Sat.Aug 08, 2020 - Fri.Aug 14, 2020

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running from meeting to meeting, I was late. As I squeezed into the middle seat of a crowded conference room, I got the stare.

When to Outsource Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Reverse logistics are a major hurdle to efficiency and profitability in modern supply chains. However, they are not something an organization can simply avoid. Failure to offer a fair, free returns process will cost customers. Period.

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What Is the Difference Between Optimization Modeling and Simulation?

River Logic

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Service Level Should Be Your Number One Supply Chain KPI…But What Does It Really Mean?

ToolsGroup

To adapt an old saying, the idea that great service should be a top supply chain priority is as universally accepted as motherhood and the dominance of the ‘92 Dream Team. In fact, it’s one of the few things people wouldn’t disagree on these days.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Report: Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Report: Achieving Resilience in the Manufacturing Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

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The Food & Beverage Supply Chain is Ripe for a Digital Transformation

Logility

The global food and beverage supply chain has been stressed to the breaking point by the COVID-19 Pandemic. In most countries since early spring, there has been an unparalleled wave of stockpiling by panicked consumers leading to near empty retail shelves.

Flexible Food Distribution and Restaurant Business Models

Kuebix

Covid-19 has left restaurants and food distribution companies scrambling to stay afloat. Many are straying away from their traditional business models to keep their companies from going under.

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Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role.

5 Returns Management Opportunities Through Digital Tech | Fast Feight Five VIDEO

Cerasis

[link] Customers around the globe have moved to increase e-commerce purchases in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, increases within E-commerce represent a major problem for the reverse logistics supply chain.

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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Great Wolf Resorts partners with Chainalytics to safely reopen lodges

CHAINalytics

Great Wolf Resorts’ top priority is the safety of its guests and employees. Their 19 Great Wolf Lodges in North America cater to families with kids 2-to-12 years old. Each resort has an indoor waterpark, family-friendly attractions, entertainment experiences, and much more.

How A High-Tech Manufacturer Navigated The Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

A Hi-Tech Company’s Control Tower Helped It Better Manage Air Cargo During the Worst Days of the Pandemic In 2014, one of the world’s largest high-tech manufacturers started thinking about a digital transformation that would help them better serve their customers while also generating operational efficiencies.

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Beyond Digital: The Physical Transformation of Supply Chain Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

There are two sides to the supply chain transformation coin: the digital and the physical.

Streamline Packaging by Integrating with Product Distribution

Kane is Able

Specific consumer products all look pretty much the same as they roll off the manufacturing line.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

Technology Support in Integrated Business Planning: Automation, Augmentation and Human Centricity

Supply Chain Trend

Preview In his 2019 Foresight article, Niels van Hove examined eight technological hurdles that must be overcome to enable autonomous or ‘lights out’ supply-chain planning. He reasoned that to support such planning we need to implement a third wave of integrated supply-chain planning software.

How To Improve Shippers' Communication With Carriers And Customers?

Abivin

? The Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry faces tremendous competition in the marketplace. With increasing demand from consumers, the FMCG industry needs to respond to customers’ demands in a limited amount of time without loss of quality [1].

Industry 5.0 and the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Next generation supply chain optimization will pair both smart, interconnected digital environments with the human insight it takes to make the most out of them. In my role, I get to meet a lot of people with a range of interests in optimizing various aspects of their supply chains.

Descartes Evolution 2020: Emerging Stronger

Logistics Viewpoints

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the nature of my job quite a bit. The pandemic hit just as we were heading into our busy conference season.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Impacts of Coronavirus on Grocery Sales

Enterra Insights

If you have ever watched History Channel’s reality television show called “Alone,” you have some idea how difficult living a hunter-gatherer existence can be. Most humans rarely face the challenges of a hunter-gatherer society. In fact, people in developed nations generally take the food supply chain for granted. They expect to find a robust array of foodstuffs whenever they drop into their local grocery store or supermarket.

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Machine Learning: Optimization and Community Intelligence – A Wiser Forecasting

Arkieva

Learn the importance of advanced optimization for statistics (AOS) even for simple methods such as exponential smoothing and the importance of community intelligence.

The Value of Software Certification

Talking Logistics

Here are the key benefits of certifying the competence of users employing routing and scheduling technology—both for companies and for their employees. As modern technology continues to advance, the number of software programs that companies are using is also increasing.

Reduce costs and increase sales with efficient sales territory management

TradeGecko

Businesses define sales territories as the grouping of clients into geographical, demographic, and/or other quantifiable metrics such as sales potential and ordering history. In a 2018 survey conducted by SMA (Sales Management Association) , 76% of companies assign territories by geography.

Complimentary Gartner Report: Improve S&OP Decision Making with Scenario Planning

Traditionally, planning teams have aimed for one number, one plan. But with uncertainty on the rise, they need to build more flexibility into their process to account for changing business conditions. It’s time to shift gears and embrace variability with different scenarios.

Your Supply Chain Applications Can’t Handle Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

COVID-19 catalyzed rapidly shifting commerce models that were reshaping how goods and services were procured and delivered. In a matter of weeks, entire countries came to a near standstill as governments issued mandatory stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why

Shipchain

Lockdowns and border restrictions are beginning to ease up. Businesses are starting to resume their pre-COVID operations. And slowly but surely, the world seems to be moving towards a new normal. That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Theft. The routes that goods and people typically take from Point A to Point B have been disrupted.

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Is Covid-19 the Death of Global Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Parallel Supply Chain … A Twilight Zone Strategy? Death of Global Supply Chains article and permission to publish here provided by Sam Jenks at kodiakrating.com.

Is the Future of Agriculture Hands-free Farms?

Enterra Insights

Fears about food shortages during the coronavirus pandemic are both real and well-founded. Maximo Torero Cullen, Chief Economist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, notes, “[The] Food Supply chain is a complex web of interactions and of actors: producers, inputs, transportation, processing plants, shipping, etc.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.