Wed.Jan 23, 2019

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]

Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019


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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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?

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.

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!

How to Forecast Demand for New Products


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.

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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.

What Makes Amazon the Leading Cloud Service? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe Here! Email Address. Lessons from the Edge of the Abyss! Surviving a System Implementation! Article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by Josh Wardini.

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.

How a WMS Helps Retailers Execute Click & Collect Capabilities

Veridian Solutions

Click and collect is not a new concept. It refers to the ability to buy online and pick up in store. The overwhelming majority of U.S. retailers, up to 72 percent, lack click and collect capabilities, reports DC Velocity. Click and collect makes up a portion of true omnichannel supply chains, allowing customers the freedom to shop online and pick up products in the store.

Does Your Personal Brand Reflect the Real You?

Supply Chain Nation

This Wednesdays for Women is another article in the “Lessons from Leaders” series featuring ideas from JDA leaders on topics of interest to anyone seeking insights and experiences that can help them grow their own leadership skills. In today’s blog, Dianne Bender, Project Manager on JDA’s Documentation team and member of the JDA Winning Leadership program, shares what she learned about having a personal brand.

Veridian Certified as “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work

Veridian Solutions

The media is filled with reports of poor employee satisfaction and companies struggling to create a culture of collaboration, but Veridian has worked tirelessly to avoid these issues. Veridian recently gained the recognition of one of the largest consulting firms in the country, Great Place to Work®, for its commitment to high-quality work environments and employee satisfaction. Let’s take a look at what this means for the company and how employees were involved. What Is the Survey?

Technology Innovation the Central Topic at NRF’s Retail’s Big Show 2019

RELEX Solutions

The NRF Retail’s Big Show in New York is among the most important retail industry events of the year.

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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.

Global Supply Chain News on After Three Years of Secrecy, Amazon Starting to Ramp Up Global Logistics Services

Supply Chain Digest

USAToday Says Amazon Moved 4.7 Million Cartons from China to the US Last Year

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Grocery Retail Trends 2019

RELEX Solutions

Retailers have been dealing with constant change for decades and if anyone has earned a break, they have. But the reality is that the change and the challenges aren’t going to stop anytime soon. If anything, the competition will just get tougher.

5 Tips for Building a High-Volume Global Label Printing Strategy


Label printing at global organizations brings unique challenges. Labeling Logistics Manufacturing

Unilever and Kinaxis initiate engagement to manage planning

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Jay Muelhoefer. To stay ahead of rapidly changing customer needs within the consumer packaged goods industry, companies are turning to supply chain solutions to better balance changes in demand distribution complexity, while increasing turnarounds.

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.

Ivalua and Public Sector Procurement & Acquisition – One-Day Summit, March 5, 2019


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The Dispatch Report + Full Product Launch | January 2019, Issue No. 10


Dear Community, If you care about our company and/or the freight and logistics industry (which we really hope you do!), then this is the email you’ve been waiting for. Because today, we have something extra special for you.

Retailers Need E-Commerce Partnerships to Secure International Commerce

Material Handling & Logistics

Successful leaders will require flexibility, digital champions and a willingness to test digital-first ways of growing retail sales globally.

3 Useful Tips for Better Forecasting Before Peak Season


For many businesses, the peak season is of such critical importance as that is where most of their sales and revenue is being made. It is, therefore, no surprise that more accurate forecasting is so important for a business’ success as these forecasts will reflect predictions about sales, and in turn dictate significant business decisions. To help ensure more accurate predictions for such a vital period, we’ve suggested four useful tips for better forecasting before peak season.

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.