Final Mile Technology: What Tools Do Freight Shippers Need?

Cerasis

The post Final Mile Technology: What Tools Do Freight Shippers Need? How often do you really think about final mile technology? The chances are good that the final mile is often an afterthought, but the likes of Amazon, Walmart, and Target are changing the narrative.

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Nine Killer Digital Tools for Logistics Professionals

Freightos

What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. As ships evolve from barges to Maersk EEEs, digital tools for logistics professionals evolve too.

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New tool for 3PL outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

The new, online tool called Supply Chain Satellite provides objective insights into a company’s logistics procurement strategy and hence supports decision-making related to logistics outsourcing. Supply Chain Media and partners launch Supply Chain Satellite.

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How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

Cerasis

As explained in a previous blog post, continuous improvement in an organization can be achieved through the use of performance measurement tools via big data. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

How is Demand Forecasting changing? How do you compare to your peers?

AIMMS conducted research to assess how supply chain teams perceive the accuracy of their forecast and discover the tools and techniques they are using to upgrade the forecasting process. In this report, you will find helpful benchmarks and insights offered by your peers on the latest demand forecasting techniques, forecast granularity and periodicity, and expectations for the future.

6 metrics tips and tools to benchmark P2P Digital Transformation

ivalua

Use these tips and tools to identify, capture and convert relevant measurements into digital transformation. Digital sourcing tools can help make this a more manageable metric. #3 Digital processes and tools can help ensure solid first-time match rates. . #5 The post 6 metrics tips and tools to benchmark P2P Digital Transformation appeared first on Ivalua. Vishal Patel, VP Product Marketing, Ivalua [link]. Data is beyond critical to Procurement Operations.

SMB Proactive Tools to Mitigate Supply Risk

Industry Star

The post SMB Proactive Tools to Mitigate Supply Risk appeared first on IndustryStar Solutions. As a wide range of industries turn on production lines after the mandated COVID-19 shutdowns, they’ll do so with strained supply bases.

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Want to disrupt your supply chain? Check out this new analytical tool

ToolsGroup

Brad Householder, Founder and CEO of b2i, spoke at the ToolsGroup TG18 user conference recently and presented an innovative approach to strategically analyze your value chain to focus digital investments. Brad, by the way, comes from a great pedigree.

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Five Legal Tools to Mitigate Manufacturing Risk

Supply Chain Brain

One of the best ways for a manufacturer to assess and reduce risk in its supply chain is to have in place strong legal terms with its suppliers

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Companies struggle to find good tools

Supply Chain Movement

the question of which tools they can use to support these processes is causing headaches for a lot of them. there are three options: to set to work with excel, to develop one’s own solution or to purchase an off-the-shelf tool.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

Platform or a Collection of Tools: Which One Do You Prefer for your Digital Transformation Efforts?

Solvoyo

The blender and the oven comprise a collection of tools that includes exchangeable tips and settings that can be used for different cooking endeavors. The difference between a Platform and a collection of Tools is the great recipe book and the right oven settings in our cookie analogy.

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Ten SC improvement tools you should know about

Prophetic Technology

Don’t be overwhelmed by so many Supply Chain ( SC) improved tools issues around you! Manage them by training your teams on the competence required to afford competitive services or products performance. supply chain optimisation

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Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

Enterra Insights

The post Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Predictive analytics is a topic you are likely to hear a lot more about in the years ahead. Predictive analytics … Continued.

Key ERP Tools to Support the Future Manufacturing Supply Chain

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The post Key ERP Tools to Support the Future Manufacturing Supply Chain appeared first on SYSPRO US. The future direction of supply chain management and collaboration will be determined by the impact of digitalization on the supply chain.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Analysis tool for real-time data insight and evaluation

BluJay Solutions

The post Analysis tool for real-time data insight and evaluation appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

Four Technology Tools Impacting Logistics

Supply Chain Link

Guest Post: David Broering, SVP, Integrated Solutions, provides insights on commonly referenced technology tools and their application to the rapidly digitizing logistics space.

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Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools

Supply Chain Collaborator

The post Pandemic Underscores Necessity of TMS and Other Supply Chain Tech Tools appeared first on UltraShipTMS. The Novel Coronavirus pandemic is absolutely playing havoc on supply chains globally and for numerous reasons.

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Automation ROI, Tools and Productivity!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Learn more about automation , its tools and benefits by reading the infographic entitled Man Versus Machine: Automation and Productivity. The post Automation ROI, Tools and Productivity! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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Catch Them If You Can: The Passive Candidates Edition

With the right tools and mindset, it’s possible to track down this candidate (and many others like them!). How? Simple: By thinking like one. To get started on your search, we’ve gathered clues you’ll need to get in the mind of your passive prospects.

5 tips and tools for collaborative working while remote

Provenance

Finding a suitable time slot was interesting, but today’s tools make collaboration much more efficient and engaging than your standard conference call.” – Caitlin Jones, Business Analyst at Provenance. Finding a conferencing tool in advance that all systems can use is also key.

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Tools for Master Scheduling: Hug Your Master Scheduler Part Two

Kinaxis

Effective management of the master schedule requires a tool that has several key characteristics; Scenarios – This simply refers to the ability to create a copy of your data in-memory in less time than it takes to click a mouse. Imagine if you had a supply chain planning problem you wanted to solve and were given a tool that allowed you to try three different approaches – each in their own copy of the entire supply chain database. This tool must take that long too, right?

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Top Four Ways to Score Savings Using Freight Optimization Tools

Talking Logistics

Adding a Transportation Management System (TMS) with support for all modes and powerful optimization tools can be a great game plan to help shippers continue to gain efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve service to customers.

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Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. One of the biggest driving forces behind controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is the Paris Agreement.

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Debugging Tools for Network Optimization

Llamasoft

Introduction Supply Chain Guru is a tool that is easy to use. The post Debugging Tools for Network Optimization appeared first on LLamasoft. Tables and Fields are all pre-populated, and users just need to convert and translate the company data into the information a model need.

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Limitations of Supply Chain Network Design Tools for Risk Management

River Logic

Supply chains continue to increase in complexity as they are leveraged to drive greater value through increased output at lower costs. As supply chains become more intricate, the ability to analyze risk simultaneously becomes more difficult and more important.

Six Sigma Tools and Inventory Management

EMERGE App

Finally, we’ll finish by exploring Six Sigma methodologies and tools used in modern Lean Six Sigma and Lean Inventory Management. Six Sigma describes a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Its principles and tools have evolved over time. Introduction.

Which Team has the most die-hard fans? The Eagles or the Patriots? Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

Arkieva

As a local Philadelphia business, we are so excited about the Eagles making it to the Super Bowl this year, we decided to track the excitement level of people leading up to the event by using our Social Sentiment Analysis Tool. Our Sentiment Analysis Tool Tells It All.

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The Ultimate Marketing Efficiency Checklist

Here are 7 creative ways marketers can work smarter (not harder) - with the resources you already have!

[PODCAST] Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Listen to “Why Digital Tools to Optimize Inventory Management Allows Supply Chain Execs to Stay More Strategic at Every Link in the Supply Chain” on Spreaker. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!”

FMCG Route to Market Distribution: Free Distributor Assessment Tool

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

To help Producers understand the real state of their Distributors, Enchange has released a free - yes, free - tool to guide an assessment of Distribution networks. While focussed on FMCG the tool is applicable to all sectors using distributors. Download the tool here. The RTM Distributor Evaluation Tool has been designed to guide your evaluation of four key capability areas: Partnership – is the relationship a one way street or do you actually talk to your distributors?

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Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Halo

Machine Learning Tools Offer Much, but We Pesky Humans Continue to Play the Most Important Role. Absent Machine Learning tools, humans did the best they could to forecast demand and plan inventory. The post Using Machine Learning Tools to Improve Supply Chain Performance appeared first on Halo. In simple terms, that “most important role” is the cycle of observation followed by critical thinking followed by action.

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Analysis tool BluIQ by BluJay provides real-time usable data in supply chain

BluJay Solutions

BluJay Solutions announces the launch of BluIQ by BluJay: a data and analysis tool that provides real-time usable supply chain data in a configurable visual dashboard. The post Analysis tool BluIQ by BluJay provides real-time usable data in supply chain appeared first on BluJay Solutions Ltd.

The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!