The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader

Cerasis

In this blog he provides a simple reference guide to better yourself as a supply chain leader. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Essential Reference Guide for a Supply Chain Leader appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Editor's Note: Today's blog is by Dr. Muddassir Ahmed of muddassirism.com. Why Focus? Supplier Development is a proactive & reactive business process that aims to increase the performance.

The Quick Reference Guide to Supply Chain Planning

Demand Solutions

If your business relies on key supply chain elements to provide products or services, then supply chain management will be one of your key considerations. Intelligent businesses can save millions of dollars per year and build a sustainable competitive advantage through proper supply chain management. This relies on proper planning, and without it, you can’t manage your supply chain properly. What is supply chain planning?

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Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning

E2open

Read more to find out how the Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Digital Planning Maturity brings everything together to show what a Stage 5 digital planning environment would look like. Technology Reference Model 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning Tim Payne, 13 June 2018. The post Technology Reference Model for Stage 5 Maturity Supply Chain Planning appeared first on E2open | Demand. “Traditional supply chain planning will not work in a fast-paced digital world.”

APICS 2018 Will Provide New Insights As Always

CHAINalytics

Blog Integrated Demand & Supply Planning Managed Analytics APICS Blockchain Last Mile Delivery Managed Analytics Services S&OP Statistical Forecasting as a Service Supply Chain Reference Model

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

referred to as unconscious bias. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we. need to address Our society is struggling with bias. and its negative impacts on our. workforce. What’s causing bias. today? We aren’t. always self- aware of all. the filters we. are applying. to make. judgments.

Who said supply chains are boring?: By the Numbers: IBM's Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

IBM just published its annual corporate responsibility summary for 2010 and Ive pulled out the latest highlights referring to Big Blues supply chain: - 27,000 suppliers in nearly 100 countries. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Taking Advantage of Local Drivers Meets Same Day Delivery Expectations

Cerasis

For reference, e-commerce is anticipated to.read More. The ability to offer the same delivery is rapidly becoming a differentiator among retailers and other shippers. According to Business Wire, “The same day delivery market in the US is poised to grow by $9.73

What Are the KPIs of a Transportation Management System

Cerasis

Key performance indicators (KPIs) refer to the targeted goals that rely on metrics to provide a snapshot of the health of your operation. They connect data and metrics with an evaluation of whether your operation performs as expected and what strengths or weaknesses may exist. Supply chain leaders need to know which KPIs of a.read More. The post What Are the KPIs of a Transportation Management System appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

As Retailers Eye Last-Mile Strategies, They Launch BOPIS to Neutralize Costs

Cerasis

Although the name invokes the fears of coding and advanced systems, it refers to the process of buying a product online and picking it up in the store, i.e., BOPIS. Many retailers have implemented buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) strategies without realizing it. This concept gives supply chains a non-traditional means of fulfilling orders and.read More.

Why Shippers Love Supply Chain Visibility

PLS Logistics

Visibility refers to understanding what goes on between the start and end of a process. With supply chain visibility, companies can analyze data and evaluate suppliers, processes and prices. Freight Supply Chain Shipments Visibility Supply Chain Disruptions

Working Capital Management: Two Challenges and How to Address Them

River Logic

This is generally referred to as how liquid a company is. Working Capital seems easy enough to understand. Divide a company’s current assets by its current liabilities and you get a ratio that helps you determine how easily a company could cover its short term debt. However, this doesn’t always paint a clear picture. working capital Supply Chain Management Supply Chain

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As Retailers Eye Final Mile Strategies, They Launch BOPIS to Neutralize Costs

Cerasis

Although the name invokes the fears of coding and advanced systems, it refers to the process of buying a product online and picking it up in the store, i.e., BOPIS. Many retailers have implemented buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS) strategies without realizing it. This concept gives supply chains a non-traditional means of fulfilling.read More.

Midstream Oil and Gas: What Is It & How Does It Work?

PLS Logistics

Upstream is referred to all of the processes and actions connected to finding, exploring, drilling and producing crude oil and natural gas. There are three essential stages in the oil and gas production industry: upstream, midstream and downstream. To understand the role of midstream oil and gas, let’s take a look at every stage. Obviously, […]. Blog midstream midstream oil and gas midstream supply chain oil and gas oil and gas logistics oil and gas shipping oil and gas supply chai

Stop Calling It Backhaul

Inbound Logistics

Why supply chain managers need to stop using the word backhaul and simply refer to them as loads

The top 3PL companies in Singapore in 2020

TradeGecko

3PL refers to any third-party business used to outsource any part of a company’s distribution or fulfilment services. Third-party logistics providers ( 3PL ) are widely used by businesses in Singapore and globally. This includes supply chain management, distribution, warehousing, transportation, and more. Logistics

The State of the Tactical Freight Market and What You Need to Know About It

Cerasis

There was a time when tactical freight management referred solely to the day-to-day operations that occurred.read More. The current freight market continues to ramp up in anticipation of the most active returns season of the year. The strong demand for more freight continues to grow, and consumers have divine expectations for the performance of supply chains.

The Year of the Supply Chain Control Tower

Logistics Viewpoints

It is built on top of a supply chain reference model that contains supply chain policies. Once I peeked under the hood at this reference model, it became clear to me this could be a very robust solution. LLamasoft has developed a new supply chain control tower. What makes is so interesting is it's engine. The post The Year of the Supply Chain Control Tower appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Visibility control tower

The Future of Supply Chain Has Arrived: A Look at the Sentient Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

The “sentient supply chain” refers to a supply chain that’s nodes communicate 24/7. A new term to describe a supply chain that is all-seeing, real-time, productive, optimized, and cognitive has recently emerged. Supply Chain Omni-Channel Technology Supply Chain Disruptions automation Autonomous Driverless Future

Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain

Kuebix

Inventory management refers to the process of ordering, storing and using a company’s goods or materials. What is Inventory Management and Why is it Important? Successfully managing inventory allows businesses to meet the demand level of their consumers with an appropriate amount of supply. Ineffective management can result in excess inventory which runs the risk […]. The post Inventory Management’s Crucial Role in the Supply Chain appeared first on Kuebix.

The Worst Supply Chain in North America

Logistics Viewpoints

This is part of the supply chain that the oil industry refers to as “upstream.” […]. I’ve been doing some research on the unconventional oil supply chain. Unconventional oil includes crude oil from shale and oil sands. I’ve talked to over 20 oil executives and experts about the inbound supply chain that supports oil well production. Petroleum Industry Supply Chain Planning

How Drone Technology is Going to Shape the Future of Supply Chain

Kuebix

Drones are classified as “a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) which typically refers to a pilotless aircraft that operates through a combination of technologies, including computer vision, artificial intelligence, object avoidance tech, and others.” What’s the Big Deal?

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How Brexit Affects Cloud-based EDI Solutions Vendors

Descartes

The Brexit, an abbreviation for British Exit, refers to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. A referendum – a vote in which citizens take part – was held on June 23, 2016 to decide whether UK should leave the European Union. The European Union or EU is a political and economic partnership of 28 European countries. It began after the. The post How Brexit Affects Cloud-based EDI Solutions Vendors appeared first on Appterra. Blog News Cloud EDI Supply Chain Technology

Three barriers in supply chain digitization

BluJay Solutions

The article refers to BluJay’s Supply Chain Market Research. Managers Online covers the three most common barriers supply chain organizations are facing, such as data silos, lack of involvement of the management and outdated IT systems. Read the full story in Dutch here. The post Three barriers in supply chain digitization appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd. In The News Managers Online

Good to the Last Mile

CHAINalytics

In fact, it comes from the telecommunications industry and refers to the installation and delivery of communication services to the end client. Bryan Wyatt | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics The term “last mile” originated outside our industry. In the realm of transportation, though, last-mile delivery means the item’s final destination in the supply chain … The post Good to the Last Mile appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation

The top six 3PL companies in Singapore

TradeGecko

3PL refers to any third-party business used to outsource any part of a company’s distribution or fulfillment services. Third-party logistics providers (3PL) are widely used by businesses in Singapore and globally. This includes supply chain management, distribution, warehousing, transportation, and more. Business Growth Productivity

Why Supply Chain Complexity Isn’t a Bad Thing

Logistics Viewpoints

Most professionals I interacted with during my early days in this industry were still referring to “materials management” and “procurement” when they spoke of what we call “supply chain” today. When I started my career the term “supply chain” was just emerging. We also had a role called a “master planner” who was typically an APICS certified genius who could schedule a factory, inbound supply schedule and procurement plan via grease board, or if very […].

B2B eCommerce Changes Supply Chain Management and Operations

Descartes

It refers to the selling of products and services between businesses through an online sales portal. B2B ecommerce is short for business to business electronic commerce. Basically, a business makes its client’s business thrive by directing all its resources to make processes simpler and faster – to boost efficiency, productivity, and profitability.

What Advanced Visibility Really Means and How It Can Help Your Supply Chain

MercuryGate

Advanced visibility refers to the ability to go beyond traditional limits of visibility, such as “where’s my freight,” to understanding “what’s causing delays, what’s happening, what should happen, and when will it happen?”

Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

While The Economist article was referring to consumer data and the big ecommerce players, the same transition is taking place in transportation and logistics. A couple of years ago, The Economist published an article claiming the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.

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Roadblocks and Solutions to a Lean Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

Today, a lean supply chain refers to best-in-class supply chain execution; a process that produces what’s needed, when it’s needed, and where it’s needed with minimal waste in time or capital. Lean supply chains gained popularity in the manufacturing sector because substantial improvements can be made to eliminate waste and non-value added activity.

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The Difference Between Visibility and Transparency Within Your Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

While both phrases are used to reference many of the same things, there are differences in their connotations in. The terms “visibility” and “transparency” are often used interchangeably in the logistics world. Logistics providers market benefits of visibility and transparency, but it has many customers wondering what exactly the difference is between the two terms. Read More. Supply Chain

Melitta: Collaborating for an Improved Forecasting Process

ToolsGroup

S&OP refers to the cyclical process of aligning business activities that inform an organization’s sales and production planning. Melitta is a household name for anyone who drinks coffee, but the Melitta Group’s business activities extend far beyond drip filters for your morning brew.

Supply Chain Management Best Practices: Reliability

PLS Logistics

Supply chain reliability refers to the degree to which a supply chain yields consistent performance. Increasing reliability, reducing inventory and preparing for demand are top priorities for supply chain professionals. Supply chain reliability is essential in implementing an operative supply chain management strategy since it enhances productivity and cuts costs. Reliability warrants inventory to be delivered to customers’ on-time.

Supply Chain by Design onThree Things That Supply Chain Managers Should Know about Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Digest

This Blog Describes how the Term, Artificial Intelligence, is Being Used in Order to Identify Accurate and Inaccurate References

Is Flowcasting the Supply Chain Only for the Few?

The Network Effect

Flowcasting has often been referred to as ‘the Holy Grail’ of demand driven supply chain planning (and rightly so). Driving the entire supply chain across multiple enterprises from sales at the store shelf right back to the factory. So is Flowcasting a retail solution or a manufacturing solution? Many analysts, consultants and solution providers have […]. The post Is Flowcasting the Supply Chain Only for the Few? appeared first on The Network Effect.