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1. Why Machine Learning is Right for Your Supply Chain Strategy
(Technology)
... spot any that differ, alerting workers to take appropriate action and initiating corrective actions. Demand forecasting All that data generated by EDI, inventory, and ERP transactions may be too big ...
Created on 13 August 2018
2. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
(Supply)
...  is a balancing act. Determining the quantity of resources required is a challenge, and it becomes even more complicated when coordinating both purchased and donated (gift in kind) inventory. Donation ...
Created on 13 July 2018
3. Self-replicating 3D printers will Disrupt the Supply Chain
(Supply)
... ordered, produced in local ‘printhouses’ for last-mile delivery. The impact on inventory control and production planning are obvious, and as product designs change to better accommodate different additive ...
Created on 24 April 2018
4. Tracking in the Warehouse
(Technology)
... tracking of a worker's hands may be used to monitor performance of assigned tasks. An inventory system includes inventory bins configured to store inventory items, an ultrasonic unit, ultrasonic transducers ...
Created on 05 February 2018
5. Technologies are defining the supply chain
(Technology)
... stages along the supply chain are driven down. Advances in identifying cargo, its conditions along their routes, and managing inventory are making it easier to track and manage items at every step. However, ...
Created on 29 January 2018
6. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
(Retail)
... the door without saying hi to a cashier the real story is all about inventory and supply.   It’s all about the data The grocery store has come a long way since every item on the shelf sported a ...
Created on 22 January 2018
7. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
(Logistics)
... a returned product on-site for cost or brand protection reasons. New innovative technology offers retailers a solution. There is inventory management technology that can determine the best channel for ...
Created on 08 January 2018
8. Pilot Offers Expanded Logistics Management Solutions
(News)
... quickly and with flexibility.   Pilot is pleased to bring their decades of knowledge and resources in logistics and inventory management to continue to serve their clients, from all angles. Using ...
Created on 19 December 2017
9. Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Rush
(Retail)
... Here are 7 things your business can start doing now to prepare for the holiday rush.   Build Up Your Inventory Whether you make homemade goods or sell manufactured items, it’s beneficial ...
Created on 04 December 2017
10. Disruption of Globalization and Supply Chain
(Supply)
... . The approach avoids holding up the manufacturing line if a module is not in inventory and completes the order when modules become available.   Benefits of Separated vs. “One Size Fits All” Supply Cha ...
Created on 16 October 2017
11. Reverse logistics will trash your inventory plans
(Retail)
... decisions and the need by retailers to meet consumer demand. What we may find is a ‘post-holiday’ sales cycle that attempts to capitalize on the refilled inventory from consumers. But the problem remains ...
Created on 12 September 2017
12. 4 Easy Replenishment Ideas that Adapt to the Digital Age
(News)
...  mortar retailer are reflected in one of the 4 P's of Retail: Product, Place, Price, and Promotion often called the Marketing Mix. An inventory replenishment system must be able to demand forecast the  ...
Created on 30 August 2017
13. The Rise of Logistics Tech Activates Entrepreneurs
(Logistics)
... graph theory (think Good Will Hunting), statistics, data science, and machine learning to analyze, optimize, and predict seemingly endless streams of inventory and order data; weather related issues, plane ...
Created on 30 August 2017
14. Visibility and the Omnichannel Shopper
(News)
Multichannel, omnichannel, or whatever you want to call it is driving huge change in the retail supply chain. Of course, one of the holy grails of supply chain processes, visibility, is a key component ...
Created on 28 March 2017
15. RFID's Resurgence
(News)
There was a lot of buzz around RFID a decade or so ago, but it dropped beneath the radar for awhile. It never really went away and is now resurgent, led by ecommerce-related demand.A case study involving ...
Created on 15 March 2017
16. Demand Planning Innovation
(News)
It should come as no surprise that supply chain planning is going through big changes. Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, is intimately familiar with the process. She discusses how demand planning is ...
Created on 25 February 2017
17. Merck Removes Its Silos
(News)
The word "silo" generally carries negative connotations in the business world. There are good reasons for that.In a summary of a case study of the giant Merck corporation, Alexa Cheater on the 21st Century ...
Created on 24 February 2017
18. Retailers Gear Up for 2017
(News)
Digitization seems to be driving a lot of activity in the supply chain. Within the retail space, that's an understatement.On the Multichannel Merchant site, Jeff McCandless examines what will be needed ...
Created on 24 February 2017
19. P2P 101
(News)
eProcurement is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days, but what does it really encompass? It's a broad concept that fortunately the folks at Spend Matters have done a great job taking apart for ...
Created on 14 February 2017
20. RFID Pumps Up Inventory Accuracy
(News)
... z on the WWD site, RFID is responsible for improving a key component of omnichannel selling, inventory accuracy. See his article HERE. ...
Created on 09 February 2017