How a COVID-19 Vaccine Could Impact Holiday SCM

GlobalTranz

The past year taught supply chain professionals that uncertainty is the only certainty in supply chain management (SCM). That will, in turn, stimulate major issues in navigating holiday SCM for regular shipments, significantly as e-commerce.read More. Uncategorized holiday SCM

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

PINC

This year’s report focuses on the impact of digital yard management on enterprise transportation costs and capacity. The report brings clarity to key industry questions such as How important is having digital yard management capabilities in helping you achieve transportation objectives?

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When you think QAD, do you think SCM?

Logistics Viewpoints

Just for Fun QAD Quality Management risk management supply chain transportation managementQAD is far better known for their manufacturing than supply chain solutions. QAD provides full-featured manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, on premise or via the cloud, with very deep functionality for the Automotive, Food & Beverage/Consumer Goods, High Tech, Industrial, and Life Sciences industries. But when I attended QAD Explore last week (May 4th […].

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The Importance of Value-Added Services in Logistics and SCM!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to Adelante SCM’s recent research , 63 percent of organizations that use value-added services consider it a “very significant” business function. Types of Value-Added Service for Logistics and SCM. – Transloading Transportation Management.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

GlobalTranz

More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs. Active Versus Passive RFID Tags in SCM. Both passive and active tags have been a subject of debate in SCM. Instantaneous inventory cycling reduces delays and speeds SCM.

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SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs

Supply Chain Opz

Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. As a result, issues in global supply chain management such as international trade, international transportation, global sourcing , regulatory compliance, risk management , humanitarian and sustainability won''t go away any time soon. Data Collection What we want to do is to discover some good blogs covering various issues in global scm.

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

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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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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SCM Cloud Webcast Series Continued

Oracle SCM

These webcasts will showcase live demos and serve to educate you about the latest SCM Cloud applications from Oracle. General SCM Cloud webcast page. Oracle Transportation Management Cloud. To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, please visit www.oracle.com/scm. Click on the links below to see the schedule of dates for your area of interest. Global Trade Management Cloud. Innovation Management Cloud. Product Master Data Management Cloud.

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. SCM systems tie together and define a plethora of business processes and enable the flow of information between them – in essence SCM is the new business operating model. Today, SCM systems are critical to businesses of all sizes and in all industries for managing their day to day operations.

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SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. As a result, issues in global supply chain management such as international trade, international transportation, global sourcing, regulatory compliance, risk management, humanitarian and sustainability won''t go away any time soon. Data Collection What we want to do is to discover some good blogs covering various issues in global scm.

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Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

GlobalTranz

The cloud is making new, innovative transportation management systems (TMS) available to more shippers. Concerning Oracle’s new improvements in the SCM cloud, user accessibility and ease-of-access will further drive adoption rates of cloud-based solutions, particularly TMS solutions. Cloud computing does not revolve solely around the transportation management system either.

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

Two out of three respondents stated that their company’s logistics capability is negatively influenced by poor transportation infrastructure, which is a problem particularly in emerging markets. 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.

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Looking at Transportation in a Different Way

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published yesterday, “Trust the Network: The Way Forward in Achieving Transportation Desired Outcomes.” Read more Looking at Transportation in a Different Way.

Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management [eBook]

Kuebix

According to Adrian Gonzalez, President of Adelante, SCM, Supply Chain Operating Networks are the business equivalent of LinkedIn and Facebook. The post Enabling the Network Effect in Transportation Management [eBook] appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Community Network Effect TMS transportation management systemThese cloud-based networks can enable companies to embrace collaboration and realize huge efficiencies. But Supply Chain Operating Networks are few and far between.

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SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2011

SCM Research

The papers awarded by the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, the International Journal of Logistics Management, the Transportation Journal, and the Journal of Supply Chain Management are B2B eCommerce: an empirical investigation of information exchange and firm performance by Porterfield et al., Best paper award winners can serve as a blueprint for one’s own research projects.

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Check Out the SCM IT Systems Subway Map

Supply Chain Network

Recently I have been contemplating developing what I would call the SCM Systems Functional Continuum, but given my new role who knows when or if I’ll get the time. In the interim I came across the below SCM IT Systems Subway Map which is the best diagramatical representation of the SCM space systems complexity I’ve see to date. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Supply Chain Management

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

That is how I got into logistics management and gained deep warehousing and transportation experience. In SCM I think that the changes have been seismic. The departments were called production and inventory control, warehousing and transportation. How to trade off inventory and transport costs? It reinforces some of my previous points SCM is very transferable but it does take some time to learn the specific processes. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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BluJay and Australian FourPL Partner accelerate digital transformation in the supply chain

BluJay Solutions

The partnership gives ANZ customers greater opportunities across end-to-end Transportation Management. Read the full story at SCM + Logistik. In The News SCM + Logistik

Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Why have so few companies adopted a TMS (Transportation Management System) solution? We had a tremendous amount of spend leverage globally, a seasoned team, great supplier relationships, very strong processes, and an excellent Transportation Management System (TMS). Subscribe Here!

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading. AR displays can also show drivers critical information including cargo temperature (especially important when transporting medical devices or other fragile goods) and gasoline efficiency (which changes based on the weight of the truck).

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OPTSUM 2015: Where SCM meets Science

BlueYonder

He also provided a heuristic solution to the truck packaging problem that helps negotiate the number of trucks to be booked for transportation. Connecting the dots between demand, fulfillment, transportation and warehouse management was the theme for JDA’s Rajiv Bhuta. The second edition of the optimization summit (OptSum) was held amidst a scene of unprecedented enthusiasm in Bangalore on March 10 -11, 2015.

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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading. AR displays can also show drivers critical information including cargo temperature (especially important when transporting medical devices or other fragile goods) and gasoline efficiency (which changes based on the weight of the truck).

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SCM Technology Leaders JDA and RedPrairie to Merge

Supply Chain Network

JDA empowers more than 2,700 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. RedPrairie and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS], recognized leaders in enterprise software and services for the extended supply chain, announced today that JDA and affiliates of RedPrairie have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Elementum

Advanced software is already used in freight transportation for optimizing container selection and loading. AR displays can also show drivers critical information including cargo temperature (especially important when transporting medical devices or other fragile goods) and gasoline efficiency (which changes based on the weight of the truck).

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Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Trend #7 : Transportation & Logistics Training and Education Will Grow. . Impact : The demand for highly-trained, certified logistics professionals will continue as companies view SCM as a profit center.

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Customer Experience is Driving Supply Chain Innovation, Says Report from BluJay Solutions and Adelante SCM

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – August 15, 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leader in supply chain software and services, and Adelante SCM, a research firm and peer-to-peer community for supply chain and logistics professionals, today released its research report, “ Competing on Customer Experience: The Driving Force Behind Supply Chain Innovation.”. Transportation, visibility, mobility, and automation will occupy greatest mindshare as companies look to the future.

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Don Ralph of Staples Awarded Salzberg Medallion for SCM

Supply Chain Network

The Salzberg Medallion has come to be recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in the field of transportation and supply chain management—in part because of the caliber of past honorees and in part because of the program’s rigorous selection process. PepsiCo, NIKE and CSX Transportation.

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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Are there other transportation trends to watch and why

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The Next Transportation Industry Disrupter – Hybrid Semi’s. All Hype or Reality?

Oracle SCM

I am very excited about this new technology and when tied to state of the art logistics and transportation optimization solutions like Oracle Transportation Management Cloud the savings potential will be a game changer. According to their website, Nikola owns the rights to its own natural gas wells along with the Nikola One fleet that transports the natural gas from the wells to the stations. Huge Savings Potential when tied to Oracle Transportation Management.

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Good Enough is No Longer Good Enough for SCM

BlueYonder

So what does all of this have to do with good enough and SCM? SCM systems provide the ability for companies to balance these competing requirements so they can keep the customer happy, profitably. It’s just that SCM-ERP integration is so old news for Best-of-Breed vendors—been there/done that.

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Quantifying the Waste in Transportation

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Network-based TMS: How Connected Platforms Will Transform Transportation Management in 2020 and Beyond,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Kuebix (a Talking Logistics sponsor).

Blue Yonder Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

BlueYonder

Gartner recently released the Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems (TMS) report 1. According to the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems. March 25, 2020), and Blue Yonder has again been named a Leader in the TMS market.

Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Why have so few companies adopted a Transportation Management System (TMS) solution? We had a tremendous amount of spend leverage globally, a seasoned team, great supplier relationships, very strong processes, and an excellent Transportation Management System (TMS). The solution is to partner with a Cloud-based Transportation Management System solution provider. The benefits of an automated Transportation Management System solution are clear. Subscribe Here!

The Best is Yet to Come with Transportation Management Systems

Talking Logistics

I conducted my first research study on transportation management systems (TMS) back in March of 1999. And over time, standalone TMS applications focused on a single mode, transportation process, or geographic region have transformed into “platform solutions” that address a broader spectrum of transportation management capabilities in a smarter and more integrated manner. What is a transportation management system?