PINC selected by Inbound Logistics magazine to its 2017 list of Top logistics technology providers


April 19, 2017 -- PINC, the #1 provider of yard management systems (YMS), finished vehicle logistics solutions, and inventory robotics to the world's largest brands, has been selected 2017 TOP Logistics IT provider by Inbound Logistics magazine.

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


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. Inventory is then put on pallets and shipped as freight. ” Vendor Managed Inventory Model: A Quick Back Story.

Top 5 Ways Inventory Tracking Technology Is Evolving


In fact, a recent survey of economic experts, reports Jeff Wacker of Retail TouchPoints, found up to 59 percent of retailers are making plans to invest in technology, which includes inventory tracking technology. Inventory Tracking Technology Leverages Internal and External Real-Time Data.

Why Have We Not Reduced Inventory?

Supply Chain Shaman

This year supply chain leaders will celebrate thirty years of progress in supply chain management; but we have not made progress on one of the funamentals: inventory management. Have the early adopters of inventory optimization seen a reduction in inventory on their balance sheets?”

Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

If you’re like me, you’re reading a couple of good books, have several more on your “got to get to” list and a magazine or two with the corners folded down for when you have a little airplane time or for a quick read over lunch. What’s on your summer reading list?

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel


You need to be able to see where inventory exists, what capacity is available and what the issues are. by John Westerveld Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel.

Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Most companies are moving backward on the Supply Chain matrix that matter (growth, operating marging, inventory turns and return on Invested Capital). Warehouse inventory using drones. Contents Supply Chain Movement 22 – 2016 Q3. Publishing date: 16 September 2016.

Rossmann Optimizes Its Inventory with RELEX

RELEX Solutions

On August 31st, 2018, German magazine “Lebensmittelzeitung” writes about Rossmann’s supply chain optimization project with RELEX. On August 31st, the journal ran an article about Rossmann’s and RELEX’s joint supply chain project where Michael Rybak (Managing director Sales, Logistics and IT) and Jürgen Mattulke (Head of Inventory Management) of Rossmann spoke about their impressive results. The post Rossmann Optimizes Its Inventory with RELEX appeared first on RELEX Solutions.

Supply Chain Agenda of Alessandro de Luca, SVP at Merck Group

Supply Chain Movement

Forecasting the launch of a new product is always the most difficult part – either you fall too short on production or you end up with too much inventory! ‘Real-time communication in order to be able to react fast is key’.

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Turkey’s leading online retailer Hepsiburada wants own delivery network

Supply Chain Movement

In the beginning, manufacturers, mostly in the fashion business, offloaded old inventory to Internet companies who sold it at a huge discount. Hepsiburada prepares for the next growth phase. Turkey’s leading online retailer wants own delivery network.

What are the wise lessons in supply chain management?

Supply Chain Movement

One important and innovative point he made in 1992 was that information can be a substitute for inventory. Subscribe on print to receive the next issue>> Reports Charles Fine hau lee IBM Keith Oliver magazine Q3 Stanford UniversitySupply chains have been around since the start of civilisation, but in recent decades various international scientific studies have revealed important new insights into this relatively young discipline.

For Cummins, PINC Yard Management System is a Game Changer


Bridget McCrea, editor at Logistics Management Magazine, brings to life an very interesting story about how trailer yards have become a vey important part of inventory visibility across the supply chain.

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Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector.

Online retailer Hepsiburada wants own delivery network

Supply Chain Movement

In the beginning, manufacturers, mostly in the fashion business, offloaded old inventory to Internet companies who sold it at a huge discount. Hepsiburada prepares for the next growth phase. Turkey’s leading online retailer wants own delivery network.

Supply Chain Movement 21 – S&OP + IT

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Contents Supply Chain Movement 21 – 2016 Q2. Publishing date: 6 May 2016. 6 | News & Background. Forecasting is about managing risks.

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Predictive MRO inventory management and how it relates to the MRO storeroom


While he never characterized it as predictive MRO inventory management, for years Synovos’ own George Krauter evangelized about how MRO storerooms are “Fat” with excessive spare parts. Here is his premise: in a typical company-owned MRO storeroom, 90% of all parts account for about 6% of the inventory value. Entire industries are seeing the light when it comes to tying MRO spare parts to predictive MRO inventory management and it’s about time.

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The MRO Inventory Dilemma Continues


In a recent edition, Uptime magazine published an article discussing “The MRO Dilemma: Major Time, Minor Spend” in which the author, George Krauter (disclosure: a former Synovos employee), discusses the continuing dilemma companies face in dealing with MRO inventory. The argument comes down to this: a company’s MRO inventory spend usually falls between 6% and 10% of the overall spend while taking up 70% to 80% of all transaction costs.

The Future of Distribution and Fulfillment – What We Know, and What We Will Find Out

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group, in partnership with DC Velocity magazine, has just launched an online survey of logistics practitioners to evaluate the future direction of today’s distribution facilities, technologies, and practices. Inventory Management Material Handling Omni-channel logistics Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Optimization Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing distribution network fulfillment warehouse automation warehouse facility WMS

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Why Traceability Matters More Than Ever


The food and beverage industry faces unique challenges in tracking and storing food and ingredient inventory. According to Food Safety Magazine, the future of food traceability is technology integration. Manufacturing Inventory Management Traceability

Overview of published mind maps Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement

The mind maps of Supply Chain Magazine have a fixed structure in the form of a simple matrix. Mind Map for Inventory Management. Trends checklist cross-channel discussion piece global trade management inventory inventory management medtech mind map pharma S&OP Sales & Operations Planning SAP Supply Chain Movement transparency transport optimization

6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019


Barcodes are critical to helping you manage inventory, and when a vendor or partner of yours can’t scan your barcode, problems arise. Magazine. It’s been a great year for AB&R®. In May, we became a member of the RAIN RFID alliance , and in June we became a GS1 US Solution Partner.

Ensuring Reliability in Supply Chain


Infineum has turned to Logility Voyager Solutions ( read more ) to improve the company’s inventory targeting system and reduce working capital while enhancing service levels. Additional Reading: eBook: The Inventory Optimization Handbook.

Why OEMs Partnering With Reputable Suppliers Deliver a Desired Product


As explained by LEDs Magazine , the major LED lighting manufacturer, Leedarson, has already taken steps with a technology company to create IoT-connected LED light strips, that have the potential to unlock additional savings in LED lighting.

The Target Canada Story and the Brand Impact of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

“ The Last Days of Target” In an article entitled “The Last Days of Target: The Untold Tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death”, in Canadian Business magazine, the story of what happened to this well-known Brand is chronicled. Freight and Logistics Inventory Management Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Business Retail SCM supplychain TargetSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Forecasting noise disturbs the S&OP process

Supply Chain Movement

In other words: a slight decline in forecast accuracy results in an exponential increase in inventory.”. Forecasting is a challenge for many companies.

[Infographic] Modern Retail Supply Chains: Why Investment in Omnichannel Is Rising


According to Forbes magazine, customers at the retail giant, Walmart, spend an average of $1400 annually in brick-and-mortar stores, and others spend only $200 annually on Walmart’s online platform.

Drawing Lessons From Tesla’s Supply Chain Issues!

Supply Chain Game Changer

A great article last month from CIPS’ industry magazine Supply Management dove into some of Tesla’s Supply Chain woes, discussing how the company, still considered a visionary in the industry, has got to this place, as well as some optimistic scenarios for how it can get out of it. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Automotive Business CEO Leadership SCM supplychain TeslaSubscribe Here! Email Address.

11 things you won't want to miss at MODEX next week


Additionally, in her most recent article for Modern Materials Handling magazine, " Modex 2018: Tips and tricks for navigating the show. ", Sara Pearson Specter, also answers some frequently asked questions about the event. inventory robotics Trade Show warehouse drones MODEX digital yard managementWe came across a very interesting blog post titled " 10 things you won't want to miss at MODEX " on MHI's blog.

Enhanced Logistics Software Offers More Solutions for Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Collaborator

That’s why cold food processors are always looking for more information, more technology and more solutions, so they can make better decisions on inventory levels, delivery times, labor requirements and customer satisfaction.

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How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices


Critical components of a successful e-commerce shipping strategy asserts John Costanzo of Parcel Magazine, include: Visibility into warehouse and inventory management. Outdated software and disconnected data contribute to problems in managing inventory and integrating systems.

What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

Among the services which they provide are transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging, and freight forwarding. Vendor Managed Inventory. Every year Inbound Logistics magazine publishes a list of the Top 100 3PLs. Admiral E.

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Freight Data Trends for 2019 and How a TMS Will Grow in Value


Omnichannel sales result in an extensive level of communication and analysis of inventory across dozens, if not hundreds, of physical locations, warehouses, and distribution centers.

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One Way to Start Your Digital Transformation


It became the largest USA print magazine in circulation simply by cataloging the upcoming week’s television schedule. Are you leveraging detailed demand data to optimize service levels and inventories? Editor's note: Due to the holidays, there will be no blog post next week.

Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death


Now a story in Canadian Business Magazine describes how supply chains can go seriously wrong and with serious consequences. Target employed JDA Software for demand forecasting and inventory replenishment.

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Trends In Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now


In fact, rapid design and lightning-fast prototyping, reports Mark Dohnalek of Manufacturing Business Technology magazine , will allow manufacturers to design and produce products in a few days, if not hours. For example, manufacturers can use automation to track sales, monitor inventory levels, monitor use of additive manufacturing, maintain control over financial information and manage logistics processes, reports Terri Hiskey of Manufacturing Business Technology magazine.