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The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. 2019 is shaping up to be a year in which warehouses and distribution centers continue the development and implementation of technology-based processes.

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Which supply chain planning processes should we automate?

ToolsGroup

Now that more companies are embracing supply chain planning productivity and automation, many firms are asking which processes they should automate. Let's first address that question and then look at where this trend is heading in the future.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing.

What challenges must today’s automotive manufacturers overcome?

Quintiq

Some of the most innovative developments currently being delivered by automotive manufacturers include new drive technologies, autonomous driving and connected cars. Fulfilling the demand for innovative models relies on a flexible network of internal and external partners.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

It is that time of year again when we at Cerasis take a global view of what trends to expect in supply chain management throughout the remainder of the year.

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How to Design a Successful Apparel Supply Chain

Logility

Apparel is an exciting and rapidly changing industry. Planners need to contend with inconsistent consumer buying behavior, the need to satisfy multiple channels, complex sourcing options and proliferating “sub-seasons,” collections and assortments.

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Officially Launches Today

Supply Chain Matters

Today marks the official rebranding of the now former APICS to the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM).

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Freight management is crucial for companies around the globe. Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers.

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A Procurement Resolution – Realize Your True Potential

ivalua

Alex Saric, Chief Marketing Officer, Ivalua. In this time of personal New Year’s resolutions, it seems appropriate for leaders to also consider a resolution for their departments. For Procurement leaders in particular there couldn’t be a better time to do so.

How ClearMetal Customers Stay a Day Ahead of the Competition

Every shipper in the world receives alerts that their shipment arrived at port 1.5 days after it actually happened. ClearMetal customers get alerted 31 hours earlier. Learn how ClearMetal is giving their customers a competitive advantage nobody else can.

The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

The digitization of freight is one topic that has generated a lot of industry buzz and animated discussion over the past couple of years, but also a lot of confusion and questions. What exactly is freight digitization? Is it a disruptive force in the industry or a transformational one? And what actions should companies take to leverage the opportunities inherent in the digitization revolution?

Reports of Softening U.S. Trucking Rates and Rising Global Logistics M&A are Not Coincidence

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters reflects on reports of the potential for softening U.S.

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Distribution and Dedicated Transportation Outlooks: 2019

Supply Chain Link

Guest Blog: William Mahoney, Senior Vice President, Sales at NFI Distribution Outlook Inventory levels in 2019 will continue to grow creating the demand for more third-party warehousing space in the coming year.

Why (And How) Retail Stores are Here to Stay

Supply Chain Nation

In the age of Amazon, are retail stores still here to stay? J oAnn Martin , JDA’s senior strategy leader for Retail thinks so. In this video blog, she shares why shoppers still want an in-store experience and what the biggest change is in retail right now.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

Download a complimentary copy of this Gartner report and get best practices to sustain agility and set the stage for growth. More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning. Will you be among them? Insights you will gain from this report: How you can best structure decision-making around capacity planning. How to design your network to deal with rising complexity and overflows. How to leverage prescriptive analytics to make decisions around desired trade-offs. How to deal with change management and governance.

The Biggest Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities for CPG Companies in 2019

Maine Pointe

Joe Esteves, VP CPG and F&B and Bill Forster, EVP CPG and F&B discuss how, with the right strategy, and by asking the right questions, CPG executives can transform their biggest supply chain challenges into opportunities.

A Supply Chain Matters Podcast with Dr. Parag Khanna, Author of The Future is Asian

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters blog Editor Bob Ferrari recently had the opportunity to record a podcast conversation with renowned globalization scholar and international best-selling author Dr. Parag Khanna.

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How to Forecast Demand for New Products

Arkieva

Organizations need to regularly upgrade their products and launch new products to stay competitive and grow their businesses. However, a new product launch poses a totally new challenge – new product forecasting. How to Forecast Demand for New Products was first posted on January 23, 2019 at 2:24 pm. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Supply Chain Risk and Climate Change, Part 1

Enterra Insights

Early last December, at an international meeting on climate change, the United States joined other large producers of oil and natural gas (namely Saudi Arabia and Russia) in opposing language endorsing the findings of a report that concluded “the world has barely 10 years to cut carbon emissions by nearly half to avoid catastrophic warming.”[1]

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Research shows that the hiring process is biased and unfair. While we have made progress to solve this, it’s potentially at risk due to advancements in AI technology. This eBook covers these issues & shows you how AI can ensure workplace diversity.

Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility: The Essential IT Stack

ModusLink Corporation

The benefits of real-time supply chain visibility are undeniable. A quick Google search for the phrase returns 50 million results, all of which seem to extol the virtues of real-time visibility for your entire supply chain.

The IMF Revises its Global Economic Outlook Downward

Supply Chain Matters

The IMF, at its Annual Meeting in Davos, elected to cut its forecast of global economic growth, with a warning that recent expansion is losing momentum.

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Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? How well are your existing logistics processes and technologies protecting you from negative consequences stemming from this impasse that shows no signs of imminent resolution? Although the worst consequences have not yet materialized, here are some potential problems shippers might expect as this debacle continues and ways that transportation management software can help. <>

Trends 2019: The Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

The Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes referred to as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), continues to garner attention. Although the term implies a single network of things, the IoT is better described as networks of ecosystems — with each ecosystem consisting of sensors generating data, a network transmitting the data, and cognitive technologies making sense of the data.

Your Data Has Value. Learn How Technology Can Unlock It.

Supply chain data is flawed, we all know this. Hear ClearMetal CEO, Adam Compain, talk about how the right technology and strategies will give you better visibility and create value within your supply chain. The ability to move from reactive firefighting to proactive planning is closer than you think.

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd on the Impact of Digital Disruption on the Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

By Jim D'Addario, Director of SCM Product Marketing. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has suggested that consumers won’t accept two-week delivery timeframes now that two-day delivery is a de facto standard for many ecommerce orders.

Which supply chain planning processes should we automate?

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Now that more companies are embracing supply chain planning productivity and automation, many firms are asking which processes they should automate. Let's first address that question and then look at where this trend is heading in the future. digital transformation supply chain Supply Chain Plannin

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.

Top 10 Predictions for Manufacturing CIOs In 2019

IQMS

Manufacturing CIOs are now expected to be business strategists first, technical experts second as many are expected increase IT’s contributions to growth.

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples. With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) tools are increasingly being adopted by companies and while they enable data visualization and collaboration, they often miss the intelligence to recommend actions that improve your EBITDA. Find out how our self-configurable S&OP solution can help you take S&OP to the next level. This webinar covers: How to get more insights from your S&OP using analytics. How to get more "signals" to identify opportunities and risks which weren't traditionally visible. How to spend less time on data gathering, more time on reflection and discussion. How S&OP coupled with analytics will help you make better decisions than your competition.