Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses


Rajesh Mani, Director of Presales, Supply Chain Apps, Bristlecone. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 disruption, I have come across many organizations and ‘initiatives of the month’ focusing on improving supply chain visibility.

Supply Chain News on Prologis Inks Major New Tenants for Its MultiStory DC Near Seattle

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Amazon and Home Depot Moving In to Support Next and Same Day Deliveries


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How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl


We are down to the final four teams: Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. So, I decided to use supply chain best practice metrics to predict the Super Bowl participants, and the ultimate winner. Okay, not just yet… Let’s consider that best in class supply chains use ‘ Value’ to measure success: Value = [(Service * Quality) / (Cost * Speed)] + Innovation. Seattle Seahawks. Seattle Seahawks.

Future Stores 2018: Three Important Retail Insights We Learned in Seattle


Hundreds of industry leaders gathered in the Emerald City of Seattle for Future Stores 2018. The post Future Stores 2018: Three Important Retail Insights We Learned in Seattle appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. And in line with the event’s theme, “Retail. Reimagined.” – a topic where JDA has plenty of expertise – the attendees we heard from are eager to create engaging customer experiences that are differentiated from the competition.

Get the Most Out of Your Stores at Future Stores Seattle!


And technology will enable the kinds of in-store and supply chain innovations that keep customers coming back time after time. Join JDA at the Future Stores Conference in Seattle June 26-28, in booth #203 to learn more about how our end-to-end supply chain planning and execution solutions address the challenges retailers are facing in this new digital era, while balancing the need to increase profitability and boost customer service.

Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level


Many of these advancements were expected to bring substantial investment into supply chains, and they did just that. But, you need to understand where the investments focused, how they relate to improving supply chains and why they are essential to omnichannel logistics solutions. However, AIDC tools are making analytics in the supply chain an affordable reality. When applied to the supply chain, this is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us about Supply Chain Risk Management

Enterra Insights

Both teams (the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks) sport a 14-4 … Continued The post What the Super Bowl Can Teach Us about Supply Chain Risk Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Best Practices Big Data Risk Management Supply Chain Business This year’s Super Bowl looks pretty evenly matched.

How Important is 1% to Your Supply Chain?


To give you a better idea of how a small error can have a huge impact, imagine a container ship navigating from China to Seattle with a compass that is off by 1 degree. Let’s apply this same concept to your supply chain. What if the assumptions that are being made about your supply chain plan and its accuracy are wrong? Precision in supply chain planning is what gives your product a competitive edge. Supply Chain supply chain planning

Amazon Shakes Up the Omni-Channel Supply Chain – Again


The result was a lot of stress on the supply chain, and the emergence of omni-channel strategies. Supply chain managers utilize a central stock pool to control a number of functions such as pricing, fulfillment, sales, stock management, and ordering. This shift to an omni-channel world has caused new concerns about supply chain efficiency, on-time delivery rates, customer satisfaction levels, and visibility. So how does that impact the supply chain?

When craft beer becomes big beer: 5 tips to boost your microbrew supply chain

DELMIA Quintiq

alone, the latest being Seattle-based Elysian in February. While there are a lot more aspects and business-wide dynamics associated with turning craft beer into big beer, I will focus my discussion on supply chain planning. As they did in the beer industry’s beginnings, big brewers again must apply supply chain fundamentals and innovations to secure their success and stay competitive. Do you have the supply chain transformation processes ready to get started?

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Accountability Down to the Last Straw

Material Handling and Logistics

Is your business at risk due to unethical supply chain practices? Poor supply chain practices are a business risk, not just a sustainability one, and companies need to understand the business case for doing the right thing,” says Andrew Behar, CEO of As You Sow, a group that promotes environmental and social sustainability through shareholder advocacy, coalition building and original legal strategies. And in July 2018, Seattle imposed the first U.S.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Supply Chain Movement 16 – 2015 Q1. Our supply-chain future: fair sharing – column. 11 | Snapshots Roundtables Supply Chain Movement. In the rapidly changing economy, countless companies need advice on strategy and especially supply chain management. In spite of several acquisitions, the landscape of supply chain consulting firms remains fairly fragmented. 22 | Management: international supply chain obstructions.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

Supply Chains Rock

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. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains


Global supply chain management has always been at the forefront of the battle. Many suppliers continue to rely on automation to ensure flexible supply chains and increased accuracy to help meet the demand from their buyers. How do I improve my supply chain?

A Digital Transformation Discussion with Supply Chain Execs


Alloy recently had the pleasure of joining the Slalom Digital Innovation in Supply Chain Summit , January 23–24 in Seattle. The brainchild of Harshad Kanvinde at Slalom Consulting and Neil Ackerman at Johnson & Johnson, the roundtable was an intimate gathering of supply chain leaders that offered great opportunities to meet and learn about what’s top of mind for enterprises like Procter & Gamble, Mars, The Pokemon Company, and The Coca-Cola Company.

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain


This is a perfect example of how the physics of supply chains, which are often overlooked, are fundamental to understanding and enabling the “digital transformation” that is discussed so often in the press. The shift toward online shopping is reconfiguring supply chains and shaping the fortunes of industrial landlords, with demand especially high in and around large cities, where e-commerce has taken off fastest.

Part 1: Delighting Customers with Superior Retail Operations (Video)


Last week, we attended Seattle Startup Week in Pioneer Square. You can’t ship from Florida to Seattle and get it there fast and cheap. Best practice Blog e-commerce eCommerce Retail Retail Supply chain Video customer satisfaction eCommerce Fulfillment Seattle Startup Week

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Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Supply Chain Management.

Supply Chain News on Is Amazon Treatment of Fulfillment Center Workers Unfair

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No Clear Answers after Author Makes Allegations, as Seattle Times Reporter Also Takes a Look

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains. The following slideshow offers a look at how the seven cities studied ended up in the overall rankings of their digital supply chains. Seattle. Seattle.

Supply Chain News on Airbnb for the Warehouse Market Raises Big Money

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Seattle Based Flexe Raises 14 Million Dollars to Build Out Its Warehouse Space Marketplace

Part 3: Delighting Customers Through Superior Retail Operations (Video)


In our final installment of the Seattle Startup Week Panel, Delighting Customers through Superior Retail Operations , we learn which retailers are doing well online, why people still feel compelled to go to the store, and also, what to expect with online grocery shopping. Blog: Supply Chain Is the Heart of Business. Best practice Blog e-commerce eCommerce Retail Retail Trends Video Buying Behavior Consumer Trends eCommerce Fulfillment Seattle Startup Week

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Part 2: Delighting Customers with Superior Retail Operations (Video)


At this year’s Seattle Startup Week, our CEO and co-founder, Karl Siebrecht, was joined on a panel with BevyUp’s co-founder and CEO, Mauricio Cuevas, and FitCode’s co-founder and CEO, Rian Buckley. Blog: Supply Chain Is the Heart of Business. Best practice Blog Customer satisfaction e-commerce eCommerce Retail Event Innovation Retail Video BevyUp eCommerce retail FitCode omnichannel retail Seattle Startup Week

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of June 29, 2017

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A Week of Supply Chain Cyber Attacks, New Study Seattle Minimum Wage Hike Reducing Total Worker Pay, Fracking Driving Petrochemical Factory Boom in US, Tax on Freigth Bills to Fund Infrastructure

What the success of Prime Day means for your supply chain.


Prime Day comes at a time of year that has been traditionally slow for the supply chain industry. However, the popularity of the event, coupled with the capacity crisis and driver shortage, are causing roadblocks for some retailers who haven’t already optimized their supply chains. The hugely popular Amazon Prime day started in 2015 to celebrate the Seattle-based e-tail giant’s 20th anniversary by offering sitewide discounts to Prime Members.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

Seattle to Salt Lake City, Buffalo to Chicago, and various lanes in California all saw the biggest declines in rates. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Kenneth Wagers exits XPO after COO role eliminated.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Stephen Beard, VP at Flexe!

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Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

I made a list and wrote Seattle, San Francisco, and Austin. According to Dr. Richard Florida, one of our keynote speakers at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, my description fits about 30% of us in the workforce. So, if you are still scratching your head wondering what does this have to do with supply chain and why would Supply Chain Insights feature Richard Florida to speak at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, let me continue.

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas


As a supply chain technology startup, there are a lot of regions we could consider conducting business in as we grow our offerings. There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The post SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas appeared first on SupplyPike - Supply Chain Simplified.

Amazon Suspending Non-Essential Deliveries Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Multichannel Merchant

Amazon has temporarily suspended fulfillment of non-essential items through its Fulfillment by Amazon service for third-party sellers through April 5 due to high coronavirus-related demand for medical supplies and essentials, the company said. “We We are seeing increased online shopping and as a result some products such as household staples and medical supplies are out of stock,” Amazon said in a Seller Central blog post.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Shifting from supply driven problems to a demand problem in U.S. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico. Starbucks to debut delivery in Manhattan, Seattle this year (Reuters). Robots Supply Chain Technology Trends This Week in News Amazon drones FAA NAFTA one-hour delivery Roadnet Technologies Sears Starbucks TomTom

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

So let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon poised to take on UPS, FedEx in delivery business (Seattle Times). Elemica Honored With Third Patent for Next Generation Supply Chain Network. The Seattle Times reported this week that “sometime in the first quarter, Amazon is expected to acquire the 75 percent of the French package-delivery company Colis Privé that it doesn’t already own.”