Meeting Supply Chain Expectations

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Consumers’ experiences are now driving their professional expectations, and this is driving modernization across every industry, perhaps none more so than supply chain. Today manufacturers are investing in digital supply chain technologies that enable total visibility, from end to end. With the rise of Amazon, Uber, and home IoT products, consumer expectations for real-time visibility and connectivity have never been higher.

Overcoming the Top 5 Barriers for Supply Chain Network Design Adoption

AIMMS

You have tough decisions to make about your supply chain network design. About 38% of supply chain professionals say it takes weeks and 18% say it takes months to get the answers they need. What are the top 5 barriers to supply chain network design adoption? .

Supply Chain Inventory Optimization – Beyond the Analytics

Cerasis

While analytics offer remarkable insights into supply chain inventory optimization, warehouse managers must still understand how the use of slotting optimization technology impacts other processes. With 7 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) tied up in inventory, reports the 21 st Century Supply Chain Blog , your organization must go beyond the analytics and understand the broad impact of analytics in your company. Supply Chain Warehouse

Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain

Carter Logistics

Track and Trace Solutions for Your Supply Chain. One way to ensure customer satisfaction in a supply chain, is to provide complete visibility and transparency throughout the process. Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar).

Regionalization: a Catalyst for Supply Chain Efficiency

Morai Logistics

In response to growing customer expectations, supply chains are looking at regionalization as a way to be more efficient. At the beginning of this year, Morai Logistics presented 4 supply chain and logistics trends to watch for 2019. To expand their distribution capacity, supply chains have tried localizing production through a strategy called demand-chain. In order to lead in a fairly competitive industry, supply chains must become more strategic.

7 Reasons Why the Supply Chain Matters to Business Success

Logistics Bureau

The success of your business links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. you have to make your supply chain successful too. Supply Chain and Business Success By the Numbers. The Top 7 Supply Chain Points to Address for Business Success.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. A digital transformation of the supply chain is needed to integrate quality attributes into the products we buy, move, and sell through the supply chain. The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality.

The Digital Supply Chain Meets The Digital WMS

LandLink

Supply chain operation management has always been a challenge. In the past a slightly disjointed supply chain got the job done. As long as costs could be kept in line, this nonlinear supply chain process worked.

Selecting new software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle

AIMMS

Today’s successful supply chain networks are adaptable. Selecting software for supply chain network design doesn’t have to be a hassle. The process of selecting software for supply chain network design needs to change.

The Digital Supply Chain: How Are Supply Chain Managers Responding?

Cerasis

How do you define the digital supply chain? Most supply chains have been involved in digital processes for years. Managers Automate Processes to Respond to the Digital Supply Chain. Another aspect of response to the digital supply is training.

Dropshipping Is Helping to Meet eCommerce Demands

Material Handling and Logistics

A new study from the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University shows that retailers are expanding their virtual inventory without incurring additional carrying and fulfillment costs by utilizing dropship programs

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

According to EFT’s Supply Chain Hot Trends to Watch for in 2019 , one of the most significant trends that we should be paying attention to this year is automation. Supply Chain and Logistics is Embracing New Technologies. How to Prepare for Automation in the Supply Chain.

The Top 10 Supply Chain Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

That then allows us to create more of that kind of content for our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. What Is Intelligent Supply Chain Management?

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Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group 2019 supply chain trends of the year include: Global Trade and Tariffs; Logistics Labor Shortages and Automation; The “Digital Supply Chain” as the Logistics Technology Concept of the Year; expansion of Machine Learning and AI Enhancements. With taxes and duties accounting for a substantial portion of cost of goods sold, it is likely that companies will be reevaluating the impact on their global supply chains.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Circular Supply Chain Vs. Linear Supply Chain: An Evolution

Cerasis

In a sense, these common occurrences reveal how much of an impact the concept of a circular economy and thusly, the circular supply chain is having on consumers. What is the Circular Supply Chain? Driving Forces of the Circular Supply Chain.

Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Logistics

Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains | Transportfolio. Meeting the Needs of Shippers’ Global Supply Chains | Transportfolio. I’ve learned our customers need a robust and flexible network to handle their increasing complex supply chains.

Growing A Green Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

Even for the corporations and manufacturers that realize the need for environmental sustainability, there is a need to continue to manage their supply chains in such a way as to sustain their own business.

For Your Supply Chain KPIs to be Meaningful, Apply Some Golden Rules

Logistics Bureau

9 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs. I’ve written many posts on this blog about the importance of having a supply chain strategy that’s aligned with the overall business plan, and why it is a mistake to have misaligned strategies.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry

Transporeon

The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements. A Quantum Leap in Digital Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Technology Integration: Making the New Technology & Legacy Systems’ Marriage Last

Cerasis

Your organization should invest in and manage supply chain technology integration, making the most out of your existing technology and new investments these steps. . Do More Than Talk about Collaboration; Work Together on Supply Chain Technology Integration.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Of course, we live in a high technology powered supply chain world, but often, as we noted in our 5 Upfront LTL Tips post, if you don’t remember the basics and best practices, no technology is going to fix those issues, but only make them more apparent. Trusting your Supply Chain.

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

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per pound for turkey might seem like an expense, but that cost and bird reflects more about the supply chain’s functions than you realize. More grocers operating mean the supply. Logistics Supply ChainThe turkey is out of the oven. Rolls are on the table.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

A look at the supply chain trends and technology that will come into play in 2018. Here is a look at how some companies in the supply chain sector are preparing themselves for the months to come. Predictive analytics will alter the future of the supply chain.

The State of Your Supply Chain Affects the Level of Your Inventory 

Blue Grace Logistics

The right inventory, at the right time, at the right point in the supply chain is crucial for the success of the business. Each of these processes in the supply chain is dependent on the availability of inventory to carry out their function and meet business objectives.

What Is Intelligent Supply Chain Management?

Cerasis

Intelligent supply chain management can reduce costs, improve profitability, and enable competitive advantage for your organization. From the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA) to the use of the internet of Things, explains i-Scoop , intelligent supply chain management is changing the game for traditional warehouses, retailers, consumers, and employees alike. Fear and Poor Change Management Prevent Successful Implementation of Intelligent Supply Chain Management.

How E-commerce Growth is Affecting Supply Chains Today

Carter Logistics

How E-commerce Growth is Affecting Supply Chains Today. The rapid growth of e-commerce is changing multiple aspects of supply chain management, not just the retail sector. As a result, the management of a supply chain has become a much more complex process.

Supply Chain Best Practices: 5 Keys to Running a Synchronized Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor Note: Today's Blog is from Darren Palfrey, the CEO at Gravity Supply Chain who shares the 5 supply chain best practices to keep your supply chain synchronized. Failing to meet perfect order fulfillment can lead to catastrophic costs for your business.

Supply Chain Finances: How Does Your Cash Flow Impact Your Supply Chain?

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from Ty Kiisel who shows us how you can be affected by your supply chain finances. . Every business, including manufacturing operations, rely on cash flow to meet important needs like fueling growth and keeping the manufacturing process rolling forward.

3 things supply chain leaders can do to leverage talent for the digital supply chain

AIMMS

AIMMS has been active in the supply chain space for over 28 years. The skills of the past are no longer sufficient to meet the demands of today’s complex, fast- moving digital environment , or prepare for the future.

How Mitigation Strategies Help Global Retailers Offset Supply Chain Shortages

Morai Logistics

Organizations within the retail industry should implement mitigation strategies into their supply chain to offset potential risks such as supply shortages. In a press release published by Air Cargo News, global retail leader, Adidas, ‘ turns to airfreight to mitigate supply chain shortages ’. This caused the company to seek alternatives to their supply chain. Risk of Supply Shortage. Supply material defects.

Supply Chain TLC

Blue Grace Logistics

For the most part, we consider the supply chain to be a means to an end. It’s companies like Lush that really bring ethical sourcing to light, and have changed our understanding of a truly visible supply chain. .

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs.

[Infographic] The State of Supply Chains: The Supply Chain Has Gone Digital

Cerasis

We are continuing what will become a tradition of re-evaluating the progress of supply chains throughout the year in relation to our predictions, as explained by this blog post. Let’s look at how supply chains kept up with expectations and where they fell short, if at all.

Jobs and Career Paths in Supply Chain and Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Are you fresh out of college or university and planning to enter the supply chain or logistics profession? Perhaps you are considering a mid-career move into the supply chain theatre. Source: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2017 Survey.