2019 Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

The post 2019 Supply Chain Trends appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends supply chain trendsAs I wrote about a few weeks ago, I spent the first week of February in Orlando attending ARC Advisory Group’s Industry Forum.

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The Halloween Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Halloween Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning Halloween supply chainHalloween is a mere two weeks away, and the shopping season is in full swing. And by “in full swing,” I mean that consumers are spending big bucks on all the Halloween essentials.

Why Do eCommerce Supply Chains Fail?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Here are some common causes of eCommerce supply chain failures and how to avoid them. Did you know that, according to Bloomberg, 80% of eCommerce businesses fail within the first 18 months?

The Thanksgiving Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Thanksgiving Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace Thanksgiving supply chainTomorrow is Thanksgiving, a time for FFFTT – family, friends, football, thankfulness, and turkey. Lots of turkey.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Why Supply Chain Transparency Results in Big Business Benefits

Cerasis

Supply chain transparency is a major competitive advantage at a time when consumers are savvier and more concerned about the provenance of their favorite products. Supply Chain supply chain transparency

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms. The post Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the past several years, companies have been incorporating sustainability in the supply chain, thanks in part to younger consumers who place a higher premium on environmentally-friendly practices. The post Sustainability in the Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Sustainability Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Pfizer Embraces the Digital Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

A new head of supply chain at Pfizer asked a simple question, “If Amazon can provide end to end shipment status of my orders, why can’t Pfizer.” That was the impetus for a supply chain visibility project. The company had to change their mindset and embrace a global orchestrated supply network. The post Pfizer Embraces the Digital Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

Talking Logistics

As the number and severity of cyber attacks continue to rise, what actions are you taking to minimize the risk of a cyber attack on your supply chain? The post Supply Chain Cyber Attacks: How Prepared Are You?

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).

What is Integrated Supply Chain Planning?

Logistics Viewpoints

Mike Reibsamen – the Director of Integrated Supply Chain – at Berry Global, spoke about Berry Global’s supply chain transformation at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in early October. Mr. Reibsamen’s primary point was that companies will get much better payback from their supply chain projects if they don’t do them in an ad hoc manner. S&OP Supply Chain Planning supply chain

Five Initiatives for Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the last few years, supply chain sustainability has become increasingly important, as […]. The post Five Initiatives for Supply Chain Sustainability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability supply chain sustainabilitySustainability and the concept of “going green” has been a hot topic lately, especially as companies and countries look at their overall carbon footprint and look for ways to be more environmentally friendly.

A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

For example, when it comes to supply chain strategy, there is a playbook that can be followed. The post A Playbook for Supply Chain Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership strategy supply chainWhen we think of strategists, we tend to think of men (C-level folks are still mostly men) with giant foreheads seeing things the rest of us cannot. But strategy is often more prosaic.

How Supply Chain is (Still) Underappreciated

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain advancements are credited with efficiency improvements within organizations but are often overlooked for their beneficial economic side-effects. For example, supply chain software may contribute more to productivity than traditional measures such as GDP suggest. The post How Supply Chain is (Still) Underappreciated appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Uncategorized cloud computing economics supply chain software

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Most companies publicly communicate the belief that automation is a valuable asset for supply chains. Why automation in order processing is at the heart of the supply chain. Don't let the powers that be oversee your supply chain, control it yourself!

Supply Chain Cloud Ship Module

Blue Horseshoe Solutions

Blue Horseshoe’s Supply […]. The post Supply Chain Cloud Ship Module appeared first on ERP Implementation & Supply Chain Consulting - Blue Horseshoe. Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Supply Chain CloudSometimes, the things you think should be easy end up being time consuming with too many steps to get to the end of job. If you ship packages to your customers, you know this issue all too well.

Supply Chain Management Basics

Carter Logistics

Supply Chain Management Basics. What is supply chain management? A supply chain is a network of suppliers, factories, warehouses, distribution centers, and retail businesses, through which materials are acquired, manufactured, and distributed to customers.

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains

Cerasis

Supply chains are messy. Blockchain in Supply Chain Can Help. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018. The inefficiencies that plague supply chains have seemingly been around forever. Provenance ensures transparency in supply chains, with the aim of encouraging brands to source materials and labor in an ethical and fair trade manner. Supply Chain

The On-Demand Supply Chain Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The on-demand supply chain market is experiencing significant interest and growth right now. Within the on-demand supply chain, I am specifically talking about the transportation and warehousing segments, where investment money is pouring in to digital freight matching apps, crowdsourced last miles deliveries, and on-demand warehousing. The post The On-Demand Supply Chain Market appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

In this webinar, we will discuss how taking a "process first" approach will not only enable automation, but also streamline your operations and supply chain. Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling.

Bridging the Gap Between Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Logistics Viewpoints

New solutions have emerged that bridge the gap between supply chain planning and execution. The post Bridging the Gap Between Supply Chain Planning and Execution appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning Machine Learning Supply Chain ExecutionThese solutions have a middleware layer that is critical. The middleware allows for a feedback loop that can allow the system to get smarter.

The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain

Cerasis

New technologies are being developed that will propel warehouse management and shape the supply chain of the future. The post The Top 5 Warehouse Management Technologies Shaping the Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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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The Growing Need for Blockchain in the Grocery Supply Chain

Cerasis

Clearly blockchain in the supply chain is.read More. The post The Growing Need for Blockchain in the Grocery Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Blockchain Supply Chain Technology blockchain in the grocery supply chain

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

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

Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network.

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

Supply Chain Essentials Every CEO Should Know

Supply Chain Brain

Chief executive officers typically take a back seat when it comes to supply-chain management, but by forging a greater synergy with supply-chain managers, they can take their organizations on a journey toward prolonged success

Which Supply Chain Risks Will Increase in 2019?

Logistics Viewpoints

The results reported are worth the attention of executives that participate in programs to assess and manage supply chain risks. The post Which Supply Chain Risks Will Increase in 2019? Supply Chain Risk Management strategic planningEvery year the World Economic Forum produces a Global Risks Report. The report includes a survey of around one thousand members of their stakeholder communities.

Preparing for the Future of Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Can you possibly prepare for a supply chain future that may be completely inconceivable right now? This practice rewards forward-thinking—quite literally, in this case—supply chain and warehouse management teams that accept and embrace the change that will revolutionize workflows many times over between now and retirement. However, this strategy involves more than parts of your supply chain watching for simple leaps forward in tech evolution.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Importance of Integrating Automation for Improved Supply Chain Visibility.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

Unlearning Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

The “Great Unlearning Begins” I wrote back in December 2014; it was one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015. More than two years later, we’re still at the early stages of unlearning “the ways we’ve always done things” in supply chain management.

The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

Julian Duerschmidt, VP Global Supply Chain Optimization at GEODIS , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why has achieving global end-to-end supply chain visibility been such a challenging goal to achieve.

Implementing Serialization of the Drug Supply Chain

Supply Chain and Logistics

via Implementing Serialization of the Drug Supply Chain. Advanced Computing Supply Chains blockchain database technology

Implementing Centre of Expertise (CoE) for Food Supply Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

The supply chain process has to be of greater efficiency, with better analytics and insights. This is the next step towards Supply Chain Excellence, with higher professional capabilities in the Food Industry, as shown in […]. Publication Supply Chain