What Is Demand Sensing and Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More

Cerasis

Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. Warehouse what is demand sensing

Aspire, challenge and transform: Insights from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive conference

Kinaxis

One conference I recently attended is the Gartner Supply Chain Executive conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are some of the examples he shared to highlight how the traditional linear supply chains are being disrupted: Connected home sharing consumption signals (e.g.

What Is Demand Sensing and Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More

Veridian Solutions

Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. Deficiencies in the Supply Chain Derive From Inaccurate, Poor Forecasting Methods.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Cerasis

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. Optimize warehouse design.

Points to Ponder from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference…and One Unanswerable Question

ToolsGroup

Here are a few places these themes popped up at the conference and how we can tie them back to a subject we love here at ToolsGroup: supply chain planning. Inventory must serve the demand by taking into account the probability and size of the order.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Tests Robots for Warehouse Item Picking. Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy. Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform. From Project to Continuous Business Process: The Evolution of Supply Chain Design (2,874 views). Getting to the Core of Supply Chain Execution Convergence (1,240 views). As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun.

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[PODCAST] The Current State of Warehouse Management Systems & Their Role in Creating a More Effective Supply Chain

Cerasis

On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Jason Rosing, co-founder of Veridian the leading professional services provider of supply chain solutions & services. Veridian helps clients deploy Manhattan Associates, HighJump Software, and JDA Software’s latest supply chain suite to talk about the current state of warehouse management systems. Logistics & Supply Chain Resources to Download.

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Drones and Robots in the Warehouse

PINC YMS

The 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer forum brought together supply chain executives and industry experts to discuss the latest trends in the industry. digital disruption innovation warehouse inventory cycle counting dronesThe event happened in Chicago between June 20th and June 22nd.

Why Supply Chain Businesses Risk Getting Left Behind With Outdated Technology

BluJay Solutions

After a near freeze on spending during the global financial crisis, businesses are increasingly looking to invest in their supply chain systems going into 2015, and with good reason. So how can supply chain businesses get the visibility they need, and fast?

What Makes a Mature Planning Organization? (Part 2)

Supply Chain Shaman

Yesterday, I finished a post on supply chain planning maturity. A client had asked me, “How do I know if we have a mature supply chain planning organization?” Excellence in supply chain planning is a cultural shift.

Tips for Maximizing Warehouse Space

Veridian Solutions

The 2018 State of Logistics Report , sponsored by 3PL Central , indicates warehousing models are evolving at a phenomenal rate. More importantly, demand for warehouse space is at an all-time high, and warehousing is still short two million workers. percent of warehouses vacant, warehouse managers are still stuck with the challenge of maximizing warehouse space. Since customers’ needs evolve on a continuing basis, warehouses must evolve in tandem.

What Are the Top Warehouse Management KPIs Every Supply Chain Exec Should Measure

Cerasis

Warehouse managers face many challenges. These challenges can be overwhelming, but supply chain executives and managers can simplify the process by tracking these top warehouse management KPIs (key performance indicators). of the digital supply chain.

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Drones and Robots in the Warehouse

PINC YMS

The 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer forum brought together supply chain executives and industry experts to discuss the latest trends in the industry. digital disruption innovation warehouse inventory cycle counting dronesThe event happened in Chicago between June 20th and June 22nd.

BoB vs. ERP – Part 2: Warehousing, Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

A common theme in the tier 1 and 2 landscape of supply chain execution management is the desire to “orchestrate and synchronize end-to-end business processes,” and that “warehousing and transportation are notable points of convergence” (source: Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems ). In the first blog post of this series, When is ‘Best-of-Breed’ the Best Choice for Supply Chains? ,

Supply Chain Risk Blog Series#4: Ensuring Continuity During a Disruption

BluJay Solutions

In the last post in our blog series on Supply Chain Risk, we focused the role of regulatory requirements and legislation in supply chain risk planning. Now our attentions turn to continuity - more specifically ensuring supply chains remain in motion when factors outside of your control impact on the multimodal transportation process, creating potential delays. So what is the best way to ensure supply chain continuity during a disruption?

The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

Gartner believes it will “impact the information available to supply chain leaders and how the supply chain operates, depending on industry.” . Of course IoT is already in widespread use within the supply chain, for example through the use of telematics in road forwarding to drive efficiency in route management and vehicle handling. Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.

The Business Case For a Modern Warehouse Management System

Cerasis

Warehouse managers face constant pressure to move more products, reduce damage, improve order cycle times, boost employee morale, and more. Legacy systems traditionally used for warehouse management are inefficient in the modern era; even systems in the 5- to 10-year age range. Warehouse managers can work to gain executive-level support by making the right business case for a modern warehouse management system. Improving network-wide inventory visibility.

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Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

As the CEO of Locus Robotics, I often get asked a very simple question by supply chain executives, operators, analysts, press and investors. We recently conducted a Locus demo and presentation for 30 supply chain executives with a very large global brand.

A Baker’s Dozen of Killer Blog Posts

BluJay Solutions

Sometimes our deep roster of logistics experts delved into the nitty gritty of our innovative products and solutions, but most of the time we chose to step back and look at bigger issues in the supply chain universe. Visibility and Its Importance in Supply Chain Execution Convergence.

Making Food & Beverage Supply Chains Pay

IQMS

Bottom Line: High performance, integrated food & beverage supply chains are the lifeblood of successful manufacturers in the industry, enabling them to flex in response to customer demand. It’s Time to Start Managing Food & Beverage Supply Chains For the Future, Not The Past.

The War Against Returns – Is the Retail Supply Chain Winning?

BluJay Solutions

After another record-breaking festive season, with double-digit ecommerce growth and mobile commerce growth into three digits for developed economies, and even higher where ecommerce is less established, it’s easy to forget about the impact of returns on the retail supply chain. Returns complicate logistics processes, disrupt inventory management, make revenue forecasting difficult and eat into profit margins.

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Drivers of Modern-Day Warehouse Management System Adoption

Veridian Solutions

Demand for more warehouses is evident throughout the industry. Aside from building new warehouses, major retailers, such as Sam’s, have transformed traditional shopping centers into new distribution centers. The talent shortage of supply chain management is continuing to grow worse.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Latest Gartner Supply Chain Predictions

ToolsGroup

Gartner analysts presented their latest supply chain findings throughout the two-day Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference last month in London. They see the highest spending priorities in e-commerce software, supply chain optimization and cost analytics.

Drivers of Modern-Day Warehouse Management System Adoption

Veridian Solutions

Demand for more warehouses is evident throughout the industry. Aside from building new warehouses, major retailers, such as Sam’s, have transformed traditional shopping centers into new distribution centers. In addition, the number of workers needed to fill warehouse positions is expected to continue climbing. Thus, more companies will reconsider warehouse management system adoption, including upgrading to entirely new systems, reports Modern Materials Handling.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

What is Demand Sensing?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Understanding more about the needs and wants of customers can help supply chain leaders make informed decisions, improve inventory management, and increase profitability. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™.

Mobile Madness!! How Does Your Bracket Stack Up?

Supply Chain Nation

Now as we enter into the excitement of the Final Four, I can say that our world of retail and supply chain is in our own madness – Mobile Madness , that is! Warehouse Management – a warehouse is a location of constant movement!

5 Reasons to Synchronize Your WMS and TMS

Supply Chain Nation

Leveraging the capabilities from your Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Transportation Management System (TMS), while synchronizing pre-built adaptable workflows can help reduce costs, improve throughput and enhance the customer experience. Establishing Effective Interoperability Between Planning and Execution in Transportation. There’s always been an inherent separation between planning and actual execution within the realm of the supply chain.

5 Best Logistics Books for Beginners

Supply Chain Opz

However, most logistics/supply chain managers will have to spend some years in various functions to gain the cross-functional knowledge. This logistics book will show you have to plan and execute procurement strategy in a step-by-step manner. World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling Warehouse management and inventory control is the center point of integrated logistics management that tries to balance supply and demand.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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How Last Mile Delivery Affects the Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Principal, Supply Chain Technology, Tompkins International. The convergence of supply chain execution systems is a goal that many enterprises have yet to achieve. If more than a Just Leave On Porch (JLOP) delivery experience is required, the essential elements for local delivery within a complete Supply Chain Execution (SCE) system should include: Appointment Scheduling. By David Meyers.

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E-Commerce Continues to Add Focus on Omnichannel Supply Chain Strategies: Projections for 2018 Demand Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

Omnichannel supply chains are increasing in complexity and prevalence for good reason. As 2018 progresses, Warehouse Managers need to understand the risk of not going omnichannel, why demand is increasing, and a few tips to meet such demands. Increased speed in warehouses.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

6 River Systems

With new supply chain innovations , trends in logistics technology and advancements like automated robots making a big impact on operational efficiency, it seems that supply chain optimization is within reach for more companies than ever before. Supply 3.

How a WMS Helps Retailers Execute Click & Collect Capabilities

Veridian Solutions

Click and collect makes up a portion of true omnichannel supply chains, allowing customers the freedom to shop online and pick up products in the store. However, in order to pull off click and collect capabilities or implementing SaaDC, supply chain executives should look to a WMS as a way to execute click and collect as well as SaaDC. As a result, a WMS, when applied to a warehouse, has the same implication for in-store online order fulfillment.

Where Is the ROI in a WMS Implementation?

Veridian Solutions

Assessing the return on investment (ROI) of a warehouse management system (WMS) implementation is an essential step in building the business case for investment. According to Chris Barnes , solution consultant for the Accellos platform, Warehouse Managers face many challenges in understanding the ROI in a WMS implementation. Let’s take a closer look at where Warehouse Managers may find the highest ROI in a WMS implementation. Warehouse Management

How a WMS Helps Retailers Execute Click & Collect Capabilities

Veridian Solutions

Click and collect makes up a portion of true omnichannel supply chains, allowing customers the freedom to shop online and pick up products in the store. However, in order to pull off click and collect capabilities or implementing SaaDC, supply chain executives should look to a WMS as a way to execute click and collect as well as SaaDC. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Retail Warehouse Management