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Cleo Announces New Supply Chain Management Tools for Integration Cloud Platform
Cleo has announced several new enhancements and functionality options for its Cleo Integration Cloud software.
5 Actions Supply Chain Managers Can Take to Support Disaster Relief Efforts
When it comes to disaster relief, supply chains are critical. Here’s what to know about working with relief organizations.
Maersk Hopes to Automate As Much As 80% of Logistics Within 7 Years
In an interview with a Danish newspaper, Maersk CTO Navneet Kapoor said the company is using AI to automate as much as 20% of its logistics tasks today and hopes to increase that to 80% within seven years.
Five Real-World Digital Twins in the Warehouse User Cases
If automation is something you are considering for your warehouse, you will need to do some careful research and planning to make sure you’re making the right decision. All this hard work will help make the transition to automation...

Supply Chain Optimization Resources

Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges...
Navigating the Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains
This white paper aims to delve into the strategies that enterprises are currently employing, as well as explore...

Supply Chain Optimization News

The Top 5 Opportunities in Your Supply Chain
Supply chain management is no longer a cost center for business. To many manufacturing companies, it is now considered the most important part of the business.

The New Indicators of Financial Success
The demand for nonfinancial performance and sustainability information is a business imperative and an opportunity to forge a smarter, more competitive corporation.

Three E2open Executives Named 2014 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive
E2open today announced that Stephan Hofmann, Sean Rollings and David Vallejo have been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as 2014 Pros to Know, a listing of top supply and demand chain industry professionals.

Sales & Operations Planning Product Launch
The challenges companies face today are daunting. A virtual explosion of IT system data and the interdependencies of global business have created complex demand and supply networks that render traditional planning approaches obsolete.

Arguing the Case for Supply Chain Resiliency in 2013
Manufacturing supply chains must prioritize flexibility and visibility if they are to adapt to a global marketplace that is evolving to be simultaneously volatile, personalized, and demanding of quality in product and service.

The Four Levels of Supply Chain Maturity
A research study by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and PricewaterhouseCoopers titled “Supply chain and risk management” identifies and explores the four levels of supply chain maturity.

SUPPLY SCANDALS – What’s Infesting Your Supply Chain?
Regardless of what industry you're in, increasing the visibility of your supply chain is the only way to keep your company from ever facing the intense consumer backlash that comes with the discovery of counterfeit components cropping up in your supply chain.

Integrated Planning for Improved Supply Chain Operations
Innovating and optimizing the value chain is vital to success in today’s global economy. It enables companies to make informed and profitable decisions, monitor the impact of those decisions, and rapidly respond to the unexpected changes common in a volatile business environment.

Improving Decision-Making in the Product Value Chain
We call this progress the Product Value Chain, an integrated business model powered by Oracle that offers rich new strategies for executives to collectively leverage enterprise Agile PLM, Product Data Hub, Enterprise Data Quality for Products, and other industry leading Oracle applications to achieve further incremental value.

Oracle value chain planning: Complete, Integrated Value Chain Solutions
Oracle’s Value Chain Planning solutions can be deployed as standalone applications – enabling you to solve your most important problems first – or integrated with Oracle E-Business suite, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne or other ERP solutions, delivering a rapid ROI in all environments.

Value Chain Execution Reinventing Logistics Excellence
Your logistics network is continuously changing and is more complex than ever before. The need to control costs, meet sustainability goals and satisfy internal and external customer demands requires new thinking.

NRF Supply Chain Summit: Tompkins International CEO to Reveal Tips for Retailers to Thrive
Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International and noted supply chain expert, will reveal how retailers can tackle roadblocks and ensure successful strategies at the 2013 National Retail Federation (NRF) Global Supply Chain Summit opening keynote on May 20.

Case Study for GSCS – Concerning Services Rendered to Weathermatic, Inc. during 2012
At the end of 2012, GSCS had delivered significant cost savings to Weathermatic, including reducing Weathermatic’s costs by 24% within the first three weeks of engagement, and radically improved supply chain processes.

Next Generation Logistics, Inc. 25 Years as A Leader in TMS Technology & Supply Chain Solutions
Next Generation Logistics, Inc., (NGL) a leading provider of managed freight services, TMS software, and supply chain consulting announces achieving a quarter-century servicing the supply chain industry.

Scenario Planning for Supply Chain Management
It is our goal to be able to provide you with all the information you need to manage your business. In the transportation industry there are key contributors of valuable information and in this 2:00 Minute Warning we provide you access to these resources, all in one location.

The NEW Demand-Driven Operations: The Only Operations Strategy for Success in Multichannel
Get a quick look at the powerful impact demand-driven supply chains can bring to your customer satisfaction and operational value in this short video from Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, and Greg Brady, CEO of One Network. Learn why demand-driven is the only operations strategy that succeeds in today’s complex, multichannel environment in which customer expectations change as quickly as new technologies emerge.

What Every CFO Should Know About Inventory Optimization
CFOs strongly believe that good supply chain performance is vital to financial success. Studies show that a majority of CFOs believe the supply chain is directly linked to their ability to meet corporate objectives. One third of C-level supply chain executives view supply chain management as a market strategy differentiator.

Inventory Optimization Evolving from Fad to Necessity
There is broad agreement that inventory should be optimized to properly match demand. Yet achieving this continues to prove difficult for many companies. The insight and best practices offered here will help you understand the importance of sound inventory practices and put your inventory optimization initiative on a success track.

Featured Companies

Fountain9 is a Y Combinator-backed company, which offers predictive inventory planning and optimization software for e-commerce, DTC, and retail companies. Our flagship product, Kronoscope uses AI to accurately predict future inventory imbalances which lead to out-of-stock situations or wastage, and…
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, the Mac and Apple Watch. Apple’s three software platforms - iOS, OS X and watchOS - provide seamless…
ShipXpress is the premier provider of cloud-based software solutions which enable transportation, industrial, and commodities businesses to efficiently operate and collaborate with their supply chain partners. Major North American railroads and Fortune 500 companies in the energy, agriculture, chemicals, and metal…
MonarchFx is your smarter logistics solution comprised of best-in-class supply chain companies focused on delivering cost-effective, high service level fulfillment solutions to brands and retailers.
The Roambee Corporation is a Silicon Valley company transforming enterprise logistics and asset management outside the four walls of global enterprise. Founded in 2013, Roambee is the first Internet of Things smart logistics and asset management company that delivers on-demand real-time…
Veridian is a technology and services leader specializing in the software selection, implementation, and optimization of supply chain systems that enable omnichannel fulfillment. No matter the type of engagement we ensure clients are in a position to succeed by employing…
BluJay Solutions
BluJay empowers you to optimize your company’s future in the global economy. Does that mean we help make you a superhero? Yes, pretty much. Picture yourself gliding out across the blue sky, an army of 40,000 carriers and supply chain…
Sourcemap is easily the most flexible and intuitive supply chain visualization solution. Map the end-to-end supply chain automatically from your purchasing data. Link sites from raw materials to end customers. Search and organize by metrics and tags and instantly generate…
SOTI is a proven leader at creating innovative solutions that reduce the cost and complexity of business-critical mobility and the IoT. Thousands of companies around the world depend on us to secure, manage and support their mobile operations.
ClearTrack’s global supply chain event management system provides access to a wide range of functional applications to reduce operating expenses, improve operating efficiencies, expand technological functionality, identify infrastructure improvements, and validate financial returns.
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Becoming a Shipper of Choice
Becoming a Shipper of Choice
C3 solutions' scheduling software streamlines the shipping process.
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If...

Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.