 research study on inventory management trends within omni-channel logistics, and it's extremely interesting

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Third Party Logistics

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The impact of lean on the supply chain is significant, as the goal of lean is to eliminate waste (overproduction and inventory), which will decrease work in process inventories. Logistics can be quite complicated and there are many potential failure modes between the order and delivery. Without an effective third party logistics provider in place, the system can break down and the inbound part or outbound final product won’t arrive in time.

Omni-Channel Logistics Leaders: 5 Key Insights to Improve Inventory Performance

Supply Chain 24/7

This joint research study, conducted by LEGACY Supply Chain Services and Adrian Gonzalez of Adelante SCM, examines and provides insight into leading inventory management challenges, opportunities and best practices

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Don Ralph of Staples Awarded Salzberg Medallion for SCM

Supply Chain Network

Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management has awarded Don Ralph, Senior Vice-President of Supply Chain & Logistics at Staples, with the prestigious Salzberg Medallion. His key accomplishments include the development of new industry-leading infrastructures, spearheading impeccable inventory management, an intricate fulfillment and delivery network, perfect order execution and a highly efficient cost structure.

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The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Most people assume that logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) refer to the same process. So, how did the concepts of logistics and Supply Chain Management become so intertwined in their use when they mean very different things? Read on for a differentiation of logistics and SCM, and an overview of a cloud-based ERP software that helps streamline both processes. What is Logistics?

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Reverse Logistics and the Power of Your 3PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blog post originally published by Expak Logistics on [link] Permission to publish here provided by Morgan Dixon. For many companies, reverse logistics has become an integral part of their business plan, offering them the ability to maximize the efficiency of their operations. Generally, reverse logistics is defined as “the process of moving goods from their typical final destination for the purpose of capturing value, or proper disposal. 3PLs Make Return Logistics Easier.

Coronavirus Series – Inventory Management Challenges & Solutions

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Common challenges include unpredictable customer behavior, unreliable inventory supplies, rising logistical costs and internal capacity constraints. It’s already apparent that those supply chain management (SCM) teams that can adapt their operations and respond quickly to these issues will be one step ahead of their competition. Inventory optimization software is an important piece of the puzzle. Save Time by Automating Inventory Management Calculations.

Using Lean Management for Inventory!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Lean Inventory Management? More firms are implementing lean inventory management techniques to reduce costs, improve flexibility and have more time to focus on their customers. Lean supply chain and inventory management enable Small Medium Businesses (SMB) to improve efficiency and increase profits. What is Lean Inventory Management? Flow: Understand how inventory flows in your warehouse and apply Lean principle: 5S to clear any obstacles that do not add up.

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What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Yet all of the functions that we now associate with Supply Chain have been around for a very long time: Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement and Purchasing, Warehousing and many more. I worked in Materials Handling, Packaging Engineering, Warehouse Space Planning, Resource Planning, Procurement, Inventory Management and Control, Production Control, Systems Management and other areas. Subscribe Here!

This Week in Logistics News (August 5-9, 2013)

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Court of Appeals upholds nearly all of new HOS regulations ( Logistics Management ). E2open Acquires icon-scm. In technology-related news, Oracle announced the new release of Oracle Retail Allocation that helps retailers “to deliver the right product, in the best assortment, for each location using real-time inventory levels along with sales and planning information.” I am not familiar with icon-scm’s solution, so I can’t comment on its strengths and weaknesses.

What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? What is the difference between Logistics and Distribution? Without consulting a dictionary both Logistics and Distribution suggest imagery involving the movement of goods. Let’s start by considering the common definitions that are used for each of Logistics and Distribution. Logistics. Comparing Logistics and Distribution. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Are Supply Chain Orchestration Services Still Science Fiction?

The Network Effect

Note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts where I discuss the current landscape for logistics service providers (LSPs). But what I’m going to discuss today is very real and the most advanced logistics providers can deliver them today. The key takeaway is that the next generation of cloud-network platforms provide the capability to proactively manage end to end supply chain processes through multiple tiers of trading partners and logistics service providers.

Supply Chain Is at Its Best When You Can’t See It

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They’ll walk into the local department store, fill their carts with paper towel, clothes and cookies never taking a moment to ponder the supply logistics required to get those products into their cart. With our consumer turning their attention to the next in-stock item on their list, the logistics, intricacies and management of supply chain fade once more into the background, becoming invisible until the next disaster hits the news (and disrupts their world).

Growing differentiation among logistics service providers

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Things are looking up for European logistics service providers. Their clients (shippers) are increasingly outsourcing logistics services to third-party specialists. So far, however, no logistics service provider offers complete European coverage in terms of both warehousing and transport. This growing optimism in the 3PL market is echoed by the survey results published in the 2014 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study. SCM 3PL Subway Map 2014.

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". Its here that the word "Logistics" in English language appeared for the first time. Here at resupply points, inventory was stored for up to 8 days. SCM-Operations is now SupplyChainOpz. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Part Shortages? What is your Supply Line Strategy?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Customers would want us to store more finished goods, increase safety stocks, and hold extra component inventory. They all involve adding inventory, and cost, which is highly inefficient and extremely expensive. There are many techniques that you can use without adding inventory. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs can help to ensure goods are held as low in the Supply Chain as possible yet be accessible quickly. The Company’s inventory turns were very low.

The Top 5 Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented. In general, the predictive analytics solutions in logistics and supply chain are on the rise. SCM #SupplyChain #technology #logistics #freight #AI #artificialintelligence.

Why this is a great time to be a supply chain professional

Kinaxis

After about a decade, he took a different path and branched off from SCM. b) Drone technologies and driverless cars /trucks are expected to revolutionize logistics as we know them. c) Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling proactive asset monitoring and risk mitigation along with precise inventory location tracking. While the organizations are realizing the limitations of their ERP and SCM investments, many are not ready to rip and replace their years of investments.